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There's little chance Obado will lose his seat – lawyers - The Star, Kenya

Migori governor Okoth Obado stands little chance of losing his job, lawyers say as his trial for the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno starts today. There is panic in the governor's inner circle that he may be remanded for a long time ...

President Uhuru's tax gamble that enraged Kenyans - The Standard

NAIROBI, KENYA: President Uhuru Kenyatta is on the receiving end of Kenyans' rage after administering a series of crippling taxes as he moves to finance his latest pet project - the Big Four agenda. ALSO READ: Uhuru has usurped Parliamentary powers, ...

Chinese contractor drills longest railway tunnel in East Africa - Xinhua

NAIROBI, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has drilled the longest railway tunnel in East Africa, the company said Monday. The tunnel is part of phase 2A of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that runs from the ...

The China factor in Africa: Partner or economic predator? - Daily Nation

The dust on the Focus on China-Africa Cooperation Summit held in Beijing earlier this month may have died down. But the impact of decisions made there have elicited a rigorous debate on China's role in the continent. Gathered at a hall in Nairobi last ...

Tax increase is slight and it's for your own good, Ruto tells nation - The Star, Kenya

William Ruto commissioning the Nandi county CIDP and Kapsabet municipality charter yesterday(Monday). PHOTO BY BARRY SALIL. Deputy President William Ruto yesterday defended the recent tax increase, saying it is for the good of the country. He said ...

Raila Odinga to Meet President Yoweri Museveni Over Migingo Island Row - Kenyans.co.ke

ODM leader Raila Odinga will meet Uganda President Yoweri Museveni over the embattled Migingo Island in Lake Victoria. Speaking in Kisumu on Monday,Raila maintained that “Migingo is in Kenya,” adding that several islands claimed by the Uganda were ...

Shabaab launches another attack on US and partner forces - Long War Journal

On Sept. 21, al Qaeda's Somalia branch attacked US and partner forces 50 kilometers northwest of Kismayo, according to a US Forces Africa Command (AFRICOM) press release over the weekend. In response, the United States conducted a defensive ...

Kidnapped woman loses eight months pregnancy - The Star, Kenya

Saida Abdulrahman's cousin Akirima Mohamed at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa on Monday, September 24, 2018. /JOHN CHESOLI. The family of Saida Abdulrahman, who was found in Nairobi four days after she was kidnapped, lost her baby.

MPs in war of words over ethnic clashes in Narok - The Standard

Some MPs from the Rift Valley yesterday engaged in a bitter blame game over who was responsible for ongoing clashes. Three lawmakers claimed the killings on the border between Narok and Nakuru counties were politically instigated and demanded the ...

Woman and her two husbands arrested - Parents Magazine (blog)

A woman living at Chamgiwadu village in Rongo, Migori County was on Monday arrested following an uproar from local resident for living with two husbands. According to Hot 96 the area chief David Onyango said the woman has been living with the two men ...and more »