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NEMA, WARMA failed to prevent Solai dam tragedy – KHRC says

The Solai dam tragedy that left 47 people dead could have been avoided, a report by the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) has revealed. The report compiled after a week-long gathering of information in Solai has blamed laxity among government officers. It indicates that the government and relevant authorities failed …

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Shortage of funds hurting Health services, Tum says

Poor funding of the health sector is hampering services, Health PS Peter Tum has said. Many people are can’t access healthcare and infrastructure is in bad shape, he said. Tum spoke yesterday at Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa during a meeting with the National Assembly’s Health Committee. He said it would …

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Unity pact faces threats from selfish politicians, says Raila

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga yesterday admitted his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta was being threatened by selfish politicians. In his speech at Cambridge University in London, he warned that perpetrators of historical injustices have ganged up to suffocate his deal with Uhuru. The deal has been named Building the …

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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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MP says life in danger for backing Ruto’s 2022 bid

Embattled EALA legislator Simon Mbugua now claims his life is in danger for supporting Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid. Yesterday, Mbugua addressed a Press conference at which he blamed Interior PS Karanja Kibicho and another State House aide for his arrest and prosecution last week. He claimed it …

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Uhuru should fix IEBC before he leaves office, says Weta

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula yesterday faulted President Uhuru Kenyatta for not committing to fix the IEBC to deliver credible elections in future.He said unresolved challenges undermining the independence of the electoral agency to conduct free, fair and credible elections have contributed to bloody polls every five years.“The President should have …

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Met says it’s going to be another wet week

Kenyans will wait longer to enjoy sunshine as more rains are headed our way, according to the weatherman. Kenya Meteorological Department acting director Peter Ambenje yesterday said afternoon rains will hit most parts of the country until Monday next week. The rains were expected to end this month. Lake Victoria …

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