July 29, 2014

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Obama announces creation of leadership centre in Kenya -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Inoorero university’s prime building set for auction over debt -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Woman in Kisii hacks mother-in-law to death over porridge -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

High charges switch Kenyans off from calling while abroad -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Obama mulls option to grant legal status to Illegal immigrants with children born in US -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan bomb blast victims given Sh680 billion by US court -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan woman pass away in Atlanta Georgia -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan tycoon sued for Sh9.6 million per year for upkeep of daughter -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Kenyan woman working for US military contractor killed in Afghanistan suicide bomb -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Unmarried men scramble for ‘free wives’ in Busia -

Monday, July 28, 2014

Beth Mugo: Uhuru,Ruto should rule for 10 years

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PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta’s cousin and former Cabinet minister Beth Mugo says the head of state should rule for 10 years. The former Health minister says she would like Kenyatta and Ruto to go for two terms in order to develop the nation and asked those eyeing the Presidency in 2018 to wait. “We would like these digital presidents to go for two terms. We want to tell those eyeing the seat in 2018 to hold their horses. We are sure they will do good work,” said the nominated MP. Mugo was speaking at Othaya Approved School grounds, Nyeri, during the…

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Raila and Kalonzo to get sendoff package

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THE government will in the coming weeks introduce a new bill in Parliament on benefits for former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and ex-Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka. Following discussions at State House on Saturday morning, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto promised the two that they will initiate a bill on a new package. State House sources said for the time being Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo has been instructed to ensure that Raila and Kalonzo have 12 armed guards each. As Deputy Prime Minister, President Uhuru used to enjoy the services of a similar number of bodyguards…

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Mwingi Central MP to resign for Kalonzo’s return to House

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Mwingi Central MP Joe Mutambu is set to step down to pave way for former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka to return to parliament. Sources at the CORD legislators retreat in Naivasha indicate he will voluntarily resign hence necessitating a by-election in which Kalonzo will contest. Earlier, Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama had offered to resign and give up his seat for Kalonzo. He insisted that Kalonzo had shown exemplary leadership and deserved another chance in the Senate of the National Assembly. Once Kalonzo returns to parliament, he is set to assume the position of minority leader. In the meantime, Kitui West…

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Africa’s under-40 millionaires share their secrets to success

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While African millionaires and billionaires like Onsi Sawiris, Raymond Ackerman, Aliko Dangote and Deinde Fernandez may have more money than most of us can ever dream of, there’s one thing they can never buy: Youth. Even money has its limits. But there are a handful of young Africans in their 20s and 30s who have built businesses and amassed enviable million-dollar fortunes. Call them million-dollar babies. While some are corporate animals; others are empire builders- like Ladi Delano, the restless 30 year-old Nigerian entrepreneur who founded Solid XS, a hugely successful premium Vodka business in China when he was barely 23 years old. He…

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Google Kenya site hit by cyber-attack

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Global technology giant Google has been the victim of a cyber-attack. On Monday morning, their Kenyan domain google.co.ke did not have the usual doodle and search bar, instead the page splayed a black background ‘hacked’ stamped in red across it. The hacker who identified himself as TiGER-M@TE also said that he was from Bangaldesh, a country in South East Asia. When a user visited the page the hacked screen spiraled in as some foreign music played in the background. News of the cyber-attack spread on social media causing the site’s to link shoot to the top of the trends. Social media users…

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President Uhuru pledges 7 pc economic growth

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Nairobi, Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday pledged that his government will achieve a 7 percent to 10 percent economic growth within the next two years. President Uhuru also said promised to focus on generating at least one million jobs for the youth. To achieve this, the Head of State announced that he will launch Biashara Kenya, an entrepreneurial venture that will enable women and youth access funds for business. He said the venture will expand entrepreneurship opportunities through provision of affordable loans and education to women and youth to make them competitive in modern urban economies. “We will amend our procurement procedures to allow…

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Video: Mike Sonko saves 68 orphans from eviction

Video: Mike Sonko saves 68 orphans from eviction

Over 68 orphans have a reason to smile after the Nairobi Senator Gidion Mbuvi alias Mike Sonko came to their rescue after they were allegedly evicted from a Children’s home. The orphans – who are said to have lived in the Children’s home for over 20 years – were evicted after a private developer claimed the land on which the Children’s home was built. According to the director of Christ Chapel Children’s Home located in Nairobi’s Huruma estate Mrs Gloria Ndunge, a private developer with interest in the property has laid a claim on it. Mrs Ndunge says that the…

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The minister who gave Kenyatta sleepless nights

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Paul Joseph Ngei’s life reads like one of the movie scripts he might have studied in his drama course. He ‘test drove’ a Mercedes for 20 years. He is said to have saved Kenyatta’s life. But he was also seen as a great threat  to his greatest benefactor When the a grandson of a seer abandons a military career and chooses to be an editor, and at times punctuates his stories with punches, the results can be quite dramatic. Ultimately, the Makerere-trained drama king punched his way into jail, detention and international fame. This man who claimed to have nine…

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How Rev Jesse Jackson sealed Raila meeting with Uhuru

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Nairobi, Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Saturday’s meeting with Mr Raila Odinga at State House was the culmination of two hush-hush meetings, both in homes of influential personalities close to the two leaders. The Saturday meeting was the second directly between the two fiercest rivals in the March 4 elections, and also the first to be acknowledged by the two sides, complete with television footage. But inquiries within the President’s and Raila’s side revealed that the influential force bringing the two hitherto bitter rivals together was America’s civil rights and towering religious figure, the Reverend Jesse Jackson. April 1 was characterized by…

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Help for Kenya’s modern-day slaves

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There is loud wailing at 2am in an estate in Lang’ata. The cries wake up a few neighbours, some of whom drag themselves out of bed to peep through their windows. This has happened before, several times in fact, and most of the neighbours know exactly where the noise originates. After a while, the wailing turns to muffled sobs, then soon stops. Those neighbours who were brave enough to venture outside to investigate exchange a few words. Most of them know what is going on, others hear the shocking story for the first time. The person wailing in the wee…

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