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Mike Sonko

Mother of Sonko’s secret teen daughter sues for child support

A woman has taken Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko to court over accusations of neglecting their 15-year-old daughter. In the court papers, the woman claims Sonko has refused to take...

Details of new Grade 6 exam timetable

Pioneer Grade 6 learners will sit the inaugural Kenya Primary School Education Assessment under the CBC from November 28. Some 1.24 million candidates will be assessed and become the first...

Mirema Drive Shooting: I’m innocent!

A man accused of killing Samuel Mugoh Muvota in Mirema, Nairobi surrendered to police Monday in a dramatic turn of events. Dennis Karani Gachoki claimed he is innocent and only...

My last wishes: Cop who committed suicide cremated, leaves last will

A policewoman who died by suicide was cremated at a private event in the city amid calls by colleagues to address the rising trend in the service. Only a few...
Gachagua with Ruto

Gachagua-Ruto made 30 calls to Mt Kenya before picking me

Deputy President William Ruto made about 30 phone calls in 11 Mt Kenya counties before making the decision to pick Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua as his running mate. Gachagua, in...
A person being tested for HIV

Govt wants mandatory HIV tests for all emergency admissions

You could be tested for HIV if you end up in hospital with any injury, according to a proposal being considered by the Ministry of Health. There is currently no...

2nd autopsy ordered in Sankok’s son’s death probe

A second post-mortem will be conducted on the body of Nominated MP David Sankok’s son to clear a number of emerging issues. Memusi Sankok, 15, allegedly shot himself dead with a...

DCI on how boda boda riders helped police nab Kisumu robber

Boda boda riders in Kisumu’s Nyamasaria area have won the admiration of locals and law enforcers after they helped police in arresting fleeing robbery suspects on Saturday. The chase resulted...
Suicide-hanging-knot

Muranga man commits suicide in church

A man died by suicide after hanging himself in a church in Kenol, Muranga County. The body of John Maingi, 35 was found hanging on the roof of the Remnants...

‘I slept with the mother, not son,’ Man denies defiling child

A man on Wednesday stunned a Kibera court after claiming he slept with the mother of a nine-year-old boy who he is accused of having sodomised. Japheth Kiprotich was arraigned...

New details on the gun used by Sankok’s son emerges

The focus has shifted to the ballistic analysis of two guns belonging to the nominated MP David Sankok following the death of his son at their home in Narok County....

Why donkeys in Naivasha are disappearing

The number of donkeys in the country is dwindling at an alarming rate with illegal slaughter and poor breeding methods blamed for the crisis. This comes in the wake of...
Crime scene

The ruthless gang that slashed open a pregnant woman on the run

Police in Mombasa is looking for a gang that attacked and slashed an expectant woman with a panga in a crime wave in the Likoni area. The 27-year-old woman who...

Three teen siblings die in hit and run

Three teenagers from the same family riding on a motorcycle were hit and killed by a speeding motorist along the Mai Mahiu-Narok road. During the Wednesday night incident near Mafuta Taa center,...

Kamulu man stones mom and kid brother to death

A 23-year-old man was Tuesday arrested after he killed his mother and seven-year-old brother in a bizarre incident in the Kamulu area, Ruai, Nairobi County. David Kimani used stones to...
Francis Atwoli

You can grow rich with your salary – Atwoli

Central Organisation of Trade Unions secretary general Francis Atwoli is a man who needs no introduction. For decades, Atwoli has cut an image of a firebrand unionist and fearless political...

My husband lost his life after battling wounded leopard – wife mourns

A stray wounded leopard with an arrow in its shoulder killed a herder in Sogon village in Baringo South on Monday. Amdany Cherop, 53, was rushed to Baringo County Referral...

Why Mwai Kibaki’s body viewing will be interrupted

The public viewing of the late former President Mwai Kibaki will be paused for some minutes (10-15) on Wednesday to pave the way for the National Assembly Speaker’s procession for...