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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...

Sonko asks Matatus to Self-Regulate, Can They?

Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko suspended the ban he had issued barring Matatus from operating in the CBD. Sonko said he has given Matatu’s one month to regulate themselves. In the new directive, Sonko wants Matatu players to ensure there...

CS Matiangi and Sossion take on changing examination dates

CS Fred Matiangi and Nominated mp, KNUT Secretary general Wilson Sossion issued a statement on 18th September 2017 after a stakeholder meeting that was held at KICD Nairobi. CS Matiangi and Sossion take on changing examination dates/Photo   What...

Tuskys Signs Deal to Rescue Nakumatt

Troubled retail giant Nakumatt has signed a deal with rival Tuskys to help it replenish stocks. The deal will see Nakumatt use Tuskys’ goodwill to get products from suppliers. The deal will also see managers from Tuskys’ oversee some operations...

Shortlisted candidates for General service Office (GSO) Cadets and Special officers

Ministry of Defense has published a list of candidates who were successful and have been Shortlisted  for General service Office (GSO) Cadets and Special officers (gazetted on Sunday 17th September 2017). Shortlisted candidates for General...

Kenyans Ridicule French IT Firm OT-Morpho Over no Hacking Claims

Kenyans, mostly opposition coalition NASA’s supporters, took to social media to laugh off French IT firm OT-Morpho’s Friday report that their audit showed IEBC servers were not hacked. IEBC had contracted OT-Morpho to supply the election...

Starting on Wednesday, 20th September 2017, public service vehicles (PSVs) will not be allowed to drop and pick passengers within the CBD, as is the norm. This ban revokes any previously issued gazette notices or letters allocating Matatu termini. Nairobi...