Category Archives: Top Story

Push and Pull between Arms of Government Heightens, and Could get Ugly

As the country marks one year since it held a divisive General Election, the jinx of sibling rivalry continues to dog the three arms of government. On one side, the Executive is accused of ganging up with the Legislature in what observers think is a bid to fulfill Jubilee’s promise to revisit, after the Supreme […]

The Much Needed Signal From Kenneth Matiba, Even In His Death

By Golbert O Kenya While agitating for multiparty democracy Kenneth Stanley Njindo Matiba was put in detention without trial. In the coolers, the man suffered a nasty stroke which permanently altered his life, eventually rendering him vegetative. All his businesses were also maliciously sabotaged by the unforgiving KANU regime. Very few men can be willing […]

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 country. President Uhuru, who had just finished delivering his speech, was forced to flee the scene as the protestors held placards written: “Respect rule of law, Respect human rights and […]

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 her genitals. Upon receiving the information, the institution took action by suspending Mr Edward Kisuze, a senior administrative assistant in the Academic Registrar’s Department in […]

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 […]

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 Karoney, who was the media house’s Chief Operations Officer before her appointment to join President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration. The Nairobi Observer can reveal that Kaikai, who was sacked from Nation Media […]

Patient in KNH surgery mishap finally discharged

The mystery of a surgery mishap at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) took another twist after the patient who was due for operation was finally discharged yesterday. John Mbugua, 38,walked out of the hospital ward in the company of his sister after the discharge with doctors giving him a clean bill of health despite not having […]

NCCK urges dialogue, creation of PM position

The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga to drop their hard line stance and dialogue to bring down political tensions in the country. NCCK general secretary Rev Canon Peter Karanja (below) told a media conference the country is in a crisis “despite the […]