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Ruto declares 3-day mourning to honour General Ogolla

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President William Ruto has declared a three-day mourning period to honour Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Francis Ogolla. General Ogolla, 61, al...

Chief of Defence Forces General Francis Ogolla. PHOTO/@kdfinfo/X
Chief of Defence Forces General Francis Ogolla dies in chopper crash

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Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Francis Ogolla has died in a chopper crash at Sindar area, Kaben location, Tot division, in Elgeyo Marakwet county. Pre...

President William Ruto during a past function.
Ruto convenes National Security Council after KDF chopper crash

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President William Ruto has convened an urgent meeting of the National Security Council at State House Nairobi following a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) c...

Government Spokesperson Isaac Mwaura. PHOTO/Isaac(@SpokespersonGoK)/X
‘Stay calm’ – Govt tells Kenyans amid KDF chopper crash

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The government has asked Kenyans to stay calm following reports that a chopper belonging to the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) had crashed. In a statement...

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PHOTOS: June Moi laid to rest

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Former President Daniel arap Moi’s daughter June Moi has been laid to rest at the family farm in Bahati, Nakuru County. June, who was the adopte...

Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu addressing a mediation Summit at Strathmore University, Nairobi. PHOTO/ Judiciary
‘Ksh52B released back to economy through Court Annexed Mediation’ – Judiciary

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The Judiciary has released Ksh52 billion back to the economy through Court Annexed Mediation, Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu on Thursday reveale...

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Man sentenced to 100 years in prison for defiling his 2 daughters

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A man in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County, has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for defiling his two daughters aged eight and 1.5 years old. In a sta...

Sakaja restricts hawkers from trading in CBD
Sakaja announces plans to construct nightclub at Uhuru Park

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Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja on Thursday, April 18, 2024, announced plans to construct a nightclub at Uhuru Park. The county head who was speaking ...

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Jowie challenges death sentence in High Court

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Convicted murderer Joseph Kuria Irungu alias Jowie has petitioned the High Court challenging the constitutionality of the death penalty imposed on him...

NHIF cautions public over fake recruitment agency advertising jobs online
NHIF CEO sued for contempt over failure to obey High Court order

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The National Health Insurance Fund board and its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) now risk six months in jail for contempt of court for failure to obey H...

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Laikipia: Man, wife arrested as police recover over 2,500 rounds of ammunition

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Police in Laikipia on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, arrested two individuals linked to the loss of ammunition during a raid conducted in Minjore area, Ki...

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CS Murkomen directs all police officers to enforce traffic laws regardless of department

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Transport Cabinet Secretary (CS) Kipchumba Murkomen has maintained that all police officers should enforce traffic laws irrespective of their assigned...

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Police detain woman suspected of taking a dead man to withdraw Ksh397K bank loan

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Police in Brazil have detained a woman suspected of wheeling a dead man, who she said was her uncle, to a bank to withdraw a four-figure loan. Footage...

Civil society organisations are calling for the removal of obstacles to safe abortion. PHOTO/Pexels
Women deserve access to safe abortion, lobby groups tell State

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Civil society organisations are calling for the removal of obstacles to safe abortion. They argued that despite abortion being criminalised in the cou...

Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel. PHOTO/BBC
Sydney church stabbing: Australian bishop forgives attacker

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A bishop who was stabbed at a Sydney church on Monday has said he is “recovering quickly” and forgives his alleged attacker. In an audio m...

Tuesday power blackout to affect 7 counties
Thursday blackout to affect 2 counties

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Kenya Power on Wednesday announced planned power interruptions that will affect two counties today, April 18, 2024. In a statement, the utility compan...

Chang'aa packed in polythene bags nabbed by Kitengela police officers at Migingo, Noonkopir. Onlooking is Kitengela OCS David Ole Shani and deputy OCS Irene Achieng PHOTO/Christine Musa
Tens arrested as undiluted chang’aa is nabbed in Kitengela

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The crackdown on illicit brews, drugs and substances in Kitengela has been intensified following an outcry from members of the public that rogue busin...

The wife of former Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria Jane Waigwe Kimani and her brother Solomon Mutura Kimani.
Mwangi wa Iria’s wife, brother freed in graft case

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The wife of former Governor of Murang’a Mwangi Wa Iria and his brother who are accused of theft of Ksh351 million have been freed unconditionally ow...

Although the storm has passed, cars are still stuck on a flooded road in Dubai on Wednesday
Gulf flooding: Dubai airport chaos as UAE and Oman reel from deadly storms

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Heavy rain has been battering Gulf states, causing flash floods that have killed 20 people and disrupted flights at the world’s second-busiest a...

Previously flooded Lemek-Nkorinkori road in Narok West due to heavy rains.
Gov’t issues flood alert as Seven-Forks dams fill up

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The government has warned of possible floods in the country even as the Seven-Forks hydroelectric power dams fill up. Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithu...