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Time to honour Africa’s Valiant

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Time to honour Africa’s Valiant


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Uhuru promises Gakuru widow job and to always hear her out

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Uhuru promises Gakuru widow job and to always hear her out


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State to lease land to maize growers to raise yield

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State to lease land to maize growers to raise yield


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Ex-Army Chief Leaves Juba, Arrives in Nairobi

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Ex-Army Chief Leaves Juba, Arrives in Nairobi


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Supreme Court Sides with Incumbent in Presidential Revote 

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Supreme Court Sides with Incumbent in Presidential Revote 


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Marking of KCSE exam will be hastened – Matiang’i

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Marking of KCSE exam will be hastened – Matiang’i


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Mathare killings not ethnic cleansing, police say, warn against rent non-payment

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  • Paige Hareb to contest first women's World Tour event at South Africa's Jeffreys Bay
    Paige Hareb to contest first women's World Tour event at South Africa's Jeffreys Bay

    , stuff.co.nz

    Kiwi surfer Paige Hareb will be among the first group of women to compete at South Africa's Jeffreys Bay on the World Surf League Championship Tour (CT). Jeffreys Bay (J-Bay) was one of three new additions to the 2018 CT schedule, which was announced on Tuesday, along with the Bali Pro in Keramas, Indonesia, and an event at the Surf Ranch in California
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Politics & Government

Sports

  • Club Legend: Credit to Gor, there is never weak opposition
    Club Legend: Credit to Gor, there is never weak opposition

    , futaa.com

    Gor Mahia legend Tobias Ocholla insists the club should take every credit for their league triumph dismissing notion that the new champions faced weakened opposition on their ascent to the title. The 2015 champions were on Sunday 18 November officially crowned champions having reclaimed the league title with four games to spare. And even as competition mounted as team aimed for a decent finish, the new champions stayed on their cruise, crushing opposition that crossed its path to finish the campaign with 19 points above main challengers, Sofapaka
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Business

  • Equity sees major potential in agro-sector
    Equity sees major potential in agro-sector

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. Small scale and medium-sized farmers will breathe a huge sigh of relief, following a decision by Equity Bank Tanzania Limited to extend lending to the agriculture sector. The bank’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Protus Mwalongo, told The Citizen that the move will transform the lives of low income earners in Tanzania. “The loans would be aimed at facilitating farmers involved in green house activities, purchasing modern agriculture equipment as well as curbing post-harvest losses,” he said
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Health

  • State pathologist grilled over Susan #Rohde autopsy | Cape Argus
    State pathologist grilled over Susan #Rohde autopsy | Cape Argus

    , iol.co.za

    Cape Town - Alleged mistakes made by forensic pathologist Doctor Akmal Khan could have been made by undergraduate medical students, the Western Cape High Court heard, in the murder trial of former property boss Jason Rohde. Khan is the State forensic pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Rohde's murdered wife, Susan. Susan was found dead at a room the couple shared at the Spier Estate Hotel on July 24, 2016
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Society & Culture

  • Mukono Police boss perishes in road accident
    Mukono Police boss perishes in road accident

    , newvision.co.ug

    Mukono Division Police Flying Squad boss David Muhoozi Rwego has died in a motor accident while chasing after robbers on Kisoga-Katosi road in Mukono. Other five Police officers were also injured in the accident. These are Julius Ssebbaale, Sam Asiimwe, Emmanuel Abbey, Alex Nantamu and one only identified as George, all attached to Flying Squad Mukono Police Division. They were rushed to Nsambya Hospital in critical condition
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Education

  • Zimbabwean students rage against defiant Mugabe
    Zimbabwean students rage against defiant Mugabe

    , france24.com

    HARARE (AFP) - Branding President Robert Mugabe a dark force who threatened their future, several hundred Zimbabwean students on Monday added their voices to the clamour for the 93-year-old autocrat to quit. Classes at the University of Zimbabwe in Harare were cancelled and examinations postponed as students raged over Mugabe's insistence on staying in office, defying opposition from the military, his party and the public
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Law & Crime

  • Mukono Police boss perishes in road accident
    Mukono Police boss perishes in road accident

    , newvision.co.ug

    Mukono Division Police Flying Squad boss David Muhoozi Rwego has died in a motor accident while chasing after robbers on Kisoga-Katosi road in Mukono. Other five Police officers were also injured in the accident. These are Julius Ssebbaale, Sam Asiimwe, Emmanuel Abbey, Alex Nantamu and one only identified as George, all attached to Flying Squad Mukono Police Division. They were rushed to Nsambya Hospital in critical condition
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Life & Style

  • First Lady In China To Boost Economic Cooperation
    First Lady In China To Boost Economic Cooperation

    , dailyguideghana.com

    First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Ghana’s First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo- Addo is visiting the People’s Republic of China on Monday, November 20, 2017 to deepen relations between the two countries. She is being accompanied by the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Prof. Kojo Yankah, Dr. Stella Ennim, Director of Crop Research Institute (CSI) , and Millicent Degraft – Johnson from the Ministry of finance
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