Churchill Omondi (L) and Mercy Cheptoo (R). They were crowned Mr and Miss Maseno respectively, May 1, 2017, at Maseno University graduation square. [Photo: hivisasa.com] Churchill Okoth and Miss Mercy Cheptoo have been crowned as the winning couple of the highly contested Mr and Miss Maseno beauty pageant. The colorful event took place, Wednesday night…

Governors Mutua, Kidero, Obado and others cleared to vie

Machakos County, governor Dr Alfred Mutua when he was cleared by IEBC to seek re-election. [Photo: Courtesy] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has cleared several governors, to defend their seats, and aspirants who want to unseat incumbent county bosses. IEBC Regional Offices in most of the counties, nationwide, were field with supporters of…

Bungoma MP aspirant accuses MP John Waluke of threatening his life

Sirisia ODM Parliamentary aspirant Moses Nandalwe (L) and Ugunja MP and ODM party Director of Political Affairs, Opiyo Wandayi. [Photo: @WNandalwe/Twitter] Sirisia ODM Parliamentary aspirant Moses Nandalwe claims his life is in danger. He has recorded a statement at Nairobi’s Central Police Station, accusing Sirisia incumbent MP John Waluke, of threatening him, alongside other four Jubilee…

President Kenyatta’s opinion on Kenya’s 54th Madaraka Day

[Photo: PSCU] My father President Jomo Kenyatta once said: “Unity can not be taken for granted.” We will be celebrating this year’s Madaraka Day in the shadow of national elections. As is usual and perhaps expected and most certainly welcome, elections are a time for robust discourse, and a pitting of opposing worldviews and ideologies. …

Joho explains why finds SGR an Economic Sabotage

Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho addresses the press in Mombasa, May 31, 2017. [Photo: Courtesy] Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho has maintained his stand on the newly launched Sh327 billion Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), saying it will sabotage the economy in Mombasa In an in depth explanation, Joho said he supports the construction of the…

Milk prices drop!

Milk displayed at Tuskys supermarket. [Photo/Courtesy] Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett has announced that milk prices will drop by Sh10 per 500ml packet starting, June 1. Following the announcement, a 500ml packet of fresh milk will now cost Sh55, whereas the same size of UHT packets will cost Sh65. Addressing the press, Wednesday, Bett said…

Uhuru, Ruto and Opposition head to Nyeri for 54th Madaraka Day

Preparations for the 54th Madaraka Day at Kabiruini ASK Showground Nyeri county, May 31, 2017. [Photo: the-star] As Kenya celebrates the 54th Madaraka Day, today, June 1, 2017, Nyeri county is ready to host the event. President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy, William Ruto are scheduled to preside over the event, alongside a host of invited dignitaries,…