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2014-07-24 Creating a Slum Within a Slum
[IPS]Nairobi -At the eastern edge of Nairobi's Kibera slum, children gather with large yellow jerry cans to collect water dripping out of an exposed pipe. The high-rise grey and beige Soweto East settlement towers above them. A girl lifts the can on top of her head and returns to her family's third floor apartment.

2014-07-23 Reviving 'Return to School' Policy May End Teenage Mums' Poverty, Ignorance
[AlertNet]Nairobi -Teresia got pregnant at 15 and dropped out of school because her father refused to pay her fees. Nineteen years later, she is a mother of six.

2014-07-24 Cord Accused of Intimidating Leaders
[The Star]MSAMBWENI politician Richard Onsongo has criticised Cord for intimidating Coast leaders who are not anti-government.

2014-07-24 Mining Law Delay May Cost Kenya Major Investment
[The Star]Regulatory uncertainty, corruption and infrastructural deficiencies could cost Kenya billions of shillings in lost investment.

2014-07-24 Nandi Church Altar Set On Fire in Land Dispute
[The Star]A church was yesterday morning demolished and burned by residents of Kapchepkok village in Nandi Central following a dispute over the ownership of a piece of land in the area.

2014-07-24 Kilifi Plot Political Revolt If Cord Sacks Mungaro
[The Star]An alleged plan to oust Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung'aro from the National Assembly minority whip position has sparked anger among leaders in Kilifi county.

2014-07-24 Kenya Police Commission Forms Taskforce to Audit Police Recruitment
[Sabahi]Kenya's National Police Service Commission (NPSC) has appointed the taskforce charged with auditing the recently launched police recruitment exercise, Kenya's Capital FM reported Tuesday (July 22nd).

2014-07-23 Cord Unveils Team to Craft Referendum Question
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) on Tuesday named four experts to lead a team that will craft the referendum question.

2014-07-23 Kenya Military Twitter Accounts 'Captured' Again
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Twitter account for the Kenyan military has been hacked for the second time, hours after it was restored late Monday. Barely two hours after Twitter intervened and restored the account, the Anonymous Group of hackers claimed fresh control.

2014-07-24 Women MPs, Rights Groups Call for Tougher Laws Against Domestic Violnce
[The Star]The Federation of Women lawyers executive director Christine Achieng' has called on the National Assembly to enact tough laws against domestic violence in the country ahead of a scheduled debate on the Protection Against Domestic Violence Bill.

2014-07-24 Siaya MCAs Launch Birth Certificates Drive
[The Star]Two Siaya MCAs have launched a campaign to issue birth certificates to locals at ward levels.

2014-07-24 Three Suspected Robbers Killed in Nyeri After Kidnapping Woman
[The Star]Police in Nyeri town on Wednesday night shot dead three suspected robbers who had earlier kidnapped a woman. The woman , Jane Wanjiru, a business lady in Nyeri was arriving at her home at 10.30pm when the robbers ambushed her.

2014-07-24 Magelo Slams Tunai, Rutto On Mau Evictions
[The Star]NAIROBI Speaker Alex ole Magelo has criticised Narok Governor Samuel Tunai and his Bomet Counterpart Isaac Rutto for opposing the eviction of settlers in the Maasai Mau Forest.

2014-07-24 Nairobi Needs 120 New ECD Centres
[The Star]THERE is need to construct 120 new Early Childhood Development Education Centers in Nairobi. This is according to a Nairobi education task force report on the Improvement of Performance of Public Primary Schools launched on Monday.

2014-07-24 Mombasa Prepares for Fete
[The Star]INSECURITY is a major concern to the preparations for this year's International Cultural Festivals in Mombasa, organisers have said.

2014-07-24 Confusion Mars Banks' Card Migration
[The Star]BANKS are facing a hitch in distribution of new EMV cards with less than 50 per cent of clients of the 43 licenced banks yet to get their cards.

2014-07-24 We're Running Schools On Debt - Nyamira Principals
[The Star]SECONDARY school principals in Masaba North and Manga subcounties yesterday said they have been running their institutions on debts, since second term began, because of the delay by the government to release money for the free secondary education.

2014-07-24 Auditor Accuses the IEBC of Funds Misuse
[The Star]Auditor General Edward Ouko has accused the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of misusing public funds and flouting the procurement laws by procuring election materials without a proper plan.

2014-07-24 Leave Mining Affairs, Says Munuve
[The Star]Mwingi North MP John Munuve has asked leaders to keep off limestone mining in the region.

2014-07-24 Kiala Fired Over Graft and Abuse of Office
[The Star]Machakos Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala was yesterday impeached by the county assembly. Forty members voted for the motion, barely making it for the two thirds majority required, which was 39.9 in their case. Nineteen voted against it.

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