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Cool, cheap and green: Polystyrene homes catch on in Kenya

30 May 2016, 19:06

Justus Opiyo lives in one of around 50 polystyrene houses in a new development in Kajiado County, southeast of Nairobi, and says it has a major advantage over his previous homes.

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Wajir government orders donkeys to wear nappies

30 May 2016, 19:06

Wajir government officials on Monday issued a nappy notice saying that all donkeys are banned from entering the town unless they wear a nappy.

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Suspected al Shabaab fighters kill 3 village elders in Kenya - police

30 May 2016, 15:04

Suspected al Shabaab militants shot and killed three village elders, including a Muslim cleric, in Kenya's coastal region on suspicion of helping security agencies fight the insurgents, police said on Monday.

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Harsh times with high staple food prices

30 May 2016, 17:04

Potato prices have spiked in Nakuru town due to scarcity of the produce mainly grown by small scale farmers concentrated in some parts of the county.

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Police boss promoted after deadly CORD protests

30 May 2016, 12:14

His promotion comes just a week after a protester was shot dead in the area during the anti-IEBC demos.

CORD, Jubilee MPs meet to resolve IEBC stand-off

30 May 2016, 10:43

Over 40 MPs from across the political divide are currently meeting at Lilian towers to discuss the thorny IEBC issue.

Nkaissery threatens to arrest CORD leaders over Uhuru Park rally

30 May 2016, 10:16

Nkaissery says only the President is allowed to lead national day celebrations, and thus CORD rally is illegal.

Pictures of Ruto having lunch in a makeshift restaurant go viral

30 May 2016, 10:16

Pictures of Deputy President William Ruto having lunch at a makeshift restaurant in Uasin Gishu County have gone viral on social media.

Standard Gauge Railway heads to completion ahead of schedule

30 May 2016, 08:31

The SGR, which is more than three-quarters done, is on schedule, and running within budget.

Police officer dies after colliding with a cyclist

30 May 2016, 08:31

The officer was riding a motorbike from Nairobi to Kiganjo police training college when he collided with a cyclist.

Three Nyumba Kumi officials killed by suspected Al Shabaab militants

30 May 2016, 07:07

It is believed that Somali returnees who have been terrorizing locals in the area are behind the killings.

Trouble brewing over who will use Uhuru Park

29 May 2016, 09:26

Trouble is brewing over the Uhuru Park venue over who will use it on June 1.

Five jailed for life in Uganda for al Shabaab World Cup bombings

29 May 2016, 09:26

Five men were jailed for life in Uganda on Friday for their role in two al Shabaab bombings that killed 76 people among crowds watching the World Cup soccer final in July 2010.

Stolen Kenyan livestock recovered in Ethiopia

28 May 2016, 09:53

Herds of livestock stolen from herders in Ambalo grazing area, Sololo sub-county in Marsabit County have been recovered in neighbouring Ethiopia.

Raila to grace Bursary disbursement in Mombasa on Saturday

28 May 2016, 09:53

CORD leader Raila Odinga is expected at the Coast at the weekend to grace a bursary disbursement function organized by Mombasa County government.

Agha Khan signs healthcare deal with Murang’a government

28 May 2016, 09:53

The Agha Khan University Hospital has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Murang’a County Government on improving healthcare services in the County.

Police are detaining a man for using underage girls in group sex

27 May 2016, 19:36

Police at Mtwapa in Kilifi County are detaining a 35 year old man and six underage girls for indulging in group sex.

Three people killed in motorbike accident

27 May 2016, 17:38

Three people have died following a road accident involving two motorbikes at Kangu location in Mwea, Kirinyaga County.

Kibaki’s long time friend buried in Othaya

27 May 2016, 17:38

Former President Mwai Kibaki’s long time friend, Emmanuel Karanja Mwangi, 84, has been buried in his Othaya home at Chinga village, Nyeri County.

GALLERY: President Kenyatta meets with UN Deputy Secretary-General

27 May 2016, 15:28

Meeting Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General United Nations when he paid me a courtesy call this morning at State House, Nairobi.

Bizarre as family finds kin’s tombstone removed, planted in neighbour’s land

27 May 2016, 15:28

There was a bizarre incident in Kiambugi village, Murang’a County a family found tombstone at the grave of one of their kin who was buried last week removed and planted in their neighbour’s land.

Behave well, University of Nairobi leaders told

27 May 2016, 15:28

Student leaders at the University of Nairobi have been asked to conduct themselves with decorum so as to protect the image of the institution.

Farmer surrenders automatic rifle, 40 bullets to police

27 May 2016, 14:11

A farmer near Isiolo-Meru boarder has surrendered his G3 rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition to the police as a way of restoring peace in the volatile boarder area.

UN's top court to hear Kenya-Somalia border dispute

27 May 2016, 14:11

The UN's top court will hold hearings in September into a maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya which may decide the fate of potentially lucrative oil and gas reserves.

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