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Its three years in prison for a Prison warder over varsity student’s death

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1,482 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,1ST JULY 2019-The court has sentenced to three years in prison  a prison warder  for killing a Kenyatta University student, Maureen Gachagua, after hitting her with a car. Senior resident magistrate Elector Riany Monday said that Dismas Motogwa Gitenge failed to stop at the scene of the incident, saying he had knocked down a cow. Mr Riany said the act of the warder calls for custodial sentence. For failing to report the incident, Gitenge was handed a six months jail term with the…

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DP Ruto accuses Odinga of propagating poverty

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1,476 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,1ST JULY 2019-Deputy President William Ruto has accused opposition leader Raila Odinga of propagating poverty in the country. DP Ruto who spoke at a women’s empowerment forum in Ekerenyo, Nyamira County, on Monday slammed the former Premier for what he termed as being against development projects by the government. The DP, in the remarks which have since drawn heavy criticism from the opposition, referred to the Orange Democratic Movement  (ODM) party chief as the ‘lord of poverty.’ “You were against the Eurobond, because…

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Kenya and south South Sudan to set up joint border commission towards deepening trade ties

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1,648 total views, no views today BY PSCU,NAIROBI,1ST JULY 2019-Kenya and South Sudan have agreed to deepen their trade ties with the two countries  also  okaying a  plan for Kenya to hold a trade expo in Juba in November. Kenya has also agreed to allocate land for a dry port to South Sudan at the Naivasha Special Economic Zone and for a logistics hub near the new Lamu Port. Further, the two countries have agreed to set up a joint border commission for the management of the common border between the…

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Prof. Mbithi sent on leave as UoN appoints acting Vice Chancellor

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963 total views, 1 views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,1ST JULY 2019-The University of Nairobi Council on Monday  sent Prof. Peter Mbithi on leave to pave way for the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor following the end of his term. The council, in a letter dated June 27, 2019, said it had referred Prof. Mbithi’s interest in reappointment for a second term to the Public Service Commission (PSC) in accordance with the University Act 2012. The embattled Vice Chancellor is now set to proceed on leave starting July 6, 2019, during which…

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Bob Collymore to be buried on Tuesday in a private ceremony

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911 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,1ST JULY 2019-Safaricom Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bob Collymore who died early Monday morning will be buried on Tuesday in a private ceremony.This is according to  the telecommunications giant . Speaking during a briefing at the Michael Joseph Centre held following news of Collymore’s demise, Safaricom Board Chairman Nicholas Ng’ang’a said the ceremony will be open only to the deceased’s family members. According to Mr. Ng’ang’a, a public memorial service will be held in honour of the late Collymore during the course of…

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1,748 total views, no views today By AFP,SRINAGAR,1 JULY 2019- At least 20 people were killed Monday when an overcrowded bus plunged into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said. The bus skidded off a road in the remote Kishtwar region and fell into a deep, narrow valley, senior police official M. K. Sinha said. Twenty passengers died instantly and 10 others were badly injured, Sinha told AFP. Seven of those were in critical condition and were evacuated to a nearby hospital. Road accidents are common in the mountainous parts of the…

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President Uhuru,Odinga,and DP Ruto lead Kenyans in Condoling with family and friends of Bob Collymore

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1,236 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,1ST JULY 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta   and deputy president William Ruto have lead the nation in mourning the death of Safaricom  chief Executive officer Boby Collymore who died early Monday. Uhuru described  Collymore as  a distinguished corporate leader. “It is with deep sadness that I have this morning received news of the death of Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore after years of battling cancer. As a country, we’ve lost a distinguished corporate leader whose contribution to our national wellbeing will be missed,” said President Kenyatta…

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 Safaricom Chief Executive Officer Bob Collymore dies of cancer aged 61

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838 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,1ST JULY 2019– Safaricom Chief Executive Officer Bob Collymore has died. The company’s Board Chairman Nicholas Nganga says Collymore passed on at his home this morning after a long battle with cancer. “It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing away of Robert (Bob) William Collymore CEO Safaricom which occurred at his home,” Nganga said in a statement issued on Monday morning. Collymore has been in and out of the country for several months seeking treatment for Acute Myloid Leukemia (AML).…

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