Last Updated: August 27, 2014 17:04

Police kill three suspected thugs near US and Canadian embassies in Nairobi

Three suspected thugs were Wednesday afternoon shot dead by police outside Java Gigiri along Limuru Road, Nairobi and two pistols with nine bullets and handcuffs found on them.

40 Mungiki suspects arrested in Nyahururu

Police have arrested 40 suspected Mungiki members who were extorting money from matatu operators in Nyahururu town.

Governor Jackson Mandago withdraws from push for referendum

Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago has withdrawn from the push for a referendum that is being fronted by Council of Governors chairperson Isaac Rutto.

Teachers in fresh strike threat over pay

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has issued fresh strike threat claiming the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has failed to honour Collective Bargaining Agreement they signed to hike their salary.

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst-ever outbreak of the disease.

Kenyan MP proposes Bill to ‘silence’ journalists, public

A fresh draft law to gag journalists and the public from discussing and commenting on the conduct of their MPs was Tuesday introduced in the National Assembly.


UNHCR donates vehicles to Mandera County

UNHCR has donated two new project vehicles to Mandera County government. The donation which also included sleeping mats and blankets took place at Mandera County offices on Monday where the County Governor, Ali Roba received them.

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Terrorism: New threat to the endangered Boni community

Two months after Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo announced a curfew in Lamu County and declared Boni Forest a no-go zone, the lives of the endangered Boni people who live in the forest have never been the same.


Manchester United's MK Dons Cup humiliation no surprise to me claims boss Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal has urged Manchester United fans to keep faith with him - despite their humiliating 4-0 Capital One Cup defeat by third-tier MK Dons.


A mysterious 10ft “ghost” haunts a family for several weeks

A family who thought their home was haunted by a ghost sat down to watch TV and found a giant PYTHON sat on their sofa. For weeks, the Ontario family were starting to think they had a ghost living with them after some strange noises inside their home. But the truth was much worse than a haunted house.


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