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News / The Star - 5 hours ago

Cuba plane crash: Mexico suspends Aerolíneas Damojh

Mexico's civil air authority has suspended the operations of a company that owned the plane involved in Cuba's deadliest air disaster in 30 years.Last Friday's crash near Havana killed 110 people immediately, while one more died on Monday.Officials s...

News / The Star - 11 hours ago

Police commanders incompetent, IPOA says as term ends

Incompetence was yesterday cited as the biggest contributors to complaints against police.The Independent Police Oversight Authority said nearly half of cases it received were a result of poor management.Outgoing IPOA chairman Macharia Njeru said the...

News / The Star - 11 hours ago

Police to quiz 40 in two days in NYS scam probe

Eighteen individuals representing suppliers and officials from the National Youth Service recorded police statements yesterday over the loss of Sh9 billion.The individuals are among 40 people who have been summoned by DCI George Kinoti to record stat...

News / The Star - 11 hours ago

DNA tests delay burial of girl killed in Solai tragedy

A distraught family that lost their six-year-old daughter in the Solai Dam tragedy have carried out DNA tests after the baby was claimed by a second family.Mother Teresia Njeri told reporters they have had sleepless nights as they have not buried Mar...

News / The Star - 11 hours ago

Kobia, Sicily summoned over Sh9bn NYS scandal

Public Service, Youth and Gender CS Margaret Kobia and her predecessor and Health CS Sicily Kariuki have been summoned by the National Assembly Public Accounts Committee on Friday.The committee chaired by Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi yesterday also summon...

News / The Star - 11 hours ago

House team drafting Ruaraka land report

The National Assembly Lands committee is on a report-writing retreat in Mombasa.It is drafting a statement on the multibillion-shilling Ruaraka land claimed by two public schools and private firms. The committee is chaired by Kitui South MP Rachael N...

News / The Star - 11 hours ago

PSC must appeal outrageous jucicial overreach

The Powers and Privileges Act is meant to support the independence of Parliament as one arm of government and to ensure that other arms of government do not interfere with the business of the Senate and the National Assembly.The court's decision to d...

News / The Star - 13 hours ago

More than 800 sick from mushroom poisoning in Iran

More than 800 people have been poisoned after eating toxic wild mushrooms in around 10 provinces in the west of Iran.At least 11 people have died from the effects of the fungi and hundreds more have been hospitalised. There is no effective treatment...

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