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Mother, son-in-law elected to Nakuru County Assembly
Grace Mwathi and her son-in-law Mwangi Ngarama have been elected to represent Bahati and Lanet Umoja Wards respectively at the Assembly where Mwangi’s wife works as a clerk.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 5 days ago
Mother, son-in-law elected to Nakuru County Assembly
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Ex-convict and charcoal dealer headed to Parliament
Alfred Mutai, a Sirikwa Ward MCA pulled a surprise after he trounced Deputy Speaker Moses Cheboi wo win the Kuresoi North parliamentary seat.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 5 days ago
Ex-convict and charcoal dealer headed to Parliament
This is how we will run the show: Kihika, Karanja, Chelule speak
The county has produced a female governor, a female senator, and five out of 11 Members of Parliament.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 5 days ago
This is how we will run the show: Kihika, Karanja, Chelule speak
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How love, hate defined Uhuru's relationship with media sector
Kenyatta’s frosty relationship with the press dates back to 2002 when he first contested the presidency. Creation of Government Advertising Agency has denied media houses revenue.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 12 days ago
How love, hate defined Uhuru's relationship with media sector
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My neighbour's son stabbed me 18 times for "not supporting" father's political bid
A Nakuru woman was allegedly stabbed 18 times by a neighbour’s son for ‘not supporting his father's political bid to be an MP.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 13 days ago
My neighbour's son stabbed me 18 times for "not supporting" father's political bid
Defence University will boost security studies in the country, says Uhuru
President Uhuru Kenyatta officially inaugurated the facility on Wednesday, noting that the institution will go a long way in enhancing Kenya’s strategic security status and peace.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 13 days ago
Defence University will boost security studies in the country, says Uhuru
Stop outrageous claims, CS tells DP Ruto over chiefs and leaflets
The CS scoffed at Dr Ruto's claims that he and Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho were meeting chiefs with a plan to use them to bungle the elections.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 15 days ago
Stop outrageous claims, CS tells DP Ruto over chiefs and leaflets
Eight arrested over leaflets profiling communities in Rift Valley region
Eight people arrested on suspicion of circulating hate leaflets in Uasin Gishu County; CS Matiang’i says security heightened in Eldoret, Molo, Kuresoi.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 15 days ago
Eight arrested over leaflets profiling communities in Rift Valley region
Maasai community endorse Raila in another 'Suswa declaration'
Elders from Samburu, Laikipia, Narok, Kajiado, Marsabit, Nairobi and Nakuru counties were present. Raila promised to protect the Mau Forest, Amboseli National Park and Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 18 days ago
Maasai community endorse Raila in another 'Suswa declaration'
Shun corrupt politicians, Raila tells Nakuru voters
Raila urged communities living in the Rift not to yield to intimidation by those with whom they don’t share the same political ideologies.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 20 days ago
Shun corrupt politicians, Raila tells Nakuru voters
Raymond Moi tells IEBC to deploy competent election officials
Raymond, who spoke in his constituency in Nakuru County, said incompetent officials IEBC has deployed in the past have caused unnecessary tensions by delaying the results.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 20 days ago
Raymond Moi tells IEBC to deploy competent election officials
Molo: MP Kuria Kimani faces acid test
Kuria, a youthful MP, is determined to secure a second term in the August 9 elections against six other candidates.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 21 days ago
Molo: MP Kuria Kimani faces acid test
Raila endorses Maina Njenga for Laikipia Senate seat
Maina Njenga unsuccessfully vied for the seat in the 2017 General Election.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 23 days ago
Raila endorses Maina Njenga for Laikipia Senate seat
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Former teacher faces two novices to retain his seat
Education and rural electrification top the list of his achievements in the last five years in an area which has lagged behind in development as compared to other parts of the county.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 29 days ago
Former teacher faces two novices to retain his seat
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First-term MP to battle 6 in Njoro as she attempts to recapture seat
Kathambi faces a crowded field on the ballot, including her predecessor Kiuna. She made her debut in parliament in 2017 through Jubilee Party is seeking a second term through UDA.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
First-term MP to battle 6 in Njoro as she attempts to recapture seat
46 listed for UDA nominations to county assembly
Business persons, known allies and campaigners of politicians seeking various elective seats in the county on UDA ticket are among the beneficiaries.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
46 listed for UDA nominations to county assembly
Raila Odinga is selfless leader and mentor, says Uhuru
President says despite age, Azimio candidate can “hold on the steering wheel correctly”. Uhuru cites tarmacked roads, new dam and Sh1.3b water project in Samburu.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Raila Odinga is selfless leader and mentor, says Uhuru
Woman beheaded, man strangled in Nakuru
Two bodies were on Wednesday morning found dumped 400 metres apart in Barut, Nakuru Town West Sub-County.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Woman beheaded, man strangled in Nakuru
Civil society protests exclusion from new health policy
Under the umbrella of the Reproductive Health Champions Organisation, the civil society groups argue that their exclusion led to unaddressed gaps in the new policy.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Civil society protests exclusion from new health policy
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Divided altar as Uhuru, Ruto turn to clergy again ahead of elections
President explains his differences with the deputy president a month to the August 9 elections. The DP, seeking to succeed his boss, asks the clergy to support his bid for State House in the polls.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Divided altar as Uhuru, Ruto turn to clergy again ahead of elections
Don't be bribed to vote a certain way, Ruto says
Dr Ruto said his government will construct dams and a textile factory to make them food secure and create jobs.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Don't be bribed to vote a certain way, Ruto says
Martha Karua to Ruto: Azimo government will protect you
Martha Karua however said Deputy President William Ruto cannot be trusted with presidential powers since he is likely to be vengeful.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Martha Karua to Ruto: Azimo government will protect you
Six suspects linked to women's killings to appear in court today
Nakuru County Criminal Investigations Officer Anthony Sunguti said the suspects are being held in various police stations in Bahati where they are being interrogated.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Six suspects linked to women's killings to appear in court today
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Broken promise: Why Rift voters believe Uhuru has let them down
Locals say that President Uhuru has been avoiding Rift Valley region, only touring for official duties. Pundits blame the situation on strained relations between the President and his deputy.
By Titus Too 1 month ago
Broken promise: Why Rift voters believe Uhuru has let them down
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How stolen phone led police to arrest Nakuru serial killer
The arrest of the prime suspect in Kisii and subsequent arrest of his accomplices in Nakuru was courtesy of a mobile phone he stole from a victim they killed and burned last year.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
How stolen phone led police to arrest Nakuru serial killer
Prime suspect, five others in string of murders in Nakuru arrested
Main suspect in string of murders in Nakuru, five other people arrested in Kisii; Criminal Investigations Officer Anthony Sunguti confirms.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Prime suspect, five others in string of murders in Nakuru arrested
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Full in-tray awaits police boss as security concerns in Nakuru rise
Peter Mwanzo's first task is to hunt down criminals linked to the murder of three women in Mawanga. Focus is also on how the new police boss will address mental health among his officers.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Full in-tray awaits police boss as security concerns in Nakuru rise
Nakuru governor race: Candidates outline plans for city if elected
Health, water, revenue, prudence, resource utilisation, and security stood out as concerns. The candidates discussed terms of hiring health workers.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Nakuru governor race: Candidates outline plans for city if elected
Eyeing third term, Cheboi facing a tough battle vying as independent
Moses Cheboi blamed the UDA party for his loss at the nominations, which he described as shambolic and predetermined by people who wanted him out of the way.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Eyeing third term, Cheboi facing a tough battle vying as independent
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What Nakuru residents expect from next governor
The Standard hosts the candidates for a governorship debate today. While the candidates are giving their own promises, the electorate have their own expectations from them.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
What Nakuru residents expect from next governor
Raila in Samburu
Raila said it was regrettable that people and their livestock had continued to lose their lives due to drought when there are possible interventions to stop the losses.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Raila in Samburu
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Susan Kihika laughs off bid to lock her out of race over citizenship claim
A voter wants Senator Susan Kihika barred from contesting over alleged failure to declare citizenship.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Susan Kihika laughs off bid to lock her out of race over citizenship claim
Nakuru taxi operators fight transport reforms
Taxi drivers in Nakuru City have opposed the county government’s plan to scrap the parking of vehicles in the CBD.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Nakuru taxi operators fight transport reforms
Principal bags bronze in global excellence fete
The congress was attended by over 1,000 professionals drawn from over 50 countries.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Principal bags bronze in global excellence fete
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Kenya's messy and noisy second Senate set to hold its final sitting
Outgoing senators were part of the 12th Parliament, took oath of office in August 2017. It was characterised by leadership changes, acrimonious debates, legal battles.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 1 month ago
Kenya's messy and noisy second Senate set to hold its final sitting
Stocks: Nakuru Taxi Operators Opposed to Non-Motorised Transport System
This follows the introduction of the Sh80-million non-motorised transport (NMT) system and the beautification of city streets.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 2 months ago
Stocks: Nakuru Taxi Operators Opposed to Non-Motorised Transport System
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It's battle royale for Lee Kinyanjui, Susan Kihika as four others eye seat
Senator is seen as the governor’s main challenger based on the rivalry between the DP and Raila. The candidates picked their running mates based on gender and ethnic affiliations.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 2 months ago
It's battle royale for Lee Kinyanjui, Susan Kihika as four others eye seat
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You can now call me Kiarie, says Dr Fryda after Kikuyu rituals
He fell out with Assumption Sisters of Nairobi over the Sh3 billion St Mary’s Hospital-Gilgil. He came to Kenya with his late parents in 1991 and has no intentions of moving back to America.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 2 months ago
You can now call me Kiarie, says Dr Fryda after Kikuyu rituals
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Youth on volatile Nakuru-Narok border drop arrows for sports
NCIC listed Nakuru among six counties likely to experience election violence. The youth from various ethnic communities would arm themselves for war.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 2 months ago
Youth on volatile Nakuru-Narok border drop arrows for sports
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Newcomers and veterans battle it out for Kihika's seat in Nakuru
Businesswoman Tabitha Karanja and several newcomers have been cleared to contest.
By Kennedy Gachuhi 2 months ago
Newcomers and veterans battle it out for Kihika's seat in Nakuru
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