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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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President Uhuru’s tribalistic drug abuse policy.

🕔14:42, 23.Feb 2017

By Mohamed Ibrahim In Kenya it seems, everything is tribal, including how the “war on drugs” or in the case of Miraa “the war for drugs” is been fought against or for. For the last few years since Jubilee government

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Uhuru reaffirms Kenya’s support for Somalia in historic Farmaajo inauguration

🕔15:39, 22.Feb 2017

By NJ Correspondent: President Uhuru Kenyatta was today among the regional and International leadership that graced the inauguration of Somalia’s recently elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo. Accompanied by Foreign CS Amina Mohamed and Majority leader Aden Duale among others,

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Traders at Nairobi’s Jamia Shopping Mall close shop after spat with landlord over rent

🕔14:54, 21.Feb 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Business at Jamia Shopping Mall was today paralyzed after traders closed shop citing frustration by the landlord. The towering shopping mall stands at a land along Tubman Road belonging to the adjacent Jamia Mosque but is operated

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Haji Abdiaziz takes final bow after long battle with Cancer.

🕔23:10, 18.Feb 2017

By NJ Correspondent: 23-year-old Abdiaziz Aden has taken a final bow after a prolonged battle with cancer. The youthful Aden was diagnosed with Osteogenic sarcoma (cancer of the bone) after he was hit by a matatu (public service vehicle) which

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Jama sets up intervention team as drought looms high in Garissa.

🕔11:55, 16.Feb 2017

By Yussuf Korrow Governor Nathif Jama on Wednesday hold a crisis meeting with top UN bodies and other humanitarian aid organizations for immediate actions on the ravaging drought situation in the county. Jama called for Joint efforts to set up

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Man killed in alleged KDF bus attack laid to rest

🕔08:40, 11.Feb 2017

By NJ Correspondent: A man who was killed after Kenyan Defense Forces allegedly shot at a public service vehicle near the Kenya – Somali border was on Friday laid to recent in Liboi town. The youthful man identified as Abdifatah

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Nakuru Imams create awareness on dangers of FGM

🕔09:18, 10.Feb 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri: Imams, Muslim scholars and religious teachers in Nakuru marked the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female genital mutilation (FGM) by creating awareness and sensitizing the local communities on the danger of the harmful and un-Islamic practice.

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Formalize cross border trade with Somalia

🕔15:54, 9.Feb 2017

By Mohamed Abdullahi: On a hot afternoon, a drive through Wajir town CBD is not appealing especially when the cruel tropical sun bakes everything in its way.  The newly laid tarmac road has eased movement within the CBD.  A number

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Islamic banks urged to sponsor students in technical institutions

🕔14:52, 7.Feb 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri: There is need for Islamic financial institutions and Muslim organizations to financially support Muslim Youths who fail to enlist in institutions of higher learning and middle level colleges to enable them join technical colleges. The sentiments were

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Youth must get IDs for 2017 poll to be credible and fair

🕔14:47, 7.Feb 2017

By Mabarak Abucheri:   The preparation of the forthcoming general election is in the top gear after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)kick started a one month long voters registration exercise countrywide. To boost their numbers and increase their

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Wajir: Passenger goes missing in Somalia transit flight

🕔14:52, 19.Jan 2017

By NJ Correspondent: There was confusion at the Wajir international airport on Wednesday after one of the passengers in a transit flight from Somalia could not be accounted for. It took police up to four hours to ascertain the whereabouts

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CORD now alleges plot to rig elections following ‘Kalonzo double registration’

🕔22:29, 18.Jan 2017

By Abdihakim Mohamed: Opposition coalition CORD co-principals Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula now allege the ruling Jubilee party has already started rigging the upcoming general elections after discovering the Wiper party leader Kalonzo’s ID number was registered with another voter

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Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, MPs arrested

🕔19:09, 13.Jan 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Outspoken Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho was today arrested in Mombasa reports indicate. Joho was arrested alongside Members of Parliament Salim Hanjary Bedzimba (Kisauni), Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir (Mvita) and Suleiman Dori Ramadhani (Msambweni) and are being held

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Kenyans ‘join president Uhuru in launching projects’ under the hashtag #UhuruChallenge.

🕔23:10, 10.Jan 2017

Kenyans are calling out their President for his love of opening projects with the hashtag #UhuruChallenge.  

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Uhuru signs election laws to allow use of manual back up in August poll

🕔21:15, 9.Jan 2017

The Star. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday signed the controversial Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 into law at State House, Nairobi. The assent now allows IEBC to use a manual back-up to the electronic voting system in the August 8

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On the rise; Muslim Women in court after illicit relationships

🕔18:34, 7.Jan 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri: Two separate Muslim women are embroiled in court battles with prominent politicians to secure financial support for the children they allegedly got with them during illicit love affairs. Currently, a Muslim lady named Fatuma Ramadhan Hassan has

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Beled Hawo district administration announces a cap on marriage expenses

🕔14:36, 7.Jan 2017

By NJ Correspondent:   The district administration of Beled Hawo town in Somalia’s Gedo region has set a limit on marriage expenses in a bid to foster legal unions in the town which borders Kenya’s Mandera County. The decree, set

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Mombasa Muslim women encouraged to embrace change

🕔09:02, 7.Jan 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri:   Women in Mombasa County have been urged to embrace change in order to confront social-economic challenges facing them due to inaccessibility to information and education. The call was made in a public forum organized by Muslim

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Shocking drop in 2016 KCSE results as only 141 students score A

🕔19:13, 29.Dec 2016

By Peter Leftie: Only 141 candidates managed to score a mean grade of A-plain in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination, a shocking drop from 2,636 candidates who attained the grade last year. Releasing the results at

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CIPK to partner with KFCB to stop immorality

🕔15:58, 29.Dec 2016

By Mbarak Abucheri: The Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya (CIPK) will partner with the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) to curb moral decay in the society. This was resolved during a sensitization workshop held in Mombasa that brought

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