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Science sometimes has amazing if not weird discoveries. Just last week, Ethiopian and Swedish scientists discovered that chicken can help protect against malaria. This works by placing a chicken next to a sleeping person… the odour that comes from their bodies helps to ward off mosquitoes. This week scientists have made another, rather gross discovery-cockroach milk. It is reportedly nutritious

Meru Governor Peter Munya defects from party ahead of 2017 polls Meru Governor Peter Munya has defected from the Alliance Party of Kenya (APK), which is headed by Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi. Munya has joined the Party of National Unity (PNU), a party he says he wants to head in readiness for the 2017 General Election. Munya, who doubles up

Daily Nation Why we are burning our dormitories: Students from across the country yesterday explained, in their own words, why they have so far burnt 114 schools in one of the worst outbreaks of arson. A form three student at Adega Mixed School in Homa Bay, whose dormitory was burnt last week, blamed the torching on the Education ministry for

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