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Kenya: Hassan Joho Kin Mohammed Amir gives ODM to Rutos Uda. away

Vice President William Ruto won a major political victory after a member of the powerful Joho family joined the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). Governor Hassan Ali Joho’s cousin, Mr Mohammed Amir, joined the UDA yesterday as he plans to fight for the Senate seat in Mombasa on the party’s ticket …

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Four Kenyan policemen jailed for manslaughter of British aristocrats

Kenya‘s Supreme Court on Monday found four police officers guilty of the manslaughter of Alexander Monson, the son of a British aristocrat who was found dead in a police cell in the beach town of Diani in 2012. Judge Eric Ogola announced the verdicts in the coastal city of Mombasa …

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How Jomo Kenyatta shaped Angola’s struggle for independence

Angolan Ambassador to Kenya Sianga Abilio during an interview at the embassy in Runda, Nairobi on November 9, 2021[Boniface Okendo, Standard] Kenya’s founding president Jomo Kenyatta has played an important role in giving Angola its independence from the Portuguese, Angola’s ambassador to Kenya Sianga Abilio announced. Mr. Abilio was referring …

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Wanted: DCI offers Sh10 million bounty to five suspected terrorists

Mug photos of the five suspected terrorists. [DCI] The police are offering a Sh10 million bounty for five suspected terrorists. They are; Salim Mohammed, Trevor Ndwiga, Muhammad Abubakar, Elgiva Bwire and Barigi Haila are wanted on terrorism charges and others for joining the Al-Shabaab militia group. The Criminal Police Directorate …

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Kenya: Transporter on trial over Cess in Mombasa County

The Kenya Transporters Association (KTA) will file lawsuits to prevent Mombasa County from levying taxes on roads built and maintained by the national government. KTA is concerned that, despite a Supreme Court ruling banning tax on non-provision of services, the government of Governor Hassan Joho is still levying taxes on …

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How the bank lost millions after the cashier passed out

Stanbic Bank branch on Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] A customer goes to a bank in Nairobi to deposit 650,000 Shillings. A cashier mistakenly wagers it as Sh6.5 million before passing out. The money will later be withdrawn in Mombasa. The events sum up the bizarre lawsuits that …

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4 counties still have to vaccinate more than 1% of the population

In the counties of Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Marsabit, the COVID-19 vaccination is still low, with less than 1% of the population being fully vaccinated. Nairobi County leads with the highest number of people vaccinated, with 17.7% of the population fully vaccinated, followed by Nyeri County with 15.8%, Kiambu with …

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