July 30, 2015

Anastacia Muthoni: Makadara MP used me as a sex toy and dumped me


A case pitting Makadara MP Bernard Mutura and a single mother who sent him offensive texts was finally dismissed by a city court. This was after Anastacia Muthoni Thuo pleaded guilty saying after the MP dumped her, bitterness spurred it all The first time TNA MP had sued Anastacia Muthoni for allegedly sending him several offensive text messages accusing him of sexually abusing her. Anastacia appeared before the Makadara chief principal magistrate Timothy Okello on March 18 to answer the charges pressed by Mutura though he was not present in court. According to police files, Muthoni had on March 11…

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Obama endorses House Dem immigration effort to introduce vote on house


President Barack Obama formally endorsed a long-shot legislative gambit from House Democrats aimed at forcing a vote on comprehensive immigration reform as he blamed House Republicans for stalling an overhaul. In a three-paragraph statement, Obama said he “applauds” the strategy from Democrats to use a discharge petition to get a vote on immigration reform legislation. A successful petition needs 218 signatures — a threshold all but certain to not be reached. “Immigration reform is the right thing to do for our economy, our security and our future,” Obama said. “A vast majority of the American people agree. The only thing…

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Sonko frustrating service delivery in Nairobi, says Kidero


Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has accused Senator Mike Sonko of continued incitement remarks meant to intimidate, embarrass and frustrate service delivery in the city. The governor said the county government has in the last two weeks noted Sonko’s heightened activities that seek to frustrate efforts at service delivery. “While it is your legitimate right to agitate for any action on the part of the county government, as an elected Senator, it is expected that you use the channels availed to you by virtue of being a member of the Senate,” said Kidero in a letter signed by his legal counsel…

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[VIDEO] Young rich with Samuel Muthui: Worth Sh1 Billion at the age of 26

[VIDEO] Young rich with Samuel Muthui: Worth Sh1 Billion at the age of 26

After failing his Primary school final exams due to difficulties at home Mr. Samuel Muthui struggled through jobs paying as low as 15 shillings a day to a series of failed businesses until he was able to build a billion-shilling empire. All this achieved by the age of only 25!

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Kenyan woman to husband: Why did you try to kill us? I thought we were happy


“Man attacks wife and children, commits suicide” If you have been watching the news or reading newspapers regularly, then you need no telling that cases of men butchering their entire families, then turning the weapon on themselves have been on the increase. There are also more cases of women taking the lives of their children, then ending theirs. This week, we tell the story of a woman who survived her husband’s attempt on her life and that of their two children. “My name is Dianah Wanjiku. I met my husband, Richard Machio, in 2003. I was waiting for a matatu…

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Corruption to be punishable by the death sentence if proposed Kenyan law passes


CORRUPTION will become punishable by death if Parliament passes a proposed amendment to the Anti Corruption and Economic Crimes Act. Kiharu MP Irungu Kang’ata has already filed a notice of the amendment with the Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi. He wants the Act amended to provide the death sentence for persons who are convicted of corrupt acts where the loss of public funds exceeds Sh1 billion. : “A person convicted of an offence under this part shall, where there is actual loss of public funds which exceed Ksh1 billion, be sentenced to death,” the notice seen by the…

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Graca declines Sh371m Mandela estate


Johannesburg (AFP) – Nelson Mandela’s widow Graca Machel has given up her right to half his more than $4-million estate, an executor of his will said Tuesday. The Nobel peace laureate, who died last December, left several assets to his third wife on condition she forfeited her right to half the 46 million rand ($4.3 million, 3 million euro) estate. “I confirm that Mrs Machel has formally and in writing accepted the benefits bequeathed to her in the last will and testament of former president Mr NR Mandela,” executor Dikgang Moseneke told Sapa news agency. Mandela and Machel had been…

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Homosexuality a serious problem as terrorism, says Duale


Majority Leader in the National Assembly Aden Duale has described homosexuality as a problem in Kenya on the same scale as terrorism and suggested it should be handled the same way. But he said it is a social problem and religious leaders should first preach against it. Mr Duale also resisted a suggestion by some MPs that the Government introduce express laws against homosexuality like Uganda has. “Uganda has passed a law but for us the Constitution and the Penal Code are very clear. But I want to urge my colleagues that this is a social problem. It is incumbent…

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Governor Kidero’s wife apologizes for husband’s torn sock

Susan Kidero

The wife to Nairobi Governor Dr Susan Mboya has apologised to Nairobians for her husband’s wardrobe gaffe after he was pictured in a local daily wearing a torn sock. Ms Mboya on Monday took full responsibility for the mistake. “As his wife I am terribly embarrassed that I allowed this to happen and take full responsibility for this unfortunate oversight,” she told Nairobi News. Governor  Evans Kidero was pictured raising his foot and exposing a torn sock while attending the launch of Premiere Beauty Spa in Westlands over the weekend. According to his wife, the Governor leaves the house for work…

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Kenya key target as US National Security Agency infiltrates Huawei


The US National Security Agency has infiltrated servers in the headquarters of Chinese telecommunications and Internet giant Huawei Technologies Co, obtaining sensitive information and monitoring the communications of top executives, the New York Times reported. The newspaper said its report on the operation, code-named “Shotgiant,” was based on NSA documents provided by Edward Snowden, the former agency contractor who since last year has leaked data revealing sweeping US surveillance activities. One of the goals of the operation where Kenya is a key target was to find any connections between Huawei and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, according to a 2010 document cited…

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