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Putin: Pact with North Korea will protect us from aggression

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Kim Jong Un has said he fully supports Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Sh1.9bn case against Obado settled out of court

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The High Court allowed the EACC to withdraw the case.

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Police shoot dead five suspected thieves in Migori

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Police sources said the suspects have been behind a spate of crime in Migori and neighbouring counties.

Learners scamper as police tear gas Mombasa protesters

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One of the tear gas canister landed in the school compound forcing learners to run for safetty.

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EXPLAINER: What happens after tabling of Finance Bill 2024

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Being a money bill, the bill is an sole function of the National Assembly.

Kim backs Ukraine invasion as Putin visits North Korea

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After North Korea, Putin will visit long-time ally Vietnam, where he is expected to discuss trade

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US soldier jailed for nearly four years in Russia

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The US army said Sgt Black did not request official clearance

Guard killed in raid on school in Mai Mahiu

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The gang raided the school on Sunday and tied the guard on duty after stabbing him three times in the head

Malindi girl misses school for 1 year due to lack of fees

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Since July last year, Jesca Sirya has not been able to continue her learning at Ribe Girls High School.

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Huge welcome for Putin as crowds line streets in Pyongyang

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Putin and Kim have started talks, according to Russian news agency Interfax.

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[PHOTOS] Gachagua boards KQ plane to South Africa

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He will deliver a congratulatory message from H.E President Ruto to President Ramaphosa.

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Natembeya pushes for removal of extra school levies

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Public primary schools are forcing parents to pay extra cash despite the free education policy

Sell, close down every parastatal

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The Ruto government should sell off or close all loss-making parastatals and state agencies.

SHA tax to raise Sh148 billion in one year— Health ministry

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Every Kenyan household will pay 2.75 per cent of its income to the fund every month, beginning next month

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Family appeals for help to ship body of relative from US

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The family needs over Sh1.7 million to cater for morgue charges and shipment to repatriate Ojwang's body.

Tuesday, Jun 18

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Thousands evacuated as dual fires surround New Mexico town

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One wildfire nearly tripled in size overnight, officials said, and both fires are 0% contained.

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Cops injured after teargas explodes during Tuesday protest

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Police say the officer lost both forearms in the incident

Nakuru ASK Show maintains its theme as climate change bites

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The Show chairperson says the theme was still relevant due to climate change.

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Lobbies demand release of protesters arrested during demos

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They said at least 210 peaceful protesters, journalists and observers were arrested.

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Light moment as protester engages police officer

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A group of protesters were seen bundled in a police car as they engaged the police.

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Women protesting Nairobi demolitions roughed up, teargassed

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Their protests against Nairobi demolitions coincided with those against the Finance Bill.

This is how democracies function, Ruto says after tax U-turn

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President says he is glad Kenyans are having conversations about issues, institutions are working

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U-Turn: Major tax proposals that have been dropped

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Kenyans have been protesting over tax proposals in Finance Bill 2024

US embassy issues security alert over Finance Bill protests

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The US embassy asked its citizens in Nairobi to exercise caution as they go about their businesses.

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[PHOTOS] Tears, drama as police arrest protesters in CBD

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Police patrolled Nairobi streets during the #OccupyParliament protests.

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Live Updates: Cops, protesters clash in Finance Bill demo

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Several protesters have since been arrested for taking part in the protest

List of major tax proposals removed from Finance Bill 2024

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The tax proposal on vegetable oil has been removed.

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Ruto makes U-turn on major tax proposals

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Among those dropped are a tax on bread, motor vehicle and eco tax.

Dozens of anti-Finance Bill protestors arrested in Nairobi

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Nairobi regional police commander Adamson Bungei had outlawed the protests.

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Ruto chairs Kenya Kwanza PG over Finance Bill

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The President is meeting the lawmakers at State House ahead of the vote on his tax proposals