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plan to import maize to go on says CS Kiunjuri,dismisses calls to resign

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2,262 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-Agriculture Cabinet secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri  on  refuted claims that  he has  created  an artificial maize shortage in the country  with intention of having the commodity imported to benefit a few individuals. Speaking on at Kahira Ini Church in Mathira, Nyeri County, Kiujuri insisted that the country does not have enough maize, adding that the shortage is pushing prices of flour up. According to  the CS  he is  a victim of political witch-hunt in the ongoing maize saga that has seen leaders…

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Sad: A Police officer shoots himself dead in Kilifi

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2,229 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KILIFI,14TH JULY 2019-A somber mood has engulfed   Kizurini Police station in Kaloleni, Kilifi County after a police officer attached to the station   shot and killed himself following a suspected domestic row. According to the County Police Commandant Patrick Okeri, the officer identified as Constable Kelvin Kipkemoi shot himself at around 5:30am  on Sunday after finishing his night shift duty . ”We understand that the officer was having domestic issues with his wife and they had probably quarreled leading him to commit the act,” Okeri…

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Sports Betting firm SportPesa assures its customers that services will resume soon,Consultation with relevant Authorities ongoing

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4,334 total views, 2 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-SportPesa has assured its customers a cross the country that talks were ongoing to ensure that normal operations resumes.The company which is one out 27 betting companies affected by the directive from the interior ministry  to have their operations stopped said on  Sunday that  it is in discussion with the Ministry of Interior and Kenya Revenue Authority to resume its services, which have been off since Friday evening. “We remain hopeful that an amicable solution will be arrived at soon to allow…

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Mixed fortunes for motorists as EPRA announces latest fuel review

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1,072 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) on Sunday  14 July, announced the latest retail pump prices of petroleum products that will be in use for the next one month starting  Midnight on Sunday.In the prices  the price of super petrol  will increase by Ksh.0.29 per litre while diesel and kerosene decreased by Ksh.0.88 and Ksh.2.31 per litre respectively. “The changes in this month’s prices have been as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported Super Petrol decreasing by…

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War on crime:Police arrests three people in Kiambu for engaging in fraudulent activities

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985 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-Three  suspects accused of engaging in fraud related activities  have been arrested in Juja area within Kiambu County.They were arrested  at  a   rental apartment after the police staged a raid. The suspects include two Nigerians, and a Kenyan lady aged 35 years .They are being held at the Directorate of Criminal Investigation offices in Juja. At the same time police recovered 70 assorted SIM Cards from various service providers. 10 mobile phones, Subscriber Sim registration forms, several Kenya Identity Cards, and…

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DP Ruto raises the red Flag over Jubilee party SG Raphael Tuju’s involvement in opposition matters

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611 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,14TH JULY 2019-The deputy president William Ruto has expressed his  displeasure with the manner in which  Jubilee Party Secretary General, Raphael Tuju has become more and more involved in opposition leaders issues in the country.Through his twitter account on Sunday Ruto wondered just how liberal the  Jubilee party had turned to.If the statement by Dr Ruto is anything to go by,then it could be an indicator that things could be falling a part in the ruling party. So our democracy is so liberal…

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