Ken on 20th Sep

President Uhuru Kenyatta was yesterday conferred upon a Honorary degree of Doctors of Letters (Honoris Causa) by Moi University, during its 29th graduation ceremony. This is in recognition of his efforts to promote peace and unity among Kenyans.The university chancellor, Prof. Miriam Were conducted the ceremony just hours after her appointment.Here...

Ken on 19th Sep

For several days, there have been murmurs that Deputy President William Ruto’s large motorcade at the Hague is not provided by the Dutch government. According to the Star newspaper, some Kenyans living in the city claim that the vehicles escorting Ruto are actually taxis hired by the Kenyan embassy. The paper adds that it is basically easy...

Ken on 19th Sep

Former Naivasha MP John Mututho has been rewarded for his fight against alcohol in Kenya, by being named NACADA head.Mututho was yesterday appointed chairman of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse to replace Dr Frank Njenga, whose five-year term has elapsed.“I appoint John Mututho the chairman of Nacada board...

Ken on 19th Sep

(CNN) — The “Snake Man” is real. The mythical creature with the body of a serpent and face of a human folds himself into a tight coil for the gasping crowds, before slithering into his next impossible position. Or at least, that’s how it seemed to circus manager Winston Ruddle when he first saw the homeless boy dressed head-to-toe...

Ken on 19th Sep

An 18-year-old beauty pageant finalist is set to become the 14th — or is it the 15th? — wife of Swaziland’s King Mswati III, sub-Saharan Africa’s last remaining absolute monarch. Sindiswa Dlamini, who graduated from high school last year, will marry the king once she falls pregnant. The 45-year-old king introduced his latest fiancée to...

Ken on 18th Sep

Citizen TV reporter Willis Raburu is in real trouble after revealing the identity of ICC witness number 536, who took the stand yesterday.In a now deleted tweet, the brains behind Truth Meter yesterday identified witness 536 as G** *** ***.“Witness 536 (G** *** ***) gave out an exactly similar narration to a Nakuru court.. Her case was thrown...

Ken on 17th Sep

Kenya Airways is set to receive the first of three Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in October this year. The new state-of-the-art aircraft will be the largest in the airline’s fleet to date, with a seating capacity of 400 (28 – Premier World and 372 Economy). It also has long-range flying capability.Guests will now enjoy high quality in-flight entertainment;...

Ken on 17th Sep

Nairobi senator Mike Sonko yesterday wrote to the CID about some conmen using his name to extort money on Facebook.Sonko gave actual examples of victims, each having lost several thousands. One female victim was conned Sh 4000, in the hope that she would get a job.Here was Sonko’s letter. 16th September 2013 To the DirectorCID Headquarters,Cyber...

Ken on 17th Sep

Deputy president William Ruto yesterday departed for the Hague, for the continuation of his trial, which had been postponed for one week.Ruto left Kenya on a Kenya Airways plane, and was as usual accompanied by several legislators. On arrival, the deputy president was accorded full VIP reception, which included a motorcade, with police outriders.Here...

Ken on 16th Sep

This is getting out of hand. On every media report, on TV, Radio or newspaper, Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero allegedly slapped Shebesh.Before the video was aired, it was fair to say so. It was also safer for the media house lest they be told to prove that it happened, in a court of law.Just how scared can our media houses be. A little over one hour...