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  • 22 Jan 2018 - Attorney General Githu Muigai has filed a petition challenging the constitutionality of the People’s Parliaments currently being established by 15 Counties. While terming them ‘an illegality’ as they are not in line with the Constitutional Framework, the Attorney...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - An anti-mugging squad comprising officers drawn from the County, Regular and Administration Police units has been set up to reign in marauding gangs that are robbing people in broad daylight in Nairobi. In a press conference, Nairobi Regional Commissioner Bernard...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has retained the key lending rate at 10 percent on account of increased optimism for growth prospects in the economy as well as on the basis that inflation expectations are anchored within the Government target range. However,...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - The Kenyatta National Hospital-KNH- Board has approved the engagement of additional security from private security firms and requested the National Police Service to increase coverage of the hospital in order to boost security.  In a statement, the KNH Board Chairman...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Olympic Gold Medalist Eliud Kipchoge faces stiff competition in the 38th edition of the London Marathon slated for April 22nd, after three time Olympic Gold Medalist Kenenisa Bekele threw his hat into the ring. Reigning Olympic Champion, Eliud Kipchoge, described as...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino has been charged with assaulting a security guard in Nairobi’s Westlands area. Babu was charged alongside his bodyguard Fanuel Owino but they all denied charges of assault, using abusive language and creating a...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Net firms are getting better at removing illegal hate speech, according to the European Union. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft all took place in a voluntary EU scheme to monitor their platforms for a six-week period at the end of 2017. On average they removed...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Kenya will engage the United Kingdom in key trade and services deals as the European country seals transitional deals post-BREXIT in March of next year. Trade Principal Secretary Dr. Chris Kiptoo told the British Chamber of Commerce that Kenya through the National...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Only one in four Britons trusts social media and users would like to see tighter regulation, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. Its survey found two-thirds of Britons believe platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are not doing enough to prevent illegal...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Former Gor Mahia captain Musa Mohammed and midfielder Kenneth Muguna have officially been unveiled as Tirana FC players, a team that features in Albania’s top tier league. Musa has signed a two and a half year contract while Muguna signed a four and a half year deal...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - The splash for dust and glory during the 2018 KCB Autocross season opener came to dramatic close on Sunday evening. The straight fight between top drivers was evident with the introduction of the open category. Sikh Union Club Surinder Bharaj who was the clerkof...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Efforts to make Kenya a key exporter of quality and cost friendly products have been enhanced with Nyandarua County signing a pact that would see its residents export fresh produce directly. The County government and the Export Promotion Council (EPC) at the weekend...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - It is a reprieve for Meru Senator Mithika Linturi after a High Court temporarily stopped his arrest over alleged fake academic papers, pending hearing of an application he has filed. Linturi had moved to court to stop his arrest or prosecution over a fake university...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - At least six people have been killed in widespread protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo, United Nations sources say. Protesters are demanding that President Joseph Kabila – whose expected term of office expired more than a year ago – should step down. Police...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - The government is working to secure the release of two Kenyan pilots being held in South Sudan after a plane crashed in the rebel-controlled territory Upper Nile state. The Foreign Affairs office says the abductors are demanding a fine after the plane crash killed...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Tharaka Nithi County Senator Prof Kithure Kindiki has challenged religious leaders in the country to engage President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga to prevent violence that may arise in the event the latter is sworn in on January 30th. The Senate...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Kenyans now have a chance to take control of their power bills by adopting a solar grid-tied electrical system and harnessing the power of the sun. The innovation by water and energy solutions company Davis...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Turkana County was host to five Governors and elected leaders from the North Rift Economic Block (NOREB) during the second day of a peace drive in a region that has witnessed perennial conflicts. Governors Josphat Nanok of Turkana and Prof. John Lonyang’apuo of West...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of a major offensive to push out Kurdish militia, which Turkey regards as terrorists. The Kurdish group targeted, known as the YPG, is active in the Afrin region, across from Turkey’s southern border. It...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts – human or self-service – to shoppers on Monday. Amazon Go, in Seattle, has been tested by staff for the past year. It uses an array of ceiling-mounted...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - A former Communist Party official has been sentenced to 13 years in jail in Vietnam after the most high-level trial in decades. Former Politburo member Dinh La Thang was found guilty of economic mismanagement over losses in state oil firm PetroVietnam. The trial is...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Watford have named Javi Gracia as their new head coach, hours after the Premier League club sacked Marco Silva. Spaniard Gracia, who has signed an 18-month contract at Vicarage Road, has been out of work since leaving Russian club Rubin Kazan last June. The 47-year-...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Facebook has announced it will prioritise news sources deemed to be more trustworthy on its News Feed. The firm said the social network community would determine which outlets are reliable via the use of user surveys. Founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Jambojet is set to expand its wings in East Africa with the launch of a double daily flight between Nairobi and Entebbe, Uganda on 15th February, 2018. This will see the Nairobi based budget airline become the first regional low cost airline with an introductory fare...
  • 22 Jan 2018 - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be unable to report for work on Monday, as the US Senate struggles to end a government shutdown. The shutdown began at midnight on Friday, when lawmakers failed to agree on an extension to federal funding. Efforts to reach...

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