One middle aged man was killed, a 14 year old left with serious injuries on both legs,600 goats stolen in a suspected retaliatory attack at Otungai village, Nakuprat location, Isiolo county, in what is believed to be a retaliatory attack by herders from Samburu county.
Six construction locomotives arrived from China on Tuesday, bringing the total to 12. Receiving the second batch of engines for the Sh327 billion standard gauge railway project at the Port of Mombasa, Kenya Railways managing director Atanas Maina has said the contractor is ahead of schedule.
The controversial MRC are divided over ideology and some members are said to be planning a fresh uprising. An arrest warrant for MRC leader Omar Mwamnuadzi, alias ‘President’, has caused worry. Some residents say new recruits and people in his circles are indoctrinating him with false ideology.
The governor’s convoy was stopped on his way to the relaunch of the Mtongwe Ferry Services which is to be officiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta. A confrontation ensued with a bitter exchange of words before the governor left.
The MP said he was confident of winning the polls as he had delivered to the electorate for the one year he has been in office. He condemned the youths for the chaos and assured his supporters that there was adequate security.
Senator Anyang’ Nyong’o suffered a blow in his Kisumu governor bid after elders from his Seme clan endorsed Jack Ranguma’s reelection. The elders, during a press briefing at Wangarot on Friday, said they will lead the incumbent’s campaigns in the constituency.
Lawyer Gitobu Imanyara says he will support President Uhuru Kenyatta and even cast his vote for him in next month’s polls, while at Katheri market, Central Imenti constituency on Wednesday where he held a vote hunting rally to recapture the seat he lost in 2013.
There was a stand off for close to two hours at the Lamu West Constituency tallying centre at Mokowe Arid Zone primary school on Tuesday night when a presiding officer in one of the polling stations unfilled forms and BVR machines accompanying ballot boxes as required by law.