Last Updated: August 23, 2014 13:44

Five killed after matatu plunges into Athi River

Five people have been killed and eight others seriously wounded after a matatu plunged into Athi River along Nairobi-Mombasa Highway.

MP injured in road crash along Nakuru-Eldoret highway

Bumula MP Boniface Otsyula was Friday night injured in a road accident along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway.

Unidentified fever 'kills 13' in DR Congo in 10 days

A fever of unidentified origin has killed 13 people in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo since August 11, the health minister said.

WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Land lease holders to enjoy first priority, Ngilu assures

Current lease title holders will be given first priority when they apply for renewal of their leases, Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has said.

Five-year-old dies, two adults hospitalised after consuming 'deadly' meat

A five-year-old child died Saturday at Mategeta village in Narok South Sub-County after consuming the remains of a dead cow that is believed to have died of anthrax.

Kenya

Appointments reveal President Uhuru’s soft spot for military officers

President Kenyatta’s appointment of Major General Philip Kameru to head the National Intelligence Service has revealed his soft spot and trust for military men, coming at a time he is overhauling the security docket in the wake of deadly terror attacks.

The Counties

Local politics threaten to derail Machakos’ development projects

For a county that had been the envy of many Kenyans due to an ambitious development plan spearheaded by Governor Alfred Mutua, political intrigues, disagreements and a corruption investigation have, somewhat, dampened high hopes on the transformation of Machakos County.

Sports

United aim to quell fears at Sunderland tomorrow

Manchester United will go in search of their first Premier League win under manager Louis van Gaal when they travel to Sunderland on Sunday.

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