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South Africans greet Oscar Pistorius’ five-year prison sentence with shock and disappointment
Women’s rights groups campaigning on behalf of Steenkamp said they were very disappointed.
They had hoped for a harsher sentence.
Pistorius was sentenced to five years imprisonment at the Pretoria High Court
He was found guilty of culpable homicide
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga back in the country after being away for two weeks
5 Somalia Nationals Arrested By Police In Bungoma
They were travelling by a bus to Nairobi through the Malaba border
Kisumu County Assembly Speaker Impeached
The Speaker was accused among other things taking the mace to the police station thus paralyzing operations of the assembly
President Uhuru Kenyatta today attends an Inter Governmental Authority on development, IGAD summit in Juba, South Sudan.
Friday, 07 June 2013 14:55

Nurses Cry Foul Over Shortage Of Birth Attendants Featured

The rollout of free maternal care across the country has caused a strain on service delivery at government hospitals with the National Nurses Association of Kenya now raising the red flag about shortage of skilled birth attendants. The association's chairperson Jeremiah Maina says currently there are just about 39 thousand licensed nurses against a population of over 40 million Kenyans. The association is now urging the government to empower counties to employ more nurses to offer free maternal health services. Maina says devolving health services will not succeed without engaging more nurses otherwise the delivery of quality services will remain a mirage.

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