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Nairobi Water Company staff strike over firing of directors: Staff at the Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company have gone on strike demanding the reinstatement of four directors after the board refused to renew their contracts. The workers have vowed to boycott duty until the four; managing director Philip Gichuki, Johnson Randu (Finance), Stephen Mbugua (Commercial) and Rosemary Kijana (Human Resource)

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition will openly contest President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election by taking the case to the Supreme Court.  Below is a timeline for how the events are expected to transpire: August 18: Last day of filing the petition. August 20: Last day for serving respondents. August 24: Last day for

Daily Nation Court allows preacher Deya access to travel records: A court has allowed controversial preacher Gilbert Juma Deya to be issued with an itinerary of his travel records from 18 years ago. Mr Deya is facing child theft charges and on Thursday, chief magistrate Francis Andayi directed that he be given records of his travel from May 1, 1999

More questions than answers in Msando murder investigation: Investigations into the death of Chris Msando seem to have hit a dead end even as his family prepares to bid him farewell. The slain ICT Manager at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will be laid to rest on Saturday in Ugenya, Siaya County. Police Wednesday said they were not

Daily Nation Kituo Cha Sheria wants Ipoa to investigate police brutality: Legal services group, Kituo Cha Sheria has said that brutal force used by the police on unarmed protestors across the country following the announcement of President Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the August 8, 2017 elections was unwarranted. Executive Director Gertrude Angote noted that police officers used live

The National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition will openly contest President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election by taking the case to the Supreme Court, opposition leader Raila Odinga has said. Speaking this afternoon (Wednesday, August 16, 2017) in Lavington Nairobi, Raila reaffirmed his earlier allegations that this year’s election was compromised in favour of Uhuru. Accompanied by his running mate and NASA co-principal,

Global efforts towards the survival of the critically endangered Mountain Bongo antelope, have received a boost following four births at the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) in recent weeks. The births have renewed hope for the survival of the rare Mountain Bongo Antelope whose population of about 100 in the wild worldwide is below the threshold of 250 mature individuals

CS orders women reps to return NGAAF vehicles: Youth and Gender Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has told all 47 woman representatives who sat in the 11th parliament to return the cars allocated to them by the National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF). The CS said that most of the vehicles allocated to the legislators through NGAAF were still in use despite

A group of women from Murang’a County operating in Nairobi have petitioned National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga to call his supporters to maintain peace in the country. Led by their matron, Anne Nyambura or By Grace, they have urged the NASA fraternity to embrace the brotherhood and enhance peace. Anne categorically declared love for Uhuru’s administration noting that

Daily Nation NGOs: We were shut down over plan to contest poll result in court: Non-governmental organisations believe they were shut down because they were preparing to challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in court. Officials of Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC), which was deregistered on Monday, said they had been holding consultations within the civil society to determine if to