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Wah! you wont believe the plumb job Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has been given a head of his exit from the giant telco in August

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1,608 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,8TH MAY 2019-Just months before Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore  exits the telecommunications service company ,president Uhuru Kenyatta has been appointed him as a board member of the National Cancer Institute. The appointment in contained in a  Gazette notice issued on Monday by Health CS Sicily Kariuki where Collymore  was named among  parastatal heads and members. The National Cancer Institute is a corporate body established under the Cancer Control Act and serves as the coordinating body for all cancer control activities in Kenya. The…

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War on graft: EACC detectives storm City hall, questions county secretary

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1,793 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,8TH MAY 2019-War on corruption has been intensified  at the City hall after the  EACC detectives on Wednesday stormed the office of the Nairobi county secretary in a move  aimed  at searching  for crucial  documents that could help ascertain corruption allegations at the county. The officers were however interjected from forcibly arresting acting county secretary Pauline Kahiga and searching her office by head of security and compliance Tito Kilonzi. Journalists were kicked out by the county’s security officers as a push and pull…

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Increase salaries and house allowances for police officers to boost morale,Governor Mutua urges

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1,710 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,ATHI RIVER,8TH MAY 2019-Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has called for the increment of salaries and housing allowances of police officers saying the move will boost the officers. morale. The governors says , though police officers contribute greatly to the safety and peace of mind to Kenyans, they have not been treated well and fairly. “Our men and women in uniform who serve as police officers contribute to the safety and peace of mind we have as ordinary Kenyans. However, the reality is that unlike their…

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The national treasury says Ferdinand Waititu is clean over budget mix-up

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364 total views, 2 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,8TH MAY 2019-The National Treasury   says  Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu  is innocent  and did not  take part in the budget mix up that has seen him bashed  by Kenyans especially on social media. In a statement,the treasury says there might have been a mix-up in budget, revenue and expenditure reporting. It further  indicated that the problem was not only in Kiambu, but in several other counties as well. According to the statement, counties failed to use the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) correctly…

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Shock and disbelief for Ruaka tenants as cars sink after walls sunk

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455 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,8TH MAY,2019-Tenants at an apartment in Ruaka  Kiambu county are still shocked after  they woke up only to find their cars having sunk inside a construction site. As a result of heavy down pour that has been experienced in the area  since Last week ,Part of the wall of their apartment had also caved in. The construction site which is in between two apartments is said to have caused the landslide that occurred on Tuesday night. One vehicle was badly damaged when the…

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No longer at Ease in Loita in Narok as disagreement over land leaves residents and Christians of a local church divided

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631 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAROK,8TH MAY 2019-A tussle is brewing between a catholic church and a resident of Loita in NAROK county ,after the two sides failed to agree over where the fence of the church and the land belonging to the said local should be erected. On Wednesday morning the church faithful of St  Benedict   Catholic church in Morijo , demolished  a fence belonging to  a resident David Ole Tuati  who is allegedly to have infringed on the church land and has been carrying on different farming activities…

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Crime Watch: Police arrest a fifth suspect in an assault case caught on camera

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752 total views, 2 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,8TH MAY,2019-Police have arrested a fifth suspect in a case in which a group of men were captured on camera physically assaulting a man . According to the police, the man who has been on the run was arrested  in Kilimani area in a house where he has been hiding on  Wednesday morning. A man  hunt for another suspect who is still at large is on going. The suspects  are wanted by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) to face charges of grievous harm…

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Over 300 structures destroyed in Kibera as fire breaks out in Laini Saba Area

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551 total views, 3 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,8TH MAY 2019– Police have launched investigations following an incident where more than 300 structures were on Wednesday morning  destroyed by fire  in Kibera slums, Nairobi. Police says  police, the fire  started from one of the affected structures in Laini Saba area before spreading fast to others. No one was injured in the incident.The cause of the  fire remains unknown. The affected families are now appealing to well wishers and the county government of Nairobi to assist them rebuilt their houses.  

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Sports 

Magnificent Liverpool thrash Barcelona to reach Champions League final

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674 total views, 2 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,8TH MAY 2019-Liverpool have reached their second successive Champions League final with a remarkable 4-0 victory over Barcelona in the second leg of their semi-final clash at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp‘s side were trailing 3-0 on aggregate heading into Tuesday’s encounter, but Divock Origi netted the first and fourth goals on a memorable night on Merseyside. However, the introduction of Georginio Wijnaldum – an enforced one due to an injury to Andrew Robertson – proved key with the Dutchman chipping in with a double in three second-half minutes. Barcelona had their opportunities on an unforgettable occasion…

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