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  • 07 May 2015 - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza insisted Wednesday he would run for a controversial third term in elections set for June.
  • 07 May 2015 - Mr Terry Dean Baucom used to sell newspapers in the US, now he sells mandazi in Siaya Town.
  • 07 May 2015 - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees yesterday urged the Government to enhance security in Dadaab Refugee Camp as deliberations on repatriation of refugees gets underway. High Commissioner Antonio Guterres said deployment of special police units will...
  • 07 May 2015 - PRODUCTION of national identity cards has stalled countrywide after the directorate of registration of persons ran out of materials used in making the IDs. Applicants in some stations have been waiting for as long as six months a process that takes three weeks....
  • 07 May 2015 - THE National Transport and Safety Authority has launched strict rules for boda bodas, including a Sh20,000 fine for those found breaking the law. Riders unable to pay the fine will serve prison sentences not exceeding six months. “Children less than 13 years must wear...
  • 07 May 2015 - Did some TNA people pay billions of shillings to some URP leaders? We are told by some of the vocal politicians from Central and Rift Valley that some money changed hands around election time and it is not clear what it was for. The figures being bandied around are...
  • 07 May 2015 - DEPUTY President William Ruto has sent a message of condolence to the family and friends of former CID director Noah Too. Too died yesterday at Nairobi hospital. He leaves behind widows Esther Too and Esther Chemutai, and nine children. Ruto described Too as a...
  • 07 May 2015 - Former Cabinet minister Njenga Karume’s widow, Rev Grace Karume, has abandoned her children for the trustees in the fight for the control of her husband’s empire. In an affidavit filed in court yesterday, Karume’s widow says she has taken the side of the trustees...
  • 07 May 2015 - THE state has been given seven days to produce a man who disappeared from Garissa 11 days ago. High Court judge Grace Macharia yesterday directed the Director of Public Prosecutions to file a report on the whereabouts of Sheikh Khalif Madhobe, who disappeared on April...
  • 07 May 2015 - A form two student suspected to have links with al Shabaab will remain in custody for 10 days to allow police to complete investigations. The 16-year-old student believed to have fled from Precious Blood Kagwe Girls High School to join the terror group was charged...
  • 07 May 2015 - THE High Court in Nakuru has been urged to dismiss an application by the sacked Baringo county assembly speaker William Kamket. Lawyers Zephania Yego and Leah Manyarkiy, representing the assembly, yesterday told Justice Stephen Radido the court has no jurisdiction to...
  • 07 May 2015 - FIRST Lady Margaret Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to change their lifestyles and eat traditional foods to avoid cancer. She said Kenyans must make hard decisions by “saying enough is enough” if the cancer scourge is to be dealt with. Medical data shows that this illness...
  • 07 May 2015 - Nairobi Motorists may be forced to drive on the right side if recommendations to decongest roads are implemented, the High Court heard yesterday. The task force’s report has proposed harsh changes that are difficult to implement, says a suit filed by Senator Mike...
  • 07 May 2015 - Nairobi The Health ministry yesterday distributed 12 ambulances and medical equipment to six counties Baringo, Bungoma, Kilifi, Machakos, Nakuru and Uasin Gishu received two ambulances each, six delivery beds and microscopes for maternity wings. The ambulances were...
  • 07 May 2015 - The government is opposed to the proposed Constitutional Amendment Bill that will pave way for the two-thirds gender rule to be achieved in phases. Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru yesterday urged Parliament to withdraw the Bill so that all concerned parties...
  • 07 May 2015 - THE National Environment Management Authority has blamed the Department of Public Health for giving it the wrong advice on a firm that produced toxic lead at Owino Uhuru slum in Mombasa county. Nema director general Geoffrey Wahungu appeared yesterday before the...
  • 07 May 2015 - The Constitution Implementation Commission yesterday accused the Parliament’s Justice and Legal Affairs Committee for usurping its mandate in the implementation of the two- third gender principle. The accusations revolve around the Constitutional Amendment Bill...
  • 07 May 2015 - Delayed passage and enactment of crucial land laws is hampering service delivery in the land sector, National Lands Commission chairman Muhammed Swazuri has said. He spoke yesterday on the sidelines of County Lands Management Boards workshop in Nairobi. Swazuri said...
  • 07 May 2015 - POLITICAL parties want the National Assembly reconvened urgently to start the process of implementing the two-thirds gender rule as enshrined in the Constitution. Under the umbrella of the Centre for Multiparty Democracy Kenya, the parties opposed any amendments to...
  • 07 May 2015 - FOUR people from Kibera slum have died following a cholera outbreak. They died at Mbagathi District Hospital on Tuesday. The hospital’s chief executive officer, Andrew Suleh, said 37 patients, including children, are admitted at the hospital. He said the majority of...
  • 07 May 2015 - The European Union has donated Sh170 million for two projects in the Kibera and Korogocho slums in Nairobi. The projects, which target targets people with disability, children and pregnant women, will be implemented by Handicap International, Save the Children and...
  • 07 May 2015 - Women in Westlands have faulted Mountain View MCA Beatrice Kwamboka for allegedly sending an offensive text message to MP Tim Wanyonyi. Speaking at Westlands CDF offices, they said the rep does not deserve to lead after insulting the MP. On Tuesday last week, Wanyonyi...
  • 07 May 2015 - BUJUMBURA, Burundi, May 7 - Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza insisted Wednesday he would run for a controversial third term in elections set for June, defying international pressure to refrain from trying to extend his rule, despite deadly protests. "If the...
  • 06 May 2015 - Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona struck three times in the final 13 minutes of the first leg to whisk their Champions League semi-final tie away from a stubborn Bayern Munich side. The hosts seemed set for a frustrating night before Messi fired a low shot home...
  • 06 May 2015 - The Federation of Kenya Employers said it would meet the National Hospital Insurance Fund board today over the deductions.
  • 06 May 2015 - Four women have been charged with being members of the terrorist group.
  • 06 May 2015 - The family of Sheikh Madhobe moved to court to compel the government to produce him dead or alive.
  • 06 May 2015 - Preparations for the high tourist season next month have started in earnest with hoteliers ahead of the wildebeest migration.
  • 06 May 2015 - Efforts by the government to disarm the hostile peoples have often been unsuccessful due to politics.
  • 06 May 2015 - Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said he had ordered a joint security operation to arrest the culprits and disarm the residents.

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