Police Apprehended Suspect In Muchai Murder

Nairobi - Police have announced that they have arrested a suspect in the murder of Kabete MP George Muchai. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said in .....

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Uhuru Kenyatta Reveals Muchai Died Fighting Corruption

Nairobi - Murdered Kabete MP George Muchai died fighting corruption, president Uhuru Kenyatta has said in praise of the former legislator. Muchai was killed by an assassins bullet last weekend in Nairobi for reasons investigators are yet to determine. The president though was equivocal that his fight against graft is the likely


Market In Nigeria Attacked By Female Suicide Bomber

Kano - A female suicide bomber blew herself up at a crowded market in Biu, northeast Nigeria, on Thursday, the latest in a spate of similar attacks by women and girls in the region besieged by Boko Haram. "There has been a suicide attack by a female suicide bomber in the


Red Cross Says Guinea Aid Workers Face Ebola Attacks

Aid workers fighting Ebola in Guinea are being subjected to an average of 10 attacks every month, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says. The latest assault happened on Sunday when two ICRC volunteers were beaten by suspicious locals while trying to conduct a safe burial, the group said. Last


Monicah Amolo, ODM Politician Dead

Kenya: CORD leader Raila Odinga has condoled the family of Monica Amolo, who until her untimely death, was the acting ODM chair-person of Homa Bay County. Mrs Amolo passed on Tuesday alongside four other people after a vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a road accident at Ongeng market


Cholera Outbreak In Migori County, Food Hawking Banned

Hawking of food has been banned in Migori County over a cholera outbreak. The county government announced the ban would remain in force until the disease is contained. The ban has affected more than 10,000 traders in eight constituencies. The County Executive officer in charge of Health, Mr Elijah Odhiambo, ordered daily inspection


Preacher Dies Whiles Officiating Funeral Service

Bungoma - Residents of Kipchiria Village in Mt. Elgon, Bungoma County got a rude shock after a clergyman who was leading a funeral mass in the area collapsed and died. Edward Edowan a deacon at the Kipchiria Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) was preaching before he collapsed holding a microphone, and


Robert Mugabe Suspends 27 Guards After His Fall

Some 27 members of Zimbabwe’s presidential security and advance team who failed to act as President Robert Mugabe tripped and fell down at Harare International Airport have been suspended. Zimbabwe’s The Standard, quoting sources, reported that the guards were handed suspension letters Friday. An investigation has also been launched into the embarrassing


Melitus Mugabe's Killers To Be Hanged

Three men have been sentenced to death for the January 2008 killing of former Embakasi MP Melitus Mugabe Were. A woman, who was charged alongside the three, was, however, freed by High Court judge Luka Kimaru for lack of evidence. The judge ruled that the prosecution had proved that James Omondi, Wycliffe


20 Passengers Kidnapped By Boko Haram In Cameroon

Suspected militants from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have hijacked a bus in northern Cameroon, abducting at least 20 people, residents say. Militants reportedly seized a bus carrying market-goers and drove it toward the border with Nigeria. Some reports put the total number kidnapped in Cameroon as high as 30. Boko Haram has


Linda Muthama Reveals She Is No Longer Nyambane Mong'are’s Second Wife

After 10 years of what appeared to be a blissful relationship, former Tusker Project Fame contestant, Linda Muthama, has announced that she has parted ways with her manager and husband. Linda called it quits with Walter Nyambane Mong’are, currently the Nairobi City County’s Communication Director, with whom she had a


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Woman Stripped For Stealing Underwear

Meru - A woman was Wednesday afternoon flogged and stripped naked by angry residents of Kooje village in Meru for allegedly stealing underwears from a... Full story 0 comments

Man Held For Murder Of Kenyan Girlfriend

Nairobi - A British man in Nairobi was charged on Thursday with the murder of his Kenyan girlfriend after allegedly flushing her diabetes medicine down... Full story 0 comments

Man Burns Lover's Buttocks With Hot Iron

Nakuru - A middle aged man in Nakuru’s London estate is being sought by police after he allegedly burned his girlfriend with a hot electric... Full story 0 comments

Samuel Wanjiru's Suicide Death Ruled Out By Pathologist

Forensic pathologists have ruled out suicide in athlete Samuel Wanjiru’s death, indicating a third party was involved. Moses Njue, a former chief government pathologist, told a... Full story 0 comments

Bernard Kiala Alleges Mistreatment By Alfred Mutua

Wrangles between Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and his deputy Bernard Kiala went a notch higher when the latter moved to court over alleged unfair treatment. In... Full story 0 comments

Kenyan Recipes

Ugali Recipe

Known as ugali in Kenya and Tanzania, this starchy, polenta-like side dish goes by different names in sub-Saharan Africa. In Malawi and Zambia it is ... Full story


From a Whisper

From a Whisper is a Kenyan drama film written and directed by African Movie Academy Award winner Wanuri Kahiu. The film received 12 nominations and ... Full story



The first direct elections for Africans to the Legislative Council took place in 1957. Despite British hopes of handing power to "moderate" African rivals, it ... Full story



Kenyans generally have three meals in a day – breakfast in the morning (kiamsha kinywa), lunch after noon (chakula cha mchana) and supper in the ... Full story


Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Kenya at 11,747 square kilometres. Opened in April 1948, it is located ... Full story



Wundanyi is a town lying in the Taita Hills of southern Kenya, about 20 km west of Voi and about 4 km northeast of Ngerenyi. ... Full story

Top Universities

University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi (UON) is the largest university in Kenya. Although its history as an educational institution goes back to 1956, it did not ... Full story

Languages of Kenya

Swahili language or Kiswahili

The Swahili language, or Kiswahili, is a Bantu language spoken by various ethnic groups that inhabit several large stretches of the Mozambique Channel coastline from ... Full story

Kenya Wildlife

Flora and Fuana

The vegetation and animal life of Kenya reflect the variety of its topography and climate. In the coastal region coconut trees flourish, with occasional mangrove ... Full story

Freedom Heroes

Ronald Gideon Ngala

Ronald Gideon Ngala (1923–1972) was a Kenyan politician and statesman who was the leader of the Kenya African Democratic Union political party from its creation ... Full story

Kenya Festivals

Mombasa Carnival

Mombasa carnival is the most popular festival in Kenya which celebrates the traditions and ethnicity of tribes in Kenya. This vibrant festival is held in ... Full story

List Of Famous Kenya Actors

Angel Wainaina

Angela "Angel" Wainaina (1983 – 28 January 2009) was a Kenyan actress, radio presenter and rapper. LifeWainaina was born 1983 in Kawangware, a slum of Nairobi, ... Full story

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Vickie Timbrell says stealing Jermaine Beckford's shirt is a 'misunderstanding'
Vickie Timbrell says stealing Jermaine Beckford's shirt is a 'misunderstanding'

Vickie Timbrell says stealing Jermaine Beckford's shirt is a 'misunderstanding'

Woman who grabbed player's shirt from boy, 8, named as Vickie TimbrellSchoolboy Ted Dockray caught Jermaine Beckford's shirt at WembleyFootage showed woman, 31, smiling after ...

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MARTIN BUREAU Paris' Argentinian midfielder Javier Pastore (right) celebrates with teammates after scoring the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea, on April 2, 2014 at the Parc-des-Prin
MARTIN BUREAU Paris' Argentinian midfielder Javier Pastore (right) celebrates with teammates after scoring the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea, on April 2, 2014 at the Parc-des-Prin

Javier Pastore strike puts PSG in control against Chelsea

An early Ezequiel Lavezzi strike and a David Luiz own goal either side of an Eden Hazard penalty for Chelsea had looked set to give ... Full story

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Orie Rogo manduli (right) with her daughter Elizabeth Rogo (centre) and a member of her bridal party moments before her wedding at All Saints Cathedral on March 29, 2014.
Orie Rogo manduli (right) with her daughter Elizabeth Rogo (centre) and a member of her bridal party moments before her wedding at All Saints Cathedral on March 29, 2014.

Orie Rogo-Manduli shines and dazzles during the wedding of her daughter Elizabeth Rogo

The wedding colour scheme was silver and fuschia. To complete the bridal picture, Elizabeth carried a fuchsia bouquet while the bridal party, who wore long, ... Full story

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Masinde Muliro (1922 - August 14, 1992) was a Kenyan politician, one of the central figures in the shaping of the political landscape in Kenya.
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Thomas Joseph Odhiambo Mboya

Thomas Joseph Odhiambo Mboya (August 15, 1930 – July 5, 1969) was a prominent Kenyan politician during Jomo Kenyatta's government. He was founder of the
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The Honourable Paul Joseph Ngei (18 October 1923 - 15 August 2004) was a Kenyan politician who was imprisoned for his role in the anti-colonial
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Ramogi Achieng Oneko (1920–2007) was a Kenyan freedom fighter and a politician. In Kenya, he is considered as a national hero.He was born in Tieng'a
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Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga

Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga (c. 1911 – January 20, 1994) was a Luo Chief, who became a prominent figure in Kenya's struggle for independence. He
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Josiah Mwangi Kariuki

Josiah Mwangi Kariuki (March 21, 1929–March 2, 1975) was a Kenyan socialist politician during the administration of the Jomo Kenyatta government. He held different government
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Waruhiu Itote

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Musa Mwariama

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I have a bright future here: Tottenham's Kane scotches transfer rumours

KUALA LUMPUR Tottenham striker Harry Kane on Tuesday dismissed speculation of a move to Manchester United following his breakout season, as Spurs readied for a friendly ...

Washington Post reporter stands trial in Iran for spying

Washington Post shows reporter Jason Rezaian at the newspaper’s office/AFPTEHERAN,May 26 – Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian went on trial behind closed doors in Iran ...

How war on terror offered the West opportunity to revamp relations

Has Kenya’s terrorism nightmare offered Western countries an opportunity to ‘right’ the weaknesses in the relations with the country? Some diplomats say that the rise in ...

Burundi condemns foreign pressure over political crisis

A protestor opposed to the Burundian president’s third term confronts members of the Imbonerakure, the youth wing of the ruling party, armed with sticks in ...

I survived arson attack in S.Sudan, but emerged scarred

“See the living testimony of God’s power, miracles, mercy and love for me. The limitless love of Christ on mankind. The story of the miracle ...

147 wasn’t just a number, they were beloved

147 was not just a number. They were not just 147 disfigured bodies; they were 147 lives lost, 147 dreams snuffed out, 147 families robbed ...

Politician pays Colonel Moustapha Sh700,000 to redo raunchy video

Controversial rapper Colonel Moustapha will have to redo the video of his yet to be released single "Singida Dodoma" after being paid Sh 700,000 for ...

Business people count their losses two months after the terrorist raid

On April 2, four gunmen affiliated to the Somali-based terrorist group Al-Shabaab raided a university college in Garissa. In its aftermath, 148 people, 142 of them ...

World marathon record-holder Kimetto to lead Kenya’s charge for honours in Beijing

World marathon record-holder Dennis Kimetto and 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Wilson Kipsang will spearhead Kenya’s marathon title assault at the World Championships due August ...

Unstoppable Cherono break Keitany's course record in Ottawa

World Half Marathon champion Gladys Cherono of Kenya crushed compatriots Mary Keitany’s course record on her way to victory at the Ottawa 10km race in ...