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First floodlit football match in three decades in Somalia

🕔09:19, 9.Sep 2017

BY Abdirahman Hassan   Somalia enjoyed its first floodlit football match in three decades, the match happened at Banadir stadium, the oldest in the country. The stadium was renovated by the FIFA’s Win in Africa with Africa programme. First opened

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Raila Odinga is busy asking for donations- Duale

🕔19:36, 8.Sep 2017

BY Mbarak Abucheri     Garissa Township member of Parliament, Aden Duale rebuked NASA’s latest call for donation to fund their campaign,  saying it was a mockery of the highest order. He said it was quite unfortunate, that instead of

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The Talamuge pre-election alliance played an influential role in GARISSA speaker

🕔14:49, 8.Sep 2017

BY Mbarak Abucheri The Talamuge pre-election alliance played a major influence role in the election of new Garissa county speaker. The speaker’s race was influenced by political dynamics and clan including Abass’s clan (Samawathal) and Governor Korane (Abduwak).   Former Ijara

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Your sub-clan Please? A mandatory question before getting job in Wajir County

🕔14:31, 8.Sep 2017

BY NJ   County public service board of Wajir County is asking for the details of ones tribe, clan and sub clan as a measures to give job opportunity to job seekers.   The unprecedented criteria have been shared by a

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Mpesa Services will be suspended on weekend

🕔11:29, 8.Sep 2017

  BY NJ   Safaricom Mpesa services will be unobtainable this weekend for service upgrade, the giant telecommunication company said. The upgrade will start on Saturday 9 September at 10 and it will last until Sunday at 1 pm. In

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The horror of living in Lamu

🕔11:12, 8.Sep 2017

BY NJ   On Wednesday evening, 30 heavily armed men raided a small village called Silini-Mashambani, the attackers went house to house, and ordered the  occupant to come out, minutes later the armed men beheaded four men on the spot

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🕔10:34, 8.Sep 2017

BY isaac kiti   At least 13 people have been confirmed dead across the Caribbean and other Atlantic Islands as the category five super storms Irma currently make its way over the Turks and Caicos Islands heading westwards to South-eastern Bahamas

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NEP governors facing court battles

🕔16:08, 7.Sep 2017

BY NJ   The three elected governors from Wajir, Garissa and Mandera are facing court battles as the losers of the 8thaugust general election have petitioned to challenge their elections in courts. Nathif Jama Adam(Garissa), Ahmed Abdullahi(Wajir) and Hassan Noor Hassan(Mandera) say the

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Leaders told to accept IEBC reforms

🕔14:49, 7.Sep 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri: Central Organization of Trade Unions(COTU) secretary general Francis Atwoli has called on political leaders across the divide to accept  reforms IEBC has taken up to avoid Kenya’s polarization.   The Cotu boss noted the ongoing strife is

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IEBC in crises

🕔12:14, 7.Sep 2017

BY NJ     Four IEBC commissioners have walked out of meeting organised by the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati’s, the four are said to have disagreed with Wafula Chebukati over the appointment of the new team to oversee the fresh

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NASA principals to meet IEBC over fresh poll date

🕔10:37, 7.Sep 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri: National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders will meet officials of the IEBC to discuss and agree when a fresh presidential election will be conducted even as the electoral body gazetted October 17 as the day Kenyans will return

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Safari exams- National Exams Can Be Given as Takeaways- BABU

🕔10:25, 7.Sep 2017

BY NEP JOURNAL Embakasi East Member of parliament, Babu Owino has suggested the national exams to be given to student as take away, or pushed to a further date. Babu was speaking at the parliament and said the Independent Electoral

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President Kenyatta meet-the-people tour starts tomorrow

🕔21:11, 6.Sep 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri:   President Kenyatta will tomorrow, Thursday 7 September 2017, start a meet-the-people tour that will see him visit West Pokot, Bungoma, UasinGishu, Nakuru and Nairobi counties.   The President will use the visits to the counties to

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Car thieves strip naked after bewitched

🕔14:49, 6.Sep 2017

By Isaac Kiti. Residents of Bamburi Mtambo in the outskirts of Mombasa town, a few meters from Nakumatt Supermarket witnessed two men stripped naked, singing and dancing to unknown tune, beside them a silver Nissan Saloon car with registration number

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More than 170,000 teachers to undergo training

🕔14:22, 6.Sep 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri: More than 170,000 teachers who were not among those from pilot schools will undergo comprehensive training a head of implementation of the new curriculum in January, next year. The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) Director, Dr

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Education stakeholders back IEBC’s decision to conduct polls on October 17

🕔20:12, 5.Sep 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri   Education Stakeholders, Kenya Parents Association, Kenya private Schools Association and Elimu Yetu coalition have backed the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission decision to conduct a repeat of presidential elections on 17th October. In a media briefing

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Raila reject the new date set by IEBC for repeat election

🕔14:51, 5.Sep 2017

By NJ Correspondent The opposition leader, Raila Odinga wants the repeat election to be postponed, The NASA leader said the elections should not be held on 17th October set by IEBC; instead it should be held on 24th October. IEBC on Monday announced 17th October

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Wajir County food security assessment

🕔11:54, 5.Sep 2017

BY Nep Journal   Majority of the household In Wajir County cannot afford essential food commodities, says a report by the national drought management authority. The report classifies food security condition in Wajir County as stressed (phase 2 and Crisis (phase3).

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Ijara leaders urge government to go slow on Boni forest ‘bombing’

🕔09:05, 5.Sep 2017

By Jacob Songok   Leaders from Ijara sub-county have appealed to the government to slow down on the intended ‘bombing’ of Al-Shabaab hide-outs in Boni forest.   The leaders led by the Ijara MP  Sophia Abdi Noor  added their voice

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ICAO jeopardize transfer of Somali airspace

🕔16:54, 4.Sep 2017

BY Nep Journal International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) officials are said to be against plans by the Somali government to transfer the Somali airspace center to Mogadishu.  The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), have in the

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Matiang’i releases KCPE, KCSE 2017 dates

🕔14:56, 4.Sep 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri:   Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i,who is also the Acting Interior CS  has released the dates for the 2017 KCPE and KCSE exams. Addressing the press in Nairobi on Monday, Matiang’i said the exams will take

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Political leaders warned against attacks on Supreme Court

🕔12:51, 4.Sep 2017

BY Leila Mohamed Political leaders have been urged to stop attacks on constitutional formed institutions instead allow them carry out their mandates independently. Various leaders led by the Central Organization of Trade Unions(COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli called on politicians

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Let us support education of our needy students for prosperity

🕔10:45, 4.Sep 2017

    BY Umar Sakwa Swaleh     We wish to take this opportunity to join others in congratulating our Muslim Students who have secured admission through Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement (KUCCP) to join Institutions of higher learning

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NASA demand axing of Ezra Chiloba

🕔09:59, 4.Sep 2017

BY NepJournal   The National Super Alliance coalition, have demanded the removal of senior IEBC officers led by CEO Ezra Chiloba, NASA have also laid two other demands. In a fresh ultimatum the opposition blamed Ezra Chiloba for bungling the polls;

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Photo of the day!

Marching in solidarity with Mogadishu attack victims in Nariobi.

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