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The Ronnie Osumba-led Youth Enterprise Develop Fund board exits the organization

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1,851 total views, no views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,10TH JUNE,2019-Youth Enterprise Develop Fund board  which has been under the stewardship of   Ronnie Osumba   has ended its term outlining  its gains attained   under  its tenure. Evaluation report  released by the team  indicate that  loan disbursement in terms of direct lending to youths increased by 18 per cent, from Ssh433 million between 2013 and 2016 to Sh514 million during the term of the board (2016-2019). The board cited four key areas in which targets were met. They are enterprise development, market support and…

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Double tragedy: Elephants kills man and then eaten by hyenas in Narok

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1,695 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAROK,10TH JUNE,2019-A man was on Monday morning trampled to death by elephants and thereafter his body eaten by hyenas at Olaragon village in Narok West, Narok County. Area  OCPD Abdillahi Zille  who confirmed the sad incident said the man  55 years old identified as Francis Lenkai was attacked by a herd of three elephants believed to have roamed out of the Masai Mara reserve. The man’s body was then devoured by hyenas and vultures with police who were alerted by members of the public…

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Rugby:Provisional 2019 Lionesses Squad On International Duty

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2,658 total views, no views today NAIROBI,10TH JUNE,2019-The provisional Kenya Lionesses 15s squad on duty this year has been named and it features a total of 40 ladies. The ladies have been in session for the last one month preparing for Elgon Cup and the Rugby World Cup Qualifiers in August. As part of their preparation after World Rugby introduced the RWC Qualifiers tournament, the ladies started off with the three week long Aberdeen Shikoyi Franchise where for them to make the cut into the National 15s team, they had to…

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Sad: father in Elgeyo Marakwet shoots his six children

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1,779 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER/CORRESPONDENT,10TH JUNE,2019-Somber mood has engulfed  Kapker Village  in Elgeyo Marakwet county  after a father Shot his six children killing three instantly while three others sustaining injuries. Three children injured in the Sunday night incident are currently  admitted at Iten County Referral Hospital . According to Marakwet East Sub-County Police Commander  who confirmed the incident  Vincent Kitili said the man shot the children — all from the same family — while they were sleeping at their home in Kapker Village. He further added that…

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DCI detectives arrest Nandi Governor Stephen Sang over tea farm destruction

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508 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,10TH JUNE,2019-Detectives from the Directorate of criminal investigation (DCI ) Monday afternoon arrested Nandi Governor Stephen Sang  over the destruction of Kibwari tea estate, which is said to be on a grabbed piece of land.His arrest is as a result of the ongoing investigation into the stale mate. Detectives  roughed up and bundled the governor into their car  as his supporters watched. Police lobbed teargas to disperse the protesting crowd that had followed Mr Sang as he headed to Kapsabet Police Station to record…

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Cry for Justice:Voi residents plead with govt to help fight camel herders amid reports of deaths and destruction

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489 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,VOI,10TH JUNE,2019- Camel keepers in Voi  Taita Taveta  county have urged the national government  to immediately interdict local  administrators who failing to crack the whip on camel herders said to be responsible  for the latest incidents  of attacks on indigenous farmers and livestock keepers in the county. Their call has been echoed by Taita Taveta governor Granton Samboja. Speaking at a funeral of a farmer stabbed to death by suspected non-local herders in Kirumbi, Voi, over the weekend, Governor  Samboja faulted national administration officials…

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Nandi Governor Stephen Sang records statement with the DCI over tea uprooting saga

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485 total views, no views today BY  CORRESPONDENT,NANDI,10TH JUNE 2019-Nandi Governor Stephen Sang has  recorded a statement with the DCI in Kapsabet  over  uprooting of tea at Kibwari Tea Company which continues to elicit reactions and condemnation in equal measures. The youthful governor was accompanied by hundreds of his supporters who  camped outside the police station. Earlier, Sang held a press briefing vowing to continue the recovery of public property. Six MPs on Saturday said the governor was setting a dangerous precedent by inciting the public to invade and destroy private property.…

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Stepfather slashes son’s penis over alleged Ksh.50 theft

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434 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI,10TH JUNE,2019-Police in Nyeri  have  started investigation into an incident in which  a 10-year-old boy’s penis   was cut off by his stepfather who accused him of stealing KSH 50. The boy is currently nursing injuries at  the Nyeri County Referral Hospital.The boy maintains he did not steal the said Ksh.50. The boy’s mother says  the incident occurred on Thursday last week but the boy, a Class Four pupil, had been coerced into silence by the stepfather. The mother only learned of the incident on…

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Esther Pasaris fires back at governor Sonko ,wants him investigated over Maliciously attacking her

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523 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,10TH JUNE 2019-Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris on Monday fired back at Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko after her arrival from Vancouver, Canada following the governor’s claims during a live television interview on Wednesday. Speaking from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Women Representative stated that she knew many were expecting her to talk about her altercation with the governor, that had been highly publicized by the media. “I choose to act with integrity,I choose to follow the constitution.I will not go down that route,” she highlighted. She added…

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Week long Secondary school heads annual meeting starts in Mombasa

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526 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA,10TH JUNE,2019-The Annual Secondary school heads meeting  starts on Monday morning  in Mombasa  evens controversy rocks  the roll out and implementation of the competency based curriculum. The more than 8,000 head teachers will be meeting at the Kenya School of Revenue Administration in Nyali, under the Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA). According to the association Chairman Indimuli Kahi , among issues to be discussed in this year’s meeting is the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC introduced by the Ministry of Education, as well as…

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