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April 16, 2021 09:00 UTC
Lawyer Philip Murgor and acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu on Friday clashed over the Chief Justice position. He was responding to a question by acting CJ Mwilu on the challenges of presiding Judges in the Judiciary. Murgor insisted that Mwilu is an Acting Chief Justice meaning the office is vacant as there is no substantive office holder. However, Murgor told Mwilu that he was in no way disrespecting her as Acting CJ but only stating a fact. The lawyer said that Mwilu is an Acting CJ and not the Chief Justice.
April 16, 2021 09:00 UTC
Detectives escort Lawrence Njoroge Warunge (centre) out of the Kiambu Law Courts on January 11, 2021, after police were allowed to detain him and girlfriend, Sarah Muthoni, for 14 days for further investigations into the murder of his family members and a farmhand. Simon Ciuri | Nation Media GroupLawrence Warunge, the main suspect in the murder of his four family members and a farm hand, has been charged with five counts of murder at the Kiambu law court. In January, the court ruled that Warunge was unfit to stand trial after a psychiatric report was presented at the Kiambu Law Court. When he was arrested, Warunge told homicide detectives that he was inspired by the tv series ‘Killing Eve’ to murder his father, mother, 12-year-old brother, cousin and a farm hand at their Kiambu family home. His girlfriend Sarah Muthoni, who was also a suspect, was released in January under Section 87 (a), and turned into a state witness in the case.
April 16, 2021 08:48 UTC
In Kenya, LG has partnered with celebrity chef, Ali Mandhry and is inviting local foodies to visit “The Spot of Delicious” at LG’s “Life’s Good Restaurant” – a dedicated online portal where people can share images of their favourite dishes and the stories behind them. The “Life’s Good Restaurant” competition runs from April 14 – May 7 2021, when three winners will be announced. To participate, simply visit: LifeisGoodRestaurant and click on “Life’s Good Restaurant.” You can also post content on Instagram, TikTok or Facebook, where must upload an image or video on their main feed alongside a caption to tell your story. Participants can then visit the site and simply follow the instructions on the “Life’s Good Restaurant” page to upload their link, essential for qualifying to enter the competition. Across Kenya, food enthusiasts enjoy visiting and ordering from street food vendors, family-owned eateries and fine dining establishments.
April 16, 2021 08:48 UTC
November 29, 2020 Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the match Pool [ REUTERS]Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month and spent time in hospital this week, the Arsenal striker said on Thursday. "Unfortunately, I contracted malaria whilst being on national team duty in Gabon a few weeks ago," Aubameyang wrote on Instagram. "I've spent a few days in hospital this week but I'm already feeling much better every day ... I wasn't really feeling myself the last couple of weeks but will be back stronger than ever soon." Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said Aubameyang was back home from the hospital but did not provide a timescale on the striker's return to the team.
April 16, 2021 08:41 UTC
Teachers and pupils of St Peters Elite School in Gilgil subcounty are in a celebratory mood after 35 KCPE candidates at the institution scored above 400 marks. The top pupil at the school, Nicole Ongweso managed to score 419 marks closely followed by Naitutae and Melody who scored 416 marks each as Jane Makena got 415 marks. Ongweso thanked her teachers and parents for their moral, acadmic and financial support throughout her eight year journey in Primary school. St Peters Elite has been among the top-performing primary schools in Nakuru county among others which include Moi Primary School Kabarak, Molo Academy, Lions Primary and Moi Primary-Nakuru. At Moi Primary School, a highly populated public school, the best pupil managed to score 427 marks with another 16 candidates at the institution manage to score above the 400 mark.
April 16, 2021 08:37 UTC
The woman alleged she was on Monday, April 12 raped at the Sega Police Station in Ugenya, Siaya County. [File, Standard]Police in Siaya have denied allegations by a 33-year-old woman that she was raped while in custody on Monday, April 12. The woman alleged she had been sexually assaulted at the Sega Police Station in Ugenya Sub-County, where she was being held after being arrested for allegedly not wearing a face mask. When I tried to resist, he ordered me to comply lest he shoot me dead,” alleged the woman. Siaya police chief, Kooli, however, wondered why the woman did not scream or raise the alarm during the alleged rape.
April 16, 2021 08:26 UTC
A candidate in the upcoming Juja Constituency by-election is wanted over claims of forgery. A warrant of arrest was issued against George Koimburi of Peoples Empowerment Party after he allegedly failed to show up in court. This is after Juja residents in Kiambu County lost their legislator Francis Munyua Waititu, popularly known as Wakapee after a long battle with brain cancer. According to court papers, he will be charged in court on April 26. The Officer Commanding Station for Kiambu was ordered by the Kiambu Court to arrest and produce Koimburi in court after he failed to appear in court on April 14.
April 16, 2021 08:10 UTC
Birthday wishes have poured in for Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru as she turned 50. Via social media on Friday, Waiguru said a person should build a strong support system. "Family and friends who stay true and remind you of what life is truly about are invaluable. Build a strong support system! Family and friends who stay true and remind you of what life is truly about are invaluable.
April 16, 2021 07:52 UTC
The Capital Markets Authority has cleared a former director of collapsed Imperial Bank of wrongdoing in the lenders’ issuance of a Sh2 billion corporate bond just one month before its collapse. The CMA Tribunal on Wednesday issued an order stopping the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) from pursuing Imperial Bank directors over the Sh2 billion corporate bond scandal with the committee as constituted. Other Imperial Bank Limited (IBL) directors declined to appear before the Ad Hoc committee and filed an appeal at the Capital Markets Tribunal. Membership of the ad hoc committee included, retired Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, James McFie, Ms Anne Eriksson and Ms Patricia Kiwanuka. Two CMA board members Thomas Kibua and John Birech were also appointed to sit in the committee, drawing protest from Imperial Bank directors.
April 16, 2021 07:51 UTC
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Thursday arrested a wanted suspect who allegedly defrauded a foreigner of Sh300 million in a fake gold scamAccording to detectives, Pauline Adhiambo Odok alias Rose Omamo, who has been on the run since May last year was arrested at Ololua, Dam Estate. Detectives have today arrested a WANTED suspect, who defrauded a foreigner off Sh300 Million in a fake gold scam. Pauline Adhiambo Odok alias Rose Omamo, who has been on the run since May last year was arrested today at Ololua, Dam Estate. It is only after the shipment failed to arrive as planned that the victim knew he had been conned. The victim reported the matter to police and a warrant of arrest was issued for Adhiambo in January 2020.
April 16, 2021 07:30 UTC
Liverpool condemned fans who damaged Real Madrid’s bus ahead of kick-off [photo courtesy]Merseyside Police said they have launched an investigation after the bus carrying Real Madrid players was damaged as it arrived at Anfield for Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Liverpool. A video posted on Instagram showed Liverpool fans, some holding flares, booing the arrival of the bus. "We can confirm an investigation is underway after damage was caused to the Real Madrid team bus ...," chief superintendent Zoe Thornton said in a statement here. “Despite the advice to avoid attending the ground, approximately 400 people attended Anfield Road and as coaches approached, a number of items were thrown at the Real Madrid team bus. “We condemn unequivocally the actions that led to Real Madrid’s team bus being damaged during its arrival to Anfield this evening.
April 16, 2021 07:25 UTC
The tactic of not using Phehlukwayo paid off in the second T20, but failed in the third when the Proteas chased leather at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. This comes after all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo has bowled just two overs across the three T20s against Pakistan. Phehlukwayo bowled two overs in the first T20 but went unused in the second and third matches where the bowling was contrasting. SA won the second T20 through a disciplined bowling performance, but suffered at the hands of Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan in the third T20 on Wednesday. In the previous match where Andile didn’t bowl, we bowled very well and we used the guys who bowled well.
April 16, 2021 07:18 UTC
A lush, neatly manicured lawn stretches out in front of the elegant manor house at Diemersfontein Wine & Country Estate. The Hawequa Mountains loom over the estate’s sprawling vineyards in Wellington, in the Western Cape, a town renowned for its orchards; wine estates; buchu plantations; olive groves; and vine-cutting nurseries, which produce 85% of the country’s vine-root stock for the wine industry. Behind the scenes of everything offered in this beautiful part of the world are the farm workers, whose back-breaking labour keeps these industries alive. And now this wine farm is showing how farm workers can enjoy the fruits of their labour in a more meaningful way than ever before. “When we came here, we had nothing,” says Tholine Samuels (46), the vineyards supervisor at Diemersfontein, where she’s worked for 13 years.
April 16, 2021 06:56 UTC
The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) on Thursday said it had launched an investigation into alleged police shooting in Mountain View estate in Kabete. In a statement, IPOA said it had learned of the death of Nicholas Lifede, on Thursday April 8, 2021, which was allegedly caused by police officers from Kabete Police Station. “The Authority immediately dispatched its Rapid Investigations Team to establish the circumstances that led to the fatal shooting of Mr Lifede. According to the family, a cop allegedly shot Mr Lifede during an altercation at their home. IPOA, on its part, said once the probe is concluded, the Authority will make appropriate recommendations, including prosecution if the officers are found to have used lethal force inappropriately.
April 16, 2021 06:56 UTC