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NTSA cracks the whip,suspends Grand Bus Service Sacco licence after Monday Garissa-Mwingi Road accident

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2,482 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,13TH MAY,2019-The  operational licence  for the Grand Bus Service Sacco  has been revoked after one of their buses s was early Monday morning involved in an accident on Garissa-Mwingi Road in which 14 people perished.The  National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has  suspended the  buses company licence as a pre-cautionary measure  and to avoid since incidents in future. NTSA, in a statement to newsrooms, said preliminary investigations had revealed that the trailer driver had not placed any warning signs on the road to…

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Tragic:Kericho Woman poisons 3 children, commits suicide

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2,567 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KERICHO,13TH MAY 2019-Police have  commenced investigations into an incident  in which a woman on Monday killed her three children before committing suicide at Lami Juu area in Sosiot, Kericho County. Belgut OCPD Philip Okello who confirmed the incident , said preliminary investigations suggested that the woman poisoned the kids before taking the same poison, adding that the motive is still unclear. It is after they delayed waking up in the morning,that  neighbours  went to find out  what had happened  and realized that the four…

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Reconstruct records destroyed by fire to proof Sh 1.5 billion expenditure,senators directs governor Obado.

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2,571 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,13TH MAY 2019- County public accounts and investment Committee  of the Senate  on Monday directed Migori Governor Okoth Obado to provide documents showing how Sh1.5 billion was spent in the 2017/2018 financial year in the next week. While appearing before the  Committee, the governor who found himself in a difficult place  to account for his county’s expenditure blamed the fire which destroyed important financial document which he could have relied on  to give the explanation. “I want to agree with the auditor that…

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Court orders KRA officials in tax evasion syndicate to be detained for two weeks

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695 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,13TH MAY 2019-The  court has ordered 38 KRA officials accused of tax evasion  and abuse of office  to be detained  for next  14 days. The  time will  allow police to conclude investigations. They were given two weeks after  Senior Resident Magistrate Mutio Mayova  turned down the request  by the prosecution  led  by Duncan Ondimu which had wanted the officials detained for 21 days at Central and Kamukunji police stations to enable them conclude investigations ,but the magistrate said this was unreasonable. The suspects…

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LSK commends Macharia Njeru’s appointment to JSC , calls upon lawyers unite

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490 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,12TH MAY 2019-As   former   chair of Independent policing oversight Authority  IPOA Macharia Njeru Readies to commence his  duties as   The Law Society of Kenya (LSK)  representative to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), LSK  has commended  the last week poll’s  which saw Njeru elected. In a statement  on Monday, LSK President Allen Gichuhi  said , Macharia Njeru’s election as the male representative to the Judicial Service Commission was confirmation of the trust bestowed on him by colleague lawyers. Macharia  a former Independent Policing Oversight…

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15 suspects linked to fake gold syndicate arrested in a house in Kileleshwa, Nairobi

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755 total views, no views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,13TH MAY 2019– Officers  from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations have arrested 15 suspects linked to fake gold syndicate  in a residential house in Kileleshwa, Nairobi.This is after the detectives  raided a house believed to belong to a prominent personality in Kileleshwa in the ongoing probe into scandal. Police say they are yet to establish the owner of the house at Kaputei Gardens off Othaya Road which  is usually guarded by GSU officers. DCI George Kinoti says  eight vehicles were seized in the compound.…

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State house breaks silence on president Uhuru’s whereabouts,says he is in the country and undertaking his duties

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605 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,13TH MAY 2019-State House  has finally spoken on the whereabouts of president Uhuru Kenyatta just a day after Kenyans went to social media to question where the head of state has been.State house  Spokesperson Kanze Dena says the President  is in the country and undertaking his normal official duties.In her statement during an interview aired on Radio Maisha,Kanze pledged to do more in informing the public about his activities. She further added  that President Kenyatta was doing  fine, healthy and busy working despite…

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Huduma Namba registration exercise to now start at 6am to 6pm as the process enters homestretch -CS Matiang’i

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711 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,13TH MAY 2019-Interior  cabinet secretary Fred Matiangi has announced that the ongoing  electronic registration of persons (NIMIS) also known as Huduma Namba  exercise will now start at 6am until 6pm.Matiang’i said this on Monday in his office while giving an update of the process since it started. The change in timelines is aimed at ensuring that as many Kenyans as possible register  as the official period for registration comes to an end. The exercise which begun mid last month is expected to come…

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41 KRA officials arrested last week over alleged involvement in tax evasion syndicate to be arraigned in court

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553 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,13TH MAY 2019-41    Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)  suspects  allegedly involved in tax Evasion syndicate  are due in court on Monday. The  Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) says  detectives have recovered phones and other electronic gadgets the 41 used to commit fraud and theft with the items  now waiting  to  be subjected to forensic analysis. On Sunday  DCI director George Kinoti ordered  Forty-Eight officials have who escaped on Friday during the arrests to to immediately surrender to the nearest DCI offices Monday morning…

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Deaths on the road:11 perish in a tragic accident on Mwingi -Garissa road

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597 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,13TH MAY 2019-Road carnage has robbed the country of Eleven lives after a  bus  they were traveling in rammed into a stalled trailer at Tula on the Busy Miwngi-Garissa.14 people were injured in the Sunday night incident. The kenya Red Cross says  those with severe injuries have been moved to the Garissa Provincial General Hospital. The bus was on its way to Nairobi from Wajir. 

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