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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 47

November 2, 2017 5:46 AM Kabogo to fork out Sh100m for invading prime Westlands plot

Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo addressing the media at his residence in Kiambu on August 9, 2017 after losing his seat. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU By SAM KIPLAGAT Former Kiambu governor William Kabogo has been slapped with Sh100 million costs for illegally occupying a parcel of land in Nairobi’s Westlands. Further, Justice Elijah Obaga directed Mr Kabogo 39

November 1, 2017 10:46 AM Rachael Shebesh husband in hospital after shooting himself while cocking his pistol

Police are investigating an incident in which a licensed gun holder claims he shot himself in the leg during a safety precaution routine in his house along Dennis Pritt Road, Kilimani area in Nairobi. The husband to former Nairobi Woman Representative Rachael Shebesh is said to have shot himself in their house on Tuesday night. Mr Frank Ambundo Shebesh 4

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

October 31, 2017 3:19 PM We exposed tyranny of numbers in Jubilee to be fraud, says Raila Odinga

The National Super Alliance (NASA) has termed the October 26 repeat presidential election a meaningless exercise that should be forgotten. Addressing the country after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared Uhuru Kenyatta winner on Monday, NASA leader Raila Odinga said it was time for his movement to begin the essential task of making 10

October 31, 2017 9:05 AM Ladies of the night also feel pinch of economic dip

NAIROBI, KENYA: Economists, the high priests of social sciences, are known for using big terms to explain simple things. A good example is gross domestic product (GDP) which in simple terms is the monetary value of all goods and services produced in a given country in a given year. If this value goes up the following year or quarter, we say the economy 18

October 31, 2017 6:15 AM KCPE exams begin across the country

Over one million candidates will today start sitting this year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams. In Bungoma, Busia and Kakamega counties, some 113,819 pupils are expected to sit the exam, with education officials in the region optimistic of a smooth start. According to Bungoma County Director of Education Jacob Onyiego, all preparations 8

October 30, 2017 3:46 AM Trinidad Express Newspapers: Sports

Tonya Nero put an exclamation mark on her status as the First Lady of Caribbean road running with a dominant showing in yesterday's First Citizens UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon. Unchallenged in the women's race, Nero took on the clock and 700-plus men. The Trinidad and Tobago runner was equal to the task, returning a time of one hour, 16 minutes 1

October 29, 2017 8:41 PM Relative calm returns to parts of the country hit by poll violence

Relative calm has returned to parts of the country hit by violent protests following the Thursday presidential election rerun. In Migori, normality has returned after three days of chaos, even as Vihiga Governor Wilbur Ottichilo condemned the brutality meted on residents of Majengo town during protests on Saturday. Shops and hotels opened in Migori town on Saturday 10

October 29, 2017 12:56 PM Cheruiyot bags gold in her maiden career Marathon in Frankfurt

Olympic 5,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot claimed convincing victory in windy conditions at the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road race on Sunday. Cheruiyot, 34, timed 2hours 23 minutes 35 seconds to lower her previous best time she registered at her on her debut in London Marathon in April. Vivian was followed by a contingent of Ethiopian 4