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IEBC clears ODM’s William Mtengo despite forged documents claim

| February 8, 2016 | Comments
IEBC clears ODM’s William Mtengo despite forged documents claim

The IEBC has cleared ODM’s Willy Baraka Mtengo to vie for Malindi MP amid reports he forged his academic papers to secure employment. Presiding officer Stephen Karani said: “We are treating the issue as a mere rumour. If he has issues of integrity he should be probed by the EACC and the Education ministry.” The […]

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Jubilee jams Raila venue in Malindi

| February 7, 2016 | Comments
Jubilee jams Raila venue in Malindi

JUBILEE supporters in Malindi yesterday jammed a venue where Cord leaders Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang’ula were due to address a rally in support of Willy Mtengo. More than 100 youths held demonstrations in the Msabaha area of Malindi, protesting against the Cord principals. The incident happened ahead of today’s ceremonies where the […]

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PHOTOS:PASTOR DELIVERS SERMON WHILE RIDING ON THE BACKS OF CONGREGANTS

| February 7, 2016 | Comments
PHOTOS:PASTOR DELIVERS SERMON WHILE RIDING ON THE BACKS OF CONGREGANTS

Photos of a Tanzanian preacher delivering a sermon while literally riding of the backs of a section of his congregation have received widespread criticism on social media. In some of these images, the preacher is seen standing on the backs of three people who are kneeling on all fours as he delivers his sermon. There […]

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Letter claiming Waiguru off the hook stirs up social media

| February 7, 2016 | Comments
Letter claiming Waiguru off the hook stirs up social media

A letter purportedly written by the anti-corruption commission stating that former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru had been cleared of corruption allegations was being circulated to closed groups on the social media yesterday. Addressed to Head of Civil Service Joseph Kinyua and supposedly authored by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) chief executive officer, the […]

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PHOTOS:Uhuru Attends Wedding Of Couple Who Met On Facebook

| February 6, 2016 | Comments
PHOTOS:Uhuru Attends Wedding Of Couple Who Met On Facebook

The power of social media can never be underestimated -as confirmed in this story once again. President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, was present today at a wedding ceremony between two citizens from different tribes -Chemeli Chumo and Kevin Oduor. The couple met through Facebook, according to Chemeli (the bride). Below is what she said on […]

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Order:Display Uhuru photo or get fined – Interior ministry

| February 6, 2016 | Comments
Order:Display Uhuru photo or get fined – Interior ministry

The Interior ministry has given Kakamega traders until Monday to display President Uhuru Kenyatta’s portrait at their premises or get fined. This comes after Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga said only Cord leader Raila Odinga’s portrait should be displayed in the party’s strongholds. He made the remark at the memorial service for Raila’s father Jaramogi Oginga […]

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Drama as Peter Munya storms out of Ruto meeting

| February 6, 2016 | Comments
Drama as Peter Munya storms out of Ruto meeting

Combative Meru governor on Saturday stormed out of a Jubilee Party fundraiser in Nkubu telling the chief guest Deputy President William Ruto that he will not join their new outfit. Governor Peter Munya, who also serves as the Council of Governors chairman, found himself in an awkward position when Jubilee MPs started asking him to […]

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Corridors Of Power: Why pay a lawyer when you can bribe a judge?

| February 5, 2016 | Comments
Corridors Of Power: Why pay a lawyer when you can bribe a judge?

With the saga of Supreme Court judge Phillip Tunoi still hovering, some wags are wondering why a High Court judge would meet a litigant who has a matter before him. The said judge was recently spotted in an animated discussion with the litigant at a posh city hotel. Interestingly, the meeting took place a few […]

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Kidero on the spot in Sh200m bribery saga

| February 5, 2016 | Comments
Kidero on the spot in Sh200m bribery saga

Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero could find himself in a tight corner after the Judicial Service Commission recommended that a tribunal be formed to investigate a judge said to have a received a bribe from the county boss. Justice Phillip Tunoi will face the tribunal to be formed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to look into claims […]

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Uhuru in Kisumu as Raila heads for Malindi campaign

| February 5, 2016 | Comments
Uhuru in Kisumu as Raila heads for Malindi campaign

President Uhuru Kenyatta will this weekend open a church headquarters at Cord leader Raila Odinga’s Kisumu backyard. The President will preside over the official opening of the regional headquarters of the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Mamboleo, while Mr Odinga will lead a Cord entourage to mobilise Malindi voters to elect the coalition’s candidate, Mr […]

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LEAKEY, BRAD PITT MOVIE TO BE FILMED IN KENYA

| February 5, 2016 | Comments
LEAKEY, BRAD PITT MOVIE TO BE FILMED IN KENYA

A movie based on the life of renowned conservationist Richard Leakey, starring Brad Pitt and produced and directed by his wife Angelina Jolie, will be shot in Kenya and not South Africa. This is contrary to earlier reports in the media which indicated that the movie Africa would be shot in South Africa. “I have […]

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Ensure Diaspora Kenyans vote in 2017, Dr Mutua tells IEBC

| February 5, 2016 | Comments
Ensure Diaspora Kenyans vote in 2017, Dr Mutua tells IEBC

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Feb 5 – Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has urged the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission(IEBC) to ensure that all Kenyans in the Diaspora and especially those in East Africa countries participate in the 2017 General Elections. Mutua proposed that the elections be delayed if Kenyans living in other East African […]

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Arrogant ‘Arizona Fish n Chips’ Waitress Exposed

| February 4, 2016 | Comments
Arrogant ‘Arizona Fish n Chips’ Waitress Exposed

The hotel/catering industry is one that needs lots of customer hospitality and that means waiters have to have the best etiquette in order to impress while offering their services. However, that is not the case in Arizona Fish n Chips fast food outlet in town. According to a complain raised by a dissatisfied customer, a cashier […]

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RAW VIDEO: Embarrassment as two Women are Caught Shoplifting

| February 4, 2016 | Comments
RAW VIDEO: Embarrassment as two Women are Caught Shoplifting

Drama ensued on Wednesday evening after two women were caught stashing commodities inside their bags at a supermarket Murang’a town, which had allegedly lost thousands through the vice. The women are said to have entered the shop then positioned themselves strategically before emptying half a dozen cups into their handbags, oblivious of CCTV cameras right above their heads. Attendants observing the cameras noticed the women […]

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WAIGURU ADDS FRESH TWIST IN KIDERO-SONKO LOVE-HATE AFFAIR

| February 4, 2016 | Comments
WAIGURU ADDS FRESH TWIST IN KIDERO-SONKO LOVE-HATE AFFAIR

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has hit out at Governor Evans Kidero for his remarks over former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru’s suitability to vie for the city’s gubernatorial seat in the 2017 polls. While presiding over the opening of a new mortuary at Mbagathi District Hospital on Wednesday, Dr Kidero claimed that the former CS […]

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Miguna Miguna hints at vying for Nairobi Governor in 2017

| February 4, 2016 | Comments
Miguna Miguna hints at vying for Nairobi Governor in 2017

Miguna Miguna hinted at running for governor in the 2017 general poll in a TV interview in which he said Nairobi’s Evans Kidero will not stay in office. Miguna, who is Cord leader Raila Odinga’s former aide, said the members of the public sometimes try to elect new leaders but those in power fight against […]

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PHOTOS:Thousands Turn Up to Bid Farewell to Fallen ‘Mugiithi’ Icon Salim Junior

| February 4, 2016 | Comments
PHOTOS:Thousands Turn Up to Bid Farewell to Fallen ‘Mugiithi’ Icon Salim Junior

Fans of the late Paul Mwangi alias Salim Junior turned up in huge numbers to pay tribute to the fallen Mugithi legend in Subukia on Tuesday. Top Kikuyu musicians, media personalities, church leaders and politicians graced the funeral ceremony for the musician considered to have revolutionised Kikuyu music through his renditions of both secular and gospel tunes. […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS:When ‘Prophet’ Owuor Was Beardless and Hustling in The Streets

| February 3, 2016 | Comments
VIDEO/PHOTOS:When ‘Prophet’ Owuor Was Beardless and Hustling in The Streets

Life on the fast lane is an understatement when referring to ‘prophet’ Owuor. The man of God is known for his large motorcades with police escorts, and the extremely large crowds that characterize his meetings. However, the famous prophet did not always have it lavish and flamboyant. Before the motorcades and the huge crowds, the prophet […]

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