Kenya

Kenya: Mashujaa Day – Government Bans County Celebrations Over Covid-19

The government has banned Mashujaa Day celebrations in all counties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Interior Principal Secretary,...

Africa: Too Early to Celebrate a Somalia–Kenya Rapprochement

Somalia's volatile internal politics make reconciliation with Kenya in the immediate future unlikely. Kenya and Somalia share cultural...

Kenya: Lost Gun Belonging to Mombasa OCPD Found Near His House

A firearm belonging to a Mombasa police boss that was lost early this week has been found. On...

Kenya: Demand for Credit Remains High in Kenya, Driven By Financially-Stressed Consumers

A new report now indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to have an impact on the Kenyan...

Kenya: MPs Push to Have Kenya Power Board Dissolved

MPs are now pushing to have Kenya Power board members sent home over procurement fights with the management...

Kenya: Alert as Kenya Awaits Hostile Ruling in Somalia Border Row

Kenya is on high alert ahead of next month's judgment on the Indian Ocean boundary dispute with Somalia,...

Kenya: ANC Names Lawyer Simon Kamau as Its Secretary General to Replace Muluka

Nairobi — Amani National Congress (ANC) party has appointed lawyer Simon Kamau as its new Secretary General to...

Kenya: BBI Was Dangerous to Kenya, We Need an Apology From Its Backers – DP Ruto

Nairobi — Deputy President William Ruto has described the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) as the most "dangerous assignment"...

Kenya’s Covid-19 Death Toll Jumps By 27 to 5,045

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kenya Thursday increased to 247,675 after 317 more people tested positive...

Kenya: Simbas Coach Odera Reinstated After an Out of Court Settlement

Nairobi — The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) and National 15's Rugby head coach Paul Odera have agreed to...

Kenya: Turkanas in Isiolo Seek Back Land Taken By KDF, Game Reserves

Members of the Turkana community living in Ngaremara Ward, Isiolo County have appealed to the government to help...

Kenya: 2 Businessmen Charged With Work Permit Fraud

Two bread bakers have been charged with falsifying the cancellation of a competitor's work permit. Anandkumar Bharatkumar Modi...

Kenya: Homa Bay Boat Tragedy – Death Toll Reaches 10, Search Closed

The death from Tuesday's boat tragedy in Homa Bay County has risen to 10 following the recovery of...

Kenya: Jubilee Party Selects Isaac Ngugi as Victor Prengei’s Successor

The ruling Jubilee Party has settled on Mr Isaac Ngugi from Nyandarua County as the member to take...

Kenya: Eastleigh Bomb Scare – Police Declare Building Safe After Search

The Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) on Thursday afternoon spent two hours combing Yare Towers in Eastleigh, Nairobi County,...

Kenya Covid-19 Death Toll Jumps By 27 to 5,045

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kenya Thursday increased to 247,675 after 317 more people tested positive...

Kenya: NMS Boss Mohamed Badi Can’t Sit in Kenyatta Cabinet, Court Says

President Uhuru Kenyatta has received yet another blow in court after a judge quashed his decision to co-opt...

Kenya: Rising Starlets Opponents Jet in for U-20 World Cup Qualifier

Uganda Under-20 women football team arrived in the country Thursday afternoon ahead of their second round Fifa Under-20...

Kenya: Maasai Leaders Demand Return of Grabbed Land

Six years after the death of former powerful Cabinet minister William Ole Ntimama, some Maasai leaders have renewed...

Kenya: Joy as West Pokot Gets First Technical Institute Since Independence

It is 6am and Selina Chepurai, a 32-year-old mother of two, is busy climbing hills and wading through...

Kenya: Family Bank Opens New Branch in Isiolo County

Family Bank has opened a new branch in Isiolo County as it seeks to strengthen its hold in...

Kenya: Pumwani Residents Up in Arms Over NHC Eviction Notice

Thousands of Nairobi residents could become homeless should the National Housing Corporation (NHC) effect an eviction notice tomorrow....

Kenya: Eastleigh Building on Lockdown After Bomb Scare

The Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) on Thursday afternoon spent two hours combing Yare Towers in Eastleigh, Nairobi County,...

Kenya: Human-Wildlife Conflicts Escalate as Drought Persists

Midmorning in Nkaroni village in Samburu East, Pilinka Lekalau, 42, stares at livestock carcasses strewn all over his...

Kenya: Bandari Bank on New Signings to Deliver League Title

Bandari FC Thursday unveiled four newly signed players to strengthen their squad ahead of 2021/22 Football Kenya Federation...

Kenya: ANC Names Lawyer Simon Kamau as Its Secretary General

Nairobi — Amani National Congress (ANC) party has appointed lawyer Simon Kamau as its new Secretary General to...

Kenya: ANC Names Lawyer Simon Kamau as Its Secretary General

Nairobi — Amani National Congress (ANC) party has appointed lawyer Simon Kamau as its new Secretary General to...

Kenya: Why It’ll Take More Than Kaguthi’s Magic Wand to End Alcoholism in Nyandarua

Alcoholism and drug abuse remain a big headache for officials and leaders in Nyandarua County. The situation is...

Kenya: Githua Ngugi to Replace Late Senator Prengei in Senate – Tuju

Nairobi — The Jubilee Party has nominated Githua Ngugi Isaac to replace the late Senator Victor Prengei in...

Kenya: Court Restrains Badi From Attending Cabinet in a Suit Filed By Kandara MP

Nairobi — A Nairobi Court has prohibited Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) Director Major General Mohammed Badi from attending...

Kenya: Questions Abound as Kisumu Rolls Out Universal Health Cover

When the Kisumu County government launched the Marwa Health programme in March 2021 to benefit low-income households, many...

Kenya: Nakuru Doctor James Gakara’s Post-Mortem Delayed

The post-mortem on the body of Nakuru doctor James Gakara, alleged to have killed his two children before...

Kenya: Conmen Target the Elderly in Mt Kenya, Rift Valley With Fake Mau Mau Goodies

A group of men and women invoking the name of President Uhuru Kenyatta have been conning elderly people...

Kenya: Harambee Stars Legend Osoro to Be Buried on Saturday

Harambee Stars legend Reuben Amiani Osoro will be buried on Saturday in Vihiga County. Osoro, 72, passed on...

Kenya: Film Board Bans Documentary Said to Promote Homosexuality

The Kenya Film Classification Board has banned the documentary film I Am Samuel, saying it promotes same-sex relations...

Kenya: DJ Evolve, Family in Mourning After His Mother Dies

Felix Orinda alias DJ Evolve is in mourning following the passing of his mother, Mary Hongo. The family,...

Kenya: Blow to Gicheru as Plea to Suspend ICC Trial Declined

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has declined to suspend the trial of a Kenyan lawyer accused of offering...

Kenya: Kiraitu, Munya Renew Their Rivalry Ahead of 2022 Polls

Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi and Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya have renewed their political rivalry ahead of next...

Kenya: How 6 Nakuru Town Estates Got Their Names

In Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare posed the question, "What's in a name? That which we call a...

Kenya: Matatus to Pay More for City Parking as KRA Fee Relief Ends

Public service vehicles (PSVs) plying their trade in Nairobi will from Saturday pay between Sh1,630 and Sh5,000 more...