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Kajwang’s last moments

| November 20, 2014 | Comments
Kajwang’s last moments

HUMOUROUS and fun-loving Senator Otieno Kajwang’s heart attack may have been triggered by an internal injury sustained in a road accident on Friday, the Star has learnt. After his car rolled several times in Homa Bay, Kajwang’, who was aged 55, left the scene of the accident and hopped into a second vehicle so he […]

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Photos:Uhuru and Raila visit Kajwang’s family

| November 20, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Uhuru and Raila visit Kajwang’s family

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cord leader Raila Odinga on Thursday visited the family of the late Homa Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ at their home in Runda, Nairobi. The two leaders spoke of the need for politicians to work together irrespective of their party affiliation. Deputy President William Ruto, Attorney-General Githu Muigai, Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala, […]

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I DID NOT EAT ‘CHICKEN’ – IEBC CHAIRMAN

| November 20, 2014 | Comments
I DID NOT EAT ‘CHICKEN’ – IEBC CHAIRMAN

IEBC Chairman Issack Hassan has denied ever “eating chicken” – in the coded sense of taking a bribe – and has called a meeting today to discuss corruption allegations that have been made in a UK court. “All the people mentioned by name should be investigated and those found responsible should be held accountable so […]

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PHOTOS:Uhuru Drives Kenyan Made Car ‘Mobius’ At KICC

| November 20, 2014 | Comments
PHOTOS:Uhuru Drives Kenyan Made Car ‘Mobius’ At KICC

Yesterday, President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened the Kenya International Investment Conference at the KICC where he met a string of top local and international investors. Immediately after completing his presidential obligation, the head of state was given the opportunity of riding in the first ever commercial Kenyan-made car dubbed ‘Mobius’. Below are photos of the […]

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Kajwang’ spent his last function in Kikuyu inspecting roads

| November 19, 2014 | Comments
Kajwang’ spent his last function in Kikuyu inspecting roads

Homa Bay senator Otieno Kajwang’s last public event before he died of a heart attack was in Kikuyu constituency, Kiambu county on Tuesday  where the late senator inspected roads in the area as part of a Senate committee on Roads and Transport. Kajwang’ had accompanied the senate committee’s vice chairperson Judith Sijeni who had led […]

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OPPOSITION MPS TERM SENATOR KAJWANG’S DEATH MYSTERIOUS, CALL FOR PROBE

| November 19, 2014 | Comments
OPPOSITION MPS TERM SENATOR KAJWANG’S DEATH MYSTERIOUS, CALL FOR PROBE

Three opposition MPs John Mbadi (Suba), Opiyo Wandayi (Ugunja) and Aduma Owuor (Nyakach) have asked the government to investigate what they said was “mysterious death” of Homa Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang’. The MPs called for an independent team of pathologists to carry out a post-mortem. “We need very credible pathologists to do the post-mortem so […]

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Kenya Achieves Middle-Income Status- Ninth-largest economy in Africa

| November 19, 2014 | Comments
Kenya Achieves Middle-Income Status- Ninth-largest economy in Africa

In October, Kenya’s Planning Minister Anne Waiguru announced that the country’s Gross Domestic Product is 25 per cent larger than previously thought after it was recalculated using updated statistics. Kenya’s “rebased” GDP is now estimated at $53.3 billion (previously $42.6 billion). This makes Kenya the ninth-largest economy in Africa and classifies it as a middle-income […]

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Otieno Kajwang’s father collapses, rushed to hospital

| November 19, 2014 | Comments
Otieno Kajwang’s father collapses, rushed to hospital

The father of Homa Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ collapsed Wednesday upon receiving the news of his son’s death. Mr David Ajwang’ collapsed at his Mbita home a few minutes to 10am after he was informed that the senator had passed away. His younger son, Moses Otieno Ajwang’, said Mzee Ajwang’ collapsed in his chair after […]

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Breaking News:Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ dies…

| November 18, 2014 | Comments
Breaking News:Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ dies…

Homabay Senator Otieno Kajwang’ died Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) spokesperson Philip Etale confirmed the death shortly after midnight. He said via the phone that the Senator had died at Mater Hospital in Nairobi where he had been rushed. “Sad to have lost Senator Otieno Kajwang’. It is by […]

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Robert Alai Tells Aljazeera Kenyans Are Not Ready to Accept Any Kind of Dressing

| November 18, 2014 | Comments
Robert Alai Tells Aljazeera Kenyans Are Not Ready to Accept Any Kind of Dressing

While you are busy drumming up support for #MyDressMyChoice, Robert Alai is equally engaged in a different mission trying to water down your support, so far it appears his mojo is working perfectly well. As controversial as he has always been, social media screamer Robert Alai is indispensable, even when international media Aljazeera was reporting […]

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List of President Uhuru advisers grows

| November 18, 2014 | Comments
List of President Uhuru advisers grows

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed 20 special advisers in the 18 months he has been in power, raising questions about the various roles they play alongside Cabinet secretaries. Even though few of them are known to the public, most of the advisers are based at Harambee House — the Office of the President — while […]

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ODM divisions:Raila Odinga summons ODM top organ

| November 18, 2014 | Comments
ODM divisions:Raila Odinga summons ODM top organ

ODM leader Raila Odinga has called a meeting of the party’s national governing council (NGC) on Friday next week, as he moves to contain divisions in his party. The meeting will also plan the reorganisation of the Orange party and strategise on how to hold grassroots elections and when to hold a national delegates conference […]

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Chanting youths kill four in Mombasa

| November 18, 2014 | Comments
Chanting youths kill four in Mombasa

Four people were killed and several others injured on Monday night as marauding youths armed with knives, machetes and crude weapons attacked residents in Kisauni, Mombasa County. The youths, aged between 15 and 25 years and who were shouting religious chants, indiscriminately attacked passers-by and motorists, causing havoc along Old Malindi Road towards Bamburi. By […]

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After Exposing ‘Christian’ Kanyari, Mohammed Ali Comes To The Defense of ‘Muslim’ Terrorists

| November 18, 2014 | Comments
After Exposing ‘Christian’ Kanyari, Mohammed Ali Comes To The Defense of ‘Muslim’ Terrorists

He has never been a favourite of Jubilee fans, mostly because of his anti-government statements. A few weeks ago, he came under intense attack on social media after dissing the President for stepping out in military wear. Many of those commenting on his Facebook and Twitter accounts called him petty and a CORD sympathiser. After […]

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Young Woman Who Services Uhuru’s Official Cars

| November 17, 2014 | Comments
Young Woman Who Services Uhuru’s Official Cars

Cynthia Achieng Ng’ang’a is not your ordinary young woman. At the tender age of 22 she is among a handful of women who have chosen to walk an unbeaten path into the male-dominated, culture-forbiding world of repairing cars. She is a trained vehicle mechanic and the only female at top firm DT Dobie. Her duty, […]

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What Ukambani leaders told Uhuru-Kalonzo no longer a factor

| November 17, 2014 | Comments
What Ukambani leaders told Uhuru-Kalonzo no longer a factor

Ukambani leaders told president Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday that Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka was no longer a factor in Ukambani politics and the region was up for grabs. Details of a meeting held between Kenyatta and ukambani leaders at the office of governor Alfred Mutua emerged yesterday. The leaders also told the head of state […]

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Photos/Videos:MyDressMyChoice protest on Nairobi streets

| November 17, 2014 | Comments
Photos/Videos:MyDressMyChoice protest on Nairobi streets

Women in Nairobi staged a peaceful demonstration to protest against an incident where a lady was stripped naked for what they said was indecent dressing. The “my dress my choice protest” started at the freedom corner at Uhuru Park, and wound up at Harambee house along Harambee avenue, to petition the government and the inspector […]

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UN Security Council undemocratic, must include Africa’s voice: Uhuru

| November 17, 2014 | Comments
UN Security Council undemocratic, must include Africa’s voice: Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday accused the United Nations Security Council of being “undemocratic” and said the body must be reformed to make Africa’s voice heard. President Kenyatta said reforms are inevitable if the institution is to be representative of the continent’s shared values. He said within the United Nations, the Security Council — the […]

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