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  • Additional charge for 4 Westgate suspects

    July 31, 2014 9:01 AM 18

    Prosecuting Attorney Mungai Warui on Thursday applied to Chief Magistrate Daniel Ochenja to have the additional charge of conspiracy to commit a terrorist attack preferred against all four of them. He told Capital FM News that they wanted the charges amended in order “to prefer charges we can easily prove.” The first accused Mohamed Abdi also had three

  • Colombia National Day celebrated in Nairobi

    July 31, 2014 8:28 AM 10

    July 20,1810 was the day Colombia cast off the shackles of colonialism from the Spanish. Since then the nation of Colombia has commemorated its independence day with wild celebrations. The Colombian embassy in Nairobi marked this special day at the residence of the ambassador in Runda Nairobi on Wednesday. The day marked a double celebration as the embassy

  • Kenya : School curriculum needs no holiday tuition

    July 31, 2014 7:30 AM 9

    Kenya: Schools close next week for learners to go on holiday. Official interaction of learners with the school curriculum comes to a break for three weeks before the start of the third term. The school curriculum is expected to ensure that each learner realises his or her potential, determine individual goals and attain them to fit in the society by leading

  • 'Sonko impostor' raped me - Eldoret girl

    July 31, 2014 7:27 AM 8

    A university student yesterday came forward claiming to be a victim of a man who has been conning people using the Nairobi senator Mike Sonko. The woman aged 22 claims to have been repeatedly raped by Joseph Gitau Njoki after lying to her that he would facilitate her meeting with Sonko. She said she was desperate to pay her university fees and the sweet

  • 3,000 teachers trained in ICT, says Kaimenyi

    July 31, 2014 7:27 AM 20

    MORE than 3,000 teachers have completed their computer courses. The training was meant to prepare teachers for the free laptop project in primary schools. Education Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi yesterday said the teachers “are ready to cascade ICT training to other teachers at school level.” In August 2013, 150 master trainer teachers in ICT successfully

  • Digital TV will ensure equality, says lawyer

    July 31, 2014 7:27 AM 7

    DIGITAL migration will create a level playing ground for all media houses, the Supreme Court was told yesterday. Lawyer Kilonzo Wambua, representing the Communication Commission of Kenya, said the move will rid the country of the airwaves being monopolised by some media houses. In the case in which CCK has appealed a Court of Appeal decision to push the migration

  • Kenyan woman injured in elephant attack

    July 31, 2014 7:27 AM 16

    Lydia Wanjiku was Wednesday evening admitted to the Nyahururu District Hospital with chest and head injuries she sustained after the afternoon jumbo attack near Sironi. The mother of 10 was in the company of 20 other women fetching firewood in the forest when the incident occurred. Medical officers at the hospital said the victim was stable and responding

  • ICC judges want details of all Uhuru's property

    July 31, 2014 5:34 AM 5

    The International Criminal Court now wants banks, mobile phone companies, the registrar of companies and the Kenya Revenue Authority compelled to release President Uhuru Kenyatta’s financial records. In its latest ruling ahead of Uhuru’s date with the Hague judges, the Trial Chamber V Bench maintained that the required records must be provided by all means

  • New Air Force Chief named in major military changes

    July 31, 2014 3:33 AM 20

    Major General Joff Otieno who served as KAF Commander has retired, according to the changes announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta on the advice of the Defence Council under the chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary for Defence Raychelle Omamo. Brigadier Francis Omondi Ogolla has been appointed Deputy Commander, Kenya Air Force. Other changes include the appointment

  • More woes for Sonko imposter as Eldoret varsity student lays rape claim

    July 31, 2014 3:17 AM 2

    A university student yesterday came forward and claimed to be a victim of a fraudster who has been using a faked online identity with Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko’s name on it. The woman, aged 22, claims to have been repeatedly raped by Joseph Gitau Njoki after lying to her that he would facilitate a meeting between her and Sonko. She said she was desperate