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Blow to war on graft after court quashes immunity

The war against corruption yesterday suffered a major setback after the High Court quashed a law conferring immunity on Parliamentary investigations. A landmark ruling by Justice John Mativo also nullified a provision protecting MPs from being served court orders in Parliament or halting Parliament’s businesses or decisions. “No proceedings or …

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No 50-50 wealth share after divorce, says court

Gold diggers: Better think twice. Only what a spouse has contributed to the marriage – be it the wife or the husband – can he or she walk away with upon divorce, the High Court declared yesterday. Justice John Mativo, in a judgement that reignites the debate on the question …

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Otiende Amollo in stable condition after health scare

Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo is in stable condition and is expected to be released from Kisumu’s Aga Khan hospital anytime soon. The legislator was rushed to the hospital on Saturday afternoon after he collapsed at a funeral in Alego Usonga. He was transferred to the facility from the Bondo Medical …

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Fears many other dams unsafe after Solai tragedy

The National Environment Complaints Committee has raised doubts about the safety of most dams in the country, a day after dozens died in the Solai tragedy. By Friday evening, the death toll had reached 48, with rescue efforts ongoing. At least 40 people have been reported missing after relatives identified …

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Couple’s fight ends in tragedy after father stabs son to death

A violent argument between a man and his wife turned tragic in Huruma yesterday after the furious father stabbed his son to death. Dennis Mwema, 18, had tried to intervene when Euticus Githinji stabbed him twice in the chest. He bled to death. His mother, Eunice Wanza, sustained minor injuries during the morning fight. Githinji has since fled. Wanza, 37, …

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