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September 19, 2017 6:54 PM Past 'sins' haunt Raila in ICT firm Morpho fiasco

Nasa leader Raila Odinga is at the center of a political storm after Jubilee MPs implicated him in the direct sourcing of French-based technology firm OT-Morpho in 2012. The legislators said Mr Odinga, who is against the firm providing the result transmission system for the repeat presidential poll, was actively engaged in the controversial government-to-government

September 19, 2017 3:21 AM Stop case against Waiguru, residents tell Karua

Hundreds of Kirinyaga residents Monday demonstrated at the Kerugoya High Court demanding that Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua withdraws an election petition she filed against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru. Tension was high for the better part of morning as the demonstrators attempted to storm the court where the case was set for hearing. The protestors 2

September 18, 2017 9:02 PM Raila Odinga moves in to calm jitters after key House leaders are named

The Opposition is divided over a line-up of parliamentary leaders that the coalition has submitted to Parliament. The list of eight MPs named by the National Super Alliance (NASA) to senior positions in the National Assembly and Senate were submitted to the clerks of both Houses yesterday morning, sparking protests within the coalition. With a storm

September 18, 2017 6:31 AM Tanzania: Diamond, Zari in Fresh 'Cheating' Storm

Diamond Platinumz's relationship with socialite partner Zari Hassan seems to be on the rock again, following the emergence of fresh allegations of the musician cheating on her with former Big Brother Africa winner Dillish Mathews. For a couple of days now, words have been going round that Diamond, while on a trip to Zanzibar to shoot a new song, linked

September 17, 2017 2:10 PM Shock Hamilton win after first-lap drama

Cape Town - Lewis Hamilton has extended his World Championship lead to 28 points after taking full advantage of a chaotic start in wet conditions which left Sebastian Vettel's own title bid in pieces. Vettel, Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen are all under investigation from the stewards as the Dutchman was caught in the middle of the two Ferraris and caused 1

September 15, 2017 7:10 AM Kenya’s plastic bags ban praised

Such an initiative will contribute greatly to efforts to protect the planet's oceans while helping prevent flooding caused by clogged storm drains, the Times said in an editorial titled "Follow Kenya's Lead on Plastic Bags". The leading US newspaper pointed specifically to the “flying toilets” that clog trenches leading to the Nairobi River. The Times 20

September 13, 2017 10:24 AM Women robbed, roughed up in Kisumu in the name of protecting votes

By OJWANG JOE, KISUMU, Kenya, Sep 13 – An interfaith meeting for women in Kisumu to take stock of Gender Based Violence witnessed in the recent political skirmishes turned chaotic after word went round on social media that IDs were being bought from the women. They proceeded to the training room, roughed up women, tossed about chairs and stole phones 5

September 12, 2017 11:01 AM Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north

Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow. Most of the Sunshine State however appeared to have dodged forecasts of catastrophic damage despite dire early warnings. But Irma's overall death toll jumped to at least 40 after 5

September 12, 2017 10:01 AM Why didn't Hurricane Irma kill more Americans? Thank the meteorologists

During a hurricane in 1900, a storm surge rose out of the Gulf of Mexico and annihilated Galveston, Texas, killing about 8,000 men, women and children. In 1935, at least 408 people died when another cyclone slammed into the Florida Keys, many of them World War I veterans working on construction projects. And in 1957, Hurricane Audrey's storm surges crashed 5

September 12, 2017 7:26 AM Irma Live Updates: ‘I Just Hope Everyone Survived’

“I just hope everyone survived,” Gov. Rick Scott of Florida said on Monday after completing a flyover of the islands. • Over the next two days, Irma is expected to push into Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. • At least 42 people have died as a result of the storm, including at least eight in the continental United States, according to The Associated