Kenyans prepare for painful tax burden ahead of budget reading
Wananchi pray the budget that does not pass additional costs to already overburdened taxpayers.
By 3 days ago
Kenyans prepare for painful tax burden ahead of budget reading
Voters at a crossroads on pending mini polls, craft stopgap measures
Delays to reconstitute IEBC have stalled plans to replace elected leaders who have either died or lost their seats through petitions in courts.
By 7 days ago
Voters at a crossroads on pending mini polls, craft stopgap measures
Reject Finance Bill over high taxes, traders and civil societies tell MPs
Civil society groups and Muslims have urged MPs from across the political divide to reject the Finance Bill 2024 for the sake of Kenyans.
By 8 days ago
Reject Finance Bill over high taxes, traders and civil societies tell MPs
Police and road users: Is there bad blood between the two?
Kisumu residents say stigma associated with past encounters with the police in the region during demonstrations could have caused bad blood between the officers and citizens.
By 13 days ago
Police and road users: Is there bad blood between the two?
Coast leaders vow to outlaw muguka sale
Mombasa residents spend Sh7 billion on muguka per year. Kwale County Governor Fatuma Achani announced that she will increase muguka cess from Sh10,000 to Sh300,000 per lorry.
By 14 days ago
Coast leaders vow to outlaw muguka sale
Calls to lower cost of living dominate as Kenyans shun fete in counties
Most Kenyans and elected leaders chose not to attend the celebrations in their counties.
By 15 days ago
Calls to lower cost of living dominate as Kenyans shun fete in counties
Alarm as public facilities grapple with shortage of crucial vaccines
Some counties are surviving on their last batches of vaccines, while others have run out.
By 18 days ago
Alarm as public facilities grapple with shortage of crucial vaccines
JSS learners struggle on their own as TSC, interns standoff continues
Some junior secondary school learners have been forced to teach themselves as the ongoing interns' strike continues to bite.
By 19 days ago
JSS learners struggle on their own as TSC, interns standoff continues
Farmers and traders cry foul after 'muguka' ban imposed, users arrested
Barely a day after Mombasa County banned muguka, Kilifi Governor Gideon Mung'aro also issued a ban on the stimulant and vowed to crack down on its sale.
By 22 days ago
Farmers and traders cry foul after 'muguka' ban imposed, users arrested
Several schools in Coast, Western, Nyanza still closed due to floods
At least 2,155 schools damaged by floods failed to reopen for second term on May 13, despite a directive by President William Ruto.
By 25 days ago
Several schools in Coast, Western, Nyanza still closed due to floods
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Will proposed tax measures sail through Parliament?
Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s foot soldiers led by ODM chair John Mbadi have vowed to rally their members to reject the Finance Bill 2024.
By 27 days ago
Will proposed tax measures sail through Parliament?
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Big test for Ruto as cracks emerge in Mt Kenya after Limuru III meet
Mixed political reactions after Limuru III meeting in Kiambu county on Friday.
By 28 days ago
Big test for Ruto as cracks emerge in Mt Kenya after Limuru III meet
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Limuru conferences: The theatre of Mt Kenya political contests
The recent ripples caused by the Limuru III continue to vibrate across the region, its influence mirrors Sagana which gained popularity as a venue of political interest.
By 29 days ago
Limuru conferences: The theatre of Mt Kenya political contests
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Tales of broken hearts as Kenya Kwanza's hyped projects stall
President William Ruto promised to revive and launch fresh projects countrywide. Works at most of the undertakings have stopped, with contractors having left.
By 1 month ago
Tales of broken hearts as Kenya Kwanza's hyped projects stall
Schools open as junior secondary teachers stay away from class
60,000 intern teachers want to be employed on permanent terms. Strike impedes learning for more than over 2.5m students.
By 1 month ago
Schools open as junior secondary teachers stay away from class
Mixed feelings in North Rift over verdict on Linturi
Other farmers said that “The verdict was obvious” even as they expressed their dejection.
By 1 month ago
Mixed feelings in North Rift over verdict on Linturi
Relief to parents as schools finally resume
After two postponements, parents are relieved that schools have finally reopened for second term.
By 1 month ago
Relief to parents as schools finally resume
Food shortage: Floods sweep away hope of bumper harvest
The situation is particularly dire for farmers residing near the Nzoia River. Spillovers have submerged some farm fields, wiping out maize crops.
By 1 month ago
Food shortage: Floods sweep away hope of bumper harvest
Mother's Day: The unsung heroines amid raging floods
With almost all their belongings lost, mothers are forced to stay strong for their families after destructive floods swept villages leaving a trail of destruction.
By 1 month ago
Mother's Day: The unsung heroines amid raging floods
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Joho, Oparaya eye Raila Odinga's crown as succession war in ODM intensifies
The Orange party has staggered grassroots elections to avert stiff competition and fallouts as party leaders insist they are still united even as several leaders seek to take over from Raila.
By 1 month ago
Joho, Oparaya eye Raila Odinga's crown as succession war in ODM intensifies
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Hard task that awaits teachers, parents as schools open Monday
Parents directed to enforce school attendance and work closely with teachers to ensure safety of students.
By 1 month ago
Hard task that awaits teachers, parents as schools open Monday
President gives Cabinet secretaries, citizens targets as the country eyes 15 billion trees
Across the country, there was a beehive of activity as senior officials hopped into helicopters to lead the campaign.
By 1 month ago
President gives Cabinet secretaries, citizens targets as the country eyes 15 billion trees
Over 100,000 trees planted in Ukambani
In Makueni County, over 10,000 trees were planted at Makongo forest within Kaiti sub-county while 4,000 trees were planted at Kiu wetland in Makindu.
By 1 month ago
Over 100,000 trees planted in Ukambani
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Concerns as floods crisis hits Monday's reopening
Classrooms submerged, roads impassable and some schools marooned by floods.
By 1 month ago
Concerns as floods crisis hits Monday's reopening
Mt Kenya counties give farming, roads priority in budget plans
County Assemblies from the region have tabled their budget estimates for next financial year.
By 1 month ago
Mt Kenya counties give farming, roads priority in budget plans
Several schools are unlikely to reopen despite Ruto's directive
Damaged classrooms, submerged schools and impassable roads are likely to delay learning. Several households have been displaced by floods and their children might not access their schools.
By 1 month ago
Several schools are unlikely to reopen despite Ruto's directive
Grief as State hosts funeral service for 62 victims of Mai Mahiu tragedy
DP Rigathi Gachagua among leaders attending a funeral service in Nakuru for victims of Mai Mahiu floods that killed at least 60 people.
By 1 month ago
Grief as State hosts funeral service for 62 victims of Mai Mahiu tragedy
Food crisis looms as farmers warn of total crop failure
They are urgently requesting government assistance to recover from the losses. The cost of food is expected to soar due to the widespread destruction.
By 1 month ago
Food crisis looms as farmers warn of total crop failure
Families marooned by floods as motorists spend hours on roads
In Kisumu county, River Nyando burst its banks following heavy rains in Nandi, Kericho and Nyamira counties.
By 1 month ago
Families marooned by floods as motorists spend hours on roads
More families out in the cold amid fears flood crisis is getting worse
Family in Nakuru escapes death after mudslides destroy their home, crops swept away. Residents advised to move to safer ground as State intensifies evacuation of the affected.
By 1 month ago
More families out in the cold amid fears flood crisis is getting worse
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The sorry state of schools as floods leave trail of destruction
Spot checks reveal learning institutions marooned, others turned into evacuation centers. Huge investments needed to make the facilities habitable once the rains subside.
By 1 month ago
The sorry state of schools as floods leave trail of destruction
Disaster teams issue landslides alert as floods ravage country
A humanitarian crisis is emerging in areas grossly affected by floods.
By 1 month ago
Disaster teams issue landslides alert as floods ravage country
Death and destruction in three Ukambani counties
In Makueni, 16 people have been killed, homes destroyed by mudslides and roads rendered impassable.
By 1 month ago
Death and destruction in three Ukambani counties
Farmers count losses as floods destroy crops
Farmers in Kericho county which is as the country’s “food basket” are now looking for seeds in preparation for the next planting season.
By 1 month ago
Farmers count losses as floods destroy crops
KeNHA temporarily closes roads in Nairobi as floods wreak havoc
EPRA directed temporary closure of petrol stations affected by floods across the country.  
By 1 month ago
KeNHA temporarily closes roads in Nairobi as floods wreak havoc
Flood of death
Three bodies were retrieved in a flooded area of Kona Punda along the Garissa-Madogo Highway as the search for the 21 missing persons entered its second day on Monday.
By 1 month ago
Flood of death
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Outrage as Machogu postpones schools opening on reporting day
Many learners reported to their schools early yesterday but were told to go back home. In some areas, school heads insisted that learners must report as earlier planned.
By 1 month ago
Outrage as Machogu postpones schools opening on reporting day
Parents want school re-opening pushed forward over flooding
The National Parents Association says tens of homes and learning institutions have been affected by floods and that poses danger to learners.
By 1 month ago
Parents want school re-opening pushed forward over flooding
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How General Ogolla's departure hampers Ruto bid to win over hearts in lake region
Observers believe the demise of Ogolla has lost a nut of trust in Kenya Kwanza government.
By 1 month ago
How General Ogolla's departure hampers Ruto bid to win over hearts in lake region
70 dead, more destruction as floods continue to wreak havoc countrywide
According to the government, 70 people have so far lost their lives to floods with 14,275 having been displaced from their households.
By 1 month ago
70 dead, more destruction as floods continue to wreak havoc countrywide
Banisa residents decry lack of member of National Assembly
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