Category Archives: Counties

How Wetangula and Mudavadi are plotting to lock Raila out of Western

Another duel is brewing in Nasa with two estranged leaders plotting political assault against the alliance leader Raila Odinga. Musalia Mudavadi of Amani National Congress (ANC) and Ford Kenya’s Moses Wetang’ula have signalled a plan to form a new political alliance to bring together the entire Western Kenya region with the aim of locking out […]

Blow for Waiguru as Supreme Court gives petition nod

The Supreme Court yesterday gave the High Court a nod to proceed with a petition in which Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua is challenging Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru’s election. A five-member Bench, chaired by Chief Justice David Maraga, said it would be premature to delve into contentious issues in the petition which was still pending adjudication […]

Jackson Kibor Files Divorce against Another Wife over Conjugal Rights

Uasin Gishu tycoon Jackson Kibor has once again showed that age is no barrier to ending a marriage. The 83 year old farmer has graced yet again the corridors of court seeking to divorce his third wife just five month after the court granted him divorce against his second wife whom he married 52 years […]

Ruto’s hand in the demolition of popular joint, Simmers

On the morning after the sudden closure of Simmers, one of the most popular restaurants in Nairobi’s CBD, the streets around are busy as usual. The taxi men are talking of how the closure has affected their business as curious passersby marvel at the work down by the eviction squad and begin to understand why […]

Alarm over teenage pregnancies surge

Authorities in Rongo, Migori county have raised the red flag over the surge in teenage pregnancies. This comes as six girls from Ng’ou Primary School in Chamgiwadu have reportedly dropped out after they were put in the family way. Area assistant County Commissioner Peter Nyandat said out of the six girls, the whereabouts of four […]

Travel ban ‘hurting Form One admission’

An education official in Kwale county has attributed the delay in Form One students admission to the ban on night travel and lack of funds. Speaking to journalists in Kwale yesterday, County Director of Education Bridget Wambui, however, said two national schools in the area—Matuga Girls High School and Kwale High School—have registered at least […]

ODM MP calls for action against Matiang’i over poor KCSE results

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has been in the headlines since Wednesday 20 December 2017 when he released the results of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations. The results, which recorded poor performance of the candidates, has been the talk of the country with officials in the education sector blaming Mr. Matiang’i. Following this, Gem MP […]

Nyeri locals clobber man to death in illicit brew raid

Tension remained high yesterday at Ichuga village, Kieni East in Nyeri County after a 46-year-old man was allegedly clobbered to death and another seriously injured by residents. Wachira Kabue died at Nanyuki Teaching and Referral Hospital on Wednesday morning after sustaining serious injuries inflicted on him by neighbours who were angered by his involvement in […]

Corruption charges against Kabete police boss rejected

A Nairobi court yesterday rejected corruption charges drafted against a senior police officer after the prosecution wrongly charged him under a repealed section of the law. Kiambu county Kabete DCIO Henry Njeru (pictured) who appeared before Milimani Anti-Corruption Court principal magistrate Felix Kombo did not plead to the three graft charges after the court rejected […]

MP wants court to throw out votes recount petition

Bomachoge Borabu MP Zadoc Ogutu wants court to dismiss an application by petitioner Thomas Matwetwe for scrutiny and recount of votes cast in the area during the August 8 General Election. His lawyer Asha Nyakundi told Justice Hellen Omondi sitting at Kisii High Court that the marked 91 ballot papers found dumped in a bush […]