Read how Senator’s wife escaped deadly accident, plus other top news

Taita MCA succumbs to Covid-19 complications

Taita Member of County Assembly Sagurani died of Covid-19 complications while undergoing treatment at Pandya Hospital in Mombasa on Tuesday night. Confirming the death, speaker Meshack Maghanga said the MCA who has been battling the disease for a while, died at around 10 pm – Nation.

Kenya Power board held 112 meetings in one year

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company board is in a spot over a high number of meetings and perceived encroachment on the firm’s management. Six of the nine board members appeared before the National Assembly’s Departmental Committee on Energy to defend themselves against claims that they have been making executive decisions, which were said to be dragging the electricity retailer deeper into financial problems – The Standard

Five cops arrested over robbery with violence during curfew

Five police officers have been arrested for robbery with violence while enforcing the Covid-19 pandemic curfew rules. The officers are said to have arrested a man for violating the curfew rules before one of them took charge of the man’s mobile, demanded his pin number and transferred Sh1,030 to a different line – before deleting the message  – The Star

How late Senator Prengei’s wife escaped fatal crash

Reports have come out detailing how Catherine Prengei, the wife of the late nominated Senator Victor Prengei, was lucky to escape the fatal crash that took the life of her husband on Monday, August 16. According to family sources Catherine and her husband were driving back from their Marioshoni farm in Eastern Mau, and were heading to their Mercy Njeri home, but on the way she took a different vehicle and traveled ahead of her husband – Nation.

Cop among four arrested in Kilimani police operation

A police officer is among four men who were arrested for illegal possession of firearms in the Kilimani area, Nairobi. Police said they recovered two pistols, two police handcuffs, one Ceska magazine loaded with seven rounds of 9mm ammunition, one police pocket phone and several identification cards from a car three of the men were using. The police officer based in Mombasa, who is believed to have given the handcuffs to the suspects was arrested – The Star

Kenya receives 407,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses from UK

Kenya has received 407,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine from the United Kingdom. This brings the total number of vaccines donated recently to Kenya by the UK to 817,000 doses. The second batch of doses were received at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by officials from the Ministry of Health – Citizen

Teacher named as Wajir deputy governor

Wajir Governor Ahmed Muktar has nominated a teacher, Mr Hashim Musa Yussuf, for the deputy governor’s position. The position fell vacant after Mr Muktar, who was the former deputy governor, was sworn in as governor to replace Mr Mohamud Mohamed who was impeached in April over misuse of public funds and abuse of office – Nation