Puzzle of SMS, tweet that sunk Raila ally

Otiende Amollo when former Kenya Railways Managing Atanas Maina when appeared before the committee during a session at the Mini Chamber county hall, Nairobi. April 14, 2021 [Elvis Ogina, Standard Details have emerged on the intrigues behind the ouster of Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo from a parliamentary committee. Party chairman John Mbadi yesterday claimed the […]

Want to know the truth about the dead? Read the obituaries

A section of Langata Cemetery in Nairobi. [Photo: David Njaaga, Standard] The number of pages dedicated to obituaries in two of the leading dailies has gone up lately. Demand for space is only rivalled by the auctions section. Both are signs of bad news – the death of loved ones or businesses.   As a young boy, […]

Suluhu: Closer ties for Kenya and Tanzania

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan during her address to a joint parliament session in Nairobi on Wednesday, May 5 2021 [David Njaaga,Standard] Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu yesterday rallied MPs to support her bid with President Uhuru Kenyatta to forge closer bonds between the two countries. In a charismatic 45-minute long speech peppered with good-nature jabs at […]