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Fraud remains a big worry for the insurance industry

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Fraud remains a big worry for the insurance industry


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IEBC failed to electronically conduct the election, Supreme Court rules

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IEBC failed to electronically conduct the election, Supreme Court rules


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140 students sent home in food poisoning scare

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140 students sent home in food poisoning scare


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I’ll remain the President even if NASA succeeds in stopping election – Uhuru

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I’ll remain the President even if NASA succeeds in stopping election – Uhuru


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There was no basis to nullify election - Njoki

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There was no basis to nullify election - Njoki


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Anxiety at IEBC as Chebukati, commission indicted over poll

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Anxiety at IEBC as Chebukati, commission indicted over poll


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There was no basis to upset the will of the voter, says Justice Njoki Ndung’u

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There was no basis to upset the will of the voter, says Justice Njoki Ndung’u


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  • IEBC failed to electronically conduct the election, Supreme Court rules
    IEBC failed to electronically conduct the election, Supreme Court rules

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    The use of technology cannot be lowered to just a vehicle which has no significance in the authenticity of the final vote, the Supreme Court ruled. The majority judges found that the application of technology in the electoral process was meant to reassure Kenyans that the final result was not manipulated. The judges based this verdict on the Kriegler Commission report which found that the results manipulation in Kenya would only be cured by use of ICT in the voting process
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Politics & Government

  • Two judges miss final ruling on NASA election petition
    Two judges miss final ruling on NASA election petition

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Two Supreme Court judges were absent when the final ruling on the presidential election petition was delivered on Wednesday. Justice Smokin Wanjala was said to be out of the country while Justice Mohamed Ibrahim was hospitalised in the final days of the petition hearing and did not participate in the final determination. “As you can see, we are five judges instead of six
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Sports

  • Masoud, Nyaga grab double as Sharks, Posta share spoils
    Masoud, Nyaga grab double as Sharks, Posta share spoils

    , futaa.com

    Kariobangi Sharks came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with their midweek opponents Posta Rangers in a Kenyan Premier League match played on Wednesday 20 September at Moi Kasarani Stadium. Posta, on a seven match win-less run took the lead in the 11th minute when experienced winger Joseph Nyaga capitalized on a Jeff Oyemba poor clearance to slot home. Nyaga got a second in the 27th minute after exchanging passes with John Nairuka
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Business

  • Senior ex-NBK manager charged with fraudulent accounting
    Senior ex-NBK manager charged with fraudulent accounting

    , the-star.co.ke

    A former senior National Bank of Kenya manager was yesterday charged in a Nairobi court with fraudulent accounting amounting to more than Sh50.2 million. Denis Chumbe (pictured), a former head of the medium business unit, yesterday appeared before Milimani chief magistrate Francis Andayi. He faces 10 other charges of fraud levelled against him by the state. Chumbe denied all the counts and was granted bond of Sh3 million with the option of posting Sh2 million bail pending the hearing on October 4
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    Tags: Accounting | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi | 

Health

  • The world is running out of antibiotics, says WHO
    The world is running out of antibiotics, says WHO

    , the-star.co.ke

    Infections such as pneumonia and urinary tract infections will be harder to treat because the world is running out of antibiotics, a WHO report shows. According to the report titled âAntibacterial agents in clinical development â an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosisâ, showed most of the drugs in the market are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa | 

Society & Culture

  • 5 St Augustine's Preparatory staff deny murdering schoolboy
    5 St Augustine's Preparatory staff deny murdering schoolboy

    , nation.co.ke

    The head-teacher and four workers of St Augustine Preparatory in Mombasa have pleaded not guilty to murder of a seven-year-old pupil who was crushed to death by the school’s bus. Ms Kesi Sara (head-teacher), Mr Venant Mwaliko (bursar), Mr Valdi Mbadi (driver), Mr Abednego Fundi Mwendwa (mechanic) and bus conductor Charo Kazungu Charo denied jointly murdering Jeremy Masila in July. BOND
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Education

  • 140 students sent home in food poisoning scare
    140 students sent home in food poisoning scare

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    At least 140 students who suffered food poisoning after eating expired bread are undergoing treatment in Baringo. County Director of Education Willie Machocho on Tuesday said learners from Kituro High School in Baringo Central started complaining of headache and stomach upset after having breakfast on Monday morning. The students then informed the school management about the incident and were rushed at Kituro Dispensary for treatment
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    Tags: Students | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Central Baringo |  Kituro |  Kituro | 

Law & Crime

  • Kenya court: Elections were neither transparent nor verifiable'
    Kenya court: Elections were neither transparent nor verifiable'

    , independent.co.ug

    Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Supreme Court on Wednesday blamed the election commission for last month’s annulled presidential vote, rebuking officials for bungling the transmission of results and basing the outcome on dubious documents. The full ruling detailing the court’s shock decision on September 1 to annul President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory struck a searing blow to the credibility of the election commission, casting doubt on its ability to organise a new poll in less than a month
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Life & Style

  • Menstruation does not mean early marriage for girl child
    Menstruation does not mean early marriage for girl child

    , independent.co.ug

    Kampala, Uganda | PPU | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called for the economic empowerment of young girls if child marriages are to end. The President who was accompanied by the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataaha Museveni was today speaking at a high level side event on the margins of the 72 Session of the United Nations General Assembly under the theme; “Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate Child Marriage in Africa by 2030” at the UNICEF Labouisse Hall in New York
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    Categories: Life & Style |  Family & Parenting | 
    Tags: Relationships |  Children |  Girls |  Marriage | 
    Places: Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Uganda |  Kampala |