Gospel musician Rosemary Wahu Kagwi commonly popularly as Wahu has been charged at a Nairobi court with dangerous overtaking and driving without a valid driver’s license. She is said to have been driving a Mercedes Benz 440L without a valid driver’s license contrary to the law. In a different count, Wahu is said to have dangerously overtaken several vehicles while driving the Mercedes. Wahu is said to have obstructed other road users by positioning her vehicle on the pathway of other motorists. Appearing before Magistrate Elector Riani, Wahu pleaded not guilty to all the charges preferred against her and was released on a cash bail of Sh15, 000.
November 21, 2019 10:41 UTC
Police officers have launched a manhunt to find two suspects who escaped from the Ruiru cells. The two; Wycliffe Achola and Dennis Atiwa are said to have strangled a police officer who was on night duty before the escape. The duo are said to have been arrested last year over robbery with violence. We have the information and we shall soon catch up with them,” the area OCS said. Achola and Atiwa were to be arraigned in court on Monday.
November 21, 2019 10:07 UTC
By SIMON CIURIMore by this AuthorTwo robbery with violence suspects feigned illness and strangled a police officer in a dramatic escape from a prison cell in Ruiru, Kiambu County, on Wednesday. Mr Wycliffe Kori Achola and Dennis Atiwa escaped from Ruiru Police Station at about 5am, just hours before the hearing of their case at the Ruiru Law Courts. WHAT HAPPENEDIn the well-planned and executed escape, Mr Achola called out to the officer guarding the cell saying his stomach was aching and that he needed to relieve himself. It was while Mr Achola was being escorted back that his co-accused pushed the door back and successfully aided their escape. “While [the police officer] was closing the door cell for him to go back inside, [the prisoners] pushed the door back," the report says.
November 21, 2019 09:46 UTC
By DICKENS WASONGAMore by this AuthorThe Star's Siaya-based journalist Eric Oloo was found dead in the house of a female chief inspector of police in Ugunja on Thursday morning. The officer, said to have been cohabiting with Mr Oloo, has since gone underground. Ugunja sub-county police commander Ibrahim Muchuma said the body was taken to Ambira sub-county hospital mortuary but did not give details. LOVE AFFAIRAdvertisementSiaya County police commander Francis Kooli told the Nation that the journalist and the policewoman were in a love affair, but did not elaborate. A police officer, who sought anonymity for lack of authority to speak to the media, said Mr Oloo was in the house with two other men on Wednesday night.
November 21, 2019 08:48 UTC
A journalist has died after his car plunged into Cheploch Gorge in River Kerio along the Iten Kabarnet road. Daniel Chemjor who heads K24 Production team died on Wednesday night while headed to see his wife who had delivered. The Toyota Premio model was retrieved at around 11.45am with Chemjor's bodyThe police confirmed that the body inside was that of the missing journalist Daniel Chemjor. The vehicle plunged 200 meters into river Cheploch George, which separates Elgeiyo Marakawet and Baringo county. The vehicle is said to have veered off the road on Wednesday night.
November 21, 2019 08:48 UTC
The government has been asked to do a thorough renovation of Wilson Airport following the recent cases of mishaps at the facility. Nairobi hospitality and tourism industry stakeholders said that the mishaps involving local aircraft will not only affect the reputation of the airport but their businesses also. We call upon the Kenya Airports Authority and other relevant agencies to urgently intervene and reconstruct the Wilson Airport runway". “The high tourist season has already begun and Wilson Airport may be overwhelmed with the increased number of carriers plying the region. According to them, passenger traffic at Wilson Airport rose by 27.8 per cent to an all-time high of 528,000 passengers in 2017, from 413, 146 in 2016.
November 21, 2019 08:26 UTC
He began to show interest in me but I had lost interest after the sex. Dear Unsatisfied Ursula,I love that you are aware about what you feel is important in such an interaction! It is clear to me that while you liked him, you also liked his packaging more than you liked him, no? And also, not every sexual encounter is romantic, and not every romantic encounter is sexual. I think the easiest way to communicate would be to turn him down kindly, when he brings it up.
November 21, 2019 07:52 UTC
Police officers have been banned from preaching while in official uniform. "Officers are encouraged to separate official duties and private engagement and act appropriately," he said. Njoroge said that police wearing uniforms in worship areas will only be allowed during the discipline services or thanksgiving service. He asked police commanders to warn officers under their command from breaching the directive otherwise administrative action will be taken against them. Njoroge further said that even though the National Police Service respects the freedom of worship of all officers, preaching in uniform will not be condoned.
November 21, 2019 07:30 UTC
By LENNY OTIENOMore by this AuthorThere is more to Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) St Stephen’s Cathedral Kisumu than meets the eye. Rev Wright led the church till 1924 when Rev Reuben Omulo took over and became its first African ordained minister. It was after the first African Rev Omulo that the church was named ‘Komulo’ meaning Omulo’s place in Dholuo. CANON STALLSAs Kisumu rapidly grew, so did the population and in turn, the number of worshippers at St Stephen’s Cathedral on Sundays. However, it wasn’t until 1993 that construction of the new St Stephen’s Cathedral began.
November 21, 2019 06:56 UTC
By JAMES KAHONGEHMore by this AuthorWhen Zahir Malik started practising law in 1955, most senior counsels in Kenya today had not been born. At 90 years of age this week, senior counsel Malik is the oldest practising advocate in the country, and by extension, the region. Senior lawyers and judges refer to him as ‘‘the senior most’’ senior counsel. OBSESSEDTo young lawyers, Malik advises commitment to the profession. He says the young lawyers should refrain from being obsessed with money.
November 21, 2019 06:56 UTC
By FLORA KOECHMore by this AuthorA vehicle has plunged into Cheploch Gorge at the border of Elgeyo-Marakwet and Baringo counties. The vehicle is said to have been heading to Kabarnet when the accident took place at about 11pm. Police officers and residents near Cheploch Gorge on Kerio River, into which a salon car plunged on the night of November 20, 2019. AdvertisementPolice officers have begun search and recovery efforts in the 100-metre deep, crocodile-infested gorge. The Cheploch Gorge is famous for its daredevil divers who have become a major tourism attraction in the region.
November 21, 2019 06:32 UTC
She was pregnant with their daughter when Sammy Gitau died in a helicopter crash. *****Two weeks before she died in the Lake Nakuru helicopter crash, Veronica Muthoni, then 23-years-old, took her mother Jane Magiri Gachuki, 46, on a tour of Kabatini. Muthoni’s father David Gachuki is devastated too and weighed down by the death of his first born daughter. He remembered her daughter as a God-fearing girl who had hopes of driving the family to a successful future. “We are suffering because we used a lot of resources on our daughter as we had high hopes in her.
November 21, 2019 06:00 UTC
ODM leader Raila Odinga has urged the party's Nairobi MCAs to exercise discipline and unity in assembly affairs. He advised the legislators to conduct themselves with decorum and avoid violence when solving issues. You must exercise a high level of discipline and conduct yourselves with decorum. He spoke on Tuesday when he held a consultative meeting with party MCAs at a Nairobi hotel. Raila urged the newly appointed Minority leader David Mberia to ensure equal representation of party MCAs in the committees of the assembly to avoid conflicts.
November 21, 2019 06:00 UTC
POLICE REPORTAdvertisementOn Thursday, Juja divisional police commander (OCPD) Dorothy Migarusha told the Nation on phone that the victims reported the attack at Juja Police Station. She confirmed the number of assailants and the weapons used, the victim's name and the scene of the attack. For many residents of Juja town in Kiambu County, a threat to Jkuat students is a threat to their businesses. One of the questions now is whether Jkuat can enhance security and increase the capacity for hosting students within the campus. Kiambu County Police Commander Ali Nuno told the Nation on phone that they had identified the loopholes criminals were exploiting in ambushes around Jkuat.
November 21, 2019 05:37 UTC