Human Rights Activist Okiya Omtatah has moved to court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta for the creation of Chief Administrative Secretary positions, arguing that it is unconstitutional. In his application filed on Monday morning at the Milimani Law Courts, Omtatah cited lack of public participation in the decision to include CAS …read more
A group stormed the Kisumu government office on Monday demanding transport to Nairobi for NASA chief Raila Odinga's swearing-in. Raila and Kalonzo Musyoka are to take oaths of office as Kenya's president and vice president at the closed Uhuru Park on Tuesday. The youths said the county led by Anyang' …read more
ACK Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit does not support Raila Odinga's swearing-in as president but "the government should not kill innocent NASA supporters". Ole Sapit termed the plan a breach of the constitution but noted this does not mean police should kill those who attend. After last year's disputed August 8 …read more
The number of international visitors coming to Kenya has tremendously increased since the start of the cruise ship tourism season in October last year. Mombasa port has received five cruise ships with international guests from the United Kingdom, United States, and Canada among others. n Monday, MS Silver Spirit docked …read more
OnePlus 6 will launch in the coming months, the Chinese company has confirmed. Not a lot is known about the next-generation flagship smartphone, besides the fact that it will be powered by Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line SnapDragon 845 chipset. However, new rumours suggest the so-called OnePlus 6 will ship with a …read more
Military personnel around the world have been publicly sharing their exercise routes online - including those inside or near military bases. Online fitness tracker Strava has published a "heatmap" showing the paths its users log as they run or cycle. It appears to show the structure of foreign military bases in …read more
Asst Prof Thon, deputy dean of the Faculty of Fisheries at Kasetsart University, said 77% or 140,000 out of total 107,800 rai of coral reef area in the Thai seas is in a sorry state, with unhealthy coral reefs expanding at an alarming rate. In 2008, the Ministry …read more
Naked mole rats may look like wrinkly skin sacks, but they have some pretty bizarre superpowers, including a total immunity to cancer. Now researchers have found that, apparently, these animals also don't age - their chances of dying do not increase as they get older.
"To me this is the most …read more
Four Nyanza counties have endorsed NASA leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka’s swearing-in as the People’s President and DP. Homa Bay, Migori, Siaya and Kisumu on Saturday joined other counties which have adopted the People’s Assembly motion, to back the NASA event, which is slated for tomorrow …read more
The Interior ministry has postponed the transfer of ownership of Siaya ATC from the national government to the county, throwing into disarray plans for the establishment of Barack Obama university. The ATC was to be transferred to the Siaya county government on Friday to pave way for construction of the …read more
The Opposition will reject the Cabinet nominees because President Uhuru Kenyatta violated the Constitution in their naming. Minority whip Chris Wamalwa yesterday said the list failed to the two-thirds gender principle and did not include youths and people with disabilities.
Addressing mourners at a funeral in Matunda, Wamalwa asked Uhuru …read more
Three people died in the fire that broke out in Lang’ata's Kijiji slum on Sunday. The bodies were recovered on Monday morning, said National Disaster Management Unit deputy director Pius Masai. "Search and recovery is still ongoing," he said, adding one of the deceased had been identified.
Masai appealed …read more
Lionel Messi assumed the familiar role of hero as Barcelona averted a Camp Nou scare to beat struggling Alaves 2-1 in LaLiga.
Atletico Madrid's 3-0 win over Las Palmas earlier on Sunday placed a modicum of pressure on Ernesto Valverde's runaway leaders and it seemed to weigh upon them in …read more
Lionel Messi's late strike against Alaves on Sunday gave Barcelona the 2-1 win, and also gave the Argentine the advantage over Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga free-kick goals.
With Sunday's game deadlocked in the 84th minute, Messi curled home a dead-ball effort to earn a victory for the league leaders …read more
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