How Jomo Kenyatta tackled major crises during his days at the helm

Despite threats of invasion by a foreign country, Jomo lived through it all to rule for 15 years.


Who is this man claiming to be the new 'president' of Kenya?

The photo of a man displaying a placard declaring himself the president of Kenya that has been doing the rounds of social media. PHOTO | COURTESY<p><b>By</b> …


Secret Chiloba memo that kept him in office

In his reply, Chiloba questioned Chebukati's concentration span, faulted his IT knowledge and told him off for trying to blame secretariat for …

East Africa

It Is High Time Africa Prohibited Foreigners From Observing Elections

[Monitor] Since independence, African states have swallowed the lie that the legitimacy of their periodic general elections can be judged to have …


Dressed to kill? Queries on brigade's new uniform

A university student says he was arrested mid last year for wearing his favourite attire and fined for masquerading as a military officer.

East Africa

Election or no election, the country is more polarised than ever before

Divisions that emerged from the 2013 election continued to widen.


If our country gets into trouble, we’ll never forgive you, politicians

When there is trouble, it affects each and every Kenyan of whichever political or ethnic extraction.

East Africa

Re-run will make history as the first poll to be boycotted by the leading challenger

October 26 is set to be a dubiously historic day in Kenya’s political and polling history.

East Africa

Joyciline Jepkosgei breaks world record in Valencia

It is the sixth record broken by the Kenyan this year.


Are days of ‘my dress my choice’ sliding behind us?

Recent happening in county assemblies point to a future where there will be more focus on dressing.

East Africa

IEBC mulls option of leaving out some areas in Thursday’s polls

Officials feel their security is not guaranteed and have written to the chairman to express fears.


Hard-line stance by Nasa, Jubilee casts a cloud over the future

Uhuru and Raila have said they usually call each other during crises, now they don’t seem to be talking.

East Africa

"No Sex Unless You Vote for Kenyatta:" Kenyan Women Go On Sex Strike In Support of Presidential Candidate

The Kenyan presidential election just got local for a group of men in the town of Nyeri. Women in the town have called a sex ban, demanding that …


Modern way of farming chicken, fish and veges

In Summary<p>Acquaponics system helps to check the toxins in water.<br>• Robertina says she later learnt of the aquaponics system from a farm in Eldoret and …


Opinion: Kenya needs statesmanship, not brinkmanship

Kenya's current political crisis is a symptom of deeper ethnic divides. Now political leaders must start addressing the country's real problems, …


NGWIRI: Kenyans polarised and confused; will normalcy ever be

Blogs<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 18 Hours Ago<p>Kenyans polarised and confused; will normalcy ever be restored?<p>In …


Kenyans wait for Raila's crucial declaration

News<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 4 Hours Ago<p>Raila preaches unity, helps out police brutality victims<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>National …

Raila Odinga

Bid to end chronic books shortage in schools, colleges

IN SUMMARY<p>Scarcity of textbooks and other reading materials has adversely affected the education sector, despite systemic reforms over the years<br>• BFA …


Roselyn Akombe says IEBC has been rendered dysfunctional by

 Helicopter crashes in lake Nakuru<br>1 hour ago<p> Floods sweep away bus in Turkana<br>1 hour ago<p> Roselyn Akombe says IEBC has been rendered …

East Africa

Karoki officially exits track: World Half silver medallist now ready for marathon challenge

Japan-based athlete now targets good show in big city marathons after fourth-place finish at London World Championships.<p>After making his debut at the …


CITY GIRL: Keep your dating life and marriage under wraps

Blogs<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 1 Day Ago<p>Love privately: Keep your dating life and marriage under wraps<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>In a …


What leaders prescribe to end political crisis

Archbishop Sapit said dialogue doesn’t necessarily call for sharing the government.

East Africa

Govt officials encourage continual conflict in S. Sudan

The panel established cited an absence of political will to implement a 2015 peace agreement.


Large field expected at Eldoret cross country

Sandra Chebet, who the Ndalat Gaa last week, is also expected try her luck in Eldoret.


Kenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya's national police say four people have been killed in recent opposition demonstrations as the fresh presidential election approaches next week.<p>Friday's statement says the deaths occurred between Oct. 2 and Monday in what it calls "confrontations between rioters and police …

Uhuru Kenyatta

How Kenya’s political leaders are adding to the prolonged election crisis

Before Kenya’s August 8 general election, opposition candidate Raila Odinga promised to be a transitional, one-term president.

Raila Odinga

Kenyan President snubs election crisis meeting

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the top election official for Thursday, saying he would …


Obama slams ‘politics of division’ on return to campaign trail

Former US president Barack Obama took aim at the fear and bitterness that led to his successor Donald Trump’s election, at an event in New Jersey …


489 observers sent to monitor polls

News<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 2 Days Ago<p>489 observers sent to monitor October 26 repeat election<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>The …


Thirsty Huddah drools over Vanessa Mdee’s ex

Bongo flava songbird Vanessa Mdee’s ex-boyfriend, Juma Jux. PHOTOS | COURTESY<p><b>By THOMAS MATIKO</b><p>They say one man’s WCW is another man’s TBT. This is why …

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