A female tout has threatened to sue two police officers from Huruma after they allegedly forced her to undress to confirm her gender as she has a beard. Teresiah Mumbi, 31, said she was stripped on May 15 after being arrested for a traffic offence. The woman said two unidentified …read more
Former Internal Security Julius Sunkuli's son was hit by a blunt object before he was run over by a car, a postmortem to ascertain the cause of his death revealed. Augustine Salaton's autopsy was conducted at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital on Thursday. It was spearheaded by a government …read more
The government will spend Sh600 million to fight armyworms this season. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri on Wednesday said another Sh1 billion will be set aside for research and purchase of pesticides for future use. Last year, the government spent Sh300 million to buy pesticides. Kiunjuri said the money will …read more
Quit being a “crybaby”, settle down and show Nairobians you have what it takes to be county chief, former Governor Evans Kidero has told his successor. “Tell [Governor Mike] Sonko that if he is unable to do the job, then he should resign,” he told the Star in a telephone …read more
South Africa's Cabinet called on the Israeli Defence Force to withdraw from the Gaza strip and bring to an end "the violent and destructive" incursions into Palestinian territories.
Presenting the outcomes of Wednesday's Cabinet meeting to the media on Thursday, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said: "Cabinet condemned in the strongest …read more
Two men detonated an "improvised explosive device" on Thursday, injuring 15 people inside a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, police said. Peel Regional Police say the suspects walked into the Bombay Bhel Indian restaurant about 10:30 p.m. and detonated the device and fled.
Surveillance photos show the men wearing …read more
The Duke of Cambridge is to visit Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan in the summer. His five-day trip will begin in Amman, the capital of Jordan, on Sunday 24 June and end in Jerusalem. He will also visit the Jordanian city of Jerash, Tel Aviv in Israel and the …read more
Nearly 120lbs (54kg) of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic painkiller, has been seized by police in Nebraska - one of the largest busts in US history. The drugs, seized last month, could kill over 26 million people, according to estimates by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Police found the fentanyl in …read more
The Brazilian government has reached a deal with haulage companies to suspend protests over high diesel prices. The protests will be halted for 15 days, the government announced, as it promised to scrap fuel taxes and use subsidies to maintain a 10% reduction in pump prices announced on Wednesday. Hauliers …read more
Boris Johnson has been targeted by a Russian prank caller pretending to be the new prime minister of Armenia. In a recording posted online, the UK foreign secretary congratulates the caller on his election and goes on to discuss UK-Russia relations, the Salisbury poisoning and Syria. He also expresses surprise …read more
US film star Morgan Freeman has apologised following allegations of sexual misconduct made by eight women and several other people.
"Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy," he said in a statement.
He …read more
Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro wants corruption classified as a capital offence in the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act. In a letter to Speaker Justin Muturi, the MP said crimes related to graft fall within the threshold of capital offences, which in most cases is punishable by death. "This will help …read more
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A lobby group in Nairobi has asked the national government to reinstate Governor Mike Sonko’s security detail. The bodyguards were withdrawn in what Interior CS Fred Matiang'i said was a major review of VIP security deployment. The group, calling itself "Friends of Nairobi County", is chaired by former Nairobi …read more
Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter and Moiben MP Silas Kipkoech Tiren have asked Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri to resign over the Sh740 million maize scandal. This came just a few hours after Crops PS Richard Lesiyampe tabled names of 13 traders who were paid Sh740 million for supplying the National …read more
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