Last Updated: August 23, 2014 22:12

Five killed after matatu plunges into Athi River

Five people have been killed and eight others seriously wounded after a matatu plunged into Athi River along Nairobi-Mombasa Highway.

MP injured in road crash along Nakuru-Eldoret highway

Bumula MP Boniface Otsyula was Friday night injured in a road accident along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.

Unidentified fever 'kills 13' in DR Congo in 10 days

A fever of unidentified origin has killed 13 people in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo since August 11, the health minister said.

Ivory Coast shuts borders with Liberia, Guinea over Ebola threat

Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected West African neighbours Guinea and Liberia in an attempt to prevent the world's deadliest outbreak of the virus from spreading to its territory, the government said.

Governor wants committee formed to help fight HIV/Aids

Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti has ordered the formation of an inter-ministerial committee to help coordinate a renewed fight against HIV/AIDS in the County.

Five-year-old dies, two adults hospitalised after consuming 'deadly' meat

A five-year-old child died Saturday at Mategeta village in Narok South Sub-County after consuming the remains of a dead cow that is believed to have died of anthrax.

Kenya

Appointments reveal President Uhuru’s soft spot for military officers

President Kenyatta’s appointment of Major General Philip Kameru to head the National Intelligence Service has revealed his soft spot and trust for military men, coming at a time he is overhauling the security docket in the wake of deadly terror attacks.

The Counties

Local politics threaten to derail Machakos’ development projects

For a county that had been the envy of many Kenyans due to an ambitious development plan spearheaded by Governor Alfred Mutua, political intrigues, disagreements and a corruption investigation have, somewhat, dampened high hopes on the transformation of Machakos County.

Sports

Chelsea beat Leicester to complete win double over new boys

Chelsea scored a second successive win over a newly-promoted side when they beat Leicester City 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday thanks to second-half goals from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard.

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