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Breaking News in Kenya as of 21/06/2020

Death of funerals? Tim Wanyonyi still traumatised after ‘strangers’ buried his brother

Kenya records 104 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths and 36 recoveries

Police in Mandera nab bhang worth Ksh.800K, two suspects arrested

Suspects who killed Stephen Gacheche, stole Ksh.2M arrested in Bungoma

Kajiado man kills lover, goes missing

IG Mutyambai to have first public engagement on Twitter

Africa’s Covid-19 cases pass 290,000 as death toll reach 7,925

Arrest parents marrying off school girls, Education CAS tells chiefs

Police boss accused of aiding ‘imposter’ gets his job back

Breaking News in Kenya as of 20/06/2020

COVID-19 in Kenya: 117 more people test positive, total rises to 4,374

Woman buried alive while harvesting sand in Rachuonyo East

Two boys die, nine girls defiled in Meru

Five arrested over murder of Bungoma trader

Cop accused of killing Yassin Moyo fails to take plea after showing COVID-19 like symptoms

COVID school lockdowns leading to increase in violence against children, UN says

WHO aiming for 2 Billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2021

Gov’t warns young people hosting house parties in Westlands, Lavington, Kileleshwa, Hurlingham

3 more retailers on Gov’t watch as Tuskys stays mute on buyer power abuse

TECNO, UNHCR to support education for African refugee children

KCSE, KCPE candidates likely to sit exams in April 2021

Magoha mulls adoption of learning in shifts to get all students back in class

Four shoplifters arrested in Busia, stolen products recovered

President Uhuru nominates Nancy Janet Kabui Gathungu for Auditor General

Firm launches initiative to support small businesses in Kenya

Court issues arrest warrant against former MP Rege

Why curbing the rise in sexual offenses still an uphill task

CS steps in to end Kenya-Tanzania stand-off at Namanga border

Covid-19 stifles Mara wildebeest spectacle

Samburu woman arrested for subjecting daughter to FGM

Tea farmers want KTDA to account for Sh649m dividend

Breaking News in Kenya as of 16/06/2020

CS Kagwe urges men to emulate women as COVID-19 cases hit 3,860

Luo Benga musician Omondi Long Lilo dies in hospital

COVID-19: Equity, Mastercard to give over 14,600 students monthly stipend, learning devices

Gov’t extends restaurant operating hours to 7:30pm, bars remain closed

New drug reduces deaths among patients with severe COVID-19: trial shows

Brian Kimani’s body, withheld by Gertrude’s hospital over Ksh.17M bill, released after four months

Auma Obama calls out brother Malik over fake Barack Obama birth certificate

Gov’t orders Mama Mbogas to stop chopping vegetables for customers over COVID-19 fears

Why Maraga’s bid to reform justice system has flopped

Despite harsh laws, teenage pregnancies continue to ruin future of many girls

We’ll release kin after they heal from Covid-19, Mandera locals told

Nairobi man electrocuted while tampering with power lines

Dexamethasone: Scientists find life-saving coronavirus drug

Breaking News in Kenya as of 15/06/2020

American pleads guilty to sexually abusing girls at his orphanage in Kenya

Four COVID-19 cases confirmed at State House, Nairobi

Meet Stephen Odhiambo, carpenter who went viral now set to make millions

‘Know someone who has COVID?’ How one tweet brought home the horrors of coronavirus in Kenya

Isiolo woman accused of killing baby says ‘I don’t know what happened, I was drunk’

Matiang’i forced to address protesters demanding removal of roadblocks in Limuru

Three-year-old girl defiled, killed by mother’s boyfriend

Cries of Marakwet Landslide victims amid COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: Equity, Mastercard to give over 14,600 students monthly stipend, learning devices

Private school teachers seek stimulus package

Title deeds issuance to resume after Covid-19 restrictions

Tens lose cash to online forex trading cheats

EACC cops arrest Samburu County officials over CMC deal

Court stops James Oyugi’s kin from exhuming body

Breaking News in Kenya as of 14/06/2020

Kenya confirms 137 new COVID-19 infections, total cases rise to 3,594

CS Kagwe: People with non-communicable diseases at higher risk of contracting COVID-19

Four more killed in fresh attack in Marsabit despite peace calls

Suspected Al-Shabaab kill Mandera police reservist in an attack on the mast

59 percent of Kenyans want places of worship reopened

Manyani Maximum Prison inmate tests positive for COVID-19

Petrol prices rise by Ksh.5.77 as diesel, kerosene costs fall

Man who hacked wife beaten to death by angry mob in Makueni

Militants kill 20 soldiers, 40 civilians in northeast Nigeria attacks

Bata shoes worth over Ksh.9.8 million stolen in Nairobi recovered at hotel in Nyamira

Breaking News in Kenya as of 13/06/2020

Police chopper crash-lands in Meru

Drama at burial of Ohangla artiste Abenny Jachiga as angry mourners remove casket from grave

Villa Rosa to send home workers

Kenya records 152 new coronavirus cases, 57 recoveries and 4 deaths

It’s robbery by money-hungry government, pensioners say

AU reiterates backing Kenya in UNSC vote

As World Blood Donor Day approaches, COVID-19 strains supply

Nairobi Park row: KWS chair ‘resigns’

Let’s Leverage on innovative potential of our youth in Covid-19 fight, President Kenyatta urges African counterparts

Rural families stare at poverty as remittances decline

Forget cash from State, Knut tells private schools

Mourners who travelled from Mombasa to Siaya isolated

Fida to offer legal help to woman brutalised by police

Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Yatani’s normal budget in abnormal circumstances

The 2020/21 budget winners and losers

Matatu operators on the spot for flouting rules to carry cargo under COVID-19 hardships

Breaking News in Kenya as of 11/06/2020


Three police officers arrested over Mercy Cherono saga

IPOA probing cops accused of tying Mercy Cherono to motorbike, dragging her on the road

Tax cheats granted 3-year grace period to declare correct taxes

COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating in Africa, WHO says

National and county governments agree on terms for gradual re-opening of the economy

Kenya records 121 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths and 44 recoveries

School after COVID-19: PPEs, sanitizers and more nurses for temperature screening

Kirinyaga: 8 family members develop ‘strange illness’, sing loudly after stealing food

Burundi’s First Lady Denise Nkurunziza returns home as officials deny coronavirus ‘rumours’

Budget 2020: Online businesses to pay taxes for digital transactions

Kuresoi South: Woman who broke into deputy OCS’s house tied to motorbike, dragged on the road

80,000 vulnerable Kenyans who lost income sources due to COVID-19 set to receive Ksh. 606M from EU

CS Yatani tables new budget for Kenya

Editors call for review of media laws to improve press freedom

Covid-19: With curfew, life on the streets is more difficult

Reality in schools dampens September opening

TSC to get more than half of Sh505bn given to ministry

Forestry agency to run City Park, says Tobiko

Two killed in Nyeri as forest officers confront suspected illegal loggers

Plan to set up a sanitary towel factory in the offing

Calls for peace as two communities along Wajir-Marsabit border clash

Sugar cane farmers need more money to revive dying mills

Off-plan home buying loses appeal among many Kenyans

Coffee earnings fall Sh2.5bn in eight months to May

Breaking News in Kenya as of 09/06/2020

Uhuru mourns Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza as ‘an outstanding regional counterpart’

Woman brutally attacked by husband in Tharaka Nithi gets help

Kenya’s coronavirus cases near 3000 mark as 127 more test positive

MOH: Wearing N95 masks is a personal choice for the elderly, best advice is to stay at home

Coronavirus threatens Kenya goal to end FGM by 2022

Safaricom temporarily closes shops in Mombasa, Nairobi

Reasons President Kenyatta gave for extending COVID-19 restrictions

African states using Covid-19 to erode democracy, US warns

Why it is not yet time for Uhuru to relax rules on reopening schools

Nandi senator involved in road crash

Suspect in death of Keroche heiress faults investigators

Uganda sustains opposition to order on truckers’ use of Naivasha dry port

Man awarded Sh5m for malicious arrest

Double standards? Police allow tens of mourners at Nyeri funeral

Prof. Stephen Kiama installed as University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor

Meet the man serving Kenyans with free mobile money transactions

Breaking News in Kenya as of 05/06/2020

COVID-19 cases in Kenya rise to 2,474 after 134 more patients test positive

Three suspects arrested ferrying explosives on Namanga- Nairobi highway

Water shortage in Nairobi raises COVID-19 risk

Kenyans ready for partial lifting of Covid-19 restrictions

Sh32 billion more piled on Kenya’s debt

Kiama finally installed as VC in virtual ceremony

Kenyans stranded in India to arrive Friday – VIDEO

Chesegon mudslide survivor leaves hospital – VIDEO

Budget Committee seeks to raise budget by Ksh.50 billion

PPEs for crew, early check-ins: How flying in a Covid-19 era will look like

We’ll be ready to host Safari Rally, expect sports action soon: Amina

Court orders gov’t to pay Kayole man Ksh.5 million for wrongful arrest

NCBA shuts down 14 branches in post-merger consolidation

Local businesses sacrifice profit margins, cut more jobs in May

Breaking News in Kenya as of 04/06/2020

Govt to roll out home-based care for Covid-19 patients, Kagwe says

Concern as Mbagathi, Kenyatta University Hospitals fill-up with COVID-19 patients

Photos of persons escaping from quarantine to be published in newspapers

Fairmont Hotels withdraws notice firing staff after pressure from State, Union

Woman accused of killing lover fails bail test

Turkana residents say starvation imminent after locusts invade farms

Changes in Executive Order raise eyebrows

Executive order has no effect on Judiciary, says Chief Justice Maraga

Over one million rendered jobless as Covid-19 takes a toll on businesses

County hospitals not yet ready for COVID-19 surge, researchers warn

Man rescued after surviving in a 60ft well in Tharaka-Nithi for 13 days

Hunt on for MCA, a patient who fled from Migori Covid-19 center

Food prices increase as COVID hurts supply

Kenya reaches out to neighbors in the push to market Naivasha depot

Why Tanzania, Kenya trade ties blow hot and cold

Emirates could take four years to return to normal

Breaking News in Kenya as of 03/06/2020

Protesters rally outside US embassy in Nairobi over George Floyd’s death

Five killed in road crash in Nyeri

Top cream of 2019 KCSE students to join UON

Police officer Duncan Ndiema Ndiwah to be arrested over killing of 13yr-old Yassin Moyo on a balcony

DCI warns parents of criminals luring children for nudes, exploitation during online classes

60yr-old Gerald Murungi sentenced to life in prison for defiling 10yr-old girl

Kenyans protest after police shoot homeless man dead in Mathare

72 more Kenyans test positive for coronavirus, total rises to 2,093

Three Kenya Power employees test positive for COVID-19 in Mombasa

Testing hitch compromised war on Covid-19, government officials say

Kenya proposes VAT on Netflix, Uber, online businesses

Shah happy to step up her game amid coronavirus break

KFS warns Kenyans against buying parcels around Ngong Road Forest

Breaking News in Kenya as of 02/06/2020

Five dead in new Ebola outbreak

2019 KCSE candidates to know universities, colleges today

Covid-19: Kenya cases cross grim 2,000 mark – VIDEO

Sewage could hold the key to stopping new coronavirus outbreaks

MD Wachira Waruru, 8 top journalists from Royal Media Services conferred Presidential Award

9yr-old Stephen Wamukota gets State commendation for unique handwashing machine

Uhuru Kenyatta – ‘In 7 years, my gov’t has done more than all other Kenyan presidents combined’

Covid-19: Ojaamong says truckers are straining Busia resources

Uhuru leads Madaraka Day fete – VIDEO

‘Kenyan bird completes 26,000km journey to return home’

Chemical spray booths dangerous, experts warn

NMS designates Mama Lucy, South B hospitals as virus isolation centers

Munya: State is not importing maize

State agency buys Sh300m rice from Mwea farmers

Wanjiru leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare

Kenyans defy virus rules, go back to normal

287,481 Kenyans lost their jobs between January and March – KNBS

Kenya inflation cools to 5.47 percent in May- KNBS

Covid-19 hopes and fears centre on ‘immunity’

Social media post from Alex Ndiritu in Nyeri about the White House got Americans panicking

Justice Ouko: Budgetary cuts hurting delivery of justice

Veteran musician John Nzenze dies

Two killed, 5 injured in Nandi-Kakamega border clashes

Breaking News in Kenya as of 29/05/2020

Kenya’s Covid-19 cases rise to 1,745 as 127 more test positive; 4 new deaths recorded

Burundi First Lady evacuated to Kenya after contracting Covid-19

CS Kagwe justifies demotion of KEMRI Director over Covid-19 results

Covid-19: Joggers including minors arrested in Kisumu – VIDEO

Gov’t demands answers over mass sacking of Fairmont Norfolk, Mara Safari Club employees

Bungoma MCAs violate Covid-19 rules

Expect more rains, warns Met

No decision yet on when schools will open, says Magoha

Relief for lawyers in senior counsel title fight

Court orders NSSF to join Ngong Forest land case

Win for Mzee Kibor in land row with sons

Shocking details of Sh30bn-a-month bets

100 bags of contraband sugar seized in Taita Taveta

Sh3m illegal fishing gear destroyed in Homa Bay

Former Kasarani MP fined Ksh.1.3M for receiving Ksh.100K bribe in 2013

TeleAfya: Mobile app launched to help patients request for medical care

Setback as AIU bans Kenyan athlete Mutai for four years over doping

Breaking News in Kenya as of 28/05/2020

AG’s curfew case thrown out by the court

Coronavirus cases in Kenya rise to 1,618 as 147 more patients test positive

Embu inmate tests positive for Covid-19

75% of Kenyan SMEs stare at total collapse by end of June

Samburu County sets aside Ksh.255 million to fight Covid-19

Fairmont shuts down Norfolk, Mara Safari Club hotels; all employees fired

NMG, teachers’ union sign free e-paper deal

KNUT boss Wilson Sossion wants KCPE, KCSE postponed to 2021

University of Nairobi conducts first-ever end of semester exams online

Former KRA manager fined Sh2m in bribe case

Kenyans to wait longer for production of local ventilators

Soldier, policeman die after ‘friendly fire’

Sacco members accuse official of stealing savings

Tame Mungiki in central, Karanja Kibicho orders administrators

Taita Taveta: 20-year-old man beheads uncle, takes head to his aunt

KEBS lifts ban on Gental Care hand sanitizer after complying with quality measures

Rudisha undergoes surgery after nasty injury


Breaking News in Kenya as of 27/05/2020

Covid-19: New record as 123 more test positive

Covid-19 cases explode in Mathare – VIDEO

Covid-19: Reopening likely to be gradual and segmented

Even mild coronavirus illness may confer some immunity: study

KDF soldiers, police officer mistakenly exchange fire in Garissa

Oswago to answer to charges in Sh1.3bn IEBC kits graft case

Lands ministry, NLC row expected to delay crucial reforms

Knut, Uasu want schools to remain shut until September

Kemri Wellcome Trust given nod to develop antibody tests

Mandera: Elwak to become a municipality

Kibera earmarked for facelift as it is declared a special area