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Owuor: Uhuru called me over insecurity

Following the upsurge of insecurity caused by terror attacks and organised criminal gangs, President Uhuru Kenyatta has now sought divine intervention from Prophet David Owuor.

How prosecution watered down its case with last minute change of charge

It is not uncommon to come across large groups of people in Nairobi’s Central Business District on footpaths discussing current affairs, particularly of political nature.

Where midwives thrive in spite of maternity fee waiver

Helena Oteo, 23, drags her swollen dusty feet as she weaves her way towards the home of Mama Rukia Odinga. She has covered almost three kilometres, but she is not ready to give up, the back pain notwithstanding. Hellena is in her fourth month of pregnancy.

Man, 88, wants State to find and release son jailed for ‘82 coup 28 years ago

He gazes into the horizon and tightly holds his son’s picture as tears well in his eyes.

Mruttu on the spot over boundary dispute between sisal farm and locals

The Taita Taveta county government has been warned about rising tension among squatters due to the long standing boundary dispute involving the management of the giant Teita Sisal Estate and Singila and Majengo villages.

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  • First Lady’s performance in marathon inspired millions Current Affairs Great and befitting accolades have been poured on Kenyan marathoners for their sterling performance at the London Marathon. But equally and perhaps even more significant was the unique performance of Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at the same race.
  • Courts must always focus on applying the law Current Affairs In the last few weeks our courts have made several decisions with far reaching political social and economic consequences. These decisions bring to mind the famous 1963 US Supreme Court case of Gideon V. Wainright.
  • Why governments must strive to reach out to the family Columns In reaction to last week’s article, a very kind gentleman wrote to me and stated while agreeing with my call to the President and the Deputy President to devolve power and responsibility to families, he wanted to know “how do the authorities meet the family half-way? Perhaps you can expound that in your next article” he said.
  • Let’s learn from Luther King and develop our own dream Columns On August 28, 1963, atop the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, before a mass of 250,000 civil rights activists, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what is universally acknowledged as perhaps the most riveting, most transformational, most inspirational speeches in recorded history. “I Have a Dream”.
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