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Daily Nation Nasa leaders sue Matiang’i over suspended passports Seven individuals affiliated to the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have moved to court to challenge a directive that suspended their passports.They have sued Immigration boss Gordon Kihalangwa and Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i. They include Nasa strategist Dr David Ndii, Siaya Senator James Orengo, Dagoretti North MP Simba Arati, businessman Jimi

News highlights Kitui Governor receives Court order stopping police from arresting her for hate speech charges Kitui County Governor Charity Kaluki Ngilu has obtained orders restraining police from arresting her on charges of fueling ethnic hatred. The orders were given this morning by Kitui Resident Magistrate Lilian Mutende after her advocate Kioki Kilukumi made the application on her behalf. The order remains in force

News highlights Court nullifies Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti’s victory, calls for fresh elections Justice Joseph Karanja has ruled that there must be fresh polls in Homa Bay County after the Court nullified the election of Governor Cyprian Awiti. This is after independent candidate Oyugi Magwanga who unsuccessfully competed against him in the August 8 elections, went to court to challenge

News highlights Defiant Mucheru fails to show up for Senate Committee summons again Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has for second week failed to honour Senate Committee summons to explain how the government arrived at a decision to switch off the transmission of four television stations during the swearing-in of Raila Odinga.The failure by Mucheru not

Daily Nation Woman steals twin boy at Kenyatta Hospital in Nairobi Police are searching for a woman suspected of stealing a newborn at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in the capital Nairobi. It is believed the suspect sneaked out of the country’s largest referral hospital with the two-week-old baby named Prince while the mother was being attended to at the facility.

News highlights 21 witnesses lined up to testify in case probing baby Pendo’s death The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP). The ODPP has lined up 21 witnesses who are ready to testify at the inquest probing the death of baby Pendo. They include, among others, Dr Dixon Mchana who conducted the post-mortem, several police officers, activist and

News highlights Newly appointed CSs step into their respective roles The country’s newly appointed Cabinet Secretaries will take office today following their recently-approved appointments. They include former Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko who will be taking over the Environment Ministry from Judy Wakhungu who was nominated as the Ambassador to France.Former Public Service Commission Chairperson Margaret Kobia is also

News highlights Luhya elders back Mudavadi Luhya elders led by COTU boss Francis Atwoli on Sunday resolved that Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi remains the community’s spokesperson. This was reached in a consultative meeting hosted by Atwoli at his home in Khwisero.The unionist retracted his earlier comment of withdrawing his support for Musalia. KUPPET slams government for neglecting teachers

Daily Nation Miguna kicks up storm with attacks on Ndii, Magaya Deported fiery opposition lawyer Miguna Miguna on Sunday stirred up the National Super Alliance pot, accusing strategist David Ndii of threatening a walkout over the ‘swearing-in’ and lawyer Norman Magaya of receiving Sh30 million from Jubilee to wreck the opposition.In a letter he wrote from Toronto, Canada, where the

News highlights Kenyans irked by expensive school punishment Kenyans have reacted angrily towards a punishment issued to a student after stealing a loaf of bread. The student from Muhoho High School was suspended from school and ordered to report back with loaves enough to feed the entire school population, amounting to 1000 loaves. The boy’s parent posted the suspension letter