Category : Citizen

News / Citizen - 6 hours ago

Former MP son remanded over death accusations

Former Westlands Member of Parliament, Fred Gumo’s son has been remanded awaiting a ruling on his warrant of arrest. Magero Gumo, who presented himself before the court to have the warrant of arrest lifted, is charged with causing the death of...

News / Citizen - 6 hours ago

Teacher in ICU after home experiment aborts

A high school chemistry teacher is fighting for his life at Kisii Referral Hospital after an attempted experiment with explosive substances went wrong. Nyamira North OCPD, Maurice Asilah, said the teacher, Collins Mageto, aged 30, was rushed to the h...

News / Citizen - 6 hours ago

Uhuru has 16 days to call first Parliament sitting

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has gazetted the names of 289 newly elected Members of National Assembly and 1,450 Members of the County Assemblies(MCAs) in its gazette notice number 8239, dated August 22, 2017. However, th...

News / Citizen - 8 hours ago

Woman murdered as love goes sour

A family in Mithanga village in Kangema, Murang’a County is crying for justice after a woman was allegedly hacked to death in what is believed to have been a case of love gone sour. Susan Wangari, a 39-year-old widow, is said to have been kille...

News / Citizen - 8 hours ago

City Hall no longer a cash cow – Sonko

Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko, says that an operation he led in the County Cash Office saw him recover Ksh 7 million in cash that had not been banked. During the operation Tuesday (August 22), the Governor says that he discovered that the Cash Office...

News / Citizen - 10 hours ago

Gov’t to spend Ksh 319M in livestock uptake

The Government will spend at least Ksh 319 million towards the livestock off-take program, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary, Willy Bett, has said. The CS says the program targets herders in six counties namely Turkana, Wajir, Mandera, Marsabit, Isiolo a...

News / Citizen - 10 hours ago

Manufacturers in court to stop plastics ban

Kenya Association of Manufacturers has now moved to court seeking orders to suspend the ban of manufacture, importation and sale of plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging. Through an affidavit by Association CEO, Phyllis Wakiaga, KA...

News / Citizen - 10 hours ago

Thika fire razes down 64 houses

Sixty four houses were on Tuesday night (August 22) brought down by flames in Umoja Estate, Thika Sub County, Kiambu County. The incident has left more than 300 residents homeless. Fire broke out in one of the houses after a lamp exploded. The occupa...

News / Citizen - 12 hours ago

Police investigating mysterious death of colleague

Police are investigating an incident in which a police officer was found dead in a trench in Land Mawe area, Nairobi. The body of Corporal Wesley Mutai was found in a trench with a bullet wound in the head. It’s not clear if he committed suicid...

News / Citizen - 1 day ago

Waiguru takes over Kirinyaga, pledges to transform

Ex-Devolution Cabinet Secretary, Anne Waiguru, has been sworn-in as the new Governor of Kirinyaga County. In an inauguration ceremony that was graced by Deputy President, William Ruto, Waiguru took the oath of office before hundreds of residents that...

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