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  • Kenya now says US tapping Uhuru’s phone calls

    May 30, 2014 4:53 PM 5

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – The government has started investigations against the United States after allegations that its intelligence agency has been secretly listening to phone conversations of President Uhuru Kenyatta and senior State House officials. ICT Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said the government will dig into the matter, adding that they were not ready

  • All set for Raila Odinga’s grand return

    May 30, 2014 3:53 PM 7

    NAIROBI, Kenya May 30 – Coalition for Reforms and Democracy leaders led by former Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka have confirmed that preparations are complete for Saturday’s homecoming rally for CORD leader Raila Odinga. Briefing the media on the preparations for the event, Musyoka appealed for calm and urged the coalition’s supporters to maintain peace

  • Unite Kenyans, don’t incite them – Uhuru

    May 30, 2014 2:51 PM 8

    The President said leaders should use their freedoms responsibly to foster peace and to improve living standards for Kenyans. “We want peace in our country. Our objective is to unite Kenyans and help them achieve more in life,” he said. The President spoke during the funeral service of the late Gatundu South MP Joseph Ngugi at Gitare Primary School in Gatundu

  • Kenya : Narrow escape for Embu residents as brew strikes again

    May 30, 2014 1:55 PM 3

    Embu, Kenya: There is anxiety in Embu County after three people were rushed to the area Level Five hospital in serious condition after taking some suspected illicit brew at a joint in the town. County Commissioner Amos Gathecha said investigations are in top gear to establish the type of liquor the victims consumed. Embu West district acting OCPD Terry

  • Inter-Clan Clashes Leave 14 Schools Closed In Wajir

    May 30, 2014 1:31 PM 5

    This fresh tide came during the mass burial of 11 people who were killed yesterday in Gunana. Several others were injured in the attack by raiders suspected to have crossed over from the neighbouring Mandera County. The two communities from both Wajir and Mandera counties have been fighting each other in the recent past. The attack occurred despite security

  • Kenya assures of security ahead of UN environment meet

    May 30, 2014 1:21 PM 4

    He said the visiting dignitaries would be accorded a security detail to escort them to and from the airport, their hotels and the United Nations offices in Nairobi (UNON) so they should not be cowed by the recent spate of terror attacks. “They have nothing to fear. This is an opportunity for the international community to stand in solidarity with Kenya

  • Kenya: Machakos Intensifies Fight Against Corruption

    May 30, 2014 1:18 PM 4

    By Anthony Langat, 30 May 2014 Nairobi — MACHAKOS Governor, Alfred Mutua, said his government was committed to curb corruption. He pledged his administration's support to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). The governor said he was impressed with the commitment the anti-graft body is showing in fighting graft and lauded their move to open an office

  • Kenya : African countries set to beat digital migration deadline

    May 30, 2014 12:59 PM 3

    Kenya: A three days Digital Migration and Spectrum Policy Summit of African states ended Wednesday where delegates made and adopted various recommendations on maximising the digital dividends. The 29 delegates from Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Equatorial, Libya, Malawi, Mauritania

  • Police kill 3 suspects near Muthaiga

    May 30, 2014 12:46 PM 15

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – Three suspected thugs were on Thursday night killed by police near the Muthaiga Police Station as security within the city gets enhanced. Nairobi Deputy Commandant Moses Ombati told Capital FM News officers recovered two pistols and four rounds of ammunitions from the fallen thugs. The shooting ensued after police waved down the car the gang was using

  • South Sudan rebel leader in Kenya for talks

    May 30, 2014 10:55 AM 10

    Machar met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday and was set for more talks on Friday, rebel spokesman Mabior Garang told AFP. A statement from the Kenyan presidency said Machar had expressed "his desire to pursue peace for South Sudan", but gave no further details. Machar's rebels have been fighting forces loyal to President Salva Kiir since