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HIGH COURT OVERTURNS FORMER SENATOR JOY GWENDO TWO YEAR JAIL SENTENCE

HIGH COURT OVERTURNS FORMER SENATOR JOY GWENDO TWO YEAR JAIL SENTENCE

  The High Court has quashed a two-year jail term slapped on ex-Senator Joy Gwendo for fraud saying the trial verdict was improper. According to Justice John Onyiego, the Magistrate court erred in sentencing Gwendo to jail without the option of fine. Gwendo was last month arrested and charged over an alleged Sh 2M fraud. […]

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Female representation in Parliament and in County County Executive Committees low

GENDER BILL FLOPS ONCE AGAIN

The vote on the two-thirds Gender Bill hit a snag once again in the National Assembly on Thursday due to a lack of quorum. There were 174 MPs present out of requisite threshold of 233. House Speaker Justin Muturi said the motion failed since numbers were not enough to necessitate a vote. Female legislators could […]

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Buhari re-elect for a second term

BUHARI WINS SECOND TERM AS NIGERIA’S PRESIDENT

Muhammadu Buhari (76) has been re-elected for another four-year term in the just concluded presidential elections in Nigeria. According to results by Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Buhari scored 15,191,847 against his closest rival and former VicePresident, Atiku Abubakar (11,262,978). To win the presidency in Nigeria, a candidate needs a majority of votes nationwide and […]

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Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development report

REPORT: HOW THE 2030 AGENDA CAN ADVANCE YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

A high number of young people across the globe are still experiencing poor education and employment more than two years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, according to the World Youth Report on “Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. The Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development report by the United Nations […]

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Lady Gaga Oscar win

LADY GAGA WINS FIRST ACADEMY AWARD, STEALS OSCARS NIGHT WITH STERLING PERFORMANCE

Lady Gaga has won her first Oscar after her “Shallow” hit won ‘Best Original Song’ at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday. “It’s not about how many times you get rejected… It’s about how many times you stand up and are brave and you keep on going.” Lady Gaga said in her acceptance speech. Lady Gaga and Bradley […]

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