Local News 

Kirinyaga Insecurity:Thugs shoot dead trader, seriously injure matatu driver

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1,658 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KIRINYAGA,7TH JUNE,2019-A businessman was shot dead and a driver seriously injured when gangsters attacked a Nairobi-bound matatu in Kirinyaga County on Friday morning. Mr Haman Maina, 33 was pronounced dead on arrival at Mount Kenya Anglican Church Hospital while the driver, Peter Gachoki was admitted at the facility in critical condition. Witnesses said the vehicle was heading to Nairobi when two gangsters sprayed it with bullets, forcing the driver to stop. They then entered into the vehicle and started robbing passengers. However, the thugs…

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International News 

Gay couple beaten for refusing to kiss on London bus

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1,948 total views, no views today BY BBC NEWS,7TH JUNE 2019-Miss Geymonat posted on her facebook page: “In an attempt to calm things down, I started making jokes. I thought this might make them go away. Chris even pretended she was sick, but they kept on harassing us, throwing us coins and becoming more enthusiastic about it. “The next thing I know is that Chris is in the middle of the bus fighting with them. On an impulse, I went over there only to find her face bleeding and three of…

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International News 

British PM Theresa May steps down as Conservative leader

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1,602 total views, no views today BY REUTERS,7TH JUNE,2019- British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit. May announced she would step down last month after failing to deliver Britain’s departure from the European Union on time, deepening a political crisis in a divided country struggling to move on from a 2016 referendum on Brexit. She will continue to work as prime minister until her party…

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Local News 

Plan to lower sex consent age to 16 years is ‘nonsense’-CS Matiang’i

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1,736 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,6TH JUNE,2019-Interior CS Fred Matiang’i has  objected plans to lower age for sex consent from 18 to 16 years. The CS says  all synergies and efforts should be redirected towards protecting all children and ensuring that they have the best opportunity for study . “I want to assure you we can never be mad enough to support such nonsense regarding the consent age….There is some madness that people engage in that is so difficult to understand,” he said during a prize giving ceremony…

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Local News 

British High Commissioner Nic Hailey pledges UK’s continued support to Kenya in war on graft as he calls it a day

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1,864 total views, no views today  BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,7TH JUNE,2019-Outgoing British High Commissioner Nic Hailey has promised that his country will  continue to offer support to Kenya in the war against  corruption. The same will also be extended towards efforts aimed at  recovering proceeds of corruption hidden in foreign countries. Speaking  at a commemorative event to mark Queen Elizabeth’s 93rd birthday at his official residence in Nairobi Thursday evening,Hailey  termed  the anti-graft campaign as the single most important plank of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration that will determine Kenya’s success. The diplomat…

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Local News 

Is graft case against former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero collapsing?,This is why.

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712 total views, no views today  BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,7TH JUNE 2019-Graft case facing former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero could be on the verge of collapse  after a key prosecution witness in the case  told the court that he does not have any evidence to support claims Sh213 million was stolen from the county. Robert Ayisi who was the first to take the stand said he does not have documentary evidence that the accused stole the money in 2013. He told trial magistrate Douglas Ogoti on Friday , that he was only…

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Local News 

The Star Newspaper under fire as governor Sonko demands apology over HIV status story,THreatens to sue

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495 total views, no views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,7TH JUNE,2019-The Star newspaper   has come under fire from Nairobi governor Mike Sonko after it carried a story claiming that the governor was released from prison in 1999 due to the fact that he was HIV positive.The Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi has given the media house which owns the daily newspaper three days to apologise . Sonko said if the paper fails to apologise or retract the defamatory statement he will institute legal proceedings against The Star. “….that your said malicious and spiteful…

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Sports 

13th Edition of Henry Wanyoike Hope for the Future Run to take place This Saturday

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866 total views, no views today  BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,7TH JUNE,2019-The 13th edition of Henry Wanyoike Hope for the Future Run will be held tomorrow, Saturday, the 8thJune 2019 in Kikuyu town. Safaricom has sponsored the race to a tune of KES 1 Million and is expected to attract over 8,000 participants. This is in addition to providing security and ambulances for the event whose target for the year is to raise KES 10 million, in kind and cash that will be used to distribute 200 white canes for visually impaired people across all…

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Millie Odhiambo Vehemently defends Passaris

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731 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,7TH JUNE 2019-Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo has strongly  defended  Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris. Speaking on Thursday in parliament, Odhiambo said that Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has developed a habit of attacking She claimed that the county boss attacked Former Nairobi Women Rep Racheal Shebesh but they never got an opportunity to defend her and now he has done it again. She reminded male MPs not to point accusing fingers at women in parliament when they have dark pasts as well. The…

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