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2,380 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,18TH JUNE,2019-Results of a   new survey  conducted by IPSOS shows that  80 percent of Kenyans are in support of the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga. The results of the survey  released on Tuesday afternoon says that  those who support the agreement   say it is because of the unity and peace it has achieved in the country since March last year. A few of those opposed to the handshake, claim it has brought political confusion at 36 per…

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Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja petitions the Interior Cabinet Secretary ,wants work and business permits issued to foreign nationals who are engaging in retail trade revoked within two weeks.

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2,356 total views, no views today BY  ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,18TH JUNE 2019-Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakajaon Tuesday   petitioned the Interior Cabinet Secretary and five urban based County Governments to revoke work and business permits issued to foreign nationals who are engaging in retail trade within two weeks. According  to Sakaja, he has uncovered a cartel of foreign nationals, mainly from China, who are engaging in trade despite the fact that their work permits describe them as investors and limit the kind of economic activities they can engage in. “The County Governments which give…

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Seven employees of Murugu clinic charged with illegal sale of drugs,released on bail

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2,346 total views, 2 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,18TH JUNE 2019-Seven employees of Murugu Natural and Nutritional clinic were today (Tuesday) arraigned in a Nairobi Court over manufacture of medicinal drugs without a government license. Appearing before Magistrate Zainab Abdul; the accused; Catherine Nduta, Diana Wanjiku, Lucy Njeri, Saida Mariam Zakaria, Henry Mukhwana, Samuel Kamau and Francis Maina were charged with manufacturing of medicinal substances without a license from the pharmacy and poisons board. They were also charged with sale of unregistered drugs contrary to the law and supply of poisons when…

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JSC changes its earlier position, okays public access to judges’ interviews

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251 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH JUNE,2019-The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has finally  allowed the public and media access to the ongoing interviews for judges of the Court of Appeal after receiving pressure from across the country. The  process  begun as a closed-door affair after Chief Justice David Maraga kicked the media out of the boardroom where the interviews are being held. “We will adhere to what the constitution says,” CJ Maraga said on Monday before asking the media to leave the boardroom. The Court of Appeal has an…

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Safaricom unveils ‘reverse call’ feature to allow transfer of call charges

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1,509 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,18TH JUNE 2019-Safaricom on Tuesday unveiled   a new calling service feature Reverse Call which will enable its over 31 million subscribers transfer calling costs to the receiver. To use the Reverse Call service, a caller will only be required to press # before the number they are dialing. On the other end, the receiver of the “Reverse Call” will see the caller’s details appear on the screen as normal, but once they pick the call, they will receive a voice prompt asking them to…

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Treasury set to clear Sh65bn pending bills by end of June

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191 total views, no views today BY DPPS,NAIROBI,18TH JUNE 2019-Treasury will release Sh65 billion to pay pending bills by end of the month, a meeting of Governors and Deputy President William Ruto has agreed. The meeting under the auspices of Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council chaired by Ruto also agreed to meet the House leadership to resolve the shareable revenue stalemate. Addressing the press at his Karen Office on Tuesday in the company of eight County Governors, Ruto said Treasury was on the final process of releasing the cash. However, he…

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