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A man in Nanyuki beheads his father over a domestic quarrels

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12 total views, 12 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NANYUKI, 17TH JULY 2019-Police  in Nanyuki have arrested a 29-year-old man who is alleged to have cut off his  his 59-year-old father’s head kiling him  in Nanyuki, Laikipia County over  what is said to be disagreements  between them. Confirming the sad  incident, Laikipia East OCPD Kizito Mtoro said the motive behind the killing could not be immediately established. Dennis Mwangi who is the suspect is said to have beheaded his father Peter Ndegwa then carried his  head in a bucket and paraded it outside the…

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Betting firms stalemate :Govt to deport 17 foreigners for operating betting firms illegally

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2,186 total views, 1,046 views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH JULY 2019-Plans are underway to  17 directors of gambling companies  deported .The government plans to deport  the directors for operating betting firms illegally.This  comes as e crackdown on the betting culture in the country intensifies. According to Interior ministry spokeswoman , Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has already signed deportation orders for the officials, mainly from Eastern Europe who are accused of violating their work permits to engage in gambling. “Most East Europeans violated work permits by engaging in business not stated on applications,”…

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Unregulated use of preservatives in meat products must be probed-LSK

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2,209 total views, 1,046 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,16TH JULY 2019-In a wake of revelations of poorly and unhygienic storage of meat in the country,  the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is now calling  for an investigation and prompt action against supermarkets, butcheries and abattoirs found to be risking the health of consumers by using harmful chemicals to preserve meat products they sell. Chief Executive Officer Mercy Wambua  in a statement on Tuesday ,said Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) needs to continuously monitor products and services produced or offered in the country…

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High court postpones Willy Kimani murder case after lawyer Ombeta fails to appear

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2,250 total views, 1,038 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH JULY 2019-A high court on Tuesday postponed the hearing of Lawyer Willy Kimani murder case  once again  after lawyer Cliff Ombeta who is representing three of the four accused persons failed to show up. The matter, which was to be heard for two weeks beginning last week, was Tuesday pushed to October 7, 2019 by Justice Jessie Lessit after the court was told that Lawyer Ombeta is still unwell. Lawyer Sam Nyaberi representing Ombeta told Justice Lessit that the doctor had given Ombeta…

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MPs have no moral fibre to demand night allowance-ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi

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724 total views, 59 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,16TH JULY,2019-UAmani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi has castigated members of parliament for their recent  advancement of seeking to award themselves more perks, following reports that they want night allowances. The former deputy prime minister says the lawmakers are no-longer interested in serving the electorate  but  they are only keen on enriching themselves, despite difficult economic times  facing the country . “We are disturbed and many people are angry,” he said on Sunday, at a church service in Nairobi, “it is very dangerous…

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Pangani residents evicted from their house as Nairobi county govt seeks to built modern apartments

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864 total views, 13 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH JULY 2019– Hundreds   of residents have been evicted from apartments in Pangani Estate as a part of the ongoing plans by   Nairobi City County to recover a parcel of land earmarked for the construction of modern apartments.Hwever evicted residents say they were not notified on time. According to  officials from City Hall , Governor Mike Sonko’s administration wants to construct decent houses in the area as part of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big 4 Agenda. Many spent their night in the cold on Monday…

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A milestone for Miraa farmers in Embu as county govt develops guidelines aimed at managing the cash crop

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911 total views, 14 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,16TH JULY 2019-The County government of Embu has drafted regulations and guidelines aimed at proper management of production, consumption and marketing of miraa. Part of the draft regulations include training of farmers to guide them on safe use of chemicals in collaboration with the Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organisation (KARLO). According to the CEC agriculture Ms Annie Nyaga, the guidelines will form part of a broader policy which includes addressing the adverse effects of miraa to consumers and mitigate societal challenges associated with Muguka,…

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KCB sponsors the ongoing Afro Asia Fintech Festival 2019

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229 total views, 65 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,16TH JULY 2019-KCB is a platinum sponsor in the ongoing Afro Asia Fintech Festival 2019 that officially began on Monday 15th July 2019 and will conclude on Tuesday 16th July 2019.    During the official opening ceremony, H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta visited  the KCB exhibition tent where the KCB Group Chief Operating Officer Mr Samuel Makome took him through the different technology innovations under KCB Group. As KCB Group, we have made “digital first and fast” an integral part of our strategy to help stimulate access…

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Kenya must seize the opportunity of access to free trade area market so as to bridge the trade deficit it is facing-DP RUTO .

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2,248 total views, 5 views today BY DPPS,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Deputy President William Ruto wants Kenya to seize the opportunity of access to free trade area market so as to bridge the trade deficit it is facing. He said it was regrettable that despite trade volumes growing in recent years, it was not in favour of Kenya as it was importing more than it was selling to foreign markets. Addressing the Third Kenya Trade Week on Monday at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi, Dr Ruto noted that Kenya must “act early…

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English premier league clubs sets stage for the 2019/20 Premier League season!

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2,488 total views, 110 views today BY GUEST WRITER,15TH JULY,2019-It’s almost time for Europe’s domestic football leagues to start back up again, which means much of the world will soon be tuning back in for Premier League action. Per the <a href=”https://www.premierleague.com/news/1240976″>official EPL schedule</a>, the first matchweek begins on August 9th – less than a month from the time of this writing. So, with the action so close, we’re taking a look at the likely contenders for the 2019/20 campaign. <h3>The Favorites</h3><strong>Manchester City</strong> – Manchester City held on for a closely-contested EPL…

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Sessonal paper 1 key in implementing CBC says education CS Magoha,urges parliament to hasten its adoption

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2,530 total views, 5 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU/CORRESPONDENT,NAKURU,15TH JULY 2019-Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha  says  Sessional Paper 1 (2019) on Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) which he says will clarify on contested issues around ongoing curriculum reform efforts is key in the whole process. Magoha said on Monday urging legislatures to  hasten its adoption . He said the Sessional Paper will put to rest ongoing politics over the rollout of CBC. Magoha who spoke at Nakuru Boys High School during the launch of  the 2019 Dialogues on Quality Education , said…

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The former KTN news anchor Esther Arunga set to be sentenced in son’s murder case after admitting to lying

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840 total views, 7 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Former  news anchor at Kenya Television Network (KTN)  Esther Arunga will now be sentenced on Thursday in a case which she is accused  of lying about   her son’s death . This comes after Ms. Arunga admitted to lying to authorities about the incident that occurred at their home in Kallangur, Brisbane, in 2014 in order to protect her husband Quincy Timberlake. Appearing before Australian court Justice Martin Burns on Monday, Arunga pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to manslaughter.…

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Govt to adopt an all inclusive formula in implementing the new curriculum-Education ministry

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651 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA/CORRESPONDENT,15TH JULY 2019-The government will accommodate views given by stakeholders to ensure Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) is properly implemented . The assurance was given on Monday  by the ministry  of Education. According  to Education Chief Administrative Secretary and Principal Secretary in the State Department for University Education and Research, Prof Collette Suda, CBC will only succeed if stakeholders’ views and concerns are adequately addressed. Suda said this as a nationwide stakeholder engagement forums on the implementation of the system begun countrywide.She says the  dialogue…

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Digital tax operators in Nairobi down their tools,demands implementation of M.O.U

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1,116 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019- Several digital taxi operators in Nairobi have gone on strike  accusing their companies of failure to implement  a Memorandum of Understanding signed July 2018. The taxi operators involved in the go slow include those working with Uber and Taxify. The withdrawal of services by a section of operators led a significant increase in price due to an upsurge in demand for popular destinations. Taxi Drivers and Partners Association of Kenya Secretary General Waweru Jamaicah in a statement on  Sunday said they want…

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Nolonger at ease as governors forcefully gains entry into supreme court to submit petition.

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1,009 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Kenyans around the supreme court bullrings in Nairobi were on Monday treated to a dramatic scene  as  Governors  forced their way into the Supreme Court Buildings, to submit a petition. Led by Council of Governors Chairperson, Wycliffe Oparanya, they marched meticulously together in solidarity, chanting protest songs.Some of the governors were also  heard  chanting  ”haki yetu haki yetu” Governors who also joined are Mwangi wa Iria(Murang’a), Martin Wambora (Embu), Anyang’ Nyong’o (Kisumu), Kivutha Kibwana (Makueni) among others. MCAs from various counties were also present. The county chiefs  are seeking…

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Implementation of CBC:CS Magoha to launch Quality Dialogues across the country

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1,118 total views, no views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,15TH JULY 2019-Implementation of  Competency Based Curriculum (CBC)  is expected to receive a boost  as Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha launches  the County Quality Dialogues across the country on Monday.The dialogues will seek to discuss among other important aspects  of implementation ,the improvement of learning outcomes and the overall standards of education in the country. The exercise  that will be launched in Nakuru will be taking place in eight regions simultaneously . Prof Magoha  is also set  to  release critical findings of five…

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plan to import maize to go on says CS Kiunjuri,dismisses calls to resign

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2,224 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-Agriculture Cabinet secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri  on  refuted claims that  he has  created  an artificial maize shortage in the country  with intention of having the commodity imported to benefit a few individuals. Speaking on at Kahira Ini Church in Mathira, Nyeri County, Kiujuri insisted that the country does not have enough maize, adding that the shortage is pushing prices of flour up. According to  the CS  he is  a victim of political witch-hunt in the ongoing maize saga that has seen leaders…

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Sad: A Police officer shoots himself dead in Kilifi

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2,183 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KILIFI,14TH JULY 2019-A somber mood has engulfed   Kizurini Police station in Kaloleni, Kilifi County after a police officer attached to the station   shot and killed himself following a suspected domestic row. According to the County Police Commandant Patrick Okeri, the officer identified as Constable Kelvin Kipkemoi shot himself at around 5:30am  on Sunday after finishing his night shift duty . ”We understand that the officer was having domestic issues with his wife and they had probably quarreled leading him to commit the act,” Okeri said.…

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Sports Betting firm SportPesa assures its customers that services will resume soon,Consultation with relevant Authorities ongoing

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3,596 total views, 107 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-SportPesa has assured its customers a cross the country that talks were ongoing to ensure that normal operations resumes.The company which is one out 27 betting companies affected by the directive from the interior ministry  to have their operations stopped said on  Sunday that  it is in discussion with the Ministry of Interior and Kenya Revenue Authority to resume its services, which have been off since Friday evening. “We remain hopeful that an amicable solution will be arrived at soon to allow…

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Mixed fortunes for motorists as EPRA announces latest fuel review

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1,029 total views, 2 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) on Sunday  14 July, announced the latest retail pump prices of petroleum products that will be in use for the next one month starting  Midnight on Sunday.In the prices  the price of super petrol  will increase by Ksh.0.29 per litre while diesel and kerosene decreased by Ksh.0.88 and Ksh.2.31 per litre respectively. “The changes in this month’s prices have been as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported Super Petrol decreasing by 1.83%…

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War on crime:Police arrests three people in Kiambu for engaging in fraudulent activities

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952 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-Three  suspects accused of engaging in fraud related activities  have been arrested in Juja area within Kiambu County.They were arrested  at  a   rental apartment after the police staged a raid. The suspects include two Nigerians, and a Kenyan lady aged 35 years .They are being held at the Directorate of Criminal Investigation offices in Juja. At the same time police recovered 70 assorted SIM Cards from various service providers. 10 mobile phones, Subscriber Sim registration forms, several Kenya Identity Cards, and some…

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DP Ruto raises the red Flag over Jubilee party SG Raphael Tuju’s involvement in opposition matters

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564 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-The deputy president William Ruto has expressed his  displeasure with the manner in which  Jubilee Party Secretary General, Raphael Tuju has become more and more involved in opposition leaders issues in the country.Through his twitter account on Sunday Ruto wondered just how liberal the  Jubilee party had turned to.If the statement by Dr Ruto is anything to go by,then it could be an indicator that things could be falling a part in the ruling party. So our democracy is so liberal that…

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AFCON 2019:Algeria orders military planes to fly fans to Egypt

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1,333 total views, 106 views today BY AFP,ALGIERS,13TH JULY 2019-Algeria’s hopes of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations final will be boosted by the arrival of another 2,000 fans in time for Sunday’s semi-final against Nigeria in Cairo. Six military planes, along with 10 from Air Algeria, will put on special flights to help encourage the Desert Foxes as they attempt to win the tournament for the first time in 29 years. According to a statement received by AFP, the Algerian Ministry of Defence said that the army high command had taken…

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Governor Waiguru finally weds long term lover Lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo.

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2,459 total views, 1 views today  BY JOAN WANJIKU/CORRESPONDENT,KIRINYAGA ,13TH JULY 2019-Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru  has finally wedded the love of her life  lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo.The governor said ”i do” in a traditional  ceremony held at the Kamugumo secondary school in her county and attended by several leaders among them President Uhuru Kenyatta. The President who wore a white shirt untucked from his black trouser  could be seen enjoying and dancing  to the rhythm. The opposition leader Raila Odinga  was also not left behind   dressed in a Kaunda suit, stuck to his…

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Embrace dialogue on revenue sharing standoff,DP Ruto appeals

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2,303 total views, 1 views today BY DPPS,THARAKA NITHI,13TH JULY 2019– Deputy President Dr William Ruto has  urged  the National Assembly and the Senate  to dialogue in a bid to resolve the counties’ revenue allocation standoff. According to Dr Ruto the issue can be resolved  amicably without  the Senate going  court, but the two sides must embrace  dialogue. Speaking during a tour of development projects in Tharaka Nithi County on Saturday, Dr Ruto said consultation and cooperation are key to resolving issues pertaining to the revenue allocation as enshrined in the Constitution.…

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3 Kenyans, 2 Americans and Briton among 26 killed in Kismayo terror attack

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2,467 total views, 7 views today By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Mogadishu, Somalia, Jul 13 – Twenty-six people were killed and 56 injured in a 12-hour attack by Al-Shabaab jihadists on a popular hotel that ended early Saturday in the southern Somali port city of Kismayo. A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the Medina hotel on Friday before several heavily armed gunmen forced their way inside, shooting as they went, authorities said. It was the largest coordinated attack by the Shabaab in Kismayo since 2012 when it lost control of the city.…

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An attack on Eric Wainaina concert condemned by Amnesty International

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546 total views, 1 views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,13TH JULY 2019-Amnesty International on Saturday  criticised an attack on fans who had attended a concert by popular Kenyan musician Eric Wainaina in Nairobi on Friday. The human rights organisation through a statement released on Saturday, expressed concern over claims of arrest and use of teargas to disperse them. “Very concerned by the use of excessive force reported by patrons during Eric Wainaina’s performance at popular Live At The Elephant last (Friday) night. Our officers shall be investigating this matter,” reads the  statement in part…

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Dignitaries attend Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru’s traditional wedding

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499 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,13TH JULY 2019-Kirinyaga  governor Ann Waiguru is currently in the process of saying i do in a traditional wedding ceremony being held at the Kamugumo secondary school in Kirinyaga county.Waiguru is wedding her long time partner lawyer  Kamotho Waiganjo. Both Waiguru and Waiganjo are  divorcees and are said to have been dating for several years. Untill the time of going to press the event was still ongoing with several dignitaries attending. Among those present are President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga as…

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Somalia hotel siege over, 12 dead

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1,077 total views, 81 views today By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Mogadishu, Somalia, Jul 13 – At least 12 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a security official said Saturday. “The security forces are in control now and the last terrorist was shot and killed”, Mohamed Abdiweli, a security official, said. “There are dead bodies and wounded people strewn inside the hotel and we cannot give exact detail of the casualties but we have confirmed so…

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Methamphetamine pills concealed as headphones nabbed at JKIA

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971 total views, 5 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,13TH JULY 2019-Customs and Border Control officials have  intercepted a consignment of methamphetamine pills concealed as headphones at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Commissioner of Customs and Border Control Kevin Safari in a statement sent to the press  confirmed the incident but did not give more information  as to the value of the pills. “Methamphetamine pills concealed as headphones intercepted by Customs and Border Control officials at JKIA,” Safari tweeted. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant mainly used as a recreational drug as is…

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4 students arrested in connection with setting on fire a dormitory

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938 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MACHAKOS,13TH JULY 2019-Police in Machakos  are holding four male students  of  Malatani Mixed Secondary School  in connection with an arson incident at the institution. The four who spent the night at Katangi Police Station are alleged to have torched a school dormitory that hosts male students on Friday night. According to Yatta Education Director Stephen Kitungu  who confirmed  the incident said  the dormitory that sleeps 28 boys was set on fire when the students were on their evening preps .Luckily  no student was injured…

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The cabinet is still united and intact-CS Mataingi

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2,525 total views, no views today BY  JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang’i, on Friday refuted claims that  there was  a split in the cabinet.For the first time the CS breaking his  silence following calls for cabinet dissolution after claims of a plan to have  Deputy President William Ruto’s assassinated. Speaking during the burial ceremony of his ICT counterpart Joseph Mucheru’s grandmother in Nyeri County, the CS assured the public that the cabinet was as strong as ever. Matiangi  further called on Kenyans to ignore the infighting reports that…

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My ilness is my problem kindly leave me alone,Lawyer Cliff Ombeta Tells Justice Lesiit

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1,972 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-There was a standoff at the Milimani law courts in Nairobi on Friday as Lawyer Clifford Ombeta  blatantly told  off Justice Jesse Lesiit to keep off the issue of his sickness.This is after  she ordered a probe into the illness the advocate claimed to have been suffering from, forcing him to skip court on Thursday. The popular lawyer  appeared in  Court  casually dressed, perhaps signifying that he hadn’t gone to defend his client. He produced evidence that he had been seeking…

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Lawyer and prominent businessman Karanja Kabage laid to rest at his home in Mang’u

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1,892 total views, 4 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER/CORRESPONDENT,12TH JULY 2019-A renowned businessman and  lawyer cum politician, Karanja Kabage was Friday laid to rest at his Mang’u, Rongai in Nakuru County, following his death after being involved in a road accident near his Karen home on the 5th of July 2019. Autopsy reports revealed that he succumbed to cardiac arrest. Earlier, Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai had ordered immediate investigation into his death. In a statement on the 6th of July, the National Police Service Director of Corporate Communications Charles Owino said Mr…

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Business 

Savannah Cement celebrates 7th Anniversary, eyes regional market expansion with a Kshs 5billion second grinding plant.

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743 total views, 65 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-Local cement manufacturer Savannah Cement has confirmed plans to expand its market reach beyond Kenya to the neighbouring regional countries. The market reach expansion programme at Savannah Cement, will also involve a local market enhancement programme to satisfy a growing demand for high quality cement products as the government’s efforts to rollout affordable housing under the Big 4 agenda continue to gain steam. According to Savannah Cement Managing Director Ronald Ndegwa, as part of the market expansion plans, the firm, is currently undertaking…

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Nyakach MP Aduma has been freed on a Sh3 million bail in graft case

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449 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KISUMU,12TH JULY 2019–Nyakach Mp Aduma Owuor  was on Friday  charged with conspiracy to commit an offence of corruption and abuse of office and  released on a Sh3 million cash bail. The legislature  allegedly defrauded the city council of Nairobi Sh10 million through fraudulent payment of the said amount to Stephen Mburu (deceased) trading as Wachira, Mburu, Mwangi and company advocates. EACC detectives on Thursday arrested the MP  in Kisumu . EACC CEO Twalib Mbarak said Aduma committed the office during former Nairobi Governor Evans…

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New frontiers:Kenya Ferry Services set to expand operations to major water bodies

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495 total views, no views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-The Kenya Ferry Services is targeting to expand its operations to major water bodies in the country such as Lake Victoria and Lake Turkana in a five-year strategic plan. KFS managing director Bakari Gowa says the strategy is aimed at attracting more business within the water transport sub-sector in Kenya. The agency also looks to build floating hotels within the main steam operators to boost revenues. Only two regions in Kenya have water bodies with ferry services available- Mombasa, in the…

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Interioir ministry gives gambllers untill Friday night to withdraw cash deposited in betting companies E- wallets

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865 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-Interior Ministry has given all Gamblers  until Friday night to withdraw money deposited in sports betting companies’ wallets or lose them. On Thursday, the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government wrote to mobile telecommunication companies, giving them 48 hours to implement the directive before the text message short codes used by the betting firms are closed. “This is to permit you to allow gamers of the subject firms to withdraw any funds they may have deposited in the material…

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Train collision kills 20, injures 78 in Pakistan

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1,237 total views, 76 views today  BY AFP,PUNJAB,PAKISTAN,11TH JULY 2019-20 people were killed and nearly 80 injured when two trains collided in central Pakistan early Thursday, officials said. The incident took place in Rahim Yar Khan district in Punjab province when a passenger train coming from the eastern city of Lahore rammed into a goods train that had stopped at a crossing, a senior government official said. A senior Pakistan Railways official gave AFP the toll, adding: “We fear the death toll will rise as rescue teams are still cutting (through) the wreckage.” Earlier,…

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Its amazing news for Tuskys supermarket customers as the retailer rolls out a half price food items mega sale this weekend

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950 total views, 65 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,11TH JULY 2019-Leading local retailer, Tusker Mattresses, will this weekend host an exclusive foodstuff mega sale, across its branch network. The mid-month sale (Friday 12th July to Sunday 14th July) with discounts valued at more than Kshs 100million, has been designed to celebrate Tuskys customers for their continued support and will precede the firm’s annual mega sale that is scheduled for launch next week. Speaking when he announced the TUSKYS BIG FIVE foodstuff sale, Tusker Mattresses Group CEO Dan Githua said the customer reward programme this weekend- organized in…

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Titus Naikuni ordered to pay a Ksh 10 M for wrongful dismissal of an employee when he served as KQ C.E.O

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2,841 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,11TH JULY 2019-Ex  Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer, Titus Naikuni, has been ordered to pay a Sh10 million to an employee he unlawfully sacked. Employment and Labour Relation Court on Thursday stated that the action by Naikuni against former   Corporate and Communication Manager Kepha Moreno Bosire was not  justifiable. Bosire was awarded Sh1.8 million by the court  being three months salary in lieu of notice, twelve months salary compensation, Sh1 million for compensation for undignified treatment of the claimant all  amounting to Sh10 million.…

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EACC Detectives arrets Nyakach MP Aduma Owuor over loss of funds during Governor Kidero’s tenure

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2,547 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,11TH JULY 2019-Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives have arrested Nyakach MP Aduma Owuor over loss of funds at the Nairobi County Government during Governor Evans Kidero’s tenure. Owuor was arrested in Kisumu by the anti-graft body’s detectives and is currently being grilled over the matter. According to the EACC, the cash  were lost during Owuor’s tenure as City Hall’s Legal Officer. Former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero is a man who has had many court battles to fight since he left office.He currently faces …

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Granny pleads guilty to possessing marijuana weighing 600gm in Nyeri

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2,708 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI, 11TH JULY 2019-A granny  found in possession of 600 grammes of marijuana in Nyeri has pleaded guilty to the charges. Appearing before Nyeri Resident Magistrate Nelly Kariuki on Thursday,  83-year-old Lydia Mumbi Ndirangu pleaded guilty to being in possession of bhang worth Sh500 in Muthinga, Tetu constituency. The accused will remain in police custody and appear in court on July 15 when the facts of the case will be read to her. It will be remembered that this is the second case  coming  just…

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War on graft: Ant-graft body recovers Sh2.7bn in graft proceeds in last four months

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909 total views, 1 views today BY  JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,11TH JULY 2019-A total of Ksh 2.7 Billion has been recovered in graft proceeds in the last 4 months .The Ethic and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) says  this has been made possible through the use of   alternative dispute resolution. According to EACC Chief Executive Officer Twalib Mbarak ,this as a positive gain realized by the commission compared to the last five years where assets worth only Sh1.5 billion were recovered. He  stated that the recovery of a plot in Kilimani which was handed over to…

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Esther Passaris Appointed Senator by Global Body

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869 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,11TH JULY 2019-Nairobi Woman Representative, Esther Passaris, has been  appointed a Senator at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF). Passaris   was among 13 High Commissioners and Senators appointed on Wednesday  from various parts of the world among them South America, North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East regions. She  will represent Kenya in the Global Co-Founders Committee of the Grand Assembly. As a senator, Passaris will be expected to take a role in one of the many WBAF…

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Five die,13 more seriously injured in an accident in Machakos

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515 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MACHAKOS,11TH JULY 2019-Five passengers died on the spot while 13 others were seriously injured on Wednesday evening in a road accident at Muumandu area on the Wote-Machakos road. Machakos County Director of Emergency Services David Mwongela  who confirmed the incident said the accident involved a 14-seater matatu which veered off the road and rolled several times killing five people on the spot. However it  was not immediately established  what caused the accident, however, it is reported that the driver of the matatu, which was heading…

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Oscar Sudi Vows to Fight for Miguna Miguna and the Canada based lawyer responds

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1,756 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,10TH JULY 2019-Kapseret MP, Oscar Sudi has  vowed to fight and  bring Miguna Miguna back home .The tough talking lawyer was deported in 2018. Speaking outside the Milimani Law Courts after the digital strategist Dennis Itumbi, the legislator said that they would push for justice while directing his remarks at Interior PS, Karanja Kibicho. “After Itumbi, we will fight for Miguna Miguna to came back home, we are not scared of you (Kibicho) and we have no apologies for being team ‘TangaTanga’,” he stated. What…

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Nairobi School bullying incident:Prof Magoha orders investigations

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2,040 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,10TH JULY 2019-Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha on Wednesday ordered further investigations into the bullying claims reported at Nairobi School.The CS has ordered the investigation be conducted and a report handed over to him by next week. Admitting that he was aware of a similar investigations being undertaken by ministry officials ,Prof Magoha demanded that the school’s leadership inform him directly on the happenings at the institution. “I know investigations are underway but on the parallel side, I would like to know directly from…

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Kenya is right on track in countering terrorism-President Uhuru

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2,163 total views, 1 views today BY PSCU,NAIROBI,10TH JULY 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta  has assured the international community and the African continent that it is right on track in fighting terrorism .Speaking on  Wednesday  when he opened  a two day  counter-terrorism conference at the United Nations Headquarters in Gigiri, Uhuru said that Kenya has established anti-terrorism County Action Plans to reduce threats to the country. The President said the fight against terrorism has been devolved through the development of County Action Plans to counter and prevent violent extremism. The county action plans, tailored…

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DP Ruto is the single most politician leading in 2022 politics,Handshake news -Survey

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1,237 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,10TH JULY 2019-A new survey  conducted by TIFA and Reeforge says President Uhuru Kenyatta receives the most coverage across all media platforms in the country. The report of the survey however indicates that  when it comes to the coverage of national politics, Ruto leads at 27.88 per cent followed by Uhuru at 20.76 per cent and Raila at 18.04 per cent. “The coverage around these personalities has been on 2022 politics and the handshake,” the report notes. Further Uhuru was the most mentioned personality…

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