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40 Mungiki suspects arrested in Nyahururu

Police have arrested 40 suspected Mungiki members who were extorting money from matatu operators in Nyahururu town.

Governor Jackson Mandago withdraws from push for referendum

Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago has withdrawn from the push for a referendum that is being fronted by Council of Governors chairperson Isaac Rutto.

Man dies, another blinded after taking illicit brew in Githurai

One person has died and another blinded in Githurai after they allegedly consumed illicit brew on Monday at a local wines and spirits shop.

Teachers in fresh strike threat over pay

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has issued fresh strike threat claiming the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has failed to honour Collective Bargaining Agreement they signed to hike their salary.

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst-ever outbreak of the disease.

Kenyan MP proposes Bill to ‘silence’ journalists, public

A fresh draft law to gag journalists and the public from discussing and commenting on the conduct of their MPs was Tuesday introduced in the National Assembly.

Kenya

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta roots for war against malaria, HIV/Aids and maternal mortality

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has called for accelerated action against malaria, Hiv/Aids and maternal mortality.

The Counties

Terrorism: New threat to the endangered Boni community

Two months after Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo announced a curfew in Lamu County and declared Boni Forest a no-go zone, the lives of the endangered Boni people who live in the forest have never been the same.

Sports

Manchester United's MK Dons Cup humiliation no surprise to me claims boss Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal has urged Manchester United fans to keep faith with him - despite their humiliating 4-0 Capital One Cup defeat by third-tier MK Dons.

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