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Tributes pour in for former KTN journalist Rita Tinina

The news of Tinina's passing has elicited heartfelt tributes from colleagues, fans, and Kenyans across the nation.

Kenyan student Jesse Mugambi wins grant to build nightclub

This studio will cater to musicians for practice and recording sessions while also serving as an inclusive event space.

Woman in court for trying to run over lover's wife

Nduta reversed several times just to hit Ngumi but her attempts were futile. However, Ngumi’s Mercedes Benz was damaged, as well as her gate and garage wall which were broken.

NCA acts on former MP's privacy issues to no avail

After several follow-ups, the authority had not acted until late December when The Nairobian revealed the former lawmaker’s attempts to raise the matter for seven months.

MP threatens to sue over LGBTQ ties

The MP said the three were disrupting peace in his constituency by spreading unfounded rumours on social media that were likely to put his employees in danger

Sonko denies abandoning leaving Conjestina after rehab

A few months later, according to Sonko, who then airlifted the ex-celebrated champion from Siaya to Nairobi for specialized treatment, the family of the 45-year-old wanted her back home.

MP Gogo tells youth to avoid leaders who buy them alcohol

The MP said alcohol is an obstacle to the development, including causing impaired judgment which can make someone engage in hooliganism and other forms of crime.

Three men cornered by cops on patrol after robbing woman with fake gun

The fake gun, according to the court papers, was a partly wooden and partly metallic object, an indication that they intended to commit a crime.

Training traditional midwives helps county 'get' more babies

In 2023, the Kenya Red Cross in partnership with the Kilifi county government trained 25 TBAs and 25 community health volunteers to curb maternal deaths.

Pastor kicked out of home by wife over property dispute

For the last four years, the man of God and his wife have been squabbling over property and trading infidelity accusations.

If you're serious about taxing tithe then sue God, Bishop says

Magare Gikenyi argued that the tax burden should be shared equally and fairly as opposed to other Kenyans carrying a load on behalf of others.

Cartels, City Hall turned Nairobi garbage into major problem

When Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja took over the office he promised to curb the problem by among other measures setting up collection points in all sub-counties.

MP calls for immediate action over insecurity in Borabu constituency

Osero says over the past few months, Borabu area in Nyamira County has witnessed a series of insecurity incidents that have put the lives and safety of his constituents at risk.

Sonko: Fire massage was part of new year resolution to get healthy

Sonko urged those interested in undergoing a similar procedure to seek well-trained professionals to avoid accidentally burning vital organs, especially under the belly.

Family seeks cloth to use in ritual to reveal cause of death

Wanaswa's mother Roselyn Masinde says the spirit of his late son still roams and rotates on the piece of cloth, questioning why police took the body to the morgue on the same day.

Woman who hid Museveni from killers wants to meet him

She says the Uganda People's Defence Forces chased her when she sought an audience with the President, noting that she also wrote three letters that she believes have never reached Museveni.

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Was Charlene Ruto's Kakamega visit an introduction ceremony?

Rumours that he and Charlene are dating have refused to go away after the President’s daughter was hosted by the 'Vanity' singer at their home in Eshisiru village.

'Watu wa bara' stuck in Coast over high fares

After blissful days spent with loved ones over the holiday, returning to the city has become a nightmare because of the increased cost of living.

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Homa Bay Women Rep Bensouda: I was difficult to seduce

She saw a number of men going to seduce her but turned their requests down. That was due to the high threshold she had put in choosing a man who could become her husband.

Rare funeral as 'Royal Mother' is buried in a decorated grave

Even though many people had attended the burial ceremony to see him, it shocked them when he failed to attend and instead followed and addressed the mourners virtually.