Archive For December 31, 2019

Key events that have changed Kenya’s history

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A graffiti mural of Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge on a wall on Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi on December 29, 2019. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By NATION TEAMMore by this Author Introduction of new generation banknotes The year 2019 saw the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) introduce new banknotes to replace the […]

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How detained Charles Rubia earned sweet freedom

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Freedom fighter Charles Rubia talks about his experiences during the fight for multiparty democracy, at his Industrial Area office on December 10, 2012. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By DAN GIKONYOMore by this Author Cardiologist Dan Gikonyo details his encounters with freedom fighter Charles Rubia and the police. This article is extracted from […]

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New Year fireworks, smoke and tear gas as decade begins with a bang » Capital News

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Fireworks explode over Bangkok to ring in the Near year 2019 in Thailand. /AFP-FILE. By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, NEW Year, WORLD, Jan 2020 – Smoke-choked Sydney ushered in the New Year with a huge fireworks display while police in Hong Kong fired tear gas at protesters, as crisis clouded some of the first celebrations to […]

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Celtic star risks ban for alleged genital grab

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Celtic star risks ban for alleged genital grab

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Teachers brace for hard times as schools reopen

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Kenya Secondary School Heads Association Chairman Indimuli Kahi during a media briefing on July 20, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By KARIUKI WAIHENYAMore by this Author Teachers are bracing themselves for hard times as they prepare to reopen schools for the new calendar year next week. The problems that plagued 2019 — […]

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Big Eye Should Concentrate On Music Production than Attacking Bobi Wine – Balaam Barugahara

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Events promoter Balaam Barugahara has advised musician Big Eye to concentrate on good music production than starting unecessary wars with other artistes. While responding to a question by a Journalist on his take on Big Eye’s plan to stage a demonstration at Bobi Wine’s home, he said, “I don’t support Big Eye to go to […]

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Algeria’s richest man stands trial in graft probe » Capital News

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By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, ALGIERS, Algeria Dec 31 – Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab, who heads its biggest privately-owned conglomerate Cevital, went on trial Tuesday accused of tax, banking and customs offences. He was one of several tycoons arrested in April as part of a corruption probe following the resignation of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika after […]

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‘We’ll continue making Kenya better,’ says Uhuru as he calls for unity in 2020

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on Kenyans to embrace unity even as he assured Kenyans of better days in the New Year 2020. In his message to the country, the president said coming together would help in turning the country’s challenges into opportunities in the New Year. “In the year 2020, we will continue to … Continue reading ‘We’ll continue making Kenya better,’ says Uhuru as he calls for unity in 2020

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‘I’m not ready to be a grandmother!’ Akothee begs her daughters not to get pregnant

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A heated argument ensued between Akothee and her daughters while having breakfast at their Mombasa palatial home. Also read; It all started with Akothee warning her three daughters; Vesha, Rue Baby and Fancy Makadia not to get pregnant at this age because she doesn’t want to be a grandmother. ‘At what age did you get […]

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Everton ‘ready’ for Man City, Liverpool challenge

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Everton ‘ready’ for Man City, Liverpool challenge

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President Kenyatta’s New Year 2020 message; full speech » Capital News

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President Uhuru Kenyatta delivers his speech during the Jamhuri Day national celebrations at the Nyayo Sports Complex in Nairobi on Thursday, December 12, 2019. /PSCU By PSCU, Fellow Kenyans, As we welcome the New Year 2020, which also marks the end of the second decade of the 21stCentury; I convey to all Kenyans – at […]

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Two arrested as TV sets worth Ksh.15M stolen in Athi River recovered

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Two suspects were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the theft of electronic goods from a Godown in Athi River, Machakos County. The suspects were nabbed by Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives at a residential house in Mbiuni area of Machakos where the goods, among them 130 television sets worth Ksh.15 million, were recovered. … Continue reading Two arrested as TV sets worth Ksh.15M stolen in Athi River recovered

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‘I fought a disease that consumed me for 20 years,’ Njambi Koikai shares moving testimony

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Njambi Koikai is thankful for being alive today. The endometriosis warrior returned back home a few months ago after she was hospitalised in the US, where she underwent several surgeries. Also read; Njambi posted a touching story, summarizing how this decade has been tough for her and paid tribute to her grandmother, who raised her. […]

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Police hunt 3 suspects over gang attacks in Nairobi, Mombasa

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A section of the statement by the National Police Service, announcing a search for suspected gangsters Arafat Kyalo Masai, Juma Waziri and Salim Mohamed Ahmed. PHOTO | COURTESY  By MARY WAMBUIMore by this Author Have you seen the three men whose photos appear above? The National Police Service is seeking your assistance in arresting them […]

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Man commits suicide after a phone call in Bomet

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A sombre mood has engulfed Nyaururu village in Bomet county after a man committed suicide. The 31-year-old man is said to have had a quarrel with his wife which led him to hang himself. According to area Chief Stanley Towett, the body was found dangling from the roof inside the house where he lived alone. … Continue reading Man commits suicide after a phone call in Bomet

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Police speaks out on Chaka Chaka’s Deportation ahead of Enkuka Performance

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The Uganda Police Force has finally admitted to helping the immigration office deport South African Music Icon Yvonne Chaka Chaka from Uganda after she allegedly entered the country under the guise of an ordinary Visa, yet she was here for work. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga says that Chaka Chaka was escorted to the Airport earlier […]

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Harambee Stars Team of the Decade

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Harambee Stars Team of the Decade

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What Ngunjiri Wambugu expects of Uhuru, Jubilee in 2020

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Nyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By VITALIS KIMUTAIMore by this Author Daggers are being sharpened in readiness for a do-or-die battle between the Tangatanga and Kieleweke political factions for control of the ruling Jubilee Party. Nyeri member of Parliament Ngunjiri Wambugu hinted at this on Tuesday, asking President Uhuru Kenyatta […]

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New Year message: What Raila Odinga expects in 2020

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ODM Party leader Raila Odinga has expressed hope that the government will intensify the fight against corruption in the coming New Year as well as address issues underscored in the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report. In his New Year’s message issued on Tuesday, Mr. Odinga urged all Kenyans to unite against corruption, adding that he … Continue reading New Year message: What Raila Odinga expects in 2020

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EXCLUSIVE: Anitah Fabiola fired from NBS TV

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For almost 2 years now, sexy Anitah Fabiola has been hosting NBS Katch Up alongside Douglas Lwanga and Mc Isaac. She joined the team after being shown exit at Serena based NTV. Latest info from the Kamwokya based TV station indicates that Fabiola has been fired from the station effective from 1 January 2020. The […]

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Kinoti disbands rogue Flying Squad, deploys all officers » Capital News

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DCI Director George Kinoti. By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 31- Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti has disbanded the rogue Flying Squad after concerns from the public over its high-handedness over the years. Kinoti has now formed a new unit known as Sting Squad Headquarters (SSH) that will only have 50 detectives. “There […]

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Police release photos of three ‘armed and dangerous’ criminals

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The National Police Service has released names and photos of three suspects believed to be part of notorious criminal gangs operating in Nairobi and Mombasa. The three include Arafat Kyalo Masai, Juma Waziri and Salim Ahmed Mohamed. According to the police, the three suspects are “armed and dangerous.” “Police are looking for the following in … Continue reading Police release photos of three ‘armed and dangerous’ criminals

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