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Firebrand Blogger Dikembe Disembe Released From Remand

Main Topix: Dikembe Disembe - Nairobi Court
Alai Dikembe.jpg Last Friday, blogger Seth Odongo was charged with hate speech in a Nairobi court and detained at the Industrial Area Prison after he failed to raise the exorbitant Ksh5 million bond or Ksh 2 million cash bail.

Calum officially enters Arsenal's Chambers

CHAMBERS OFFICIAL LONDON, July 28- Calum Chambers has joined Arsenal from Southampton on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.

Safaricom ordered to open its M-Pesa platform

Main Topix: Communications Authority Of Kenya - Central Bank Of Kenya
Kenya’s communications regulator Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) has ordered Safaricom to open its M-Pesa platform following a petition Airtel Kenya filed earlier this year accusing Safaricom of unfair competition.
Safaricom ordered to open M-Pesa platform   Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

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Banks post Sh37bn pre-tax profit in second quarter

Main Topix: Kenya Banks Reference Rate - Annual Percentage Rate
NAIROBI, Kenya, July 28 – The Kenya banking sector has recorded 12 percent increase in profit before tax to Sh37.03 billion in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the first quarter of 2014 that recorded Sh33.4 billion.
Safaricom ordered to open M-Pesa platform   Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

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Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes, say scientists

Fist Bumps, Famously Employed By US President Barack Obama And His Wife Michelle, Are Thought To Be More Hygienic Due To Their Shorter Duration And Smaller Contact Area CFM NEWS LONDON, July 28 – Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found....

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Don't neglect Kisumu, youths tell Uhuru

The Kisumu Youth And Business Community Association Says President Kenyatta Should Visit The Region And Interact With The Local Youths Saying They Feel Neglected By The Jubilee Government FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, July 28 – Youths in Kisumu are urging President Uhuru Kenyatta to visit the city and listen to challenges affecting the locals.

University student charged with killing girlfriend

JKUAT first year student Marcel Jumaane Dalance,19, at the Milimani law courts on July 28, 2014.

Kenyans chatting more, talking less on phone - report

A new report by Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) indicates that Kenyans are chatting more online on mobile phones and the number of internet subscriptions has grown by 1.3 per cent by March 2014.

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