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Here is the State House deal Wiper leader Kalonzo rejected

| April 25, 2015 | Comments
Here is the State House deal Wiper leader Kalonzo rejected

CORD co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka has said a flat No to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s overtures to abandon the opposition in a move that could see his Wiper Party control the legislature. In a strategy to buttress his 2017 re-election bid, Uhuru reached out to Kalonzo to replace National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, who survived a tough […]

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Al-Shabaab abduct two Kenyan teachers from Mandera

| April 25, 2015 | Comments
Al-Shabaab abduct two Kenyan teachers from Mandera

Thousands of students have been forced to conduct their own tuition for lack of teachers while some schools are engaging the services of former students to fill the gap left by the missing teachers.   MANDERA: Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have kidnapped two Kenyan teachers fromMandera town.   Mandera County Commissioner Alex Nkoyo confirmed the Friday evening incident, adding that names […]

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KENYA: 2 YEARS OF DEVOLVED GOVERNANCE SPARKS HOPE

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
KENYA: 2 YEARS OF DEVOLVED GOVERNANCE SPARKS HOPE

THIS week, Kisumu City raptured in song and dance. The venue was Tom Mboya Labour College and the occasion was the Second Devolution Conference. The weight of the national and county governments descended on the lakeside city and the residents did not disappoint. They lined up the streets of Kisumu and gave President Uhuru Kenyatta […]

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News anchor Janet Mbugua’s wedding guests to pay Sh 20,000 per night

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
News anchor Janet Mbugua’s wedding guests to pay Sh 20,000 per night

After her traditional wedding in November 2014, TV personality Janet Mbugua and her fiancé Eddie Ndichu are set to tie the knot on May 30. That, fellow gossips, is not the gist of this enchanted wedding that is set to take place at the prestigious Chaka Ranch in Nyeri . The guests, unlike in most […]

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Matemu, Keino spill dossier over their EACC ouster

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
Matemu, Keino spill dossier over their EACC ouster

Nairobi, Kenya – Suspended EACC commissioners Mumo Matemu and Irene Keino have blamed their woes on architects of the Anglo Leasing scandal and their protectors in the Jubilee administration. They have also pointed accusing fingers at powerful brokers linked to the grabbing of the Sh8 billion parcel of land in Karen, Nairobi; and their persistent […]

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Statement:President Uhuru’s USA visit is now cancelled

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
Statement:President Uhuru’s USA visit  is now cancelled

After President Uhuru Kenyatta’s aircraft en route to Dubai was forced to turn back following increased fighting in Yemen,State House has now issued a statement cancelling the Los Angeles visit all together,here below is the update. UPDATE ON HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT’S VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES This is an addendum to the statement issued earlier […]

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Kenya Commando Operation Capture’s Mandera Chief Kidnappers, 9 Killed

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
Kenya Commando Operation Capture’s Mandera Chief Kidnappers, 9 Killed

Following the kidnapping of the Arabiya chief in Mandera County, the Republic of Kenya deployed its special forces in a counter-terrorism operation. During the operation, Special Forces using helicopters were inserted into theater, 9 Al-Shabaab terrorists were killed and 12 other have been captured alive. Al-Shabaab on the morning of Thursday 23rd of April 2015 conducted […]

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KENYA RANKS POORLY IN GLOBAL ‘HAPPY’ INDEX

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
KENYA RANKS POORLY IN GLOBAL ‘HAPPY’ INDEX

Kenyans are among the least happy people in the world according to a new survey unveiled in New York on Thursday. Kenya ranks lower than war-torn countries like Iraq and Ukraine. It was rated the 125th happiest country out of 158 countries sampled in the global ranking of happiness survey. African countries rated as happier than Kenya […]

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Uhuru’s Dubai-bound plane forced to turn back

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
Uhuru’s Dubai-bound plane forced to turn back

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s aircraft en route to Dubai was forced to turn back following increased fighting in Yemen. In a statement, State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said the President was flying to Dubai to connect a flight to Los Angeles, US. “Following reports of increased military activity in Yemen, there was a challenge on the […]

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Amazing:Number of Smartphones That Greeted Uhuru in Kisumu Compared to Nyeri

| April 24, 2015 | Comments
Amazing:Number of Smartphones That Greeted Uhuru in Kisumu Compared to Nyeri

Photos:President Uhuru was in Kisumu this week to officially open the 2nd annual Devolution Conference. He made a stopover in the city centre to address a large crowd of people that had been waiting for him. It’s not unusual for Uhuru to address roadside crowds, but unlike all the places he’s visited, Kisumu guys are really […]

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After Divorce Rumours, Emmy Kosgey Returns To Kenyans With A Stern Message

| April 23, 2015 | Comments
After Divorce Rumours, Emmy Kosgey Returns To Kenyans With A Stern Message

When Emmy Kosgey finally married the man she loved, she had done so much as far as music is concerned and many of us feared that having married a West African, we would never see her and her sweet Kalenjin tracks again. We were literally worried that the Nigerian culture she had been introduced to […]

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Why Kenyan female MPs Millie Mabona, Joyce Lay want ‘test-tube’ babies

| April 23, 2015 | Comments
Why Kenyan female MPs Millie Mabona, Joyce Lay want ‘test-tube’ babies

Their being MPs does not make them any different. These women cry and laugh like ordinary women, just ask Millie Mabona and Joyce Lay. The tale of abuse and heartbreak that stalk a childless woman in the National Assembly came to the fore on April 15, as two beautiful and married women lawmakers shared personal […]

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Machakos church shut down over nude worship

| April 23, 2015 | Comments
Machakos church shut down over nude worship

A church was yesterday closed in Masinga, Machakos county, following public complaints that worshippers undress during prayers. Masinga deputy county commissioner Muraya Mwangi said there has been an outcry that women who attend the church undress before being prayed for. He said investigations reveal that only women are allowed to attend the Healing Ministries Church […]

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Ex-police boss’s son arrested over terror link

| April 23, 2015 | Comments
Ex-police boss’s son arrested over terror link

Anti-terrorism police in Eldoret are holding the son of a former Mandera senior police officer on suspicion that he is a member of Al-Shabaab. Police say 21-year-old Said Amin Maruk, from Turkana County, was arrested by National Intelligence Service officers on information that he had links with the militant group. “On interrogation, the suspect, who […]

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Obama Advance Team Arrives

| April 23, 2015 | Comments
Obama Advance Team Arrives

A mini-America will descend on Kenya when US President Barack Obama visits his father’s homeland. Obama will jet into Kenya in late July for bilateral meetings with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Both men will also attend the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, an annual conference that connects entrepreneurs with business leaders, international organisations, and governments, in Nairobi. […]

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Graft war crippled as MPs kick out bosses

| April 22, 2015 | Comments
Graft war crippled as MPs kick out bosses

President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday evening given the green light to suspend Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission chairman Mumo Matemu and his deputy, Ms Irene Keino, and set up a tribunal to investigate their conduct. Jubilee Coalition MPs outvoted their Cord counterparts 130-52 to approve the report of the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee after […]

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BILLIONAIRE’S DAUGHTER:THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ‘SLAP’ VIDEO GONE VIRAL-VIDEO

| April 22, 2015 | Comments
BILLIONAIRE’S DAUGHTER:THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ‘SLAP’ VIDEO GONE VIRAL-VIDEO

The couple at the center of a nasty break up that was recently caught on camera has made up, at least according to a Whatsapp message that has been circulated widely. A man claiming to be Jeffrey forwarded a stern message to friends and foes asking them to allow him and his girlfriend Stef to […]

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US freezes Shabaab leaders’ assets

| April 22, 2015 | Comments
US freezes Shabaab leaders’ assets

The US has blocked the assets belonging to two senior Al-Shabaab leaders believed to be behind the recent Garissa attack and several other attacks targeting Kenya. The freeze is intended to impede funding of terrorist activities and cut off access to financial and other resources from sympathisers. The US Department of State on Wednesday blocked […]

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