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Government introduces police compensation system – KBC

The government plans to introduce a compensation system for police officers who die on duty. The program, which is part of ongoing police reforms, aims to improve the well-being of officers and thereby improve their morale. Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi says the new welfare system will be introduced later this year. The quality of life of Kenyan police …

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Schools may only be reopened after complying with COVID-19 rules – court

The Ministry of Education has suffered another blow after the Kisii Supreme Court ordered schools not to reopen until they comply with COVID-19 regulations. In his ruling, Judge K. Ndung’u endorsed the mediation agreement between eight parents, who filed the petition on May 28, 2020, and the respondents, including the Cabinet Secretary for Education. Ministry of Education and Technology; the …

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Public rallies without police nod to put the prison on

economy Public rallies without police nod to put the prison on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 Joseph Kinyua, Director of Public Services, Senior Members of the National Security Advisory Board addressing journalists at Harambee House, Nairobi on October 7, 2020. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NMG BY EDWIN MUTAIMore from this author Summary The NSAC said in a statement from the …

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The COVID-19 positivity rate drops after increasing from 10.8 percent to 7.4 percent per day »Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya October 7 – The country’s 24-hour COVID-19 positivity rate declined to 7.4 percent per day on Wednesday, after rising to 10.8 percent. The Ministry of Health announced 321 more coronavirus cases selected from 4,342 samples. The new cases include a nine-month-old child and are spread among 183 men and 138 women. Nairobi was highest at 109, followed by …

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New twists in Tecra Karanja’s murder probe

Investigations into the alleged murder of Keroche Breweries’ heiress, Tecra Karanja, in May have taken a new turn following recent developments. To seek justice for the murder of her young daughter, Tabitha Karanja filed a motion to investigate the Nairobi murder. Also read: Omar Lali painfully recalls the open disapproval of Tecra Muigai’s mother because of his strange looks The …

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Schools reopening begins with 4th grade candidates

economy Schools reopening begins with 4th grade candidates Wednesday, October 07, 2020 Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY LYNET IGADWAHMore from this author Summary Learners, staff, and school-goers are expected to wear face masks, have their body temperature checked, and wash their hands or use disinfectants. This means that parents dig deeper into their pockets to …

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KNEC to return 2020 KCPE and KCSE ratings until March 2021 »Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 6 – The assessments for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Examination (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), which were originally scheduled to begin October 27 through November 4, were made on Tuesday after approval the Secretary of the Education Cabinet postponed to March 2021 Prof. George Magoha. The exams conducted by the Kenya National Examinations …

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Westgate terror suspect verdict due Tuesday, Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 6 – A Nairobi district court is due to rule on three terrorist suspects charged with roles in the 2013 terrorist attack at Westgate Shopping Center in Nairobi. The verdict was due on Monday but was postponed again by Chief Justice Francis Andayi, who said it would be ready by 2pm on Tuesday. He ordered defendants Mohamed …

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The residents reject the Sh6bn Mombasa housing project

Counties The residents reject the Sh6bn Mombasa housing project Tuesday, October 06, 2020 Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho. FILE PHOTO | NMG With PHILIP MUYANGAMore from this author Summary Residents want to continue to live in the apartments on the property and that the county and Buxton Point Apartment Ltd, who are to run the project, do not have the power …

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