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VIDEO: Shock as man plays guitar while doctors perform brain surgery on him Standard

An Indian musician played the guitar on the operating table to help doctors treat involuntary muscle spasms in his fingers. Abhishek Prasad was asked to play every time doctors “burnt” a circuit in his brain to treat what is commonly known as “musician’s dystonia”. The condition causes painful spasms, twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. Mr Prasad said that he was able to play with ease after the surgery. “By the sixth burn, my fingers opened up. I was normal on the operating table itself,” Mr Prasad said after doctors removed the stitches on his head on Thursday, a…

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VIDEO: Uhuru promises Raila a Cabinet position in August Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday told Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga to stop interfering with the work of Cabinet secretaries and other government  officers. The President said the officers were “junior” to the National Super Alliance coalition flagbearer and that he should leave them to work. Speaking in Taveta town,  the Head of State also offered to appoint Mr Odinga to his Cabinet should the Jubilee Party win the August 8 General Election. President Kenyatta was reacting to Mr Odinga’s claim that acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i was working with Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to rig the polls in favour…

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VIDEO: Another high profile Kenyan, former powerful minister Nicholas Biwott dies Standard

Leaders from all political divides have mourned the death of former minister Nicholas Biwott, who passed on today. Led by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the leaders described Biwott as a dedicated civil servant who spent his life selflessly serving the nation in various capacities. President Uhuru, in his message of condolence, said the diligence and intelligence of the ex-minister saw him shine during his tenure in the government.  “These are the qualities that he put at the disposal of the Presidents he served, and of his countrymen. They were balanced by his private warmth, his wit, his attention to detail, and his love of…

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VIDEO AND MULTIPLE PHOTOS: A Colorful Diaspora wedding held in Kenya Standard

BY ESTHER WANJOHI Our wedding brought many people together. Professor Cuthbert traveled from Kansas City MO to attend our May 20, 2017 wedding in Nairobi Kenya! As preparation to my current doctoral program, Professor Cuthbert taught me a subject known as “Futuring” which I think should be taught to everyone. “Futuring” is an attempt to make accurate predictions of what the future may hold. According to Edward Cornish (2004), there are now proven-techniques for exploring the future. Among the skills that can be acquired and used in Futuring is Foresight because it enables us to discern and anticipate risks and…

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VIDEO: Nkaissery was assassinated, Mutahi Ngunyi boldly declares Standard

Our Hypothesis on Nkaissery’s Death and the On-going civilian Coup by the Judiciary. Waiters who served Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery at the Bomas of Kenya bar are among people being interviewed in the probe into the death of the powerful internal security Cabinet secretary. Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro also revealed on Sunday that police bodyguards assigned to the CS were also being questioned by detectives pursuing a line of sudden death. “According to the Criminal Procedure Code, sudden death must be investigated, even if it was sicknesses or accident,” Mr Muhoro said. AUTOPSY Even though he appeared to…

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VIDEO: I am as fit as a fiddle, says Raila after being discharged from hospital Standard

Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he is healthy, moments after being discharged from Mombasa Hospital after being treated for stomach pains. Before being taken to hospital, Mr Odinga had addressed a series of rallies in Kilifi County. “I am as fit as a fiddle. I have been discharged to go to Nairobi to continue with my campaigns. “I had stomach pains, which have since disappeared after getting treatment,” Mr Odinga said during a press briefing after being discharged. Mr Odinga had arrived at Moi International Airport, Mombasa, in two helicopters accompanied by co-principals Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and…

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VIDEO: Emotional DP Ruto narrates how Kalonzo told them they would be jailed for 10 years Standard

It is the stuff of a political thriller, with all the cynical intrigues and power plays that Kenyans never get to see play out. In an interview on Citizen TV on Sunday night, Deputy President William Ruto recounted a tense meeting between him, former Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka, President Uhuru Kenyatta (then Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance) and tender baron Jimi Wanjigi. Mr Ruto claimed that Mr Musyoka told him and Mr Kenyatta quite bluntly that they should make way for him to run for President because they were going to jail anyway. “You will be in jail for 10 years,” Mr…

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