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Raila,Joho and Hassan Omar in Germany,woos German investors

| September 20, 2014 | Comments
Raila,Joho and Hassan Omar in Germany,woos German investors

Former PM and Cord Leader Raila Odinga has launched a spirited campaign to woo investors in Germany for the counties. Raila travelled to Germany on September 16, where he started his tour in Berlin with  Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho and Senator Hassan Omar. On their first day Raila and his entourage spend the day […]

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After Migori SHOE throwing and Expensive Apologies, Uhuru emerges the New Face of Democracy

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
After Migori SHOE throwing and Expensive Apologies, Uhuru emerges the New Face of Democracy

To the people of Kenya, President Kenyatta will forever remain august in their memory. He will go down in history as one of the most adorable and respected Presidents to have ever led them. Presidency, we are told, is the strongest institution in any government. Our own presidency has continued to make history in the […]

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ICC summons Uhuru to attend ICC status conference

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
ICC summons Uhuru to attend ICC status conference

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday summoned President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before it on October 8, 2014, as the Trial Chamber postponed the start of his hearing. President Kenyatta’s case had been provisionally scheduled for October 7. In a statement posted on the ICC website, the Chamber said it had also convened two […]

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54pc of Kenyans oppose referendum -Poll

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
54pc of Kenyans oppose referendum -Poll

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 19 – A new survey released by IPSOS Kenya shows that 54 percent of Kenyans are opposed to the national referendum being pushed by CORD and the Council of Governors. The poll released on Friday morning shows that 38 percent are supporting the referendum, agitating for the increase of funds for counties. […]

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Ruto’s tour of North Rift turns tragic-3 officials dead

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
Ruto’s tour of North Rift turns tragic-3 officials dead

Deputy President William Ruto’s tour of the North Rift turned tragic on Friday after three people, among them two senior Uasin Gishu County government officials, died in a grisly road accident at Outspan area on the Eldoret-Nakuru highway. The accident occurred after the Eldoret Water Services (Eldowas) vehicle, which the county officials were using, collided […]

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Woman robs Juja MP in Kirinyaga hotel

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
Woman robs Juja MP in Kirinyaga hotel

JUJA MP Francis Waititu Munyua has filed a police report saying he was robbed of a Sh56,000 smartphone and his belt in a hotel in Kirinyaga county bordering Embu county. The theft occurred on Friday September 12 and he reported the matter the same day at around 9.30am at the Embu Police Station, the nearest […]

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Photos:Uhuru,Kidero tours Kibera, launches cleanup by NYS

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Uhuru,Kidero tours Kibera, launches cleanup by NYS

President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday toured the Kibera slums in Nairobi to launch the clean-up of informal settlements by the National Youth Service. Kenyatta inspected the works by over 600 NYS servicemen helping clear blocked drainage and collecting garbage to help improve sanitation. The president, donning a t-shirt and faded jeans, mingled freely with Kibera residents […]

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Raila says CORD ready to borrow from Scotland referendum

| September 19, 2014 | Comments
Raila says CORD ready to borrow from Scotland referendum

NAIROBI, KENYA: Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has sent a congratulatory message to British Prime Minister David Cameron and the people of Scotland for a successful referendum. Scotland on Friday chose to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that had worried allies and investors, results showed on Friday with more than […]

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Hilarious Story:Man Narrates To Uhuru How He Paid Supermarket Bill With Sweets

| September 18, 2014 | Comments
Hilarious Story:Man Narrates To Uhuru How He Paid Supermarket Bill With Sweets

No coins for change:For the longest time, Kenyans have complained about this candy currency used by almost all supermarkets. Basically, if your balance has anything below 5 shillings, the cashier gives you sweets instead. I personally do not blame the supermarkets because I know it’s probably a Central Bank issue, but lots of people do […]

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Wow:Over 30 Million Kenyans Using Mobile Phones

| September 18, 2014 | Comments
Wow:Over 30 Million Kenyans Using Mobile Phones

Over 30 million Kenyans use mobile phones, Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) revealed on Wednesday. The figure represents 79 per cent of the country’s total population. “As of March this year, there were 32 million mobile subscribers while internet users were 21.6 million representing 53 per cent of the total population, ” CAK director general […]

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Singer Akon meets Uhuru, promise to light up Kibera slum

| September 18, 2014 | Comments
Singer Akon meets Uhuru, promise to light up Kibera slum

Senegalese singer, Akon has committed to light up Kibera slum as part of a major government led transformation of the slum to a modern neighbourhood. Akon made the promise during a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi on Thursday. Akon trip to Kenya is a follow up of another meeting in Washington […]

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Uhuru Kenyatta orders release of Migori heckling suspects

| September 18, 2014 | Comments
Uhuru Kenyatta orders release of Migori heckling suspects

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the release of five youths arrested for heckling and causing chaos at his meeting in Migori. He made the order on Thursday during a meeting with a delegation of over 300 people from Migori County. “Those youths deserve a chance in life, let them be freed to see the opportunities […]

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I was offered riches to lie, says ICC witness

| September 18, 2014 | Comments
I was offered riches to lie, says ICC witness

A witness told the International Criminal Court that he was asked to change his testimony to suit what the investigators wanted. Prosecution witness P516 said he “modified” his statement to capture what he was told by the Office of the Prosecutor investigators who he met at a secret location in November 2012. He said that […]

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UK man stranded in Kenyan prison over child maintenance charges

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
UK man stranded in Kenyan prison over child maintenance charges

A ROCESTER man is stranded in an ‘horrific’ Kenyan prison without access to justice and without his passport, after three years of battling with the legal system. Sixty-year-old Graham Gallier, who suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure, first faced courts in Kenya three years ago over false child maintenance charges brought by a former […]

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Migori apology team stranded, fails to meet Uhuru

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
Migori apology team stranded, fails to meet Uhuru

NAIROBI, KENYA: The ugly incident that was the heckling of President Uhuru Kenyatta in Migori Wednesday turned into a circus after a delegation that was to offer an apology to the Head of State failed to make it after it was kept waiting for hours at Uhuru Park. The delegation was allegedly sponsored by the county […]

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CRISIS IN URP OVER THREAT TO TAME ISAAC RUTO

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
CRISIS IN URP OVER THREAT TO TAME ISAAC RUTO

NAIROBI, KENYA: Deputy President William Ruto reportedly hosted United Republican Party (URP) supporters from Rift Valley in a meeting in Nairobi at which he asked party members not to rock the Jubilee government. But as the DP sought to calm the tide in his party, URP national officials failed to persuade the Nandi County leadership to […]

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Photos:Sonko rides ferry with Wananchi,causes a stir

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Sonko rides ferry with Wananchi,causes a stir

Sonko has created his own celebrity status by identifying himself with the commoners.It does not matter who but all want to be associated with him as witnessed at Uhuru Diaspora meeting in Washington DC where everybody wanted to shake his hand.Well,some people don’t have to try hard to get close to sonko as sometimes he […]

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Video:MCA sues Dead Beat Kenya FB Admin for defamation

| September 17, 2014 | Comments
Video:MCA sues Dead Beat Kenya FB Admin for defamation

An administrator of a popular Facebook page, Dead Beat Kenya, has waded into troubled waters after a court issued an injunction on Wednesday restraining him from further publication. The order comes in the wake of a defamation suit lodged by Kiambu MCA Paul Karungo Thang’wa, who now wants punitive and exemplary damages slapped against Mr […]

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