Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday. Brown was detained Monday on potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions and remained in custody Tuesday, a judicial official said. Investigators have another two days to decide whether to let him go or file preliminary charges. Brown’s publicists at Sony Music would not immediately comment on the complaint or say what Brown, 29, was doing in Paris. Brown has been in repeated legal trouble since pleading guilty to…

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Cardiff City’s New Signing Emiliano Sala was on missing plane

Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft that disappeared from radar in the English Channel last night, French police have confirmed. Air Traffic Control said the aircraft was travelling from Nantes in western France to Cardiff when it went missing. Concerns were raised when the 28-year-old Cardiff forward failed to respond to messages on social media after reports he had been travelling to the UK on Monday. The Argentinian made club history when he was bought for a record fee of £18m on a three-and-a-half year deal…

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President Uhuru Launches kenya’s New Currency

The new currency coins have symbols and not portraits of persons, as is required by the law, and will be circulating alongside existing ones. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Friday issued new generation coins in line with constitutional requirements. President Uhuru Kenyatta officially launched the shilling currency coins in Nairobi. The new currency coins have symbols and not portraits of persons, as is required by the law, and will be circulating alongside existing ones. The new coins — in units of Sh1, Sh5, Sh10 and Sh20 — contain…

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17,000 candidates 2018 KCPE to miss form one slots

So far 31,337 students have already been placed across the 103 national schools. According to data from the ministry, there are 129,168 slots in all the 540 extra county schools and 151,605 slots in 1,030 county schools. Majority of the students will be admitted to 7,085 sub-county schools which have spaces for 647,305 students. Data from the ministry reveals that there are no adequate slots in secondary schools for 9,310 boys and 7,395 girls who sat the examination. The capacity for each school is computed on the basis of 48…

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electricity tokens will not be available from today

Kenya Power pre-paid customers will not be able to upload tokens for the better part of Thursday as the utility firm implements a presidential directive to reduce the cost of power. President Uhuru Kenyatta had last month ordered Energy Secretary Charles Keter to undertake a downward review of electricity tariffs. Kenya Power shut down its pre-paid system Wednesday midnight to facilitate implementation of newly adjusted electricity tariffs. The the system will resume Thursday afternoon. “Our customers on pre-paid system will not be able to vend for electricity tokens during the…

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Real Madrid sack head coach Julen Lopetegui

Real Madrid have sacked head coach Julen Lopetegui after just 14 matches in charge, following a 5-1 defeat against Barcelona on Sunday. Santiago Solari, who is reportedly Real Madrid’s preferred candidate to replace Lopetegui permanently, has been placed in temporary charge. Real have failed to win in the league since beating Espanyol on September 22, losing to Sevilla, Alaves, Levante and drawing with Atletico Madrid, before Sunday’s 5-1 thrashing by Barcelona at the Nou Camp. Lopetegui, 52, has now lost two jobs in the space of less than five months.…

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SHOCK as Sarova Hotels Chairman MS Vohra three family members die in fatal Road Accident.

The Sarova Hotels Chairman, Mohinder Singh Vohra, his wife, daughter and daughter-in-law died on Sunday in a grisly acccident on the Nairobi-Mombasa road. Confirming the accident, Mukaa Police boss Charles Muthui said two of the victims died on the spot while two others perished on arrival to the hospital. Mohinder’s son, Saveer Vohra, who was driving the car at the time of the accident was rushed to the Sultan Hamud hospital before being airlifted to Nairobi. Witnesses recount how the speeding Toyota Prado the family was travelling in veered off…

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10 things you didn’t know about Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen sadly passed away today. In his memory, here are 10 facts about the man that you might not know. When you think of Microsoft and the men behind the company, one name probably comes to mind: Bill Gates. But most Microsoft fans also know that Gates did not found the company on his own, and Paul Allen, a childhood friend of Gates, was the company’s co-founder.   Gates’s name is more synonymous with Microsoft because he stuck with the company for a much longer period. But…

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BUSIA TO CONDUCT DEPARTMENTAL PERFORMANCE CONTRACTING RANKING

Busia County Government will conduct departmental performance contracting (PC) rankings ahead of the national PC rankings for 47 counties to be held soon. Addressing directors and department performance management champions during a performance contracting workshop at Busia Agricultural Training Center on Monday, the County Executive Committee member for Public Service Management Dr. Janet Manyasi said the exercise will help gauge them before the national contest.  “It is not a matter of if we want or if we are ready for it. PC is the way to go; it’s an idea…

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FOLLOW THE LAW, BUSIA GOVERNOR TELLS MCAs

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has told Members of the County Assembly to follow the law to avoid falling into the judgement trap. In a live interview on KTN News from Busia on Friday, the Governor said  the delay to  pay  County  and Ward Bursaries was  because  the rules and regulations had  not been put in place as required by the  Controller of Budgets. “Effecting such payments without following the law is unconstitutional. The rules and regulations have since been passed by the Assembly   to pave way for the release of…

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