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  • 20 Jul 2017 - Police on Wednesday released pictures of several suspected Al Shabaab operatives in a high value police terror list after reports indicated that the terror group was amassing fighters on the Somalia side of Boni forest after a renewed Kenyan effort to flush each...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - Kenya’s Bernard Koskei failed to prove his mettle in the 1500 metres T13 race in the on-going World Para Athletics games in London. Koskei, who was the favourite, was relegated to the 9th position  despite leading in the second lap. He completed the race in a personal...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - BMW’s Oxford factory in England is currently the favored location for building an electric version of the Mini despite Britain’s planned departure from the European Union, two sources familiar with the company’s thinking told Reuters on Wednesday. Any decision by the...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - A Nigerian court has ordered the temporary seizure of a $37.5 million property owned by a former oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, the state news agency said. This is the latest move related to graft allegations against a lynchpin of the last administration....
  • 20 Jul 2017 - Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar, a figurehead in the east of the country, and Fayez Seraj, the head of a U.N.-backed government in Tripoli, will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on July 25, al-Hayat newspaper reported. The two men held...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday held a meeting with Chinese billionaire entrepreneur Jack Ma to discuss ways of empowering the youth through entrepreneurship. The talks between the President and Mr Ma, who is the founder of the online retail giant Alibaba, centred...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - The volume of maize to be imported to bridge the shortage caused by an infestation of fall armyworms and poor rains in some areas would be known in October this year after a comprehensive assessment is done. The Ministry of Agriculture that has dispatched extension...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - The Africa Union (AU) is happy with the measures the Judiciary has taken in preparation for the August 8 General Election. Speaking at the Supreme Court after meeting with Chief Justice David Maraga, the AU Election Observer mission, led by former South Africa...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - Baringo Senator Gideon Moi has hailed the move by the Commission on Revenue Allocation to incorporate Baringo County in the regions that will benefit from the equalization fund. The proposal if approved by Parliament will definitely be a shot in the arm for the semi-...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - US President Donald Trump has said he would never have appointed Jeff Sessions if he had known the attorney general was going to recuse himself from leading a Russia investigation. Mr Trump told the New York Times the actions of Mr Sessions had been “very unfair to...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By KBC Reporter Kilifi Jubilee Party (JP) candidate for the governor’s seat Gideon Mung’aro Wednesday evening launched his manifesto, outlining ten development agenda for the region. Mung’aro was accompanied by his running mate, Kenneth Kamto, Kilifi South MP Mustafa...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By Judith Akolo Commodity producers and traders are upbeat ahead of the official opening of Isiolo International Airport slated for mid next month. The 1.7 billion shillings airport is expected to be a game changer in the Northern Kenya tourism circuit as well as...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday told the African Union that the opposition was engaged in a blatant campaign to force a postponement of August elections to subvert the will of Kenyans. At a meeting with an African Union  elections observer team led by former South...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By KBC Reporters Kenyans have been urged to take precautionary measures in the wake of a cholera outbreak that has left atleast three people dead. The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is urging Kenyans residing in areas identified as cholera prone to go for...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - League leaders Equity bank are banking on their current good run in the national league ahead of their participation in the forthcoming Africa club chess championship due in Cairo, Egypt from 23rd July-1st August. The 7 man team departs for the games this Saturday....
  • 20 Jul 2017 - The funeral service of the late Cabinet Minister Nicholas Biwott is ongoing at Maria Soti High School in Elgeyo Marakwet County. The late Biwott, who was also the leader of the National Vision Party, will be buried near the graves of his parents. AIC Bishop, Silas...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By Nicholas Nduati             The Anti-counterfeit agency will in the next two months roll out a digital enforcement case management system to help track and manage cases on counterfeits. According to Industry Principal Secretary Patrick Nduati, Kenya now has the...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - The Court of Appeal has overturned a ruling by the high court suspending the printing of presidential ballot papers by Dubai based Al Ghurair Printing company. The five judge bench argued that the decision by the high court to suspend the tender failed to consider...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By BBC US President Donald Trump’s eldest son, son-in-law and ex-campaign manager are to testify before the Senate on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Donald Trump Jr, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort will be questioned about their links to Russian...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By BBC Veteran US Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is reviewing treatment options, according to his office. The options may include chemotherapy and radiation, his doctors said. The 80-year-old politician is in “good spirits”...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By BBC Suspected Boko Haram fighters have been “brutally tortured” by security forces in Cameroon, a rights group says. Amnesty International said in a report that the suspects, including women and children, were beaten, water-boarded and forced into stress positions...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday told opposition leader Raila Odinga to desist from attacking Cabinet Secretaries over baseless accusations. The President and the Deputy President said Raila’s attacks against Cabinet...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By BBC Phonemaker OnePlus has admitted a glitch in some of its devices prevented people making calls to the emergency services. The issue was highlighted on Reddit, where a customer showed their OnePlus 5 phone restarting when a 911 emergency call was placed. Others...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By BBC Google is adding a personalised Facebook-style news feed to its homepage – Google.com -to show users content they may be interested in before they search. It will display news stories, features, videos and music chosen on the basis of previous searches by the...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - By BBC Imagine logging onto your bank account just by glancing at your phone. That’s what some TSB customers will be able to do from September when the bank introduces iris recognition to its mobile banking app. It will be the first bank in Europe to introduce the...

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