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Eliud Kipchoge

Kipchoge wins the NN Mission Marathon in 2:04:30 in Netherlands

Eliud Kipchoge has won the NN Mission Marathon, which was held in the Netherlands this morning. The race took place at Twente Airport in the Netherlands, Kipchoge won 40km in 2 hours, 4 minutes, and 30 seconds. Jonathan Korir, a training mate, came in second in 2:06:4, ahead of Eritrean Goitom Kifle, who came in …

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George Magoha

Faith Mumo tops KCPE with 433 marks, Public school pupils takes the top Positions

Female candidates from public schools scored the highest on the KCPE 2020 exam. Faith Mumo took the lead with 433 marks. She attends Makueni County’s Kari Mwailu Primary School. Nanzala Wesonga of Chogoria Girls Primary School came in second place with 432 marks. The top four students all attended public schools. Nine students scored higher than …

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Nyamira MCAs

Nyamira MCA’s fight turns the County assembly into a Boxing ring

On Tuesday morning, the Nyamira County Assembly was transformed into a boxing match as MCAs exchanged blows and kicks after yet another disagreement over House business. The introduction of the new name in the Committee of Appointments report was the source of conflict. Governor Amos Nyaribo previously reported four names, with the promise that the …

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Mwakenya

Three form four Students caught with Mwakenya during the KCSE exam

A Form Four student from Moi Kapcherop Girls’ Secondary School in Elgeyo-Marakwet County was arrested along with three other students for alleged exam cheating. On Monday, April 12, the vexed learner attempted to attack a police officer who caught her with short answer notes (mwakenya) during the CRE Paper 2 KCSE examination. “The student’s deplorable …

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moses kuria

Moses Kuria fined sh 75,000 for flouting Covid-19 rules

In a Kiambu Law Court, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria and ten others pleaded guilty to charges of violating Covid-19 restrictions. They were each fined Sh75,000 or imprisoned for eight months as a forfeit. The 11 defendants appeared in front of Chief Magistrate Stella Atambo on Tuesday. They were arrested along with 19 others at …

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president uhuru

President Uhuru launches Sh4 billion firearms factory in Kiambu County

Kenya has opened a firearms factory in Ruiru, Kiambu County. President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that the ammunition plant will produce small arms, with plans to expand to mid-range firearm production within the next five years. According to Kenyatta, the plant has already shipped 12,000 assault rifles. The President stated that Kenya entered the arms manufacturing …

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Meru town

24-year-old Man chops off grandmother’s head, claims to end her suffering

A 24-year-old man stunned police officers at the Kisumu Central Police Station on Monday when he arrived with the head of his 70-year-old grandmother. At around 3 p.m., the young man walked casually to the police station, with the granny’s head in the bucket. Officers stationed at the station initially assumed he was there to see …

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