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Saba Saba: Nyanza divided over outcome

Saba Saba: Nyanza divided over outcome

KISUMU COUNTY: The outcome of Coalition for Reform and Democracy’s Saba Saba rally held at Uhuru Park last week has divided opinion in Raila Odinga’s Nyanza backyard. While some political and religious leaders have lauded the rally saying it provided a platform for major reforms in the country, others feel its goals were not achieved. […]

Police unveil names behind Coast killings- Idris Kamau

Police unveil names behind Coast killings- Idris Kamau

The Standard on Sunday can now authoritatively reveal the name of an Al Shabaab commander who led the fighters that carried out deadly attacks in Lamu County. Intelligence reports say that Idris Kamau, a Kenyan of Kikuyu ethnicity, was the mastermind of the spate of terror attacks in Lamu that have so far claimed 87 […]

Photos:Large crowd in Kakamega to greet Uhuru and Ruto

Photos:Large crowd in Kakamega to greet Uhuru and Ruto

Uhuru and  Ruto  made a stopover at Khayega market in Kakamega County during the Western region tour. Here is President Uhuru’s Message. The problems we face are the same, they don’t differentiate between tribes or political parties. My Government will ensure cane farmers access subsidised fertilizer so as to lower the costs of production in […]

OPINION | EDITORIAL

President Uhuru Kenyatta must now dialogue with workers, says Atwoli

President Uhuru Kenyatta must now dialogue with workers, says Atwoli

MIGORI COUNTY: The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has revived demands for dialogue with President Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss how to tackle various challenges facing workers. “We want to sit with the President as workers of this country. We have a lot of questions that we would want him to provide answers to,” said Cotu […]

Nairobi Half Life Wins Best African Film at the African Film Development Awards 2014

Nairobi Half Life Wins Best African Film at the African Film Development Awards 2014

2012 Kenyan drama film, Nairobi Half Life, scooped the award for the Best African Film at the African Film Development Awards 2014 in Tanzania. The film, which was selected as the Kenyan entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, a first from Kenya, also won the director, David Tosh Gitonga, the Future […]

Cord chiefs to pick referendum team

Cord chiefs to pick referendum team

Cord leaders will meet Tuesday to approve the final list of members to spearhead the push for a national referendum. Coalition principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula separately confirmed that the meeting which will bring together leaders drawn from ODM, Wiper and Ford Kenya and their advisors will scrutinise the names already proposed […]

VIDEO-NEWS

Video:Police, KDF Security Operation in Lamu

Video:Police, KDF Security Operation in Lamu

A prominent Malindi businessman was among two people charged in a Mombasa court over the killings in Lamu and Tana River counties. The businessman who is suspected of financing and coordinating the attacks was charged alongside a driver with 60 counts of murder. The charges occurred even as 62 more suspects were arrested in the […]

Video:Woman In Land Dispute With Her 2 Wives

Video:Woman In Land Dispute With Her 2 Wives

A 75 year old woman is embroiled in a dispute with her 2 wives over land. Yes, you heard that right, a dispute between a woman and her wives. Well, the woman who was unable to bear children for many years, finally married 2 women to bear children for her as per her community’s customs […]

Alfred Mutua Accuses EACC Of Being Used To Intimidate Him

Alfred Mutua Accuses EACC Of Being Used To Intimidate Him

Machakos county Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua is accusing the Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission of being used by his political detractors to intimidate him and slow down development in his county. Mutua says he has experienced a series of intimidating actions by the commissions and other agencies since he announced his opposition to the ongoing rallies […]

DIASPORA NEWS

Kenyan woman killed in US road accident

Kenyan woman killed in US road accident

A Kenyan woman was killed as she crossed a street in Boston, US, on Saturday morning. Ms Nancy Hagerera Kombe, 32, was hit by a pickup truck just after 5am. The driver of the truck did stop. The woman, who was seven months pregnant, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. She was […]

Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

Kenya has advised its citizens to avoid transiting through UK’s Heathrow Airport because of “a substantial threat of possible attack” by Al-Qaeda operatives. On Saturday, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said the government had received reports of possible terrorist attacks targeting Heathrow. “According to information provided by US officials, Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen […]

Shame of the Kenya show in US

Shame of the Kenya show in US

So much has been written and said about the recent Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC that we may fail to carry out an honest assessment of the impact of this high profile event on Kenyan art. The festival takes place on the parks of the National Mall surrounded by museums run by the Smithsonian […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

Death Announcement:Promotion to Glory of Mary Turaca Ngobu

Death Announcement:Promotion to Glory of Mary Turaca Ngobu

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the promotion to glory of Mary Turaca Ngobu that occurred at Nairobi hospital on Wednesday June 26, 2014 at 8 am Kenyan time after a long illness. She was the mother to Maina Ngobu, Peter Ngobu of Baltimore MD, Faith Wanjiru Nguro of Atlanta GA, Mwangi […]

Divine Schools Africa -July Course Intakes

Divine Schools Africa -July Course Intakes

Divine Schools – Africa is the first School in East and Central Africa to offer formal training in the Event management, wedding industry, flower arrangement and fundraising courses. We believe our courses offer individuals the opportunity to be all they can be and experience life to the full.Visit http://www.divineschools.com/

Kenyans in Moreno Valley CA mourning the death of Susan Moody

Kenyans in Moreno Valley CA mourning the death of Susan Moody

The family’s of James Moody and Obadiah Ndanganga; wish to announce the passing away of Susan Moody (formerly Susan Njeri Ndanganga ) of Moreno Valley California,USA;which occurred on Friday June 13th, 2014 at Riverside County Regional Hospital after a long battle with cancer. Susan leaves behind husband James Moody, daughter Jewel Wamuyu  Ndanganga and grand […]

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

“(13) I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,(14) I press on toward the goal to win the [supreme and heavenly] prize to which God in Christ […]

Inspiration:Life without friends?

Inspiration:Life without friends?

Whenever you think of friends the following ought to be true 1. Individuals who love you in spite of your weakness 2. Individuals that you can lean on at times of need 3.Individuals who can go an extra mile to assist you whenever you need them 4.Individuals who can hang out with you during your […]

Word of the Day:He must increase,but I must decrease

Word of the Day:He must increase,but I must decrease

We live in a world where every company is out to out do the other as they offer goods and services. All you have to do is walk around the city and you will be bombarded with all sorts of ads from bill boards’ posters electronic bill boards and all. I bet you have some […]

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President Uhuru Kenyatta must now dialogue with workers, says Atwoli

President Uhuru Kenyatta must now dialogue with workers, says Atwoli

| July 14, 2014 | Comments

MIGORI COUNTY: The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has revived demands for dialogue with President Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss how to tackle various challenges facing workers. “We want to sit with the President as workers of this country. We have a lot of questions that we would want him to provide answers to,” said Cotu […]

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Saba Saba: Nyanza divided over outcome

Saba Saba: Nyanza divided over outcome

| July 14, 2014 | Comments

KISUMU COUNTY: The outcome of Coalition for Reform and Democracy’s Saba Saba rally held at Uhuru Park last week has divided opinion in Raila Odinga’s Nyanza backyard. While some political and religious leaders have lauded the rally saying it provided a platform for major reforms in the country, others feel its goals were not achieved. […]

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Kenyan woman killed in US road accident

Kenyan woman killed in US road accident

| July 14, 2014 | Comments

A Kenyan woman was killed as she crossed a street in Boston, US, on Saturday morning. Ms Nancy Hagerera Kombe, 32, was hit by a pickup truck just after 5am. The driver of the truck did stop. The woman, who was seven months pregnant, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. She was […]

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Nairobi Half Life Wins Best African Film at the African Film Development Awards 2014

Nairobi Half Life Wins Best African Film at the African Film Development Awards 2014

| July 14, 2014 | Comments

2012 Kenyan drama film, Nairobi Half Life, scooped the award for the Best African Film at the African Film Development Awards 2014 in Tanzania. The film, which was selected as the Kenyan entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, a first from Kenya, also won the director, David Tosh Gitonga, the Future […]

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Police unveil names behind Coast killings- Idris Kamau

Police unveil names behind Coast killings- Idris Kamau

| July 13, 2014 | Comments

The Standard on Sunday can now authoritatively reveal the name of an Al Shabaab commander who led the fighters that carried out deadly attacks in Lamu County. Intelligence reports say that Idris Kamau, a Kenyan of Kikuyu ethnicity, was the mastermind of the spate of terror attacks in Lamu that have so far claimed 87 […]

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Cord chiefs to pick referendum team

Cord chiefs to pick referendum team

| July 13, 2014 | Comments

Cord leaders will meet Tuesday to approve the final list of members to spearhead the push for a national referendum. Coalition principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula separately confirmed that the meeting which will bring together leaders drawn from ODM, Wiper and Ford Kenya and their advisors will scrutinise the names already proposed […]

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Photos:Large crowd in Kakamega to greet Uhuru and Ruto

Photos:Large crowd in Kakamega to greet Uhuru and Ruto

| July 13, 2014 | Comments

Uhuru and  Ruto  made a stopover at Khayega market in Kakamega County during the Western region tour. Here is President Uhuru’s Message. The problems we face are the same, they don’t differentiate between tribes or political parties. My Government will ensure cane farmers access subsidised fertilizer so as to lower the costs of production in […]

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Video:Tips on how to successfully date a ”Caroline Mutoko” type-”Miss Indepenent”

Video:Tips on how to successfully date a ”Caroline Mutoko” type-”Miss Indepenent”

| July 13, 2014 | Comments

Whether we know it or not, we’ve all met some form of the typical “Miss Independent.” Some of us know her better than others; some of us claim that title ourselves. She’s the self-sufficient, somewhat mysterious go-getter with big dreams and an even bigger heart, though not everyone sees it at first glance. Some might […]

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ODM GOVERNORS OPPOSE RAILA’S REFERENDUM

ODM GOVERNORS OPPOSE RAILA’S REFERENDUM

| July 13, 2014 | Comments

Four ODM governors have opposed referendum calls by Cord leaders Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang’ula. The four told the Star yesterday that the calls are misplaced and uncalled for, considering that Raila and other Cord leaders have not stated the question for the referendum. “How can we support what we do not know?. […]

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Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

Word of the Day:Memories and Imaginations

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

“(13) I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,(14) I press on toward the goal to win the [supreme and heavenly] prize to which God in Christ […]

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David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Olympic champion and World record holder David Rudisha romped to his second victory this season, equalling the World lead time of 1:43.34 in men’s 800m race at the Glasgow Grand Prix Diamond League on Saturday. Also in the winners’ list was Commonwealth Games champion Silas Kiplagat in the 1,500m as the duo salvaged some pride […]

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Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

Kenyans advised to avoid Heathrow Airport over terror threats

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Kenya has advised its citizens to avoid transiting through UK’s Heathrow Airport because of “a substantial threat of possible attack” by Al-Qaeda operatives. On Saturday, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said the government had received reports of possible terrorist attacks targeting Heathrow. “According to information provided by US officials, Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen […]

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It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

| July 12, 2014 | Comments

Sure, it’s tough to earn a living as an artist. But it helps if your materials don’t cost a lot. At the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, several of the Kenyan craftspeople work wonders with discarded beer bottles and flip-flops. Jonathan Lento: He Fashions Flip-Flops Into Funky Fauna Jonathan Lento grips a slender knife in one hand […]

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