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Migori governor Okoth Obado arrested

Nairobi, KENYA: Migori governor Okoth Oado was on Wednesday arrested after firearms were found in his houses during a raid by EACC detectives.
According to sources, a total of 8 guns were found in his house with 5 of them being found in his house in Na…

Repair of Lamu’s dilapidated jetties yet to commence

Lamu, KENYA: The national government is yet to commence construction and rehabilitation of four key Lamu jetties that are a dilapidated condition.
Last month, while on a tour of the jetties in Lamu, Transport and Infrastructure PS Paul Maringa announce…

EACC sleuths raid Migori governor Okoth Obado’s houses

Nairobi, KENYA: Migori governor Okoth Obado’s homes in Nairobi and Migori were on Tuesday morning raided by sleuths from the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC).
The anti-graft agency detective were said to have been looking for documents and …

Six chief officers take oath of office in Taita Taveta

Taita, Taveta, KENYA: Six County Chief Officers on Tuesday took an oath of office in an event presided over by Voi senior principal Magistrate Elena Nderitu at the governor’s office in Wundanyi.

The six include Liverson Mghendi of Special p…

Two arrested over possession of an AK-47 rifle in Kwale

Kwale, KENYA: Two suspects were on Monday night arrested by police in Kwale county after they were found in possession of a firearm at Mtsamviani area, Matuga sub-county.
According to the Matuga OCPD Joseph Chesire, the suspects Hamisi Kassim and Moham…

Michuki crackdown extended to boats in Lamu

Lamu, KENYA: Unruly boat operators in Lamu will not be spared in the ongoing crackdown and reinforcement of traffic regulations.
Speaking in his office on Tuesday, Lamu County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri said they shall equally be arresting any boat op…

31 Vehicles impounded in Lamu

Lamu, KENYA: Police in Lamu has impounded 31 public transport vehicles in an operation that saw public road transport totally paralyzed.
Hundreds of commuters have been stranded in Lamu as police moved in to crack down on unroadworthy vehicles in the r…

Harambee stars vs Sierra Leone AFCON tier called off

Nairobi, KENYA: Kenya Football Federation on Sunday received a letter from the Confederation of African Football calling off the 2019 AFCON match qualifier against Harambee stars and Sierra Leone.
This is following the suspension imposed on Sierra Leon…

Mangrove loggers to sue government over ban

Lamu, KENYA: Mangrove loggers in Lamu have given the national government a one-week ultimatum to lift the mangrove cutting ban failure to which they will head to court.
Over 30,000 families depend directly on mangrove trade in Lamu.
The residents are m…

Bongo artiste Aslay falls during a performance

The vast upcoming bongo artist Aslay fell off the stage while performing in Kisumu’s Tom Mboya Labour College over the weekend.
 The incident left his audience in shock and fortunately, he did not get hurt.
“It’s normal for celebrities and …

Michuki rules crackdown gets hundreds arrested

Mombasa, KENYA: More than 100 residents of Mombasa found themselves on the wrong side of the law on Monday following the crackdown on Matatus to implement the traffic laws famously known as ‘Michuki rules’.
Speaking to the press in Mombasa, Mombasa Cou…

Kenya Airways launches daily flights to Mogadishu

Nairobi, KENYA: National carrier, Kenya Airways will expand its footprint to the Horn of Africa with the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from 15 November 2018.
The airline will fly seven times weekly as it seeks to en…

31 dead,dozens of celebrity homes razed down in California

31 people have been confirmed dead in wildfires that have ravaged the state of California. The two wildfires the Northern California campfire and Southern California’s Woolsey fire have left 228 people unaccounted for according to CNN. 300,000 have been displaced in the infernos that have razed more than 190,000 acres. Amongst those whose homes have been razed down include celebrities. Actor Gerald Butler is among those whose homes have been razed down after a successful evacuation. “Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating. Heartbreaking time across California. Inspired as ever by the courage, spirit, and sacrifice of firefighters. Thank you @LAFD. If you can, support these brave men and women at http://SupportLAFD.org .” The 48-year-old actor tweeted alongside a photo of his razed down house. American media reported that reality star Kim Kardashian and her sister Khloe and Kourtney were among those evacuated to safety. Kardashian’s mother Kris Jenner’s ex Caitlyn Jenner is among those celebrities whose houses were razed down however she instagramed saying that she, her girlfriend and their dogs were safe. Wrecking ball singer Miley Cyrus and her fellow RnB singers Robbie Thickie also lost their houses to the inferno. However, both celebrities confirmed they are safe. Other celebrities who have been evacuated include Lady gaga, singer Jessica Simpson and actor Orlando Bloom. Famous property that has so far been destroyed in the inferno include the house where the reality show, The Bachelor is filmed and Paramount Western Town ranch which was the location where series Westwood and Dr Quinn Medicine woman are filmed.

KDF recruitment exercise to kick-off in a week

If you have always wanted to be part of the country’s security forces then start preparing your credentials.
Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) will be carrying out a countrywide recruitment exercise from the 19th of this month.
The month long exercise w…

Bobi wine holds concert as Babu Owino is banned in Uganda

Kampala, UGANDA: Ugandan musician Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine held his first concert after his arrest and detention in Uganda.
The Kyadondo member of parliament finally held the much awaited Kyarenga concert on Saturday at the One Lo…

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