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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 150

November 1, 2017 7:39 AM Seven Nairobi City askaris charged for robbery with violence while on duty

NAIROBI, KENYA: Seven Nairobi County askaris were Tuesday charged with robbery with violence after their arrest on Sunday. They were also accused of using crude weapons to harass and extort money from traders during their daily operations. John Muchoki, Maurice Mwonga, David Mwangi and wabobwa Maruti were accused of having robbed Mohammed Bashir Saney 119

November 1, 2017 7:18 AM Cheaper fares for Nairobi City residents as Madaraka Express begins inter-county train service

Inter-County train service begins today (November 1), and will see Madaraka Express make stops at seven county stations between Nairobi and Mombasa. NAIROBI, KENYA: Nairobi City residents travelling to neighbouring counties are set to enjoy cheaper fares after the launch of the inter-county train service today (Wednesday). On Monday, the Kenya Railway 115

October 31, 2017 9:11 AM Calm in Nyanza ahead of NASA announcement

An air of uneasy calm settled on Nyanza ahead of the much anticipated announcement by the National Super Alliance following the declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta’ s re-election on Monday. Traders, whose businesses have soaked blows in weeks of violent protests, were among those anxious over what the big announcement would be. Kisumu, Siaya, Migori 118

October 30, 2017 9:04 PM Two people dead, 26 hospitalised after cholera outbreak in Embu

Two people have died while 26 others are fighting for their lives in different hospitals in Embu County following cholera outbreak. The two are believed to have succumbed due to continued vomiting and diarrhea as they were receiving treatment in Siakago and Runyenjes level four hospitals. County Executive member for health Dr Jamlek Muturi said the 26 patient 146

October 29, 2017 9:04 PM Animals recovered after collaboration between security officers, county officials

The Turkana County government will recompense the Jie community of neighbouring Uganda for the death of a boy during a cattle raid. The raid that occurred early this month in Kotido district, Uganda, led to the death of one person and the theft of 44 head of cattle. “The county government is facilitating negotiations for compensation of the life lost, according 83

October 29, 2017 8:41 PM Relative calm returns to parts of the country hit by poll violence

Relative calm has returned to parts of the country hit by violent protests following the Thursday presidential election rerun. In Migori, normality has returned after three days of chaos, even as Vihiga Governor Wilbur Ottichilo condemned the brutality meted on residents of Majengo town during protests on Saturday. Shops and hotels opened in Migori town on Saturday 103

October 29, 2017 10:29 AM IEBC gives update on October 26 repeat presidential election

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has given an update on the October 26 repeat presidential election. IEBC said on Sunday it had received hardcopy results from 256 of the 264 constituencies that participated in the disputed poll. The commission, however, noted that it had only verified results from 235 constituencies. The 264 are minus 68

October 29, 2017 8:59 AM 8 things you should know about the upcoming UAE Flag Day

On December 2, 1971, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan raised the UAE flag for the first time, marking the beginning of a new era. The flag of the UAE is a symbol of pride for all Emiratis and was created using traditional pan-Arab colors. The UAE Flag Day is a national campaign that was launched in 2013 by Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid 100

October 29, 2017 7:38 AM IEBC to announce next step on Nyanza voting

The presidential election results are expected to be announced Sunday after a laborious verification process at Bomas of Kenya. This even as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced that it will Sunday make a decision on whether the four counties of Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya and Migori will vote in the repeat presidential election 96