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  • Ezakiel Mutua: Government 'unapologetic' in protecting children

    November 1, 2017 5:59 AM 60

    NAIROBI, KENYA: The authorities have banned a show on Disney channel from airing in Kenya, citing the introduction of a gay character for its second season. The Disney Channel made history recently after it introduced a gay storyline to its popular show, Andi Mack, for its second season. In the show, 13-year-old Cyrus Goodman comes out as gay and confesses

  • Mombasa Council of Elders oppose calls for civil disobedience

    November 1, 2017 5:50 AM 61

    The planned public disobedience by the Opposition will derail development in counties under governors allied to the Opposition, the Mombasa County Council of Elders has warned. The council, which is allied to the Jubilee Party regime, also claimed that the Opposition’s agitation for fresh elections would antagonise the 17 counties controlled by the National

  • Search mission at Lake Nakuru remains a mystery

    November 1, 2017 5:44 AM 60

    A mission to recover bodies and debris of the helicopter that crashed in Lake Nakuru is yet to yield any fruit despite the involvement of experts. Sonar machines from the Kenya Navy and a magnetometer from the Ministry of Mining have not been able to locate the wreckage. Six geologists from the ministry, working closely with divers, have not been able to recover

  • Why Raila decision to stay in politics worries allies

    November 1, 2017 5:22 AM 66

    A revelation by Raila Odinga that he will only quit politics once Jubilee is sent packing, has sent shock-waves among some opposition leaders. On Monday night, a day after the opposition Chief made the declaration in Kawangware, some NASA MPS from Western Kenya were heard deliberating at a city hotel what the announcement meant for their region

  • Why Chebukati should for once be honest to himself and his country

    November 1, 2017 4:54 AM 59

    From the statement made by electoral commission chairman Wafula Chebukati on October 18, there was an acknowledgement of Raila Odinga's withdrawal from the October 26 repeat presidential race. The chairman suggested that we must go beyond thinking of Raila as a person and consider the more than six million Kenyans who felt disenfranchised by his withdrawal

  • Jose Mourinho picking the wrong fight with Man Utd fans, says Matt Le Tissier

    October 31, 2017 11:13 PM 79

    Matt Le Tissier believes Jose Mourinho is picking the wrong fight following his programme notes ahead of Manchester United's 2-0 win over Benfica. Some United fans were heard booing after Mourinho brought off Marcus Rashford for Anthony Martial during Saturday's 1-0 win over Tottenham before the Frenchman scored a late winner. Mourinho then appeared

  • Manchester United 2-0 Benfica: Talking points from Old Trafford win

    October 31, 2017 10:35 PM 87

    An own goal from Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar and a penalty from Daley Blind ensured United continued their perfect start in Group A, putting them on the brink of the last-16 with two games to play. Anthony Martial was handed a start after coming off the bench to score Manchester United's winner against Tottenham on Saturday, and he certainly seemed

  • Paris agreement targets leave 'alarming gap' to slow climate change: UN report

    October 31, 2017 10:29 PM 73

    Canada has no immediate plans to raise emission cutting targets, despite UN pressure Canada has no immediate plans to raise its targets for cutting emissions, despite pressure from the United Nations to step it up or risk the failure of the Paris climate change agreement. In the 2015 Paris accord, 196 countries, including Canada, agreed to set national

  • Kajiado county government repossesses land from Tana and Athi River Development Authority

    October 31, 2017 9:14 PM 59

    The county government has repossessed land from Tana and Athi River Development Authority (Tarda) following expiry of its lease. At least 100 county askaris led by Lands executive Hamilton Parseina and his Agriculture counterpart Moses ole Narok, moved to the farm in Emali, along the Kajiado Makueni border, and secured it in an operation that took two hours

  • Results for this year’s KCPE could be announced this month

    October 31, 2017 9:05 PM 65

    The results for this year’ Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination could be announced this month, the Kenya National Examinations Council has said. George Magoha, the chairman of the council, said Knec had procured 20 machines at a cost of Sh100 million to enhance marking of scripts. According to Prof Magoha, acquisition of the automated Optical