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2019 Presidential🗳 Election: Moghalu Reacts💬 to Soyinka’s Endorsement

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Kingsley Moghalu, has described the endorsement of his candidature by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, as “humbling.”

Mr Moghalu, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, said in a statement Saturday that the endorsement was important because of Mr Soyinka …

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State🏛 Closes❌ Thika Brewer🍺 Over Tax Evasion, Fake Liquor

The government has closed Africa Spirits Limited, a liquor manufacturing company in Thika, over claims of massive tax evasion and production of counterfeit brews.

The firm is a licensed manufacturer of portable spirits, including Glen Rock, Legend Black, Blue Moon, Legend Brandy, Gypsy King and Furaha.

KRA has demanded that …

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Clinical Officers Threaten😡 to Join nurses, Issue Strike Notice📄

Kenya’s health sector may yet again be hit with another labour crisis as clinical officers have threatened to go on strike following collapsed CBA negotiations.

Kenya Union of Clinical Officers secretary general George Gibore said the talks initiated in December 2017 collapsed in April last year.

He said the …

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Museveni👔 Promotes son, More than 2,000 Army Officers👍

Muhoozi Kainerugaba, President Yoweri Museveni's son, has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General, the second highest army rank in Uganda.

Lt-Gen Kainerugaba is among more than 2,000 military officers who were promoted, according to the list released by the UPDF on Friday.

The 44-year-old First Son moved …

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Kalonzo Hints🤔 At New Coalition Before 2022

Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has hinted at the formation of a new coalition comprising his party, Jubilee, ODM and others, which will be able to produce the prime minister after the referendum.

Mr Musyoka, who is leading a convention of Wiper leaders dubbed Koma Rock II, at the same time …

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Police👮 Seize 9⃣ Tonnes of Illicit Sugar from Somalia❗

Suspected contraband sugar worth almost Sh1 million was impounded by police in Garissa yesterday morning.

The 360 bags of 25kg each believed to be from Somalia were to be sold in Garissa town, County Commissioner Meru Mwangi said.

Mwangi alongside other security officers said the hunt for the owners of …

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Murathe Doesn't Merit My Response 🔈: Ruto

Former Jubilee vice-chairman David Murathe does not merit my response, Deputy President William Ruto has said.

"I have not responded to Murathe in Kenya, I am not about to respond to him in Europe, he does not merit my response," Ruto said.

Murathe resigned as Jubilee Party vice chairman on …

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Boinett Leads Liquor Firm Raid🔍 Amid Sh3bn Tax Loss Claims😳

A week-long operation at a Thika-based liquor manufacturer turned up claims of tax evasion running into billions of shillings.

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet, DCI director George Kinoti, Flying Squad boss Musa Yego and officers from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) announced that Africa Spirits Ltd may also be …

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Ruto Explains His Opposition😠 to Prime Minister Position

Deputy President William Ruto on Friday explained why he rejects the creation of a Prime Minister’s position.

“The suggestion on Prime Minister post has two problems: It does not solve the problem, which is that we need a functional, constitutional official opposition; and if created, it would still be …

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Tanzania Male MPs Face Circumcision✂Call to Stop HIV Spread🙆

A female MP in Tanzania has called for checks to determine whether or not her male colleagues have undergone circumcision - a procedure known to reduce the risk of HIV transmission.

Jackline Ngonyani said any MPs found not to have been circumcised should be required to undergo the procedure.

Her suggestion …

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