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Six dead, three injured in Kapedo bandit attack

A woman receiving treatment

Six people are feared dead and three were injured on Saturday after a bandit attack in Kapedo, at the border of Turkana-Baringo counties. Turkana gunmen reportedly launched retaliatory attacks against Pokots in Kapedo, killing six at the shopping centre. Lomudang Domonyang, a witness, said the men went to Kapedo carrying …

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Uhuru calls for peace and unity ahead of August polls

President Uhuru Kenyatta among hundreds who attended an interdenominational service in Kajiado.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday maintained that his main aim is to entrench peace and unite the country. Speaking in Kajiado county where he joined the Maa community for interdenominational prayers, Uhuru said no country can develop without peace and unity. “Foundation ya maendeleo ni amani na umoja. Watu kujua …

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MCAs to still receive salaries after General Election

Mandera ward representatives confer outside the assembly hall on March 16, 2017.

Ward representatives will continue receiving salaries eight months after the August 8 General Election, even if they lose their seats. The High Court ruled today that the members of the county assembly be paid for their full five-year tenure. Justice Edward Muriithi however said the reps will be paid monthly …

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Embu Jubilee returning officers injured, laptops stolen in fracas over results

Embu County Jubilee returning officer Kenneth Kamenchu lying on the floor at Kangaru High School

Two Jubilee returning officers were hospitalised in Embu after they were assaulted by supporters of aspirants on Wednesday. They were hit on their heads in separate disputes over nomination results. Laptops containing data were also reportedly stolen during the facas. Kenneth Kamenchu, one of the officers, sustained serious head injuries …

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