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MPs push for more allowances

MPs are now calling for the revision of their sitting allowances. At a 'Kamukunji' on Wednesday, they also took issue with the Parliamentary Service Commission over late payment to staff.

Islamic State says it beheaded journalist

Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and images of another U.S. journalist whose life they said depended on how the United States acts in Iraq.

How supermarkets raid your pocket

For most people, shopping in supermarkets is pleasurable as they can find all the items needed under one roof and at generally reduced prices.

Uhuru, Raila brace for battle ahead

Rivalry between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga took a steeper plunge Tuesday with reports that the Head of State had tasked a group of Jubilee leaders to get down to the grassroots and help crush the clamour for a referendum.

Hospital strike bites as governor, medical staff fail to agree

Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho Tuesday failed to persuade striking nurses and paramedics at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa to go back to work as the institution hurtled towards total shutdown with the closure of most departments, including eight theatres.

High-end M-Pesa subscribers to pay more in new tariff review

It will now cost less for those sending up to Sh1,500 using Safaricom’s M-Pesa platform. This follows a 67 per cent reduction in charges for sending cash of any amounts between Sh10 and Sh1,500.

Kenya

Kenya MPs push for more allowances, security

MPs are now calling for the revision of their sitting allowances. At a 'Kamukunji' on Tuesday, they also took issue with the Parliamentary Service Commission over late payment to staff.

The Counties

Poor sanitation pushes Turkana village to the brink

Lokwamusing village in Turkana County is facing a looming disease outbreak as a result of improper human waste disposal. Out of 352 households, only 12 have latrines, forcing many residents to use the bushes to relieve themselves.

Sports

Sporting sell Rojo to Man Utd, Nani goes the other way

Sporting have agreed to sell Argentina's World Cup left back Marcos Rojo to Manchester United while Nani will move the other way as he joins the Portuguese side on loan.

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