• 5 days Kenya bags its first medal at African Games Citizen -Sports
    Gilbert Kiprotich in Rabat,Morocco Kenya bagged her first medal at the ongoing 12th edition of African Games in Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday settling for silver after losing 2-0 to Egypt in the women’s beach volleyball. The Kenyan queens fell 21-13, 21-15 but will have Gaudencia Makokha and Naomi Too to ... more
  • 5 days Soaring St Anthony inch closer to East Africa glory Citizen -Sports
      Stanley Mativo in Arusha Powerhouse St. Anthony’s Kitale underlined their East Africa Schools Games title credentials in football and hockey at the ongoing regional inter-schools championship here in Arusha, Tanzania after cruising to quarter and semi-finals respectively on Tuesday. In football, the one-time East Africa champions and multiple national ... more
  • 5 days Police seize suspected illegally imported sugar in Siaya Citizen
    Police in Siaya on Tuesday impounded sugar suspected to have been illegally imported from Uganda. Siaya Sub-county Police Commander Justus Kucha said officers acting on a tip-off raided a shop where they found the sugar worth over Ksh.300,000 packed in 50kg and 25 kg bags. The police boss said it ... more
  • 5 days Woman found in late athlete Samuel Wanjiru’s bedroom after his death stopped from testifying Citizen
    A woman who was in the bedroom of late marathon champion Samuel Kamau Wanjiru shortly before his death was on Tuesday stopped from testifying in the ongoing inquest into his death. Jane Nduta’s account of what transpired moments before the celebrated marathoner was found dead outside his house in Muthaiga ... more
  • 5 days Gunman shot dead after hijacking passenger bus in Brazil Citizen
    A gunman holding a busload of passengers hostage in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday was shot dead by police, officials said, ending the hours-long hijacking. Dozens of people were trapped on the bus after it was commandeered by the gunman on a heavily transited bridge connecting Rio with the neighbouring ... more
  • 5 days Embu: Man sentenced to 5 years in jail over possession of bhang Citizen
    A 37-year-old-man in Embu was on Tuesday sentenced to five years in jail or pay a fine of Ksh 400,000 after he was found guilty of being in possession bhang. The accused; James Kinywa Kiiru, was charged that on March 11, 2017 at Majimbo area along Embu-Kiritiri road, he was ... more
  • 5 days Nandi Senator Cherargei freed on personal bond after grilling at DCI Citizen
    Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei was Tuesday evening released on a personal bond after being interrogated by Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) officers in Kisumu. The senator in the company of Nandi Governor Stephen Sang was driven to Kisumu Central Police Station after being arrested by police in Eldoret over alleged ... more
  • 5 days ODM warned against issuing direct ticket in Kibra by-election Citizen
    Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Kibra branch chairman Jeckonia Onyango has urged the party’s National Elections Board to conduct free and fair nominations ahead of the upcoming Kibra by-election. Speaking on Tuesday, the Kibra branch chairman warned the party officials against imposing a candidate through direct nomination, adding that the move ... more
  • 5 days Gov’t silent on revenue sharing deal with Turkana oil partners Citizen -Biz
    The Ministry of Petroleum has brushed aside questions regarding its revenue sharing agreement with its oil exploration partners among them Tullow. This is even as pressure mounts on the ministry to disclose its crude dealings ahead of Tullow’s Final Investment Decision (FID) in the second half of 2020. At the ... more
  • 5 days Embu off to a flying start at WASCO Games Citizen -Sports
    Embu Water and Sanitation Company football team kicked off the tenth edition of the National Water Companies Sports Organization (WASCO) games on the right footing defeating Kiambu Water Company 2-0 at the Moi Stadium, Embu. The host scored in both halves, winger Dennis Mwiathi scoring the first goal in the ... more
  • 5 days Raw deal for sports in Kenya Citizen -Sports
      Last season with nine seconds left on the timer, Toronto Raptors small forward Kahwi Leonard, The Klaw, stepped to the free-throw line and knocked down two free throws that could all but assure the raps a 114-110 scalp over Golden State Warriors thus winning them the 2018/19 NBA title. ... more
  • 5 days Waiguru wants Kabura charged with swearing false affidavit Citizen
    Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru wants Josephine Kabura, one of the key suspects in the first NYS scandal, charged with swearing a false affidavit. This comes after Kabura and nine other of her co-accused were Tuesday charged with an additional count of money laundering over the National Youth Service (NYS) scandal. ... more
  • 5 days Linturi was at Sopa Lodge with me instead of Parliament for Waiguru impeachment motion – Kitany Citizen
    Meru Senator Minthika Linturi was in Naivasha when he was expected to table a motion seeking the impeachment of Anne Waigiru. Revealing the details before a Magistrate Court, Linturi’s estranged wife Maryanne Kitany said that she was in the company of Linturi at Sopa Lodges in Naivasha. “We were in ... more
  • 5 days Hayer One Youth Cricket League attracts 34 teams Citizen -Sports
    The third edition of the annual Hayer One Tournament officially starts tomorrow following its launch in Nairobi today and will be played at various venues across the city, with the final scheduled for this Sunday at Nairobi Gymkhana. The Uganda under-19 cricket team, who are the defending champions, will be ... more
  • 5 days I’m not thinking of leaving Gor but winning more titles – Onyango Citizen -Sports
    The 2019 SJAK Player of the Year and Gor Mahia defender Joash Onyango has said he is focused on staying at K`Ogalo and helping the team win more trophies. Onyango bagged the coveted award after a brilliant season that steered titans K’Ogalo to lifting a record 18th Kenyan Premier League ... more
  • 5 days Voter retracts lawsuit against Kirinyaga Speaker David Githanda Citizen
    The resignation of the Kirinyaga County Assembly Speaker David Githanda Wachira has been upheld after a voter withdrew his lawsuit. Francis Waweru Muchiri had filed a petition on August 15 to block the Speaker’s resignation. Also Read: Kirinyaga County Assembly Speaker David Wachira resigns According to him, stepping down was against ... more
  • 5 days Dutch trained Kimanzi to take one step at time in Stars job Citizen -Sports
    Newly appointed Harambee Stars tactician Francis Kimanzi is keen to nail one target at a time after being officially unveiled as the coach of the national football team on Tuesday by the Football Kenya Federation (FKF). Kimanzi is also aiming at taking Kenya to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations ... more
  • 5 days Revamped Safari Tour set for major return Citizen -Sports
    The Kenya Open Golf Limited (KOGL) has today released dates for the 2019/2020 Safari Tour Golf Series. The revamped series will now include 12 events across four East African countries with seven events being held in Kenya, three in Uganda and one each in Rwanda and Tanzania. Commenting on the ... more
  • 5 days World Hope vows to fight to the last day to protect KBFL status Citizen -Sports
    World Hope men basketball team head coach George Namake believes his charges will fight to the last drop of sweat to avoid relegation after losing 59-75 to Eldonets in the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) league game on Sunday at Nyayo Gymnasium. World Hope failed to utilize the home ground advantage ... more
  • 5 days Pogba subjected to racist abuse after penalty miss Citizen -Sports
    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has become the third player in a week to have racist abuse directed at him on social media following a penalty miss. France player Pogba, 26, had a second-half penalty saved during United’s 1-1 draw with Wolves on Monday. On Sunday, Reading striker Yakou Meite ... more
  • 5 days Man beaten after being mistaken for a suspected child predator Citizen
    Kevin Martin says he was just looking to play pool at a local bar in Norco, California, when a man mistook him for a child predator and beat him. Martin, a 34-year-old private meteorologist from Corona, California, told CNN that the man approached him at the bar on Thursday and ... more
  • 5 days The ex-Sudanese president’s cronies tried to break him out of jail ahead of his trial Citizen
    Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial on Monday, against a backdrop of heightened security following a failed attempt to break him out of prison, CNN has learned. Elements loyal to the 75-year-old, who was ousted in a ... more
  • 5 days Ex-Makadara MP Reuben Ndolo released on bail Citizen
    Former Makadara Member of Parliament Reuben Ndolo was on Tuesday arraigned in court to answer to charges of creating disturbance. Ndolo, who was charged alongside six others also faces another count of threatening to kill. The court was told that the ex-lawmaker and Daniel Otieno, who are the 1st and ... more
  • 5 days At least 10 Burkina Faso soldiers killed in militant attack Citizen
    Unidentified militants killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded many others in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the army said. Burkina Faso has been overrun by Islamist violence this year that armed forces have been unable to contain. Hundreds of civilians have died ... more
  • 5 days NYS suspects Kabura, Gethi charged afresh then freed on Ksh.300K bail Citizen
    Josephine Kabura, Ben Gethi and eight others have pleaded afresh to money laundering charges over the National Youth Service (NYS) scandal. In the new charge sheet presented on Tuesday, the Prosecution added one new count against Kabura, John Kago Ndungu and Partick Ogola Onyago. The particulars on the count 16 ... more
  • 5 days Embu MCA wants cheap milk from Uganda banned Citizen
    An Embu MCA has called for a ban on sale of milk from Uganda to cushion the county’s dairy farmers from huge losses and exploitation by local creameries. According to Kagaari South MCA Robert Ireri, packets of milk from Uganda in Embu shops means local dairy farmers have to discard ... more
  • 5 days Widow hacked to death, body tied to bed with leso Citizen
    A man from Bungoma County is said to have hacked to death a 42-year-old widow whom he had been living with. The man identified as 46-year-old Geoffrey allegedly killed Helen Namalwa aka Hadija after accusing her of having an affair with a neighbour. The neighbour had visited their home at ... more
  • 5 days Waiter shot dead by diner over ‘slow service’ Citizen
    A customer shot a waiter to death at a pizzeria in the Paris suburbs after being made to wait too long for a sandwich, witnesses say. The 29-year-old waiter was killed in Noisy-le-Grand, around nine miles from the center of Paris, on Friday night, the prosecutor’s office in neighboring Bobigny ... more
  • 5 days Serena to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland Citizen -Sports
    Former world number one Serena Williams will begin her 2020 season with a return to the Auckland Open in January, her first appearance at the tournament since she was ousted in the second round in 2017. The Auckland Open serves as a warm-up before the year’s first Grand Slam, the ... more
  • 5 days Juventus coach Sarri has pneumonia, club says Citizen -Sports
    Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri is suffering from pneumonia, the Italian champions said on Monday five days before their opening Serie A match of the season. Sarri, a chain-smoking 60-year-old who was appointed in June to replace Massimiliano Allegri, went down with flu last week, Juve said, and missed the friendly ... more
  • 5 days Barca’s Dembele out for five weeks with hamstring strain Citizen -Sports
    Barcelona’s France forward Ousmane Dembele will be sidelined for about five weeks with a hamstring injury suffered in their defeat at Athletic Bilbao in the La Liga opener, the Spanish champions said on Monday. “A medical examination on Ousmane Dembele has diagnosed a strain of his left hamstring and the ... more
  • 5 days Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei arrested Citizen
    Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Tuesday morning arrested Nandi Senator Samuel Cherargei in his Eldoret home. Cherargei’s arrest comes just a day after he was summoned by the DCI officers over remarks he made that are believed to be inflammatory. Detectives had camped outside his home ... more
  • 5 days Maraga: It takes 1,235 days to resolve criminal case at Appeal Court Citizen
    Chief Justice David Maraga on Monday revealed that it took longer to determine a criminal case at the Court of Appeal than it does at the High Court. Speaking during the annual Judges and Magistrates conference in Mombasa, the CJ Maraga however noted that the reverse was true with civil ... more
  • 5 days Chelsea’s Zouma recalls ‘long journey’ back to starting lineup Citizen -Sports
    Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma says his return to the club’s starting lineup is the culmination of a three-year struggle when he was seriously injured and then sent out on loan to two Premier League clubs. Zouma, who suffered a knee injury in 2016 that sidelined him for nine months, was ... more
  • 5 days Stalwart Onyango reaps bountiful rewards of impeccable 2019 season Citizen -Sports
    Gor Mahia defensive stalwart Joash Onyango was voted the Most Valuable Player(MVP) of the 2018/2019 KPL season during the Sports Journalist Association of Kenya{SJAK} awards held in Nairobi yesterday night. The tough tackling defender piped his former teammate Francis Kahata and Ulinzi stars forward Enosh Ochieng to win the MVP ... more
  • 5 days About 3,000 homeless as fire consumes Bangladesh slum Citizen
    About 3,000 people in Bangladesh were left homeless after a massive fire consumed several hundred shanties in a slum on the northern outskirts of the capital city of Dhaka, government officials said on Sunday. Three people were injured in the blaze that struck a congested slum in Mirpur town on ... more
  • 5 days Prison warden allegedly kills girlfriend, 23, after quarrel in Bomet Citizen
    A prison warden attached to Bomet GK prison reportedly killed his girlfriend after a quarrel at Kamukunji Estate. According to Bomet Central Sub County Police Boss Musa Imamai Omar, the 28-years-old officer hit his girlfriend with a blunt object in the head. “Our officers rushed to the scene after a ... more
  • 5 days At least 6 teens shot at an’instant house party’ organized on Snapchat Citizen
    An impromptu house party devolved into chaos when a verbal dispute led to the shootings of at least six teenagers in Houston. The shooting victims — a 17-year-old female, three 18-year-old males and two 19-year-old males — are expected to recover from their injuries, Houston police spokesman Victor Senties said ... more
  • 5 days Kioni, Khayange and Muriuki in Tokyo for Olympics conference Citizen -Sports
    National Olympics Committee of Kenya (NOCK) has sent a strong delegation to Japan for the initial Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Chef De Missions meeting, kicking off on Tuesday August 20, in Tokyo. Kenya’s Chef De Mission for the games Waithaka Kioni leads the delegation, which also has NOCK Treasurer Eliud ... more
  • 6 days Uhuru nominates Nairobi lawyer to replace Swazuri as NLC chair Citizen
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Nairobi lawyer Gershom Otachi to be the new National Land Commission (NLC) chairperson. Mr. Otachi is a partner at Ogeto, Otachi and Co. Advocates and has vast experience in international criminal law. He was part of the legal team that represented former Police Commissioner Major ... more
  • 6 days Digital payments on the rise in hidden-sight Citizen -Biz
    Digital payments have continued to rise inconspicuously to break the trend of cash dominance discretely, even as cash remains king in the settlement of transactions on the outside. Mobile-money which continues to be the key driver behind the digitization of payments and financial inclusion has continued to pay dividends for ... more
  • 6 days Tanzanian governor’s married men database idea faces pushback Citizen
    A Tanzanian regional governor is calling for a nationwide public database listing married men as a means of protecting prospective brides from humiliation and heartbreak, he says. Paul Makonda, the top official in the commercial capital of Dar es Salaam, announced his plan earlier this week. He proposed the database ... more
  • 6 days Money saving deals while on trip to Dubai Citizen -LS
    In a city bustling with luxurious resorts, fine dining restaurants and designer boutiques, it is a popular misconception that a budget-conscious trip to Dubai may be out of reach. Fortunately, Dubai is also one of the best cities in the world to find competitive deals on hospitality, pampering, shopping and ... more
  • 6 days NSE raises its M-Akiba target to Ksh.500M against declining subscription Citizen -Biz
    The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has raised the price of its mobile-traded infrastructure bond- M-Akiba to Ksh.500 million on the bond’s third re-opening. The raise of bar is against subsequent misses in previous re-opening sessions which were set against a lower ceiling of Ksh.250 million. M-Akiba’s first re-opening in March ... more
  • 6 days Two police officers arrested after receiving Ksh.20K bribe Citizen
    Two police officers in Nakuru County were arrested on Monday for allegedly soliciting for a bribe. The two were identified as constables Hezron Jogoo and Daniel Muigai attached to Menengai and Nakuru Police Stations respectively. According to the Directorate of Criminal investigations(DCI), the duo demanded and received Ksh.20,000 from a ... more
  • 6 days Gor boost as CAF grants nod to Afriyie, Yikpe to feature in continental matches Citizen -Sports
    Kenya Premier League giants Gor Mahia could get a boost upfront in their Champions League campaign if they go past Burundians Aigle Noir next Sunday in their return match at Kasarani. Club secretary general Ronald Ngala says they have received communication from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) allowing strikers ... more
  • 6 days Humphrey Kariuki re-arrested after release on Ksh.11M cash bail Citizen
    Nairobi businessman Humphrey Kariuki was Monday evening re-arrested moments after he was charged with 21 counts of tax evasion and released on a cash bail of Ksh.11 million. Citizen Digital understands that Kariuki was apprehended over alleged illegal importation of ethanol at his Thika-based alcoholic drinks manufacturing firm, African Spirits ... more
  • 6 days DCI summons Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei over inciting remarks Citizen
    Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has been summoned by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) over remarks he made that are believed to be inflammatory. The Nandi Senator is expected to appear at the DCI offices in Nandi East on Wednesday, August 21 to explain the remarks he made at the ... more
  • 6 days Former ODM Councillor Mwongolo in court over Ksh.500,000 fraud Citizen
    Former TV comedian and ODM party nominated Councillor George Mwangangi popularly known as Mwongolo was on Monday charged with obtaining money under false pretenses. Appearing before Nairobi Magistrate Martha Mutuku, Mwongolo was charged that on January 31, 2019, with intent to defraud, he obtained Ksh.500,000 from James Masinde Wanyonyi by ... more
  • 6 days China to host inaugural World School Games Citizen -Sports
      Stanley Mativo in Arusha Winners of this year’s Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Association (FEASSSA) games will play in the inaugural World Schools Games Championship to be hosted by China next year October, the East Africa games regional body has announced. According to FEASSA, the Far East ... more
  • 6 days Be warned, we are stronger than last season- Matano Citizen -Sports
    With the signing of experienced duo George Odhiambo and Humphrey Mieno, Tusker FC is warning other KPL contenders to brace for a fierce battle for the trophy this season. The Brewers head coach Robert Matano is confident he has players to help the team win the title this season. The ... more
  • 6 days Bayern Munich sign Coutinho on loan from Barcelona Citizen -Sports
    Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have signed Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho on loan for the season, the two clubs confirmed on Monday, with the player hoping for better times than at his previous team. Bayern will pay a loan fee of 8.5 million euros (7.8 million pounds) and pay his wages. ... more
  • 6 days KCB unveil ‘Zico’ Otieno as head coach Citizen -Sports
    KCB Football Club (KCB FC) has rejigged its squad ahead of the 2019-2020 season which is scheduled to kick off next month. The KCB Bank Kenya backed outfit has also completed the signing of nine new players and unveiled tactician Zedekiah ‘Zico’ Otieno as the new head coach. While unveiling ... more
  • 6 days Ex-MP Reuben Ndolo fails to appear in court, claims he fell sick in police cell Citizen
    Former Makadara MP Reuben Ndolo failed to appear in court on Monday to face charges of threatening to kill and causing disturbance. Ndolo’s lawyer told Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku that the former legislator developed health complications while in police custody and was rushed to Nairobi West hospital where he was ... more
  • 6 days Kenyan team confident of success as lawn bowl tourney gets underway Citizen -Sports
    Attention shifts to Nairobi Safari Club and Karen Country Club where the Kenya Bowling Association will be hosting the 2019 Africa States Tournament (AST) which gets underway tomorrow. The event which will run for a week ending on Saturday has attracted six countries – Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe ... more
  • 6 days Humphrey Kariuki out on Ksh.11M cash bail, denies 21 tax evasion charges Citizen
    Nairobi businessman Humphrey Kariuki was on Monday released of a cash bail of Ksh.11 million after denying tax evasion charges. Appearing before Magistrate Francis Andayi, Kariuki faced 21 counts of evading taxes amounting to Ksh.41 billion between 2014 and 2019. The charges were contained in three files, all of which ... more
  • 6 days Ocholla: Our goal is to improve on last term’s third-place finish Citizen -Sports
    Top Fry Nakuru RFC head coach Mitch Ocholla is aiming to improve last year’s third-place finish in the overall National Sevens Circuit this season. The Nakuru based side are currently third on the log with 64 points; eight points shy of leaders KCB RFC with only two legs remaining in ... more
  • 6 days High-flying Mogonga spike their way to EA Games volleyball semis Citizen -Sports
    Stanley Mativo in Arusha Sparkling national volleyball boys’ champions Mogonga sailed to the semi-finals of the ongoing East Africa Schools Games here in Arusha, Tanzania following their successive third win on Monday as the inter-schools championship entered its fourth day. The East Africa newcomers spiked IPRC Karongi of Rwanda by ... more
  • 6 days IEBC announces date for Kibra by-election Citizen
    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has gazetted November 7, 2019 as the day when the Kibra Parliamentary by-election will be held. The seat fell vacant following the death of former Member of Parliament Ken Okoth, who succumbed to cancer. In a gazette notice dated August 16, IEBC said ... more
  • 6 days Nyeri: Four dead, many taken ill after suspected food poisoning at dowry ceremony Citizen
    Four people have been reported dead and others hospitalised after suspected food poisoning in a dowry ceremony on Thursday last week in Kieni, Nyeri county. Samuel Kariuki, the Assistant County Commissioner for Kieni West confirmed the four died after feasting at the ceremony that took place in Rodama village. Among ... more
  • 6 days The weak links Gor, Bandari must work on ahead of CAF second leg matches Citizen -Sports
    Kenya Premier League giants Gor Mahia have already put down a marker ahead of the new season by clinching the KPL Super Cup ahead of the new campaign by beating Bandari 1-0 at the weekend. Lawrence Juma scored the all-important goal to hand new head coach, Englishman Steven Pollack, his ... more
  • 6 days All bars, factories in Machakos to be closed on census night Citizen
    Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua has directed that all businesses in the county be closed on the eve of the census. Governor Mutua ordered that bars and joints that predominantly sell alcohol or engage in entertainment be closed from 6am on Saturday, August 24 until 6pm on Sunday, August 25. ... more
  • 6 days Hotel manager who shot matatu driver dead over parking space detained Citizen
    A hotel manager who is alleged to have shot and killed a matatu driver following an argument over parking space at Polyview Estate in Kisumu has been detained for seven days. The suspect, Daniel Jaoko; who was the manager at Raygreen Hotel in Kisumu, was presented in court on a ... more
  • 6 days Billionaire Humphrey Kariuki finally shows up in court Citizen
    Billionaire businessman Humphrey Kariuki has been charged with nine tax evasion-related charges. Kariuki finally presented himself at the Milimani Law Courts on Monday morning, nearly two weeks after court summons were issued against him. Appearing before Magistrate Francis Andayi, the businessman alongside Stuart Geraid, Simon Maundu, Africa Spirits Limited, and ... more
  • 6 days Kamworor, Kipruto to renew rivalries with Doha tickets on the line Citizen -Sports
    Three-time World Half Marathon champion Geoffrey Kamworor and World Under-20 10000m champion Rhonex Kipruto are set to light up Nyayo National Stadium when the National Athletics Championships takes place from August 20 to 22. While the trials for the World Championships is slated for September 3 at the same venue, ... more
  • 6 days Table Tennis team out to turn the tables in African Games Citizen -Sports
      Gilbert Kiprotich in Rabat The Kenyan Table Tennis team is out to end country’s poor run in the international competitions at this year’s African Games that kicks begins today in Rabat, Morocco. Kenya will be represented by a team of 10 players, five in each category (men and women) ... more
  • 6 days Uhuru, Ruto mourn John De Mathew Citizen
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence and encouragement to the family, relatives, friends and fans of Kikuyu Benga musician John Ng’ang’a popularly known as John De Mathew who died in a road accident last night. In his condolence message, President Kenyatta described De Mathew as a gifted ... more
  • 6 days Zimbabwe police ban opposition protest planned for Monday Citizen
    Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for Monday by the country’s main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in “public disorder”. Police banned another demonstration planned by the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare on Friday, when they chased opposition supporters ... more
  • 6 days Spanish woman arrested at JKIA with ivory bangle Citizen
    A Spanish national was Monday morning arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for allegedly being in possession of an ivory bangle. The 50-year-old woman identified as Pich-Aguilera Maria was traveling from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam. Confirming the arrest, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the woman is ... more
  • 6 days Fire destroys Githurai 45 furniture market Citizen
    Property worth millions of shillings was Monday morning destroyed after a fire broke out at Githurai 45 furniture market next to Kassmart Supermarket along the Thika Superhighway. Area residents said the inferno began at around 4am before spreading to adjacent shops, gutting down furniture and other items at the shopping ... more
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