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2 dead as Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

October 12, 2019

The storm has damaged houses in Ichihara, Chiba prefecture [Jiji Press/AFP] Two men have been killed and more than six million people advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital, Tokyo, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years. Typhoon Hagibis, which means “speed” in the Philippine […]

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Kenyan serial killer: I would kill any woman who leaves me

October 5, 2019

Suspected serial killer Mustafa Idd Lokono in an Eldoret court on October 2, 2019. NMG PHOTO By DAILY NATION Summary Nancy’s father, Mr William Edome, said they were not told why he was released on bond, and that he feared that his daughter would not get the justice she deserves. On Friday, Moi’s Bridge leaders […]

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3 Kenyas arrested by FBI in Ksh. 300 million fraud scandal

September 22, 2019

Three Kenyans were among 281 suspects that were arrested by the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in a Ksh384 million internet fraud scandal. Documents filed by the US Department of Justice showed that Robert Mutua Muli, Amil Hassan Raage and Jeffrey Sila Ndungi were arrested after years of investigations by the FBI . The […]

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CA: Child trafficking on the rise due to internet penetration

August 14, 2019

Child trafficking Kenya is becoming a soft target for online children traffickers due to high penetration of internet. The Communications Authority says criminals are targeting minors using social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. The authority says it is working with security agents and ICT players to bolster cyber security in the country. The sustained […]

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Kibra MP Ken Okoth’s body cremated at Kariokor

August 3, 2019

The late Kibra MP Ken Okoth AGENCIES The body of the late Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth has been cremated. Okoth was cremated early Saturday morning at the Kariokor crematorium in Nairobi, despite a section of the family being opposed to the same. Angelina Okoth, Ken Okoth’s mother was up until late friday evening […]

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PHOTOS:Overview Diaspora Huduma Namba registration in Toronto 

May 27, 2019

By Mkarimu Media Mkarimu Media’s Canadian correspondent compiled an overview of the ongoing Diaspora Huduma Namba registration process in Toronto, Canada. This is the situation. A spectacle on day three of Huduma Number registration in Toronto with mixed dramatic scenes. The exercise featured long waiting hours for a service that lasted three to five minutes […]

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Mysterious infection spanning the globe in a climate of secrecy

April 9, 2019

The germ, a fungus called Candida auris, preys on people with weakened immune systems, and it is quietly spreading across the globe. PHOTO | FOTOSEARCH By THE NEW YORK TIMES IN SUMMARY The germ, a fungus called Candida auris, preys on people with weakened immune systems, and it is quietly spreading across the globe. Scientists […]

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‘Huduma number is demonic, it’s 666 mark’- Uhuru angered by Clergies, Christians

April 3, 2019

  The countrywide roll-out of the National Integrated Identity Management System (Huduma Namba) registration has stirred various reactions in the country. Those who support the initiative have called it a positive step towards fighting crime, managing personal data and weeding out ghost workers. But circles opposed to the initiative say that the Government has no […]

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Catholic priests burn Harry Potter books in Poland

April 2, 2019

Launched in 1997, the Harry Potter series of books spins an epic tale of good and evil focused on the adventures of the eponymous bespectacled young wizard as he struggles against the dark wizard Lord Voldemort. By AFP IN SUMMARY Launched in 1997, the Harry Potter series of books spins an epic tale of good […]

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New Zealand PM urges global action on social media dangers

March 20, 2019

In the United States, a congressional panel said it was asking top executives from US tech firms to explain the proliferation online of the “horrific” video. A 44-year-old businessman was remanded in custody after a preliminary court appearance in Christchurch Wednesday on charges of distributing footage of one of the mosque shootings New Zealand Prime […]

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