By Standard reporter John Gakuo’s death perhaps exemplifies the foibles of a great man.During his tenure as the Nairobi City Clerk, the metropolis experienced a burst of improved service delivery. Garbage was collected. Street families were cleared from the city pavements and Nairobi was looking great. Such was the city’s faith in the man that […]Read More
By BBC Moses Musonga never thought men could get breast cancer until he was diagnosed with the disease. The 67-year-old Kenyan told the BBC that he was in profound shock when doctors told him in 2013 that he had stage-three breast cancer, turning his life upside down. “I was in denial and wondered why […]Read More
Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has said it will allow principals to have their phones in school during this year’s examinations. Through it’s chairman George Magoha, the school heads will freely use their phones only for ‘genuine’ communication that does not result into exam cheating. However, they will not be allowed to use their […]Read More
A special police force has been deployed to flashpoints in the northern state of Kaduna on Sunday in the wake of communal violence over the last few days that has killed 55 people, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Twitter. “The police have been authorized to do everything possible to restore calm,” he said in the […]Read More
Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing did not yield a victor, pushing the historic jackpot to $1.6 billion and tying it with the largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The lucky Friday numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and Mega Ball 7. The next lot of winning numbers will be announced on Tuesday at 11 […]Read More
Fifty-five people were killed this week in clashes between young Christians and Muslims in northern Nigeria following a dispute in a market, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday. Muslim and Christian youths reportedly clashed after a row between wheelbarrow porters in the town of Kasuwan Magani. Sources told AFP News Agency that fighting broke out […]Read More
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