Sports

Ingwe seals GOtv Shield semi slot after overpowering Wazito

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33 total views, 33 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,20TH AUG 2017-AFC leoprads proofed strong for Wazito FC in a Sheild cup match played at the Nyayo stadium on Sunday 20th Aug to book a slot into semi finals.Alexis Kitenge’s hatrick of penalties and Marcelus ‘Adebayor’ Ingotsi’s brace helped AFC Leopards to a healthy 7-1 win over National […]

Local News

A man held by police in Kakamega for killing brother

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37 total views, 37 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KAKAMEGA,20TH AUG 2017– A man in kakamega county is under police custody for  allegedly killing his  23-year-old brother, who reportedly wanted to kill their mother. According to the deceased mother, Angeline Lihavi,  her now late son, Kevin Muliamba, came into their home and took off with two tins of maize […]

Local News

Lets pray and maintain peace,Uhuru urges Kenyans

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31 total views, 31 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,20TH AUG 2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to continue praying for peace and unity, which will facilitate the growth of the country. The President said Kenyans should steer away from tension instigated by politics and should continue with their activities without fear. “There is no need for tension […]

Local News

Maina Kiai freed after being held briefly at JKIA

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45 total views, 45 views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,20TH AUG 2017-Human rights activist Maina Kiai was  early Sunday 20TH August briefly held  at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in unclear circumstances.According to Muslims for Human Rights (Muhuri) chairperson Khelef Khalifa, in a statement, said: “Mr Kiai was detained for almost two hours at the JKIA this morning […]

Local News

Blogger Robert Alai arrested find out why

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125 total views, 28 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,19TH AUG 2017-Blogger Robert Alai  has been arrested  and is currently being detained at Kamukunji police station .The blogger was arrested  on Mombasa Road for writing one of the stories considered sensitive. According a police officer who spoke to UPESINEWS.CO.KE on condition of anonymity says the blogger has been […]

Local News

IEBC ICT Manager the late Chris Msando laid to rest in Siaya

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150 total views, 28 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,SIAYA,19TH AUG 2017-Emotions ran high at the burial of  IEBC  ICT manager the late Chris Msando  who was   buried  today (Saturday 19th August) at his home in  Lifunga Kobiero village in Ugenya, Siaya County. Political Leaders  from Nyanza and other regions across the country attended the event. Kisumu governor elect […]

Local News

Kabogo challenges Waititu to be true in his promises to Kiambu people.

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72 total views, 20 views today BY JOHN WERU,KIAMBU,19TH AUG 2017-Outgoing Kiambu governor  William Kabogo has challenged the incoming governor Ferdinand Waititu to stay true to the promises he gave Kiambu Residents  during the Campaigns. Addressing the residents at the Ndumberi grounds during Waititu’s swearing in ceremony held on Saturday 19th,Kabogo was categorical that Waititu had no […]

International News

Russia knife attacker wounds eight

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139 total views, 44 views today BY BBC NEWS/KORIR JUMA,19TH AUG 2017-Eight people have been wounded in a knife attack in the Russian city of Surgut, security sources say. The man, who apparently stabbed passers-by on the street at random, was shot dead by police. The injured have been taken to hospital, where two are in a […]

Local News

Kiambu governor elect Ferdinand Waititu baba yao sworn in

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147 total views, 17 views today BY JOHN WERU,KIAMBU,19TH AUG 2017-Kimbu governor Ferdinand Waititu  has been sworn in to start his five year term in Office. In the ceremony held at Ndumberi grounds on Saturady 19th August,Waititu also Known as Baba yao took an oath of  office together with his deputy James Nyoro. Waititu takes over from […]

Sports

English premier league enters second week as the new season take shape

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155 total views, 15 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH AUG 2017-English premier league enters the second week this weekend with the new season taking shape.Today (Saturday 19th Aug)sees  various rival teams meeting in a show of mighty as each seeks to assert its  Authority.Here are Today’s top notch matches timings are in east African time: Swansea City […]

Sports

Sportpesa premier league continues this weekend, with Mouthwatering matches going down

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174 total views, 9 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,19TH AUG 2017-Local  top  league sportpesa premier league continue today (Saturday  19th August) with mouth watering matches going down at various venues across the country.Here is Today’s list: Muhoroni Youth FC VS Gor Mahia 19 Aug, 15:00 Premier League Thika United VS Nzoia Sugar FC 19 Aug, 15:00 Premier […]

Local News

IEBC ICT Manager the late Chris Msando to be laid to rest in Siaya

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197 total views, 14 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,19TH AUG 2017-The IEBC  ICT manager the late Chris Msando is set to be buried  today (Saturday 19th August) at his home in  Lifunga Kobiero village in Ugenya, Siaya County. The late Msando’s Body arrived  in Kisumu on Friday  ahead of burial. Kisumu leaders led by Governor-elect Anyang’ Nyong’o, […]

Local News

NASA finally files petition at Supreme court

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196 total views, 22 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,18TH AUG 2017-Exactly at 11pm Friday 18th August,NASA principals and lawyers led by presidential candidate Raila Odinga  were in the supreme court to file their petition.They had been given until midnight Friday to file the petition.The country had been kept waiting especially after NASA had said they will file […]

International News

Trump fires top white house strategist Steve Bannon

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129 total views, 2 views today BY BBCNEWS/KORIR JUMA,18TH AUG 2017-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. […]

Local News

Nine governors sworn in to start their year five term

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120 total views, 5 views today BY JOHN WERU/CORRESPONDENTS,18TH AUG 2017– A total of nine governors have been sworn to start their five year term in office.The Nine are Nyamira’s  John Nyangarama, Joseph Olelenku of Kajiado,Kiraitu Murungi of Meru county taking on from Peter Munya.In Lamu county Swahim Twaha was officially given the mandate. In Embu Martin […]

Local News

Motorcycle-riding gunman shoots dead two police officers in Gatundu

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205 total views, 11 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,GATUNDU,18TH AUG 2017- A manhunt is on for   for a motorcycle-riding gunman who shot dead two uniformed police officers at Nembu, Gatundu South on Friday.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has established that the two police officers were manning a road block when the gunman appeared on a motorcycle and shot at them killing them […]

Local News

It is all systems go as NASA is set to file petition at the Supreme court

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221 total views, 9 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,18TH AUG 2017-The national super Alliance NASA is  Friday afternoon set to file a petition challenging presidential elections results that gave president Uhuru Kenyatta victory.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has learned that  peaceful procession that was to be held by   NASA supporters,lawyers and principals    from Uhuru park to the supreme court buildings […]

Sports

Barcelona to wear black armband

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102 total views, 7 views today BY SAMSON MBII,18TH AUG 2017-Barcelona will wear black armbands for their match at the Camp Nou on Sunday following the attack in the city on Thursday in which a van plowed into pedestrians, causing at least 13 deaths. The Catalan club will also hold a minute’s silence before their league opener […]

Lifestyle

Find out the best way to cook Broccoli!

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129 total views, 14 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,18TH AUG 2017-Broccoli is one of the best type of vegetables with immense benefits to the body.Nutritionists world over have recommended that one should use it as part of their main dishes two to three time a week  due to its values on the body. But despite these values […]

International News

Spanish police kill suspects in second attack after 13 die in Barcelona

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155 total views, 5 views today BY BBC NEWS/KORIR JUMA,18TH AUG 2017-Spanish police say they have shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, after an earlier one in Barcelona killed 13 people and injured dozens. The men were linked to the Barcelona attack, police say. Police are still hunting […]

Local News

Police pursue Al Shabaab Militia who killed 3 people and torched houses in Lamu

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111 total views, 4 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,LAMU,18TH AUG 2017-Police are pursuing Suspected AL Shabaab   militia  who killed three people touched  several houses  in the latest  attacks at Maleli, Lamu County. The attack  follows a series of similar attacks in the region. In late June , four pupils and four policemen were killed in an IED attack […]

Business

Co-op Bank pre-profit tax reduces by Ksh 1.1B

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164 total views, 1 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,17TH AUG 2017-Cooperative Bank  posted a 1.1 billion shillings drop in half year profit before tax to 9.3 billion shillings down from the 10.4 billion shillings recorded in the same period last year. Group Managing Director Gideon Muriuki however says this was a commendable performance against the backdrop of […]

Local News

internal head injury caused death of baby Samantha pendo- Post-mortem

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158 total views, 6 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,CORRESPONDENT,17TH AUG,2017-Postmortem examination conducted on the body of the six-month-old baby  who died due to police brutality in Kisumu  indicate that she suffered severe injuries to the head. Results of a  post-Mortem   released on Thursday  17th AUGUST revealed that Samantha Pendo, also known as Baby Pendo, suffered an […]

Sports

Christian Pulisic says NO to Liverpool

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142 total views, 3 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,17TH AUG 2017-Christian Pulisic has revealed that  he is happy at Borussia Dortmund amid renewed rumours he could join Liverpool. Pulisic, who signed a new contract in January following his breakthrough season at Dortmund has once again been linked with Liverpool, who made an attempt to sign the winger […]

Local News

The number of votes relied on by IEBC to declare winner did not add up-Sauti yangu Kura Yangu

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168 total views, 4 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH AUGUST 2017-Civil society organization Kura yangu Sauti Yangu has revealed shocking discrepancies   to do with the number of votes relied upon by independent Electoral and boundaries Commission IEBC to declare the eventual winner of the elections. Addressing the press at the Kenya Human rights  commission in Nairobi Thursday […]

Local News

Requiem mass for IEBC ICT manager Chris Msando held in Nairobi

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97 total views, 2 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,17TH AUG 2017-The requiem mass for former Independent, Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT manager Chris Msando, was  held on Thursday 17th Aug at the Consolata Shrine in Westlands .The mass was attended by close family members including Msando’s Widow and her two young children,IEBC officials led by chair Wafula […]

Local News

Kaparo to continue heading NCIC for one more year

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110 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH AUG 2017-President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta has extended the term of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission Chairman Francis Ole Kaparo by one year. Kaparo was appointed to head the commission on the 12th of August 2014 along with other seven commissioners. The extension is contained in in a […]

Local News

Matiba awarded for illegal incarceration,torture

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91 total views, 1 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-Veteran politician who played a major role in realization of   Multi-Party   democracy in early 1990s Kenneth Njindo  Matiba  will now be awarded over Ksh 504 million for illegal  detention  he was subjected to in the year 1991. High Court Judge, Chacha Mwita on Wednesday 16th Aug, […]

Local News

NASA Heads to Supreme court to challenge poll results

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291 total views, 11 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-The National Super Alliance NASA will go to court to challenge the results of presidential elections.In a statement  read by presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Wednesday 16th Aug, Odinga has expressed concerns with the working of the Judiciary basing on the previous such rulings where the ruling […]

Local News

Relief for AFRICOG and KHRC as high court temporally bars NGO Board from interfering with their operations.

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130 total views, 11 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-The high court has temporarily barred NGO Board from interfering with the operations of African Center for open governance AFricog and those of Kenya Human  rights commission.The move is a big Relief for AfriCOG and KHRC  especially considering that KHRC had already been shut. Early Wednesday  KRA […]

Local News

KNCHR protests closure of KHRC, Condemns raid on AfricoG

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124 total views, 3 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-Kenya National commission on Human right has strongly  condemned   the decision to shut down Kenya human rights commission KHRC which has operated in the country for decades. Addressing the press on Wednesday 16 at the commission’s offices in Nairobi,KNCHR chair Kagwiria Mbogori has also  raised issues […]

Sports

Chelsea ‘not giving up on Alex Sandro, want Juve star to lodge transfer request’

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134 total views, 3 views today BY SAMSON MBII/SOURCES,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-Chelsea are reportedly confident that Alex Sandro wants to move to Stamford Bridge, but they may need the full-back to submit a transfer request. The Brazilian has been linked to the defending Premier League champions all summer, but Juventus have rebuffed the Blues’ advances. Bids of £52m […]

Sports

Anthony Martial’s cousin insists Frenchman will stay at Manchester United

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127 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-Anthony Martial‘s cousin Jema has insisted that the attacking player will not leave Manchester United this summer. The Frenchman had a stuttered season in the 2016-17 campaign, having to prove his ability to manager Jose Mourinho in order to gain a regular starting spot. Martial, who cost […]

International News

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82

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74 total views, 1 views today   By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Kano, Nigeria, Aug 16 – Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack — the latest in a string of assaults in […]

Local News

Attempted raid by Police and KRA officials on AfriCOG offices unsuccessful

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321 total views, 5 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH AUG 2017-An attempt to raid AfriCog offices  by   Police and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers on Wednesday morning proofed futile  after the officers were found to be lacking necessary court documents.  The search warrant they had  did not contain the name of Africog  and also lacked a […]

Sports

Chelsea hit by Confusion over transfers

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118 total views, 7 views today BY SAMSON MBII,15TH AUG 2017-After a season in which they dominated the Premier League, winning the title by seven points, Chelsea are looking far from comfortable after just one game of the new campaign. The 3-2 loss to Burnley on Saturday, in a game where Chelsea ended with nine men on […]

Local News

The much anticipated NASA statement pushed to Wednesday,says Consultations ongoing

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218 total views, 1 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2017-The much a waited National super alliance NASA statement that was planned for Tuesday 15th August has been pushed to Wednesday .In a statement sent to the press and signed by Amani National Congress leader who is also NASA principal Musalia Mudavadi,the coalition says there were still […]

Local News

Anglican churcgh calls for peaceful co-existence after polls,urges those not satisfied to use legal channels

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74 total views, 2 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2017-The Anglican church  in the country has urged for peaceful co-existence after the August 8th polls.Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop,Jackson Ole Sapit  has urged all those who still have questions about the elections to explore legal ways in finding a solution. The archbishop is also urging the […]

Local News

Swearing in of elected governors to start Thursday-Kiunjuri

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150 total views, 12 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2017-Swearing in ceremonies of  all elected governors, who won in the just concluded election, will begin on Thursday, August 17 .This is according to Devolution Cabinet Secretary, Mwangi Kiunjuri.Addressing the press at the Treasury offices In Nairobi Tuesday ,Kiunjuri also  says that  outgoing governors will receive send off […]

Local News

KHRC accuses NGO Coordination board of intimidation and attempt to shrink civil space, vows to move to court

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158 total views, 6 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2017-Kenya human rights commission  has threatened to move to court after it was allegedly De-registered by   NGO coordination board on Monday 14th August. Addressing the press on Tuesday the commissions leadership led by chairman George Kegoro has refuted claims that the organization was operating without legal documents […]

Local News

Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) faces eminent Closure a day after De-registration of KHRC

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119 total views, no views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2017-Just a day after Kenya Human rights Commission (KHCR) was De-registered,the NGOs Coordination Board axe is now targeting  another  civil society outfit  Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG). UPESINEWS.CO.KE has reliably learned that the  board’s Executive Director Fazul Mohamed  has now asked  Directorate of criminal investigation […]

International News

N Korea leader ‘briefed’ on Guam plan but opts to wait

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131 total views, 1 views today BY BBC NEWS/KORIR JUMA,15TH AUG,2017-North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam but will hold off, state media said. Although prepared for “the enveloping fire at Guam”, the North said it would watch what “the foolish Yankees” do before taking a decision. […]

Local News

Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) de-registered for alleged tax evasion

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232 total views, 58 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH AUG 2017-The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) has been De-registered for allegedly  evading  paying tax , illegal bank accounts and illegal hiring of expatriates. NGO coordination Board Executive Director Fazul on Monday 14th Aug said the commission was operating four illegal bank accounts— two at NIC bank and […]

Local News

Demonstrations allowed provided law is followed-President Uhuru

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69 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,14TH AUGUST,2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta says every Kenyan had aright to hold demonstrations provided the same are conducted in accordance to law. Addressing the nation from his HARAMBEE HOUSE office in Nairobi Monday 14th August,Kenyatta  also warned those who plan to cause  violence that they will not be allowed […]

Opinion

The police should be considerate when dealing with protestors

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72 total views, no views today FROM EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT,NAIROBI,14TH AUG 2017-The duty of any police officer is to protect lives and guard property  of all Kenyans against any attempt by external aggressors .The pockets of violence witnessed in various parts of the country since the announcement of Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of presidential election on […]

Local News

Cases of casualties from election related protests on the decrease-Kenya Redcross

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83 total views, 3 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH AUG 2017-The Kenya red cross says it has so far dealt with   117 cases of  injuries as a result of  protests that followed the announcement  of presidential results .In its update to the press Monday Kenya Redcross secretary general Abbas Gullet says  the cases are on the decrease […]