First Lady hosts thousands of Muslims women to Ramadhan Iftar Dinner as they prepare for Idd-ul-Fitr

🕔10:45, 25.Jun 2017

By PSCU First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has yesterday hosted thousands of Muslim women to a special Iftar Dinner as they prepared to break the month-long Ramadhan and commemorate Idd-ul-Fitr. The over 3500 Muslims women from the grassroots (but joined by

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Muslims commemorate Eid al-fitr with pomp and colour in Eastleigh.

🕔10:29, 25.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Muslims in Eastleigh’s Nairobi has on Sunday celebrated Eid ul Fitr, a holiday making the end of 29 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Several countries including Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Indonesia, Malaysia,

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Muslim leaders tell off the controversial Chief Khadhi over his directives for Muslims to continue fasting

🕔22:45, 24.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The Kenyan Chief Khadhi Ahmed Muhdhar has directed Muslims to continue with their fasting tomorrow to complete the 30days of Ramadhan saying he has not received any reports of sighting the new moon in Kenya thus announced

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Muslims across the world to observe Eid ul Fitr on Sunday.

🕔21:30, 24.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on Sunday. The moon was sighted in several countries including Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Arab

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Jubilee’s free secondary education to kick off smoothly says Uhuruto

🕔19:13, 24.Jun 2017

By PSCU The free secondary education President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised Kenyans will kick off without hitches thanks to the systematic plans put in place by the Jubilee Administration. The new plan, a key plank of the Jubilee Party Manifesto

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Wajir Jubilee leaders cry foul over ‘fake degree’ saga, accuse Governor of ‘cheap politicking’

🕔16:38, 21.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: A section of political leaders from Wajir county allied to the ruling Jubilee party have come out guns blazing against area Governor Ahmed Abdullahi accusing of being behind attempts to discredit their gubernatorial candidate Mohamed Abdi Mohamud.

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Boda boda rider killed, two passengers injured in Garissa’s Major black spot

🕔06:27, 21.Jun 2017

By Yussuf Korrow: A boda boda rider was killed and his two passengers injured in an accident involving two motorcycles in Garissa town on Tuesday evening. The rider died at the scene of accident along the Garissa-Wajir Highway road near

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President Uhuru mourns Lamu boat tragedy victims

🕔18:08, 20.Jun 2017

By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned 10 people who perished in a boat accident in Lamu County today. In his message of condolence to the families, relatives and friends of the 10 victims of the boat tragedy, President Kenyatta

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Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 at Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.

🕔17:28, 20.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: A suicide car bombing has hit the Somali capital Mogadishu killing at least 9 people on Tuesday evening, said police officials. The attack happened near the administrative headquarters of Wadajir district after a vehicle laden with explosives

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Chopper Democracy, the expensive affair that our elective positions have become

🕔16:08, 20.Jun 2017

By John Omondi: The current surge in number of helicopters used by politicians on campaign trail across the country is proving once again the expensive affair that our elective positions have become save for a few individual aspirants who managed

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26th June Gazetted as public holiday to mark Eid-ul-Fitr

🕔13:40, 20.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Kenyans will officially mark this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, June 26, 2017 after the government gazetted the day as a public holiday to mark the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. The gazette notice dated

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Muslims urged to ensure prompt payment of Zakat-ul-Fitr

🕔00:25, 20.Jun 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri Muslim faithfuls across the country have been urged to ensure prompt payment of zakat and zakat-ul-Fitr to cater for the needs of the poor and needy in the society. The calls were made by the Mumias based

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Eastleigh residents decry police harassment during Ramadhan.

🕔16:46, 19.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Residents in Eastleigh decry of corrupt police officers harassing them especially during the nights. Residents complained the rogue officers of targeting them as they leave mosque from the Taraweh and Tahajud (night prayers) asking for Identification cards

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Four KDF soldiers injured in Al-Shabaab blast in Wajir.

🕔15:18, 19.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Four Kenyan Defense forces officers were seriously wounded, after their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Gerille location, 20 Km from Wajir Bor of Wajir East sub-county. The militant group al Shabaab is suspected to

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President Kenyatta tells opposition to stop inciting Kenyans

🕔19:44, 16.Jun 2017

By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up his tour of the vote-rich Rift Valley today by addressing a huge rally at Bomet Stadium where he cautioned opposition supporters against listening to the messages of hate and division spread by their

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4 killed, 11 injured after a vehicle runs over explosives in Mandera.

🕔16:38, 16.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: At least four people have been killed and 11 others injured after vehicle ran over an Improved Explosive Device (IED) blast in Mandera on Friday afternoon. County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia confirmed the incident happened at around 12Pm.

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President Kenyatta vows to defend freedoms, security of Kenyans

🕔19:02, 9.Jun 2017

ELDORET, 9 JUNE 2017, (PSCU) President Uhuru Kenyatta today said his Government will allow no room for those who want to divide Kenyans and those who want to snatch other people’s property. He said Kenya’s security forces would equally give

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NE MPs ask government to up its game in fight against Al Shabaab, threaten to arm residents

🕔19:25, 7.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: A section of MPs from North Eastern Kenya want the government to immediately implement a raft of security measures to curb the increasing Al Shabaab incursions and attacks in the region. Speaking at a press conference in

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The Somalia I longed to See

🕔18:37, 7.Jun 2017

By Billow Hassan Abdi Since the downfall of the central government in 1992, Somalia has been in a series of catastrophic conditions. The civic war that erupted in 1992 had led to physical and social destruction leaving millions of Somalis

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Mother killed and another injured after ambush on MP’s convoy in Mandera.

🕔10:16, 6.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: One person was killed and another injured in Jabi Bar between Rhamu and Bambo west location of Mandera North Sub-County after an ambush on two branded campaign vehicles belonging to Mandera North MP aspirant Abdi Ali on

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Four killed in Liboi IED attack

🕔06:33, 6.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Four people were killed and another injured after their vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device along Liboi-Kulan road, Garissa county. The vehicle which is a Toyota Hilux belonging to ADESO, a humanitarian aid organization involved in

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MCA denies clan endorsed Jir for a second term

🕔08:29, 4.Jun 2017

The Masare Clan of Wajir has not endorsed area Governor Ahmed Abdullahi for a second term, Wajir township member of County Assembly Abdi Osman has said. Speaking a day after the governor visited a Wajir neighborhood largely inhabited by the

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Wajir Gubernatorial aspirant takes swipe at opponent over ‘demeaning remarks’

🕔22:31, 3.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Wajir County Gubernatorial aspirant Salah Abdi Sheikh has taken issue with remarks made by his opponent and incumbent Governor Ahmed Abdullahi at a family meeting in Wajir today. “You should not waste your votes on Salah Abdi

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High yield borehole to improve water access for several Garissa neighborhoods

🕔16:54, 3.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Residents of several neighborhoods in Garissa town have a reason to smile after a high yield borehole was commissioned at the ADC primary school on Saturday. Area MP and Majority leader in the National Assembly Aden Duale

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Al-Shabaab attackers destroy Safaricom mast in Garissa.

🕔09:59, 1.Jun 2017

By Abdihakim Mohamed A group of Al-Shabaab militants on Wednesday night attacked Fafi centre, in Garissa County and destroyed a telecommunication mast. Confirming the attack, Fafi Sub-County OCPD John Ogola said the police have launched a manhunt for the group.

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