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October 19, 2017 1:28 PM No election on October 26: MCAs

At least 30 members of the Mombasa County Assembly have warned the electoral commission against conducting an election in the county on October 26. The ward representatives allied to National Super Alliance (Nasa) declared there will be no election in the county. They further warned those registered as Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission

October 19, 2017 12:14 PM Team searches for woman in collapsed Kisii building

A fresh search for a missing person kicked off on Thursday afternoon at the site of the building the collapsed in Mwembe area, Kisii County. This is after the family of Ms Leah Kwamboka, who was working at the site, raised concern over her disappearance since the building collapsed on Wednesday last week. Mr Nahashon Mageto, her young brother, said they suspect

October 19, 2017 10:42 AM Kaparo calls for dialogue amid presidential election uncertainty

By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 19 – National Cohesion and Integration Commission has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga to embrace dialogue and heed Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) call for talks in a bid to end the current political stalemate in the country ahead of next week’s presidential poll. The agency

October 19, 2017 9:46 AM State loses fight to arrest Wanjigi

The High Court has granted businessman Jimi Wanjigi further reprieve in his battle against the government. The court, which on Tuesday stopped his arrest over alleged gun find in his home, has extended its orders. Justice Enoch Chacha Mwita on Thursday also declined to set aside the Sh50, 000 anticipatory bail granted Mr Wanjigi. Director of Public Prosecutions

October 19, 2017 8:34 AM NCIC says some political analysts are biased creating tension

NCIC chairman Francis Kaparo noted that some analysts are biased only championing their agenda without knowing the implication of their statements, especially when Kenya is at political crisis. He also expressed commission’s concern over emergence of fake news on social media platforms. “The commission is concerned with the emergence of fake news on social

October 19, 2017 6:45 AM Raila to meet Chebukati

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga will, after all, meet the electoral commission today as President Kenyatta sends a representative. Mr Odinga had earlier told Nation that he would not attend today’s meeting between the commission and seven presidential candidates. The meeting was called by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission

October 19, 2017 5:59 AM Barack Obama returns to the political arena

Barack Obama is returning to the political arena for the first time in months after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor. The 56-year-old former president is scheduled to attend campaign rallies in New Jersey and Virginia on Thursday to support Democratic party candidates for governor. Voters in both states

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

October 19, 2017 2:40 AM KORIR: Adak on track but we must do much more

As the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) chief executive officer Kiplimo Rugut rightly put it recently, we are not yet off the hook in as far as doping surveillance is concerned, and there is need to engage an even high gear in creating awareness on drug abuse. Yes, we may have been given a clean bill of health last August by World Anti-Doping Agency

October 18, 2017 9:05 PM Governor revives plans to privatise Embu Hospital

Governor Martin Wambora has vowed to proceed with plans to convert Embu Teaching and Referral Hospital into a semi-autonomous entity. The governor argues that transforming the facility into a parastatal will help to improve the quality of medical services by eliminating State bureaucracy. Initial plans to convert the hospital into a semi-autonomous facility