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Chris Kirubi Flown to US For Treatment

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Billionaire businessman Chris Kirubi was on Monday flown to the United States for specialized treatment after spending two weeks in a top Kenyan hospital.

Centum Investments Chief Executive James Mworiaconfirmed this in a memo sent to the company’s staff.

The memo read in part: “Dr Kirubi…travelled to the United States for further investigations on Monday.”

Mr Mworia, however, dismissed reports that Kirubi’s condition was critical, stating that the businessman was doing well.

“Instead, Dr Kirubi, whom I spent time with on Monday and saw off at the airport, and have spoken to on multiple occasions since, remains in good spirits and actively engaged on business matters in his usual endearing fashion,” Mworia divulged.

Kirubi is the majority shareholder of the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)-listed Centum Investments, with a 28.64 percent stake.

His business interests are in broadcasting, manufacturing and real estate among others.

He also holds leadership positions in at least 10 organizations.

In addition, Mr Kirubi is the Chairman of Brand Kenya, which is meant to promote and market the country to investors and tourists.

-Kenyans .co.ke

 

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Kenyans blame KWS for the death of migratory bird from Finland

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By JUDITH GICOBI

Kenyans are blaming Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) for the death of the Osprey, which flew close 7000kms from Finland to Kenya.

The online users are accusing KWS of meddling with the bird’s normal migration pattern while others are questioning KWS and the government involvement over the issue.

The bird was found last week in West Imbo Location, Usalu Village, Bondo Sub County in Siaya County, and rescued, but it died underKWS’s care over the weekend.

Some joked about the death and posted its obituary on social media.

KWS said the bird had severe dehydration, weak and emaciated after the long flight, and it had minor injuries from being trapped by the fishing net.

Some of the Kenyans comments;

 

 

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Babu Owino freed from Industrial area remand prison after depositing Sh2.5 million bail

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By JUDITH GICOBI

Paul Ongili, Embakasi East MP, alias Babu Owino, was released on Tuesday evening from Industrial Area Remand Prison after the court accorded him a cash bail of Sh10 million.

The MP is facing charges for shooting and wounding Felix Orinda, alias DJ Evolve. He was released from the remand prison after paying a deposit of Sh2.5 million as an installment of his cash bail.

Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi on Monday granted Babu Owino a KSh10 million cash bail, which he was to pay in four installments in the next four months.

According to the magistrate, the money will be used to cover the victim’s hospital bill, and the rest will be the bail amount. Owino has been banned from taking any narcotics or alcohol in a public setting. 

Babu Owino, on 17th January, pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges and behaving disorderly. He was detained for seven days before Monday’s bail ruling.

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No one can stop me, Uhuru says on BBI

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By JUDITH GICOBI

President Kenyatta has maintained that he will not tolerate anyone who hinders his quest to leave a united nation when he retires. 

The president was speaking at the launch of Simba Cement factory in Salgaa, Nakuru County on Tuesday, where he said his mission to unite Kenyans through the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) could not be stopped.

“Let’s not be afraid of coming together. It is what is necessary for stability and to move this country forward. I will not be shaken. That is where I am and I will continue on that path until Kenyans have peace, not living in fear every five years,” said Kenyatta.

“We want Kenyans to vote, go home, eat ugali and chapati, wait for the results and be at work the next day without any bloodshed.” 

He urged other elected leaders to shun politics and concentrate of working for Kenyans. 

“On this journey, no one can stop me. I’ve said this before. On this journey we will get to our destination,” he added.

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