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Fifteen Nairobi MCAs were arrested on Monday night following a misunderstanding with Fly540 management at the JKIA. The MCAs were on their way to Mombasa for an investors' meeting when they disagreed with the airline over a delay by one of their colleagues. Ziwani MCA Millicent Mugadi was late ...
By SIMON NDONGA, Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 16 - At least 50 people arrested in Nairobi during an operation against shisha smoking are expected in court on Tuesday. According to police, 35 were arrested in Eastleigh while 15 were nabbed on Juja Road and the operation is expected to continue in other ...

Water rationing in Nairobi looms large as the reservoirs holding the city's supplies continue to drop. The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company now pegs its hopes on the April long rains. Acting MD Nahashon Muguna yesterday said Thika dam's storage stood at 34 million cubic metres, representing ...
One of the rubbish containers which the Nairobi City County government will distribute at the ward level, estates and in the central business district as it seeks to ease garbage collection. PHOTO | COLLINS OMULO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The gang of two had walked to the bureau on Sunday afternoon saying they wanted to exchange thousands of US dollars to Kenyan shillings. According to police and witnesses, the suspects wore nuns' clothes when they walked into the cubicle of the bureau. They then demanded to exchange the money ...
Before announcing his surprise resignation last week, outgoing Nairobi County deputy governor Polycarp Igathe came under fire for his explanation of the role the Sonko Rescue Team was playing in the City. When asked about the legality underpinning the decision to allow a private NGO undertake the ...

When temperatures last February peaked at 32C - well above normal Nairobi highs - at his tin-roofed home, "I got really scared because I was feeling like the sun was just above our heads," he said. "I started thinking the biblical end days had come where sinners would be destroyed with fire.".
Presiding High Court judge Justice Erick Ogola struck out the petition, saying the matter can be competently handled by Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi, which is handling a similar case. Early last year, the Ethics and anti-corruption Commission (EACC) launched a criminal probe leading to the prosecution ...
The gang of two had walked to the bureau on Sunday afternoon saying they wanted to exchange thousands of US dollars to Kenyan shillings. According to police and witnesses, the suspects wore nuns' clothes when they walked into the cubicle of the bureau. They then demanded to exchange the money ...
police are investigating the circumstances under which a University of Nairobi student died at the Mamlaka A Hostel early Sunday, January 14, 2018. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Ian Kibet Kimaiyo fell from the third floor of the hostel and was found dead a few minutes past midnight.
By JEMIMAH MUENI, Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 15 - Governor Mike Sonko has launched a workshop to review the proposed Water and Sanitation Bill and policy in a bid to address water problem in the capital city. The review of the proposed water and sanitation bill and policy aims at harmonizing national and ...
A model dressed as a nun and holding a gun. Two robbers disguised as nuns raided a forex bureau in Karen, Nairobi and stole Sh3.5million on January 14, 2018. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. His story is, however, not adding up because the video we watched showed him ...
said Mr Yoon when the company briefed journalists in Nairobi on the electronic giant's 2018 market strategy for Kenya. ... The electronics company in 2013 announced plans to open a television, laptop and printers' assembly plant, a move that would position Nairobi as the nerve centre of its operations in ...
For diesel, retailers will sell the commodity at Sh91.55 per litre in Mombasa, Sh94.82 in Nairobi, Sh103 in Wajir, Sh108.63 in Mandera, Sh95.74 in ... which is largely used by the urban poor and rural households, retail at Sh72.01 per litre in Mombasa, Sh74.78 in Nairobi, Sh75.62 in Nakuru, Sh76.69 in ...
Deputy President William Ruto with (from left) Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru, Nairobi Speaker Beatrice Elachi and Nairobi deputy governor Polycarp Igathe. Mr Igathe resigned as deputy governor. PHOTO | KANYIRI WAHITO | NATION ...
The difficulties faced by Nairobi residents in 2017 such as garbage collection problems, hawkers menace and poor drainage systems seem to have come back even stronger in 2018. Various places in the capital city are choking with garbage that has been left uncollected since the start of Christmas ...
Mr Wendo says IDN is collaborating with well-wishers to help youth in Nairobi and other areas in the city to engage in activities like general cleaning, ... that focuses on inter-slum youth meetings to curb drug and substance abuse, muggings and robbery among other criminal activities in parts of Nairobi.

Two people died on Wednesday when a building they were demolishing at Stage Mpya in pipeline Estate, Nairobi collapsed. Seven other people were injured and are admitted to different hospitals in the city following the 1.30pm incident. police said the semi-permanent building made of timber and iron ...
Nairobi governor Mike Sonko with his deputy Polycarp Igathe at a past event. (Photo/the-star.co.ke). Nairobi is working on building a new modern market centre. Revealing the development, Nairobi governor Mike Sonko said his government was planning on partnering with other stakeholders to see the ...
Rachel Shebesh - Her failed efforts to retain the Nairobi women Rep seat seems to have really deflated her. The resounding loss to Esther Passaris on August 8 was further aggravated by a mysterious incident that occurred at her home which left her husband nursing two bullet wounds. With these trail of ...
Mary Mokaya - On the morning of September 2, 2017, Kenyans woke up to the tragic news of an early morning fire that razed down a dormitory at Moi Girls school Nairobi leaving seven students dead. The enduring story about the tragedy is a 16-year-old girl who seemingly sacrificed herself to save the ...
Life is quickly returning to Nairobi as the festive season concludes with most dwellers who went upcountry to celebrate Christmas beginning trooping back to the city. Nairobi had been reduced to a ghost city the whole of this week, but the next two days are expected to see a mad rush back by Nairobians ...
A collision between a truck and a bus in western Kenya has killed at least 36 people, police said. Rift Valley police said the accident involved a bus heading to the capital city, Nairobi, from Busia County and a truck heading from Nakuru County to Eldoret town. Traffic Commandant Zero Arome said the bus's ...
St. Mary's Mission hospital, Nairobi new CEO Gabriel Njue addressing journalists on December 29, 2017. PHOTO ... The new management at St Mary's Mission Hospital in Nairobi took over operations at the institution Friday even as it faced accusations of harassment and sacking of staff. Operations at the ...
Safari Park, Nairobi - Tanzanian artiste Rich Mavoko of the Roho Yangu hit single will join Kenyans in welcoming the New Year in what has been dubbed the Royal Party at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. 3. Club Sting, Nairobi - Many fans would have expected the group Sauti Sol to be probably out of town for ...
Data collected from 2014 to 2016 by a cancer-only institution, the Texas Cancer Centre (TCC), indicates that Nairobi shoulders the biggest burden of the disease in Kenya since it ... The centre on Friday released the data collected from patients in all its three facilities - two in Nairobi and one in Eldoret.
Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi will from next year move to a new residential house to be purchased by the devolved unit. ... In an advertisement in a local daily, the Nairobi County Assembly Public Service Board has invited bidders to tender for the purchase of speaker`s residential ...
Nairobi is one of the top 10 world destinations for 2018, according to travel site TripAdvisor. The capital came third after Ishigaki in Japan and Kapaa in Hawaii. Then came Halifax (Canada), Gdansk (Poland), San Jose (Costa Rica), Riga (Latvia), Rovinj (Croatia), Nerja (Spain) and Casablanca (Morocco).
The first freight train on the standard gauge railway left Mombasa for Nairobi on Monday. The train, hauling 52 wagons, left Port Reitz Freight station at 5.30am and was expected at Nairobi's Inland Container Depot at 2.20pm. ALSO READ: We have not paid Sh11 billion extra to contractor, says KPC boss.
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko (right) and Senator Johnson Sakaja follow proceedings as Nairobi MCAs take oath of office on September 6, 2017. All eyes will be on the second Nairobi County Assembly after voters reversed roles in House leadership following the August 8, 2017 elections. PHOTO ...
The scene along Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi's CBD where a City Shuttle bus collided with a car on January 3, 2018. 14 people were injured and taken to Kenyatta National hospital. PHOTO | AGGREY OMBOKI | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The county government of Nairobi says it has detained about 500 cattle belonging to Maasai herders after conducting arrests over the last one month. Speaking to the Nation by phone on Tuesday, county executive in charge of agriculture and Livestock Development Mr Danvas Makori said they have been ...
New data released by the power distribution firm show that Nairobi accounted for 50.2 per cent of its unit sales in the year to June. The remaining 46 counties jointly held a 49.8 per cent share of power demand in the review period. Heavy concentration of power consumption in Nairobi indicates inequality in ...
According to the county report, out of the nearly 0.3 million pre-school children currently enrolled in pre-schools in Nairobi, only 13,921 are in public nursery schools. "This indicates that there is a large demand for early childhood development and education services within the county to cater for all children ...
Musician Nyanshinski and King Kaka will on Friday evening headline a Captain Morgan party at Avenida Lounge on Moi Avenue. East African Breweries Limited (EABL) who recently took Captain Morgan Gold under it's belt are targeting young adult consumers with the drink. Captain Morgan will be ...
Small scale coffee farmers from Kiambu County earned the highest price of the premium grade coffee offered for sale during this week Nairobi Coffee Exchange (NCE). market reports from the NCE reveals that small scale farmers from Gititu farmers coffee society of Kiambu county earned the highest price ...
She said Uganda looks to Kenya as its main ally and "when Kenya is not happy Uganda will not be happy." Envoy 703x422. Phibby Otaala presents her credentials to President Uhuru Kenyatta. Ugandan High Commissioner to Nairobi, Phibby Otaala, has presented her credentials to President Uhuru ...
NASA MCAs walk out of the Nairobi County Assembly on December 7, 2017 after efforts to table the people's assembly motion failed. ... Nairobi Speaker Beatrice Elachi outwitted opposition MCA's and voided their well laid out plans to table a motion on "The People's Assembly'' in the House Thursday.
National taxpayers Association has concluded the assessment of the Nairobi County Health Score Card with the report to be released this Saturday. The report is a culmination of assessment around three key indicators by health centres and it links the communities with the Ministry of Health in Nairobi ...
The twitter thread started after a user complained that Embassava buses are as old as Methuselah and need revamping. (Methuselah is the man reported to have lived for 969 years in the Bible). Tweeps started adding onto the list of the oldest matatus in Nairobi, with some hilariously describing how some ...
@AngelaKatusia said; "Why can't we just use traffic lights in Nairobi, why do traffic have to decide when we moving, they receive a personal call and they forget about you. Why do we invest in things we don't use?@MikeSonko". @DukeMosea asked; "What happened in Nairobi off late, lots of traffic with no ...
By JEMIMAH MUENI, Nairobi, Kenya, Dec 7 - Opposition members in Nairobi County walked out of the assembly Thursday afternoon accusing the Speaker of denying them a chance to table their motion on formation of a People's Assembly. Led by the Minority Leader Elias Otieno, the MCAs said that ...
While some touts might be aggressive, most of them are warm, polite and kind (unlike those in Nairobi). Be cautious, however, because, some may attempt to fleece you especially if you not aware of the route charges. You will not miss their overly gentleness to beautiful ladies. They fondly call them 'dada' ...
Karathe, in desperation, went to Milimani Courts in Nairobi and an eviction notice for Wanjiru was issued on November 28, 2015. Unfortunately for Karathe, the lawyer who had obtained the eviction order got an emergency at his rural home and had to dash there. The lawyer came back to Nairobi in January ...
An x-ray showing 14 needles mysteriously lodged in a baby's buttocks. Doctors at the Thika Level Five hospital have so far removed 13 needles. PHOTO | MARY WAMBUI. By MARY WAMBUI. Doctors at the Thika Level Five Hospital are pondering on the next cause of action before discharging a ...
There are two exciting new faces of Nairobi's food scene: the Mercado Mexican Kitchen and Bar, and Fonda NBO. Two brothers who left Kenya on a culinary adventure found themselves in the small town of San Miguel de Allande in Mexico. Here they were inspired by a woman called Tia Maria, who ran a ...
Speaking at County Girls high school in Ngara, Nairobi as chief guest during the Ecobank Day - a day the bank sets aside once every year for community service - County Executive Committee member for education Janet Muthoni said partnership between the private stakeholders and the county was ...
Nominated Senator Millicent Omanga taking the oath of office at Parliament buildings on August 31, 2017. She has criticised members of Nairobi County Assembly over plans to pass a motion outlawing commercial sex work. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
atheists in Kenya (AIK) are demanding the repel of a motion in the Nairobi County Assembly which, if passed, will prohibit commercial sex in the capital. In a statement posted on facebook by the its president, Harrison Mumia, AIK has termed the legislation as a retrogressive law that will violate human and ...
The events of February 25 are still fresh in Isaac Swila's mind. Swila, a journalist, was kidnapped at 11.40am along Nairobi's Kasarani-Mwiki Road in the company of his cousin. The two had withdrawn money over the counter from a bank and were heading back home when a gang of four men accosted ...


 

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