Last Updated: August 20, 2014 17:22

Kiambu governor distances himself from referendum call

Kiambu governor William Kabogo has distanced himself from the push for a referendum by his fellow governors saying it has been politicised and is ill timed.

Kimaiyo extends dusk to dawn curfew in Lamu by a month

Inspector General David Kimaiyo has extended the Lamu County dusk to dawn curfew by a month following insecurity in the area.

Suspected Al-Shabaab militia group kidnaps Kenyan driver

A Kenyan is missing after he and his three colleagues were attacked and robbed of two four-wheel drive vehicles in Bodhai area, near Kiunga at the Kenya-Somalia border.

Western, Nyanza TNA members put party on notice

The National Alliance (TNA) members in Western and Nyanza regions have accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of abandoning them after assuming power in 2013.

Nairobi CID officer arrested after losing gun to criminals

A police officer has been arrested after he claimed he was robbed of his gun in a carjacking incident in Kayole area, Nairobi.

Female civil servant in court over mysterious death of Kimathi University student

A 45-year-old civil servant was Wednesday arraigned in court in connection to the mysterious death of a student the Nyeri based Dedan Kimathi University of Technology.

Kenya

Kenya MPs push for more allowances, security

MPs are now calling for the revision of their sitting allowances. At a 'Kamukunji' on Tuesday, they also took issue with the Parliamentary Service Commission over late payment to staff.

The Counties

Hospital strike bites as governor, medical staff fail to agree

Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho Tuesday failed to persuade striking nurses and paramedics at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa to go back to work as the institution hurtled towards total shutdown with the closure of most departments, including eight theatres.

Sports

Champions League: Arsenal held, Athletic gain upper hand in Napoli

Ten-man Arsenal were left frustrated after a 0-0 stalemate at Besiktas in Tuesday's Champions League play-off round first leg while Athletic Bilbao earned the upper hand in their tie with Napoli following a 1-1 draw in Italy.

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