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How prisoners drain Kenya millions daily The government is spending more than Sh10 million daily to feed prisoners and those in remand, X-News has established. There are 46, 000 prisoners serving various jail terms across the country with each inmate being fed at a cost of Sh175 daily, on food alone. That means the government spends Sh8,050,000 to feed inmates

A majority of Kenyans support the government’s plans to repatriate Somali refugees in Dadaab and have the camp closed, a new survey by research firm IPSOS indicates. The pollster said that 69 per cent of Kenyans want the government to be firm on the matter and repatriate the more than 400,000 refugees living in the camp. “The Kenyans concerns for

A Tanzanian man has said that a hospital has been unable to treat him because he is too tall. Baraka Elias, who is 7ft 4in (2.20m), said he needed hip replacement surgery after hurting himself in a fall. However, doctors at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, told him that his height meant he would not fit properly in a

The government is spending more than Sh10 million daily to feed prisoners and those in remand, X-News has established. There are 46, 000 prisoners serving various jail terms across the country with each inmate being fed at a cost of Sh175 daily, on food alone. That means the government spends Sh8,050,000 to feed inmates daily. According to the Prisons department,

Disagreements over how to fund political party primaries is the latest exchange between Cord and Jubilee as the two fight over a provision in the law that requires the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to conduct nominations upon request. While the Jubilee Party wants the electoral body to conduct its nominations, Cord coalition says each party should fund their

Ministry officials ‘squandered’ over Ksh88m Rio 2016 cash The full-scale of the Rio 2016 Olympics fiasco has only started to emerge according to shocking claims contained in the yet to be officially released Probe Committee report to the scandal. Equally those suspecting to be adversely mentioned are alleged to have resorted to alarming methods including blackmail to doctor the report or ensure

The Guardian Japan can have confidence in Trump as president, says Shinzo Abe after meeting: Japan, one of the US’s closest allies, allowed itself a cautious sigh of relief after its prime minister, Shinzo Abe, described Donald Trump as someone in whom he had “great confidence” after they met in New York on Thursday. Abe, the first foreign leader to meet the president-elect,

THE STANDARD Afya House cover-up charge enrages MPs: Trouble is brewing in Parliament over claims of a cover-up in the probe into the Sh5 billion Health ministry scandal. A number of members of the health committee have signed a petition to kick out chairperson Rachael Nyamai (Kitui South) and her deputy, Robert Pukose (Endebes), accusing them of being used by

CJ on Graft: Don’t blame the judiciary: The Judiciary will not carry the blame for other institutions’ failure in the fight against corruption, Chief Justice David Maraga has warned. The CJ while sending a strong message to agencies involved in the fight against corruption in the country asked them to ensure quality investigations before case are taken to court.Maraga urged

  President Uhuru Kenyatta says Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed is best suited for the post of Chairperson of the African Union Commission due to her experience in dealing with global issues. Speaking on the sidelines of the COP22 conference in Morocco, Mr Kenyatta said that Mohamed’s experience will allow her to build Africa’s voice in multilateral trade negotiations