Governor Nathif Jama grilled by EACC

🕔18:24, 29.Jan 2015

By Suleiman Hassan Garissa Governor Nathif Jama was on Thursday questioned by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) over alleged embezzlement of county funds and for trampling on procurement rules. Jama was grilled for about two hours by the commission

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Kenya: Counterterrorism Operations Undermine Rights – HRW

🕔16:04, 29.Jan 2015

(Nairobi) – Kenya’s efforts to tackle insecurity have been marred by serious human rights violations, including extrajudicial killings, arbitrary detentions, and torture by security forces, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015. The Kenyan government’s failure to

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King Salman leaves Obama alone to attend Asr salah

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Players in the Islamic finance sector urged to introduce ‘waqf’ and ‘sadaqa’ as priority areas in their services

🕔17:30, 28.Jan 2015

By Mbarak Abucheri, Kakamega. Islamic finance sector must address the current lack of focus in social welfare by including Shariah-based charity principles of ‘waqf’ and ‘sadaqah’ as priority areas in their services. Speaking to Nepjournal, Kakamega based businessman Abdalla Ismail

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CID summons Sossion for ‘inciting’ North Eastern teachers

🕔12:39, 28.Jan 2015

By Nancy Agutu The CID has summoned Knut Secretary General Wilson Sossion for allegedly inciting North Eastern teachers to boycott duty over insecurity. Sossion told the Star on phone Wednesday that he was still deliberating over the summon. In a

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Mandera teachers threaten to ditch KNUT over teacher stand off and baseless accusations

🕔17:12, 26.Jan 2015

By Suleiman Hassan Teachers in Mandera County have come out to vehemently deny accusations by their colleagues from the rest of the country who are staging a sit-in at their employer’s offices in Nairobi. Speaking at a joint press conference

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King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies

🕔10:16, 23.Jan 2015

State TV says Crown Prince Salman has succeeded King Abdullah, who died at the age of 90. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died, a statement from the royal palace has said. The royal court said in a statement on Friday

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5 Tips to Stop Social Media From Taking Over Your Life

🕔08:41, 23.Jan 2015

By Omar Usman The Prophet advised us to take advantage of our free time before we become busy. We have somewhat of a different problem now. Instead of becoming busy, we’ve made ourselves busy. A lot of us go through

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Nkaissery reassures teachers of their security, asks them to resume classes in Mandera

🕔09:00, 22.Jan 2015

By Farah Adan. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaiserry has reassured teachers of their safety and urged them to resume duties in Mandera. The CS said that the Government has put in place strict security measures that brought the situation under

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County seeks to boost revenue by automating collection systems

🕔21:42, 20.Jan 2015

By S. Hassan, In a bid to increase revenue and seal loop holes in revenue collection, the County Government of Garissa has announced plans to go cashless by September this year. This was disclosed by the County Executive committee member

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Where Is The Kaparo, Haji Peace Task Force?

🕔11:30, 20.Jan 2015

By Dr. Ali Maalim Failure is no Option. This was the transcending slogan of the Kaparo-Haji Presidential Peace Task Force for Mandera county conflict. After myriad peace efforts at county, regional and National levels failed, the protracted perennial clan conflict

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Invest in Islamic education, Duale urges Muslims

🕔08:10, 18.Jan 2015

By Suleiman Hassan Leader of Majority and Garissa Township MP Hon. Aden Duale has urged Muslims to invest heavily in the development of their religion. Speaking at Nomads palace hotel in Nairobi on Saturday after presiding over a fundraiser in

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Republic of Kenya, Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services – Gender and Social Development Officer II – 210 positions.

🕔22:14, 15.Jan 2015

Applications are invited for the post of Gender and Social Development Officer II Job Group ‘J’ in the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services No. of position: Ksh 210 Posts Basic Salary: Ksh.24,662 – 29,918 p.m. (Job Group “J”)

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Young Kenyan from Garissa to meet Queen Elizabeth after he was selected for the Queen’s young leaders awards.

🕔21:39, 13.Jan 2015

By Suleiman Hassan, Garissa. The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme has today Tuesday 13th January 2015 celebrated the announcement of the first 60 Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners from across the Commonwealth. Young Kenyan Environmentalist and Peace Ambassador from Garissa County,

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Garissa ‘haipatikani kwa sasa’ as fire razes down part of Safaricom’s main base station in the town

🕔18:02, 13.Jan 2015

By Suleiman Hassan, Garissa. Part of Safaricom’s base station in Garissa town was this afternoon razed to the ground after fire broke out in the station sending the giant communication services provider offline. The cause of the inferno was not

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Senator Mike Sonko offers wedding limos, funeral transport and ambulances services to Nairobi residents for FREE

🕔17:06, 10.Jan 2015

The flamboyant Nairobi County Senator is at it again. If you thought providing free WiFi to Nairobi residents was his last move then your wrong, Mike Mbuvi alias Sonko on Friday launch a number of free services to Nairobi residents

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Governor visits volatile areas to prevent flare up of tribal animosity

🕔13:22, 10.Jan 2015

By S. Hassan Mandera Governor Hon. Ali Roba appealed to residents of the county to maintain peace and harmony in the wake of Friday morning’s attack on Guba location where a minor and his elderly father were killed. The Governor

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Governor Nathif carries out a minor surgery on his cabinet.

🕔08:11, 10.Jan 2015

By Abdiweli Adan Garissa Governor Hon. Nathif Jama has on Friday made a reshuffle on the top arm of his Government. The changes which the Governor said will take effect immediately are the second since he first established his administration.

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IGAD foreign ministers’ meeting in Mogadishu concluded

🕔02:13, 10.Jan 2015

 By Mohamed Osman Black  Mogadishu (RM)-The High level meeting of IGAD Council of Ministers which started this morning at SYL hotel in Mogadishu has been concluded and the delegations went homes back. Minister of foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic

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Girls in Garissa to stay in school ‘Always’ as County Government donates sanitary pads

🕔22:18, 9.Jan 2015

By Farah Adan In a bid to see girls spend more days in school, the County government of Garissa today donated sanitary pads to girls secondary schools in the County The consignment was flagged off by Governor Nathif Jama flanked

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JOB VACANCY – ACTED Area Logistics / Admin Officer Job in Elwak, Kenya.

🕔21:18, 9.Jan 2015

JOB VACANCY – ACTED Area Logistics / Admin Officer Job in Elwak, Kenya. Job Title: Area Logistics / Admin Officer. Department: Logistics Direct Hierarchy: Head of office. Contract Duration: Open Ended. Location: Elwak – Kenya Starting Date: February 2015 ACTED

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Tension high as two killed in Guba, Mandera

🕔12:18, 9.Jan 2015

By Issack Abdi, Mandera. A 70 year old father and his son of 14 were this morning killed in a raid on Guba location, Banisa Sub-County in Mandera. The attack comes at a time when uneasy calm prevailed in the

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Drilling begins in Mandera as oil search gathers momentum

🕔18:30, 8.Jan 2015

By IMMACULATE KARAMBU Drilling of the first well in Block 2B of the Mandera Basin has commenced as the search for oil in Kenya gathers momentum. The Badada-1 well will be drilled to a depth of between 3,000 and 4,000 metres

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ISIS Has Nothing To Do With Islam – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

🕔18:20, 8.Jan 2015

But nobody wants to follow the people of knowledge, that is the first thing, the people of knowledge have no voice any more. It is just all these young boys out there on Google. That’s who now rules this religion,

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Garissa taxi driver claims two KDF soldiers tortured him

🕔16:40, 8.Jan 2015

By ABDIMALIK HAJIR   A taxi driver in Garissa Town has claimed that he was tortured by two Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel. Mr Abdiwahid Abdi claimed that the soldiers clobbered him senseless before burying him in a quarry in

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JOB VACANCIES: PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD – WAJIR COUNTY GOVERNMENT

🕔06:35, 8.Jan 2015

ADVERT NO. WCPSB/041/14: SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (JOB GROUP P) Reporting to the Board Secretary Duties and responsibilities Implementation of organizational strategies and policies Carrying out general office management Preparation of Board minutes, committee reports Supervision of all secretariat staff Setting

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County to introduce bursary fund for needy students

🕔05:06, 8.Jan 2015

By S. Hassan, Garissa. Poor students in Garissa County have a reason to smile after the County administration hinted at plans to introduce a bursary fund to ensure no poor student misses class. Governor Nathif Jama said that the necessary

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Somalia’s New Race Against Time

🕔10:10, 7.Jan 2015

By Abukar Arman Despite the roller coaster of political and security-related drama that dominated the headlines in this past year, I still remain optimistic about Somalia’s future — cautiously of course. For Somalia, a New Year’s resolution is an existential

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Love birds given police protection against relatives unhappy with their union

🕔17:18, 6.Jan 2015

By S. Hassan A Nairobi court has directed police to provide protection to a woman whose relatives are not happy with her union with a man from a different faith. Fatuma Abdi Mohamed who hails from Mandera sought protection after

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JOB VACANCY. – OXFAM – Finance & Administrative Officer – Wajir

🕔12:13, 6.Jan 2015

JOB VACANCY. – OXFAM – Finance & Administrative Officer 1 year fixed term contract – Based in Wajir; Kenya Background Oxfam in Kenya implements a large and innovative programme that incorporates humanitarian responses as well as longer term development and

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Garissa County to invest heavily in ECD

🕔09:46, 6.Jan 2015

By Hussein Abdi, Garissa. Governor Nathif Jama said that his administration will put more resources in Early Childhood development – ECD in order to up lift the standards of education in the county. Noting that ECD is the foundation of

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2 dead, several injured in Wajir bus accident

🕔12:30, 5.Jan 2015

By Farah Adan, Wajir. Two people died and fifty five others sustained injuries after a bus they were traveling in overturned in lagbor area in Wajir County. Most of the injured are in stable condition but five cases were described

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High Court suspends 8 parts of controversial security laws

🕔16:30, 2.Jan 2015

By VINCENT AGOYA The High Court has suspended sections of the contested security laws, pending a determination on their constitutionality. Justice George Odunga on Friday upheld preliminary objections against the amendments passed by the National Assembly on December 18. Appearing

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Famous boxer Muhammed Ali’s advice to his daughters

🕔15:46, 2.Jan 2015

An incident transpired when Famous boxer Muhammad Ali’s daughters arrived at his home wearing clothes that were quite revealing. Here is the story as told by one of his daughters: When we finally arrived, the chauffeur escorted my younger sister,

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6 Tips to Help Lower Your Gaze

🕔11:05, 2.Jan 2015

By Aiman Azlan The eyes have desires that have a great tendency to want to be fulfilled, as if there is a gravity-like force that pulls the sight to the things we should not be looking at. Like gravity, those

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Exposed: What Somali women look for in a man!

🕔09:56, 2.Jan 2015

By Suleiman Hassan. Somali traditions had it that when a child reaches the age of puberty, parents, especially the father will go shopping for his or her better half. Family background, tribal affiliations and cultural practices would play a huge

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Garissa County to introduce welfare kitty for the elderly

🕔17:16, 1.Jan 2015

By Abdi Hussein. Elders in Garissa County have a reason to smile after the County Government announced plans to introduce a welfare kitty for them. This was disclosed by Governor Nathif Jama on Wednesday at an end year party held

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