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The cabinet is still united and intact-CS Mataingi

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2,567 total views, no views today BY  JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang’i, on Friday refuted claims that  there was  a split in the cabinet.For the first time the CS breaking his  silence following calls for cabinet dissolution after claims of a plan to have  Deputy President William Ruto’s assassinated. Speaking during the burial ceremony of his ICT counterpart Joseph Mucheru’s grandmother in Nyeri County, the CS assured the public that the cabinet was as strong as ever. Matiangi  further called on Kenyans to ignore the infighting reports that…

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My ilness is my problem kindly leave me alone,Lawyer Cliff Ombeta Tells Justice Lesiit

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2,031 total views, 1 views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-There was a standoff at the Milimani law courts in Nairobi on Friday as Lawyer Clifford Ombeta  blatantly told  off Justice Jesse Lesiit to keep off the issue of his sickness.This is after  she ordered a probe into the illness the advocate claimed to have been suffering from, forcing him to skip court on Thursday. The popular lawyer  appeared in  Court  casually dressed, perhaps signifying that he hadn’t gone to defend his client. He produced evidence that he had been seeking medical…

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Lawyer and prominent businessman Karanja Kabage laid to rest at his home in Mang’u

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1,990 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER/CORRESPONDENT,12TH JULY 2019-A renowned businessman and  lawyer cum politician, Karanja Kabage was Friday laid to rest at his Mang’u, Rongai in Nakuru County, following his death after being involved in a road accident near his Karen home on the 5th of July 2019. Autopsy reports revealed that he succumbed to cardiac arrest. Earlier, Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai had ordered immediate investigation into his death. In a statement on the 6th of July, the National Police Service Director of Corporate Communications Charles Owino said…

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Business 

Savannah Cement celebrates 7th Anniversary, eyes regional market expansion with a Kshs 5billion second grinding plant.

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2,055 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-Local cement manufacturer Savannah Cement has confirmed plans to expand its market reach beyond Kenya to the neighbouring regional countries. The market reach expansion programme at Savannah Cement, will also involve a local market enhancement programme to satisfy a growing demand for high quality cement products as the government’s efforts to rollout affordable housing under the Big 4 agenda continue to gain steam. According to Savannah Cement Managing Director Ronald Ndegwa, as part of the market expansion plans, the firm, is currently…

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Nyakach MP Aduma has been freed on a Sh3 million bail in graft case

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481 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KISUMU,12TH JULY 2019–Nyakach Mp Aduma Owuor  was on Friday  charged with conspiracy to commit an offence of corruption and abuse of office and  released on a Sh3 million cash bail. The legislature  allegedly defrauded the city council of Nairobi Sh10 million through fraudulent payment of the said amount to Stephen Mburu (deceased) trading as Wachira, Mburu, Mwangi and company advocates. EACC detectives on Thursday arrested the MP  in Kisumu . EACC CEO Twalib Mbarak said Aduma committed the office during former Nairobi Governor Evans…

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New frontiers:Kenya Ferry Services set to expand operations to major water bodies

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531 total views, no views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-The Kenya Ferry Services is targeting to expand its operations to major water bodies in the country such as Lake Victoria and Lake Turkana in a five-year strategic plan. KFS managing director Bakari Gowa says the strategy is aimed at attracting more business within the water transport sub-sector in Kenya. The agency also looks to build floating hotels within the main steam operators to boost revenues. Only two regions in Kenya have water bodies with ferry services available- Mombasa, in the…

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Interioir ministry gives gambllers untill Friday night to withdraw cash deposited in betting companies E- wallets

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895 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,12TH JULY 2019-Interior Ministry has given all Gamblers  until Friday night to withdraw money deposited in sports betting companies’ wallets or lose them. On Thursday, the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government wrote to mobile telecommunication companies, giving them 48 hours to implement the directive before the text message short codes used by the betting firms are closed. “This is to permit you to allow gamers of the subject firms to withdraw any funds they may have deposited in the material…

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