Students smile all the way to class as Garissa township CDF disburses bursary

🕔18:25, 31.Jan 2016

By Abdihakim Mohamed: Up to 1600 students in Garissa Township constituency today benefited from full scholarships for their secondary education to the tune of Kshs 23M courtesy of the area constituency development fund (CDF). The students, their teachers, parents and

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Chelsea striker loaned to Norwich

🕔16:47, 31.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                   Chelsea has confirmed that it’s striker Patrick Bamford has joined Norwich City on loan until the end of the season. Patrick returned to Chelsea this month after a

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Nemanja Vidic retires from professional football

🕔14:17, 30.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                         Former Manchester United skipper Nemanja Vidic has disclosed his retirement from professional football. The Serb who spent 8 years at Old Trafford says injuries have

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MCA calls on State to open Huduma Center in Mandera

🕔00:32, 30.Jan 2016

By Abdiweli Aden:   Nominated Mandera County Assembly member Jimaldin Adan Ahmed has written to government asking for the opening of a Huduma center in Mandera. In a letter dated January 29, the outspoken nominated MCA for the youth detailed

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Poverty in Kenya: So rich yet so poor country!

🕔00:20, 30.Jan 2016

By Abdinoor Bishar:   Kenya has one of the highest literacy rates in Sub-Saharan Africa, with over 85% of the population above 15 years able to read and write. Despite such impressive statistics,poverty in Kenya has remained doggedly at the

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Mandera South CDF sponsors 22 trainee teachers

🕔16:29, 29.Jan 2016

By Farah Adan: Twenty two students from Elwak, Kutulo, Wargadud, Shimbir Fatuma and other areas within Mandera South Constituency pursuing P1 teaching course at the Garissa Teachers College were today awarded with a one year scholarship. Area MP Mohamed Huka

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National government establishes sub-county service delivery units in Wajir West

🕔16:02, 29.Jan 2016

By Nep Journal correspondent Residents of several areas in Wajir West Sub-county have a reason to smile after the National government established several service delivery units that will bring key government functions closer to them. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery made

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Garissa water quality set to improve as Government commissions mega water project

🕔15:33, 29.Jan 2016

By Abdihakim Mohamed:   Residents of Garissa county will soon enjoy crystal clear water after the government commissioned a mega water project on Thursday. Speaking when he toured the Northern Water Services Board and the Garissa Water and Sewerage Company,

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Spurs midfielder signs new contract

🕔01:38, 29.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                   Tottenham Hotspur’s Belgium midfielder Mousa Dembele has signed a new three-year contract with the club. Dembele who joined the club on a £15m fee from Fulham in 2012  has been

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Government to put in place laws for Islamic bonds

🕔17:10, 27.Jan 2016

By Mbarak Abucheri: The Kenyan government is working on a legal framework documentation to allow financial institutions across the country to expedite issuance of Islamic bonds. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said the current banking laws would be amended to

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Guordiola chooses to join United, want to bring Barcelona star along

🕔16:50, 27.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:               Reports in Spain are claiming that Munich’s head coach Pep Guardiola has chosen to join 20 times premier league winners  Manchester United, and wants to bring Claudio Bravo with him should David

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Van Gaal close to resigning as United’s boss

🕔13:48, 27.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                       Louis Van Gaal is on the verge of resigning as Manchester United manager according to reports. The Dutchman is facing a stab in the dark over his

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Dear County Government of Mandera, hands off on the central Miraa market ‘Siiladda Jaatka’

🕔13:53, 25.Jan 2016

By Ugas Ahmed Ugas: Dear Mandera county government, I hope this will find you well and it is also my prayers that you will rescind your decision to evict the peasant mothers of Mandera Miraa Market. While we know that

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Kenyan International gleams in Denmark

🕔11:29, 25.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:               Former AFC leopards midfielder David Ochieng has imprssed his coach Lars Søndergaard after a commendable performance for his Danish side Aalborg FC when they meshed Hobro 3-0 win on Thursday. “There were one or

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Of Kenyan politics and ‘it is our turn to eat’ mentality

🕔00:22, 25.Jan 2016

By Sadik Bashir: Today, as is usual with my weekends, I woke up to read some of the digital editions of the Kenyan dailies. Two articles actually caught my attention: Sarah Elderkin’s and George Kegoro’s which I read in that respective order. Elderkin’s was

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You Have Hemorrhoids? This Is The Best Natural Remedy For Healing It!

🕔23:23, 24.Jan 2016

Every person suffering from them knows that hemorrhoids are very unpleasant health disorder. They can be especially painful for middle age persons. This is a very unpleasant disease and it is manifested in shape of nodules at the end of

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Man Utd letter report is nonsensical – Mourinho’s agent

🕔16:57, 24.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                   A report claiming Jose Mourinho wrote a six-page letter to Manchester United marking his suitability to succeed Louis van Gaal as manager is “totally absurd”, says his agent Jorge

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Arsenal star out of 2017 AFCON qualifiers squad for Egypt

🕔15:25, 24.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                 Egypt national team coach Hector Cuper has left out Mohammed El Neny out of his squad for the two upcoming friendlies against Libya and Jordan at Aswan stadium on January

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CHAN 2016: CÔTE D’IVOIRE WEIGHTLESS AHEAD OF GABON SHOWDOWN

🕔13:50, 24.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                   Ivory Coast captain Nguessan Yao Serge has revealed confidence in his side ahead of their final group A match against Gabon in the ongoing 2016 African Nations Championship [CHAN

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Kerrow lashes out at Nation over cartoon depicting shifta war and Al-shabaab insurgency in same light

🕔07:07, 24.Jan 2016

  By: Ibrahim A. Issack   Mandera Senator Billow Kerrow has sent a strong message of criticism over an editorial cartoon published by the Daily Nation newspaper on Saturday. The vocal Senator termed the cartoon as “grossly misleading and offensive”.

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Degodia clan cries fowl over Hiiraan/Middle Shebelle State Making process

🕔06:27, 24.Jan 2016

By Suleiman Hassan:   The Degodia clan has joined several other aggrieved communities that are raising their voice against the manner in which Somalia’s Internal Affairs ministry was steering the State making process for Hiiraan and Middle Shebelle regions. Speaking

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Dr. Abass Gulet calls on students to leverage on power of technology as he assumes office as the first Chancellor of Umma University

🕔06:01, 24.Jan 2016

By Yusuf Hamza: Students have been asked to come up with solutions to challenges facing the country by leveraging on the power of technology and entrepreneurship. Kenya Red Cross Society Secretary General Dr. Abass Gulet made the remarks in his

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Breaking News: Journalist Yassin Juma arrested.

🕔22:05, 23.Jan 2016

By Nep Journal Correspondent:   Former NTV journalist Yassin Juma was this evening arrested and is reportedly being held at a Nairobi police station. Nepjournal has learnt that the Journalist was booked at the station with ‘misuse of communication gadget’

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Bringing back the lost glory-Garissa Football

🕔15:23, 23.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:             Football remains the most pursed and played sport in Nothern Kenya particularly in Garissa County but the energy has not been replicated outside the Region. Talents has been wasted in what many attribute to

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St. CLOUD IS THE WORST PLACE IN MINNESOTA (USA) TO BE SOMALI

🕔02:58, 22.Jan 2016

BY SUSAN DU           Lul Hersi has lived in St. Cloud for 14 years, but has been confronted as if she arrived only recently Lul Hersi sat in her idling minivan at a stoplight in downtown St. Cloud. Her

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Salah left a family of 4, a pregnant widow and an elderly father.

🕔02:03, 22.Jan 2016

By Nepjournal Correspondent One of the Mandera bus attack heroes died on Monday the 18th at Kenyatta National Hospital where he was recuperating. Teacher Salah Sabdow Farah shielded his Christian fellows from an Al-shabaab attack and sustained injuries which he

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Kenya set to host International Islamic Finance Conference

🕔20:28, 21.Jan 2016

By Mbarak Abucheri:   The inaugural International Islamic Finance Conference of Africa (IIFCA), is set to run from 25th to 26th January, 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, in Nairobi. The conference presented by the National Bank of Kenya (NBK)

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The Gunners’ boss expects quite end to the transfer window

🕔16:30, 21.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                     Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out a possibility of more signings this month – but says he expects a quiet end to the window. The Gunners have

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Victor Valdes confirms United exit

🕔15:55, 21.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                   Former Barcelona’s keeper Victor Valdes announced on Twitter that he is set leave the club this January. The 33 year old who barely appeared in United squad since joining

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FA Cup fourth-round draw: Derby County host United

🕔12:45, 21.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                 Matches kick off at 18:00 EAT unless stated Friday 29 January Derby v Manchester United (21:55) Saturday 30 January Colchester v Tottenham (15:45) Arsenal v Burnley Aston Villa v

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Register in large number, Muslims urged

🕔09:50, 21.Jan 2016

By Mbarak Abucheri:   Imams and Muslim scholars across the country have been called upon to sensitize their congregations on the importance of participation in the electoral process. Speaking to Nepjournal, Kakamega based businessman Abdalla Ismail Wanyama said there is

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Nkaissery asks IEBC to review Northern region boundaries to end perennial clan feuds

🕔18:38, 20.Jan 2016

By Hussein Ahmed:   Interior Cabinet Secretary Major Gen. (Rtd.) Joseph Nkaissery has called on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to start reviewing the internal boundaries of North Eastern region saying they were root causes of clan feuds

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High speed internet reaches Garissa as County gets connected to Fibre Network

🕔13:17, 20.Jan 2016

By Farah Adan:     Internet users in Garissa County have a reason to smile after the county was connected to the high speed Fibre network. The network was installed by Liquid Telecom at a cost of Ksh 60 million

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WhatsApp is now Free! Annual Subscription Fee dropped.

🕔12:01, 20.Jan 2016

By Abdihakim Mohamed: Widely used messaging app WhatsApp will now be free for all users after the company dropped its $1 (approximately Kshs 102) annual subscription fee this year. Until now, WhatsApp asked some users to pay an annual fee

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APPEAL: Please contribute towards the medication of Rachel, a survivor of Garissa University attack

🕔00:15, 20.Jan 2016

By Nepjournal team: Rachel, the 21 year old student who miraculously survived seven bullets during the Garissa University attack in April 2015 has been confined to a wheelchair and a hospital bed as a result of what doctors refer to

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Police recover deadly cache of weapons from a Wajir house

🕔16:58, 19.Jan 2016

By Hussein Ahmed:   Police have seized a deadly cache of weapon from an unoccupied house in Wajir County’s Waberi location. Speaking after displaying the weapons to the media in his office on Monday, North Eastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh

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Monreal signs new long-term contract for the Gunners

🕔15:49, 19.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                 Arsenal’s left-back Nacho Monreal has devoted his future to the club by signing a new long-term contract. The Spanish who was signed from Malaga in 2013 has become Wenger’s first

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Watford sign Morocco forward

🕔15:30, 19.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                   Watford have signed Morocco forward Nordin Amrabat from Spanish side Malaga. The 28 year old who made 15 appearances for his team this season has signed for the the premier league

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We are unbowed: Uhuru says Elade attack will only make Kenya stronger

🕔15:03, 19.Jan 2016

By Abdihakim Mohamed: President Uhuru Kenyatta has said Kenya will emerge stronger as the country is engulfed by somber mood following the arrival of bodies of fallen heroes in last Friday’s deadly attack on KDF at Elade, Somalia. Speaking when

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Uhuru to rule from outside Nairobi but not from North Eastern

🕔10:58, 19.Jan 2016

Nepjournal Correspondent. In yet another snub of North Eastern Kenya, details have emerged of how President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to rule from all the regional headquarters expect North Eastern in the next few months. According to a report carried

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Mandera activists decry harassment by County government

🕔22:46, 18.Jan 2016

By Nep Journal Correspondent:   The county government of Mandera has been accused of using the Kenya Police Reservists (KPR) to crackdown on dissenting voices. The accusations come days after a contingent of heavily armed police officers accompanied by KPR invaded a

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Garissa contractors obtain permit to hold peaceful demonstration on Tuesday over non-payment of their dues

🕔22:13, 18.Jan 2016

Abdihakim Mohamed: Contractors in Garissa County have obtained police permit to hold peaceful demonstration in the town on Tuesday to demand payments on their contracts. This follows Thursday’s meeting in the town where the group of aggrieved contractors gave the

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Teacher succumbs to injuries sustained in Mandera Al-shabaab bus attack

🕔17:09, 18.Jan 2016

By Abdiweli Aden:   A teacher who was among Muslim passengers who shielded their Christians colleagues in a recent Al-shabaab attack on a Mandera bound bus has succumbed to injuries sustained in the attack. Mr. Salah Sabdow Farah of Township

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Garissa contractors give county government ultimatum over non-payment as Jama’s brother storms their press conference

🕔15:21, 18.Jan 2016

By Hussein Ahmed:   Contractors in Garissa County want the Public Procurement Oversight Authority to freeze all county development funds until they were paid. Speaking after converging at a Garissa hotel on Thursday, the group accused Governor Nathif Jama of

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Garissa Chief in bid to keep children in schools

🕔23:10, 17.Jan 2016

By Yussuf Hamza: Parents and teachers in Garissa have been asked to ensure students were in school or face government action. Speaking while addressing parents, youth and religious leaders in his location, Waberi West Chief Yussuf Ali said failure to

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Lack of quality leadership for my people drives me to seek parliamentary seat, says Farah Maalim as he launches his bid in Eastleigh

🕔22:38, 17.Jan 2016

By Nepjournal correspondent: Former deputy speaker Farah Maalim has said lack of quality representation for the Somali people has motivated him to seek election into the August house in the coming general elections. Speaking in Eastleigh on Sunday afternoon as

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How Al Shabaab attack on KDF happened

🕔21:37, 17.Jan 2016

By Lisa Kamau, Source: Citizen Digital Details have now emerged on how Al Shabaab militants orchestrated the 5:30 AM attack on two camps in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base camp at El Adde in Somalia on Friday.

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Rooney breaks yet another premear league record.

🕔19:08, 17.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                       The Manchester United skipper has surpassed the French legend Thiery Henry’s tally of most goals with a single Premier League club after netting against rivals Liverpool on

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Ozil out of today’s squad to face Stoke

🕔18:52, 17.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                                 The German who made 16 assist this season will miss today’s match against the potters, however the Gunners new signing Mohammed Elneny

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Dea GeaI:I want to become a Man Utd legend like Schmeichel

🕔14:33, 17.Jan 2016

By Yunis Dekow:                 Man United goal kipper David De Gea dismissed rumours of a possible move to Madrid. The Spain international who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid said

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