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  • Atwoli retracts "I will never support Mudavadi" remarks, elders say...
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 4:24 pm

    Luhya elders led by COTU boss Francis Atwoli on Sunday resolved that Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi remains the community's spokesperson.This was reached in a consultative meeting hosted by Atwoli at his home in Khwisero.The unionist retracted his earlier comment of withdrawing […]

  • Respect the rule of law, DP Ruto tells politicians
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Deputy president William Ruto has dismissed claims that the jubilee government does not respect of the rule of law.Ruto said the current regime is a champion to the rule of law.He said those propelling propaganda that Jubilee has thrown the constitution to the dogs are just noise makers seeking to […]

  • Kuppet asks TSC to withdraw teachers from terror-prone counties
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    Kuppet wants the government to withdraw all teachers from terror-prone counties in North Eastern following the killing of their three colleagues in Wajir on Friday.The three were killed by suspected al Shabaab militants who raided Qarsa Primary School at dawn. One teacher sustained serious […]

  • Atwoli, Mudavadi hold meet to chart Luhya nation's political path
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 12:19 pm

    Amani National Congress leader Musali Mudavadi is currently held up in a closed door meeting with Luhya elders.Sources say the meeting is aimed at forging the way forward for the Mulembe community ahead of the 2022 presidential race.The meeting is being held at COTU Sec Gen Francis Atwoli's […]

  • Twenty women to fight out for LSK positions in Thursday election
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 11:44 am

    At least 20 women lawyers have been cleared to battle it out for positions up for grabs in the Law Society of Kenya elections set for Thursday. IEBC will manage the election which will see over 9,009 lawyers across the country cast their votes. The vote will be conducted at LSK's cost. Two of […]

  • Where are our leaders? Baringo women, children ask after rivers run...
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 11:27 am

    Baringo women and children have been forced to spend the night outside their homes in search of water.The women have to scoop sand at the county's riverbeds after the springs dried following a prolonged dry spell in the region.More than 10,000 children from Baringo North, Tiaty, and Baringo South […]

  • Embu MCAs' Sh12m Arusha bonding trip draws anger
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 10:27 am

    Embu residents have criticised Governor Martin Wambora for sponsoring MCAs to fly to Arusha, Tanzania for a bonding retreat. They said it is ironic for the governor to offer Sh12 million to be guzzled by the 33 MCAs in a foreign land yet the county is grappling with serious issues affecting them. […]

  • Zuma, Ethiopia PM resignations good sign of change coming to Kenya -...
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 10:10 am

    Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has hailed the resignation of former South African president Jacob Zuma saying it is a sign of change coming to Kenya. Kalonzo on Saturday said the current political events where long-serving leaders have had to exit is a clear indication that NASA's quest for […]

  • No new constituencies will be created in IEBC boundaries review, says...
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Mount Elgon MP Fred Kapondi has dismissed claims that IEBC's planned boundaries review will see the introduction of new constituencies.He said the changes which lead to creation of new constituencies can only be approved through a referendum by universal suffrage.The legislator, who is vice chair […]

  • Government denies sidelining Lamu youth in LAPSSET jobs
    by the_star on February 18, 2018 at 9:23 am

    The national government has denied claims that Lamu youth are being sidelined and denied employment in the LAPSSET projects.The Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport corridor project is ongoing at Kililana area in Lamu county.Transport PS Paul Maringa, during a tour of the project on Friday, […]