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  • 16 May 2015 - Gatlin bettered his best mark of 9.77 which he achieved in Brussels last September.
  • 16 May 2015 - LAST year’s Metropolitan region school games winners Makongeni beat arch-rivals Aquinas to reach Nairobi County handball quarters at Starehe Boys Centre yesterday. Makongeni sailed to the round of eight as Pool ‘A’ winners after beating Baba Dogo 43-1 and St Justino...
  • 16 May 2015 - kitui Faithful at Mwingi Town Mosque yesterday mourned the loss of a madrassa teacher. Maalim Qassim, 52, collapsed and died after he finished leading the morning prayers. The cause of death was not immediately known. Mosque chairman Abdalla Ng’ong’a told the press...
  • 16 May 2015 - MPs threatened to disband the Transitional Authority prematurely over the devolution of roadworks, TA vice chair Angeline Hongo has said. Costing functions in Kitui on Thursday, Hongo said the constitution devolved functions to the counties. She said TA is only...
  • 16 May 2015 - A warrant of arrest has been issued against Murungu ward MCA Paul Kang'ethe for allegedly touching a woman’s breasts. Kang’ethe is facing two charges of indecently assaulting a woman by touching her breasts and creating disturbance. He is further accused of...
  • 16 May 2015 - MOMBASA county government will arrest and fine owners of trucks packed on the sideways of major roads, trade and industrialization executive Mohamed Abdi has said. Abdi said parking on road reserves and around petroleum depots is responsible for traffic gridlocks...
  • 16 May 2015 - A Mombasa court has ordered the transfer of a terror case from Lamu law courts to Mombasa. Justice Martin Muya said terror suspect Mukdhar Jumaan’s case should be heard in Mombasa. Director of Public Prosecution requested the transfer citing security reasons. Muya...
  • 16 May 2015 - TWO men were charged yesterday with having guns and bullets and terrorising residents in Dandora. Francis Kibui, 28, and Paul Maina, 32, were accused of having the weapons in Dandora estate, Nairobi, on December 19 last year. The prosecution said police officers...
  • 16 May 2015 - Cotu supports the new National Hospital Insurance Fund rates, secretary general Francis Atwoli has said. In a statement yesterday, the workers’ union disassociated itself from those opposing the rates, saying its members will benefit. “Cotu was part and parcel of the...
  • 16 May 2015 - Machakos County governments should allocate the health industry enough money, the Kenya National Union of Nurses has said. Speaking in Machakos town yesterday during National Nurses’ Week celebrations, they said adequate funding would prevent strikes by medics. “...
  • 16 May 2015 - MORE than 80,000 people are starving in areas affected by cattle rustling in Baringo, Pokot, Turkana and Samburu, Turkana South MP James Lomenen told the Star yesterday. Sigor MP Phillip Rotino is urging the government to help people who are starving. “There are...
  • 16 May 2015 - Nakuru county Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has said he will work with the Nakuru MPs Forum to articulate issues that affect the residents. Speaking yesterday in his office during a visit by the newly elected chairman of the group Nelson Gaichuhie (Subukia), Kinuthia...
  • 16 May 2015 - Eight cars were on Friday set ablaze and a petrol station vandalised after students of the Gusii Institute of Technology rioted in protest at the death of two people in an accident on Thursday evening. The angry mob engaged police in running battles for several hours...
  • 16 May 2015 - Weather experts on Friday acknowledged that the rains that have pounded Nairobi and other parts of the country this month were unusually heavy. The rains also varied in different parts of the city. “Our station here in Dagoretti Corner recorded up to 189mm for the two...
  • 16 May 2015 - Political scientist Mutahi Ngunyi has sensationally claimed that the failed Burundi coup was stage-managed by besieged President Pierre Nkurunziza. Mr Ngunyi, famed for the controversial Tyranny of Numbers theory ahead of the March 2013 general election tweeted: “...
  • 16 May 2015 - A New York court sentenced Saudi exile Khalid al-Fawwaz to life in prison Friday over his role in the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombings of US embassies in East Africa which killed 224 people. Fawwaz, a 52-year-old described in court as one of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden...
  • 16 May 2015 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has lambasted the management of Kenya Airports Authority for leasing five buses that transport passengers within the airport at an outrageous cost of Sh11 million per month. A furious President Kenyatta called for the prosecution of KAA...
  • 16 May 2015 - The brewer must make beer that has at least 75 per cent content of sorghum, millet and cassava.
  • 16 May 2015 - The bank held its annual general meeting yesterday where the board announced new growth measures as the lender eyes tier one status.
  • 16 May 2015 - He had this uncanny habit of making predictions of which round he would end a fight, and the journalists loved him for it.
  • 16 May 2015 - The trio of Meddie Kagera, Ali Abondo and Michael Olunga have between the 18 goals this season and will relish a run at the league’s weakest defence.
  • 16 May 2015 - Almost 17 years after making his debut there, Steven Gerrard will play at Anfield for the final time today when Liverpool entertain Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
  • 16 May 2015 - The recent storm was destructive, but is there a worse one ahead?
  • 15 May 2015 - Was the presidential trip to Bomet County last week a success? Your guess is as good as mine. There is no harm though in answering '‘yes' or '‘no' depending on political and other allegiances.
  • 15 May 2015 - CORD leader Raila Odinga toured cattle rustling-prone Baringo South and empathised with the victims of insecurity.
  • 15 May 2015 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has opted not to sign a Bill that would have granted opposition leading lights a lucrative retirement benefits package.
  • 15 May 2015 - CORD co-principal Moses Wetang'ula has emerged as a major political player in the opposition. Wetang'ula, who is seen as CORD's point man in Western, was key in marshalling support for the coalition in the 2013 General Election a factor that has made him to be sought...
  • 15 May 2015 - A fresh dispute has emerged in Lamu County between squatters and the Government less than a fortnight before President Uhuru Kenyatta and several leaders from the East African countries converge there for the launch of a major port works.
  • 15 May 2015 - It is unacceptable to have city residents dying because of heavy down pour in this day and age. That at least ten people have drowned and scores injured during Monday's heavy rain at Mukuru Fuata Nyayo in South B, indicts all of us.
  • 15 May 2015 - A U.S. jury on Friday sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for helping to carry out the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured 264 at the world-renowned race, taking 15 hours to reach a decision.

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