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  • Kenya police watchdog probing at least 28 election-related deaths

    August 18, 2017 2:42 AM 4

    NAIROBI – A Kenya police monitor has begun investigating at least 28 deaths following last week’s disputed elections, and investigators have already attended the autopsies of a young girl and a baby allegedly killed by the police, officials said on Thursday. The government-funded but civilian-run Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) is fast-tracking

  • KATO drivers must have Tourist Service Vehicle (TSV) licences

    August 17, 2017 12:44 PM 5

    The Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO) is enforcing the new traffic rules that require all tourist vehicles to have a Tourist Service Vehicle (TSV) operating licence. In the past, tour vans and trucks operated with Public Service Vehicles (PSV) licences, just like matatus. Yesterday KATO Chief Executive Officer Fred Kaigua told the Standard the organisation

  • Ababu Namwamba’s family attacked more than once in one week!

    August 17, 2017 9:46 AM 12

    Labour Party leader, Hon Ababu Namwamba’s family has faced repeated attacks in the past one week. The attacks have happened at the Namwamba home in Port Victoria Busia County. The attackers forced their way into house by breaking the glass door and padlocks. Other than the vandalizing of property, the attackers did not steal any item from the house

  • UK updates travel advisory on Kenya

    August 17, 2017 9:01 AM 4

    It then went on to advise UK citizens to monitor local and international media to avoid being caught in the demonstrations or disturbances. “Leave any area of unrest quickly and don’t attempt to watch or photograph it. You should consider making personal contingency plans in case of unrest,” the statement added. The FCO have also advised against all but essential

  • US Export-Import and overseas Private Investment Corporation to finance the project

    August 17, 2017 5:49 AM 3

    NAIROBI, KENYA: The Kenya National Highway Authority (KeNHA) is now set to oversee the construction of a new high speed highway that will cost Sh230 billion. Bechtel International, a US based engineering firm will do the construction after signing the agreement with the Kenya's Highway Authority. "Bechtel has been selected to build the first high-speed

  • Kibera women mourn victims of post-poll protests

    August 17, 2017 5:14 AM 6

    Women in Kibera took to the streets Wednesday to protest police brutality in the area that left some dead and others injured. The women, some of whom were caught up in the security operation, could not hold back their tears as they demanded justice. Mirriam Akinyi, a resident of Katwekera, was shot in the chest with a rubber bullet at her vegetables

  • Your say- IEBC commissioner Akombe travels to US after clearance

    August 17, 2017 4:29 AM 6

    Abraham Misoi: Dr Roselyn Akombe is a respected personality who is known all over the world, even by the UN Secretariat. She has been vetted before by the UN and the US government and to be suspicious about her in that manner is a mistake. Ben Bamra: May God have mercy on Kenyans. Some people in this government are out to destroy anyone they think does not support

  • Kenya suspends action against rights groups following raid

    August 16, 2017 9:53 PM 5

    The Kenyan government has ordered the immediate suspension of moves to shut down two rights groups that have raised concerns over last week's election, according to a letter seen by Reuters. The letter, signed by the acting interior minister and sent to the head of the non-government organization co-ordination board, said the government and the organizations

  • CJ Maraga faces biggest case since being sworn in

    August 16, 2017 9:15 PM 6

    Nasa has until Friday to file its presidential election petition, kick-starting a 14-day process in the Supreme Court. It will also be Chief Justice David Maraga’s biggest case yet since he was sworn in in October last year. He took the oath of office with his deputy, Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu, and Justice Isaac Lenaola, joining judges Mohamed Ibrahim

  • Msando burial set for Saturday but killers not known

    August 16, 2017 9:01 PM 6

    Police Wednesday said they were not making any progress in investigations into the killing of poll official Chris Msando. This came ahead of a requiem mass for the slain electoral commission ICT manager at Consolata Shrine in Westlands, Nairobi on Thursday. He will then be buried on Saturday in Lifunga Kobiero village, Ugenya, Siaya County. Msando, the former