The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed to protest against President Muhammadu Buhari and his government during the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the USA this week. According to the pro-Biafra group, the essence of the protest was to stand against the continued onslaught, arrest and secret abduction of its members by agents allegedly sponsored by...
A court will this morning rule on whether Sarah Wairimu (pictured), the widow of slain Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen, should be allowed to attend his burial. Wairimu, who is a suspect in her husband's killing, has asked the court to allow her to attend the ceremony slated for this afternoon at the Jewish cemetery on the Wangari Mathai...
Interior CS Fred Matiang'i, Nyamira Senator Okongo Omogeni and Kisii Governor James Ongwae during the burial of businessman Stephen Ongenyo at Kerumbe, Nyamira County. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi clashed with Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot over claims that Deputy President William Ruto saved him from the Ruaraka land saga.  Cheruiyot had claimed that he was summoned by Ruto...
A school in Elgeyo Marakwet County has been accused of suspending five Form Four candidates over claims of being devil worshippers. Anin Girls Secondary School allegedly suspended the students indefinitely on June 25, and they are yet to resume learning barely one month to their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam. The students said they were suspended over...
Taita-Taveta Governor Granton Samboja (right) alongside Senator Jones Mwaruma (centre) and Voi MP Jones Mlolwa, addresses a press conference in Nairobi on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, to give updates on progress made relating to the dissolution of his county government following disagreements with MCAs. Negotiations to find a settlement to the three-month 2019-2022 budget standoff between the executive...
Residents mill around a borrow pit abandoned by a road contractor in Kipkabus, Uasin Gishu County on Sunday, September 15, 2019. At least seven people have drowned and died in borrow pits this year alone in the North Rift. Borrow pits dug by road contractors and left unfilled for months in the North Rift region have become death...
Hawkers caught on camera destroying the wall of the upcoming Sh120 million Kitengela market have been convicted by a Kajiado court. Some 37 of them who were rounded up by inspectorate officers and heavily-armed police in a day of chaos were each fined Sh50,000 last Thursday or serve six months jail terms. They were charged with malicious destruction of...
Maungu town centre. Voi Security Committee and local elected leaders are conducting peaceful rallies in the wake of the last week's killing of two Somali herders and a Boda Boda rider. The peaceful rallies come barely a week after the herders were killed and scores others seriously injured in retaliatory attacks at Majengo village in Nyangala division last...
Murang’a Governor Mwangi wa Iria. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) will reopen investigations into killings that rocked an expansive farm in Murang’a. DCI boss George Kinoti yesterday said a fresh probe was underway following a High Court judgment resulting from shoddy police investigations into murders that plagued Kihiu Mwiri. “It is a case I felt from the word go...
Residents scoop water from a hole they dug on the bed of River Thuci at Rianjeru area of Mbeere North. The river has dried up after farmers upstream blocked the water flow to collect water for irrigation. Drivers of sand trucks have become heroes in semi-arid Mutuovare within Mbeere South for stopping to allow thirsty residents to collect...