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More Drama:Machakos deputy governor Kiala’s office vandalised

More Drama:Machakos deputy governor Kiala’s office vandalised

Machakos County deputy governor Bernard Kiala got a rude shock Wednesday when he resumed his office to find it vandalised. Kiala resumed office some days after the senate defeated a motion to impeach him. On arrival at about 12pm, the deputy governor could not believe his eyes when he found the door broken and all […]

Don’t end Uhuru’s ICC case – victims

Don’t end Uhuru’s ICC case – victims

TERMINATING the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta, which gets underway in a month’s time at The Hague, would be shameful and a betrayal of the victims of the deadly post- election violence of 2008. Victims’ lawyer Fergal Gaynor maintained that the ICC has raised the expectations of thousands of victims in Kenya and must now […]

Nderitu Gachagua, William Kabogo back off referendum push

Nderitu Gachagua, William Kabogo back off referendum push

The push for a national referendum by the Council of Governors suffered a setback on Wednesday after two governors withdrew from the campaign. Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua and his Kiambu counterpart William Kabogo separately opted out of the call for referendum. Governor Kabogo urged the Senate to back devolution. Governor Gachagua, explaining his decision, said […]

OPINION | EDITORIAL

The Entrepreneurship Forum

The Entrepreneurship Forum

During the month of May, Dr Bitange Ndemo curated our first Entrepreneurship Forum at the iHub which was quite an eye opener for many of those who attended. This series of sessions on entrepreneurship facilitated by Dr Ndemo came about as a result of one of his weekly articles in the Daily Nation. Editing of the videos from the first two sessions are done and are now up […]

Former Raila aide appointed  Head of Communications by Council of Governors

Former Raila aide appointed Head of Communications by Council of Governors

Former National Director of Communications for the CORD campaign team has landed a job with council for governors.  Mr. Barrack Muluka,  was appointed Spokesperson and Head of Communications at the Council with immediate effect. He resigned ahead of the March 4 elections and was reported to have gone abroad for further studies, however, sources claim […]

Kihalangwa appointed as new immigration director

Kihalangwa appointed as new immigration director

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday appointed retired Major General Gordon Kihalangwa as the new Director of Immigration. He replaces Jane Waikenda who was posted to Pretoria, South Africa as a Deputy Head of Mission. A statement by State House spokesman said Mr Kihalangwa has served as head of the Military Police before being elevated to […]

VIDEO-NEWS

Video:ODM warned of losing support from western region over Ababu Namwamba

Video:ODM warned of losing support from western region over Ababu Namwamba

Several members of parliament from the orange democratic movement ODM are sounding a warning to the party leadership that they risk losing support from the western region should their preferred candidate for the seat of secretary general Ababu Namwamba be shortchanged. The MPs say that Namwamba is still a valid candidate for the seat and […]

Video:Doctor Kansiime Anne off duty

Video:Doctor Kansiime Anne off duty

Hilarious:Dr Kansiime Anne is not in the staff room but like a teacher,when on break do not disturb no matter how sick you are.When symptoms persist, seek another medical help.Enjoy!

Who Is Michael Gichangi’s Replacement?

Who Is Michael Gichangi’s Replacement?

Analysis of the likely candidate to replace Michael Gichangi reveal names of those being considered for the important job of Kenya’s spy master.

DIASPORA NEWS

US university pays Sh16.3 m to man brutally attacked by Kenyan student

US university pays Sh16.3 m to man brutally attacked by Kenyan student

A university in the United States has opted for an out-of-court settlement in a lawsuit filed by a man who was beaten unconscious by his Kenyan friend. Morgan State University will pay Joshua Ceasar, who was attacked by a fellow student, Alexander Kinyua, a sum of US$185,000 (Ksh 16.3M). In 2012, Kinyua made headlines internationally […]

Kenyan Woman With Fake Visa Caught at Airport in India

Kenyan Woman With Fake Visa Caught at Airport in India

CHENNAI: Three years after she flew to India to meet the man of her dreams after a whirlwind internet romance, Jacinta Mueni from Kenya landed herself in the immigration net. When immigration officials were checking her papers at the Chennai airport at 3.30 am on Monday, they found that her ‘visa’ was a fake set […]

WHY YOU NEED YOUR FELLOW KENYANS.

WHY YOU NEED YOUR FELLOW KENYANS.

Culture is very important part of our lives and who we become has a lot to do with our culture. Being a way from our home country and in a foreign country in itself can be very difficult. It is even tougher when we try to ignore or run from each other. I have come […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/NOTICE

Plots for sale by owner in Malili

Plots for sale by owner in Malili

An Agricultural lot measuring 7.8 acres  for sale at Malili. The lot is fenced with cement poles. The lot faces Konza railway station in the  Konza Techno city. Lot is near the main road connecting the  Mombasa-Nairobi highway with  Konza Railway station which will serve the Techno city. Price 10m.  Also,2 commercial plots at malili […]

Death Announcement:Angelina Makau Velle of Paoli,Pennsylvania

Death Announcement:Angelina Makau Velle of Paoli,Pennsylvania

With heavy hearts we regret to announce the passing of Mrs. Angelina Makau Velle. Surrounded by close family, the Lord called Angelina home on Sunday August 10th 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife to Solomon Makau Velle, loving mother to Esther Makau, Louise Makau Barasa, James Velle, Edna Makau, and William Mwaniki […]

KENYAN LADY PASSES AWAY IN UK

KENYAN LADY PASSES AWAY IN UK

A Kenyan lady has passed away in UK. The late Lydia Gitonga passed away in Albany Nursing Home in Enfield, North London on Monday 4th August, 2014. All of her family are in Kenya. Born in 1946 in Nkubu, Meru, Kenya, the late Lydia came to the UK in 1983 for further studies in Nursing. […]

POSITIVE THOUGHT/INSPIRATION

Word of the Day:Fruit of the Spirit ~ Love

Word of the Day:Fruit of the Spirit ~ Love

I came across this love letter and I thought it was quite hilarious but with a lesson for us to grasp. Dearest Jimmy, No words could ever express the great unhappiness I have felt since breaking our engagement. Please say you will take me back. No one could ever take your place in my heart, […]

Inspiration:God’s good plans for you-When God troubles the waters

Inspiration:God’s good plans for you-When God troubles the waters

There are mornings you wake up and find yourself disturbed; disturbed because you are not so sure that things are going as well as they are expected..Whenever that happens, its possible that God has something or everything to do with it. How so? The University of Hard Knocks has taught me that there are times […]

DEVOTION:Have You Missed Something?

DEVOTION:Have You Missed Something?

I recently went back to the Book of Nehemiah to read it over again for my devotions, which is the second time in a year. Even though there are many other books in the Bible I haven’t read this year, I felt there was something I missed in this book. It is amazing how many […]

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The Entrepreneurship Forum

The Entrepreneurship Forum

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

During the month of May, Dr Bitange Ndemo curated our first Entrepreneurship Forum at the iHub which was quite an eye opener for many of those who attended. This series of sessions on entrepreneurship facilitated by Dr Ndemo came about as a result of one of his weekly articles in the Daily Nation. Editing of the videos from the first two sessions are done and are now up […]

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Former Raila aide appointed  Head of Communications by Council of Governors

Former Raila aide appointed Head of Communications by Council of Governors

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

Former National Director of Communications for the CORD campaign team has landed a job with council for governors.  Mr. Barrack Muluka,  was appointed Spokesperson and Head of Communications at the Council with immediate effect. He resigned ahead of the March 4 elections and was reported to have gone abroad for further studies, however, sources claim […]

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Kihalangwa appointed as new immigration director

Kihalangwa appointed as new immigration director

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday appointed retired Major General Gordon Kihalangwa as the new Director of Immigration. He replaces Jane Waikenda who was posted to Pretoria, South Africa as a Deputy Head of Mission. A statement by State House spokesman said Mr Kihalangwa has served as head of the Military Police before being elevated to […]

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More Drama:Machakos deputy governor Kiala’s office vandalised

More Drama:Machakos deputy governor Kiala’s office vandalised

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

Machakos County deputy governor Bernard Kiala got a rude shock Wednesday when he resumed his office to find it vandalised. Kiala resumed office some days after the senate defeated a motion to impeach him. On arrival at about 12pm, the deputy governor could not believe his eyes when he found the door broken and all […]

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TNA governors to ‘boycott’ referendum

TNA governors to ‘boycott’ referendum

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

The campaign for a national referendum by the Council of Governors suffered a blow on Wednesday after TNA governors pulled out of the initiative. The governors said they would not want to antagonize relations with voters by supporting a referendum that is being viewed as a contest between Cord alliance and the Jubilee coalition. The […]

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US university pays Sh16.3 m to man brutally attacked by Kenyan student

US university pays Sh16.3 m to man brutally attacked by Kenyan student

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

A university in the United States has opted for an out-of-court settlement in a lawsuit filed by a man who was beaten unconscious by his Kenyan friend. Morgan State University will pay Joshua Ceasar, who was attacked by a fellow student, Alexander Kinyua, a sum of US$185,000 (Ksh 16.3M). In 2012, Kinyua made headlines internationally […]

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Video:ODM warned of losing support from western region over Ababu Namwamba

Video:ODM warned of losing support from western region over Ababu Namwamba

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

Several members of parliament from the orange democratic movement ODM are sounding a warning to the party leadership that they risk losing support from the western region should their preferred candidate for the seat of secretary general Ababu Namwamba be shortchanged. The MPs say that Namwamba is still a valid candidate for the seat and […]

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Raila blames media for ODM cracks as Namwamba remains mum

Raila blames media for ODM cracks as Namwamba remains mum

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that ODM is as united as ever and blamed the media for creating confusion about the party. Raila said he will institute legal proceedings against The Star Newspaper for “funning” [sic] differences within the ODM ranks. Raila made the remarks during a press conference at which Budalang’i MP Ababu […]

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Don’t end Uhuru’s ICC case – victims

Don’t end Uhuru’s ICC case – victims

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

TERMINATING the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta, which gets underway in a month’s time at The Hague, would be shameful and a betrayal of the victims of the deadly post- election violence of 2008. Victims’ lawyer Fergal Gaynor maintained that the ICC has raised the expectations of thousands of victims in Kenya and must now […]

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Suspected Al-Shabaab militia group kidnaps Kenyan driver

Suspected Al-Shabaab militia group kidnaps Kenyan driver

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

NAIROBI, KENYA: A Kenyan is missing after he and his three colleagues were attacked and robbed of two four-wheel drive vehicles in Bodhai area, near Kiunga at the Kenya-Somalia border. The turn boy of one of the two missing vehicles was identified as George Mwiti. His three colleagues were released after being attacked and held by […]

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Nderitu Gachagua, William Kabogo back off referendum push

Nderitu Gachagua, William Kabogo back off referendum push

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

The push for a national referendum by the Council of Governors suffered a setback on Wednesday after two governors withdrew from the campaign. Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua and his Kiambu counterpart William Kabogo separately opted out of the call for referendum. Governor Kabogo urged the Senate to back devolution. Governor Gachagua, explaining his decision, said […]

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ODM KICKS OUT NAMWAMBA IN NEW LINE-UP

ODM KICKS OUT NAMWAMBA IN NEW LINE-UP

| August 20, 2014 | Comments

ODM leader Raila Odinga is bringing on board his most trusted allies to take over the leadership of the party in a new line-up that elbows out firebrand Bundalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba. Eldas MP Adan Keynan and Namwamba, both of whom chair plum parliamentary committees, are among the notable figures missing in this list. ODM’s […]

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ABABU NAMWAMBA KNOWS ‘MEN IN BLACK’ DEAL, CLAIMS NDOLO

ABABU NAMWAMBA KNOWS ‘MEN IN BLACK’ DEAL, CLAIMS NDOLO

| August 19, 2014 | Comments

Nairobi, Kenya: Former Makadara MP Reuben Ndolo Tuesday said ODM party leader Raila Odinga had nothing to do with the ‘Men in Black’ who disrupted party elections in February. Mr Ndolo said, contrary to claims by Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba, Odinga did not know anything about the ‘Men in Black’ who caused violence leading to the […]

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