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 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Gideon roots for BBI, Kanu in Isiolo...

The push for constitutional reforms yesterday intensified with Kanu chairman and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi meeting Isiolo residents....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Analysis: Joho, Mvurya and Kingi succession plans...

Analysts say the county chiefs will base choices on who is trustworthy and can ensure there is continuity of their ideas...

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Oparanya under fire as governors eye his chair...

County chiefs accuse him of siding with the Executive without getting their consent...

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Goat meat, honey and cold beer: Njonjo's secret as he turns 101...

The octogenarian, who served in both the Kenyatta and Moi governments, is the only surviving member of Kenya's independence Cabinet....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Governor races in South Rift pick up pace as 2022 nears...

Narok and Kericho governors are serving final terms and new faces will be seen, but in Bomet and Nyandarua, the incumbents must fiercely defend their...

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Governors up in arms over billions sharing formula...

CRA recommends Sh17.02 billion conditional grant....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Toxic weed choking flamingos to death in Rift Valley's lakes...

Tens of flamingo carcasses dangle from branches and thorns of Prosopis juliflora, also known as Mathenge. The scene looks like mass suicide......

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Western leaders back rotational presidency...

Leaders from Western have backed calls for a rotational presidency, saying it would go a long way in addressing ethnic divisions....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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MCA grilled over insecurity and killing of police officers...

An Member of County Assembly was yesterday grilled by detectives over alleged involvement in killing of two police officers in Kapedo....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Suppliers cleared by EACC in Kemsa probe...

The anti-corruption agency's probe in the Kemsa Covid-19 emergency equipment procurement has cleared suppliers and indicted authority officials....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Uhuru hails Loreto Sisters' selflessness...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended Loreto Sisters for a century of selfless service to humanity and outstanding contribution to Kenya's growth....

 2021-01-23 17:00 

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Kapedo: A village stalked by death, fear and sorrow...

The Government has sanctioned a security operation following the killing of two senior police officers, but where is the real problem?...

 2021-01-23 12:05 

Nation

Sudan cinema takes inspiration from revolution...

Cinema languished in the North African country through three decades of authoritarian rule by Bashir....

 2021-01-23 09:55 

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Larry King dead: US talk show legend dies aged 87 after catching coronavirus...

American talk show legend Larry King has died aged 87....

 2021-01-23 09:41 

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Covid curfew fuels fear of rape in DRC...

Seven women, including two sisters, said last week that they had suffered a break-in and been raped during the 9pm-5am lockdown....

 2021-01-23 07:44 

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Njonjo at 101: the role of 'Duke of Kabeteshire' in Kenyatta, Moi governments...

To his credit, Njonjo initiated many of the laws that transformed Kenya from a colony to a free and independent country...

 2021-01-23 07:08 

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Zambian female military officer jailed for burning niece with hot spoon...

Luwaile hat told the court the victim burnt herself after dropping a bucket of hot water....

 2021-01-23 06:07 

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Kenyans defend Lupita Nyong'o over her response to Balala...

They accuse Kenya Film Classification Board boss Ezekiel Mutua of being unfair to Lupita...

 2021-01-23 05:23 

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Four killed in Siaya crash...

The four were riding on a motorcycle....

 2021-01-23 05:09 

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Covid-19 claims fourth Zimbabwean minister...

A significant number of people are said to be dying in their homes as they cannot access health facilities....

 2021-01-23 04:57 

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Bernie Sanders selling inauguration meme sweatshirt to fund charity...

Ellis says she made the mittens as a gift for the Vermont senator in 2016 and did not expect them to take social media by storm...

 2021-01-23 03:08 

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Kenyans cautioned against use of 'Blue Pills' as related deaths rise...

Those with underlying conditions and those on other likely to experience the severe effects...

 2021-01-23 02:25 

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Zimbabwe Transport minister dies of Covid-19...

Matiza becomes the third minister to succumb to the virus in a week...

 2021-01-23 01:27 

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'Choose - I kill you or rape you': abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war...

Allegations, particularly disturbing reports have emerged of people being forced to rape relatives or have sex in exchange for basic supplies...

 2021-01-23 01:04 

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In Senate deal, Trump impeachment trial put off until early February...

The charge stems from Trumps incendiary speech to supporters before they stormed the Capitol on January 6...

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Sudi in trouble for skipping court...

A Nakuru court has summoned Kapseret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi after he failed to show up for a hearing....

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Court halts award of Sh500m KPA tender...

On Wednesday, KPA moved to court seeking orders to quash the decision to award Rhombus Construction Company the tender for 12 reach stackers....

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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MPs and MCAs under probe for Kapedo killings...

In the ongoing operation in which civilians and police officers have been killed, Natembeya said the police have destroyed three villages....

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Husband of slain lawyer celebrates her...

Her husband Edwin Githinji, praised her as a great mother passionate about her work....

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Governor in a spot on Sh16m land deals...

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) said Murang'a County irregularly awarded tenders to Top Image Media Consultants...

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Gideon crowned Kalenjin elder...

Baringo senator said he is a servant of the people who has been tasked and trusted with duty to lead society....

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Minority group endorses BBI report...

The leaders urged the public to read the document for themselves and refrain from listening to critics of the report....

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Spare our money, MPs plead in court...

The legislators argued that Parliament is an independent arm of government....

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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Complaint about title deeds? State sets up desk to help...

Complainants will need to provide certified copies of their title, identification card and PIN, contact address and telephone number...

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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'You killed my son!' father accuses daughter-in-law...

The businessman was kidnapped and subsequently killed after his family failed to pay Sh8 million the abductors had demanded...

 2021-01-22 17:00 

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MPs, MCAs under probe for Kapedo killings...

In the ongoing operation in which civilians and police officers have been killed, Natembeya said the police have destroyed three villages....

 2021-01-22 16:02 

The New Humanitarian

Darfur unrest, Biden changes, and besieged Bangui: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2021-01-22 14:30 

Nation

Ethiopia, Somalia deny Somali soldiers fighting in Tigray...

Ethiopia has joined Somalia in refuting claims that Mogadishu sent troops to fight in the Tigray war under a secret plan...

 2021-01-22 13:42 

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'Disturbing' allegations of rape in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: UN...

Pramila Patten, the UN's special representative on sexual violence in conflict, says she is greatly concerned by allegations from the northern region....

 2021-01-22 13:28 

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Fear and frustration in Nigeria as millions at risk of phone suspension...

The government of Africa's most populous country has ordered telecom operators to block SIMs of people who fail to register for a National Identity Number by February 9....

 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 09:12 

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S.Africa to pay nearly 2.5 times as EU for Covid-19 vaccine...

The African country worst-hit by the disease has ordered more than 1.5 million shots of the vaccine....

 2021-01-22 08:59 

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Central Africa imposes emergency as rebels ring capital...

Armed groups try to blockade the capital, Bangui, in a bid to topple newly re-elected President Faustin Archange Touadera....

 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 08:45 

Nation

Nigerian teen's 10-year blasphemy sentence overturned...

Court applying Islamic sharia law had entenced Farouk to 10 years' forced labour after convicting him of blaspheming during an argument with a friend....

 2021-01-22 08:33 

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Africa cheers after US returns to WHO...

African countries say the move is crucial to the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and other future infections....

 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 07:44 

Nation

Covid: Tanzania and DRC added to UK travel ban list...

The restriction is aimed at controlling spread of coronavirus variant identified in South Africa....

 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 07:04 

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Ethiopian journalist shot dead in Tigray...

Dawit Kebede and his friend were reportedly shot and killed in Mekele town....

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