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CULTURE

"I Slaughtered People like a Chicken:"Untold Story of Man Who Hanged Criminals in Prison

The memory of Kirugumi was Wanjuki is still fresh in some people who knew him. Kirugumi joined prison service in 1937.He worked at Kangumbiri station for 7 years before he was transferred to Kamiti prison. At Kamiti prison, Kirugumi replaced a retired Indian hangman and served there for 11 years.

  8 days ago ago

POLITICS

5 Prominent Kenyan Politicians Who Served In Kamiti Maximum Prison In Nairobi (PHOTOS)

In Kenya, Kamiti Maximum Prison which is located in Nairobi city is one of the biggest prisons in the country. Kamiti prison sits on around 490 hectares of land (1200 acres). What a large prison! Like most prisons in the country, Kamiti Maximum prison is infamous due to poor conditions in it, in fact a number of prisoners lost their lives in the prison due to cholera outbreak which resulted from poor sanitation.

  2 days ago ago
5 Prominent Kenyan Politicians Who Served In Kamiti Maximum Prison In Nairobi (PHOTOS)

CULTURE

Facts You Did Not Know About Kamiti Maximum Prison In Kenya

Most of our Kenya's prisons have become quite famous due to their poor conditions and bad treatment for prisoners. This situation improved slightly during Mwai Kibaki's government since 2002. This led to prisoners who had been subjected to death sentence to be released most so in Kamiti.

  8 days ago ago
Facts You Did Not Know About Kamiti Maximum Prison In Kenya

POLITICS

Meet Former Kamiti Prison Detainee Who Could Hand Orengo Heavy Defeat In His Bid For Siaya Governor

Siaya Senator James Orengo ( Photo Courtesy). For a man who has spent his entire life in the game of politics, Siaya Senator James Orengo is one of the most popular and famous politicians in the country. From the time he was first elected to Parliament in 1980 as Ugenya MP, Orengo has gone on to remain relevant in the game for four decades.

  16 days ago ago
Meet Former Kamiti Prison Detainee Who Could Hand Orengo Heavy Defeat In His Bid For Siaya Governor

SOCIETY

Police Arrest Kamiti Inmate For Stealing Bed Sheets From Prison On The Day Of His Release

Kamiti inmate has been arrested by police for stealing bed sheets from prison on the day of his release. Michael Wanjohi, a prisoner, who was serving his 27 jail term at Kamiti Maximum prison was nabbed shortly after he was released after being caught stealing bed sheets from the prison.

  21 days ago ago
Police Arrest Kamiti Inmate For Stealing Bed Sheets From Prison On The Day Of His Release

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

'Butchered So Young' How Relationships With Powerful People Led To Their Murder

Love and relationships have an unpredictable ending, and couples killing each other has been on the rise in recent years. In this post, we'll look at some of the women who have died as a result of their connections with powerful persons. 1.Ann Wanjohi Ann was in a romantic relationship with Presidential Escort Unit guard constable Simon Njoroge Njau, who shot her five times in a cyber cafe in Nairobi after she declined his marriage proposal.

  1 month ago ago
'Butchered So Young' How Relationships With Powerful People Led To Their Murder

POLITICS

"Lock The Governor In Kamiti" Looming Trouble To Ruto's Ally As A Tough Message Is Dropped By Kaluma

After declaring that he will be going for Presidency, Deputy President William Ruto started recruiting a team of strong and we'll able allies. As we are speaking, he has a troop of leaders who have been helping him out in most occasions but the bad thing is that many of them have been associated to corruption activities and other dirty deeds.

  24 days ago ago

SPORTS

Guns & Soccer: Sad Tale Of Kenyan International Midfielder Who Destroyed His Career Through Crime

Photo Courtesy. As the famous adage goes, Crime does not pay. The significance of this proverb could not be more vivid than to a former Kenya international Tediam Rodgers who was popularly known as Teddy. Teddy had been sentenced to death and was an inmate at Kamiti Maximum Prison for 19 years.

  23 days ago ago
Guns & Soccer: Sad Tale Of Kenyan International Midfielder Who Destroyed His Career Through Crime

SOCIETY

Most Feared Prisons in Kenya (Opinion)

Off course every country in these world has got prisons where by those who Violet rules are Legally held because of the crime they have done thus waiting for trial. Hear in Kenya we have some prisons which are dangerous since they have different people who have done different crimes thus making them to be dangerous.

  1 month ago ago
Most Feared Prisons in Kenya (Opinion)

SOCIETY

"Killing People Was A Very Easy Task" Meet The Last Hanging Man In Kenya

Before the former president of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki changed the death sentences for people with serious crimes to life sentences, then Uhuru Kenyatta officializing it, criminals were used to be hanged and there was an official person who was assigned this duty. Kirugumi wa Wanjiku a man from the central part of Kenya was the one who was assigned this duty of hanging criminals.

  5 days ago ago

SOCIETY

Who Is The Mystery Woman? Kenyans Wonder After Jowie Irungu Shares A Photo With This Lady

Jowie Irungu is a Kenyan musician popularly known after he was the alleged suspect in the murder of Monica Kimani and even was arrested. He spend close to one and a half years in Kamiti prison before he was let go. Today Howie posted a photo of himself with a young Lady.

  1 month ago ago
Who Is The Mystery Woman? Kenyans Wonder After Jowie Irungu Shares A Photo With This Lady

POLITICS

Kaluma Wants A Governor Who Dumped Raila For Ruto To Be Locked In Kamiti

Homabay Town Member of Parliament Hon Peter George Kaluma addressing members of the press conference. (Photo courtesy). Homabay Town Member of Parliament Hon Peter George Kaluma, has proposed that Turkana County Governor Hon Josephat Nanok should be arrested and detained in Kamiti Maximum Prison, over integrity issues after failing to help his people to get water and avoid famine which has been always striking the county.

  24 days ago ago
Kaluma Wants A Governor Who Dumped Raila For Ruto To Be Locked In Kamiti

SOCIETY

Kamiti Inmate Arrested for Stealing Bed Sheets From Prison on the Day of His Release After 27 Years

A prisoner at the Kamiti Maximum Prison identified as Wanjohi Michael was arrested on the day of his release from the prison. This was after he was found in possession of bed sheets belonging to the prison as he was set to leave the correctional facility. The prisoner Michael Wanjohi has been serving a twenty seven years sentence at the Kamiti Maximum Prison.

  21 days ago ago
Kamiti Inmate Arrested for Stealing Bed Sheets From Prison on the Day of His Release After 27 Years

SOCIETY

Serial Killer 'Onyancha Reveals Reason Why He Murdered 17 Women in Cold Blood.

The story of man who caught airwaves in the country has finally spoken. Onyancha was jailed in Kamiti maximum prisons in 2010 for a period of eleven years. The man was linked to devil worshipping as his acts were scary. He was then shaving the women after killing them.

  19 days ago ago
Serial Killer 'Onyancha Reveals Reason Why He Murdered 17 Women in Cold Blood.

JUSTICE

Sad Morning As One Person Is Shot Dead During A Protest In Kahawa West

Business people are currently staging demonstration in Kahawa West in Githurai after waking up early in the morning only to come and find their businesses' having been dismantled in total darkness. It is said that the Nairobi Metropolitan Services officers came at night and started demolishing their business stalls without even giving a notice.

  1 month ago ago
Sad Morning As One Person Is Shot Dead During A Protest In Kahawa West

ENTERTAINMENT

Jowie Stares At His Return To Kamiti Maximum Prison After DPP Asks The High Court To Revoke His Bail

Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has asked the High Court in Nairobi to cancel bail awarded to Joseph Irungu alias 'Jowie' and have him returned to the Kamiti Maximum Prison for violation of the release terms. The DPP needs the bond allowed to Jowie to be revoked for various claimed breaches which incorporate being engaged with a physical battle at a famous club in Nairobi's Lang'ata Road area.

  1 month ago ago
Jowie Stares At His Return To Kamiti Maximum Prison After DPP Asks The High Court To Revoke His Bail

SPORTS

Court Slaps Former CS Hassan Wario With 6 Years Imprisonment

Trouble for the former sports CS continue to escalate as the court sitting in Nairobi has given him an early Christmas gift of 6 Years Imprisonment for misuse of public office. Hassan Wario can also pay 3. 6 million of he wants to remain out of custody. Wario was yesterday found guilty of misuse of public funds to the tunes of 52 million.

  29 days ago ago
Court Slaps Former CS Hassan Wario With 6 Years Imprisonment

JUSTICE

Jowie Irungu Staring At A Return To Kamiti Prison After The DPP Makes This Move

Jowie Irungu could be returned back to the Kamiti Maximum prison after the Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji asked the High court to cancel the bail awarded to him after he violated the bail terms. According to the DPP, Joseph Irungu alias Jowie was recently involved in a physical fight in Lang'ata area Nairobi which is a breach of the terms in his bond with the affidavit filed in court identifying the assaulted man as Rodgers Okuga.

  1 month ago ago
Jowie Irungu Staring At A Return To Kamiti Prison After The DPP Makes This Move

SOCIETY

Kianjokoma: Four Police Officers Contract Covid-19 While In custody

Four of the six police officers charged with the killing of the two Embu brothers have contracted Covid-19 while in custody. It is reported that, Corporal Benson Mbuthia Mabuuri and police constables Martin Musamali Wanyama, Nicholas Sang Cheruiyot and James Mwaniki Njohu did not present themselves in court for their hearing today Wednesday.

  22 days ago ago
Kianjokoma: Four Police Officers Contract Covid-19 While In custody

RELIGION

"Alidhani Ameangukia Mzungu" A Pastor Sends Church Money To A Prisoner Thinking He Was A Mzungu Lady

Drama has elapsed in Turkana county after a pastor reportedly sent some money to a Kamiti prisoner thinking that he was a "white Canadian lady working with an NGO in Mandera" as he had alleged.The pastor sent ksh 44500 to the prisoner which was meant for church projects.

  1 month ago ago