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President Uhuru Kenyatta reiterated the Government’s determination to end Gender Based Violence (GBV) and urged Kenyans to support efforts by the various state agencies.

The final mass voter registration before the August 9 General Election kicked off amid a call for unregistered eligible voters to turn out and get listed. 

The exercise set to conclude on February 9 was rolled out in all the 1,450 county wards across 290 constituencies.

More than a dozen detectives raided the offices of businessman Jimi Wanjigi in Nairobi’s Westlands on Monday night in what was said to be part of investigations on an alleged land grab.

Trans-Nzoia gubernatorial aspirant George Natembeya who resigned last week as Regional Commissioner, has fought off the dictator tag as he accused his competitors of running a smear campaign against him. 

Natembeya said his leadership style is delivery-oriented and that at no any given point has he ever been tyrannical during his 25-year service as an administrator.

Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar scored his fifth goal of the Africa Cup of Nations and his already-qualified side were joined by Burkina Faso on Monday in the second round.

Boris Johnson is hoping a slew of policy announcements, including scrapping controversial Covid passports and abolishing the BBC licence fee, can save his position as British prime minister.

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