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Court orders students to face arson charges as CS convenes crisis: The High Court has today overruled a decision by a magistrate court and ordered eight students of Sunshine Secondary School to face arson charges. This came even as Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i convened a crisis meeting today with members of the clergy and secondary school heads representatives to

  Embattled Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission chairman Philip Kinisu has only himself to blame for his current troubles, the ombudsman has said. The Commission on Administrative Justice chairman Otiende Amolo Mr Kinisu took up the job at the helm of the EACC against an advisory opinion from the commission to rescind his decision since as a company he had served

   Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko has maintained that he will not offer any apology to Governor Evans Kidero over remarks he made against him last month at a senate committee sitting. Sonko who appeared before the Senate House Business committee yesterday, declined to apologise for calling Kidero a thief and a murderer. “I will not resign nor withdraw anything

Four Members of Parliament have appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to step in and end the ongoing wave of arson attacks in schools. Geoffrey Odanga (Matayos), Florence Mutua, (Busia Woman Representative), Opiyo Wandayi (Ugunja) and Timothy Bosire (Kitutu Masaba) have asked the President to speak on the matter saying his silence is worrying. While addressing a press conference at Parliament Building,

  The High Court has today overruled a decision by a magistrate court and ordered eight students of Sunshine Secondary School to face arson charges. This came even as Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i convened a crisis meeting today with members of the clergy and secondary school heads representatives to help find a solution to the escalating school fires. In

  US President stumps for Democratic nominee in fiery speech, slams Trump President Barack Obama made a fervent appeal for Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, casting the Democratic nominee as a custodian of his legacy while rejecting Republicans’ message as fostering anger and hate. Obama said his former secretary of state is a better qualified candidate than even he or her

Daily Nation School chiefs feud as the dorms burn: Head teachers yesterday rejected claims that examination cheats were behind the wave of student unrest in which dormitories in over 100 schools have been torched. Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association (Kessha) chairman John Awiti said there was no evidence students were burning dormitories because of tighter examination rules. His views appeared to

The Guardian Donald Trump to Russia: Hack and publish Hillary Clinton’s ‘missing’ emails: Donald Trump appeared to incite Russia to hack into and publish Hillary Clinton’s private emails, as her campaign sounded “alarm” at growing evidence of a foreign power “interfering in an American election”. In the strongest US response yet to an alleged hacking of Democratic Party computers, the

Headlines Schools’ closure begins as arson crisis worsens: Highway Secondary School in Nairobi South B suburb was yesterday closed indefinitely as head teachers ponder their next move to curb the rising wave of unrest in schools. More than 80 schools have experienced cases of arson attacks that have left several dormitories burnt and property destroyed. Head teachers are holding a

  National carrier Kenya Airways will sink further into losses if corruption rackets are not immediately eliminated, the Kenya Airline Pilots Association (Kalpa) has warned. The pilots say that despite a forensic audit that unmasked deep rooted corruption rackets in the airline, the top management has deliberately failed to take action against those that were found culpable. At a press