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Judge Dismisses Ridiculous Gohmert Lawsuit Against Pence

Another attempt by Republicans to destroy our democracy bites the dust. By Heather Another attempt by Republicans to destroy our democracy bites the dust. So much for Louie Gohmert’s last-ditch attempt to steal the presidential election for Trump: Judge Throws Out Lawsuit That Rep. Louie Gohmert and Fake Pro-Trump Electors …

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President Kenyatta’s New Year Message-2021

REPUBLIC OF KENYA THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT NEW YEAR MESSAGE – 2021 Fellow Kenyans, As we come to the end of the Year 2020 and we usher in the New Year – 2021, my family and I are today delighted to convey our best wishes to all Kenyans …

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BORANA UNIVERSITY: UPDATES 

By Boku Tache Dida On February 25, 2017, the cornerstone was laid for Borana University. The event raised both hope and scepticism in the mind of the public. In October 2018, however, the first phase of Borana University’s Construction Project saw a concrete kick-off, clearing the initial scepticism. With the good …

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Governor Kuti Unveil County Council of Elders

Isiolo Governor Mohamed Kuti has called on leaders to shun divisive politics and work towards unifying the communities. Speaking yesterday at Isiolo Municipality ground during the official launch of Isiolo County’s Council of Elders forum that brought together elders drawn from all the communities living in Isiolo County. Governor Kuti …

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Safaricom group taps Sh55bn loan for Ethiopia entry

Safaricom and its partners have signed an agreement to borrow up to $500 million (Sh55.7 billion) from America’s sovereign wealth fund US International Development Finance Corporation to fund expansion into Ethiopia’s telecommunications market. Safaricom and its parent companies Vodafone Group Plc and Vodacom Group Limited have formed a joint venture …

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Former MP, Isiolo Woman Rep get back NLC commissioner jobs

Former Nyeri Town MP Esther Murugi and Isiolo Woman Representative Tiyah Galgalo have won back their jobs as commissioners with the National Land Commission (NLC). This follows a decision by the Court of Appeal that the Employment and Labour Relations Court illegally revoked their appointments as NLC commissioners when it …

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CBK ends free M-Pesa transfers, rejects banks’ fee push

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has rejected bankers’ push to reinstate fees on transfer of cash between accounts and mobile phone wallets, even as it ended free M-Pesa transactions of up to Sh1,000. The banking regulator yesterday offered relief to Safaricom after it opted not to extend the waiver …

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We are responsible for the Dusit attack, Al-Shabaab militia confirm in a video (Watch)

Al-Shabaab confirms being responsible for the attack at Dusit, attackers displayed in a video Terror group Al-Shabaab has for the first time released a video displaying the names and faces of five assailants who attacked the DusitD2 complex in Nairobi last year. The images of the assailants were displayed in a 2-minute video …

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Somalia wouldn’t be the first or the last to be dismembered

By Makau Mutua Several weeks ago, I opined on Twitter that Somalia, the most dysfunctional state in Africa, must either be dismembered, disaggregated, re-aggregated, or abolished altogether. LEGAL FICTIONS I immediately received flak and opprobrium from all manner of pedestrian commenters. Much of the commentary was emotionally charged without any …

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Biden to name Pete Buttigieg to lead Department of Transportation

By Alayna Treene, Hans Nichols Joe Biden plans to name Mayor Pete Buttigieg as his transportation secretary as early as today, tapping a former rival to help rebuild America’s infrastructure, according to three people familiar with the matter. Why it matters: By selecting Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, …

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