Last Updated: August 23, 2014 00:04

CORD divisions laid bare after Raila announces he is in 2017 race

The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) is headed for more storms after two co-principals declared they are firmly in the race for the presidency, a week after former PM Raila Odinga, made remarks widely interpreted to suggest he would be the sole flag bearer for the coalition in 2017.

Jubilee plots to cripple governors' referendum

The Jubilee coalition was Friday lobbying MCAs ahead of their summit in Nairobi today in the latest effort to scuttle a referendum push by governors.

Beware, police should never impose these illegal laws on you

Has a police officer arrested you without clearly identifying himself and informing you the reason for the arrest in recent years? Well, the officer violated your constitutional rights and committed an offence in the process.

Raila leads rallies for 1 million signatures

The Opposition's push for a referendum enters a crucial phase today when former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and other luminaries launch a drive to collect a million signatures of supportive Kenyans.

Land lease holders to enjoy first priority, Ngilu assures

Current lease title holders will be given first priority when they apply for renewal of their leases, Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has said.

Ebola screening upped at Moi International Airport, MSA

Kenya’s second largest international airport, Moi International, Mombasa, is now conducting a 24-hour Ebola virus screening.

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

Samuel Eto'o to follow Mario Balotelli’s footsteps as striker splurge continues

Brendan Rodgers is still hoping to finalise a deal for Samuel Eto'o, despite Balotelli's impending arrival. The Reds opened talks with the striker earlier this month as he searches for a new club after leaving Chelsea.

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