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News / The Star - 9 hours ago

MPs defend new Eurobond loan, say debt is manageable

Eight Jubilee MPs yesterday defended the multi-billion shillings loan secured by the government on Thursday, saying the money will be used to spur economic growth.Led by Tharaka Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki, the leaders said the government borrowed...

News / The Star - 9 hours ago

MP Osotsi on the spot over ANC’s Sh57m expenditure

Nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi is on the spot over unexplained expenditure of Sh56.5 million by the Amani National Congress Party in the run up to last year's General Election. According to the financial records seen by the Star,& the party spent Sh100...

News / The Star - 9 hours ago

Genesis of dispute that put Lands CS in the limelight

The saga surrounding the ownership of the controversial land started mid last year between the Kogo and Korir families. On October 6 last year, the influential and respected Talai Council of Elders from the Nandi community intervened to resolve the d...

News / The Star - 9 hours ago

Was ministry boss duped into buying disputed land?

As she took the oath of office as Cabinet Secretary for Lands at State House on February 16, Farida Alice Chepchumba Karoney had no idea that a dispute over the ownership of her own land was concurrently unfolding near her home at Sironei village, Na...

News / The Star - 9 hours ago

DP Ruto has what it takes to become the next C-in-C

Jubilee Party is a united front. Nobody should think otherwise. We speak in one voice from Watamu to Isiolo all the way to Mandera, Baringo, Bungoma and Nairobi. We have made it clear that Deputy President William Ruto is the heir apparent after Pres...

News / The Star - 9 hours ago

Kalonzo’s Wiper to review its engagement in NASA

Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has convened a make-or-break meeting with party delegates next month to review its relationship with the other NASA affiliates.The meeting comes after Kalonzo joined NASA leader Raila Odinga at the ODM Governing Council o...

News / The Star - 9 hours ago

State doubles passport fees for Kenyans abroad

The government has introduced special fees on passports for Kenyans living abroad that would see them pay almost double the current amount.The move is seen as punishment for Kenyans in the diaspora who were outraged by the dramatic deportation fiery...

News / The Star - 11 hours ago

Three children perish in Embu fire tragedy

Three children died on Sunday from carbon monoxide poisoning after a fire burned their house as they slept at Gacagori village, Runyenjes constituency,& Embu County.Kaleen Muthoni (14), Allan Nyaga (10) and Angle Teresa aged (7) were pronounced dead...

News / The Star - 12 hours ago

7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands near the center of the country, US Geological Service (USGS) reported.The quake was centered 35 kilometers, according to USGS and just 10 kilometers, according to Europ...

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