Wajir County Commissioner Loyford Kibaara, who was speaking at Wajir County Referral Hospital, said the incident happened in Wajir East Sub County. SEVEN BODIES“We have received seven bodies of our officers who died in an Improvised Explosive Device attack today (Saturday) morning at around 10.50am,” he said. “The officers were on a routine patrol when the unfortunate incident happened, two officers survived the attack and are being treated at Wajir County Referral Hospital while two others are still missing,” he said. He said more security officers had been deployed along the Kenya-Somalia border as the search for the missing officers continues. “We hope to find the two missing officers by tomorrow (Sunday),” he said.
June 15, 2019 15:33 UTC
By GEORGE MUNENEMore by this AuthorNarc-Kenya leader Martha Karua has criticised Kirinyaga leaders over the crisis facing the county's health sector. "Health services have been paralysed in all hospitals but the leaders are quiet," Ms Karua told mourners at Kiamwathi Anglican Church in Gichugu constituency during a funeral service of Ms Wanjiku Kaara. SUFFERINGShe noted that the residents were suffering after all the health workers laid down their tools to protest over poor working conditions. Ms Karua said it was unfortunate that the leaders had not even attempted to reach out the striking health workers for dialogue to end the standoff. The county government has started recruiting new health workers on a two-month contract after advertising the positions of the striking employees.
June 15, 2019 15:11 UTC
Manchester United identify Paul Pogba replacement as they prepare for his exit205 Saturday, June 15th 2019 at 17:54 GMT +3 | Saturday, June 15th 2019 at 17:54 GMT +3 | Football By Mirror:Paul Pogba [Courtesy]Manchester United are putting contingency plans in place for the possibility that Paul Pogba is sold this summer. Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur reported that United have been in talks with the Ligue 1 club over a move for the 22-year-old. United believe they can out-muscle Leicester in the race for Tieleman's, but much of their plans will depend on whether Pogba stays at the club or not. And while United are not willing to lose him, Marca report that Zidane and Pogba are determined to make the transfer happen. Solskjaer would demand no less than £105 million for Pogba - who cost the club a then-record £89 million transfer fee when he signed for United back in 2016.
June 15, 2019 14:48 UTC
Drama unfolded in Thika town when two suspected lesbians were on Saturday frog marched by an angry mob to the local police station. The two angered members of the public when they were spotted kissing passionately publicly outside Thika Arcade. “They were kissing here as people watched, members of the public became angry and took them to the station,” Ms Lucy Wambui, a resident, said. In a shocking revelation, the two told the police that they are in a relationship where the younger girl was the wife of the older one. The younger girl lives in Thika and is a student at a local college while the older one lives in Karen, Nairobi.
June 15, 2019 14:48 UTC
A car bomb went off Saturday at a checkpoint near the Somali parliament, killing eight people and injuring 16, medical and police sources said. "We have confirmed eight people killed and 16 others wounded in the blast," the private Aamin Ambulance service said. A second blast on a key road leading to the airport of the Somali capital Mogadishu did not cause any casualties.
June 15, 2019 14:15 UTC
By KENNEDY KIMANTHIMore by this AuthorBy BRUHAN MAKONGMore by this AuthorSeveral people including police officers are feared dead after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off at Konton area in Wajir County Saturday morning. Wajir County Commissioner Loyford Kibaara confirmed the 11 am attack. The area has poor communication network but we are getting details about what transpired and will update accordingly," Mr Kibaara said. Also, unconfirmed reports said some three national police reservists had also been abducted near the scene of Saturday's attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants. PATROLMr Mutyambai said the police land cruiser was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device while the officers were on patrol between Khorof-harar and Konton in Wajir County.
June 15, 2019 13:41 UTC
Why there is no SportPesa Mega Jackpot77 Saturday, June 15th 2019 at 16:47 GMT +3 | Saturday, June 15th 2019 at 16:47 GMT +3 | Football By Game Yetu:Gaming firm SportPesa will not offer Mega Jackpot this weekend due to unavailability of competitive games. Citing shortage of games, SportPesa said on their official social media platform that there are no enough games for the jackpot due to the ongoing league breaks. “Unfortunately, we will not have the mega jackpot this weekend. Due to the ongoing league breaks, finding matches that are competitive enough for the mega jackpot has become a challenge. SportPesa mega Jackpot now stands at Sh 228, 900, 337 million.
June 15, 2019 13:39 UTC
DNA results released by pathologists at Lancet Kenya have revealed that Sharon Mathias and Melon Lutenyo are biological twins. The results revealed Sharon and Melon share identical DNA profiles and Rosemary Onyango is their mother. A summary of the DNA profiling test results reveal DNA was taken from Sharon Mitekwa, Melon Lutenyo, Melvis Imbaya, Rosemary Khaveleli Onyango, Angeline Omina Matias and Wilson Lutah Maruti. Sharon, Melon and Melvin were born at Kakamega hospital in August 1995 where it is alleged they were switched. She was handed Melon and Melvin who she raised as twins while Sharon was raised by Angeline Amina in Kangemi.
June 15, 2019 13:30 UTC
Recently Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit was held where the focus was on hectic conversations and what leaders said. However, the culture of the member countries got attention at the concert with coke studio Pakistan’s fame Baloch folk singer Akhtar Chanal Zahri and India’s Flute player Ronu Majumdar, both representing their country. Pakistani singer Akhtar Chanal Zahri whose’s coke studio song ‘ daanah pah daanah’ got more than 16 million on YouTube spoke to WION in Bishkek sand said, “I am happy to be here..I represented Pakistan at the SCO.”On India Pakistan ties he said, “My message is, we should be good neighbours. Atal Bihari Vajpayee visited Islamabad in 2004 to attend the 12th SAARC summit. Thursday’s concert saw India cultural presentation in Bengali and Bollywood numbers such as lakdi ki kathi , kathi pe ghoda from film Masoom.
June 15, 2019 13:18 UTC
By SELEON KOINMore by this AuthorBy JOEL ODIDIMore by this AuthorSharon Mathius and Melon Lutenyo are biological twins, DNA tests conducted by Lancet Kenya have revealed. The tests released on Saturday showed that Sharon and Melon shared identical DNA profiles, with 23 allelic loci tested showing 100 per cent perfect match which is consistent with the two being biologically identical twins. BIOLOGICAL MOTHERThe report also excluded Ms Onyango from being the biological mother of Mevis Mbaya with 12 out of 23 loci tested showing a mismatch. KAKAMEGA HOSPITALTheir mother, Ms Onyango is said to have gone to Kakamega Hospital while pregnant on August 15, 1999. She said that had been in doubt since her twin daughters Melon and Melvin did not turn out identical.
June 15, 2019 13:05 UTC
Several police officers are feared dead after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack in Wajir County. According to a statement from Police IG Hillary Mutyambai, a police land cruiser with 11 police officers was hit by an IED on Saturday morning. The officers were on patrol between Khorof-Harar and Konton along the Kenya-Somali border. In June last year, five APs and three Kenya Police Reservists died in an IED attack at Bojigaras, Wajir county. The eight security officers were killed after their vehicle ran over the explosive device.
June 15, 2019 12:56 UTC
Waiguru ditches Ruto camp, declares support for handshakeJust days after former Sports Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa dumped Tanga Tanga and Deputy President Dr William Ruto, Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has followed suit.Governor Waiguru hit out at DP Ruto for starting early campaigns despite President Uhuru’s directive. Let us give President Uhuru time to serve Kenyans then campaign at the right time,” said Waiguru. SEE ALSO :Raila allies: Ban 'Tanga Tanga' ralliesThe Ruto camp continued to hemorrhage after Muranga Woman Rep Sabina also changed tune and she took the handshake campaign to her Muranga backyard. SEE ALSO : MP warns ‘Tanga Tanga’ and ‘Kieleweke’ against disrupting Madaraka Day fete“I wish you were in Muranga, no one was heckled and it was a beautiful event,” she said. Before Echesa, it was Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka who was the first to bolt out of the team Tanga Tanga.
June 15, 2019 12:49 UTC
The tests released on Saturday showed that Sharon and Melon shared identical DNA profiles, with 23 allelic loci tested showing 100 per cent perfect match which is consistent with the two being biologically identical twins, the test report revealed. The report said that Rosemary Khaveleli Onyango could not be excluded as the biological mother of the twins who have compatible obligatory maternal allelic profile with a 99.999 percent probability.
June 15, 2019 12:45 UTC
Kijana Fupi Round, Mulmulwas fame man, Dennis Kapchok turns down DP Ruto's job offerKijana Fupi Round, Mulmulwas fame man is demanding for an apology from West Pokot Governor John Lonyangapuo for misleading the Deputy President Dr William Ruto that the later it has been opposing government projects in the area. 7 hours ago
June 15, 2019 12:33 UTC
She has seemingly shifted allegiance by rallying behind Team Embrace: whose agenda is directly opposite of Tanga-tanga, save for the femicide issue. Waiguru also added that for DP Ruto to be supported a raft of conditions will have to be met the same way he presented such conditions to them. The Governor was in the past seen as one of DP Ruto's key foot soldiers in Mt Kenya Region before she went into 'hiding' as she could not be spotted in DP Ruto recent rallies in the region. With DP Ruto and his Tanga-Tanga members having said no to Referendum, is Waiguru, who has been rumoured as potential Deputy Presidential candidate, drawing a political battle-line with the DP? Ostensibly, by supporting the Handshake wholeheartedly, the writing on the wall is clear that Waiguru no longer conform to DP Ruto political agenda.
June 15, 2019 12:24 UTC