Sports

Arsenal seize derby spoils to leave Spurs fuming

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77 total views, 77 views today BY AFP,17TH,LONDON , NOV 2017-Controversial goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal their first Premier League success against Tottenham for over three years as the Gunners won 2-0 in a heated north London derby on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s side ended a six-match winless run against their hated rivals thanks […]

Sports

Gor Mahia are the sportpesa premier league champions

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78 total views, 78 views today BY CORRESPONDENT/KISUMU,18TH NOV 2017-Gor Mahia  are the  2017 SportPesa Premier League Champions for the 16th time after they were crowned on Saturday. Gor finished on 74 points following their 2-2 draw against Sony Sugar in their final match at the Moi Stadium, Kisumu. It is Sony  who managed  to  score first  […]

Local News

You are to blame for the current political and economic challenges in the country,Odinga tells Jubilee government

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175 total views, 175 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH NOV 2017-The National Super Alliance leader (NASA) Raila  Odinga has blamed the Jubilee government for the current political and economic challenges facing the country. Addressing the press when he visited City mortuary on Saturday November 18, NASA leader  says despite their sincere and genuine push to have credible […]

Local News

Let us be law abiding people,president Kenyatta urges

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208 total views, 208 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI,18TH NOV 2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to abide by the rule of law in the country as it was the only way there can be lasting peace. Addressing mourners who gathered at Kagumu secondary school during the burial service for the late Nyeri governor Gukuru Wahome the president […]

Sports

Belgian Paul Put is the new Harambee stars coach

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151 total views, 151 views today BY SAMSON MBII/CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA ,18TH NOV 2017-The National soccer team Harambee stars has a new coach.Belgian Paul Put has been appointed  to take the position that has been until Today Saturday November 18th was held by stanely Okumbi.WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE understands that  Okumbi will be the deputy head coach. The Belgium  has penned two […]

Gossip & Entertainment

Catherine Kamau aka Celina says i do in a colorful city ceremony (Photos)

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301 total views, 301 views today BY  EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,18TH NOV 2017-Popular Actress Catherine Kamau  also  as Celina Friday November  17 said i do to the love of her life at Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Clubin a ceremony attended only by close friends and family . The formal ceremony was officiated  by Mr and Mrs Karanja just […]

International News

Zimbabwe latest: Protesters gather for anti-Mugabe rally

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135 total views, 135 views today BY BBC NEWS,18TH NOV 2017-Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare for a day of protests to demand the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. The rally is supported by the military which staged a takeover on Wednesday. BBC correspondents say people are cheering soldiers in the crowd. […]

Local News

Body of Former Nyeri governor the late Wahome Gakuru arrives in Nyeri ahead of burial at his Kirichu home .

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209 total views, 209 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,18TH NOV 2017-Former Nyeri county governor the late  Wahome Gakuru will be laid to rest at his Kirichu home in Nyeri today (Saturday November 18). The body left  Lee Funeral Home after a shot stint of  viewing by familly members and friends. The procession left left Nairobi at 7am […]

Sports

Jose Mourinho confirms Zlatan Ibrahimovic return

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164 total views, 13 views today BY SAMSON MBII,17TH NOV 2017-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in the matchday squad to face Newcastle United on Saturday. The striker has been out of action since April with a long-term knee injury and had been expected tor remain on the sidelines until early 2018, […]

Local News

Five dead in clashes between police and NASA supporters

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196 total views, 35 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,17TH NOV 2017-The number of people who died following  clashes between police and NASA Supporters on Friday November 17 has risen to five. In a statement  National Police service spokesperson George Kinoti,. police have confirmed that five people died on Friday after they were stoned to death by enraged […]

Local News

Wreckage of chopper that crashed into Lake Nakuru 4 weeks located

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197 total views, 14 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,17TH NOV 2017-Divers have retrieved the Wreckage of chopper that crashed into Lake Nakuru four weeks  ago.The recovery was made possible  after combined efforts from   divers drawn from Kenya Navy. However three bodies of victims who were involved in the tragic  accident have not been located with search still on […]

Sports

AZAM TV to broadcast this year’s CECAFA senior Challenge Matches

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103 total views, 24 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI ,17TH NOV 2017-Azam TV, will be the official tournament broadcasters for this year’s CECAFA Senior Challenge which  set to be held in Kenya from Sunday 3 – Sunday 17 December, the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has confirmed through its official portal. The television services provider normally has a […]

Local News

Day star University closed indefinitely after students boycotted classes

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217 total views, 9 views today BY JOHN WERU/NAIROBI,17TH NOV 2017-Just a day after Kenyatta university was closed indefinitely,privately owned day star university has followed suit. The closure of the higher learning institution was prompted by students boycotting classes for the last two days. WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has not been able to get a confirmation on the same from […]

Local News

Police engage NASA supporters in running battles

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262 total views, 13 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER/KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH NOV 2017-Police have engaged NASA supporters in running battles for the better part of the day. This is after NASA leader Raila Odinga jetted back in the country Friday morning from the the US and Europe where he had been for the last ten days. Accompanied by    […]

International News

Robert Mugabe makes defiant appearance in Harare after military takeover

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141 total views, 11 views today BY AFP,HARARE,17TH NOV 2017-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony Friday, making a defiant first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end of his 37-year reign. Mugabe, 93, had been confined to house arrest after the military took over the country. GOWN But on […]

Local News

All interested in EALA jobs have been given until next Thursday to submit applications.

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212 total views, 26 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,17TH NOV 2017-The National assembly has urged all Kenyan citizens willing to serve  at the East African Legislative Assembly  to submit their application before or  Thursday next week. National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai and Senate Clerk Jeremiah Nyegenye who are in charge of overseeing the success of the  exercise […]

Local News

Odinga accorded a grand reception at JKIA

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217 total views, 53 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH NOV 2017-The national Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has been accorded a grand reception by supporters and other leaders who thronged Jomo Kenyatta international Airport in Nairobi upon his return from the US and Europe.Plane carrying Odinga torched down shortly after 11am. Police earlier clashed with supporters […]

International News

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

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108 total views, 6 views today BY BBC NEWS,17TH NOV 2017-Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, amid a power struggle over who would succeed him. The military said on Friday it was […]

Local News

Kenyatta university closed indefinitely

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130 total views, 14 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH NOV 2017-Kenyatta university has been closed indefinitely after the students rioted on Thursday night.According to sources at the higher learning institution that talked to WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE students were angered by the fact that they have been staying at the university for many days without learning since the Nationwide lecturers […]

Sports

Toby Alderweireld ‘out until after Christmas’

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96 total views, 4 views today BY SAMSON MBII,16TH NOV 2017-Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that Toby Alderweireld could be sidelined until after Christmas with a hamstring injury. Alderweireld picked up the problem during his side’s Champions League victory over Real Madrid earlier this month, forcing him to miss the 1-0 win against Crystal Palace […]

Local News

NASA moves rally to Kibra after police rule that Kamukunji grounds is out of bounce

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119 total views, 8 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,16TH NOV 2017-NASA has moved its rally to Kibra after police cordoned off Kamukunji Grounds where the meeting was to take place. The Opposition was to hold the rally as a rehearsal to welcome Raila Odinga who will jet back from the US on Friday. Siaya Senator James Orengo […]

Local News

Supreme court concludes hearing of petitions challenging repeat poll outcome,to deliver ruling next Monday

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127 total views, 12 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH NOV 2017-The Supreme Court on Thursday evening  concluded the hearing of presidential petitions challenging president Uhuru’s win in a repeat poll conducted on  October 26 . The two day session saw President Kenyatta’s lawyers and those of the petitioner square it off with each side  seeking to convince […]

Local News

Court locks Ugenya MP chris Karan out of petition seeking to challenge his win

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142 total views, 17 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KISUMU,16TH NOV 2017-The court has locked Ugenya MP Chris Karan h out of an election petition challenging his win after he presented a fake document in court. Kisumu High Court Judge Trisphisa Cherere in her ruling in the application whether to allow late responses expunged all documents presented by the […]

Local News

DPP orders release of Gakuru’s dirver to help in investigations

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264 total views, 4 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,16TH NOV 2017-The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko on Thursday ordered  the release of the  driver of the vehicle that killed the late Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru .Tobiko says due to the seriousness of the entire issue the driver  Samuel Kinyanjui  should not be charged until  that […]

Local News

Kidero will not be enjoined in the petition seeking annulment of governor Mike Sonko’s election-Court

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121 total views, 8 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH NOV 2017-High court has turned down an application by former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero  to be enjoined in  an election petition contesting the victory of Mike Mbuvi . According to judge Msagha Mbogholi  granting the orders would occasion prejudice to the respondents and allow him to challenge Sonko’s […]

Local News

You can’t challenge the outcome whose process you were not a part of,Uhuru lawyers tell petitioners

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163 total views, 11 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH NOV 2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta’s lawyers in the petitioners challenging his re-election have urged the supreme court to throw out the petition saying petitioners did not take part in the October 26 repeat poll and therefore had no legal basis to challenge the outcome. In the mid morning session,the […]

Sports

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted in hospital

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98 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII/AFP,16TH NOV 2017-Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was admitted to hospital on Wednesday following a health scare. Media reports said Klopp had told Liverpool’s medical staff that he was feeling ill, and the 50-year-old German was urged to go to a hospital for further tests.“He is being assessed by doctors […]

Local News

SDA Church vandalized by unknown people in Kisii

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141 total views, 10 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KISII,16TH NOV 2017-Unknown people descended on an SDA  church which is under  land dispute  destroying it  on Wednesday night. The officials of the Church  situated   at Jogoo area in Kisii Town said hired goons descended on Millennium SDA Church and vandalised it. According to a church elder  Joseph Otwori who […]

International News

Zimbabwe awaits news on Mugabe’s future

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175 total views, 1 views today BY BBC NEWS,16TH NOV 2017-Zimbabweans are waiting to see what steps the military will take next after seizing control of the country. President Robert Mugabe is said to be under house arrest but the whereabouts of his wife Grace, who was bidding to succeed him as president, are unknown. South African […]

Sports

Lionel Messi signs new Barcelona contract?

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116 total views, 4 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,15TH NOV 2017-Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has signed a new deal at the club, according to La Liga’s president Javier Tebas. The Argentine was reportedly offered a lifetime contract at the Nou Camp in October according to Barcelona CEO Oscar Grau, after signing a four-year extension in July. Questions […]

Local News

No heroic welcome for Raila Odinga,Boinnet Tells NASA supporters

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253 total views, 32 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH NOV 2017-The inspector general of police Joseph Boinnet has banned any gathering by National  Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters meant to welcome back its leader Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka ahead of their return in the country on Friday  November 17. Inspector General  said they would be blocked from […]

Local News

Victory for petitioners as Supreme court allows access to voters register,forms

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153 total views, 10 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH NOV 2017-It is a big win for the petitioners in a petition challenging  re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta  after the supreme court on Wednesday November 15 allowed them access to the  register of voters used in the repeat poll as well as forms on which the results of […]

International News

Zimbabwe crisis: Army takes over, says Mugabe is safe

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173 total views, 2 views today BY BBC NEWS,15TH NOV 2017-The military has taken control in Zimbabwe but said President Robert Mugabe, in power since 1980, was safe. After seizing state TV, an army spokesman announced it was targeting people close to Mr Mugabe who had caused “social and economic suffering”. The move came after Mr Mugabe […]

Local News

Odinga off the hook as supreme court dismisses petition seeking his prosecution

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224 total views, 11 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,14TH NOV 2017-The national super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga is a happy man after the  Supreme Court on Tuesday November 14, threw out a petition  filed in court seeking his prosecution for  boycotting the October 26 repeat presidential poll . A  civil society organization  and Pokot South MP […]

Local News

Auditor General’s report reveals massive theft of funds in counties

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324 total views, 5 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH NOV 2017-A report  released on Tuesday November 14 ,by the Auditor-General and seen by WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE  reveals that there was  massive  theft of public funds  channeled to other irrelevant projects rather than  on development in counties for financial year 2015/2016. Of concern is detailing  the manner in which ward […]

Local News

It will be a waste of time to scrutinize material used in repeat poll,Uhuru’s lawyers argue before supreme court

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245 total views, 13 views today BY JOHN  WERU,NAIROBI,14TH NOV 2017-Lawyers representing President Uhuru Kenyatta and the electoral commission on Tuesday November 14,put up a spirited fight  opposing  an application by two petitioners for scrutiny of materials used in the October 26 repeat presidential poll. The lawyers  argue that the application by Mr Njonjo Mue and Khelef […]

Sports

Real Madrid ‘lower Gareth Bale asking price to £62m’

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402 total views, 10 views today BY SAMSON MBII,14TH NOV 2017-Real Madrid have reportedly admitted defeat in their transfer battle with Manchester United after halving the crocked forward’s valuation in the space of three months. The 28-year-old, currently nursing another injury, remained at the Bernabeu for a fifth season after a proposed switch to Old Trafford in […]

Local News

Mbogo now asks court to order IEBC to conduct a fresh election in starehe constituency

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204 total views, 11 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI 14TH NOV 2017-Starehe constituency parliamentary candidate in the August 8 elections Steve Mbogo  now wants the High Court  to order the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to conduct a fresh election for the Starehe Parliamentary seat. Mbogo, who was testifying  on Tuesday in a petition where he […]

Local News

80 percent of Kenyans think country headed the wrong direction-IPSOS

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228 total views, 4 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,14TH NOV 2017-A recent survey carried out by research firm Ipsos Synovate reveals that 80 percent of Kenyans think the country is headed the wrong direction. The results of the survey released on Tuesday November 14th,majority of Kenyans are concerned with the high cost of living and leadership in […]

Local News

President Uhuru’s legal team wants Supreme court to get rid of memos filed by two activists challenging his win.

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208 total views, 8 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH NOV 2017-Legal team representing President Uhuru Kenyatta in the petitions filed at the supreme court challenging  his win  wants  the Supreme Court to get rid of five internal memos filed by two activists  behind the petition. Lawyer Melissa Ng’ania submitting  on behalf of Uhuru’s legal team, said the  memos […]

Local News

Sad:Remaining 3 children who were a part of 5 born by a 30 year old woman in Homabay passes on due to pneumonia

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215 total views, 7 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KISII,14TH NOV 2017-Remaining  three children who were a part of 5 born by a 30 year old woman in Homabay last Sunday have passed on.The quintuplets  were born at Matata Nursing Home in Oyugis town on Sunday morning. The two a boy and a girl died immediately after birth while three two […]

Local News

Crime: Police officer killed by irate boda boda operators in Siaya County

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153 total views, 10 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,SIAYA,14TH NOV 2017-Irate bodaboda operators on Monday Morning descended  on a police officer based at Kogelo Police Station  in Barkowino area in Siaya County beating him to death.According to eye witnesses the officer  was forcefully ejected from a Public Service Vehicle by the angry youths who accused him of protecting a […]

International News

Iran quake survivors seek shelter as death toll rises

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178 total views, 35 views today BY BBC NEWS,14TH NOV 2017-Thousands of Iranians have spent a second night outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after a devastating earthquake hit the west of the country. The government is scrambling to get aid to the worst-hit area in the mountainous province of Kermanshah, where hundreds of homes were destroyed. More […]

Local News

Tragic:A KCSE candidate in Molo dies after he was stabbed

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138 total views, 10 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,13TH NOV 2017-A 17 year old KCSE candidate in Molo was stabbed at the weekend following an argument over food. Isaac Kariuki,  a student of Chandera Secondary School, had attended a circumcision celebration for his friends when the fight broke out. Kariuki was stabbed under unclear circumstances on Saturday night and […]

Local News

Supreme court to hold pre-trial conference on presidential petition on Tuesday

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187 total views, 25 views today BY KORI JUMA,NAIROBI,13TH NOV 2017-The supreme court has set Tuesday November 14th as the day for the pre-trial conference that will identify issues for determination in the presidential poll petition.The conference  will begin at 11am. According to Supreme Court registrar Esther Nyaiyaki the court will hear petitions against Uhuru Kenyatta’s win, […]

Local News

Government cracks the whip on exam irregularities,De-registers school in Nakuru

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154 total views, 29 views today BY KORIR JUMA,/CORRESPONDENT,13TH NOV 2017-On what seems like determination to stamp out cases of exams Malpractice  in  national  examinations a school in Nakuru has been de-registered by the government. This is after cases of  malpractices were noted at the institution during the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams. In […]

Local News

Mutahi Kahiga takes over the mantle as Nyeri governor promising to fulfill his predecessor’s dreams

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193 total views, 28 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI,13TH NOV 2017-Mutahi Kahiga  was on Monday  November 13th, sworn in as the new  governor of Nyeri County taking over from the late  Wahome Gakuru who died in a tragic road accident at Kabati  in Murang’a  a week ago. Mr Kahiga,  took the oath of office Monday in a colourful […]

Local News

4 die in a road accident at salama as a bus rams into a stationary lorry

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164 total views, 11 views today Muthui who has urged caution on the roads with the rains in mind, has attributed the accident to carelessness. He has also urged passengers to always protest whenever they see drivers flout traffic rules and regulations. BY CORRESPONDENT,MAKUENI,13TH NOV 2017-Four people lost their lives on Monday morning while two others sustained […]

International News

Three US strikes in Somalia kill ‘several’ militants

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98 total views, 3 views today BY AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Washington, United States, Nov 13 – US forces have carried out three strikes in the past two days in Somalia against both the Al-Qaeda affiliated Shabaab group and Islamic State group jihadists, killing several, the military announced Sunday. The first operation, launched Saturday at 1330 GMT, took […]

Local News

Uhuru and IEBC must face full force of the law for deliberately ruining repeat poll-NASA

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140 total views, 2 views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,12TH NOV 2017-The National Super Alliance (NASA) on Sunday November 12th,  responded to the petition filed by activists Njonjo Mue and Khelef Khalif challenging the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta on October 26. In an affidavit filed by NASA co-principal Musalia Mudavadi, the party is accusing the President and […]