Confronting sexual and gender based violence

Confronting sexual and gender based violence

When I arrive at a hotel in the leafy suburb that is Hurlingham for an interview, I am welcomed by the site of two children cheerfully playing with each other. Oblivious of onlookers and the busy environs, they laugh, run around, hug and seemingly converse using language that only they...

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Dead headless man leaves Bungoma village in shock

Dead headless man leaves Bungoma village in shock

Grief has engulfed a family from Lukhokhwe village, Bungoma county that had appealed to the government to help them get back the head of their deceased son Geoffrey Khaemba, 42, who is a father of two who is alleged to have been involved in a fatal traffic road accident in...

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Mombasa port privatisation: Which side Uhuru?

Two years after Uhuru Kenyatta was accused of changing the original route of the standard gauge railway line to benefit his family in Naivasha, there are reports his family could be behind the push for the handing over of the second container terminal and one berth to the Kenya National...

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Is Kenya courting a revolution

Is Kenya courting a revolution

Way back on January 25 2011, Egypt was well set for the annual National Police Day fete that dated back to years of president Hosni Mubarak’s reign. But unknown to the powers that be, a conglomeration of youths across the country coincidentally had their own plans, sending a powerful statement...

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Notorious Nairobi joints for car sex exposed

Amorous men and women seeking cheap sex in Nairobi at night, who own a car, have various parking areas to choose from to do a quickie without the knowledge of police or city askaris. Some are forced to bribe either guards or police to keep watch as they do their...

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The wasted decade of Uhuru’s rule

The wasted decade of Uhuru’s rule

Historians in the country are probably pondering over an appropriate term that will define Uhuru Kenyatta’s 10-year tenure in office. However, all indications are that many Kenyans are likely to term Uhuru’s tenure as “the lost decade”. Uhuru’s two-term presidency has been riddled with allegations of rampant corruption, unfulfilled promises,...

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Ababu efforts to reach to Raila curtailed

Ababu efforts to reach to Raila curtailed

Foreign Affairs chief administrative secretary Ababu Namwamba is trying to reach out to Raila Odinga to mend fences after he went to bed with the ruling Jubilee party ahead of polls in 2017. Raila himself is now under the blankets with Jubilee. Ababu, sources said, intends to extend an olive...

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Imarisha Sacco members sleepless

Imarisha Sacco members sleepless

Imarisha Sacco in Kericho county with a membership of 76,000 has been using this year’s education forums to sensitise members about the liquidity of the society and progress. It is alleged that millions of shillings was siphoned an issue that scared members who demanded an explanation from the management. Imarisha...

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Details of plot to oust Sang as Dock workers boss

Details of plot to oust Sang as Dock workers boss

Trouble is looming at Dock Workers Union with asection of Some officials calling l for fresh elections in six months to remove general secretary Simon Sang. The anti-Sang camp is led by chairman Mohamed Sheria, vice chairmanGunda Kaneno, Sang’s deputy Anthony Olonde, national treasurer Joseph Sialo Makero, gender chair Zuhura...

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Why Uhuru has created power vacuum in Kikuyuland

Why Uhuru has created power vacuum in Kikuyuland

Share Pin Email The contradicting signals from Uhuru Kenyatta on whether he is interested in any political office after the end of his second term have caused uneasiness in Mount Kenya region, an area used to having a political kingpin since independence. But one thing that is clear is that...

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Court rules ex-high school principal stands demoted

Court rules ex-high school principal stands demoted

A former secondary school principal still stands demoted pending the hearing and determination of the main case at the Kisumu Employment and Labour Relations Court, Justice Mathews Nderi has ruled. Dora Nandeka Anyango had sued her employer, the Teachers Service Commission, seeking an injunction suspending the contents of the letter...

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PAG pastors face jail contempt as wrangles persist.

PAG pastors face jail contempt as wrangles persist.

The leadership troubles within Pentecostal Assemblies of God are far from over. This time round, Kakamega High Court allowed three church elders allied to one of the factions battling for church leadership to begin contempt of court proceedings against two rivals. Reverends John Juma, Simon Alovi and Tome Olendo want...

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