ODM’s warning shot to rebel MPs

Lunga Lunga MP Khatib Mwashetani, William Ruto and Aisha Jumwa in Vanga, Kwale County, July 7, 2018. [Photo/DPPS] The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has warned that it will not entertain rebels. Secretary-General, Nairobi-based lawyer Edwin Sifuna on Sunday warned that the Raila Odinga-led party will crack a whip on members who have shifted allegiance…

County responds as landslides collapse houses in Mombasa

A landslide alongside Kwa Shee Road and collapsed house in Mikindani, Jomvu Sub County, Mombasa, June 28, 2018. [Photo/Mombasa Sub County Administration] An Advisory notice has been issued to residents of Ganahola settlement in Mikindani Ward, in Mombasa’s Jomvu Sub-County and all residents living on sloppy areas to relocate to higher and safer grounds. The…

Kenyan gov’t creates welfare to console families of slain KDF soldiers

A family member during the KAF Family Open Day, on Saturday, 9th June, 2018 at Moi Air Base in Eastleigh, Nairobi. [Photo/KDF] Kenya Air Force (KAF) officially launched three welfare centres during the KAF Family Open Day, on Saturday, 9th June, 2018 at Moi Air Base in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The welfare centres are located at…

Kenya responds as Ebola breaks out in DRC

Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki and her Tourism counterpart Najib Balala address the press after Ebola outbreak in DRC, May 11, 2018. [Photo/MoH] The Kenyan government has come out to speak following Ebola outbreak in DRC. Below is a joint statement by Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki and her Tourism counterpart Najib Balala over the…

NTV’s Larry Madowo quits

Larry Madowo. [Photo/Larry Madowo] Larry Madowo has quit Nation Media Group’s NTV. The TV presenter took to his social media accounts to break the news. ‪”I leave NTV Kenya as I came: humbled & grateful. ‬‪ The job was one of the great honours of my life. Thanks to everyone who watched, and to Nation for…

US-Kenya envoy Bob Godec speaks as Trump replaces him

Incoming US-Kenya Ambassador Illinois Senator Kyle McCarter. [Photo/Twitter] US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Bob Godec has issued a statement after US president Donald Trump nominated Senator Kyle McCarter replace him. On Thursday, March 29 morning, Trump nominated the Illinois senator, manufacturer and politician, ending the five-year period Godec served in Kenya. In response, Godec issued…

Anxiety grips as NASA makes last minute U-turn on swearing-in

A section of Uhuru Park grounds on Monday night, January 29, 2018. Photo/Migori News Anxiety has gripped Kenyans following the controversial swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga and his Deputy Kalonzo Musyoka. This is after it turned out that Odinga would be sworn-in as the President of the Republic of Kenya on January 30, and…

ODM suffers blow as court nullifies nomination of 12 MCAs [Full list]

A past Migori County Assembly sitting. [Photo/Migori County Assembly] The High Court in Migori on Thursday nullified nomination of 12 Members of County Assembly in Migori County. Judge Raymond Langat said the ODM county lawmakers were illegally in office following a petition by 9 voters on the Luo Nyanza county. According to the judge, Political…

All set as Kilifi CeCs are sworn-in

Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi during swearing-in of CeC members, January 4, 2018. [Photo|Amason Kingi] Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi presided over the swearing in ceremony of 10 County Executive Committee (CeC) Members at his office on Thursday. He said Kilifi County was now set to continue with the transformation journey. “This cabinet will be keen on…