Interior ministry moves to tighten private security firms’ licensing

The government has started the vetting and licensing of all private security providers across the country. This is the latest move by the Ministry of Interior amid efforts to streamline the sector. In October, it was exposed that some private security firms have been collecting millions...

BBI Final Report (PDF)

Find the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report pdf and a Summery of the same. What is BBI? BBI in Kenya means Building Bridges Initiative. It was started on March 9th 2018 after president Uhuru Kenyatta his closest competitor Raila Odinga decided to shakes hands and unite...

Don Bosco Gichana has been officially released, snubs flight to Kenya in favour of road transport

Business mogul Hon Don Bosco Gichana has been officially released from the Arusha prison, snubs flight to Kenya in favour of road transport. He is already in Kenya. Flamboyant businessman Don Bosco Gichana had been fined Tsh300,000,000 (Ksh15 million) after pleading guilty to money laundering...

Maraga fires back, says Haji’s office slowing down graft cases

Chief Justice David Maraga has blamed the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for the delays experienced in prosecution of graft cases in the country. Mr Maraga said that the cases have been dragging on for long because of the DPP’s failure to...

BREAKING: Mike Sonko granted bail 15 Million

Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has been granted to bail of 15 Million or a bond of 30 million by Chief magistrate Douglas Ogoti. They've also me warned on canvassing the issue on social media. The flashy governor and his co-accused faced 19 charges of...

A primary school teacher joins race for Dagoreti North parliamentary seat

A primary school teacher cum business man has joined the race for Dagoretti North constituency parliamentary seat. Amos Oyongo has declared his interests for the seats and aims at dislodging the incumbent Simba Arati of...

Intrigues that delayed handing over BBI report to Uhuru, Raila

BUILDING BRIDGES: Building Bridges for National Unity Advisory Task Force Chairman Yusuf Haji speaks to the media about why they delayed handing their report over to the President and Mr Odinga, on November 22, 2019. The task force was gazetted on May 24, 2018 following the...

South Sudanese General Awet Akot Denies Knowing Monica, Threatens To Sue Daily Nation For Defamation

South Sudan Members of Parliament have condemned the recent misinformation circulating in various media outlets linking former warlord Daniel Awet Akot to the late Monica Nyawira Kimani. According to the legislators, a recent article by the Daily Nation “Monica’s Juba Links” has left many in shock as it...

BBI: William Ruto’s allies question Bomas protocol that allowed DP to speak before Raila

Members from Ruto's camp decried ostracisation in the Building Bridges Initiative launch. Deputy President William Ruto spoke as the third last person during the BBI launch event at Bomas of Kenya. Boni Khalwale argued there was a breach of protocol in Ruto speaking before...

J Blessing kicked out of Churchill Show

Video Director Jibril Blessing better known as J Blessing has reportedly been shown the door at Churchill Show following a fallout with the management. The producer has not been part of the popular show for 3 weeks counting, with several close sources to Nairobi News, explaining why. It...

Security guards union appoints New industrial officer to boost professionalism

The Kenya National Private Security Workers Union (KNPSU) has announced the appointment of Mr Bonface Ngungu Ndwota in the capacity of Senior...

Plant trees during long rains, KFS urges Kenyans

KFS urges Kenyans to take advantage of long rains and plant trees. The Chief Conservator of Forests (CFF) Julius...

Former Tetu MP Ndungu Gethenji loses control of a multi-billion Estate in Kitsuru Nairobi

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Former Tetu MP Ndungu Gethenji seeking control of the multi-billion Estate at Kitsuru...