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October 19, 2017 10:42 AM Uganda confirms one case of Ebola-like Marburg virus

KAMPALA: Uganda has confirmed one case of Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever similar to Ebola, the health minister said on Thursday. Jane Ruth Aceng told reporters at a news conference in capital Kampala that the case, which led to a fatality, had been confirmed after a series of tests were carried out. The East African nation last suffered

October 19, 2017 7:43 AM High Court to give direction on Jimi Wanjigi case

The High Court is today expected to give direction in a case in which businessman Jimi Wanjigi and his wife Irene Nzisa moved to court to protest against his possible arrest. The couple sued the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet and the Director of Public Prosecution Keriako Tobiko following police raids at his two residences, restaurant and offices

October 19, 2017 5:39 AM Jimi Wanjigi's father condemns police raid, destruction of his son's property

NAIROBI, KENYA: Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has claimed that he midwifed the formation of the Jubilee alliance that united President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto. Wanjigi said the Jubilee coalition was born in his palatial home in Muthaiga, the same house that police officers held under siege for 72 hours. He said it was regrettable that the Jubilee

October 19, 2017 5:16 AM Court allows Nakumatt’s eviction from Junction Mall

The owners of the Junction Mall have closed an outlet belonging to Nakumatt Supermarkets after the High Court set aside orders that allowed the troubled retailer escape an initial eviction bid two weeks ago. The management of the shopping complex, which is majority owned by the wealthy Ndegwa family, says Nakumatt’s agents and employees can now only access

October 18, 2017 9:05 PM Wanjigi: Jubilee was born in my house

Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has claimed that he midwifed the formation of the Jubilee alliance that united President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto. Wanjigi said the Jubilee coalition was born in his palatial home in Muthaiga, the same house that police officers held under siege for 72 hours. He said it was regrettable that the Jubilee regime

October 18, 2017 9:04 PM Jubilee MPs accuse NASA leaders of trying to obstruct police from doing their job

Billionaire businessman Jimi Wanjigi has accused the State of persecuting him for falling out with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Mr Wanjigi, who spoke after emerging from hiding, faulted the Government following a 72-hour siege on his palatial home in Muthaiga, Nairobi. The three-day lockdown by officers from the paramilitary General Service Unit, Directorate

October 18, 2017 7:08 PM Alleged Amanda Lindhout kidnapper tries to explain inconsistencies, despite taped evidence

Ali Omar Ader says he wasn't a negotiator, just a captive ordered to make ransom requests In the last day of testimony in the Amanda Lindhout kidnapping trial, the Crown poked holes in the story of the alleged negotiator who handled many of the details of the ransom payment that led to the Canadian journalist's release. Ali Omar Ader, the Somali man lured

October 18, 2017 4:34 PM Man detained over threats to shoot protesters during NASA demos

Police have arrested a 31-year-old man who posted a message on Facebook calling for the shooting of protesters during anti-IEBC demonstrations. David Ochieng Omondi was arrested while he was in his house in Githurai, Nairobi on Tuesday. The suspect posted the messages on Facebook, accompanied by a picture of himself holding an AK47 rifle saying he would

October 18, 2017 12:41 PM Chebukati asks staff adversely mentioned in bungled August poll to quit

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 18 – The Chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wafula Chebukati, now wants Secretariat staff blamed for bungling the August 8 presidential election to step aside. Chebukati who made his first address after the resignation of Commissioner Roselyn Akombe said a seven-member project

October 18, 2017 12:39 PM I’m an innocent man, Wanjigi says after 72 hours siege

By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 18 – Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has recounted his family’s ordeal during the 72-hour police siege at his palatial residence in Nairobi’s posh Muthaiga suburb and accused them of harassment, while dismissing as a smoke screen another raid at his Malindi villa. Wanjigi, who addressed a press conference accompanied by his family 2