Luo Blogger Zack Opondo released after friends intervention.

Contraversial Luo blogger Zack Opondo was yesterday released after his friends and relatives raised the required KSh 150 000 cash bail. Confirming his release, his friend Profesa Maxwell Odongo thanked Zack's friends led by Luo Ohangla musician Prince Indah for being true friends. Odongo however accused Zack's friends from Siaya for

Meet new Chadian President Mahamat Idriss Deby

Hours after the death of president Idriss Deby Itno, who ruled the poor Sahel country with an iron fist for three decades, his 37-year-old son Mahamat Idriss Deby quickly emerged as the new Chadian leader. The young 4 star general took charge of a transitional military council, appointing 14 of the

Justice for George Floyd as Court finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murder

The late George Floyd and his killer Derek Chauvin.

The late George Floyd and his killer Derek Chauvin. The court on Tuesday found former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering the late George Floyd. The 12 judges found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges he faced namely second-degree murder, unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Following the ruling,

Tanzanian President fires Ports Authority boss over Fraud.

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has fired Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Director-General Deusdedit Kakoko over the loss of public funds. This came after she received the report of the Controller and Auditor-General (CAG) for the financial year 2019/20 at State House Dodoma on Sunday which adversely mentioned TPA. "Leo nimepokea taarifa za

Homeboyz fined Kshs 1 Million for demeaning Women

The Communications Authority of Kenya acting Director General Mercy Wanjau has imposed a fine of Kshs.1 million on Homeboyz radio following their disturbing and derogatory remarks against women on March 25th, 2021. During a press conference held at CAK headquarters, the Director-General also imposed a six-month suspension of the offending

Matiang’i orders closure of Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has ordered the UNHCR to close the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps within 14 days and said there is no room for further negotiations. During a meeting with a delegation from the UNHCR representative to Kenya Fadhilaa Addala at his office, Matiangi said alluded to terror

Kisumu Governor on the spotlight as city police drag woman on the tarmac

Kisumu Governor Professor Peter Anyang Nyongo is on the spotlight for human rights violations after his county askaris was caught on tape dragging a woman on the tarmac. According to Nancy Okutah " This is inhuman Kisumu County officials (kanjo) assaulting hawkers by dragging them on the road in Kisumu. The

Kenyan court throws out woman’s petition to legalize FGM

Dr. Tatu Kamau Kenya’s High Court has upheld & validated the constitutionality of the anti FGM law in a historic win for women and girls in Kenya. The court dismissed a petition by a female doctor challenging legality of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act 2011 (FGM Act 2011). The petitioner

High Court dismisses Sarah Wairimu’s bid to stop Murder Charges

A High Court judge has dismissed the late Dutch billionaire Tob Cohen’s widow Sarah Wairimu's application seeking to stop her prosecution in the murder of her husband which shocked the nation. In a ruling delivered on Thursday, Justice James Makau stated that his court has no jurisdiction to hear the application

Kakamega Senator Malala cries as money is taken from him in chaotic Matungu polls

Kakamega senator Cleophas Malala allegedly lost Ksh. 2 million to rowdy youths in the just ended Matungu by-elections. The Senator accompanied by his supporters was heard in a video complaining posted online that his 2 million shillings was snatched away. In the video obtained by Nyanza Daily below, the Senator