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Kenya

Uhuru inspects SGR progress, promises title deeds for Taita Taveta residents

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The Government has started negotiations with the company building the Standard Gauge Railway from Mombasa to Nairobi for the extension of the line to Naivasha.

Kenya: New scheme to weed out ghost teachers on TSC pay
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The new Sh5.9 billion medical scheme for teachers will be a double victory for the State. Not only will the scheme afford teachers better medical cover, but it will also help smoke out ghost workers in the profession.

Kenya risks US sanctions over trafficking
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Kenya risks being subjected to sanctions by United States for failing to comply with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act’s (TVPA) minimum standards.

Family takes Catholic Church to court over land dispute
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The Catholic Church is embroiled in a tussle over land with a family in West Pokot. The two parties are fighting over a piece of land that was reserved for construction of an airstrip in 1964.

Hostility to media rampant in counties
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Increased hostility against media practitioners is rampant in counties, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Media Council of Kenya (MCK).

Lawyer accuses Oyombra of linking him to the 'chicken' scandal
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City lawyer Ken Nyaundi has now taken Trevy Oyombra, the man said to have taken kickbacks on behalf of Interim Independent Electoral Commission (IIEC), for allegedly linking him to the “chicken” scandal.

Kenya Police detain Muslim cleric linked to terror
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Security authorities in Mombasa have detained a man they claim is a militant with ties to the masterminds of the April 2 terrorist attack in Garissa that was claimed by Al-Shabaab.

Ombudsman seeks to punish rogue public officials
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The Office of the Ombudsman is seeking new powers to declare government officials it finds guilty of gross misconduct in their duties unfit to hold public office.

Militants ambush Kenyan police during patrol in Garissa
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Conflicting accounts swirled around over the number of police officers injured in an ambush set up by suspected Al-Shabaab militants in Yumbis, Garissa County.

Desperate Kenyan maids abused in Middle East despite ban
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In Lebanon, a Kenyan maid has bleach poured over her head as punishment for cleaning the bathroom too slowly by an employer who threatens to send her home in a box.

Pupil's dream of breakfast with DP comes true
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It all started with a poem and ended with breakfast at Deputy President William Ruto's official residence in Karen, Nairobi.

Sh14m graft probe against governor still under way: EACC
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The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is still investigating a Sh14 million corruption case against Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok.

Bad fertiliser bought by state firm held at Mombasa port
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Over 7,000 tonnes of fertiliser are lying uncollected at the Mombasa port after the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB), which imported it from China, rejected a portion of it claiming it is sub-standard.

Ngilu not off the hook as Kambi, Kamau face charges
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Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Kaluki Ngilu will not be charged in court over the coast land saga, but is not yet clear as investigations are ongoing in two other cases where she is accused of abuse of office.

Nyeri road to be named after beatified sister Irene Stefani
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The Nyeri County government will name a road after Blessed Sister Irene Stefani Nyaatha, who was beatified on Saturday.

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