KENYA Archives - Whisper Eye

Category Archives: KENYA

Kenyan farmers give animals antibiotics to save money

A Kenyan trend in farmers giving their animals antibiotics has seen some farmers drugging their sick flock instead of going to the vet.

Many farmers avoid veterinary services because they see it as an extra cost.

Kenya DPP appoints Queen’s Counsel to prosecute graft

Director of the Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has appointed Queen’s Counsel Khawar Qureshi to lead corruption cases against judicial and government officials.

In a notice on Tuesday, Mr Haji said he picked the London-based professor through single-sourcing after failing to find a suitable candidate through advertisement.

Nairobi Matatu back on street

Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has suspended orders barring matatus from city centre, saying that this will allow for further consultations between transport stakeholders.

Monday 3rd December 2018, that Nairobi City County Government with full support from the National Government, effected Gazette Notice 4479 of 12th May 2017, effectively banning Public Transport Vehicles from the Nairobi Central Business District.

Commuters walk as Nairobi matatu ban starts

Thousands of commuters have been forced to walk to work in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, as a ban on public minibuses from accessing the city centre takes effect.

Last week, city authorities announced that the minibuses – known as matatus – will have to pick and drop off passengers at a terminal outside the city’s Central Business District.

Kenyan convicted over kidnap case is ‘innocent’, says British victim

A British woman kidnapped by Somali pirates believes the man convicted in connection with the case is innocent.

Jude Tebbutt and her husband David were attacked while on holiday in Kenya in 2011 – he was killed and she was held hostage in Somalia for six months.

Handshake task force proposes 7-year term for President, PM’s post

The Building Bridges Task Force has proposed that the President serve a seven-year non-renewable term.

The 14-member panel was nominated to advise President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga on how to put their unity pact and handshake of March 9 into effect

Kenya to ‘ban pornographic sites for teenagers’

Kenya’s government plans to restrict access to online pornographic sites in a bid to reduce pregnancies among schoolchildren, Information Minister Joseph Mucheru has told the BBC Focus on Africa radio programme.

Kenya police ‘shoot to free bribe suspects’ in Nairobi

Kenyan police have fired warning shots at anti-corruption officers to help two colleagues accused of bribery to escape from detention, Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) said.

Kenya Police scores high in rape cases during 2017 elections — report

More than half of sexual assailants during 2017 general election were police and other security officers, a report by the national rights defender has revealed.

14 year old narrates kidnap and captivity story to Kenya

A 14-year-old boy, who was allegedly kidnapped and held in Kenya for more than a year, has narrated his escape from captivity.

Chinese charged over Kenya ‘railway scam’

Three Chinese nationals have been charged with attempting to bribe investigators working on an alleged ticketing scam in a massive Kenyan railway project.

President Museveni sets off to Kenya to attend Marine conference

President Yoweri Museveni this morning departed for neighboring Kenya where he will be attending a daylong global conference on “sustainable blue economy.”

The conference, which is being convened by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, is pulling global leaders to discuss ways of harnesses the potential of oceans, seas, lakes and rivers to improve the lives of all, particularly people in developing states, women, youth and Indigenous peoples.

 

Kenya kidnap: Police offer reward in hunt for Silvia Romano

Kenyan police have offered a $10,000 (£7,600) reward to help find an Italian aid worker and the three men accused of abducting her on Tuesday.

Police arrest 30 KCSE candidates at sex party

Thirty KCSE candidates from a local school are being held by police in Bomet County after being busted conducting a night party after exams.

MP wears high end Victoria’s Secret underwear

MP Willie Odhiambo has revealed that she only wears Victoria Underwear

Millie claimed the assumption she wears thongs was wrong

She claimed she only wears Victoria’s Secret underwear

Millie was speaking in Parliament while recounting a past incident in the assembly Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo has revealed she only wears high end underwear and not thongs as has been speculated in the past.

Women with children from multiple men should not be elected

Jubilee MP says women with children from multiple men should not be nominated to Parliament Jubilee

Sankok proposed all potential women nominees be subjected to Chapter Six of the Constitution