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 2020-07-04 15:06 

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Seven-injured-in-car-bombing-at-Mogadishu-port...

Two-police-officers-and-five-civilians-were-wounded...

 2020-07-04 15:06 

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Seven-injured-in-car-bombing-at-Mogadishu-...

Two-police-officers-and-five-civilians-were-wounded...

 2020-07-04 14:33 

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Senators invite EACC to probe Ngilu over procurement...

2017-18 audit report revealed systematic violation of the procurement laws and processes in the award of several tenders worth millions of shillings...

 2020-07-04 14:20 

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Englands-pubs-restaurants-and-hairdressers-reopen...

Some-hairdressers-were-reported-to-have-opened-at-the-stroke-of-midnight...

 2020-07-04 12:30 

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Kisumu cop accused of defiling girl aged 15, impregnating her...

The officer who works at Kombewa station is further accused of trying to bribe the family to drop the case....

 2020-07-04 11:06 

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35 Homa Bay teens arrested in sex, drugs party...

Police also recovered various alcohol brands including illicit brew chang'aa....

 2020-07-04 10:31 

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Meru suspected kidnappers arrested...

Upon being arrested, the gang led police to the victim who had been held for two weeks....

 2020-07-04 08:33 

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Abducted man rescued in Igembe forest, three suspects held...

The suspects led officers to a nearby thicket after being traced where the victim was rescued after 14 days...

 2020-07-04 06:37 

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Suspect behind car theft syndicate arrested in Kitale, seven cars recovered...

The operation comes following numerous reports of stolen motor vehicles in South Rift in June in which over 10 vehicles were stolen...

 2020-07-04 05:36 

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US-sends-carriers-to-South-China-Sea-during-Chinese-drills...

China-announced-last-week-it-had-scheduled-five-days-of-drills-starting-July-1-near-the-Paracel-Islands-which-are-claimed-by-both-Vietnam-and-China...

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Agency stops construction of buildings in city...

Eight suspects accused of constructing the unapproved multi-million-shilling building were charged on Wednesday....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Lawyer contests KPAs tender...

On June 9, KPA put up a tender notice for the prequalification of legal services....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Queries raised on Marsabit killings...

Eight students have been killed in Marsabit in just two weeks, sparking fear among residents....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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New team to probe minors' mysterious killings...

The new team from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) will unravel the death mystery of Alvina Mutheu 3, and Henry Jacktone, 4....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Cabinet okays takeover of hospital...

Governor Lee Kinyanjui said the facility that serves hundreds of patients had strained the county's budget....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Evicted traders get reprieve from court...

The court also ordered that their stalls should not be demolished....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Varsity 'will not take over' hospital...

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) will not be taken over by Maseno University....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Clergy held for defiling five girls...

The suspect has been luring girls aged between two and five with freebies....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Anti-graft body probes Kirinyaga County staff...

EACC summoned 38 officials for questioning starting from May 28 to June 17 over Sh50 million tender for installation of a software to manage hospital...

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Brace for tough times, CS tells betting firms...

Decision to scrap 20 per cent excise duty introduced last year on betting to be reviewed by December....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Three men get 30 years each for murder...

Three people found guilty of murdering two colleagues over land tussle have been sentenced to 30 years in prison by the High Court in Kisii....

 2020-07-03 21:00 

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Church elder held for defiling five girls...

The suspect has been luring girls aged between two and five with freebies....

 2020-07-03 20:18 

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Fearful-of-Chinas-new-security-law-Hong-Kongers-scramble-for-safe-havens...

More-middle--and-working-class-people-are-now-also-seeking-options-especially-where-visas-come-cheaper...

 2020-07-03 19:50 

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Indias-Modi-rallies-troops-at-China-border-as-Beijing-urges-caution...

Modi-making-his-first-trip-to-the-Ladakh-region-since-the-Indian-army-lost-20-soldiers-in-a-clash-with-Chinese-soldiers-last-month...

 2020-07-03 19:07 

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Hong-Kong-man-accused-of-terrorism-in-first-use-of-new-China-security-law...

A-man-carrying-a-Liberate-Hong-Kong-sign-as-he-drove-a-motorcycle-into-police-at-a-protest-against-the-territorys-Chinese-rulers-became-on-Friday...

 2020-07-03 18:48 

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Botswana-top-vet-defends-investigations-into-unexplained-elephant-deaths...

Authorities-said-on-Thursday-they-were-still-trying-to-find-out-what-killed-the-elephants-around-two-months-after-the-first-carcasses-were-spotted...

 2020-07-03 15:15 

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State to start another wave of crackdown on illicit brews...

This will be the second wave of crackdowns by the State, with the first targeting consumers of illegal substances rather than their suppliers....

 2020-07-03 15:00 

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Ex-police officer mauled to death by dogs...

The deceased, whose body was found lying along the road, is suspected to have been killed by dogs from one of the neighbours...

 2020-07-03 12:42 

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800 vulnerable children to benefit from Sh900,000 NGO fund...

will also distribute coronavirus preventive equipment which included handwashing tanks, bars of soap and face masks...

 2020-07-03 12:05 

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UN-warns-COVID-19-could-wipe-out-gains-in-equality-for-women-at-work...

An-estimated-40-of-women-employed-globally-work-in-hard-hit-sectors-such-as-hospitality-and-retail...

 2020-07-03 11:26 

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French-PM-Philippe-resigns-as-Macron-readies-reshuffle...

Questions-over-Philippes-job-have-swirled-since-mid-June-when-Macron-declared-he-wanted-to-reinvent-his-presidency...

 2020-07-03 11:18 

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Im-a-young-Black-man-who-used-to-oppose-Black-Lives-Matter...

The-BlackLivesMatter-movement-opened-my-eyes-to-the-extent-of-anti-Black-racism-in-the-United-States-today...

 2020-07-03 10:40 

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Three men to serve 30 years in jail for murder...

Mahigara, 46, told the court that he was innocent in the matter and was framed by some people who did not wish him well....

 2020-07-03 08:05 

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Police investigate death of murdered businessman...

According to Ngodhe Sub-location subchief Charles Ngoe the body had visible injuries....

 2020-07-03 08:01 

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Facebook-YouTube-Twitter-to-face-same-EU-rules-on-hateful-content-as-broadcasters...

Online-platforms-must-take-action-against-flagged-content-which-incites-violence-hatred-and-terrorism-and-ensure-appropriate-advertising-...

 2020-07-03 07:49 

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South-Africa-to-keep-20000-soldiers-on-COVID-19-duty-until-September...

President-Cyril-Ramaphosa-made-the-decision-to-have-20000-soldiers-enforcing-the-covid-19-restriction-a-drop-from-the-initial-76000...

 2020-07-03 07:27 

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Obado in court over poisoning case...

The governor defended himself against the allegations terming them politically instigated....

 2020-07-03 07:04 

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Standard Group CEO calls for professionalism during layoffs...

Even before the pandemic, the media industry had been on a slippery slope as a result of a drop in revenue and digital disruptions...

 2020-07-03 07:00 

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PNU and assembly in tussle over MCAs...

PNU de-whipped three MCAs because they were promoting other parties...

 2020-07-03 06:00 

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Vasco Da Gama pillar shielded from sea waves...

The Vasco da Gama pillar is a landmark in Malindi and attracts thousands of domestic and foreign tourists...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Uhuru warns officers over Sh10b jobs fund...

President says he wont entertain embezzlement of Kazi Mtaani money....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Burundi-changes-tack-declares-war-on-Covid-19...

New-president-says-coronavirus-is-his-countrys-biggest-enemy-after-the-nation-largely-ignored-the-dangers-it-posed...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Judge orders agency to open census servers...

Petitioners to appoint three IT experts to carry out scrutiny and file a report in 30 days....

 2020-07-02 20:45 

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Sierra-Leone-doctors-strike-leaves-COVID-19-patients-stranded...

Doctors-treating-COVID-19-patients-in-Sierra-Leone-went-on-strike-on-Thursday-over-unpaid-bonuses-leaving-patients-in-some-of-the-main-treatment-cent...

 2020-07-02 16:41 

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Why-singers-killing-ignited-deadly-clashes-among-Ethiopias-Oromo-people...

Some-powerful-Oromo-activists-are-publicly-criticising-Abiy-accusing-him-of-pushing-his-new-pan-Ethiopian-Prosperity-Party-at-the-expense-of-Oromo-...

 2020-07-02 16:25 

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Botswana-investigating-mystery-deaths-of-275-elephants...

Botswana-is-investigating-the-unexplained-deaths-of-elephants-over-the-past-months-Poaching-has-been-ruled-out-as-the-carcasses-were-found-intact...

 2020-07-02 13:58 

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Uhuru: There's no room for politics in the Kazi Mtaani program...

President said the initiative was mooted to assist Kenyan youth whose livelihoods had been disrupted Covid-19...

 2020-07-02 13:51 

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How-Covid-19-hit-Spains-poorest-neighbourhood...

The-area-known-as-Poligono-Sur-is-home-to-40000-people-and-is-officially-the-poorest-area-in-Spain...

 2020-07-02 13:36 

Standard Digital

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Iran-reports-accident-at-nuclear-site-no-casualties...

The-Natanz-facility-is-one-of-Irans-main-uranium-enrichment-plants...

 2020-07-02 13:26 

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Police-shut-criminal-phone-network-used-to-plan-murders...

Police-said-they-were-able-to-intercept-millions-of-messages...

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