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  • 15 Nov 2018 - Loon, the Alphabet company working to launch balloon-powered Internet on Telkom’s Kenya network in 2019 says it has secured all the necessary regulatory approvals from the Communications Authority and has begun importing and installing ground infrastructure in Kenya...
  • 15 Nov 2018 - Kenyans can now access information on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) directly from their mobile phones. This follows the launch of an SMS and USSD service called Fafanuka which is Swahili for ‘to be enlightened’ which was announced during the World Diabetes Day...
  • 15 Nov 2018 - England’s record goal scorer Wayne Rooney will captain the side and wear the number 10 shirt when he comes on to make his farewell appearance. Rooney, 33, retired from international football in 2017 but will win his 120th and final cap in a friendly against the United...
  • 15 Nov 2018 - The combat against theft of public resources would be thorough and relentless as the government seeks to elevate Kenya into the upper middle-income country, Deputy President William Ruto has said. He noted that every arm of the Government has to weigh in on the...
  • 15 Nov 2018 - The Ministry of Health will use Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) to assist in the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) registration. The Ministry is working with the NHIF to identify CHVs who will be trained to implement the national health programme. Speaking during the...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Kenyans will pay more for fuel after the Energy Regulatory Commission adjusted up pump prices of petroleum products in the latest month review. A liter of Super Petrol has been increased by two shillings and 38 cents, diesel is up by three shillings and 11 cents...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - The move by the Presidency to open up State House to children has been lauded as one of the greatest ideas in Africa.  Top executives of SOS Chidren’s Villages International today told the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta that the idea allows the children to have a...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Police are holding Migori Governor Okoth Obado for questioning after eight guns were recovered in his homes in Migori and Nairobi.   Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations apprehended the governor while leaving a Nairobi Hotel where he was...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - China will continue exporting fish to Kenya until a joint trade technical committee comes up with new recommendations. Trade Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has said the government has not banned Chinese fish imports saying Kenya is bound by international trade rules....
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Police on patrol Wednesday morning seized bhang with street value of Ksh. 2.2 million along Nairobi Mombasa highway at Ndara, near Voi Town. Taita Taveta County Police boss Halima Abdi says police seized the bhang consignment which was being ferried in a four wheel...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Davido, Africa’s superstar, will be in Nairobi on November 24th to perform at Uhuru Gardens You’ve heard him sing about being the ‘biggest in Africa’, you’ve heard him spit fire on a track with Meek Mill and you’ve heard him offering 30 Billion to a girl he fancies...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Kenya premier league side Tusker FC has completed the signing of Michael Madoya from Zoo FC of Kericho on a three year contract. Madoya who won the KPL’s Most Valuable Player Award last year is the fourth player to be signed by the club during the current transfer...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - The Kenya National Examination Council-KNEC has deregistered three more KCSE candidates over exam malpractices. Speaking on a local television Channel Wednesday morning, KNEC Chairman Professor George Magoha said two of the students were arrested with cell phones in...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has hailed the progress made in monitoring the ongoing exams. Amina who had made an impromptu tour of Kajiado county to monitor the ongoing exams said her ministry is working closely with other agencies to ensure the...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Eight people have been killed in a flare-up of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza. More than 460 rockets have been fired into Israel by militants since Monday night, while Israeli aircraft have hit 160 militant targets in response. Seven...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Detectives have arrested James Mugo Ndichu alias Dr. Mugo wa Wairimu in Gachie, Kiambu County after being on the run for almost two weeks. The quack doctor who was arrested Tuesday evening was being sought by the authorities for running an illegal clinic among other...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Nyeri County government is banking on offering fast maturing certified seeds and sinking of boreholes to support irrigation to boost food security in the devolved unit. Area Governor Mutahi Kahiga says initially the project will entail multiplication of high yielding...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - A court in Egypt has sentenced Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s football legends, to one year in prison for tax evasion with an option to pay a fine of 20,000 Egyptian pounds ($1,100; £860) to have the sentence suspended. Aboutrika, who has lived in exile in...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - Three Kenyans have filed a petition at the High Court seeking to compel the Kenya National Examinations Council to prepare supplementary examinations for pregnant candidates and those who deliver during the exam. The petitioners led by former presidential aspirant...
  • 14 Nov 2018 - International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said central banks around the world should consider issuing digital currency. Speaking in Singapore, Ms Lagarde said this could make digital currency transactions safer. Non-cash payments have increased over the years...
  • 13 Nov 2018 - United Nations agencies, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have endorsed the government’s development plan, saying it is poised to make Kenya an economic powerhouse in Africa. As a result, they have offered to mobilise resources and work together with...
  • 13 Nov 2018 - Deputy President William Ruto says the government appreciates the UN for ensuring that the current UN Development Assistant Framework (UNDAF) has identified those sectors in which it can invest strategically for future generations particularly Kenya’s youth, who are...
  • 13 Nov 2018 - Pikachu has been the approachable face of the Pokemon franchise for more than 20 years, but a new film trailer has left some fans unsettled. The preview for Pokemon Detective Pikachu shows the character covered in thick yellow fur, which some fans have called “...
  • 13 Nov 2018 - Health Ministry is expected to release an additional 3.9 billion shillings to the four pilot counties for Universal Health Care (UHC).  Speaking Tuesday when appearing before the Senate’s Health Committee, health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said Kisumu County...
  • 13 Nov 2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday ordered the Ministry of Education to restore the ownership of all Church-built schools. The President further directed the ministry to restore Church sponsorship of schools which traditionally used to be under their care. The Head of...

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