Politics


Speaker of the National Assembly Kenneth Marende (left), Dr Kofi Annan, President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga after meeting MPs last year.

Small strokes that fell great oaks

In modern times, most of our politicians — both here and abroad — have fallen not on great swords that kill their career … Read More

I have nothing to celebrate

Everything in the Grand Coalition Government has been petit and in a state of permanent collision. Many be this should b … Read More

Kenya no longer a beacon of Africa’s democracy

With political stampeding still alive one year after the formation of coalition Government, the clout the country once e … Read More

No windfall for ODM-Kenya

One year after the signing of the Grand Coalition Government agreement between the Party of National Unity and Orange De … Read More

Succession favourites jostle for the fast lane

Even as Kenyans mark the first anniversary of the peace accord that ended a dangerous power struggle, the 2012 successio … Read More

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The politics behind Kisima

The respective three East African music awards have been trying in the past to outdo each other on who rewards musicians better and in organisation. The Ugandan Pearl of Africa Music Awards has finally made inroads across East Africa

Rattling snakes is journalist’s main business
Dan Okoth
Group Senior Editor – Online
A better way to run elections
By Kipkirui K’Telwa
Sub-Editor, Online Edition
Kenyans have nothing to lose but their chains
By Rose Nzioka
Standard Group Online Editor
Parliamentary committees lack capacity to investigate
By Stephen Ndegwa
Sub – Editor, The Standard
PNU dares ODM to quit
School ranking a good riddance, say teachers
Raila told to give his land at the Coast to squatters
More Kenyans starving, warns Red Cross Society
Police on high alert over today’s Mungiki protest
Samburu residents cry foul over security operation
Starehe, Alliance top in KCSE
Kibaki tells off Press for “telling lies”
Tibaijuka replaced amid protest by UN employees
Iran signs deal to supply Kenya with crude oil
ODM demands renegotiation of National Accord, backs Alston report
United States lauds Kenya’s army
Standard raid: State urged to prosecute masterminds
Cabinet divided one year after signing deal
Return our property, says Melly
Keep up the fight on corruption, diplomats tell media
Man, 60, starves to death as hunger bites
Sh23b youth work plan hit by controversy
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