Capital

  • Critics compare Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega, right, and his wife Rosario Murillo to Frank and Claire Underwood, the pitiless first couple from the hit series “House of Cards” © AFP/File / inti ocon Managua, Nicaragua, Nov 7 – One is a former guerrilla and admirer of Fidel Castro, the other an...
  • “The Commissioners are protected against personal liability for the decisions and powers exercised as Commissioners of the IEBC,” he states/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Embattled Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairperson Wafula Chebukati has defended the polls body decision to...
  • Environment CS Tobiko and Transport CS Macharia during an inspection of the Nairobi River clean-up efforts/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – The National Enviroment Management Authority has ordered the closure of the Kiamaiko slaugher house. NEMA has given the reason that the slaughterhouse...
  • Through its Twitter handle, the Commission dismissed the letter supposedly addressed to President Uhuru Kenyatta by Chebukati/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has termed as fake, a letter doing rounds on social media purporting Chairperson Wafula...
  • Meanwhile, a second case where Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua has been accused of uttering abusive and insulting words against Martha Miano with the intent to disturb the peace was withdrawn before the same court/FILE NYERI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Two assault case suspects who allegedly assaulted a female...
  • Wako was Attorney General while Kinyua was Finance Secretary at the Treasury when the contracts were signed/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Senator Amos Wako and Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua have been summoned to appear in court to give evidence over the multi-billion shilling Anglo Leasing...
  • Speaking on Monday after inspecting facilities at the venue of the three-day conference, Cabinet Secretary Amb Amina Mohamed said the event which will bring together fifty-three education ministers from across the continent will create an opportunity to evaluate gains made in the realization of...
  • Top in their list of worries is the endemic corruption always captured in Auditors General reports and nepotism in the employment of county staff/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Some six years after devolution was implemented and billions of shillings channelled to counties, a cross-section of...
  • Former President Mwai Kibaki at Matiba’s home whhere he had gone to give his condolences/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 23 – Kenyans have been asked to come out in large numbers and attend funeral services for the late Kenneth Matiba. The committee spearheading the burial arrangements for the second...
  • Boinnet notes that the action by Constable Abdi Galgalo of Sultan Hamud Police Station exemplifies the selfless service rendered by many officers to Kenyans each day/COURTESY FB NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has commended the police officer captured on...
  • They both denied the charge and were released by Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi on a cash bail of Sh500,000 each or Sh1 million surety bond/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Rugby players Frank Wanyama and Alex Olaba were on Monday arraigned before the Nairobi Chief Magistrate’s Court to answer to...
  • The shared building which houses the offices of Cambridge Analytica are pictured in central London © AFP/File / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS Washington, United States, Apr 23 – The psychologist behind an app that harvested data from up to 87 million Facebook users defended his role in the scandal Sunday,...
  • Kate was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital in central London, where George, four, and two-year-old Charlotte were born © AFP/File / Patrik STOLLARZ London, United Kingdom, Apr 23 – Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, was admitted to hospital in London on Monday in the early stages of labour,...
  • Owino had moved to the Court of Appeal to challenge the nullification of his election by Justice Joseph Sergon of the High Court on March 2 following a petition filed by his challenger, Jubilee Party’s Francis Mureithi/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – An appeal challenging the nullification of...
  • he two Kenya Harlequin FC players were arrested last week after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji said there was sufficient evidence for their prosecution/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Two rugby players are expected to face rape charges on Monday. This came after a woman who is...
  • The main focus of the meeting will be President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four agenda, which are universal healthcare coverage, affordable housing, food security and manufacturing/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – The 5th annual Devolution Conference is set to kick off Monday in Kakamega County. The main...
  • According to police, the two are accomplices of Lavender Akinyi, who was arrested two weeks ago over the robberies and has since been described as a gang leader/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Two more suspects arrested over a series of burglaries in Kilimani, Kileleshwa, Lavington, Riverside and...
  • “We as the Gusii community we have been supporting other communities for long it’s time for them to return back the ball to us,”/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Kisii Members of Parliaments have endorsed Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi to be Kenya’s Deputy President in 2022. South...
  • Sitara, 18, has pretended to be a boy for most of her life © AFP / Noorullah SHIRZADA SULTANPUR, Afghanistan, Apr 23 – Sitara Wafadar yearns for long hair like other girls. Instead, the Afghan teenager has disguised herself as a boy for more than a decade, forced by her parents to be the “son” they...
  • The plane carrying the President with his entourage touched down at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airports shortly before midnight/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country Sunday evening from the UK where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government...
  • Pedestrians walk past a bullet-riddled wall at the scene where Palestinian scientist Fadi Mohammad al-Batsh was gunned down in what his family claim was an assassination by Israel’s Mossad spy agency © AFP / Mohd RASFAN Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Apr 22 – An autopsy was being carried out Sunday on the...
  • The commission will convene periodically and will be supported by working groups, knowledge networks and invited experts. NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 22 – Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has been appointed to serve as a commissioner on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Independent High-level...
  • Chebukati however, insists only a tribunal can get him out. Photo/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 22- Pressure continues to mount on Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati to resign even after insisting that only a tribunal decision will get him out....
  • President Kenyatta departed from London on Sunday, after bilateral meetings with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and President Yoweri Museveni — both focused on trade and security. Photo/PSCU. LONDON, Apr 22 — The 2018 summit of the leaders of the 53 countries composing the...
  • Nabi Tajima (2nd L), then 117 years old, in Kikaicho on Kikai island in Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture, in a picture received from Kikaicho Town Hall via Jiji Press and taken on September 18, 2017 © KIKAI TOWN VIA JIJI PRESS/AFP / JIJI PRESS Tokyo, Japan, Apr 22 – A 117-year-old Japanese woman,...

Pages