September 20, 2014

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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

How Chinese Orientals stifled dreams of a Kenyan -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Luhya elder attributes marital woes in the community to women eating gizzards -

Friday, September 19, 2014

54 percent of Kenyans oppose referendum, Uhuru rating up by 10 percent – Ipsos Synovate -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Woman robs Juja MP Francis Waititu Munyua in Kirinyaga hotel -

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ruto disowns ICC bid before United Nations

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Deputy President William Ruto has dismissed an application by Kenya’s permanent representative to the United Nations seeking to halt the two Kenyan cases at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Through lawyer Karim Khan, Ruto says that the application neither represents government policy nor his personal wishes. In an interview with Capital FM News, Khan says that his client never had input in the application. “His Excellency the Deputy President would like to dissociate himself with the application by ambassador Macharia Kamau as it does not represent his desire. He was never consulted in the making of the application and not…

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Transexual sues KNEC to have certificate reflect new gender

Transgender

A woman who changed her has sued the Kenya National Examination Council for a new examination certificates reflecting her new gender. In a landmark case filed at the Milimani court, Audrey Mbugua Ithibu who was born Andrew Mbugua says the fact that her Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education bears a different gender and name, she has been unable to get a job which was a violation of her rights. Audrey wrote her KCSE exams as a man and was issued with her certificate in 2001. She was thereafter diagnosed with gender identity disorder. Gender identity disorder is the formal diagnosis…

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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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