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September 21, 2017 7:32 AM Test papers, answer booklets combined

National examination candidates will have question papers and answer booklets combined in one document, the Kenya National Examinations Council has said. The council said the papers would be combined where applicable, and that candidates would not be issued with separate answer booklets. In a brief to monitors on Monday, Knec said the decision was taken 1

September 21, 2017 7:32 AM Kenya: No Exam Leak, KNEC Says

Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) has assured candidates and parents that this year's national examinations are safe and have not been leaked. "The council wishes to assure the public that the systems that were used in last year's examinations are still intact and that all papers are safe and secured," said Knec Chairman Prof George Magoha

September 20, 2017 10:15 AM KNEC dismisses claims of KCSE leakage

The Kenya National Examination Council – KNEC has rubbished claims that the upcoming Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education- KCSE exam has been compromised following claims of leaked exam papers found in circulation in Mbooni, Makueni County. KNEC chairman Prof George Magoha says purported leaked exam papers were not similar to the questions set in the upcoming

September 18, 2017 8:59 AM NDEMO: In Somali business success, trust plays a vital role

Eastleigh, Nairobi, was originally created by the colonial government to settle the Asian community. Their eventual occupation of Eastleigh was the result of protest after they took the colonial government to court to defend themselves against unilateral relocation. They identified a legal loophole that they used to purchase land in the area initially 2

September 18, 2017 5:03 AM Kenya: Repeat Presidential Election Date May Be Changed

A decision on whether to change the date of the fresh presidential election might be made on Monday, when the electoral commission deliberates on a status report on the voter identification and result transmission kits. According to sources, however, the decision is not likely to be made public until Wednesday, when the Independent Electoral and Boundaries 1

September 17, 2017 9:03 PM Policeman shoots dead girlfriend in city cyber café, attempts suicide

A Presidential Escort Unit guard shot his girlfriend dead before attempting to commit suicide in Nairobi. The police constable allegedly killed his girlfriend Anne Wanjohi (pictured) inside a cyber café on Tom Mboya Street on Saturday night following an argument. The officer, who is fighting for his life in hospital, shot himself three times in the chest

September 17, 2017 9:43 AM Officer kills lover, threatens to shoot witnesses

A police officer on Saturday shot his girlfriend dead before attempting suicide in Nairobi's Central Business District. The officer, Constable Njoroge Njau, according to police reports, shot Anne Wanjohi using his official Jericho firearm before turning it on himself. The officer entered the Braidwood House on Tom Mboya Street opposite the Nairobi Fire Station 2

September 16, 2017 6:50 AM 338 election petitions rekindle rivalry across political divide

The nullification of the August 8 presidential election opened up the flood gates that has resulted in a record 337 petitions filed in the High Court and the magistrates’ court. While the applicants cite a number of irregularities and illegalities, the sheer number of petitions has also rekindled ‘in house’ rivalry within the two major political parties

September 15, 2017 8:41 PM NDORI: School fires raise questions on safety

The revelation by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i that the recent fire at Moi Girls High School in Nairobi that claimed the lives of nine girls was a case of arson raises more questions than answers. Dr Matiang’i observed: “We have a school environment where there are arguments about local communities and the headteachers and they foolishly

September 15, 2017 9:02 AM REVEALED: This is the man selling samosas made of cat meat in Nairobi

A man allegedly skinning cats and using the meat to make samosas was arrested by County police on Thursday 14th September 2017 in Eastleigh. He was then rushed to the City Hall Courts and is being held at the Central Police Station, said OCPD Robinson Thuku. It is unknown how many people he has sold his samosas to but it was evident that he used cat meat – holding 1