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Kiraitu tastes defeat for the first time in long-standing political career
After 30 years of conducting the Meru political orchestra, Kiraitu Murungi has tasted defeat for the first time.
By Fred Kagonye 6 days ago
Kiraitu tastes defeat for the first time in long-standing political career
Raila, Ruto votes in the 6 constituencies announced by Chebukati
In the six constituencies whose results have been declared, Ruto of UDA is in the lead with 101,224 votes.
By Fred Kagonye 7 days ago
Raila, Ruto votes in the 6 constituencies announced by Chebukati
List: Number of MPs elected on ODM ticket so far
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party has already secured at least 22 National Assembly seats in the August 9, 2022 General Election.
By Fred Kagonye 8 days ago
List: Number of MPs elected on ODM ticket so far
John Waluke, Didmus Barasa win MP races
Both Didmus Barasa and John Waluke are in trouble with the law.
By Fred Kagonye 8 days ago
John Waluke, Didmus Barasa win MP races
List of more than 85 MPs-elect confirmed so far
At least 85 parliamentary seat candidates have already been declared elected in their respective constituencies.
By Fred Kagonye 8 days ago
List of more than 85 MPs-elect confirmed so far
August 9, 2022 elections: Voting starts in most parts of Kenya
Security in most polling stations that The Standard visited was sufficient.
By Fred Kagonye 10 days ago
August 9, 2022 elections: Voting starts in most parts of Kenya
Martha Karua: Why Raila is the best candidate for president
“There is no one who has qualifications to be Kenya’s next president except Raila Odinga,” she said.
By Fred Kagonye 12 days ago
Martha Karua: Why Raila is the best candidate for president
DP William Ruto: There's ugali saucer crisis in Kenya
“Yani imefika wakati hakuna ata ugali saucer tena,” [it has gotten to a point where there is no ugali saucer] he said.
By Fred Kagonye 12 days ago
DP William Ruto: There's ugali saucer crisis in Kenya
Ruto breaks down during prayer service in Karen
Ruto can be seen in the clip that has since gone viral, holding back tears and burying his face in his hands, as the worship team led the congregants in worship.
By Fred Kagonye 16 days ago
Ruto breaks down during prayer service in Karen
Ruto: My plan for Kenya's Sh8 trillion debt
 “Our debt today is a challenge; we need to deal with it. We are not sitting pretty we are living beyond our means.”
By Fred Kagonye 23 days ago
Ruto: My plan for Kenya's Sh8 trillion debt
Reprieve for Prof Wainaina as court stops his suspension
He told students that his ouster from office was as result of opposing attempts by the government to take over part of the university’s land.
By Fred Kagonye 23 days ago
Reprieve for Prof Wainaina as court stops his suspension
Police reservists in Kerio Valley were withdrawn to punish me, Ruto says
A false narrative was rolled out that all these police reservists were actually a militia that [Ruto] would use at some point and they were all withdrawn.
By Fred Kagonye 23 days ago
Police reservists in Kerio Valley were withdrawn to punish me, Ruto says
Cooperative University students protest murder of third-year colleague
However, eyewitnesses have disputed police information, saying he was attacked by unknown people at around 11:30 pm.
By Fred Kagonye 28 days ago
Cooperative University students protest murder of third-year colleague
Politics of the hang splits Justina Wamae and Ruth Mutua
The politics of the hang took centre stage during the deputy presidential debate.
By Fred Kagonye 30 days ago
Politics of the hang splits Justina Wamae and Ruth Mutua
Justina Wamae and the snakes pledge
“There is the Wildlife Conservation Act 2013 that stipulates the process and the procedure [of domesticating wild animals],” said Wamae.
By Fred Kagonye 30 days ago
Justina Wamae and the snakes pledge
Martha Karua and Rigathi Gachagua reveal their net worth
Rigathi Gachagua and Martha Karua shake hands ahead of the deputy presidential debate at CUEA, Nairobi on July 19, 2022. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]
By Fred Kagonye 30 days ago
Martha Karua and Rigathi Gachagua reveal their net worth
You did well in debate, Ruto tells Gachagua
DP William Ruto on Tuesday night took to Twitter to congratulate Rigathi Gachagua over what he termed a solid debate.
By Fred Kagonye 30 days ago
You did well in debate, Ruto tells Gachagua
Traffic diverted after fuel tanker overturns on Thika Road
Police in Nairobi on Thursday mid-morning cordoned off Thika Road stretch between Roysambu and Githurai after a fuel tanker reportedly hit a lorry and overturned at Carwash area.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Traffic diverted after fuel tanker overturns on Thika Road
WHO boss asks Kenyans to hold peaceful elections
Tedros said Kenya needs to have a peaceful transfer of power to the next government and should be among the countries in Africa that achieve that.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
WHO boss asks Kenyans to hold peaceful elections
Knec, Nema get new bosses in Uhuru Kenyatta's latest appointments
A month to the end of his term, President Uhuru make appointments to various parastatal boards.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Knec, Nema get new bosses in Uhuru Kenyatta's latest appointments
Uganda adopts Swahili as an official language
The language is compulsory and examinable and as a result, will now be taught in primary and secondary schools.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Uganda adopts Swahili as an official language
Stop overdependence on maize meals, Munya tells Kenyans
“We are looking for a way to lower the prices of maize by reducing the levies applied to maize imported from overseas,” he told NTV.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Stop overdependence on maize meals, Munya tells Kenyans
IEBC: Only court can reverse decision to clear Johnson Sakaja
Chebukati says the degree issue was deliberated upon by the commission’s disputes resolution tribunal that cleared him.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
IEBC: Only court can reverse decision to clear Johnson Sakaja
KDF kills 10 Shabaab fighters
During the operation, 10 newly recruited fighters were killed while others escaped with injuries.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
KDF kills 10 Shabaab fighters
Kenya calls for speedy probe into migrants' killings
Moroccan authorities said that they will prosecute sixty-five (65) migrants who were part of the mass attempt to cross into the Spanish enclave of Merilla.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Kenya calls for speedy probe into migrants' killings
Wajackoyah's manifesto: Here are his ten salient points
Roots Party presidential candidate George Wajackoyah's 10-point Freedom Manifesto at a glance.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Wajackoyah's manifesto: Here are his ten salient points
How IEBC will identify, verify voters in August 9 polls
IEBC to use biometric or physical voter registers to verify voters during August 9 polls, CEO Marjan Hussein says during meeting with presidential candidates.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
How IEBC will identify, verify voters in August 9 polls
Azimio, UDA differ on manual voter register use
Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto tells IEBC his coalition is opposed to manual voter register, seeks assurance electronic method is fail-proof.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Azimio, UDA differ on manual voter register use
Uhuru planning to secretly auction ports, Kenya Kwanza claims
The DP- Ruto-led coalition says the agreement will see a privately owned Dubai Port World PZE take over the operations of the three ports.
By Fred Kagonye 1 month ago
Uhuru planning to secretly auction ports, Kenya Kwanza claims
Prepare to pay higher fares, Matatu Owners Association tells Kenyans
PSV users will pay higher fares moving forward after the government increased fuel prices, Matatu Owners Association says.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
Prepare to pay higher fares, Matatu Owners Association tells Kenyans
Hunt on for robbery suspects who shot two people dead at Adams Arcade
The suspects are believed to be targeting mobile money shops, where they steal cash and other valuables.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
Hunt on for robbery suspects who shot two people dead at Adams Arcade
Covid positivity rate at 9 per cent as 280 people test positive
280 people have tested positive for Covid-19, from 3,105 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
Covid positivity rate at 9 per cent as 280 people test positive
Fuel prices go up by Sh9 in latest pricing by EPRA
EPRA says were it not for PDL, Kenyans would be paying Sh184.68 for Petrol, Sh188.19 for Diesel and Sh170.37 for Kerosene.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
Fuel prices go up by Sh9 in latest pricing by EPRA
JSC appoints 10-member team to the Tax Appeals Tribunal
The appointment comes after interviews conducted by JSC between May and June 2022.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
JSC appoints 10-member team to the Tax Appeals Tribunal
President Uhuru attends Somalia president's inauguration
Mohamud was elected in the just concluded presidential polls
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
President Uhuru attends Somalia president's inauguration
2022 presidential debate scheduled for July still on, secretariat says
Due to the alleged media bias, Ruto threatened to boycott the July 2022 presidential debate.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
2022 presidential debate scheduled for July still on, secretariat says
Kalonzo Musyoka drops presidential bid, rejoins Azimio
Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka returns to Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Coalition Party, drops presidential bid in favour of Raila Odinga; says he is ready to accept Chief CS post.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
Kalonzo Musyoka drops presidential bid, rejoins Azimio
No mask, no entry: What to expect on Madaraka Day fete
Madaraka Day: No one will access Uhuru Gardens without a mask on, Nairobi Regional Commissioner Thuku says as Covid-19 positivity rate hits 4.4pc.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
No mask, no entry: What to expect on Madaraka Day fete
'Rich' Samuel Mugota was into Sim-swapping, bank fraud, DCI say
The DCI says Samuel Mugota, the 40-year-old man killed on Mirema Drive on May 16, was into crime.
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
'Rich' Samuel Mugota was into Sim-swapping, bank fraud, DCI say
Terry Ramadhani appointed as KEMSA new CEO
Kiunge takes over from John Kabuchi, who served in an acting capacity. 
By Fred Kagonye 2 months ago
Terry Ramadhani appointed as KEMSA new CEO