Gunmen have opened fire in the exclusive Westgate shopping centre in the Nairobi. According to the Kenyan Red Cross there are at least 20 people killed. The Red Cross expects the death toll will rise. Armed agents have evacuated visitors from the mall. Witnesses speak of a fierce gun battle, explosions and smoke. There may […]
Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero is currently holed up at the Milimani Law courts where a petition involving his election is being delivered. Sources within the Court indicate the mood of the room is eerily the same as that of the Supreme Court when Raila Odinga lost to Uhuru Kenyatta. That Kidero may lose is […]
Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko has elaborately set the record straight over his morning altercation with Radio presenter Caroline Mutoko. In a candid chat with this writer, the Senator who still reeled from anger and disgust from the morning botched interview maintained that upper middle class journalists like Caroline Mutoko do not understand the kind […]
Civil Society Organizations marched on the streets of Nairobi in the 3rd Anniversary of the promulgation of the new constitution at a time when politicians led by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga are pushing for a referendum to anchor in the constitution the percentage of national resources needed for allocation to counties. The anniversary also […]
ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, a household name among victims of Kenya’s ethnic cleansing violence in 2007 wants accused president Uhuru Kenyatta to be tried at the International Criminal Court justice headquarters at the Hague. President Kenyatta who will be facing trial as a result of his alleged involvement with bloodthirsty thugs from his community who […]
By JJ Moriasi No one is looking at me. No one is looking at all. I am walking without attracting any sort of attention. It is a busy street. I am brushing shoulders with other pedestrians who are coming from all directions. I begin looking at them, the men dressed in suits on their way […]
[wpsocialite] President Alassane Outtarra bid the Rt Hon Raila Odinga farewell yesterday with full state honors following a two day visit to Abidjan, CÃ´te d’Ivoire. The former Prime Minister arrived back in the country at 4:58am to a warm reception by supporters at the JKIA, Nairobi. Following a grueling week-long overseas trip to promote his […]
By Lee Mwakwiny [wpsocialite] Dr. Evans Kidero was elected as the First Nairobi Governor under the new constitution after beating his closest competitor Mr. Ferdinand Waititu, a guy known only for stone-throwing. Before that, Kidero faced Hon. Margaret Wanjiri in ODM nominations. Hon. Wanjiru, one of the senior ODM members, a good orator, loved and […]
Blame it on the Euro economic crisis, soon we will have white house girls and shamba boys!
By Nyambega Gisesa for the Standard. [wpsocialite] The Occupy Parliament May 14th protests made one thing clear, there is a new breed of activists in town. They are among thousands of young Kenyans from all walks of life, who are changing the face of activism. On their Facebook pages they received words of appreciation and […]
[wpsocialite] Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero has unveiled his 10 member cabinet committee comprising of highly qualified personnel with proven integrity. Amongst those nominated are Women who have held highest positions in Government and private sectors in the republic like Anne Othoro and Josephine Gichuhi former public servant with rich experience that spans over 30 […]
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By: Kenya Today News bits team [wpsocialite] HAWKERS along many Nairobi streets are finding difficulties in selling their inauguration merchandizes. “watu hawanunui hizi picha za rais-elect” (people are not buying these (uhuru’s) potraits ) said one hawker. As the swearing in ceremony approaches, Kenya’s most booming business during elections-selling graphical contents with an ‘admired’ politician’s […]
Jubilee rally branded in total TNA colours By: Moses Kandie [wpsocialite] Jubilee alliance internal wrangles seemed to deepen ahead of the tomorrowâ€™s general election. The final submission rally that was meant to give the party momentum to the finish line ended in controversy when Uhuru Kenyatta acknowledged only those candidates running on his TNA ticket […]
By: William Makora The immediate former Member of Parliament for Starehe, Hon. Bishop Margaret Wanjiru Kariuki is slated for further honors and nobody can stop it. The founder of Jesus Is Alive Ministries, JIAM, Nairobi is a true representative of anointed leadership; the one that brings glory down to the presence of the people. Wanjiru […]
Dear Nairobi’s Middle Class; I can’t believe that an overqualified Jimnah Mbaru was defeated at the nomination stage for Governor of Nairobi! I can’t believe that the best TNA representative for Senator emerged as Mike Mbuvi alias Sonko. These are the guys CORD and other parties will face on March 4th? How can this be […]