Mr Koome had been arrested over a domestic brawl at his home in Baba Dogo but later died after allegedly being tortured. By SAM KIPLAGATMore by this AuthorA former Ruaraka OCS Nahashon Mutua has been found guilty of torturing a suspect to death five years ago. Mutua was charged with the murder of Martin Koome, a suspect who had been arrested over domestic brawl. TRIALTrial judge Stella Mutuku had placed Mr Mutua on his defence and he called several witnesses trying to exonerate himself. Asked why he sent a drunk person in a cell with other suspects, Mr Mutua said Ruaraka station had only one cell.
December 13, 2018 09:00 UTC
KTN News Dec 13,2018View More on News CentreWe the people of Kisumu are supporting President Uhuru in the war against graft: Kisumu residents.
December 13, 2018 09:00 UTC
Mr Kenyatta landed at the Kisumu International Airport aboard a Kenya Air Force plane shortly after 11am and was received by Mr Odinga, his host. Also at the airport was Deputy President William Ruto, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Cabinet secretaries Rashid Aches and Raphael Tuju, and a host of Nyanza governors. President Kenyatta is received at the Kisumu International Airport by Deputy President William Ruto on December 13, 2018. President Kenyatta is received at the Kisumu International Airport on December 13, 2018. President Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and Raila Odinga address residents at Ahero as the president launched a road project.
December 13, 2018 08:58 UTC
Have ‘one’ resolution which is to accomplish what you have set out to do! There is one event that always brought me chills in primary school – The school closing day! Have ‘one’ resolution which is to accomplish what you have set out to do! Whether the resolution list reads three items or nine or even one, go on and try to resolve them! Have only resolution – TO ACCOMPLISH ALL THAT YOU HAVE SET OUT TO!
December 13, 2018 08:49 UTC
Kivutha Kibwana: Don’t force me to back KalonzoMakueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, who says he does not wish to divide Kambas. [Photo, Standard]Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has said he will not be forced to support Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka as the Ukambani kingpin and a 2022 presidential contender.Kibwana said he is not out to cause a rift in Ukambani but only concerned about the welfare of Makueni people. SEE ALSO :Muthama issues ultimatum to Kalonzo“Some politicians led by Kitui Senator Enoc Wambua and Mwingi Central MP Gideon Mulyungi say I must support Kalonzo. We will support what is benefiting our Kamba people and Kenya at large,” Kibwana said. The Jamhuri Day function was attended by Makueni MP Daniel Maanzo who refused to comment on the matter.
December 13, 2018 08:48 UTC
But they must first understand its biological and social implications. But until we understand the biological and social constructs of human beings, we may live to admonish people for the wrong reasons and beliefs. The debate on whether gender is a social or biological construct has lingered in the scientific domain for ages. There are gender constructs considered by specific communities to belong to either men or women. Instead of building close relationships with their children to understand them, they dump them in boarding schools.
December 13, 2018 08:44 UTC
Uganda says oil investors requesting for higher payUganda President Yoweri Museveni.Uganda says crude oil investors want a higher tariff than originally agreed. SEE ALSO :Simba Corp lowers price of 25 German BMW carsRobert Kasande, permanent secretary for the ministry of energy and mineral development told Reuters investors in the pipeline now wanted a higher tariff. Total co-owns Uganda’s fields together with China’s CNOOC and Britain’s Tullow Oil. And because of negotiations over the tariff, a new date for commencement of crude production was now uncertain. Uganda’s Stanbic Bank Uganda, lead arranger for the project’s debt component of $2.5 billion said last month it expects that deal to reach financial close in June next year.
December 13, 2018 08:37 UTC
Former Ruaraka OCS Nahashon Mutua has been convicted for the murder of an inmate five years ago. High court Judge Stella Mutuku said Mutua misused his authority as an OCS and flouted the Constitution. Mutua had denied killing Koome in a police cell on December 19, 2013. The judge found the officer with a case to answer after analysing evidence adduced by 18 prosecution witnesses. Read: Ex-Ruaraka OCS denies killing suspect in police cellAlso read: Ex-Ruaraka OCS has murder case to answer after evidence analysis
December 13, 2018 08:14 UTC
The blaze came after three people were killed on Wednesday in clashes with police on the sidelines of an opposition rally in eastern DR Congo. The fire broke out around 2am in a building where election materials were being kept, the head of the Independent National Election Commission (CENI) said. On Wednesday, clashes erupted in Kalemie, a town on Lake Tanganyika, as opposition candidate Martin Fayulu was campaigning there. Two witnesses said live rounds were fired after the opposition candidate arrived and headed to the rally venue. On Tuesday, two of Fayulu's supporters were killed and 43 hurt in clashes at a rally in Lubumbashi, the Democratic Republic of Congo's second-largest city.
December 13, 2018 08:03 UTC
The pilot programme is due for launching by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday at Mamboleo in Kisumu. Mr Ruto arrived at about 9:30am and was welcomed by Kisumu County Governor Anyang’ Nyong'o among other local leaders. PILOT GOALSThe healthcare programme is being piloted in Kisumu, Nyeri, Machakos and Isiolo counties before being rolled out across the country. POLITICAL RIVALRYYet Mr Ruto's arrival in Kisumu, his first public tour since the chaotic elections last year could signal turning over a new leaf. Nonetheless, DP Ruto has often been critical of the new rapprochement between Mr Odinga and Mr Kenyatta, since it may become a stumbling block to his journey to the State House.
December 13, 2018 08:03 UTC
ODM leader Raila Odinga on Thursday welcomed DP William Ruto at the Kisumu International Airport ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta visit to the Nyanza region. "Sharing light moments with Ruto as we await the arrival of President," Raila said via Twitter. This is the first time Uhuru will be visiting the political home turf of ODM leader Raila Odinga after the March 9 handshake. He further noted that in 2022, ODM and Jubilee will be in competition. Read: It’s all systems go for Uhuru’s Nyanza visitAlso read: Kisumu ready to welcome UhuruClick here for the latest political news
December 13, 2018 08:01 UTC
The country was marking the 55th Jamhuri Day celebrations and the President looked sharp in the outfit. This was in line with the Trooping of the Colour which was being led by the 17th Battalion Kenya Rifles. The Red Tunic was also worn by former Presidents Mzee Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi. A photo of the Head of State and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta walking around State House. The two wore hearty smiles and looked happy together as they headed out.
December 13, 2018 07:54 UTC
I love reading in silence, mostly at home or at a cosy food joint that is not crowded. What's the size of your book collection as of the present? Considering my books hiatus, my book collection isn’t huge. If my book collection were a family, it would be a small nuclear family. What are your thoughts on society’s reading culture today in the face of popular culture?
December 13, 2018 07:52 UTC
By GEOFFREY IRUNGUMore by this AuthorCement consumption and production of galvanised sheets used for roofing fell this year, new data shows, signalling the slowdown in real estate activity. For galvanised sheets, data shows the country produced 662 metric tonnes or 0.4 per cent less in the first seven months of the year compared to the same period last year. Actual productionThe actual production was 155,506 metric tonnes against 156,168 produced in the seven-month period to July 31 last year. “We have seen reduced sales in cement and galvanised sheets. Cement sales are down 15 per cent and galvanised sheets sales are down 18 per cent,” said Narendra Raval, chairman of Devki, which produces both cement and steel products.
December 13, 2018 07:52 UTC