Prosecution hitch occasions retrial of Kibwezi man accused of defiling minor
On February 9, 2013 Obedi Kilonzo met with a 13-year-old girl coming from the river to fetch water.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Prosecution hitch occasions retrial of Kibwezi man accused of defiling minor
Nyeri's vulnerable children get help
Hundreds of vulnerable children and orphans in Nyeri on Wednesday got a rare end-year treat during a party organized for them by Governor Nderitu Gachagua's wife Margaret.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Nyeri's vulnerable children get help
Kenya: Judicial staff accused of bribery fails to take plea
A senior support staff at Mukurweini Law Courts accused of soliciting a bribe failed to take plea yesterday, citing poor mental health.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Kenya: Judicial staff accused of bribery fails to take plea
Row between governor and fund team deepens
Governor Nderitu Gachagua’s second rejection of the Ward Development Fund Bill, 2015 has angered the assembly’s Ward Development Fund Committee, which now seeks a two thirds majority to overturn his reservation.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Row between governor and fund team deepens
He pleaded guilty but was let free over prosecution errors
The whole courtroom suddenly went silent as Lodwar Senior Resident Magistrate Thomas Nzioki entered and called the court to order.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
He pleaded guilty but was let free over prosecution errors
Who’s the fairest of them all?
Marsabit County beauties this week contested hotly in the Miss Tourism beauty pageant that sought to promote tourism and maintain a clean environment.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Who’s the fairest of them all?
Prosecution errors win Lamu murder convict freedom
A cry of distress tore through Bora Imani village, Lamu County, on the night of February 3, 2011 waking villagers from their deep slumber.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Prosecution errors win Lamu murder convict freedom
Man found guilty of murdering epileptic aunt
On the evening of November 28, 2008, Stephen Oragi left his house in Gucha, Kisii County and went to check on his epileptic relative, Florence Mogoti, with whom he had planned to attend a funeral the following day.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Man found guilty of murdering epileptic aunt
Mombasa mechanic serving 50 years for murder walks to freedom
A week after Ali Salim, a mechanic, was allegedly seen with a female companion on the night of November 16, 2008 in Mombasa, the decomposing, naked body of a woman resembling her was discovered at an abandoned building within town.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Mombasa mechanic serving 50 years for murder walks to freedom
TNA meeting to kick out majority leader cut short by chaos
A meeting convened by TNA party to oust Nyeri County Assembly Majority Leader Jesse Kamuri turned chaotic and ended prematurely after members disagreed on the mode of voting and whether or not to allow media presence.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
TNA meeting to kick out majority leader cut short by chaos
TNA meeting to kick out Nyeri Assembly Majority Leader ends in brawl
A meeting convened by The National Alliance party to oust Nyeri County Assembly Majority Leader Jesse Kamuri turned chaotic and ended prematurely after members disagreed on the mode of voting and whether or not to allow media presence.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
TNA meeting to kick out Nyeri Assembly Majority Leader ends in brawl
President Uhuru not to blame for graft, says Gachagua
Governor Nderitu Gachagua has strongly defended President Uhuru Kenyatta against accusations that he has been presiding over rampant corruption, and is incapable of taming the vice.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
President Uhuru not to blame for graft, says Gachagua
Nyamira man to hang for stabbing uncle to death using sword
On August 13, 2009 Peter Ombae’s was livid after he received news that his sister had been assaulted by a close relative while on her way to their home at Masaba, Nyamira County.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Nyamira man to hang for stabbing uncle to death using sword
Mombasa court quashes 30-year jail term for insane man who killed policeman
It was just a normal, ordinary day at the Taita Taveta District headquarters on March 27, 2011 when Leonard Mwangemi, a psychiatric patient, entered the compound with a concealed knife in his pocket.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Mombasa court quashes 30-year jail term for insane man who killed policeman
How the death of my mother in my arms inspired me to work in the mortuary
To some people, the mere thought of encountering or being alone with the dead just for a moment is enough to make their hair stand on end. But more dreadful and chilling to most people is the prospect of working among the dead.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
How the death of my mother in my arms inspired me to work in the mortuary
Despite pleading guilty, death row convict has conviction set aside
On the night of January 22, 2008, an exhausted Wilson Masaku groped his way to the bedroom of his house in Kwale and slumped on the bed oblivious that it was his last night alive.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Despite pleading guilty, death row convict has conviction set aside
Three robbers steal Sh30.9 million from Equity Bank
An Equity Bank branch in Nyeri yesterday lost Sh30.9 million after three men posing as auditors from the Head Office in Nairobi hoodwinked the staff.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Three robbers steal Sh30.9 million from Equity Bank
Two dead, seven injured in crash involving fire truck
Two people were killed and seven others injured after a fire truck responding to a distress call lost control and knocked them down in Thunguma Wednesday.
By Dennis Mbae and Lydiah Nyawira 8 years ago
Two dead, seven injured in crash involving fire truck
Watchman who defiled eight-year-old has his day in court
When she rose up, her elder sister and sister-in-law noticed a patch of blood where she had been sitting.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Watchman who defiled eight-year-old has his day in court
MCA takes time off to teach in public school as teachers’ strike continues
With no end in sight to the deadlock between teachers and their employer, Mwiki Member of County Assembly Isaac Ngige decided that pupils of St Dominic Primary School in Kasarani would not waste away.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
MCA takes time off to teach in public school as teachers’ strike continues
Woman who left man after getting Mau Mau compensation renews marriage vows
An elderly Nyeri couple that separated in February shortly after one of them was paid Sh400,000 by the British government has finally reunited.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Woman who left man after getting Mau Mau compensation renews marriage vows
Nurses, employer finally strike deal
You can now access treatment in any public hospital after nurses called off their three-week long strike yesterday.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Nurses, employer finally strike deal
Chaos as angry protesters join nurses in storming Nyeri governor's office
Striking health workers in Nyeri County got a rare show of unity when the public joined them in storming Governor Nderitu Gachagua's office.
By Nderitu Gichure and Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Chaos as angry protesters join nurses in storming Nyeri governor's office
Nyeri County plans to sack nurses if they fail to resume duty
Nyeri county government has resolved to stop salaries of striking nurses and issue them with letters requiring them to explain why they should not be sacked for deserting duty.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Nyeri County plans to sack nurses if they fail to resume duty
Death row convict walks thanks to prosecution's weak case
Elijah Ng’ang’a, a motor mechanic, settled in Thika’s Mutomo village several years ago, and security in the area was topnotch, he had never had to look over his shoulder.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Death row convict walks thanks to prosecution's weak case
Decomposing body of police officer found dumped in Nyeri
“A pungent nauseating smell hit my nostrils a long while before I arrived at the scene. Judging by the state of the body including the absence of hair, it must have been here for more than a week,” said Mr Kihara.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Decomposing body of police officer found dumped in Nyeri
Kin buried as talks to end nurses' strike hit deadlock
Two members of the same family who died three days after nurses in the county downed their tools have been laid to rest.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Kin buried as talks to end nurses' strike hit deadlock
'Youths having sex before age 15'
Some 55 per cent of adolescents and youths aged between 10 and 24 years had their first sexual experience before their 15th birthday, a new report has revealed.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
'Youths having sex before age 15'
Rape suspect walks to freedom after eight years in custody
Jackline Atieno* (not her real name), a former waitress at a Nairobi restaurant was walking home on the night of April 17, 2007 after a busy day at work when she spotted a masculine figure following her from a distance.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Rape suspect walks to freedom after eight years in custody
81-year-old American beats old age odds to scale Mt Kenya for sixth time
For 81-year-old American Naizgy Gebremedhin, there is something special about Kenya that has literally made it his second home.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
81-year-old American beats old age odds to scale Mt Kenya for sixth time
Plight of patients as strike bites
In the wake of the nurses' strike that has grounded health services to a halt in public health facilities, dialysis patients and expectant mothers have been the most affected.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Plight of patients as strike bites
It’s the gallows for man, Wilson Ngao, who robbed boda boda operator
As Njoroge happily rode home that day, nothing could have forewarned him that he would lose his newly-acquired business asset to violent robbers in a few days’ time.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
It’s the gallows for man, Wilson Ngao, who robbed boda boda operator
Patients in Kenya throng private hospitals for treatment as nurses' strike bites
The industrial action by nurses and other health workers, which started on Monday, has crippled the delivery of services in public health facilities, forcing hundreds of patients to throng private hospitals in search of treatment.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Patients in Kenya throng private hospitals for treatment as nurses' strike bites
Health services in Nyeri paralysed as nurses go on strike
Hundreds of health workers in Nyeri downed tools Monday protesting poor working conditions. The workers are also demanding a pay rise before they can resume work.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Health services in Nyeri paralysed as nurses go on strike
Paul Odhiambo, night guard turned robber headed to the gallows
The following morning, a day guard who was to take over from Odhiambo noted blood stains on the latter's shoes and trousers.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Paul Odhiambo, night guard turned robber headed to the gallows
Embu wife-killer to face the hangman’s noose
The shrieking sound of a one-year-old baby crying relentlessly, tore through the early morning that ended what had been a dark, overcast and cold night in Kirigi village, Embu County.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Embu wife-killer to face the hangman’s noose
Siblings to hang for killing step-brother over land
Police, however, intervened and the search continued on August 29 leading to the discovery of a decomposing body stuffed in a gunny bag and buried in a bush on the family land.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Siblings to hang for killing step-brother over land
London-based trader donates aids to physically-challenged persons
A London-based Kenyan businessman has donated walking aids to more than 100 physically challenged persons.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
London-based trader donates aids to physically-challenged persons
Ailing Form Four student appeals for help to raise Sh2.5m
An ailing 18-year-old Form Four student who has temporarily dropped out of school due to failed kidneys is appealing to President Uhuru Kenyatta and other well-wishers to finance her dialysis and subsequent kidney transplant.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Ailing Form Four student appeals for help to raise Sh2.5m
Obama visit should strengthen security ties between Kenya and US, says Tetu MP
US President Barack Obama’s visit will strengthen the security partnership between Kenya and the US in fighting terrorism, National Assembly Defence and Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Ndung’u Gethenji has said.
By Dennis Mbae 8 years ago
Obama visit should strengthen security ties between Kenya and US, says Tetu MP
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