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Monday 17th July…

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Over the weekend Former Tanzanian Prime Minister and opposition leader  Edward Lowasa has urged Kenyans to maintain peace and avoid issues that incite the citizenry to violence during and after the August polls. Speaking , Lowasa said political instability in Kenya would affect the entire East African region.

Moving on and The first phase of an initiative to vaccinate livestock in Turkana county against the deadly contagious caprine pluro-pneumonia disease that has crossed over from Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia has now been completed with the second phase expected to begin soon.

Elsewhere and Nairobi Jubilee aspirants are crying foul over the rise of independent candidates in Nairobi county claiming it will only work in the opposition’s favour.
Speaking in Roysambu constituency, area member of parliament Ngugi Wahiyenya who was accompanied by gubernatorial candidate Mike Sonko urged independent candidate peter Kenneth to step down in favour of Sonko.

And finally Kenya has set a new record in the huge number of fans who turned up for the 2017 IAAF world under 18 athletics championships at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi. The country also made history on the track by setting world leading times in different events. The national team finished in a remarkable fourth position on the overall standings with 4 gold, 7 silver and 4 bronze. The nation has proved its capacity to host a major global event as Tony Kwalanda explains in this report.