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  • Seefar apartments not on riparian land – private surve...
    A report by a private surveyor says Seefar apartments in Highrise that are marked for demolition are not on riparian land.Nema and the Water Resources Authority in a notice dated September 12 to Edermann Property - the developer - said the building is on Nairobi Dam’s riparian reserve.But according to the… ... more
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  • We will not legalise same-sex marriage to get funding –...
    President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday said that Kenya will not bow to pressure to legislate same-sex marriages as a condition to receive donor funding.Speaking in Nandi County, the President said that Kenya needs to become self-reliant in order to stop being pressured to put in place things that are not… ... more
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  • iPhone users are being targeted by a new scam
    Scammers are trying a new way of deceiving people in a bid to steal Apple login information. The phishing email appears to be from Spotify and says the user has purchased a year's Premium subscription for $150.99 (£115).A hyperlink in the email is labelled as 'review your subscription' and takes the… ... more
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  • Namibian President Hage Geingob leaves Kenya after four day ...
    Namibian President Hage Geingob left Kenya on Monday after a four-day visit.Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma saw him off at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport together with other government officials.Geingob held talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House and oversaw the signing of key bilateral agreements between the two countries.The visiting President… ... more
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  • Traffic commandant Kamaru stripped of powers in police refor...
    Traffic Commandant Samuel Kimaru has been stripped of his powers in the new police reforms.“My work now is policy formulation, awareness and implementation. I'm also in charge of monitoring government vehicles which include parastatal and school cars. I'll link traffic police with any agency that needs information regarding them," Kimaru said.The… ... more
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  • Nairobi’s slum residents pay a high price for low quality ...
    About 56% of Kenya’s urban population currently lives in slums. Nairobi even hosts one of the largest slums in Africa, Kibera.In Kenya, settlements are classified into two types: informal (or, slum) and formal (or, regular) settlements. Informal settlements are areas with insecure residential status and those in Nairobi are quite dismal. They’re very overcrowded, housing is… ... more
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  • Spammers responsible for data breach -Facebook
    Facebook believes the data breach which hit 29million users last month was the work of spammers rather than nation states, it has been claimed. The social network reportedly believes the hackers who launched the massive cyber attack were 'looking to make money through deceptive advertising'. Facebook's preliminary findings did not suggest that the… ... more
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  • Herd of 50 elephants invade villages in Kwale, destroy crops
    More than 50 elephants have invaded Kiteje and Mbuguni villages in Kwale and destroyed crops.The elephants are from Mwalungaje Elephant Sanctuary.Kenya Wildlife Services officer Edward Karanja said the animals invaded the villages on Saturday night."No injuries have been reported but we have received reports of crop damage on the farms," he said.Karanja told… ... more
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  • Kenya warns against unlicensed online forex trading
    Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) warned Kenyans on Monday against online foreign exchange trading through unlicensed entities, saying they risked losing their investments.Paul Muthaura, CMA Chief Executive, said he observed several individuals and entities carrying on or purporting to carry on the business of an online foreign exchange broker or a… ... more
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  • Anti-FGM activist Nice Leng’ete honoured with Princess of ...
    Anti FGM campaigner Nice Nailantei Leng’ete was on Friday night honoured with the 2018 Princess of Asturius Award in Spain.Nice was awarded by 2018 King Felipe VI."Honoured to be conferred among The 2018 Laureates of the Princess AsturiasAwards with Doctor Githinji by His Majesty Felipe VI The King of Spain,"… ... more
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  • MPs Chachu Ganya and Ali Rasso arrested over Marsabit clashe...
    North Horr MP Chachu Ganya and his Saku counterpart Ali Rasso have been arrested in connection with the deadly Marsabit clashes that have claimed 14 lives.The two leaders were arrested on Monday and taken for questioning at DCI headquarters.Last week they were grilled by DCI officers in Embu over their involvement in the skirmishes.Governor… ... more
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  • Kisumu cops gun down robber, recover stolen motorcycles and ...
    Police in Kisumu on Sunday gunned down a suspected robber and recovered a pistol in Riat, Kisumu East. Two others escaped during the operation conducted by officers from the elite Quick Response Team (QRT) at Ukweli pastoral centre. Police at the scene./FAITH MATETE … ... more
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  • Two arrested in Diani with elephant tusks worth Sh1.9m
    Two people were on Sunday evening arrested with elephant tusks worth Sh1.9 million at Mvindeni, Diani.Sura Pango 29, and Juma Mwamadi,33, were arrested by a combined team of DCI detectives and Kenya Wildlife Service.DCI boss George Kinoti said the suspects will be arraigned today.Last month, two suspects were arrested in Kambu, Makueni, with… ... more
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    Would you like to get the latest headline news from Kenya and around the world directly to your WhatsApp inbox?  Join the Star WhatsApp Group by following these simple steps.  We will send you one or two of the most important news stories of the day. 1. Click on the WhatsApp… ... more
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  • Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs
    A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US, officials say.Zuri, 12, attacked 10-year-old Nyack and staff at Indianapolis Zoo could not separate the pair. He died of suffocation.The lions had lived in the same enclosure for eight years, and… ... more
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  • Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murd...
    Saudi Arabia says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, blaming a "rogue operation" for a killing that has sparked an international outcry.Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News the act was a "tremendous mistake" and denied the influential crown prince ordered the killing.Saudi Arabia has been under pressure to explain… ... more
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  • State wasting your taxes, Raila told to quit local politics,...
    Good Morning. The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination kicks off today with practical examinations. The practicals will end on November 1 with the braille and home science practical test. Here are the stories making headlines in the Star this Monday as we wish all the candidates sitting their national… ... more
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  • Huge sums ‘missing’ from seven universities, says Audito...
    Seven universities cannot account for huge sums of money, Auditor General General Edward Ouko says in a report highlighting widespread financial mismanagement. In his 2016-17 report, Ouko flagged many suspicious transactions. He cited missing crucial transaction records, unexplained expenditures, violation of procurement regulations, unsurrendered imprest and abandoned projects. The audited… ... more
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  • How government is wasting your taxes
    Despite public outcry over the broadening tax burden and President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tough talk on graft, a new report has exposed the lavish expenditure of billions by government agencies on non-essential goods and services. Parliament, the presidency and IEBC top the list of profligate expenditure, according to the latest report… ... more
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  • Coach blames Sofa’s Shield loss on lack of concentration
    Youthful Sofapaka head coach John Baraza has blamed their 3-2 loss to Kariobangi Sharks in the SportPesa Shield final to lack of concentration by his charges in the final ten minutes of the match.The 2014 Shield champions, who were the pre-match favourites, bowed to Sharks in the last 10 minutes.… ... more
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  • Cherono rocks: Kenyan shaves over a minute from the 2:05:09 ...
    Lawrence Cherono shattered the course record at the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, clocking 2:04:06 at the 43rd edition of this IAAF Gold Label Road race yesterday.Running in nearly ideal conditions—12 degrees at the start, with cloudy skies and very light winds— Cherono clipped more than a minute from the 2:05:09 course… ... more
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  • Chemelil out to beef up squad ahead of new season
    Chemelil Sugar head coach Francis Baraza has revealed his plan of bringing in eight new players in preparation for the forthcoming 2018-2019 SportPesa Premier League set to kick off on December 8.Chemelil narrowly escaped the wrath of the axe last season, finishing14th with 39 points, a position which Baraza believes… ... more
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  • NGO wants Sonko quizzed over Monica Kimani murder
    A little-known non-governmental organisation has questioned the manner in which the investigation into the murder of Monica Kimani is progressing.In an affidavit filed in the High Court on Friday, Empowering Africa through Media accuses the prosecution of laxity and failing to record a statement from suspect Joseph Irungu, 25 days… ... more
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  • CK put on notice: Players refuse to hand over passports for ...
    Top national cricket team players are threatening to pull out of next month’s ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Oman unless certain changes are made in the squad selected last week.Sources within the team said a number of senior players named in the squad have refused to hand… ... more
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  • Presbyterian varsity gets reprieve as Uhuru restores licence
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has reinstated the license of the Presbyterian University of East Africa.The Head of the state on Sunday handed back the letter of interim authority to the university on grounds that the government is satisfied with the progress made by the university to meet the required standards.He spoke… ... more
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  • Jep places second: World Half Marathon record holder fails t...
    Kenya’s Joyceline Jepkosgei clocked 1:06:56 to finish second in the New Delhi Half Marathon, IAAF Gold Label Road Race, yesterday.Jepkosgei, who is also the World Half Marathon record holder, trailed winner Ethiopia’s Tseshay Gemechu, who took the honours in 1:06:50. Ethiopia’s Zeineba Yimer completed the podium in 1:06:59 with another… ... more
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  • Jowie ‘went to Monica’s house the day of murder’
    The RECCE squad officer arrested by the police in connection with the murder probe linking TV Journalist Jacque Maribe and her fiancé Joseph Irungu had told police that Irungu went to the house of the killed woman Monicah Nyawira.Jennings Orlando, told the police he did not accompany Irungu alias Jowie… ... more
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  • Siblings Jeruto, Jepkemei keen to take rivalry to next level
    Siblings Norah Jeruto and Daisy Jepkemei have promised take their rivalry to next level as they seek to book tickets for next year’s World Cross Country Championships in Denmark.Speaking after running away with the top two places in the women’s senior race at 28th edition of University of Eldoret Cross… ... more
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  • KCB, Impala in final: Bankers book date with their hosts in ...
    Champions KCB romped into the final of the Impala Floodlit final with a 34-10 demolition of Homeboyz on Saturday night at the Impala ClubThe bankers will face Impala for the third year in a row after the hosts edged Strathmore Leos 20-18 in a nail biting contest. The holders were… ... more
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  • Road accident claims Sarova Hotels family members
    A road accident has on Sunday evening claimed the life of two members of the Vohra family who are the proprietors of Sarova Hotels. According to police in Makueni, Reena Vorha died alongside Mahinder Sign following a fatal road accident at the Kiungwani area on Nairobi- Mombasa highway. Police say… ... more
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  • KCSE candidate dies in Trans Nzoia school amid claims of dri...
    A KCSE candidate at a school in Trans Nzoia has died after allegedly drinking ethanol during a physics practical lesson.John Murambi, 21, was pronounced dead on arrival at Kiminini Cottage Hospital.  The father, Martin Wafula, said his son came home the previous day complaining that he was not feeling well. He refused to… ... more
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  • Uhuru commends Oparanya for building Sh6.3bn referral hospit...
    President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday reiterated his commitment to achieving Universal Health Coverage in the country.The Head of State said since health services are devolved, county governments ought to partner and work closely with the national government to make affordable healthcare a reality."The two levels of government can work together on… ... more
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  • Uhuru allows PCEA University to continue operating
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has reinstated the license of the Presbyterian University of East Africa.The Head of the state on Sunday handed back the letter of interim authority to the university on grounds that the government is satisfied with the progress made by the university to meet the required standards.He spoke… ... more
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  • Millie Odhiambo calls meeting to resolve conflict in Homa Ba...
    Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo has called a meeting for Homa Bay ODM lawmakers and wrangling MCAs following a directive by party leader Raila Odinga.The leaders are expected to iron out differences that have engulfed the county assembly. Millie did not give the date and venue.On Tuesday last week, some MCAs assaulted… ... more
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  • Borana, Garba leaders vow to preach peace and end hostilitie...
    Political leaders and elders from both the Gabra and Borana communities have agreed to implement resolutions made during a peace meeting to end hostilities.They reached a deal following tribal clashes between the communities that left at least 14 people dead.Scores of people were displaced and 10 schools were closed.The leaders and… ... more
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  • Khalwale formerly joins Ruto’s camp, says he will be P...
    Former Kakamega senator Bonny Khalwale has declared his support for DP William Ruto but fell short of saying he had quit Ford Kenya.He said he made the decision after realising it will not be possible for any other candidate to defeat Ruto in 2022."I have long experience in Kenya's politics and… ... more
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  • Khalwale formally joins Ruto’s camp, says he will be P...
    Former Kakamega senator Bonny Khalwale has declared his support for DP William Ruto but fell short of saying he had quit Ford Kenya. He said he made the decision after realising it will not be possible for any other candidate to defeat Ruto in 2022. "I have long experience in Kenya's… ... more
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  • Two Kilifi sisters defiled by ‘uncle’, suspect o...
    Two sisters in Mariakani, Kilifi, were defiled repeatedly by a man introduced to them by their mother as an uncle. The woman, Khalima (not her real name), said she knew about the offence on September 19 after her daughters opened up.She said there are attempts to cover up the case.… ... more
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  • NEMA seizes 1.7 tonnes of banned plastic bags in Mombasa fro...
    NEMA officials have intercepted 1.7 tonnes of banned plastic bags at Mwembe Tayari Market in Mombasa.The plastic bags were impounded on Friday night, but officials released the information on Sunday.The officials confiscated the bags as they were being offloaded from a Tanzania bus at the market.Mombasa NEMA boss Stephen Wambua told… ... more
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  • Controversy to the grave: Two husbands fight over woman̵...
    Mourners scampered for safety in Makutano village in Bungoma after two men clashed over a dead woman’s body. The current and former husband of diehard Jubilee supporter Catherine Naliaka, alias Mama Brenda, had a bitter falling out during her burial.  Naliaka's husband Tom Wekesa moved mourners to tears when he… ... more
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  • State House bid not for jokers, Lusaka, Bungoma Jubilee lead...
    Jubilee leaders in Bungoma have dismissed Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang'ula as an undecided politician.“He should either chose to vie for the presidency or leave it to somebody else. He has been giving false hopes to other leaders and his supporters since 2007. His name has never been on the… ... more
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  • Referendum debate: Nanok opposes creation of posts, seeks mo...
    Turkana governor Josephat Nanok has opposed the amendment of the Constitution to create new posts in the executiveNanok, who is also the Council of Governors chairman, said he will only support the referendum if it will increase money allocated to the counties from 15 to 45 per cent."I have heard… ... more
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  • Tanzania arrests 104 people for plotting ‘radical camp...
    Tanzanian police have arrested 104 suspected militants planning to establish bases in neighbouring Mozambique, where scores of people have been killed in Islamist attacks over the last year, a senior official said.Forty attacks have been carried out since October 2017 in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, an area near the Tanzanian border… ... more
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  • Uhuru directs police bosses to step up war on bribery
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the Kenya Police Service to combat the culture of bribery among officers. He unroadworthy cars remain on the roads because of bribe-taking, resulting in needless loss of lives. Uhuru said he is deeply concerned about the number of accidents on Kenyan roads. He spoke on Saturday… ... more
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  • Smoking cannabis may boost risk of stroke – Scientists
    Smoking cannabis may boost your risk of having a stroke, research suggests.Researchers analysed hospitalisations of more than two million cannabis users between 2010 and 2014.Rates of stroke among non-cannabis users didn't change. However, rates among recreational users jumped by 15 per cent.However, the research was only conducted on adult cannabis… ... more
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  • Bungoma WhatsApp group donates desks to needy pupils
    A Bungoma WhatsApp group has impressed the Education Cabinet Secretary for using social media to help buy desks for needy pupils. The Kanduyi Constituents WhatsApp group gave their donation of Sh671,000 desks at Kisuluni Primary School at an event attended by Education CS Amina Mohamed “I'm delighted by this group's gesture.… ... more
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  • Nigeria’s Kaduna state: 55 dead after row at market
    Sectarian violence sparked by a spat at a market has left 55 people dead in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.Muslim and Christian youths reportedly clashed after a row between wheelbarrow porters in the town of Kasuwan Magani.The state police commissioner said 22 people were arrested after… ... more
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  • Trump, Europeans call Saudi account of Khashoggi death inade...
    U.S. President Donald Trump joined European leaders on Saturday in pushing Saudi Arabia for more answers about Jamal Khashoggi after Riyadh changed its story and acknowledged that the journalist died more than two weeks ago at its consulate in Istanbul.Saudi Arabia said early on Saturday that Khashoggi, a critic of… ... more
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  • EU supporters take to streets in London demanding second Bre...
     Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the European Union marched through London on Saturday in the biggest demonstration so far to demand that the British government holds a public vote on the terms of Brexit.The protesters waved the blue and gold flag of the EU and held up “Bollocks to… ... more
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  • Germany calls into question arms sales to Saudi over Khashog...
    Germany should not approve arms sales to Saudi Arabia until investigations into the circumstances of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death have been completed, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday.In an interview with German public television’s Tagesthemen program, Maas said there was no reason to approve sales while it was still… ... more
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  • Saudi courts will look at Khashoggi case: justice minister
    The case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi took place on Saudi sovereign territory and it will be looked at by Saudi courts when all procedures are complete, Saudi Arabia’s justice minister said in a statement issued by state news agency SPA on Saturday.Saudi Arabia said earlier that dissident Khashoggi died in… ... more
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  • Muindi, Meringor win Madoka Half Marathon
    Daniel Muindi and Delvin Meringor on Saturday emerged the winners of the 13th edition of Safaricom-Madoka Half Marathon held on Mashujaa Day at Ngerenyi, Taita Taveta County.Muindi, 24, from Machakos Athletics Club won the hotly contested men's race in a time of 1:06:04.The Bucaramanga marathon title holder beat Stephen Mwendwa,… ... more
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  • Cross-border banditry: Baringo leaders vow to step up effort...
    Baringo leaders on Saturday vowed to spearhead peace to end prolonged cross-border banditry and cattle rustling.They spoke at Michuki ground in Chemoling'ot, Tiaty, during Mashujaa Day celebrations.The leaders included MPs William Cheptumo (Baringo North), William Kamket (Tiaty), Charles Kamuren (Baringo South).Others are Governor Stanley Kiptis, Deputy Governor Jacob Chepkwony, Woman Representative… ... more
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  • Governor Samboja puts illegal herders in Taita Taveta on not...
    Governor Granton Samboja has vowed to flush out hundreds of illegal herders from the county.Samboja said he won’t be cowed by threats from livestock owners who have refused to leave.“I'm ready to be arrested while fighting for my people. Be warned that if you don’t leave our farms we shall… ... more
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  • Former Thika United captain Dennis Lewa laid to rest in Kalo...
    Tears flowed freely as football players, coaches and stakeholders gathered at Tsagwa in Kaloleni constituency to send off former Kenya Premier League side Thika United FC captain Dennis "Yori" Lewa.Lewa died on October 10, in the grisly bus crash that killed 56 people at Fort Tenan in Kericho county.Current and… ... more
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  • Power hitch costs Nyanza, North Rift Mashujaa Day excitement
    Parts of Nyanza, Central Rift and North Rift were without electricity from Saturday morning owing to a technical hitch.The firm said the interruptions were occasioned by system interference on its distribution line between Nakuru and Eldoret."We are experiencing a power system disturbance after losing a main line between Nakuru and… ... more
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  • Uhuru orders cane farmers to be paid Sh2.6bn arrears
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and the Treasury to put in place a framework to pay sugarcane farmers their Sh 2.6 billion arrears.Uhuru said the amount should be audited first before payments are made for cane delivery.The Head of State spoke on Saturday at Bukhungu Stadium… ... more
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  • Paul Pogba reveals who he considers ‘best player in th...
    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has revealed that he relishes big occasions as he prepares for his side's eagerly-anticipated game away to Chelsea on Saturday.Pogba will have a pivotal part to play as United seek to build upon their dramatic victory over Newcastle by taking three more points.The midfielder was effusive in his… ... more
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  • Uhuru congratulates Raila for AU appointment
    President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday congratulated ODM Party leader Raila Odinga on his appointment as the AU High Representative for Infrastructure DevelopmentThe African Union Commission appointed Raila as an envoy. Chairperson Moussa Mahamat appointed Raila as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa.Read: African Union appoints Raila as a special envoy for infrastructure"His… ... more
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  • {SPEECH} Kenya must heal from culture of permanent and negat...
    Your Excellency Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia, Your Excellency, Monica Geingos, First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, My fellow Kenyans, 1. Let me begin by thanking my Brother President Geingob for visiting our country and taking time to celebrate “Mashujaa Day” with… ... more
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  • WhatsApp etiquette:The do’s and don’ts of messaging
    While group chats can be a lot of fun, they can also be the most annoying, alerts to receive to your phone.While most of us are part of at least group chat on Whatsapp or Facebook messenger, many of us will have been tempted to mute the flurry of 'bridesmaid duties'… ... more
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  • Sonko hints at not seeking second term as governor
    Nairobi governor Mike Sonko has for the first time publicly spoken about a possibility of him not seeking a second term in office."Let them hate me for what I'm doing. It is not a must for me to become governor again. I will make sure I bring sanity to the county,"… ... more
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  • Mashujaa Day: Let’s fight tribalism and corruption ...
    ODM leader Raila Odinga has asked Kenyans to fight tribalism and corruption that is eating up the country.Speaking at Bukhungu Stadium on Saturday during Mashujaa Day celebrations, Raila said Kenyans should aim for development and not fighting among themselves."Tupigane na ukabila, ubaguzi na ufisadi ili tuweze kuwaleta Wakenya pamoja kama… ... more
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  • Namibia President congratulates Uhuru, Raila for newfound un...
    Namibian President Hage Geingob on Saturday invited President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga to the podium to congratulate them for their new found unity."Indeed inclusivity spells harmony and exclusivity spells conflict. I am standing here as a proud African to have witnessed how my two brothers here got together," he said.Speaking at Bukhungu Stadium… ... more
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  • Sonko is overwhelmed, he needs help to deliver manifesto ...
    Nairobi woman representative Esther Passaris has said Governor Mike Sonko is overwhelmed and needs assistance to deliver his manifesto.She said the governor has never approached her office to discuss how they can work together for the benefit of Nairobians.Passaris told the Star on Saturday that residents of Nairobi are looking… ... more
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  • African Union appoints Raila as a special envoy for infrastr...
     The African Union Commission has appointed ODM leader Raila Odinga as an envoy. Chairperson Moussa Mahamat appointed Raila as High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa. "This decision is part of the African Union’s drive to expedite the integration of the continent through infrastructure, in order to promote economic growth and… ... more
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  • Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi was killed after a fight
    Saudi Arabia has finally admitted that journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead after offering various explanations for his disappearance more than two weeks ago. The country has carried out its own investigation into what happened to the 59-year-old at its own consulate in Istanbul, Turkey and claimed Friday evening he died following an… ... more
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  • Raila, Atwoli drum up support for constitutional changes
    ODM and the Cotu leaders have said constitutional changes are unstoppable.Central Organisation of Trade Unions secretary general Francis Atwoli and ODM leader Raila Odinga have said a review of the Constitution promulgated in 2010 will ensure good governance.Raila spoke on Friday at Langi village in Ndhiwa constituency during the burial… ... more
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  • Thousands grace Bukhungu Stadium ahead of Mashujaa Day celeb...
    Thousands of Kakamega residents on Saturday woke up as early as 5 am to celebrate Mashujaa Day at Bukhungu Stadium.The stadium was filled as residents braved the early morning chill. Masujaa Day is held every year on October 20.People could be seen queuing at 10 am, hoping to find space… ... more
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  • Carrot extract could make concrete stronger, slash carbon em...
    Crunchy and tasty, yes, but could carrots also strengthen cement and cut carbon dioxide emissions for the building industry?A group of researchers at Britain's Lancaster University has been using a household food blender to mix particles from the root vegetable with concrete to see if they can produce a stronger… ... more
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