December 9, 2016

DP Ruto handlers to “emulate” Obama by blocking critics on Twitter


Deputy President William Ruto’s social media handlers say they will follow American President Barrack Obama’s style by blocking all those who use abusive language against him on social media. The DP’s Communications Secretary David Mugonyi also maintains that the office is open to both positive and negative criticism from the public on performances. “Twitter has a feature of blocking people. There is a reason why it was put there . Potus (President of United States of America) Obama’s official Twitter handle blocked five people on day one. We will block anyone who uses abusive language on the DP. We accept…

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Sh40 million beautification controversy rocks Nairobi ahead of Obama visit


To beautify Nairobi or not seems to be the big question ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit. The county government has changed landscaping along Mombasa Road between Bunyala and Nyayo round-about, giving it more than one facelift in a span of two months. The stretch first got a facelift in 2009, when Machakos Governor Alred Mutua, then, the Government spokesman initiated a layout of marble rocks, which were later removed and reverted to it’s earlier grass layout. On Sunday, contractors from Urban Green Landscapers were busy laying a concrete slabalong both sides of the beds in readiness for a…

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Six signs that you are about to be dumped

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Say you are in a relationship and something doesn’t seem quite right. You are afraid that it may be coming to an end, but you don’t know for sure. To be sure, look out for these signs and opt to leave before you are dumped. 1. Leading separate lives: Where you used to find time to be together and do things together, you have increasingly been pulling apart. On one hand, your partner may have assumed the habit of spending time alone more often, and, or going out alone regularly unlike before. In the same vein, if you are living together,…

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Police rescue Nairobi woman and her 4 month-old baby after Facebook distress post

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Police rescued a woman and her four year old child in Dagoretti Corner  after her husband threatened to kill her following a domestic quarrel. The woman had posted a distress message on her Facebook page stating that she had locked her husband outside of the house after he attempted to strangle. “He is outside and has said that I will sleep in the mortuary tonight.Anyone along Kikuyu road please help me and come with the police because I sense danger…I have a four month old” the post read in part. Riruta Satellite police OCS Bernard Ng’eno said his officers received…

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Eight survival tips for men in Nyeri

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Dear Nyeri man, Take care not to be the next person to have reports of your ordeal on Kenyans’ lips like a headless cock. That two men have had their manhood chopped off in Nyeri in a week has drawn a lot of pubic interest and there is groin fear toward our sisters from Nyeri region. Listen, brother: we want you around and in one piece during this and every members’ day. Your absence from our ranks may change the common expression to “Tom and Harry” and that will be an injustice to the Queen’s language. So, take the following…

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Police recover Pastor Kanyari’s stolen car

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A vehicle belonging to controversial pastor Victor Kanyari has been recovered along Kangundo Road in Nairobi, two hours after it was stolen at his church on Sunday morning. According to well placed sources at BuruBuru Police Station, the Sh 8 million worth Range Rover was stolen moments after the pastor parked it at his church in Kamukunji where he had gone to preside over the Sunday service. Immediately the theft was noticed, Kanyari notified the police of the car’s disappearance. The police then circulated the vehicle’s registration number and started tracing the car with the aid of a track device….

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11 Shabaab fighters died in Baure attack: KDF


The government has confirmed the deaths of 11 suspected Al-Shabaab fighters and two Kenya Defense Forces soldiers during an attack near Baure military camp in Lamu East sub-county on Sunday. KDF spokesperson David Obonyo said the fighters launched an attack near the camp at around 5.45 am. “The attack was aggressively repulsed. During the firefight, 11 terrorists including two fighters of Caucasian origin were neutralised. Several others fled with injuries towards Boni forest and a pursuit is currently underway. Regrettably, KDF lost two soldiers during the firefight,” Mr Obonyo said. The official also revealed that an assortment of weapons, including…

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Suspected Al-Shabaab militants raid Mangai Village in Lamu


At least 60 suspected Al-Shabaab militants raided Mangai Village in Lamu County at dawn on Sunday. According Basuba Location Chief Yusuf Nuri, the attackers invaded the village at 3am Sunday, before flushing out villagers from their houses. They ordered the more than 100 villagers to gather at Mangai Mosque where they preached to them for three hours. Mr Nuri said after the preaching, the gang held prayers in the mosque. They then raided Mangai Dispensary where they burnt down two motorbikes belonging to the health facility. The later invaded the newly built Mangai Boarding Primary School before setting ablaze more…

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Why Jubilee MPs ganged up to sink Uhuru’s nominee


Jubilee Coalition MPs turned against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s nominee for Secretary of Cabinet because of her refusal to spend public funds on political mobilisation, Saturday Nation can reveal. Jubilee MPs were in the majority when they angrily and noisily rejected the nomination of Dr Monica Juma on Thursday. Mr Moses Kuria, the Gatundu South MP who had been tasked by the President to rally support for Dr Juma’s nomination, Friday said the reasons for Dr Juma’s rejection “were not in the public interest.” “We broke world records. We rejected someone for doing their job, for refusing to do things in…

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Men who depend on their wives more likely to cheat


New research suggests that whether your marriage is plagued by cheating or not all depends on the income gap between you and your partner. According to the study findings, one is more likely to cheat if they are financially-dependent on their spouse. Men especially, were found to be more likely to cheat if they depended on their wives. The researchers from the University of Connecticut in the US looked into over 2,700 individuals over a period of 11 years. All the study subjects were part of a heterosexual couple and were aged between 18 and 32 and had been in…

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