Paul Barasa

Sombre mood as 71 fire victims laid to rest in Morogoro

A sombre mood engulfed Morogoro town in Tanzania as dignitaries, friends and relatives gathered to pay their last respect to 71 victims who lost their lives as they tried to siphon fuel from an overturned tanker which went into flames.   Tears flowed freely as mourners witnessed the victims mass burial at Morogoro on Sunday. During […]

Billionaire ends his life in US prison

An American billionaire who was facing sex trafficking charges died on Saturday by committing suicide in his cell.   Confirming the death, the United States Federal Bureau of Prisons authority said Jeffrey Epstein was found motionless in his cell at Metropolitan Correctional Center after allegedly hanging himself. According to the prison’s authority, Epstein was pronounced […]

One arrested in Nyandarua with elephant tusks worth Sh10m

One person was on Saturday arrested with 100 kilograms of elephant tusks worth Sh10 million in Nyandarua County. The suspect, identified as David Ndegwa, was nabbed by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations who were posing as potential customers. Ndegwa was arrested following a tip-off from members of the public, who have launched campaigns aimed […]
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