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NAIROBI, Kenya, June 1- Nyali School in Mombasa has resumed classes after Member of Parliament Mohamed Ali mediated a conflict between two factions of parents and the management board. Parents had withheld their children from school due to disruptions caused by attempts to remove the outgoing board. A physical confrontation occurred on Wednesday when parents tried […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31- Over 490,000 students have not yet returned to school weeks after the start of the second term due to severe flooding. A report by Save the Children Kenya highlights that children in homes and temporary shelters lack the necessary resources to resume their education. Mohamed Abdiladif, the organisation’s Interim County Director, called […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30- On Thursday, President Ruto defended himself against criticism over the lavish expenses of his recent state visit to the US. Ruto traveled abroad a chartered Boeing 737-700, operated by Dubai’s Royal Jet, for the Nairobi-Atlanta- Washington D.C trip, reportedly costing taxpayers about ash 98 million, with the round trip potentially exceeding […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30- Kenyan climber Cheruiyot Kirui, who perished attempting to summit Mt. Everest without supplemental oxygen, will remain on the mountain, his family announced, ending speculation about the return of his remains. In a statement released Wednesday, the family explained their difficult decision following extensive consultations and consideration of all factors. Kirui’s close friend, […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29- Mombasa Governor Abdulswamad Sheriff has vowed not to be intimidated following a raid on his Radio Station Rahma FM. The raid, conducted on Wednesday, May 29, by suspected Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers, was allegedly due to unpaid taxes. Abdulswamad stepped in to prevent the officers from confiscating the station’s equipment. The […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29- The Ministry of Education has revised the dates for the second term half-term break. Initially scheduled for June 20 to 23, the break has now been moved to June 26 to 28 according to a circular issued on May 24 to all County Directors of Education. Boarding school students are expected to […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29-South Africans vote today in what is anticipated to be the most competitive election since the end of apartheid. Polls suggest the African National Congress (ANC), in power for 30 years, may lose its parliamentary majority. The ANC, which came to power under Nelson Mandela in 1994, has seen a gradual decline […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29- The High Court in Embu County has temporarily halted the ban on Muguka in Mombasa and Kilifi counties. On Tuesday, Justice Lucy Njuguna issued an order preventing the implementation of the ban until July 8, 2024. The ban had prohibited the sale, distribution, and use of Muguka in these counties. Justice Njuguna’s […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 13- A petition has been filed against three counties for banning the trade and consumption of Muguka. Last week, the counties of Mombasa, Kilifi, and Taita Taveta prohibited the entry, transportation, sale, and use of Muguka and its products. Peter Odhiambo Agoro and Michael Mutembe Makarina argue that Muguka is not considered a […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27-  Kenya Power urged Kenyans on Tuesday to purchase their electricity tokens before the scheduled maintenance starting the night of Sunday, June 2. According to a statement from the utility company, the outlet system will be down from 10:00 PM on Sunday, June 2, until 10:00 PM on Monday, June 3. During […]

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