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With Mercury Sugar In Kenya, Lawyer Donald Kipkorir Now Imports His Own Sugar From The UK

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When Interior CS Matiang’i appeared before the parliamentary committee today to answer in the sugar saga, hthey made a conflicting report to his previous assertion that the impounded contraband sugar was contaminated with mercury. This sent cold chills amongst many Kenyans given the complications of such an ingestion that would come with including organs shutting. Matiang’i, contradicted by saying his statement was as only cautionary and that final tests are yet to affirm his claims.

While this could be a sigh to many who fear having been poisoned or  exposed, some people are just not buying it and taking anything into chances. Lawyer Kipkorir better known by his peers as DBK, is as always setting the bar too high once again. He’s importing his own sugar and don’t get it wrong, he’s not bringing it from Brazil like the sugar barons , he’s importing it from the United Kingdom in not outrageous amount but little fir his own consumption.

A post from his Facebook page.

Kipkorir has openly criticized and castigated the importers of poisonous sugar and had not shied away from calling for the prosecution of billionaire Jaswant Rai of West Kenya Sugar Company found to have been amongst the largest importers of the controversial sugar. Rai who is in the limelight fir state capture given his vast influence, took advantage of the free tax window period and imported a whole 180,000 Metric Tonnes of sugar.

There have been numerous calls for the arrest and prosecution of Rai and associates for the hazardous exposure by sugar posed to the public. Rai owns Kabras Sugar which so far has been boycotted by many consumers despite dominating market shelves having been flagged as being the brand used in repackaging the lethal sugar.

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While those privileged like DBK have array of options to go for, poor Kenyans who are hand tied have less but stuck with the controversial sweetener. The Rai and group are yet to be grilled by parliament and definitely get to be taken into action by the authorities.

While their fate roams in uncertainty given influence in government, one thing remains that the 1.3m MT of sugar dumped in Kenya will disrupt the economies that rely on the sugar industry and the health implications from this sugar is here to stay.


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Joash Ombati The Brave Police Officer Who Took On Two Thugs And Recovered Sh400,000 Feted

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Ombati receiving a badge of honour from President Kenyatta.

Two suspects, Sameer Abdulaziz Kassim and Peter Kavoli Musili had posed as traders of construction materials on OLX.

They reportedly duped Amos Charo Saroan, an unsuspecting customer from Voi then robbed him.

Amos Charo traveled from Voi and met the duo in Nairobi CBD, then drove towards Westlands but he was pushed out of the speeding car after giving them KSh 732,000, an incident witnessed by Ombati.

Administration Police Constable Joash Ombati who was guarding a bank nearby, boarded a taxi to chase after the suspects.

Ombati receives his promotion.

The Police officer shot in the air forcing the thieves to surrender before he handcuffed them as members of the public watched with many urging him to shoot dead the suspects.

Mr. Ombati remained calm even as a furious mob urged him to shoot and kill.

He managed to recover Sh400,000 which was part of the Sh732,000 that the suspects had stolen from the complainant Mr Amos Charo.

Ombati would then be awarded by Interior CS Matiang’i for his bravery the government was given the heroic AP a Distinguished Service Award in November 2018 barely a month after his commendable work.

That wasn’t the end, Joash Ombati who single-handedly pursued two thugs in Nairobi and recovered KSh 400,000 has just been promoted to the rank of Corporal from being a AP Constable.

Friends help me Congratulate my brother.


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Grace Msalame Sues Uganda’s Tourism Board For Illegaly Using Her Curvy Photos To Promote Sex Tourism

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Grace Msalame.

Uganda’s Ministry of Tourism unveiled a beauty pageant dubbed ‘Miss Curvy Uganda’ in a bid to promote tourism in the country, the ministry decided to use Kenya’s media personality Grace Msalame as the official face of their Miss Curvy Uganda contest without her knowledge. Whether it was a mistake or deliberate is unknown but now they’ll have to prove it in court.

Grace a media personality in Kenya has distanced herself from the beauty pageant saying she was never part of the program neither did she give consent for her photo to be used in the promotion.

The promotion poster.

In a statement, Msalame says, “I take great exception for the fact that my image and likeliness are being used to propagate, disseminate and encourage objectification of women. I don’t agree nor endorse such a message or anyone who’s a creator of the idea that women’s body are tourist attraction sites.”

Miss Curvy Uganda 2019 Participants.

While announcing that her lawyers are already on legal course for redress, Msalame says, “I reject any association to me that has been unlawfully created by Miss Curvy Uganda 2019 and its agents.”

The media personality claims that her brand has been immensely hit following the publications of her images. “Miss Curvy Uganda’s deliberate and calculated use of my image and likeliness to promote violation of women’s bodies had defamed my character and reputation damaged a brand that I’ve worked for so many years to establish, and subjected me to unwarranted and undeserved cyber bullying.” She says in her statement.


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Club Associated With CS Echesa’s Deported Exotic Dancers Now Wants State To Pay Them Sh48M

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CS Rashid Echesa.

Balle Balle Club In Parklands that flew in the eight deported Pakistani women is now suing the state over the deportation of the dancers by police infringed on its rights and business. The club is seeking to be compensated with Sh48M which they claim was lost as a result of the deportation.

Arguing their case before Justice Luka Kimaru, the club represented by lawyer Evans Ondieki told the court that the dancers had been issued with special permits by the Sports CS Rashid Echesa to perform at the Balle Balle Club during the festive season but were arrested and detained illegally by police.

The court also heard, the girls were bundled out of the club and detained for 36 hours without bathing, which was a violation of their basic rights. They were held as investigations looked into the circumstances and validity of the permits issued by the CS who was alleged to have been involved in the human trafficking racket.

Earlier, the lawyers had sought for the court to compel CS Echesa and Matiang’i to personally compensate the deported girls despite having a standing order to produce them in court. The courts excused the CSs from the Sh9.1M fine and instead summoned detectives who gave out the girls to different state despite the case having been lodged in.

The club is now seeking orders restraining the DCI, DPP and Transnational Organised Crime Unit from entering, harassing, intimidating, arresting or doing anything prejudicial to its directors.


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