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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

The Joint Parliamentary Select Committee on electoral reforms has been asked to hasten the process of coming up with an exit plan for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries (IEBC) commissioners. National Council of Churches Secretary General Canon Peter Karanja urged the committee to quickly draft the exit plan so that the process of recruiting new commissioners can start in earnest.

The government is contemplating introducing a raft of measures to increase surveillance against increasing cases of cyber- related crimes in the country. The measures which include the introduction of special SIM cards that can capture the biometric data of individuals have been mooted in the wake of revelations that the country suffers more than 10, 000 cyber-attacks every day. Speaking in

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has insisted that his campaign is united despite reports of deep divisions in the party after he made a series of missteps. Speaking at a rally in Florida, Mr Trump said the campaign was “doing really well”. US media outlets said it was in turmoil after Mr Trump repeatedly attacked parents of a fallen US

 Three firearms were last night seized from a house belonging to a former police officer linked to terrorism in Ruiru, who was planning an attack at the General Service Unit (GSU) Recce headquarters. The GSU officer is said to have deserted duty two years ago and was under investigation over terrorism. Police said the 3 AK-47 rifles and 178 bullets

Plot to attack GSU Recce headquarters foiled Three firearms were on Wednesday night seized from a house belonging to a former police officer linked to terrorism in Ruiru, who was planning an attack at the General Service Unit (GSU) Recce headquarters. The officer is said to have deserted duty two years ago and was under investigation over terrorism. Police said

All the 282 passengers and 18 cabin crew who were aboard the Emirates plane that caught fire at the Dubai International Airport are all safe, Emirates has confirmed. While speaking to a press conference, Emirates chairman Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum said that evacuation procedures were executed professionally and the cabin crew were the last to leave the plane. He also

The Guardian Mass stabbing in central London leaves woman dead and five injured: A woman has been killed and five people have been injured in a mass stabbing in the centre of London. Scotland Yard’s counter-terrorism command, known as SO15, were investigating the incident in Russell Square on Wednesday night but police also said that mental health could be a

Daily Nation IEBC bosses to walk away with Sh200m in sweet deal: Electoral commissioners yesterday agreed to leave office as long as they are paid all their salaries and allowances, ending a long drawn-out dispute championed by opposition politicians who have been gunning for their removal ahead of next year’s General Election. On the final day of hearings by the

IEBC bosses finally agree to quit office: Committee co-chair james Orengo praised the commissioners saying they had demonstrated selfless acts that will be remembered by Kenyans even for a hundred years to come. Commissioners of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have finally agreed to vacate office and let a new team be formed to oversee next year’s general