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Governor Ali, two MPs quizzed over Marsabit ethnic clashes

Detectives have questioned Marsabit Governor Ali Mohamud Mohamed and two MPs over the county’s ethnic clashes that have left 14 people dead. Saku MP Dido Rasso and his North Horr counterpart Chachu Nganya were separately grilled by DCI officers in Embu on Wednesday. The investigation is led by Eastern region …

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Why Kenya's bid to privatise prisons is risky, needs proper planning

Kenya is taking steps towards privatising its prisons. Grainne Perkins asked expert Rob Allen, an independent researcher and cofounder of Justice and Prisons, about the benefits and risks of prison privatisation. Why do countries involve the private sector in prisons? Historically, prisons were facilities that generally fall under the authority …

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Governor Ali blames cops of laxity over Marsabit killings

Governor Mohammed Ali has blamed police laxity for the escalating ethnic clashes in Marsabit. Ali on Thursday dismissed claims that the clashes are caused by political differences between Borana and Gabra communities. He spoke at Citizen TV moments after he and other two MPs were questioned by detectives over the clashes. The two MPs are Dido …

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Missing Nandi finance officer found dead in Eldoret hotel

A Nandi county finance officer has been found dead at Venus hotel in Eldoret two days after she went missing. Police suspect that the woman, Stellah Jepkoech, 25, committed suicide. Her car was found outside the restaurant situated along Eldoret-Kapsabet road. Jepkoech was the assembly budget officer. Speaker Joshua Kiptoo said …

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How finger length could reveal your sexuality

The length of a person’s fingers could provide a clue to their sexuality, with women whose ring fingers are longer than their index digits more likely to be lesbian, a study has suggested. Researchers at Essex University looked at sets of identical twins where one of the siblings was heterosexual.  …

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