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  • What makes Kenya special? Richard Branson loves the people&#...
    If someone asked you why you love Kenya, what would you say?Some like the vibrant cultures including that of the matatu industry and others the calmness of some locations.Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson loves the people's kindness and the nature."Kenya offers a vast landscape of untouched beauty; it gives one… ... more
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  • Nine trucks with 4,720 bags of sugar seized on way to Sukari...
    Nine trucks with 4,720 bags of sugar were impounded in Migori on Wednesday, while heading to Sukari Industries in Homa Bay.Suspicious county government enforcement officers placed spikes on a road to stop the drivers of the trucks branded 'Menengai'.Officer Diana Shem said they were informed that the drivers usually transported sugar… ... more
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  • Noah Akala, five others arrested in Sh30 million extortion p...
    ODM leader Raila Odinga's aide Noah Akala was arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly attempting to extort Sh30 million from two Governors.  Akala headed NASA's People's Assembly Secretariat and is ODM's Deputy Director of Campaigns. He was arrested in Kilimani area, Nairobi, alongside five people including an Asian. Sources said police had laid a… ... more
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  • Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia’s olive branch, raises hopes...
    Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki raised hopes of a breakthrough in one of Africa's most intractable military stand-offs on Wednesday by describing recent peace overtures from arch-enemy Ethiopia as "positive signals".Speaking at a Martyrs' Day event in the capital, Asmara, the 72-year-old Isaias said he was sending a delegation to Addis… ... more
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  • DPP flags ‘suspect’ money, securities for releas...
    DPP Noordin Haji has directed the DCI to ensure that securities and funds presented by freed NYS suspects are not proceeds of crime.The 48 suspects in the Sh9 billion National Youth Service scandal were reprieved on Tuesday by the High Court's decision to grant them release pending their trial.Judge Hedwig Ong'udi… ... more
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  • Nairobi Clerk Jacob Ngwele given last chance after skipping ...
    The Nairobi assembly Clerk is expected to face the Public Accounts Committee next Wednesday to answer audit queries raised by the Auditor General's office.Committee chair Wilfred Odalo (Mabatini) said the session was postponed as Clerk Jacob Ngwele did not appear today.Ngwele was represented by accounting officer Fred Macharia, who said… ... more
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  • MPs chide Ruto over ‘heavenly investments’, want...
    Several MPs have criticised DP William Ruto for saying he is investing in heaven when questioned about tours and harambees, especially for churches.Led by Tiaty MP William Kamket and Kisumu Central's Fred Ouda, the lawmakers said Ruto should be in the lead when government officials undergo lifestyle audits."There are leaders running around… ... more
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  • Daily water supply for Nairobians as Ndakaini volume hits 90...
    Water rationing will ease in Nairobi as Ndakaini Dam is now 90 percent full, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has announced. While on a tour of Murang'a County on Wednesday, Sonko said Sasumua and Ruiru dams were full. Ndakaini levels had been very low despite heavy rains, a case that… ... more
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  • Senegal coach’s intense celebrations makes him ‘...
    Senegal's coach Aliou Cisse's celebration when his team scored the winning goal against Poland in their World Cup opening game has become an internet sensation. When M’Baye Niang put Senegal up 2-0 in Moscow on Tuesday, Cisse made intense eye-contact with the camera and did a triple fist-pump. The video clip of… ... more
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  • Busia budget committee disbanded after accusing MCAs of brib...
    The Busia assembly's Budget and Appropriations Committee was disbanded on Wednesday following a demand by MCAs. The committee had been under the stewardship of Nangina MCA John Obwogo. It was disbanded in a notice from Speaker Benard Wamalwa. MCAs complained that the team accused them of demanding bribes of… ... more
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  • 40 gambling machines set ablaze in Nakuru Town West
    More than 40 gambling machines impounded in Nakuru Town West have been set ablaze by county administrators.The machines were seized in the ongoing crackdown ordered by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i.Read: Ban on gambling machines here to stay - Matiang'iAlso see: Traders smuggle in gaming machine parts, reassembleThe destruction on Wednesday was… ... more
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  • Stop exploiting Africa, share resources, Pope tells Europe
    Europe should stop exploiting Africa and invest in ways that benefit the continent more, including by sharing mineral wealth more equitably, Pope Francis said. “We must invest in Africa, but invest in an orderly way and create employment, not go there to exploit it,” he told Reuters in a wide-ranging… ... more
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  • Matiang’i orders deportation of 41 foreigners linked t...
    The government will deport 41 foreigners linked to importation of contraband goods and illegal trade in the country.The deportees were arrested from various estates within Nairobi where they have been engaging in illegal trade.Most of them were found assembling illegal gambling machines which are usually imported disguised as motor vehicle spare parts.It is… ... more
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  • Impeachment motion against Nakuru speaker flops
    Nakuru County Assembly Speaker Joel Maina Kairu has survived ouster motion debated on Wednesday.Kairu managed 32 out of 78 votes during the voting held this afternoon.The motion to remove the speaker had been filed by Biashara Ward MCA Peter Njoroge Nyaguthii.At least 55 out of 78 MCAs had signed the… ... more
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  • Uhuru to attend IGAD’s South Sudan peace meeting in Ad...
    President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Thursday travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the IGAD-led South Sudan peace process.In her inaugural press briefing today, State House Deputy Spokesperson Kanze Dena said the President’s visit affirms the country’s continued support to the ongoing peace process in South Sudan.“Regional security remains an important… ... more
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  • Government launches policy to guide pre-primary education
    Education CS Amina Mohammed on Wednesday launched a National Pre-Primary Education Policy.The new policy will offer guidance to pre-primary education, popularly known as nursery education and service providers throughout the country.The guidance will ensure children are better prepared for Primary school education and formal education in general under the two-year… ... more
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  • Sh3 trillion budget not oppressive, Kanze Dena says in maide...
    The government has refuted claims that the 2018/2019 budget is oppressive to the ordinary citizens. Statehouse deputy spokesperson Kanze Denah on Wednesday said the Sh3.0 trillion budget presented last week in Parliament by Treasury CS Henry Rotich is pro-poor and aims at helping the government achieve its plans on the… ... more
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  • World Refugee Day: Dadaab number down to 231,000 – UNH...
    The number of Somali refugees at Dadaab camp has reduced from 245,000 to 231,000, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reported.UNHCR gave a report on the state of refugees worldwide on Wednesday as World Refugee Day was marked.The agency said that Kenya is hosting at least 500,000 refugees… ... more
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  • Bring on the lifestyle audit, Ruto says after criticism abou...
    Deputy President William Ruto has said he will submit himself to lifestyle audit following the President's directive.The DP said every public servant should submit themselves to the exercise once it starts.“His Excellency pronounced the Kenya government policy on every public servant being subjected to lifestyle audit and it is expected… ... more
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  • 573 killed in North Rift cattle rustling from 2005 to 2015 &...
    A report by Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) shows that 573 people were killed in North Rift region between 2005 to 2015.Another 1,752 were injured and 589 houses burnt during cattle rustling incidents.The report dupped “Public Inquiry on Insecurity and its Impact on the Enjoyment of Fundamental Human… ... more
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  • FKE opposes new housing scheme, says taxpayers will strain
    Federation of Kenya Employers has opposed Treasury's proposal to amend section 31 of the Employment Act for contributions for the new housing scheme.Executive Director Jacqueline Mugo said the proposal by Minister Henry Rotich is unreasonable.While presenting the Sh3 trillion 2018/19 budget last week, the CS said the tax plan will… ... more
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  • Death toll from Nakuru accident rises to eight
    The death toll from Tuesday night's accident at Mwariki C estate along Elementaita- Nakuru road has risen to eight. Seven deaths were reported following the crash at about 7.30 pm. Two people died at the scene and five upon arrival at Nakuru Level Five Hospital. The eighth person died at the hospital on Wednesday… ... more
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  • World Refugee Day: What it’s like trying to finish sc...
    In 2012, at 10 years of age, Daahir sat in his school classroom in Mogadishu, Somalia. The sounds of gun shots piercing the air interrupted the lesson. As Daahir ran back home, he overheard that fighting had erupted between government forces and the militant group Al-Shabab. Daahir arrived home to… ... more
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  • Politics useless in war on illegal sugar trade, Kiraithe say...
    The government has warned politicians against giving views that could compromise the crackdown on substandard goods.Spokesman Erick Kiraithe said on Wednesday that any politicians who know the people in the illegal trade should notify police.Kiraithe's warning, at a press conference in Mombasa, came after National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale said… ... more
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  • Kenya must do more to fight cancer, Raila says after Migori ...
    Opposition leader Raila Odinga has thrown his weight behind the push for better cancer treatment facilities in the country. Following the death of Migori Senator Ben Oluoch on Tuesday morning, Raila has noted that treatment remains a big challenge for Kenya. Concerted efforts are needed to contain the disease, he… ... more
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  • Your days are numbered, Kiraithe tells “rich men’...
    The war on contraband sugar has just begun, government spokesperson Erick Kiraithe has said in a warning to "rich men" causing Kenyans to suffer.At a press conference in Mombasa on Wednesday, he noted that the fight against illegal imports will intensify and that all culprits will be punished.Kiraithe said the… ... more
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  • Riek Machar in Ethiopia for talks with Salva Kiir on ending ...
    South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Ethiopia on Wednesday for a meeting with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, as part of talks to try to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war.“Yes, I can confirm to you that our chairman has arrived in Addis Ababa airport this morning," rebel… ... more
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  • US quits ‘politically biased’ UN Human Rights Co...
    The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a "cesspool of political bias".The "hypocritical and self-serving" body "makes a mockery of human rights", said US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley.Haley last year accused the council of "chronic anti-Israel bias" and said the US… ... more
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  • Understanding the economic cost of corruption in Kenya
    Kenya is perceived as one of the world’s most corrupt countries. It ranked 143 out of 180 countries on Transparency International’s 2017 corruption perception index. The only African countries that scored worse – among them Somalia, South Sudan, Libya, Eritrea, Burundi, and Zimbabwe – were either politically unstable or in… ... more
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  • Why stereotypes of sexy women fans persist at the World Cup
    This article is part of a World Cup series exploring the politics, economics, science and social issues behind the world’s most popular sports event. Globally, women’s football fandom is on the rise, with women comprising around 40% of worldwide television audiences for the 2014 men’s football World Cup. Couple this… ... more
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  • Obama homecoming, Ruto saves Elachi, Murumbi’s legacy:...
    Oprah leads Obama delegation to Kenya TV Star Oprah Winfrey is among 350 dignitaries that will accompany former US President Barrack Obama to Kenya on July 16. Obama and his guests will be attending the opening of his half-sister, Dr Auma Obama's, Non-Governmental Organization called Sauti Kuu in Kogelo, Siaya County.  READ… ... more
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  • Moi-era road firm to get Sh3.1bn for 1997 El Nino repairs
    The government has been ordered to pay Sh3.1 billion to a contractor who repaired 26 major roads in Nairobi's CBD following the 1997El Niño floods. High Court judge Joseph Sergon has awarded Kabuito Construction the amount as compensation, following a… ... more
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  • Saved by the DP, Elachi lives to control assembly again
    Nairobi speaker Beatrice Elachi has survived removal after Deputy President William Ruto intervened. Waithaka MCA Anthony Karanja drafted a motion he was set to table before the assembly for debate. It had to be signed by 43 ward representatives. Karanja cited violation of the Constitution, undermining the authority of the… ... more
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  • West Kenya disowns illegal, poisonous sugar on market
    Police have linked the poisonous sugar being impounded around the country to a company owned by a billionaire businessman from Eldoret. At the same time, West Kenya Sugar has denied any link to the semi-raw sugar that has found its way into the market before being processed for human consumption.… ... more
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  • Expert comment: Stop sugar imports, they’re killing We...
    Sugar imports have dealt a death blow to West Kenya Sugar Factory, which is the only stable sugar factory in the whole of Western Kenya. We have seen politicians defending the investor over cheap importation of sugar, because they are actually part of the scheme to kill the economy of… ... more
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  • Oprah in Obama’s delegation to Kenya
    Global icon Oprah Winfrey is among 350 celebrities and notables who will accompany former US President Barrack Obama to Kenya on July 16. Obama and his guests will attend the launch of Sauti Kuu, his half-sister Dr Auma Obama’s NGO, in K’Ogelo, Siaya county. The one-day visit is tightly scheduled.… ... more
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  • CS Rotich’s planned Housing Fund vague
    Kenyans are opposed to the plan by the government to compel all employees contribute up to one per cent of their salaries to National Housing Development Fund.This is after details of the Finance Bill, 2018, which Treasury CS Henry Rotich tabled in Parliament came to fore, revealing employees will be… ... more
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  • Westgate owners lose bid to use Sony name for property deali...
    The owners of Westgate Mall have been blocked from registering their Sony Holdings name as a trademark for aspects of business already booked by Japanese electronics giant Sony Corporation in Kenya.High Court Judge Francis Tuiyott has ruled that Sony Holdings can… ... more
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  • Four counties partner to stop rustling
    Four counties in Rift valley and Eastern have come together to end perennial cattle rustling.Isiolo, Baringo, Samburu and Laikipia have also agreed to form a regional economic bloc to spur development.The counties have come together under the Amaya Triangle Initiative (ATI).Laikipia Governor Nderitu Muriithi yesterday said persistent insecurity had stifled… ... more
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  • Poor food, sour teacher-student ties recipe for unrest, say ...
    Poor parenting, weak security systems and high-handedness among teachers are major causes of unrest in schools, police said yesterday.Operations staff officer at the police headquarters Dominic Kisavi said a poor diet, lack of entertainment and animosity between school principals and teachers are also catalysts of unrest.Unhealthy relationships between teachers and… ... more
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  • NHIF will compensate parents who lose kids in school Sh600k
    Parents of students who die of accidents or illness while in school will receive Sh600,000 for compensation and funerals.The National Hospital Insurance Fund has issued guidelines for comprehensive student cover to schools.Speaking to the Star yesterday, NHIF chief executive officer Geoffrey Mwangi said the scheme was rolled out in May.The… ... more
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  • NYS suspects finally granted bail, to appear in court today
    NYS suspects return to court today for pretrial conferencing hours after they scored a major victory when a judge granted them bail.The decision to release them came 23 days after the suspects were sent to remand by the anti-corruption chief magistrate Douglas Ogoti.The suspects will however wait for a few… ... more
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  • Coast leaders want state to stop killings and disappearances
    Coast leaders have demanded that the government end forced disappearances and extrajudicial killings.They said the problems have surged and outrage is mounting among residents.During ODM’s two-day NEC-PG retreat in Mombasa, the leaders urged the government to act swiftly. The party made this one of its seven resolutions.On Sunday, local MPs… ... more
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  • Corridors of Power
    Has Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and DP William Ruto closed ranks as much as Ukambani politics is concerned. Well. There are whispers that the duo could be plotting to teach Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua a political lesson. It is rumoured that the two could have deliberated on the issue after… ... more
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  • FlySax ‘asked for plane to be rerouted to JKIA’
    The FlySax aircraft that crashed killing all 10 passengers on board and crew was diverted to the JKIA upon the request of the company.The National Assembly Transport and Public Works committee was yesterday told three passengers were to catch another flight at the airport.Professional negligence and poor communication between the… ... more
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  • A question of blinks first
    "The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the World.” WB Yeats.President Uhuru Kenyatta, in an unprecedented courageous move, last week demanded lifestyle audits of all leaders. The audit was to begin with the President, Deputy President, all governors and… ... more
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  • Confine lifestyle audit to select top officials
    President Kenyatta has called for lifestyle audits to crack down on corruption.But now the waters are being muddied by politicians calling for audits of all sorts of people, including MP Oscar Sudi's call for a retrospective audit of President Jomo Kenyatta.For a long time Kenya has had a serious problem… ... more
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  • Corrupt Kenya ‘teaches’ Zambia
    The visit by Zambian MPs to ‘learn corruption’ would have been timely fake news, but it wasn’t. The lawmakers showed up on Valley Road, where they may have learnt how expensive cheap can be. But the lesson would have sunk if the visitors verified what they might have been told at… ... more
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  • I crush on Hopekid every day but am not dating him — ...
    Annitah Raey has come out to defend her reasons for posting too much information about gospel artiste Hopekid.Last week, Hopekid released a new song called Perfect, and the Radio Jambo presenter has been playing the song during her show because she says it is well done.However, this has brought controversy… ... more
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  • Ministry will be strict with teachers — Amina
    Education CS Amina Mohamed told secondary school principals yesterday to work harder to protect students and weed out rogue colleagues. The CS said the ministry will be strict to ensure there is “no monkey business”, suggesting some principals may be shielding wayward colleagues. “You know who they are,” Amina said.… ... more
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  • Migori Senator Oluoch dies of cancer
    Sorrow engulfed Kanyimach village in Rongo yesterday after news of the death of Migori Senator Ben Oluoch Okello reached home.Oluoch succumbed to throat cancer at the MP Shah Hospital in Nairobi on Monday night.Mourners streamed into his home as early of 5am as family members struggled to come to terms… ... more
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  • Jirongo accuses woman, 70, of refusing to leave his land
    Former Lugari MP Cyrus Jirongo yesterday testified in a case in which an elderly woman is charged with trespassing on his land in Eldoret.Mary Muya, 70, is accused of refusing to move out of the land since 2015. The prime land measuring about 10 acres is estimated to cost Sh300… ... more
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  • Keep your word on backing DP Ruto, cleric tells Uhuru
    An Anglican bishop in Bungoma has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to honour his pledge to support DP William Ruto for the top job in 2022.Milimani Bishop George Mechumo said on Monday that there should be no dispute between the President and the Deputy President.He apparently was responding to reports that… ... more
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  • Residents want World Bank to halt Sh300m upgrade for Bungoma...
    Bungoma residents want the World Bank to withhold Sh300 million meant for upgrading towns because they are not satisfied with the list. On Monday, the committee on Lands, Housing and Physical Planning chaired by Humphrey Simiyu held a public participation forum at KIE in Bungoma town.The World Bank plans to… ... more
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  • Kitui signs deal to fatten farmers’ cows to fetch hig...
    The Kitui government on Monday signed a deal with South Eastern Kenya University to set up a livestock facility.Governor Charity Ngilu said her administration is committed to projects that will create jobs and improve residents’ income and livelihood.Ngilu said tapping the expertise, technology and knowledge at Seku will help solve… ... more
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  • Seven die, others injured in road accident near Lake Element...
    Seven people including three children have died in a road accident at Mzee Wanyama near Lake Elementaita in Nakuru on Tuesday evening.Several others are nursing injuries at  Nakuru Level Five Hospital.The passengers were headed to Nakuru from a burial ceremony of their kin in Kiptangwany when the accident occurred at… ... more
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  • Hundreds left homeless as floods hit Ghana’s capital
    Heavy rains last night caused flooding in parts of Accra, trapping some residents in their homes, submerging vehicles and destroying properties.Hundreds of residents have been left homeless. The west of the capital, which is a low laying area, is worst affected.The flooding has again exposed the poor drainage system in… ... more
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  • 1,350 bags of contraband sugar nabbed in Nakuru
    A multi-agency team comprising officers from KEBS, KRA and DCI on Tuesday intercepted 1,350 sacks of suspected contraband sugar at Kanini Haraka enterprises in Nakuru town.The sacks of the brown Brazilian sugar were stocked at a shop at the central business district.Nakuru East Deputy County Commissioner Omar Salat said they… ... more
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  • Outering Road city’s top killer highway, NTSA report ...
    The newly upgraded Outering Road has been the scene of 23 deaths since January, making it Nairobi’s most dangerous highway.Waiyaki Way follows closely with 22 deaths, Mombasa Road 21 and the Eastern and Northern bypasses with nine deaths each. Thika Road is sixth with nine deaths.The statistics are contained in… ... more
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  • Doctor ordered by court to bury wife after two month family ...
    A court in Eldoret court has ordered a doctor to bury his wife who died two months ago.Dr Patrick Mutoro, the medical superintendent in charge of Webuye Subcounty Hospital, had declined to bury his wife Florence Chai.The body has been lying at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.The medic was sued… ... more
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  • Poland’s mishaps help Senegal claim first African win
     Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by two shocking errors in the European side's defence.Poland defender Thiago Cionek stuck out a leg and deflected Idrissa Gueye's wayward shot into the net in the 37th… ... more
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  • Somalia files its response over maritime boundary dispute wi...
    Somalia on Monday submitted its response to the Indian Ocean (Somalia vs Kenya) maritime delimitation case at the Hague as directed by the court on February 2.The submission was done by Somalia Ambassador to the EU Ali Faqi in the presence of Attorney General Amed Dahir.AG Dahir tweeted: "#Somalia submitted… ... more
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  • Waiguru threatens Mohammed Ali with lawsuit for linking her ...
    Kirinyanga Governor Anne Waiguru has threatened to sue Nyali MP Mohamed Ali after he allegedly linked her to the new Sh9b NYS scandal.Waiguru has issued seven days to the MP demanding a written apology.Ali, popularly known as Jicho Pevu earlier today released a statement implicating Waiguru, and nine others into the scam.The MP… ... more
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  • DPP not influencing courts, judge Ong’udi says after M...
    The High Court has dismissed claims that DPP Noordin Haji is influencing decisions in investigations into the Sh9 billion NYS scam.There was speculation about the letter that Haji sent Chief Justice David Maraga.While dismissing the claims on Tuesday, judge Hedwig Ong'udi said Haji only expressed the role his office would… ... more
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  • Principals, TSC differ on who to blame after school rape cla...
    School principals, not management boards, will be held accountable for security breaches, a TSC official has said.Mary Rotich, a Teacher Management Director with the Teachers Service Commission, said although they are committed to ensuring safety in schools, principals are the ones mandated to protect learners.But the principals defended themselves, saying blanket condemnation… ... more
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  • Murang’a granny raped, murdered near her home
    A 73-year-old granny was on Monday found raped and murdered near her home at Kigoro village, Maragua sub-county, Murang’a.The body of Jedidah Wambui was found dumped on the roadside by children who were going to school.The children alerted neighbours who then informed the police.The granny who sells bananas at the… ... more
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  • Government to enhance Transparency mechanisms in publi̇c...
    The government will make public projects being undertaken by the private sector under the Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in abid to promote transparency and end graft.This was announced by National Treasury CS Henry Rotich when he launched the PPP Projects Disclosure Portal, a website portal that will provide timely data on the infrastructure… ... more
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  • Sh7 million worth contraband goods nabbed in Mombasa.
    The Anti- Counterfeit agency has nabbed a container with contraband goods worth Sh  7 million during an impromptu inspection at Mombasa based Portside Container terminal on Tuesday.The Anti-counterfeit officials were on a routine inspection and verification checks when the container was discovered at the CFS, on Monday evening, according to… ... more
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  • Government not serious about fighting corruption – MUH...
    Muslim for Human Rights organisation (MUHURI) has blamed the manner successive governments have been handling graft cases, claiming it emboldened suspects.Referring to the TJRC report that touches on injustices triggered by fraud, MUHURI said its implementation has remained a pipe-dream.“The President in his 2014 State of the Nation address apologized to… ... more
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  • Mohammed Ali links Waiguru, Ndegwa Muhoro to fresh Sh9b NYS ...
    Nyali MP Mohammed Ali popularly known as Jicho pevu has released a dossier allegedly implicating DCI Ndegwa Muhoro, Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru to the latest Sh 9billion NYS scam. The two are among 10 others that the MP wants investigated over the missing money in the National Youth Service. "Evidence… ... more
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