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Nairobi ODM MCAs fight in Mombasa over PAC chairmanship

An MCA in Nairobi said he was assaulted by a colleague during a committee meeting in Mombasa on Saturday. David Mberia (Karen) said he was attacked by Public Accounts Committee chairman Wilfred Odalo. “I had just arrived for the meeting and when I greeted the chairman. He responded with blows …

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Joho applauds Sonko for Nairobi beautification project

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has commended his Nairobi counterpart Mike Sonko for the ongoing beautification programme. “We can work and make our two cities great. I’m impressed with the ongoing beautification in your city,” Joho told Sonko when he paid him a courtesy call at City Hall on Monday. Joho promised …

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Uber sees opportunity for minibus service in Nairobi

 Uber Technologies may roll out a new service in Kenya to help users book seats on minibuses that ply the streets of the congested capital, if tests on the product in Egypt and Mexico prove successful, a company executive said on Wednesday. Uber estimates that more than a third of Kenyans in Nairobi …

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Sonko airlifts Conjestina Achieng' to Nairobi for treatment

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Friday airlifted veteran female boxer Conjestina Achieng’ to Nairobi for treatment. The governor promised the boxer employment after her rehabilitation.  Conjestina was diagnosed with a psychiatric condition which has seen her on and off hospital for a while. The ‘neglected’ boxer’s condition got worse recently, prompting …

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EU gives Sh5 billion for Nairobi BRT expansion

The European Union yesterday pledged a Sh5 billion grant towards the Nairobi Bus Rapid Transport project.  The announcement was made by EU Ambassador to Kenya Stefano Dejak during the commemoration of the World Cities Day in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The grant is likely to resuscitate the Sh7 billion project that stalled …

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Migori woman rep airlifted to Nairobi as crash kills bodyguard

Migori Woman Representative Pamela Odhiambo yesterday survived an accident at Winyo centre, Rongo, involving the vehicle she was travelling in. Her bodyguard Fred Owich died. Odhiambo, Owich and two others were travelling in an official vehicle.  The two other occupants — Daniel Onyango and David Oloo — also survived. The …

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