Son of late humorist Wahome Mutahi aka Whispers is being detained in Ethiopian town of Bole.

Patrick Mutahi, a research fellow at Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies who works with Article 19 was allegedly nabbed on arrival in Addis Ababa on Thursday.

Article 19 is an NGO which specializes in promotion of freedom of expression and information. Henry Maina, the director of Article 19 in charge of East Africa region told the Star that Mutahi went there on the organization's business.

Kenyan gospel artiste Peter Kahura "Kabz" Kaberere has passed on.

The singer reportedly got electrocuted at a car wash accident in Nairobi on Sunday.


He was a former member of the group Zaidi Ya Mziki.

Below is a video to one of his hit songs, Kiburi, released in 2011.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has opened up Statehouse more than any of his predecessors. It is much easier to access the guarded facility now than say during Kibaki’s time.

From hosting a media breakfast, to a bunch of schoolkids, to some superbike riders, Uhuru is clearly different.

The ongoing police swoop in Eastleigh, Nairobi bore fruits when police recovered what they termed as bomb-making materials in a house Sunday morning.

Police carrying out the operation said they recovered chemicals and materials that are used to manufacture Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other paraphernalia from a house on Seventh Street.

Nairobi police boss Benson Kibue who is overseeing the exercise said they are looking for a Somali refugee identified as Ibrahim Aden Ibrahim, 30, in connection with the recovery.

The war on terror spilled over into the Jubilee coalition with some of its Members of Parliament ganging up against their Majority Leader Aden Duale over his threats to withdraw his support for the government owing to what he called arbitrary arrests of Muslims in Nairobi and Mombasa.

Kajiado West MP Moses ole Sakuda took issue with Mr Duale’s threat to quit and said as a senior leader in government, he had access to the President whom he could consult rather than go public with divisive statements.

Hundreds of Kenyans seeking compensation for the 1998 bombing won’t share in a US judge’s recent $957 million (Sh81 billion) award to blast victims as none of them were working at the US embassy, their attorney said on Friday.

Washington lawyer Philip Musolino, who represents some 500 Kenyans affected by the attack, explained that none of his clients are covered by a law that was the basis for a US judge’s ruling on March 28 that 23 Tanzanians and Americans be compensated.

Vybz Kartel is almost out of options. The Jamaican dancehall star has been sentenced to life in prison, with no chance of parole until he serves 35 years.

In mid-March, Vybz (born Adidja Azim Palmer), was found guilty in the August 2011 murder of promoter Clive "Lizard" Williams.

A huge force of 6,100 police and soldiers has been deployed in the ongoing crackdown on terrorists in the Nairobi suburb of Eastleigh.

They are working in two shifts to cordon off the estate known to flush out illegal immigrants and suspected al Shabaab members. The operation is commanded by a deputy commissioner of police.

It is no longer a secret. A new political party is to be registered to rival the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) in Luo Nyanza, the home ground of opposition leader Raila Odinga, The People Sunday can disclose. The new move has received blessings from the highest office in the land, with the political adviser in the office of the presidency, Joshua Kuttuny, at the driving seat.

Experts in foreign relations opine President Uhuru Kenyatta has performed better on the international platform than on the domestic front since assuming office a year ago.

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