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Profiles of NLC bosses exiting amid threat of 2019-02-19 22:21:07They were men and women on whose shoulders the burden of restoring sanity in the land sector was bestowed. The eight National Land Commission commiss

Why Maraga and Lenaola wanted Wajir governor poll 2019-02-19 22:10:02Lack of a university degree and evidence of forged academic qualifications were the reasons Chief Justice David Maraga’s wanted to nullify Wajir

KHELEF KHALIFA AND HASSAN ABDILLE: Solve murders fast 2019-02-19 14:59:33Kenya police in a record six days gave details of a controversial death this month. It was that of activist Carolyne Mwatha who worked with Dandora Co

OKECH KENDO: Is apex court hawking justice? 2019-02-19 14:48:02‘Learned friends’ love demeaning lay views. Their dismissive posturing is a strategy to suppress freedom of expression. But certain legal

Outrage as new sacco tax burden hits savers 2019-02-19 14:47:07Sacco savers yesterday took to social media to express anger after realising that the government will be taking 20 per cent of their dividends in tax

Kenya’s crude oil deposits not enough to run 2019-02-19 14:29:19Crude oil deposits discovered in Kenya are insufficient to justify construction of a refinery, a senior petroleum ministry official said on Tuesday.

Confusion over land payouts for Lower Nzoia Irrigation 2019-02-19 14:07:09The Sh5.3 billion Lower Nzoia Irrigation project is at the centre of a looming storm involving state agencies. Construction of the national governmen

Cataract and traditional beliefs that fuel growth of 2019-02-19 13:46:10Fatuma Ahmed slowly raises her eye lashes to let in sunlight, but quickly closes them. In the second attempt, she squints and blinks several times fo

Morality police can stop beach sex, say clerics 2019-02-19 13:45:17Religious leaders in Mombasa have decried increased cases of minors engaging in “indecent activities” at the beach. The minors, most of w

Couple starts to repay Sh1bn obtained falsely from 2019-02-19 13:44:35A couple accused of defrauding thousands of investors of millions of shillings has started repaying the money, a Kiambu court was told yesterday. Alf

Mexico border wall: 16 US states sue Trump 2019-02-19 03:42:06A coalition of 16 US states led by California is suing President Donald Trump's administration over his decision to declare an emergency to raise fun

Involve clergy in bill to regulate churches, bishop 2019-02-18 23:30:50Churches have called for inclusion in the making of a bill to regulate religious organisations. ‘We support the move to streamline church regul

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This is not Kenya: In Nigeria, elections are 2019-02-20 17:59:00Nollywood is an equal opportunity employer, and the majority of its richest stars are women.

Huduma Namba chance to break ground as truly 2019-02-20 17:59:00With the proposed use of biometric data, verifying identity can take as short as a few minutes — and cost less.

War on sexual violence must not only take 2019-02-20 17:59:00Most victims shy away from speaking out for fear of the assaulters.

Balala answers EACC over Sh100m contract 2019-02-20 17:59:00The minister says the deal helped boost Kenya's image abroad.

THE CUTTING EDGE 2019-02-20 17:59:00Road users should respect one another.

Police chase new angle in Mildred Odira's death 2019-02-20 17:59:00Police detain taxi driver Davis Ochieng’ as a suspect in the murder.

Juma seeks funding to fortify presence abroad 2019-02-20 17:59:00Minister agitates for money to establish 16 new missions.

Contest should make us smell the coffee 2019-02-20 17:59:00More brands have come up and Kenyans have a wide array to choose from.

Stalled projects a big waste 2019-02-20 17:59:00Rotich proposes to prioritise spending on viable projects.

How to end Nairobi traffic gridlocks 2019-02-20 17:59:00Government should explore workable solutions, not the trial and error measures.

Emulate UK in trying Chickengate suspects 2019-02-20 17:59:00The war on corruption and other vices has to be indiscriminate, ruthless and faceless.

Gang hacks woman to death, rapes 3 daughters 2019-02-20 17:59:00The woman's husband taken to Litein AIC Mission Hospital with serious injuries.

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Officer donates Sh56,000 to man who attempted to 2019-02-19 08:10:14An officer who was one of the Dusit Attack rescue team has donated Sh56,000 to assist the man who attempted to escape from KNH

13-year-old hospitalised after gang rape ordeal 2019-02-19 07:44:37A 13-year-old girl is admitted to Longisa County Referral Hospital after she was allegedly gang raped by ten men.

Kenya set to host French President mid next 2019-02-19 07:03:58French President Emmanuel Macron will make a two-day State visit to Kenya mid next month.

Sonko clears bill for man who attempted to 2019-02-19 06:54:27Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko led his team to Kenyatta National hospital and cleared the medical bill of a woman and her baby amounting to Sh56, 937.

Former TV actress now helping the needy in 2019-02-19 06:47:26Renowned former television actress and a hotelier, Carol Anami has started a day care centre to cater for the less fortunate children

NTSA permanently revokes license of truck driver 2019-02-19 06:28:27National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has permanently revoked the driving license of a truck driver who was found culpable for a road acciden

Court frees man who attempted to smuggle baby 2019-02-19 05:43:30Magistrate Caroline Nzibe hands Boniface Murage 3-month suspended sentence: Unable to foot Sh56,000 bill, he smuggled his baby out of KNH.

CS Balala skips EACC grilling on Sh100m expo 2019-02-19 02:30:00Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala yesterday failed to appear before anti-graft agency detectives to record a statement.

13-year-old girl gang-raped by ten men 2019-02-18 19:20:00Authorities said the girl, who was traumised, was receiving counseling following the incident.

Raila calls on researchers to do more in 2019-02-18 19:05:00Scientists argue that they have adopted mechanical methods to combat the weed instead of biological ones

Kibor accuses trader of conning him Sh2.7 million 2019-02-18 19:00:00Eldoret businessman Jackson Kibor yesterday testified before court in a case where a man is charged with defrauding him wheat worth Sh2.7 million.

LSK council overrules president on JSC nomination list 2019-02-18 19:00:00The decision was reached after a long day that deepened the fall out at LSK with two opposing groups clashing over the meeting convened by Mr Gichuhi

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WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX- Traders expect Nigerian naira, Kenyan shilling to 2019-02-07 09:44:07LAGOS, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The Nigerian naira and Kenyan shilling are expected to be stable next week, while the Ugandan shilling and Zambian kwacha are

Radisson Hotel Group to step up expansion in 2019-02-07 08:06:09RABAT, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Radisson Hotel Group plans to operate 130 hotels in Africa by 2022, up from 50 this year as it seeks to reinforce its foothol

Kenya's 15-year Treasury bond yield dips at auction 2019-02-07 03:31:54NAIROBI, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The weighted average yield on Kenya's 15-year Treasury bond bond fell slightly at a Wednesday auction to 12.768 percent fr

India's tea output dips on erratic weather, exports 2019-02-05 07:18:21MUMBAI, Feb 5 (Reuters) - India's tea production nudged 0.8 percent lower in 2018 from a year ago to 1311.63 million kg, trimming exports from the wo

Kenyan shilling unchanged, seen firming 2019-02-05 01:48:40NAIROBI, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling was unchanged on Tuesday but was seen inclined on the stronger side amid hard currency inflows from off

UPDATE 3-Car bomb kills 11 at Somalia shopping 2019-02-04 06:12:53MOGADISHU, Feb 4 (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded at a shopping mall in Somalia's capital on Monday, killing 11 people and wounding 10 in an attack th

Kenya's ambulance 'Uber' at heart of siege rescue 2019-02-04 04:00:00NAIROBI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Just minutes after militants attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi last month, the first ambulances roared up to coll

Kenyan shilling strengthens to a six-month high against 2019-02-04 02:58:46NAIROBI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling strengthened to its strongest level in six months against the dollar on Monday due to hard currency inf

East African nations approve individual trade pacts with 2019-02-02 00:57:39DAR ES SALAAM, Feb 2 (Reuters) - East African countries can individually sign separate trade agreements with the European Union (EU) if a joint deal i

Kenyan shilling firms against the dollar 2019-02-01 02:56:52NAIROBI, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling firmed against the dollar on Friday due to dollar inflows from diaspora remittances and portfolio inves

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Morocco security forces break up demo 2019-02-20 11:56:46Public school teachers take to the Rabat streets over fixed-term contracts

South Africa announces $1.6-bn bailout to keep lights 2019-02-20 10:58:09Bailout for Eskom in a bid to stave off further downgrades to Pretoria's credit rating.

Zambia opposition to report president to ICC 2019-02-20 10:22:52Parties blame Lungu for an increase in violent crackdowns on opponents

Tanzania, Barrick agree on plan to settle Acacia 2019-02-20 10:16:05Barrick Gold's COO meets with President Magufuli in Dar es Salaam.

Rwanda’s car-free day success attracts other countries 2019-02-20 09:59:03Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe are also introducing their own car-free days.

When the theft is too small, watch out, 2019-02-20 09:51:00As far as theft and bribe taking are concerned in Uganda, the real crime is doing it is small amounts.

Ebola outbreak 'under control' in part of eastern 2019-02-20 09:03:00Health ministry says no new confirmed cases in the Beni area.

South Sudanese refugees weigh tough options 2019-02-20 08:59:24Despite a Juba power-sharing deal, many have opted to stay put in Uganda.

Ebola outbreak 'under control' in part of DR 2019-02-20 08:15:30Ministry says no new confirmed cases in the Beni area for the past 21 days

Sierra Leone president on maiden visit to Gambia 2019-02-20 06:44:08Three-day tour to strengthen links between Freetown and Banjul

To boldly go where no woman has gone 2019-02-20 06:27:00Octavia Butler and Nina Simone are indistinguishable in their influence.

Is Zimbabwe nostalgic for Robert Mugabe? 2019-02-20 06:23:46The occasion of his 95th birthday on Thursday has led some to see him in a softer light.