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ICC Judge Hans-Peter Kaul passes away

Former ICC Judge Hans-Peter Kaul has passed away after a period of serious illness, which led him to resign from the Court early July.

Form one student killed in Tala Boys dormitory fire

There was grief and shock after a form one student was killed in a fire that razed down a dormitory in Tala Boys High school in Machakos County on Monday night.

Apple asks suppliers to produce up to 80 million large-screen iPhones

Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming large-screen iPhones by the end of the year, its largest initial production run of iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Man raises Sh4 million for charity after giving up sex for a year

Pete Lynagh agreed to the nookie ban as a bet, but found it completely changed his outlook on life.

'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr. makes it as higest-earnig actor

The 49-year-old star made most of his money from June 2013 to June 2014 from "Iron Man 3," which made $1.2 billion at the box office and assured him the top spot again in the annual ranking.

Babies of anxious mothers more likely to cry excessively: study

Women with anxiety disorders may be more likely to have babies who cry excessively, suggests a new German study.

Vihiga MP wants State to raise chiefs' salaries

Vihiga MP Yusuf Chanzu wants the Government to increase the salaries of chiefs and their assistants to be in harmony with that of police officers to boost the fight against insecurity.

Mystery as final year student misses exams

A second year student at Kaimosi Teachers Training College has been left out of a list of 640 others sitting their final examinations.

Michael Schumacher now communicates with his family 'by fluttering his eye-lashes'

The former racing driver is making such good progress he might be allowed home by the end of next month.

Kakamega farmers in rush to meet chicken, eggs demand

A survey commissioned by the Kakamega County Government shows the county produces slightly more than 35 million eggs every year, compared to an annual demand of 170 million eggs.

Joy as 108-year-old Nyeri granny is housed

It was a gesture that brought tears to the eyes of 108-year-old Beatrice Waturi as eight young men and four women visited her home in Wamagana, Nyeri County on a cold July morning with brand new iron sheets to roof her leaking house.

South Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal

A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were deployed to help the Juba government, the rebel camp said.

Miley Cyrus confirms she is not dead with topless Instagram pic

Pop star Miley Cyrus is seen topless in a cheeky photograph on Instagram as she confirms she's not dead after an internet hoax.

Game Yetu Editorial Cartoon 22.07.2014

Game Yetu Editorial Cartoon 22.07.2014

Causes and remedies for a bloated tummy

Battling a bloated belly is a daily struggle affecting many people daily. We reveal some of the less obvious causes – with tips how to beat them

State must act now to avert future illicit brew tragedies

The unending saga of finger-pointing as methanol continues to find its way into the wrong hands with dire consequences has finally dragged in State regulatory and approval bodies.

Emotional Beyonce sings 'Holy Grail - Why don't you love me?' amid marriage split rumours

Jay Z and Beyonce are going to 'split up' after their joint On the Run Tour after they failed to patch things up with marriage counselling.

Kisumu governor disowns Sh7b waste management MOU

Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma has disassociated his office from a recently signed Sh7billion solid waste management Memorandum of Understanding deal.

End human-wildlife conflict once and for all

Avoidable socio-economic factors fuel human-wildlife conflict. Human populations continue to expand and outgrow available land, compelling them to encroach on forests and animal sanctuaries. This brings the two into close proximity.

Cops need intellect, not just muscles, speed

With the devastating rise in insecurity in Kenya, there has been need for more numbers in security personnel. The recent recruitment of potential police officers is indicative of this need.

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  • Open letter to Uhuru: Rise up and unite the nation Ababu Namwamba Mr President, I salute you, and do pray this finds you well. I write to you both as a patriotic citizen of our land, and as a leader duly elected to represent the people of Budalang’i in our National Assembly. Please grant me your indulgence to address you on this unfolding referendum debate.
  • Israeli incursion in Gaza manifestly unjust Billow Kerrow Once again, the world watches silently as the Israeli Defence Forces march into Gaza and massacre the Palestinians, ostensibly to protect their people from the senseless Hamas shelling. US President Barack Obama has expressed support for the Israeli action because the latter ‘has a right to defend its citizens’ and that it is Hamas which is ‘putting their people at risk’ by provoking Israel.
  • It's do-or-die for Raila as he moves towards the historic 2017 elections Makau Mutua Opposition doyen Raila Odinga will meet his fate in 2017. That’s when poetic justice will be done – and seen to be done. But my crystal ball hasn’t told me— yet — what the outcome will be. Poetic justice is a concept in which virtue is either ultimately rewarded, or vice is punished.
  • Let’s face it, Kenyan football is going nowhere Clay Muganda Let’s start from the conclusion and then we can fill in the details as we go along: Harambee Stars, comma, will not qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018 and in Qatar in 2022 because Kenyan football is going nowhere. Period. The other day, I came across an article that read as if it had been written by a pro-establishment lawyer because it was being economical with lies just to massage some big guy.
  • Our ‘dynamic duo’ discover saying is not same as doing, but image is everything Peter Kimani The image of Prezzo UK test-riding a police bike, rather ill-clad in his suit and tie, was followed by yet another picture when he was certainly better prepared for the field trip. He was in a long, Mandela shirt.

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