Ruto, Gachagua avoid infighting claims during city prayer event
The two leaders stuck to the meeting’s theme of ‘hope’ and the power of prayer, making indirect references to their journey together, now going through a rough patch.
By 11 days ago
Ruto, Gachagua avoid infighting claims during city prayer event
Hustler Jet: Ruto's conflicting claims about US trip funding
Ruto earlier said he chose the luxurious jet because it was cheaper than KQ. Now he says his friends paid for the Sh200 million jet because they couldn't let him fly commercial.
By 11 days ago
Hustler Jet: Ruto's conflicting claims about US trip funding
Old guard uneasy as young Turks push for change in major parties
Rising stars in central Kenya have rattled Gachagua. Youthful politicians in Nyanza are also making waves.
By 16 days ago
Old guard uneasy as young Turks push for change in major parties
Raila roots for enhanced integration in Africa
Raila pitched for intra-continental trade, open skies, open visa policies and connected infrastructure to prop up the continent on the global stage.
By 18 days ago
Raila roots for enhanced integration in Africa
Raila to address Oxford Africa Conference in the UK
Raila is scheduled to give a keynote address on Africa's journey of resilience and renewal, as indicated in a programme for the event.
By 19 days ago
Raila to address Oxford Africa Conference in the UK
Probe Ruto's luxury jet trip, Azimio asks House
Azimio is accusing the President of "wastage", amid clarification by the US embassy in Nairobi that the host did not foot the bill for Ruto's flight, which costs about Sh98 million one-way trip.
By 20 days ago
Probe Ruto's luxury jet trip, Azimio asks House
Gachagua expected to fight back after week of silence amid attacks
Deputy President has been conspicuously absent in presidential functions.
By 23 days ago
Gachagua expected to fight back after week of silence amid attacks
Kenya, Uganda to extend oil pipeline from Eldoret to Kampala
Kenya and Uganda will jointly "explore" extension of the oil pipeline from Eldoret to Kampala, President William Ruto has announced.
By 25 days ago
Kenya, Uganda to extend oil pipeline from Eldoret to Kampala
Premium
Return of Baba? A firebrand Raila Odinga and AU dilemma
Ruto allies helped cement the idea of a silent handshake, asserting Raila must toe his line. Amisi faults Kenya Kwanza for thinking their support for Raila would buy his silence.
By 1 month ago
Return of Baba? A firebrand Raila Odinga and AU dilemma
Premium
President Ruto: It will get worse
The President on Friday revealed that the heavy rains had so far claimed 210 lives. Kenya Defence Forces and the National Police Service will be part of mitigation operations
By 1 month ago
President Ruto: It will get worse
Atwoli defends independence of trade unions
Atwoli said it was unfortunate that "appointed" State officers were leading the encroachment into trade unions.
By 1 month ago
Atwoli defends independence of trade unions
Premium
Azimio opposes State's contract hiring plan
The opposition says move counterproductive in government’s quest to cut wage bill.
By 1 month ago
Azimio opposes State's contract hiring plan
Angola ICT Minister: Invest in space industry to ensure a connected, peaceful Africa
Africa should act quickly and tap into the significant potential in the global Space industry. Angola's ICT Minister Mário Oliveira has urged.
By 1 month ago
Angola ICT Minister: Invest in space industry to ensure a connected, peaceful Africa
Premium
Azimio calls for independent inquiry into Ogolla's death
Azimio la Umoja has called for a parliamentary inquiry into the helicopter crash that killed Chief of Defence Forces General Francis Ogolla and nine other soldiers last Thursday.
By 1 month ago
Azimio calls for independent inquiry into Ogolla's death
Mudavadi puts PSs at centre of war on graft
Many businesses have suffered demands for kickbacks to set up, access contracts and payment for their services.
By 1 month ago
Mudavadi puts PSs at centre of war on graft
Final salute to humble giant who treated everyone with high regard
General Ogolla's simplicity was evident in the basic flag-draped casket that only cost Sh6,800, a casket inside which he will not be buried today as a dying wish.
By 1 month ago
Final salute to humble giant who treated everyone with high regard
Azimio leaders call for thorough probe into KDF chopper crash
Martha Karua questioned why a soldier of Gen Ogolla’s stature would be inspecting school projects.
By 1 month ago
Azimio leaders call for thorough probe into KDF chopper crash
Premium
General Ogolla: Gallant officer rose to the top of Defence Forces
President announced three days of national mourning with Kenyan, KDF and EAC flags flying at half mast.
By 1 month ago
General Ogolla: Gallant officer rose to the top of Defence Forces
Premium
Place of Luo Nyanza in post-Raila Kenya as his exit looms
Courtesy of his support for Raila in the last three successive polls, Kalonzo is believed to have a head-start in region.
By 1 month ago
Place of Luo Nyanza in post-Raila Kenya as his exit looms
Premium
Natembeya tramples on Wetang'ula's toes in pursuit of Luhya Nation greatness
Governor George Natembeya has played the bogeyman, causing National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetang’ula sleepless nights.
By 1 month ago
Natembeya tramples on Wetang'ula's toes in pursuit of Luhya Nation greatness
Premium
No Vacancy: Murkomen shatters hustler's dream
His words left Busisa embarrassed and confused - rightfully so. Two years ago, Murkomen’s political camp had promised a million jobs to the hustler nation within a year.
By 2 months ago
No Vacancy: Murkomen shatters hustler's dream
Premium
Like father, like son: The case of Jaramogi and Raila succession
They both led the opposition and groomed outstanding leaders, but Raila’s approach to succession appears to differ from his father’s.
By 2 months ago
Like father, like son: The case of Jaramogi and Raila succession
Raila, Ruto parties change tack in grassroots polls
The two leading parties opted to stagger their grassroots elections amid months of jostling. ODM insider says election of national officials is not a priority at the moment.
By 2 months ago
Raila, Ruto parties change tack in grassroots polls
Raila's quest for AU job gets boost from Angola and Guinea-Bissau
Raila who has bagged the support of a number of nations including Ghana and Senegal is facing off against Somalia’s former Foreign Affairs Minister Fawzia Yusuf Adam.
By 2 months ago
Raila's quest for AU job gets boost from Angola and Guinea-Bissau
Premium
MP calls for probe on dead Kenyans' fund, says it could be fraudulent
Senate has been asked to probe the Sh60b authority for any irregularities. Also on the table is Sh500m the senator questioned was auditing fees
By 2 months ago
MP calls for probe on dead Kenyans' fund, says it could be fraudulent
Premium
How court blow to Ruto, Raila talks deal will reshape politics
A successful court challenge against the Nadco report would dent Ruto and Raila, given the pair hoped to gain differently from the talks.
By 2 months ago
How court blow to Ruto, Raila talks deal will reshape politics
Premium
Linturi, the sower of seeds of doubt
CS turns into doubting Thomas over fake fertiliser. This is despite extensive tests done on the sham inputs.
By 2 months ago
Linturi, the sower of seeds of doubt
Premium
Nadco blow adds to scheme to derail deal that ended demos
That mistrust has been apparent in recent weeks, amid accusations by Azimio MPs that KK MPs were delaying the formulation of key laws that would anchor the Nadco report.
By 2 months ago
Nadco blow adds to scheme to derail deal that ended demos
Premium
President William Ruto's brewing storm
President Ruto has to contend with court setbacks and fightbacks from opposition, Church and members of the public, including farmers.
By 2 months ago
President William Ruto's brewing storm
Premium
Doctors' diagnosis fuels doubt about suitability of Nakhumicha to lead
Health CS Susan Nakhumicha has recently been the centre of controversy. This has been made worse by her reactions and sentiments to the doctors' strike.
By 2 months ago
Doctors' diagnosis fuels doubt about suitability of Nakhumicha to lead
Premium
With just Sh3,000 rent, Mama Mboga will own houses, says Ruto
President William Ruto says the Affordable Housing programme will provide over 500,000 jobs to the youth.
By 2 months ago
With just Sh3,000 rent, Mama Mboga will own houses, says Ruto
Premium
Raila Odinga's triple succession headache
Insiders say Kalonzo will be the opposition’s candidate in the 2027 election but Raila remains tight-lipped. In ODM, there is a big tussle between Oparanya and Joho even as Young Turks gang up.
By 2 months ago
Raila Odinga's triple succession headache
Premium
Win for Raila Odinga's AUC bid after council of ministers drops gender proposal
The meeting unanimously adopts a resolution that will see EAC produce the chair. The remaining three regions will compete for the six commissioner positions.
By 2 months ago
Win for Raila Odinga's AUC bid after council of ministers drops gender proposal
Premium
Raila to know AU bid fate as Executive Council makes decision today
The AUC’s Executive Council will meet to consider election proposals that have kept Raila’s chances to succeed outgoing chairperson Moussa Faki on the balance.
By 2 months ago
Raila to know AU bid fate as Executive Council makes decision today
Premium
Cost of hustling: How revised service fee squeeze Kenyans from birth to death
Recent changes imposed heavy costs on those seeking crucial documents, including birth certificates and IDs with the burden accompanying one to their death.
By 3 months ago
Cost of hustling: How revised service fee squeeze Kenyans from birth to death
Premium
Weeping Bishop warns that her battle is fought in promised land
Wanjiru lamented that Ruto and Gachagua were repaying her with ‘broken hands, broken legs, and hurting bodies.’
By 3 months ago
Weeping Bishop warns that her battle is fought in promised land
Raila faces delicate hurdles in journey to clinch AU top seat
One major hurdle is the latest recommendation that the next AU Commission chairperson be a woman.
By 3 months ago
Raila faces delicate hurdles in journey to clinch AU top seat
Ruto receives Nadco report promises to act on reforms
The report proposes reforms such as the introduction of a Leader of Opposition position. It also calls for ratification of the Office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary.
By 3 months ago
Ruto receives Nadco report promises to act on reforms
Media and Artificial Intelligence
Most AI tools available are trained with material outside Africa and outside Kenya.
By 3 months ago
Media and Artificial Intelligence
Premium
Shame of a nation: Police in a spot over brutality
KMPDU threatened a nationwide doctors’ strike over the police action that would kick off Monday, even as they demanded the arrest of the officers involved.
By 3 months ago
Shame of a nation: Police in a spot over brutality
Voting method next battlefront for UDA candidates in Nairobi poll
Politics
By Emmanuel Kipchumba and Fidellis Mogaka
30 mins ago
Kuria: There is no bad blood between Ruto, Gachagua
Politics
By Standard Reporter
52 mins ago