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16 arrested for sexually assaulting female motorist along Forest Road

Posted on Mar 08, 2022

16 people have been arrested for assaulting a female motorist along Forest Road Nairobi following an alleged traffic accident. A video of the woman being manhandled by a rowdy mob including boda boda riders went viral on Monday with Kenyans using the platform to express their fury and call for action against what many term as the unruly boda-boda culture which must be stopped.

First phase of CBC classrooms to be completed by March

Posted on Jan 10, 2022

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has urged contractors awarded contracts to construct classes for Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) junior secondary schools to complete them before the start of national exams in March.

The CS said once done, the government will roll out the second phase of construction of the classrooms in April, immediately after the national exams.

Prof Magoha was speaking at Mwiyala Secondary School Saturday, during the groundbreaking ceremony for construction of Grade 7 Junior secondary school classrooms for smooth transition to Competency Based Curriculum in 2023...

KFC runs out of imported potatoes for chips, snubs local farmers

Posted on Jan 04, 2022

Fast food chain KFC has suffered a shortage of potatoes at its outlets in Kenya following delays in delivery from its overseas suppliers, forcing it to offer customers alternative food items in place of French fries.

The firm’s Chief Executive for East Africa Jacques Theunissen told the Business Daily Monday that the shortage of chips, as they are commonly known, was due to a hitch in global supply of potatoes.

“It has to do with delays in shipping lines due to the Covid situation. Ships have been delayed for more than a month now, but we are working hard to restore as the first containers are...

National gov't has pending bills mounting to Ksh.423 billion

Posted on Nov 23, 2021

Total outstanding national government pending bills have grown by Ksh.63.7 billion in just three months to September 2021 to stand at Ksh.423.2 billion.

The bills comprise Ksh.371.5 billion for State Corporations and Ksh.51.6 billion by Ministries, State departments and other government entities.

The highest proportion of State Corporations bills or 55 per cent is owed to contractors and suppliers.

Kenyan Government issues security statement after Kampala explosions

Posted on Nov 17, 2021

The government has assured Kenyans of their safety following the Tuesday, November 16 terror attacks in Kampala, Uganda. 

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the National Police Service (NPS) said Kenya has heightened its security assuring the country of safety from terror-related attacks. 

“The National Police Service assures the public of their security and safety following terror-related incidences in our neighboring country earlier today. Our sympathies to victims and families who were affected by such an atrocious act,” part of the statement by NPS read in part. 

NPS further said that secur...

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Posted on Aug 26, 2021

Kenya recently received 1.8 million doses of the two-dose mRNA Moderna vaccine from the United States through the global COVAX facility, as well as a yet to be announced quantity of the much-awaited single-shot Viral Vector Johnson &Johnson vaccine from the African Union (AU).

The J&J vaccine doses are among a cumulative 13 million doses that shall be relayed to the country in several consignments.

The arrival of these consignments shall be closely followed by the arrival of approximately 1.8 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine in September 2021 as a direct donation to Kenya from the United St...

NEMA to close down Kitengela factory for operating in residential area

Posted on May 06, 2021

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has closed down a factory situated at Noonkopir Kitengela operating illegally within a residential area The closure of the factory comes following members of the public outcry over noise and air pollution.

Angry residents had Petitioned NEMA raising alarm over sharp dust billowing from the unnamed factory causing them respiratory complications.

Residents raised concerns that the massive pollution was worse at night. They reported to see vehicles entering the fenced off plot whose gates remained under key and lock all day and night.

Popular Kenyan vlogger admits to having a child with his cousin

Posted on May 06, 2021

Youtuber Peter Kabi, popularly known as Kabi WaJesus has finally admitted to siring a child with his alleged cousin.

Taking to his Instagram page to confess, the popular content creator revealed DNA results indicate that he is the father of the child who has only been introduced by name as Abby.

“I wish to confirm that yesterday, paternity results were issued that confirmed that I am the biological father of the child. The results confirm that, in 2013 (which was before I got born again and married), I sired Abby,” he said in the statement.

Kabi now says he will discharge his parental responsi...

JSC to start interviews in search for Supreme Court Judge today

Posted on May 03, 2021

JSC to start interviews in search for Supreme Court Judge today.Nine candidates had been shortlisted for the exercise but only seven will be interviewed after Justice Martha Koome was picked as the Chief Justice nominee while Judge Kathurima M’inoti withdrew his candidature.

The candidates include; Hon Justice Chitembwe Said Juma, Hon Justice Marete Njagi, Hon Justice Nduma Mathews Nderi, Dr nyaberi Justry Patrick Lumumba, Hon Justice Ouko William Okello, Hon Justice Sergon Joseph Kiplagat and Ms Yano Alice Jepkoech.

Former rugby player accused of rape detained for attempting to murder witness

Posted on Apr 23, 2021

Former rugby player Alex Olaba has been detained for seven days over claims of in a rape case he is facing The prosecution made an application to detain him for 10 days to conclude investigations but Magistrate Bernard Ochoi granted them 7 days.

Investigation officer George Otieno told the court that the suspect was arrested at Madaraka Estate on April 22/2021 following a report of attempted murder.

Olaba is currently facing gang rape charges before a Milimani court and is out on a Ksh 300, 000 cash bail.