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Kenya for Somali blood drive attracts thousands of blood donors

🕔16:29, 17.Oct 2017

  Thousands of Kenyans showed up for a blood drive initiated by Ahmed Mohamed alias Asmali, the blood drive was aimed to help the victims of the recent explosion in Mogadishu which is said to be the deadliest in the

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NASA cancels demonstration

🕔08:43, 17.Oct 2017

  The National super alliance will not go to the streets on Tuesday for their daily protest against the electoral body instead NASA will visit victims of police brutality following their demonstrations. The National super alliance said the reason they

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Uhuru dismisses claims that his government marginalized Somalis

🕔15:19, 16.Oct 2017

  President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed the opposition claims that his  government has marginalized the North Eastern region part of the country inhabited by Somalis. He pointed that his government has given key position to people from the North eastern

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40 severely injured people In the Mogadishu explosion transferred to Turkey

🕔14:43, 16.Oct 2017

  The government of Somalia has said severely injured people in the Saturday terrorist attack in the capital of Somalia were transferred to Ankara in Turkey for further treatment. The number of severely injured people transferred to turkey is 40; others

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Jubilee party training agent for the repeat election

🕔20:49, 15.Oct 2017

  The jubilee party has started training their first batch of their agent in preparation for the repeat election scheduled for the October 26. The party said they have trained 823 agents on Sunday and will continue training other agent across

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Duale Condemns attack in the Somali capital

🕔14:14, 15.Oct 2017

  The Garissa Township Member of Parliament Aden Duale has condemned the 14 October terrorist attack in the capital of Somalia Mogadishu, Duale also prayed for the quick recovery of the injured and asked God mercy for the killed ones.

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Petitioners want NASA leaders prosecuted at the ICC

🕔10:15, 15.Oct 2017

  The international policy Group (IPG) has petitioned NASA chief Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Mosyoka at the international criminal court (ICC), the group which is allied to the Jubilee party. The  Group wants the international criminal court

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Maalim accuses star paper of imputing ill motives on him

🕔21:09, 14.Oct 2017

  Former Deputy speaker of the  national assembly  Farah Maalim has complained about the star paper political desk, which implied that he is in talk with the majority leader Aden Duale, to drop his court case which is challenging Duale

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Inspector general of police warns NASA protestors

🕔16:04, 14.Oct 2017

  The Kenya police Chief Joseph Boinnet sent a frightening message to the opposition supporters telling them they will be met with “appropriate response” in the case of the demonstrators attack a police station or destroy Kenyans properties. The inspector

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I will not sign form 24A- Raila

🕔08:54, 14.Oct 2017

  The opposition leader Raila Odinga has maintained that he will not sign form 24A since he has already written to the IEBC commission informing them of his intention to withdraw from the 26 October repeat election. Raila has recently

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Korane goes after “unfriendly” clans in County employees purge

🕔15:43, 13.Oct 2017

The county government of Garissa is in a selective removal of county staff from office, the move targets two major clans in particular. NEP journal has obtained details of the sacking of directors and other key position which was initially held

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Defense Minister and Army Chief Resignation “personal” and “voluntary”- Somali Government

🕔08:21, 13.Oct 2017

  The government of Somalia has denied allegations that it forced its defense minister and army chief out of office saying the decision was “personal” and “voluntary”. The federal minister of information, Abdirahman Yarisow confirmed the resignation of the two

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Ekuru Aukot name will be included in the repeat election

🕔10:48, 11.Oct 2017

  Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot name will be included in the repeat election, the high court has ruled. Justice John Mativo made the ruling on Wednesday saying the rights of Ekuru Aukot was violated by denying him the

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Jubilee Party printed fake ballot papers at a godown in Industrial Area – Raila

🕔09:55, 11.Oct 2017

  NASA principal Raila Odinga has claimed the Jubilee party has printed fake ballot papers meant to be used for the planned repeat election on 26 October. The opposition leader said he has evidence including photographic evidence of top jubilee

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UN to develop dairy industry in Somalia

🕔09:10, 11.Oct 2017

  The United Nations pledged to develop a dairy industry in Somalia to help young entrepreneurs develop technological solutions. This follows after a 7 day Social Innovation Camp held at the capital of Somalia, they youth were challenged to come

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KDF kills 5 Alshabab in Boni forest

🕔11:16, 10.Oct 2017

  Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) said they have killed 5 Alshabab militia men in its operation to flush out group from the vast forest of Boni. The Kenyan forces said they have recovered Six AK-47 assault rifles, 321 rounds in the

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37 killed in Post election related violence

🕔09:11, 10.Oct 2017

  The number of people killed since the 8 august elections exceed 37, a new report by Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) states. KNCHR report indicate that, many of the death were caused by excessive use of force

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Yunis Dekow leaves Star FM for Radio Midnimo

🕔19:13, 9.Oct 2017

BY Abdirahman Hussein Youthful broadcaster Yunis Dekow has left Star FM where he was attached to for the last two years, NEP journal has learnt. Close associate to the journalist said he will be joining Radio Midnimo where he is

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Case against top IEBC officials thrown out

🕔12:54, 9.Oct 2017

  The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ezra Chiloba were cleared and can now run the 26 October repeat election, the high court ruled. The court dismissed a three voter application

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Raila plans to withdraw from the repeat election

🕔09:44, 9.Oct 2017

  The opposition leader may be planning to opt out of the repeat election which is set to take place on 26 October. With only 2 weeks remaining before the repeat election Raila is seen not as much as his

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Somali heritage week ends today after four days of Rich Somali culture display (PHOTOS)

🕔13:22, 8.Oct 2017

    The Somali heritage week event will conclude today ending a four day event full of celebrating the Somali unique art and cultural practices. The event which was first started on 2015, was this year held at the Kenya

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Supreme Court to rule on IEBC discrepancies cases

🕔11:10, 8.Oct 2017

  The Supreme Court is on Monday expected to rule on how to treat discrepancies cases in case they occur in the 26 October repeat election. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati asked the court to clarify on

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Amisom blamed for the death of Somali children

🕔21:02, 7.Oct 2017

  The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) is responsible for the death of 42 Somali children, a damning report by the UN states. The 42 death of the minor happened last year, the Kenya forces in Somalia killed 25

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Wetang’ula warns Tobiko over investigating NASA principals

🕔15:46, 7.Oct 2017

  Nasa co-principal Moses Wetang’ula has warned the Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko against investigating NASA leaders, saying investigating Raila Odinga and his deputy Kalonzo Mosyoka amounts to harassment and breach to their rights. Moses Wetang’ula said their coalition will

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Fairness to all comes first before status- Adow Kalil

🕔10:00, 7.Oct 2017

BY Ugaas Adow Kalil Jubat I have gone silent because you have humbled me. I wish I knew I was such icon with the majority of the people of Garissa and N.E.P. I’m extremely humbled by the overwhelming messages of good

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New split in the IEBC

🕔09:50, 7.Oct 2017

  The chairman of the IEBC Wafula Chebukati formed a new team that constitutes senior IEBC officials in preparation for the repeat election. In the new team the name of IEBC chief executive Ezra Chiloba is missing meaning the chief

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Government plans to drill more boreholes in NEP

🕔20:22, 6.Oct 2017

The government has pledge to drill and repair more boreholes in the northern Kenya in its effort to reduce the effect of the biting drought that the region is facing. Part of the plan is to increase trucking of water

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Dagane among county chiefs nominated by Sonko

🕔20:19, 5.Oct 2017

  Among the 10 member cabinet list nominated by the governor of Nairobi is Mohamed Ahmed Dagane. Mohamed Ahmed Dagane was given the infrastructure and Transport docket, his name has been forwarded by the governor for vetting.The has been a

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Court blocks Joho arrest

🕔17:18, 5.Oct 2017

The high court has blocked the arrest of Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho over a case of fake academic papers. The court was today expected to rule whether the governor will face a probe and possible prosecution over alleged forgery of

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Clinical officers call off strike

🕔14:21, 5.Oct 2017

  The clinical officers together with the Ministry of Health and governors have signed a return to work formula ending one month nationwide strike of clinical officers. The Kenya Union of Clinical Officers (KUCO) Secretary-General George Gibore said the return

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Raila- I will not settle for another sham election

🕔20:53, 4.Oct 2017

  The opposition leader Raila Odinga said he will not change his decision to boycott the planned October 26 poll if his “irreducible minimums’ are not met by the electoral body. Raila said he will not be pressured by the

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First Somali to play in the World Cup

🕔17:16, 4.Oct 2017

The first Somali to play in the World Cup may be Muktar Ali, a 19 year old midfielder who is a Saudi born. The teenager was born in Saudi Arabia in the holy city of Mecca to Somali parents, Muktar

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Attempt to investigate Supreme Court registrar fails

🕔13:04, 4.Oct 2017

  Attempt to investigate Supreme Court registrar, Esther Nyaiyaki, to have her record a statement over claims of her doctoring the poll outcome report and statutory forms on the nullified presidential petitions has failed. The judiciary department has turned away

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Amina Mohamed hand-picked as a UN advisor

🕔19:54, 3.Oct 2017

  The united nation General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcák has picked the Kenyan foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed as one of his advisor, Amina will serve as external advisors to Miroslav Lajcák. She is among 15 eminent personalities hand-picked

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Will korane solve water crisis?

🕔09:52, 2.Oct 2017

The governor of Garissa Ali Bunow Korane, has pledged to solve water crises in Garissa County in the first 100 days of his administration, he made the promise in his inauguration ceremony In Garissa town. The governor said in part

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Galmudug state crises

🕔21:21, 1.Oct 2017

Galmudug State, an autonomous region in central Somalia is in deep political crises, it all started when the state president Ahmed Haaf sided against the federal government in the gulf disputes. Following his decision the president was ousted by section of

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IEBC throw-outs NASA demands

🕔10:49, 1.Oct 2017

  The electoral body has rejected some of the demands that the NASA coalition has called for in order to participate in the repeat election scheduled for October 26. The opposition demanded that the replacement of the printing firm that

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PS Mariam El Maawy buried at Lang’ata Cemetery

🕔13:49, 30.Sep 2017

  Public Works Principal Secretary Mariam El-Maawy was on Saturday afternoon buried at Lang’ata Cemetery after the noon prayer. Prayer was held at Masjid Nur Mosque in South C before  she was  laid to rest at Lang’ata Cemetery. The body of the

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NASA agrees to talk with Jubilee but one one condition

🕔13:22, 30.Sep 2017

    The opposition Leader Raila Odinga has agreed to start a talk with the ruling party to discuss the repeat election but on a condition that they halt their intended plan of changing the electoral laws. Mr. Odinga termed

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27 MCAs walk out on Governor Roba’s speech in protest

🕔22:21, 28.Sep 2017

There was drama at the County Assembly of Mandera when twenty-seven Members of Mandera County assembly walked out in protest after  Governor Ali Roba stood up to address the house representatives on Thursday. The MCAs protest came immediately after the

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Strategy to amend election laws by Jubilee

🕔22:01, 28.Sep 2017

MPs from the ruling party are planning to create a special committee to scrutinise a proposed change to the law on elections. Majority leader Aden Duale said no reason to worry about the proposed change to the law on elections and they

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Former Wajir DG nominated for CEC position

🕔10:00, 28.Sep 2017

The former deputy governor of wajir Abdihafid Abdullahi Yarow was nominated by the current governor of Wajir, Mohamed Abdi Mohamud for the position of county executive committee. Abdihafid Abdullahi Yarow was nominated for the position of water services, sanitation, irrigation

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Wajir governor unveils much awaited cabinet

🕔22:09, 27.Sep 2017

  The governor of Wajir county Mohamed Abdi Mohamud has on Wednesday unveiled the much awaited list of nominees for the county executive committee. Mohamed Abdi Mohamu disclosed his list which comprises of 10 member cabinet. In a statement the

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Former journalist nominated for CEC position in Garissa County

🕔14:46, 27.Sep 2017

Former journalist Adow kalil jubat was on Wednesday nominated for the county executive committee position in the county government of Garissa. The veteran journalist was nominated the position of trade, enterprise development and tourism docket in the county.Adow has recently

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Electoral agency meets, Jubilee and NASA

🕔13:02, 27.Sep 2017

  IEBC officials are meeting with Jubilee and NASA representative to deliberate the repeat presidential election. The first meeting took place today morning at the Bomas of Kenya where the two parties agreed to adjourn the meeting till afternoon. The

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Bob Collymore responds to NASA leader

🕔09:50, 27.Sep 2017

  Safaricom has refuted claims by the opposition leader Raila Odinga accusing the telecommunication firm of working with a French digital security firm to manipulate the August 8 presidential elections. In a statement the company said the claim made by

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Safaricom asked to explain delays in transmission of election results

🕔16:35, 26.Sep 2017

  The Kenya’s leading telecommunications firm, Safaricom was put on task by the opposition leader Raila Odinga to explain delays in transmission of August 8 elections results. National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga claimed the delays caused by Safaricom caused

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Dida opposes move to have only two candidates in repeat polls

🕔11:52, 26.Sep 2017

  Party leader for Alliance of Real Change Abduba Dida has vehemently opposed the move by IEBC to have only two presidential candidates on the ballot in the forthcoming repeat polls. Dida, who was speaking in Nairobi, questioned why there

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Kalonzo security withdrawn ahead of protests

🕔11:48, 26.Sep 2017

  NASA co-principal says his security detail has been withdrawn ahead of the planned protest saying five of his police officers have been recalled. The claim of Raila Odinga’s running mate was refuted by police, Deputy Inspector-General Joel Kitili said he

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Supreme Court registrar investigated

🕔12:33, 25.Sep 2017

  Supreme Court Registrar, Esther Nyaiyaki will be investigated over a claim of her role on the scrutiny report of election results and doctored forms presented to the judges which was adopted by the majority judges in their judgment on

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