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November 2, 2017 7:44 AM Crew from Kenya stranded in Indonesia after ship breaks down

The captain of an all-Kenyan crew vessel MV Queen Bihanga stranded in an Indonesian port is appealing to the Government to assist the team to return home. Speaking on telephone to The Standard , Athman Khamis Mzee alias Rotation said that the crew has been stranded in the foreign nation for one year and nine months without adequate food. The ship developed 44

November 1, 2017 8:24 AM TALES OF COURAGE: Meet the man with a jumbo life mission

If Jim Justus Nyamu’s shoes could talk, they would tell tales from the thousands of kilometres they have traversed all in a bid to save the jumbo. From Marsabit to Voi to Mombasa and now eyeing the United Kingdom, they have seen it all. A trained research scientist, his love for elephants began when his uncle brought home a wildlife magazine when he was just 14. He was fascinated 6

November 1, 2017 7:18 AM Cheaper fares for Nairobi City residents as Madaraka Express begins inter-county train service

Inter-County train service begins today (November 1), and will see Madaraka Express make stops at seven county stations between Nairobi and Mombasa. NAIROBI, KENYA: Nairobi City residents travelling to neighbouring counties are set to enjoy cheaper fares after the launch of the inter-county train service today (Wednesday). On Monday, the Kenya Railway 3

November 1, 2017 5:50 AM Mombasa Council of Elders oppose calls for civil disobedience

The planned public disobedience by the Opposition will derail development in counties under governors allied to the Opposition, the Mombasa County Council of Elders has warned. The council, which is allied to the Jubilee Party regime, also claimed that the Opposition’s agitation for fresh elections would antagonise the 17 counties controlled by the National 11

November 1, 2017 5:44 AM Search mission at Lake Nakuru remains a mystery

A mission to recover bodies and debris of the helicopter that crashed in Lake Nakuru is yet to yield any fruit despite the involvement of experts. Sonar machines from the Kenya Navy and a magnetometer from the Ministry of Mining have not been able to locate the wreckage. Six geologists from the ministry, working closely with divers, have not been able to recover 4

October 31, 2017 7:58 AM Security increased as KCPE exams start

Security has been heightened in terror prone Lamu and Tana River counties as Standard Eight candidates started their national exams. Coast regional police boss Larry Kieng said security had been heightened in terror prone areas of Lamu and Tana River to counter Al-Shabaab attacks. Mr Kieng said enough officers had been deployed to schools in Lamu that were affected 7

October 31, 2017 7:50 AM Bishop Cornelius Korir dies in Eldoret

Bishop Korir was pronounced dead on arrival at St Luke’s Hospital in Eldoret on Monday morning. "He developed complications at his Elgon View home and was taken to the hospital but unfortunately passed on," said a worker at the church. He was set to be flown to Karen hospital in Nairobi later today for specialised treatment. Bishop Korir took over leadership 7

October 30, 2017 1:49 PM Mash suspends bus services in Kisumu, Kakamega

A bus company has closed its offices in parts of Western and Nyanza due to insecurity after the repeat presidential election. Mash East Africa stopped operations to and from Kisumu, Mumias, Kakamega and Malaba towns last Saturday. The management said the move was meant to protect passengers' lives and also prevent the possible destruction of the vehicles 11

October 30, 2017 12:51 PM Poll violence: Mash Bus halts services to four towns

A bus company has closed its offices in parts of Western and Nyanza due to insecurity after the repeat presidential election. Mash East Africa stopped operations to and from Kisumu, Mumias, Kakamega and Malaba towns last Saturday. The management said the move was meant to protect passengers’ lives and also prevent the possible destruction of the vehicles 7

October 30, 2017 10:25 AM Mash stops bus services in Kisumu, Kakamega

A bus company has closed its offices in parts of Western and Nyanza due to insecurity after the repeat presidential election. Mash East Africa stopped operations to and from Kisumu, Mumias, Kakamega and Malaba towns last Saturday. The management said the move was meant to protect passengers' lives and also prevent the possible destruction of the vehicles 9