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KEBS MD Charles Ongwae Arrested Over Contraband Sugar Scandal

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) MD Charles Ongwae has been arrested alongside six others over the contraband sugar scam. The seven have apparently been taken to the DCI headquarters for grilling. Ongwae on Thursday said that the sugar was not laced with mercury but had traces of lead and...

Triumph For Kenya As The Under 18 3on3 Basketball Team Qualifies For The Cup of Nations

The Kenya boys under 18  3on3 team emerged champions in the zone five championships qualifying for the Africa cup of Nations that will be held in Algeria in October. The championships were held in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. The girls won all the games at the preliminaries stage...
KENYA 7S

Kenya 7s Coach Simiyu Sacked After Brand Kenya Sponsorship Withdrawal

The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Board has reportedly dismissed Kenya 7s head coach, Innocent Simiyu hours after Brand Kenya sponsorship withdrawal. Earlier on in the day, Tourism CS Najib Balala castigated the team for 'embarrassing Kenya' during the Paris 7s held last month. Simiyu is said to have defended...

No Mercury In Contraband Sugar, KEBS Says

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Managing Director Charles Ongwae has refuted claims that seized contraband sugar has mercury traces. Instead, Ongwae said that the infamous sugar has copper and lead metals beyond the recommended levels. The copper that was detected was above the required levels identified by the...
dpp

DPP Asks DCI Kinoti To Verify NYS Suspect Securities Are Not Proceeds Of Crime

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has asked DCI George Kinoti to ascertain that the securities and funds presented by the NYS suspects are not proceeds of crime. In a letter dated 20 June, 2018 Haji said that the Assets Recovery Agency had raised concerns that some of...
CS Balala

CS Balala Cancels Shujaa’s Brand Kenya Sponsorship For Embarrassing Kenya In Paris

Tourism CS Najib Balala has cancelled the Ksh20 million sponsorship for the Rugby Seven's Shujaa team. He said that the the team embarrassed Kenya in Paris after they blocked the brand Kenya logo The team blocked the brand Kenya logo while playing during the paris 7s circuit in...
KIBERA

Kibera Residents Forcefully Evicted By Kenya Railways

Kibera Residents were on Thursday morning woke up to chaos as the Kenya Railway Company tried to evict those living near the railway line. Police lobbed teargas canisters in the wee hours of the morning waking up residents who say that the plan was to relocate them not...

Chebukati Locks Chiloba’s Office, Flies Abroad With Keys

Embattled Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) CEO Ezra Chiloba reported to work on Wednesday as ordered by the court, only to find his office door lock changed. Upon inquiry, the CEO was told that the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati had changed the lock and flew out of the...

Former Aide of Raila Arrested for Impersonating EACC Officers

A former aide of Raila Odinga, Noah Oduo Akala, and his brother Nyangasi Nyangasi, have this evening been released from Kilimani Police Station after being arrested earlier in the afternoon. According to sources at Kilimani Police Division, the two and others were arrested after being lured into a...
Speaker Joel Kairu

Nakuru MCAs Dismiss Motion To Impeach Speaker Joel Kairu

Nakuru County Assembly today dismissed a motion passed by Biashara ward MCA, Peter Njoroge, to Impeach Nakuru County Assembly speaker Joel Kairu over misuse of office and funds meant for abroad trips. The motion to impeach the speaker failed to attain the  75% constitutional threshold after 45 MCAs...

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