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SOCIETY

Tension High, Laikipia Bandits Allegedly Kills Security Officers Again

Two police reservists guarding Tumaini Primary School in Ol Moran area, Laikipia County, were shot and injured after bandits fired at them on last night. The reservists have gunshot wounds. They have been evacuated to safety and are receiving treatment. The attackers escaped towards Laikipia Nature Conservancy,” County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri said.

  1 month ago ago
Tension High, Laikipia Bandits Allegedly Kills Security Officers Again

SOCIETY

Fake Police Officers Erect Road Block, 'Arrest' OCS and Residents While Extorting Bribes

A security team in Kwale has raised the red flag after impostors pretending to be police officers conned residents of the area.The incident which happened a fortnight ago raised security concerns after a senior officer was nabbed by the thugs posing as police office while allegedly imposing curfew.

  7 months ago ago
Fake Police Officers Erect Road Block, 'Arrest' OCS and Residents While Extorting Bribes

MILITARY

Fear As Multi Agency Unit Conduct This Operation At Night in Mombasa And Kwale Homes

The multi-agency unit intensified the search of the two terror suspects who evaded arrest on Monday, August 23 when the Anti-terror Police Unit nabbed suspects they believed were plotting to execute a terror attack. The sleuths are reported to have conducted raids at the homes of the two escapees with area residents waking up to an operation that was meant to flush out the terror suspects from their hideouts.

  3 months ago ago
Fear As Multi Agency Unit Conduct This Operation At Night in Mombasa And Kwale Homes

SOCIETY

Uhuru Builds 40 New Houses For Laikipia Families

President Uhuru Kenyatta has leaped to the aid of forty families that were rendered homeless during the Laikipia skirmishes and saw their houses torched by bandits who wreaked havoc ag the Olmoran area. The Head Of State has directed the Laikipia county commissioner to oversee a project that seeks to build forty new houses and thereafter ensure that the displaced families are taken back to their homes.

  1 month ago ago
Uhuru Builds 40 New Houses For Laikipia Families

SOCIETY

At least 3 Dead, One Seriously Injured in Grisly Road Accident Involving Tuktuk and Lorry in Kwale

At least three people have been confirmed dead and one gravelly injured after a ghastly road accident involving a lorry and a tuktuk along Kwale-Mombasa highway near Kombani that occurred on Tuesday morning, reports Radio Kaya. Confirming the incident, Kwale County Police Traffic Joseph Kanyiri noted that the accident occurred when the lorry ferrying gas cylinders was trying to overtake a tuktuk before ramming into an incoming tuktuk.

  7 months ago ago
At least 3 Dead, One Seriously Injured in Grisly Road Accident Involving Tuktuk and Lorry in Kwale

POLITICS

UPDATE: Progress Report on Return to Normalcy in Laikipia County After Clashes

Laikipia County has been hit with bandit attacks in the past and this has forced the Ministry of Interior Security in conjunction with the Kenya Defense Forces to set up way to ensure that peace and calm is restored. Picture courtesy The bandits steal cattle from the locals as well as illegal grazing which has led to loss of lives in this area in the recent past.

  2 months ago ago
UPDATE: Progress Report on Return to Normalcy in Laikipia County After Clashes

SOCIETY

3 Elders Killed over Witchcraft With One Allegedly Killed by Relatives

Fear has spread in Kwale County after cases of murder of the elderly resurfaced. Over the years, Kwale and Kilifi counties have witnessed a number of such cases where elders were killed on suspicion of being witches, but decreased significantly especially in Kwale areas following a partnership between security and the community.

  3 months ago ago
3 Elders Killed over Witchcraft With One Allegedly Killed by Relatives

ENTERTAINMENT

Where is The Film to Fight Drugs, Residents Ask State

User Residents of Lamu want the national government to fulfil its promise issued about four years ago to have a special movie produced to help fight the drug menace in the region. Former Lamu County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri had promised to discuss with the various security agencies in various parts of county with intention to produce the special film which was also intended to capture all those involved in smuggling drugs into Lamu as a way of naming and shaming them.

  2 months ago ago
Where is The Film to Fight Drugs, Residents Ask State

POLITICS

Opinion: How The Government Can Realize Peace in Laikipia Area Even As Bandits Continue Attacks

Laikipia continues to be in the limelight due to the banditry attacks. Yesterday, suspected armed bandits invaded the Ol Moran region injured three National Police Reservists who were guarding the village. It is a second raid targeting these officers in the area. Injured police by bandits in hospital.

  1 month ago ago
Opinion: How The Government Can Realize Peace in Laikipia Area Even As Bandits Continue Attacks

ACCIDENT

Several People Feared Dead in Lake Victoria accident

Lake Victoria, shared by 3 countries v(Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania ) is the main economic hub for people who live around it's environs. People fish in this Lake as a away of making a livelihood. The Lake is also used as means of transport to some. But in the last few years , the lake has been a source of tears and sorrow to people due to tragic boat accidents that have left several people dead. Latest breaking news report, a boat has capsized in the Lake and several people are feared dead. SEVERAL PEOPLE feared

  1 year ago ago
Several People Feared Dead in Lake Victoria accident

SOCIETY

Call for Peace in Laikipia

Laikipia county has been trending for the past two weeks for the incidents of insecurity experienced in Ol moran, Rumuruti and Wangewachi. Cattle rustling and farm invasions have been the major cause of chaos in the region. The newly deployed county Commissioner mr. Joseph Kanyiri said that the government will not hesitate in dealing with the culprits who have derailed development projects in Laikipia.

  2 months ago ago
Call for Peace in Laikipia

POLITICS

Isiolo County To Receive New County Commissioner Tomorrow

PHOTO: Incoming Isiolo County Commissioner, Geoffrey Omonding The transfered former Isiolo county commissioner Herman Shambi, is expected to hand over the office to the new commissioner, Geoffrey Omoding on Monday 5th July in the afternoon. According to the details released to the media, the exercise will be simplified, where there will be a meeting of the county security team in the County Commissioner’s office and thereafter the new security boss will take over the office.

  4 months ago ago
Isiolo County To Receive New County Commissioner Tomorrow

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Relief in Laikipia County As Government Chips in To Build New Homes

Following the wrangles that were witnessed about two months ago in Olomoran, Laikipia county between the armed terrorists and the police officers that involved exchange of fires, several people were affected Several lives were lost as others suffered from injuries and many more families flew their home into the blues to look for peace and safety.

  1 month ago ago
Relief in Laikipia County As Government Chips in To Build New Homes

SOCIETY

Suspected Armed Bandits Stormed Ol Moran and wounded Three More National Police Reservists

Suspected armed bandits stormed the Ol Moran area, shot and wounded three more National Police Reservists who were manning the village Tuesday night. Police report indicates that the latest incident comes only few days when on Friday last week one National reservist was shot. The victim is receiving treatment at Nyahururu County Hospital.

  1 month ago ago
Suspected Armed Bandits Stormed Ol Moran and wounded Three More National Police Reservists

EDUCATION

Kwale region on watch over 100% transition in schools as some parents are arrested

The coast regional commissioner John Elungata raised an alarm over the low form one intake in the region which led to more than 47 parents being arrested by police on Monday for failing to take their children to school. Photo: COURTESY The county commissioner, Joseph Kanyiri said that the parents were arrested after they failed to explain why they had not taken their children to secondary schools and they were neither at home.

  2 months ago ago
Kwale region on watch over 100% transition in schools as some parents are arrested

SOCIETY

Not Again: Deadly Road Accident Claims Lives of Three People

Three people have died on the spot while one was left with serious injuries after a grisly road accident involving two vehicles and a tuk tuk on Kombani - Kwale road this morning.Kwale County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri said the accident happened after the driver of a truck ferrying a load of cooking gas cylinders tried to overtake a tuk-tuk that was heading in the same direction as the truck, before hitting another truck that was heading in the opposite direction.

  7 months ago ago
Not Again: Deadly Road Accident Claims Lives of Three People

ACCIDENT

Several Feared Dead In A Boat Accident In Lake Victoria

Busia residents are in shock after several people are feared to be dead after a boat accident in lake Victoria. (Photos courtesy, previous incident) According to sources the number of people in the boat is not yet known but seven of the survivors have been rushed to nearest hospital for treatment. The police commissioner identified as Joseph Kanyiri has confirmed the incident where he said the main of the the drowning may be much winds in the shore and excess loading. This is not the first case of a boat capsizing

  1 year ago ago
Several Feared Dead In A Boat Accident In Lake Victoria

SOCIETY

"Depression is real" Kwale Man Commits Suicide By Setting Fire On Himself Inside The House

On this auspicious day of Eid, kwaleans today early in the morning were astonished after an old aged man burnt to death after he allegedly put fire on his house.According to the reports from TV k24, Abdallah Mohammed a resident of Kombani village,Kwale County was burnt beyond recognition in the dawn Confirming the incident Kwale County Commissioner, Mr Joseph Kanyiri said Mohammed's action put the lives of his neighbours at risk "there are other five houses in the compound,but fortunately all is neighbours are safe,he said

  4 months ago ago

SOCIETY

Suicide: Man Burnt Beyond Recognition After Setting His House On Fire

Depression is among the most dangerous 'diseases' that if not treated can cause mental disorders and at times pushes the victim to commit suicide. It is therefore advisable to visit a psychiatrist whenever the need arises if not so, share your problems with your trusted ones. Residents of the Kombani area in Kwale County woke up to Shocking news today after one of them decided to commit suicide by setting his house on fire.

  4 months ago ago
Suicide: Man Burnt Beyond Recognition After Setting His House On Fire

ACCIDENT

Several Dead after a Boat accident in Lake Victoria

Several people are feared to have died in an accident has happened in lake Victoria a few minutes ago. "SEVERAL PEOPLE feared dead in Lake Victoria boat accident; Busia County Commissioner Joseph Kanyiri says seven survivors taken to hospital." Reported the Daily Nation on Saturday afternoon. The accident happened as the national prayer service what's going on at the state house where president Uhuru Kenyatta and is Deputy Dr William Ruto were attending. "Do we have enforcement officers tasked with the responsibility

  1 year ago ago
Several Dead after a Boat accident in Lake Victoria