List of areas to be affected by power blackout on Thursday  

A power outage scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 2024, is set to impact four Counties across Kenya, according to the latest announcement from Kenya Power. The blackout, which is planned for maintenance purposes, will affect several areas at different times of the day. The outage, while temporary, is expected to impact various sectors and activities […]

Ship attacked by Houthi rebels believed to have sunk in Red Sea

Sailors from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group assist mariners rescued from the M/V Tutor, which was attacked by Houthis, in the Red Sea, on June 15. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command

A Greek-owned coal carrier appears to have capsized in the Red Sea days after it was struck by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, according to a report published by the UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO). The MV Tutor is thought to be the second ship sunk by Houthis since March, when the British-registered vessel Rubymar was downed after being struck by […]

KWS launches 2024 wildlife census

Tourism Cabinet Secretary Alfred Mutua flags off an aircraft to be used during the KWS wildlife census of 2024, on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.PHOTO/@DrAlfredMutua/X

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) launched the 2024 wildlife census in Maasai Mara on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Speaking during the event which brought together the Principal Secretary State Department of Tourism John Ololtuaa, Director General Kenya Wildlife Service Erustus Kanga and his wildlife research and training institute counterpart Patrick Omondi, Tourism Cabinet Secretary Alfred […]

Police deny approving Thursday’s demonstrations

The National Police Service (NPS) has categorically denied granting permission for nationwide protests against the Finance Bill 2024, scheduled for July 20, 2024. The denial comes in response to a widely circulated letter on social media, purportedly issued by the Inspector General (IG) of Police Japheth Koome, outlining conditions for the demonstrations. The fake letter, dated […]

Governor Waiguru sends appeal to police over planned Thursday protests

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru speaking on June 5, 2024. PHOTO/ @AnneWaiguru/X.

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Mumbi Waiguru has urged the police to show restraint from using excessive force on peaceful demonstrations scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 2024. In a statement on Wednesday, June 21, 2024, Waiguru confirmed that she was aware of planned protests set to take place in different parts of the country. However, she pleaded […]

Millie Odhiambo takes on Ichung’wah on sanitary pads debate

A photo collage of MPs Millie Odhiambo and Kimani Ichung'wah. PHOTO/ K24 Digital / @KIMANIICHUNGWAH/X

Suba North Member of Parliament Millie Odhiambo-Mabona on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, took on National Assembly leader of majority Kimani Ichumg’wah on matters concerning sanitary pads. The Suba North MP took issue with Ichung’wah’s contributions on sanitary towels, saying only women MPs should be given time in Parliament to discuss such matters affecting them. “Mr […]