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November 2, 2017 3:13 PM Chepkwony leaves KQ after 5 months

Kenya Airways’ human resources director has resigned from the national carrier five months after joining from Tata Chemicals Magadi where he held a similar position. Sammy Chepkwony announced his departure through a memo to staff, explaining that he had decided to part ways with the airline effective Thursday to “pursue other interests.” Mr Chepkwony 39

November 1, 2017 9:43 AM Kilifi MP defends push for secession

Kilifi North MP Owen Baya has defended his push for Coast secession, saying it is not meant to divide locals. In an interview on Wednesday, the ODM legislator refuted claims by Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu that he was dividing Kilifi people with his call for secession. He said the county is more united under Governor Amason Kingi than before 10

October 31, 2017 9:05 PM Hits and misses in Raila Odinga's political gambles

History will judge the prudence of the gamble Raila Odinga took in his last-minute decision to boycott last week's repeat presidential election, giving Uhuru Kenyatta an easy ride to a possible second term in office. Opinion has been divided over Raila’s decision, which many viewed as having been calculated to scuttle the repeat poll once it became apparent 7

October 31, 2017 9:04 PM Bishop Korir was our pillar, says kin

Many described him as a consummate peace crusader who went out of his way to ensure cohesion and unity among different communities across the country. The prelate’s family members, who travelled from their ancestral home in Bomet to Eldoret after his sudden death on Monday morning, said they lack words to describe the loss of a man who had dedicated 2

October 31, 2017 3:37 PM NCCK: Create office for opposition leader

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 8

October 31, 2017 12:46 PM Hold dialogue after Uhuru is sworn in, lobby says

The Ameru Professionals lobby says a national dialogue to help the country heal from political divisions can only happen after President Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn in. Land Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi, who is the chairman of the forum, said such a discussion should also involve all critical players in the political, business and religious circles 10

October 31, 2017 7:50 AM Bishop Cornelius Korir dies in Eldoret

Bishop Korir was pronounced dead on arrival at St Luke’s Hospital in Eldoret on Monday morning. "He developed complications at his Elgon View home and was taken to the hospital but unfortunately passed on," said a worker at the church. He was set to be flown to Karen hospital in Nairobi later today for specialised treatment. Bishop Korir took over leadership 6

October 31, 2017 7:24 AM Okiya Omtatah sues State over election laws

Activist Okiya Omtatah has sued the State while challenging the recent amendments to the election laws as effected by legislators affiliated to the Jubilee Party. Although the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 will not affect the just concluded repeat presidential polls, Mr Omtatah claims that the impugned laws are likely going to be relied upon in the repeat 7

October 31, 2017 5:00 AM Aukot concedes to Kenyatta, asks him to unite the nation

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 31 – Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has conceded defeat to President Uhuru Kenyatta who was Monday declared winner of last week’s presidential election, after garnering 7.4 million votes. Aukot who came in third after National Super Alliance’s Raila Odinga said in a statement following the announcement 10

October 30, 2017 7:11 PM Safaricom CEO takes medical leave for ‘number of months’

Telecoms operator Safaricom on Monday said chief executive Bob Collymore had taken medical leave to receive specialised treatment for a “number of months”. Company chairman Nicholas Ng’ang’a made the announcement in a circular to employees, but did not disclose the nature of Mr Collymore’s sickness. “On behalf of the board, management and the entire 10