Nairobi ODM youth official Stephen Mukabana

Nairobi ODM youth official Stephen Mukabana was Tuesday night shot dead by suspected thugs in a robbery incident in Mihango area, Utawala.

Police say Mukabana had tried to help a man who was being robbed by a gang of six when he was shot in the head and chest.

According to Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome, Mukabana was driving into his compound when he heard screams from a dark alley where a…

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Nairobi ODM youth official Stephen Mukabana

Nairobi ODM youth official Stephen Mukabana was Tuesday night shot dead by suspected thugs in a robbery incident in Mihango area, Utawala.

Police say Mukabana had tried to help a man who was being robbed by a gang of six when he was shot in the head and chest.

According to Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome, Mukabana was driving into his compound when he heard screams from a dark alley where a…

Read more: ODM Youth official Stephen Mukabana shot dead in Nairobi

Kenya on Tuesday defended its deportation of two groups of Taiwanese to China after they were acquitted in a cyber-crime case, a move that has drawn an angry reaction from Taipei.

The Kenyan government said the people were in Kenya illegally and were being sent back to where they had come from.

Kenya does not have official relations with Taiwan and considers the island part of China, in line with Beijing's position.

Taiwan's foreign ministry said one…

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Chinese and Taiwanese nationals arrested on April 8 at a house in Runda where they are said to have been installing illegal communication system. This was days after others were acquitted of similar charges at Milimani law courts. (Photo: Edward Kiplimo)

Beijing:A group of Taiwanese deported from Kenya to China after being acquitted in a cyber crime case are wanted for suspected fraud in China, the Chinese government said on Wednesday, in a case that has enraged…

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Cabinet Secretary water and irrigation Eugene Wamalwa with Igembe North MP Joseph M'eruaki(left) and women representative Florence Kajuju,after commissioning Nkamathi borehole on 12th March 2016 at Igembe constituency Meru county. PHOTO PETER MUTHOMI

The Tana Water Services Board plans to construct five multipurpose dams to fulfill a pledge made by Jubilee Government to Meru residents.

The board has invited bids from development consortium or joint ventures to build the dams with a combined capacity of 145.8 million cubic…

Read more: Water board invites bids for construction of five dams

The late John Waweru at a function in Ruiru recently. [PHOTO: FILE/STANDARD]

A director of a troubled land-buying company was killed by unknown assailants in Zimmerman, Nairobi.

 John Waweru, a director of the Ruiru-based Githunguri Constituency Ranching Company, was shot dead on Monday night by people who were on foot at around 10pm as he dropped an employee of his security firm in the estate.

Waweru was re-elected a director of the controversial land-buying company in January. He…

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The grandson of former minister Njenga Karume, Wathugi Karume, at the Milimani Law Courts yesterday, where he denied charges of murdering his fiancee.  [PHOTO: FIDELIS KABUNYI/STANDARD]

The grandson of former Minister Njenga Karume has been charged with murdering his fiancee at a Nairobi court.

Wathugi Karume appeared before Justice Jesse Lessit and denied killing Victoria Wairimu.

He is said to have committed the offense on the night of March,24, at Gracia apartment Kiambu.

The prosecution told the…

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Members of the giant Dock Workers Union vote outside the Mombasa port yesterday. [PHOTO: GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD]

Dock workers went to the polls yesterday with the embattled incumbent General Secretary Simon Sang fighting it out with three candidates to defend his seat.

Besides Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) and Kenya Ferry Services (KFS), Mr Sang has fought battles with Central Organisation Trade Unions (Cotu) Secretary General Francis Atwoli. Cotu was angered by Sang’ when he led the 5,800 members to…

Read more: Seasoned unionist battles steep competition as dock workers vote

Turbo MP Elisha Busienei addresses squatters at Kap'Douglas farm in Maili Tisa area in Uasin Gishu County. A confrontation is looming between over 600 squatters and bullet making factory Kenya Ordinance Factories Corporation (KOFC) in Eldoret over land ownership. 11-04-2016. PHOTOS BY: KEVIN TUNOI

A confrontation is looming between over 600 squatters and Department of Defence (DoD) in Eldoret over land ownership.

Trouble started early this month when the squatters planted on a 30-acre piece of land, but…

Read more: Squatters and soldiers clash over land