Kenya issues travel advisory on parts of S. Sudan

Kenyans living or travelling to South Sudan have been advised to move away from and avoid travelling to areas where armed conflicts and inter-ethnic violence have occurred within the last six months. According to the foreign affairs ministry, the advisory applies specifically to parts of the greater upper nile region and in particular Bieh, Latjoor, …

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Isiolo county govt. dismisses several rangers citing laxity at work

Now following an earlier move by the Isiolo county government to send parking several Kenya Wildlife rangers over allegations of negligence, a lobby group has come out, drumming up support for the dismissal from work saying it was in the best interest of tourism in Isiolo.  The group of youth now want the Isiolo county government to move with …

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Ngilu pays anticipatory bail to prevent arrest over charcoal burning saga

Kitui governor Charity Ngilu yesterday visited  Kitui CID offices to present an anticipatory bail she obtained on Monday from the courts  to prevent her arrest after the national commission on integration and cohesion summoned her over incitement allegations. Ngilu is supposed to appear before the Ole Kaparo-led National Cohesion and Integration Commission to answer to allegations …

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Jubilee tables its list of representatives to the PSC

Majority leader in the national assembly Aden Duale has submitted the names of four representatives of jubilee party to the parliamentary service commission, this as the opposition which was supposed to have presented its list of three was given a noon deadline to present the names. By the expiry of the deadline, it was not clear …

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Kenya Arrests Man With Gold Worth USD1million At Airport

Kenya Revenue Authority officials intercepted gold worth Sh100 million at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. According to the Kenyan daily newspaper the standard: At least 32,255.50 grams of gold bars and an accompanying invoice of the amount were found on a 46-year-old Tanzanian man. The taxman said the suspect was seized following intelligence alert […]

MPs approve policy on climate change

Mercy Mwai @wangumarci Members of the National Assembly yesterday supported the passage of the national policy on climate change that will see the government spending Sh200 million annually over five years to help put in place measures to reduce the impact of the condition. Led by Leader of Majority Aden Duale, the MPs expressed concern …

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MPs approve policy on climate change

Mercy Mwai @wangumarci Members of the National Assembly yesterday supported the passage of the national policy on climate change that will see the government spending Sh200 million annually over five years to help put in place measures to reduce the impact of the condition. Led by Leader of Majority Aden Duale, the MPs expressed concern …

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Orengo, Wanjigi in passports drama with JKIA officials

George Kebaso and Kinyuru Munuhe @PeopleDailyKe There was drama on Monday night at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) when Siaya Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi were blocked by Immigration officials from leaving the country. The two were scheduled to fly out to Zimbabwe on a 9.20pm flight on Monday to join Nasa …

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Orengo, Wanjigi in passports drama with JKIA officials

George Kebaso and Kinyuru Munuhe @PeopleDailyKe There was drama on Monday night at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) when Siaya Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi were blocked by Immigration officials from leaving the country. The two were scheduled to fly out to Zimbabwe on a 9.20pm flight on Monday to join Nasa …

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‘Strath’ target Kenya Cup play-offs after Kisii victory

Strathmore Leos are still in contention for a play-off spot following their 21-14 win over Kisii RFC at the Gusii Stadium in the sole Kenya Cup match played last Saturday. The win leaves Strathmore in sixth position, the final play-off slot, with 25 points owing to their five wins and as many bonus points and …

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‘Strath’ target Kenya Cup play-offs after Kisii victory

Strathmore Leos are still in contention for a play-off spot following their 21-14 win over Kisii RFC at the Gusii Stadium in the sole Kenya Cup match played last Saturday. The win leaves Strathmore in sixth position, the final play-off slot, with 25 points owing to their five wins and as many bonus points and …

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Murang’a residents end opposition to Sh2b waste management project

Mathew Ndung’u @PeopleDailyKe Murang’a residents have welcomed the construction of a Sh2 billion landfill project expected at Gikono village, Maragua sub-county after earlier rejecting it. The landfill in which waste from Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, Murang’a, and Machakos counties will be sorted had caused uproar among residents in the past months with Senator Irungu Kang’ata leading …

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Murang’a residents end opposition to Sh2b waste management project

Mathew Ndung’u @PeopleDailyKe Murang’a residents have welcomed the construction of a Sh2 billion landfill project expected at Gikono village, Maragua sub-county after earlier rejecting it. The landfill in which waste from Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, Murang’a, and Machakos counties will be sorted had caused uproar among residents in the past months with Senator Irungu Kang’ata leading …

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NHIF forays into counties to up member numbers

National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has rolled out a campaign targeting counties in a bid to have them enrol residents to the scheme. Chief Executive Officer, Geoffrey Mwangi, said the initiative is meant to boost access to universal health care. He asked county governments to work together with the Fund so that more hospitals get …

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NHIF forays into counties to up member numbers

National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has rolled out a campaign targeting counties in a bid to have them enrol residents to the scheme. Chief Executive Officer, Geoffrey Mwangi, said the initiative is meant to boost access to universal health care. He asked county governments to work together with the Fund so that more hospitals get …

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State told to pay medical bills for banditry victims

Winstone Chiseremi @Wchiseremi Victims of banditry and cattle rustling admitted to various public and private hospitals in Elgeyo Marakwet and Uasin Gishu counties have incurred medical bills running to Sh5 million since last month. Local leaders are now appealing for government intervention in settling the arrears even as the victims recuperate at various hospitals including …

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