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Why Jackson Njeru and Jackline Okuta were jailed for contempt of court

Jackson Njeru. Photo courtesy of www.africacelebritynews.com

On June 14th 2016, Justice Mbogholi Msagha sentenced Jackline Okuta and Jackson Njeru to three months imprisonment or sh500,000 fine for failing to abide by a court’s restraining order against mentioning lawyer Cecil Miller on online platforms. The order, made on 12th April 2016 restraint them, their agents or servants from posting on Facebook or any other media platform including ...

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Jackson Njeru jailed for three months for contempt of court

Jackson Njeru. Photo courtesy of www.africacelebritynews.com

Jackson Njeru was jailed for three months on Tuesday for contempt of court by a Nairobi Magistrate. Njeru was jailed alongside Jackline Ogutu aka Nyako Ber, both being Facebook administrators of the group Buyer Beware. Their crime was that being group administrators, they did not bring down a post from a member of the group that mentioned prominent lawyer Cecil ...

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Allan Wadi charged with incitement to violence

Allan Wadi Okengo, A 25 year old University Student Jailed for 2 year for Hate Speech on Social Media

Allan Wadi Okengo was charged with incitement to violence in a Nairobi court yesterday. It is alleged that he incited people in a Facebook post he made last week. Mr. Wadi made the comment regarding the request by the national government to Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho to return three firearms in his possession. Article 33 of the Constitution sets out ...

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Mbuvi Kasina faces six counts of improper use of licensed telecommunication system

Mbuvi Kasina

Mbuvi Kasina, an activist and businessman from Kitui County is facing six counts of improper use of licensed telecommunication system for calling for accountability in the management of Constituency Development Funds (CDF) of Kitui South Constituency. Kasina has been charged with the six counts and defamation by the area legislator Hon. Rachael Nyamai for posts he made in a Facebook ...

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Anthony Njoroge Mburu alias Waime Mburu charged for publishing false statement on Facebook

Anthony Njoroge Mburu alias Waime Mburu.

Anthony Njoroge Mburu alias Waime Mburu, who commentates on Kiambu County politics was charged in a Mombasa court on Thursday with publishing false information. He allegedly accused Kiambu Governor William Kabogo of importing substandard eggs in a Facebook post     Waimbe Mburu was charged with three counts of harmful publication contrary to section 66(1) of the Penal code. According to the ...

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‘It’s not yet time,’ as Waiguru brushes off resignation calls

Devolution CS Anne Waiguru. She has issued a statement saying that the push for her to resign is an attack on her person and not on corruption. [Photo: standardmedia.co.ke]

Embattled Devolution CS Anne Waiguru has issued a statement on the ongoing corruption allegations against her ministry. In what has been a sustained push for transparency by Kenyans from all walks of life, Waiguru has made yet another proclamation that she is in no way involved in corrupt dealings at her ministry. In the statement issued on Wednesday, Waiguru said, ...

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Posta Kenya, Kilimall partner to enhance logistics services for online buyers

Postmaster General Dr. Enock Kinara (L) and Kilimall logistics manager Chris Nyaga, exchange a signed memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU seeks to enhance the logistics-service experience for online buyers via posta Kenya outlets across the country. [Photo: Redhouse PR]

The Postal Corporation of Kenya (Posta) and online shop Kilimall have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the logistics service experience for online buyers. The partnership will allow Kilimall to use Posta outlets across the country. The arrangement allows Kilimall to use post offices as a collection points from which online shoppers can collect their ordered goods. Customers will ...

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Tobiko orders investigations after Twitter outrage on #ArrestAladwa

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

Kenyans on Twitter are a mad lot. Well, at least for now before something else hot gets their attention. A video that has been shared on social media showing one man alleged to be former Nairobi Mayor, George Aladwa, calling for some ‘action’ is all it has taken on Thursday to drive #KOT rabid. In the video, the speaker is ...

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#TheJadudiReport is out as mobile contribution to Sub-Saharan African economy surpasses US$100 billion


#TheJadudiReport is out as mobile contribution to Sub-Saharan African economy surpasses US$100 billion according to a new report. In what may seem like a well-timed coincidence, the #1MilliForJadudi campaign report was released on the same day as the GSMA, an association of mobile operators study which showed that mobile operator investments are fuelling innovation and inclusion across Sub-Saharan Africa. The ...

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Fate of Makueni County dissolution to be known today

Mohammed Nyaoga led commission at Wote during public hearings

The fate of the dissolution of Makueni County will be known today when the commission looking into the petition to suspend the County Government will hand over its report to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Mohammed Nyaoga- led commission is expected to present its findings and recommendations on the wrangling between Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Members of the County Assembly that ...

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Governor Kivutha exchanges bitter words on Facebook with Senator Mutula Jnr and Mbooni MP over audit report

  Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has been embroiled in a war of words with Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr and Mbooni MP Kisoi Munyao over the Auditor General’s report that has unveiled massive misuse of public funds by the County Government. The three leaders yesterday exchanged bitter words on social media after the Governor accused the Wiper legislators of destabilizing his ...

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BAKE to hold training on ‘Law and Internet’ in Nakuru

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) will hold a training on the law and internet in Nakuru next week on Saturday July 25. The training will be held at the American Corner at the Kenya National Library and is free and open to all. The workshop will cover topics such as the legal system, defamation, criminal law process, communication laws and ...

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Egerton’s engineering student designs farming robot

By Lorna Abuga An engineering finalist at Egerton University has designed a farming robot which helps farmers in sorting their produce based on weight, color and size. Anthony Maina who cleared his five year studies at the Njoro based institution in May this year is now advocating for the use of machine such as robots in farms saying they improve on ...

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Makueni Senator castigates National Assembly over Sh1B budget cut

Last Thursday, the National Assembly slashed Sh1B allocated to the Senate for oversight. The move has caused uproar especially among Senators who have termed it as irrational and malicious, aimed at blackmailing the upper house not to effectively discharge its constitutional mandate of oversight. One of the senators, angered by the slashing of the Sh1B is Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo ...

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