Day: October 10, 2019

Ruto’s son Nick Kipkurgat following his father’s political footsteps

October 10, 2019

Nick Ruto with his father Deputy President William Ruto after having lunch at Jojen Hotel in Dagoretti Corner, Nairobi on February 19, 2017. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP While many of us only know the meaning of the phrase ‘like father, like son’, Nick Kipkurgat Ruto, son of Deputy President William Ruto, is […]

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Divers commence retrieval of ill-fated vehicle from Indian Ocean

October 10, 2019

A team of eight divers have commenced the process of retrieving the vehicle that plunged into the Indian Ocean with two occupants 11 days ago. The multi-agency team led by the Kenya Navy says they are yet to confirm if the bodies of two occupants are still trapped in the vehicle, calling for patience as […]

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Safaricom to offer subscribers with free bundle, SMSs for Kipchoge INEOS challenge

October 10, 2019

By Mkarimu Media Safaricom has announced a free YouTube bundle and SMSs for Eliud Kipchoge’s INEOS challenge on Saturday. Subscribers will be able to stream the Vienna race live on their phones at no cost and send congratulatory messages to the world greatest marathoner. CEO Michael Joseph also revealed that customers will be able to […]

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Governor Granton Samboja impeached by Taita Taveta County Assembly over alleged gross misconduct

October 10, 2019

Taita-Taveta Governor Granton Samboja  Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja has been impeached over what the Members of County Assembly termed as gross misconduct. Thirty Taita-Taveta Members of County Assembly have voted in favour of his impeachment. Three MCAs were absent during the heated afternoon session which preferred ouster of the county chief. Recently, Governor Samboja […]

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End of statelessness in sight for Shona as Kenya issues birth certificates

October 10, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Happiness Kapota will remember forever the day when her children lined up in Nairobi to receive their birth certificates. Joyce, Caleb and Sidet Moyo were among the first children from Kenya’s stateless Shona group to receive the government-issued certificates, which will give them opportunities and rights long […]

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Rwanda deports controversial US pastor

October 10, 2019

Gregg Schoof was deported back to the United States due to failure to comply with Rwandan laws, officials said. A controversial US pastor has been deported from Rwanda amid a battle with authorities over the closure of his religious radio station. According to CNN, a spokesman for Rwanda’s Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration said […]

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