Last Updated: February 27, 2015 23:41

Kenya

Matiang’i fails to attend key meet on digital TV row

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The Cabinet Secretary for Information and Communication Fred Matiang’i, skipped a crucial meeting with the bosses of the National Assembly with an excuse that he had already met MPs and explained to them the controversial decision to switch off four TV stations.

‘Chicken’ protest over TV switch-off as civil society asks President Uhuru to tame runaway corruption
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Chicken, old television sets and placards characterised protests by outraged Civil Society activists opposing TV switch off outside Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) offices in Nairobi.

What Lupita's stolen Sh13.5 million pearl dress can buy
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She stole the evening, fashion-wise, after being named the best-dressed person of the evening, our own Lupita Nyong’o, last Sunday at the Oscar Awards’ ceremony. All the glitterati critics all said ‘Yes’ to her dress.

Suspects nabbed with donkey meat link cartel to Burma market
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Three men were yesterday caught red-handed with donkey meat in Naivasha town.

Teachers blame dirty local politics for their troubles in North Eastern
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The standoff between the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) over insecurity in North Eastern Kenya has brought to the fore the simmering political rivalry in the frontier districts as the region’s elected leaders seize each other.

Disturbing reality of emotional turmoil after abortion
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It was several years ago in high school, but the images of denied mother-child bond never erased in her mind.

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi alarmed by bribery claims
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National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and House Clerk Justin Bundi led chairpersons of House committees to a luxury resort in Mombasa to address runaway corruption within the House teams.

‘Daily’ used fake letter to attack digital TV consortium
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The Registrar of Companies is on the spot over the alleged registration of two companies with similar names, one of which is at the centre of the current digital migration debacle.

Briton jailed for sexually abusing street children in Gilgil
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Birmingham Crown Court in the United Kingdom has put a charity boss behind bars for assault on vulnerable Kenyan street Children, between 2002 and May 2013.

Boinett vetted, pledges to step up crime war
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Inspector General of Police nominee Joseph Boinett was vetted yesterday. The joint sitting of the security committees of the Senate and National Assembly posed a range of questions, including how Mr Boinett will rid the service of corruption, impunity, drug trafficking, terrorism and proliferation of firearms.

Girl still in pain three years after surgery gone awry
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For three years, four-year-old Josephine Wambui has been seeking specialised treatment and compensation for an erroneous procedure that was conducted at Malindi District Hospital.

Matiang'i names new Konza authority CEO
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John Kipchumba Tanui is new Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) Chief Executive Officer.

Muturi leads MPs in retreat over integrity issues
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The National Assembly leadership is meeting in Mombasa to address integrity of the House, internal wrangling and claims of bribery which has dogged it lately.

MPs to amend Constitution to save CDF
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In what seems to be a swipe at the Judiciary for declaring the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) unconstitutional, MPs have considered slashing the Judiciary budgetary allocation

Namwamba survives removal bid but he is not out of the woods just yet
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Audio recordings purportedly demonstrating six MPs had received bribes and setting up members of rival coalitions against each other reportedly helped embattled Ababu Namwamba retain chairmanship of a watchdog committee.

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