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MP arrested over burning of Syokimau police camp: Mavoko MP Patrick Makau was arrested on Monday after surrendering at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). The legislator was wanted for questioning over the burning of the Syokimau Administration Police camp, where three people – including lawyer Willie Kimani -are said to have been detained before they were tortured and later

Mavoko MP Patrick Makau was arrested on Monday after surrendering at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). The legislator was wanted for questioning over the burning of the Syokimau Administration Police camp, where three people – including lawyer Willie Kimani -are said to have been detained before they were tortured and later killed. “He is in custody for questioning,” a

The government plans to establish ICT innovation hubs countrywide with free Wi-Fi services in all the 290 constituencies by June next year. Information, Communication and Technology Cabinet Secretary Mr. Joe Mucheru said the project dubbed, ‘Constituency Innovation Hubs (CIH)’, is aimed at transforming the country and bridging the connectivity gap in rural and urban areas. “These centers will help expand

The Judicial Service Commission has said that it will not succumb to any kind pressure from government, cartel lawyers and civil societies as the search for next Chief Justice kicks off today. The commission is expected to convene today to open all applications for the positions of Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice and Judge of Supreme Court. Speaking to Citizen

 The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has threatened to mobilise its members in Parliament to defeat Public Finance Bill, citing high levels of taxation and unbearable cost of living. The party said if the bill will be passed in its current form, then the cost of living, which is already too high, will get higher and the prices of all consumer

Explosions and gunfire rock South Sudan Renewed fighting has broken out in South Sudan between forces loyal to the president and vice-president. A reporter in the capital, Juba, told the BBC gunfire and large explosions could be heard all over the city; he said heavy artillery was being used. More than 200 people are reported to have died in clashes

Bernie Sanders is positioned to officially throw his support behind Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire tomorrow. The move comes after the Democratic Platform Committee, meeting in Orlando, adopted some of the Vermont senator’s key positions. Climate change, health care and a minimum wage hike are among the issues that the Sanders campaign are calling victories. However, some of

In response to the escalation of violence in South Sudan, Foreign Ministers from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) countries were to hold a meeting in Nairobi today. They will be joined by members of the TROIKA that manages the Southern Africa Development Community organ on Politics Defense and Security as well as other members of the international community. In

Financial Times China carries out naval drills on eve of UN territorial waters ruling: China has warned that any ruling against the country this week in a UN tribunal over disputed waters in the South China Sea “will increase tension and undermine peace in the region”. The warning came as Chinese warships on Sunday conducted live-fire military drills in the

One person killed in fresh Al-Shabaab attack One person was killed while three others sustained serious injuries on Saturday night when their vehicle was attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists in Lafey Sub-County, Mandera County. The whereabouts of three others is still unknown. Lafey police boss Bosita Omukolongolo said a female passenger died on the spot while the driver sustained bullet