Government Confirms Report on Mistreatment of local SGR Workers by their Chinese Masters

The government has admitted labour malpractices at the Standard Gauge Railways (SGR). Appearing before the Senate committee on Labour and Social Welfare, Labour Cabinet secretary Ukur Yattani revealed cases of…

Bold Kenyan Student Exposes University Official Over Sexual Harrassment Allegations

A Kenyan female student in Makerere University has caused a stir on social media after leaking a photo she apparently took in which a man is seen squatting while touching…

BREAKING NEWS: Matiang’i, Boinett and Kihalangwa to face salary deductions as punishment for court contempt

Justice George Odunga has issued a salary-deduction sentence against CS Fred Matiang’t, Inspector Joseph Boinett and Immigration chief Gordon Kihalangwa. The three were found guilty of contempt of court after…

Business

World News

White House says Trump won arbitration order against Porn Star Stormy Daniels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has won an arbitration proceeding against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, a day after…

Britain says former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent

SALISBURY, England (Reuters) – A nerve agent was used to deliberately poison a former Russian double agent and his daughter, Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer said…

Tillerson announces mandatory sexual harassment training

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday that department employees must step in and intervene if they witness sexual harassment,…

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Politics

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Perceived Political Sins Haunt President Kenyatta in London as Kenyans in Diaspora Heckle Him

A section of Kenyans in London, United Kingdom held a demonstration outside the Royal Institute of International Affairs during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s five-day visit to the…

State House mute despite Rotich’s admission that the government is broke

A day after the treasury head, CS. Henry Rotich’s revelation that Kenya has run out of money, the government is yet to issue a statement…

State House Hijacks Linus Kaikai’s move to Royal Media Services

State House has blocked former NTV general manager Linus Kaikai’s move to Royal Media Services where he was set to replace Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida…

Entertainment

Entertainment Blogs

Game Of Thrones season 7 episode 4: 7 questions we have after watching The Spoils Of War

Warning: Contains spoilers for Game Of Thrones season seven. Are we allowed to breathe yet? This week’s episode turned into a surprise budget splurge packing…

The 3 Israelites who won’t make it to Raila’s Canaan: The Observer’s Monologue

The Nasarites are soo ready to join the caravan to the much hyped ‘Canaan ya Joshua.” With popular hashtags like #AdoptABusStation and #RaiLonzoNaneNane killing our…

Photo series explores the wonderful world of swinging

David went to a mix of small gatherings and huge hotel parties Ever wondered what happens at a swingers party? No, it’s not just keys…

Observer Sport

Ronaldo: That was my best at a World Cup

Sochi – Cristiano Ronaldo’s brilliant hat-trick for Portugal that lit up the World Cup on Friday capped one of the most extraordinary days in his remarkable career. In the afternoon, news broke in Spain that the Portuguese superstar has agreed to pay a huge, multi-million euro fine to settle a tax fraud claim, before his goals secured a 3-3 draw [...]

Technology

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Tuesday that software patches released to guard against microchip security threats slowed down some personal computers and servers, with systems running on older Intel Corp (INTC.O) processors seeing a noticeable decrease in performance. The comments in a blog post were the clearest signal from Microsoft that fixes for [...]

Entertainment News

Bold, black and beautiful, ‘Black Panther’ hopes for cultural shift

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Some film critics are calling it the best Marvel movie so far; others say it’s a correction after years of neglecting minority talent in Hollywood. The predominantly black cast of superhero movie “Black Panther” hope its combination of African pride, beauty and kick-ass adventure will also mark a cultural shift in [...]

Observer Opinion

Speculation on Uhuru, Ruto relationship misleading

The media have been awash with claims of rift between…

Editors View

Politicising crucial issues hurting our economy

By Kibet Benard Democracy, and by extension good governance, presupposes the…