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Cecafa semis clash

By Faith Famous Nekesa Emerging Stars should prepare for an abrasive duel in their semifinals against the Burundian squad on Tuesday at 2;00 pm. The two East African nations emerged top of their groups for the ongoing Cecafa u-23 championship in Bahir Dar,Ethiopia Despite their great and smooth run in the tournament, having two consecutive wins hence topping Group C, Okumbi...

France thrives on USA at the olympics

By Faith Famous Nekesa The U.S. men's basketball team suffered a shock at the hands of France after losing 83-76 at the Olympics for the first time since 2004 The Americans got out to a good start in the first half, leading 45-37 at the break on the back of their defensive energy, but were outscored in the third quarter Team USA clawed back...

Mazishi ya aliyekua Mwanapolisi Caroline Kangogo kuhairishwa na familia yake.

By Asma zakir Familia ya konstebo Caroline kangogo imesimamisha mipango ya mazishi yake, ikisubiri matokeo ya upasuaji wa maiti hiyo. Mazishi hayo yalikuwa yamepangwa kufanyika Jumamosi lakini yakahairishwa kutokana na kile Idara ya  uchunguzzi wa Jinai ilisema kuwa hitilafu za kimipango. Badala yake, maafisa wa idara hiyo walisema upasuaji huo utafanyika kesho Jumanne. Bi Kangogo,34, anadaiwa kufariki baada yakujipiga risasi kichwani...

23 Students arrested inside a bar ahead of school reopening

By Raphael Situma Police in Kirinyaga county on sunday arrested 23 students inside a local bar at Ngurubani market in Mwea constituency. A report by Mwea-East  Sub-County police commander Daniel Kitavi states that,police officers from Wang`uru police station stormed Club season Ngurubani bar after receiving a tip off from the members of the public about minors drinking alcohol at around 9pm...

Parents Decry Tough Times As Schools Reopen Around The Country

By Victoria Magar Book stores and school uniform shops recorded brisk business even as parents lamented about the harsh economic times. “I have managed to get just a few items for my son due to financial constraints. I hope the school management will allow him in as I struggle to get more to buy the remaining items,” said Jane Wairimu, a parent in Kitale. Many parents interviewed spoke...

Bungoma Education Scholarship Program

By Faith Famous Nekesa Bungoma education fund aimed at supporting bright but needy students has picked 2000 students joining form one on the governors scholarships.Dr. Betty Mayeku,the education and vocationaltraining executive ,the governors scholarship is now in its fourth year.Successful applicants earn a full year tuition and subsequent sponsorship for the next four years throughout their high school life. The pioneer...

Familia za mitaani za Itaka Serikali Kuziangazia

By Raphael Situma Familia za mitaani Sasa zinaitaka Serikali kuziangazia zaidi katika matibabu kwa wote na Kupewa vitambulisho pamoja na kuwapa chakula wakati huu wa Uviko-19. Mwenyekiti wa Nairobi Street Families Consortium Bw.Peter Ndiboe amesema kuwa familia hizo zinastahili kuangaziwa na Serikali kuhusu masuala hayo kwa vile maisha ya kila raia ni muhimu. Kiongozi huyo pia amezidi kusema Serikali haistahili kumbagua yeyote...

Mathira MP Gachagua arrested

By Victoria Magar Mathira Member of Parliament (MP) Rigathi Gachagua has been arrested.Gachagua was arrested by DCI detectives at his Nyeri home at 5am on Friday. His lawyer, Wahome Gikonyo, told The Standard that the detectives, who were 15 in number, did not give reasons for the lawmaker’s arrest. Speaking to the media Rigathi said he was being driven to DCI Headquarters in...

Two High Court Judges Arrested

By Raphael Situma High court judges Aggrey Muchelule and Said Juma Chitembwe have been arrested. A report indicates that the judges were arrested on the afternoon of Thursday, July 22nd , on allegations that he was implicated in a corruption scandal. The two were interrogated  by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation for two hours before being set free.   They were...

Relief for parents as Magoha announces reduction of secondary school fees

    By Raphael Situma Education CS George Magoha has announced a reduction in secondary school fees due to the short nature of the 2021 school calendar.   National schools will pay sh8,500 less while Extra-county and county schools will pay sh5,500 less. This means the fess in national schools will be Sh45,054 while learners in extra-county and county schools will pay Sh39,554. The schools are...

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“I Cannot Condemn Anyone Who Has Tattoo” Says Pastor Richard Wamalwa

By Victoria Magar Tattoos have been displayed by people of all cultures for centuries, but they have only recently gained social acceptance in the United...

ODM Threatens to withdraw from Sh153m offer to partners as they exit NASA

By Victoria Magar The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has threatened to withdraw the Sh153 million offer to its partners after announcing its exit from the...

Bungoma Governor Clears The Air On Diana Nyaboke’s Scholarship

By Victoria Magar Diana Nyaboke a pupil from Bungoma who scored 401 marks in the 2020 KCPE examinations who was bound to repeat Class Eight...