Articles by Namisi Cheptai


  • Wetangula threatens to call for protest against 16% fuel tax

    Wetangula threatens to call for protest against 16% fuel tax

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    Bungoma Senator and FORD-Kenya Party leader Moses Wetangula has threatened to call for a protest against the 16 percent value added tax (VAT) imposed ...

  • Deputy OCS lynched after killing bodaboda rider

    Deputy OCS lynched after killing bodaboda rider

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    A senior officer was on Tuesday evening lynched by residents of Binyenya Village in Tongaren Constituency, Bungoma County, after he reportedly shot an...

  • Contraband sugar worth Ksh.250M nabbed in Bungoma

    Contraband sugar worth Ksh.250M nabbed in Bungoma

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    A consignment of contraband sugar worth Ksh.250 million was on Wednesday impounded in the warehouses of Panafrican Paper Mills in Webuye, Bungoma Co...

  • Student allegedly raped at Moi Girls Kamusinga

    Student allegedly raped at Moi Girls Kamusinga

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    Police in Kimilili, Bungoma County, are looking for a teacher from Moi Girls' Kamusinga School who is alleged to have fled after sexually assaulting a...

  • Mt. Elgon killing 'masterminds' accuse MP Kapondi of incitement

    Mt. Elgon killing ‘masterminds’ accuse MP Kapondi of incitement

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    Alleged masterminds of the Mt. Elgon killings now want area MP Fred Kapondi and former Cheptais Deputy County Commissioner Stephen Momanyi in court be...

  • Sirisia MP John Walukhe

    Bungoma leaders in near fistfight over Nzoia Sugar

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    A meeting ended in disarray after a fight almost ensued between two Bungoma leaders over government plans to privatise Nzoia Sugar. Sirisia MP John...

  • Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula has termed his removal as Senate Minority Leader as a “mischievous” ...

    Wetangula to Raila: Why did you meet Uhuru without us?

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    NASA co-principal and Ford-Kenya leader Moses Wetangula says he and his colleagues from the opposition outfit will seek an explanation from Raila Odin...

  • Two beheaded as gang kills 4 in Mt. Elgon night attack

    Two beheaded as gang kills 4 in Mt. Elgon night attack

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    Tension is high in Mt. Elgon region of Bungoma County after four people were shot dead on Sunday night by an eight-member gang. The gang, armed wit...

  • Two killed in Mt. Elgon attack

    Two killed in Mt. Elgon attack

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    Residents of Mt. Elgon area in Bungoma County are now living in fear after a gang believed to be remnants of the outlawed Sabaot Land Defense Force ki...

  • NASA wants Safran-Morpho out

    NASA wants Safran-Morpho out

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    The opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) now wants French biometric system supplier, Safran Morpho, stopped from supplying the Independent Electo...

  • woman beaten by husband

    Woman loses eye, teeth over Ksh150

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    Residents of Kimilili Town in Bungoma County were treated to a horrific incident when a man beat his wife to the point of losing an eye and three teet...

  • National Super Alliance (NASA)

    Western leaders to ditch Jubilee

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    Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka and a section of Western Kenya lawmakers backing the Jubilee Party have pledged to support the opposition outfit NASA if o...

  • Three MPESA robbers nabbed in Bungoma

    Three MPESA robbers nabbed in Bungoma

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    Three suspects were on Tuesday, February 7 arrested in Matulo, Webuye, Bungoma County after Flying Squad officers trailed them for alleged M-PESA frau...

  • Cane poaching leaves two dead in Nzoia

    Cane poaching leaves two dead in Nzoia

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    Cane poaching in the western Kenya sugar belt has turned violent as at least two people have been killed in the battle to secure cane. Farmers in N...

  • Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula has termed his removal as Senate Minority Leader as a “mischievous” ...

    Wetangula slams Uhuru over Ksh5bn Afya House scandal

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    CORD co-principal Moses Wetangula has lashed out at the Jubilee administration over the alleged Ksh5b scandal at Afya House. While accusing Preside...

  • Bungoma police gun down most wanted robber

    Bungoma police gun down most wanted robber

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    Police in Bungoma on Wednesday night gunned down a suspected robber and recovered an AK47 rifle with 23 rounds of ammunition. Bungoma South OCPD, Dav...

  • Ababu Namwamba

    Speak up against Moi University protests, Ababu tells Kenyatta, Ruto

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    Budalangi Member of Parliament Ababu Namwamba has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto to publicly condemn cases of ethnic discr...

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    New Ford Kenya threatens to quit Jubilee merger

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    The New Ford Kenya party has threatened to quit Jubilee, barely a month after it agreed to dissolve in favour of the newly formed political outfit. ...

  • Webuye

    Pan Paper delays reopening to September

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    Pan Paper Mills will delay its reopening until mid September after running into upgrade delays. The Webuye based paper mill which was acquired by t...

  • Terror suspect arrested in Bungoma

    Terror suspect arrested in Bungoma

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    Anti-terror police officers and Bungoma CID detectives have arrested a 20-year-old suspected terrorist. Ishmael Wafula Nyongesa was nabbed at a Bun...

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