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  • 23 Apr 2014 - By BBC US President Barack Obama has assured Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty. In an interview ahead of his Asian tour, Mr Obama said the US would oppose any attempt to undermine Japan’s...
  • 23 Apr 2014 - The Chevrolet Cobalt is one of the models affected by the recall By BBC General Motors has asked a US court to bar some lawsuits relating to its recall over faulty ignition switches. The faulty switches could turn off the engine, disabling the airbags and have been...
  • 23 Apr 2014 - By Vereso Mwanga The government has withdrawn Kenya Police Reservists from Marsabit County and disbursed about 400 million shillings to facilitate humanitarian assistance in an effort to address persistent inter-tribal conflict in the region. Asman Kamama, the Chair...
  • 23 Apr 2014 - President Rousseff first announced plans for the meeting last October By BBC A meeting to determine how the internet should be governed gets under way in Sao Paulo, Brazil later. The country’s president, Dilma Rousseff, organised the two-day NetMundial event following...
  • 23 Apr 2014 - By PSCU Kenya is keen on establishing mutually beneficial ties with Qatar to accelerate its economic growth, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. He said for Kenya to achieve its Vision 2030 target of becoming a middle income country within 20 years, it needs to partner...
  • 23 Apr 2014 - By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged stakeholders in the tourism industry to diversify their products so as to broaden their client base. He said focus should shift from concentration on traditional tourism products – among them beach and safari tours – to...
  • 23 Apr 2014 - By BBC Sir Alex Ferguson will play a key role in selecting David Moyes’s replacement as Manchester United manager. Moyes, who was hand-picked by Ferguson as his successor last year, was sacked on Tuesday after only 10 months in charge. Ferguson will this time be part...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta has invited Qatari investors to partner with the Jubilee Government in the exploration of oil and the generation of natural gas. Noting Qatar’s demonstrated expertise in the energy sector, President Kenyatta said cooperation between...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - Emirates aircraft at Dubai International Airport Emirates airline will reduce flights to over 40 destinations and change timings on some of its flights during the 80 day period of runway upgrading works at Dubai International starting 1 May. These changes will not...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - Attorney General Githu Muigai said the Government stands to lose millions of shillings due to the delays By Hallygan Agade The 2.5 billion Masinga dam water project case pitting two counties in the lower Eastern region failed to kick off after parties failed to agree...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - By Kennedy Langat Africa women volleyball club champions Kenya Prisons have qualified for the quarter finals of the world Club Championship qualifiers at the Carthage city in Tunisia.  Kenya Prisons booked their quarter finals ticket after beating El Shams of Egypt 3-...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - The notice came only a week after the High Court sitting in Kerugoya annulled an earlier impeachment process by the same Assembly The County Assembly of Embu has in a fresh twist of events filed a notice of motion to remove from office the Governor of Embu County,...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - All the cases that were set for the day had been adjourned as police conducted investigations By Winfred Kizia  Proceedings at the Nyahururu Law courts were Tuesday morning halted following fears that a bomb had been planted within the courts’ vicinity. Police had to...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - By George Kithuka The planned roll out of Nairobi County Public Service Vehicles is facing resistance with a section of the County Assembly Members now opposing the move. But the County’s Transport and Infrastructure Executive Officer Evans Odieki lauds the planned...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned Isak Mohamed, a Member of the Somali Parliament, killed in a bomb attack in Mogadishu on Monday.   The President said the death of Mohamed was not only a big blow to his family and the Federal Government but also the people of...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - By BBC Manchester United manager David Moyes has been sacked, only 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson. He was dismissed at a meeting with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at the club’s Carrington training ground shortly after 0800 BST. Moyes, 50, was...
  • 22 Apr 2014 - Teams of divers have been searching the sunken ferry for the bodies of those who died By BBC The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry that capsized last week has passed 100, as divers recovered more bodies from the sunken hull. A total of 104 people are...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - By KBC Reporter/Sources Security officials said more than 100 immigrants will be taken back to refugee camps (FILE) At least 100 more illegal immigrants arrested over the Easter weekend are set to deported by the government Security officials said more than 200...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - By BBC Officials have mounted a huge security operation that includes a ban on rucksacks Thousands of marathoners have begun running through the streets of Boston, after the city honoured those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year. A moment of silence was...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - By BBC Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed condemned the car bomb as a "cowardly attack" A Somali MP has been killed by a car bomb in the capital, Mogadishu, officials say.   Islamist group al-Shabab told Reuters news agency it was behind the attack on MP Isak...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - By Buckley Fetha   Ssegwanyi pocketed the 1,000 US Dollars prize money with a score of 6.5 points Ugandan Arthur Ssegwanyi lifted this year’s East African Chess festival title for the FIDE rated players after beating his opponents in the final round of matches played...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - By Karanja David The defending champions defeated Bejaia by sets of 25-23, 25-20 and 25-22 Africa women volleyball champions Kenya Prisons won their second match by three straight sets against Bejaia in the ongoing World Club Championship qualifiers at the Carthage...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - By Kevin Wachira Debate on the division of revenue bill 2014 will be top on the agenda The National Assembly reopens Tuesday after a two week recess, to a full in-tray. Top on the agenda is debate on the division of revenue bill 2014 which was tabled just before the...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will Monday begin a three-day state visit to Qatar. The President will meet His Highness the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, and senior government officials of the State of Qatar to discuss...
  • 21 Apr 2014 - By BBC A submarine scanning the ocean floor for signs of a missing Malaysian airliner is two-thirds of the way through its search but has yet to find the plane, officials say. The Bluefin-21 submarine was to embark on its ninth search mission on Monday. Malaysia...

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