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UK firm discovers gold worth Sh171 billion in Kakamega

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
UK firm discovers gold worth Sh171 billion in Kakamega

A UK firm has announced the discovery of high-grade gold at its mines in Kakamega County. Acacia Mining said yesterday that it had discovered an estimated resource of 1.31 million ounces of gold at its mines in the Liranda Corridor in Kakamega, whose grade, Acacia added, is one of the highest in Africa. Mining Cabinet Secretary […]

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Wife-beating a source of pride, love for some in Mauritania

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Wife-beating a source of pride, love for some in Mauritania

Salimata was always told she should be proud to come from a family of wife beaters. “You’re the daughter of a woman whose husband broke her hands. Your grandmother’s legs were fractured by her husband. You must be loved,” Salimata said, citing her mother’s words. The 19-year-old woman from Mauritania’s Soninké ethnic group, married to […]

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Maa community will back Jubilee, Lenku says

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Maa community will back Jubilee, Lenku says

Former Interior CS Joseph Ole Lenku has dismissed a move by a section of Maa leaders to back National Super Alliance (NASA) during a visit to CORD headquarters on Friday. Lenku, who is eyeing the Kajiado County Gubernatorial seat, insisted that the Maasai community is solidly behind the Jubilee Party and will back President Uhuru […]

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Is President Uhuru Kenyatta isolating DP William Ruto?

| February 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Is President Uhuru Kenyatta isolating DP William Ruto?

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s pact with Kanu chairman Gideon Moi has been interpreted as a wider scheme to either slowly neutralise or even isolate Deputy President William Ruto. Ruto’s grip on the Rift Valley and specifically the Kalenjin community has been placed in an increasingly precarious position as it emerges that Gideon is working with Bomet […]

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Moi and William Ruto allies clash over Rift Valley

| February 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Moi and William Ruto allies clash over Rift Valley

Leaders in the South Rift on Sunday came to the defence of Deputy President William Ruto and accused Kanu chairman Gideon Moi of disrespecting him. Mr Moi, on the other hand escalated his war against the Deputy President, dismissing his 2022 presidential hopes as wishful thinking. Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot said Mr Moi was not […]

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