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News / The Star - 5 hours ago

Suspected carjacker killed, loaded gun found in Umoja

A suspected carjacker was killed after shooting at police in Umoja, Nairobi, on Friday night.A police report states that the unidentified man stole a Toyota Ractis, registration number KCH 661 Y, from Mlolongo at about 10 pm.The theft was reported at...

News / The Star - 5 hours ago

Man kills his cousin, commits suicide in Keiyo North

Police are investigating a probable murder-suicide case in Tambach, Keiyo North.It is believed that Hillary Chengwony, 34, killed his cousin and injured two women before taking his own life at Kokwao village on Thursday night. Area police boss Mwend...

News / The Star - 7 hours ago

Namibia, Kenya in showdown for rugby World Cup berth

Namibia assistant coach Jacques Burger is expecting a frenetic spectacle when his side host& Kenya& in a straight shootout for a place at the 2019 World Cup in Japan.This will be in their final Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash in Windhoek on Saturday.Nami...

News / The Star - 7 hours ago

One dead, 18 injured in explosion at Thika MP's factory

One person died while 18 were seriously injured when a boiler exploded at Thika's Junglenut factory on Friday night.The macadamia factory is owned by Thika MP Patrick Wainaina.Joseph Murigi, its human resource manager, said an electric fault may have...

News / The Star - 10 hours ago

State will not compensate Mau evictees

The government will not compensate the Mau evictees for crime they committed in the water towers,Environment Cabinet secretary Keriako Tobiko has stated.Addressing the press after meeting with Narok County security team, Tobiko ruled out the question...

News / The Star - 10 hours ago

How hospitals are fleecing insurers

County public hospitals are fleecing insurance firms by overcharging insured patients for treatment, lab work and medicine, an anti-graft audit has revealed.The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission report released on Friday about Health ministry sys...

News / The Star - 19 hours ago

Man with the nine lives: Wambora wins, again

Embu governor Martin Wambora won on Friday after the Court of Appeal declared he was fairly elected in the August 8 polls.The court reinstated Wambora, saying the decision made by the High Court early this year, nullifying his win, was not proper.Ju...

News / The Star - 19 hours ago

Mystery as student dies during tuition

Mystery surrounds the death of a 19-year-old student at Nanyuki High School on Friday morning while attending the government banned tuition.Following the death of Joel Ichata, 10 people, including principal Oliver Munishi, his deputy, two subcounty e...

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