Ruto and Khalwale shaking hands in a file photo

No Ruto! DP banned from Khalwale’s wife’s funeral by western leaders

William Ruto is persona non grata in the western region according to some leaders who are aggrieved over the recent Nandi Evictions. Speaking to the press, the group led by Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala, claimed that it was unacceptable for the DP not to intervene, yet the over 1,500 Kenyans reportedly genuinely own the land. They further pinpointed that they were aware he was scheduled to visit the region on Saturday, October ...

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Uganda wants to kill gays

Be afraid if you are gay and living in Uganda as the government has announced plans to reintroduce a bill which would bring in the death penalty for homosexuals. The Daily Mail reports that the legislation - known as the 'Kill the Gays' bill - was nullified five years ago on a technicality, but the government now has plans to resurrect it within weeks. Ugandas Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo insists ...

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Mary Kilobi and Emanuel Weyusia

He was dear to me-Mary Kilobi(Atwoli’s wife) mourns slain brother

Mary Kilobi, Francis Atwoli's wife is in mourning after the untimely demise of her brother Emanuel Weyusia. The popular actor, director and playwright was on Tuesday night shot dead by unknown people in Thika Town. The attackers stormed Emanuel Weyusia's UTI Estate home at 1 am shortly after he arrived. They roughed up the watchman and demanded to be shown Weyusia's house. Weyusia came out of the house to see what was happening ...

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Ferry accident victims

We have not been told to prepare for a burial-Mariam Kighenda’s family says

Mariam Kighenda and baby Amanda Mutheu’s grieving family are still waiting for news of the recovery of their kin who drowned on September 29. The wreck was located in the cold and muddy seabed, 58 metres deep and trapped in a cave. Government Spokesman Cyrus Oguna confirmed that it was the car that divers have been looking for for the last 11 days. He added that the vehicle would be retrieved this afternoon, ...

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Atwoli’s wife Mary Kilobi mourns the death of her brother who was shot dead by thugs

Mary Kilobi has been bereaved, the KTN anchor is mourning the painful death of her brother Emmanuel Weyusia who fell to gunman's bullets. Kilobi's elder brother was fatally shot dead by unknown thugs on Wednesday morning October 9th 2019. The shooting happened in Thika town. The thugs who killed Emmanuel are still at large, they escaped moment after shooting Kilobi's brother who died on the spot. The motive behind Emmanuel's gruesome killing is ...

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Lulu Hassan collage

Lulu Hassan-Help me identify the only brave man in the coast region

Lulu Hassan has a heart of gold that not only melted her husband Rashid Abdalla but also the many Kenyans who watch her weekly. And this past week she showed why many are always glued to their screens when she speaks. According to the Citizen TV screen siren, we don’t need to look far since our very own fits the description of the few who would look back and save a ...

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Jinja, River Nile

Tragic news as newly wed and family drown while trying to take a selfie

This is sad news that I am about to report about and this takes place on the shores of our close neighbours Uganda. A newly married woman and three of her family are reported to have drowned in a reservoir after trying to take a selfie. According to police in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the young married couple, from Bargur in Krishnagiri, were visiting relatives in Uthangarai along with ...

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Willy Kimani

I was only paid Sh 2000-Informant says of Willy Kimani murder

Willy Kimani died a horrific and atrocious death in 2o16 that shocked the nation. Today in  court, a key suspect in the murder of the slain city lawyer divulged the chilling details on how the attorney, his client Joseph Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri were kidnapped and later murdered after leaving Mavoko Law courts in June 2016. In the confession read before High Court Judge Jessi Lesit, Peter Ngugi, the ...

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Man beats his elderly father to death over a glass of milk

  Shock and grief has engulfed a village in Bureti after a man from Korongoi sub-location beat and killed his father over a cup of milk. According to Bureti Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD),  Felicia Nafula, the suspect, Philemon Kipngetich Ngetich who is 26, picked a quarrel with his father the late Samuel Kipngetich Rotich around midnight over the milk. The enraged young man allegedly picked a wooden plank from a broken table ...

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Lone Ranger cop dead

Tragic end as ‘Lone Ranger’ anti-drug cop found beheaded

That Kenya has become a transit point for the international drug trade isn't a secret. The addiction problem at the coast has laid bare the problem of a proliferation of drugs in the country. There are however some people who have taken the menace face-on, dealing with the cartels behind it. One of those was sadly found murdered this past weekend. The beheaded body of a police officer who was famously ...

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