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Sad:Samburu Deputy Governor’s Wife Dies

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6,373 total views, 1 views today BY UPESI REPORTER,NAIROBI,11TH JAN,2020-Linah Leseeto, the wife to Samburu deputy governor Julius Leseeto has passed on. Ms Leseeto died on Friday, January 10, after falling sick. Taking to his social media pages, Samburu Governor Moses Kasaine Lenolkulal, sent his condolence message to the family of his deputy. Before her death, he had visited the deceased in hospital and prayed for her. “It is with profound sadness and sorrow that I have received the news of the passing on of H.E Linah Leseeto. I visited her in…

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Taste of freedom:Moses Kuria released from Kilimani Police station

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6,204 total views, 2 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,11TH JAN 2020-Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria was on Saturday, January 11, at 6:50 pm, released from Kilimani Police Station. The MP was facing assault charges after Kiambu activist, Joyce Wanja, accused him of battering her after an interview with Royal Media’s Inooro TV. Media reports intimate that the law maker  was released on a Ksh 20, 000 cash bail instead of Ksh 50,000 which the court had granted. Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichunghwa  who is one of the leaders who went to demonstrate in pushing…

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Fare the well:Body of the late Anjlee Gadhvi cremated in Nairobi

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6,330 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,11TH JAN 2020-The body of the late Anjlee Gadhvi was on Saturday  cremated at the Kariokor Hindu Crematorium. A funeral service had been held earlier at the Lohana Hall opposite Nairobi Gymkhana on Forest Road. The K24 news anchor succumbed to lung cancer at the Aga Khan Hospital on Friday leaving behind a husband and two children. She was a cancer warrior after having been first diagnosed with the disease in 2013. The dedicated journalist underwent a series of medical procedures in and out…

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President Kenyatta mourns Sultan Qaboos of Oman

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1,991 total views, no views today BY PSCU,NAIROBI,11TH JAN 2020-President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence and encouragement to the people of the Sultanate of Oman following the death of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. Sultan Qaboos who is one of the longest-serving Arab leaders passed on last evening aged 79 years after a long illness. In his message, President Kenyatta described the late Sultan Qaboos as a visionary and charismatic leader who was committed to the transformation of his country. “Sultan Qaboos was a great…

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International News 

Iran admits it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian plane

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4,109 total views, no views today BY AFP,TEHRAN,11TH JAN 2020-Iran on Saturday said it unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian airliner that crashed this week killing 176 people, calling it an “unforgivable mistake”. The Ukraine International Airlines plane came down on Wednesday shortly after Iran launched missiles at bases hosting American forces in Iraq in response to the killing of Qasem Soleimani, one of Iran’s top generals, in a US drone strike. “The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted. “Armed Forces’ internal investigation has…

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A US court sentences Ibrahim Akasha 23 years in jail over drug trafficking

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2,406 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,11TH JAN 2020-One of the  Akasha brothers  accused of drug trafficking and whose trial has been ongoing in the US  who is  Kenyan confessed drug trafficker Ibrahim Akasha  has been handed  23-year prison sentence.This brings to an end the long case which has been ongoing for several years. The Daily Nation reports that his  defence attorney, Dawn Cardi, who was surprised and stunned with the sentence handed to his client , called the punishment “outrageous and totally unwarranted” following the two-hour session in…

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