Ken on 13th Nov

President Kibaki yesterday launched the Syokimau Railway Station. Together with his entourage, the president was among the first to use the new train service, when he took a 30 minutes ride from the station to the city.  The station is expected to serve thousands of commuters daily, with the main target being those who drive themselves to the city....

Ken on 13th Nov

Osprea Logistics, a UK based military hardware manufacturer, has started construction of a Sh 3.5 billion plant in Mombasa, that will assemble amoured cars and military personnel carriers. This will be the first armoured vehicle manufacturer in the region, with the other being in South Africa. The armoured personnel carrier christened ‘Mamba’...

Ken on 12th Nov

Man Tries To ‘Bring Zack Back Home’ A man, Sebastian Maina Ngunju, has gone to court claiming that the late internal security minister Prof George Saitoti’s only son, Zachary Musengi is actually his. He claims that Zachary’s real name is Stephen Wachira, and was abducted 24 years ago at their home in Subukia.  He says he...

Ken on 12th Nov

A source familiar with the ins and outs of national carrier Kenya Airways has informed us that the airline’s Group Managing Director and CEO Titus Naikuni was foaming at the mouth yesterday over an article in the Sunday Nation which laid bare the shadow dealings KQ is involved in especially in the acquisition of new planes. According to the source,...

Ken on 12th Nov

A source familiar with the ins and outs of national carrier Kenya Airways has informed us that the airline’s Group Managing Director and CEO Titus Naikuni was foaming at the mouth yesterday over an article in the Sunday Nation which laid bare the shadow dealings KQ is involved in especially in the acquisition of new planes. According to the source,...

Ken on 11th Nov

Andrew Kenneth 19, did not anticipate the kind of reaction that followed after he went on national TV to endorse his father Peter Kenneth, for the presidency last Sunday. PHILIP MWANIKI finds out how he’s coping with the new found fame. You are now an overnight star, did you expect the attention that you are getting?To be honest, I didn’t expect...

Ken on 11th Nov

Towards the end of last week, there had been a lot of uproar over the bill that would ‘legalize’ come we stay unions after exactly 6 months. There had been very heated debates online and offline, with the women supporting it while men opposed it ‘with all their hearts’. Supposedly, the bill, if it became law would give chiefs...

Ken on 08th Nov

The Hard Times of Danson Mungatana. Garsen MP Danson Mungatana is having money issues again. After a series of cases involving issuance of bouncing cheques, Mungatana, who is also husband to anti-jigger ambassador, Cecilia Mwangi, is facing another embarrassing financial situation. He has not paid rent for his Mombasa law office for more than one...

Ken on 07th Nov

Refining To Destruction ? Inoorero University, owned by Tetu member of parliament FT. Nyammo, is in the spotlight for offering ‘non-existent’ courses. Several students at the Parklands based institution are demanding answers from the administration for lying to them that they are authorized to offer Bachelor of Law degrees, and going...

Ken on 07th Nov

University Politics Turn Ugly University of Nairobi student leader, Victor Ouko, better known as ‘Stitchez’ has been suspended for three years by the school’s disciplinary committee alongside another student, Ben Sirkal. The two were accused of embezzling SONU funds in a saga that has dragged for close to four months. Until his...