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Sh500 M Jersey case proceeds to build rehab centres, safe houses – Uhuru President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the over Sh500 million Jersey corruption case proceeds will be used to construct drug rehabilitation centres and safe houses for women to protect them from gender based violence. The President emphasised that his administration will not relent in its war against

The Guardian Dilma Rousseff impeached by Brazilian senate: Brazil’s first female president Dilma Rousseff has been thrown out of office by the country’s corruption-tainted senate after a gruelling impeachment trial that ends 13 years of Workers’ party rule. Following a crushing 61 to 20 defeat in the upper house, she will be replaced for the remaining two years and four months of her

Daily Nation Ruto whips MPs to back changes in election laws: Jubilee lawmakers who support party-hopping will be kicked out of the party. The resolution was reached at a parliamentary group meeting convened by Deputy President William Ruto in Nairobi yesterday. Lawmakers affiliated to the coalition met at Mr Ruto’s official residence at Karen and agreed to support a change

Eastleigh traders close business premises to protest against City Hall over hawkers menace: The business community in Eastleigh have today made good their threat to close down their businesses over claims of unfair competition with hawkers who they claim to have invaded their environment. The traders kept away from their premises with their stalls remaining closed as they protested what

A political face off is expected in parliament tomorrow when MPs meet to consider a report by the Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs which wants Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) chairman Philip Kinisu removed from office. Committee chairman Samuel Chepkonga tabled the report in parliament yesterday. A majority of the committee members agreed that there are sufficient grounds to

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has called on African lawmakers to hold their respective governments to account on matters of public funds in order to avoid unnecessary loss of money. Speaking during the Second Annual General meeting and conference of African Organization of Public Accounts Committees in Nairobi, Mr Odinga said MPs can make a difference both individually and collectively to

Two people were killed today morning and 44 others injured in two separate accidents. In the first incident, a bus travelling to Nairobi rammed into a trailer on the Naivasha-Nairobi highway killing two people. 26 others were left injured in the accident that involved more than one vehicle. According to Traffic Commandant Jacinta Kinyua, the trailer also rammed into another

The business community in Eastleigh have today made good their threat to close down their businesses over claims of unfair competition with hawkers who they claim to have invaded their environment. The traders kept away from their premises with their stalls remaining closed as they protested what they called unfairness by City Hall which they accuse of neglecting their plight. Led by

U.S president Barrack Obama will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden to campaign for Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her chosen running mate Tim Kaine. The Clinton campaign team announced that the two will hit the campaign trails on different dates. Biden is to campaign for Clinton in Ohio in September 1st while Obama will urge Americans to

Ex-President Kibaki leaves Johannesburg hospital Former President Mwai Kibaki has been discharged from a Johannesburg hospital. A statement from State House sent by the family of the former president said he was discharged on Tuesday. “(Former) President Kibaki is in jovial and high spirits,” the statement issued late Tuesday states. “He will continue to recuperate for a few more days