News highlights Kenyatta, Museveni commission one-stop border in Busia President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni have commissioned a one-stop border post in Busia town. The two leaders say, the border post that will be manned by Immigration and customs officials from the two countries, will ease movement of people and goods across the Kenya-Uganda border. The move

News highlights School bus accident leaves one dead An accident involving a school bus yesterday left one student dead and several other injured. The bus belonging to Rapogi Mixed Secondary School veered off the road when the driver was trying to avoid ramming into an oncoming PSV at Kombewa, Kisumu County. The injured were transferred to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching

News headlines Fire razes police houses in Nairobi A big fire has burned down 54 police houses at Central Police Station with reports of explosions. The fire razed for hours causing panic and fear of nearby buildings catching fire. Traffic was also stalled as police tried to make way for firefighters. No injuries or fatalities were reported. Three die in

News highlights 40 percent criminal cases traffic related The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has reported that 40 percent of cases registered in courts are traffic related. The report drawn from a study conducted between July and December 2017 says Nairobi County had the largest number of traffic cases at over 13,000 with Tana River trailing at only

 Daily Nation Teacher in Siaya beats, injures pupil then flees from school A primary school teacher in Siaya County has fled his work station after allegedly beating and seriously injuring a pupil. The Class Six pupil from Sanda Primary School, Usoga in Bondo, Siaya County is currently hospitalised at Bondo Sub-County Hospital writhing in pain. The pupil sustained a gory

News highlights IEBC prepared for any by-elections The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has reiterated its readiness to manage by-elections arising from annulments of polls it conducted in August last year for various elective seats. Wafula Chebukati, the agency’s Chairperson told reporters at the coast that the commission has a requisite budget to run successful by-elections should poll petitions

Starehe MP Charles Njagua has opposed the forceful eviction of hawkers from the city saying it’s against the basic human rights. An agitated Njagua now wants the dealers reinstated back to the Central Business District (CBD) before any dialogue is held. Further, he wants the city askaris barred from interfering, harassing, intimidating, unlawfully arresting or confiscating the hawkers’ goods or

Cancer may soon be declared a national disaster if Parliament approves a motion tabled by Laikipia Women representative Catherine Waruguru on Wednesday. In her motion, Ms Waruguru wants – among other issues – the government to declare cancer a national disaster and establish a cancer fund to cater for its treatment and care. “…deeply concerned that cancer is the third highest cause

News highlights Nyamira Court upholds Kitutu Masaba MP Shadrack Mose’s victory The High Court in Nyamira has upheld the election of Kitutu Masaba MP Shadrack Mose. Justice Aaron Mutua ordered the petitioner to pay Ksh2.5 million to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission and Ksh2.5 million to Mose. Justus Omiti, a voter, petitioned the victory of Jubilee’s Mose. The judge

News highlights Cholera deaths greatly exaggerated, says Health Ministry The Ministry of Health’s attention has criticised a recent report by a section of the media regarding a Cholera outbreak in Tana River County which gave incorrect information regarding the number of confirmed cases, the number of confirmed deaths and the duration in which they occurred. The Ministry has clarified that