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President Kenyatta holds talks with Ethiopian President Zewde at State House

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2,012 total views, 1 views today BY PSCU,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held talks with Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. Their discussion focused on bolstering the historical bilateral ties between Kenya and Ethiopia. President Zewde, who is in the country on a one-day official visit, was received by President Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at State House Nairobi shortly after 1p.m. She was accompanied by Ethiopian Ambassador to Kenya Meles Alem Tekea. After signing the visitor’s book, President Zewde proceeded…

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Court orders 15 fake gold syndicate suspects detained

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2,138 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-The high court on Tuesday ordered, Fifteen suspects who were arrested on Monday in connection with a fake gold syndicate in Nairobi’s kileleshwa area   to be detained for  one more week to give police time to conclude the investigations. When the accused where  arraigned in court  the prosecution sought for more time to conclude investigations. In a miscellaneous application, Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officer Dan Owino, told the court more time was needed to establish the nationalities of three of…

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Business 

Motorists to dig deeper in their pockets as ERC increases fuel prices

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1,191 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-Motorist across the country will now have to dig deeper into their pockets  to buy petrol after the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority reviewed the  cost of fuels upwards.In the just released prices , super petrol has gone up further this month and will now retail Sh112.03 in Nairobi, a price that will be in place until the 14th June 2019. Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) says  the price of Super Petrol has jumped up Sh5.43 while Diesel and Kerosene…

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Blow to Godfrey Osotsi as Amani National Congress Party structs his name out of the register.

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2,713 total views, no views today  BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-Nominated Member of Parliament Godfrey  Osotsi has  suffered a blow after his name was struck out of Amani National Congress Party register. The Registrar of Political Parties  on Tuesday confirmed  that Osotsi’s name has indeed been struck from the Musalia Mudavadi led coalition. There has been simmering disagreements between Osotsi wand leadership of party  for some time now.However Osotsi  can appeal the decision in court on grounds that he was not given a fair hearing. Consequently If the court’s decision does…

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Sports 

Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars pick first win in Barcelona

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1,590 total views, no views today Barcelona, Spain – Tuesday 14th May 2019…  Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom All-Stars boys’ last evening won their second friendly match against Sant Gabriel of Spain scoring 2-1 in regulation time. Benjamin Njenga of Shimanzi Youth and Lual Mengistu of Euronuts found the target each as the All-Stars came from a goal behind to edge out the home team Sant Gabriel 2- 1. However, their girls’ counterparts were not lucky as they went down 2-0 to a tactical Sant Gabriel girls at the same venue in a…

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Crime Watch:DCI detectives seize thousands of kilograms of expired rice in Kariobangi

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1,142 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-Thousands of kilograms of  expired rice has been seized by detectives from the directorate of criminal investigation (DCI)that was being re-packaged into new bags in Nairobi’s Kariobangi estate. According to DCI boss George Kinoti, several suspects have been arrested in the ongoing raid that started in Tuesday morning. He added that police are in pursuit of   more suspects  who  includes  owners of the go-down known as Kimende Stores.

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Sports 

Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne names AFCON 2019 provisional team

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1,460 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne has  named a provisional squad that will travel to France for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations preparations. The squad includes a huge portion of e players  who feature  during the qualifying round , with skipper Victor Wanyama set to lead the side to Egypt for the biennial football bonanza that runs from June 21-July 19. Experienced defender David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng and Zesco United striker Jesse Jackson Were are the major casualties in Migne’s squad. Ochieng, who…

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A woman believed to be Shabaab fugitive Violet Kemunto held by police in Kisii

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935 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KISII,14TH MAY 2019-Police in Kisii  are holding two women suspected to be Violet Kemunto Omwoyo, an Al-Shabaab fugitive.The two have been held for the last two weeks with officers interrogating them. It is reported that it all begun in  Nyangusu after  members of the public became suspicious of a man and woman at a bus terminal who were about to board a public service vehicle that was headed to Kisii town, 45km away, and alerted the police. Those who spoke to the press  said…

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WhatsApp urges its 1.5 billion users globally to upgrade app after report of spyware attack

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547 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-The over 1.5 billion users of a social network  WhatsApp have been urged  to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app following a report that users could be vulnerable to having malicious spyware installed on phones without their knowledge. “WhatsApp encourages people to upgrade to the latest version of our app, as well as keep their mobile operating system up to date, to protect against potential targeted exploits designed to compromise information stored on mobile devices,” a spokesman said.…

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Transition:Former Head of Public Service Jeremiah Kiereini passes away

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615 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH MAY 2019-A re-known  businessman,investor  and former Head of Public Service Jeremiah Kiereini has passed away. Reliable Sources close to his family say that the former powerful politician  passed away at his home last evening at the age of 90. The businessman had invested hugely in real estate, insurance, coffee farming and the hotel industry. He was also a former CMC Motors chairman, a position that has more recently haunted him over allegations of operating an illegal offshore account. President Uhuru Kenyatta has…

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