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  • Olive moves to court over cancelled laptops tender

    March 19, 2014 12:48 PM 6

    Consequently, the Indian firm wants the procuring entity restrained from proceeding with the fresh tender review process for two firms pending hearing and determination of the case. Olive had won the tender for the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of primary schools laptops before it was cancelled over various irregularities committed

  • Traders count loses as fire destroys property in Gikomba market

    March 19, 2014 9:45 AM 17

    Updated Wednesday, March 19th 2014 at 12:34 GMT +3 NAIROBI, KENYA: Property valued at millions of shillings were Tuesday night destroyed in a fire at the Gikomba market, Nairobi. The fire started at around 8pm and took up to midnight to contain. It razed down a large section of the market’s stalls and stores. Police said they are yet to know the cause

  • Court terminates Evans Kidero, Rachael Shebesh assault case

    March 19, 2014 9:41 AM 21

    Updated Wednesday, March 19th 2014 at 11:53 GMT +3 Nairobi, Kenya: The High Court Wednesday ended the dispute between Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and Women Representative Rachael Shebesh by formally admitting the mutual consent written by the two to withdraw the complaint from police. Justice David Majanja sitting in Nairobi admitted the written consent

  • Maasai elders call off meeting with Uhuru

    March 19, 2014 5:50 AM 6

    LEADERS from the Maasai community yesterday called off a planned meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta. The meeting was to be held at State House yesterday. Led by William ole Ntimama, the leaders said they had to postpone it because their comrades in some areas had not been consulted and informed of the meeting. “The President is the guardian, protector

  • Ruto’s Spokesman carjacked, robbed near State House

    March 19, 2014 5:38 AM 11

    David Mugonyi was getting home near St George’s School on State House Road at about 10.30 pm when gunmen forced their way into his vehicle and sped off, according to police and witnesses. They then ordered him to ask his friends to send him money through MPESA, while driving around the city even as police mounted a major security operation. “They made him call several

  • Calling off varsity lecturers’ strike complex – union

    March 18, 2014 8:57 PM 8

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – The Kenya Universities Staff Union (KUSU) now says the strike by lecturers and non-teaching staff can only be called off following a National Governing Council meeting which will decide if negotiations have been fruitful. In an interview with Capital FM News on Tuesday, Secretary General Charles Mukhwaya pointed out that union

  • Government of Kenya considers taking over private wildlife reserves as poaching soars

    March 18, 2014 4:56 PM 12

    Updated Tuesday, March 18th 2014 at 19:53 GMT +3 NAIROBI, KENYA: The government has warned it may take over the running of private wildlife sanctuary operations over rising security breaches. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural resources Dr Richard Lesiyampe’s warning follows the killing of a male black rhino at the Ol Pejeta

  • Appeals court orders by-election in Mathare

    March 18, 2014 3:00 PM 7

    The ruling by a three-judge bench on Tuesday ordered that fresh elections should be held in the constituency as required by law following a petition by one of the contestants, Stephen Kariuki. The judges also directed that Kariuki’s cost be paid by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission in both the Court of Appeal and the High Court which

  • Suspected poacher killed in Nakuru park

    March 18, 2014 2:25 PM 6

    The rangers on patrol confiscated five poisoned arrows, a spear and food items from the slain poacher while two other accomplices managed to escape in the 1am incident. The park’s Senior Warden, Adan Kala affirmed that the park which is a major rhino sanctuary is under tight surveillance citing previous cases of poaching mid last year. He said at least

  • West Africa to get new EU support

    March 18, 2014 12:17 PM 17

    European Commissioners Andris Piebalgs, for Development policy, and Karel De Gucht, for Trade policy, has welcomed the Foreign Affairs Council conclusions confirming new EU support of at least €6.5 billion for the Economic Partnership Agreement Development Program (PAPED) for West Africa1 during the period 2015-2020. The funds will greatly enhance trade