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  • Tension after four killed by unknown assailants in Riverside, Ruaraka
    by the_star on November 19, 2017 at 7:03 am

    Four people were found dead with gunshot wounds on Sunday in Riverside area, Ruaraka.Nairobi police boss Japhet Koome said unknown assailants may have killed the victims and they are investigating the incidents.Residents said three were shot in the head, while another was shot in the chest."This […]

  • 12 dead after matatu rams trailer in Salgaa
    by the_star on November 19, 2017 at 6:21 am

    Twelve people died in road accident at Salgaa, on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway on Sunday morning.The Nakuru-bound shuttle they were travelling in hit a cow then crashed into a trailer going in the opposite direction."All the 11 passengers and the driver of the shuttle died on the spot," Rongai […]

  • {Pictures} AAR introduces Tree for Health to conserve environment
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    AAR Health Kenya has introduced an arm of Corporate Social Responsibility named Trees for Health. MD Charles Kariuki on Saturday said the arm specifically deals with environment conservation and its target is to plant a tree in honor of all their patients per year. "Today we mark our annual tree […]

  • Raila slams police over 'merciless killings', claims 15 dead
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    NASA leader Raila Odinga claims anti-riot police officers killed 15 of his supporters who had turned up to welcome him on Friday after his US trip.Raila on Saturday said he had visited the city mortuary and established police had "mercilessly terminated 15 young lives whose mistake was just to turn […]

  • Attack on MP Mbui was 'meant to terminate him' - Wiper Party
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Wiper Party has chided an attack on Kathiani MP Robert Mbui on Friday after chaos erupted when Opposition leader Raila Odinga jetted back in the country. In a statement, executive director Jared Siso blamed the Jubilee administration for "beastly violence" meted out on innocent citizens. "The […]

  • FKF drops plan to extend president's term
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 2:44 pm

    A controversial recommendation by FKF president Nick Mwenda to increase his four-year term in office from two to three has been dropped.But the new Football Kenya Federation constitution passed on Saturday at the AGM still ensures Mwendwa can hold power for up to 12 years.The new […]

  • Libya migrant 'slave market' footage sparks outrage
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 2:43 pm

    The African Union (AU) has expressed outrage after footage emerged appearing to show sub-Saharan migrants being sold at slave markets in Libya.On the video, released by CNN this week, young men are seen being auctioned off as farm workers.The AU chairman, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, demanded […]

  • We won't let Raila take us into anarchy, UhuRuto say at Gakuru's...
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 2:05 pm

    President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto have said they will not allow the country to plunge into anarchy.While addressing mourners a the burial of Wahome Gakuru, Uhuru said they will continue to work towards making the country better.He mourned Gakuru as a visionary who had a lot planned for […]

  • Selfies with soldiers as Zimbabweans hail 'second independence'
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Helen Kwambana has lived in fear of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his security forces her whole life.On Saturday she chanted on the streets of the capital for the 93-year-old to step down and took a selfie with a soldier.Kwambana and tens of thousands of others joined anti-Mugabe marches […]

  • Property of unknown value gutted in Meru town fire
    by the_star on November 18, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    Property of an unknown value was razed at Kaaga village in Meru town on Saturday morning.The cause of the fire is yet to be established but residents blamed it on an electrical fault. Kanana Joseph, a shop owner, said they were unable to salvage any property and asked the […]