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tears and celebrations as President Uhuru realigns cabinet slots to improve service delivery

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3,214 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,23RD AUG 2019-Some cabinet secreateries are a worried lot even as others celebrate after President Uhuru Kenyatta has reorganised ministries to improve  service delivery. Affected  functions included those that have been in Uhuru’s office such as Presidential Delivery Unity, Budget & Policy Strategy and Kenya South Sudan Liaison Services have been moved to other various ministries. The changes are contained in an executive order made on Friday, with Uhuru merging  the Interior and Immigration departments. The State Department for Interior and Citizen Services will…

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Enumerator arrested in Nyamira after using his kits to paying for beer

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2,876 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NYAMIRA,23RD AUG 2019-Police in Nyamira have arrested   an enumerator who is reported to have given  out a data capture kit and a power bank assigned to him for this weekend’s national census as collateral after drinking alcohol at a local bar on credit. Sources say Gilbert Maranga, an ICT supervisor in Kemera area is said to have gone missing prompting the Nyamira County Census Coordinator, Lensa Apondi,  to report his absence to police. The police launched a search after receiving the report which let to…

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DP Ruto urges Kenyans to avail themselves in large numbers on Saturday for the census.

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3,225 total views, 1 views today BY DPPD,VIHIGA& NANDI,AUG 23RD AUG 2019-Deputy President William Ruto has asked Kenyans to avail themselves in large numbers tomorrow for the census. He said the exercise is crucial for planning as it would aid the Government in putting Kenya on the desired development trajectory. Addressing wananchi in Luanda, Vihiga County on Friday, Dr Ruto said the census was also important to Kenyans as it informs what kind of service is needed, where and when. “That is why we must all rally behind it. I also urge…

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Business 

Tuskys opens Malindi branch as stakeholders’ hail local retailers’ resilience

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2,428 total views, 6 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,23RD AUG 2019-.Local retailer Tusker Mattresses, has extended its Coast regional footprint with the opening of its 58th local Tuskys Supermarket branch, in the coastal town of Malindi, today. Tusker Mattresses, the retail chain that operates Tuskys Supermarkets and Mavazi Lifestyle Clothing stores, in Kenya and Uganda has opened the doors to Tuskys Malindi, located at the Oasis Shopping Mall, further confirming the resilience of homegrown retail players in this market. The opening of Tuskys Malindi, extends the market leadership currently enjoyed by local retail…

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Sports 

Victor Mugubi Wanyama on his way out of Tottenham Hotspur,headed for Club Brugge

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1,076 total views, 1 views today BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,23RD AUG 2019-Belgian side Club Brugge are reported to be   in talks with English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur over a possible deal for midfielder Victor Wanyama. Wanyama joined Spurs from Southampton in the summer of 2016 but has slipped down the pecking order and has yet to feature for the London club this season. He could be on the move to the continent, where the transfer window remains open until September 2. Brugge are looking for more options in midfield after selling Marvelous…

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Keroche breweries founders Tabitha Karanja, husband Joseph Karanja freed on Ksh.12M cash bail

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1,189 total views, 5 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,23RD AUG 2019-Naivasha based Keroche breweries founders Tabitha Karanja and her husband Joseph Karanja have been  released on Ksh. 10million and Ksh. 2million bail respectively. The two who appeared before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi on Friday pleaded not guilty on behalf of Keroche Breweries. The court noted that the couple’s bail terms would be different taking into consideration Mr. Karanja’s health. “Joseph Karanja is to pay cash bail Ksh. 2million within seven days while Mrs. Karanja should pay Ksh. 10million immediately, ” Magistrate…

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Misinformation, Lack of Access and Confusion Hamper the Ability of Smokers Who Don’t Quit to Consider Better Alternatives-Report,

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2,688 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,LAUSANNE,SWITZERLAND,23RD AUG 2019– A new report has shown that majority of those hooked to smoking  have knowledge that  the habit is  harmful to their health and lives but they just cant make a decision to quit smoking.A  report Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI)  titled “Unsmoke: Clearing the Way for Change” is based on findings from a major international study conducted for the company by independent research firm Povaddo. According to the report ,there is no question that, while the best choice is to quit cigarettes…

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Wangusi must quit CA and paveway for new C.EO says ICT cabinet secretary evens as the former vows to stay put

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724 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,23RD AUG 2019- ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru insists  that  Communications Authority Director General Francis Wangusi must exit  after the board named his replacement. Mucheru says Wangusi is a retiree as per the government regulations and has no option but to leave. “He is 61 years old and ought to have retired last year, and his contract has now expired,” Mucheru told capital FM  . He said the appointment of the new Communications Authority acting Director-General was processed by the board members and…

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A narrow escape for Wajir North MP Ahmed Ibrahim after attack on census convoy

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837 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,23RD AUG 2019-Wajir North MP Ahmed Ibrahim is lucky to be alive  after unknown assailants attacked  a census convoy in Masalale area on Thursday night.Sources say  the vehicle was torched  and reduced to ashes but there were no injuries. The Wajir MP was travelling with the census staff for final preparation ahead of official starting of he exercise on Saturday The group had just arrived in the area when they heard sound of gunshots rent the air prompting   them to flee for their lives. Masalale…

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Detain Keroche director Joseph Karanja at your on peril,Karen Hospital warns stating the his health condition is delicate

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696 total views, 1 views today BY  JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,23RD AUG 2019-Police have been warned against holding  Keroche director Joseph Karanja  in custody .The warning has been issued by the management of the  Karen Hospital in Nairobi . Dr. D.K. Gikonyo  in a statement released  moments  after Mr. Karanja and his wife Tabitha were arrested said he is under medical care. “He has a serious medical condition that requires regular medication. He has recently undergone life saving surgery,” Dr. Gikonyo said. The Hospital further warned that detaining him in a police cell would…

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