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🚨Breaking🚨: Explosions at Ariana Grande concert😱

The sound of explosions thundered through a concert arena in Manchester, England, on Monday night just as a performance by the pop star Ariana Grande was ending.

The police reported multiple deaths and injuries as the panicky crowd of spectators, which included children, fled.

There was no immediate word from …

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Salva Kiir 📣Announces Unilateral Ceasefire🕊, Prisoners Release

The president of war-ravaged South Sudan declared a unilateral ceasefire on Monday and promised to release political prisoners. But with no sign of a political deal with rebels, it was not clear whether a truce would take hold.

"I directed the prosecutor general to immediately review the cases of those …

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Nairobi Spent Sh1💰 Bn in Legal Fees⚖

The Nairobi government gobbled up Sh1.1 billion in legal fees, the 2014-15 Auditor General’s report says. However, a total of Sh134 million paid to four firms and the county’s legal department had no supporting documents, raising concerns the money could have been misappropriated.

Among the law firms …

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👔Governors Agree to Pay 👨‍⚕Doctors for 💯 -Day Strike Period

Governors have announced that counties will pay doctors for the 100 days they were on strike. Council chairman Peter Munya said on Monday that the resolution was reached on humanitarian grounds.

"But they need to understand that dialogue is more effective than resorting to industrial action," he said in his …

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Panic as '😭WannaCry' 👾Virus Hits 19 🇰🇪Kenyan Firms

At least 19 organisations in Kenya have been affected by the ransomware virus in an ongoing global hacking attack, Communication Authority of Kenya has said.

Without naming the affected entities, CA said the number affected by the 'WannaCryptor' virus had increased from the five firms reported on May 13.

"The …

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Alcohol🍺, Jiggers, Crime Could Wipe out Youths from Central 🇰🇪Kenya

Alcoholism, jigger infestation and organised crime have been identified as the major threats facing youths in Central Kenya.

The National Committee for Implementation of Citizen Participation in Security has said there is urgent need to fix the problems. The Committee said the church and local leaders have failed to address …

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Omar Picks Linda Shuma🏨👩🏾 as Running Mate

Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar has named Linda Shuma, 39, his running mate for the August 8 race to take over from Hassan Joho.

Omar has done what his rivals have done - chosen a member of the Mijikenda community, which is one of the largest in the area.

Shuma is a …

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🇰🇪Kenya Has 5⃣ 🇲 More Bags of 🌽Maize Than Reported

There seems to be confusion on the available maize stock in the country with the food status reports indicating 6.4 million bags, while Agriculture PS Richard Lesiyampe last week said Kenya had 980,000 bags.

According to the April food and crop situation report, the current estimated maize stock …

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Kilian Jornet scales Mt Everest in alpine style for speed record

Spanish climber Kilian Jornet scaled the world’s highest peak from Tibetan side in a single attempt without the help of bottled oxygen or fixed ropes.

The famed alpinist, who already set the speed record for ascending the Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Aconcagua, Mt Denali, Matterhorn and Mt Mont Blanc, successfully …

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A radical alternative to burial and cremation

For decades, most people arranging a funeral have faced a simple choice - burial or cremation? But in parts of the US and Canada a third option is now available - dissolving bodies in an alkaline solution. It will arrive in the UK soon. Its technical name is alkaline hydrolysis, but it …

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This Sea Lion Dragged a Girl Into the Sea

In a widely-shared video shot near a dock in British Columbia, Canada and published on Saturday, a sea lion can be seen leaping out of the water and pulling a small girl into the harbor by her dress.

At one point, the large mammal can be seen propelling itself out …

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Fair probe proved Joho forged KCSE results, DPP tells court

Investigations into Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho's academic qualifications were carried out after a complaint from a Kenyan, the DPP has said. He said the police received a complaint letter dated January 3 from Janet Mbete who questioned the authenticity of Joho's KCSE exam certificate.

Assistant DPP Alexander Muteti said the …

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💫NASA to Expose 🌽Maize Cartel

NASA will expose the cartels behind the importation of the controversial maize from Mexico tomorrow, flagbearer Raila Odinga has said. He said the opposition knows the individuals and companies behind the maize scam and it wants to inform the public.

The NASA principal said he has always been committed to …

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