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DCI boss George Kinoti sentenced to 4 months imprisonment at Kamiti Prisons

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High Court Judge Anthony Mrima has sentenced Directorate of Criminal investigation DCI George Kinoti to serve 4 months imprisonment at Kamiti Maximum Security Prison for contempt of Court.

Kinoti is required to surrender to the maximum facility Prison authorities within 7 days.

This is after  Kinoti defied a court order compelling him to return firearms confiscated from businessman and presidential candidate Jimmy Wanjigi.

The Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai has been ordered to effect the warrants against Kinoti if he fails to surrender himself to the prison facility with seven days.

The contempt of court sentence against Kinoti comes after he failed to present himself in person on Monday, September 27, 2021, in court following a summons by the judge.

Kinoti is accused of disobeying orders issued in January 2019 directing the DCI, Inspector General of Police, and the DPP to return all firearms and ammunition taken from Wanjigi’s residence in 2017

The guns were never returned to the entrepreneur. The court issued further orders to the DCI in February 2021 to assure that Wanjigi would get his firearms back, but the instructions were disregarded.

The sought firearms are one pistol make Smith and Wesson, one Glock pistol, one assault rifle among others which were confiscated from Wanjigi’s home.

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Exciting times for teachers as TSC launches digital leave application system

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On Wednesday, December 1, 2021 The Teachers Service Commission automated its leave application and approval process.

Teachers can now apply for leave and have their applications approved online.

“Our leave application and approval process is now automated. You can apply on this link https://hrmis.tsc.go.ke/tm-app/apply_leave,” the commission announced.

TSC employed teachers are entitled to a 42 days annual leave, often taken during school holidays.

Female teachers are entitled to 90 calendar days of maternity leave from the date of confinement as their male counterparts get a 10 day leave within the period of their spouse’s maternity leave.

Teachers are also allowed a maximum of 15 days compassionate leave to attend to bereavement, sickness, or hospitalization of dependents.

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Thika residents staring at huge losses after floods destroyed properties worth millions

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Several families in Kisii estate in Thika, Kiambu County will be forced to seek alternative areas to shelter after heavy rain wreaked havoc in the area, flooding their homes.

The last few days heavy downpour that has been witnessed in the area have destroyed properties worth millions of shillings.

According to them, poor and old drainage systems are the major cause of flooding in the area. 

Residents now blame political leaders for their misfortunes.

They noted that flooding in the area is a perennial crisis they ought to have addressed a long time ago.

They said that they filled several complaints to both the National and County governments to address the issue but all have fallen on death ears.

“Most of our businesses are now flooded and items therein destroyed. We have lost stock and can not even open the stalls to salvage what has remained,” another local added.

They claimed that cases of Arthritic have been on the rise due to the severe cold in the area.

Parents noted that the raging waters on their children’s way to school forces them to skip school.

The residents are afraid they might contract various diseases including waterborne diseases such as Typhoid and Bilharzia.

To solve the problem, the residents have vowed to fundraise to enable them to construct modern drainage systems.

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Kenyan boy recovers after Uhuru paid for his Sh5 million surgery

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Ethan Macharia, penned an emotional letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2020 asking for financial assistance.

The young boy fell off head first from the first floor of an apartment while playing.

Baby Ethan had been stuck in India where he was undergoing treatment when Uhuru paid for his treatment is now a happy boy after recovering.

Doctors performed surgery on baby Ethan and implanted a special device in his heart to stop him from suffering seizures.

The impact of the fall would cause the child up to 40 violent seizures per day.

Kevin Otiende, a close friend of the family, has now revealed that the young boy is back to enjoying normal life with his peers.

“The surgery was successful. He now has a special device implanted in his heart that stops the attacks.

I was thrilled to find him healthy, doing his homework, before we shared a meal.

His life is now fully back to normal. And God, indeed, sits on His throne,” Otiende expressed.

Kevin Otiende and Ethan Macharia enjoying dinner

The news of President Kenyatta’s intervention was announced by Kenya’s Embassy in India.

Doctors at the Fortis Hospital where Ethan was admitted said they had attempted to control his seizures with several unsuccessful medications

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