Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter has asked MPs to shoot down a Bill requiring Kenya Power to compensate customers that suffer power outages for more than three hours. He said the Bill is ambiguous because it fails to specify the circumstances under which Kenya Power should compensate customers on outage. The proposed law was sponsored by Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir

A Chinese tour guide accused of stabbing a female tourist to death and wounding her husband in the Maasai Mara has been arraigned in court. Lee Changqin was presented before the Narok Law Courts where he was ordered detained for 10 days for police to complete investigations. Police had told journalists that he was also a tourist but have since

Kenya can considerably reduce the cost of doing business and enhance investment by tapping its huge renewable energy potential, Uasin Gishu Governor, Jackson Mandago has said. Mandago said prohibitive cost of energy has frustrated investment bids in counties. A possible way of lowering this cost, the governor offered, was by leveraging on various forms of clean energy such as solar,

An electric fault started a fire at a maternity ward in a Baghdad hospital on Tuesday morning leaving 11 babies dead due to suffocation. The new born babies who died from the fire at Yarmouk Hospital were born prematurely and were in the pre-term unit when the fire broke out. Seven other children and twenty nine women who had delivered

The report of the top Kenyan universities in sports was launched this morning at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi. The survey was conducted by CPS Research International, a global market and social research company that dwells on detailed social, cultural, political, religious and economic state of affairs in the world and how best they affect various sectors of economy, politics,

Hate speech mongers could soon be denied bail : Persons accused of utterances that are deemed to be hateful could soon be denied the possibility of bail in the future if recommendations by various government agencies are adopted. The Inspector General of Police, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP), National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), Independent Electoral and

The Guardian 2,000 leaked reports reveal scale of abuse of children in Australian offshore detention: The devastating trauma and abuse inflicted on children held by Australia in offshore detention has been laid bare in the largest cache of leaked documents released from inside its immigration regime. More than 2,000 leaked incident reports from Australia’s detention camp for asylum seekers on

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended lifestyle modifications such as eating healthy, low salt intake, increased physical activity, refrain from smoking, exercising more and use of appropriate treatment drugs as ideal interventions to prevent and manage hypertension. The disease previously associated with the elderly is now prevalent among young people including children owing to modern lifestyles. In a bid

Daily Nation Uhuru unveils his 2017 party, Raila fights plan: President Uhuru Kenyatta launched his re-election bid in earnest yesterday after he announced that he will be defending his seat through the newly created and broad-based Jubilee Party. Some 12 political parties — including President Kenyatta’s The National Alliance (TNA) and Deputy President William Ruto’s United Republican Party (URP) have agreed

 IEBC to conduct Jubilee primaries: The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will conduct primaries within the yet to be formed Jubilee Party to ensure fairness and transparency in the process, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. A total of nine parties have expressed readiness to fold and join the party on which Mr Kenyatta will seek re-election next year amid fears of