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  • 22 Aug 2014 - By BBC Senegal has closed its border with Guinea because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, despite warnings that such measures are counterproductive. Senegal also banned flights and ships from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the three worst-hit countries. The...
  • 22 Aug 2014 - An aerial report released on Thursday in Arusha has revealed a worrying number of elephant carcasses in the world famous Mara-Serengeti ecosystem. A total of 192 elephant carcasses were counted, of which 117 were in Kenya and 75 in Tanzania. More shocking is that of...
  • 22 Aug 2014 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on Kenyans not to abandon the ideals of the founding fathers of the nation. He said the country was built on principles of unity, patriotism and selflessness. “For us to succeed we must pull together and we must unite. Yes, we are a...
  • 22 Aug 2014 - By Samuel Musita Security officers in Garissa County thwarted a planned assault by suspected members of Al Shabaab militia group against a police station in Bothai village. The incident comes barely 48 hours after another attack targeting a police station resulted in...
  • 22 Aug 2014 - CORD leader Raila Odinga says the pull out by TNA governors will not affect the coalition quest to amend the constitution and increase funds for Counties (file) By Rufus Hunja CORD leader Raila Odinga is accusing the  Jubilee Government of intimidating Governors to...
  • 22 Aug 2014 - The World Food Program has ordered the immediate disposal of 5000 bags of maize purchased by the Samburu County Government terming it unfit for human consumption. Samburu County Governor Moses Lenolkulal says the consignment was purchased from the National Cereal...
  • 21 Aug 2014 - By Nelly Moraa Gem Member of Parliament Jakoyo Midiwo is pushing for a constitutional amendment that will see Cabinet Secretaries appointed from the legislature. Midiwo says the move will reduce the country’s wage bill and promote efficiency in governance. He said...
  • 21 Aug 2014 - By Samuel Musita The National Lands Commission has commenced the probe into the illegal allocation of 500,000 acres of land in Lamu County. Those appearing before the NLC committee for grilling are directors of the companies that allegedly benefited from the Lamu...
  • 21 Aug 2014 - The Government has allocated Shs.430million grants to cater children attending Special Needs Education in the 2014/15 financial year, cabinet Secretary for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has said. Some Shs.230 million will go to learners with...
  • 21 Aug 2014 - By Christine Muchira/Release Last general elections KNC Presidential candidate Peter Kenneth has categorically denied that he ever supported the call for a referendum saying the media put words in his mouth. He said that he had not uttered any support for the...
  • 21 Aug 2014 - By PSCU First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has called for more concerted efforts among all stakeholders to contain the high HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in Samburu County. She said it was unacceptable for a County of 254,997 people to register 461 new HIV infections every year...
  • 21 Aug 2014 - Budalangi Member of Parliament Mr. Ababu Namwamba has denied claims that he attacked the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga and the party leadership at an event in Kakamega last week. Namwamba who met Odinga in his Nairobi office said he was...
  • 21 Aug 2014 - Founding Father of the nation Mzee Jomo Kenyatta (file) By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Friday 22 August, lead the nation in commemorating the 36th anniversary of the death of the Founding Father of the nation Mzee Jomo Kenyatta. The President will lay a...
  • 20 Aug 2014 - By Eric Biegon Governors are pushing for a referendum to have more funds allocated to the counties A section of Governors affiliated to The Party of National Unity-TNA have abandoned the push for a referendum being spearheaded by the council of governors. The MPs...
  • 20 Aug 2014 - By Marion Kanari The protection against domestic violence bill seeks to safeguard family values (FILE) Members of Parliament have kicked off debate on the third bill touching on family values with MPs divided over its contents. The protection against domestic...
  • 20 Aug 2014 -  By PSCU The Fisrt Lady said leadership is the ability to pursue a cause greater than oneself and requires self sacrifice First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Wednesday said leadership without a cause is empty rhetoric and urged young people to make the right decisions....
  • 20 Aug 2014 - By KBC Reporters Curfew orders in Lamu took effect on July 20th following a series of attacks (File) The Lamu dusk to dawn curfew imposed in July has been extended by one month to allow security agents time to conclude their operation in the County. Inspector General...
  • 20 Aug 2014 - Governors have been accused of focusing too much on referendum calls at the expense of focusing on development in their respective counties. Nairobi County Women representative Rachel Shebesh claims the referendum push has created a leadership vacuum at the counties...
  • 20 Aug 2014 - By Judith Akolo The youth form the largest per percentage of the population in Africa Newly appointed Devolution Principal Secretary Peter Mangit says the youth in Africa hold the key to the realization of the African Union’s development agenda, Agenda 2063. Speaking...
  • 20 Aug 2014 - Members of Parliament have raised concern over the country’s preparedness in mitigating the threat of the deadly Ebola virus. The legislators lamented Wednesday morning on the floor of the house that government focus is on air travelers ignoring the threat by road and...
  • 19 Aug 2014 - By Mary Daraja  KQ joins a number of airlines worldwide which have suspended their flying to countries hit by Ebola National carrier Kenya Airways will suspend flights to Sierra Leone and Liberia effective Tuesday midnight to avert possible spread of the Ebola virus...
  • 19 Aug 2014 - Former President Mwai Kibaki receives Ambassador Liu Xianfa of the People’s Republic of China to Kenya at his Nyari Office during a courtesy call. By Kibaki Press Nairobi  Former President Mwai Kibaki has hailed the continued cooperation between Kenya and China for...
  • 19 Aug 2014 - By KBC Reporters The Health workers are protesting the alleged nonpayment of salaries by county governments for the past three months (File) The Federation of Public Service Trade unions of Kenya (PUSETU) has issued a 14 day ultimatum to the national government to...
  • 19 Aug 2014 - By Agnes Mwangangi/ Samuel Musita Security teams have been mobilized in Garissa County after an armed gang raided Bodhai police station bordering Lamu County on Monday night and burnt down a police vehicle before escaping. The daring attackers believed to be Somalia’s...
  • 19 Aug 2014 - A Judiciary survey has revealed main reasons behind huge case backlogs in courts countrywide. Chief Justice (CJ) Dr. Willy Mutunga said that unpreparedness of lawyers, police, probation officers and courts not being in session dragged resolution of legal disputes. “...

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