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DP Ruto responds to Raila over corruption remarks

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1,312 total views, 50 views today BY KORIR JUMA/DPPS,GARISSA,1ST MARCH 2019-Deputy President William Ruto has responded to ODM leader Raila Odinga who earlier on Friday had told Ruto to stop dismissing the loss of huge sums of money meant for the construction of two dams in Elgeyo-Marakwet by insinuating that Sh7 billion “is too little”. “Nobody is above the law, if somebody is stealing don’t go out there and tell us that Sh7 billion is nothing; Sh7 billion is not pocket change,” Odinga said as he broke his silence over the matter.…

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Sad:KWS rangers on the spot over allegedly shooting dead a student in Makueni

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1,441 total views, 50 views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,18TH FEB 2019-Kenya Wildlife Service Rangers are on the spot over allegedly shooting dead a 17-year-old student who was suspected of poaching at Tsavo West National Park on Frida last week.  The KWS officers say that Benedict Kyule was in the company of another man when he started shooting at them, prompting the Rangers to retaliate.  The officers recovered a high calibre rifle, one heavy rifle cartridge, three automatic rifle cartridges and a phone from the student.  However, the family of the deceased has come out to…

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President Kenyatta promises to deliver development in all parts of Kenya

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3,430 total views, 52 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,AHERO,13TH DEC 2018-President  Uhuru Kenyatta,his deputy William Ruto and the opposition leaders Raila Odinga have a firmed their commitment to work together for the sake of Kenyans. Addressing the public at Ahero in Kisumu county on Thursday,the three said they had put aside their political differences so as to work on the development agenda. Speaking  after the official launching of construction of Kisumu-Kakamega road,the three also said  for along time political animosity has derailed efforts to develop the country   and time had now come  for…

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Court finds Former Ruaraka OCS guilty of torturing suspect to death

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2,261 total views, 7 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,13TH DEC,2018-A court in Nairobi has found  former Ruaraka Officer Commanding Station (OCS) Nahashon Mutua  guilty of torturing a suspect to death five years ago. Mutua had been charged with the murder of Martin Koome, a suspect who had been arrested over a domestic brawl. Initially, another suspect, Kevin Odhiambo was charged with murder of Koome inside a cell at Ruaraka Police Station. Police had claimed that Koome died after a fight in the cells on the night of December 19, 2013. Trial judge…

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Welcome to the Gutenberg Editor

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701 total views, 3 views today The goal of this new editor is to make adding rich content to WordPress simple and enjoyable. This whole post is composed of pieces of content—somewhat similar to LEGO bricks—that you can move around and interact with. Move your cursor around and you’ll notice the different blocks light up with outlines and arrows. Press the arrows to reposition blocks quickly, without fearing about losing things in the process of copying and pasting. What you are reading now is a text block the most basic block of…

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Welcome to the Gutenberg Editor

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457 total views, 2 views today The goal of this new editor is to make adding rich content to WordPress simple and enjoyable. This whole post is composed of pieces of content—somewhat similar to LEGO bricks—that you can move around and interact with. Move your cursor around and you’ll notice the different blocks light up with outlines and arrows. Press the arrows to reposition blocks quickly, without fearing about losing things in the process of copying and pasting. What you are reading now is a text block the most basic block of…

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50,000 TITLE DEEDS TO BE ISSUED BY GOVT IN NAIROBI-DP RUTO

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804 total views, 3 views today BY DPPS/KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI, MARCH  25 2018 – The national government will issue some 50,000 title deeds for Nairobi County, Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday. Ruto said the title deed are ready for issuance. “President Uhuru Kenyatta and I take the matter of Nairobi very seriously. We have 50,000 title deeds for Nairobi and we will issue them out very soon,” said the Deputy President. Speaking during a Sunday service at PCEA Evergreen Church in Runda, Ruto said the Jubilee government is committed to resolving…

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Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria to sue Odinga over swearing in

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5,846 total views, 2 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,19TH FEB 2018-Battle looms in court between Lawyers of NASA leader Raila Odinga and Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria  after the legislature  said he will sue Raila Odinga for illegally taking an oath of presidency.The controversial   law maker says he will move  to court on Wednesday, February 21 saying Odinga ought to have been charged with treason for holding a mock oathing ceremony. “I will move to court on Wednesday to seek a declaration that the oath Raila Odinga took on January…

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Reprieve as high court lifts government’s ban on opposition leaders passports

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1,947 total views, 2 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,19TH FEB 2019-Seven opposition leaders who include members of parliament have gotten reprieve  after the High Court in Nairobi temporarily lifted the government decision to suspend their passports.The leaders include NASA strategist David Ndii, Siaya Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi. Judge John Mativo issued the order pending the hearing of a case filed by the seven leaders over suspension of their passports. While granting the orders, Justice Mativo directed the matter be filed and served upon the respondents who were also ordered…

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Crime:Two suspected terrorists killed by police in Isiolo,ammunition recovered

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697 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,ISIOLO,16TH FEB 2018-Police have gunned down a terror suspect  while two others were arrested on Friday after battled police  officers  in Merti, Isiolo County. Police also recovered more than 1,000 bullets, 36 grenades, 18 IEDs, 5 AK-47 rifles and an assortment of other weapons from Abdimajit Hassan Adan Keynan and Mohammed Nane Keynan aged 24 and 23 years respectively. Two suspects however managed to escape and are still at large. Confirming the incident,Isiolo County Criminal Investigations officer Raphael Barasa said that Police officers were on security…

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Miguna Miguna not welcome in Kenya-Government

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821 total views, 2 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,15TH FEB 2018-The Government has vowed not to allow lawyer  Miguna Miguna  step back into the country. It says his deportation was  done lawfully and in the country’s best interest. Government through  Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho says its legal team is currently reviewing the ruling with the intent to appeal. In a statement, Kibicho insists the self-declared General of the outlawed National Resistance Movement is a Canadian citizen. “In as much as the government respects the court’s decision, it still holds the earlier…

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Kenyans to access justice after government launches legal aid action plan

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1,105 total views, 2 views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,18TH DEC 2017-Kenyans have a reason to smile after the government  launched an action plan on legal aid that will ensure Kenyans access to  justice without incurring high costs. Attorney General Githu Muigai says  that the National Action Plan on Legal Aid 2017-2022 will provide guidelines for the provision of accessible legal aid in Kenya.  Addressing the press on Monday during the  launch the AG said this will streamline accessibility of legal aid to all Kenyans, especially the poor and vulnerable. “The guidelines I…

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Over 40 Police officers hospitalized in Rongai over cholera

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5,005 total views, 2 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,3RD SEPT 2017-Doctors are treating over 20 police officers   have been  admitted at Sinai Hospital in Kajiado  after they showed  cholera  related symptoms. The officers are a part of  close to  60 police officers who are  currently hospitalized in various health facilities in Nairobi. According to Sinai Hospital administrator Paul Dullo they had admitted 25 police officers since Sunday morning. He further  said the officers showed symptoms ranging from fever, diarrhoea and vomiting. Nairobi County health executive Bernard Muia  who spoke to the press…

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Governor Mwangi Wairia most preferred candidate in Muranga-Infortrak

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4,294 total views, 3 views today The incumbent Muranga governor Mwangi Wairia/FILE BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,19TH APRIL 2017-Muranga  county governor  Mwangi Wa Iria is leading as the most preffered candidate if the gubernatorial elections were to be held today According to a recent poll conducted by   Infotrack. The results of the survey released Wednesday  puts governor  Wairia’s popularity at  58  while his main challenger  Jamleck Kamau follows at a distant  20.5 percent. Moses Mwangi is third  with  1.6.  16  percent of the respondents however are still undecided on who they would vote for…

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OPINION-A CALL FOR SOBER POLITICS

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1,497 total views, 2 views today UPESI NEWS OPINION ,NAIROBI, 13TH JAN,2017-Once again  Kenya finds itself in an election year after five years of Jubilee leadership.It is yet  another  moments Kenyans have to choose their leaders who are going to steer the country forward in the next five years.We call for sober,mature and friendly politics.We would strongly oppose any kind of politics that would divide kenyans along tribal or on political basis.We should all remember that we have the power to either make our nation or break it down.We urge kenyans to…

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A Motorcycle,cars recovered as former police officer is killed in a raid in Nakuru

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2,828 total views, 2 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,DEC 2ND,2016-A former police officer has been shot dead in Nakuru during a raid at his home where three stolen vehicles were recovered. The slain officer identified as Ben Kanyihwa Ndegwa was killed on Thursday night when police officers raided his home in Nakuru Town. The  slain officer identified as Ben Kanyihwa Ndegwa was killed at 11pm on Thursday night when police officers raided his home in Nakuru Town/FILE PHOTO Rift Valley CID boss Gideon Kibunjah says they recovered an AK-47 rifle and a Ceska…

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The Head of Health Committee survives MP’s ouster

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2,593 total views, 2 views today   BY NAMULOMGO PETER, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 22 – Kitui South MP Rachael Nyamai on Tuesday survived an attempt to remove her as Chairperson of the Health Committee of the National Assembly. This is after Nyamai convinced MPs in the committee who had signed a petition to remove her, to back down. MPs agreed not to proceed with the vote of no-confidence at a stormy mid-morning meeting which was attended by Director of Committee Services in the National Assembly Florence Atenyo-Abonyo. The Director of Committee Services…

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Four Alshabaab militants killed in Mandera

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1,352 total views, 2 views today   By Korir Juma Nairobi Nov 20th,2016- Four Al-Shabaab militants were killed on Saturday in El-Wak, Mandera County after a combined team of security officers thwarted a planned terror attack against specific high value targets including police camps. The police officers who were acting on intelligence pursued the militants who had been sighted between Dabacity and Borhole11.   The team tracked the terrorists to Kobolo area near Falama where they engaged the group of 20 in a fierce exchange of fire. The other militants fled after…

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Headteachers in muranga demonstrate over missing Principal

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2,872 total views, 2 views today   BY Upesi News Team Nairobi Nov 9,-Principals and head teachers drawn from Murang’a County took to the streets on Wednesday, November 9 to protest the disappearance of Kiru Boys Secondary School headteacher, Solomon Mwangi. Solomon Mwangi was reported missing on Sunday, November 6 after bidding his wife goodbye to attend to his school, never to arrive to the institution. Reports by Murang’a County Commissioner, John Elungata, however, indicated that police had already taken up the matter and were searching for the missing headteacher. “We already began…

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Kenya arrests ‘fake’ army recruits

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1,819 total views, 17 views today Dozens of people have been arrested at an army barracks in Kenya after turning up with fake call-up papers, it’s been reported. Authorities say that the 57 were held when they arrived at the Recruits Training School at Moi Barracks in the city of Eldoret along with hundreds of genuine Kenya Defence Forces recruits, Nairobi News reports. All of those arrested held letters telling them to report there on 31 October following a nationwide army recruitment process, the paper says. According to Ali Samatar, the local…

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