All arrangements for the burial were almost complete when the baby was heard crying from a ‘temporary mortuary’ within the home compound. A grave had already been dug and a burial permit obtained from the office of the local Chief with a pastor invited to lead the burial ceremony.
To her consternation, many people wondered how she managed to capture that hostile creature and they were afraid that, since she managed to sell a strange wild creature, the lady could decide to steal and sell their chickens or goats.
Mr Kamau's decision not to put the people through another election has been welcomed by his supporters and opponents alike, and he is expected to play an important role in the county's politics in the next five years and beyond, as a shadow opposition and leader recognised for his sacrifice.
He added that this nation needs a leader who is God-fearing and respects the religion of each other. He also promised to fight terrorism but said Kenyans must understand the root causes of terrorism, which is based on extremism and should be distinguished from rebellion.
"She is not my wife, we divorced in 1993, but because I am an African man, I saw no need for my children to suffer so I accepted to house her because she was suffering in Nairobi," said Mr Muthama while addressing media at his Tala home.
Mr Ouda's triumph has sent tongues wagging in the lakeside city with pundits intrigued by the high number of women voters who came out to back him and in fact spawned a new Luo proverb in the town laced with sexual connotations - "Ng'ama dhako kochiki ni miyi to miyi".
Mr Omondi had more than a week since ODM issued the certificate to Mr Mbadi to make up his mind whether to run as an independent candidate, but he resigned from ODM only on May 8, apparently working with the IEBC deadline in mind rather than the legality of his own resignation .
Of all the large tribes in Nairobi (with Kikuyu, Luo and Kamba) the Luyias are the only one that did not win a countywide seat in Nairobi in 2013 and they seem determined to change their fortunes.
Though Ms Agnes Kavindu Muthama is running for the women representative post but the mere fact that she joined the Jubilee has raised her profile in the party's ranks, catapulting her to a coordinator of sorts for Jubilee activities in Machakos responsible for efforts to reach the youth and women's
It’s at this stage that his son heard his cries and came to rescue, spearing the animal on the head. Undeterred, the cat charged at Esbon, who managed to wrest it to the ground and squeezed its throat and immobilized it. The cat tore his flesh as the two enemies struggled.
"By defecting from ODM, today Hon Ochilo Ayako has confirmed that he is more Jubilee than me," the governor said in reaction to Mr Ayako's announcement that he would run as an independent candidate despite appeals from ODM that he should accept defeat.
The first of the two photos that have been widely shared on social media shows Mr Midiwo holding the middle-aged voter by the collar of his shirt ready to punch him in the face. In the second, the voter runs for the door of the nearby house, ostensibly to take cover as the MP follows in hot pursuit.
While Ms Omanga's rise to public limelight is so linked to her image as a beautiful, confident soul that the picture of her lost in her loss was shared thousands of times by supporters and non-supporters alike. Some commenters wondered whether the lady had taken the myth of her popularity (she was n
The mere fact that many well-informed Kenyans are making light moments of the the reports about political violence might suggest the acceptance of it in politics as well as its recurrence amid a climate of distrust and opportunism. The Jubilee Party ticket is a life-and-death issue in Kiambu County.
All Kisumu MPs have previously welcomed the president during his two visits to the region, and their absence today was interpreted as part of their political calculation to show distance from the Jubilee government that President Kenyatta leads.
Beyond social media, the portal has been ridiculed by political analysts as well. NTV political expert Herman Manyora said Jubilee got its priority upside down by putting its development projects on a portal rather than "on the ground".
“Of all the Presidents Kenya has had, you have elevated Miraa to its highest standard and we hope that under your leadership we will be able to witness the introduction of modern ways of processing the product,” said Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi.
"Even though the college quickly confirmed through its Twitter feed that Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya since 2013, had graduated in 1985 with a degree in economics and political science, that wasn’t enough for some critics of his administration," the paper reported.
By the close of the deadline, Ms Wanga was the only candidate who filed her interest in the seat, and the party will issue her with its nomination certificate tomorrow Monday April 3. The ODM candidate for the seat is almost certainly guaranteed to win in the general elections.
To what extent Mr Hersi’s personal fortunes have shaped his political views isn't clear from the debate, but as the chief executive of Heritage Group he has distinguished himself as a servant for the economic interests that have kept both the Coast, Isiolo and Northern Kenya in a state of poverty.
"How sure can the public be that such a senior administrator acquired his certificates in the right manner? From which training institution did this registrar graduate," one commenter wrote on Facebook.
It is indeed unfortunate that corrupt people are getting away with serious crimes, such as the looting of taxpayer money from the Ministry of Health through which the mzee mentioned in his note. Mzee Korir has taken a bold move to stimulate debate on what the values of ordinary Kenyans should be.
There are many people amongst us who are out to undermine the authority of bishops and the obligation of all of us to follow their teachings. This is a recipe for spiritual chaos.
Among other important construction issues, the chairman did not indicate where the stadiums would be built in the counties, which firms were involved in the construction, whether the designs for the stadiums were ready or yet to be made or even the capacity of the stadiums.
Hundreds of Facebook and Twitter comments have trended throughout the day in which journalists, human rights activists and bloggers are calling upon the president to state clearly when he was in school and what level of education he achieved.
The users are generally sympathetic with Jakakimba, a heavy user of Facebook known to share many aspects of his life on social media, with some seeing his going public on the whole affair as being sort of carthatic, preempting the alleged threat to his life and story breaking from the other end.
According to the latter, the army of jobseekers is such placards wouldn't be enough to gain attention and jobseekers would need larger billboards to be stand out from the crowd.
Many users were repulsed by Mr Bor's use of offensive language and his accompanying it with his boss's photo, which to some implied the boss had endorsed the message. The post provoked a wide discussion with many readers, including those who support the senator, opposing it.
"I am seated here going through a list of harambees I am supposed to attend this weekend and surely, I can't afford to pay more than that unless people want me to steal," she said, according to a story in The Standard that reported about Ms Nyokabi's contribution and the immediate uproar it raised.
By taking to social media the way he did, Mr Namwamba was believed to be answering Mr Odinga for his expulsion. The statement could also mean that he does not plan to fight his expulsion in court, hoping that his firing from Parliament maybe could make some kind of martyr.
Both men look happily to the cameraman, indicating the relaxed atmosphere of their conversation, but this did not stop some Kenyans from interpreting the picture to mean that Uhuru was being bossy while Magufuli is the quintessential people's servant.
The ten-point statement contained some modifications on guidelines that have been in operation for years that the government believes will close all loopholes enabling the cheating in examinations.
“Most of the time pupils were absent due to one reason or the other. But now there is hardly any reason for pupils to be out of schools. The bursaries have helped them secure the little needs that have been keeping them away,” said Selina Hawa, a teacher at a primary school in Kisauni.
On the decks will be Kenya’s finest DJs led by DJ John, Hypnotiq, Xclusive, DJ Andre, and DJ Kym - an interesting line up of well -known deejays who will be playing live.
The economy may not always favour everyone of course, but it’s not always about food. Let the kids control the remote for some time, just a little time. You don’t want them to feel they are in prison in their own house. Let them get a break from schools.
Advance tickets go for Sh2,000 while those purchased at the gate cost Sh2,500 and Sh5,000 for VIP tickets. But for the early birds, BBQ Live is offering Early Bird Tickets at Sh1,500, which can be purchased at market.jumia.co.ke
Constable Josphat Kipyegon, who is attached to the Administration Police Marimanti Camp, had threatened to shoot Mr Mureithi as he was resisting to hand over the bag.
The title sponsor is OLX, with Safaricom as the gold sponsor and the 2016 theme is Transforming Lives, which seeks to create conversation on how social media has directly impacted lives through platforms, organizations and influential individuals.
The singer posted a video on Instagram a week ago showing her working out at a place that seemed to be her home compound. In the process, she disclosed the sex of her expected baby – a boy!
IEBC and Makali had denied for weeks that the journalist was providing consultancy services to the commission while he at the same time was advising ODM rebel politicians.
The Idd-ul-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadhan, was scheduled for Thursday July 7, and Mr Mohamud H. Mursal’s memo was intended to inform the workers that they could stay home to celebrate the day with their families and friends.
Soxxy's wife Ciiku had earlier made public her struggles with infertility after being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome which was threatening to jeopardize her fertility. The couple’s first born Eliana Wairimu Kamau was born three years into their marriage.
After he recently released a cover version of Adelle’s Hello, the gospel singer is at it again with his latest hit Yesu Ndiye Sponsor.
Wendy Nyabera Omollo from Homa Bay County is Kenya’s new Miss Tourism 2016.
University of Nairobi student leader Paul Ongili aka Babu Owino was arrested on Tuesday evening for making statements that have since gone viral on social media, not so much for their inflammatory nature as for their poor grammar.
A hearing by the Senate Public Account Committee was turned into a wrestling ring this morning as Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko engaged in a physical fight with Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero.
Kenyan rapper Kevin Ombima, who is better known as Rabbit, is now a lecturer at Zetech University. He announced his new job as a lecturer through his Facebook page last week where he captioned a picture, “Today marked my day 1 as a Lecturer at Zetech University. Asante Mola. Forgot something at home
Starehe MP Maina Kamanda is leading a group of Jubilee youths in a procession through the Nairobi central business district to protest the torching of two matatu vans by alleged CORD supporters on Monday.
“The bane of our society. While citizens are dying in hunger, our leaders are gorging themselves silly. Senator Murkomen, this is immorality!!!” wrote Facebook user Kirwa Arap Magut, one of those who shared the picture.
As if cast by an evil spell, renowned local DJ Crème De la Crème, has been walking from one scandal to another.