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MP defends Kajwang’ over IDs

Details Rarieda MP Nicholas Gumbo has said Homa Bay senator Otieno Kajwang' is not to blame for the high number of people from Nyanza lacking ID cards....

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Tourists flock Baringo for Easter holiday

Details The tourism sector in Baringo County is enjoying a boom during this Easter holiday with most hotels in the area being fully booked....

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Mouth artist proves disability is not inability

Details Mary Wanja Mureithi is physically challenged but uses her mouth to draw world class paintings....

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Holidaymakers stranded after ferry stalls at Likoni

Details Holidaymakers destined to the South Coast were Saturday afternoon stranded for several hours after a ferry stalled at the Likoni channel....

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Garissa MCAs declare war on errant county executive members

Details Garissa MCAs have declared war against county executive members whom they accuse of violating the Constitution and being disrespectful to them....

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Families of five found in forest now agree to post-mortem analysis

Details Families of five victims killed and dumped in a Nyeri forest have agreed to have post-mortem examination conducted on their kin's bodies....

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Study urges pastoralists to embrace conservancies

Details Pastoralist communities would gain more by establishing conservancies as opposed to subdividing their land for urbanisation....

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Kenyan woman in German court over attempted manslaughter

Details A Kenyan woman identified as Elizabeth W. was in court on Thursday accused of trying to kill her daughter....

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Ward seat mini-poll heightens rivalry in Cord

Details ODM, Wiper and Ford Kenya candidates to fight with rivals in Shella ward by-election....

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Aden Duale now backs security swoops

Details Majority Leader asserts he fully supports crackdown on terror suspects as long as it is done within law....

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Roads suffer in tussle over cash

Details Motorists forced to endure bad roads despite paying Sh9 per litre of fuel meant for road maintenance....

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In Lokichar, the old gives way to the new

Details Long used to depending on livestock that is often wiped out by cyclical droughts, Ikai and fellow villagers had turned to agriculture....

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Can Turkana’s oil deliver region?

Details Inability to find jobs by the locals, coupled with insecurity, places county in a precarious situation....

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10 years on, is CDF experiment worth it?

Details While critics claim billions have gone down the drain, the fund’s proponents maintain it is serving its intended purpose....

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Eight sue EACC for wrongful dismissal

Details Former employees submit that their fate was pre-determined prior to vetting....

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Opposition in limbo as Raila Odinga extends US visit

Details Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has extended his visit to the US by one more month, in a move that could cause anxiety among his supporters....

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Digital register an excuse to rig poll, Cord says

Details Coalition downplays need to register persons afresh and calls on Jubilee to address real challenges....

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Low turnout at Coast may have been Cord’s undoing

Details The Coast region could have been the undoing of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s presidential bid last year....

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I’m not the one on tape: James Oswago

Details That recording had been shown to me by the Standard Group and I responded to every single issue raised there in an extensive interview....

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Shocking new revelations about 2013 election intrigues

Details Some of the claims are that the integrity of electronic tallying could not be guaranteed and that the IEBC quietly reduced number of voting centres...

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The gifted hands that saved baby Satrine’s life

Details After a three-hour operation, five neurosurgeons removed the bullet lodged in the boy’s head....

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Thousands attend Eldoret prayer meeting

Details Faithful travelled from all over the country in more than 500 buses....

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Francis Nyenze, Moses Wetang’ula under fire as Cord falters in opposition role

Details Some Wiper and ODM MPs accuse the minority leaders in National Assembly and Senate of being complacent and failing to steer the opposition course....

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Sh8bn in medicine lies in store as row rages over supplier

Details Jubilee senators want Kemsa to supply drugs while Cord senators want role left to governors....

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John Mruttu moves to woo MCAs

Details Troubled Taita Taveta Governor John Mruttu has moved to mend fences with the county assembly members days after he survived an impeachment motion....

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Film board warns media houses over content

Details The Kenya Film Classification Board has called on print and electronic media outlets to strictly adhere to the media and film laws....

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Ethnic bias claim rattles aspirants

Details TNA members eyeing the Mathare parliamentary seat say party must hold nominations....

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Former NSSF boss Alex Kazongo eyes Migori governor’s seat

Details Former National Social Security Fund (NSSF) boss Alex Kazongo has announced he will vie for the Migori governor’s seat....

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MCAs adamant on ousting Martin Wambora again

Details Leaders vow to impeach Embu governor afresh but his allies are working hard to stop the move....

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Wycliffe Oparanya: My target is 24-hour economy

Details The governor says he will boost sugar, dairy, tourism and education sectors to make the county achieve the dream....

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Forcing ICC witnesses to testify bad for Bensouda and Ruto, experts say

Details Lawyers say court order, in as much as it is bad for the accused, does not favour prosecutor...

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State to monitor progress of Vision 2030 projects

Details The Devolution and Planning Ministry is putting in place measures to help monitor projects implemented by the national and county governments....

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Speaker denies miniskirt ban

Details Lamu County Assembly Speaker Mohamed Hashim has dismissed reports appearing in the media that the Assembly will soon debate a motion proposing the ban on miniskirts....

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Judge awards Sh10m to boy run over by vehicle

Details The 15-year-old will require special care for the rest of his life as the accident left him disabled....

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The girl who awed the President lives by grace

Details Emily was born by a street girl and her granny can ill afford her upkeep....

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Boko Haram claims bomb attack that killed 75 in Nigeria’s capital

Details Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria’s capital in a video obtained Saturday, as the search continued for 85 schoolgirls still missing after a mass abduction by the Islamists....

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Abattoir tipped to transform the lives of the Pokot

Details Facility is one in five started under Economic Stimulus Programmes by Kibaki administration in 2012...

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County, KWS in project to save Lake Kamnarok

Details The Baringo County government and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) have teamed up to save Lake Kamnarok....

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Morocco on the spot as UN votes on Western Sahara peacekeepers tenure

Details With the United Nations Security Council due to vote next Wednesday to renew the mandate of Minurso, its peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, global focus has shifted to territories annexed by Morocco in the 1970s....

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CORD sees sinister motives in digital registration plan

Details The coalition accuses the Jubilee administration of planning to use the digital registration of Kenyans to rig the 2017 polls....

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Campaigns for Othaya seat intensify as election day nears

Details Peter King’ara, who defected from the Grand National Party to the Democratic Party, accuses TNA's Mary Wambui of “idling in parliament.”...

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Heavy security as followers flock to Prophet Owuor’s rally

Details Over 6,000 ushers and a 1,000-strong police presence punctuated Day Two of Prophet Dr David Owuor’s “Mega National Thanks-Giving Meeting” at Eldoret Sports Club Saturday....

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281 refugees transferred to camps

Details Some 281 refugees have been taken back to their camps from Nairobi in the last three days, the Ministry of Interior and National Coordination has said....

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UN says deadly attack on S. Sudan base may be 'war crime'

Details The United Nations Security Council said the attack which killed at least 58 people on a UN base in South Sudan where thousands of civilians were sheltering may 'constitute a war crime'....

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Governor seeks to mend fences with county assembly members

Details Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagu has reached out to the County Assembly and called for regular meetings with the executive....

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Police on the spot over five bodies found in forest with bullet wounds

Details Families of five people found dead in a Nyeri forest two days ago Friday claimed that police officers had picked them up the previous night....

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New, young Muslim leaders speak out

Details A new crop of Muslim leaders is emerging, keen on changing the status quo and provide alternative direction to the faithful....

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Kendu Bay Town offers a haven of religious tolerance

Details When a town is made up of two sections, old and new, like Kendu Bay, its residents probably have an interesting explanation for this....

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Dreadlocks ban Bill opposed

Details The motion proposing a ban on dreadlocks in Lamu County has received stiff opposition from lobby groups and youth leaders there....

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How Tanzania foiled terror attack on Kenya poll

Details In an exclusive interview with Saturday Nation, President Jakaya Kikwete revealed however that the terrorists were arrested, scuttling the attack plans....

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