Kenya a river that flows in the source of greatness - Uhuru

As a way of returning the river to its course, the State is implementing Vision 2030.

Legislators who have represented colleagues in court

Among the most sought legal minds in the country are Orengo, Wako and Murkomen.

Uhuru tells off legislators representing governors in court

President says professionals who take state or public offices should give up private ...

County assembly divided after court bars Sonko from office

ODM MCAs blamed Jubilee for failing to push for the nomination of a deputy governor.

Eight shortlisted for post of UoN Vice-Chancellor

The former UoN VC Peter Mbithi was not among the 14 applicants for the top seat.

Sonko absent during 56th Jamhuri day fete at Nyayo Stadium

Sonko sent a message expressing his pleasure in joining Kenyans during the celebrations.

Barbados PM to grace 56th Jamhuri Day celebrations

PM Mottley will deliver her message as the designated special guest of the event.

NTSA suspends Modern Coast licence after fatal crash

The police have been advised to impound any of their vehicles on the roads.

Party boss 'subdues' governor over 2022 ambitions

County boss was already assembling a formidable political machinery for 2022 campaigns.

Death toll from Modern Coast buses accident rises to seven

A two-year-old baby is among those who lost their lives in the crash.

Uhuru extends term of BBI taskforce after Raila meet

Uhuru, Raila met the team at State House and thanked them for their work.

Five killed, 62 injured after two Modern Coast buses collide

Buses collided along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway on Thursday morning.

Ground killer ferries, senators demand

KFS directed to ensure all operating ferries have functional ramps to prevent disasters.

MPs cry foul over Muturi gag on BBI report

CIOC says ruling likely to open floodgates for arms of government to gag Parliament.

Sonko rejects pressure to name his deputy

Top Jubilee operatives reached out to Sonko to name deputy to save county from crisis.

Ex-Garissa CEC murder attempt suit to proceed next year

Case adjourned after military intelligence witness testified.


Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi responds to genocide allegations

Suu Kyi says allegations give incomplete picture.

'Our parents ran a secret gay porn empire'

They were a respectable family, Karen had been a journalist on well-known newspapers.

US House unveils Trump impeachment charges

The move is a key step towards a full vote in the US House of Representatives.

Democrats expect to unveil charges in Trump impeachment

Trump has denied wrongdoing and calls the inquiry a hoax.

Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 aboard

A search and rescue operation is underway to recover the plane and those missing.

Democrat says Trump violated oath

Trump denies having done anything wrong.

WADA bans Russia from Olympics for four years over doping

The sanctions effectively strip the agency of its accreditation.


Rwanda scraps tax on sanitary pads

Previously, an 18% value added tax was placed on the pads.

26 male cross-dressers arrested in Nigeria

The 26 were arrested by the Islamic police while attending a birthday party.

Abiy: Militants, global powers threaten Horn of Africa

Speaks of personal experience of "ugliness" of war.

Former Algerian PMs get long jail sentences for corruption

Ahmed Ouyahia was sentenced to 15 years and Abdelmalek Sellal got a 12-year sentence.

Kenyan teachers reminded to reveal their wealth

Public servants have to reveal how much they own, to show that they have not been bribed.

Scandal-hit SA rail firm put into administration

The country's transport sector has been struggling in recent months.

Tropical storms expected in East Africa

The unusual weather pattern is expected to climax before the end of this week.

Top Nigerian senator jailed for stealing Sh1.9 billion

Kalu appeared shaken in court and asked officials not to handcuff him.

The Conversation

Ebola: Why cross-border risks for Kenya remain high

Kenya appears prepared, but a lot more can be done.

Kenyans participate in HIV vaccine trial

If the trial is successful, it will bring a new form of HIV prevention to people.

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit affected communities in both provinces.

How politics shapes the way African cities are run

Everyday politics boil over into multi-party politics and municipal governance

Why embracing indigenous languages could have major ...

Kenya is a multilingual country with over 42 different indigenous languages. In ...

How Nigeria has got better at running elections that are ...

The conduct of periodic, competitive, participatory, credible and non-violent elections ...

Shutting down the internet doesn’t work – but governments ...

As the internet continues to gain considerable power and agency around the world, many ...

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Your Thursday Breakfast Briefing

The stories making headlines in the Star this morning.

Sonko’s charges cap year of turmoil in city’s governance

The governor and MCAs have turned the city into a theatre of the absurd.

Win for varsity tutors as court revokes PhD requirement

Ruling says university regulator didn't follow law in law in rolling out guidelines.

Youth, women trust Uhuru regime 'despite hard economic times'

President’s biggest problem lies in management of the economy, scarcity of job creation.