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21 February 2018 » Mashariaz

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 996 minutes agoShare this with Facebook  Share this with Twitter  ShareImage copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionGraham died at his home in North CarolinaGraham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, beginning his worldwide mission in large arenas in London in 1954. He died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, a spokesman for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association said.In a 60-year career, he is estimated to have preached to...

20 February 2018 » Mashariaz

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20 2018President Uhuru Kenyatta.In SummaryA youth group, enjoined as interested party said under international law, a sitting President, Heads of governments and Ambassadors are immune to any form of suit.By GALGALO BOCHAThe High Court Tuesday ruled that a criminal or civil proceeding cannot be instituted against a President over performance of his duties during his tenure.Subsequently, Justice Chacha Mwita struck out President Uhuru Kenyatta’s name from a case filed by...

15 February 2018 » Mashariaz

LIFESTYLEWe’ve all been there at some point or another – wondering if we should call quits on a relationship, or just stick it out in hopes that things will improve eventually.Ultimately, it comes down and to asking yourself a few key questions first before you make a firm decision; a little introspection and talking through the situation with yourself can go a long way in helping you make the right choice for your life.1. DOES THIS RELATIONSHIP BRING OUT THE BEST IN ME?Do you feel like the...

14 February 2018 » Mashariaz

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer for at least two years, but his condition deteriorated rapidly in recent days despite treatment in neighbouring South Africa.His death will be an enormous blow to the opposition in Zimbabwe, coming only months before the first elections were due to be held in the former British colony since the end of Robert Mugabe’s near four-decade rule last year.Tsvangirai’s illness, revealed in...

13 February 2018 » Mashariaz

By Kenyatta OtienoThere is something the late Benga maestro Okatch Biggy’s music did to my heartstrings. There is something in his music that brings out the Luo from the depth of his heart – of romance, politics, hot air, good life, grandeur and sweet nothings. Okatch’s scintillating music, with sublime, liberating vulgar lyrics, pulled Luo men into a convoy every Friday to Kisumu. If anyone wanted the way to the core of Luo psyche, Okatch represented that. Since his death in late seventies, no...

07 February 2018 » Mashariaz

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 7 2018      Lawyer Miguna Miguna. He was placed into a flight leaving Nairobi for Amsterdam on Tuesday night. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP By NATION REPORTERMore by this AuthorSelf-proclaimed National Resistance Movement (NRM) “general” Miguna Miguna was on Tuesday night 'deported' from Kenya to Canada.Mr Miguna was put into a KLM flight departing Nairobi for Amsterdam minutes to 10pm, his lawyer John Khaminwa said.“We are reliably informed that Miguna Miguna has been...

04 February 2018 » Mashariaz

When Raila stormed with hired goons into Ford Kenya Delegate conference which his father was chairing and started heckling him almost putting everything to a stand still his father who was irritated told him "Amolo,shut up! and tell those youths to go away".Unfortunately Raila insisted to be heard,in his mind Raila thought his father was too old to be the chairman and Ford Kenya leader and wanted to inherit him by force.With that in mind his goons continued shouting his father down with all...

04 February 2018 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 3 2018    Nasa leaders hold a media briefing at Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi on February 1, 2018. They said they are still united. PHOTO | DENNIS KAVISU In SummaryMs Odhiambo concluded by declaring the party will back Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho’s presidential candidature. The Wiper party is still sulking over what members regard as unfair distribution of slots in parliamentary committees.By OSCAR OBONYOMore by this AuthorIt was meant to be a joyous historic occasion...

04 February 2018 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 3 2018     Mr George Kinoti, now Director of Criminal Investigations, speaks during a meeting with broadcasters at Hilton Hotel on August 2, 2017. He has disclosed that detectives are investigating other serious offences like arming civilians. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe Advisory Committee argued that the State must not allow the Nasa politicians to create mayhem and then flee the country. It is this right of citizens to hold a passport that is...

24 January 2018 » Mashariaz

TUESDAY JANUARY 23 2018Imported vehicles in Mombasa. file PHOTO | NMG In SummaryA free trade zone, such as the world renowned Dubai, is a re-export gateway where goods in transit are temporarily stored to avoid strict customs regulations and lengthy administrative procedures that home-bound imports face. The establishment of such a facility in Kenya means vehicle imports destined to other markets in the region will first be received and sorted in Mombasa.The 1,000-acre Mombasa re-export gateway...

22 January 2018 » Mashariaz

SUNDAY JANUARY 21 2018     Retired President Daniel Moi addresses a gathering during the opening of Trans National Bank, Iten branch, in Elgeyo-Marakwet County on January 23, 2015. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  In SummaryState House security didn’t bother to screen Kiarie wa Mbugua and he got to the President’s office with all his cargo. Kenya had accused Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi of funding political dissidents to topple Moi.His vehicle was searched by bomb experts and towed out of...

21 January 2018 » Mashariaz

Kenya's first President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.SUNDAY JANUARY 21 2018     In SummaryAs an archival file on Bamburi beach cottage now shows, the late President Kenyatta could relax here and enjoy the Ocean breeze with minimal security around him.The new archival file allows us to peep into the private life of President Kenyatta: His love for Njahi, citrus fruits, coconut trees, flowers and goats! All these were brought to Bamburi.Another interest Mr Kenyatta had were citrus fruits and pineapple...

21 January 2018 » Mashariaz

Thugs descend on a pedestrian on Nairobi street. NATION MEDIA GROUP SUNDAY JANUARY 21 2018 In SummaryThe criminals, who prowl the concrete jungle in packs like wild animals, appear to have been emboldened enough to relocate to streets in the city centre.They usually target people leaving ATMs, forex bureaux and M-Pesa shops — and even pedestrians going about their businesses.They will then take whatever their victim is carrying before frisking the pockets to take more valuables.On Friday, a...

20 January 2018 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY JANUARY 20 2018      Nasa leader Raila Odinga (centre) receives a Bible from Ms Christine Ndila (second left) during the launch of the people’s assembly at the Machakos Golf Club on January 19, 2018. On the right is Mr Kalonzo Musyoka. Wananchi at the event said they want Mr Odinga sworn-in as the people’s president. PHOTO | DENIS KAVISU | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummarySome of strategists in the Nasa coalition — who are not allied to ODM — have said that the Opposition is a house deeply...

20 January 2018 » Mashariaz

KIGALI, Rwanda — In Kenya, they are called the “clothes of dead white people.” In Mozambique, they are the “clothing of calamity.”They are nicknames for the unwanted, used clothing from the West that so often ends up in Africa.Now, a handful of countries here in East Africa no longer want the foreign hand-me-downs dumped on them because they’re trying to manufacture their own clothes.But they say they’re being punished for it — by the United States.Here in East Africa, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda,...

18 January 2018 » Mashariaz

THURSDAY JANUARY 18 2018     Opposition leader Raila Odinga addressing a press conference at the Okoa Kenya Secretariat in Nairobi, on October 31, 2017. He has said that his swearing-in as people's president will go on. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryIn an interview with Voice of America, the opposition leader said his oath of office will be based on the results of the August 8, 2017 election, which he claims he won.President Kenyatta has warned that the law will take its...

11 January 2018 » Mashariaz

SUNDAY JANUARY 10 2016     The Kisumu Molasses plant. While Tony Teixeira survived, Energem, which had a stake in the Kisumu molasses plant, went under in 2011. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryApparently, it was RAB Special Situations which had petitioned for the administration. That left the Kisumu Molasses plant minus a major shareholder.At one point, it could not pay its workers or service some debts.It is an issue that is rarely discussed locally. But it was a lesson to the Odinga...

07 January 2018 » Mashariaz

SUNDAY JANUARY 7 2018      The new Director of Criminal Investigations George Maingi Kinoti. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryFast forward to January 5, 2018, and the man who was staring at death is Kenya’s top sleuth following his appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta.Mr Kinoti, 50, now has the chance to rid Kenya of serious crimes, more so because he was once a victim.In the new order by President Kenyatta, Mr Kinoti is expected, among other tasks, to break cartels that...

05 January 2018 » Mashariaz

Local News   By Nairobian reporter There is a sense of pride as the two brothers survey the cornerstone of their empire.Their gaze hovers with contentment over one of their family’s key businesses, The Village Market.The high-end shopping complex, was built by their father, Ahmed, and uncle, Mehraz, who conceived the idea way back in 1992.There is a sense of pride as the two brothers survey the cornerstone of their empire.The complex was meant to encapsulate the recreational and shopping...

30 December 2017 » Mashariaz

FRIDAY DECEMBER 29 2017   Everton's English striker Wayne Rooney (right) celebrates scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League match against and Stoke City at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on August 12, 2017. PHOTO | OLI SCARFF |  AFPIn SummaryKenya Sevens contracts at risk, Gor and Leopards ponder tough future.Kenyan sporting fraternity in panic over betting firm’s warning of withdrawing sponsorship because of increased taxation.SportPesa are also the...

30 December 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY DECEMBER 30 2017      President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) and Deputy President William Ruto will remain the key players in Jubilee in 2018, with the succession factor offering a sub-text from a wide cast of other players. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryOn the political front, Uhuru's priorities will be to leave Jubilee a united and formidable political machine.Mr Ruto's first headache will be deciding who to pick for running-mate without upsetting the apple-cart.Kalonzo will be...

24 December 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY DECEMBER 23 2017      Nasa co-principal Musalia Mudavadi (centre), flanked by Moses Wetang'ula (left) and Kivutha Kibwana, reacts to questions during a media briefing at their Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi on December 10, 2017. The opposition has refused to recognise the Kenyatta-Ruto duo as duly elected. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP  In SummaryStiff challenge from the opposition is the oxygen that will keep the Deputy President’s political dreams alive.The swearing-in...

17 December 2017 » Mashariaz

US ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec speaks to the press at Bomas, Nairobi on October 2, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By IBRAHIM ORUKO and TIM WANYONYIIN SUMMARYMomentum for the talks was given impetus by President Uhuru Kenyatta who on Tuesday said that he was willing to talk to the opposition led by Mr Raila Odinga. Earlier, Mr Odinga had said that he and his allies had suspended his parallel swearing-in to give room for dialogue.Under strengthening of institutions, the...

17 December 2017 » Mashariaz

SUNDAY DECEMBER 17 2017    An athlete displays the Kenyan flag. Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr has authored an important Bill on the national flag — perhaps in a bid to remove some anachronistic political mischief that has always surrounded the flag. In SummaryKenya must be one of the few countries where it is a crime to fly the national flag.In the US, they allow everyone to fly the flag as long as it is fastened.Four names — “Harambee”, “Jamhuri”, “Madaraka” and “Nyayo” — are also protected...

17 December 2017 » Mashariaz

SUNDAY DECEMBER 17 2017      From left: Kanu Secretary-General Nick Salat, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Kanu Chairman Gideon Moi in a jig during the party's national delegates conference in May at Kasarani Stadium where they endorsed President Kenyatta’s candidature in the August 2017 General Election. Details of a secret power sharing deal between the President Uhuru Kenyatta and Senator Moi have emerged. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryAs part of the hitherto closely guarded deal,...

15 December 2017 » Mashariaz

THURSDAY DECEMBER 14 2017 Nasa leader Raila Odinga. A Texas-based political media company linked to Donald Trump generated online attack campaigns against Raila Odinga before August 8 poll, a new report shows. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe online campaigns that either targeted Mr Odinga or touted President Kenyatta's accomplishments were conducted on behalf of the president's re-election campaign.Raphael Tuju, Jubilee Party secretary-general, “claims no knowledge of...

12 December 2017 » Mashariaz

TUESDAY DECEMBER 12 2017     Nasa leader Raila Odinga addressing the media at Okoa Kenya offices, Nairobi on October 10, 2017. Nasa announced their withdrawal from the October 26 repeat presidential election. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  In SummarySupreme Court judges said that while his public announcement and letter to the IEBC was legal, within his rights and substantive, there was no way the elections it had ordered to be repeated could have been postponed.Mr Odinga, the Nasa...

11 December 2017 » Mashariaz

  BY  LDECEMBER 2, 2017Pay attention to whom you share your intimate energy with. Intimacy at this level intertwines your aural energy with the aural energy of the other person. These powerful connections, regardless of how insignificant you think they are, leave spiritual debris, particularly within people who do not practice any type of cleansing, physical, emotional or otherwise. The more you interact intimately with someone, the deeper the connection and the more of their aura is...

11 December 2017 » Mashariaz

Posted by George KebasoDate: December 10, 2017George Kebaso @MorarakNasa leaders Moses Wetang’ula (left), Musalia Mudavadi and Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana address the press at Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi, yesterday. Photo/GERALD ITHANA The Opposition alliance last evening called off the plan to have Raila Odinga sworn in as the ‘people’s president’, in what insiders in National Super Alliance (Nasa) said was a result of intense pressure from various quarters, especially the international...

11 December 2017 » Mashariaz

MONDAY DECEMBER 11 2017   Nasa leader Raila Odinga with co-principals Moses Wetang’ula (left) and Musalia Mudavadi (right), Siaya Senator James Orengo (centre) and other leaders address a rally at Kiminini Trading Centre in Trans Nzoia County on October 22. The opposition coalition on Sunday cancelled its swearing-in of Mr Odinga as ‘the People’s President’. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe ceremony would have taken place at Tononoka Grounds in Mombasa County as area Governor...

03 December 2017 » Mashariaz

The Nairobian   By Peter Muiruri A fulfilling view of the Cobble Gardens in the leafy suburb of Karen [Photo: Gilbert Otieno]These five estates are where Kenya’s crème de la crème call homeThis is where residents eat life with a big spoon, immersed in luxuryThey however don not come cheap and residents rake hundreds of millions to live here  They are known locally as the leafy suburbs where residents eat life with a big spoon. Living in any of the affluent neighbourhoods in the city is said to...

03 December 2017 » Mashariaz

Senator Omanga, atheists defend Nairobi sex workersMONDAY DECEMBER 4 2017 Nominated Senator Millicent Omanga taking the oath of office at Parliament buildings on August 31, 2017. She has criticised members of Nairobi County Assembly over plans to pass a motion outlawing commercial sex work. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP  In SummarySenator Omanga asked the leaders to critically look at the issue first.Woodley/Kenyatta Golf Course MCA Mwangi Abraham Njihia raised concern about the...

03 December 2017 » Mashariaz

SUNDAY DECEMBER 3 2017Nasa leader Raila Odinga addresses mourners in Sidindi, Siaya County, on December 2, 2017 during the burial of Collins Odhiambo, who was said to have been killed by the police. PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe division pits mostly younger politicians against their seasoned counterparts who believe that doing so would be a catastrophic for the former prime minister. Amani National Congress leader and Nasa co-principal Musalia Mudavadi was cagey about...

29 November 2017 » Mashariaz

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 28 2017    President Uhuru Kenyatta takes oath of office at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on November 28, 2017. He said more Kenyans will now be incorporated into the National Hospital Insurance Fund. PHOTO | SIMON MAINA | AFP In SummaryHe noted that the young population is a crucial asset for a strong and thriving Kenya.He said legislation to strengthen fiscal discipline and accountability at both the national and county levels will be enacted.By KENNEDY KIMANTHIMore by this...

29 November 2017 » Mashariaz

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 28 2017     Jubilant spectators at Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi, on November 28, 2017 during the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta. President Kenyatta described the ceremony as the end of a 123-day wait. PHOTO | YASUYOSHI CHIBA | AFP In SummaryMr Kenyatta pledged to include in his plans some of the ideas of his competitors.Mr Kenyatta flung wide open Kenyan borders to all citizens of African statesBy JOHN NGIRACHU More by this AuthorPresident Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday began...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017Ongoing preparations for the Tuesday swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO | ANDREW KILONZI | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe government is clearly unsure how to manage the situation.The problem here is that the government plays into opposition hands every time it moves with force.By MACHARIA GAITHOMore by this AuthorAs President Uhuru Kenyatta takes the oath of office on Tuesday, he will be acutely aware that the beginning of his second...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017Ongoing preparations for the Tuesday swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO | ANDREW KILONZI | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe government is clearly unsure how to manage the situation.The problem here is that the government plays into opposition hands every time it moves with force.By MACHARIA GAITHOMore by this AuthorAs President Uhuru Kenyatta takes the oath of office on Tuesday, he will be acutely aware that the beginning of his second...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017Ongoing preparations for the Tuesday swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO | ANDREW KILONZI | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe government is clearly unsure how to manage the situation.The problem here is that the government plays into opposition hands every time it moves with force.By MACHARIA GAITHOMore by this AuthorAs President Uhuru Kenyatta takes the oath of office on Tuesday, he will be acutely aware that the beginning of his second...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017Ongoing preparations for the Tuesday swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO | ANDREW KILONZI | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe government is clearly unsure how to manage the situation.The problem here is that the government plays into opposition hands every time it moves with force.By MACHARIA GAITHOMore by this AuthorAs President Uhuru Kenyatta takes the oath of office on Tuesday, he will be acutely aware that the beginning of his second...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017Ongoing preparations for the Tuesday swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO | ANDREW KILONZI | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe government is clearly unsure how to manage the situation.The problem here is that the government plays into opposition hands every time it moves with force.By MACHARIA GAITHOMore by this AuthorAs President Uhuru Kenyatta takes the oath of office on Tuesday, he will be acutely aware that the beginning of his second...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017Nasa leader Raila Odinga addresses supporters at Mlolongo in the company of Machakos governor candidate in the last elections Wavinya Ndeti on November 25, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThere is also the real legal challenge of the fact that it is treasonable to take a presidential oath of office.He avoided the topic of the swearing-in, only saying that Tuesday will be a day of mourning people he said were killed by the police.By PATRICK LANG'...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017On going preparation for the inauguration of ceremony of the President Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani Stadium in this picture taken on November 24, 2017. PHOTO | ANDREW KILONZI | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryTanzanian President John Magufuli, too, has confirmed his attendance.Chief Registrar Ms Amadi said they are yet to decide on the Bibles to use.By SUNDAY NATION TEAMMore by this AuthorAs President Uhuru Kenyatta will be celebrating with his counterparts after being sworn...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017Baringo Senator Gideon Moi (left) greets Deputy President William Ruto during the funeral of the late CID Director and Anamoi MP Noah arap Too in Kericho County early this year. PHOTO | REBECCA NDUKU | DPPS In SummaryFor one, Kanu did not rule for 100 years, in the literal understanding of Mzee Moi’s words.Mr Ruto has been on a meteoric rise and has built a varied and extensive political base ahead of 2022By KIPCHUMBA SOMEMore by this AuthorWhen President Uhuru Kenyatta...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

November, 2017Falling in love takes a lot of courage particularly for men. When a man is in love he thinks about the future suffering that can occur as a result of him opening up to his partner. Men rarely dive in fully; they usually take small steps to “test the water” in order to avoid being hurt or disappointed. They also have a hard time understanding women but for most of them the following 5 things are detrimental in a relationship.1.He feels you are trying to fix himTrying to fix a man...

26 November 2017 » Mashariaz

John Kiriamiti, SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017     The former bank robber who also authored the books My Life in Crime and My Life with a Criminal. The books are being turned into a television series. PHOTO| FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryA Kenyan TV production company, AfreDev, has optioned the TV rights to My Life in Crimeand its sequel, My Life with a Criminal: Milly’s Story for a TV series scheduled to begin showing on local television in June 2018.According to Ramadhan Nungu, filming for...

25 November 2017 » Mashariaz

Posted on November 21, 2017 by JeanYesterday I sat with my 13-year-old daughter Nakai after she came back from school telling me that the whole school, even the teachers were talking about Mugabe. We talked a lot about Zimbabwe, and what type of a president you were. I told her my thoughts, and she looked at me and said, ‘Write about it mum. Write about what you have told me about Mugabe on your blog.’Well today I took my daughter’s advice, she was born on 18 April 2004, Zimbabwe’s Independence...

23 November 2017 » Mashariaz

November 19, 2017 mkenyaujerumaniA Kenyan woman and her son were found dead in an apartment in Gentofte near Copenhagen, her husband was the first to alert the police when he allegedly got home in the morning and found the bodies. The first reports by the police considered him a suspect but he was later released and the police concluded that the lady, Fridah “Rashidah” Shirony, had killed her son, Kwanza before committing suicide.However, many of Fridah’s friends don’t seem to believe that her...

17 November 2017 » Mashariaz

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17 2017      This bus, belonging to Forward Sacco, was set ablaze during the chaos on Jogoo Road on November 17, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryA mini bus belonging to Forward Travellers sacco, a police lorry and two carts were torched outside Burma Market.Along the road, smoke from burning tyres billowed and competed with the teargas police were throwing.ADVERTISEMENBy NATION TEAMMore by this AuthorChaos, teargas, running battles and suspected live...

15 November 2017 » Mashariaz

World; AfricaMedia playerClose playerZimbabwe army takeover - latestPlay video Zimbabwe's military seizes state TV from BBCVIDEOZimbabwe's military seizes state TVBBC1:14LIVEBringing you the latest news from around Africa on Wednesday 15 November and every weekday at bbc.com/africalive. Main story: Army takes over - Mugabe 'detained'. What we know so far. Grace Mugabe profilePlay video Zimbabwe's military seizes state TV from BBCSummaryZimbabwe's army takes over the national broadcaster, ZBCBBC...

14 November 2017 » Mashariaz

Election is over, Uhuru emerged the winner. Raila through his proxies is again flexing with Chebukati over the authenticity of the October 26th Election results.A thick cloud of uncertainty hangs over Kenya as Chief Justice, David Maraga, and his team deliberate on the petitions filed at the Supreme Court.The electioneering period has stretched far beyond and it has impacted the economy deep to its core.Amidst this whole circus, the untethered Opposition leaders of NASA, now deemed the ‘Economy...

11 November 2017 » Mashariaz

Ochestre Mangelepa in the 1970s.For over 40 years, Orchestre Les Mangelepa have been a dominant force in East Africa’s music scene, making people dance all across Congo, Tanzania, and Kenya with their energetic live performances and signature sound. They’ve helped evolve East African rumba—the musical art form that has come to define East Africa—and have kept it alive in Kenya’s busy capital, where they still play weekly gigs in local clubs.Their story takes place mostly in Nairobi, which was a...

07 November 2017 » Mashariaz

By Paradise Papers reporting team BBC Panorama6 November 2017Share this with FacebooShare this with TwitteShareImage copyrightEPAImage captionThe leaks show about £10m of the Queen's private money was invested offshoreA huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen's private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.Donald Trump's commerce secretary is shown to have a stake in a firm dealing with Russians...

07 November 2017 » Mashariaz

At the beginning of year 2017, the marriage of Deputy President William Ruto was reportedly in serious turmoil with sources revealing that the couple living separately as concerned family and friends frantically attempt to broker a truce.DP Ruto is believed to have ordered his estranged wife of 25 years Rachel trailed after suspecting that she was having an affair – disguised as public engagements – leading to the bust-up that resulted in the couples separation. The DP was forced to relocate...

07 November 2017 » Mashariaz

Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru Dies in Grisly Road AccidentNyeri County is in mourning yet again after governor Wahome Gakuru succumbed to injuries following a freak road accident in Kabati, along the Thika-Murang’a highway.From pictures doing rounds on social media, the Mercedes Benz he was travelling in hit the end of a rail guard, which penetrated right through. The governor was reportedly trapped for close to an hour inside before he was pulled out together with other occupants of the car and...

05 November 2017 » Mashariaz

Local News   By Moses Njagih Raila Odinga addressing the FORD Kamukunji rally 1992 The dividends from this gamble appeared lost, at least in relation to stopping the repeatSimilar moves in the past have returned mixed fortunes.History will judge the prudence of the gamble Raila Odinga took in his last-minute decision to boycott last week's repeat presidential election, giving Uhuru Kenyatta an easy ride to a possible second term in office.Opinion has been divided over Raila’s decision, which...

05 November 2017 » Mashariaz

GAUTENG / 3 NOVEMBER 2017, 07:11AM / JAMES MAHLOKWANEOne of the protesters outside the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate’s Court. Picture: Bongani Shilulbane/ANAOfficials step forward to shield the man accused of raping his family’s domestic worker and forcing her to perform sexual acts on dogs. He appeared in the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate’s Court. Picture: Bongani Shilulbane/ANAEFF members burn the old SA flag outside the court. Picture: Bongani Shilulbane/ANAOne of the protesters outside the...

05 November 2017 » Mashariaz

Local News   By Geoffrey MosokuFormer Kiambu governor William KabogoFormer Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has lost ownership of a prime land in NairobiAccording to the High Court, Kabogo had forged documents to show ownershipKabogo was ordered to give back the Sh3b land and pay owner Sh100m in damagesThe land is situated along Mvuli Road in Westlands, Nairobi.A former governor has been ordered to surrender a city prime property worth Sh3.5 billion and compensate a businessman Sh100 million....

02 November 2017 » Mashariaz

BY MWANGI MUIRURI / BUSINESS DAILY Bizna Reporter -1st November 2017Bob Kinyua invested in his first piece of land in 2010 at the age of 32 using money borrowed from Youth Enterprise Fund’s Mathira Constituency kitty in Nyeri County.“I bought a half acre piece of land for Sh200,000 on the outskirts of Chaka Town out of the Sh500,000 interest-free loan that I had qualified for,” he said.He invested the rest of the cash in an electronics shop in Mombasa town. By 2014, his net savings from his...

02 November 2017 » Mashariaz

NASA leadersBy Kimutai | Updated Nov 02, 2017SUMMARYThe repercussion of NASA's boycott is now pinning down the coalitionPresident Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner of the repeat presidential electionNational Supper Alliance (NASA) crew had its last breath after boycotting the repeat fresh general election of 26th October 2017. This paved way for a direct win for president elect, Uhuru Kenyatta. Instead of focusing on the “Canaan journey” NASA went ahead shooting on their foot and blindly...

02 November 2017 » Mashariaz

By David Kirenga | Oct 31, 2017 Supreme Court of Kenya SUMMARYOn the 1st of September the Supreme Court of Kenya nullified the August 8th presidential electionIEBC was ordered to conduct another election within 60 daysTwo recent developments on the Kenya political and judicial scenes have elicited a myriad of reactions and interpretations from Kenyans of all walks of life.On the 1st of September, the Supreme Court of Kenya determined that the August 8th presidential election "was not conducted...

02 November 2017 » Mashariaz

A combined picture of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga. PHOTOS | NATION MEDIA GROUPBy JOHN KAMAUMore by this AuthorIN SUMMARYJomo and Jaramogi were once close allies and friends at the family level. The two campaigned vigorously against Mwai Kibaki’s draft constitution and won.President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga walk closely in the footsteps of their fathers idolizing, imitating and publicly mimicking their politics.In public, they refer to one another as...

02 November 2017 » Mashariaz

By LILLIAN MUTAVI; THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2 2017      Wananchi listen and give their opinions on corruption and governance outside the National Archives in Nairobi County on February 26, 2016. Such gatherings, widely known as Bunge La Mwananchi, offer freedom of expression to Kenyans from across the political divide. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryBunge la Mwananchi is a pro-poor social movement started by people who felt deprived of social justice and decent living conditions....

31 October 2017 » Mashariaz

TUESDAY OCTOBER 31 2017     Nasa leader Raila Odinga. He accuses the government of killing more than 60 people since the August 8 General Election. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryWe are often reminded that the eternal 28 vigilance is the price we must pay for liberty. So, we will guard our right to dissent by exercising it. We will continue to assemble, to demonstrate, to picket and to present petition to public authorities as often as we choose.By RAILA ODINGAWe Reject Sham...

29 October 2017 » Mashariaz

A rioter throws stones in Kawangware By the end of Friday night’s confrontation, a man had been beaten to death and rows of shops and homes set alight, a worrying taste of how quickly ethnic violence can erupt in the Kenyan capital’s volatile slums.Almost all the 50 deaths since August’s presidential vote have been in clashes between protesters and police.The deeper fear of Kenyans is that the months of political strife, exacerbated by the courts annulling the August vote, eat away at deep...

29 October 2017 » Mashariaz

SATURDAY OCTOBER 28 2017By ELVIS ONDIEKINasa leader Raila Odinga. The repeat election was “a vote of no confidence”, he says. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryIn an interview with CNN on Friday,  Mr Odinga said that even if Mr Kenyatta is announced the winner after Thursday’s repeat election, the Jubilee Party leader will not have it easy ruling Kenya.The opposition leader also advised Mr Kenyatta to resign because the “low” voter turnout in Thursday’s poll.The election was “a vote...

26 October 2017 » Mashariaz

THURSDAY OCTOBER 26 2017US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec leading other diplomats in addressing journalists at Radisson Blue in Nairobi on October 23,2017. The envoys say they regret the postponement of a case on the repeat election by the Supreme Court over quorum hitch. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUPBy AGEWA MAGUTMore by this AuthorThe international community has urged Kenyans to reject violence and to remain calm as they vote in the fresh election Thursday.In a joint statement by...

25 October 2017 » Mashariaz

NAIROBI, 20 OCTOBER 2017, (PSCU) — President Uhuru Kenyatta today said Kenyans should stand up and reject leaders who are scheming to plunge the country into chaos.The President said the Government will not tolerate chaos disguised as exercise of freedoms to create suffering in the country.He said those calling for some Kenyans to stay away from the polls were against the ideals that the country's forefathers struggled and died for.Leading Kenyans in celebrating Mashujaa Day, President Kenyatta...

25 October 2017 » Mashariaz

http://safarionline.co.ke/french-intelligence-reveals-akombe-closely-worked-former-un-employee-uhurus-election-annulled/Date: October 24, 2017Roslyn Akombe was part of a scheme to have Uhuru and Raila share power by creating a constitutional crisis – A dossier by the French Intelligence shows Akombe worked with a former top UN employee and other wealthy people for the plan to go through – She gave IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati a fake form 34C to announce Uhuru winner of the annulled August...

21 October 2017 » Mashariaz

By Gitau wa Njenga,LondonThe Standard,3 March,2005The United Kingdom yesterday released secret files onKenya's founding father Jomo Kenyatta, detailing howthe British trailed him for 24 years.The secret files, made public through the PublicRecord Office under the Freedom of Information Act,date back 76 years ago and show Kenyatta indulged inespionage of his own kind.Secret File KV 2/1787-1789 shows Kenyatta came to theattention of British Security Service attention in1929 when he arrived in...

16 October 2017 » Mashariaz

MONDAY OCTOBER 16 2017      Nasa leader Raila Odinga. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP In SummaryThe move by the Opposition last week may have surprised many of the envoys, after they had pressured both sides of the political divide to let the IEBC do its job and plan for elections.However, Mr Odinga argued he and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka were withdrawing from the race because the electoral agency had not heeded their call for reforms.Asked on possible sanctions, the EU official said his bloc...

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