Last Updated: July 3, 2015 00:11

Kenya declares total war on killer alcohol as crisis worsens

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Scenes of young men and women in a drunken stupor, some semi-comatose in filthy trenches, knocked out by lethal concoctions brewed by the ‘merchants of death’ who largely sell reinforced drinks, are now an eyesore in Kenyan villages and towns.

Come home to your roots, schoolgirls tell US President Obama

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Cynthia Mwende, a Form Two student at Barack Obama Secondary School in Kogelo, Siaya County, has written to US President Barack Obama asking him to visit the school.

Paper trail shows power struggle at NYS

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Documents obtained by The Standard now indicate signs of power struggles at National Youth Service (NYS). The documents show a strenuous working relationship that has seen officers bypass their seniors in making decisions.

Juma accused of influencing transfer of senior officer from ministry

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Interior PS Monica Juma has found herself in the eye of another storm after she was accused of forcefully transferring an Immigration officer from the Ministry of Interior to that of Agriculture.

Kenyan school launches survival skills training in face of terror threats

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We used to think of schools as safe havens back in the day. Then we began to worry about strangers or estranged family members who might come to schools to look for children.

Kenya

Jirongo takes magistrate to court over ruling on custody of child

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Politician Cyrus Jirongo has sued a Children’s Court magistrate after he was stripped of custodial rights of his child.

Politics

Kenya governors sue senators over allocations

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Governors have opened a new legal battle with the Senate over cash allocations to counties.

The Counties

Motion to have miraa market passed

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Members said Khat is no longer a preserve of the Ameru people since it has over the years established itself as a major revenue earner for the country hence the need for a regulated market.

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