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  • 25 Jul 2017 - Do you have a messy computer desktop? Or perhaps know someone who does? Well, as you check out the slideshow below you will almost likely hear the strains of Michael Jackson’s ‘ you are not alone…’ in the background and feel encouraged. Cluttered desktops...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - Android has an emoji problem. It something that’s been nearly as tricky to fix. Because of Android handset makers’ inconsistent updates, not only do many Android users not get new software updates in a timely manner, they don’t get new emoji at the same time as their...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - An epic battle of tech minds is about to go down. Mark Zuckerberg just commented on artificial intelligence, saying people who warn of “doomsday scenarios” regarding AI are “pretty irresponsible.” This did not sit well with Elon Musk, who returned fire on Twitter,...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged supporters to turn out in large numbers on August 8th to vote for him and other Jubilee candidates. The President made the call as he returned to Nyeri and Murang’a counties to drum up support for the Jubilee Party. He said...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - Google has begun rounding up information about unfolding natural disasters, terrorism and other crises within its Search and Maps tools. Visitors will be shown updates from authorities, news articles, emergency telephone numbers and other useful information in a...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By PSCU First Lady Margaret Kenyatta took the message of empowerment to the coast region Tuesday where she asked the women to vote for a President committed to their progress. She said by choosing President Uhuru Kenyatta during the August 8 elections, the women will...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - Vihiga County Governor Moses Akaranga has moved to court to challenge the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) decision to fine him half a million shillings for contravening the electoral code of conduct. The governor says the electoral body in...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By Christine Muchira/Release   Health Cabinet Secretary Dr. Cleopa Mailu says the media has a vital role in collectively shaping how citizens view government decisions and policies and can be utilized to set the health agenda to the public. Health Cabinet Secretary,...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - As malicious hackers mount ever more sophisticated attacks, China is about to launch a new, “unhackable” communications network – at least in the sense that any attack on it would be quickly detected. The technology it has turned to is quantum cryptography, a radical...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By Edward Kabasa/Christine Muchira Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiangi says his ministry will push to retain Kiswahili as a compulsory subject in the new curriculum. Matiangi argues that Kiswahili remains key in the integration of the East African...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - Kenya needs to increase her spending on infrastructure by 41 percent to Ksh32 trillion in order to meet her infrastructure needs by the year 2040 as well as the Sustainable Development Goals. According to the Global Infrastructure Outlook, Kenya is projected to spend...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By Marie Yambo Three inmates at Kodiaga Maximum Prison have been admitted to hospital after developing cholera-like symptoms. According to prison’s Assistant Commissioner Martin Akwanyi one of the inmates was admitted at the prison’s dispensary after suffering from...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - Plans to import maize from Zambia have inched closer with the country expected to sign contracts with 24 companies to facilitate the process. Zambia is expected to export 1.1 million bags maize to three East African countries with the bulk coming to Kenya. Zambia will...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By Kennedy Langa’t/Christine Muchira National men’s volleyball team has booked a ticket in this year’s Africa youth championships that will be held in Egypt, later in the year. The team qualified after a 3-1 victory over host’s Rwanda at the Amahoro indoor Stadium...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - Former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission- IEBC Commissioner Thomas Letangule is advising the current office holders to ensure that all the equipment to be used on voting day are tested before the big day. Letangule says failure to test their equipment in...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has commenced an intense 12-day tour of Kenya, to meet fellow citizens from all walks of life, in all regions of the country. This will be the second round of an all counties campaign. Last Sunday, the President completed a 14-counties blitz...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By O’Brien Kimani Safaricom has picked Brian Wamatu to replace Ronald Webb who has resigned from the company as the head of Mpesa. The company says Webb who joined the company a year ago from Equity Bank is going back to United Kingdom without divulging more details...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By Claire Wanja The Equity Bank Chess Team left for Egypt to represent Kenya in the 2017 African Clubs Champions Cup in Cairo over the weekend. The team of 9 was flagged off by the Chess Kenya Federation Treasurer Gilbert Wandera to participate at the 10-day tourney...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By BBC Romelu Lukaku says he wants to create his “own history” at Manchester United. The Belgium striker, 24, joined the Red Devils for £75m earlier this month, after scoring 25 Premier League goals for Everton last season. Lukaku, the first foreign player to score 80...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By BBC West Ham have completed the £16m signing of striker Javier Hernandez from German club Bayer Leverkusen. The former Manchester United forward has signed a three-year contract. In May, Hernandez – widely known by the nickname Chicharito, which means ‘little pea...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By BBC Justin Bieber has cancelled the rest of his Purpose World Tour because of “unforeseen circumstances”, his publicist has said. The move will affect 14 dates in Asia and North America over the next three months. Bieber has performed more than 150 shows since the...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By BBC A controversial new book about the last days of former South African President Nelson Mandela has been withdrawn by the publisher. Mandela’s family had complained that the book, written by his doctor of almost 10 years, contained personal details. The publisher...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - By BBC Teenagers caught carrying out hacking and cyber-attacks could soon be attending a rehab camp that aims to divert them away from a life of crime. The first weekend camp for offenders was held in Bristol this month as part of the National Crime Agency’s (NCA)...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - Israel has removed metal detectors from outside a holy site in East Jerusalem after uproar from Palestinians over their recent introduction. Israel’s security cabinet voted early on Tuesday to remove and replace them with less obtrusive surveillance. There were deadly...
  • 25 Jul 2017 - A Japanese woman has died of a tick-borne disease caught from a cat, in what is thought to be the first such mammal to human transmission. Japan’s health ministry said the woman in her 50s had been helping a weakening stray cat when she was bitten. Ten days later, she...

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