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 2020-10-25 13:02 

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Man accused of cheating chops off his genitals...

The 70-year-old from Bureti, Kericho County, was angered by allegations of extramarital affairs by his wife and children....

 2020-10-25 11:55 

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Six traders attacked, injured by bandits...

Two of the traders were shot in the leg while four sustained minor injuries....

 2020-10-25 11:22 

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Tanzania elections: Main rivals plead for huge turnout...

The constitution bars any legal challenge on presidential elections, meaning results announced by the commission are final....

 2020-10-25 11:18 

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Man swept away while crossing flooded river...

Villagers recovered the man's body after searching the flooded river for several hours....

 2020-10-25 10:28 

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Kamusinga student tests positive for Covid-19...

The Form Four student returned a positive result after he was admitted at Kimilili Sub-county Hospital....

 2020-10-25 04:35 

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Debt crisis to overshadow Zambia's high stakes election...

Although elections won't be held in Zambia for another 10 months, the country's crippling debt woes could overshadow the vote...

 2020-10-25 04:33 

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Conde declared winner in Guinea election...

President Alpha Conde registers landslide victory by garnering 59.5 percent of the votes cast....

 2020-10-25 03:42 

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Hippo attacks, mauls leg of Class Eight pupil in Bondo...

The boy was in the company of his friends at the lakeshore when the animal which had gone to graze outside the waters attacked him...

 2020-10-25 03:02 

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Kericho man accused of cheating on wife chops off manhood...

A source at the hospital said the procedure to reattach the hanging manhood lasted for three hours....

 2020-10-25 02:22 

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Ethiopia summons U.S. ambassador over Trump comments in dam dispute...

Ethiopia on Saturday summoned the U.S. ambassador over what it called an incitement of war between Ethiopia and Egypt from President Donald Trump...

 2020-10-25 01:58 

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Deal to normalise ties with Israel stirs opposition in Sudan...

Deal to normalise ties with Israel stirs opposition in Sudan....

 2020-10-25 01:48 

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Comedian Mulmulwas arrested over hate speech in Kapenguria...

Poghisio who is also the local senator had apparently complained to police the post-Kapchok made was malicious and a form of harassment to him....

 2020-10-25 00:03 

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Gunmen storm school in Cameroon, killing at least six children...

Some children sustained injuries while jumping from second storey windows...

 2020-10-24 23:48 

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Trump goes on offensive against Biden with trip to New Hampshire...

The Republican president is storming his way through top battleground states in a late push to make up ground against Biden....

 2020-10-24 23:38 

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Suicide bombing at Kabul education centre kills 24, students among the victims...

Most of the victims were students aged between 15 and 26, according to the health ministry....

 2020-10-24 23:01 

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Uhuru eulogises lawyer Nzamba Kitonga as legal stalwart...

He says Kitonga's death is a major blow to Kenya especially now that the country is gearing up for constitutional reforms through the BBI...

 2020-10-24 22:56 

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How S.Africa farm murder sparked violence, then soul-searching...

A white farmer's murder in a rural town has touched off a series of racially charged events that has drawn comparisons with South Africa's apartheid....

 2020-10-24 22:52 

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Ntimama widow seeks share of estate to pay medical bills...

She wants court to allow her access half of Sh112m managed by insurance company that is tied by a case....

 2020-10-24 18:12 

Nation

Nigeria's Buhari struggles in face of youth revolt...

The 77-year-old former military ruler has drawn fierce criticism for his slow response....

 2020-10-24 17:12 

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Jumwa and co-accused in murder case are 'lovers', court told...

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and her aide, who are facing murder changes over a man's death in 2019, have been dating for the past six years, court records show....

 2020-10-24 16:27 

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Car dealer detained longer in Sh3.8m fraud case...

Mr Patrick Olindah Aswani is accused of obtaining that amount of money from four clients, pretending he would import cars for them....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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Members of troubled land firm in Molo get title deeds...

Beneficiaries have struggled with divided leadership, some of whom conned them and issued them with fake documents that were later revoked....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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Will abolishing Woman Rep seat help cure gender rule headache?...

The 204-page report instead proposes that a total of 94 senators comprising one man and one woman be elected in each of the 47 counties....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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Future of jobs: Why you may need new skills or just ship out...

According to a report, adoption of technology will kill 85 million jobs over the next five years but will create 97 million more....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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Calls for justice as lawyer laid to rest...

More than 300 lawyers from the South Eastern chapter of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) led by their president Nelson Havi attended the burial....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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FGM, early marriages lock girls out of school...

A survey indicates that a number of girls have been escaping from their homes to Uganda for fear of being cut or married off....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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Why MPs will be most powerful politicians if proposals are passed...

It is worth noting that proposed expansion of Executive as prescribed by BBI presents tough choices for any politician on which seat to run for....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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MPs to lose Sh67 million from sitting allowances...

The report seeks to eliminate sitting allowance for public officers on salary....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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No bulk messaging as Tanzania votes...

Government bans mobile service providers from sending bulk messages, winding back the clock to the days when there were no mobile phones....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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MP and bodyguard spend weekend in cells...

Jumwa was on Friday released on a Sh3 million bond with a similar surety or an alternative cash bail of Sh4 million with a similar surety....

 2020-10-24 14:00 

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Lobby cautions against proposed police changes...

Some top officers are also wary of their jobs should changes be effected....

 2020-10-24 13:48 

Nation

Cameroon seizes 118 elephant tusks...

Authorities also arrested four ivory smugglers who had trafficked nearly 675 kilograms of the illicit cargo from neighbouring Gabon....

 2020-10-24 13:38 

Nation

Zimbabwe launches dollar-denominated stock exchange...

The Victoria Falls Stock Exchange is a subsidiary of the Harare-based Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) and will start trading on Monday....

 2020-10-24 13:30 

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Kirinyaga student lynched after killing his uncle...

Relatives and witnesses say the 20-year-old attacked his uncle with a panga, accusing him of practising witchcraft....

 2020-10-24 12:24 

Nation

Holy Dave reveals his 'unholy' past...

Kenya gospel artiste shares speaks about how it was growing up in a strict Christian home and how he almost lost his way....

 2020-10-24 12:11 

Standard Digital

My last phone call with the late Nzamba Kitonga...

It was a short conversation. He didn't sound like a person who wanted to speak much....

 2020-10-24 12:08 

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Constitutional lawyer Nzamba Kitonga is dead...

Kitonga died of Cardiac arrest on Saturday evening, aged 64....

 2020-10-24 11:32 

Nation

Egypt starts voting in parliament elections...

Egyptians voted Saturday in a parliamentary election in which there is little doubt of a sweeping victory for supporters of hardline President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....

 2020-10-24 09:22 

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Police officer dies mysterious in his house...

According to the police, the officer's body was found by the bedside with a strap tied around his neck....

 2020-10-24 07:14 

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Man abducted from hospital, lynched...

Kirinyaga East DCIO, Millicent Ochuka said the deceased was suspected to be behind the theft of five motorcycles....

 2020-10-24 06:48 

Nation

Doctors issue strike notice...

The notice comes barely a week after 3,000 workers in the county threatened to strike over delayed perks....

 2020-10-24 06:48 

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Doctors issue strike notice...

Doctors in Migori have vowed to down their tools on Monday if the county government fails to pay their September salaries....

 2020-10-24 06:03 

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Calls for discipline, consistency as Othuol Othuol laid to rest...

Artistes eulogised comedian as creative, funny but stubborn, saying his talent was unrivalled and highly valued....

 2020-10-24 05:21 

Nation

Suspected motorcycle thief lynched...

Angry mob drags suspect from his house and stones him to death by the roadside....

 2020-10-24 04:43 

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Never too old for love: Man, 110, renews vows with wife of 70 years...

The jovial couple that got married in the early 1940s in a Kalenjin cultural wedding...

 2020-10-24 04:31 

Nation

Missing Maranda teacher's body found...

The decomposed body was sighted by a resident of Sio Port at Bukoma area on Thursday evening....

 2020-10-24 03:44 

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We're ready to sell BBI to locals, says Busia ODM officials...

Party officials say they will ensure that residents are well informed and make the right decision on the BBI...

 2020-10-24 03:44 

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We're ready to sell BBI to locals, say Busia ODM officials...

Party officials say they will ensure that residents are well informed and make the right decision on the BBI...

 2020-10-24 03:44 

Nation

Seychelles votes for president and lawmakers...

Election campaign took place mainly over social media, with rallies banned due to the coronavirus....

 2020-10-24 03:08 

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Lawyer launches Sh7m water project in Homa Bay town amid cries of shortage...

Miyare said funds for constructing the project had been sourced from his personal income and friends...

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