September 22, 2014

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What Uhuru Kenyatta’s US visit means for Kenya -

Sunday, September 21, 2014

I led GSU squad into the Westgate mall unaware I had been sacked -

Sunday, September 21, 2014

‘Tribeless Sonko’ linked to student murder after bar fight -

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Jackson Njeru, the man behind the Dead Beat Kenya Facebook page, has gone into hiding -

Sunday, September 21, 2014

I am OK babe, relax: KDF soldier’s last message to wife -

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Are these the riskiest spots to withdraw cash in Kenya? -

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Alone in a 350 Bed Resort-Pain In Mombasa Hotel Industry -

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Where cows watch TV to produce more milk in Nakuru -

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Construction of 5 star hotel in Machakos well under way -

Friday, September 19, 2014

President Uhuru summoned to the ICC on October 8 -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Video: 75 yr old who cooked for Kenyan presidents barred from seeing Uhuru

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This is a story that NTV has covered before, the story of a 75-year-old woman who has worked and cooked for all of Kenya’s three presidents.  Despite dedicating 33 years of her life to Harambee House as a tea girl/messenger, Magadalene says she never received a single penny of her retirement benefits. On Tuesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta was on a tour in Kiambu county, and Magdalene, tried to seek audience with him but she was whisked away by the security officers.

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Bill in parliament to end Kenya Power Monopoly

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Kenyans who incur losses due to power outages and surges could soon get compensation if a move by Marakwet East MP David Bowen sails through. Bowen wants Kenya Power to compensate Kenyans who encounter fires and loss of property as a result of outages and surges. The MP, who gave a Notice of Motion at the National Assembly on Wednesday, further wants the Government to liberalise power distribution thereby breaking the monopoly of Kenya Power. He argued that liberalising distribution would encourage competition, which will result in efficiency and a reducing in the cost of power. He accused Kenya Power…

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My work will amaze foreign partners-President Uhuru

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President Uhuru Kenyatta says views of Western countries will not distract his Government from discharging its duties. Speaking after it emerged US President Barrack Obama would skip the country in his tour of Africa, President Uhuru said his immediate concern was to fulfil pledges he made to Kenyans. “Our main concern is to work hard and uplift the economy. We are going to work so well until our foreign detractors are amazed,” he said. While reiterating his earlier stand on MPs’ salaries, Uhuru urged Kenyans to tell MPs to their faces the move is ill-timed. “Kenyans need to approach leaders…

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Mutula Kilonzo’s last words: ‘I wish you were here; I am in paradise’

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Nduku Kilonzo says her late husband always remembered her birthday and treated her in a special way. But besides the jewelry he bought her, she clings to one other monument of his affection; the house he built for her and her children in Gigiri. The mansion sitting on three acres has a six-car garage as well as a swimming pool and is valued at over Sh100 million by conservative realtor estimate. Mutula iced it by having a water fountain built next to the pool as well as a barbecue centre. He loved charcoal-grilled chicken. It was in this house that…

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Ruto demands apology from the Daily Nation over ‘hustler airline’ story

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The stage could be set for a confrontation between Deputy President William Ruto and the Nation Media Group over the private jet hired for Ruto’s recent trip to four African countries. Ruto has demanded that the NMG retract their story in which the Daily Nation stated that the luxury jet hired for the trip cost Sh100 million. Ruto in his demand is also seeking an apology, and an admission of liability for libel. The Daily Nation on Tuesday May 21 in a story titled Ruto office seeks to calm storm over trip, said it is in possession of an invoice…

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Uhuru, Ruto among 400 named in TJRC report

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Senior Government officials and politicians are among hundreds of Kenyans recommended for prosecution in the explosive report of the Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) released yesterday. President Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto are among those adversely mentioned over the 2007 post- election violence for which they face trial at the International Criminal Court. No action is recommended against them. The report also names a senator and scores of MPs from across the country accused of involvement in land grabbing, fanning ethnic clashes and brutal crackdown by security forces at the height of repression. TJRC recommends that the Director of…

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Kenya invited to argue bid to end ICC cases

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The government was Tuesday invited to present merits of its request to have ICC cases terminated as the court constituted two Trial Chambers to hear and determine the matters. In a letter to Kenya’s Ambassador to the UN, Macharia Kamau, the council has invited the country to argue its request tomorrow at a plenary session of the UN Security Council. The new development comes in the wake of an opinion piece by the envoy, which was published in the Nation Tuesday, in which he sought to explain why he wrote to the UN Security Council. Mr Kamau argued that the…

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House to carry out audits of Ruto visits

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Deputy President William Ruto’s recent visit to West and Central African countries has sparked controversy in the National Assembly and an audit will be carried out. Some MPs are demanding a scrutiny of the visit to see if it was necessary and its exact cost to the taxpayer. The investigation will seek to establish why it was necessary to hire a plane for Mr Ruto and how much it cost to take the delegation that was with him. Tuesday, lawmakers demanded a statement from Majority Leader Aden Duale, even as sources indicated that the newly constituted Public Accounts Committee would…

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TJRC Report: Kenyatta led elite in land grabbing

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The regime of Kenya’s first president, Jomo Kenyatta, was riddled with land grabbing which was perpetrated by him for his benefit and members of his family. The Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission report says that the injustice also benefitted other political leaders from other tribes. The report released Tuesday revealed that between 1964 and 1966, one-sixth of European settlers’ lands that were intended for settlement of landless and land-scarce Africans were cheaply sold to the then President Kenyatta and his wife Ngina as well as his children. The report says that throughout the years of President Kenyatta’s administration, his relatives…

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VIDEO: Policy document on Kenyans in Diaspora being drafted

VIDEO: Policy document on Kenyans in Diaspora being drafted

A task force comprising officials from the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Labour and National Planning as well as representatives of the Kenya Federation of Employers and other stakeholders are in a three-day retreat at the Aberdare country club in Nyeri county where they are finetuning the document to guide Kenya on how to address the concerns of the three million Kenyans living and working in the Diaspora and who are said to contribute five per cent of the country’s GDP before it is handed over to the cabinet for approval.

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