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  • 23 Apr 2018 - Embattled electoral commission CEO Ezra Chiloba did not give satisfactory answers when questioned over alleged malpractice on procurement of election material necessitating being sent on compulsory leave, the court was told yesterday.IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Kenyans will have a chance to pay the last respects to the second-liberation icon Kenneth Matiba on tomorrow and Thursday.The funeral committee, however, did not give details on whether the former opposition maverick will be cremated or buried.The family is yet to...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Is former Kenya Airways CEO Titus Naikuni doing some work for Magadi Soda? Some senior officials at Kajiado County are unhappy with whatever the former Magadi soda CEO is trying to do. Those in the know tell corridors that the former PS in the Moi adminstration has...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The government is pushing a law change to allow the National Youth Service to engage in commercial activities weeks after venturing into the transport sector.The proposal contained in the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2018 if passed will transform...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Kenya has made a new commitment to put at least 80 per cent of all people living in malaria prone areas on treated mosquito nets.The commitment was made during the Malaria Summit in London attended by 14 heads of state and government, including President Uhuru...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka will lead a delegation to meet retired President Daniel Moi at the latter’s Kabarak home this week.Sources said the meeting was rescheduled from last Friday “because Mzee’s diary could not allow it.” “Kalonzo’s formal request was accepted...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The freeze on recruitment in the public service is to blame for the high rate of unemployment among youths, the Public Service Commission has said.The PSC has asked Parliament to lift the freeze, which it blames for the management crisis in most statutory...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The government has far-reaching legal proposals to align legislation with its ambitious plan to cover major cities and towns.The National Social Security Fund is expected to be the driver of the projects. The government is proposing to amend the NSSF Act 2013 to...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Business in Kakamega town will experience “minimal interruptions” from today to Friday due to high-profile guests attending the Fifth Annual Devolution Conference.Western region coordinator Anne Ng’etich yesterday said there will be interruptions to traffic flow in...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The Jubilee administration is planning to raid the coffers of employers to fund its ambitious universal health care project which is part of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four agenda. In what is likely to trigger uproar from the private sector, the state wants to...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Confusion marred the first day of the Fifth Devolution Conference in Kakamega after it emerged some counties had not paid for their delegates.Long queues could be seen at Amalemba Primary School, which was the venue for the accreditation. Those in the queues...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Eleven people have been charged with the murder of a Kisii-based pastor.The suspects were accused of killing Esther Bochaberi last month. Bochaberi's decomposing body was discovered in a sugarcane plantation in Awendo, Migori county, two weeks ago.She had been missing...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Activist Okiya Omtatah yesterday moved to court challenging the single sourcing and direct procurement of private service providers on e-Citizen platform, saying it was arbitrarily done.Omtatah also wants money raised through the platform and how it is utilised made...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Death and injury caused by snakebite will no longer be compensated if the proposed amendment to the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, 2013 is approved.The amendment says death and injury caused by poisonous snake, shark, stone fish, whale, stingray and wild...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The Tanzanian government has been urged to strengthen its anti-FGM laws to discourage Kenyans who cross over for the outlawed practice. Public Service Chief Administrative Secretary Rachael Shebesh said Kenyans living in Kuria on the Kenya-Tanzania border are moving...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The government needs to spur economic growth by revamping bread and butter sectors that are pillars of the economy, analysts have said.According to analysts at ICEA Lion Group, agriculture, transport, trade and manufacturing sectors need to be prioritised in order to...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Would you like to grow your business? This could be the opportunity to see your business rake in up to double what it has been making as the Radio Africa Group launches a new product tomorrow. The Market Plus 2018 package will ensure the client gets noticed on all...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Property developer Home Afrika is seeking to raise Sh1.8 billion from a strategic investor before end of the year in bid to complete stalled projects.Speaking to the Star on the sidelines of an investors forum yesterday, Home Afrika Chief executive Dan Awendo said the...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - It is only 11 o’clock in the morning. The spring curious visitors' steps cannot be ignored. The joy with which shoppers happily push their trollies, comparing prices and picking items, is a sight to behold. Older shoppers, their domestic workers in tow in their...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - A 52-year-old breast cancer survivor is campaigning in Murang’a county to create awareness of the treatable disease.Miriam Wambui from Kangema has been battling cancer since 2009. She wants to give hope to other patients and educate residents.Yesterday, Wambui told...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - A team of US doctors has successfully carried out the world's first total transplant of a penis and scrotum.Surgeons at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, performed the operation on a soldier who had been wounded by a bomb in Afghanistan.They used a...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - A white van killed at least two people and injured seven when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, according to police, hospital officials and a Reuters witness.The incident occurred just before 1:30 p.m. (1730 GMT) as large...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - A man charged will illegal firearms possession schemed to have ammunition recovered in his sister’s house to cause her deportation, a court has heard.An investigating officer told Mombasa senior principal magistrate Charles Ndegwa that Noor Mohamed wanted his sister...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The Narok-Mai Mahiu road has been rendered impassable after floodwaters cut off the section on Monday evening. The police in Narok asked motorists to use alternative routes until the situation is rectified. Dozens of travellers were stranded for a better part of...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate left hospital with smiles on Monday carrying their newborn son, less than 7 hours after his birth.Carrying the baby boy in a car seat, William and Kate smiled and waved to a crowd of well-wishers outside the hospital before...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - NEMA has ordered at least 15 Kiamaiko slaughterhouses closed effective Tuesday.  The National Environment Management Authority on Monday said the abattoirs are the major cause of pollution of Nairobi River. Njoki Mukiri, an official, said the slaughterhouses lack a...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The government has projected that close to 100,000 jobs will be created after the Sh1.5 billion East Africa Breweries Limited plant in Kisumu is complete. Industrialisation CS Adan Mohamed on Monday said he is pleased with the progress of the plant's construction...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - A section of church leaders now want to be included in the dialogue committee named by President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga.Evangelical Association of Kenya (EAK) bishops said majority of Kenyans have trust in the church hence the push for their...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino has urged the Court of Appeal to overturn the High court decision which nullified his election in August last year.Through his lawyers James Orengo and Jackson Awele, the legislator told the court that Justice Joseph...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Yusuf Abdi Noor is painfully coming to terms with the death of his eldest daughter who was killed in Syria while fighting for ISIS in 2016.All the 50-year-old is left with is a call log that reminds him of the final moments he had with his daughter Shamisa Noor in...

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