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Its life imprisonment for A migori woman found guilty defiling a 6-year-old boy

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2,277 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,HOMA BAY,17TH JUNE 2019-A high court in Rongo on Monday sentenced a house help aged 22 years  to life imprisonment  after she was found guilty of defiling a 6-year-old boy. Delivering the judgment, Rongo Senior Resident Magistrate Raymond Langat said there was enough evidence linking the woman to the offence committed on March 30, 2019. The woman was accused of defiling her employer’s son and knowingly infecting him with a Sexually Transmitted Infection. The magistrate pointed out that the most agonizing part of the…

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Court denies bail to Suspect in Ivy Wangeci’s murder case

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2,275 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,ELDORET,17TH JUNE 2019-Naftali Kinuthia who is  the main suspect charged with the gruesome murder of Moi University medical student Ivy Wangeci, will remain in police custody longer after the court on Monday declined to grant him bail. In his ruling, Eldoret High Court judge Stephen Githinji said the suspect is likely to interfere with witnesses and that his own safety will be at risk should he be released. Justice Githinji noted that some of the witnesses are well known to the suspect as they…

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Egypt’s former president Mohamed Mursi dies in court

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3,033 total views, 1 views today BY REUTERS ,17TH JUNE 2019-Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has died in court, state television reported on Monday. It said Mursi had fainted after a court session and died afterwards. Mursi, a top figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, was toppled by the military in 2013 after mass protests against this rule. He had been serving a seven-year sentence for falsifying his candidacy application for the 2012 presidential race.

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We will not sue Kakamega hospital over births blunder,Twins pledge

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2,265 total views, 2 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH JUNE 2019-The countrywide popular  twins Sharon Mitekwa and Melon Lutenyo  have now pledged not to sue Kakamega County Referral Hospital where they were separated at birth in 1999. Addressing the press on Monday, the twins who were flanked by their parents said they have forgiven the hospital and will not be seeking any legal redress. “Kakamega hospital we forgive you and we are not going to sue; we are not going to ask for any type of compensation. I want to thank all…

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Pharmacy board raids Nairobi herbal clinics,seizes drugs

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237 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,17TH JUNE 2019-Inspectors from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) have raided several herbal herbal  clinics in Nairobi among them  Kamirithu and Murugu clinics  seizing  an assortment of herbal medicines . The drugs, which were in powder form, included some alleged to cure cancer, gynaecological complications and detoxification agents. The raid conducted on Monday lead to shocking revelations on the said drugs with some of them found to lack basic vital information such as  when the drugs were manufactured, the expiry dates and…

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Relax,there is no Ebola in the country,Govt assures Kenyans as suspected case in Kericho tests negative

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164 total views, 2 views today By NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,17TH JUNE 2019- The government has moved in to assure Kenyans that there is no need to fear  the deadly Ebola virus after a woman who was  put in isolation at the Kericho County Referral Hospital over a suspected case of Ebola infection on Sunday tested negative . The Ministry of Health, in a statement released Monday evening, added that tests conducted on the woman revealed that she was also negative for any Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. “The result of the tests carried out by…

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Justice Ojwang’s cross: 7-member tribunal set to begin Judge probing him

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874 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI 17TH JUNE 2019-The stage is set for  a seven-member tribunal appointed to investigate the conduct of besieged  Supreme Court Judge Jackton Ojwang  to begin their probe on July 15, 2019. According to a pre-trial session conducted Monday morning, THE HEARING will be held behind closed doors hence no media coverage will be present. The chair of the tribunal will be Court of Appeal judge Alnashir Visram with the members including; retired judge Festus Azangalala, Ambrose Weda, Andrew Bahati Mwamuye, Lucy Kambuni, Sylvia Wanjiku…

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Wife burnt in KIrinyaga over cooking her husband Rice instead of Githeri

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881 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KIRINYAGA 17TH JUNE 2019-A  woman is nursing injuries at a private hospital in Kirinyaga County after she was attacked by her husband after the two  disagreed over  food. According to the victim’s aunt, the man, Peter Ngugi aged 32, had asked his wife to cook Githeri but she went ahead to cook rice. Angered by the wife’s action, the man grabbed a burning stove and threw it at his wife, leaving her with serious burns. The wife is  27-years old. The couple who live at…

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New Quebec law stresses migrants’ skills, thousands must reapply

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1,509 total views, no views today BY AFP, MONTREAL,17TH JUNE 2019-The Quebec provincial legislature on Sunday approved a controversial immigration bill that will replace a first-come, first-served standard for accepting migrants with one tied to an applicants’ skills. The law is similar to a proposed plan from US President Donald Trump that would shift his country’s visa system from family-based immigration towards bringing in more skilled workers. The law will attempt to more closely match the skills offered by would-be immigrants with the needs of the labour market in Quebec, Canada’s…

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Suspected Ebola case reported in Kericho

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894 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,17TH JUNE 2019-There has been a suspected case of Ebola infection  reported  in Kericho County as health officials  are put high  alert. This was after a patient exhibited suspected symptoms of the haemorrhagic fever at Kericho County Referral Hospital. According to County officials , said the woman had travelled from Malaba, a town in Busia County on the border of Kenya and Uganda, to see her spouse. She was initially admitted at Siloam Hospital before being transferred to Kericho County Referral Hospital. “A female…

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