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Ugandan woman set on fire for being barren

By admin | On Sat, Feb 15th, 2014 - No Comments »
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As the rest of the world celebrated Valentine’s Day, a man in Kole District in northern Uganda allegedly burned his wife for failing to bear him a child. The suspect reportedly left his house for prayers and upon returning, he locked up his 40-year-old wife in their thatched house and set it ablaze. The victim says her husband came home drunk, picked up a fight with her, calling her. 

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[VIDEO] Nditi under pressure not to take up Embu Governor’s post

By admin | On Sat, Feb 15th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Embu MP Cecily Mbarire and Senator Lenny Kivuti]  Leaders from Embu are now piling pressure on Embu County Deputy Governor, Dorothy Nditi to turn down her position as the Governor of the County, following the impeachment of Martin Wambora. The leaders said that prior to the General Elections; the County had agreed to have a Governor from Embu community, and the deputy from Mbeere community. According. 

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Why Kiambu public school sent a record 72 pupils to the nationals

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Githunguri Township Primary School headteacher, Mrs Elizabeth Maina, in her office. INSET; The entrance to the school, located in Githunguri District, Kiambu County.

Githunguri Township Primary School headteacher, Mrs Elizabeth Maina, in her office. INSET; The entrance to the school, located in Githunguri District, Kiambu County. Githunguri Township Primary School has sent 72 out of its 116 candidates (62 per cent) who sat last year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary School exams to national schools. Two pupils have been admitted to ex-county schools, 18. 

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Has Kabogo met his match in MP Ng’ang’a?

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Her trade as a stone merchant in Juja near Thika Town has taught Alice Wambui Ng’ang’a several lessons.

Her trade as a stone merchant in Juja near Thika Town has taught Alice Wambui Ng’ang’a several lessons. Her trade as a stone merchant in Juja near Thika Town has taught Alice Wambui Ng’ang’a several lessons. First, to get the right sizes of stones, you have to break huge rocks, which is no easy task — you have to persevere and be persistent in hitting the rock. This is perhaps. 

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How ‘Kisima cha Giningi’ set me on a career path

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Children at a library. Kisima Cha Giningi by Mohamed Said Abdullah was the novel that ignited my passion for Kiswahili

Children at a library. Kisima Cha Giningi by Mohamed Said Abdullah was the novel that ignited my passion for Kiswahili My sister deserves credit for giving to me Kisima Cha Giningi by Mohamed Said Abdullah, the novel that ignited my passion for Kiswahili while I was in upper primary school. The book was at the time a set book in secondary schools. It was a murder investigation story in. 

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[VIDEO] Pupils Rowing To School In Baringo

By admin | On Fri, Feb 14th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Education for all may just be a right for the chosen few in Kenya after all that is, if wading through crocodile and hippo infested flood waters is the only way to access education for some children. This is the shocking reality in Baringo county where close to 70  pupils at Katuwit primary school Baringo east constituency are forced to make a return trip to school on makeshift boats every. 

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Kenya set for first female Governor as Embu Governor is impeached

By admin | On Fri, Feb 14th, 2014 - No Comments »
Deputy Governor Dorothy Nditi and Governor Martin Nyagah Wambora

Deputy Governor Dorothy Nditi and Governor Martin Nyagah Wambora Kenya appeared set to get its first female Governor after the Senate went ahead to impeach Embu Governor Martin Wambora, and spared his heir apparent, Deputy Governor Dorothy Nditi. Thirty-nine Senators voted to impeach Wambora for gross violation of the Constitution for abetting corruption. Embu Senator Lenny Kivuti abstained. 

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More county Governors feel the heat as ward reps flex muscles

By admin | On Fri, Feb 14th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Embu governor Martin Wambora (left) and his lead counsel Wilfred Nyamu during a senate special session to decide on his impeachment The ruling of a Senate committee on the ouster of Embu Governor Martin Wambora may make or break county bosses facing rebellion from hostile assemblies. By sending Mr Wambora home, governors may become hostage to their tormenters which would in turn make the. 

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History as first governor is impeached in Kenya

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Embu Governor Martin Wambora during a senate special session to decide on his impeachment case The Special Senate Committee confirmed three out of the five charges against Embu governor Martin Wambora. The 11-member committee found the Embu governor guilty of violating public procurement laws but senators absolved him of accusations of abuse of office. The governor was accused breaching. 

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Daniel Rotich: Sh100,000 daily from your ‘idle’ 2 acres not a bad idea in Kapsaret, Uasin Gishu County

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Daniel Rotich (right), Del’s Firm Lead Consultant, accompanied by James Kiboi, Rural and Environmental Bio-Tech Society Chief Executive Officer explains about his arrowroots project in Kapsaret, Uasin Gishu County

Daniel Rotich (right), Del’s Firm Lead Consultant, accompanied by James Kiboi, Rural and Environmental Bio-Tech Society Chief Executive Officer explains about his arrowroots project in Kapsaret, Uasin Gishu County Daniel Rotich has well and truly milked the potential of his two-and-a-quarter acre land, which is no mean feat in Rift Valley where farmers derive their pride from land size. 

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The app that helps you CHEAT: Disappearing text software keeps illicit messages hidden from your partner

By admin | On Tue, Feb 4th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Technology can often expose the dark secrets of a cheating partner. One suspicious text, misdirected email or poorly-timed call, could be enough to unravel a relationship. Now an app, billed as the ‘Snapchat for professionals’, has been launched to keep these misdeeds better hidden. Called Confide, the text-based iOS app is the creation of former AOL executive, Jon Brod, and chief executive. 

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Defense.net’s DDoS Frontline Fights Cyberattacks On IP Services And The Internet Of Things

By admin | On Sat, Feb 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Distributed denial of service attacks have been one of the most common and well-known ways that malicious hackers have gone after companies on the web. But as cybercrime becomes more sophisticated and widespread, and our lives become increasingly connected, the nature of DDoS has changed: now any concentration of traffic on the network is susceptible, be it chat or VoIP networks, online. 

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Backed By $10M, Stealthy Startup Bitglass Reveals Its Enterprise Security Solution For Mobile & Cloud

By admin | On Sat, Feb 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Bitglass, the stealthy enterprise startup which last year had raised $10 million in Series A funding in an oversubscribed round from NEA and Norwest Venture Partners, is today opening its doors. The company is focusing on a much-needed area with regard to businesses’ shift from on-premise solutions to cloud services, like Google Apps, Salesforce, Box, Dropbox and others: data security. With. 

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Uncovering Nigeria’s Insidify.com | a Social Network & Search Engine for Jobs in Africa

By admin | On Thu, Jan 30th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Insidify is a blend of two words – inside and identify. With the tagline “get inside, identify”. We aggregate jobs; so, get inside our huge database of jobs and identify your fit. We connect jobs with people; so, get inside your network and identify people that connect you to jobs, we also help employers get inside and identify their best hire from both passives and active. 

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Banks in Nigeria Launch Card-Less ATM Withdrawals

By admin | On Wed, Jan 29th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Over 6,000 ATMs in Nigeria have introduced card-less ATM withdrawals allowing account owners to use Mobile money to withdraw cash from ATMs without the need for a bank account or bank card. The card-less ATM withdrawals are acceptable by First Bank, GTBank, Stanbic Bank, United Bank for Africa and Zenith Bank and supports transactions between N1,000.00 – N20,000.00. Powered by Interswitch.