Konza city dream takes shape as utility agencies hit the ground
Kenya Power has started laying electricity transmission lines while the Kenya Urban Roads Authority is building roads within the upcoming tech city
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Konza city dream takes shape as utility agencies hit the ground
93 per cent of Kenyans don’t know mandate of Land Commission
Majority of Kenyans do not know the functions of the National Land Commission (NLC), a survey released by the Land Development and Governance Institute (LDGI) in Nairobi has revealed.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
93 per cent of Kenyans don’t know mandate of Land Commission
Police not involved in Maina Njenga shooting, says Lenku
The Government has denied police involvement in Saturday’s shooting in Nyahururu that left five people dead and three others, including former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga, injured.
By James Munyeki, Cyrus Ombati and Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Police not involved in Maina Njenga shooting, says Lenku
Lenku responds to Ex-Mungiki leader claims
The Government has denied police involvement in Saturday’s shooting in Nyahururu that left five people dead and three others, including former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga, injured.
By By JAMES MUNYEKI, CYRUS OMBATI and NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Lenku responds to Ex-Mungiki leader claims
Bodies in secret grave yet to be identified
Authorities are yet to establish the identities of the bodies recovered from two mass graves in Kitengela over the weekend.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Bodies in secret grave yet to be identified
Alcohol kills 3.3m people annually, WHO report
After an illicit brew killed more than 90 people and left 160 others hospitalised in five counties, a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report indicates that alcohol has overtaken the world’s leading killer diseases, killing 3.3 million people annually worldwide.
By James Mbaka, Ngari Gichuki, Isaac Meso and AFP 10 years ago
Alcohol kills 3.3m people annually, WHO report
Bashir bows to Atwoli appeal on S Sudan talks
Sudan President Omar Bashir has offered to take part in the ongoing South Sudan peace talks.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Bashir bows to Atwoli appeal on S Sudan talks
Sh1b project to curb power blackouts in Nairobi
The Kenya Power Company (KP) commenced a Sh1 billion upgrade project for Nairobi industrial power supply.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Sh1b project to curb power blackouts in Nairobi
Sweet news for nurses as pay raise approved
Nurses from all over the country will receive a salary increment from June, Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has said.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Sweet news for nurses as pay raise approved
Unions face off over Labour day fete plans
Central Organisation of Trade Union (Cotu) and the Public Service Trade Union (Pusetu) are planning separate Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park as the battle for supremacy ranges on.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Unions face off over Labour day fete plans
Unions lock horns over venue to host Labour Day celebrations
The stage is set for what can only be billed as the ultimate supremacy showdown between the Central Organization of Trade Union (COTU) and the Public Service Trade Union (PUSETU) as they both plan to hold Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Unions lock horns over venue to host Labour Day celebrations
City medical centres face drugs crises
A spot check at drugs in Nairobi County revealed a sorry situation.
By NGARI GICHUKI and ISSAC MESO 10 years ago
City medical centres face drugs crises
Village yet to learn from '80s catastrophe
Hundreds of graves welcome you to Kambi Turkana village, Manyatta in Isiolo County, giving the impression of a ghost community.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Village yet to learn from '80s catastrophe
With no place to call home, fire victims allege foul play
It’s almost a month since a fierce fire gutted the homes of more than 50 families in Tigoni, Limuru County, but the smoke of uncertainty is yet to clear from their lives.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
With no place to call home, fire victims allege foul play
We are finally part of Kenya, say Mandera residents at fete
Mandera County marked one year of devolution with pomp and colour, with area leaders saying they had finally started getting their share of the national cake.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
We are finally part of Kenya, say Mandera residents at fete
Report shows Turkana dry spell to persist
There’s no end in sight for the drought in Turkana and the larger North western region as expected long rains have been projected to be highly below average.
By By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Report shows Turkana dry spell to persist
Official explains 27-year delay in Knec office project
Political interference, corruption and misplaced priorities have been cited as the main reasons for the 27-year delay in construction of the new Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) centre.
By By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Official explains 27-year delay in Knec office project
Wabukala warns on governors, senators supremacy row
The Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) has warned that the strained relations between governors and senators will undermine devolution.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Wabukala warns on governors, senators supremacy row
Uhuru to attend wildlife conference in London
President Uhuru Kenyatta will attend a conference on illegal wildlife trade on Thursday in London.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Uhuru to attend wildlife conference in London
Wetang’ula: Mudavadi above State jobs
Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula has called on UDF leader Musalia Mudavadi to shun “petty” appointments by the Jubilee government that might come his way.
By NGARI GICHUKI and MAUREEN ABWAO 10 years ago
Wetang’ula: Mudavadi above State jobs
Make peace or leave office, Sonko tells duo
Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has warned his two feuding colleagues in the county leadership to reconcile or risk being kicked out of office.
By By MARGARET KANINI and NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Make peace or leave office, Sonko tells duo
Uhuru lauds Equity’s scholarship programme as 2,000 benefit
Two thousand needy students will benefit from the Equity’s Wings to Fly scholarships that will see them access secondary education.
By NGARI GICHUKI and MAUREEN ABWAO 10 years ago
Uhuru lauds Equity’s scholarship programme as 2,000 benefit
State has not banned night buses, says Cabinet Secretary
The Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Infrastructure engineer Michael Kamau has said the National Transport and Safety Authority will consider applications for night operations from public transport operators who have fully complied with the set regulations.
By By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
State has not banned night buses, says Cabinet Secretary
Transport chaos, hiked prices mark schools’ re-opening
Parents are having to contend with long queues and hiked bus fares in a chaotic back to school rush.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Transport chaos, hiked prices mark schools’ re-opening
High cost of living to dampen Christmas
Inflation and the general rise in the cost of living are factors likely to dampen the Christmas mood this year
By By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
High cost of living to dampen Christmas
Tribalism is our greatest enemy, Kenyans told
Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and the Arts Hassan Wario has appealed to Kenyans to shun tribalism.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Tribalism is our greatest enemy, Kenyans told
Bill proposes life sentence for elephant poachers
Anyone convicted of poaching or facilitating the poaching of rhinos and elephants will be jailed for life.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Bill proposes life sentence for elephant poachers
Kibaki speaks against drunk driving
Retired President Mwai Kibaki has urged Kenyans to shun drunk driving as it is a major cause of road accidents.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Kibaki speaks against drunk driving
Why Mututho might soon ‘invade’ house parties
NACADA boss John Mututho, in a bid to curb underage drinking, is now pushing for a law which will require anyone hosting a party at their residence to register with the police and pay a thousand shillings.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Why Mututho might soon ‘invade’ house parties
Uphold quality, Raila tells contractors
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has challenged those undertaking massive infrastructural projects to uphold quality and professionalism so that Kenyans get value for money.
By WINSLEY MASESE and NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Uphold quality, Raila tells contractors
You risk Sh3m fine for illegal E-waste disposal
Persons found disposing E-waste material illegally will attract a penalty of Sh3 million or spend 36 months in jail or both.
By BY NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
You risk Sh3m fine for illegal E-waste disposal
Minister speaks against violence
Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru has described gender violence as an indication of the moral decay in society and challenged the public to aid in its eradication
By By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Minister speaks against violence
Westgate mall to resume operations after two years
It will take at least two years before operations can resume at the Westgate Shopping Mall.
By Ngari Gichuki and David Ochami 10 years ago
Westgate mall to resume operations after two years
Kuppet digs in over test markers’ pay
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) has criticised Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) boss’s recent statement that the union should keep off exam matters.
By NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Kuppet digs in over test markers’ pay
NCCK supports push for deferral of Kenyan cases
The National Council of Churches has supported the push for the deferral of the International Criminal Court cases against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
NCCK supports push for deferral of Kenyan cases
Nairobi’s Westgate Mall siege didn’t shake tourism
The Ministry of Tourism has said tourists are still checking in and authorities are optimistic the numbers will rise despite the terrorist attack on Nairobi’s Westgate Mall.
By - NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Nairobi’s Westgate Mall siege didn’t shake tourism
Njue: Westgate attackers not religious group
Cardinal John Njue has said the terrorist attack on the Westgate Mall should not be used to fan religious disharmony.
By By NGARI GICHUKI and ISAAC MESO 10 years ago
Njue: Westgate attackers not religious group
AG advises on amending law
Attorney-General Githu Muigai has criticised proponents of ‘change-the-Constitution,’ saying the supreme law shouldn’t be amended for personal or political gain.
By - NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
AG advises on amending law
Bensouda censured over ‘shoddy probe’
International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has been faulted over ‘shoddy investigations’ in the Kenyan cases.
By Ngari Gichuki 10 years ago
Bensouda censured over ‘shoddy probe’
Kidero: What was she doing around my lower abdomen?
Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has apologised for slapping Nairobi Women representative Rachel Shebesh, but not without saying why.
By By ABIGAEL SUM and NGARI GICHUKI 10 years ago
Kidero: What was she doing around my lower abdomen?
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