Kamabeka dance lights up event as Gachagua becomes 'man of few words'
DP Rigathi Gachagua delivered a speech of less than two minutes, a departure from his usually lengthy speeches.
By 17 days ago
Kamabeka dance lights up event as Gachagua becomes 'man of few words'
President bets on agriculture to drive growth, blasts wastage
Madaraka Day speech failed to mention workers strikes, disquiet over high taxation and education sector woes.
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President bets on agriculture to drive growth, blasts wastage
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Ruto's goodies as revival of sugar factories clouds his Western tour
Efforts to clear sugar miller’s debts, which amount to billions, have stalled.
By 18 days ago
Ruto's goodies as revival of sugar factories clouds his Western tour
Ruto begins tour of Western as leaders cite bias in funds sharing
President Ruto will come face to face with sugarcane farmers who have raised concerns about the plan to lease state-owned sugar factories
By 20 days ago
Ruto begins tour of Western as leaders cite bias in funds sharing
Anti-tobacco lobby lauds Mombasa, Kilifi ban on muguka
KETCA chairperson Joel Gitali, said the ban on muguka (leaves of Catha edulis, chewed as a stimulant) is a significant step towards protecting public health, particularly among the youth.
By 23 days ago
Anti-tobacco lobby lauds Mombasa, Kilifi ban on muguka
Sugarcane stakeholders mull over pricing committee
Farmers have demanded that millers pay Sh5,900 per ton of cane as ordered by court but millers are advocating for Sh5,100.
By 24 days ago
Sugarcane stakeholders mull over pricing committee
Farmers and millers in talks to resolve sugarcane price dispute
Farmers demand Sh5,900 per ton as per a court order while millers insist on paying Sh5,100 per ton.
By 26 days ago
Farmers and millers in talks to resolve sugarcane price dispute
Court awards man Sh500,000 for unfair dismissal
The court ruled that the employee was unfairly kicked out of his job on the claim that his employer was cutting costs.
By 30 days ago
Court awards man Sh500,000 for unfair dismissal
Regulator, millers to hold crucial meeting to resolve cane price dispute
Currently, farmers propose maintaining the rate at Sh5,900, while millers advocate for a reduction to Sh5,100.
By 1 month ago
Regulator, millers to hold crucial meeting to resolve cane price dispute
Speaker files petition to stop auction of Peter Salasya's car
Wetang’ula expressed concern over a court decree permitting auction of the vehicle due to a Sh500,000 debt owed by the MP, to which the Assembly is not a party.
By 1 month ago
Speaker files petition to stop auction of Peter Salasya's car
ANC officials downplay talk of dissolution amid significant state appointments
Reports that the Amani National Congress (ANC) party could fold and join President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party has elicited mixed reactions.
By 1 month ago
ANC officials downplay talk of dissolution amid significant state appointments
Artisanal miners upbeat as gold processing bill set for second reading
The bill if assented to law will establish a legal framework for collecting, purifying, smelting, fabricating, registering, monitoring and transporting gold or products of gold.
By 1 month ago
Artisanal miners upbeat as gold processing bill set for second reading
You are welcome to UDA, Malala tells Governor Barasa
UDA Secretary General Cleophas Malala has told Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa to quit ODM and join President William Ruto's ruling party UDA.
By 1 month ago
You are welcome to UDA, Malala tells Governor Barasa
Musalia, Wetang'ula now strike back at Natembeya
Drawing from their combined political experience, the two said they deserved unmerited respect from new leaders, especially from Western Kenya where they enjoy a significant following.
By 1 month ago
Musalia, Wetang'ula now strike back at Natembeya
Farmers: Millers' threat to shut crushing over new prices 'selfish'
Sugarcane farmers have welcomed the order even as the Agriculture and Food Authority urges the warring parties to embrace dialogue for sector’s growth
By 1 month ago
Farmers: Millers' threat to shut crushing over new prices 'selfish'
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Millers threaten to shut down over court order to increase cane prices
The court on April 24, 2014, ordered millers to revert to the previous rate of Sh5,900 per tonne up from the current rate of Sh5,100 per tonne.
By 1 month ago
Millers threaten to shut down over court order to increase cane prices
Natembeya: 'Tawe' movement rallies against bad governance
Despite facing criticism and resistance, he remains resolute in his dedication to the welfare of his constituents and the advancement of their well-being.
By 1 month ago
Natembeya: 'Tawe' movement rallies against bad governance
Man loses bid for Sh1 million retirement benefits
Freddie Odhoji Jumar alleged that his retirement benefits had been unlawfully withheld by Posta.
By 1 month ago
Man loses bid for Sh1 million retirement benefits
Man who killed grandmother handed 10 years in jail
A man accused of killing his grandmother after 'hearing strange voices' in his head has been sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the High Court in Vihiga.
By 1 month ago
Man who killed grandmother handed 10 years in jail
Kakamega Court quashes transfer of two teachers to PSC
The Labour and Industrial Relations Court has declared the transfer of teachers from the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to the Public Service Commission (PSC) illegal.
By 1 month ago
Kakamega Court quashes transfer of two teachers to PSC
Mining PS: Formalising sector will ensure safety, help save environment
PS Elijah Mwangi said the sector was looking at increasing efficiency, and profitability and avoiding environmental degradation related to mining.
By 1 month ago
Mining PS: Formalising sector will ensure safety, help save environment
Salasya fails to prevent auction of car, slapped with Sh10,000 court fine
A Kakamega Court has allowed a businessman to proceed to auction Mumias East MP Peter Salasya’s Land Cruiser, throwing aside the MP’s application that sought to stop the process.
By 1 month ago
Salasya fails to prevent auction of car, slapped with Sh10,000 court fine
Kakamega County to pay man Sh200,000 for trespass
The Kakamega county government has been ordered to pay a villager, Wilson Shivachi Masheti Sh200,000 for encroaching on his land during the construction of a feeder road
By 2 months ago
Kakamega County to pay man Sh200,000 for trespass
Court orders Machogu to file response in VC's appointment case
Justice Jemimah Keli of Kakamega regretted that even after being served with the petition CS Ezekiel Machogu had not filed a response.
By 2 months ago
Court orders Machogu to file response in VC's appointment case
You've messed up health and agriculture sectors, Azimio leaders tell Ruto
Kalonzo challenged MPs to impeach Health CS Susan Nakhumicha and his Agriculture counterpart Mithika Linturi for incompetency.
By 2 months ago
You've messed up health and agriculture sectors, Azimio leaders tell Ruto
Machogu's case on appointment of varsity VC set for hearing
Activist Stephen Chahasi has sued Machogu and the Kaimosi Friends University (Kafu) Council.
By 2 months ago
Machogu's case on appointment of varsity VC set for hearing
Four people injured in Bungoma road accident
At least four people have sustained injuries in a collision between a truck and a Webuye Shuttle PSV at Kuywa Bridge, along the Webuye-Malaba highway.
By 2 months ago
Four people injured in Bungoma road accident
Activist sues council, Machogu for process they used to appoint Kaimosi VC
The activist believes the appointment borders on tribal and political favouritism.
By 2 months ago
Activist sues council, Machogu for process they used to appoint Kaimosi VC
Suspects linked to assault of 10 officers detained for 14 days
Senior Resident Magistrate Marcella Amondi allowed an application by the prosecution to hold the 27 in police custody for 14 days to complete investigations.
By 2 months ago
Suspects linked to assault of 10 officers detained for 14 days
Ex-Mukumu Girls Principal Sis Rita to be laid to rest on Tuesday
Former Sacred Heart Mukumu Girls’ High School Principal Sister Rita Shisala Itebete will be laid to rest Tuesday at the Mukumu convent cemetery in Shinyalu constituency, Kakamega county.
By 2 months ago
Ex-Mukumu Girls Principal Sis Rita to be laid to rest on Tuesday
You cannot inherit from two men, widow is told
Court tells widow her cohabitation with a man after the death of her husband did not amount to marriage, hence not eligible for inheritance.
By 2 months ago
You cannot inherit from two men, widow is told
Oparanya lectures Nakhumicha for spending more time in funerals than her office
Oparanya cautioned Nakhumicha to tread carefully with the doctors as "you are dealing with bright people who scored straight As perhaps better marks than yourself in high school."
By 2 months ago
Oparanya lectures Nakhumicha for spending more time in funerals than her office
KDF soldier sacked for torturing spy awarded Sh5m
The soldier is said to have tortured the spy around where tens of KDF officers and assets worth millions of shillings had been torn to pieces by IEDs planted by enemy forces
By 2 months ago
KDF soldier sacked for torturing spy awarded Sh5m
Leadership wrangles at Kaimosi now go to court
The process to have the University get a VC has diverted from the academic corridors to the corridors of justice.
By 2 months ago
Leadership wrangles at Kaimosi now go to court
Court orders police to accompany auctioneers targeting Salasya's car
Small Claims Court has asked police to give an auctioneer security as he moves in to attach Mumias East MP Peter Salasya’s car for failure to pay up a Sh500,000 debt.
By 2 months ago
Court orders police to accompany auctioneers targeting Salasya's car
Drama as DCI confiscate 700 bags of suspected fake fertiliser
Malava OCPD Paul Mwenda told the Press that detectives raided the store after receiving complaints from locals over the suspected fake fertiliser.
By 3 months ago
Drama as DCI confiscate 700 bags of suspected fake fertiliser
Wife stops her husband from selling Sh10M property to state official
Victorina Nanjala pleaded with the court to set aside the deal saying should it be allowed, it would amount to her being denied the right to matrimonial property.
By 3 months ago
Wife stops her husband from selling Sh10M property to state official
PS Omollo inspects stadium ahead of Ruto visit
The stadium has so far been fitted with guard houses, ticketing booths,  ramps for Persons with Disability at all key points and four ablution blocks under the terraces. 
By 3 months ago
PS Omollo inspects stadium ahead of Ruto visit
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Inside Wanjigi, Oparanya deal amid succession politics in ODM
Former Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya could be using potent non-verbal cues to show Joho the variety of political options and reach he has.
By 3 months ago
Inside Wanjigi, Oparanya deal amid succession politics in ODM
Salasya appears in one case, misses another saying he's on paternity leave
Salasya is facing the criminal case at the Mumias law courts and a civil one in Kakamega, where he is defending himself against verbally assaulting lawyer Edwin Wafula.
By 3 months ago
Salasya appears in one case, misses another saying he's on paternity leave
Police cordoned Parliament to protect MPs, says Ichung'wah
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