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Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan is dead

Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan is dead , Annan passed on while undergoing treatment in Switzerland. Annan died at the age of 80 and according to a statement issued by the family, the diplomat died with his family by his side. The International Organization of Migration IOM  tweeted morning the fallen diplomat. “Today we mourn the loss of a great man , a leader and a visionary former  @UN secretary general @ Kofi Annan .A life well lived .A life worth celebrating –IOM-UN migration “ The IOM tweeted. Kofi Annan who was born in Ghana was the 7th UN secretary general and the founder of the Kofi Annan foundation which has mourned the fallen diplomat. Kofi Annan was instrumental in the negotiation of peace between former president Mwai Kibaki and NASA leader Raila Odinga in 2008 following the post-election chaos that rocked the country after the disputed 2007 polls.

19 Nigerians arrested in Nairobi over Facebook fraud

Nairobi, KENYA: 19 Nigerians were on Saturday morning arrested in a crackdown on social media scammers conducted by detectives in Umoja, Kasarani and Roysambu estates in Nairobi.
The 19 Nigerians aged between 19 and 35 years were arrested on suspicions…

Grief in Mwatate as body parts of a man are discovered

Taita Taveta, KENYA: A village in Mwatate, Taita Taveta County is in mourning after the body of a man was discovered cut into pieces and dumped in a thicket.
Mwatate Police Boss Monicah Kimani said the body was separated from the head, forelimbs and hi…

34 passengers escape death narrowly in Voi accident

Taita Taveta, KENYA: Some 34 people are currently receiving treatment at Moi referral hospital, Voi Taita Taveta county after they sustained serious injuries in a Friday morning accident near Voi.
According to Voi OCPD Joseph Chesire,  the accident occ…

Jaguar, Wambora relief as their elections are upheld

The court of appeal has upheld the election of Starehe Member of Parliament Charles Njagua Kanyi, commonly known as Jaguar, that was being challenged by aspirant Steve Mbogo.
Ruling over the case, Judge Fred Ochieng said Jaguar was validly elected and …

Jaguar, Wambora relief as their elections are upheld

The court of appeal has upheld the election of Starehe Member of Parliament Charles Njagua Kanyi, commonly known as Jaguar, that was being challenged by aspirant Steve Mbogo.
Ruling over the case, Judge Fred Ochieng said Jaguar was validly elected and …

Three missing in Lamu boat accident

Three fishermen have been reported missing at sea after their boat  capsized in the Indian Ocean at Kiwayu island in Lamu East on Thursday afternoon.
One fisherman was rescued.
News of their accident became apparent on Friday after they failed to retur…

Mombasa to hold fifth edition of Deaf Half Marathon

Mombasa, KENYA: Mombasa County will be hosting Safaricom fifth edition of the Deaf Half Marathon set to be held on Sunday, August 19, 2018.
The race will bring together over 200 deaf athletes from all over the country and will include 21 kilometer and …

Taj mall to go down in two weeks!!

Nairobi, KENYA: Government has issued a two weeks demolition notice to the tenants of Airgate mall formerly known as Taj Mall.
The notice which was issued by Moses Nyakiongora, chair of the multi-sectoral committee on unsafe structures, wants occupants…

Boda bodas operating inside Lamu Old Town to be charged

Lamu, KENYA: Boda boda operators who shall be found operating inside the Lamu Old town will now be arrested and charged in a move aimed at protecting the Old Town as a heritage site.
Lamu old town was listed by Unesco as a World Heritage Site in 2001.

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