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New agency proposed to counter terror

With the growing threat of insecurity across the country, legislators are fine-tuning a Bill that will ensure sharing of information between different security agencies is guaranteed.

IEBC releases final 2013 polls tally

After a period of over one year, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has finally released the much-awaited final results of the March 4, 2013 General Election.

Robert Mugabe’s remark on Kenya, Nigeria causes stir

If Kenya needed a reminder of the high levels of corruption in the country, it got one this week, but from the unlikeliest of people: President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.

Duale: I will not allow my community to be blacklisted as terrorists

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Bare Duale has been a vocal spokesman of the Jubilee Government, supporting its agenda and programmes zealously. However, his recent criticism of the current security operation in the war against terror appear to have put him at odds with the political establishment he secured.

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Through to semis: KCB new coach Dan Oluoch has flying start as bankers gun down Ulinzi 2-1 in Machakos

KCB secured a slot in the KPL Top Eight Tournament semi-finals after beating inaugural edition champions Ulinzi Stars 2-1 at the Kenyatta Stadium, Machakos yesterday.

TENNIS: Roger Federer faces Wawrinka in Carlos final

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka will play the first all-Swiss final since 2000 as both won straightforward semi-finals at the Monte Carlo Masters on Saturday. Federer who has never won the trophy in the principality, beat Novak

Resounding victory for orange: Vaisakhi defending champs begin title retention campaign with big win

Annual Vaisakhi tournament defending champions Orange Telkom began their title retention campaign on a high with a resounding 8-0 victory against Sliders.

Rugby: Kakamega crowned Great Rift schools champs

Former National Secondary Schools Sevens Champions Kakamega High are the Top Fry Great Rift Ten Aside Secondary Schools Ten Aside champions.

KCB signal intent: Defending champs Bankers kick off Great Rift 10-a- side Main Cup on winning note

Defending champions Kenya Commercial Bank sounded a stern warning of their intention to retain the title by winning first two preliminary matches as the 24th edition of the Top Fry Great Rift 10-a-aside championships kicked off at Nakuru Athletics Club yesterday.

First Lady’s performance in marathon inspired millions

Great and befitting accolades have been poured on Kenyan marathoners for their sterling performance at the London Marathon. But equally and perhaps even more significant was the unique performance of Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at the same race.

Swimming: Harunani, Muteti splash their way to victory

Sensational swimmer Saahil Harunani (right) of Mombasa region set two records as the Brookside National Secondary Schools swimming championships ended at Oshwal Academy, Nyali in Mombasa County yesterday.

Don’t overlook the law and turn Kenya into a gangster state

Mzee Jomo Kenyatta was larger than life. Many of us remember the Burning Spear – the colloquialism for the man with the piercing eyes – as a figure of destiny. The man from Gatundu is inextricably linked to Kenya’s identity.

Fight against terrorism is an intricate give-and-take affair

The fight against terrorism has been the top news item in the country recently. This was expected, coming as it did after more than 150 people were killed in terror-related incidents in a span of a few weeks. Now the police have launched a major operation, ostensibly to flush out illegal immigrants, even as many accuse them of harassment and corruption.

We may not like each other but we are steadily fusing into a global community

The temptation to go to Afghanistan can be real. You remember Afghanistan? That place of unending warfare. You remember how the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) invaded Afghanistan in December 1979?