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  • 22 Nov 2017 - The High Court in Kitui has granted temporary orders barring the setting up of the so called people assemblies by the opposition National Super Alliance (NASA). The orders sought by a group calling itself counties development group bans county assemblies for...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - The Council of Professionals of Kenya (CPK) is proposing a change in the constitution to re-introduce the position of leader of official opposition in future presidential elections. The Council’s chairperson Ababu Namwamba said the move would save the Country the...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Kenya’s agricultural exports to the European markets are poised for an increase following the completion of a 250 million shillings laboratory that will ensure Kenyan produce meets required international standards. The facility unveiled by Deputy President William...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - The High Court has extended orders stopping the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) from imposing excise duty on bottled water, juices, soda, other non-alcoholic beverages and cosmetics. Justice John Mativo when declining to lift the conservatory orders as sought by the...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairperson Wafula Chebukati has welcomed Monday’s Supreme Court unanimous ruling validating President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the October 26th repeat presidential polls. He publicly aired his views during...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Kakamega Forest marathon defending champion, Alfa Malinga is among 800 athletes who have registered for the 3rd edition of the event that was launched on Wednesday at Athletics Kenya Federation offices. The marathon will be held this Saturday in Kakamega County....
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war. Known as the “Butcher of Bosnia”, Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Eight people have been rescued after a US Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed off the coast of Japan, the defence ministry has said. It says that preliminary US military reports indicated that engine failure may have caused the crash. The Navy did...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Safaricom officially announced the launch of its e-commerce portal, Masoko on Tuesday that will aim to provide local merchants with an online platform to sell their products and services. Masoko, (Swahili for ‘markets’) will provide customers with a variety of access...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - The government has embarked on the multibillion development of the Nzoia Multipurpose Hydro Power project spanning Western Kenya Counties of Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega, Trans Nzoia, Vihiga and Siaya.  Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa says the...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Eight candidates have been shortlisted for the Moi University Vice-Chancellor position ahead of interviews from Monday next week. According to the University Council chairman Dr Jeremiah Ntoloi, the interviews will take place at the main campus in Eldoret. Among...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - The Kiambu County government is planning to start a breeding farm that will see dairy farmers provided with high yielding heifers and quality artificial insemination services as the county government seeks to strengthen the dairy sector. Deputy governor James Nyoro...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday caused a stir in Nairobi streets as he walked from his office in Harambee House to the National Treasury building located along Harambee Avenue. Enthusiastic Kenyans jostled to greet the President with a few individuals  managing to...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, whose sacking led to the shock resignation of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, will be sworn in as the new president on Friday, the state broadcaster says. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled to South Africa two weeks ago, would also fly home...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has arrived back in Beirut for the first time since announcing his shock resignation in Saudi Arabia more than two weeks ago. Mr Hariri was greeted at Beirut airport by members of the security forces as he disembarked from his plane. Mr Hariri...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Skype’s call and messaging service has been removed from app stores in China, including the Apple app store. Apple says it is one of several apps to have been removed after the government said it does not comply with local law. Skype owner Microsoft told the BBC the...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Hundreds of web firms are tracking every single keystroke made by visitors, a study from Princeton University has suggested. The technique – known as session replay – is used by companies to gain an understanding of how customers use websites. More than 480 websites...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO, leaking Game of Thrones scripts and demanding a $6m (£4.5m) ransom. Behzad Mesri is accused of computer fraud, wire fraud, extortion and identity theft. Acting US attorney Joon Kim told a news...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Cristiano Ronaldo broke another Champions League record as holders Real Madrid thrashed Apoel Nicosia to qualify for the last 16. Ronaldo scored twice in the second half to take his tally to 18 Champions League goals in 2017 – the most in a calendar year. Real have...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - National men’s cricket team is scheduled to leave the country next week on Tuesday ahead of the last round of the ICC World Cricket league match against Scotland. The team under the tutelage of Thomas Odoyo will be seeking to finish the championship in the top four...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Striker Harry Kane says Tottenham have proved the doubters wrong by finishing top of one of the toughest groups in this season’s Champions League. Spurs won at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday to secure their place at the head of the group with a game to spare. That...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Ange Postecoglou has resigned as Australia boss six days after the team qualified for the World Cup, saying the job has “taken a toll on me” The 52-year-old Greek-born Australian guided the Socceroos to their fourth straight World Cup with a 3-1 aggregate victory over...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Children in Kenya are fed the best diets in Africa, according to a World Health Organization report. The report published this week shows that Kenya is the only country on the continent where data on child nutrition is available, which has a percentage measure of...
  • 22 Nov 2017 - Traders now have a step by step practical guideline on all import and export requirements in the country following the launch of the Info Trade Kenya web portal that has consolidated more than 125 documents and procedures. The launch of the portal has also seen Kenya...
  • 21 Nov 2017 - There was jubilation Tuesday at St. Ann Lubao  Primary School in Kakamega County as pupils, parents and teaches joined in song and dance to celebrate the victory of  Godalyn Kakuyu who emerged as a top student in the country  in this year’s Kenya Certificate of...

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