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Storms halt Okoa signature hunt

Details Strong winds, heavy rains, mud and a water-logged venue first delayed then disrupted the launch of public signature hunt by the Okoa Kenya Movement....

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Police recover passports in Mathare Hospital

Details Police in Nairobi have launched investigations following the recovery of ten passports at Mathare Hospital on Friday evening....

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MCAs may push for their referendum

Details Members of County Assembly MCAs meeting at the Bomas of Kenya, have on Saturday resolved to form a 15 - member technical committee to look into the issues of devolution....

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MCAs may push parallel referendum

Details Members of County Assembly MCAs meeting at the Bomas of Kenya, have on Saturday resolved to form a 15 - member technical committee to look into devolution issues ....

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Okoa Kenya begins referendum signature search

Details Cord's push for referendum dubbed OKOAkenya has started collecting signatures at Embakasi Girls Sec school in Nairobi....

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Five killed after matatu plunges into Mbagathi River

Details Five people were killed after a matatu plunged into Mbagathi River on Mombasa Road....

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Uhuru Kenyatta arrives in Uganda for youth forum

Details President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Uganda to attend a youth forum....

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Police officer suspended over Facebook post on Ferguson protesters

Details A police officer in Missouri was suspended after he used Facebook to lash out at protesters condemning the shooting of an unarmed black teenager....

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Sierra Leone to review ties with Kenya over Ebola response

Details Sierra Leone has threatened to review its relationship with Kenya over isolation following the Ebola outbreak....

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Two denied bail in Sh1.3bn narcotics trafficking case

Details Two more people who were charged with trafficking heroin valued at Sh1.3 billion will remain in custody until their case is heard and determined....

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Scare for parents as the youth turn to new deadly drugs

Details Forget cocaine, bhang and heroin. More Kenyans are turning to the so-called designer drugs in a shocking wave of drug addiction afflicting mostly the youth and urban affluent....

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No pay yet as doctors’ strike bites

Details There was no end in sight to the strike at the Coast General Hospital on Friday with doctors saying they were yet to receive their July pay....

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US courts expose shocking cruelty of Kenyan diplomats

Details Three Kenyan diplomats are battling vicious multi-million law suits filed against them by the house helps they allegedly lured and conscripted into slavish service in the US....

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New land law to tackle injustices

Details The National Land Commission is drafting a law that will address historical land injustices....

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Anti-graft agency can now lock up suspects

Details The anti-corruption commission can detain suspects at the Integrity Centre since it is gazetted as a police station....

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Private tomb in a public space? The paradox of Kenyatta’s mausoleum

Details In the small hours of August 22, 1978 at State House, Mombasa, President Jomo Kenyatta died. Later that morning, they put his body in a Kenya Air Force Buffalo transport plane and flew it to the Eastleigh air base in Nairobi....

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Experts query bid to change election date

Details Legal experts have questioned the bid to move the next General Election date from August to December....

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Two shot dead in daylight attack on Lamu village

Details A major security crackdown has been launched inside Boni forest in Lamu County after suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists killed at least two people and stole two vehicles this week....

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Ministry not ready to handle Ebola

Details The Health Ministry’s preparedness in the fight against Ebola is worrying despite assurances from top officials....

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Zimbabwe warns citizens against visiting Nigerian 'prophets'

Details Zimbabweans warned against visiting "prophets" in Nigeria as they risk contracting the deadly Ebola virus....

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Ward reps to lock horns over push for vote at inaugural Bomas forum

Details The heated debate over a proposed national referendum Saturday shifts to the 47 County Assemblies, in what is billed as a make or break stage for the vote....

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Tame Jakoyo and Oburu, or else... rebels tell Raila

Details ODM leader Raila Odinga has this week come under intense pressure to tame seven of his close allies or lose the support of key regions....

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Hunt for Cord vote signatures starts Saturday

Details Cord will Saturday morning launch a drive to collect more than a million signatures from Kenyans to support their bid for a referendum....

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Iten: Where champs are born and bred

Details What greets a visitor on arrival in Iten Town is a billboard with the words “Home of Champions”....

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Landowners to be paid this month

Details About 146 families displaced by the Lamu port will be compensated before the end of the month....

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Lamu landowners to be paid this month

Details About 146 families displaced by the Lamu port will be compensated before the end of the month....

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Filmed killing held at Libya city stadium

Details An Islamist armed group carried out a videotaped execution of an Egyptian man in a football stadium in Libya, in what Amnesty said on Friday highlighted the country’s descent into lawlessness....

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Four killed in Israeli attack on Gaza as Europe pushes for truce

Details Israeli air strikes killed four Palestinians in Gaza on Friday as European governments sought UN action to end more than six weeks of bloodshed....

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Russian aid convoy ‘invades’ Ukraine

Details Ukraine accused Moscow of invading after Russia unilaterally sent the first part of its mammoth aid convoy into eastern Ukraine on Friday, warning against any attacks on the trucks....

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President Uhuru Kenyatta to address youth forum in Kampala

Details Head of State to deliver keynote address at Pakasa forum....

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Be patriotic and unite, President Uhuru Kenyatta tells Kenyans

Details President Kenyatta says Kenya was built on the principles of unity, patriotism and selflessness....

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Julius Malema 'must apply for visa' to visit Botswana

Details EFF leader remains unable to enter Botswana despite his diplomatic passport....

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Governors withdrawal will not weaken referendum push, Raila Odinga says

Details Cord leader Raila Odinga says the withdrawal by some governors allied to the Jubilee Alliance will not weaken the push for a referendum....

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Man abandons two children outside hotel in Nairobi

Details Two children were abandoned by a man believed to be their father outside a hotel on Latema Road in Nairobi County....

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Tight security as Mombasa cultural festival kicks off

Details Security has been beefed up in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa as an international cultural festival kicked off on Thursday....

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NTSA to inspect all cars older than four years

Details All vehicles more than four years old will be required to undergo mandatory inspections....

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Staff dilemma in Ebola-hit areas

Details Tough choices face Kenyans who need to report to their work stations in Ebola-affected countries....

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Bill on polls date change gets nod

Details Parliament’s Justice and Legal Affairs Committee has approved for publication a Bill seeking to change the Constitution and shift general elections from August to December....

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Why referendum got cold shoulder

Details County chief executives from Mount Kenya have decided to get more funds to their regions through a parliamentary amendment, Council of Governors chairman Isaac Ruto said on Thursday....

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Ngilu digs up 125,000 land files in clean-up

Details The missing files had delayed many land cases in the region, according to Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu....

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Kenya’s most loyal tourist visits again

Details Ignoring the travel advisories issued by UK and US governments, Hildegaard is now on her 32nd visit to the country....

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Uhuru shatters spy chiefs’ hopes

Details President Uhuru Kenyatta, in so doing, overlooked eight lieutenants of retired Maj-Gen Michael Gichangi, who resigned from NIS last week....

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Governors’ case referred to Mutunga

Details Chief Justice Willy Mutunga is to appoint a panel of judges to determine a case lodged by governors to stop the Senate from summoning them....

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Four county chiefs waver on referendum campaign

Details Lusaka was however more restrained, saying the interest of governors was to see more money allocated to the counties....

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Apologise for rights abuses, Uhuru urged

Details President Uhuru Kenyatta should apologise for historical injustices by the State as a step towards national healing, security experts have said....

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Traffic head drives car into ditch

Details Traffic Police Commandant Charlton Mureithi was on Sunday night involved in an accident on Ojijo Road in Parklands, Nairobi....

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Raila holds secret talks on referendum

Details Cord leader Raila Odinga went to Tanzania to strategise on the proposed referendum accompanied by co-principals Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang’ula....

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Dr Njoroge Mungai: A story of big dreams, resilience and triumph

Details On the evening of January 25, 1971, Dr Njoroge Mungai and President Milton Obote of Uganda were seated in a hotel in downtown Singapore, having drinks....

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No end to Coast doctors strike

Details Patients continued being turned away at the Coast General Hospital Thursday as striking doctors resisted pressure to resume work....

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Aga Khan Museum to open next month

Details The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto will open its doors to the public on September 18....

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