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Koigi Wamwere awarded Sh12 million compensation for tortureFormer Subukia MP Koigi Wamwere. Photo/FILE

Former Subukia MP Koigi Wamwere has been awarded Sh12 million as compensation for torture while in detention between 1975 and 1982.

The amount was increased from Sh2.5 million, granted by...Read more

March 6, 2015
You will be held liable for illegal contracts, Uhuru tells state officialsPresident Uhuru Kenyatta receives the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) Gold Award trophy, for innovative management in Africa, from Devolution CS Anne Waiguru  during the official handing over ceremony at State House, Nairobi on Friday.

Cabinet secretaries, PSs and CEOs of parastatals found issuing tenders without following due procedure will face the full force of the law, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

Uhuru asked...Read more

March 6, 2015
IN PICTURES: Inside a heroin den in LamuAn addict smokes heroin. Photo/REUTERS

The thinly lined streets of Lamu island create the perfect opportunity for covert movement.

Most of the unnamed streets, alleyways and buildings add to the cover necessary for engaging in...Read more

March 6, 2015
ODM Homa Bay polls replaced with meeting on vacancies, party disciplineVIOLENCE: A man destroys nomination materials in Homa Bay county following a botched nomination process. Photo/HABIL ONYANGO

A special ODM Homa Bay branch executive meeting will be held on Saturday instead of the planned election which has been postponed.

The...Read more

March 6, 2015
One killed as lorry rams into motorcycle in TigoniA man was killed after a lorry veered off a road and hit a motorcycle in Tigoni on Friday.

A man was killed after a lorry veered off a road and hit a motorcycle in Tigoni on Friday.

The driver of the lorry that was ferrying charcoal was avoiding potholes, said Limuru OCPD...Read more

March 6, 2015
Several injured in Likoni ferry stampedeFULL TO THE BRIM: Hundreds of commuters cram onto two ferries at the Likoni crossing channel. Photo/ELKANA JACOB

A stampede at the Likoni crossing channel on Friday morning left several people injured.

Crowds scrambled to board MV Kilindini and MV Harambee, the only ferries that were operational....Read more

March 6, 2015
Boniface Mwangi denies causing fracas at Adams ArcadeHuman rights activist Boniface Mwangi. Photo/FILE

Human rights activist Boniface Mwangi has denied causing an altercation at Adams Arcade along Ngong’ road, Nairobi early this week.

Mwangi allegedly blocked the entrance to an eatery,...Read more

March 6, 2015
Woman miscarries after police officer kicked her belly over arrest in MbitaTRAGIC: A woman who was six months pregnant miscarried after a police officer allegedly kicked her in the belly in Mbita on Sunday. Photo/FILE

A woman who was six months pregnant miscarried after a police officer allegedly kicked her in the belly.

Hilder Sigunyu, 21, said an officer from Mbita police station kicked her while...Read more

March 6, 2015
Subsidised charges eat into mobile banking profits - analystsA customer conducts a mobile money transfer via M-Pesa, inside a Safaricom mobile phone care centre in Nairobi on July 15, 2013. Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don't have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fueling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the 'unbanked. Photo/REUTERS

Mobile money accounts for more than a fifth of M-Pesa's $1.59 billion (Sh145 billion) annual revenue.

The poster child for telco-driven mobile money services, set up by Vodafone and run by...Read more

March 6, 2015
Sixteen Ethiopian immigrants arrested in Huruma Sixteen Ethiopians were arrested on Thursday night for being in the country illegally. Photo/FILE

Sixteen Ethiopians were arrested on Thursday night for being in the country illegally.

They were arrested at a house near Madoya primary school in Huruma estate, Nairobi, said Starehe OCPD...Read more

March 6, 2015

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Subsidised charges eat into mobile banking profits - analysts

Mobile money accounts for more than a fifth of M-Pesa's $

A customer conducts a mobile money transfer via M-Pesa, inside a Safaricom mobile phone care centre in Nairobi on July 15, 2013. Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don't have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fueling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the 'unbanked. Photo/REUTERS
IN PICTURES: Inside a heroin den in Lamu

The thinly lined streets of Lamu island create the perfec

An addict smokes heroin. Photo/REUTERS
Woman miscarries after police officer kicked her belly over arrest in Mbita

A woman who was six months pregnant miscarried after a po

TRAGIC: A woman who was six months pregnant miscarried after a police officer allegedly kicked her in the belly in Mbita on Sunday. Photo/FILE
IN PICTURES: Inside a heroin den in Lamu

The thinly lined streets of Lamu island create the perfec

An addict smokes heroin. Photo/REUTERS
Boniface Mwangi denies causing fracas at Adams Arcade

Human rights activist Boniface Mwangi has denied causing

Human rights activist Boniface Mwangi. Photo/FILE