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President Uhuru Kenyatta from (left), Chief of the Defence Forces, General Samson Mwathethe and Defence CS Raychelle Omamo in Eldoret

Kenya military given Sh9bn from US to fight Al-Shabaab and Sh457m to the police for securing borders

The US Government has given the Kenya Defence Force Sh9.5 billion in aid this financial year to enhance the fight against Al-Shabaab. The money will be used to buy equipment,… Read more »

Residents of Manguo area in Limuru constituency mill to witness a car that collided head on with a Ranger Rover Sports and rolled out of the highway on Sunday.

Traffic officers suspended over ‘drunk’ pastor’s release

Two traffic police officers from Tigoni police station and one from Kinungi have been suspended after they allegedly released a vehicle that was involved in an accident on Monday. The… Read more »

Residents of Kihiu-Mwiri in Murang’a County protest against rising insecurity in the area following the killing of Peter Kimani Kuria, chairman of Kihiu-Mwiri Land Company.

Two more directors of Kihiu Mwiri Land company in Murang’a killed

Two directors of the troubled Kihiu Mwiri, a land-buying company in Muranga South, have been shot dead. This brings the number of murdered officials in less than two years to… Read more »

Residents of Mathare slums being ordered to do press-ups as punishment.

Slum residents ordered to do press-ups during raid on illicit brew

  Paramilitary officers swept through Mathare slums on Tuesday in a crackdown on illicit brew. The raid was however characterised by odd punishments meted to residents and bystanders. The officers… Read more »

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Auditor puts ministries on the spot over missing documents for Sh66.7bn deals

The Auditor-General has raised the red flag on the questionable spending of Sh66.7 billion by 17 ministries and state departments in the last financial year. In his report for the… Read more »

Alcohol free village: Men drink tea outside an eating joint at Kaptabuk trading centre in Lelan, West Pokot County

Sober West Pokot village where there is no alcohol [VIDEO]

As the war on illicit liquor reaches staggering levels, one village in West Pokot County is concerned about the high levels of alcoholism elsewhere in the country. For several years… Read more »

US President Barack Obama (L) and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta after a joint press conference after their talks at the State House in Nairobi

How Kenya won back the West

Kenya has slowly but surely fought its way back to the charming arms of the international community — more so the West. That fight, aided by the evil of global… Read more »

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[VIDEO] Twist as Boinett defends Ng’ang’a, says pastor was not driving car in fatal

Pastor James Ng’ang’a, of Neno Evangelism Centre, was not driving the Range Rover Sport involved in a fatal accident on Sunday, IG Joseph Boinett has said. A man named Simon… Read more »

Maendeleo ya Wanaume Chairman Nderitu Njoka (front) displays two goats he intends to present to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto at the White Rhino Hotel in Nyeri

Drama as Maendeleo ya Wanaume’s Nderitu Njoka chases after goats he had brought to a news conference [VIDEO]

Nderitu Njoka to present ‘The Beast’ to Uhuru Kenyatta President Uhuru Kenyatta has won praise from many Kenyans for successfully hosting US President Barack Obama. These congratulations have mainly been… Read more »

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Pastor Ng’ang’a was in Naivasha with red Range Rover that killed woman on Sunday [PHOTOS]

New details indicating pastor James Ng’ang’a was in Naivasha a day before a fatal car crash have emerged, raising questions about a police report. Reverend James Maina, a known associate… Read more »

Sarah Akinyi , who was born Nancy Karimi with her biological father Francis Ikiba

I am blessed to have known the love of two fathers

Sarah Akinyi is not your average 24-year-old. While most would rather be caught dead than be bogged down with responsibilities, the young lady not only takes care of her own… Read more »

Some of the equipment at Machakos Level Five Hospital. The equipment was diverted to Machakos after the Health ministry was frustrated by the Kilifi County government

Medical equipment Kilifi went to Machakos, says CS James Macharia

The medical equipment launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Machakos Level Five Hospital in May was meant for Kilifi County, Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has said. The CS… Read more »

Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua (centre) unveils a plague to open Eagle Palace Hotel as the hotel’s Managing Director Ibrahim Osman (left) and General Manager Farid Abdalla (partially hidden behind governor) look on.

Nakuru slowly dethroning major towns as tourist magnet

Nakuru County is slowly edging out other towns as a favourite tourist destination, owing to its growing status as a hospitality hub. The county which boasts of key national parks… Read more »

Nakuru governor Kinuthia Mbugua has a word with Patricia Funderburk the President of The Ware Development Group in the US when he hosted a delegation of US traders and scholars in a Naivasha hotel. The delegation has committed Sh165B towards various investments in the county.

United States group to put up Sh5 billion hospital in Nakuru

A suitable land has been identified for the construction of a Sh5 billion referral hospital, Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has said. The facility, to be constructed by Friends of USA in… Read more »

Prof Peter Kagwanja. “President Obama has a very reliable intelligence system around him and his bird-eye view of Kenya still gave a positive diagnosis on democracy

Obama right in pointing out Kenya’s democracy gains, experts say

US President Obama was right to point out the progress made by Kenya as a democracy, but it is too early to “count our chickens,” experts have said. Development and… Read more »