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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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Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Kenyan Presidential Election Second Time

uhuru kenyatta

Uhuru Kenyatta becomes the President of Kenya for the second term. Election commission announced him as the winner with 54 percent vote calling the voting to be credible, fair and peaceful. Meanwhile, opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga alleged the poll was rigged. His supporters had taken to streets after the voting in protest. Police in huge number has been deployed ...

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Kenyan Election IT System Not Compromised: Chief Electoral Officer

Kenyan Election

Chief electoral officer of Kenya, Ezra Chiloba, said the IT systems were not compromised as claimed by the opposition to have favored a political party. Presidential candidate Raila Odinga earlier rejected the provisional results that reveal President Uhuru Kenyatta is leading strongly. The claim also resulted with violence at several parts of Nairobi and Kisumu, which is stronghold of the ...

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