Dunwoody police arrested a man on charges of stealing more than $10,000 in cash from the bank account of a patient who had hired him to provide domestic assistance.
The caregiver, Geoffrey Mogere, 30, of Sandy Springs, works for an Alpharetta company that provides in-home care for disabled individuals and seniors.
The victim, whose name was withheld by police, suffered a traumatic...
In an almost empty courtroom in Rwanda’s capital Kigali, Mr Leon Mugesera stands trial, accused of whipping up a storm of violence against the ethnic Tutsi group two decades ago with hate speech including calls to exterminate ‘cockroaches’.
More than 800,000 people died over 100 days in a 1994 genocide that investigations have shown the country’s leaders from the majority Hutu...
Bomb disposal experts have detonated an explosive device that had been buried in the ground outside a residential area at Mlango Kubwa near Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate.
Police had earlier cleared traffic and pedestrians along Juja road over suspicion there were explosive materials near the place.
The police said there were three men at the site who fled when they saw security officers...
Thousands of candidates may miss Monday’s deadline to register for this year’s national examinations due to a computer glitch.
More than one million candidates are expected to register for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations this year.
This has resulted in the Kenya National Examinations Council website getting clogged.
On Thursday, the council admitted that its...
Refugees living in urban areas have been offered free transport back to camps.
The government has directed that all refugees must be confined to the camps.
Acting commissioner for refugee affairs, Mr Haron Komen, on Friday said the refugees will get free transport to camps so they can comply with Internal Security minister Joseph ole Lenku’s order.
“But for those who are able,...
Three families are living in agony after their kin disappeared without a trace nearly a month ago.
Mr Peter Mbugua, a farmer in Lari, Kiambu County, said his 35-year-old son Wilfred Gathiomi took his vehicle to a car wash in Doonholm, Nairobi, on March 5, and has never been seen again.
“On that day, his girlfriend called him at about 11am asking...
The governor on Friday allocated Sh280 million to the education sector, part of which will be spent on construction of 147 classrooms and renovation of others destroyed during the 2008 post-poll chaos.
Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has set aside funds to renovate schools destroyed during the 2008 post-election violence.
The governor on Friday allocated Sh280 million to the education sector, part of...
If it is not news of twilight girls flocking the town in anticipation of tea bonuses, then it is about residents scrambling for food in the full glare of TV cameras. There are reasons why such events occurring here attract Kenyans in general and the media in particular.
We are talking about Othaya in Nyeri county. Located about 120 kilometres north...
Parliament has passed a Bill that for the first time prohibits Cabinet Secretaries from flying the national flag on their official vehicles.
Cabinet Secretaries are ministers in the current setup and ministers have had flags on their vehicles since independence.
Over time, having a flag on one’s vehicle has come to signify power and traffic policemen often clear traffic when a vehicle...
Matatu owners ask road safety authority to give them one year as time runs out for transporters to comply with new rules
Bus owners will be required to meet tough conditions to remain on the road and most of them are not ready yet
Matatus and buses have seven days to adopt tough rules to reduce road carnage and streamline public transport.
A class eight student is nursing serious injuries after his own mother allegedly stabbed him on the chest. The mother is said to have been punishing the boy for breaking a plastic bucket....
The terrorist bullet that killed Baby Satrin Osinya’s mother in church and spared him — just two months to his first birthday — is lodged dangerously in his head. Yes, doctors believe one of the bullets that ended his mother’s life, while she was shielding him, exited her body and buried itself in his head. Monday night, two days after...
Kenya has supplied a list of suspects it wants the Somali government to arrest for interrogation over the foiled terror plot in Mombasa last week.
Police announced in Mombasa Monday that the investigation on Abdiaziz Abdillahi Abdi and Isaak Ibrahim Noor who are linked to a booby-trapped car in Mombasa has been extended to Somalia.
The two appeared in court yesterday and...
Former Foreign Affairs PS Thuita Mwangi was informed about Japan’s Government land offer for the construction of a Kenyan embassy as early as October 2007, a trial court was told Monday.
Denis Awuor who was the Kenyan ambassador to Japan at the time of the planned purchase informed acting Chief Magistrate Doreen Mulekyo of several correspondences between the embassy and the...
Nairobi, Kenya: The High Court has ordered DNA samples be taken from the body of the late Mutula Kilonzo following an application by a woman who claims he is the father of her seven-year-old son.
Justice Luka Kimaru said the samples will be used to ascertain parenthood in the case filed by a Ms Eunice Nthenya through the Federation of Women...
City police are at a loss on how to handle the increasing cases of couples opting for ‘green lodges’ near Uhuru Park. Lovebirds, overcome by lust and unable to pay for a hotel room, are opting to have sex under the cover of greenery of Uhuru Park. Police on night patrol have caught some couples so engrossed in pleasure that...