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  • Governor Kimemia blames Raila for withdrawing from presidential race

    October 16, 2017 12:19 PM 2

    NAIROBI,KENYA: President Uhuru Kenyatta is on course to be re-elected next week, residents and leaders of Nyandarua have said. Speaking during a strategy meeting at a Nairobi hotel over the weekend, elected leaders from the County said all signs point to a major victory for the Head of State. "We are glad to have been joined by sons and daughters of Nyandarua

  • FKE wants Raila, Uhuru to dialogue

    October 16, 2017 11:55 AM 1

    The federation said it has recorded 30 percent decline in tourism business while economic growth is on a standstill. “History shows that parties who take hardline position in any contest live to regret it,” she noted. Analysts have warned of a bleak future for the economy in the wake of a fresh political impasse after Opposition leader Raila Odinga opted

  • Jubilee election losers say squabbling ahead of repeat polls driving Kenya to a precipice

    October 16, 2017 11:39 AM

    A section of Jubilee-allied leaders who lost in the last elections have warned that the country is on the verge of disintegration. Narc Kenya Leader Martha Karua, former governors William Kabogo, Samuel Ragwa, ex-MPs Ndung’u Gethenji, Kabando wa Kabando, Peter Mositet and Dr Kilemi Mwiria Sunday asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga to seek a political

  • Police net firearms linked to prominent businessman

    October 16, 2017 11:30 AM 1

    Security personnel in Malindi Sunday night raided a villa believed to be owned by controversial prominent businessman and recovered a cache of firearms. The raid was conducted by a multi-Agency team of security personnel at the villa located along Ngowe road in the posh estates bordering Mtangani area and lasted over 10 hours. The top billionaire businessman

  • President Kenyatta woos Garissa voters

    October 16, 2017 11:13 AM 2

    President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto on Monday took Jubilee campaigns to Garissa County where they asked residents to give them a second term to continue implementing Jubilee development projects. President Kenyatta asked residents to turn out in large numbers and vote for Jubilee, saying the Opposition has no agenda for the country

  • Police spokesman Charles Owino dismisses the report

    October 16, 2017 10:54 AM 3

    NAIROBI: At least 50 people in the city were killed by the police in who moved quell protests after the August 8 elections, human rights groups have revealed. A joint report by Police Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch confirmed that police killed at least 33 people, possibly as many as 50, and injured hundreds more in some parts of Nairobi

  • Nyeri man dies after building collapse at Uhuru rally

    October 16, 2017 10:28 AM 2

    One person died on Sunday night while three were seriously injured following the collapse of a building at Karatina Stadium in Nyeri County during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s campaign rally. Fourteen others were treated for minor injuries and discharged from Karatina Sub-County Hospital. "I am saddened by the death of one that occurred after the Nyeri

  • Nasa supporters back to the streets

    October 16, 2017 10:16 AM 3

    NASA supporters in Kisumu and Mombasa defied acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi’s ban on demonstrations and returned to the streets to demand reforms at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission-IEBC before a fresh election is held. In Kisumu, the protesters marched through the city, chanting slogans against IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba

  • NASA CEO in hiding after police threaten to arrest him

    October 16, 2017 9:59 AM 4

    The NASA CEO Norman Magaya has gone into hiding after Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i swore to take him to court. The Opposition official is said to have gone underground since Thursday, October 12 with police hunting him down to no avail. According to the Standard, police have been trying to arrest him by visiting places he frequents

  • Full list of people shot dead by police in Nairobi

    October 16, 2017 9:58 AM 3

    Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have released the names of the 33 people alleged to have been killed by Kenya Police in Nairobi during the ongoing Anti-IEBC demos. In a quick rejoinder, though, the National Police Service disputed the report stating that the claims were “misleading and based on falsehoods”. “We are studying the report and will issue