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ODM wants Wetangula out as Minority Senate leader

Photo Courtesy: Moses Wetangula, Ford Kenya Party Leader
National Super Alliance affiliate party ODM has written a letter to the senate speaker, Ken Lusaka, seeking the removal of the minority leader Moses Wetangula on grounds that it is the largest minority party in the house therefore the position is theirs. The orange party wants Siaya senator, James Orengo as replacement to Wetangula. The speaker...

Top Kabaka official confirmed dead in capsized boat tragedy

A cruise boat capsized killing at least 31 people. The boat was carrying more than 100 people when the tragedy occurred near Kampala, Uganda’s capital. Among the deceased was Yoweri Musumba, a top official in Kabaka, a traditional kingdom. Part of the statement sent by the kingdom's spokesperson Noah Kiyimba read; ‘The kingdom of...

Electronic dance DJ Avicii is dead

PHOTO// Avicii also Tim Bergling. Courtesy
Swedish Dj and Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artist Avicii whose real name is Tim Bergling is dead. In a statement read by the Wake Me Up hit-maker’s publicist, Diana Baron, the 28 year old was found dead in Muscat, Oman on Friday afternoon though the cause of death remains unknown. “It is with profound sorrow...

Migori residents go to poll

By Daniel Korir The residents of Migori County go to the polls today to elect a new senator in a by-election after the demise of Senator Ben Oluoch Okello. The late senator succumbed to throat cancer and was buried last month. 3880000 voters are expected to cast their votes in the ballot in the 826 polling...

Man dies after jumping from his 17th floor office in Westlands, Nairobi.

A senior PwC Kenya manager succumbs to injuries on Friday after he fell from his 17th floor office in Westlands, Nairobi. Police said the man landed on the balcony of the second floor of the building but did not die on impact. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Aga Khan Hospital. 'Investigations over the...

I never said Referendum is a must, Raila says

Raila Odinga, the ODM party leader, now says Referundum is for the people to decide. Speaking during a senatorial campaign held in Migori county, Raila said it will be as a result of consultation with the building the bridges innitiative. "I did not say that Referendum is a must. If Kenyan's want a Referendum they...

Police: Tomorrow’s planned Nasa rally is illegal

The Police have warned Nasa leaders against the planned match to JKIA scheduled for this Friday is not permitted. The Nasa leaders have planned to welcome its leaders Rt Hon Raila Odinga and Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka who will be jetting in back in the country tomorrow. Former prime minister, Raila Odinga had gone to...

Melania Trump in Kenya

United States first lady Melania Trump is on her first visit to Africa and her first extended international trip as first lady. Her visit mainly focuses on child welfare, education, tourism and conservation. Mrs Trump opened the Kenya portion of her visit earlier today, seeking to highlight conservation efforts by feeding baby elephants at David...

Kenya’s manufacturing on negative trajectory: Manufacturers

PHOTO COURTESY// Kenya Manufacturing sector
The Kenya Association of Manufacturers says the sector is on a negative trajectory and there is need to address pertinent issues affecting its growth. According to World Bank report released in December 2017, the sector has been stagnating in growth per G.D.P compared to other players of the economy. In an interview on Thursday, March 15th...
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