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Mwilu’s lawyer Nelson Havi accuses Kenya’s Chief Justice Maraga of betraying his deputy

Mwilu’s lawyer Nelson Havi accuses Kenya’s Chief Justice Maraga of betraying his deputy

Chief Justice David Maraga has been accused of betraying DCJ Philomena Mwilu when he agreed to her arrest for corruption claims. Deputy Chief justice Mwilu`s lawyer Nelson Havi said that is double standards. He cited an investigation in the CJ’s office in 2017 in which Supreme Court Registrar Esther Nyaiyaki was shielded. Nyaiyaki was on […]

Kenyan Man Buries Wife, Child 5 Years After Resurrection Fails

Kenyan Man Buries Wife, Child 5 Years After Resurrection Fails

The man from Mwingi who was convicted for living with corpses of his wife and children for three years hoping they would resurrect has finally buried them. Before his arrest on October 1, 2016, Kitu Munyoki had been living with the corpse of his wife, Lydia, who died in 2014 and that of his daughter […]

Hacked Again? Obscene Image Posted On Zari’s Instagram Page

Hacked Again? Obscene Image Posted On Zari’s Instagram Page

It appears Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan’s trouble with her hacked Instagram account are far from over after a pornographic photo found its way into her account on Tuesday morning. The mother of five lost her account to hackers on Monday morning while she was uploading pictures of her daughter Latiffa’s birthday. For several hours, the […]

Kenya Commemorates 20 Years Since the Us Embassy Bombing

Kenya Commemorates 20 Years Since the Us Embassy Bombing

Security was beefed up across the country Tuesday as Kenya marked 20 years since the bombing of the US Embassy in Nairobi where more than 200 people were killed in the Al Qaeda-linked attack. The memorial is being held at the site next to Co-operative House, which hosted the US Embassy at the time when […]

Kenya Tops African Athletics Champs With 11 Gold Medals

Kenya Tops African Athletics Champs With 11 Gold Medals

In spite of late gold medal rush by Team Nigerian athletes on the last day of competition, Kenya proved her dominance in athletics once again as the East Africans edged out defending champion, South Africa and host Nigeria to win the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships rounded up last night at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, […]

Police Tear-Gas Striking Health Workers in Nairobi

Police Tear-Gas Striking Health Workers in Nairobi

Police have tear-gassed Kenyatta National Hospital staff who staged a go-slow on Monday morning over non-payment of their health service allowances. The workers allied to Kenya Union of Domestic, Hotels, Educational Institutions, Hospitals and Allied Workers (Kudheiha) had threatened to go on strike in the first week of August over the allowances that date back […]

Could Oil Overtake Agriculture as East Africa’s Economic Giant?

Could Oil Overtake Agriculture as East Africa’s Economic Giant?

Holger A. Kray is the lead agricultural economist for Africa in the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice and head of the Africa Agricultural Policy Unit, which carries out and oversees economic and other policy work related to agriculture in the region. The World Bank economist was in Uganda and spoke to Charles Mpagi on the […]

Here Are the Front Runners in Ruto’s Quest for 2022 Running Mate

Here Are the Front Runners in Ruto’s Quest for 2022 Running Mate

Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya has emerged as one among a host of politicians being touted as Deputy President William Ruto’s likely running mate in the 2022 General elections. According to Ikolomani lawmaker Bernard Shinali, the 62-year-old is a cool and experienced head and commands respect from a majority in the country. “In Kakamega we have […]

Date With the Hangman For Kenyan Prison Beauty Queen Ruth Kamande

Date With the Hangman For Kenyan Prison Beauty Queen Ruth Kamande

Former Lang’ata Women’s Prison beauty queen Ruth Kamande has been sentenced to death for killing her boyfriend, Farid Mohammed in 2015. Justice Jessie Lesiit committed the 2016 beauty queen to death despite the penalty having been lifted by a superior court saying her court was free to exercise judicial discretion. She noted that despite the […]

The African Airlines That’ll Win Are Those That Aren’t Too Posh

The African Airlines That’ll Win Are Those That Aren’t Too Posh

Recent years have been brutal for African airlines but, in spite of that, there is a new rush to resurrect dead national carriers (in Uganda) or to put bedridden ones in the air again (in Tanzania). However, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s biggest and currently most successful airline, is kind of going in the opposite direction. A […]

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