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August 20, 2017 9:44 AM Mike Sonko now facing harsh reality of governing Nairobi city

Mike Mbuvi Sonko will be sworn in Monday as the second Governor of Nairobi, ending the tenure of his predecessor Dr Evans Kidero. But as Sonko takes over County Hall, the weight of expectation from over 4 million Nairobi residents will sit squarely on his shoulders. The question is, will he be strong enough to bear the weight? A year ago, a Sonko governorship

August 19, 2017 4:45 PM Don’t feel bad about my firing you, Awiti tells executives as he is sworn in for second term

Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti on Friday assumed office for his second term with a promise he will overhaul his Cabinet. Awiti and his deputy – Hamilton Orata – were sworn in by High Court judge Aaron Makau and chief magistrate Thomas Obuto at Homa Bay High School. “I thank all those who assisted me by serving in the first term of my administration 1

August 19, 2017 4:10 PM Sonko excites Nairobi residents after hilariously stating he will clean off their ex-lovers too

Nairobi Governor-elect Mike Sonko has started his term in a rather unexpected energy after winning the seat several days ago. The governor, using his energetic team, Sonko Rescue Team, has vowed to clean up Nairobi and restore it to it's glorious days. In fact, Sonko is so much psyched to clean the city that he's also willing to clean up some toxic relationships 1

August 19, 2017 10:21 AM Waititu takes over as Kiambu governor

Mr Waititu, who beat incumbent William Kabogo in the just concluded elections was sworn by Lady Justice Stella Mutuku at Ndumberi Stadium. Mr Kabogo, who has already congratulated Mr Waititu and his deputy Gerald Githinji, also attended the ceremony. Other leaders present include Cabinet Secretaries Joe Mucheru (ICT) and Sicily Kariuki (Gender and Youth 1

August 19, 2017 6:16 AM 3 people killed in suspected Al-Shabaab attack in Lamu

Three people have been killed by suspected Al-Shabaab militants at Maleli in Witu area of Lamu West constituency. Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo confirmed the incident saying the attack happened around 12:30am. Suspected Al Shabaab militants reigned terror on villagers of Maleli in Witu area of Lamu West constituency. According Kitiyo, a group 1

August 19, 2017 2:25 AM Five suspects killed in hours following Barcelona atrocity

Authorities are in a race against time to find the driver who left 13 people dead and more than 100 wounded on Las Ramblas yesterday afternoon. Around 70 miles away in the seaside town of Cambrils, five terrorists wearing fake suicide belts were shot dead by police early on Friday after ramming pedestrians with a car in a second attack. One female civilian 1

August 18, 2017 5:26 PM Bannonism lives on in the White House

Steve Bannon may be out as a senior White House adviser, but Bannonism - if that's what it can properly be called - is still firmly entrenched in the White House. Donald Trump, in a series of tweets on Thursday, bashed his Republican opponents and the media and defended Confederate Civil War monuments - the cause for which white supremacists and neo-Nazis 1

August 18, 2017 5:23 PM Newly elected Kesses MP Mishra to donate his salary

A Kenyan of Asian origin has made history by becoming the first MP to be elected by the Kalenjin community. Dr Swarup Mishra, the owner of Mediheal Group of Hospitals, won the Kesses parliamentary seat in Uasin Gishu County, beating his rivals overwhelmingly in the only race that was won by a non-local in the whole of North Rift. In the Jubilee nomination 1

August 18, 2017 1:25 PM In aftermath of Barcelona attack, unease over Ramblas security

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish authorities came under fire on Friday from shocked Barcelona residents and holidaymakers for not better protecting the city's most famous thoroughfare against a deadly van attack in the heart of a packed tourist haunt. Thirteen people were killed on Thursday afternoon when a van driven by a suspected Islamist militant mounted 1

August 18, 2017 6:51 AM Radio Host Sues Neo-Nazi Website for Linking Him to Bombing

BATON ROUGE, La. — A Muslim-American radio host is accusing the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming him by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. SiriusXM Radio show host Dean Obeidallah sued The Daily Stormer's publisher, Andrew Anglin, two days after 2