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Odinga should record a statement on what he knows about the gold scandal-DP Ruto Allies

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6,370 total views, no views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,25TH MAY 2019-Deputy President Dr William Ruto’s aides now want the DCI to interrogate ODM leader Raila Odinga over his alleged links to the fake gold racket, which has sucked Kenya’s top leaders. Speaking in Narok East Constituency on Saturday, May 25, the DP’s associates  among them  Narok  county Woman Representative Soipan Tuya, suggested there was “compelling evidence” that Mr Odinga participated in the alleged gold crime. “We call on the investigating agencies to do their work over the fake gold. If Mr…

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Sports 

Kenya 7s outshines Samoa,registers impressive points against France to keep Cup quarters hopes alive

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4,747 total views, no views today BY SAMSON MBII,25TH MAY 2019- Vincent Onyala scored a hat-trick of tries as Kenya survived a late scare from Samoa to win 21-20 in a closely contested Pool “B” duel in the London Sevens at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday. Johnstone Olindi converted two first half tries from Onyala as Paul Murunga’s charges went for the breather 14-10 up. The Samoans would the rally to take 15-10 lead before Onyala touched down with Olindi converting for a 21-15 lead. Samoa had a last-gasp chance to win…

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Buruburu Church tussle:Three People arrested

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6,312 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,25TH MAY 2019-Three people have been  arrested in Nairobi’s Buru Buru estate after Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko stopped demolition of city church by armed youths who had been hired by a private developer. The governor  arrived  at the scene  following reports of complains l from members of the church who were being forcefully evicted by the hired youths. During the incident three members of the hired goons were arrested by police and crude weapons including machetes recovered from the gang. Speaking after securing…

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Labour Court suspends strike called by health workersin Kirinyaga County.

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5,674 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,25TH MAY 2019-The Employment and Labour Relations Court has  dealt a blow to  health workers in Kirinyaga County .The strike had been called by four unions representing the workers The move comes after the County Government of Kirinyaga obtained an injunction citing that the industrial action protesting poor conditions at facilities including Kerugoya Hospital should be halted until Wednesday when the hearing of the application has been fixed. Lady Justice Maureen Onyango certified the matter as urgent and directed the County Government to serve…

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Huduma namba registration exercise finally comes to an end

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1,007 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,25TH MAY 2019-The one week period given as an extra time to have Kenyans register  to acquire Huduma namba  is elapsing officially today ( Saturday) .The extension of  one week was given  by the president. The  government  says the exercise will close at 6pm Saturday paving way for a comprehensive clean-up of data collected in the two month Huduma namba exercise and individuals who might have filed wrong information will be contacted for fresh registration. Huduma namba seeks to identify all Kenyan residents…

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Africa International News 

Ramaphosa to be sworn in as president of South Africa

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3,913 total views, 1 views today By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Pretoria, South Africa, May 25 – Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office on Saturday as president of South Africa, facing a brew of expectations and scepticism after vowing to reform the country and revive its economy. Foreign heads of state will be among 36,000 people expected to witness the ceremony at a rugby stadium in the capital Pretoria. The 66-year-old leader was unanimously elected by parliament after his African National Congress (ANC) won legislative elections on May 8, winning 230 of the 400 seats.…

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Crime Watch:Parliament Police Woman Found Dead At Home in Nairobi’s Umoja Estate

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879 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,25TH MAY 2019-Police are investigating an incident in which a  female police officer who works at  Parliament was on Friday found lying in a pool of blood in her home in Umoja Estate in a suspected case of love gone sour. The deceased has been identified as Constable Hellen Kwamboka who did not show up at her place of work yesterday prompting a search. Officers attached to Buruburu police station broke into her house only to find her in a pool of blood…

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Kenya Airways CEO resigns on personal grounds

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886 total views, 1 views today BY ANNE MUNENE,25TH MAY 2019-Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sebastian Mikosz has decided to resign close to a year before his contract expires. Kenya Airways chairman Michael Joseph confirmed the exit in a separate memo – Both Mikosz and Joseph are yet to make public the announcement. He was appointed as the national carrier’s CEO in May 2017 and previously served as Polish Airlines boss. Mikosz has 20 years experience in executive management in both the public and private sector Kenya Airways Chief Executive Officer…

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Local News Politics 

Raila defends Matiang’i on fake gold scandal

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604 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,25TH MAY,2019-Opposition leader Raila Odinga has defended Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on the allegations linking him to the fake gold scandal.  The opposition leader spoke about this during the burial of Gusii medic David Ombati in Kitutu Chache North in Kisii County on Friday. Raila said that they  President Uhuru Kenyatta and himself  decided to give the Interior docket to Matiang’i because they trust he will deal with corrupt leaders accordingly. “Matiang’i is doing a great job. He worked in my office when…

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