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Uasin Ngishu Governor Jackson Mandago has welcomed the National Super Alliance, NASA to Eldoret for their planned rally Saturday but warned them against abusive utterances. This as preparations for the rally continued for the better part of Friday afternoon with NASA principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetang'ula, and Musalia Mudavadi expected to grace the rally in Deputy President William Ruto's backyard. Meanwhile NASA leaders from Western Kenya have distanced themselves from…
02.24 / 18:31
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For more than a fortnight now, a cloud of insecurity continues to hang over the volatile Rift Valley County of Baringo, as rival communities engage each other in a fierce fight for resources following the devastating effects of the ongoing drought the situation which has been aggravated by rising political rivalries has forced Rift Valley Regional Co-ordinator Wanyama Musiambo to declare the Northern and Southern parts of the Baringo unsafe and uninhabitable. Our reporter Shukri Wachu has…
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Residents of Nyeri County and Kenyans at large are today mourning the sudden death of Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua who died early today while undergoing treatment at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London- UK. His brother Geoffrey Rigathi Gachagua who was at his bedside when he died , confirmed that the Governor succumbed to pancreatic cancer he had been battling for quite some time now. President Kenyatta led leaders and other kenyans in condoling the late Gachagua's family and the…
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Did you know that you can be jailed for not using a footbridge or a designated crossing point when crossing the road?. The National Transport and Safety Authority- NTSA in collaboration with the Traffic Police Friday carried out a crackdown to nab pedestrians who fail to use footbridges along Jogoo Road next to the City Stadium. The crackdown which was carried out along several major highways in the city caught many pedestrians by surprise, with many being arrested for breaking the…
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Deputy President William Ruto has now issued a shoot to kill order after suspected Pokot raiders disrupted a peace rally that he was scheduled to address and shot dead a local chief. Ngorora Chief, the late Thomas Ruttok was shot dead after the raiders opened fire on a crowd of local residents before making away with several heads of cattle. The incident happened barely a day after the National Police Service revealed they had identified six prime suspects linked to the murder of Tiaty…
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Directive against cattle rustlers raises legal…
02.24 / 17:41
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 Judith Kemei and DPPS Deputy President William Ruto on Friday issued a shoot-to-kill order moments after his rally in the volatile Baringo county was temporarily disrupted by bandits who had raided a nearby village and stolen cattle. The Deputy President who said the government had tolerated cattle rustling long enough ordered police officers to shoot anyone stealing livestock, whether in possession of a firearm or not and also anyone found with illegal firearm. "We will no longer lose …
02.24 / 17:16
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The Court of Appeal will jointly handle three suits in the long-standing dispute in which two nephews of the founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta are battling with the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) to redeem the family's 443-acre Muiri Coffee Estate in Ruiru, Kiambu County. Appellate Judges Hannah Okwengu, Sankale ole Kantai and Fatuma Sichale Friday allowed the parties to file and exchange formal arguments pending the hearing of the appeals. The bank, through lawyer Philip Nyachoti, is…
02.24 / 16:37
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University of Embu (UoEM) Chancellor, Prof Musili Wambua Friday filed yet another application seeking tostop arrest and prosecution over alleged issuance of bouncing cheques worth Sh20 million. The Chancellor filed the application after the High Court dismissed an earlier one after he failed to  attend hearing of the case. The previous application had been filed on December 19, 2016 before Justice Fred Ochieng. He sought to restrain Cyrus Maina and Company Advocates and businessman Kennedy …
02.24 / 16:37
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Baringo County Assembly Speaker William Kamket has refuted claims linking him to the spate of attacks in the region. While addressing journalists in Nakuru, he defended himself against claims of incitement saying he has done nothing wrong to warrant the accusations. “We are sad over what is happening and it is wrong for anyone to insinuate that I have been inciting members of my community. We hope the government will move with speed to ensure that security is restored," he said. He urged l…
02.24 / 16:37
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City Hall yesterday ordered outdoor advertising firms to remove all banners and billboards mounted by politicians during the just-concluded second phase of the mass voters registration. The firms risk being fined between Sh50,000 and Sh300,000 for mounting the advertising materials without approval of Nairobi County Government. County Chief Administrator John Ntoiti warned of heavy penalties against politicians found culpable of misconduct. According to the Independent Electoral and …
02.24 / 16:37
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UBER drivers have asked the National Assembly to enact laws for equitable and inclusive regulation of players in the taxi sub-sector. According to Kenyan Taxi Digital Association chairman Emmanuel Kasina, the legislation will protect their business from exploitation. "Our grievances had not been addressed despite raising them at both the national and county governments," he said. The drivers were protesting the current working rate charges. They demanded the review of the working rate…
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Secondary schools will be equipped with ICT equipment, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has said. Director general Francis Wangusi said more than 54 schools in Bungoma will benefit from the programme which is aimed at enhancing access to ICTs in various parts of the country. Speaking when he donated computers and other assorted ICT equipment valued to St Mary’s Kibabii Boys’ High School, he asked students to use the equipment, valued at Sh6.4 million, for learning. “This is part o…
02.24 / 15:53
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The Supreme Court Friday dismissed an election petition lodged by an unsuccessful candidate against Nyando MP Fred Outa. The six-member bench, chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu, ruled that Article 163 (4) of the Constitution and Section 21 (4) of the Supreme Court Act do not allow the court to sit on appeal over its own decisions once they have been delivered. Further, the court cannot permit an aggrieved party to re-open a case that has already been heard and determined,…
02.24 / 15:53
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Former Nyaribari Chache MP Chris Bichage Friday lost an election petition against his perennial rival and incumbent Richard Tong’i. The Supreme Court declared that the petition was time-barred and should not have been entertained by the High Court since it was filed on April 16, 2014, beyond the statutory time-lines. The High Court and Court of Appeal had overturned Bichage’s victory in the 2013 General Election. The filing of two conflicting affidavits sworn by the then Independent Ele…
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The registration of prisoners as voters that kicked off on Tuesday this week has been marred by the challenge of lack of identity cards among inmates. South Rift Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) coordinator Charles Mutai said they have not been able to achieve much because remandees and prisoners do not have identity cards. There are six correctional facilities in Kericho, Bomet and Narok counties with an estimated population of 3,000 inmates.  So far, Mutai said, only 23 …
02.24 / 15:53
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Three robbers were shot dead during a dawn gunfight with police officers in Nairobi's Tena Estate. An AK 47 rifle, a tokalev pistol, a magazine, three bullets and a Toyota Axio vehicle were recovered during the 3 am operation. During the shootout, one of the undercover officers attached to Buruburu Directorate of Criminal Investigations was killed by the robbers.

 Also recovered were several vehicle ignition keys, seven motor vehicle switches and four mobile phones. One of the suspects, ar…
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NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 24 – Land grabbers are to blame for the three lives lost in Athi River, in Machakos County as established by Capital FM News. Over 14 groups, being financed by politicians and another one led by a Kayole based private developer all claim a share in over 10,000 acres East African Portland…
02.24 / 15:48
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Adolf Hitler's telephone was sold at auction in the United States on Sunday for…
02.24 / 15:40
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NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 24 – Human rights activist Okiya Omtatah has filed a petition in the High Court accusing National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Emmanuel Mwagambo – an advocate who through a petition to the National Assembly is seeking the removal of Auditor General Edward Ouko – of colluding to hound Ouko out of…
02.24 / 14:24
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