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AFCON 2019:Algeria orders military planes to fly fans to Egypt

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1,696 total views, no views today BY AFP,ALGIERS,13TH JULY 2019-Algeria’s hopes of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations final will be boosted by the arrival of another 2,000 fans in time for Sunday’s semi-final against Nigeria in Cairo. Six military planes, along with 10 from Air Algeria, will put on special flights to help encourage the Desert Foxes as they attempt to win the tournament for the first time in 29 years. According to a statement received by AFP, the Algerian Ministry of Defence said that the army high command had…

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Governor Waiguru finally weds long term lover Lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo.

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2,542 total views, no views today  BY JOAN WANJIKU/CORRESPONDENT,KIRINYAGA ,13TH JULY 2019-Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru  has finally wedded the love of her life  lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo.The governor said ”i do” in a traditional  ceremony held at the Kamugumo secondary school in her county and attended by several leaders among them President Uhuru Kenyatta. The President who wore a white shirt untucked from his black trouser  could be seen enjoying and dancing  to the rhythm. The opposition leader Raila Odinga  was also not left behind   dressed in a Kaunda suit, stuck to…

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Embrace dialogue on revenue sharing standoff,DP Ruto appeals

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2,350 total views, no views today BY DPPS,THARAKA NITHI,13TH JULY 2019– Deputy President Dr William Ruto has  urged  the National Assembly and the Senate  to dialogue in a bid to resolve the counties’ revenue allocation standoff. According to Dr Ruto the issue can be resolved  amicably without  the Senate going  court, but the two sides must embrace  dialogue. Speaking during a tour of development projects in Tharaka Nithi County on Saturday, Dr Ruto said consultation and cooperation are key to resolving issues pertaining to the revenue allocation as enshrined in the…

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3 Kenyans, 2 Americans and Briton among 26 killed in Kismayo terror attack

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2,584 total views, no views today By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Mogadishu, Somalia, Jul 13 – Twenty-six people were killed and 56 injured in a 12-hour attack by Al-Shabaab jihadists on a popular hotel that ended early Saturday in the southern Somali port city of Kismayo. A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the Medina hotel on Friday before several heavily armed gunmen forced their way inside, shooting as they went, authorities said. It was the largest coordinated attack by the Shabaab in Kismayo since 2012 when it lost control of the…

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An attack on Eric Wainaina concert condemned by Amnesty International

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608 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,13TH JULY 2019-Amnesty International on Saturday  criticised an attack on fans who had attended a concert by popular Kenyan musician Eric Wainaina in Nairobi on Friday. The human rights organisation through a statement released on Saturday, expressed concern over claims of arrest and use of teargas to disperse them. “Very concerned by the use of excessive force reported by patrons during Eric Wainaina’s performance at popular Live At The Elephant last (Friday) night. Our officers shall be investigating this matter,” reads the  statement in…

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Dignitaries attend Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru’s traditional wedding

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619 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,13TH JULY 2019-Kirinyaga  governor Ann Waiguru is currently in the process of saying i do in a traditional wedding ceremony being held at the Kamugumo secondary school in Kirinyaga county.Waiguru is wedding her long time partner lawyer  Kamotho Waiganjo. Both Waiguru and Waiganjo are  divorcees and are said to have been dating for several years. Untill the time of going to press the event was still ongoing with several dignitaries attending. Among those present are President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga…

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Somalia hotel siege over, 12 dead

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2,038 total views, no views today By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Mogadishu, Somalia, Jul 13 – At least 12 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a security official said Saturday. “The security forces are in control now and the last terrorist was shot and killed”, Mohamed Abdiweli, a security official, said. “There are dead bodies and wounded people strewn inside the hotel and we cannot give exact detail of the casualties but we have confirmed…

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Methamphetamine pills concealed as headphones nabbed at JKIA

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1,021 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,13TH JULY 2019-Customs and Border Control officials have  intercepted a consignment of methamphetamine pills concealed as headphones at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Commissioner of Customs and Border Control Kevin Safari in a statement sent to the press  confirmed the incident but did not give more information  as to the value of the pills. “Methamphetamine pills concealed as headphones intercepted by Customs and Border Control officials at JKIA,” Safari tweeted. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant mainly used as a recreational drug as…

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4 students arrested in connection with setting on fire a dormitory

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985 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MACHAKOS,13TH JULY 2019-Police in Machakos  are holding four male students  of  Malatani Mixed Secondary School  in connection with an arson incident at the institution. The four who spent the night at Katangi Police Station are alleged to have torched a school dormitory that hosts male students on Friday night. According to Yatta Education Director Stephen Kitungu  who confirmed  the incident said  the dormitory that sleeps 28 boys was set on fire when the students were on their evening preps .Luckily  no student was injured following…

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