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Insecurity:Three men shot dead in Homa Bay

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2,037 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,HOMA BAY,15TH AUG,2019-Police in homa bay are invastigating an incident in which three middle-aged men were Thursday shot dead by unknown assailants at Kogwe Junction in Homa Bay County. The deceased were riding on a motorbike when the attackers, who were trailing them from Rongo town in a black saloon car opened fire, killing them on the spot on Rongo-Homa Bay highway. Confirming the incident, Homa Bay County Police Commander Esther Seroney said the attackers fled immediately after the incident. She further  sated  that the…

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Shock and drama as Heavily drunk suspects black out in Nairobi court

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1,985 total views, no views today BY  ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2019-There was and and drama  at the Kibra Law Courts in Nairobi after seven suspects presented to face drunk and disorderly charges blacked out and could not  stand trial owing to their state. According to the suspects  pictures  that have been doing round on social media, they are seen laying  on the ground as two police officers struggled to pick them up one by one. Senior Principal Magistrate Esther Bokhe was forced to defer the hearing of the charges, ordering them…

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New currency debate:Judges visit KICC as debate ranges on as to whether Mzee Jomo Kenyatta’s statue should be on the new notes

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1,820 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2019-High Court judges on Thursday visited the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) to establish whether Mzee Jomo Kenyatta’s statue at the premises is part of the iconic building. Activist Okiya Omtatah  had filed a petition  challenging the inclusion of Mzee Kenyatta’s effigy on the new currency. While the Central Bank of Kenya argues that the statue is part of KICC, Omtatah insists that the two are separate and that inclusion of the statue violates Article 231(4) of the Constitution, which decrees…

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CS Monica Juma exudes confidence Kenya will win nomination ticket for UN Security Council

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676 total views, no views today BY  KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2019-Foreign Affairs  cabinet secretary has exuded confidence that Kenya will secure the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) non-permanent seat for the period 2021 to 2022 when the decision is made next week by Africa Group which is currently meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Africa Group comprises all the 54 African Union member States which makes up 28 per cent of UN Membership. Speaking after meeting with young Kenyan diplomats in Nairobi on Thursday, Juma said the country is well prepared to…

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Supreme court gives Senate, National Assembly a month to conclude mediation on revenue stalemate

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712 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2019-The Supreme Court on Thursday s directed Senate to appoint a mediation team to meet with National Assembly’s team to resolve the ongoing standoff over the Division of Revenue Bill 2019 by September 16. A five-judge bench  ruled that it prudent to allow the mediation process initiated be exhausted, before the court intervenes. Counties are seeking an allocation of Sh335 billion for the 2019/20 financial year but the national government through the national assembly has insisted on Sh316 billion. “We wish…

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Tension remain high in Kangemi,Nairobi as youth storm census enumerators training centre

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1,108 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2019-Police have been forced to lob teargas canisters  to disperse a group of you who stormed census enumerators training centre in Kihumbuini primary school in Kangemi, Nairobi County protesting the ‘flawed’ hiring on Tuesday. Residents says  majority of the enumerators are from Eastlands.   However Westlands Member of Parliament Tim Wanyonyi says  that the process will not go on, until the register is audited. In this year’s census, a total 174,700 personnel will be hired for the exercise set to be…

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Business 

KCB Group Plc Half Year 2019 Net Profit Hits KShs.12.7 Bn.

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2,097 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,15TH AUG 2019- KCB Group PLC has posted a 5% growth in after tax profit to KShs. 12.7 billion for the first half of 2019 ending June. The improvement in earnings from KShs12.1 billion reported same Channel transactions done outside the branch increased to 96% of total transactions, up from 87% in 2018 driven by mobile channel. KCB. Channel transactions done outside the branch increased to 96% of total transactions, up from 87% in 2018 driven by mobile channel. “We had a strong second quarter…

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