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Punitive sentence:Garissa University terror attack mastermind 1 gets life imprisonment, two jailed for 41 years

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2,331 total views, no views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,3RD JULY 2019-Two people found guilty of the Garissa University terror attack have been sentenced to 41 years in jail and a third to life imprisonment. The first and second accused  Mohammed Abdi Abdikar, Hassan Edin Hassan  were jailed for 41 years as they were considered first offenders since they did not have any prior cases in court. The fifth accused person, Rashid Charles Mberesero was however sentenced to life imprisonment since he was found at the scene of the crime. “The (fifth)…

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FA DR. Jonah Aiyabei elected as chairperson of ICIFA, FA Eistein Kihanda appointed as Vice Chairperson of ICIFA

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2,754 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI ,3RD JULY 2019-FA Dr. Jonah Aiyabei  is now the newly  elected  Chairperson of the Institute of Certified Investment and Financial Analysts (ICIFA) . He was elected during  the organisation’s 2019 Annual General Meeting held on the 28th of June 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nairobi. Prior to his new position, Dr. Aiyabei was the Vice Chairman of ICIFA, having served in the position since June of 2016. He succeeds FA Job Kihumba after expiry of his term as Chairperson of the Institute…

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All Safaricom shops countrywide will close on Thursday in honour of their late CEO Bob Collymore.

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2,289 total views, 1 views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,3RD JULY 2019-All Safaricom  customers will have to content with the situation  on Thursday as all shops countrywide  are set to remain  closed  in honour of their late CEO Bob Collymore. The shops will remain closed from 10:30am – 2:30pm during a memorial service that will be held at All Saints Cathedral. Kenyans are expected to pay their last respects to the late Collymore during the service. Collymore’s body  was cremated on Tuesday July 2, 2019 at the Kariokor Crematorium. He died  after battling …

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State House intruder Brian Kibet apologises to the President

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1,013 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,3RD JULY 2019-State House intruder Brian Kibet on Wednesday  apologised to the President after he was  arraigned in a Nairobi court . The charges against him were not read because a mental health assessment by Mathari Hospital revealed the university student is schizophrenic. Mr Kibet found himself on the wrong side of the law on Monday, June 10, 2019, when he attempted to scale a State House wall while brandishing a knife. Police officers who man the premises shot him on the shoulder.…

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Police Arrest Dennis Itumbi over association to DP Ruto Murder allegation

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757 total views, 3 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,3RD JULY 2019– Dennis Itumbi has been arrested in connection   to Deputy President William Ruto letter which alleged that there was a plan to have him eliminated before 2022 elections. Itumbi was arrested on Wednesday at City Hall by armed Flying Squad officers . Mr Itumbi  who is the Secretary for Digital in the communications department at the office of the President operates from DP Ruto’s office. Detectives at the weekend said investigations into the alleged “assassination plot” had narrowed down to two aides suspected…

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Officers linked to baby Pendo death your days are numbered as DPP vows to prosecute them

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630 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,3RD JULY 2019-The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has revealed that he has  begun reviewing baby Samantha Pendo’s case file in bid to prosecute police officers linked to her brutal death. Haji sho spoke g on Wednesday during the opening of an international conference on police accountability in Africa held at a Nairobi hotel, said prosecution will be informed by the findings of a public inquest into the killing of the infant in the August 2017 post-election chaos. The inquest’s findings indicted five…

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Starehe MP Charles Njagua freed on Ksh 500,000 cash bail

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381 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI, 3RD JULY 2019-Starehe MP, Charles Njagua alias Jaguar has been released  on a cash bail of Sh 500,000 after he denied incitement to violence charges. Jaguar has been in police custody since last week on Wednesday.He was arraigned a day later where the prosecution sought to detain him for 14 days to allow them to complete investigations.While releasing him, the court slated the hearing of his case for September 4, 2019. The Chronology  Two weeks ago the legislature was captured  a video …

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The late Bob Collymore’s memorial service set for Thursday at the All Saints Cathedral

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377 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,3RD JULY 2019-The former Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore’s  memorial service in memory will be held on Thursday at the All Saints’ Cathedral in Nairobi. According to the statement published in the local dailies, members of the public who will not make it to the service will have an opportunity to follow the proceedings on television. “Memorial service to celebrate Bob’s life will start at 11 am at All Saints Cathedral; guests are requested to be seated by 10.30 am. There will be no…

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