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  • 25 Sep 2017 - Embakasi East MP Paul Owino aka Babu Owino is in police custody in relation to abusive remarks on the President. He is alleged to have made the remarks while addressing rallies in Kawangware. Officers at the DCI headquarters are studying the clip that captured the...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Sports drink Gatorade has agreed to pay $300,000 (£220,000) to the state of California over an app called Bolt! which featured a character based on Olympic medallist Usain Bolt. In the game Bolt had to drink Gatorade to enhance his performance while water slowed him...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Hackers working for the so-called Islamic State are bad at coding and hiding what they do, suggests research. They produce buggy malware and easily crackable encryption programs, said senior security researcher Kyle Wilhoit at security conference DerbyCon. In...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Clinical officers have now petitioned the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) demanding that it reviews a report categorizing them as  semi-skilled. The clinicians who spoke through their union Secretary General George Gibore and who have since downed their...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday said the ballot box was the only path to the presidency and those in the opposition angling for power sharing were doomed to fail. Speaking in Chuka, in his vote-rich Tharaka Nithi stronghold, as he returned to campaign for fresh...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - An Egyptian woman once believed to be the world’s heaviest has died in the United Arab Emirates. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty had travelled to India earlier this year for bariatric weight loss surgery. Local media reported that she had lost more than 300kg (660lb) of her...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Twenty five Kenyan physicians will on Tuesday commence a 3-day residential Oncology clinical training course in Machakos as part of the East African Development Bank (EADB) Medical and Training Fellowship that seeks to step up the fight against non-communicable...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Imperial Bank depositors have written to the Central Bank of Kenya with a list of demands they want met in a bid to recover billions lost after the bank’s 2015 closure by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). The depositors want CBK held legally responsible for the...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - #PizzaFest – Nairobi’s annual Pizza Festival begins on September 28th with over 60 participating restaurants  Written by Sam Kariuki Photos By: Jackson Mnyamwezi In a year filled with politics, #Pizzafest comes as a much-needed respite. Thank God for the third annual...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) CEO Halakhe Waqo has written to Director of Public Prosecutions to provide the names of nominees from his office to join a multi agency probe team to commence investigations into the conduct of the registrar of the...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has said elections are conducted for the interests of the citizens and not for an individual. Speaking Monday afternoon in Embu town where he addressed a Jubilee campaign rally, President Kenyatta said the constitution is clear that it is the...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has denied reports published in a section of the media indicating that its Chairperson, Wafula Chebukati, fired his Personal Assistant on Sunday over leakage of crucial internal memos. Reliable sources indicate that...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - The National Land Commission is this week expected to commence compensation of the remaining 387 affected land owners in Makueni County where Thwake Dam will be constructed. Irrigation Principal Secretary Zeinab Hussein says the national government has released 440...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Small and medium-size enterprises have suffered the most from the ongoing political uncertainty. This is according to the Kenya Association of Manufacturers CEO Phyllis Wakiaga, who notes that the last quarter of the year is normally good for business and investors...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Vision 2030 Director General Julius Muia says the government has invited firms to construct a mega outsourcing center at the Konza City with a capacity to hold more than 7,000 agents. Kenya’s economic blueprint vision 2030 singles out business process outsourcing (BPO...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Experts in the fight against malaria have called for a coordinated approach among east Africa member states. Speaking during a health forum in Tanzania, the experts attributed challenges in realizing a malaria free society to lack of harmony in the ongoing war. In...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Gor Mahia have opened a twelve point gap at the top of the Sportpesa Premier League table and are almost certain of clinching the 2017 title. Gor Mahia are 12 points above second placed Sofapaka who have played a game more. “Kogallo” defeated Tusker over the weekend...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - London Mayor Sadiq Khan says Uber has bought “unfair pressure” on Transport for London (TfL), with an “army” of PR experts and lawyers. The Mayor says Uber has made “aggressive” threats about taking TfL to court. On Friday, TfL denied it a new licence to operate in...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - A section of religious leaders are now calling on actors across the political divide to desist from intimidating the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission – IEBC ahead of the fresh presidential poll. The Archbishop of the African Independent Pentecostal...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Brexit Secretary David Davis will lead the UK team of negotiators into their fourth round of talks with EU officials in Brussels on Monday. It will be the first opportunity for the European delegation to respond to Theresa May’s speech in Florence. Mrs May aimed to...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - The United States has expanded its controversial travel ban to include people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad. The White House said the restrictions follow a review of information sharing by foreign governments. Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term while nationalists have made a historic surge in federal elections. Her conservative CDU/CSU bloc has seen its worst result in almost 70 years but will remain the largest in parliament. Its current...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - A masked gunman was stopped mid-attack by an “extraordinarily brave” church usher after killing one person near Nashville, Tennessee. The suspect shot and injured himself during a struggle with 22-year-old Robert Caleb Engle, who was struck in the face by the suspect’...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - At least 19 people died in the disaster after police fired tear gas at fans as they tried to push their way into Cairo’s Air Defence stadium Twelve others have sentenced to between two and 10 years for their part in the tragedy, two others were acquitted. The incident...
  • 25 Sep 2017 - Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played as doubles partners for the first time on the second day of the inaugural Laver Cup in Prague. Swiss Federer and Spaniard Nadal, who have won a combined 35 Grand Slam titles, are part of a Europe side playing a World team over...

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