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July 31, 2015
Former First lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta  receiving her  honorary degree of Doctor Science in Entrepreneurship at JKUAT on Friday. Photo/COURTESY

JKUAT hands Uhuru's mum Mama Ngina PhD at 82

President's mother Mama Ngina Kenyatta has been conferred an honorary...

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August 1, 2015
Joseph Ofisi, 67, has offered to sell his kidney to raise Sh2m to have his son's body released for burial. Photo/Emojong Osere

Dad wants Sh4 million for kidney to have son's body released for burial

 A 67-year-old man has offered to sell his kidney to secure the releas...

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July 31, 2015
A matatu that was involved in an accident at Nithi bridge where seven students of Egoji teachers training college were injured. The vehicle had 16 passengers at the time of accident Photo/Dennis Dibondo

Seven students hurt in Nithi bridge accident

Seven students of Egoji Teachers' College were injured on Friday after...

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July 31, 2015
Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich  with the budget briefcase outside Treasury.Photo/Monicah Mwangi

Treasury trashes Auditor General's queries on Sh66.8 billion 'missing' cash

The National Treasury has denied that Sh66.8 billion out of the Sh1.59...

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July 31, 2015
Police officers keep vigil at a section of SGR at DK 31 Mtito Andei site when Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Rwanda transport ministers toured the area on May 1, 2015 Photo/Andrew Kasuku

Standard gauge railway to cut through Nairobi National Park

The standard gauge railway will cut through the Nairobi's sprawling sa...

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July 31, 2015
The Range Rover that was involved in an accident on Sunday at Kiambu police station after a shooting incident in 2013. Photo/COURTESY.

Range Rover linked to Pastor Ng'ang'a had number plates changed

The Range Rover that caused a fatal accident on Sunday had its number...

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July 31, 2015
Celebrations at the arrival of the Dreamliner at JKIA in August 2014 Photo/Micheal Khateli

ODM calls for 'lifestyle audit' of KQ managers after 29.7 billion loss

ODM has demanded a lifestyle audit for all past and current managers o...

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July 30, 2015
Passengers board a domestic route Kenya Airways aircraft at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Photo/EUGENE OKUMU

Chris Kirubi blasts KQ over Sh29.7 billion loss

"This is bullshit", KQ shareholder Chris Kirubi said during a Thursday...

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July 30, 2015
Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet, Muranga Governor Mwangi Wairia and acting Lands CS Fred Matiang'i during a joint press conference in the county on Thursday. Photo/COURTESY

Kihiu Mwiri directors summoned to CID on Friday after killing spree

Directors of trouble-ridden Kihiu Mwiri land firm have been ordered to...

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July 30, 2015
Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia takes oath of office at the Supreme Court on Thursday, in a ceremony presided over by Chief Justice. Photo/KNA

New TSC CEO ordered to pay retired teachers Sh42.3 billion salary arrears and pension

The Court has ordered TSC to pay retired teachers Sh42.3 billion in sa...

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July 30, 2015

[VIDEO] Nairobi county workers seen uprooting Kidero's flower seedlings

Nairobi county workers were Thursday morning spotted uprooting flower...

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July 30, 2015
A file photo of Gem MP and Deputy Minority leader Jakoyo Midiwo.

Scandal looms as Budget committee accused of allocating members Sh2 billion

National Assembly Budget committee members allegedly favoured their co...

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July 30, 2015
END OF THE ROAD: The body of a thug shot dead after stealing a car in Nairobi's Westlands area on Thursday evening. Photo/COURTESY

Two thugs shot dead after stealing car in Westlands

Two thugs were shot dead by police after stealing a car in Westlands,...

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July 30, 2015
A Kenya Airways plane at the Mombasa International Airport. Photo/Elkana Jacob

Kenya Airways in Sh29.7 billion loss, acquires Sh20 billion loan to stay afloat

National carrier Kenya Airways has recorded a pre-tax loss of Sh29.7 b...

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July 30, 2015
Siaya Senator James Orengo, Nyatike MP Omondi Anyanga, Cord leader Raila Odinga and Uriri MP John Kobado during a meeting at Raila's Capitol Hill office in Nairobi on Thursday. Photo/COURTESY

Raila meets Nyanza MPs over corruption, unexplained Sh67 billion state expenditure

ODM leaders have pledged to establish the truth regarding the Sh66.7 b...

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July 30, 2015
Simon Kuria, said to have been driving a red Range Rover involved in a fatal crash in Limuru last Sunday, appears in court  on Wednesday over the accident that left a woman dead. Photo/GEROGE MUGO

Pastor Ng'ang'a Range Rover driver in court over fatal Limuru crash, out on Sh100,000 bond

A man said to have been driving the Range Rover involved in a fatal ac...

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July 28, 2015
Surgeon Mark Waithaka, of Kijabe hospital, examines Evans Wanzala's eye, following a successful surgery that removed a growth that would have caused blindness. Looking on is Evans' father Kennedy Wabwire. Photo/COURTESY

Boy saved from blindness after eye surgery that removed growth

A boy who had a growth on his right eye is ready to return to school...

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July 29, 2015
US President Barack Obama waves as he boarded Airforce One for Ethiopia at JKIA on Sunday. Photo/Monicah Mwangi

Why the next US president should focus on Kenya after Barack Obama's visit-Bremmer

US President Barack Obama's trip to Africa should surpass the confines...

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July 29, 2015
The coffin containing the remains of Mzee Ojwang' is lowered into his grave at the Lang'ata Cemetery on July 29, 2015. Photo/MPASHO

[PICTURES] Final bow as Mzee Ojwang laid to rest at Lang'ata cemetery

Veteran actor Benson Wanjau, popularly known as Mzee Ojwang, was burie...

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July 29, 2015
Boni Khalwale and Evans Kidero's supporters fight outside Milimani law court on July 17, 2015.Photo/Philip kamakya

Khalwale opens new twitter account as case with Kidero draws near

Three days before Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero's defamation case agai...

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July 29, 2015
The carcasses of five elephants found at Tsave West National Park on Tuesday. Photo/COURTESY

Five elephants killed at Tsavo National Park, two suspected poachers arrested

Two suspects have been arrested over the killing of five elephants at...

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July 30, 2015
Peter Gachie Matiru at Nakuru court to answer charges of Robbery with violence Photo/Rita Damary

Cop charged with robbing motorists, released on Sh300,000 cash bail

A traffic officer charged with three counts of stealing from motorists...

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July 30, 2015
A woman passes by killed al-Shabaab fighters in Mpekatoni, Kenya June 15, 2015. Kenya's army said it killed a regional commander from Somalia's al-Shabaab group, and possibly also a Briton who joined the militants, in fighting over the weekend. Photo/REUTERS

Three al Shabaab militants killed, five KDF officers injured in Lamu

KDF soldiers killed three al Shabaab militants when they repulsed an a...

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July 29, 2015
From (left) Margaret Njeri, Jane WanjikuKimani alias Chiro, Erick Muyera Isabwa alias chairman, Raphael Kimani Gathii alias Bucher, Mustafa Kimani Anyonyi alias Musto, Stephen Asivita Lipapo alias Chokore and Simon Wambugu Gichamba at Milimani court om March 10, 2015 charged with the murder of Kabete MP George Muchai.Photo Phillip Kamakya

Muchai death hearing: Witness identifies three suspects in robbery case

A witness yesterday identified in court three men whom she said shot d...

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July 30, 2015
Mourners view the body of the late Mzee Ojwang' at Umash Funeral Home. Photo/MPASHO

[PICTURES] Actors, fans mourn Mzee Ojwang as burial procession kicks off in Nairobi

Confusion marred final rites for Vitimbi actor Mzee Ojwang, which bega...

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July 30, 2015
A file photo of Auditor General Edward Ouko.

Sh450 billion in last budget unaccounted for - Auditor General

About a quarter of Kenya's last Sh1.6 trillion budget cannot be adequa...

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July 30, 2015
Nakuru MP East MP David Gikaria before a Nakuru court on Wednesday, over dumping cruched bottles and boxes of illicit alcohol on undesignated public land. Photo/RITA DAMARY

MP Gikaria dismisses court summon over dumping hazardous waste on highway

Nakuru East MP David Gikaria has said he will not honour a court summo...

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July 29, 2015
Scene of the accident at Pangani that left 30 injured Photo/@benytereg

34 injured in Pangani accident

At least 34 passengers were injured when two buses collided at the Pan...

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July 29, 2015
A file photo of Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli.

'Most celebrated' Atwoli cries foul over missing Obama state dinner

Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli has accused President Uhuru Keny...

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July 30, 2015
Deputy president William Ruto and Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery holding a firearm in Turkana on Wednesday. Photo/DPPS

10 guns surrendered, 55 registered in Turkana disarmament drive

The government has registered 55 firearms from Kenya Police Reservists...

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July 29, 2015
US President Barack Obama shows off a ear of corn grown by a farmer (2nd R) participating in the Feed the Future program as he tours the Faffa Food factory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 28, 2015. Photo/REUTERS

Obama tours Ethiopia factory, heads to AU for address without Robert Mugabe

Barack Obama toured a US-supported food factory in Ethiopia on Tuesday...

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July 29, 2015
A file photo of suspended Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu.

Ngilu's case challenging EACC probe sent to CJ for hearing alongside Kamau's

A case filed by suspended Land CS Charity Ngilu challenging EACC’s leg...

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July 29, 2015
Apostle Bishop James Maina Ng'ang'a (in black shirt with white detail) with members of the Neno Evangelical Church Ministries at the Launch of the Sunny Hill Hotel in Naivasha on July 25, 2015 whose construction was funded by the church. Photo/COURTESY

Pastor Ng'ang'a was in Naivasha with red Range Rover that killed woman on Sunday

New details indicating pastor James Ng’ang’a was in Naivasha a day bef...

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July 28, 2015
Residents of Manguo village in Limuru constituency at the scene of a road crash along Nairobi-Nakuru highway, involving a Range Rover Sport said to belong to Apostle James Ng'ang'a, after which a woman died on Sunday. Photo/GEORGE MUGO

Controversial pastor James Ng'ang'a on the spot over road crash that left woman dead

Controversial Apostle James Ng’ang’a of Neno Evangelism Centre may hav...

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July 29, 2015
US President Barack Obama smiles as he arrives with African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (top R) to deliver remarks at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 28, 2015. Photo/REUTERS

Respect presidential term limits to prevent strife, Obama tells African leaders

US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that democracy in Africa was...

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July 28, 2015
Nakuru County AP commander Francis Kirathe removes padlocks placed on Keroche Breweries spirit plant and branded stores following a court order.Photo/George Murage

Keroche Breweries factory reopened after High Court order

Police officers reopened the Naivasha Keroche Breweries plant and stor...

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July 28, 2015
Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua speaks during a Cord press briefing at Capitol Hill, Nairobi on Tuesday, alongside leader Raila Odinga, Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula. Photo/DENNIS KAVISU

'My life my choice', Martha Karua says over Cord prospects

Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua, who has been spotted with Cord leaders...

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July 29, 2015
2011 HIV/Aids reporting award winner John Muchangi, of the Star, Kenya, receives the ward from 2010 overall winner Fatuma Noor, during CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year awards gala in Zambia. Photo/FILE

CNN top managers coming to Kenya for Africa journalist awards

The government may get an opportunity to consult with CNN's top manage...

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July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015
A file photo of Chief Justice Willy Mutunga.

CJ Mutunga appoints committee to recover Judiciary grabbed land, buildings

Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has formed a seven member committee to rec...

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July 28, 2015
Residents of Manguo village in Limuru constituency at the scene of a road crash along Nairobi-Nakuru highway, involving a Range Rover Sport said to belong to Apostle James Ng'ang'a, after which a woman died on Sunday. Photo/GEORGE MUGO

Twist as Boinett defends Ng'ang'a, says pastor was not driving car in fatal accident

Pastor James Ng'ang'a, of Neno Evangelism Centre, was not driving the...

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July 28, 2015
US President Barack Obama talks about presidential term limits during remarks at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 28, 2015. Photo/REUTERS

Obama pokes China over Africa deals, says America's offers are real

The economic arm-wrestle between the US and China resurfaced during Pr...

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July 27, 2015
Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, poses at the premiere of "Sparkle" in Hollywood, California in this file photo from August 16, 2012. Brown, aged 22, died July 26, 2015, according to media reports. She had been hospitalized for six months, after being found unconscious in a bathtub at her home in Roswell, Georgia. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/Files

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, dead at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston, d...

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July 27, 2015
Government officials bid farewell to President Uhuru Kenyatta who left for Ethiopia on  Monday, to attend a multilateral meeting on South Sudan and regional counter-terrorism. Photo/PSCU

Uhuru leaves for Ethiopia to attend talks on South Sudan crisis, terrorism

President Uhuru Kenyatta has departed for Ethiopia to attend a multila...

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July 27, 2015
US President Barack Obama and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn hold a news conference after their meeting at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 27, 2015. Photo/REUTERS

Obama urges more media, political freedoms in Ethiopia

US President Barack Obama told Ethiopia's leaders on Monday that allow...

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July 27, 2015
Somali government soldiers and journalists stand near a car destroyed in front of the Jazeera hotel after an attack in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, July 26, 2015. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

At least 13 dead in al Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

The Somali militant group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sun...

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July 27, 2015
US President Barack Obama (2nd L) and his delegation, including National Security Advisor Susan Rice (L), sit down to a bilateral meeting with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (3rd R) at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 27, 2015. Photo/REUTERS

Obama lauds Ethiopian troops for helping shrink al Shabaab, assures US support

Ethiopian troops have helped shrink the space available to al Shabaab...

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July 28, 2015
President Uhuru Kenyatta at a multilateral meeting on South Sudan convened by US President Barrack Obama in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Also in attendance are Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni among other leaders.
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Greater pressure for South Sudan if no peace deal by August 17 - Obama

South Sudan's warring factions may face further international pressure...

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July 27, 2015
Members of the gay and lesbian community during a meeting Sai Rock hotel, Mombasa, in 2011 during which they discussed issues including rights violations and discrimination. Photo/FILE

Atheists in Kenya 'disappointed' by Uhuru's disregard for gay rights

Gay rights has nothing to do with national priorities or even culture,...

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Standard gauge railway to cut through Nairobi National Park

The standard gauge railway will cut through the Nairobi's

Police officers keep vigil at a section of SGR at DK 31 Mtito Andei site when Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Rwanda transport ministers toured the area on May 1, 2015 Photo/Andrew Kasuku