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UHURU MOVES TO NEUTRALISE CORD IN COAST

| September 1, 2014 | Comments
UHURU MOVES TO NEUTRALISE CORD IN COAST

MOTIVATED by a growing rebellion by some Coast MPs against the Opposition, President Uhuru Kenyatta has used his annual August holidays stay in Mombasa to build up more support for the Jubilee Government. The President took a charm offensive to Cord strongholds in Mombasa County at the weekend by dining with area MPs in a […]

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Man charged over stolen President Uhuru’s Car

| September 1, 2014 | Comments
Man charged over stolen President Uhuru’s Car

A man suspected of involvement in the theft of a vehicle linked to the presidency, which went missing last week, was Monday charged before a Nakuru court. The prosecution, led by Cosmas Ikunywa, urged the court to hold Aggrey Odhiambo Ochieng in police custody as he is believed to be behind a spate of serious […]

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Funny Photos:Tables Turn as Uhuru and Ruto Shave Baba and Kalonzo

| August 31, 2014 | Comments
Funny Photos:Tables Turn as Uhuru and Ruto Shave Baba and Kalonzo

It is fundamentally important to live up to your ‘threats’ or tables might turn on you. That is the point put across by this photoshopped meme showing the charismatic duo of the president and his deputy shaving the heads of former Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka. In the recent past, the Uhuruto government were told […]

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Nyambane:I was married in campus, but ten-to-ten rule still hurt me

| August 31, 2014 | Comments
Nyambane:I was married in campus, but ten-to-ten rule still hurt me

I joined campus in 1996 and left in the September 2000, though I am yet to graduate. I must say I owe everything I have become to my years in campus. You see, I was a fan of cultural activities and would participate in the choir, Kenyatta University Travelling Theatre (KUTT) group, as well as […]

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Uhuru to launch civil servants biometric census on Monday

| August 31, 2014 | Comments
Uhuru to launch civil servants biometric census on Monday

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 31 – The biometric registration of public servants in both national and county governments is scheduled to kick off on Monday as the government starts an audit process to rid the public sector of ‘ghost workers’. President Uhuru Kenyatta will officially kick-start the Capacity Assessment and Rationalization of the Public Service (CARPS) […]

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Raila orders MPs to pay party dues

| August 31, 2014 | Comments
Raila orders MPs to pay party dues

ODM leader Raila Odinga has warned 33 party MPs to pay millions of shillings in monthly subscriptions or face severe sanctions. The Members of the National Assembly and Senate, including Mr Odinga’s elder brother, Dr Oburu Oginga (nominated), owe the party Sh8.2 million in overdue monthly contributions. The names of the 33 MPs and Senators […]

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Nine Coast MPs to work with Jubilee as President charm Mombasa

| August 30, 2014 | Comments
Nine Coast MPs to work with Jubilee as President charm Mombasa

President Uhuru Kenyatta took a charm offensive to Cord stronghold in Mombasa County by dining with area MPs in a small restaurant, drinking madafu and even enjoying a stroll along the Jomo Kenyatta beach popularly known as Pirates. Kenyatta who has increasingly cut an image of a down to earth president compared to his predecessor […]

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Moi, Biwott and Kulei in battle for billions

| August 30, 2014 | Comments
Moi, Biwott and Kulei in battle for billions

A vicious battle for control of multi-billion-shillings in assets linked to former President Daniel arap Moi and Kanu-era cabient minister Nicholas Biwott is taking shape. In what sources familiar with the intrigue say could be a wider scheme to reclaim property previously held in trust by associates of Mr Moi and Mr Biwott, there are […]

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Wow:This man ole Lenku

| August 30, 2014 | Comments
Wow:This man ole Lenku

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Jama ole Lenku will not forget Pakistani national Wasim Iqbal Mohamed’s name any time soon. Mr Mohamed’s application for the renewal of a work permit presented Mr Lenku with the latest in a series of storms that have engulfed him since he took up the job at the Ministry of Interior […]

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Did Uhuru defy the judge when he destroyed drugs ship?

| August 30, 2014 | Comments
Did Uhuru defy the  judge when he destroyed drugs ship?

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday witnessed the destruction of a drug laden ship aboard a military helicopter off the port of Mombasa. The President who on Thursday declared that holes will be poked into the ship carrying 377 kilogrammes of heroin watched from above a Puma helicopter as Navy personnel in three warships, two patrol boats […]

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MCA apologises for demanding ‘loneliness’ allowance for spouses

| August 30, 2014 | Comments
MCA apologises for demanding ‘loneliness’ allowance for spouses

Embu, Kenya: An Embu MCA, who caused uproar across the country after he asked the Senate to introduce a “loneliness” allowance to Ward Representatives has now apologised to Kenyans. Runyenjes MCA Steve Simba said as a leader, he has an obligation to apologise to Kenyans who misunderstood his statement, even as he puts his remarks in […]

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Photos:Uhuru dines in a Mombasa local Restaurant

| August 30, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Uhuru dines in a Mombasa local Restaurant

Uhuru walks into a local restaurant for lunch: In another gesture to show his humbleness and to identify with all,President Uhuru Kenyatta joined Coast MPs for lunch at Baraka restaurant in Old Town, Mombasa County. Photo courtesy:President Uhuru Kenyatta

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Kenya official school hours reduced in proposed new law

| August 30, 2014 | Comments
Kenya official school hours reduced in proposed new law

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 30 – No student should be in class later than 3.30pm, if the government proposals on the Basic Education Regulations, 2014 are adopted. The Ministry of Education has proscribed the official school hours for all public and private day Primary and Secondary schools to be between 8.00 am and 3.30 pm class […]

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Supreme Court affirms Evans Kidero’s election as Nairobi governor

| August 29, 2014 | Comments
Supreme Court affirms Evans Kidero’s election as Nairobi governor

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Evans Kidero as Nairobi governor, saying the petition by his competitor Ferdinand Waititu was filed out of time. The court’s judges also said there was not enough evidence adduced in court to warrant the nullification of the election. The Elections Act provides that an appeal arising from […]

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Elijah Murugami’s memorial and fundraising on 31st August, 2014

| August 29, 2014 | Comments
Elijah Murugami’s memorial and fundraising on 31st August, 2014

The team organising for the burial of the late Elijah Murugami is aiming to raise KShs. 4 million for the late Murugami’s children. The late Elijah left behind a wife and five children – Joyce in form 3, Rebecca inform 2, Leah in Standard 8, Kimani in Standard 5 and Njeri in Standard one. The wife […]

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Court stops Uhuru from destroying Sh1 billion heroin ship

| August 29, 2014 | Comments
Court stops Uhuru from destroying Sh1 billion heroin ship

Mombasa High Court has stopped the destruction of a Al Noor ship which was nabbed with Sh1 billion heroin despite Kenya Navy finishing preparations for destroying. Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko had Friday afternoon moved to court seeking orders to have a ship that was intercepted off the Kenyan coast with narcotics destroyed. Lawyer […]

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Stolen car not part of presidential fleet: State House

| August 29, 2014 | Comments
Stolen car not part of presidential fleet: State House

A vehicle stolen from one of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s police drivers Wednesday night is not part of the presidential fleet, State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu has said. Mr Esipisu said the vehicle was used for “police business”. He did not elaborate what police work it was used for. “This was an ordinary car. It is […]

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Wow Photos:KQ Receives 4th Dreamliner Flown in by Captain Koki Mutungi and an All Female Crew

| August 29, 2014 | Comments
Wow Photos:KQ Receives 4th Dreamliner Flown in by Captain Koki Mutungi and an All Female Crew

National carrier Kenya Airways received their fourth dreamliner yesterday. The boeing 787 was flown in at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in style- by an all female crew. Talk about the girl child empowerment. Captain Irene Koki Mutungi, the first African female Boeing 787 Captain in the world was in charge of bringing the ‘Kilo Zulu Delta’ dream liner […]

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