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Tanzanian billionaire Mo Dewji recounts 9-day kidnapping ordeal

Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed 'Mo' Dewji had one of the most dramatic stories last year when he was kidnapped for 9 days. The billionaire has now opened up about the painful experience. In a series of tweets, Mo Dewji who is said to be the youngest billionaire in Africa spoke about the nine days he was held captive by the kidnappers. The businessman recounted how he was blindfolded for nine straight days without ...

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Uganda wants to kill gays

Be afraid if you are gay and living in Uganda as the government has announced plans to reintroduce a bill which would bring in the death penalty for homosexuals. The Daily Mail reports that the legislation - known as the 'Kill the Gays' bill - was nullified five years ago on a technicality, but the government now has plans to resurrect it within weeks. Ugandas Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo insists ...

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Mary Kilobi and Emanuel Weyusia

He was dear to me-Mary Kilobi(Atwoli’s wife) mourns slain brother

Mary Kilobi, Francis Atwoli's wife is in mourning after the untimely demise of her brother Emanuel Weyusia. The popular actor, director and playwright was on Tuesday night shot dead by unknown people in Thika Town. The attackers stormed Emanuel Weyusia's UTI Estate home at 1 am shortly after he arrived. They roughed up the watchman and demanded to be shown Weyusia's house. Weyusia came out of the house to see what was happening ...

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Atwoli’s wife Mary Kilobi mourns the death of her brother who was shot dead by thugs

Mary Kilobi has been bereaved, the KTN anchor is mourning the painful death of her brother Emmanuel Weyusia who fell to gunman's bullets. Kilobi's elder brother was fatally shot dead by unknown thugs on Wednesday morning October 9th 2019. The shooting happened in Thika town. The thugs who killed Emmanuel are still at large, they escaped moment after shooting Kilobi's brother who died on the spot. The motive behind Emmanuel's gruesome killing is ...

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Raila in a Range Rover

Car linked to Raila Odinga seized in DCI watchlist probe

One of the luxury car's linked to former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has been seized by Directorate of Criminal Investigations officers. The Range Rover registration KCS 002D, was part of 18 other high-end vehicles that were seized over fraudulent registration claims, The Standard reported. According to the latest reports, the DCI had uncovered a total of 444 cars that were either stolen or acquired through tax evasion. "A list of the attached vehicles ...

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Jinja, River Nile

Tragic news as newly wed and family drown while trying to take a selfie

This is sad news that I am about to report about and this takes place on the shores of our close neighbours Uganda. A newly married woman and three of her family are reported to have drowned in a reservoir after trying to take a selfie. According to police in the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the young married couple, from Bargur in Krishnagiri, were visiting relatives in Uthangarai along with ...

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DCI Kinoti

DCI-Buying stolen electronics may escalate to a death sentence

The DCI has been on the rampage this year dealing with corrupt government officials, tax evaders and finding missing people. They have taken that fight even further with their recent declaration that will shock and astound many Kenyans. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI) has issued a warning to the public over buying electronic gadgets like laptops, mobile phones, and TV sets from unregistered dealers. The DCI advises members of the public to purchase ...

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Willy Kimani

I was only paid Sh 2000-Informant says of Willy Kimani murder

Willy Kimani died a horrific and atrocious death in 2o16 that shocked the nation. Today in  court, a key suspect in the murder of the slain city lawyer divulged the chilling details on how the attorney, his client Joseph Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri were kidnapped and later murdered after leaving Mavoko Law courts in June 2016. In the confession read before High Court Judge Jessi Lesit, Peter Ngugi, the ...

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Man beats his elderly father to death over a glass of milk

  Shock and grief has engulfed a village in Bureti after a man from Korongoi sub-location beat and killed his father over a cup of milk. According to Bureti Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD),  Felicia Nafula, the suspect, Philemon Kipngetich Ngetich who is 26, picked a quarrel with his father the late Samuel Kipngetich Rotich around midnight over the milk. The enraged young man allegedly picked a wooden plank from a broken table ...

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How wanted Kenyan Drugs queen was arrested in India after 10-month chase

Indian authorities have arrested a notorious drug queen after a ten-month chase. The Times of India reported that Mariam Mweke, a 36-year old Kenyan citizen, was the head of an international drug ring that had been on police radar for a while. Mweke, a mother of three, is reported to have traveled to India on a tourist visa in 2016, where she intended to stay for three months, but when her visa ...

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