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Majority of Kenyans feel 2017 general election will be chaotic, Ipsos

The Star, Kenya - ‎May 27, 2016‎
42 per cent of Kenyans feel that the coming election will be peaceful, in light of the anti-IEBC demonstrations, Ipsos has found in its latest survey.
There is every reason to blame Parliament for IEBC protests
Duale tells CORD parliament is the solution to IEBC stalemate

SGR set for completion ahead of schedule, Uhuru told during inspection tour

The Star, Kenya - ‎10 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta when he inspected the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project at Sultan Hamud in Kajiado County on Saturday May 28, 2016.

Appeal Court dashes Rawal's CJ dreams

The Star, Kenya - ‎May 27, 2016‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta congratulates Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal after she was sworn in at State House on June 3, 2013. Looking on is Chief Justice Willy Mutunga /PSCU.

Kenya: President Kenyatta Seeks Support for Total Ban On Ivory Trade - ‎14 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta today sought support from the international community for Kenya's push for a total ban on trade in ivory.

Deputy governor arrested for drunk driving - ‎14 hours ago‎
Deputy Governor Philip Kutima. He is among 43 people arrested in Nairobi on Friday. They were driving while driving.[/

Alarm as Mandera cholera death toll rises to 13

The Star, Kenya - ‎16 hours ago‎
The death toll from cholera in Mandera has risen to 13 after two more people died yesterday. 89 patients are still admitted at the county's referral hospital.

Move to evict IEBC officials continues to elicit mixed reactions

K24 TV - ‎15 hours ago‎
Wiper Democratic Movement leader Kalonzo Musyoka now says that the opposition coalition will push the government to pay in full the amount that will be owed to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, should they consider vacating from ...

There's more to fatherhood than a name

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
“What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” William Shakespeare. The recent ruling by High Court Judge Mumbi Ngugi on inclusion of fathers' names in the birth certificates of their children has elicited ...

We will go to Uhuru Park on June 1, insists Raila

The Star, Kenya - ‎13 hours ago‎
Cord leader Raila Odinga has said planned parallel Madaraka Day celebrations at Uhuru Park will go on as scheduled Wednesday June 1. This is despite pointers from police that the venue has already been booked for prayers by a church.

Stop surprise visits to schools, Matiang'i told

The Star, Kenya - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Knut secretary general Wilson Sossion has rubbished the move by Education CS Fred Matiang'i to pay surprise visits to schools.

My Goodwill Message To The EFCC By Femi Falana - ‎May 27, 2016‎
When the EFCC took off in 2004, it was able to prevent the corrupt criminal suspects from frustrating their prosecution. Unfortunately, the EFCC was taken over by powerful criminal suspects in connivance with a former Attorney-General of the Federation ...

Fayose moves to break workers' strike

The Nation Newspaper - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has moved to halt the strike action embarked upon by workers in the state. The industrial action, which entered its fourth day, has paralysed government businesses and academic activities in public schools.

ANC and EFF clash in KwaZulu-Natal

Citizen - ‎5 hours ago‎
A strong police presence prevented at an EFF rally in Esikhawini. Photo - Kyle Cowan/Zululand Observer. EFF and ANC clash as ruling party members attempt to disrupt EFF rally.

365 Days of Buhari: APC FG: The challenges of a ruling party

Vanguard - ‎42 minutes ago‎
The discomfort of leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to the recent increase in the prices of petrol aptly showed how the leaders of the country's ruling party have changed their style.

Judge directs internal Trump University documents to be released

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
Washington (CNN) A judge overseeing a lawsuit filed against Donald Trump regarding his closed real estate education program called Trump University has ruled parts of internal documents, including "playbooks" regarding running the enterprise, should be ...

Governor's Council to conduct county expenditure review - ‎15 hours ago‎
Council of Governors (CoG) chairman Peter Munya at a past event. To implement the county expenditure review, the CoG said in a communication, that a proposed steering committee will be created to give policy direction and look into the progress.

Clash in Guinea over opening of new mosque injures 59 people

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
CONAKRY: At least 59 people were injured in Guinea when youths frustrated they were being kept out of the opening of a new mosque in the town of Timbo clashed with police, a hospital director and witnesses said on Saturday.

Video of girl allegedly gang-raped shocks Brazilians

CNN - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rio de Janeiro (CNN) Brazilian police are searching for at least 30 people suspected in the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl and of posting graphic video and images of her on social media that have shocked the South American country.

State committed to connect 70% of households with power by 2017 - Uhuru

The Star, Kenya - ‎10 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta switching the lights on at a house in Kiambu on Saturday May 28, 2016. Photo/PSCU. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email.

KRA Customs team arrests four heroin 'drug traffickers' at Lunga Lunga border

The Star, Kenya - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A sample of heroin recovered from a suspect in Mombasa recently. Four suspects were arrested attempting to smuggle heroin into Mombasa / ELKANA JACOB.

Kenya: Violent Scenes of Cord's Protests Bad for Tourism, Says Balala - ‎11 hours ago‎
Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has warned that violent protests against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) might deal a blow to the industry that is still recovering from a two-year slump.


Coastweek - ‎May 26, 2016‎
by Ndumiso Mlilo JOHANNESBURG South Africa (Xinhua) -- The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has said that the country's banks are sound, capitalized and safe despite the sluggish global financial growth.

China seeks to shake off bad eco- rap

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 - At the recently concluded United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) China sought to shake off its association with images of its citizens forced to wear face masks in smog-clouded cities.

Amazon built a tool that puts Alexa in your browser

The Verge - ‎4 hours ago‎
Amazon's Alexa personal assistant is super useful in the Echo and lot of fun to use. But if you don't have an Echo or can't buy one because you're outside of the US, it can be hard to appreciate Alexa's skill set.

Caroline Mutoko blasts Jicho Pevu for exposing Cheryl Kitonga - ‎18 hours ago‎
Cheryl Kitonga (pictured) allegedly spent some time with the late Jacob Juma on the night he was murdered.[Photo/]. Former Kiss FM presenter Caroline Mutoko has hit out at Mohammed Ali for badly "exposing" Cheryl Kitonga in his investigative ...

Help! Mzungu ambassador is stealing my husband

SDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
A Kenyan woman is accusing a ravishingly beautiful Mexican diplomat of snatching and marrying her husband at a lavish, invite-only ceremony at an exclusive club in Naivasha despite a court order.

Meet the Canadian lass who stole rugby star Willy Ambaka from Kenyan 'fisilets'

SDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
Love is no doubt the most beautiful thing on earth, when true love blossoms one would care less about themselves instead, care more about another person.

Video: Watch Larry Madowo getting ratchet in Italy

TUKO.CO.KE - ‎11 hours ago‎
Larry Madowo who is currently in Milan, Italy, seems to have received veteran tipple lessons from the bad boy himself-Shaffie Weru who is also part of the tour.

West Ham transfer news: Dimitri Payet staying put this summer

Daily Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
The French star was a revelation for the Hammers in his debut Premier League season. His stunning string of performances earned him a bevy of awards and a recall to the France squad for Euro 2016.

Kenya: Heineken Brings Champions League Final VIP Viewing for Kenyan Fans - ‎11 hours ago‎
Nairobi - As Atletico Madrid seek to make history this Saturday when they once again face their rivals Real Madrid in a Champions League Final, Heineken Kenya has set up exclusive VIP experiences for its Kenyan football fans to enjoy the game.

What can the scientists tell us about the Zika virus?

Irish Independent - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Q. What is Zika? A. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus which was first identified in rhesus monkeys in Uganda in 1947 and moved to humans in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania in 1952.

Yellow fever ravages Angola as death toll tops 300; DR Congo, Kenya also at sharp risk

Mail & Guardian Africa - ‎May 27, 2016‎
WHO warned of unimmunised travellers spreading the virus after neighbouring DRC reported 41 cases imported from Angola, with two cases in Kenya.

Measles-rubella vaccine queued in routine immunisations next year

The Star, Kenya - ‎12 hours ago‎
Kitui County chief nursing officer Monicah Mutisya administers the Rubella-Measle jab on a young girl at the launch of the vaccination campaign.

Nightmare superbug: What is it? And should you worry?

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
The news that researchers have found a person in the United States carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort has caused alarm among public health and infectious disease experts.