Bull’s Eye

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    Man who slapped Nyeri poll observer arrested
    by People Daily on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Police yesterday arrested a man caught on video slapping an election observer during Ruguru Ward by-election in Nyeri on Wednesday. Mathira West police chief Kiptoo Birgen said the suspect had been released on a Sh10,000 cash bail awaiting prosecution. “We are waiting for the victim, Martha […]

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    C-sections a cash cow for medics?
    by People Daily on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Reuben Mwambingu @reubenmwambingu Could some doctors and hospitals be recommending birth through Caesarean section (CS) to mint money from their patients and insurance companies? The government fears so. Head of Preventive and Promotive Health at the Ministry of Health Dr Peter Cherutich yesterday […]

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    Customary practices often deny women land inheritance rights
    by Milliam Murigi on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Rachael Korir from Kericho county, popularly known as Mama Rachael, couldn’t hold back her tears when she narrated how she has been in and out of courts for almost three decades. She had been trying to get help for her to inherit a share of her father’s 42 acres. Rachael, 70, and from a […]

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    Schools offering holiday tuition to face disciplinary action
    by People Daily on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Robin Obino and Henry Andanje @PeopledailyKe The Education Ministry will take disciplinary action against teachers defying the ban on holiday tuition. The ministry expressed concern that many schools in Kakamega and Busia counties are still offering holiday tuition despite the ban. In a letter to […]

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    Murang’a folks now trap, feast on monkeys
    by Milliam Murigi on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Milliam Murigi @millymur1 When I first heard that residents of Makuyu, Murang’a county, had decided to feast on monkeys that have been making their lives hell on earth, I was sceptical. Central Kenya residents are largely selective when it comes to foods, mostly sticking to what is locally […]

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    Cuba picks new leader for post-Castro tenure
    by People Daily on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Havana, Thursday Cuba’s parliament has picked Raúl Castro’s right-hand man, Miguel Díaz-Canel, as the sole candidate to succeed him, ending the family’s long rule. Castro took over as president from his ailing brother Fidel in 2006. An improvement in relations with […]

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    Appellate court adjourns St Mary’s hospitals case
    by People Daily on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Roy Lumbe @lumbe_roy An appeal by American priest Dr Bill Fryda seeking to quash a decision by the High Court ordering him to surrender the multi-billion shilling St Mary’s Mission hospitals to a group of Catholic nuns’ yesterday failed to proceed after the nun’s lawyer failed to […]

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    IEBC trio yet to formally resign, say authorities
    by People Daily on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Irene Githinjiand Mwangi Willy @PeopleDailyKe The resignation of three electoral commission members earlier this week remained shrouded in mystery yesterday after it emerged they are yet to hand in their resignation letters as per the law. IEBC vice chair Consolata Nkatha-Maina and commissioners […]

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    Paradox of thirsty city amid floods everywhere
    by People Daily on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Bernard Gitau @benagitau Nairobi residents are certainly living in interesting but incomprehensibly annoying times— the paradox of water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink! The onset of the rains had brought hopes that the pain and inconvenience of rationing —or total lack— […]

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    Dons union sues Amina for contempt
    by Nancy Gitonga on April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    Universities Academic Staff Union (Uasu) has sued Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed and six other persons for contempt of court for allegedly not providing them with a counter-proposal. The union claims the CS has declined to participate in the mediation process, adding that she has also […]