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President Uhuru receives report on controversial dams, orders cancellation of Ksh.22B Kimwarer Dam project

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2,090 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2019– President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday revoked the planned development of the Kimwarer multipurpose dam after a Technical Committee he constituted to review its feasibility returned a negative verdict. The team chaired by Prof Paul Maringa, Principal Secretary for Infrastructure, found the Sh 22.2 billion project to have been overpriced and its financial viability in question. “The only feasibility study carried out on a similar project twenty eight (28) years ago had revealed a geological fault across the 800 acre project area,…

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Musician Esther Akoth aka Akothe stirs drama at parliament Buildings after showing up in a mini skirt

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2,280 total views, 1 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2019-Controversial musician Esther Akoth aka Akothee  caused drama  at Parliament buildings on Wednesday afternoon after showed up at the National Assembly dressed in a mini skirt which is considered highly  inappropriate. Akothee wanted to gain access to the mini dining used by parliamentarians for a meeting with nominated MP David Sankok but the sergeant-at-arms declined since she was dressed in a mini-skirt. The singer caused a scene insisting that she would not cover her luminous green skirt suit. It was female MPs…

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Please do all you can in championing continental integration,President Kenyatta urges African labour organizations

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2,359 total views, no views today  BY PSCU,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2019-President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged African labour organizations to play a leading role in the ongoing efforts towards the full integration of the continent. The President asked the leadership of the labour organizations to help build bridges of unity and pan-Africanism, saying  that is the surest path to national and continental peace and prosperity. “As we usher in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) under the auspices of the African Union, we must begin laying the groundwork for even closer cooperation…

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Sarah Wairimu Cohen is the only one who can receive her husband’s body-Lawyer Philip Murgor

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775 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2019-The lawyer representing  the late Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen  wife Sarah Philip Murgor says his  body  can only be released to his wife and no one else. Speaking outside the Chiromo mortuary where the postmortem was being conducted, Philip Murgor revealed that his client has demanded that after the exercise, the body of the late Cohen not be released to anyone else. “The notion that the sister is entitled to the body is alien in the Kenyan Law….. Sarah is innocent under…

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Business 

Mobile cash lending app Tala temporarily suspends operations in Tanzania

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2,778 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,18TH SEPT 2019-Digital cash lending App Tala has announced the temporally end of its operations in Tanzania. In a statement, the company says that it has paused its operations after conducting a pilot of its credit service, adding that it is undertaking a review of its operations to determine the way forward. Customers with outstanding balances have however not been spared and will have to pay. “We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and wish our loyal customers continued success in your financial journeys,”…

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Anti-riot officers repulse Kisumu Speaker Onyango Oloo as he attempted to enter the County Assembly.

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853 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KISUMU,18TH SEPT 2019-The effort of besieged Kisumu Speaker Onyango Oloo  to enter the County Assembly on Wedsnaedays morning were met with resistance after  a heavy contingent of  anti-riot officers  repulsed him. The officers   lobbed teargas canisters with Onyango’s close friend Roy Samo (MCA Kajulu ward) also finding himself in trouble . Kenyans who were passing by going about their business were also forced to scamper for safety as police engaged in running battles with the lawmakers outside the Assembly precinct. This comes just a  day …

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