Anne Waiguru has asked Auditor General Edward Ouko for an "urgent special financial audit" in Kirinyaga after reports Sh1.2 billion cannot be accounted for. The new Governor's office claims more than Sh1.2 billion was either syphoned a few days after Jubilee Party nominations or paid out to fictitious …read more
The government has declared September 1 a holiday for Muslims to celebrate Idd Ul Adha. Acting Interior CS Fred Matiang'i said the holiday is only for Muslims. "Employers should allow them to be away from work but for non-Muslims, this will be a normal working day," he said in a …read more
A recreation of a fictional sparsely inhabited desert planet from the movie series "Star Wars" has put a Kenyan artist on the global map.
Digital artist Jacque Njeri's masterpiece, in a project dubbed MaaSci, was featured on CNN on Monday.
"Maasai elders may seem an improbable choice to navigate a …read more
Seven Kenyans are among 100 Africans named as the most influential across the continent.
They include Nairobi Senator-elect Johnson Sakaja, activist Boniface Mwangi and NTV presenter Larry Madowo.
Others are advocate for social justice Gakii Biriri, Mumbi Ndungu and blogger Cyprian Nyakundi.
Mwangi, who was an MP candidate for Starehe …read more
Ngania Melissa a young female lawyer in the presidential petition stole the show during the Supreme Court proceedings as she argued with substance for the third respondent. Ngania Melissa and senior counsels Fred Ngatia, Ahmednasir Abdullahi and lawyer Tom Macharia were representing President Uhuru Kenyatta in a case filed by …read more
Prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner Sumiteru Taniguchi, who was delivering mail in Nagasaki when the United States dropped an atomic bomb in 1945, died on Wednesday at the age of 88. Taniguchi, once considered a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize, died of cancer at a hospital in the southwestern Japanese …read more
People living with disabilities in Baringo have threatened to move to court as none of them has been nominated to the county assembly. They held protests outside the assembly in Kabarnet town on Tuesday, saying they will block the swearing-in of MCAs.
"We will not allow the swearing-in to proceed …read more
Archaeologists in London have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, the birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. The Palace, which once stood on the site now occupied by the Old Royal Naval College, has been revealing some of its secrets. Two rooms from the Tudor-era palace were found when …read more
Researchers have shown that crystals can be so flexible they can be bent repeatedly and even tied up in knots, overhauling our current understanding of the structures, and challenging the very definition of a crystal.
Crystals are brittle because of the way their molecules are arranged - they're highly organised structures …read more
The engine giant Cummins has unveiled a concept semi truck, the AEOS, that runs entirely on the power of an electric motor and a 140kWh battery pack. It's roughly as powerful as a 12-liter fossil fuel engine and could haul 44,000 pounds of cargo, just without the emissions or …read more
In a couple of weeks, Apple will release ARKit with iOS 11 and, overnight, hundreds of millions of Apple devices will become augmented reality-capable machines, giving developers a sort of new mobile gold rush to find their niche and capitalize on the platform Apple CEO Tim Cook has called “big …read more
Airlines operating in Kenya face fines of up to Sh1 million for flight delays and cancellations under new proposed regulations by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority. The authority has proposed that foreign air carriers will be liable for a first offence fine of Sh500,000 and a fine of at …read more
NASA petition is a shell without a bomb, Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has said in response to lawyer James Orengo's remark that they have bombshell evidence. Before petition hearings began, the NASA lawyer said they will demonstrate at the Supreme Court the magnitude of fraud committed during elections.
Orengo said most …read more
Police are pursuing a driver of a vehicle seized with 3,155 haul of bhang after he jumped into the Indian ocean to evade arrest in Mtwapa, Kilifi County. Kilifi police boss Alexander Makau said the drugs with Sh1million street value were concealed in bags.
They were intercepted at a …read more
Coldplay 🎸 Performs Touching 'Houston' Tribute 💪🏻 for Harvey Victims 🌪️ - 📹 http://v.duta.us/KujtuwAA
Coldplay 🎸 paid tribute to Texas and victims of Hurricane Harvey 🌪️ with a one-hit wonder. The group was performing Monday night in Miami when frontman Chris Martin announced 🔊 that the band was going to play a song in honor of the flood victims in Houston 🌪️.
Martin said the band's never played …read more
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