Alarm as strange disease attacks cattle in Mogotio
Farmers in Mogotio have appealed for Government intervention following a strange skin disease that has hit their cattle
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Alarm as strange disease attacks cattle in Mogotio
I am living like an IDP, says former police IG David Kimaiyo
Heavily armed bandits raided the home of former Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo in the banditry-prone Marakwet East and stole 50 goats.
By Vincent Mabatuk amd Michael Ollinga 7 years ago
I am living like an IDP, says former police IG David Kimaiyo
Bandits barricade roads despite IG Joseph Boinnet order
Armed bandits have barricaded all roads leading to the cattle rustling-prone areas of Baringo South.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
 Bandits barricade roads despite IG Joseph Boinnet order
Uproar as cartels edge out local farmers in Kimalel goat auction
Investigations by The Standard established that genuine peasant farmers were allegedly replaced by livestock traders and protected cartels.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Uproar as cartels edge out local farmers in Kimalel goat auction
15-year-old boy in Nakuru slits his cousin's throat over sugarcane
A 15-year-old boy has killed his cousin after an argument over sugarcane in Nakuru, police have said.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
15-year-old boy in Nakuru slits his cousin's throat over sugarcane
Peasant farmers protest as their goats are rejected at event presided over by DP Ruto
Farmers who attended yesterday's Kimalel goat auction accused its organisers of rejecting animals supplied by peasants in preference for those supplied by politically-connected individuals.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Peasant farmers protest as their goats are rejected at event presided over by DP Ruto
Woman dies and body left lying on hospital floor
A woman died Wednesday at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital as inexperienced nurses who were recently recruited tried to save her life.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Woman dies and body left lying on hospital floor
Poor Baringo boy admitted to Alliance High appeals for help
Maiywa Kipkirui Bedan is more than a village champion.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Poor Baringo boy admitted to Alliance High appeals for help
Police lorry busted ferrying donkeys to slaughterhouse
Police officers have been battling cattle rustlers in Baringo County for several years now.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Police lorry busted ferrying donkeys to slaughterhouse
Gideon explains root cause of his differences with DP Ruto
Kanu chairman Gideon Moi Wednesday said his political differences with Deputy President William Ruto are not personal, but emanate from unfulfilled development promises.
By Vincent Mabatuk and Gilbert Kimutai 7 years ago
Gideon explains root cause of his differences with DP Ruto
Gideon Moi asks Uhuru to write off Rift Valley farmers’ huge loans
Kanu chairman Gideon Moi has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to write off huge debts owed by Rift Valley farmers.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Gideon Moi asks Uhuru to write off Rift Valley farmers’ huge loans
Hospital managers order patients with unpaid bills locked in wards as strike continues
Fourteen patients have been locked up inside hospital wards at Kabarnet County Hospital.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Hospital managers order patients with unpaid bills locked in wards as strike continues
Security camps everywhere, but no peace for residents
When 21 police officers were slaughtered in Kasarani Plains in Kapedo Baringo County, exactly three years after a similar assault had been directed at security officers, the Government – for the first time in the country’s history – deployed the military to pursue bandits behind the assault.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Security camps everywhere, but no peace for residents
Inside the valley of death – and biting sting of State inaction
The succession of plains and undulating hills and ravines from Samburu to Kerio Valley makes for one of the most scenic swathes of Kenya’s landscape and yet, tragically, one of the most dangerous terrains, too.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Inside the valley of death – and biting sting of State inaction
Little Sun and Shield outshines giants
A little known private academy in Nakuru County once again posted exemplary Kenya Certificate of Primary Examinations (KCPE) results.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Little Sun and Shield outshines giants
Midwife, 71, ready to join Form One despite low marks
A 71-year-old midwife is among the 942,021 candidates who received their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam results on Thursday.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Midwife, 71, ready to join Form One despite low marks
Jubilation as Moi Kabarak emerges top again
There was jubilation at Moi Primary School Kabarak, Nakuru after the school registered an excellent performance in this year's KCPE exam.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Jubilation as Moi Kabarak emerges top again
State silent as bodies rot after deadly Pokot-Turkana clashes
The Government is in the spotlight after bodies of 14 people killed by cattle rustlers were left rotting along the Turkana-Baringo border.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
State silent as bodies rot after deadly Pokot-Turkana clashes
How police, NTSA manipulate gadgets to terrorise drivers
Joshua Murimi always sets his car at 95 kilometres per hour (km/hr) when driving through Thika Road and between Makuyu and Sagana.
By Nzau Musau and Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
How police, NTSA manipulate gadgets to terrorise drivers
Bandits kill three at peace meeting at Turkana East
Three people were shot dead after attackers raided a peace event at Lomelo in Turkana East.
By Vincent Mabatuk and Joan Letting 7 years ago
Bandits kill three at peace meeting at Turkana East
Sirma now supports DP Ruto, wants back his Eldama Ravine seat
The return of former Cabinet Minister Musa Sirma to Deputy President William Ruto's political camp has complicated re-election bid for Eldama Ravine MP Moses Lessonet.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Sirma now supports DP Ruto, wants back his Eldama Ravine seat
Moi tells off Kanu critics in Rift Valley
Baringo Senator Gideon Moi yesterday dismissed Kanu’s critics in the Rift Valley as more than 10 members of Baringo County Assembly pledged support for the Kanu National Chairman ahead of the General Election.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Moi tells off Kanu critics in Rift Valley
KCSE exams delayed as cattle rustlers shoot at police car
Panic gripped three schools in Kerio Valley after armed bandits fired at a police vehicle ferrying exam materials.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
KCSE exams delayed as cattle rustlers shoot at police car
Shock as Nakuru man attacks magistrate in courtroom
Immediately Nakuru Resident Magistrate Eunice Kelli pronounced her three-year sentence against Michael Kuhora Njeru, the convict leaped out of the dock and pounced on Edith Adhiambo — the complainant — who was seated in the front bench in the courtroom.
By Julius Chepkwony and Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Shock as Nakuru man attacks magistrate in courtroom
Kabarak University lauded for competitive courses
<p>Kabarak University has been praised for its achievement in designing competitive academic programmes
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Kabarak University lauded for competitive courses
Kabarak University lauded for competitive courses
Speaking at Kabarak University in Nakuru, Standard Group Managing Director, Print, Francis Munywoki, hailed the introduction of a school of health sciences by the university, saying the medical courses offered were in high demand across the region.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Kabarak University lauded for competitive courses
Chemolingot residents want stalled projects completed before 2017
The construction of North Rift Technical Institute, which began in 2014, ground to a halt and the contractor has since left the site, leaving the education project in suspense.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Chemolingot residents want stalled projects completed before 2017
Kanu calls for probe on IFMIS sourcing
Kanu Secretary General Nick Salat wants the sourcing of the Integrated Financial Management System &#40;IFMIS&#41; investigated.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Kanu calls for probe on IFMIS sourcing
Rift Valley rivers in danger as loggers descend on forest
The rivers draining into Lake Baringo are now on the verge of drying up, their water levels substantially reduced as protected cartels armed with axes cut trees day and night.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Rift Valley rivers in danger as loggers descend on forest
Politicians skip Kerio Valley peace meeting
Political leaders from Baringo and Elgeyo Marakwet counties Thursday snubbed a peace meeting organised by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC).
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Politicians skip Kerio Valley peace meeting
Great-grandmother among this year's KCPE candidates
A 71-year-old great-grandmother is among the candidates sitting the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Great-grandmother among this year's KCPE candidates
DP Ruto cornered as locals demand school bus, roads
There was drama in Sigoro village, Baringo County, when residents put Deputy President William Ruto under pressure to buy a bus for a local school.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
DP Ruto cornered as locals demand school bus, roads
Leave IEBC alone, politicians told
The outgoing electoral agency commissioners have called on politicians to stop interfering with the operations of the commission.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Leave IEBC alone, politicians told
Parents of girls killed in car crash cry for justice
Parents of two girls who died in a car accident have accused the police of frustrating their quest for justice.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Parents of girls killed in car crash cry for justice
Four mentally challenged and physically disabled orphans rescued
An Australian national whose children's home was shut down by government four years ago and more than100 orphans thrown out broke down in tears as four mentally challenged and physically disabled children were rescued.
By Vincent Mabatuk and Julius Chepkwony 7 years ago
Four mentally challenged and physically disabled orphans rescued
Keep politics out of IEBC, say outgoing commissioners
The outgoing IEBC members have urged politicians to stop interfering with the agency's operations 10 months to next year's General Election
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Keep politics out of IEBC, say outgoing commissioners
Wrangles as residents protest Ruto's choice of new varsity location
Wrangles surrounding the establishment of the first ever public university in Baringo have taken a new twist; weeks after Deputy President William Ruto proposed another venue.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Wrangles as residents protest Ruto's choice of new varsity location
Kisanana Health Centre where patients buy paraffin lamps
If there is one facility that represents everything that is wrong with devolved health services, it has to be Kisanana Health Centre.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Kisanana Health Centre where patients buy paraffin lamps
Residents protest DP Ruto's choice of new varsity location
Wrangles surrounding the establishment of the first ever public university in Baringo have taken a new twist, weeks after Deputy President William Ruto proposed another venue.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Residents protest DP Ruto's choice of new varsity location
Ogiek community elders reject plan to dish out forest land
Elders from Ogiek and Lembus communities have opposed a Government plan to dish out land in Mau Forest.
By Vincent Mabatuk 7 years ago
Ogiek community elders reject plan to dish out forest land
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