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2014-07-22 Defence Force Twitter Accounts Hacked - Again
[The Star]The government has said that all twitter accounts belonging to the Kenya Defence Forces have been restored.

2014-07-22 250 Kenyan Girls Say No to Female Circumcision
[Key Correspondents]As the Girl Summit in London calls for an end to female genital mutilation, some Kenyan communities are finding new ways to celebrate their girls reaching womanhood.

2014-07-22 Communication Privacy Under Threat From Government Spy Agency
[CIO]The National Intelligence Service could soon have complete access to your mobile phone messages and emails if a Bill proposing the removal of a requirement mandating them to first get court warrants before accessing any citizen's private messages sails through National Assembly.

2014-07-22 Listen to Health Permanent Secretary About Dispensaries
[The Star]THE Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Fred Segor, has asked county governments and MPs not to set up new dispensaries.

2014-07-22 New Curfew Criticised, Relaxed After Weekend Attacks Hit Lamu and Mombasa
[Sabahi]Garissa and Julius Kithuure in Nairobi -Lamu County was the scene of yet another deadly attack at the weekend claimed by al-Shabaab, prompting local authorities to impose a month-long night-time curfew in the region in an attempt to get the security situation under control.

2014-07-22 Gun Attack Claims Two More Lives in Mombasa 48 Hours After Likoni Shooting
[The Star]Two people have been confirmed dead and two others injured following a shooting incident in Sega bar, Majengo area of Mombasa county.

2014-07-22 Protest Letter to PCEA Moderator Rt. Rev. David Gathanju On Destruction of Kibagare Wetland
[Fahamu]Two members of civil society were attacked and wounded by goons hired by the Presbyterian Church of East Africa last Saturday when they visited Kibagare wetland where PCEA has begun construction of luxury apartments. Now civil society wants the PCEA leadership to stop the destruction of the wetland

2014-07-22 MP Dori Blames Coast Woes On Land Ownership
[The Star]MSAMBWENI MP Suleiman Dori has blamed insecurity and unemployment in the Coast on land ownership problems.

2014-07-22 Defence, Interior Ministries 'Illegally Gave Sh750 Million to NIS'
[The Star]THE Defence and Interior ministries are on the spot for illegally transferring funds to the National Intelligence Service in the 2012/2013 financial year. According to the auditor general, the now Interior and National Coordination Ministry transferred some Sh400 million to NIS during the period.

2014-07-22 Five Students in Court for Gouging Eye of Form One Student
[The Star]Five form four students from Terige High School in Nandi were on Monday charged with gouging out the eye of their colleague.

2014-07-22 Executives Will Be Probed By Kilifi Reps
[The Star]KILIFI MCAs have passed a law to allow them to summon county executives.

2014-07-22 Rwanda Warns Kenya Opposition
[The Star]RWANDA is concerned by the insecurity and threats posed by terrorists in Kenya. The Speaker of its Senate, Jean Damascene Ntawukuliryayo, said the security situation in Kenya creates a threat peace in the region.

2014-07-22 Cord to Name Spokesmen
[The Star]CORD leaders Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang'ula are planning to name sectoral spokespeople in the next few days. The decision to name spokespeople is aimed at re-energising the coalition's leadership in Parliament, as Raila and Kalonzo lead it from outside.

2014-07-22 First Pan African Women-in-Tech Meetup Set for August
[CIO]The first Pan- African Women in Tech meet-up is set to take place on August 2, 2014.

2014-07-22 Five Students in Court On Eye-Gouging Charge
[The Star]Five form four students from Terige High School in Nandi were yesterday charged with gouging out the eye of their colleague.

2014-07-22 Al-Shabaab Frees Crew of Hijacked Kenyan Ship
[Sabahi]Al-Shabaab militants in Meyraley have freed the crew of the Kenyan merchant ship MV Jamila, saying they are Muslims, Somalia's Radio Dalsan reported Saturday (July 19th).

2014-07-22 Ruto Calls for Investigation Into Police Recruitment Drive
[Sabahi]Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto has called for a thorough investigation into the recent police recruitment exercise, which the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) claimed was marred with corruption and irregularities, Kenya's Capital FM reported Saturday (July 19th).

2014-07-22 Education Ps 'Told Varsities to Pay Staff'
[The Star]PUBLIC universities will, have to pay nine months salary arrears arising from the 2010-13 collecting bargaining agreements.

2014-07-22 Four Thugs Shot Dead At Parklands
[The Star]Four suspected thugs have been shot dead by police near MP Shah Hospital, Parklands.

2014-07-22 Kimaiyo Retracts On Lamu Curfew, Allows Night Prayers
[The Star]Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo has said Muslims in Lamu will be allowed to observe prayers during the holy month of Ramadan despite an an order placing Lamu County under a month-long 6.30pm to 6.30am curfew from Sunday, July 20.

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