Last Updated: August 23, 2014 00:04

CORD divisions laid bare after Raila announces he is in 2017 race

The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) is headed for more storms after two co-principals declared they are firmly in the race for the presidency, a week after former PM Raila Odinga, made remarks widely interpreted to suggest he would be the sole flag bearer for the coalition in 2017.

Jubilee plots to cripple governors' referendum

The Jubilee coalition was Friday lobbying MCAs ahead of their summit in Nairobi today in the latest effort to scuttle a referendum push by governors.

Beware, police should never impose these illegal laws on you

Has a police officer arrested you without clearly identifying himself and informing you the reason for the arrest in recent years? Well, the officer violated your constitutional rights and committed an offence in the process.

Raila leads rallies for 1 million signatures

The Opposition's push for a referendum enters a crucial phase today when former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and other luminaries launch a drive to collect a million signatures of supportive Kenyans.

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.

Ebola screening upped at Moi International Airport, MSA

Kenya’s second largest international airport, Moi International, Mombasa, is now conducting a 24-hour Ebola virus screening.


Public Accounts Committee to probe recovery of State assets

A watchdog committee is expected to carry out investigations into claims of shoddy recovery of government properties worth billions of shillings at the Coast.

The Counties

Man jailed for life over sodomy

A HIV-positive, middle-aged-man has been sentenced to serve life imprisonment for sodomising his four-year-old son.


Liverpool want Balotelli to sign a good-conduct clause to seal £16million Anfield move

Liverpool will only sign Mario Balotelli if the player agrees to conduct clauses in his contract.



Health & Science

  • Why Ebola shouldn’t frighten Nairobians
    For weeks now, everyone has been running scared, shouting Ebola this, Ebola that. You would think the world is ending!I was even afraid NGO activists would besiege the Kenya Airways headquarters and chain themselves to one of the planes to petition the airline against its continued forays into Ebola territory.
  • Lack of leadership hurts Ebola fight in West Africa
    Efforts to curb the deadly Ebola epidemic that swept across four West African states are being undermined by a lack of leadership and emergency management skills, the international head of Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Thursday.
  • Medics protest delayed pay
    Resident doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) want the national government and the county government of Nairobi to decide who is supposed to pay them.