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Jubilee fights single Luhya party so DP can mine splits for votes

Jubilee leaders from Western have launched a campaign against the proposed merger between ANC and Ford Kenya parties to unify the Luhya community.   Senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka, Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa and his Sports and Heritage counterpart Rashid Echesa ran a choreographed attack on the proposed formation of a single ...

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Amina in the wrong ministry, strike will be longest ever, lecturers say

Amina Mohamed is in the wrong ministry, lecturers have said, and pledged they will not let her have any peace as this will be their longest strike ever.   Uasu Secretary General Constantine Wasonga said this on their behalf on Wednesday in an address to the press at the UoN before ...

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Too many NHIF accounts will cause theft of workers’ money

Cotu boss Francis Atwoli has objected a move by the National Hospital Insurance Fund to introduce more accounts under the health cover.   Atwoli told journalists on Wednesday that the move will see workers’ lose money without their consent.    He added that the NHIF board has not yet proven it has the ...

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Waiguru, Raila to meet for devolution conference briefing

Opposition leader Raila Odinga and Anne Waiguru will meet in Nairobi on Wednesday to discuss plans for this year’s devolution conference.   Expectations are high on how the two will engage at Capitol Hill as they have not been seeing eye to eye.  But the meeting comes a few weeks after Raila and ...

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I’m innocent, Sabina Chege trying to fix me – Wazir Chacha

Benson Chacha, the man accused of defrauding MPs by sending them nude photos, has claimed that Sabina Chege is trying to fix him.  In a short video that emerged on Wednesday, Chacha denies sending the photos to the MPs as alleged.  “I am innocent. The person who should be investigated is Sabina Chege. She ...

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Paul Pogba: France can win World Cup but need support from fans, media

France will travel to Russia this summer as one of the favourites to win the tournament as coach Didier Deschamps boasts one of the strongest squads in the competition on paper. Despite their potential, however, France limped through qualifying, losing in Sweden before being held to a surprise goalless draw ...

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Egypt’s Sisi wins 97 per cent in election with no real opposition

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected with 97 per cent of votes, the same proportion that the former military commander secured four years ago for his first term but with a lower turnout, official results showed on Monday. Turnout was 41 per cent, despite efforts to get as ...

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Matiang’i escalates war with Judiciary, says Miguna orders not served

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has asked the Attorney General to file a complaint with the Judicial Service Commission against various judges. Matiang’i told MPs on Tuesday that this is because the courts condemned them unheard in the saga surrounding lawyer Miguna Miguna. “We have gone to the Court of Appeal on the matter ...

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