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AU PRE-SUMMIT FORUM TO STRENGTHEN AFRICA CDC

 Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo has called for the strengthening of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (Africa CDC) in a bid to enhance the continent’s readiness to address emerging and future health crises. Omamo made the appeal on Thursday during the 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council in Addis Ababa. She emphasized on …

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15-YEAR JAIL TERM FOR DEFILING HIS WIFE’S FRIEND

A court in Eldama Ravine has sentenced a man to 15 years imprisonment for defilement. The Office of the Directorate of Public Prosecution (ODPP) said Thursday that the convict, identified as Michael Waswa was accused of defiling a 15-year-old girl who was his wife’s friend when she visited their home in Baringo’s Mogotio sub-county. “It …

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7 MIGORI OFFICIALS FREED ON SURETY BOND FOLLOWING ARREST OVER THEFT OF FINANCE RECORDS

Migori County Assembly Speaker Boaz Okoth and seven other county officials were freed on Sh200, 000 surety bond on Thursday following their arrest over theft of finance records. Okoth and seven co-accused persons were released on a bond of Sh200, 000 and one surety or alternative cash bail of Sh100, 000 each. The Assembly Speaker, …

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MIGORI SPEAKER, 7 OTHERS ARRESTED FOR STEALING FINANCE RECORDS

Migori County Assembly Speaker Boaz Okoth has been arrested by DCI officers alongside seven other officials after staging a night raid during which they reportedly carted away files and computers for the finance office. The eight were booked at the Migori Police Station following the arrest on Wednesday. The Speaker is alleged to have broken …

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HOPE FOR FARMERS FROM LUGARI AS THEY LAND A DEAL WITH WORLD FOOD PROGRAM

Maize farmers from Lugari sub-county are a happy lot landing a market for their produce. The World Food Programme (WFP) started buying maize from the farmers on Tuesday at Sh3, 000 per 90 kilograms bag. According to Majengo farmers’ Cooperative Society chairperson Alice Adage, So far, WFP has bought 2, 200 bags of maize that …

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OVER 200, 000 STARVING LOCALS RECEIVE RELIEF FOOD

Hope came knocking for an estimated 200,000 locals facing starvation due to drought that has continued to ravage families and their livestock. This is after the county government started distributing some 10,000 bags of dry food to the hunger-stricken families. According to Daniel Lesaigor, the county’s special programs chief officer, a total of 30,000 households …

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IEBC STARTS VOTER LISTING IN UAE, CANADA AFTER EASING OF COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has commenced the Enhanced Continuous Voter Registration (ECVR) exercise in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Canada following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. In Canada the exercise will kick off on Tuesday at the Kenya High Commission in Ottawa, Kenya Honorary Consulate in Toronto and Kenya Honorary Consulate …

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PRIVATE HOSPITALS TO CONTINUE OFFERING SERVICES TO NHIF PATIENTS AFTER PACT WITH MOH

Private hospitals will continue offering services to National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) card holders following a deal reached with the Ministry of health.  According to the Fund’s board chairman Lewis Nguyai, this follows consultations that extended the contracts’ deadline to March 31. Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe stated that after this, new contracts which will …

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