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  • 17 Aug 2018 - World and Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto will lead a host of Kenyan athletes in the 3000 metres steeplechase event Saturday at the Birmingham Diamond League, which is the 12th meeting of the 14 leg series. Kipruto, who has a season best time of 8 minutes, 08.40...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling for a thorough investigation into the allegations that some legislators were bribed so as to shoot down the report on the sugar scandal. Speaking in Nairobi on Friday, the bishops said that those found culpable...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday assured all candidates that the coming national examinations will be fair and more secure than ever before. The President said the government was committed   to ensuring quality and integrity in the country’s education system....
  • 17 Aug 2018 - Writing for Politico, ‘Russian diplomats are eating American lunch’ in April 2014, James Bruno examined the diplomatic power relationship between the United States and Russia. Like many journalists and diplomatic scholars in western capitals, Bruno interrogated...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - We have a rich history, full of creativity, full of accomplishments. Long prior to the Bantu expansion across our part of Africa, homo sapiens had been settled in these lands for millennia. Lake Turkana shows signs of life from almost four million years ago, and tools...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - The government plans to import 3 million metric tons of wheat in the next two years. Agriculture Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Andrew Tuimur says the imports will be used to cushion the country against a projected deficit of the commodity. Wheat farmers in the...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - Farmers in the country have been urged to increase production of Soybeans and Sunflower to bridge the growing deficit. Key players who manufacture edible oils say they have been forced to import the two grains from Tanzania and Uganda to sustain processing demand....
  • 17 Aug 2018 - The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision that nullified Embu Governor, Martin Wambora’s re-election in last year’s General Election. In a judgement read by Justice Fatuma Sichale on behalf of a three judge bench, the court ruled that Wambora was...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - “Umoja ni nguvu, utengano ni udhaifu” (Unity is strength, division is weakness) Even now, six months on, it is still hard to believe it happened. With one handshake, Uhuru and Raila, Kenya’s Barcelona and Real Madrid, whose rivalry had divided the nation almost...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - Voting in the Baringo South by-election started early Friday in many polling stations with some centers reporting faulty voter identification devices. However, voting continued in other centers without hitches. The voting was marked by low voter turnout in the early...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - Hakuna Matata, “there are no problems”, was popularised by the ‘90s Disney film, The Lion King.  This phrase, beyond helping our tourism numbers and putting Simba on the map, is dangerous. I’ll explain why.  The “there are no problems” mentality, is the same passive...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - The Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti has assured the public that the fight against Sim Swap fraud is on course. Speaking during a mobile money fraud risk engagement forum, an initiative by Safaricom in partnership with the banking industry, Kinoti...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - China’s military “is likely training for strikes” against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns. The annual report to Congress says China is increasing its ability to send bomber planes further afield. The report highlights its increasing...
  • 17 Aug 2018 - President Trump’s plans for a Veterans Day military parade through the streets of Washington DC have been delayed until at least 2019. Mr Trump was impressed by France’s Bastille Day parade on a visit in 2017 and said the US could “top it”. But figures released on...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Thursday held talks with the Chinese and Qatar envoys Ambassador Sun Baohong and Ambassador Jabor Bin Ali Al-Dosari respectively who paid her a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. The two envoys separately commended the First Lady for...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - The Government is in the process of enacting a policy that will strengthen management of athletics in the country. Deputy President William Ruto said athletics had brought this nation unmatched fame and glory and it was time it is professionalised and commercialised...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - The trial of former Youth Affairs Principal secretary Lillian Omollo and 53 other accused persons charged with the 468 million National Youth Service – NYS scandal will start in January next year. The trial will run from 7th to 31st January 2019 before the Anti-...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed says the government will increase funding and improve logistics to ensure all children participate in the Kenya National Music Festivals in future. Speaking Thursday during the Kenya Music Festival Gala at Dedan Kimathi...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said on Thursday. The victory hands Keita a second five-year term in the mostly desert...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure and the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) for the revival of the Kenya National Shipping Line (KNSL) The MoU was...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - National soccer team Harambee Stars has stagnated at position 112 in the latest rankings released by the World football governing body, FIFA. Stars opponents in group ‘F’ of the 2019 Africa nations cup qualifiers Black Stars of  Ghana are placed 45th globally while...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet is among other dignitaries and Elite Athletes who are currently attending the burial of Former world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett in Nandi county. Nicholas Bett, 28, died in a road accident in Nandi last week. He was...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - The proprietor of Airgate mall formally known as Taj Mall in Embakasi Ramesh Gorasia has until 30th August to demolish the building. Through a public notice by the multi-sectoral committee on unsafe structures signed by the chairman Moses Nyakiongora, tenants on the...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected in the country at the end of the month in her first visit to Africa since taking over from David Cameron. Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma made the announcement on Wednesday during a media briefing at...
  • 16 Aug 2018 - Telkom has Thursday announced the launch of 200 new 4G sites in Nairobi and its environs to cater for growing demand for the network. Telkom’s Chief Technology Officer, John Barorot, said: “Over the last one year, since we launched our 4G network, we have recorded a...

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