Last Updated: August 30, 2014 00:03

Kenya

World War I adversaries reconcile at the battleground

A new chapter was written yesterday as German and British, for the first time, toured the same battlefields in Taita Taveta County where they slaughtered each other during the First World War.

Outgoing NIS Director Michael Gichangi takes over committee mantle

Outgoing National Intelligence Service (NIS) Director Maj Gen Michael Gichangi, yesterday took over the leadership of an African committee on intelligence as its annual meeting ended with calls for cooperation between countries to stem terror attacks.

Kandie: State to boost tourism in new move

East Africa Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phylis Kandie, has reiterated that the government was implementing measures to boost domestic tourism countrywide and especially at the Coast.

Activists decry rise in torture cases

The civil society has challenged East African Community countries to ratify the United Nations Convention Against Torture.

Policy to help curb infections adopted

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) Eldoret has adopted a new policy that provides guidelines to control infections transmission among clinical staff and patients.

How obsession with ‘big’ names chokes literary growth in Kenya

Growing up in the heart of Kiambu District exposed him to numerous books sold along the streets of Nairobi. They were mostly adventure stories and they must have drove this management academic into fiction writing.

Why process of crafting a good poem is no child play

Recently, I wrote ‘Satao’, a poem in memory of an elephant poached earlier in the year. Here, I make no claims for the poem’s strength or worth; I simply wish to take you on a short journey through its drafting, redrafting and completion.

Ebola half truths scuttle Michelle’s dream of real diamond ring

Hope is an incredible thing. But reports about the Ebola epidemic indicate that when the virus strikes, hope flies through the window.

Allure that has got youth stuck in killer quarries

They kill. They maim. Yet, residents of Kaptembwa and Rhoda estates, Nakuru, won’t stop trooping daily to the killer quarries.

LSK members to meet over referendum debate

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has organized a forum to discuss whether there is need for a referendum to amend the constitution.

State House details how car was stolen

State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu Friday released details of how car that went missing on Wednesday night was stolen.

Police commission postpones reporting dates for successful recruits

The National Police Service Commission Friday announced that it had postponed reporting date of successful recruits to various colleges until further notice.

DPP appoints Muite lead prosecutor in Malili Ranch case

Senior Counsel Paul Muite has been appointed as the lead prosecutor in the multimillion corruption case involving senior lawyers, politicians and former State officials linked to Malili Ranch in Machakos County.

Decision on South Africa visa rules expected after UN meet

Kenya is waiting for the outcome of the UN General Assembly meeting next month to determine the fate of new visa rules targeting travellers into the country.

It's too soon to amend new law, says Nyachae

The Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution has criticised calls to amend the Constitution, saying it is premature.

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