Free my people from willing slavery

🕔14:15, 31.Dec 2015

By Salah Abdi Sheikh: There are two ways to enslave people willingly and they still believe they are free. First keep them ignorant and second keep them hungry. So, poverty and ignorance are the subliminal but lethal weapons of slavery.

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KCPE graduates – Apply for Jomo Kenyatta Foundation scholarships

🕔11:46, 31.Dec 2015

By Nepjournal Team The Board of Directors of The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and eligible Form One students for the 2016 JKF scholarships. Applicants MUST meet the following criteria; i. Be Kenyan citizens. ii. Have

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Garissa County’s top girl attributes success to discipline and dedication

🕔11:39, 31.Dec 2015

Hussein Mohamed       When the KCPE results were announced yesterday, Amal Maalim of Mnara Junior Academy in Garissa was expecting to perform well but little did she know that she would top her class. Speaking to the press in

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More boys did KCPE in NEP than girls

🕔21:04, 30.Dec 2015

By Nepjournal reporter. Schools in North Eastern Kenya recorded gender disparity in favor of boys in the recently released KCPE examination results. Boys occupied most of the chairs in the examination rooms with the figures standing at 66% in Garissa,

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Teacher crisis turn to blessings as North Eastern students shine in 2015 KCPE

🕔19:01, 30.Dec 2015

By Abdihakim Mohamed:   North Eastern region has a reason to smile after students in Garissa, Wajir and Mandera performed well in last year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations despite finishing their final year without enough teaching staffs.

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What Is Behind the Oromo Rebellion in Ethiopia?

🕔07:00, 30.Dec 2015

By Yohannes Woldemariam Associate Professor of International Relations and Environmental Studies at Fort Lewis College The Ethiopian government is now faced with unprecedented rebellion from the Oromo ethnic group, consisting 35% of the Ethiopia’s population, which it disingenuously claims is inspired

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2015 KCPE results released

🕔01:09, 30.Dec 2015

By Fuad Abdirahman: Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i today announced the KCPE results from Mtihani House at KNEC headquarters. Over 900,000 candidates sat the primary examination this year. This is the largest number of candidates to sit for KCPE for

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When a court order and judicial pronouncement are not complied with

🕔11:15, 29.Dec 2015

By Abdisalam Hussein  Central Bank of Kenya & Anor V. Ratilal Automobiles Limited $ Others The Court held that; Judicial power in Kenya vests in the Courts and other tribunals established under the Constitution and that it’s a fundamental tenets

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Mandera killings undermine war on terror says Governor Roba as he disputes KDF explanation

🕔22:06, 28.Dec 2015

By Nepjournal Correspondent:         Mandera Governor Ali Roba has said an explanation by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) about today’s incident in which the forces gunning down two people in the town seemed far from the truth.

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Locals decry destruction of Dadaab’s Indigenous Trees

🕔17:48, 28.Dec 2015

By Nepjournal Team:           Residents of Dadaab are reporting wanton destruction of the environment by citizens and refugees living in the town’s environs. Some residents who spoke to Nepjournal are concerned about the excessive felling of

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Chaos in Mandera after security forces opened fire on a car killing two occupants.

🕔15:27, 28.Dec 2015

By Nepjournal Team: At least two people were this morning gunned down and others injured after security forces opened fire in unclear circumstances in Mandera town. Eyewitnesses told Nepjournal on condition of anonymity that a heavily armed contingent of KDF

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From a rocky start to a rolling crisis: why the mega LAPSSET project may not succeed

🕔07:00, 28.Dec 2015

By Mohamed Haji Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia (LAPSSET) is the biggest project Kenya is undertaking this side of the century. This project, when complete, will be the country’s second transport corridor. It will be 5 times larger than the congested,

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Use culture for your development, Community told

🕔23:00, 27.Dec 2015

By Abdulkarim Ruto The Sabaot community in Bungoma County marked the Boxing Day in style by holding their Sabaot Culture that brought together members’ of the community. The community that that was rocked by land chaos and conflict almost a

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Hon. Aden Duale: His brighter side and all his achievements despite critics

🕔16:50, 27.Dec 2015

By Darod Farah A recent article full of hate, bigotry, blind criticism and outright lies has forced me to pen down this opinion regarding what Hon. Aden Duale has done for his people in not only his constituency but the

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Al-shabaab suffers another blow as one militant dies, several injured after IED they were planting goes off near Elwak

🕔21:25, 26.Dec 2015

By Abdihakim Mohamed:   Days after attacking a Mandera bound bus near Dabasity in Elwak and failing in their attempts to separate travelers along religious lines, Al-shabaab militants suffered another blow in the area today after an IED they were

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Hudreds receive free medical checkups and treatment in Garissa medical camp

🕔20:42, 26.Dec 2015

By Suleiman Hassan: More than 800 people in Garissa Township today benefited from a free medical camp organized in the area by Mirror of the youth organization, a community based organization in Garissa. Speaking to Nepjournal on phone, Deputy Director

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The Magnificent Mogadishu I did not know

🕔07:00, 24.Dec 2015

By Maryam Sheikh Abdikadir Isbaheysiga Mosque before renovation by the Turkish government When I first received word on a few days assignment to undertake in Mogadishu, I tossed and turned over it wondering whether I should take such a risk.

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Tributes pour in for brave Muslim passengers who stood with their Christian colleagues

🕔12:54, 23.Dec 2015

By Hussein Ahmed: Following yesterday’s bravery act by a group of Muslim passengers in a Mandera bound bus attacked by Al-shabaab who refused to be separated from their Christian colleagues daring the terrorists to them to kill them all or

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Residents of Fiiqow in Mandera decry neglect by County government and denial of service by National government.

🕔10:18, 22.Dec 2015

By Abdirahman Issack:             Residents of Fiiqow town have registered their utter disbelief in how they are marginalized by the County Government of Mandera. Fiiqow, a town which is habited by corner tribes Sharmoge, Sheeqal

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An Open Letter to Hon. Aden Duale – MP, Garissa Township and Majority Leader, National Assembly.

🕔07:00, 22.Dec 2015

By Hassan Abdille Dear Sir, I struggled to begin this letter with a positive note. Unfortunately you have not afforded me that luxury. Your selfish personal interest is hurting your constituents and Kenyans at large. We are mortified to have

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Surrender arms in a month or face government action, feuding Garissa clans told.

🕔19:06, 21.Dec 2015

By Abdihakim Mohamed:             The government will forcefully disarm feuding clans in Garissa if they do not surrender all illegal fire arms in their possession. Addressing the press in Garissa after witnessing the signing of

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Blow to Al-shabaab as Muslim passengers shield their Christian colleagues in Mandera bus attack

🕔17:10, 21.Dec 2015

By Suleiman Hassan:   A group of Muslim passengers risked their lives today after resisting attempts by Al-shabaab militants to separate passengers traveling in a Mandera bound bus they attacked along religious lines. Eye witnesses told Nepjournal the militants would

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Two dead, three injured in early morning Al-shabaab attack on Mandera bound bus

🕔13:36, 21.Dec 2015

By Abdiweli Aden:                   Days after police in Mandera thwarted an Al-shabaab attack on a passenger bus, the terrorists striked again this morning killing two passengers and injuring another three in a

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INTERVIEW: Wajir West MP. Abdikader Ore on matters NEP

🕔08:43, 21.Dec 2015

The North eastern Counties are among areas worst hit by terror incidences in Kenya. While most of the deadly terror attacks in the country happened in this region, locals have also experienced other types of terror related incidences in the

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22 year-old causing ripples in Rarieda politics

🕔07:39, 21.Dec 2015

By Ruto Taraja. South Rift: Rarieda Constituency in Siaya County is set to have a political twist come 2017 by the entry of the youngest aspirant Alfred Chuchu who has shown interest in the Rarieda Parliamentary seat. The 22 year-old,

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Barwaqa Relief Organization launched in Eastleigh

🕔17:39, 20.Dec 2015

By Nepjournal Team   Barwaqa Relief Organization, a new charity to agitate for the welfare of area residents, has launched in Eastleigh. Speaking at a colorful ceremony held at a local hotel on Saturday to officially launch the organization, Founder and

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Knowing your neighbour and its benefits

🕔09:00, 18.Dec 2015

By Shueb Suley,   Assalamu aleykum. All praise be to Allah, the creator of the universe. May blessings be upon prophet Muhammad (SAW), his companions and true followers. Tonight, I felt terribly pained by the insecurity situation and other negative

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UN committee slams state over Garissa college massacre

🕔07:00, 18.Dec 2015

By Wachira Kigotho: A committee of the United Nations Security Council has faulted the Kenyan government for failing to act on credible security intelligence about an imminent attack on Garissa University College in the North Eastern town of Garissa by

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Mystery disease Killing Cattle in Ijara sub-county

🕔23:54, 17.Dec 2015

  By Fuad Abdirahman:     There is an outbreak of a mystery disease that is killing cattle in Ijara sub-county reports indicate. Locals said it was the first time they were witnessing this type of disease in the area which

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No radicalization in mosques and madrassas – Garissa leaders

🕔22:21, 17.Dec 2015

By Mbarak Abucheri. Elected leaders from Garissa County have refuted claims that mosques and madrasah institutions are breeding grounds for youth radicalization.   The leaders who spoke during a fundraising event on Monday in support of three Madrasah institutions from

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Islamia TV Journalists win health Awards

🕔16:32, 17.Dec 2015

By Mbarak Abucheri:   Two Islamia TV journalists have clinched the Kenya Media Network on Population and Development (KEMEP) awards on their feature story on Traditional Birth Attendants. Aurelia Ngina emerged the overall winner in the reproductive health category with

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You beat me once again, Ahmed Darwesh, even in death.

🕔09:20, 16.Dec 2015

By Saddique Shaban: Allah says: “Innalilahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon” To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return.” (Quran Surat Al Baqarah 2:156) And also:  “Every soul shall have a taste of death, then to us you will be ultimately

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Fight Kuria’s anti-devolution move

🕔07:00, 16.Dec 2015

By Mohamed Haji: The journey to devolution has been bumpier than we think. Many bricks have been thrown at devolution along the way, many by its opponents, most by those who opposed the 2010 constitution. The latest is by Mr

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Mandera police foil Al-shabaab attack on buses

🕔22:42, 15.Dec 2015

By Abdiweli Aden: Police in Mandera on Tuesday thwarted an Al-shabaab attack on passenger buses between Elwak and Wargadud. Confirming the incident, County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia said the 12 officers were escorting the buses when they came under attack from

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Somber mood engulfs Mombasa as the late Ahmed Darwesh is laid to rest

🕔19:50, 15.Dec 2015

By Abdihakim Mohamed:   By Abdihakim Mohamed: Somber mood engulfed Mombasa town today as the body of Prominent KTN Journalist Ahmed Darwesh arrived in the town for burial. The late Swahili news anchor was later in the afternoon laid to

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Leaders help raise 74m for Garissa Madrassas

🕔13:20, 15.Dec 2015

By Fuad Abdirahman: A joint fundraiser for three Islamic institution in Garissa managed to raise a total of 74, 688,000 surpassing the 50m target.   Speaker Ekwe Ethuro, Governor Nathif Jama and prominent lawyer Ahmednassir Abdullahi were among the notable

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Counterfeit Drugs and the risks they pose to our health

🕔07:00, 15.Dec 2015

By Mohamed Haji: According to the WHO definition “А counterfeit medicine is one which is deliberately and fraudulently mislabeled with respect to identity and/or source”. The WHO says. “Counterfeiting can apply to both branded and generic products and counterfeit products

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KTN news anchor Ahmed Darwesh is dead

🕔23:45, 14.Dec 2015

By Abdihakim Mohamed: News reaching us indicate that popular KTN news anchor Ahmed Darwesh is dead. Mvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff disclosed news of Darwesh’s death and eulogized him as a hardworking man with clean heart. “It is with great sadness

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Man dies in Eastleigh after security officers allegedly threw him off building

🕔19:35, 14.Dec 2015

By Hussein Ahmed.   A 25 year old man died in unclear circumstances today after falling from the sixth floor of a building in Eastleigh’s section three area. The family of Abdiwahab Abdinassir however said he was thrown off the

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Mandera suppliers to get paid at last as MCAs pass supplementary budget

🕔12:19, 14.Dec 2015

By Abdiweli Aden:   Suppliers in Mandera County have a reason to smile after the County Assembly passed a supplementary budget of 2.8b. Suppliers and contractors have threatened to stop supplying the County following non-payment and accumulation of their dues

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Video: Walk of Hope documentary

🕔11:54, 14.Dec 2015

The walk of hope documentary is out. Watch it here below. Video Courtesy of Camels gate production.  

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Answers to your questions by Mrs. Batula Hassan . 

🕔07:00, 13.Dec 2015

Following a write up by Mrs Batula Hassan, Programmes specialist in charge of Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health at UNFPA, we received unprecedented avalanche of questions regarding youth sexuality education. We selected a few and combined others. If you do

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Grenade Attack in Ethiopia’s Anwar Mosque Injures 10

🕔21:47, 12.Dec 2015

A grenade attack happened shortly after Friday prayers in Grand Anwar Mosque located in predominant Muslim neighborhood of Mercato in the capital city of Ethiopia Addis Ababa injuring 10 people. Reports indicate one person lost his life in the attack

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Garissa Senator Yussuf Haji leaps to the defence of his Mandera colleague

🕔21:20, 12.Dec 2015

By Abdihakim Mohamed: Garissa Senator Yussuf Haji has declared his unwavering support for his Mandera colleague Billow Kerrow after the latter was recently arrested by police following the alleged discovery of mass graves in Mandera. Speaking at this year’s Jamhuri

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Responsibilities and Representation: Where do NEP elected leaders stand?

🕔07:00, 12.Dec 2015

By Fuad Abdirahman: It is nearly a week since the disturbing images of  mama Isnina Musa’s body was dug out of a grave. She was allegedly raped, tortured and murdered before she was buried in a shallow grave that was

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Police did not arrest Kerrow, says IG

🕔23:15, 11.Dec 2015

Police have denied arresting Mandera Senator Billow Kerrow instead saying the leader showed up at the CID headquarters and voluntarily recorded a statement over the Mandera mass grave allegations after he was invited to do so. In press statement released

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Islamia TV among the most watched TV stations

🕔15:34, 11.Dec 2015

By Mbarak Abucheri:   The latest IPSOS report on up and comers TVs in Kenya is out and the Nairobi based Islamia TV has overwhelmingly emerged among most viewed and watched televisions.   The Youthful Muslims owned TV station has used

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Kerrow won’t be cowed: Tough talking Senator released from DCI after recording statement

🕔20:37, 10.Dec 2015

By Abdiweli Aden: Outspoken Mandera Senator Billow Kerrow regained his freedom on Thursday afternoon after spending close to four hours at the DCI following his detention earlier in the day. The senator was whisked to the Directorate of Criminal Investigation

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Ali criticizes Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering US

🕔16:05, 10.Dec 2015

WASHINGTON – Boxing legend Muhammad Ali on Wednesday criticized Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States, calling on Muslims ”to stand up to those who use Islam to advance their own personal agenda.”

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IEBC sets date for next General Election

🕔14:41, 10.Dec 2015

By Benjamin Wafula, Citizen Digital: The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced August 8, 2017 as the date for the next General Election. Addressing the press on Thursday, IEBC chair Issack Hassan said the set date is in

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