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People travelling to and from Mombasa were stranded overnight near Salama after sand transporters blocked the highway to protest against alleged harassment by Makueni County Government officials. Some motorists and passengers called our newsroom saying they had been on the road since midnight Thursday with no movement due to the traffic jam stretching several kilometres. “I am headed to Eldoret

A survey done among the public shows that most people want the government to establish forums where students are able to air their grievances as part of measures to quell unrest in schools. The findings are based on data collected last month by non- governmental organizations focusing on children Twaweza and Sauti za Wananchi, according to John Mugo, a director

US president Barrack Obama, is celebrating his 55th birthday today. Leaders from all over the world including President Kenyatta took to social media to wish the president who is serving his last term in office a happy birthday. The first lady also tweeted a sweet message to the president saying “55 years young and that smile still gets me every

Kenya’s leading sports betting firm, Sportpesa, has extended their partnership deal with English Premier League club Arsenal. According to the firm’s website, the deal that was signed this morning at the Maasai Mara sees the company become the Official African Betting Partner of Arsenal with rights of association across the whole of the African continent. This is a huge gain

Travellers stranded as protestors block Mombasa Rd overnight People travelling to and from Mombasa were stranded overnight near Salama after sand transporters blocked the highway to protest alleged harassment by Makueni County Government officials. Some motorists and passengers said they had been on the road since midnight Thursday with no movement due to the traffic jam stretching several kilometres. “I

The Guardian South Africans deliver stinging rebuke to ANC: South Africans have delivered a stinging rebuke to the ANC, handing the party its first major election setback since it swept to power after the end of apartheid over two decades ago. Frustrated at a stagnant economy, a 25% unemployment rate and corruption allegations that have dogged Jacob Zuma, the president,

Daily Nation Raila endorses deal to send top IEBC bosses home: Cord leader Raila Odinga has welcomed the decision by electoral commissioners to leave office voluntarily. In a statement to newsrooms, Mr Odinga yesterday praised the joint parliamentary select committee on electoral reforms for ensuring that the commissioners vacate office. On Wednesday, the nine Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission agreed

Police boss is frustrating our work: IPOA: The Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) has today pointed an accusing finger at the Inspector General of Police for obstructing its efforts to investigate rougue police officers. The authority has said IG Joseph Boinnet issued directives that it should not be allowed to carry out any investigations unless authorized by his office. While addressing

National schools will be ranked separately from County and Sub-County ones according to the provisions of a new Bill passed by Parliament yesterday. MPs approved the Bill that seeks to re-introduce ranking of schools which was abolished in 2014. It is only awaiting President Uhuru Kenyatta’s signature to become law. The lawmakers overwhelmingly passed the amendment of the Kenya National Examination

The Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) has today pointed an accusing finger at the Inspector General of Police for obstructing its efforts to investigate rogue police officers. The authority has said IG Joseph Boinnet has issued directives that it should not be allowed to carry out any investigations unless authorized by his office. While addressing a press conference in his