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Reprieve as Kenya Pipeline Company promises to compensate Thange residents affected by oil spillage

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana speaking at the climate change forum held in Wote. Photo : Governor's Press

Hundreds of residents from Thange village in Kibwezi, Makueni County affected by a massive oil spillage from a pipeline belonging to the Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) got a reprieve after the company promised to compensate them. The spillage that happened in the month of May along river Thange which is the main source of water for both domestic and irrigation ...

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Should Kenya legalise corruption as it morphs into a monster?

President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta (R) greets his supporters with his running mate, William Ruto after attending a news conference in Nairobi on March 9, 2013. The two have been indicted by Kenyans for not doing enough to fight corruption. [Photo: REUTERS/Siegfried Modola]

For the past several months, runaway corruption and the lethargy expressed by the highest office in the country to fight have been the talk for many Kenyans. Billions have been lost in shady projects whose expenditure cannot be explicitly proved or explained. The country continues on more borrowing sprees, further burdening the taxpayer who continues paying for either no service ...

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Beware Nakuru farmers, there could be fake livestock drugs in the market

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By Lorna Abuga The man Joseph Odhiambo Odour is alleged to have been found selling three drugs that are not registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) at his agrovet shop located at Maili Kumi in Bahati. The alleged unregistered drugs have been identified as Clamex, Minevita, Oxy-fraelone and DCP. PPB Chief Inspector Dr. Indraph Ragwe told the court ...

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What should be done to tame hate speech in Kenya?

George Aladwa.  He has been accused of inciting Kenyans against each other. [Photo: radiojambo.co.ke]

By Cyrus Kioko Increasing number of political leaders association in hate speech has reignited debate over how valid hate speech law is as set by the National Cohesion and Integration commission (NCIC). In a span of around one and half moths, more than four political leaders have been involved in hate speech allegations where some have their cases in progress  ...

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Primary school that is a hallmark of success in Narok County

Jacob Losikany is the Nkoilalel Primary School headteacher.

By Florence Gichoya In the serene Mara plains, Nkoilalel Primary school stands out as a shining example of academic excellence. It is the best performing school in Mara Division, Narok County. This is attributed to committed teaching staff and a local community that has tirelessly supported the school. The institution was built in 1992 by Siana Spring Tented Camp when ...

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