Kenya : News

News : Kenya : News

Mystery Cross Uncovered Inside Nairobi's City Market

[Nation] A mysterious cross has been discovered underneath the City Market in Nairobi, triggering interest by archaeologists and architectural historians on what could be beneath the crucifix-like concrete. (AllAfrica)

Talk of a Rotational Presidency Heats Up Political Climate

[East African] Kenya is bracing for a surge in toxic political rhetoric in the coming months amid renewed agitation for a rotational presidency. (AllAfrica)

Study Suggests Men on ARVs Succumb Earlier to HIV-Related Illnesses

[Nation] Findings of a study by a team of researchers indicates that Kenyan men on antiretroviral therapy (ART) succumbed earlier to HIV-related illnesses, compared to female patients. (AllAfrica)

Politicians Rush to Register Parties Ahead of 2022 Election

[Nation] Three more political parties are in the process of registering to join a crowded field of political parties ahead of the General Election in 2022. (AllAfrica)

Ministry Mulls Options at Taming Rising Cost of Food

[Nation] The government is monitoring the current food price increases and will intervene if they go beyond the reach of ordinary Kenyans, Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has said. (AllAfrica)

KDF Guns Down Terror Suspect, Injures Dozens

[Nation] Security forces have shot dead a suspected terrorist and injured several others as the government turns the screws on Somalia-based militant group Al-Shabaab. (AllAfrica)

Mary Moraa Scales to 800m, Eyes Olympics

[Nation] National 400m champion Mary Moraa has set her sights beyond the forthcoming World Relay Championships after she ploughed the fastest time in the 800m at Athletics Kenya Relay Series on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Gor Beaten By Vihiga as Tusker Whip Zoo to Go Top of the Table

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Champions Gor Mahia fell 0-1 at home against Vihiga United while Tusker FC climbed at the top of the table after a 2-1 victory over Zoo FC in Football Kenya Federation Premier League matches played on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Kisumu Hot Stars Brush Aside Sony Sugar in National Super League

[Capital FM] Kisii -- Kisumu Hot Stars formerly Chemelil Sugar climbed four placed up in the National Super League to sit 10th after brushing aside hosts Sony Sugar 3-0 at the Gusii Stadium on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Sustains Covid-19 Low as Experts Warn of Surge From March

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya has continued to record a sustained low of COVID-19 cases in weeks as the curve showed signs of flattening even as experts warned of a possible surge from March. (AllAfrica)

Water Hyacinth Harvester Set to Start Work in Lake Victoria After Gathering Dust for Years

[Capital FM] Kisumu -- A water hyacinth harvester machine purchased at Sh100 million in 2015 has been transferred from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry to the Ministry of East Africa and Regional Development to start operation. (AllAfrica)

UNDP Donates Robots to Help Kenya's Covid-19 Fight

[Nation] Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Friday received three pilot smart "anti-epidemic" robots from the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Kenya to support the government's mitigation measures against the Covid-19 pandemic. (AllAfrica)

Kirubia Stadium to Be Complete in Two Weeks

[Nation] Construction of Sh247 million Kirubia Stadium in Tharaka-Nithi County will be completed in two weeks according to Sports Kenya Chairman Fred Muteti. (AllAfrica)

One-Month-Old Baby Who Was Stolen Found in Couple's House

[Nation] A one-month old baby boy who had allegedly been stolen from her mother in Homa Bay county two weeks ago has been reunited with his family. (AllAfrica)

Health Ministry Posts Nil Coronavirus Deaths, 129 New Infections

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The health ministry announced zero coronavirus-triggered deaths on Saturday as the daily virus positivity rate maintained a 2.5 per cent average. (AllAfrica)

Otula Retains Kenya Basketball Federation Top Seat

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Veteran administrator Paul Otula has retained the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Chairman seat after beating his close challenger 2013 Maputo All Africa Games basketball team manager Cynthia Mumbo in elections held Saturday at the Nyayo National Stadium. (AllAfrica)

President Kenyatta Encourages Kenyans to Emulate Loreto Sisters' Selfless Service

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended the Loreto Sisters for a century of selfless service to humanity and outstanding contribution to Kenya's growth. (AllAfrica)

Odinga Commissions Lake Victoria Dredging Targeting 400-Metre Area

[Capital FM] Kisumu -- The dredging of Lake Victoria commenced in earnest on Saturday as part of efforts to allow bigger ships to dock at the Kisumu Port ahead of its official opening. (AllAfrica)

Silale MCA Nelson Lotela Questioned on Kapedo Killings

[Nation] Silale MCA Nelson Lotela was interrogated by police officers for about three hours on Saturday over the recent killings in Kapedo. (AllAfrica)

KBF President Otula Retains Seat, Promises 'Heaven'

[Nation] Long-serving Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) boss Paul Otula has made huge promises to Kenyans after narrowly retaining his position in peaceful elections held at the Aquatic Centre at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Emotional Send-Off for KDF Pilot Adams Rhova

[Nation] Emotions ran high Saturday at the funeral of Kenya Airforce Lieutenant Adams Rhova, who died in a plane crash inside Tsavo East National Park a week ago. (AllAfrica)

Prison Break - GSU Rally to Silence Warders at Their Backyard

[Nation] It was a case of so close yet so far for Kenya Prisons men's volleyball team as they went down to perennial rivals General Service Unit (GSU) 2-3 (21-25, 25-18, 25-23, 29-27 and 12-15) during the first leg of Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) National League at Kamiti Prisons, Nairobi on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Ulinzi, Posta Share Spoils

[Nation] Ulinzi Stars' long wait for a second win in the Betking Premier League continued on Saturday after they were held to a barren draw by Posta Rangers at Utalii Grounds in Nairobi. (AllAfrica)

Omanyala Runs Fastest 100m Ever on Kenyan Soil

[Nation] University of Nairobi student Ferdinand Omanyala Saturday blasted to the fastest time in 100m on Kenya soil during the second leg of Athletics Kenya Relays Series at Nyayo National Stadium. (AllAfrica)

Persons Living With Disabilities Get Sh14 Million Scholarships

[Nation] Kenya Pipeline Company Ltd has released Sh14 million towards 2021 scholarship programme for Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs). (AllAfrica)

Vihiga United Upset Gor Mahia at Kasarani

[Nation] BetKing Premier League returnees Vihiga United stun record champions Gor Mahia edging them by a solitary goal at Kasarani Annex on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

No New Covid-19 Deaths in Kenya as Cases Near 100,000

[Nation] Kenya now has a total of 99,898 declared Covid-19 infections, the Health ministry announced Saturday, after 5,091 more samples were tested for the disease and 129 new cases found. (AllAfrica)

Sandhu Takes Early Lead at Sigona Bowl

[Nation] Kenya Amateur Stroke Play champion Jay Sandhu was ahead by two shots at the close of the opening round of this year's Sigona Bowl golf tournament, the first leg of 2021 Kenya Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) series at Sigona Golf Club on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

AFC Leopards Vow to Drown Sharks in Deep Sea

[Nation] AFC Leopards coach Anthony Kimani is optimistic his charges will continue their good performances against top sides when they take on Kariobangi Sharks in a BetKing Premier League match at Kasarani Annex on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Odinga, Ruto in War of Words Over Jubilee's Scorecard

[Nation] The war of words between Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga escalated yesterday with the second in command asking the former premier to take responsibility for the failures of the Jubilee government since he is now part of it. (AllAfrica)

Breaking news: PS Kibicho records statement with DCI as Sonko runs into hiding

TROUBLE for ex Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko as Interior PS Karanja Kibicho on the way to DCI HQ to record statement his utterances that they planned chaos in 2017 to paint ODM in bad light. The simmering differences between Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho appear to have boiled to feverish […] (Kenya Today)