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Tests will confirm Kabras Sugar is top quality, West Kenya says

Kabras Sugar surpasses quality standards, West Kenya Sugar Company has said following claims that it it unfit for consumption. The claims arose on social media after sugar repackaged in Kabras bags was seized by government agencies. COFEK said results of tests conducted at the government chemist showed the impurities in the …

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There was fraud in Sh660 million KPC procurement – EACC

EACC chief Executive Officer Halakhe Waqo has reported evidence that Kenya Pipeline Company defrauded the public in the purchase of aircraft fueling equipment. Waqo on Tuesday gave a report to the National Assembly Departmental Committee on Energy, amid investigations into KPC’s procurement of Hydrant Pit Valves (HPVs), the equipment used for refuelling aircrafts. The company …

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How to recognise signs of OCD

Think of OCD and images of compulsive hand-washers spring to mind. David Beckham has spoken of having it, as have actresses Charlize Theron and Megan Fox. But most of us actually know very little about the condition, despite two percent of the population – so literally millions of us – having …

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KCAA to release FlySax crash report on Thursday

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority will on Thursday release preliminary reports on investigations of a caravan plane that crashed in the Aberdare ranges killing its 10 passengers. Director General Gilbert Kibe on Tuesday told the National Assembly Committee on Transport that the report contains factual findings of what happened before the fatal …

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Government not serious about fighting corruption – MUHURI

Muslim for Human Rights organisation (MUHURI) has blamed the manner successive governments have been handling graft cases, claiming it emboldened suspects. Referring to the TJRC report that touches on injustices triggered by fraud, MUHURI said its implementation has remained a pipe-dream. “The President in his 2014 State of the Nation address …

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Safaricom opposes planned tax rise on mobile cash transfers

Safaricom is opposed to a proposed tax rise on mobile phone-based cash transfers that its chief finance officer said on Monday would discourage the drive towards modern payments systems. In last week’s budget speech, Finance Minister Henry Rotich proposed increasing the excise duty on mobile transfers to 12 per cent …

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Malema under fire over 'racist Indians' slur

South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has found himself at the centre of a new race storm after he accused most Indians in the country of being racist. “[The] majority of Indians hate Africans. The majority of Indians are racist, and we must never be scared to …

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