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Uhuru Defends Kenyatta’s Family, denies links to offshore accounts

President Uhuru Kenyatta has made his voice known on the Pandora Papers expose that was aired on October 3. The Head of State, while responding to the investigative piece, said that it did not directly link him to any offshore account or business. Uhuru defended his family, saying no evidence has been produced suggesting any wrongdoing. Uhuru made the remarks while responding to questions by journalists from international media in the U.S., where he is on a two-day official visit – Standard

Uproar at mandatory SGR cargo rule

Traders, transporters and a section of Mombasa politicians are protesting a government decision to reintroduce mandatory cargo delivery via the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Mombasa port. All importers, whose cargo is destined for Nairobi, must deliver it via the SGR to the Nairobi Inland Container Depot. The Kenya Transporters Association (KTA) and other stakeholders say the decision will paralyse Mombasa’s economy further – Nation