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Police officer Eric Musila accused of killing ex-wife Musician Diana Chelele freed

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2,571 total views, 4 views today BY ANN MUNENE,3RD MAY,2019-Naivasha High Court on Friday freed  Eric Musila, a police officer accused of killing his wife and popular Kalenjin Musician Diana Chelele in 2016. Musila whose case was transferred from the High Court in Kericho had denied killing Chelele on the 7th of January 2016 in Kapkwen Bomet County. In the Friday afternoon ruling, the judge cited poor investigations and weak evidence presented. Judge Richard Mwongo noted that the prosecution had failed to fill many gaps in the case adding that it was…

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Hassan Wario dropped as Austria Ambassador his place taken by Robinson Githae

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2,346 total views, 4 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,3RD MAY 2019-Besieged  Hassan Wario  has been dropped from his ambassadorial posting to Austria, and his place taken by replaced him  Kenyan ambassador to Washington DC, Robinson Njeru Githae. Dr Wario, once a Sports Cabinet secretary, is fighting to clear his name in Kenyan courts as he was charged with offences related to misappropriation of funds for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In changes  announced by president Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday ,the President also nominated Michael Mubea, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ethics…

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Lawyer Nykaundi’s cross,now wife wants manslaughter charges against her husband blocked

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2,281 total views, 3 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,3RD MAY 2019-The tribulations facing  City lawyer Assa Nyakundi over the murder of his son seems to increase as days passes by.This is after his Lydia Nyakundi on Friday said that she was not involved when the state decided to withdraw the manslaughter charges against her husband. She is now seeking that  the High Court  issues  a conservatory orders staying the decision in Criminal Case No.704 0f 2019 of allowing the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) unilateral decision of withdrawing the manslaughter charges preferred…

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Four charged with murder of activist Caroline Mwatha out on bail

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442 total views, 6 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,3RD MAY 2019-The four suspects accused of killing human rights activist Caroline Mwatha were on Friday released on  bail. While delivering   her ruling, Presiding Jugde Jessy Lessit said that the prosecution did not give compelling reasons to deny the accused persons bail. “I will grant the accused bail but with caution. The accused shall not go to the New Njiru Clinic which is said to be the scene of crime. They shall also not interfere with witnesses,” directed Justice Lessit. The four; Betty Akinyi,…

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Tragic: Three people die in a grisly accident on Nairobi -Mombasa Highway

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475 total views, 4 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MAKUENI, 3RD MAY,2019-Three people died  on Friday while  another  one sustained  injury , following a road accident at Kenani area near Mtito Andei along the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway. Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Napeiyan  who confirmed  the  accident says  it  occurred after a saloon car, heading to Nairobi from Mombasa collided head-on with a truck heading the opposite direction. Napeiyan also said that those who died were all traveling in the saloon car they include the driver.

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Kenya Correspondent Association decries difficult working conditions for journalists as Kenya joins the world in marking world press day

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332 total views, 5 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,3RD MAY,2019-Kenya has joined the rest of the world in marking world press freedom day marked on 3 May every  year.The day was set aside by UNESCO in the year 1993  to reflect on challenges, threats and other dangers facing journalists as they carry on their roles. It is marked  as a reminder to the countries all over the world and their leaders  to put up measures that will safeguard the rights of journalists working in their countries and ensure that they are not…

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Cornered:Most wanted robberies suspect in Africa nabbed in Nairobi.

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465 total views, 5 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,3RD MAY,2019-Police have arrested a Kenyan woman wanted in several African countries for robberies at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) as she awaited a flight to Dar es Salaam. Detectives describes Ms Margaret Waithira Kamande,  as a notorious robber, was arrested on Thursday night after detectives trailed her to JKIA. A Police report says ,Ms Kamande was put in the Interpol list of wanted criminals after she jumped bail granted to her by a Zimbabwean court in burglary case. She was later arrested…

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Business 

Telkom Upgrades Network in More Towns as Demand Increases

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1,200 total views, 5 views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,3RD MAY 2019-Telkom is upgrading its network’s capacity in 5 towns to cater to growing demand across the country. The ongoing upgrade is part of Telkom’s 1 billion shillings network expansion and optimization program and will see a significant boost to its quality of service in Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa, Nakuru, and Eldoret. This network expansion will also include the IP Core expansion from 30Gigabit to 100Gigabit that will offer a better experience to Internet users. According to Telkom’s Chief Technical and Information Officer, John…

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Police in Kericho nab Bhang worth KSH 5M

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516 total views, 4 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KERICHO,3RD MAY 2019-Police in Kericho have recovered  233 of bhang  with a street value of Ksh 5 Million  in  Chemorir area, in  Ainamoi Subcounty. Kericho Police commander  James Mugera says  the police officer stopped a small  vehicle on the road and when they checked it  they found the narcotics hidden in Sacks . Mugera however says the driver of the vehicle managed  to  escape .He has appealed to the members of the public to continue cooperating with the police  to root out  trafficking of bang…

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Mobile phone services provider Safaricom registers net profit of Ksh 63.4 B for the period ending march 2019

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1,081 total views, 4 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,3RD MAY 2019-Mobile phone services  provider company Safaricom has reported a net profit of Sh63.4 billion for the period ending March 2019,representing 14.7 percent . According to  the results released on Friday in Nairobi, voice service revenue grew by 0.3 percent to Sh95.9 billion while M-Pesa revenue grew by 19.2 percent to Sh74.9 billion, making the two the largest contributors to revenue. “We are pleased with the strong results we have delivered for the year, building on our long track record of delivering relevant…

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