Last Updated: October 20, 2014 12:37


Kenyan girls trading sex for food: One woman's battle to help

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The alcohol lining the 12-year-old Kenyan girl's stomach did nothing to quell her hunger pangs.

Entertainment galore at Mashujaa Day celebrations
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An entertainment mix of new and old genres has been lined up for dignitaries and the crowd turning out today at Nyayo National Stadium for the 51st Mashujaa Day celebrations.

Commission's staff fight dismissal
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The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) is one of the three human rights commissions established as State institutions.

Emotions run high as plane with writer's body touches down
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A somber mood engulfed the Moi International Airport yesterday morning when a Turkish Boeing 737 Airliner from Istanbul carrying the remains of celebrated global scholar and writer Prof Ali Mazrui touched down.

Parallel probes into Sh8b Karen land saga
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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) are now undertaking parallel investigations into the controversial Sh8 billion Karen land fraud.

Muturi says House to summon CSs afresh
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National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has said fresh summons will be issued to cabinet secretaries to appear before the General Oversight Committee of the House on October 28.

Where Kenyatta found refuge from colonialists
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Mashujaa Day (October 20) is a date of great political and national significance in Kenya. It is a day to reflect on how far the country has come since independence, and to celebrate those who struggled for the country's freedom from the colonial masters.

Widow of Mau Mau veteran Kisio wants Government to create welfare kitty
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Mukami Kisio, the widow of the late Mau Mau hero General Kurito Kisio is not only a disappointed woman, but also a bitter one.

DC who paid the ultimate price for Kenya’s unity
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The mood in the country was euphoric. Finally after 70 years of colonial domination, the yokes of oppression had finally been shattered and a new crop of African leaders was steering Kenya into the community of nations as the newest independent state.

Thousands gather to bury Kenya's iconic scholar Ali Mazrui in Mombasa
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Thousands of mourners from across the world yesterday thronged a centuries-old crypt near the historic Fort Jesus in Mombasa's old town to witness an emotional burial of globally celebrated scholar Ali Alamin Mazrui.

Police reforms stall due to lack of funds
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Police reforms have stalled because of lack of funds, the National Police Service Commission has said.

CORD leaders ready to face EACC over Karen land
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Coalition for reforms and democracy (CORD) will appear before the anti-corruption agency to shed more light on what they know about the Karen land grabbing.

KDF intercepts car with explosives, kills five occupants
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The Kenya Defence Forces have intercepted a four-wheel drive car with Kenyan registration numbers laden with explosives at the Kenya-Ethiopia border and killed five occupants.

House-help's nightmare: I had to strip naked, act mad to end my misery in Saudi Arabia
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When Mary Wanjiku boarded a Saudi Arabia-bound plane at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) one afternoon, she was hopeful that working abroad would enable her take care of her two sons and five siblings.

How colonialists exiled Kalenjin leaders
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In 1934, on behalf of King George the V, the then governor Henry Conway Belfield signed an ordinance to provide for the removal and settlement of Laibons around Kericho, who were thought to be leading an anti-settler wave within that region.


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