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PHOTOS:Lupita Visits Uganda,Makes Fun of Her Fake 6000 Pearl Dress

| March 30, 2015 | Comments
PHOTOS:Lupita Visits Uganda,Makes Fun of Her Fake 6000 Pearl Dress

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has once again skipped Kenya on her ‘African Tour’… sort of. Last time she was in Africa, she was holidaying in Morocco and this time she’s in Uganda and later South Africa. The Kenyan actress is in the Pearl of Africa to commence the filming of the Disney movie ‘Queen of […]

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What Uhuru night letter told CSs in graft list

| March 29, 2015 | Comments
What Uhuru night letter told CSs in graft list

The move to force the four Cabinet Secretaries named in a report by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to step aside came after President Uhuru Kenyatta directed his Chief of Staff Joseph Kinyua to inform them that they were in the report. Sources close to State House told us Kinyua wrote to the four […]

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MCAs Forum to initiate action on Governors named in EACC report

| March 29, 2015 | Comments
MCAs Forum to initiate action on Governors named in EACC report

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 29 – The leadership of the County Assembly Forum is threatening to take action on rogue governors who have been mentioned in the confidential report by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission presented to Parliament by the President on Thursday. Led by its chairman Abdi Nuh, the MCAs lashed out at governors […]

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Charity Ngilu steps aside in line with President’s order

| March 29, 2015 | Comments
Charity Ngilu steps aside in line with President’s order

NAIROBI, Kenya Mar 29 – Charity Ngilu has stepped aside as the Cabinet Secretary for Lands, Housing and Urban Development following the directive by the President Uhuru Kenyatta during Thursday’s State of the Nation address. A statement from Presidential Strategic Communication Unit said the CS is stepping aside for 60 days to pave way for […]

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MPs plot to defeat President Uhuru’s secret graft list during debate

| March 28, 2015 | Comments
MPs plot to defeat President Uhuru’s secret graft list during debate

Stung by the huge number of their own in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s list of shame, MPs have mooted a plan to stop the list from being tabled in the House. The game plan is to raise legal and procedural queries, pile pressure on the Speakers of the two Houses and push them to declare the […]

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Photos:Sonko grown up, Debuts New Hairstyle

| March 28, 2015 | Comments
Photos:Sonko grown up, Debuts New Hairstyle

He is a man of many words which are followed by action. Sometimes pulls crazy stunts to drive a point home but the senator, Mike Sonko is loved and supported by many.   In the Kenyan history, Sonko is the only member of parliament who is free and simple.     He always finds ways […]

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10 reasons why Kenyan men are ashamed of their wives

| March 28, 2015 | Comments
10 reasons why Kenyan men are ashamed of their wives

A communications officer with a blue chip company recently received an odd request from her ex-boyfriend. He wanted her to accompany him to their office party. “He just wanted me to look neat and pretty and behave as if we were a couple,” recalls Jane Muturi, who did the honorable thing and accompanied her ex. […]

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CHIEF JUSTICE MUTUNGA SAYS HE WILL NOT RETIRE EARLY

| March 28, 2015 | Comments
CHIEF JUSTICE MUTUNGA SAYS HE WILL NOT RETIRE EARLY

Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has said he will stay on and complete his reforms in the Judiciary. Speaking in Kakamega during the launch of the Justice@Last initiative, the CJ said his agenda of eliminating corruption and improving infrastructure would not end halfway. Dr Mutunga, whose term of service expires in June 2017, however avoided reference […]

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Heads start to roll:CS Koskei steps aside over graft claims

| March 28, 2015 | Comments
Heads start to roll:CS Koskei steps aside over graft claims

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei has stepped aside to allow for investigations into corruption allegations against him. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Mr Koskei said he had confirmed with State House that his name is on the list handed to the National Assembly by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday. He said he will visit […]

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BEYOND ELECTIONS: KENYANS YEARN FOR DEVELOPMENT

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
BEYOND ELECTIONS: KENYANS YEARN FOR DEVELOPMENT

ATCHIU! It’s mid-term in Kenya’s political cycle. Early election fever is in the air like pollen during the spring season. Everybody who is anybody is positioning themselves for prime time news, commentaries, analysis, innuendo and hulaa baloo. Enter president Uhuru Kenyatta and his recent State of the Nation address to the National Assembly. With his […]

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Drama as MP Heckled For Accusing Sonko Of Ferrying Drugs

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
Drama as MP Heckled For Accusing Sonko Of Ferrying Drugs

There was drama at Dagoretti High School after a section of the parents attending a fundraiser at the school heckled area Member of Parliament Dennis Waweru after he claimed that the Sonko Rescue Team is funded by drugs money. A section of the parent were opposed to the statement saying that the Sonko Rescue Team […]

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Mudavadi defends Uhuru’s directive on corrupt State officials

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
Mudavadi defends Uhuru’s directive on corrupt State officials

United Democratic Forum party leader Musalia Mudavadi has defended President Uhuru Kenyatta’s State of the Nation Address against critics. In a statement, Mudavadi while describing the address delivered before a special sitting of Parliament as ‘frank’, said it was a bold statement of commitment in fighting graft. “The sceptics miss the point that this is […]

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Graft list:Officials defy orders, vow to stay put

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
Graft list:Officials defy orders, vow to stay put

Public and State officers suspected of corruption and who were directed by President Kenyatta to step aside remained in office on Friday. None of the 175 officials, including Cabinet secretaries, principal secretaries and governors quit, despite the President’s order that they do so with immediate effect. Their names were in a report by the Ethics […]

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Evans Kidero Orders Seizure of Sonko Rescue Team Vehicles

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
Evans Kidero Orders Seizure of Sonko Rescue Team Vehicles

Nairobi County Governor Evans Kidero orders immediate seizure of the Sonko Rescue Team vehicles for operating without valid licenses. Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko who formed the group, launched the rescue team to offer variousservices to Nairobi County residents The team which has so far facilitated over 21 weddings across the country, provides an entourage comprising of […]

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Photos:Malicious damage-Youths raid ‘racist’ Chinese restaurant

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
Photos:Malicious damage-Youths raid ‘racist’ Chinese restaurant

More than 100 youths stole electronic items and beer from the Chinese Chongquing Restaurant in a protest against its ‘no Africans after 5pm’ policy on Friday. They lit a fire in its compound after their march to its location at the junction of Galana and Lenana roads in Kilimani, Nairobi. Kilimani MCA Moses Ogeto said […]

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Video:State of Nation address, hits and misses as President makes a move on graft

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
Video:State of Nation address, hits and misses as President makes a move on graft

Well, it might not have been the action many Kenyans expected but finally heads may have rolled in the war against corruption. President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered all government officers in the national and county governments mentioned in a confidential report presented to him by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to step aside. The president […]

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Governors dismiss calls to quit over graft

| March 27, 2015 | Comments
Governors dismiss calls to quit over graft

The Council of Governors on Friday dismissed calls to step aside saying President Uhuru Kenyatta only made a political statement that had nothing to do with fighting corruption. The governors challenged Deputy President William Ruto to vacate office following his ongoing International Criminal Court case in The Hague. Led by the council chairman Isaac Ruto, […]

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Hilarious Reactions From Uhuru’s State Of The Nation Address

| March 26, 2015 | Comments
Hilarious Reactions From Uhuru’s State Of The Nation Address

Yesterday President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the country through  a lengthy speech that he read at the parliament in regard to the current state of the nation. After apologizing to the citizens for having failed them one some of presidential responsibilities, the straight talking Head of State boldly spoke against all incidences of corruption that are alleged to be happening during […]

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