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Farmers now reap big after county overcomes reputation of bad roads
So bad were the roads that residents became the butt of a joke; that anyone who makes it home on a rainy day deserves a medal.
By Daniel Chege 14 days ago
Farmers now reap big after county overcomes reputation of bad roads
I killed my girlfriend in moment of temporary insanity
23-year-oldEgerton University student Edmond Ruto pleads temporary insanity when he stabbed to death his girlfriend Cynthia Chelangat, a fourth-year student at the same university.
By Daniel Chege 14 days ago
I killed my girlfriend in moment of temporary insanity
Nakuru Hodi-Hodi brew case pushed to November
Annastacia Njeri, Josphat Mwaniki and Albert Macharia are accused of selling the illicit brew that killed the 10 on August 10, 2021, at Hodi Hodi in Bahati Sub County, Nakuru County.
By Daniel Chege 15 days ago
Nakuru Hodi-Hodi brew case pushed to November
Suspects linked to three more murders
Police said that a tracker of a motorcycle recovered from some of the suspects placed them at various scenes of crime.
By Daniel Chege 21 days ago
Suspects linked to three more murders
Man tells court that girlfriend's death at waterfall was an accident
Godfrey Kangogo is accused of killing his lover Irene Jepchumba on July 6, 2018, at Choka Falls.
By Daniel Chege 21 days ago
Man tells court that girlfriend's death at waterfall was an accident
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Why out-of-court settlements are a better option
They resolved issues that had brewed for over three years in two sittings. Parties in mediation come up with solutions themselves.
By Daniel Chege 22 days ago
Why out-of-court settlements are a better option
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Uganda: Court declines to stop NCHE from investigating Sakaja's degree
Deputy Registrar (DR) Jamson Karemani ruled that the application by Team University lacked merit to convince court to issue orders sought.
By Daniel Chege 25 days ago
Uganda: Court declines to stop NCHE from investigating Sakaja's degree
Ex-house help defends Sh74 million inheritance
Sarah Joslyn says that she obtained Ingram’s will legally, which names her the executor of his estate.
By Daniel Chege 28 days ago
Ex-house help defends Sh74 million inheritance
Ntutu kin defend ownership of 830-acre Narok land
The Ntutus are disputing a land court case by Lengeseni, the administrator of Justus Kantet ole Tipis’ estate.
By Daniel Chege 29 days ago
Ntutu kin defend ownership of 830-acre Narok land
EACC wants 400 acres returned to agriculture research agency
Agency says it received a complaint from the DPP relating to the allocation of the research land. The commission is seeking a declaration that the allocation of the land was illegal.
By Daniel Chege 29 days ago
EACC wants 400 acres returned to agriculture research agency
Security concerns delay charges on six linked to killing
Sources said the authorities feared that members of an outlawed criminal gang were planning to crowd the court.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Security concerns delay charges on six linked to killing
Main suspect in Nakuru killings detained for 14 days
Nakuru Senior Principal Magistrate Charles Ndegwa detains Evans Michori, the main suspect in Mawanga killings, for 14 days pending completion of investigations.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Main suspect in Nakuru killings detained for 14 days
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Plight of young children broken after exposure to justice system
Children exposed to the justice system lose their self-esteem and suffer emotional damage. Children’s Bill of 2021 to focus on rehabilitating children rather than punishing or jailing them.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Plight of young children broken after exposure to justice system
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Inside Fai Amario's disputed estate
Inside the inheritance battle for Fai Amario’s disputed Sh750.6 million estate.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Inside Fai Amario's disputed estate
Kenya diaspora community in Middle East rescue workers in distress
A group of Kenyan professionals in Saudi Arabia have come together to help their fellow countrymen in distress.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Kenya diaspora community in Middle East rescue workers in distress
Woman to testify against her aunt in Sh100m case
Lucy Wanjiku, 51, sought orders in court to block her 73-year-old aunt Susan Nyambura from the properties of Joseph Leitmann, who died on August 3, 2001.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Woman to testify against her aunt in Sh100m case
Gaming competitions to sharpen learners' skills
The games are practical exercises that help the pupils to achieve the core competencies in CBC.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Gaming competitions to sharpen learners' skills
Sad tale of Kenyan woman in a coma for seven years in Saudi Arabia
Martha Nyaguthii travelled to the Middle East in search of greener pastures in 2014. She was admitted to Aster Sanad Hospital in Riyadh with a broken skull in 2015.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Sad tale of Kenyan woman in a coma for seven years in Saudi Arabia
Man seeks 100 acres left to house help of British businessman
Joslyn, who is said to have worked for Ingram as a house help before he died on February 1, 2014, was granted a letter of administration for the property with an estimated value of Sh74 million.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Man seeks 100 acres left to house help of British businessman
Police seek experts' help to figure out killer gas in latrine
Police have called on the Geology Department in Baringo County to help in an ongoing investigation to establish the type of gas that caused the death of two pit latrine diggers in Baringo.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Police seek experts' help to figure out killer gas in latrine
Former employee accuses Tipis' kin of grabbing his land
Mr Karia was an employee at the minister’s home between 1996 and 2000 and says a boundary dispute erupted between the Tipis family, the Ntutu family, a medical doctor and himself.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Former employee accuses Tipis' kin of grabbing his land
Painful 5-hour wait for teenager shot by police
The school girl had gone to saloon to have her hair plaited. She passed away at around 8pm after getting shot at 3pm.
By Daniel Chege 1 month ago
Painful 5-hour wait for teenager shot by police
Judges lack authority to hear MCA's case, says AG
AG has challenged the jurisdiction of a three-judge bench formed to determine a case challenging a section in the Constitution that requires MPs and MCAs to resign once they change parties.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Judges lack authority to hear MCA's case, says AG
Court stops Egerton from reducing pay of UASU members
The university had reportedly deducted the salaries of UASU members over a three-month strike that started on November 15.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Court stops Egerton from reducing pay of UASU members
Sh46m fertiliser distribution to cushion Nakuru farmers
The initial fertiliser cost sold for Sh6,000-Sh6,500 per 50kg but large-scale farmers say the move is still not enough.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Sh46m fertiliser distribution to cushion Nakuru farmers
DVC sues varsity after her professor post is nullified
If she is not reinstated, the DVC is demanding Sh21.06 million; her full salary until she attains the retirement age of 70.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
DVC sues varsity after her professor post is nullified
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Spouses can't be automatic managers of deceased partners' property, court rules
The Act states that the control of the property may also be given to the public trustee and creditors and executors of wills.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Spouses can't be automatic managers of deceased partners' property, court rules
Woman in Sh200m estate battle risks jail for snubbing DNA test
Lawyer for the petitioner says Ms Atieno has defied three court orders to give samples. But Ms Atieno’s lawyer says she did not give samples after lab staff were rude to her.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Woman in Sh200m estate battle risks jail for snubbing DNA test
Sh19m car deal: Judge puts the brakes on earlier order
The dispute involved a car dealer and buyers who had defaulted on payment for buses they had bought. An earlier court order directed auctioneers to release vehicles taken from the buyers.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Sh19m car deal: Judge puts the brakes on earlier order
Man asks court to set aside DNA test order in Sh200m succession case
One of the alleged sons of the late businessman Washington Olweny wants the court to set aside an order to have him and a woman claiming to be his mother undergo DNA test.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Man asks court to set aside DNA test order in Sh200m succession case
City court summons Simba and Simba Advocates in Sh1.2m compensation case
Lawyer Nimrod Matunda sued the Nairobi-based law firm seeking Sh1.2 million compensation for an alleged unlawful dismissal from work on July 30, 2020.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
City court summons Simba and Simba Advocates in Sh1.2m compensation case
Woman links partner to death of Egerton University student
The girlfriend of a man accused of killing an Egerton University student has linked him to the December 6, 2020 murder.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Woman links partner to death of Egerton University student
Court blocks two children born out of wedlock from inheriting step-father's property
The Court of Appeal has blocked two children born out of wedlock from inheriting their late step-father’s estate.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Court blocks two children born out of wedlock from inheriting step-father's property
Aggrieved Nakuru businessman wants surveyor in court over road on kins' graves
A businessman wants the court to summon a land surveyor after his sketch maps indicated that a road in Njoro sub-County will pass over the graves of his six relatives.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Aggrieved Nakuru businessman wants surveyor in court over road on kins' graves
Court hears of two deeds for same Nakuru land in succession case
A court has been told of two title deeds of a prime property belonging to the late Philip Kamau and his wife Alice Kahaki in a succession case.
By Daniel Chege 2 months ago
Court hears of two deeds for same Nakuru land in succession case
High Court takes on Muslim matter after mediation collapses
The High Court in Nakuru will determine a Muslim Association leadership case after efforts to resolve the matter outside court failed.
By Daniel Chege 3 months ago
High Court takes on Muslim matter after mediation collapses
Repair of historical hall in Nakuru set to start
The county government will start the rehabilitation of the historic Old Town Hall built in 1945 immediately.
By Daniel Chege 3 months ago
Repair of historical hall in Nakuru set to start
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Kibowen Komen's family drags succession case for 25 years ... and counting
Twenty-five years have passed since his death, but the name of the late politician Kibowen Komen is still hitting news headlines.
By Daniel Chege 3 months ago
Kibowen Komen's family drags succession case for 25 years ... and counting
Popular Nakuru butchery closed over claims of selling rotten meat
A multi-agency team comprising county public health officials, undercover police officers, and local administrators raided the butchery along Kenyatta Avenue in the Nakuru CBD.
By Daniel Chege 3 months ago
Popular Nakuru butchery closed over claims of selling rotten meat
Kenyan detained in Saudi over trafficking claims returns empty
Six weeks after The Standard highlighted the story of his detention in Saudi Arabia, Peter Kalisto is back in Kenya.
By Daniel Chege 3 months ago
Kenyan detained in Saudi over trafficking claims returns empty