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  • 52-year-old church leader joins fight for KCPE certificate

    October 31, 2017 8:18 PM 13

    As the head of his Yahweh Restoration Assembly church, Rev John Rutere Mugo is a financially stable and respected community leader in his Gikuuri village in Embu County. The counsel of the 52-year-old father of two is frequently sought and revered by the worshippers and the community in general. But the man who dropped out of school in Standard Six 32 years

  • Gabrielle Maina’s husband has been released from custody

    October 31, 2017 7:53 PM 10

    THERE has been a shock development in the case of Gabrielle Maina, an Australian teacher and mother-of-two, gunned down in Kenya. Cyrus Bernard Maina Njuguna and his cousin John Njuguna Waithira were arrested in connection with Gabrielle Maina’s murder in the capital of Nairobi on October 24. But they were released without charge overnight by a magistrate

  • Businessmen, professionals congratulate President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta for his win in repeat poll

    October 31, 2017 6:15 PM 2

    Members of the Hood Group Businessmen and Professionals have congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta for his win in the just concluded repeat poll terming it a great step towards nation building and restoration of investor confidence in the economy. Addressing the press at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi, the business consortium asked Kenya to end the politics

  • GITAU: In defence of a misunderstood profession

    October 31, 2017 5:24 PM 9

    “It has wasted valuable time engaging in public relations exercises intended to create the illusion of motion without any movement.” By so doing, Mr Odinga joined a host of politicians, particularly, from the opposition, who have consistently accused the government of engaging in “meaningless public relations exercises”. Unfortunately, politicians are not alone

  • Kenyans react after Raila Odinga speaks on Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election

    October 31, 2017 4:53 PM 2

    Kenyans have elicited mixed reactions after Opposition leader Raila Odinga spoke on President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election. Some hit out at Raila saying that he was misled by Siaya Senator James Orengo in asking supporters to boycott the repeat presidential poll. Others lauded the former Prime Minister indicating that he was the father of democracy in Kenya

  • Bishop Korir: Peacemaker par excellence

    October 31, 2017 4:39 PM 31

    Two weeks before last Thursday's repeat presidential election, Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir implored the rival Jubilee and Nasa alliances to soften their hard-line stands to help ease the political tensions that were rising to a deafening crescendo. While he was against the timing of the proposed changes in electoral laws championed by Jubilee

  • No new Miss Tourism this year

    October 31, 2017 3:44 PM 6

    Kenya will not have a new Miss Tourism this year due to the prolonged political season that has hampered efforts to hold the annual fete. The reigning Miss Tourism is Wendy Omolo from Homa Bay County who won the pageant on June 2016, and the country was supposed to have a new beauty queen in June this year. The pageant’s national executive director Alice

  • NCCK: Create office for opposition leader

    October 31, 2017 3:37 PM 9

    Protestant churches have called for a change in law to create the positions of the office of the official leader of opposition, as well as that of a prime minister and two deputies. The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) on Tuesday said the additional positions – to be created through Parliament or a referendum – will help promote inclusivity

  • We exposed tyranny of numbers in Jubilee to be fraud, says Raila Odinga

    October 31, 2017 3:19 PM 10

    The National Super Alliance (NASA) has termed the October 26 repeat presidential election a meaningless exercise that should be forgotten. Addressing the country after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared Uhuru Kenyatta winner on Monday, NASA leader Raila Odinga said it was time for his movement to begin the essential task of making

  • Uhuru was not democratically elected, says Raila

    October 31, 2017 3:05 PM 10

    NASA leader Raila Odinga has announced establishment of peoples’ assembly, a broad based forum to discuss issues affecting Kenyans. The people’s assembly will be a forum of elected leaders, members of the civil society and religious leaders who will be discussing issues affecting Kenyans and pass resolutions that can be debated in county assemblies