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DCI ARRESTS A SIM SWAP FRAUDSTER AT WORK

A notorious sim swap fraudster has been arrested by Thika-based detectives. The swindler was stopped right in the act after presenting himself to a Safaricom shop for sim replacement services while using a forged ID waiting card and a police abstract form purportedly issued by Central Police Station-Nairobi. Upon interrogation, Emmanuel Kiprono led detectives to […]

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Residents Turn To Bicycles For Transportation Amidst Fuel Hike.

After many years of absence in the transport sector, following the introduction of motorbikes and the matatu sector, bicycle bodaboda are back in Busia and Malaba town, with a bang coming as a relief to hundreds who need town service. After the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) announced an increase in fuel prices, the […]

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YET ANOTHER MILITARY CHOPPER GOES DOWN!

It is barely a week after the Alshabaab IED explosion, and an unconfirmed number of Kenya Defence Forces(KDF) soldiers were reported dead following a helicopter crash in Boni Forest, Lamu County on Tuesday. In a statement issued by Strategic Communication Director Brigadier, Zipporah Okoth, the Kenya Airforce Helicopter crashed at the time the soldiers were […]

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National Plan To End Gender-Based Violence.

The government has announced the first national plan to end gender-based violence (GBV), following up on years of concerted efforts to address the issue and provide safety to those affected. Speaking during the Protection Against Domestic Violence Rules launch, Gender and Public Service Cabinet Secretary, Aisha Jumwa, declared that the government will have zero tolerance […]

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Supreme Court Affirmed LGBTQ Right Of Association.

Kenya’s highest court on Tuesday dismissed a challenge to its February ruling that allowed the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission(NGLHRC) to register as a non-governmental organization on grounds that the board decision was unreasonable and unjustified. Kenya’s NGO Coordinating Board refused to register NGLHRC for more than a decade on grounds that it promotes same-sex […]

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Government Rolls Out 2nd Phase Of the Subsidized Fertilizer Program.

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has launched the distribution of subsidized fertilizer in Tharaka Nithi County to spur increased agricultural production. The program under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives was initiated through the NCPB Chairman Board of Directors Mr. Samuel Mbae Ragwa in collaboration with Tharaka Nithi County Governor Mr. Muthomi […]

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Nairobi County unveils Marshall Plan for El Nino.

Nairobi Governor, Johnson Sakaja, unveiled an El Niño preparedness Marshall plan and activities that will be implemented to ensure the safety of city dwellers and avoid disruption of day-to-day activities that might be occasioned by the predicted El Nino. The crisis blueprint plan involves timely unclogging of the drainage system and a full and thorough […]

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Kilifi Goes Digital in Marketing Tourism.

Kilifi County Government has unveiled a new tourism product dubbed, Kenyan Riviera to help boost tourist numbers both local and international tourists in the county from the current 39,000 to 500,000 annually. Kilifi Governor, Mr. Gideon Mung’aro, revealed that the product would act as a new tourism marketing tool that would seek to strategically promote […]

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Police Officer Commits Suicide In His Athi River Home.

The body of Corporal James Kimathi Riungu was found dead in his compound in Athi River Machakos County on Saturday. He apparently locked himself in his compound and hanged himself in his chicken house. The motive is not known. The deceased was attached to police headquarters, transport pool section. The motive for the incident was […]

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Unstable Water Supply In Kenya.

Kenya’s population has grown a lot in the past two decades, This growth has been evident in cities like Nairobi where the pressure of water sources is increasing significantly. Adding to this, climate change is exacerbating both water scarcity and water-related hazards (such as floods and droughts), as rising temperatures disrupt precipitation patterns and the […]

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