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2016-08-24 Officer Shoots Herself At Kenyatta International
[Nation] A female police officer attached to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Wednesday morning shot herself dead while at work.

2016-08-24 Rape Accused Detained Again After Social Media Posts
[Nation] A man accused of sexually assaulting a sedated patient while posing as a medical doctor has been detained for one month pending a ruling on cancellation of his bond.

2016-08-24 Kenyatta Tells Obama When Army Will Exit Somalia
[Dalsan Radio] President Uhuru Kenyatta has told United States of America's President Barack Obama when Kenya will withdraw its Kenya Defense Forces troops out of Somalia.

2016-08-24 The Joy of Winning the Olympics Marathon
[Nation] Perhaps because of my obsession with the marathon race, fate tested my will. On the night before Eliud Kipchoge, Wesley Korir and Stanley Biwott lined up for the original Olympic race, Brazil's men's football team faced Germany for the gold medal match. Brazil came to a standstill.

2016-08-24 Majority Feel Kenya Is Going in the Wrong Direction - Poll
[Nation] A majority of Kenyans feel the country is headed in the wrong direction, with urban dwellers being the most pessimistic, a new opinion poll has shown.

2016-08-24 Kibaki Scheduled for Surgery in South Africa
[Nation] Retired President Mwai Kibaki is scheduled for surgery in a South African hospital on Thursday to remove a blood clot in a vein on his neck.

2016-08-24 How Leader of Al-Qaeda in East Africa Was Killed
[Monitor] Mogadishu -Under pressure from NATO forces in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda elements had taken advantage of the chaos in Somalia to set up havens and form new alliances. The situational analysis of their presence in the Horn of Africa was alarming. It was understood that the wastelands of Somalia's lawless and ungoverned frontier regions had become a hotbed for extremist activity.

2016-08-24 How U.S Embassies Were Bombed
[Monitor] On August 7, 1998 at 10:30am local time, explosives packed on trucks were detonated outside the US Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya. Minutes later, another truck bomb detonated outside the US embassy in Dar es Salaam.

2016-08-24 Pristine Zanzibar Gives Kenyan Hotels a Run for Their Money
[Citizen] Mombasa -Hotels at the Kenyan Coast are increasingly losing to Zanzibar international visitors who arrive by charter flights.

2016-08-24 Patients Survive On Porridge As Food Shortage Hits Embu's Siakago Hospital
[Nation] Health workers have narrated how patients at the Siakago Level Four Hospital in Embu County have been grappling with acute food shortage, with many threatening to seek transfers to other hospitals.

2016-08-24 The Politics Behind Lucrative Chinese Infrastructure Deals
[Nation] Chinese contractors rule the roost in Kenya. The other day, the Principal Secretary for Transport, Mr Nyakera Irungu, publicly confessed that a Chinese contractor had started constructing a section of the Nairobi-Naivasha standard gauge railway without the knowledge of his ministry.

2016-08-24 Nairobi Governor Campaigning Dominates Kijana Memorial
[Nation] The race for the Nairobi governorship dominated the memorial ceremony of former Vice President Kijana Wamalwa.

2016-08-24 Traffic Officers Fail to Explain Huge M-Pesa Deals to Vetting Team
[Nation] Traffic police officers in the Rift Valley region were on Tuesday hard-pressed to explain their source of wealth including huge amounts of money in their bank and M-Pesa accounts as the vetting by the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) kicked off in Nakuru.

2016-08-24 Judges Seek Review of Sexual Offences Law
[Nation] Judges have called for a review of a law on sexual offences in a bid to have clauses on minimum sentences changed.

2016-08-24 Kenya On Alert for Polio After Nigeria Scare
[Nation] Kenya has heightened surveillance for polio following an outbreak in Nigeria early this month.

2016-08-24 Students Protest Against 'Forced' Buying of Laptops
[Nation] Hundreds of first year students at Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT) on Tuesday accused the administration of forcing them to buy laptops from the institution.

2016-08-24 Yego Slams Treatment of Coach in Rio
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Julius Yego, better known to many as the 'YouTube man' defied all odds to win his first ever Olympic medal when he picked silver in Rio de Janeiro with his first throw of 88.24m, a season best for him.

2016-08-24 County, Sugar Firm Ink Deal to Repair, Maintain Roads
[Nation] The Migori County Government will partner with Sony Sugar company to improve murram roads in the region at a cost of Sh18 million.

2016-08-24 Suspect Charged With Robbing Peter Kenneth's Wife
[Capital FM] Nairobi -A suspected robber has been charged in a Nairobi court with carjacking the wife of former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth.

2016-08-24 Cord Marshals Support for IEBC Report Ahead of Wednesday Debate
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy co-principals on Tuesday morning held a Parliamentary Group (PG) meeting to marshal support for the report on the removal of commissioners at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ahead of its debate Wednesday in both the National Assembly and Senate.

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