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December 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula got a temporary reprieve on Wednesday after the High Court issued orders stopping the BBC from publishing stories linking him to corruption deals with a tobacco company. Justice Nicholas Ombija agreed...

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November 25, 2015 - 0 Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday reshuffled his cabinet announcing that the changes were necessary for effective service delivery. He expanded the number of Cabinet Secretaries from 19 to 20. The new cabinet only has five...

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November 2, 2015 - 0 Comments

The High Court in Kisumu on Monday ordered the arrest and prosecution of Gem MP Jakoyo Midiwo for claiming that Cord leader Raila Odinga’s life was in danger. Mr Justice Hillary Chemitei dismissed an application...

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October 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

It’s exactly one week before millions of Tanzanians go to polls in one of the most competitive elections. The ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party is facing its greatest challenge since the restoration of multi-party...

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October 10, 2015 - 0 Comments

By DPPS Deputy President William Ruto has asked leaders in the East African region to avoid divisive politics. He encouraged leaders to address issues that drive development, foster unity and improve lives of the people....

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September 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives in New York on Wednesday and is expected to meet Pope Francis and British Prime Minister David Cameron. Kenya’s envoy to the United Nations Macharia Kamau has described President Kenyatta’s trip...

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September 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

Activists from Nairobi will Monday take to the streets to protest the government’s decision to close schools following a strike by teachers. The protest will mark the beginning of week-long demonstrations, said the activists, who...

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September 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday night ruled out paying teachers higher salaries, saying that doing so would raise the cost of living. In a televised address from State House, Nairobi, the President said the government...

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September 19, 2015 - 0 Comments

By B M J MURIITHI A section of Kenyans living in the United States have appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to postpone his planned trip to the United Nations headquarters in New York over the...

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September 16, 2015 - 0 Comments

Cord leader Raila Odinga has said he will not apologise to Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru for linking her to the National Youth Service (NYS) scandal. Mr Odinga said he is not afraid of being...

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September 4, 2015 - 0 Comments

At the offices in Busia Town, the heavily guarded officers carted away computers from the office of the governor and the finance and procurement departments. The morning raid took most of the employees by surprise...

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August 13, 2015 - 1 Comments

MPs from western Kenya have said they turned down an invitation to State House to discuss a trade agreement on sugar imports. On Thursday, 11 MPs in the Western Kenya Parliamentary Caucus told journalists they...

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August 7, 2015 - 0 Comments

THIKA, Kenya, Aug 6 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has criticised the Opposition for failing to put the interest of the country before theirs when the President of the United States, Barack Obama, was in the...

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July 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

Opposition leaders on Monday revealed details of the memorandum they presented to US President Barack Obama on Sunday. In the document, Mr Raila Odinga (ODM), Mr Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), Mr Moses Wetang’ula (Ford-Kenya) and Ms Martha Karua...

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July 18, 2015 - 0 Comments

Cord principal Raila Odinga on Friday made fresh allegations of corruption against Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru and questioned why she had not stepped down. Mr Odinga said Ms Waiguru was being investigated by the...

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July 12, 2015 - 0 Comments

Cord leader Raila Odinga on Saturday warned Jubilee that nothing would stop his bid to win the 2017 presidential election, as he rallied voters to register in large numbers. Mr Odinga said Kenyans can no...

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July 10, 2015 - 0 Comments

A team of MPs, governors and former ministers from western Kenya on Thursday displayed a united front as Mr Eugene Wamalwa was sworn in as the Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary. Mr Wamalwa’s swearing-in at...

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July 9, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 8 – The National Cohesion and Integration Commission has now written to the Inspector General of Police to arrest and prosecute Gatundu South legislator Moses Kuria over incitement. NCIC Chairman Francis Ole...

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