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Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has ordered a probe against Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka over incitement claims. Haji wants police to investigate a video in which Onyonka is captured uttering alleged inceteful remarks while addressing a gathering in Kisii. “Reference is...
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Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested 91 Ethiopian nationals for being in the country illegally. The 91 foreigners, including 55 adults and 44 juveniles, were found in a house within Milimani estate in Kitengela, Kajiado County on Sunday. The arrest...
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Kirinyaga Woman Representative Wangui Ngirici says she cannot return to the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party due to the humiliation she was subjected to. Ngirici ditched the Deputy President William Ruto-led political outfit last month, saying she will contest for the Kirinyaga governor...
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Meru Senator Mithika Linturi was on Sunday morning arrested over alleged incitement remarks he made at a political rally on Saturday. Linturi was picked from Rupa Hotel in Eldoret by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and was driven to Nakuru where he recorded a...
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The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced it will deploy spies in the next year’s general elections. The commission says the undercover agents will be tasked with monitoring, identifying, and arresting those engaging in electoral malpractices during the voting...
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President Kenyatta on Friday presided over the official commissioning of the Mombasa Shipyard at the Kenya Navy Base in Mtongwe. The military installation is part of the Kenya Shipyards Limited (KSL) which was launched in May this year as part of government efforts to expand the contribution of...
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Four suspects have been arrested for allegedly altering a motor vehicle logbook and collaborating to secure credit using the same document. In the case, a man identified as Gideon Kiarie was financed by the Cooperative Bank to buy a lorry after depositing Sh1.2 million and agreeing to pay...
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The National Police Service (NPS) is celebrating one of its officers Dr. Resila A. Onyango, who has become the first Kenyan policewoman to attain a Ph.D. Dr. Resila, a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), currently serves as the Deputy Director of Planning at the Office of the Inspector...
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Police in a standoff with armed robbers at Equity Bank on Angawa Avenue in Kisumu. People held hostage.
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Over 10,000 Kenya Power employees have been given until November 22nd to declare their financial and asset records. The move is part of an ongoing lifestyle audit aimed at curbing fraud at the State-run power utility company that has been dogged by corruption scandals for years. Kenya Power...
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President Kenyatta has signed the Foreign Service Bill, 2021 into law. The Foreign Service Act bars Kenyans holding dual citizenship from serving in diplomatic positions unless they relinquish the foreign one. Section 23 of the new law stipulates that heads of missions abroad or consuls-general...
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The government has launched a crackdown on cybercriminals and social media bullies ahead of next year’s general elections. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on Thursday announced the creation of a multi-agency team to enforce the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act, 2018. Dubbed the...
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President Kenyatta on Thursday held private talks with his US host President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington. Kenyatta made history by becoming the first African president to visit the White House since Biden took over office in January this year. During the historic meeting, Biden...
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Officials from the Labor Ministry are set to make a trip to Saudi Arabia in a bid to address the mistreatment of Kenyans working there. Labor Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui said during the visit next month, the officials will seek to find a lasting solution to the problem. He indicated that...
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Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has narrated how an electric mat nearly claimed his life. In an interview with Citizen TV on Thursday, Kuria said he purchased the warm mat from a Nairobi-based company named Ceragem through a friend for Sh250,000. The electric gadget is called Ceratonic Mat and...
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The High Court has placed two Cytonn investment funds under administration following an application filed by the company’s CEO Edwin Dande. The two funds, Cytonn High Yield Fund (CHYF) and Cytonnn Projects Notes (CPN) have faced extended periods of negative publicity and litigation over delayed...
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Lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi has claimed that the government had issued an order to demolish Weston Hotel, which is owned by Deputy President William Ruto. Ahmednasir, who represents the five-star hotel in court, alleged that tractors had already been dispatched to bring down the facility...
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Deputy President William Ruto’s UDA Party has changed strategy in the members’ recruitment drive. Speaking in Embu, UDA Executive Director Nasho Odanga, revealed that the UDA party had decided to change tactics following failure by Ruto-allied MPs to actively recruit members to the party...
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The family of Australia-based Kenyan-born politician Lucy Gichuhi and her husband Don Gichuhi is mourning the death of their first-born daughter Peris Wanjiru. Peris, alias Kadada, passed away in Adelaide, Australia on August 26th aged 33 years, but the family did not disclose the cause of her...
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Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has cautioned former Prime Minister Raila Odinga to be careful with President Uhuru Kenyatta because he is just fooling him. According to Kabogo, Uhuru is neither in a position to determine the person who will be in power in 2022 nor dictate to Mt. Kenya...
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It seems President Uhuru Kenyatta’s allies in Mt. Kenya have given up on his choice for his successor come 2022. According to Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, a runoff is inevitable as former Prime Minister Raila does not have what it takes to beat Deputy President William Ruto in one round...
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Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua has dismissed calls by his Gatundu South counterpart, Moses Kuria, NARC Kenya Party Leader Martha Karua and The Service Party Leader Mwangi Kiunjuri, for Mt Kenya unity. While Karua, Kiunjuri, and Kuria insisted that their main agenda is to unify the divided GEMA...
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NARC-Kenya Party Leader Martha Karua has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to let Mt. Kenya people make political decisions independently come 2022. Speaking during an interview on Tuesday, Karua argued that the Head of State has begun showing signs of wanting to influence political decisions...
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Former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto is back with a bang after vanishing from political arenas for a while. Speaking on Tuesday, the Chama Cha Mashinani Party leader pledged to support Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid. According to Ruto, his CCM party shares in the ‘hustler’...
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Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and his wife Lillian Nganga have announced they are ending their marriage. The two announced their breakup through separate statements posted on their Instagram accounts on Sunday. Lillian said she has stepped down as the Machakos County First Lady following their...
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Detectives investigating the brutal murder of the late businesswoman, Caroline Wanjiku Maina, have arrested two more suspects. The detectives, who were acting on forensic intelligence, raided a village in Kisii yesterday after a mobile phone previously paired to the deceased’s simcards was...
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Kenyans are up in arms after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a Sh255 billion loan to Kenya to help support the country’s COVID-19 response. The Washington-based international lender on Saturday announced that its executive board approved the 38-month program under the Extended...
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President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy, William Ruto, are expected in Makueni County for a devolution conference. The two will be sharing a platform even as the political animosity between them goes from bad to worse thanks to ODM Leader Raila Odinga and the handshake. The two leaders will...
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Businessman Jimmy Wanjigi has welcomed President Uhuru’s move to support former Prime Minister Raila Odinga for the presidency, saying he is more than ready to face off with him for an ODM ticket. Speaking in Ngong yesterday, Wanjigi, who recently joined the race to battle for ODM presidential...
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Ndaragwa MP, Jeremiah Kioni, was among thousands of mourners who attended the burial of Homabay Senator Moses Kajwang‘s father, Mzee Ajwang, at his Waondo home, Suba North Constituency on Friday. Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga was also among the mourners who attended the highly publicised...
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