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September 24, 2017 6:39 PM Kenya Police arrest students

Strathmore University Gladiators coach Meshack Senge has tipped Kenya Police to win the title after watching his side thrashed 6-1 by the runaway league leaders in a Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League match on Saturday night at City Park Stadium, Nairobi. Champions Gladiators were handed a lesson by the red hot leaders, who moved 13 points clear 1

September 23, 2017 8:47 PM WAMUGUNDA: There is urgent need for overhaul of values in our political system

This is an interesting and historic moment in the evolution of our independent Kenya. We have had other moments of what seems like a crisis but this is one of its own kind. We have been boasting, and rightly so, that we were able to make our own constitution but now the events of recent times show that this very achievement may be what could easily precipitate

September 22, 2017 10:27 PM Dam failure 'imminent' in Puerto Rico after Maria, 70,000 urged to evacuate

The death toll in storm-battered areas is rising as Hurricane Maria continued to barrel through the Caribbean on Friday, two days after its landfall in Puerto Rico left the U.S. territory battered and in the dark. All available resources are being sent to evacuate people near Lake Guajataca, where a dam is in danger of breaking, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo

September 22, 2017 6:18 PM Parents take issue with change of school dates

Parents have criticised the Education ministry’s decision to change the school calendar for third term. National Parents Association Chairman Nicholas Maiyo faulted the move, saying parents will face difficulties dealing with children who will be out of school for a long time. “There were complaints last year when the holiday was longer and this time, it will be the same as parents

September 22, 2017 2:12 PM Moi Girls' dorm fire victim Kerubo buried

Emotions ran high as the remains of a former Moi Girls School student and her grandfather were interred at their home in Nyamira County. Whitney Kerubo was among the eight students who perished in a dormitory fire on September 2. Her grandfather Patrick Nyangweso died at Christa Marianne Hospital where he was admitted following Kerubo's demise 1

September 22, 2017 1:04 PM Emotions run high as Moi Girls fire victim and kin are buried

Emotions ran high on Friday as the remains of Whitney Kerubo, victim of the Moi Girls School, Nairobi fire, and her grandfather Patrick Nyangweso were interred at their home in Nyamburuga village in Nyamira County. The twin burial ceremony brought together hundreds of friends, relatives and mourners who came out to pay their final respect to the two. Born in 1932, Mzee Nyangweso

September 20, 2017 4:04 PM Over 200 student hit by food poisoning in Baringo school

More than 200 students of Kituro High School in Baringo Central have been sent home over suspected food poisoning. The learners, who were complaining of stomach pains and headache, were treated at a Kituro Health Centre and sent home. The school's head-teacher Salina Rotich on Wednesday confirmed that the students went home since Monday, and that some had already

September 20, 2017 7:46 AM Drugged and robbed: I shook off a rocky start to thrive at tattooing

It may not seem like it now, but just a few years ago, having a tattoo was considered a risqué statement. It was often associated with a subtle rebellion, which meant tattoo artists were few and far between. But as more and more people got interested in tattoos as an art form, the industry began to see steady growth. Despite this growth, though, tattooing

September 17, 2017 7:10 AM County Teachers of the Year honored for exceptional education

One teacher is a musician who fell in love with math, while another planned to be a doctor, but became entranced by woodworking. A kindergarten teacher helps the youngest students from some of the poorest neighborhoods, and the others help students explore film and English literature, or use gardening to create an outdoor learning lab. On Saturday, five educators

September 16, 2017 10:32 PM ‘Mr President, please let my husband go to bury our girl’

The wife of a former South Sudan military chief has accused President Salva Kiir of lacking “humanity” for refusing to release her husband to attend the funeral of their daughter who died in the Moi Girls School fire tragedy three weeks ago. Writing in the Sudan Tribune on Friday, Mrs Lucy Ayak Malek, the wife of General Paul Malong, now under house 1