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  • Security chiefs warn politicians over KDF rigging claim

    June 23, 2017 4:20 PM 2

    The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will remain "apolitical" in the August 8 General Election, security chiefs have said. Cabinet secretaries Raychelle Omamo (Defence) and Joseph Nkaissery (Interior) and Chief of Defence Forces Samson Mwathethe spoke with one voice and warned that the military should not be dragged into election contests. He alleged military

  • The Energy 202: This Energy Department official has a history of disturbing tweets

    June 23, 2017 1:34 PM 2

    "Who is this little arrogant self-hating Jew to tell anyone for whom to vote?” These are some of the questions asked by William C. Bradford on Twitter before he was appointed by the Trump administration to run the Energy Department’s Office of Indian Energy. In those now-deleted tweets, which The Washington Post reported on late Thursday, Bradford remarked

  • Govt digitizes international treaties involving Kenya

    June 23, 2017 12:49 PM 3

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has digitized all international treaties involving Kenya in a move that is aimed at making them easily accessible by members of the public. Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed says accessing the treaties online was a practical tool for the public to familiarize with the obligations that the country has entered

  • President Kenyatta issues titles for squatters in Nyeri

    June 23, 2017 12:39 PM 4

    President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday evening wrapped up his tour of Nyeri County by launching the construction of the historic Ruringu Stadium. The other highlight of the President’s visit was the issuing of title deeds to squatters in colonial villages in Nyeri County as well as one for the stadium. President Kenyatta said the construction of the stadium

  • Court of Appeal to deliver ruling in presidential tally case

    June 23, 2017 12:17 PM 3

    By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 23 – The Court of Appeal will Friday morning deliver a ruling whether the declaration of presidential results should be done at the constituency or national level. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission filed the appeal challenging the High Court finding that the presidential election results announced

  • Gunmen kill 3 in suspected extremist attack in Kenya’s north

    June 23, 2017 10:51 AM 2

    NAIROBI, Kenya — Officials say three people have been killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya’s Mandera County, which borders Somalia. Northeastern Regional Security Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said Friday that four gunmen shot dead two civilians and a policeman at a bank in Elwak. Saleh says three others were wounded

  • Girls in public schools to get free sanitary towels

    June 23, 2017 9:42 AM 2

    A decade ago, after sanitary towels were made more affordable through scrapping of taxes, girls studying in public schools in Kenya have another reason to smile after the government declared that free sanitary towels will be provided, following President Uhuru Kenyatta signing an act, effecting it into law on Wednesday. The act which states that every

  • The Open letter to IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati doing rounds on social media

    June 23, 2017 8:32 AM 1

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairperson Wafula Chebukati is a man under siege after a letter allegedly addressed to him circulated widely on the social media. The letter appeared on the Facebook page of a Nairobi-based lawyer Donald Kipkorir and was allegedly authored by the prominent lawyer. In what appears to be a warning shot against

  • Meru leaders seek to exclude rivals from presidential tour

    June 23, 2017 7:16 AM 2

    Local Jubilee Party leaders want their rivals to steer clear of President Uhuru Kenyatta's visit to the region. Senator Kiraitu Murungi, who is hoping to unseat Governor Peter Munya in the polls, said non-Jubilee aspirants should stay away from the meetings unless they wore the party's colours. Meanwhile, Kiraitu who was flanked by Igembe South MP Mithika

  • Kasarani man breaks woman’s rib for ‘not serving him food like a king’

    June 23, 2017 4:57 AM 2

    A man has been arraigned in court for allegedly breaking his girlfriend’s her rib. The court heard that Kennedy Ochieng Oyoo attacked Caroline Wangui on May 30 within Kasarani area. Police said Oyoo arrived home after having a few drinks at a nearby bar and to picked a fight with his girlfriend. Oyoo is alleged to have hit Wangui in the torso and broke