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Uhuru to sack ministers in big clear-out

President Uhuru Kenyatta is planning a major cleaning out of his 19-member Cabinet and creation of a fresh 22-member team. The President met most of…

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Quit now, KHRC tells IEBC chiefs, Chebukati says no

The Kenya Human Rights Commission yesterday called on the IEBC commissioners to quit to allow talks on electoral reforms. KHRC executive director George Kegoro said…

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Investigate genocide against our supporters, NASA tells ICC

NASA yesterday called on the International Criminal Court to launch investigations into mass killings of its supporters. At the same time, opposition chiefs Raila Odinga,…

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Kalonzo coming to Parliament adds value to the House

There are two scenarios if it is true that Mwingi North Member of Parliament Nzengu Mushimi applied for the East African Legislative Assembly position. Either…

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Corridors of Power

Three former Jubilee MPs from the Kisii region are in a frenetic campaign blitz to convince a number of leaders from the region to join the…

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Sh250m lab will ‘ensure quality crops’

Kenya’s agricultural exports to the European markets are set to increase following the completion of a Sh250 million laboratory complex that will ensure produce meets…

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My wife is alive, stop the rumours – Kalonzo

NASA principal Kalonzo Musyoka has rubbished reports that his wife Pauline  is dead. Speaking to the Star on the phone from Germany yesterday, Kalonzo said…

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Emmerson Mnangagwa says post-Mugabe era is ‘full democracy’

HARARE Zimbabwe’s incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa told adoring crowds in Harare that they were witnessing “unfolding full democracy” as he returned to take power after…

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Rwanda offers to take in 30,000 Africans abused in Libya

KIGALI Rwanda is willing to provide refuge to as many as 30,000 African migrants suffering abuse and slave-like conditions in Libya, the foreign minister said….

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Ugandan tabloid editors detained over ‘fake’ story

KAMPALA The editors and directors of one of Uganda’s most popular tabloid newspapers have been detained over what authorities called a fake news story about…

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Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi flees after Al-Shabaab fallout

A Kenyan who rose through Al-Shabaab ranks to become the poster boy for the terrorist organisation is on the run after falling out with other…

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Respect our profession, morticians tell NTSA

Morticians are up in arms over a proposal by Ntsa to have those found guilty of drunk driving work as mortuary attendants as punishment. Chairman…

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Governor Mutua’s lawyers withdraw from Wavinya’s petition, cites frustrations by judge

Lawyers representing Governor Alfred Mutua in a petition filed by former Kathiani MP Wavinya Ndeti have withdrawn from the case citing frustrations from the presiding…

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NASA to add more firms to boycott list

NASA will this week add more products to their boycott list as it escalates its war on electoral injustice. CEO Norman Magaya yesterday said the…

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Hackers stole data from 57 million Uber riders, drivers: CEO

SAN FRANCISCO Uber said Tuesday that hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers in a breach kept hidden for a year….

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US strike in Somalia kills over 100 Shabaab fighters

WASHINGTON US forces conducted an air strike against the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab group in Somalia on Tuesday, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials said. “In…

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Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe’s shock exit

HARARE Zimbabweans waited Wednesday to discover when their new leader would be appointed after president Robert Mugabe’s resignation brought a sudden end to a 37-year…

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NASA to swear in Raila as President next Tuesday

NASA leaders are planning to swear in Raila Odinga as President of the People’s Republic of Kenya on Tuesday next week, a move bound to…

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What the Supreme Court justices said

Two Petitions, Nos. 2 and 4 of 2017, both challenging the election of the Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta as President- elect under Article 140 of the…

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Kenya aims to wipe out TB in 15 years

Kenya is making a new attempt to end tuberculosis in 15 years. Currently, Kenya features on the three lists of 30 high-burden countries for TB,…

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Soldiers don’t smuggle charcoal in Somalia – KDF

The Kenya Defense Forces yesterday disputed allegations its soldiers are involved in charcoal smuggling in Somalia. The charcoal trade generates major income for al Shabaab….

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Uhuru’s threat to ‘fix’ judiciary played major role in SC ruling – MP Wamalwa

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s threat to “fix” the judiciary played a major role in Monday’s ruling that upheld his re-election on October 26, Kimilili MP Chris…

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Supreme Court judges upheld Uhuru victory under duress, claims Raila

Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Monday claimed the Supreme Court upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory under duress even as plans to swear in the…

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Rape and no periods in North Korea’s army

A former soldier says life as a woman in the world’s fourth-largest army was so tough that most soon stopped menstruating. And rape, she says,…

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Democracy’s high cost as polls hit Sh70bn

After spending more than Sh70 billion in this year’s General Election and repeat presidential poll, Kenyans are waking up to the price they have to…

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Impeachment motion looms against Robert Mugabe

HARARE Zimbabwe’s ruling party is to launch impeachment proceedings Tuesday against President Robert Mugabe, in the latest bid to oust the 93-year-old strongman still clinging…