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October 16, 2017 11:39 AM Jubilee election losers say squabbling ahead of repeat polls driving Kenya to a precipice

A section of Jubilee-allied leaders who lost in the last elections have warned that the country is on the verge of disintegration. Narc Kenya Leader Martha Karua, former governors William Kabogo, Samuel Ragwa, ex-MPs Ndung’u Gethenji, Kabando wa Kabando, Peter Mositet and Dr Kilemi Mwiria Sunday asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga to seek a political

October 16, 2017 10:20 AM Presidents set for more talks on the Nile

A new move to fast track the resolution of the impasse over sharing of the waters of River Nile will involve regular meetings of presidents in the countries sharing the Nile Basin. This follows a recommendation from the Nile Summit which was chaired by President Yoweri Museveni and convened at State House, Entebbe, three months ago. “The heads of state 1

October 15, 2017 11:36 AM Donate unsold football tickets to schools, MPs urge

More than 100 politicians have signed a letter to the Football Association urging it to donate unsold tickets for England matches to schools. Written by Shadow Sports Minister Dr Rosena Allin-Khan and backed by 128 MPs from all four major English political parties, it asks FA chairman Greg Clarke to “take steps to ensure the days of empty wasted seats 2

October 15, 2017 9:39 AM Opposition MPs threaten court action against amendments to poll law

By CORRESPONDENT, MACHAKOS, Kenya, Oct 15 – Opposition leaders are planning to file a case in court on Monday to block President Uhuru Kenyatta from signing into law electoral changes. Speaking in Makueni county, Makueni Member of Parliament Dan Maanzo said the ruling party did not put in consideration the Constitution while passing the amendments to electoral 2

October 14, 2017 11:43 PM Hamisa Mobetto takes off to Nairobi as Zari lands in Tanzania

Hamisa Mobetto was forced to get onto the next bus to Nairobi when Major General, Zari Hassan landed in Tanzania ahead of the grand opening of Danube Home in Mlimani city. It's a subsidiary of Danube Group, a home for quality furniture with branches in India, UAE and Africa among others. The night Zari arrived, Hamisa Mobetto was having another party 2

October 14, 2017 8:47 PM Nkatha Maina: Low voice but loud actions at IEBC

Although she is a communication expert, the little-known Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) vice chairperson Consolata Nkatha Maina prefers to keep her voice low but her actions loud—very much like a submarine. And it is not surprising that someone cannot pick her out from the team of IEBC commissioners, whose vocal and most visible 2

October 13, 2017 6:34 PM IEBC out to prevent nightmare

The electoral commission was Friday powering ahead with its plans to hold the October 26 presidential election despite the obstacles standing in the way. In the UK, Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga said that he would not need to sign any form to withdraw from the poll ordered by the Supreme Court. In Nairobi, however, President Uhuru Kenyatta 4

October 8, 2017 1:55 PM Nairobi Business Community: We are not Mungiki

A group opposed to the ongoing weekly demonstrations called by Nasa to force reforms at the electoral agency have said linking them to the outlawed Mungiki sect is unjustified. The group calling itself Nairobi Business Community has in recent weeks raised eyebrows over their physical appearance and utterances during press conferences, with many questioning 11

October 5, 2017 8:18 AM Whose is laughing now? Dennis Oliech to earn Sh8 million a week in France!

Anyone who might have written off Harambee Stars legend Dennis Oliech might have to swallow a bitter pill after he stated that he is set to earn Sh30.4 million a month. Speaking to a local daily, the football star revealed that his former club, Nantes, has offered him a new deal. “My monthly salary at the football club will be 250,000 Euros (Ksh30.4 million) 1

October 3, 2017 11:23 PM Senators welcome testimony of cops in drug killings

Senators on Tuesday said they wanted to hear the testimony of police officers who wanted to disclose their participation in unlawful killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs and sought protection from the Catholic Church. Sen. Panfilo Lacson said his committee on public order and dangerous drugs would invite those police officers to a hearing