September 4, 2015
Homa Bay KUPPET branch officials demonstrating in town Photo/Habil Onyango.

Court says teachers strike 'unprotected', directs unions to respond to TSC suit

A court has declared the ongoing teachers' strike "unprotected" and di...

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September 4, 2015
Jubilee MPs, Francis Mwangangi (Yata), Patrick Ole Ntutu (Narok West) and James Bet (Kesses)  at Swahili Beach Hotel September 4, 2015. Photo/ALLOYS MUSYOKA

Support Ruto for president in 2017 to end ICC case, three URP MPs tell TNA

Three URP MPs have asked their TNA counterparts to support DP William...

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September 4, 2015
Activist Boniface Mwangi and his son at Paris International Airport following the family's detention over lack of Schengen visas. Photo/COURTESY

Boniface Mwangi, family detained by police in Paris

Activist Boniface Mwangi and his family have left Charles De Gaulle Ai...

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September 4, 2015
Cord leader Raila Odinga gives a lecture at Strathmore University in Nairobi county on Wednesday. Photo/COURTESY

Raila raps Uhuru over 'inhumane' Grace Kaindi removal

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his administration should "stop living in...

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September 4, 2015
Deputy President William Ruto commissions the Toyota Tshusho fertilizer plant in Uasin Gishu County on Friday.  Photo/REBECCA NDUKU/DPPS

Ruto commissions Kenya's first fertiliser factory in Eldoret

Construction of Kenya's first fertiliser factory kicked off on Friday...

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September 4, 2015
A file photo fo Narch Kenya party leader Martha Karua.

Karua asks AG to advise Uhuru on police transfer, terms move unconstitutional

AG Githu Muigai has been asked to responsibly inform President Uhuru K...

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September 5, 2015
Youths waving Maendeleo Chap Chap banners at the venue of a rally by Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka in Kasikeu, Makueni county , which they disrupted on Friday. Photo/COURTESY

Maendeleo Chap Chap protesters disrupt Kalonzo rally in Makueni

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana and others leaders fled when youths w...

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September 4, 2015
Deputy President William Ruto and Baringo Governor Benjamin Cheboi during the North Rift Peace Meeting to end insecurity in the region o Thursday. Photo/REBECCA NDUKU/DPPS

Duale invites all Jubilee MPs for Ruto ICC prayers, URP says it is Kalenjin affair

Jubilee MPs have been invited to prayers on DP William Ruto and journa...

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September 4, 2015
ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda 26 January 2015 at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.Photo ICC

Kenya sends protest note to Assembly of State Parties on Ruto ICC ruling

Kenya has sent a protest note to the Assembly of State Parties to the...

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September 3, 2015
Nyeri county residents outside Governor Nderitu Gachagua's office during a protest over the nurses' strike, dubbed 'Operation Rudisha Health Services to National Government', on Thursday. Photo/WAMBUGU KANYI

Nyeri protesters back striking nurses, want state to take over health

More than 500 Nyeri county residents held an 'Operation Rudisha Health...

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September 4, 2015
A file photo of Grace who has been replace as Deputy Inspector General.

Grace Kaindi still in DIG office, refuses to leave without dismissal letter

Grace Kaindi, who was replaced as Deputy IG, has dismissed media repor...

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September 3, 2015
Officials of East Africa Sub-Sahara Africa Safe Promotion International during their arrest over a job scam at the offices of the NGOs Coordination Board in Nairobi county on Wednesday. Photo/COLLINS KWEYU

NGO chiefs in international jobs scam arrested

Senior officials of an NGO, suspected to be behind what the government...

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September 3, 2015
Retired Deputy IG Grace Kaindi Photo/File

Man asks court to stop Grace Kaindi replacement as Deputy IG

A man has asked a court to stop Grace Kaindi's replacement as Deputy i...

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September 4, 2015
A file photo of Nominated Senator Joy Gwendo.

Sakaja rescinds Senator Joy Gwendo's suspension from TNA

The TNA national chairman has defended Nominated Senator Joy Gwendo di...

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September 3, 2015
Nominated Senator Agnes Zani's bodyguard shot and injured an armed robber when he was attacked by a gang of four on Wednesday night. Photo/FILE

Senator Agnes Zani's bodyguard shoots man in attempted robbery

Nominated Senator Agnes Zani’s bodyguard shot and injured an armed rob...

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September 3, 2015
President Uhuru Kenyatta receives the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the petition to suspend Makueni County Government at State House, Mombasa Photo/PSCU

Uhuru receives report recommending Makueni County suspension

President Uhuru Kenyatta has received a report recommending the suspen...

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September 3, 2015
A driver's license belonging to James Kariuki, a gangster killed by police in Changamwe, Mombasa county, on Thursday. Photo/ELKANA JACOB

Three suspected gangsters killed after robbery in Changamwe

Three suspected gangsters were shot dead after a foiled robbery in Cha...

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September 4, 2015
A car belonging to a businessman Paul Ngugi Kariuki which was shot at 13 times along Forest Road Photo/File

Crimes dropped to 5 per cent in last three months, Nairobi highest at 14

The number of Kenyans who were victims of crime declined by nearly hal...

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September 4, 2015
State House Comptroller Lawrence Lenayapa, who has been summoned to testify in a case against Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter and Nominated MP Sonia Birdi. Photo/ELKANA JACOB

Court summons State House Comptroller, MP Kamama in Alfred Keter, Birdi case

A Naivasha court has summoned State House Comptroller Lawrence Lenayap...

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September 3, 2015
Teachers demonstrate in Kisumu town on Thursday  demanding for 50 to 60 percent pay increase. Photo/FAITH MATETE

Moses Kuria wants Sossion arrested over teachers strike

Knut secretary general Wilson Sossion should be arrested for spearhead...

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September 4, 2015
Nzambani Ward MCA Robinson Mativo during a meeting at the foot of the revered Nzambani rock on Wednesday, when residents announced that a Kamba oath would be invoked to reclaim it. Photo/MUSEMBI NZENGU

Kitui threatens managers of mystic Nzambani rock with curse to bear puppies

Residents of Kitui county have threatened to curse those who took poss...

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September 3, 2015
Captured militant weapons are displayed in front of bodies of killed al Shabaab fighters in Mpeketoni on June 15. Photo/REUTERS

Cord, Jubilee supporters divided on how to fight al Shabaab - Ipsos

Cord and Jubilee supporters acknowledge the al Shabaab threat but are...

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September 2, 2015
Kenya Airways newly acquired Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, with a sitting capacity of 400 passengers, arrives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi October 25, 2013. Photo/REUTERS

Kenya Airways gets Sh25.1 billion loan from state, Cairo bank

Loss-making Kenya Airways has received a $40 million (Sh4.2 billion) l...

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September 2, 2015
Knut Secretary general Wilson Sossion during a joint press conference with Kuppet on a teachers' strike in January. Photo/FILE

Knut announces teachers strike, claims outsiders running TSC

Knut secretary general Wilson Sossion has officially declared that the...

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September 2, 2015
A file photo of Kamiti Maximum Security Prison

180 warders dismissed over prisoners' phone use

Some 180 prison warders have been dismissed for abetting the smuggling...

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September 2, 2015
Narok-Mai Mahiu Road where an accident occurred on Tuesday, leading to the deaths of six family members. Photo/KIPLANG'AT KIRUI.

Five relatives dead after Narok-Mai Mahiu road crash

Five family members have died while undergoing treatment following an...

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September 2, 2015
Former Deputy IG Grace Kaindi. Photo/FILE

Grace Kaindi was not fired, says Kavuludi, Fida cries foul over gender parity

Former Deputy IG Grace Kaindi was not fired, the NPSC has said, follow...

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September 2, 2015
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and former Eldoret North MP William Ruto at a rally by the Orange Democratic Movement at Nyayo stadium, Nairobi county, in December 24, 2007. Photo/FILE

American election observers had foreseen Raila victory in 2007 poll - report

American election observers had anticipated an ODM win in the 2007 ele...

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September 2, 2015
A view of Kayole estate in Nairobi county. Photo/FILE

24 suspected Mungiki arrested in Kayole, financial books recovered

Twenty four suspected members of the Mungiki sect were arrested in Kay...

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September 2, 2015
Nairobi Police County Commander Benson Kibue during the Police Vetting   at Sky Park building in Westlands in 2014.Photo/File

Benson Kibue, Mandera's Alex Nkoyo replaced in police reshuffle

The Interior ministry has replaced Nairobi county police commander Ben...

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September 3, 2015
President Mwai Kibaki takes the oath of office as the President of Kenya after being re-elected in the just concluded general elections during the swearing-in ceremony at State House, Nairobi.January 30,2007 Photo/File

Hillary Clinton files: US documents dismiss Raila's 2007 stolen election claim

Declassified US documents on Kenya could spark debate on the controver...

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September 2, 2015
Grave sites at a  cemetery. Photo/FILE

Nairobi burials to cost more as county lowers cremation fees

Nairobi county residents could pay Sh30,500 up from Sh25,000, to bury...

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September 2, 2015
Ganjoni Primary School pupils playing after teachers failed to report to school on Tuesday following a standoff with government over increased salary. Photo/Elkana Jacob

Catholic church asks teachers to return to work, calls for patience over pay hike

The Catholic church has called for immediate dialogue and patience by...

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September 3, 2015
Retired President Daniel arap Moi celebrates his 91st birthday at Kabarak University on Wednesday. He planted a tree to mark the fete Photo/BEN NDONGA

Moi celebrates 91st birthday, shares secret to long life

Former President Daniel Moi reiterated the need for unity during his 9...

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September 2, 2015
President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses a Jubilee Alliance Party delegation at State House, Mombasa on Wednesday. Photo/PSCU

JAP is the party in the game of numbers, Uhuru tells Coast delegates

Politics is a game of numbers, the President has said, urging JAP supp...

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September 3, 2015
Linda Oriaro is consoled by a relative during the the funeral service of lawyer Geoffrey Oriaro at St Guadalupe Catholic Church in Nairobi county. Photo/JOSEPH NDUNDA

Lawyer George Oriaro's kin die in Nakuru road crash after burying him

Three of lawyer George Oriaro relatives died in a Nakuru road accident...

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September 1, 2015
World 3000 meters steeplchase champion Ezekiel Kemboi waves a Kenyan flag along Mombasa road after arriving from Beijing, China on September 1, 2015. Photo/PATRICK VIDIJA

[PICTURES] Triumphant return as Kenya athletes given heroic welcome

 The Kenya athletics team returned to a heroic welcome on Tuesday morn...

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September 1, 2015
Pope Francis, framed by the water of a fountain, talks from the window during his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, August 30, 2015. Photo/REUTERS

Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

Pope Francis will give all priests discretion, during the Roman Cathol...

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September 1, 2015
Kisii county KUPPET officials and union members demonstrate in Kisii Town yesterday over failure by the government to pay them their salary increment awarded by the court.Photo/Benson Nyagesiba

TSC moves to Supreme Court over teachers' salary dispute

The TSC has returned to the Supreme Court over the fulfillment of the...

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September 1, 2015
Deputy President William Ruto and MP's run to welcome home Kenyan athletes who arrived at JKIA on Tuesday. Photo/DPPS

Heroic JKIA welcome for world champions, Uhuru state breakfast on Thursday

World champions received a heroic welcome when they landed at JKIA fro...

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September 1, 2015
A pupil hanged himself after a quarrel with mother over homework Photo/File

Pupil, 10, hangs self after quarrel with mother over homework

A 10-year-old class five pupil committed suicide by hanging last Sunda...

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September 1, 2015
Deputy President William Ruto (C) welcomes the national athletics team at the JKIA in Nairobi, September 1, 2015, after they topped the medals table at the recently concluded 15th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China. With him are gold medallists Ezekiel Kemboi of men's 3000 metres steeplechase, Julius Yego of men's javelin and silver medallist Helal Kiprop of women's marathon.

Measures in place to curb doping, Ruto says, warns doctors

Doctors involved in doping will be deregistered and prosecuted, the DP...

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September 1, 2015
Traditional Chuka drummers celebrate as they welcome the national athletics team at the JKIA in Nairobi, Kenya, September 1, 2015, after they topped the medals table at the recently concluded 15th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China. Photo/REUTERS

Ida Odinga ecstatic after Kenyan athletes outpace the world in Beijing

Ida Odinga has said the dancing Ezekiel Kemboi and other Kenyan athlet...

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September 1, 2015
Soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) drive their armoured personnel carrier (APC) past the scene of a suicide car explosion in front of the SYL hotel in the capital Mogadishu January 22, 2015. Photo/REUTERS

Dozens of soldiers feared dead in al Shabaab attack on Somalia AU base

Al Shabaab militants attacked an African Union base in southern Somali...

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September 1, 2015
Kuppet officials protest outside their offices in Upper Hill, Nairobi county, with sufurias branded 'Njaa' (hunger), following calls for a teachers strike over a salary increase stalemate. Photo/STEVE LETOO

Union tells teachers not to go to work until paid as strike paralyses learning

A union has asked teachers to skip work and camp at their banks until...

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September 1, 2015
President  Uhuru Kenyatta flags off National Youth Service trucks in Mombasa Old Town on Tuesday. Photo/PSCU

Uhuru launches Coast NYS projects to keep youth off drugs, create jobs

President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched the Mombasa Old Town NYS youth e...

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September 1, 2015
Orange House ODM Headquarters. Photo/Monicah Mwangi

Sakwa ODM chairman dead after accident, not elections chaos - Party

The ODM has announced the death of the newly elected North Sakwa ward...

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September 1, 2015
Controversial political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi. Photo/FILE

Mutahi Ngunyi grilled by NCIC over 'poverty-stricken' Luos remark

Political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi was grilled by NCIC officials on Tuesd...

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September 2, 2015
Deputy IG Grace Kaindi who has been appointed an ambassador Photo/File

Uhuru replaces Grace Kaindi with Joel Kitili as Deputy IG

President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated GSU Commandant Joel Kitili as t...

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August 31, 2015
Suna East MP Junet Mohammed on August 24 when he official opened six AP quarters funded by CDF at Nyabisawa center in his constituency. He denied election violence in Migori Photo/File

Three dead after chaos in Migori, ODM denies killings linked to party elections

Three people died in Migori county on Sunday, in an incident that has...

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