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Chiloba Loses Bid to ↩Return to Work💼

The suspended Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chief Executive will not be accessing his workplace any time soon. Yesterday, the Employment and Labour Relations Court Judge Stephen Radido asked Ezra Chiloba to stay out of office for three months, awaiting the outcome of the audit into the procurement of key …

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🛑Stop Harassing Residents, Coast Commissioner Tells 👮Police

Coast regional commissioner Bernard Leparmarai has warned junior police officers against harassing residents. The commissioner told them on Thursday to establish good working relationships with communities for the sake of peace and stability. "You cannot harass people and claim to be working. Police work does not involve extorting money or …

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👔Politicians Linked to 😨Heroin: Drug💉 Trafficking 📑Report

Politicians are among the main obstacles in the fight to stop heroin trafficking, says a report. According to a European Union-funded report released last month powerful politicians are emerging as lead traffickers of heroin. The report also indicates that heroin trade and use has hit a new peak in Africa …

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👔Francis Mburu ⛓Arrested Over Ruaraka Land 💴Sh1.5 💰Bn Payments

Businessman Francis Mburu, the man who claims to own the controversial Ruaraka land, was on Thursday arrested and questioned by EACC detectives over compensations made to him. The arrest followed a raid by detectives at his Karen home on Thursday morning. Documents and computers were seized during the operation. Detectives …

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🕯Amnesty Says 💐Death Sentence on ⛓Prison Beauty Queen Retrogressive↩

Amnesty International-Kenya has expressed disappointment with the decision by the High Court to sentence a 24-year-old lady to death for murdering her boyfriend in 2015. In a statement to newsrooms following the sentencing of Ruth Kamande on Thursday, the agency’s Executive Director, Irungu Houghton termed the ruling by Lady …

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CAS Obure’s👔 Driver Shot 💐Dead in Kariobangi Wednesday Night😨

The official driver of Transport Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Chris Obure was Wednesday night shot dead in Kariobangi area, Nairobi. According to Buruburu Police boss, Geoffrey Mayek, “the driver had dropped the CAS at his Nairobi residence and drove to his house at Civil Servants’ estate in Kariobangi at 9 …

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Hungary pursued by EU over 'Stop Soros' migrant law

The European Commission says a law in Hungary that criminalises support for asylum seekers is illegal amid a battle with the country over EU migration. Hungary has now been referred to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for "non-compliance" with EU legislation. Viktor Orban's government passed a law in June …

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🇰🇪Kenya’s 🇨🇳Chinese-Funded 🚃SGR Makes Losses

Kenya’s flagship railway project registered losses of $100m (£76m) in its first year of operation, according to the transport ministry. The China-funded standard gauge railway - which links the coastal city of Mombasa to the capital, Nairobi, - was funded by a $3bn loan from China’s Exim bank, to be …

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State Provides 💴Sh6 💰Bn to ⚔Fight Sheep 👾Disease

The state has launched a Sh6.2 billion plan aimed at eradicating a viral disease affecting sheep and goats. Livestock Principal Secretary Harry Kimtai yesterday unveiled the National Strategy for the Control and Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) 2017-2027. The disease of is highly contagious, and it also …

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👔Ruto Allies Blame 😎Raila for Ongoing Mau Evictions

Political leaders allied to the Deputy President William Ruto have pointed an accusing finger at Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga for allegedly taking advantage of the handshake to instigate the Maasai Mau evictions with an eye on 2022 politics.

The over 10 legislators drawn from the Rift Valley …

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