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Garissa and Moyale to benefit from Sh 15.5 billion World Bank electricity projects

🕔16:31, 21.Sep 2017

  Garissa and Moyale in Northern region will be among 14 counties that will benefit from the World Bank electricity project. Already the Government has received Sh 15.5 billion loan from the World Bank to finance electricity connectivity in arid

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Peter Munya switches allegience from Jubilee to NASA

🕔08:43, 5.Sep 2017

By Isaac Kiti. Oppositional coalition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has welcomed Mr. Peter Munya, the former Meru Governor who lost to Kiraitu Murungi of Jubilee in the August 8 polls. Mr. Munya joined the opposition block together with his

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Duale pulls a ‘Miguna’ on Esther Passaris after online spat over Raila’s IEBC demands

🕔08:35, 5.Sep 2017

By NJ Correspondent Nairobi Woman representative Esther Passaris was yesterday given a ‘Miguna Miguna’ response by Majority leader Aden Duale after engaging the outspoken Garissa township MP on social media following a news article in which Duale dared opposition chief

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Raila to file petition against Uhuru victory

🕔00:30, 17.Aug 2017

By FELIX OLICK NASA leader Raila Odinga made a U-turn yesterday, announcing he would challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory by going to the Supreme Court. He hinted at his legal strategy He said he will”demonstrate to the whole world the

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Opposition leader Raila Odinga hospitalized few hours after addressing rallies in Kilifi.

🕔19:33, 9.Jul 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has been admitted to a Mombasa hospital few hours after addressing Kilifi county. Through his Facebook page, Dennis Onyango who is Raila Odinga’s communications director confirmed that Odinga was

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Matiang’i imposes a dawn-to-dusk curfew in Lamu, Tana River and Garissa counties.

🕔13:45, 9.Jul 2017

By NJ Correspondent: On Saturday President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed Education CS Fred Matiang’i to take up the security docket following the sudden death of late Cabinet secretary Joseph Nkaissery. Matiang’i who has taken up the duty immediately imposed a dawn-to-dusk

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Uhuru hands over seven ambulances bought with recovered graft money to Counties

🕔18:50, 3.Jul 2017

By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi, handed over to counties seven ambulances purchased with money recovered from a UK company found guilty of bribery to get a Kenyan contract. The ambulances will be used to support

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Uhuru gradually losing marginalized communities votes, says NIS report

🕔12:41, 2.Jul 2017

By NJ Correspondent: President Uhuru Kenyatta losing badly on marginalized communities votes with only less 4o days to the August polls in a recently released National Intelligence service (NIS) secret report. According to the secret report disclosed to the President,

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First Lady hosts thousands of Muslims women to Ramadhan Iftar Dinner as they prepare for Idd-ul-Fitr

🕔10:45, 25.Jun 2017

By PSCU First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has yesterday hosted thousands of Muslim women to a special Iftar Dinner as they prepared to break the month-long Ramadhan and commemorate Idd-ul-Fitr. The over 3500 Muslims women from the grassroots (but joined by

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Muslims commemorate Eid al-fitr with pomp and colour in Eastleigh.

🕔10:29, 25.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Muslims in Eastleigh’s Nairobi has on Sunday celebrated Eid ul Fitr, a holiday making the end of 29 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Several countries including Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Indonesia, Malaysia,

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Muslim leaders tell off the controversial Chief Khadhi over his directives for Muslims to continue fasting

🕔22:45, 24.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The Kenyan Chief Khadhi Ahmed Muhdhar has directed Muslims to continue with their fasting tomorrow to complete the 30days of Ramadhan saying he has not received any reports of sighting the new moon in Kenya thus announced

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Jubilee’s free secondary education to kick off smoothly says Uhuruto

🕔19:13, 24.Jun 2017

By PSCU The free secondary education President Uhuru Kenyatta has promised Kenyans will kick off without hitches thanks to the systematic plans put in place by the Jubilee Administration. The new plan, a key plank of the Jubilee Party Manifesto

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President Uhuru mourns Lamu boat tragedy victims

🕔18:08, 20.Jun 2017

By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned 10 people who perished in a boat accident in Lamu County today. In his message of condolence to the families, relatives and friends of the 10 victims of the boat tragedy, President Kenyatta

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Chopper Democracy, the expensive affair that our elective positions have become

🕔16:08, 20.Jun 2017

By John Omondi: The current surge in number of helicopters used by politicians on campaign trail across the country is proving once again the expensive affair that our elective positions have become save for a few individual aspirants who managed

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26th June Gazetted as public holiday to mark Eid-ul-Fitr

🕔13:40, 20.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Kenyans will officially mark this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, June 26, 2017 after the government gazetted the day as a public holiday to mark the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. The gazette notice dated

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Eastleigh residents decry police harassment during Ramadhan.

🕔16:46, 19.Jun 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Residents in Eastleigh decry of corrupt police officers harassing them especially during the nights. Residents complained the rogue officers of targeting them as they leave mosque from the Taraweh and Tahajud (night prayers) asking for Identification cards

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President Kenyatta tells opposition to stop inciting Kenyans

🕔19:44, 16.Jun 2017

By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up his tour of the vote-rich Rift Valley today by addressing a huge rally at Bomet Stadium where he cautioned opposition supporters against listening to the messages of hate and division spread by their

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President Kenyatta vows to defend freedoms, security of Kenyans

🕔19:02, 9.Jun 2017

ELDORET, 9 JUNE 2017, (PSCU) President Uhuru Kenyatta today said his Government will allow no room for those who want to divide Kenyans and those who want to snatch other people’s property. He said Kenya’s security forces would equally give

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4 police officers killed, 2 missing after their car hits IED blast in Lamu.

🕔13:49, 31.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: At least four police officers and a civilian were killed after their armoured vehicle hit an IED in Baure area, Lamu County along Somalia border security officials said on Wednesday morning. According to Lamu security officials the

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Muslims begin month-long fasting following moon sighting

🕔00:17, 27.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Muslims all over the World will begin fasting on Saturday May 27, 2017 after the moon was sighted on Friday evening ushering in the holy month of Ramadan. The moon was sighted in many countries including Kenya.

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Extrajudicial killings dampen mood ahead of Ramadhan – lobby

🕔01:59, 25.May 2017

By BRIAN OTIENO @Yobramos4 Extrajudicial killings in Mombasa are increasing once again, dampening the mood ahead of the holy month of Ramadhan, Haki Africa says. The human rights group says in May alone, so far, they have recorded five cases

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Muslim scholars and leaders vows to support Uhuru re-election.

🕔11:44, 24.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: President Uhuru Kenyatta re-election bid has received a new boost when Muslim scholars and leaders of Islamic institutions unanimously endorsed his bid to run office for the second term. He honoured Muslim scholars and leaders of Islamic

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Presidential aspirant Abduba Dida warns IEBC chairman on ‘naked women’ at his office.

🕔14:33, 23.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Presidential candidate Mohamed Abduba Dida is irked by naked women he found idling at IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati’s office during his visit to the office to present his papers. Dida who took a critical remark at Chebukati

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Sugar price rises to record high

🕔22:05, 11.May 2017

By GERALD ANDAE-BUSINESS DAILY An acute shortage of sugar has hit Kenya, leaving retail shelves empty and driving the commodity’s prices to a historic high.  In Nairobi, the severity of the shortage was marked by the fact that only one of

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Milestone in the fight against HIV as Kenya becomes second country in Africa to embrace the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

🕔23:29, 9.May 2017

By John Eden. Kenya becomes the second country in Africa after South Africa to embrace the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, an intervention treatment programme for those at risk of HIV and aged 15 years  and above. The introduction of this treatment otherwise

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President Kenyatta dismisses NASA lineup, says it’s just a blueprint jobs for themselves.

🕔22:49, 27.Apr 2017

By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed the NASA power-sharing lineup as nothing more than a ploy to create jobs for its leading figures. The President said the opposition politicians have lost focus of what leadership means by wasting their

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NASA declares Raila as their Flag bearer, Kalonzo running mate.

🕔17:37, 27.Apr 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The National Supper Alliance (NASA) has declared ODM leader Raila Odinga as the Alliance flag bearer, Kalonzo Musyoka as the deputy President. The declaration was witnessed by hundreds of thousands of supporters at the historic Uhuru Park

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Eastleigh Business closed for fear of violence as Jubilee party primaries voting kicks off.

🕔09:35, 26.Apr 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Business in Eastleigh were on Wednesday, April 26 closed shops for fear of violence on the ongoing Jubilee Party primaries. Business owners have decided to close shops after taking precaution over past weeks’ threats by politicians in

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President warns against violence during Jubilee nominations.

🕔20:58, 20.Apr 2017

By PSCU: President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned Jubilee Party aspirants against engaging in unruly behaviour, saying any acts of violence will lead to disqualification. The President said misconduct by aspirants during the primaries slated for Friday, Monday and Tuesday will

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Somalia’s ambassador to Kenya hands over office.

🕔22:39, 19.Apr 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Somalia’s ambassador to Kenya Jamal Mohamed Hassan who was appointed as the Minister for planning and international relations last month handed over office temporarily to Ali Mohamed Sheikh alias Ali Bagadi on Wednesday in Kenya’s Nairobi City.

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KDF launches airstrikes on Al Shabaab strongholds in Gedo region.

🕔10:28, 12.Apr 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Kenya defense forces operating in Somalia under the Africa mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have launched an airstrike on Al Shabaab strong holds in Gedo region of Southern Somalia on Tuesday morning. Local residents said Kenyan warplanes targeted

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Hassan, the mysterious Somali trader who funded Mau Mau fighters

🕔09:41, 9.Apr 2017

By JOHN KAMAU – Nation: In the famous 1946 picture of Jomo Kenyatta with top officials of Kenya African Union (KAU), there was an unidentified Somali man who sat on the front row with his legs crossed. For decades, the

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NASA engaged in a Court battle for stealing the acronym from an NGO

🕔00:15, 2.Apr 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The political alliance NASA risks losing its name after a group moved to court accusing the Alliance of stealing their organization’s acronym. The National Super Alliance (NASA) which is a recently formed political Alliance between ODM party

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[VIDEO] Cops caught on camera killing suspected Eastleigh gang members, Boinnet orders probe

🕔13:37, 1.Apr 2017

By NANCY AGUTU @nancyagutu IG Joseph Boinnet has ordered a probe into a viral video depicting the alleged extrajudicial killing of two suspects gang members in Eastleigh. Police spokesperson Charles Owino also said those in the video must be identified

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Police shot dead two “superpower “gangsters in Nairobi’s Eastleigh estate.

🕔19:52, 31.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Police on Friday evening shot dead two superpower gangs in Eastleigh’s busy First avenue between Taisir and Amal Shopping malls. The members of the notorious group “superpower” who were gun down were said to be a Somali

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I am proud of my D-, says Joho following KCSE puzzle

🕔20:11, 28.Mar 2017

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has admitted he got a D- (minus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), which he sat in 1993 at Serani Secondary School in Mombasa. The governor stated, unlike other politicians who were born in

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Kenya, Somalia open a new charter of cooperation as two border posts and a re-launch of a direct flight between Mogadishu and Nairobi sealed.

🕔18:21, 23.Mar 2017

By PSCU – Nairobi   Kenya and Somalia have today opened a new charter of cooperation by announcing plans to open two border posts and a re-launch of direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya and

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President Uhuru and Somalia president led delegation held Bilateral talks a head of IGAD Summit.

🕔17:41, 23.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Delegation led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his counterpart President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo of Somalia held bilateral talks at State House on Thursday ahead of a special summit on the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD). President Farmaajo

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Somalia President receives full honours on his first visits at state House, Kenya.

🕔16:21, 23.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Thursday received President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo of Somalia at State House on his first state visit. Farmaajo was accorded with 21-gun salutes as a formal welcome ceremony on the start of his

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Northern Kenya opposition leaders lash out at Jubilee over defections

🕔23:00, 18.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent: A section of MPs from Northern Kenya has expressed dissatisfaction at the campaign tactics employed by President Uhuru and his party Jubilee. Speaking at a press conference in Nairobi on Saturday, the leaders accused the president of

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President Kenyatta makes historic visit to KDF in Somali

🕔22:23, 18.Mar 2017

PSCU – Nairobi: President Uhuru Kenyatta today made a historic visit to Somalia, meeting Kenyan troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia at Dhobley Military Camp. The Commander-in-Chief, dressed in military fatigue, met KDF and thanked them for

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IEBC extends deadline for parties to submit membership lists.

🕔22:59, 17.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent The commission said the submission dates were extended after concerns raised by political parties. The extension runs for only 10 days which is from March 17 to March 27. In regard to beat deadline the commission has

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Joho refutes president Uhuru claims Mombasa County received Sh40bn.

🕔04:02, 15.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho denied his county had received Sh40 billion from the national government over the last four years as alleged by president Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday. Joho mobilized his supporters on Tuesday at Mombasa

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A big blow to NASA as 30 politicians decamp to Jubilee.

🕔03:00, 15.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The National Super Alliance (NASA) has suffered a big blow after 30 politicians from Northern Kenya left ODM, one of the affiliate parties, to President Uhuru’s Jubilee on Tuesday. Leaders from Marsabit County led by Governor Ukur

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Doctors call off 100-day strike after signing deal with government.

🕔00:52, 14.Mar 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Thousands of Kenyan doctors have agreed to end 100-day strike that paralyzed public hospitals and resume operation after wrapping deal with government. Doctors went on strike in December last year after the government failed to meet their

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Open letter to Hon. Duale: Please accept votes alone can either keep or send you home

🕔11:29, 27.Feb 2017

By Dahir Abdullahi Dear Hon. Aden Duale, I hope this letter reaches you in good health and Iman. Sir, I would like to address you on a number of disturbing issues that you have raised, groomed and which are manifestly

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Book titled “LITTLE MOGADISHU Eastleigh, Nairobi’s Global Somali Hub” launched in Eastleigh

🕔23:38, 26.Feb 2017

By Adow Mohamed: A book titled “Little Mogadishu- Eastleigh, Nairobi’s Global Somali Hub” authored by Neil Carrier was launched in Eastleigh on Sunday. The book was authored by Carrier, a British national and a professor at Oxford University took him

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(La paloma que despliega sus alas) The dove that spreads its wings

🕔12:14, 26.Feb 2017

By Amina Mahat I called her a few days before I interviewed her. The authority and clarity in her voice throw me off balance for a second. This is my first interview, I am nervous but confident. However, when I

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SUPKEM calls for dialogue to unlock lecturers’ strike

🕔21:58, 24.Feb 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri:   The Western regional branch of Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims(SUPKEM) has called for the  initiation of negotiations between striking lecturers and the government in a bid to unlock the ongoing lecturers’ strike that is about to

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Kenya to start direct U.S. flights after security clearance

🕔12:09, 24.Feb 2017

By Reuters Kenyan airlines have been granted security clearance by U.S. authorities for direct flights to the United States, Kenya’s minister of transport said on Thursday, having improved infrastructure at Nairobi’s main airport. Kenya now has Category 1 security and

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