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Health workers in Kirinyaga down tools

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2,780 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019-Health services in all public hospitals in Kirinyaga were on Wednesday paralyzed after health workers downed their tools claiming deplorable working condition and poor sanitation in hospitals. Central region Kenya medical practitioners and dentist Union Secretary General Gor Goody said the health workers will not resume to their normal duties until the county meets their demands which include hiring of more nurses and doctors, promotion of their members, equipping hospitals in the county and hiring of  casual workers. “As it stands,…

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DPP Haji calls upon church leaders to reject mysterious donations

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2,531 total views, no views today BY  ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019-The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has urged church leaders to reject cash given in churches by leaders  which has no known source  as it encourages corruption. Haji  says  officers are allegedly stealing money to finance campaigns for the next elections and for their own personal use. “Such money is also taken to holy places as donations to gain support from the people,” he said during a meeting with clerics at Serena Hotel, Nairobi. Religious leaders from different denominations…

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Unwanted Cache:Police nab over 3 million pieces of banned plastic bags,Expired diapers in Kamukunji

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2,391 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019-Police  have found  3 million pieces of banned plastic bags and another 2,131 of expired diapers in Nairobi’s Kamukunji area. The owner of the cache of the said goods  packaged in bags labelled Double Vision  has been identified as one John Wachira Wang’ondu. The crackdown on non-woven carrier bags by the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) began on April 1 this year. The authority banned bags made of polypropylene (plastic) two years ago. Traders recently told of stock held in the high…

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State can’t deliver affordable houses without help – Uhuru

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542 total views, no views today BY PSCU,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the government is working on innovative ways of delivering affordable houses. The President on Wednesday said the government has embraced new building technologies and is actively involving the private sector as a key partner in the delivery of one of the key promises of his administration’s Big 4 development agenda. He said traditional approaches to the housing challenges have failed to keep up with the rising demands for decent shelter as the population expands. “So we are…

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No Service Disruption at KRA,says the agency

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534 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019-The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)  has assured taxpayers that there is no service disruption in all its operations. In a statement sent to the press,Kra says just as it stated  in the statement released on the 14th of May ,operations continue uninterrupted. It has also denied  allegations of there been  a strike by some of its key employees who are charged with working at different pivotal positions and department with the organization. ”Allegations of ‘staff go slow’ cannot be substantiated, since…

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Lifestyle 

Electrical Stimulation Proven to Help Boost Memory (Sponsored content)

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1,459 total views, 1 views today BY GUEST WRITER,NAIROBI,28TH MAY 2019-Researchers have discovered that synchronizing brain waves with electrical brain stimulation can improve short-term working memory. They discovered that the application of a low voltage current can synchronize different areas of the brain with each other, making it possible for better performance on tasks which involve working memory. Hopefully this method can eventually be made use of for bypassing damaged brain areas and relay signals in individuals who have epilepsy, stroke or traumatic brain injury. The constant activity of the brain is…

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I have not been summoned at the DCI over fake gold scam,says Wetang’ula

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749 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019-Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula   who was widely reported in the media  to have been wanted at the directorate of Criminal investigations to record statement  on Wednesday  over the fake gold scam  now says he is yet to be summoned.According to the governor  the senator who  is a person of interest in the ongoing investigations into the scandal  scam, now says it is “a non-issue” to him. The senator who is also Ford Kenya party leader On Wednesday morning led a meeting…

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Police arrest three suspects linked to Kakamega killings

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670 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019-Police have arrested three suspects connected to the brutal murder of six security guards in Kakamega . The  Directorate of Criminal Investigations says, the trio were arrested in Mukuru kwa Reuben slum in Nairobi. “A detailed analysis on western murders & robberies led Detectives to Mukuru kwa Reuben where 28yr-old Fanuel Andayi was arrested and a phone stolen on the night the watchmen were murdered, was recovered and it led sleuths to Butere where 28yr-old Aziz Amwayi was also nabbed,” the…

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There will be no special treatment for governors in war on graft,, EACC vows

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690 total views, no views today BY NANCY CHELIMO ,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019- Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has declared that governors suspected of stealing public resources will not be treated with any favors   during arrests. The anti-graft agency Chief Executive Officer Twalib Mbarak says they will not order “special vehicles or have air-conditioned cells” for the county chiefs or any other high-ranking political leader. “A criminal suspect is a criminal suspect, no special treatment,” the CEO asserted during an event planned by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions bringing…

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Court fines man Ksh 1,500 for having sex at Uhuru park

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583 total views, 2 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,29TH MAY 2019–  A court has fined a man  Ksh 1,500 or serve a jail term of  one month  after he  pleaded guilty to having sex in public at Uhuru Park in broad daylight. Magistrate Joseline Onga’yo fined  Kanara Maina   Sh1,500 or serve a jail term of one month for engaging in the act with Joyce Wanjiku. Despite Maina pleading  for forgiveness , the magistrate rejected his plea  saying that the fine and sentence passed on him will serve as a lesson for other…

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