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 2022-05-16 20:52 

Standard Digital

Kisumu Airport expanded, roads carpeted as Africities meet starts...

A key road off the Kisumu-Kakamega Highway whose completion had stalled for more than five years was completed....

 2022-05-16 12:29 

The New Humanitarian

A kidnapped teacher, a fed up farmer, and a push for dialogue with Mali's militants...

The story of one local leader risking his life to protect his community....

 2022-05-16 12:00 

Standard Digital

So close yet so far: Murang'a hope for presidency dimmed...

The case is different for Murang'a whose fortunes evaporated inches to the dream. Former Maragua MP said historical sacrifices by Murang'a are too great to be wished away....

 2022-05-16 12:00 

Standard Digital

Mt Kenya East's dreams dashed as ODM leader overlooks Munya...

Expectations were high that either CS Munya or Tharaka Nithi Senator Kindiki would be named. For Mt Kenya East, it was the second day of disappointment....

 2022-05-16 12:00 

Standard Digital

Excitement sweeps Nyanza after Raila unveils 'formidable team'...

'Indeed, by this nomination alone the glass ceiling is shattered'. Residents described the selection as a political masterpiece....

 2022-05-16 11:35 

Standard Digital

Man shot dead 4 times at Mirema Drive...

Police officers are looking for a suspect who shot dead a man today, Monday afternoon, May 16, at Mirema Drive Estate in Kasarani Constituency....

 2022-05-15 21:06 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Russia Ukraine war: Here's everything you need to know right now...

Heres the latest news on the Russia-Ukraine war...

 2022-05-15 12:00 

Standard Digital

Djibouti team: Alliance key to tackle Lamu Port issues...

The Djibouti delegation on a fact-finding mission after attending the recent high-level 26th Intermodal Africa 2022 Exhibition and Conference in Mombasa....

 2022-05-15 12:00 

Standard Digital

Lake region bloc counties get Sh2.8 billion to improve sanitation...

The 14 devolved units are Bungoma, Busia, Homa Bay, Kakamega, Kisii, Kisumu, Migori, Nyamira, Siaya,Trans Nzoia, Kericho,Bomet, Nandi and Vihiga....

 2022-05-14 21:36 

Standard Digital

DCI identify suspect in KIMC student murder...

Purity Wangechi Karinga's body was discovered in a thicket in Buriria Village, with two stab wounds in the neck....

 2022-05-14 20:51 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Teenager kills 10 in live-streamed racial attack on supermarket...

A document circulating online that appeared to have been written by the killer sketched out a to-do list for the attack, including cleaning the gun and testing the livestream....

 2022-05-14 20:51 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Teenager kills 10 in live-streamed racial attack in supermarket...

A document circulating online that appeared to have been written by the killer sketched out a to-do list for the attack, including cleaning the gun and testing the livestream....

 2022-05-14 12:00 

Standard Digital

Rift governor seat aspirants vetting deputies to meet deadline...

Susan Kihika said that she had picked a group of elders to help her select a running mate. George Natembeya ignored the names from a task force that vetted potential candidates....

 2022-05-14 12:00 

Standard Digital

Amason Kingi's big gamble in bid to end ODM dominance...

Pwani University lecturer said Kingi's decision to join KKA was premature. Ganze MP Teddy Mwambire said it will be impossible for Kingi's PAA to penetrate Kilifi....

 2022-05-14 12:00 

Standard Digital

Peter Munya says DP Ruto gave Mt Kenya a raw deal...

Munya said the region got a raw deal in the power-sharing agreement between Deputy President William Ruto's UDA, Musalia Mudavadi's ANC and Moses Wetangula's Ford-Kenya....

 2022-05-14 12:00 

Standard Digital

Shots fired as chaos mars Raila's rally in Mombasa...

Trouble started when Sonko was blocked by youths from accessing venue. Rally had moved from the historical Tononoka Grounds to Mkomani....

 2022-05-14 08:51 

Standard Digital

Sankok son buried as politicians call on police to let family mourn...

The family eulogised their son as a cheeky boy with a sense of humour. Two postmortem examinations confirmed he died from a single gunshot....

 2022-05-14 06:40 

Standard Digital

KIMC student, 19, found dead with two stab wounds in neck...

Purity Wangechi Karinga, 19, had two stab wounds in the neck....

 2022-05-14 06:09 

Standard Digital

Several die after truck, matatu collide head-on at Sultan Hamud...

Several people are feared dead after a truck collided head-on with a 41-seater matatu at Sultan Hamud in Makueni County on Saturday evening, May 14....

 2022-05-14 05:41 

Standard Digital

MP gets ODM ticket as rival's petition thrown out...

MP Elisha Odhiambo had filed an appeal to the political party's tribunal asking it to charge the party's National Election Board (NEB) with contempt of court....

 2022-05-14 04:30 

Standard Digital

Land firm official faces Sh363,000 fraud charge...

A clerk at a Nairobi land selling company has been charged with defrauding a woman of Sh363,000....

 2022-05-14 04:14 

Standard Digital

Man in governor race walks and boards public vehicles to fish for votes...

Lack of funding for his campaign has not deterred Mr Ouko from reaching out to voters as he boards public vehicles and walks on foot to reach voters in their homes and market places....

 2022-05-14 02:58 

Standard Digital

Villagers flee in fear of retaliation after girl's body exhumed...

A man from the village is suspected to have killed a girl who went missing last year, buried her in a two-feet-deep grave beside his house and planted vegetables on the site....

 2022-05-14 02:17 

Standard Digital

Deputy governor Ahmed Muktar vows to unseat boss Abdi Mohamud in epic duel...

Governor Abdi and his deputy Muktar set to face each other on the back of controversy sparked by his impeachment....

 2022-05-14 01:58 

Standard Digital

Sankok family on son's death: We don't know what happened...

Hillary Memusi was the fourth born child of David and Hellen Sankok. [Kipsang Joseph, Standard]...

 2022-05-14 00:55 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed elected UAE president...

The election comes a day after the death of his half-brother President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan....

 2022-05-14 00:44 

Standard Digital

Father kills six-month-old infant after fight with baby mama...

Upon interrogation, the suspect is said to have led the security team to a church compound and showed them the pit latrine where he had dumped the baby's body....

 2022-05-13 23:54 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Alleged senior leader of 1994 Rwandan genocide confirmed dead...

Protais Mpiranya, one of the last remaining fugitives sought over the 1994 Rwandan genocide, has been confirmed dead and the case against him has been closed....

 2022-05-13 23:41 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

In first since Ukraine invasion, Pentagon chief speaks with Russian counterpart...

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has tried multiple times to try and talk with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu since the invasion started, but officials said Moscow had appeared uninterested....

 2022-05-13 23:32 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Moscow will respond if NATO moves nuclear forces closer to Russia's border...

Moscow's response to NATO's possible expansion will depend on how close the alliance moves military assets toward Russia and what infrastructure it deploys....

 2022-05-13 23:20 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Behind blast walls, Somali parliament to choose new president...

39 candidates seeking the top post will be chosen by parliamentarians in an airport hangar behind blast walls to protect lawmakers from Islamist attacks....

 2022-05-13 21:41 

Standard Digital

Kisii, Homa Bay medics stage go-slow over delayed pay...

The return to work formula signed between the Kisii, Homa Bay County Governments and the healthcare workers states that payments must be effected by the 5th day of every month....

 2022-05-13 21:36 

Standard Digital

Late MP's children bid to take part in property case flops...

Eight siblings of former MP William Cherop Murgor wanted to be enjoined in the proceedings of the case which has been pending in court for the last 10 years....

 2022-05-13 21:00 

Standard Digital

Construction of a Sh249m 'smart' market to end fish hawkers' woes...

The modern market in Karai Centre, Naivasha, will provide cold storage facilities powered by solar energy....

 2022-05-13 19:00 

Standard Digital

Raila Odinga moves to consolidate his support at Coast with mega rally...

The Azimio presidential aspirant's dominance in Mombasa is facing litmus test. Wiper's Kalonzo has vowed to wrestle the 1.8 million votes at the region from Raila....

 2022-05-13 14:26 

The New Humanitarian

Sri Lankan unrest, Lebanese elections, and disgust at Abu Akleh's killing: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2022-05-13 12:00 

Standard Digital

Eseli Simiyu denies agreed ODM, DAP-K zoning deal in Western...

Secretary-General Eseli Simiyu said the rumours gained currency when the party's deputy patron Ayub Savula dropped his Kakamega governorship bid to back ODM's Fernandez Barasa....

 2022-05-13 04:41 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Musk puts Sh5.1t Twitter deal on hold over fake account data...

Elon Musk says he wont buy Twitter for Sh5.1t until hes assured that spam and fake accounts make up less than 5 per cent of the social media users....

 2022-05-13 04:03 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UK says new sanctions hit Putin's network including ex-wife and cousins...

UK says new sanctions hit Putin's network including ex-wife and cousins...

 2022-05-13 02:26 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed dies...

The UAE would observe a 40-day mourning period with flags flown at half-mast as of Friday and suspend work at all public and private sector entities for three days....

 2022-05-13 01:30 

Standard Digital

Wanga, Kidero urged to include teen pregnancies in Homa Bay campaigns...

Civil Society Organizations in Homa Bay regretted that the rise of social vices has been forgotten in the campaigns....

 2022-05-12 20:29 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

North Korea reports first Covid-19 death as fever 'explosively spreads'...

The data represents an unprecedented admission of an "explosive" outbreak in a country that had previously reported no confirmed cases since the pandemic began...

 2022-05-12 20:03 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Musk says he prefers 'less divisive' candidate than Trump in 2024...

Musk told a Financial Times conference on Tuesday that Twitter's decision to ban Trump was "morally bad."...

 2022-05-12 15:47 

The New Humanitarian

Gun prices soar ahead of Somalia's presidential elections...

Want to gauge tensions in Somalia? Check out the price of AK-47...

 2022-05-12 15:12 

The New Humanitarian

A tasting menu from Geneva's humanitarian trade fair...

From the climate crisis to cybersecurity, what's hot and what's not at this year's emergency aid gabfest....

 2022-05-12 12:00 

Standard Digital

Notorious gang leader shot dead by police during robbery...

A suspect believed to be the ring leader of a gang that has been terrorising the Subukia business community has been killed....

 2022-05-12 12:00 

Standard Digital

Kiambu MCA, four others detained for 10 days over man's killing...

A Kiambu MCA is among the four people detained for ten days over the murder of a man in Juja....

 2022-05-12 12:00 

Standard Digital

Court ruling that may end eight-year battle for control of Nyeri land buying firm...

Over 3,000 shareholders of a land-buying company in Nyeri have a reason to smile after the High Court declared a set of directors as legally in office....

 2022-05-12 12:00 

Standard Digital

Milk prices up as drought leads to biting shortage...

An acute milk shortage has hit Kiambu County following prolonged drought....

 2022-05-12 04:46 

Standard Digital

Mombasa magistrate donates cash for couple charged with stealing flour...

Saumu Ali, a mother of two and Evans Odhiambo her husband had been arrested and charged with stealing the bale of flour valued at Sh1,980, the property of Grain Industries Limited....

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