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Parking fee in Nairobi to go up in July

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2,458 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE,2019-Car owners   in Nairobi  should be ready  to start paying higher parking fees in the near future.This is according to  Finance CEC Charles Kerich  who read the county’s budget on Tuesday . “The reduction in parking fees from Sh300 to Sh200 for on street parking was the cornerstone of the amendments last year and the same has drastically reduced revenue collections from daily parking and increased congestion within the CBD,” Kerich said. “To solve these twin problems and to test the elasticity…

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Its 5 years in prison for a woman who stole baby from KNH

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2,183 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE 2019-The court has sentenced to five years in prison a  woman who stole a two-week old baby from the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in 2018 . Nairobi  Court Chief Magistrate Roselyn Oganyo  while delivering the ruling on Tuesday,said the prosecution, led by Willy Momanyi, had proved its case against Ednah Kemunto Mabuka. Kemunto stole baby Prince Ouko from KNH on February 18, 2018, after she was asked by the infant’s father, Job Nyatiti Ouko, to check on his twins as he wheeled his…

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Govt signs Heads of Terms Agreements with Tullow Kenya, Total and Africa Oil.

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2,428 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE 2019-The government has signed  Heads of Terms Agreements  (HoTs)with Tullow Kenya, Total and Africa Oil. The HoTs agreements provide a framework and commercial certainty required to move ahead with negotiating the fully termed upstream and midstream long form agreements ahead of the Projects’ Final Investment Decision (FID). In a speech read on his behalf  by the  Principal Secretary, State Department for Petroleum, Mr Andrew Kamau, cabinet secretary  ministry of petrolium and mining John Munyes   says  the HoTs agreements signed today are for the…

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Journalists summoned in Maribe, Jowie murder trial

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348 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE 2019-As  murder trial case facing   television journalist Jackie Maribe and her ex-fiancé Joseph Irungu, alias Jowie begun on Tuesday,high Court has summoned three newspaper reporters and their editors who are accused of breaching court reporting guidelines in the case. The journalists are required to appear before Justice James Wakiaga on Wednesday. Catherine Mwaniki, who is the Lead Prosecutor in the trial of businesswoman Monica Kimani’s murder in September last year told the court on Tuesday the Daily Nation and the Star’s…

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Police bust yet another fuel adulteration syndicate in Nairobi’s Industrial area

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859 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE 2019-Police  have arrested Sixteen people  after a raid at a site in Industrial Area, Nairobi, in connection with fuel adulteration. The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (ERPA) officers carried out the swoop as part of their ongoing crackdown on the illegal activity. ERPA Director-General Pavel Oimeke said that the Authority, in collaboration with detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, has been monitoring operations at the site for weeks before they pounced. “This illegal activity has been going on for a…

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Tom Mshindi appointed chairman of AAR Insurance Board of Directors

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1,013 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE 2019-Former Editor-in-Chief and Executive Director at Nation Media Group  Tom Mshindi has  been appointed as the chairman of  AAR Insurance Board of Directors. Mshindi brings in many years of experience from his stellar career cutting across journalism, media and development communication both locally and internationally. The new chair holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Nairobi, and two Advance Management Programme certificates from Strathmore Business School and from IESE Business School in New York, among…

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Jowie and Maribe to return to court as murder case against them starts

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1,097 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,25TH JUNE 2019-Citizen TV journalist Jackie Maribe and her ex-fiancé Joseph Irungu are expected  in court or be represented by their lawyers as  a case in which they are charged with the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani  starts on Tuesday. The two have been  charged with killing Kimani, in September 2018 at her Lamuria Gardens Apartment in Kilimani, Nairobi. However they  both denied the charges and the prosecution said it intends to call 32 witnesses. According to submissions made to trial judge James…

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