Launch of the historic multi-billion SGR in photos

President Uhuru Kenyatta during the launch of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), in Mombasa, May 31, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] President Uhuru Kenyatta inaugurated the Sh327 billion phase one of the modern rail transport system, the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Mombasa, Wednesday. During the official opening of the Mombasa Terminal, Uhuru was joined by national and…

Parliament suspends live broadcast over Uhuru’s SGR launch

President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses during the official launch of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), Mombasa Terminal, May 31, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] The National Assembly was forced to halt Wednesday’s live recording, following the launch of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). A communication from the Parliament Communications team, advised Kenyans that the national broadcaster, KBC, would not be…

Rare moment as NASA heads to Nyeri for Madaraka fete

A past NASA rally. [Photo: Raila Odinga/Facebook] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has lined up a series of campaigns across the country, to rally support ahead of the August 8 polls. This is after the alliance’s presidential candidate Raila Odinga and running mate Kalonzo Musyoka were successfully cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC),…

Celebrations as Uhuru launches first ever SGR Cargo train

President Uhuru Kenyatta gracing the launch of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), Cargo operations at Port Reitz, Mombasa county, May 30, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), Cargo operations. Speaking at Port Reitz in Mombasa county, Uhuru said Kenyans and the more than the 300 million residents of the region are…

Nigerian attacks her country, over Kenya’s multi-billion SGR

Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Mombasa Terminus, at night, May 29, 2017. [Photo: Pauline Njoroge/Facebook] A Nigerian has attacked her government, after the highly advertised launch of Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), hit the headlines, globally. Adeola Fayehun, wondered why her country used ‘too much’ money to construct the Standard Gauge line between Kaduna and Abuja….

Special report wants Alcoblow introduced in High Schools

Students of Limuru Girls, Kiambu County. [Photo: Courtesy] High schools students might soon be subjected to breathalyser tests, if a proposal by teachers sails through. The teachers want to use the gadget to control school unrest, which hit heights in the country last year. The suggestion has been made by principals and teachers who said…

Twist of events as Kalonzo pledges to support Wetangula’s presidency in 2022

Bungoma senator, Moses Wetangula shows off his IEBC clearance certificate, in company NASA presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka, Ford Kenya deputy Party Leader senator Bonny Khalwale and other officials, in Bungoma, May 29, 2017. [Photo: Kalonzo Musyoka/Facebook] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) 2017 presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka has pledged to support his partner, Bungoma senator,…

Ferry services resume at Mtongwe after repair works [PHOTOS]

Mtongwe residents cross at the ferry channel, May 29, 2017. [Photo: KFS/Twitter] Operations at the Mtongwe Ferry channel in Mombasa, have resumed. This is after the Kenya Ferry Services (KFS) completed repair works on the island landing site, after a section of the crossing collapsed a month after its official relaunching by President Uhuru Kenyatta,…

Akothee attacks haters as she performs in Dallas, ‘almost naked’

Akothee performs in Dallas, US, over the weekend. [Photo/Akothee/Facebook] Singer Esther Akoth, alias Akothee has attacked haters and critics, who mind her business. The Mombasa based business woman faulted persons who negatively talk about her, and her family, and asked them to mind their own business. This, even as she performed in Dallas, USA, over the…

Developing Story: IEBC rejects presidential aspirant for failing to meet requirements

Presidential aspirant Justus Juma (R) before IEBC panel, May 29, 2017. [Photo/@VuukaFM/Twitter] A presidential aspirant, Justus Juma, has not been cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to vie for the presidency. Juma who appeared before the IEBC commissioners, Monday morning, to present his documents, was rejected by the electoral body for failing…