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Pope Francis to appoint new bishops in Kenya

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2,305 total views, no views today BY KCCB NEWS TEAM,5TH MAY 2019-The Holy Father Pope Francis has encouraged the new Apostolic Nuncio to find new bishops as soon as possible to fill in vacancies in dioceses without bishops. Speaking at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) during his arrival to Kenya on 4th, May, 2019, The Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya and South Sudan, His Excellency Archbishop Hubertus Matheus Maria van Megen said Pope Francis is praying for the Church in Kenya and wishes to have new bishops in place.  “We cannot…

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Manchester United miss out on Champions League after draw with Huddersfield Town

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1,165 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,5TH MAY 2019-Manchester United have been held to a 1-1 draw by Huddersfield Town in Sunday’s Premier League clash at the John Smith’s Stadium, a result which leaves Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side with Europa League football next season. Scott McTominay put United in front during the opening stages of the contest, but Isaac Mbenza‘s first goal for Huddersfield earned the already-relegated side a share of the spoils. Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Watford means that United cannot finish in the top four of the standings, with the North-West giants now facing a…

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DP Ruto defends Governor Waititu over Kiambu County budget queries

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2,267 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,5TH MAY,2019-Deputy President William Ruto on Sunday came to the defense of besieged  Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu over the recent audit questions raised regarding the county budget . On Thursday last week  WAITIU  found himself  between a rock and ahrad surface when he was tasked by   the Senate to explain how his administration allocated over Ksh.1 billion to functions perceived to be the reprieve of the national government. Speaking after Sunday service at All Saints Catholic Church Komothai Parish in Githunguri,however  DP Ruto said…

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ODM leader Raila Odinga visits former president Moi at Kabarak

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1,981 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,5TH MAY,2019-ODM leader Raila Odinga on Sunday visited former president Daniel Arap Moi at his Kabarak home. The opposition chief  went to condole with the retired Head of State following the recent passing of his son Jonathan Toroitich Moi. Upon arrival Odinga ,was received by Baringo Senator Gideon Moi and was flanked by East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) MP Oburu Odinga and Tiaty MP William Kamket. “We continue to wish strength to the former President and his family. May God grant them peace…

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Sri Lanka Catholics say lonely prayers as churches close for second week

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761 total views, 2 views today By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, NEGOMBO, May 5 – Father Suranga Warnakulasuriya said prayers alone in his church Sunday, as Catholic services were suspended across Sri Lanka for the second straight week since the Easter suicide attacks. With the army staging raids across the country and authorities maintaining high levels of security, the country’s 1.25 million Christians are still on edge after jihadist bombers killed 257 people. Warnakulasuriya has been saying mass in an empty church in Negombo, just north of the capital, every day since the slaughter at three…

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Police on high alert in Mandera East following suspected Al Shabaab attack

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463 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MANDERA,5TH MAY 2019-Police in Mandera East  are on high alert  after  a suspected Al Shabaab attack that occurred Saturday night. Witness and  local authorities say , heavily armed people attacked Hareri Hosle village resulting to a fierce  exchange of fire between them and the Kenye Police Reserve officers that were on guard. There are also reports of  one police reservist having sustained injuries and his gun stolen from him. The militants also stole foodstuffs from the village in a raid believed to be a rearming…

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DP Ruto tells off those criticizing him over his frequent church donations

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272 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,5TH ,MAY 2019-Deputy president William Ruto has slammed his political rivals among them ODM leader Raila Odinga who have in the recent  months criticized him over his an ever ending church donations and claiming that the cash was  part of proceeds of corruption .Speaking in Wajir  where he attended a harambee for the construction of a Madrassa, Ruto said that they should instead focus on their parties which they need to bring to order. He says instead of attacking him, they should talk…

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