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  • 30 Mar 2017 - Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel could be charged with the murder of Sosian ranch co-owner Tristan Voorspuy on April 10.On Thursday, Nanyuki principal Magistrate Waititu Gichimu granted investigators 10 days to complete their work.The court however lifted a...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has called off ODM's Kibra rally to allow budget reading, which he has noted is a national function. On Wednesday, a fired up Joho told excited supporters he would hold the rally to "tell [President Uhuru Kenyatta] the truth". This was...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - The competition is on between tribesmen in a remote valley in Ethiopa - to get as fat as they can in the space of six months. For half a year members of the Bodi tribe will drink nothing but fresh milk and blood from cows in order to pile on the pounds. During this...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Three rockets that fell in the darkness nearby were the first sign of trouble for 150 Somali migrants packed into a boat off Yemen's coast earlier this month.Moments later, bullets tore into the vessel near the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, killing more than a dozen men...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Mike Sonko has hinted that he would consider vying for Nairobi governor under NASA if Jubilee Party continues to "victimise" him.The Nairobi Senator was among four Jubilee leaders who were summonedover chaos in last week's selection of county election boards.Sonko...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Kenya international Clifton Miheso has filed a complaint to Fifa over his claim that he was forced at gunpoint to end his contract with Golden Arrows.Miheso alleges the incident took place on January 14 at the South African club's offices in Durban.The 24-year-old is...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - The signing of the Treaty of Rome, which established the European Economic Community (EEC) 60 years ago in March 1957, came at a tumultuous time in relations between Europe and Africa. Just weeks earlier Kwame Nkrumah had declared Ghana a republic, an event which was...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Now that Theresa May, the British prime minister, has triggered Article 50, the process of formally negotiating Brexit can begin. Here’s what to expect in the next two years. First, the EU-27 will acknowledge the notification. The EU-27 will then focus on adopting “...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - The government has refuted claims of using its agencies to intimidate Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho. Joho has accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of harassing him through state agencies such as Knec and KRA. In his latest war with state agencies, the Governor recorded a...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - A woman has been charged at a Mombasa court for “marrying” two men. Marlin Coram Pownal pleaded not guilty of bigamy contrary to section 171 of penal code. Coram allegedly got married to Salim Hakeem on July 7, 2013 at the Kwale Kadhi court under the Islamic marriage...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Safaricom will from next week halve commissions for Lipa Na M-Pesa merchants to 0.5 per cent of the transaction value from one per cent. Lipa Na M-Pesa merchants will be charged a flat fee of Sh200 for any payments above Sh40,000, the giant telco announced yesterday...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - KitKat fans have reacted in outrage following the news that as of next week, Nestle will replace its iconic chocolate bars with healthier versions. The new recipe KitKat with 10 per cent less sugar will be rolled out in stores nationally as of next week, erasing the...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to the United States to meet President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on April 6-7, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, its first official confirmation of the highly anticipated summit.It will be Xi's...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - A Naivasha man left neighbours in shock when he chopped off his private parts and threw them to a dog saying they were of no value to him. It was reported on Thursday that the man from Karai started with a razor blade but finished cutting off his penis with a knife....
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Ahmed Kathrada, one of South Africa’s preeminent struggle stalwarts who has died at the age of 87, was best known to many as Kathy or Uncle Kathy. He was a most unassuming man. Shy and non-imposing, he would walk through his neighbourhood and if approached it would be...
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  • 30 Mar 2017 - Ivanka Trump said on Wednesday she would work in the White House in an unpaid, informal advisory role to the president as she sought to allay ethics concerns about working there.“I have heard the concerns some have with my advising the president in my personal...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - A rubber boat packed with migrants sank in the Mediterranean and the presumed sole survivor - a 16-year-old Gambian boy - told rescuers he believed all other passengers drowned, the International Migration Organization (IOM) said on Wednesday.A humanitarian vessel,...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - A Philippines lawmaker filed supplementary charges on Thursday to an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte, accusing him of taking a "defeatist stance" by doing nothing to challenge Beijing's activities in the South China Sea.Opposition congressman...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - A South Korean court began deliberating on Thursday whether to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in a corruption scandal involving charges she solicited bribes from the country's largest conglomerate.Park could become South Korea's...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - Since the election, there's been endless chatter that Chelsea Clinton might follow in her parents' footsteps. But in an interview with Variety, she quashed those rumors."I am not running for public office," Clinton said.Clinton has been grilled about a number of...
  • 30 Mar 2017 - French centrist Emmanuel Macron is on course to come out on top of the first round of France's presidential election next month and go on to win in the May 7 runoff against far right leader Marine Le Pen, an Elabe poll showed on Wednesday.Macron, a popular independent...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a condolence message to the family and friends of South Africa freedom fighter Ahmed Kathrada (pictured). He said he received the news with dismay and sadness. “With our brothers and sisters in South Africa, I mourn the loss of a...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - The banking amendment act that brought in a cap on interest rates for loans and a floor for deposits has been in effect for only seven months. The act fixed the maximum interest margin on loans, which is the difference between the loan and deposit rates. Currently,...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - IT was always a question of when, not if, politically rejuvenated Wiper supremo Kalonzo Musyoka would bolt out of NASA over the presidential ticket.With all signs clear that Raila Odinga will run away with the NASA ticket, Kalonzo has taken the plunge in the opposite...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - The Coast International College yesterday signed an MoU with a Malaysian university to offer courses in Islamic Finance.The CIC, owned by Gulfcap Group of Kenya, will partner with the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance for provision of curriculum...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - Parliament has been given 60 days to enact a law to implement the two-thirds gender rule or risk dissolution. In a decision seen as a victory for women, constitutional court Justice John Mativo yesterday held that Parliament’s failure to enact laws to realise the...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - Three Machakos governor hopefuls have agreed to join hands and unseat incumbent Alfred Mutua.CCU party leader Wavinya Ndeti, outgoing East African Legislative Assembly member Peter Mathuki and Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala said they were ready to shelve their personal...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - Ivory prices in China have fallen by nearly two thirds since 2014 as the country begins to completely shut down all domestic ivory trade and processing tomorrow.A new report released in Nairobi yesterday says in early 2014, the average wholesale price of illegal ivory...
  • 29 Mar 2017 - There's an old saying that elephants never forget. You also can say they almost never sleep.Scientists say a first-of-its-kind study tracking the sleep behaviour of wild elephants found the world's largest land mammal sleeps two hours per day on average, and some days...

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