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CORD says state has failed on security

The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) has accused the government of failing Kenyans on security and the war on terror.

Court stops Othaya by-election

Supreme Court stops Othaya by-election following application by former MP Mary Wambui. Her appeal is set to be heard on Monday, April 28.

Police reveal how they nabbed Pangani explosive-rigged car

Police have revealed how they spotted and stopped the terrorists’ car that went off with explosives killing two police officers and two suspects at the Pangani police station, Nairobi.

Police block sections of road in Pangani over claims of bomb in car

Police block sections of Cross Road in Pangani over fears and claims of a bomb abandoned in a car. Experts establishing claims.

South Sudan’s president sacks army chief

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir dismissed General James Hotmai from his position as the head of the country's army on Wednesday, according to a decree read out on national television.

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New strategy needed to end road carnage

Even with stringent traffic rules put in place, accidents continue to occur on our roads at an alarming frequency. While too much emphasis has been placed on the ban on night travel and subjecting drivers to random Alcoblow tests, accidents occurring over the last few weeks show that our priorities could be wrong.

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  • Creating quality jobs in Kenya: Part II Columns Why have we not created jobs from sports despite 42 per cent of the population being 14 years or younger? Why is there no Kenyan equivalent of the English Premier League? Why is golf not big when we have sunshine 365 days a year? Why don’t we win gold medals in javelin, yet we have had spears for thousands of years?
  • 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.
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