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David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

| July 12, 2014 | Comments
David Rudisha romps to victory in Glasgow

Olympic champion and World record holder David Rudisha romped to his second victory this season, equalling the World lead time of 1:43.34 in men’s 800m race at the Glasgow Grand Prix Diamond League on Saturday. Also in the winners’ list was Commonwealth Games champion Silas Kiplagat in the 1,500m as the duo salvaged some pride […]

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It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

| July 12, 2014 | Comments
It’s ‘Etsy,’ Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

Sure, it’s tough to earn a living as an artist. But it helps if your materials don’t cost a lot. At the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, several of the Kenyan craftspeople work wonders with discarded beer bottles and flip-flops. Jonathan Lento: He Fashions Flip-Flops Into Funky Fauna Jonathan Lento grips a slender knife in one hand […]

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Photos:Uhuru moves Muslim dinner to Kakamega

| July 12, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Uhuru moves Muslim dinner to Kakamega

STATE HOUSE has been compelled to shift this year’s Iftar dinner with the Muslim community to Kakamega  after leaders in Nairobi and Mombasa threatened to boycott the annual event. Here is the president’s message and photos: Deputy President William Ruto, Majority Leader Aden Dualle and I during the Iftar Dinner at the Kakamega State Lodge. […]

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Joho and Marwa clash over Raila and insecurity

| July 12, 2014 | Comments
Joho and Marwa clash over Raila and insecurity

Two key leaders in Mombasa Friday clashed over Cord leader Raila Odinga and insecurity. Governor Hassan Ali Joho accused Mombasa County commissioner Nelson Marwa of seeking to undermine him because of his relationship with Mr Odinga. But while he declined to refer to Mr Odinga, Mr Marwa insisted that the government would continue pushing for […]

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CCTV Photos:Machakos Deputy Governor Caught Pants Down-Stage Managed Matatu Incident

| July 11, 2014 | Comments
CCTV Photos:Machakos Deputy Governor Caught Pants Down-Stage Managed Matatu Incident

Politics is a very ugly game. You have to know your way around scheming, cheating and selling your story. This week we’ve been treated to the falling out story of Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and his deputy Bernard Kiala . Mr. Kiala had claimed that his official vehicle was withdrawn by his boss, immediately after he […]

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Criminals escape with six guns after attacking Pandanguo in Lamu

| July 11, 2014 | Comments
Criminals escape with six guns after attacking Pandanguo in Lamu

LAMU, KENYA: Gunmen raided Pandanguo village in Lamu County torching houses, school and robbing Kenya Police Reservists of six guns. The attackers estimated to be about 60 also vandalized a dispensary in the area and stole medicine. Local police say no arrest has been made so far. Pandanguo is near Witu that was last month attacked. […]

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‘ESTHER ARUNGA MADE ME GIVE UP ON GOD’

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
‘ESTHER ARUNGA MADE ME GIVE UP ON GOD’

Events organiser Wilson Malaba is not new to showbiz. He is best remembered as the ex-boyfriend of former TV anchor, Esther Arunga. Wilson and Esther broke up two months before their planned wedding in April 2010. He tells CATE MUKEI how he got over Esther and found love again. How did you meet Esther? We […]

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President Kenyatta won’t meet Obama during US summit

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
President Kenyatta won’t meet Obama during US summit

US President Obama will not meet individually with President Kenyatta or any of the 50 other African leaders expected to attend a White House summit next month, a State Department official said on Wednesday. Choosing just a few of the visitors to hold one-to-one talks with Mr Obama would be “a very difficult decision,” Assistant […]

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BENSOUDA ASKS TO MEET UHURU BANK MANAGERS

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
BENSOUDA ASKS TO MEET UHURU BANK MANAGERS

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda wants to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta’s bankers before August 8 as she continues to seek his financial records. It has also emerged that the government has not been able to provide any information on land and companies owned by Uhuru as the prosecution has been told it is unavailable. Attorney General […]

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Fundraiser Held for Raila’s Mother-in-Law Funeral

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
Fundraiser Held for Raila’s Mother-in-Law Funeral

The Odinga family is in mourning following the death of Ida’s mother Mama Rosah Ayuya Oyoo. She passed away on Thursday last week at St Joseph’s Mission Hospital Ombo in Migori Town where she was being treated. She was in her 90′s. Mama Rosah will be buried this Saturday 12th July 2014 in Mukuyu, Migoru […]

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ACCUSATIONS DOMINATE ICC HEARING

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
ACCUSATIONS DOMINATE ICC HEARING

Kenya: It was a stormy session at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the prosecution locked horns with the Kenya Government over alleged failure to co-operate in the trial of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Office of the Prosecution accused the Government of failing to provide substantial, personal information touching on President Kenyatta, including his business and political associates. But […]

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Raila Odinga reveals Cord’s next agenda

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
Raila Odinga reveals Cord’s next agenda

Cord leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday promised a “return to the trenches” if the issues being raised under the Okoa Kenya campaign launched on Saba Saba day are not resolved. In a wide-ranging interview with the Daily Nation, Mr Odinga responded to many of the queries arising from Monday’s rally. He dismissed accusations by the Jubilee […]

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HOW UHURU NEUTRALISED RAILA OVER SABA SABA

| July 9, 2014 | Comments
HOW UHURU NEUTRALISED RAILA OVER SABA SABA

DETAILS have emerged of how President Uhuru Kenyatta and his administration plotted to neutralize the Opposition far ahead of the Saba Saba rally. The President was fully briefed on everything that was going on on a daily basis – and he directed his officials how to proceed as the Opposition insisted on calls for national […]

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Mutahi Ngunyi – Saba Saba Was a FAILURE

| July 9, 2014 | Comments
Mutahi Ngunyi – Saba Saba Was a FAILURE

Famed political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has proclaimed Monday’s Saba Saba rally a ‘FAILURE’. The rally led by Raila Odinga was as a result of Jubilee’s refusal for dialogue. Mutahi said that the fact that Uhuru Park was not full as it usually is was proof enough. He also added that Raila’s agenda was recycled. This […]

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International Criminal Court rejects plea to conceal evidence

| July 9, 2014 | Comments
International Criminal Court rejects plea to conceal evidence

Nairobi, Kenya: The International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected a request to completely conceal the contents of eight medical reports of victims of the 2007-2008 post-election violence. Trial Chamber V (a) ordered one of the documents prepared by the Kenya Government be classified as public. Seven others should have some details concealed before being made […]

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Why Cord’s referendum quest faces major hurdles

| July 9, 2014 | Comments
Why Cord’s referendum quest faces major hurdles

The Cord alliance faces major hurdles in its quest for a public referendum on key national issues as outlined in the 13-point declaration made during the Saba Saba rally on Monday. One of the key demands was establishment of a National Referendum Committee, whose main responsibility would be to frame the referendum question(s), prepare the public for […]

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Kidero Condemns Saba Saba Rally-negativelyaffected businesses

| July 8, 2014 | Comments
Kidero Condemns Saba Saba Rally-negativelyaffected businesses

Nairobi Governor Dr. Evans Kidero has condemned Monday’s CORD Saba Saba rally at Uhuru Park saying it negatively affected businesses in Nairobi city. Kidero has however failed to give reasons why he skipped the much hyped rally that was attended by CORD Principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula despite him being a member […]

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Police probe 5,752 irregular Kenya citizenship cases

| July 8, 2014 | Comments
Police probe 5,752 irregular Kenya citizenship cases

Police have launched fresh investigations into cases in which hundreds of foreigners were issued with Kenyan citizenship documents under questionable circumstances. Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro confirmed that detectives were perusing a big number of files from the Immigration department, including those dated nine years ago. “They are very many and we are looking […]

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