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State makes fresh promise to pay maize farmers next week

The government through the Ministry of Devolution on Friday made a fresh promise to farmers that they will be paid their dues from Monday next week. Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa regretted the delays, which he attributed to the absence of a substantive Strategic Food Reserve (SFR) board and verification of farmers. …

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Obado’s aide arranged murder of Sharon – State

Migori governor Okoth Obado’s aide Michael Oyamo plotted the spine-chilling murder of his boss’s pregnant ex-lover Sharon Otieno, a court heard yesterday. Oyamo then drove to a police station, pretending he had been kidnapped by the very gang he hired, prosecutors said. They told a Nairobi High Court that Oyamo …

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Pumwani state not conducive for mothers – report

Conditions at the Pumwani Maternity Hospital are not conducive for mothers and their babies, a report says. The preliminary report on the investigations launched by Health CS Sicily Kariuki shows there is poor hygiene and that infection prevention measures are not adhered to. The situation was compounded by the breakdown of …

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High VAT shows state, lawmakers have failed us

We are disappointed with the government because of the false political promises it made to Kenyans in the 2017 polls to lower the cost of living. Secondly, we are also disappointed with Parliament because it has failed to represent the electorate and check government. Instead, Parliament has become a gathering …

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Remove ‘rich’ counties from ASALs list, Duale asks state

National Assembly Majority leader Aden Duale yesterday threatened to mobilise devolved units to move to court to challenge the increment of marginalised counties from 14 to 34.“I’m disappointed because I did not expect the number to rise from 14 to 34 counties,” Duale said.Duale said as pastoralists, they will not …

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Keep talking, I’m walking to State House, says Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto has said he is optimistic he will win the top seat in 2022. He said his opponents have resorted to using newspapers and opinion polls to distract him. “The time my competitors were gathering opinion polls and publishing fake news on newspapers, I was busy planning …

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Oburu chides Ruto for 'using state office to push 2022 agenda'

Oburu Oginga has accused Deputy President William Ruto of using a state office to advance his 2022 ambition for the presidency. The East Africa Legislative MP, who is ODM leader Raila Odinga’s brother, said Ruto should be surcharged for using his position a​​nd office for politics, instead of initiating development projects. …

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