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Consume locally manufactured products to support the economy,Uhuru urges Kenyans

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2,411 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA/CORRESPONDENT,ELDORET,21ST JUNE 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday  urged  every Kenyan, mostly  those in government, to consume locally produced goods to support Kenyan entrepreneurs. “We must create demand for our own products by actively consuming these products ourselves,” he urged. Speaking  in Eldoret where he relaunched the ultra-modern textile manufacturing plant, Rivatex,the president who issued several directives, called on all county governments to support farmers by providing them with all the assistance they require at the local level. The head of state   hoping  will…

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Victory for Jimmy Wanjigi as court orders his guns returned to him

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2,390 total views, no views today BY  NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,21ST JUNE 2019-A High Court in Nairobi on Friday  ordered the state to return businessman Jimmy Wanjigi’s seven firearms to him. Justice Chacha Mwita in his judgment today ruled that the State acted irrationally by carting away the business man’s guns while he still held a valid license to keep the same.“The plaintiff’s rights were violated by the respondents. The actions of the respondents were unlawful and actuated by malice. The court grants orders that all firearms be returned to the plaintiff,” ruled…

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Verdict:Victory for former MPs, ex-governors as law barring them from Land Commission jobs is annulled

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2,063 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,21ST JUNE 2019-Former governors, national and county assembly members  have gotten reprieve  after Justice James Makau nullified an NLC Act restraining them from seeking  positions in the National Land Commission (NLC) and National Police Service Commission. The development now means that  they can comfortably  apply for them once advertised While making the ruling on the matter ,Justice Makau on Friday declared unconstitutional a law that bars former governors and legislators from being recruited as commissioners of the said commissions if they held the…

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President Uhuru says the country has saved Sh74bn through Huduma Centres

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420 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,21ST JUNE 2019-Kenya  has saved over Sh74 billion through the Huduma centres, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. The President said that cumulatively, the 52 centres spread across Kenya have served over 24 million Kenyans since inception. “These centres offer over 104 different services with a customer satisfaction level of 95 per cent,” Uhuru said. The President spoke on Friday during the 7th African Public Service Day at the KICC. The mass registration for the Huduma Namba ended on May 18. Kenyans in the…

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Narok county commissioner George Natembeya transferred to rift valley region

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758 total views, 1 views today  BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI 21ST JUNE 2019-Narok County Commissioner  George Natembeya has been moved to rift valley region and now he will be the coordinator. Natembeya who has served in Narok since  early  last year  has been credited with  greatly restoring peace in the county rocked with  insecurity as well as cattle rustling. He will also be remembered  with spearheading  evictions of mau forest settlers to pave way for conservation . It is his style of leadership  that has seen him win accolades from conservation groups and…

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Kakamega twins debacle:One girl raised together with her twin sister taken away by her mother

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742 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGIO PETER,NAIROBI,21ST JUNE 2019-Twist  and turns  continues on Kakamega twins whom DNA test last week showed that they were indeed identical.This is after a mother of a girl who was brought up with one of the identical twins from Kakamega took away her daughter on Friday morning causing  serious disagreement. There was dram when  Mrs Angelina Omina, who was accompanied by police officers, took away her daughter, Mevis Imbaya, as relatives of the identical twins were preparing to meet Governor Wycliffe Oparanya together with the…

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International News 

US bars civilian flights from area of Iran drone shootdown

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3,105 total views, 1 views today BY AFP,21ST JUNE 2019-Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from the area where Iran shot down a US military drone, a strike that President Donald Trump slammed as a “big mistake.” The downing of the drone — which Washington insists was above international waters but Iran says was within its territory has seen tensions between the two countries spike further after a series of attacks on tanker ships the US blamed on Tehran.Under pressure to respond to the high-stakes incident in the strategic Strait of…

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