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Uhuru Kenyatta launches forensic lab, ends two decade wait for change
Laboratory billed as a game changer in the fight against crime. Plans to set up the laboratory started in the 1990s.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
Uhuru Kenyatta launches forensic lab, ends two decade wait for change
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'Pangani Six' killer police crew linked to youths' wrongful deaths
Families in slums mourning in silence following the death of their sons killed by officers. The biggest obstacle remains the collapse of cases due to the unavailability of witnesses.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
'Pangani Six' killer police crew linked to youths' wrongful deaths
Woman narrates how son lost his life in hands of the police
Relatives of victims of police brutality live in fear as the suspected killers are free and it would be dangerous to reveal their full names and where they live.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
Woman narrates how son lost his life in hands of the police
NCIC survey raises red flag on chaos hotspots, calls for swift response
NCIC in its report names six counties likely to experience electoral violence including Nairobi, Nakuru, Kericho, Kisumu, Uasin Gishu and Mombasa.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
NCIC survey raises red flag on chaos hotspots, calls for swift response
156,000 eye Nanyuki High’s 480 slots as school capacity queries mar selection plan
Nanyuki High School has received the highest number of applications by Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidates.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
156,000 eye Nanyuki High’s 480 slots as school capacity queries mar selection plan
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African cult that believed bullets would turn to water
Minority religious groupings that defied colonial rule in Kenya were branded as primitive sects.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
African cult that believed bullets would turn to water
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Increasing cases of political chaos and hate speech cause for alarm
The violence unleashed on Raila, came just three days after Nairobi Woman Representative Esther Passaris’ convoy was attacked.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Increasing cases of political chaos and hate speech cause for alarm
Selection of Form One students to be done in two weeks
Prof Magoha directed Education officials to ensure the exercise is completed within the set timelines.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Selection of Form One students to be done in two weeks
Give Uhuru credit for gains made in education sector, says Magoha
President lauded for rolling out Elimu Scholarship Programme that pays for education of less fortunate students.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Give Uhuru credit for gains made in education sector, says Magoha
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How the birth of granddaughter gave Kenya Weetabix
The late Madatally was an entrepreneur and founder of House of Manji, famed for biscuits and cookies.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
How the birth of granddaughter gave Kenya Weetabix
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Smith ‘Kipkogar’ the settler who refused to shed his colonial hangover
No story is worth dying for, so goes the old maxim that aptly captures photojournalist William Ndege’s close shave with death.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Smith ‘Kipkogar’ the settler who refused to shed his colonial hangover
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When a detective misled President Moi and faced the music
There was a time in the early 1980s when President Daniel arap Moi ordered the sacking of a senior detective for relying on rumours.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
When a detective misled President Moi and faced the music
Polls security command centre activated, says CS
Deliberations yesterday centred on the economy, drought and food situation, refugees marshal plan and security during elections.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Polls security command centre activated, says CS
Three suspects linked to KCSE exam cheating syndicate arrested
At Rongo University, investigators say they discovered a wider syndicate that facilitates exam leakage.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Three suspects linked to KCSE exam cheating syndicate arrested
Only two phones will be allowed in exam centres
The directive comes in the wake of reported cases of the use of teachers’ mobile phones to send photos of test papers.
By Fidelis Kabunyi 4 months ago
Only two phones will be allowed in exam centres
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Peter Okondo: The Minister who threatened Bishop Alexander Muge with death and it happened
The loose tongue syndrome once affected Cabinet ministers who made careless statements they could not substantiate.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Peter Okondo: The Minister who threatened Bishop Alexander Muge with death and it happened
Uhuru drives himself during city inspection tour
The leaders later had a lunch of Nyama Choma at Kenyatta Market where the Head of State had gone to check on the progress of the ongoing repair works.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Uhuru drives himself during city inspection tour
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When Jomo Kenyatta faced rebellion over land redistribution
With the end of his tenure fast approaching, President Uhuru Kenyatta must be wondering why central Kenya is grumbling about his performance.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
When Jomo Kenyatta faced rebellion over land redistribution
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Sir Evelyne Baring: ‘Butcher of Kenya’ who presided over mass detentions
Sir Evelyne Baring is regarded as having presided over a ruthless regime when he was colonial governor in Kenya.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
Sir Evelyne Baring: ‘Butcher of Kenya’ who presided over mass detentions
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When Health minister James Osogo requested subsidy on maize flour
Problems associated with ugali, Kenya’s staple food, stretch back four decades when consumers complained of skyrocketing prices of maize flour.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
When Health minister James Osogo requested subsidy on maize flour
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How President Jomo Kenyatta reduced rebellious Vice President Odinga to size
March 13, 1966, Jaramongi was thrown out of Kanu at a highly charged Limuru Conference where delegates dethroned him as the party’s vice president.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
How President Jomo Kenyatta reduced rebellious Vice President Odinga to size
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How Joseph Murumbi saved Kanu from an early death
Kenya African National Union (Kanu), the party that strode the country like a colossus, almost collapsed barely three years into existence.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
How Joseph Murumbi saved Kanu from an early death
Police want to detain soldier linked to murder
Military police officers who returned to the apartment yesterday requested to talk to Mr Odhiambo before driving him to Embakasi Garrison.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
Police want to detain soldier linked to murder
Don't force students to attend church, school heads told
According to the PS, violation of religious rights in schools has negative effects as some students end up dropping out.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
Don't force students to attend church, school heads told
Have investigators failed to nail killers of these individuals?
Some of the bizarre murders remain unravelled decades later.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
Have investigators failed to nail killers of these individuals?
New DNA lab to speed up police probe into rape, murder cases
Experts to start working as soon as Uhuru commissions project first started in Moi era.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
New DNA lab to speed up police probe into rape, murder cases
Atheists ask CS George Magoha to ban prayers in public institutions
Atheists want prayers banned in secondary schools, claiming some students, against their will, are forced to attend church services.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
Atheists ask CS George Magoha to ban prayers in public institutions
Uhuru to unveil police forensic laboratory today
The lab is expected to boost investigations as police apply forensic science to analyse samples collected from crime scenes of violent robbery.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
Uhuru to unveil police forensic laboratory today
12 foreigners among suspects arrested in terror war as attacks fall, says report
Twelve foreigners were arrested last year over terror-related activities as security agencies intensified the war against Al Shabaab.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
12 foreigners among suspects arrested in terror war as attacks fall, says report
Court orders church to pay wrongly sacked cleric
A court has ruled that the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) Nairobi Diocese Bishop Joel Waweru erred in sacking a vicar nine years ago.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
Court orders church to pay wrongly sacked cleric
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President's security: Livondo stands by his words
Stanley Livondo said he had provided investigators with what he considers to be sufficient information and evidence to back his allegations.
By Hudson Gumbihi 5 months ago
President's security: Livondo stands by his words
Police officers to keep record of incidents at polling stations
Police officers deployed to cover the General Election in August will have to keep a detailed record of all incidents at polling stations.
By Hudson Gumbihi 6 months ago
Police officers to keep record of incidents at polling stations
Opinion divided on Chiloba's April 9 ultimatum for journalists joining politics
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) has asked journalists seeking electives posts to quit active media practice by April 9.
By Hudson Gumbihi 6 months ago
Opinion divided on Chiloba's April 9 ultimatum for journalists joining politics
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Ol Donyo bridge was first point of call for those with missing relative
Bridge first shot to limelight during crackdown against the banned Mungiki sect in 2006. Most victims either had a brush with law, pending court cases
By Hudson Gumbihi 6 months ago
Ol Donyo bridge was first point of call for those with missing relative
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When Njonjo almost resigned over coffee smugglers
Known as the era of black gold, it began in 1976 when Ugandan farmers decided to sell their coffee in the private market.
By Hudson Gumbihi 7 months ago
When Njonjo almost resigned over coffee smugglers
Uhuru Kenyatta launches forensic lab, ends two decade wait for change
Laboratory billed as a game changer in the fight against crime. Plans to set up the laboratory started in the 1990s.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
Uhuru Kenyatta launches forensic lab, ends two decade wait for change
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'Pangani Six' killer police crew linked to youths' wrongful deaths
Families in slums mourning in silence following the death of their sons killed by officers. The biggest obstacle remains the collapse of cases due to the unavailability of witnesses.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
'Pangani Six' killer police crew linked to youths' wrongful deaths
Woman narrates how son lost his life in hands of the police
Relatives of victims of police brutality live in fear as the suspected killers are free and it would be dangerous to reveal their full names and where they live.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
Woman narrates how son lost his life in hands of the police
NCIC survey raises red flag on chaos hotspots, calls for swift response
NCIC in its report names six counties likely to experience electoral violence including Nairobi, Nakuru, Kericho, Kisumu, Uasin Gishu and Mombasa.
By Hudson Gumbihi 2 months ago
NCIC survey raises red flag on chaos hotspots, calls for swift response
156,000 eye Nanyuki High’s 480 slots as school capacity queries mar selection plan
Nanyuki High School has received the highest number of applications by Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidates.
By Hudson Gumbihi 4 months ago
156,000 eye Nanyuki High’s 480 slots as school capacity queries mar selection plan