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Raila change of heart,Now says Prime Minister system best for Kenya

| April 24, 2014 | Comments
Raila change of heart,Now says Prime Minister system best for Kenya

FORMER Prime Minister Raila Odinga has told Princeton University that the presidential system of government is not the best for Kenya. He would now prefer a system that retained a Prime Minister. He was giving a lecture entitled ‘The Awakening African Lion’ on development and change on the African continent to an audience at the […]

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Amazing:You risk Sh2m fine for not calling MP ‘Honourable’

| April 24, 2014 | Comments
Amazing:You risk Sh2m fine for not calling MP ‘Honourable’

Kenyans risk being jailed for 12 months or paying Sh2 million for failing to refer to an MP as ‘Honorable’ when addressing him or her. A proposed law seeking to bring order in addressing public officials in State functions prescribes tougher penalties for those who break the rule. The same applies to those who fail […]

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Video:Kalonzo gaffe draws online criticism

| April 24, 2014 | Comments
Video:Kalonzo gaffe draws online criticism

CORD leader Kalonzo Musyoka tells QTV’s Kennedy Murithi that his last name betrays him when he asked why the coalition didn’t offer a credible opposition. A casual comment to a journalist has made former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka the subject of criticism on social media. Twitter users watching a live Press conference by the Coalition […]

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Police officers among four dead in Pangani suicide explosion

| April 23, 2014 | Comments
Police officers among four dead in Pangani suicide explosion

NAIROBI, KENYA: At least four people including two police officers were Wednesday night killed in a car explosion outside Pangani police station in Nairobi in an apparent suicide incident. The explosion happened at the gate of the police station after an explosion that was in the car went off. Police boss David Kimaiyo who visited […]

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POLICE GRILL WOMAN AFTER MAN DIES IN HOTEL ROOM

| April 23, 2014 | Comments
POLICE GRILL WOMAN AFTER MAN DIES IN HOTEL ROOM

Police have questioned a woman whose male partner died two hours after they had both checked into a city hotel. The 32 year old woman was questioned by Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department at the Central Police Station. According to Nairobi County Police Commandant Benson Kibue, the 55 year old man died on Sunday at around […]

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Emmy Kosgei’s Message To Those Claiming She Filed for Divorce

| April 23, 2014 | Comments
Emmy Kosgei’s Message To Those Claiming She Filed for Divorce

Gospel song bird Emmy Kosgei is happy with her marriage and her husband, shock on those who seem to be spreading uncalled for rumors about her filing for divorce and asking for half of her husband’s wealth. Emmy Kosgei who is currently in Boston decided to ignore all the rumors that went on social media […]

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Govt, banks plan to reduce money transfer costs for Kenyans in Diaspora

| April 23, 2014 | Comments
Govt, banks plan to reduce money transfer costs for Kenyans in Diaspora

The government will work with banks to reduce the cost of sending money back home for Kenyans in the Diaspora, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. “The technology is available. What we need is to ensure that our (Kenyan) banks can work with other countries where Kenyans are employed to see how they can send their […]

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Kenya on alert following Shabaab video threats

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
Kenya on alert following Shabaab video threats

In a new video, Al-Shabaab threatened attacks on the scale of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall siege, in which 67 people were killed NAIROBI:Kenyan security forces have been placed on alert after Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militant group threatened to carry out fresh attacks similar to last September’s deadly attack on Nairobi’s Westgate Mall. “There is a security alert […]

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Photos,Sonko,Kalolnzo,Anyang Nyongo & Wetangula in Mombasa

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
Photos,Sonko,Kalolnzo,Anyang Nyongo & Wetangula in Mombasa

Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko accompanied by Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu, former VP. Hon. Kalonzo Musyoka, the Mombasa Deputy Governor, Senators Moses Wetangula, Anyang Nyong and other religious leaders attended the funeral mass and burial of Archbishop Boniface Lele of the Mombasa catholic diocese.

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ODM dismisses reports of Kajwang ‘ouster’

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
ODM dismisses reports of Kajwang ‘ouster’

The Orange Democratic Movement has denied reports that Senator Otieno Kajwang has been ousted as Homa Bay party branch chairman. According to the acting party leader Anyang Nyong’o, there are no changes in the leadership of ODM in the county. “I have seen media reports alleging that there have been some changes. The party dismisses […]

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Emmy Kosgei Denies Divorce Rumours,calls it lies

| April 22, 2014 | Comments
Emmy Kosgei Denies Divorce Rumours,calls it lies

On Friday, some reports surfaced online claiming that gospel artist Emmy Kosgei is leaving her husband. Kenyan Daily Post wrote that the singer secretly filed for divorce last week through her lawyer friend Ruth Sang. Apparently, Emmy cited difficulties in her marriage. To add more to an already shitty post by an equally shitty blog, […]

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Photos:Raila Attends Obama’s Aunt’s Funeral,Obama missing

| April 21, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Raila Attends Obama’s Aunt’s Funeral,Obama missing

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Saturday attended the funeral service of Zeituni Onyango, the aunt of US President Barack Obama. Obama was meanwhile missing in action. Raila, who has extended his US tour by a month, was joined by Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho and senator Hassan Omar. Here are some photos.  -nairobiwire.com

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IEBC UNDER FIRE AS OSWAGO RESPONDS TO ‘JICHO PEVU’ TAPE

| April 21, 2014 | Comments
IEBC UNDER FIRE AS OSWAGO RESPONDS TO ‘JICHO PEVU’ TAPE

NAIROBI, KENYA: A bitter row has erupted between CORD and Jubilee over a tape recording of a conversation believed to involve a senior electoral official alleging that last year’s presidential election was flawed. And suspended Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Executive Officer James Oswago Monday denied knowledge of a conspiracy to fix the March […]

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Drama as archbishop,85 weds 35 year old bride

| April 21, 2014 | Comments
Drama as archbishop,85 weds 35 year old bride

The controversial union of 85-year-old archbishop of  the Church of God in East Africa and a 35-year-old woman was on Saturday met with objection as faithful, including some pastors, attempted to stop the wedding. After hours of confusion, the wedding of archbishop Byrum Makokha and Grace Akula was held at Kima Cathedral Church in Vihiga […]

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PHOTOS:SONKO TAKES BABY OSINYA ON HOLIDAY AT THE COAST

| April 21, 2014 | Comments
PHOTOS:SONKO TAKES BABY OSINYA ON HOLIDAY AT THE COAST

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko took Baby Satrine Osinya for Easter holiday at the coast along with his family. The Senator on Saturday posted on his Facebook account that “his family, blessed with two new angels, was away in Coast to celebrate Easter holiday.” He also posted photos of his children, together with the one and […]

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Delegates oust Kajwang’ as Homabay County ODM chair

| April 21, 2014 | Comments
Delegates oust Kajwang’ as Homabay County ODM chair

A dispute has rocked the management of ODM in Homa Bay following a decision to oust Senator Otieno Kajwang’ as chairman of the party at the county. This came even as delegates proposed a number of changes which were rejected by the affected office bearers. The delegates voted unanimously to replace Mr Kajwang with former […]

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We’re Coming to Blow Up Nairobi, Al-Shabaab Warn

| April 20, 2014 | Comments
We’re Coming to Blow Up Nairobi, Al-Shabaab Warn

“We are going to blow you up, we will destroy you all.” It is the chilling message al-Shabaab terrorists have delivered to Nairobi residents and people living in other major towns. In a report first published by CNN on its website, members of the militant group used a video clip to send the message at a time […]

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Duale: Do Not Fuel Religious Intolerance

| April 20, 2014 | Comments
Duale: Do Not Fuel Religious Intolerance

The majority leader in the national assembly Aden Duale has called for national unity and warned leaders across the country against fuelling religious intolerance. Speaking at a church ceremony in Tana River County, Duale said he fully supported ongoing operations so long as the rights of kenyans enshrined in the constitution are not abused The […]

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