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News highlights Nairobi County officials accused of overspending on legal fees According to a report by the County Public Accounts Committee, Nairobi County spent Ksh580 million for legal services contrary to the approved Ksh100 Million in the financial year ended June 30, 2017. These queries had been raised by the Auditor General in his report where it emerged that the

News highlights Patel Dam bursts, killing more than 20 At least twenty seven people have been killed when Patel Dam burst overnight flooding villages in the Subukia area of Nakuru County. The toll, the highest in a single flood-related incident now brings to over 160 the number of people who have died countrywide as a result of floods since heavy rains

News highlights Health Ministry begins screening for Ebola The Ministry of Health will commence screening of all travellers at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Busia and Malaba border points following cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki says the government has also installed thermal guns at the border points to detect elevated

Daily Nation Court told Martha Karua won in stations agents were ‘barred’ Narc Kenya party leader Marth Karua won in most of the polling stations she claims her agents were denied access to by electoral commission officials, the High Court in Kerugoya was told Tuesday. Justice Lucy Gitari heard that in polling stations like Mukunduri, Kianjege, Kiaga, Gitwe, Gatuto, Kimunye

Kisumu Central MP Fred Ouda has cautioned a section of Rift Valley Members Of Parliament against blackmailing President Uhuru Kenyatta into endorsing Deputy William Ruto as his successor ahead of the 2022 general elections. Mr Ouda questioned the MPs’ motives in seeking an endorsement from President Kenyatta yet the country was not in any campaign mood. He held that it

News highlights Uhuru holds bilateral talks with President of Djibouti President Uhuru Kenyatta today welcomed Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh to State House, Nairobi, with an elaborate State reception complete with a 21-gun salute. President Kenyatta and the Djibouti leader will hold bilateral talks whose focus would be cooperation in trade, livestock management, vocational training, promotion and protection of investment

News highlights EALA MP and two others charged with assault East African Legislative Assembly MP Simon Mbugua and two others have been charged over the attack on Timothy Muriuki of the Nairobi Central Business District Association. Mbugua was charged alongside Antony Otieno Ombok alias Jamal and Benjamin Odhiambo Onyango who were all arrested on Tuesday and spent the night at

News highlights IEBC backs petition to protect Commissioners from getting sacked The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is now backing a petition filed by activist Okiya Omtatah seeking to stop the National Assembly from removing three remaining commissioners from office.In a responding affidavit filed at the High Court’s Constitutional and Human Rights Division last Friday, Chairperson Wafula Chebukati backed

Daily Nation Raila pushes for law changes to cut powers of president  Opposition leader Raila Odinga is rooting for constitutional amendments to see through the nine-point agenda he agreed on with President Uhuru Kenyatta two months ago. On Tuesday he rallied his Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party troops behind a proposal to restructure the Executive and introduce a three-tier system

News Highlights EALA MP arrested over assault East African Legislative Assembly MP Simon Mbugua has been arrested after being linked to an assault on Nairobi Central Business District Association (NCBDA) chairman Timothy Muriuki last week. Mr. Mbugua is being held at Central Police Station in Nairobi. He is accused of being behind the attack in which goons interrupted Mr. Muriuki’s