September 1, 2014

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China at work in Africa again as first Addis Abeba tram rolls out -

Monday, September 1, 2014

Motorcycle-drawn ambulances to offer relief to patients in the Kenyan countryside -

Monday, September 1, 2014

[VIDEO] After being denied a US visa, Kenyan student thrives in computer programming -

Monday, September 1, 2014

Raila to Jubilee: Tell Kenyans where you took their millions -

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Kenyans in the UK trooping back home -

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Why dying abroad is such a costly affair -

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Kenyan parents seek justice after daughter’s death in Saudi Arabia -

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Death Announcement-Mrs Grace Nyambura Macharia mum to Evans Kagombe of Dallas, TX -

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Governor Kidero can now sleep tight -

Friday, August 29, 2014

The story that will never see light of day: President’s courtship -

Friday, August 29, 2014

Moi explains absence at Mutula Kilonzo’s burial

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Former President Moi has explained why he skipped the burial of his former lawyer Mutula Kilonzo at his Mbooni ancestral home Thursday. Through his press secretary Lee Njiru, Mr Moi said he had sent his son, Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, to represent him at the ceremony as he was attending to other commitments. “When Mzee visited Senator Mutula’s widow Nduku and the children at their Gigiri home on Wednesday last week, he asked Nduku for permission to be away and promised to send Gideon to represent him because he would be held up due to other commitments and he was…

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British PM Cameron Defends Uhuru UK Invitation

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The British government has defended meetings by its officials with President Uhuru Kenyatta despite his indictment by the International Criminal Court. Prime Minister David Cameron told the BBC that he met Uhuru because Kenya was playing a vital role fighting al-Shabaab in Somalia. He said Uhuru had assured him that he was cooperating with the ICC and in Cameron’s view, he is “innocent until proved guilty.” Before the elections, the UK said it would have only “essential contact” with Uhuru if he was elected president because he is an ICC indictee. The trip to the London conference on Somalia was Uhuru’s first…

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Changaa, busaa dealers to set up distillery with government help

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The government plans to help Changaa and Busaa dealers to form cooperatives and get funding to establish quality, healthy and well packaged traditional liquor. The plan will be implemented by the National Agency for Campaigns Against Drugs and Alcohol Abuse (NACADA). CEO of NACADA William Okedi who is visiting the counties says Changaa and Busaa are no longer illegal drinks in the country but the main concern now is the unhealthy and poor quality of the drinks produced by quack brewers.-The Star

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Australian man wants homosexuality legalised in Kenya

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Nairobi, Kenya: An Australian citizen accused of having sexual intercourse with other males wants the court to outlaw some sections of the sexual offences Act and declare homosexuality legal in Kenya. Mr Ian Castleman who is facing criminal charges for having sex with two other male has filed a petition at the High Court challenging the Sexual Offences Act. He says the criminal charges amounts to discrimination because he has been charged because of his sexual orientation. The two males he is accused of having sexual intercourse with, were residing at an orphanage operated by the petitioner and he offered…

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Video: Kethi Kilonzo’s son eulogising grandfather Mutula Kilonzo

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Kethi Kilonzo’s son delivered a tremendous tribute to his departed grandfather Senator Mutula Kilonzo. Master Mumo stood confidently before the mourners and did his grandpa proud. “My Grandfather is not gone he lives in our hearts,bodies and minds. I will retain your position and take it higher and higher, Mutula Kilonzo, the best Grandfather a Grandchild could ever ask for ” young Mumo said

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Live Stream: Mutula Kilonzo’s Funeral Service

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Watch live: Mutula Kilonzo funeral service from his Mbooni home, President Kenyatta, former President Kibaki, former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka, Senators and Governors are among hundreds of Kenyans attending the funeral service.

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Latest African gold rush: Hotels

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(CNN) – Major international hotel chains are increasingly rolling out thousands of new rooms in Africa’s business hotspots, keen to expand their footprint on the continent’s burgeoning economies. From Lagos and Kigali to Nairobi and Johannesburg, the world’s best known hoteliers are targeting Africa’s growing urban centers to benefit from a rising number of business travelers and a huge undersupply in available rooms. “There’s a growing demand in those capital cities because they are the centers of business, of government and of commerce — all of which have hospitality needs,” says Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president of development for Hilton Worldwide,…

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Homa Bay:How Kenya’s first planned town failed

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This is the sad story of Homa Bay, and it is also the story of many other towns. But from it, perhaps our new governors can learn something as they begin to reclassify towns and urban centres. The planners of Konza City can also learn from it. For starters, Homa Bay, and not the proposed Konza City, was the first town to have a master plan before construction and development began. It was something akin to Konza City where a comprehensive master plan was laid out for a township that was to be. The 1960 Homa Bay plan was actually…

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Kenya Lawmakers Accuse Uhuru of Undermining Constitution {WITH AUDIO}

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Kenya’s parliament plans to start work Thursday reviewing President Uhuru Kenyatta’s cabinet nominees. But some members of parliament’s Appointments Committee have vowed to oppose the process after accusing President Kenyatta of contravening the constitution. Lawmaker John Madi, a leading member of the Appointments Committee, says the list of cabinet nominees does not reflect regional and ethnic balance as stipulated in the constitution. He says the list of candidates Kenyatta presented to parliament falls short of Article 152 of the constitution, which spells out the requirements of cabinet composition. “Our constitution is very clear. It not only talks about regional balance,…

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Kenyan woman seeks to block kin from Sh3 billion assets

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A lawyer’s wife has gone to court seeking to stop her sons and daughters from controlling a Sh3 billion family fortune. She accused them of beating their father and scalding him with hot water. This came after a battle for control of the estate erupted in the family of ailing lawyer Samuel Kanogo Ritho, who is in London for treatment. Mr Ritho’s wife, Gladys Ruhunga, has sued her children seeking to stop them from controlling the estate. Mrs Ritho obtained an interim order stopping Geoffrey Avugwi, James John Kanogo, Margaret Mung’asia and Jane Nyambura – the siblings – from dealing…

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