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Babu Owino arrested,to be grilled over alleged unpalatable remarks

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82 total views, 82 views today BY JOHN WERU/NAIROBI,25TH SEPT 2017-Police have arrested Embakasi East MP Babu Owino  over his comments  which are deemed unpalatable where he likened President Uhuru Kenyatta to a puppy.wino was arrested Monday evening and taken to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations  for questioning . Owino  is accused of  allegedly uttering  the  statement […]

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We are ready for repeat poll,Uhuru Ruto affirms as they take Jubilee campaigns to Embu

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117 total views, 117 views today BY JOHN WERU/CORRESPONDENT,25TH SEPT 2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have affirmed that they were ready for the repeat of presidential poll slated for October 26.The tow who took their election campaigns to Runyenjes and Chuka in Embu  county Monday 25th Sept,have said the opposition thought Jubilee could reject […]

International News

German election: AfD vows to fight ‘invasion of foreigners’

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117 total views, 117 views today BY BBC NEWS,25TH SEPT 2017-Germany’s right-wing, nationalist AfD party has vowed to fight “an invasion of foreigners” into the country, after winning its first parliamentary seats. “We want a different policy,” co-leader Alexander Gauland said following the historic surge. But splits have already emerged between AfD leaders on the party’s direction. […]

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Political uncertainty,delay in releasing funds reasons for CAF stripping Kenya of rights to host CHAN 2018

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116 total views, 116 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,25TH SEPT 2017-Political uncertainty and slow construction of  stadiums across the country are among the major reasons why the confederation of Africa football stripped Kenya of rights to hold the CHAN tournament early next year. Football Federations   of Kenya  president Nick Mwendwa has said. Addressing the press on Monday […]

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Former presidential candidate Muhamed Abduda Dida supports call for IEBC officials to resign before repeat of pollor

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77 total views, 77 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,25TH SEPT 2017-Former presidential candidate on a Alliance for real change,Muhamed Abduba Dida  has joined those calling for resignation of all those IEBC officials who bungled the August 8 polls. Addressing the press in Nairobi Monday,Dida said it was only when their was fair playing ground at the commission  […]

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Mombasa governor Hassan Joho vows to move to court over arrests of 7 county inspectorate officials

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103 total views, 103 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA,25TH SEPT 2017-Mombasa county governor Hassan Joho has threatened to move to court if seven  inspectorate officials arrested on Monday will not be set free before the end of the day. Addressing the press at Nyali police station where he had gone to seek release of the officers arrested while […]

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Fire destroys Migori county govt procurement stores

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128 total views, 128 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MIGORI,25TH SEPT 2017-Migori county government is counting huge loses after fire gutted down  a huge section of procurement stores.The store is normally used to store items bought by the procurement department. The Monday Morning incident  saw Crucial documents  relating to purchase and supplies of various items important to running the […]

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No turning back,says NASA as it announces nationwide demonstrations to force IEBC officials out on Tuesday

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162 total views, 49 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,24TH SEPT 2017-The national  Super Alliance  NASA has announced that  come Tuesday next week they will mobilize all their supporters to match to independent Electoral and boundaries commission IEBC offices to force out all officials accused of bungling August 8 elections. Addressing residents of Dagoreti North during a rally […]

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DP Ruto dares NASA leader Raila Odinga to pull out of repeat presidential poll and not to confuse Kenyans

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131 total views, 28 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NANDI,24TH SEPT 2017-Deputy president Willam Ruto has challenged Opposition leader Raila Odinga  pull out of the repeat October 26 presidential election if he is not interested, instead of causing  confusion among  Kenyans. Speaking during a tour of Nandi county on Sunday, Ruto said the NASA leader is free to withdraw […]

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DPP now oders those responsible for electoral malpractices to be probed

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121 total views, 10 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,23RD SEPT 2017-The Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has  ordered  directorate of Criminal Investigations and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate  persons  who committed electoral  malpractices  in the  August 8 elections. In a statement on Saturday, Tobiko asked the DCI boss Ndegwa Muhoro and EACC chief executive […]

Sports

Kenya stripped off the rights to host CHAN 2018

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95 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,23RD SEPT 2017-Confederations of African football has made true it’s threats to strip Kenya of the rights to host the CHAN tournament early next year. In a meeting held at the Ghana capital Accra on Saturday where Kenya was represented by Football  Kenya federations FKF chair Nick Mwendwa  among […]

Local News

Irreducible minimum list must be met before election, Insists Odinga

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125 total views, 19 views today BY JOHN WERU,23RD SEPT 2017-The national Super Alliance Nasa  principal and presidential  candidate  Raila Odinga   took  its campaign in his backyard of Bondo  on Saturday maintaining   that if reforms are undertaken at the IEBC there will be no election.  NASA leader also says Uhuru Kenyatta is just but a caretaker president. […]

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I won’t watch as my character is assaulted,vows supreme judge Isaac Lenaola

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83 total views, 7 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,23RD  SEPT 2017-Supreme Court judge Isaac Lenaola has vowed to take legal action against  several individuals he says  have assaulted  his character . The  judge has launched an offensive of his own and retained the services of advocate Donald Korir to fight the petition challenging his suitability before the […]

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Investigate the alleged interference with IEBC servers concerning NASA,Jubilee urges DPP

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109 total views, 3 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,23RD SEPT 2017-The Jubilee Party  now wants  the Directorate of Public Prosecutions to investigate  Senator James Orengo and NASA Co-principal Musalia Mudavadi  for illegally accessing the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s servers. Addressing the press on Saturday 22nd Sept , Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju says the party has […]

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NASA takes its campaign to Siaya county ahead of repeat presidential poll

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304 total views, 4 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,23RD SEPT 2017-NASA principal Raila Odinga today  (Saturday 23RD SEPT)  leads other principals in campaigning in his Bondo backyard Siaya county. NASA Entourage will make several stopovers in various parts of the county where they will address residents before  addressing a major rally in Bondo town. Odinga is accompanied […]

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Dormitory fire destroys property of unknown value at a school in Homabay

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210 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,HOMABAY,23RD SEPT 2017-The incidents  of school inferno continue to  sweep various parts of the country leaving a trail of destruction. The latest incident  has been reported at a boys  high school  in Kasipul Kabondo constituency Homa Bay county.The incident   occurred Friday  afternoon at the Wanga Apala secondary school  noon  while  […]

Sports

Kenya to know if it will host 2018 CHAN this weekend

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173 total views, 3 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,22ND SEPT 2017-The verdict on whether Kenya   will host the 2018 CHAN tournament will be delivered this Saturday 23rd October. Football Kenya Federation boss Nick Mwendwa, together with Sports Principal secretary Ambassador Kirimi Kaberia and CHAN local organizing committee chairman Herbert Mwachiro left  the country today  (Friday ) for […]

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The will of Kenyan voters will be respected,Uhuru,Odinga affirm

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135 total views, 2 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,22ND SEPT 2017-President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga  have all promised to respect the will of Kenyan voters and satisfied  with the verdict come the 26TH October when the repeat presidential poll is held. The two  who shared a platform at the burial of former […]

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Uhuru wants Kenya to go Ivory coast way by clinging to power despite losing -Odinga

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145 total views, 5 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,22ND SEPT 2017-The national super Alliance presidential candidate and leader Raila Odinga  now says  President Kenyatta  wants to cling to power and   drive the country to a halt like it was the case with former  Ivory Coast’s  President Laurent Gbagbo, who refused to leave office  despite losing in an […]

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Slight changes made on National exams calendar

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115 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,22ND SEPT 2017-The decision by Independent Electoral and boundaries commission to review dates for repeat presidential poll from 17TH October to the 26th has forced education ministry to effect a few changes to the 2017 National exams calendar. In the changes made by      Education cabinet Secretary Fred […]

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Sweet freedom as court acquits seven suspects charged in connection with the murder of 42 police officers

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126 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,22ND SEPT 2017-Seven suspects charged in connection with the murder of 42 police officers in Baragoi, Samburu County, five years ago have been set free by a high court in Nakuru.The seven were set free on Friday by judge Maureen Odero. Among the seven are   a member of county […]

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Forget caretaker government,Uhuru will still remain president even if elections were not held within 60 days-AG Muigai

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118 total views, no views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,22ND SEPT 2017-The attorney general prof Githu Muigai has sought to put the records straight concerning the issue of who leads the country should there be no election on 26th October .Addressing the press at his office in Nairobi Friday 22ND Sept,the attorney general says that the constitution […]

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IEBC’s legal and public affairs Director retires a head of repeat presidential poll

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155 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,22ND  SEPT 2017-As the  Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission prepares  for a repeat presidential poll  on 26th of October  ,one of its senior directors has opted to retire.  Praxedes Tororey who is the legal and Public Affairs Director with the commission  has rendered her resignation. Tororey is said to […]

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The fresh presidential elections to be held on 26th October-IEBC

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184 total views, 6 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,21ST SEPT 2017-The independent electoral and boundaries commission IEBC has  revised  the date of the fresh presidential elections from  17th October to 26th October 2017. In a statement send to the press Thursday and signed by the commission’s chair Wafula Chebukati ,the commission says the changes in dates has […]

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It was a coup made by four judges nullifying a presidential election-Uhuru

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190 total views, 3 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,21ST SEPT 2017-It is a coup for four judges to nullify presidential election.These are words of  President Uhuru Kenyatta  who has said the decision by the Supreme Court to nullify the August 8 presidential election was a “coup by four people sitting in court.” The President described the majority […]

Local News

A Heroic Journalist recognized

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89 total views, 7 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,21ST SEPT 2017-A  national broadcaster  Kenya broadcasting corporation (KBC)  journalist  has been honored  for his  courage  after rescuing a disabled man from a swarm of bees outside the Supreme Court  on Wednesday. .Pictures of the one  Victor Muyakane were widely shared on social media platforms as he battled with […]

Local News

At least 40 rescued from a four Storey building under construction that collapsed in Kapsabet

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124 total views, 8 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KAPSABET,21ST SEPT 2017– At least 40 have been pulled out a live from  a four-storey building under construction that  collapsed  in Kapsabet town on Thursday afternoon.two out of those pulled out  of  the debris are seriously injured and have been taken to Moi referral hospital in Eldoret for treatment. The […]

International News

Nigerian government bans Biafra separatists

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177 total views, 15 views today BY BBC NEWS,21ST SEPT 2017-The Nigerian government has declared the separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob), a terrorist organisation. The country’s army had made a similar declaration last week but it later retracted the statement. Now the government says it has obtained a court order permitting it to declare […]

Local News

Blood donation exercise outlines the 4th anniversary since westgate mall attack

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122 total views, 10 views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,21ST SEPT 2017-Kenya marked  four years since the terrorist attack on westgate mall in Nairobi which led to death of 67 people on Thursday 21st Sept. Addressing the business community that operates various businesses in the mall first lady Margret Kenyatta who launched blood donation exercise marking the day […]

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St.Augustine School headteacher ,4 others released on a million shillings bond

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166 total views, 3 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,21ST SEPT,2017-The headteacher of  St Augustine Preparatory School in Mombasa and four others have been released on a Sh1 million surety bond each over the murder of a six-year-old pupil who was killed by the institution’s bus. The headteacher Kesi Sara, and employees Venant Mwasaru, Vald Mbadi, Abednego Mwendwa, and […]

Sports

AFC Leopards and Tusker register wins in KPL midweek matches

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137 total views, 6 views today BY SAMSON MBII,20TH SEPT 2017-Burundian Alexis Kitenge and an own goal helps AFC Leopards bury Thika United in Thika, Tusker comprehensively beat Bandari in Mombasa as Muhoroni Youth stunned Nakumatt at the death to rescue a point in Wednesday’s matches. AFC Leopards 2-0 Thika United (Thika Stadium) Burundian striker Alexis Kitenge […]

Local News

This is why we were of dissenting opinion-Justice Njoki Ndung’u and Jacktone Ojwang

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275 total views, 18 views today  BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT 2017-Justice Jackton Ojwang  and Njoki Ndung’u  have outlined why they dissented the annulment of the  presidential election results as held by majority of the supreme court judges on September 1st.According to judge Ojwang the  respondents did not contravene any provisions of the constitution or any other statutes. […]

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Failure to give access to IEBC servers pointed to evidence of hacking,Supreme court verdict

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132 total views, 5 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT 2017-The decision by the Independent Electoral and boundaries Commission to refuse  to give  NASA access to servers  after the court’s order was given  points to  undeniable evidence that  the claims of hacking  raised by the  Opposition was right.This is according  to  Supreme Court judge Philomena Mwilu . […]

Local News

It is everyman for himself and God for us all as bees sting police and protestors outside supreme court

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254 total views, 8 views today BY  JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT 2017-It was every man for himself and God for us all after bees emerged and attacked Police and protesters  camping outside the Supreme Court  on Wednesday as supreme court released  its ruling on nullification of presidential elections. Beggars were not speared either after  a beggar, who was […]

International News

Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

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278 total views, 59 views today BY BBC NEWS,20TH SEPT 2017-A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. President Enrique Peña Nieto said more than 20 children had died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed. The 7.1 magnitude quake also caused […]

Local News

Heads rolls at IEBC once more as Chebukati suspends ICT chief James Muhati

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260 total views, 2 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,19TH SEPT 2017-The independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati on Tuesday 19TH SEPT ,for the second time, suspended ICT Director James Muhati for allegedly failing to discharge his constitutional mandate. Also sent  on leave are the commission’s ICT Coordinator Paul Mugo and ICT Manager Boniface Wamae. […]

Local News

Orengo dismisses claims he met supreme court judges before ruling

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187 total views, 8 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,19TH SEPT 2017-Siaya Senator James Orengo has dismissed allegations that he held secret meetings and talks with Supreme Court judges before the court cancelled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory. In affidavit  that was filed at supreme court  Tuesday, Sept 19, by the petitioner Malika Ngumu claims that Siaya Senator James […]

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We will not be intimidated,JSC tells critics

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191 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,19TH SEPT 2017-The Judicial service commission has told off its critics who have been directing attacks at the judges since the ruling of September 1st which annulled presidential election results. In a statement read on behalf of JSC on Tuesday 19TH SEPT,by chief justice David Maraga the JSC was […]

International News

Grenfell death toll ‘may be below 80’

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182 total views, 2 views today BY BBC NEWS /KORIR JUMA,19TH SEPT 2017-The number of people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire may be a little lower than the previous estimate of 80, police have said. Scotland Yard, in a briefing, said it may consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter charges. It is also investigating […]

Local News

Supreme Court to deliver full ruling outlining reasons for nullifying election on Wednesday at 10am

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196 total views, 13 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,19TH SEPT 2017-The Supreme Court will tomorrow  Wednesday  20th Sept , deliver  a ruling in full giving  reasons for nullifying  President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August 8 election. Judges Njoki Ndung’u  and Jacktone Ojwang who were of different opinion will also be given  a chance to explain in details why they […]

Local News

Hundreds of Jubilee supporters demonstrate outside Supreme court,claim Judges stole president Uhuru Victory

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337 total views, 9 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,19TH SEPT 2017-Hundreds of Jubilee supporters  on Tuesday held demonstration outside the  Supreme Court accusing the judges of “stealing” President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the August 8 election. The supporters who claim that there should be no second round of election,insists that president Kenyatta should be sworn into office […]

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The supreme court verdict nullifying president Uhuru Win continue to elicit reactions as a petitioner claims Deputy CJ and Judge Lenaola met NASA lawyers before verdict

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187 total views, 7 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,19TH SEPT  2017-A petitioner  on Tuesday  filed  a petition  at the supreme court    alleging  secret meetings were held  between  Deputy Chief Justice  Philomena and and Supreme Court Judge Isaac Lenaola and NASA lawyers. The petitioner  Malika Ngumu  claims  that Siaya Senator James Orengo and  Bungoma  senator  were in contact […]

Local News

Be ready for heavy rains,floods,meteorological department warn coast region

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107 total views, 7 views today BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,19TH SEPT 2017-Residents of the coast region have been asked to be alert with the region likely to be hit by  heavy  rains and floods  that might  witnessed  in various parts of the Coast region starting Tuesday. In a statement  the Kenya Meteorological Department  says  that from Tuesday, Kwale, […]

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A man of Nigerian origin stabs his friend to death in over cash in Ruaka

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203 total views, 11 views today IN BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2017-Police are holding a Nigerian who  stabbed to death  his friend also an Nigeria  after the two argued over money in Ruaka Town, Kiambaa sub-county. According to the security guard at the house ,the guy came over and the the two  met at the gate. He […]

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National exams timetable will not be interfered with,Education CS Matiangi affirms

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133 total views, 5 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2017-The national exams calendar will not be interfered  with  should the 17th of October date slated for a repeat presidential poll be altered.This is according to Education CS Fred Matiangi. Addressing  the press after a closed-door consultative meeting with the education sector stakeholders, on Monday ,Matiangi exuded […]

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Reprieve for public service vehicles as Governor Sonko suspends intended CBD parking ban by a month

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124 total views, 4 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2017-The planned implementation of   gazette notice barring public service vehicles from entering the Nairobi CBD that was slated to start on Wednesday has been pushed forward for a period of one month. Speaking after meeting the public service vehicles stakeholders in Nairobi Monday , Nairobi governor Mike […]