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 2021-01-22 10:19 

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Raila expected at former MP's burial...

Odinga's spokesman Dennis Onyango and Nyatike MP Tom Odege confirmed the former Prime Minister is to attend the ceremony at Raguda village....

 2021-01-22 08:52 

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New faces as Governor Lenku reshuffles cabinet...

Governor Lenku says his aim is to bring all the ethnic groups together....

 2021-01-22 08:09 

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Top Iran leader posts Trump-like golfer image, vows revenge...

Khameni says hose who ordered the murder of General Soleimani, as well as those who carried this out, should be punished...

 2021-01-22 07:31 

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Lands CS Karoney kicks off massive cleanup at Ardhi House...

The steps to follow include interested persons lodging a complaint with the registrar through the ministry's offices in Nairobi at no cost....

 2021-01-22 06:38 

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Picture power: Gideon Moi crowned as Kalenjin elder...

Talai elders are believed to possess mystic powers and whatever they handle and bless or curse always come to pass...

 2021-01-22 05:50 

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Boost for locals as Kasipul water projects begin operating...

MP Were urges locals to protect projects from vandalism and theft...

 2021-01-22 05:39 

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MP Oscar Sudi in trouble for skipping court...

Orege added that Sudi will avail his medical report in court during the next court appearance....

 2021-01-22 03:02 

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Indonesia probing whether faulty system contributed to Sriwijaya Air crash...

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 crashed shortly after takeoff from Jakarta on 9 January 2021...

 2021-01-22 02:49 

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Kalonzo at DCI over Yatta land grabbing claims...

The Wiper leader has defended himself against claims made by DP Ruto that he acquired the land illegally...

 2021-01-21 19:00 

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Counties staff seek to stop governors' tower...

County workers claim they have not consulted over the plan yet the land where the building is being put up was acquired through their pension....

 2021-01-21 18:00 

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Sonko's surprise visit to Raila's office...

In a post to a Facebook account believed to be run by Sonko, it was claimed that the meeting was called by Raila through a phone call the previous....

 2021-01-21 18:00 

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Varsity lecturers, staff to get Sh8.8b pay hike...

Court strikes out deal between universities, Uasu and Kusu members to review retirement age to 75 years....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Why citizen Trump faces uncertain legal future...

What may have guided Trump's decision not to pardon himself and members of his inner circle?...

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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China hopes for better ties...

China yesterday expressed hope the Biden administration will improve prospects for people of both countries and give a boost to relations....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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DPP under pressure to charge tycoon...

The suit documents say the wall, estimated to be worth Sh1.6 million, was demolished on November 15, 2018....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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US to rejoin vaccine drive for poor nations...

The first batches of coronavirus vaccines are expected to go to poorer countries in February under the COVAX scheme run by the WHO....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Mwilu puts officers on notice...

Issues of land disputes and rising defilement cases came up during the event attended by local leaders led by Governor Samuel Tunai....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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US president, matatu driver and their love for antique Bible...

Thousands of kilometres away in Limuru, Atsuki, a matatu driver, gazed at Biden's five-inch-thick family Bible tongue-tied and mumbled to himself....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Son kicks out mother over land dispute...

The woman wants the 2015 grant, which allowed her son some five acres out of the eight-acre piece, revoked....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Brothers battle county over land...

Justice Dalmas Ohungo directed the county to file its defence within 21 days. In default, the court will hear the brother's suit undefended....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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President Uhuru begins plans to honour Nyagarama's memory...

Two months later the governor died and Uhuru asked county leaders to trace the memorandum and hand it to him for action....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Police nab suspect over Sh3.5m heist...

Officers are pursuing six suspects believed to have taken part in the robbery and escaped on motorbikes....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Last moments of don who died at waterfall...

Jepchumba's lover Kangogo is facing murder charges for allegedly causing her death....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Court consolidates BBI cases, sets hearing date...

Judges reject AG's plea to suspend hearing of the cases in order to allow the Supreme Court to settle two suits on law review....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Verification of 1.3m signatures clears way for referendum Bill...

IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said a full list of verified supporters of the initiative would be published at the end of the exercise....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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House speakers Muturi, Lusaka take turf battles to court...

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka faulted Muturi, claiming among other things that the National Assembly deliberately suspended its business late last year....

 2021-01-21 17:00 

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Pain as families identify bodies of abducted kin...

He said they received information on Tuesday that his brother and his friends were kidnapped and later killed....

 2021-01-21 15:00 

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Another senior police officer killed in Kapedo...

Natembeya said the senior officer was returning to his operation base after burying his mother....

 2021-01-21 11:01 

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MP Kamket released...

Tiaty MP released hours of arrest, to report to Nakuru police....

 2021-01-21 09:43 

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Biden launches COVID-19 initiatives on first full day in White House...

President Joe Biden launched initiatives to rein in the raging COVID-19 pandemic, tackling his top priority on his first full day in the White House....

 2021-01-21 08:30 

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Man commits suicide, warns against inheriting his wife...

A 25-year old man has committed suicide in Nyalunya village in Kisumu East and warned anyone against inheriting his wife....

 2021-01-21 08:16 

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MP Atandi records statement over assault claims...

The chief accused the legislator and his bodyguards of beating him, claiming that he had incited youths to heckle him at a previous function...

 2021-01-21 08:16 

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MP Sam Atandi records statement over assault claims...

The chief accused the legislator and his bodyguards of beating him, claiming that he had incited youths to heckle him at a previous function...

 2021-01-21 08:14 

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KCPE candidate commits suicide over mobile phone...

Sorrow engulfed a village in Homa Bay County after a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate committed suicide over a mobile phone....

 2021-01-21 07:45 

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IEBC staff found dead...

The remains of Brian Silale and five other people were discovered at Arabal sub-location, Baringo South....

 2021-01-21 07:10 

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EU raises concerns over harsh treatment of Uganda opposition...

The EU called on the Ugandan government to probe any violent acts witnessed before and during the election and bring the culprits to book....

 2021-01-21 06:00 

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Dubai cancels non-essential surgery, live entertainment as COVID-19 cases surge...

Dubais tourism department issued a circular suspending entertainment in hotels and restaurants due to violations of Covid-19 protocols....

 2021-01-21 05:56 

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Tiaty MP William Kamket arrested...

Tiaty MP William Kamket arrested. He is currently being held at the Kileleshwa Police Station...

 2021-01-21 05:06 

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There is nothing hustler about Ruto - Otiende Amollo...

"The leader of Hustler (Ruto) has benefitted from the people he calls dynasties throughout....

 2021-01-21 04:49 

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China concerned over locked Twitter account of its United States embassy...

inese authorities were confused by the move...

 2021-01-21 03:29 

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Our father is alive, Nyachae family dispels rumours...

In the last 15 hours, social media has been crammed with news that the former Gusii political kingpin could be dead....

 2021-01-21 03:25 

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IEBC asks Kenyans to check whether they have been listed as BBI supporters without consent...

Kenyans who will find their names in the list erroneously have been asked to report to the Commission by writing to the CEO indicating their objection...

 2021-01-21 03:25 

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IEBC asks Kenyans to verify if listed as BBI supporters without consent...

Kenyans who will find their names in the list erroneously have been asked to report to the Commission by writing to the CEO indicating their objection...

 2021-01-21 03:04 

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How world leaders are reacting to Joe Biden's inauguration...

Here is how world leaders are reacting to US President Joe Bidens inauguration on Wednesday...

 2021-01-21 02:03 

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US President Biden arrives safely at White House, protected by thousands of troops, barricades...

Some right-wing extremist groups had vowed to disrupt Bidens inauguration following the Jan. 6 attack, but only scattered protests emerged on Wednesd...

 2021-01-21 01:28 

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Biden will leave mechanics of Trump impeachment trial to Senate -White House...

US President Joe Biden will leave the mechanics of how to proceed with former President Donald Trumps impeachment trial to the U.S. Senate....

 2021-01-21 01:21 

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Biden swiftly begins sweeping away Trump's immigration barriers...

Biden, just hours after being sworn in, also sent an immigration bill to Congress that proposes opening a path to citizenship for immigrants......

 2021-01-20 22:35 

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KFS in Nyanza tour to strengthen conservation efforts...

The early year exercise conducted on Monday is aimed at identifying opportunities and interventions to increase forest cover....

 2021-01-20 17:00 

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Printing of Huduma cards underway ahead of deadline...

More than 38 million people had been registered for the cards in the Sh9.6 billion exercise....

 2021-01-20 17:00 

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Let's embrace all divergent views on BBI, says Waiguru...

Waiguru expresses reservations with team picked to popularise proposed constitutional changes in Mt Kenya, calls for an all-inclusive process....

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