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US jets intercept Russian warplanes in Syria: Pentagon

WASHINGTON, A pair of US warplanes intercepted two Russia jets over a part of Syria they were not supposed to be operating in, the Pentagon…

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Road crashes claim over 150 in 2 weeks in Kenya, report shows

Over 150 people have died in road crashes across Kenya in the past two weeks, according to official statistics. Initial investigations show that majority of…

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Simon Mbugua, Ken Musyoka, 7 others to represent Kenya at Eala

Seven former MPs and two youthful greenhorns have been elected to represent Kenya at the East African Legislative Assembly. The most experienced amongst them is…

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NASA principals meet this weekend to rethink strategy

NASA is plotting a vigorous fightback to win back disaffected supporters and defuse fury triggered by the aborted swearing-in of Raila Odinga. We’re not giving…

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Suit against NASA list leaves vote on EALA nine in limbo

The Political Parties Dispute Tribunal yesterday temporarily barred Parliament from electing the EALA MPs until a case challenging the NASA nominees is determined. Narok West…

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County, subcounty schools to reap big in state payout

County and subcounty schools will be the biggest beneficiaries in resource distribution, given the bulk of students to be admitted next year. These institutions are…

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Eldoret-Nakuru road to receive Sh500m upgrade

The government will spend Sh500 million to construct a dual carriage road along the Eldoret-Nakuru Road. Speaking yesterday at Sachangwan where several people died in…

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National and county governments need each other

The law is clearly distinct on the roles of the national government and the county governments. Although distinct, the two bodies should work harmoniously with…

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Court halts changes to polls laws, legality to be decided

The High Court yesterday temporarily suspended the Election Amendment Laws 2017 pending the determination of the case challenging their legality. Justice Chacha Mwita issued the…

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Sossion, 10 others to lose union jobs in new directive

Knut boss Wilson Sossion and his Kuppet counterpart Omboko Milemba are among 11 trade unionists set to lose their positions in the unions after being…

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Change of bus seats spared Karen’s life in Sachangwan crash

An innocent change of seats to allow her sister take a nap spared the life of Ms Karen Adhiambo in Tuesday’s Sachangwan crash involving several…

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Malaria drug Duo-Cotecxin to be recalled from Kenyan market

A commonly used antimalarial drug — Duo-Cotecxin — is set to be recalled from the Kenyan market for failing a laboratory quality test, the Health…

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Uhuru demands answers on empty seats during Jamhuri Day

President Uhuru Kenyatta has demanded an explanation from organisers of national celebrations after the Jamhuri Day fete in Nairobi on Tuesday was poorly attended. As…

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Nasa insists electoral reforms a condition for talks with Uhuru

The opposition coalition Nasa has declared it will only hold talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta on issues at the root of political and electoral tensions…

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Uhuru blows hot and cold on dialogue with NASA

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday said he is willing to engage the opposition as he led Kenyans in commemorating the 53rd Jamhuri Day. He however cautioned…

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We don’t want a tribal and segmented Kenya

I think President Kenyatta should take it upon himself to ensure that he negotiates with the Opposition. I believe the negotiations should be structured, like…

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Woman moves to court to stop ex-MP burial

A woman claiming to be the second wife of former Belgut MP Eric Keter has now moved to court to stop the burial of the…

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State honours recipients’ list raises storm on social media

Questions were yesterday raised over the criteria used to select people who receive state honours. Many Kenyans were left with more questions than answers on…

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Teachers have until December 31 to submit wealth declaration forms to TSC

Teachers have until December 31 to declare their wealth to the Teachers Service Commission in line with the Public Officer Ethics Act. The law requires…

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What the future holds for Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp

Over the past month Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp has marked several important events. More than 3,400 children from over 30 primary schools sat for Kenya’s national primary…

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Russia asks UN for the green light to send arms to Bangui

UNITED NATIONS, Russia has asked the UN Security Council for permission to supply light arms and ammunition to the struggling armed forces of the Central…

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Jubilee MPs meet at State House over Eala, House commitees

Jubilee MPs are meeting at State House this morning as the ruling party puts together its committee membership lists and decides on its candidates to…

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Sh175 million lost in police shoes scam, audit shows

The Auditor-General has unearthed irregularities in the procurement of shoes for the police, with purchases beyond the approved amount and falsification of some documents. The…

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Julius Kipng’etich leaves Uchumi Supermarket on its knees

For most of retail chain Uchumi’s employees, the pain of seeing the company they have worked for die a slow and painful death is unbearable,…

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ODM eulogises ‘mama ODM’ Grace Mboja as dedicated, women’s rights champion

ODM has eulogised former ODM Women’s Congress chairperson Grace Mboja who died on Thursday as a dedicated women’s rights defender. Mama ODM as she was popularly known was…

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Lack of political goodwill blamed for entrenched corruption

Lack of political goodwill, bureaucratic red tape and conflicts of interest are to blame for entrenched corruption in the country, a People’s Anti-Corruption Summit was…