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  • 30 Oct 2014 - Circle Art Agency is planning the second art auction following the success of the inaugural auction in November 2013. This year’s auction will feature 51 artists from six East African countries. The pieces have increased to 57, from last year ‘s 47. Among the pieces...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - For dog owners, the chance to take your dog out is here. On Sunday, the Kenya Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (KSPCA) will host a Shaggy Dog Show at the Ngong Racecourse in Nairobi. Since its inception, KSPCA has been taking care of domestic animals and...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - He travelled around the globe conquering the athletics world and savouring many sweet victories and in the process amassing a fortune. He has everything he would want in life but still he feels one thing is missing — education. Isaiah Kipkemei Kosgei, a 40-year-old...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Women oriented financial services company Kenya Women Holdings has raised Sh18 million in its latest fundraiser towards education kitty targeting to sponsor one million girls through school. The programme targets to help girls from disadvantaged background through...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - The season of teachers strikes is nigh and the agenda is the same like last year’s. As the teachers’ unions’ war drums reverberate across the country, Kenyans are quiet on their plight, as always. Loud silence has especially come from the civil society that goes pigs...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - As the number of students that graduate from high school continues to increase, the number of universities are also increasing. For instance, whereas there were only seven public universities in 2002, there are now more than 20 public universities. This has made...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - KCSE candidates are currently sitting their national examinations. In a few weeks, their counterparts in primary schools will also embark on one of their most defining exams so far. And because it’s almost the end of the year, students in universities are preparing to...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli, long rumoured to be seeing each other, made their first public appearance together at the Indian Super League’s football game in Pune on October 26. Besides her lip enhancement which caught the public eye and...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Comedian Owago Onyiro and actress Jacky Vike have refuted claims that they are dating. The two were responding to a story published in a local daily on Friday that they are an item. According to the article, the two “lovebirds” were spotted getting “too cosy” with...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - The much awaited Mombasa mega fiesta has been set for November 22. More than 20 artistes from Kenya and Tanzania have been confirmed to perform at the gig which will be held at the Mombasa Municipal Stadium. According to the organisers, the concert’s budget is Sh20...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - KENYA yesterday dismissed World Bank's annual ease of doing business rankings that placed it at position 136 out of 189 countries, just one position better than last year. The bank's 'Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency' released on Tuesday evening showed the...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - KENYA Revenue Authority has issued new directives restricting night operations along all gazetted customs coastal ports. This affects loading and offloading of cargo at the small ports mainly served by dhows. In a public notice, the authority said it will restrict...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - KENYAN hoteliers are concerned that the country’s tourism industry is losing out to Tanzania ahead of the December festive season. According to industry players, Tanzania which has trailed Kenya in the regional tourism sector has put up a strong marketing campaign to...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - State owned National Oil yesterday announced a Sh1 price reduction for diesel. This brings down diesel prices at the firms outlets to Sh99.60 in Nairobi down from the ERC maximum of Sh100.67. The company said in statement the reduction is aligned to the governments...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - THE equity markets have been on a losing streak since striking multi-year highs late last month. The Nairobi All Share closed at a record high on September 23 before retreating 4.202% through yesterday morning. Similarly, the Nairobi NSE20 closed at a more than six-...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - The National Health Insurance Fund is yet to convince employers that an increase in monthly contributions is warranted. NHIF has traditionally drawn its membership from the formal employment sector. In fact, the current status where membership is compulsory for the...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - National women’s cricket team captain wanted to see Kenya represented at the World Cup stage one day In this line of work, it’s often too easy to make the mistake of thinking that the professional game is the entirety of cricket. That everything worth debating,...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - AFC Leopards insist their Kenya Premier League match against Sofapaka this Saturday will be played at Mumias Complex as earlier planned. Reports have emerged that Football Kenya Federation are urging the KPL to find an alternative venue after being petitioned by...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Four players, who impressed during the East Africa Secondary School Games in Dar-es-Salaam last August, will undergo trials next month at Thika United next month. The players include Kakamega High School striker James Mazembe, St. Mary’s Kitende duo of Bofere Muzamilu...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - KENYA Prisons and universities have been granted the autonomy to operate as Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) branches. The two are among the 5 newly constituted branches ratified by KVF board of administration. “Kenya Prisons and Universities are organizations that...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Makande hall in Mombasa will host this year’s Kenya Volleyball Federation (KVF) national league play-offs from November 26 to 28. Last year, Nazerene University played host to the event with General Service Unit, winning the men’s title and Kenya Prisons settling for...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - RWANDA has leapfrogged Kenya as the top ranked women team in the region, according to latest ranking released by International basketball body, Fiba. Kenya are now ranked 66th in the world with Rwanda lying ahead at position 63. Angola which is top in Africa is at...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - CONTRACTOR renovating Kipchoge Stadium in Eldoret wants the government to pay him Sh120m he has invested in the refurbishment of the facility. Jamal Akber of Wilkori Building and Civil Engineering Ltd, said he has finalised his part of the contract to renovate the...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Athletics Kenya (AK) Nairobi branch will host the first edition of the 2014/2015 cross country series on Saturday at the Posta grounds along Ngong Road. The meeting will kick off Kenya’s campaign to defend the World Cross Country Championship titles in Guiyang, China...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - KENYA Basketball Referees Committee (KBRC) is demanding an apology from Lions’ Dennis Opiyo for slander after their disputed match against Kenya Ports Authority on Sunday in Mombasa. KBRC took offense with Opiyo, Lion’s team manager-cum-player, who maligned them on...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Another Kenyan joins AIBA’s pro-league Kenya Defence Forces pugilist Nick Abaka is the latest Kenyan to join the lucrative AIBA Pro Boxing ranks. This brings to three the number of Kenyans in the new competition which started worldwide last weekend. Abaka, who is...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Kenya Swimming Federation have selected three competitors for the FINA world championships in Doha in December. Hamdan Bayusuf, Emily Muteti and Micha Fernandez are the swimmers chosen for the week long championship starting on December 12. Kenya Swimming Federation...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Fourteen Athletics Kenya affiliates have set November 14, 2014 as the date for their much sought after Special General Meeting. Chairman of the regional chairmen Paul Mutwii said the decision was arrived at at a stakeholders’ meeting in Nairobi on Tuesday evening. The...
  • 30 Oct 2014 - OXFAM has warned that Kenya's inequality may spiral out of control unless trends are reversed immediately.
  • 30 Oct 2014 - Editorial Cartoon 30.10.2014

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