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Kenyan Opposition Leader Raila Odinga Swears As People’s President

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga declared himself Tuesday in capital Nairobi as people’s president. His swearing-in was controversial amid the event attended by thousands of his supporters. Television stations were shut down to prevent live coverage and government had earlier warned such an event would amount to treason. President Uhuru Kenyatta won the last election in October and was sworn ...

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Kenyan President Vows To Flush Out Terrorists

Kenyan President

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed Thursday to be flushing out terrorists from the country who have been responsible for loss of innocent lives and attempted to create hatred, division and fear among the people. Citing unity among the people in Kenya the president added they will win war against terrorism as they have right as well as might on their ...

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Kenya Launches Inter-Counties Madaraka Express From Nairobi

Kenya's Madaraka Express

Fares for traveling from Nairobi City to neighboring counties have become cheaper with the launch of inter-country train service Madaraka Express on Wednesday that will stop just at seven county stations. According to Railway Corporation the train service will stop at Athi River in Machakos County, Emali, Kibwezi, and Mtitl Andei in Makueni County, Voi in Taita Taveta, Miasenyi on ...

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Kenya Embraces e-Passports

Kenya Embraces e-Passports

Kenya has made all the plans to improve the passport system and therefore the immigration department launched on Thursday e-passport saying the usual passports will be rendered obsolete in two years. Director of Immigration Gordon Kihalangwa said the new kind of passport will be issued from September 1 and the immigration department will not process and issue the current ordinary ...

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Kenya Bans Plastic Bags; Not Abiding May Land You In Jail

Kenya Bans Plastic Bags

Kenya has banned plastic bags. Manufacturing, selling or importing the ubiquitous item will cost you four years of jail as it is blamed for clogging oceans and killing marine life. Even though the new rule on plastic bags was announced in March this year, but came into effect on Monday, August 28, and so from today even garbage bags will ...

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Kenyan Election Commission Reconfirms To Court Election Was Impartial

Kenyan Election Commission

Kenyan election commission once again has lately said the recent election as well as the results was impartial, neutral and accountable to the country’s constitution. Urging the Kenyan Supreme Court to uphold the election result and dismiss a legal challenge by the opposition National Super Alliance, the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission added Uhuru Kenyatta was validly elected according to ...

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Kenyan Opposition Leader Raila Odinga To Challenge Election Result In Court

Kenyan Opposition Leader Raila Odinga

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said to be challenging the recent presidential election result in Supreme Court and wage a campaign of civil disobedience too. His comments may set off another wave of protests in the Kenyan capital city Nairobi mainly. In last week’s protest more than twenty people were shot dead by police if believed to the data updated ...

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