Arrested KRA Officials Detained for 2 Weeks

38 KRA officials who were arrested on May 10 for allegedly abetting tax evasion will remain in custody for two more weeks to allow for investigations. This is according to Senior Resident Magistrate Mutio Mayova, who made the ruling on Monday afternoon at the Milimani Law Courts. SEE ALSO: Microsoft To Launch Center in Kenya The investigating officer, Arthur Onyango, told the court that the probe is complex and requires detailed analysis in respect to over 178 mobile phone numbers and M-Pesa statements. He divulged that together with a team of investigators, they…

Microsoft To Launch Center in Kenya

American Technology giants, Microsoft Corporation, declared their master plan to put up a center in Kenya, with only 6 such centers existing across the world. The announcement was made following a lengthy closed-door meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta held at State House Nairobi on Monday. SEE ALSO: Drug-Resistant Cholera Strain in Kenya Dubbed Microsoft’s Africa Development Centre, the Kenyan government announced that upon the completion, the center will employ 100 local engineers. “Microsoft’s Africa Development Centre, which will be a premier hub of engineering for the company and its affiliates,…

Drug-Resistant Cholera Strain in Kenya

KEMRI has discovered a drug-resistant strain of Cholera in Kenya for the first time. According to research findings by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), the Cholera strain is drug resistant and is very different from others reported in Africa. SEE ALSO: Police Officers Foil 3am Robbery Cholera is a bacterial disease spread through contaminated water and often causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. In March, the County Government of Nairobi issued an alert warning of a cholera outbreak in the city. Areas placed on high alert included Donholm, Nyayo Estate, Tassia, Avenue…

Police Officers Foil 3am Robbery

Police officers from Karagita Police Station in Naivasha were lauded by area residents after they foiled a 3am robbery at a nearby petrol station. Reports indicate that a group of more than 10 thugs had raided a Shell petrol station along Moi South Lake Road at around 3am and rounded up four guards that were manning the facility. According to Fred Waithaka who witnessed the whole incident, one of the guards managed to escape and ran to the police station to report the ongoing robbery. SEE ALSO: Raila Embarrassed in Kisumu After Residents…

Raila Embarrassed in Kisumu After Residents Heckle Him

In a rare turn of events, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga was embarrassed in Kisumu after residents heckled him. This took place at an event in Kisumu County after angry residents showed up at the announcement of a proposed Industrial Park in Muhoroni. It was reported that the irate residents were opposed to a proposed 500-acre special economic zone in the area, citing issues of land grabbing. SEE ALSO: Detectives Raid GSU-guarded Home, Recover Fake Gold They protested that the area, which would be set aside for economic use, was…

Detectives Raid GSU-guarded Home, Recover Fake Gold

Directorate of Criminal Investigation detectives raided a GSU-guarded home, recovering fake gold.  This happened in Kileleshwa on Monday afternoon in an ongoing probe into a fake gold syndicate. Despite the police believing that the house belonged to a prominent personality in the country due to the GSU officers deployed to man it, they could not immediately establish who owned it. SEE ALSO: Authorities Raised Alarm Over Return of MRC “That is what we are trying to establish and my officers are on the ground,” DCI George Kinoti said Reports also revealed that…

Authorities Raised Alarm Over Return of MRC

Authorities at the Coast have raised alarm over the return of MRC, the dreaded Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) after police received intelligence reports over its resurgence. Acting on the reports, the police on Friday raided a den in Kaya Jibana in Kilifi, believed to be a training ground, and arrested three youth who were part of 50 people taking part in the loathing exercise. SEE ALSO: Eric Omondi to Grace Madaraka Day Celebrations in US The police spent the better part of the weekend chasing after the other members of the…

Eric Omondi to Grace Madaraka Day Celebrations in US

Kenyan comedian, Eric Omondi is to grace Madaraka Day celebrations in US. He has been invited to the United States on June 8, 2019, for the Madaraka Day celebrations, organized by the Diaspora Baltimore Community. In a letter seen by Hakikapost.com, the comedian is invited to The Hermes Center of St.Demetrios 2504Cub Hill Road, Parkville,21234 to perform for the Kenyans living in the Diaspora. SEE ALSO: Mother Poisons 3 Children With Pesticide “To have you as one of our guests would be an honor to the people who will be there and…

Mother Poisons 3 Children With Pesticide

On Monday, a mother poisoned 3 children with pesticide, leading to their sudden death. Tthe incident happened at Lami Juu area in Sosiot, Kericho County. Belgut OCPD Philip Okello confirmed the incident, stating that preliminary investigations showed the woman took her own life thereafter. SEE: 2 Saudi Tankers Damaged in ‘Sabotage Attack’ off UAE Bodies of the four were discovered by neighbors who realised that they had taken too long to wake up. The bodies of the deceased were transferred to the mortuary. In other shocking news, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s…

2 Saudi Tankers Damaged in ‘Sabotage Attack’ off UAE

2 Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a “sabotage attack” off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister. “Two Saudi oil tankers were subjected to a sabotage attack in the exclusive economic zone of the United Arab Emirates, off the coast of the Emirate of Fujairah, while on their way to cross into the Arabian Gulf,” SPA cited Khalid al-Falih as saying. The UAE said on Sunday that four commercial vessels of various nationalities had been targeted by acts…