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October 26, 2017 9:17 AM KDF patrol Coast during poll

Security has been beefed up in Tana River, Kilifi and Lamu counties to prevent al Shabaab threats during the repeat presidential election on Thursday. Tana River County Commissioner Oningo’oi Olesosion said the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF), police Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU), Quick Response Team (QRT) and General Service Unit (GSU) will work closely to monitor 17

October 23, 2017 1:23 PM Group's military-style outfit causes stir

Some members of the so called Nairobi Business Community on Monday turned up for a press briefing clad in military uniform. The four individuals showed up at Uhuru Park wearing American army combat uniform including patrol caps, jackets, trousers, boots and dark shades. The group had gathered to petition the Inspector General of Police and the IEBC on the safety 14

October 22, 2017 6:56 PM Scores escape death after building collapses in Nakuru town

Scores of people in Nakuru town narrowly escaped death when a building on Mburu Gichua Road collapsed on Sunday evening. Hundreds of people were forced to scamper for safety as huge debris started falling from the four-storey building known as Mukoh House. “I heard a huge bang as I was selling miraa to a customer and we both had to scamper for safety 26

October 22, 2017 11:01 AM Shame of slow response in campaign chopper crash

A search and rescue operation in an early morning helicopter crash in Lake Nakuru delayed for more than eight hours on Saturday raising serious questions about the country’s disaster preparedness. Aboard 5Y-NMJ owned and operated by Flex Air Charters run by Captain Bootsy Mutiso were five passengers, among them three members of Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika’s 15

October 22, 2017 6:34 AM Jkuat graduate falls victim to Mogadishu bomb attack

There is a chilling joke in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that a Kenyan head fetches $3,000 (about Sh300,000). The import of this unpleasant taunt is Kenyans are preferred targets of the Al-Shabaab militia group for abduction, torture and even murder. For Kenyans living or working in Mogadishu, this realisation forever keeps them on the edge — cautious 42

October 21, 2017 4:58 PM Full account of search operation of crashed chopper

The operation to search and rescue passengers of a helicopter that crashed into Lake Nakuru on Saturday has been suspended. Mr Pius Masai, National Disaster Management Unit's deputy director, said the operation will continue on Sunday morning as he called on the victims' family members to be patient. "Due to darkness and safety for all, the operation 41

October 19, 2017 5:08 AM Kenya Police's Gicharu admits retaining the National Boxing League title will not be easy

Despite brimming with on-form boxers, Kenya Police will leave no chances in their bid to retain the National Boxing League title. And a litmus test awaits them when they fight arch-rivals Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in the fourth leg of Boxing Association of Kenya league at Madison Square Garden in Nakuru this afternoon. Policeman Benson Gicharu, the bantamweight 13

October 12, 2017 1:50 PM Female KDF soldier stabs colleague to death in Kahawa

A female soldier based at Kahawa Barracks has stabbed to death a male colleague during a quarrel at Kahawa Wendani, Nairobi. has learnt that the culprit, 23, stabbed his 28-year-old counterpart in the chest and neck killing him instantly. It is reported that the duo got into a quarrel which led to the fight that caused the fatal stabbing 5

October 9, 2017 7:31 PM 5 Shabaab terrorists killed in KDF raid

Five Al-Shabaab terrorists were on Monday killed in a military operation in Boni Forest, Lamu County. Six AK-47 assault rifles, 321 rounds of ammunition, three grenades and explosives were confiscated after the onslaught by Kenya Defence Forces at Bodhei. KDF spokesman David Obonyo said other terrorists escaped with injuries. “KDF appeals to the local 8

October 8, 2017 9:10 PM Korikwiang and Lumbasi shine at Family Bank half marathon

For Isaac Kipkoech it was a case of so near yet too far at the 11th edition of the Family Bank half marathon in Eldoret yesterday. The road race was made all the more painful by the fact that he was powerless to stop Sh60,000 slipping away from his reach a few metres to the finish line. Kipkoech had been leading for a while and it appeared certain under 19