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IS ‘RAILA FACTOR’ REASON BEHIND UHURU’S SHELVED TOUR OF NYANZA?

| October 17, 2014 | Comments
IS ‘RAILA FACTOR’ REASON BEHIND UHURU’S SHELVED TOUR OF NYANZA?

After the meeting between the Office of the President (OP) and the Kisumu County delegation to plan for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tour of Nyanza region at Harambee House on Monday, varied reasons have emerged for the postponement of the trip. Kisumu MPs, it is understood, asked for more time to make ‘necessary’ arrangements. Those who […]

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Muthama speaks on wife ‘eviction’

| October 17, 2014 | Comments
Muthama speaks on wife ‘eviction’

An aide to Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama has reacted angrily to claims that his boss is ‘harassing’ his estranged wife Agnes Kavindu. “Why can’t you evict someone from your own house? She was just being hosted there. When she went to court over the eviction issue, the boss was shocked. He simply wanted to relocate […]

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Margaret Kenyatta among 10 Most Beautiful First Ladies in Africa (2014)

| October 17, 2014 | Comments
Margaret Kenyatta among 10 Most Beautiful First Ladies in Africa (2014)

1) PRINCESS LALLA SALMA (MOROCCO) Princess Lalla Salma is married to the King of Morocco, Mohammed the VI. Physically as well as intellectually, Lalla Salma is beautiful. She has a beautiful face crowned with red hair, and holds a degree in engineering. As she is married to the King, Lalla Salma has a lot of […]

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Jubilee in renewed bid to pull out of ICC

| October 17, 2014 | Comments
Jubilee in renewed bid to pull out of ICC

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Jubilee Members of Parliament on Friday said they would push forward with their bid to pull out of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Tetu MP Ndung’u Gethenji, who is also the Chairman of the National Assembly’s Defence and Foreign Affairs Committee, said the court’s recent summoning of President Uhuru Kenyatta […]

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Photos:10 Nairobi’s Most Eligible Bachelorettes

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
Photos:10 Nairobi’s Most Eligible Bachelorettes

Are you single and looking to settle down with a great woman? Well this is not one of those adverts where you have to sms your name to find love. This is a look at Nairobi’s most eligible spinsters. A survey done by The Nairobiansought to find out who these are and came up with the […]

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Photos:24 Miss World County beauties who made it to the finals

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
Photos:24 Miss World County beauties who made it to the finals

The following 24 contestants will be battling it out in the national finals of the 2014 Miss World Kenya set to be held in Nairobi county on the25th of October. The finals have been selected after they won in a semi-finals hotly contested event that took place in Malindi, Kilifi County on 4th October where […]

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ISAAC RUTO HINTS THAT HE MAY DITCH URP IN 2017

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
ISAAC RUTO HINTS THAT HE MAY DITCH URP IN 2017

Kenya; The Council of Governors chairman Isaac Ruto has hinted that he may ditch URP for another party in the next general election. While criticizing Deputy President William Ruto’s United Republican Party, the Bomet Governor said the expulsion threats will not scare him to abandon his push for an increase of allocation to the counties. He […]

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Thugs burn MCA cars after they failed to access her house

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
Thugs burn MCA cars after they failed to access her house

Thugs raided the home of Gatuanyaga MCA Cecilia Mwangi in Thika East, Kiambu, early Wednesday morning and burnt her posh cars after they failed to access her house. The incident appeared to have been an assassination attempt. A source said the thugs ordered Mwangi to open the door to her house but she declined. They […]

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High Court throws out case challenging Joho degree

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
High Court throws out case challenging Joho degree

The High Court in Mombasa has dismissed a petition by a voter challenging the academic qualifications of Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho. A three judge bench on Thursday struck off the petition filed by Silas Otuke noting that it amounted to abuse of the court process. While delivering the judgment before a packed court room, Justices […]

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NO JOINT REFERENDUM, GOVERNORS TELL CORD

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
NO JOINT REFERENDUM, GOVERNORS TELL CORD

THE Council of Governors has said it has no plans to merge with opposition Cord and push for one referendum. Cord leaders led by Moses Wetang’ula said at the weekend that their Okoa Kenya movement was negotiating with the Governors over the possibility of a merger since their issues appear to match. Both groups are […]

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Mozambique polls close with opposition crying foul

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
Mozambique polls close with opposition crying foul

Mozambicans voted Wednesday in a closely-fought test for the ruling Frelimo party, which has run the southern African country since independence from Portugal in 1975, with opposition parties crying foul. Frelimo is facing growing discontent over a wealth gap that persists despite huge mineral resources, with fast economic growth sidestepping the bulk of a population […]

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Another physical fight over a debate in Nairobi county assembly

| October 16, 2014 | Comments
Another physical fight over a debate in Nairobi county assembly

NAIROBI county assembly proceedings were on Wednesday interrupted for the second time in a span of one week as members got involved in a physical fight over a debate to approve names of adhoc committee members. Chaos erupted when the MCAs were debating the motion moved by majority leader Elias Otieno to approve the names […]

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Photos:Kibera youth receive posho mill bought by Uhuru

| October 15, 2014 | Comments
Photos:Kibera youth receive posho mill bought by Uhuru

Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru on Tuesday handed Mizuka Youth Group in Kibera a posho mill bought by President Uhuru Kenyatta. “The last time we were here these young men requested for a posho mill to enable them to become more self-sustaining. Our duty, on behalf of his excellency, was to deliver it,” Waiguru said. […]

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Uhuru Kenyatta’s ratings rise, Pesa Mashinani gets more support

| October 15, 2014 | Comments
Uhuru Kenyatta’s ratings rise, Pesa Mashinani gets more support

A new opinion poll by Ipsos Ltd shows the confidence level in President Uhuru Kenyatta has sharply risen following his appearance at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The poll shows that the proportion of Kenyans indicating that they have “a lot of confidence” in President Kenyatta has risen from 43 per cent to 71 per […]

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Video:Muthama’s Estranged Wife Claims Mistreatment,why she involved Fida

| October 15, 2014 | Comments
Video:Muthama’s Estranged Wife Claims Mistreatment,why she  involved Fida

The first wife of Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama invited Fida officials to her home in Kitanga, Machakos on Tuesday to explain alleged woes in Muthama’s hands. Agnes Nduya, popularly known as Pastor Agnes, said Muthama on Monday sent their son Moses to unhinge her bedroom door so as to drive her out of their house. She said […]

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Robbers raid Eldoret police station, one shot dead

| October 15, 2014 | Comments
Robbers raid Eldoret police station, one shot dead

Three gangsters raided Eldoret police station on Tuesday night. One was shot dead while the two others escaped with gunshot wounds, Eldoret West Police boss Smollets Munyanzi said. “We are investigating the incident and following up on those who escaped,” Munyanzi said at his office in Eldoret. He said the three broke into the office […]

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KENYA RANKS POORLY IN GLOBAL HUNGER INDEX

| October 14, 2014 | Comments
KENYA RANKS POORLY IN GLOBAL HUNGER INDEX

NAIROBI, KENYA: A new Global Hunger Index report ranks Kenyans among countries that score poorly in reducing hunger , coming number 47 out of the 76 countries that are struggling to cut hunger among their populations. Under the Index released on Tuesday, Kenya is among the country’s whose hidden hunger is classified as serious. Kenya has […]

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Move by Ruto to work with Cord angers URP leaders

| October 14, 2014 | Comments
Move by Ruto to work with Cord angers URP leaders

Three Senators and 12 MPs from Rift Valley region allied to URP have criticised Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto over his relationship with the Cord Coalition ahead of the 2017 General Election. The legislators described the move futile and bound to throw him into the political dustbin. Speaking at Mau Summit in Kuresoi North during a […]

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