Parliament in session. MPs on Thursday rejected the Interim Independent Electoral Commission members proposed by a House committee. [PHOTO: FILE/STANDARD]

Busy diary soiled by vested interests


The second session of the Tenth Parliament has seen the passage of crucial Bills to steer the country forward after a po … Read More


House adjourns despite unfinished business


Parliament wound up the second session last evening, having failed to pass important legislation. MPs shot down a Bil … Read More


Migingo Island belongs to Kenya, says PM


Prime Minister Raila Odinga says the ownership of Migingo Island in Lake Victoria is not negotiable. … Read More


Khalwale ‘exposes’ plan to pay ghost firm


Dr Bonny Khalwale (Ikolmani, New Ford Kenya) claimed in Parliament that the Government intends to pay billions of taxpay … Read More


Kibaki: Why I did not sign Budget Bill


President Kibaki has explained why he declined to sign into law a Bill that would have allowed Parliament more say in Bu … Read More

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Parliament rejects proposed elections team
State admits that 300 have died in ‘extra judicial’ killings
Karua lists names of MPs with corruption cases
House RoundUp
President rejects Bill to give Parliament power over Budget
Charge Kirwa over Sh3b loss at pyrethrum board, report proposes
House RoundUp
A humiliating defeat for the Executive
Kibaki taken to task over Bill on MPs’ role in Budget
Members rein in Deputy Speaker over ruling
MPs criticise Saitoti over police killings
Parliament likely to vote on tribunal Bill today
The House RoundUp
House adopts names of law review experts’ team
Push to marshall support for special tribunal fails
It’s a season of comedy of errors in Parliament
Security minister now grilled over safety of business premises
House RoundUp
Balala denies presidential trip was fraught with corruption
Ruto under fire over Sh153 million gunny bag deal
The House RoundUp: Parliament to decide fate of expert in law review
Plans to extend fuel pipeline to Western could stall
I can’t address fate of hotel’s sacked employees, says minister
House can’t stop Kimunya from returning to Cabinet
Still, no one is ready to tell who raided Standard Group
Kimunya’s plea of innocence over hotel sale dismissed
Khalwale, Ruto in war of words over maize scam
MPs pass Motion to sweeten tea farming
House okays formation of special tribunal over chaos
Prepare answers on Standard Group raid, minister told
MPs condemn Kimunya’s return to Cabinet, say President erred
MPs demand sacking of KPC directors
Sh7.9b loan guarantee approved
MPs form committee to constitute new electoral team
House passes record 17 Bills and adopts 40 Motions
Parliament adjourns for X-mas break

Today’s magazine

  Financial Journal
Posta struggles to keep mail service on the fast lane

The Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) is set to announce a Sh250 million investment to enhance its money transfer services and restructure the country’s mail system.

Dan Okoth
Group Senior Editor – Online

By Kipkirui K’Telwa
Sub-Editor, Online Edition

By Rose Nzioka
Standard Group Online Editor

By Stephen Ndegwa
Sub – Editor, The Standard
Team to start working on new law
Press fury over proposed amendments to Act
KACC grills Kiraitu over oil scam
The tense moments behind Sagana secrets
Deportation of Arturs was a conspiracy
Ali, Wako should go, says Njonjo
Speaker differs with MPs over Annan role
Guns fall silent but businesses pay the price
The ‘bright’ side of slavery and slave trade in Mombasa
Revealed: Secrets of the Artur brothers
State House: A president and his many political debts
MPs indict Michuki, say he is unfit for public office
Kibaki and Raila to blame for stalled reform
The worst lies ahead of us
Rift Valley MPs say Grand Coalition is a flop
Revealed: Secrets of the Artur brothers
Annan’s secret that made Kibaki sign deal
We have made progress on national healing, says Kibaki
A year of wasted opportunities
ODM’s bash and Cabinet that never came to be
Regulator bars broker from trading at NSE
Clergy step up pressure on Coalition
Raila: We are picking up the pieces fast
Early man walked upright, says new Kenyan footprint
Outrage: Country reacts to police killings
Miller out as House team seeks new applicants
Njue leads bishops to State House for talks with Kibaki
Moi hits out at leaders over maize
Africa’s cities growing faster than economies
Constituents sue MP over fund misappropriation
Police killings: Envoy wants Wako, Ali sacked
UN proposes radical changes in force
Sarah Obama picked to lead tsetse fly fight
Kenyan fishermen now have to sign ‘visitors’ book’ to enter Migingo