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PHOTOS: Nyeri Governor Passes on After Grisly Dawn Accident

Sad reports reaching this desk confirm that the Governor of Nyeri County, Dr. Wahome Gakuru has succumbed to injuries sustained in a dawn accident. The governor’s vehicle hit a guardrail after the driver lost control of it at Kabati near Kenol,...

Kenyans Welcome Health CS Mailu’s Suspension of NHIF Cap on Outpatient Visits

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Cleopa Mailu, has suspended the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) cap that limited outpatient visits to only four per year. In a notice released earlier in the week, NHIF had introduced a list of conditions...

DPP Orders Investigation and Arrest of Kandara MP Alice Wahome over IEBC Officer Assault

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has this afternoon directed police Inspector General to commence investigation and subsequent arrest of Kandara MP Alice Wahome. Letter from Office of the DPP The legislator is accused of assaulting...

The last two days have been a nightmare for peace-loving residents of Kawangware, Nairobi. The attacks are said to have started on Thursday afternoon, after youths aligned to the NASA coalition attacked colleagues who voted in the repeat presidential election held on the same day. Kawangware is largely inhabited by Kenyans from the Luhya, Luo and Kisii...

A chopper, registration 5Y-NMJ, that was heading to a Jubilee rally has crashed into Lake Nakuru. Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has confirmed that 3 of those on board were part of her media team. A total of 5 people were on board the ill-fated...

Two Dead after Building Collapses in Kisii Town

Two people have been confirmed dead after a building collapsed in Kisii this morning. The 5-storey building was still under construction in informal Mwembe Estate. Red Cross confirmed that 6 injured construction workers have been rescued and...

Motorist Ploughs Through Anti-IEBC Demonstrators, Kills One

The on-going anti-IEBC protests turned ugly has a motorist decided to plough through a section of protesters. One of the victims has been confirmed dead while several others sustained serious injuries. A quick search through the motor vehicles...

Lonyangapuo Miniskirt Directive Kicks Storm

West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo has issued a directive banning all female county staff from wearing miniskirts and trousers to work. He also ordered all male staff, including drivers to senior staff, to wear suits and ties to work.   While...

Government Issues Statement on Gikomba Fire

The government, through the Ministry of Devolution and Planning has issued a press statement on the Gikomba fire disaster. According to the press release, initial reports point to a case of arson.     The fire is said to have started...

IPOA Requests University of Nairobi Police Brutality Victims to Record Statements

The Independent Police Oversight Authority has issued a press statement appealing to victims of police brutality during the University of Nairobi demos to record statements with them. This comes after the institution was yesterday closed indefinitely.   The...

Apollo Mboya Files Petition for Njoki Ndung’u Dismissal

Former Law Society of Kenya Chair Apollo Mboya has filed a petition seeking dismissal of Justice Njoki Ndung’u on grounds of gross misconduct. He cited Ndungu’s attitude towards dissenting judges and disregard for the law as the main reasons...

IPOA Bows to Pressure, to Investigate UoN Police Brutality

The Independent Police Oversight Authority has bowed to public pressure and promised to investigate apparent police brutality against University of Nairobi students. Several students recorded police brutalizing their comrades on their phone...

IEBC latest News on Election Preparedness and Timelines Ezra Chiloba, Chair Wafula Chebukati

The electoral commission mandated to oversee the fresh presidential polls has pushed forward the election date. In a press statement, the commission chair Wafula Chebukati noted that pushing forward of the date is to allow the electoral body...

Summary of the Five Kenya Supreme Court Judges’ Rulings

The Supreme Court of Kenya made the much awaited full ruling yesterday. Five of seven supreme court judges were present to read their individual rulings. According to Chief Justice David Maraga, Justice Smokin Wanjala was not available to read...

Full 2017 Kenya Supreme Court ruling on presidential election petition case by Raila Odinga vs Uhuru Kenyatta, IEBC

Kenya’s Chief Justice David Maraga led other  six supreme court judges in delivering the full 2017 Kenya Supreme Court ruling on the presidential election petition case filed by opposition leader and NASA presidential candidate Raila...

Chief Justice David Maraga issued a statement this afternoon speaking against attacks on the Judiciary. Maraga noted that some judges have been targeted in what is widely seen as an attempt to intimidate the judiciary. The Chief Justice said...