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Weatherman warns of further flooding, killing 29 people – KBC

The Meteorological Department warns Kenyans to look for possible floods and landslides that can be triggered by significant rainfall in low-lying areas and hilly terrain. [19659003] This follows a forecast of persistent heavy rains in several parts of the country this week. According to government spokesman Cyrus Oguna, 29 people have been killed so far, and 11,700 others were displaced …

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UoN not found in deadline: The Standard

A university lecturer was arrested after the 13-year-old son was found wrapped in a blanket at their home in Nairobi's South B estate.  The woman teaches at the University of Nairobi. Police said they were posing at the school in their bedroom and wrapped in a blanket. It is not clear how long the body had stayed there. The woman …

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Why Atwoli wants Uhuru to stay in government after 2022?

Francis Atwoli, chair of the COTU, during a past interview. [Source/Xtian Dela/Twitter] Secretary General of the Central Organizations of the Trade Unions (COTU), Francis Atwoli, announced that he is always committed to ensuring that President Uhuru Kenyatta remains in government after his second and final term ends in 2022. ADVERTISEMENT Do you have an indication of an important story? Share …

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Hawkers, bodabodas on Mombasa Road giving Kenya a bad image, claims Atwoli

COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli and Jeff Koinange. [Source/Jeff Koinange] COTU secretary general Francis Atwoli wants hawkers and bodaboda operators to get out of Mombasa Road. ADVERTISEMENT     Share this with us at Hivisasa                  Speaking on Wednesday night on the Jeff Koinange Live (JKL) show aired on Citizen TV, the famous trade union said the hawkers and bodaboda operators were …

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Tanker explodes on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway

By LUCY MKANYIKA More from this author A fuel tanker exploded on Wednesday night in the Ndara area on the Nairobi-Mombasa Mombasa highway to Nairobi. Voi District Police Commander Bernstein Shari said the incident, which occurred on Wednesday at 8:00 pm, caused a heavy traffic jam on the busy highway. "Escape from the burning vehicle," he said. Mr. Shari advised …

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Land worth 1.6 billion was recovered in Western and Nyanza

The Ethics and Corruption Control Commission (EACC) has recovered land and assets worth $ 1.69 billion in West and Nyanza regions, nation has learned. The assets were recovered through litigation-court settlements include land owned by the Kenya Railways Corporation, public utilities, the judiciary, and district governments. They had been packed by celebrities. The Western Region's EACC Office has recovered 11 …

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Kidnapped Kisumu boy found alive, a suspect arrested

The seven-year-old boy, kidnapped by his parents in Kisumu's Kenyan home, was found alive. Daniel Wachira, chief of the Homa Bay Crime Prevention Committee (DCI), confirmed Wednesday night that it is Akif Malik, located in the Nyandiwa area, inside the Homa Bay district. A woman found with the boy was arrested and detained at the Magunga Police Station in Homa …

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DP Ruto meets SGR construction critic: The Standard

Vice President William Ruto dismissed critics of the Nairobi-Suswa standard-gauge railway and said the project was viable. In his speech yesterday in Sekenani, Nakuru West constituency, Dr. Ruto, even critics of the 100 years ago built by the British from Mombasa to Kisumu meter gauge railway were subjected to a similar criticism. "I've heard some people say that the railroad …

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Three women with fake Ksh.102 million arrested in Ruiru

Criminal Investigation detective arrested three suspects with fake € 102m on Wednesday. The three; Rose Wambui, Mary Muthoni and Tabitha Muhuha were arrested in a house in Githurai Kimbo, Ruiru, Kiambu district, in an intelligence operation with the wrong currency. According to the DCI, the money – more than 880,090 in 100 fake euro denominations – had been stowed away …

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