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  • Ministry defends rollout pace of new curriculum

    October 16, 2017 4:35 PM 1

    The government has defended the new curriculum, saying it was validated at a national conference in January. Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang, in an affidavit opposing a petition by a university lecturer, told a Mombasa court the conference on curriculum reforms was attended by various stakeholders. Mr Eric Mugambi wants the Education ministry

  • KAA wants case by sacked guard dismissed

    October 16, 2017 3:52 PM 1

    The Kenya Airports Authority has asked the Employment and Labour Relations Court to dismiss a case filed by a JKIA security guard who was sacked for allegedly mistreating and humiliating Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i. Through lawyer Lorraine Oyombe, KAA said after investigations, Ms Daizy Cherogony’s conduct was found to be in breach of the corporation’s

  • DP tells Raila to wait for 2022 if he’s not ready for Oct 26 poll

    October 16, 2017 2:52 PM 1

    By PSCU, KITUI, Kenya, Oct 16 – Deputy President William Ruto has asked Opposition leader Raila Odinga to wait for 2022 if he is not ready for the October 26 fresh election. Speaking on Monday at Zombe Trading Centre in Kitui County where he accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta on the campaign trail, Ruto said those who have withdrawn from the race should

  • Student shot dead during Kisumu NASA protests

    October 16, 2017 2:47 PM 1

    By OJWANG JOE, KISUMU, Kenya, Oct 16 – A student was shot dead by the police in Manyatta Estate in Kisumu as police officers were battling demonstrators. Michael Okoth, an 18-year-old student at Vihiga Boys High School was shot as he stepped out from their house to buy ice cream. According to his mother Caroline Okello, her son who was preparing to sit his Kenya

  • Police had earlier in the day raided Jimmy Wanjigi’s home in Malindi

    October 16, 2017 2:30 PM 2

    Police officers have raided the home of high-flying businessman Jimmy Wanjigi in Muthaiga, Nairobi, hours after recovering guns and bullets at his Malindi house on Monday. The officers from the Prevention Crimes Unit had arrest and search warrants. National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders were present. They included Siaya Senator James Orengo, Suna East MP Junet

  • Police raid NASA financier Jimmy Wanjigi’s Muthaiga home, Nairobi (Photos)

    October 16, 2017 2:30 PM

    Police officers have raided the home of prominent businessman Jimmy Wanjigi in Muthaiga hours after recovering guns and bullets at his Malindi house on Monday. Officers from the Prevention Crimes Unit have arrest and search warrants. National Super Alliance leaders are also at the scene led by Siaya Senator James Orengo, Suna East MP Junet Mohammed among

  • Excessive use of force by police only pushing Uhuru into Raila's trap

    October 16, 2017 1:53 PM 1

    A member of parliament allied to the Jubilee party has angrily criticised acting Interior CS Fred Matiang'i for the ongoing police killings of NASA protesters. Cherangany MP Joshua Kutuny has criticised the police brutality meted on the opposition supporters, leading to the killing of several of them. In a statement, Kutuny said the killings only serve

  • Police recover guns and bullets in house believed to belong to top NASA financier

    October 16, 2017 1:34 PM

    Police officers on Monday,October 16 ,raided the auspicious Muthaiga home of NASA financier and Kenyan billionaire Jimmy Wanjigi,TUKO.co.ke has learnt. The morning raid came just hours after police recovered five AK-47 guns and several rounds of ammunition from a Malindi home believed to be belong to the billionaire. Ownership of the Malindi home was confirmed

  • Form Four student shot dead in demo after clash with police

    October 16, 2017 1:01 PM 1

    A Form Four student was shot dead in Kondele, Kisumu on Monday as hundreds of opposition supporters again took to the streets demanding reforms ahead of a presidential election. Police tear-gassed a large crowd of protesters in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu, who set tyres alight, blocked roads and pelted policemen with rocks as they kicked off daily

  • One person killed as anti-IEBC protests continue in Kisumu

    October 16, 2017 12:59 PM 2

    Chaos erupted in Kisumu town Monday afternoon after police shot dead a schoolboy in Kondele during anti-IEBC protests. Several vehicles were damaged during the confrontation as police tried to control rowdy protesters who were angered by the killing of one of their own. Nasa supporters started engaging police in running battles early Monday morning in Kisumu