Facts about Land in Kenya

17th November 2019

All Kenyans have a right to access and use land and there are various options to make this possible. It can be through lease, as individuals, freehold and collective trusts. However, it is important to note that all trust lands will be converted to community land in line with the requirements of Community Land Act […]

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Researcher calls for provision of family planning services to teenagers

16th November 2019

Professor Marlene Temmerman, Chairperson at Aga Khan’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, told media that teenage girls bear the largest burden as well as the consequences of sex.  She further stated that sexually active teenage girls should be given a chance to decide when to get pregnant.  Adolescent girls are the major victims of consequences […]

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Religion in Mandera County

16th November 2019

In 1970, Fr. John Bonzamino arrived in Mandera. He is the one who built Mandera Community Church.  The Mandera Community Church which was built by the Catholic Priest was hom to both Catholics and Protestants. It is now used by the Adventists who live in Mandera town.  The Catholics built St. Michael Church in Mandera […]

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Chepkitale residents ask for alternative land as they face evictions

16th November 2019

The Minority Ndorobo and Ogiek communities are facing evictions from Chepkitale in Mt. Elgon Region.  The two communities have in the past held protests stating that the land is their ancestral home.  The national government is seeking to gazette Chepkitale Forest as a national reserve.  The forest is occupied by the Ndorobo and Ogiek communities.  […]

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Harambee Stars hold Egypt to a 1-1 draw in Alexandria

15th November 2019

Harambee Stars displayed a good performance on Thursday to hold the Pharaohs to a one-all draw in both teams opening matches of Group G 2021 AFCON qualifiers at El Borg Stadium in Alexandria on Thursday evening. Egypt were missing Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah due to injury. They scored their opening goal through Mahmoud Kahraba at […]

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Thierry Henry is the new Head Coach of MLS Club Montreal Impact

15th November 2019

Former Arsenal and France forward Thierry Henry has been appointed as the new Head Coach of American Club Montreal Impact. The 42 year old Frenchman was sacked as Monaco manager in January after a series of poor results. Henry played for Major League Soccer Club New York Red Bulls before retiring in December 2014. Thierry […]

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Arsene Wenger lands new role at FIFA

15th November 2019

Former Arsenal and AS Monaco manager Arsene Wenger is returning to football as FIFA’s new chief of global development. A week ago it was reported that German Champions Bayern Munich had approached Arsene Wenger about the vacant head coach job. Arsene Wenger has been out of job since leaving Arsenal in 2018 where he won […]

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Football Kenya Federation unveil a Ksh 90 Million deal with betting firm Betika

13th November 2019

Football Kenya Federation (FKF) unveiled a Ksh 90 Million sponsorship deal for three years with betting firm Betika on Tuesday. Hence, the country’s 2nd ranked Football League will change its name from the National Super League to Betika Super League. According to the sponsorship terms, each team in the competition will receive Ksh 750,000 grant […]

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Nobel Prize in Economics winners 2019

12th November 2019

Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer and Abhijit Banerjee (husband to Duflo) are the winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics. These three people won the prize for “their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty,” according to a statement by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Esther Duflo is just 46 years old and hence becomes […]

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Government on the watch as chemical used in Chemistry Practical exam harms teachers and students

12th November 2019

A number of KCSE candidates and teachers have been reported ill following an exposure to a chemical used in Chemistry Practicals on Friday. The government has since dismissed the reports but The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) insists that it has reports of examiners and students who got ill after being exposed […]

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Lionizing of American soldiers

12th November 2019

The lionizing of government employees in uniform has become standard fare in the post-9-11 world, with special discounts for members of the military, early boarding on airplanes, and free meals at restaurants – Mises Wire 

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NTSA appoint George Njao as the new Director General

12th November 2019

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has appointed George Njao as the new Director General. He has been appointed on a three year term. Acting NTSA Board chairperson Alice Chesire released a statement on Tuesday that announced George Njao as the new DG who is taking over from Francis Meja who completed his term. […]

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@KerosiBlog is the new home of Kerosi dotcom on Twitter

12th November 2019

Kerosi.com blog has a brand new Twitter Account. For long we have been operating in a vacuum but now the blog has a home on Twitter.  Kindly, follow us @KerosiBlog and we shall follow you right back.  Thank you.  Tweets by KerosiBlog

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Mombasa Hospital is on fire

12th November 2019

Mombasa Hospital; the largest private hospital in the country is on fire. Mombasa Hospital Fire@MombasaCGW pic.twitter.com/e3WiNjUyM0 — Mombasa Crime Alerts (@MsaCrimeAlerts) November 12, 2019 The fire broke out about 8.30PM on Tuesday. The cause of the fire remains unknown and patients are being evacuated.

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Bomet Governor Barchok nominates Bomet County Speaker as his deputy

12th November 2019

Bomet Governor Hillary Barchok has nominated Bomet County Assembly Speaker Shadrack Rotich as his deputy. Governor Barchok sent a letter attatched with Mr. Rotich’s CV and testimonials to the County Assembly for reference. Mr. Shadrack Rotich will be vetted by the county assembly and if he’s approved hell take up the Bomet County Deputy Governors […]

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Police officers who beat a JKUAT student have been interdicted

12th November 2019

The four police officers who brutalized a JKUAT student during Monday’s demonstrations have been interdicted following public uproar. Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai issued a statement on Tuesday stating that the four officers had been identified and were set to face disciplinary action. The brutalized student has been identified as Allan Omondi. He is […]

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The Banker – movie

12th November 2019

Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie are starring in #TheBanker, a film about the first pair of Black bankers who created an real estate empire buying homes in all-white neighborhoods and selling them back to Blacks in the 1950s: pic.twitter.com/CW2Dh07fsU — philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) November 4, 2019

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Nairobi-Mombasa highway closed to allow for constructions

12th November 2019

A section of the Nairobi-Mombasa highway around Mlolongo will remain closed for at least 9 days to allow for construction. The Kenya National Highways Authority (KENHA) issued a statement on Tuesday saying the road will remain closed between 12th and 20th November to allow a footbridge deck to be installed in Mlolongo town. Traffic marshals […]

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CS Fred Matiang’i orders action taken against police who used excessive force on JKUAT students

12th November 2019

Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government has ordered action against police who will be found blameworthy for being brutal on JKUAT students on Monday. “I have spoken to the IG (Inspector General) and we both agree that firm and decisive action shall be taken against any officer who used excessive force, within […]

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Eighteen KCSE candidates from Kobala Secondary school detained

12th November 2019

Two girls and sixteen boys who are students at Kobala Mixed Secondary school were detained at the chief’s office after they sneaked from the school to go dancing at the neighboring Kobuya location. The 18 from Wang’chieng location in Rachuonyo North Sub County sneaked on Saturday night. According to Peter Agunga, the Wang’chieng chief, the […]

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