Manchester United won the Europa League for the first time in their history thanks to a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday's final in Stockholm.
Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured the trophy and a route back into the Champions League group stage for next season, while bringing …read more
At least three Kenyan police officers have been killed when their vehicle hit a landmine near the country's eastern border with Somalia, according to a senior official. Somalia's al-Shabab armed group claimed responsibility for the attack.
The officers were part of a three-vehicle early morning patrol heading to the border …read more
Farmers in Kanyakiri village, Embu, watched helplessly as a mudslide destroyed crops worth about Sh3 million last Saturday.
Speaking to the Star on Wednesday, Kinyua Njeru said they had woken up early to pick tea when they found their farms moving and the boundaries changed.
Peter Ambenje, acting director of …read more
NASA co-principal Moses Wetang’ula has been dealt a blow by his brother and youths close to him who have decided to rebel and court Jubilee. The youths who are always in charge of Ford Kenya activities said they will work with President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee Party.
They opposed the …read more
Joe Nyaga officially launched his presidential bid on Wednesday with a promise to give women at least 50 per cent of all senior government positions.
Nyaga's other pledges included ensuring the implementation of the two thirds gender rule, consulting on all key matters and fighting corruption.
Parliament failed to pass …read more
Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has accused Governor Evans Kidero of attempting to arrest members of his rescue team to stop their operations in the city.
Sonko claimed on Tuesday that Kidero ordered the arrests after the lot started cleaning streets yet he got permits and clearance from City Hall.
"I …read more
The “Alien Megastructure” star is acting up again, and scientists around the world are puzzled. On Thursday morning, astronomer Matt Muterspaugh noticed something different with KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby’s Star or the Alien Megastructure star.
The Kepler data showed that the star experienced some extreme fluctuations in …read more
Four climbers have been found dead inside a tent on Mount Everest, taking the death toll this season to 10.
This season has also claimed the lives of an Australian, Francesco Marchetti; an Indian, Ravi Kumar,; and 85-year-old Min Bahadur Sherchan, who died as the world's oldest person to reach …read more
A professional big-game hunter was crushed to death by an elephant that had been shot, according to reports in South Africa. Mr Botha's website says he began leading hunting safaris on private ranches in 1989, having previously served as a sergeant in the South African infantry.
His website lists various …read more
Rights activists want 20 politicians blacklisted from the election over integrity issues. The activists under the National Integrity Alliance presented the list to IEBC and other members of the Chapter Six Working Group on Wednesday.
"The list was informed by reports from credible institutions and we have looked at the …read more
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s reelection bid has received a boost after public transport operators threw their weight behind him. The Matatu Owners’ Association National Governing Council last week passed a resolution to back the President.
Coordinator Albert Karagacha said a delegate conference has been called next week to cement the …read more
They lost about two years of their lives rotting at The Industrial Area Prison for a crime they did not commit thanks to a decision by the prosecution to withhold crucial evidence from courts.
This is the story of two night askaris — John Atelu and Collins Ouma — who were arrested …read more
The smartphone has basically become a human appendage. Not only is it always in people’s hands or pockets, it stores all of our banking information, photos, and private messages. To protect them, companies like Samsung offer biometric security features like iris scanning to unlock phones. While it might seem …read more
Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo AI has a pretty good track record at the ancient Chinese game of Go. Now, the AI has defeated Ke Jie, who’s widely-regarded as the world’s best (human) Go player.
Although he lost in the end by just half a point (AlphaGo tends to …read more
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