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POLITICS

JUST IN: Wajir Governor Drops Bid to Defend Seat and Endorses Kenya Kwanza Candidate

The August 9th General Elections are right around the corner with the various candidates doing their best to ensure that they win in the upcoming polls which will be very competitive. The Kenya Kwanza Alliance which is led by Deputy President William Ruto, has been one of the most formidable teams heading into the polls.

  4 days ago ago
JUST IN: Wajir Governor Drops Bid to Defend Seat and Endorses Kenya Kwanza Candidate

SOCIETY

Dramatic Scene As Angry Residents Burn Down Police Post, Chase Officers

There is tension in Wajir after angry residents torched a police barrier earlier today. Protests have continued since yesterday after a young man was shot by police during another protest. Police brutality in the area has continued angering residents. Another man, Ahmed Maalin, is nursing broken ribs after he was allegedly assaulted by two police officers.

  4 days ago ago
Dramatic Scene As Angry Residents Burn Down Police Post, Chase Officers

POLITICS

A Sitting Governor Withdraws From The Race 5 Days To Elections

The republic of Kenya is now remaining with some very few hours for it to go for a general election as per the constitution. During the coming election, the people of Kenya will elect their new leaders both in the national and county levels. Now, with five days remaining before the much awaited general elections, reports have emerged that a sitting governor has withdrawn from the race.

  4 days ago ago
A Sitting Governor Withdraws From The Race 5 Days To Elections

HEALTH

Counties In Kenya With The Lowest Number Of People Living With HIV

Kenya has the sixth-highest number of HIV patients in Africa. According to the most recent data from the Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment, about 1.6 million people in Kenya are living with HIV (KENPHIA). Most of us were taken aback when we learned that persons who suffer from this condition frequently refuse to take medication that could improve their condition.

  1 month ago ago
Counties In Kenya With The Lowest Number Of People Living With HIV

POLITICS

Jubilee Governor Step Down To Support ANC Candidate In Gubernatorial Race In Wajir County

The general elections on August 9th are drawing near, and each candidate is putting up every effort to win in the hotly contested polls. Kenya's deputy president William Ruto is the leader of the Kenya Kwanza Alliance, one of the most powerful candidates. The parties on each side of the United Democratic Alliance party, which has recently experienced considerable advances, are the Amani National Congress party, led by Musalia Mudavadi, and the Ford Kenya Party, led by Moses Wetangula.

  4 days ago ago
Jubilee Governor Step Down To Support ANC Candidate In Gubernatorial Race In Wajir County

JUSTICE

Chief Who Circulated Young Girl's Private Photos on Social Media Charged

Chief Kalimoi Shale of Wajir County was sentenced to 40 years in jail after he was found guilty of taking advantage of an 18 year old girl. When the family of the girl threatened to file a case against him, he used his position in power to force the lady into an out of court settlement through Maslaha, a common cultural conflict resolution method widely used in North Eastern Kenya.

  1 month ago ago
Chief Who Circulated Young Girl's Private Photos on Social Media Charged

POLITICS

What Residents of Garissa Did to Raila as He Arrived For a Mega Evening Rally -Video

Photos; Raila Odinga and his allies in Garissa county popularizing their quest. Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate, Raila Odinga accompanied by the paucity of leaders allied to him have this Sunday held successful rallies in Wajir county and is now in Garissa. In Wajir County, Raila traversed several regions including Tarbaj, Rer Bute, Hadado, and Habaswein, rallying locals to support his quest.

  1 month ago ago
What Residents of Garissa Did to Raila as He Arrived For a Mega Evening Rally -Video

TRAVEL

Meet the First Somali Female Pilot to Take to the Skies in Somalia

Captain Yasmin Abdi Farah of Kenya created history in Somalia when she flew for the first time as a full Captain. Abdi made history as the first female Somali pilot to fly in Somalia since the country's civil war broke out in 1991. Passengers watched with bated breath as Abdi took to the skies for her first trip as a full-fledged captain, making history.

  2 months ago ago
Meet the First Somali Female Pilot to Take to the Skies in Somalia

SOCIETY

Bad News to Hustlers in Wajir As Unknown People Torches Soko Mjinga Market

Hustlers have woke up for disturbing news as one of favorite market and shopping center goes blaze in morning hours. Traders, business operators, and residents in Wajir County especially at Soko Mjinga are counting losses after unknown people torched the market. Today, Monday 11, residents in Wajir County are waking up to meet unwelcoming and awful experience as Soko Mjiga market goes on blaze.

  27 days ago ago
Bad News to Hustlers in Wajir As Unknown People Torches Soko Mjinga Market

POLITICS

Mandera County Gubernatorial Opinion Poll Ahead Of August 9th Elections

Mandera County is the northeastern-most county in Kenya. Its capital and largest town is Mandera. The county is bordered by Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east and Wajir County to the southwest. According to the 2019 census, the county has a population of 1,200,890 and an area of 25,939.8 square kilometres.

  17 days ago ago
Mandera County Gubernatorial Opinion Poll Ahead Of August 9th Elections

MILITARY

Uhuru Kenyatta's Military Chopper Lands in Naivasha

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya's incumbent President and the head of the Azimio la Umoja one Kenya Alliance Coalition, landed in Naivasha on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in a convoy of military choppers. Naivasha is hosting this year's Safari Rally winners, a rigorous high-speed and unforgiving gravel road race over Kenya's famed wildlife-filled savannah.

  1 month ago ago
Uhuru Kenyatta's Military Chopper Lands in Naivasha

POLITICS

Habaswein Grounds in Wajir County Brought to a Standstill as Raila's Azimio Pitches Camp

The Azimio La Umoja fraternity has today pitched camp in Bute, Wajir North. ODM Chief Raila Odinga is leading the event alongside other leaders from the region. Odinga has also been accompanied by top influential leaders from the Azimio coalition. Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Deputy President designate Hon Martha Karua present at the rally.

  1 month ago ago
Habaswein Grounds in Wajir County Brought to a Standstill as Raila's Azimio Pitches Camp

POLITICS

Where Raila Odinga Will Be Heading Today For Campaign Rally And Leaders Expected To Accompany Him

After yesterday having a successful political campaign in Mandera County today Raila Odinga also will be heading to Wajir County for campaign. Raila is expected in Wajir County to continue selling his agendas and trying to convince more residents of Wajir County today vote for him in fourth coming elections.

  1 month ago ago
Where Raila Odinga Will Be Heading Today For Campaign Rally And Leaders Expected To Accompany Him

EDUCATION

Raila Promises To Lower Entry Grade To E for Residents From These Counties.

Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga has promised to lower entry grades for individuals who are pursuing teaching as a career in the northern counties so that there will be an increased number of teachers in the counties compared to the shortages they are facing now. Addressing Wajir County residents where he was campaigning, the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga stated that his administration will ensure that some measures have been taken to ensure that northern counties will have adequate teachers.

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Raila Promises To Lower Entry Grade To E for Residents From These Counties.

EDUCATION

Odinga Delivers Good News to Kenyans Willing to Become Teachers in North Eastern, As He Says this

Teaching is a noble job and a call from God to instill knowledge and skills to the learners in our schools. Azimio-One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga has delivered good news to the citizens from North Eastern region willing to become teachers that he will lower the entry grades for the teacher training if he wins the general elections and forms the government come August this year.

  1 month ago ago
Odinga Delivers Good News to Kenyans Willing to Become Teachers in North Eastern, As He Says this

POLITICS

Legislature Who Tabled 'Evidence' In April Against Ruto Shown Dust in Latest Opinion Poll In Wajir

The controversial women representative of Wajir County, Hon Fatuma Gedi has been shown dust in the latest opinion poll conducted by Mizani Africa. According to the survey, if the elections were held today, the current Wajir Woman Rep would not be re-elected. The survey shows that Fatuma Gedi would lose her seat to Bare Diss who according to Mizani Africa is the most popular Women Representative aspirant in Wajir with 29.5 %

  1 month ago ago
Legislature Who Tabled 'Evidence' In April Against Ruto Shown Dust in Latest Opinion Poll In Wajir

POLITICS

Big issues that Deputy president outlined in Wajir County

Today, seventh of June 2022, Deputy president William Samoei Ruto rallied in Wajir County to ask the Wajir residents to vote for him in the coming General Elections. This rally was successfully conducted because Deputy President Ruto enjoyed the support of Ahmed Mukhtar who will be running for Wajir County Gubanatorial sit after getting a ticket from United Democratic Alliance.

  2 months ago ago
Big issues that Deputy president outlined in Wajir County

JUSTICE

Chief in Wajir jailed for 40 years after assaulting an 18 year old girl and posting her nudes online

A chief in Wajir County identified as Chief Kalimoi Shale has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for raping an 18 year old girl several times and posting her nude photos on social media, 20 years for rape and 20 years for circulating the nudes online. Through the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Wajir chief forced the girl to settle the matter out of court but the girl refused.

  1 month ago ago
Chief in Wajir jailed for 40 years after assaulting an 18 year old girl and posting her nudes online

POLITICS

What Residents In Garissa Did To Raila During His Campaign

Raila Odinga, the presidential candidate for Azimio la Umoja, and the small number of other leaders who support him staged successful rallies in Wajir county on Sunday, and they are currently in Garissa. Raila traveled through a number of areas in Wajir County, including Tarbaj,Rer Bute, Hadado, and Habaswein, enlisting villagers' support for his mission.

  1 month ago ago
What Residents In Garissa Did To Raila During His Campaign

POLITICS

Remarks by Aden Duale Hours After DP Ruto's Garissa Tour

Deputy President William Ruto met with Garissa County authorities as part of his efforts to popularize his bottom-up economic model ahead of the presidential elections this year. According to Aden Duale, Kenya's second in command, William Ruto, has informed people that if they win the presidential election on August 9, their priority will be to improve the country's marginalized groups.

  2 months ago ago
Remarks by Aden Duale Hours After DP Ruto's Garissa Tour