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Kenya risks being blacklisted over unplanned foreign trips

| October 25, 2014 | Comments
Kenya risks being blacklisted over unplanned foreign trips

The National Government and county officials have been asked to stop sending huge delegations abroad as it was giving Kenya a bad name internationally. National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed warned on Friday that Kenya risked being ‘blacklisted’ due to the many unplanned foreign trips that were rubbing host […]

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Wetangula was not drunk during quarrel with KQ staff-Senators

| October 25, 2014 | Comments
Wetangula was not drunk during quarrel with KQ staff-Senators

Cord co-principal Moses Wetang’ula yesterday asserted Kenyan travel authorities are plotting to “embarrass and humiliate” opposition leaders. Addressing a press conference in Mombasa, Wetang’ula did not respond when asked if he was drunk during a quarrel with Kenya Airways staff over his lack of identification for security purposes. His Senate colleagues said, however, the suggestion […]

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Okoa Kenya’s referendum unstoppable-Raila

| October 25, 2014 | Comments
Okoa Kenya’s referendum unstoppable-Raila

Kenyans will go for a referendum despite certain heightened schemes to scuttle it, Cord leader Raila Odinga said on Friday. Mr Odinga said that the referendum was a must for Kenyans as part of a process to improve their livelihood. “Our Committee of Experts are currently drafting the Bill upon which Kenyans will cast their […]

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Uhuru and Ruto mourns the death of Isaac Ruto’s daughter,Emily

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
Uhuru and Ruto mourns the death of Isaac Ruto’s daughter,Emily

President Uhuru Kenyatta joins many leaders among them Deputy president William ruto who have sent condolence messages to the family of  Ms Emmy Chepng’etich Ruto,the daughter of Governor Isaac Ruto who died today.Here is the president’s message. ——————————————————————————————————————– It is with a deep sense of loss that I send you this message of condolence and […]

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KDF Kill Over 80 Al-Shabaab Militants in Somalia

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
KDF Kill Over 80 Al-Shabaab Militants in Somalia

The Kenya Defence Forces have killed more than 80 members of Somalia’s Al Shabaab militants in an offensive in Jamaame and Magambo areas near Kismayu in Somalia. The militants were killed on Thursday in an operation by the KDF and Somalia National Army, a statement from the Department of Defence said. The statement added four vehicles fitted […]

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Photos:William Ruto meet Kenyans living in Zambia

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
Photos:William Ruto meet Kenyans living in Zambia

After attending Zambia’s  Jubilee celebrations at Lusaka’s National Heroes Stadium,Deputy president William Ruto in the evening Joined and interacted with Kenyans living in Zambian at the Kenyan High Commission.Here are the photos:

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Hilarious:The Evolution of Dating in Kenya 1960 – 2014

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
Hilarious:The Evolution of Dating in Kenya 1960 – 2014

Over the years, dating has evolved in a big way in Africa. I’m sure we’ve all heard stories from our parents or grandparents on how they landed the catch. This hilarious cartoon perfectly describes that evolution. -nairobiwire.com

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Dead Beat Kenya page pulled down

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
Dead Beat Kenya page pulled down

The infamous Dead Beat Kenya Facebook page has been pulled down indefinitely for the hearing of the case in which a Kiambu MCA sued its creator for defamation. Ngewa Ward MCA Karungo wa Thang’wa, through a compelling order by his lawyer Ndegwa Njiiru, wants an apology and punitive damages from Jackson Njeru. Karungo, who also […]

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Woman claims MP paid her to sleep with pastor

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
Woman claims MP paid her to sleep with pastor

An ailing Baringo County woman claims Baringo North MP William Kipkiror Cheptumo hired her to lure a vocal pastor opposed to his leadership into a sex trap. Nancy Tarkok, 48, who hails from Kasiryo village in Ossen in Kabartonjo in Baringo North, now seeks forgiveness from Reverend Daniel Kipsanai, the presiding pastor at Kasiryo African […]

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Muthama’s wife in court over ‘eviction’ from matrimonial home

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
Muthama’s wife in court over ‘eviction’ from matrimonial home

NAIROBI, KENYA: The wife of Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama has moved to court seeking to block the Senator from evicting her from their matrimonial home. Agnes Kavindu submitted in the papers filed in court that the Senator had made made several attempts in the recent past to evict her from the home despite a court […]

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Wow:First Lady named United Nations Person of the Year

| October 24, 2014 | Comments
Wow:First Lady named United Nations Person of the Year

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was on Friday named the 2014 United Nations Person of the Year. Mrs Kenyatta received the award for her efforts in the Beyond Zero campaign during the United Nations Day celebrations at Gigiri, Nairobi. “I am truly honoured to be named the recipient of this highly regarded and prestigious award,” she […]

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Wetangula delays a mombasa bound flight,inconvenience passengers

| October 23, 2014 | Comments
Wetangula delays a mombasa bound flight,inconvenience passengers

Mombasa bound Kenya Airways flight Thursday evening delayed for several hours after a standoff when the crew insisted that Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula must produce his national ID. All the passengers were told to disembark with some of them worried that there could be a security issue in the plane. “The plane was supposed to […]

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Kenya writes protest letter over handling of ICC cases

| October 23, 2014 | Comments
Kenya writes protest letter over handling of ICC cases

The frosty relations between Kenya and the International Criminal Court are likely to deteriorate further after the government started lobbying to have the Assembly of State Parties to discuss the conduct of the court. Kenya’s ambassador to the United Nations, Mr Macharia Kamau, has written to the ICC’s Assembly of State Parties accusing the court […]

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UK Charity boss ‘pinned Kenyan boy to bed and raped him’

| October 23, 2014 | Comments
UK Charity boss ‘pinned Kenyan boy to bed and raped him’

A former charity boss pinned a young Kenyan boy down on a bed and raped him before threatening to kill the child if he spoke of the ordeal, a jury in England has heard. Simon Harris, of Pudlestone, near Leominster in Herefordshire, England, also beat the boy with a stick after being angered by the […]

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Cord strongholds have highest voter numbers in IEBC fresh enrolment exercise

| October 23, 2014 | Comments
Cord strongholds have highest voter numbers in IEBC fresh enrolment exercise

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has registered only 12,123 new voters since the fresh enrolment started on April 15. The figures indicate Cord strongholds have registered the highest number of voters. The six Nyanza counties have registered 2,629 voters, beating Rift Valley’s 13 counties, which have registered only 2,091 voters. Cord co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka’s […]

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Coming soon: Kenya’s world class metropolis

| October 23, 2014 | Comments
Coming soon: Kenya’s world class metropolis

In an attempt to decongest the capital, the Government is planning six new cities that will reorganise economic activities around the city,  That Nairobi’s socio-economic services are stretched to the limit is not in doubt. In fact, over the years, urban planners have grappled with the problem of decongesting the city whose population is now […]

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Photo:The Brave Guy who Sat on President Uhuru’s Chair

| October 23, 2014 | Comments
Photo:The Brave Guy who Sat on President Uhuru’s Chair

One symbol of the presidency in Kenya is the Presidential chair. It accompanies the head of state everywhere he goes, of course together with the Presidential standard, red carpet and the motorcade; without forgetting the Presidential toilet. Even with the president absent, the chair is treated like royalty. Very few people get the chance to […]

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Raila prefers return of prime minister’s post

| October 22, 2014 | Comments
Raila prefers return of prime minister’s post

Cord leader Raila Odinga has revisited his preference for a parliamentary system, that would pave the way for re-introduction of the position of prime minister as head of government. Raila, who held the premier’s post in the Grand Coalition Government he shared with retired President Kibaki told Kenyans to decide on whether to adopt a […]

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