July 29, 2014

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Obama mulls option to grant legal status to Illegal immigrants with children born in US -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan bomb blast victims given Sh680 billion by US court -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan woman pass away in Atlanta Georgia -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan tycoon sued for Sh9.6 million per year for upkeep of daughter -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan woman working for US military contractor killed in Afghanistan suicide bomb -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Unmarried men scramble for ‘free wives’ in Busia -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Police arrest alleged Sonko impostor -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan banks in race for diaspora cash -

Monday, July 28, 2014

[VIDEO] Why Mama Kayai didn’t like Lupita Nyong’o in 12 Years A Slave -

Sunday, July 27, 2014

President Uhuru tells Raila to respect presidency -

Sunday, July 27, 2014

11 Kenyans start nuclear training in South Korea

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A team of 11 Kenyan students have commenced training in a South Korean nuclear graduate school in a move aimed at boosting local capacity for nuclear energy generation. The 11 who are drawn from various parastatals in the Ministry of Energy are undertaking postgraduate studies in Nuclear Science at the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) training school, Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat, director general, Mugo Kibati has said. This is part of the government master plan to increase Kenya’s installed electricity capacity to over 19,000MW in the next two decades through diversification. “As part of the wider effort to enhance and…

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Uhuru Unveils 12 More Cabinet Members, Kimemia Survives

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President Uhuru has unveiled 12 more nominations for Cabinet Secretaries. Uhuru named the 12 members at State House on Thursday. On Tuesday, the President unveiled 4 cabinet nominations. He also proposed Francis Kimemia as Secretary to the Cabinet. He also appointed Lawrence Lenayapa as State House Comptroller. In the cabinet structure, the President has given special focus to the youth, gender, devolution, planning as well as national cohesion and integration which have all been brought under the Presidency. Two more nominations are yet to be announced The 16 cabinet secretary nominations are as follows: Amb Amina Mohammed-Foreign Affairs Henry K…

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Kenya falls prey to Briton selling fake bomb detectors

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Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya security forces could be using fake and useless gadgets thinking they are genuine bomb detectors, a British court has been told. The bombshell further raised the possibility that even the gadgets the security forces use to sweep sites where bombs are suspected to have been planted or where explosions have taken place, could also fall in the same category. The revelation raises questions about the security of Kenyans when they submit themselves and their vehicles and hand-luggage to sweeping by use of metal and bomb detectors at hotels, entrances of buildings and even high security installations where this is mandatory….

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Court Rules for Immigrant on Deportation in Drug Case

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WASHINGTON — “The social sharing of a small amount of marijuana” by immigrants lawfully in the United States does not require their automatic deportation, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. “Sharing a small amount of marijuana for no remuneration, let alone possession with intent to do so, does not fit easily into the everyday understanding of trafficking, which ordinarily means some sort of commercial dealing,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote for a seven-justice majority, partly quoting from an earlier case. The case arose from a traffic stop in Georgia in 2007 during which Adrian Moncrieffe, a Jamaican citizen, was found with…

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VIDEO:There will be no politicians in Cabinet — Ruto

VIDEO:There will be no politicians in Cabinet — Ruto

The Deputy President William Ruto declared that there will be no politicians. He urged Kenyans not to spend time looking for whoever is affiliated to TNA, URP parties saying that there is no consideration of their political affiliation and that at no point during the interviews for the position were the candidates asked to divulge whom they voted for.

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KRA eyes Sh3bn from real estate businesses

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The Kenya Revenue Authority will have issued demands worth Sh3 billion for undeclared taxes in the real estate sector by June, it said on Friday. The agency has zeroed in on the sector for the last seven months after completing preliminary surveillance which revealed deep-rooted tax evasion practices. “We have identified relevant information and have profiled cases whose value is estimated at Sh3 billion,” said Alice Owuor, the Commissioner for Domestic Taxes – small and medium taxpayers. She said KRA has collected Sh453 million by end of March from the real estate sector – rental income and sales – and…

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KCB takes on Equity in push for more diaspora cash

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KCB has stepped up its claim for a bigger share of the diaspora remittances market by signing a partnership with Western Union, which will see money remitted from abroad deposited directly into customers’ accounts. Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) reports show that in January, KCB was ranked third behind Equity Bank and Co-operative Bank in terms of remittances handled. Equity and Co-operative Bank each handled Sh1.1 billion or 12.3 per cent of the Sh8.9 billion remittances in January, with KCB handling Sh1 billion or 11.2 per cent and Western Union Sh558 million. “We expect that this service will increase the…

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CJ Mutunga fires a fiery tweet at critics

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Chief Justice Willy Mutunga on Wednesday told his critics that there was a distinction between him as an individual and the Supreme Court. “Need for mental shift! The Supreme Court is neither Mutunga’s Court nor am I the Supreme Court!” Dr Mutunga said on his twitter handle. Dr Mutunga, by being the Chief Justice, is the President of the Supreme Court that rejected a presidential election petition by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga that challenged the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. In its judgement, the Supreme Court said Mr Odinga failed to prove that Mr Kenyatta did not get the…

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VIDEO: Tycoon to fly African flags in space

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(CNN) — At just 31 years old, and already heading a vast business empire he built from scratch, Ashish Thakkar has been referred to by some as Africa’s youngest billionaire. But this is a label the Ugandan entrepreneur doesn’t want to associate himself with. “Money should never be a measurement for anything,” says Thakkar, founder of the pan-African multi-sector business conglomerate Mara Group. “I like to see myself as an entrepreneur that’s being disruptive — I like to be the underdog in a lot of cases,” he adds. “It’s all about how you go about it; but one thing I…

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MPs oppose vetting of an incomplete Cabinet

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President Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto failed to unveil the second batch of their nominees to the Cabinet on Wednesday, promising to release a comprehensive list on Thursday morning. But in what is likely to disappoint their foot-soldiers during the last General Election, Mr Ruto was categorical that there would be no politicians in their Cabinet. “I can tell you today that there will only be two politicians in the Cabinet, the President and I, the rest will be managers able to implement our government’s programmes. During our interviews, we have not asked any of them which party they…

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