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  • TSC suspends teachers who fled Marakwet school after attack by...
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    Five teachers who boycotted duty after they were attacked by students of a school in Elgeyo Marakwet have been suspended. The St Augustine Mixed Day Secondary School teachers were stoned last Tuesday night. Yusuf Atuoto, Marakwet East director of the Teachers Service Commission, confirmed their […]

  • Security a non-issue, Kenyans my priority, Raila tells Uhuru
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 11:55 am

    Opposition leader Raila Odinga is not afraid for his life despite the withdrawal of his security. The NASA flag bearer said this on Tuesday, adding he will stand with the people to remove the IEBC secretariat from office and that "nothing will stop me". "We woke up and found the security was not […]

  • ICT boss Muhati still in office, IEBC doesn't have to explain -...
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 11:35 am

    IEBC ICT director James Muhati is still in office despite being suspended by chairman Wafula Chebukati. Chief executive Ezra Chiloba confirmed this to KTN news on Tuesday while speaking on demonstrations for his removal alongside other officials. "James is still in office. I think what Chebukati […]

  • Bandit attacks make you poorer, cut funding, Lonyangapuo tells Pokots
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Cattle rustling and bandit attacks result in poverty, West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo has told Pokot herders.The Governor condemned the acts as retrogressive and noted they do not come with wealth."What will you benefit if you kill your neighbour only to take his three goats?" he asked in […]

  • Four killed, four injured in Samburu North accident
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Four people died on Tuesday morning after their driver lost control of the car which then rolled near South Horr town in Samburu North.The group was travelling from Baragoi town to South Horr.Survivor Netty Lesasa said: "Our driver died at the scene. I suspect the brakes failed."Four other […]

  • Police fire teargas to disperse NASA, Jubilee supporters
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Police were forced to fire tear gas to disperse NASA and Jubilee supporters after they clashed outside IEBC's Anniversary Towers offices on Tuesday. NASA supporters who chanted 'Chiloba must go' were confronted by a group of Jubilee's who shouted 'We want peace'. Both groups fled after anti-riot […]

  • Man murdered in suspected land feud, skull found in Trans Nzoia
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 10:11 am

    An 80-year-old man was shot fives times in the head in Trans Nzoia county on Monday night, reportedly because of a land feud. Simatwo Kaptawai had been sleeping when a gang of five broke into his house and killed him. They left without stealing anything. Area chief Protus Wechuli said there has […]

  • Moses Kuria hired panga-wielding youths to disrupt IEBC demos - Mbadi
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 9:58 am

    Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has hired youths to cause mayhem during NASA protests against IEBC, claims Suba South MP John Mbadi.Mbadi, ho is ODM national chairman, has accused Kuria of meeting the youths in in Banana, Ndonyo and surrounding Kikuyu suburbs, the sole aim being attacking NASA […]

  • SUPKEM sets October date for national election after 16-year hiatus
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 9:50 am

    The Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims will hold its national election mid next month the first time in 16 years. Current leaders have been accuse of frustrating attempts for votes. Read: Supkem officials want 'political brokers' at head office replaced The annual general meeting will take place on […]

  • Nurses strike: Siaya fires 512 workers, set to advertise positions
    by the_star on September 26, 2017 at 9:00 am

    Cornel Rasanga's Siaya government has fired 512 nurses who have been on strike since June 5 and is preparing to post job advertisements. Health chief officer Dorothy Owino said they are finalising details of the advertisements to employ this number of health workers. "We have tried to reason with […]