Kenya Headlines

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 09:16:26 +0300
Final Salute: Body of fallen CDF Gen. Francis Ogolla arrives in Kisumu
The body of Chief of Defence Forces, General Francis Ogolla, arrives in Kisumu aboard a Kenya Airforce chopper ahead of burial at his Ng'iya home in Siaya.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 20:40:00 +0300
Ruto: How I settled on General Francis Ogolla as CDF
President Ruto says CDF Gen. Ogolla confessed to visiting Bomas during the 2022 election; asked to be court-martialed, forgiven, or allowed to retire.

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 20:50:46 +0300
Who is General Francis Ogolla?
Kenya is to observe three days of mourning starting tomorrow following the death of CDF Francis Ogolla; the national, military and EAC flags are to fly at half-mast.

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 20:26:35 +0300
Chief of Defence Forces Francis Ogolla dies in KDF chopper crash
Chief of Defence Forces Francis Ogolla, nine other military personnel were killed in a chopper crash at Sindar area in Elgeyo Marakwet; two survive, President Ruto confirms.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 20:51:00 +0300
MPs reject nomination of Charles Githinji as consul general for Goma
The National Assembly Committee on Defence and Foreign Relations on Tuesday rejected the nomination of Charles Githinji Kiiru as the Consular General for Goma, DRC.

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 20:50:55 +0300
Health unions announce peaceful procession tomorrow, request for security
The route of the procession will be from Kenyatta National Hospital-Ministry of Health-Council of Governors and ultimately, the Treasury.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 20:30:00 +0300
Striking doctors demands are unfair, unaffordable, says SRC
SRC chairperson Lyn Mengich says majority of doctors are at the top of the market in terms of pay compared to other civil servants.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 20:55:00 +0300
Kenya recalls Benylin cough syrup over safety concerns
Pharmacy and Poisons Board has directed outlets countrywide to stop distribution of Benylin, a popular brand of children's cough syrup.

Wed, 10 Apr 2024 20:00:00 +0300
Chiloba murder suspect went on a spending spree using victim's money, court told
The court heard that Odhiambo left the 26-year-old students decomposing body in his house and begun squandering his (Chiloba) money.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 20:43:16 +0300
Ruto going against KK manifesto, unions say
KMPDU Secretary General Davji Bhimji Atella on Monday claimed that it is clear the government has refused to address perennial ills ailing the health sector.

Sat, 06 Apr 2024 20:30:00 +0300
CoG wants doctors CBA reviewed, blames political incitement for strike
The council said the current CBA between the doctors union (KMPDU) and national government contains components that are not only difficult to implement but unreasonable.

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 20:30:00 +0300
Why Kenyans may have eaten donkey meat over Easter holiday
The lack of sanitary conditions and inspection during slaughter allows the meat to enter Kenyan households, often misrepresented as beef.

Wed, 03 Apr 2024 20:50:00 +0300
ODM demands resignation of Antony Mwaura, Joy Mdivo
The Orange Democratic Party (ODM) has faulted a move by President William Ruto led- United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party to appoint public officials to oversee its grassroots polls.

Tue, 02 Apr 2024 20:50:00 +0300
Government calls on KMPDU to end strike
Government calls on KMPDU to stop strike, says it will pay doctors' arrears, post interns, provide grants and scholarships to postgraduate medical officers.

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 20:50:00 +0300
Ruto's tax nightmare
Deputy President has been hosting the traders and in some meetings, taxes are waived. Farmers are the latest to have their requirement to move to E-TIMS delayed

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 20:00:00 +0300
Maddo: The fearless cartoonist who took on presidents
Maddo was the first cartoonist in Kenya to have his caricature of the late President Moi published, an audacious move that ushered in a new era of editorial cartoons.

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 20:55:00 +0300
Ruto-Raila truce at risk as court slams brakes
The court has stopped parliament from either discussing or adopting Nacdos recommendation for the IEBC to open its election servers for scrutiny.

Thu, 28 Mar 2024 20:51:12 +0300
Former CS Echesa arrested for alleged involvement in extortion ring
Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa has been arrested by detectives attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); lawyer says he is undergoing 'inhumane torture'.

Wed, 27 Mar 2024 20:30:00 +0300
Job cuts loom as Ruto now targets State-owned firms to fund Sh4tr budget
Cash-rich parastatals will be required to remit 80 per cent of their profits after tax to the National Treasury. Others that have duplicated roles will be merged.

Tue, 26 Mar 2024 20:59:00 +0300
Dr Patrick Amoth, the longest-acting Health director general
Despite his service to the country there are questions why successive governments have been reluctant to confirm him for the position of Director General.

Fri, 22 Mar 2024 20:40:00 +0300
Bogus investigations that led to release of Walingo
Three years later Walingo, and the four are off the hook after a High Court in Nakuru declared that the threshold to sustain the alleged stealing of funds had not been met.

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 20:30:00 +0300
Not so fast, Mr President
Six Kenyans move to court and fault Parliament for the newly signed Act citing lack of public participation and discriminatory provisions in the new law. 

Wed, 20 Mar 2024 20:50:00 +0300
Ruto signs Affordable Housing Bill: What's next for Kenyans?
With as little as Sh3,000 monthly rent, ordinary Kenyans, including Mama Mboga, will own a house, said President Ruto

Mon, 18 Mar 2024 20:24:34 +0300
11 Kenyatta University students die in road accident
The bus was involved in an accident with a trailer, police told the Standard on Monday evening, March 18.

Sun, 17 Mar 2024 20:00:00 +0300
Renowned journalist Rita Tinina is dead
Rita Tininas body was discovered in her house in Kileleshwa on Sunday afternoon.

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 19:30:00 +0300
Coast fights to free itself from grasp of drug lords
Amid a legacy of failed attempts, Ruto takes on Coasts war on drugs: Will history repeat itself? For the last 25 years, capturing drug barons has proved to be a thorny challenge.

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 20:00:00 +0300
Higher taxes won't cure flagging revenues, Treasury boss admits
CS Njuguna Ndungu maintains that the Kenya Kwanza regime is firmly focused on instituting tax reforms to bring tax equity and broaden the tax base.

Sun, 10 Mar 2024 20:00:00 +0300
How terrorists exploit Kenyans' appetite for quick money
Kenyans appetite for quick money and legal loopholes in the car trade sector are major weak links in dealing with terrorism and a lesson that the country has not learnt.

Sun, 10 Mar 2024 10:20:00 +0300
Jacque Maribe lands government job
Former media personality Jacque Maribe has landed a communication job at the Ministry of Public Service.

Sat, 09 Mar 2024 20:00:00 +0300
Police rule out suicide in death of Grade 8 pupil at a Nairobi school
Police have downplayed claims that a 13-year-old Grade 8 pupil who died at Joy Garden Primary School in Nairobi committed suicide.