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Mariga appeals to IEBC Dispute Resolution Committee over invalidation of candidacy for Kibra

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5,751 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,11TH SEPT 2019-Footballer Macdold Mariga  who is also  Jubilee Party’s flag-bearer for Kibra parliamentary by-election,  has  filed an appeal  at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s Dispute Resolution Committee challenging the decision to invalidate his candidature. While appearing  before the committee on Wednesday Mariga argued the decision made on Tuesday by the Kibra Returning Officer, Beatrice Muli, was improper, null and void because he is a registered voter. He stated that  he became a registered voter on August 26. Mariga wants  the IEBC…

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A voter moves to court in Nakuru seeking orders to compel Uhuru Kenyatta to declare corruption a national disaster .

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5,943 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,11TH SEPT 2019-A kenyan  has moved to court in Nakuru seeking orders to compel president Uhuru Kenyatta to declare corruption a national disaster . Mr Gabriel Githenya Wakibia a resident of Ndundori area in Subukia Sub-County filed a petition before the High Court in Nakuru  on Wednesday  seeking interpretation of the law on State of Emergency in a bid to have the fight against corruption declared a national disaster. In his petition filed on September 5, Mr Githenya claims the state of corruption,…

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6 Nairobi West ATM robbery suspects charged,freed on on Sh1mn surety bond

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5,743 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,11TH SEPT,2019-Six suspects  were on Wednesday   charged with an incident that occurred last week in which  Sh72 million on transit to an ATM located in Nairobi West was stolen. Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi  ordered the release of the suspects on Sh1 million dual obligee surety bond each with the court also  requiring  them to surrender their passports. The suspects including three police officers who allegedly posed as accredited armed police escort for cash in transit also faced an additional charge of…

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Saving white rhino: Two embryos created using eggs collected from remaining females

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879 total views, no views today  BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,11TH SEPT 2019-Efforts towards  saving the Northern  white rhino species  which is on the verge of extinction in Kenya has  received a major boost  after two embryos s were created using eggs collected from the remaining females and frozen sperm from deceased males. The good news was confirmed  in an Italian laboratory with the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) tweeting on Wednesday, in what may mark a turning point for the nearly extinct Northern White Rhino about it. “The pioneering in vitro embryos of…

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You must not be left behind in meeting the old notes deadlines,CBK now tells grandmothers

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575 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,11TH SEPT 2019-The central bank of Kenya has remind mothers and grandmothers not to be left behind in  meeting the deadlines for surrendering  old notes for exchange with the new generations ones. CBK governor Patrick Njoroge has warned that come 30th Sept 2019 all old notes will be worthless. “Our mothers and grandmothers are epic savers. They may have some money around their homes,” he said on Wednesday via Twitter. “Please check on them and remind them of the deadline of September 30…

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Sad :A bungoma family at pain to bury kin who died in Malawi after his body arrived without head

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412 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,11TH SEPT 2019-A Family in Bungoma is still wondering whether it should go on and bury the body of its relative who was a driver in Malawi  and died in the country with the body having been brought without a head. The deceased, Geoffrey Khaemba, was a father of two and is alleged to have died in a road accident in Malawi. The 42-year-oldhad been working with Exotank Transport Company. His  wife Susan Simiyu says  he left their home in Lukhokhwe village, Tongaren…

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Business men arraigned on tax evasion charges in a mombasa court

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876 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA,11TH SEPT 2019-Two Business men were on Wednesday morning  arraigned in court on tax evasion charges . Abdi Osman  and Ahmed Mohamed Abdo, business associates of Mombasa businessman Abdi Gedi Amin  appeared before Mombasa Senior Resident Magistrate Mr Vincent Adet.   The duo denied charges of tax evasion and were released on a bond of KShs 3 million. Mr Abdi Gedi Amin is facing tax evasion charges amounting to over KShs.1.8 billion, he appeared in court last Friday. The case will be mentioned on…

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Africa 

Robert Mugabe’s body being flown home from Singapore

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799 total views, 1 views today BY BBC NEWS,11TH SEPT 2019-The body of Robert Mugabe has left Singapore on a private flight destined for his home country of Zimbabwe. The former president had been receiving hospital treatment in the city state before he died last week aged 95. Mr Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s first leader after becoming independent in 1980. He held on to power for almost four decades before being ousted in a coup in 2017. He will be buried on Sunday after a state funeral on Saturday. Obituary: Robert Mugabe From…

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