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  • 23 Jul 2017 - Clients come to survey companies like GeoPoll because they trust them to provide impartial data to show them when they are doing well and where they can improve.This is a key characteristic of Market Research ethics. GeoPoll is a proud member of the market research...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - NASA yesterday claimed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration is planning to deploy soldiers in its strongholds during the polls.The opposition said this is aimed at intimidating voters and denying them the right to vote.Speaking to the media at Orange House, NASA...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero yesterday claimed Jubilee is planning to sponsor violence in NASA strongholds to scare away voters. He said the ruling party has sensed defeat and it is deploying “dirty tricks” to retain power. “We will not agree to sponsored violence so...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has accused NASA of using propaganda in its campaigns in a bid to win votes.Addressing Jubilee supporters at Garissa Primary School yesterday, he said the opposition is trying to capitalise on the “old notion the region is marginalised”.Uhuru...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday failed to respond to critical questions during an online chat with the public on issues that face the country.Uhuru failed to respond to questions concerning the ongoing nurses’ strike, unemployment, the high cost of living and...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - At least five journalists have made it to the nomination Party List, even as businessmen and farmers take the lion’s share.The list contains names of applicants who applied to their respective parties to be considered for nomination to either the county assembly, the...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta will defeat NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga with between two-three million votes, Devolution CS Mwangi Kiunjuri (pictured) has said.He said Uhuru has accomplished most of his election pledges and Kenyans are convinced by his...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Ailing Western factories during Jubilee’s rule has taken centre stage in NASA’s campaigns with just 15 days to the polls.NASA co-principals Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula are capitalising on the struggling Nzoia and Mumias Sugar factories and Rai Paper,...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Clinical officers have been given higher job groups, two weeks after they threatened to strike because they were categorised as low-skilled.In its latest job evaluation, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission had classified them as “low-skilled”, together with...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - The Anti-Counterfeit Agency has destroyed fake goods worth Sh24 million.The goods, which included electronics, music equipment, phones, clothing, food stuff and industrial ball bearings and were burnt at EnviroSafe Limited in Export Processing Zone, Athi River on...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Muslims have called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to intervene and end age-long discrimination in issuance of national IDs to members of the faith, failure which they will take legal action or vote out Jubilee.Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims organising secretary...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Workers in the agricultural sector should expect a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in the next two weeks.According to Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli who spoke in Naivasha, the CBA between Kenya Plantations and Agricultural Workers Union and flower growers...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - The seemingly lucrative M-Akiba bond fell short by 86 per cent at the Nairobi Securities Exchange three weeks after its debut launch on June 30.The retail government bond which sought to raise Sh1 billion only raised Sh140 million bought by about 235,672 investors.The...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - I was fortunate enough to be moderating an event in Nairobi last week co-hosted by KEPSA and UNCTAD where the chief guest was the chairman of Alibaba, Jack Ma. I reflected on how this visit has in many ways single-handedly reset the China-Africa narrative. As I...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Base Titanium is set to double royalties paid to the government to five per cent once talks with the ministry of mining are completed.The firm’s general manager external affairs and development Joe Schwarz said that they have agreed in principal with the ministry of...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - THERE are big election observation teams gathered in Kenya for the 12th General Election on August 8.The European Union and the African Union have deployed Election Observation Missions headed by, respectively, Marietje Schaake, a member of the EU Parliament for The...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Let’s get one thing straight. Whatever happens on or after August 8, Kenya will not have peace.Regardless of whether either it is President Uhuru Kenyatta or his main rival, Raila Odinga, who is declared the winner of the presidential election; whether the election is...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - An interesting court case is taking place in Switzerland. A man accused of torture in his home country of Gambia has been arrested and is undergoing trial, in what could mark a significant development in the international justice system.Swiss authorities, acting under...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - NASA has led a determined campaign to ensure that the election does not take place on August 8. Opposition strategists decided that the only way to achieve this objective is to create the local and international perception that the IEBC is unable to conduct a free,...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - When Dagoretti Approved Centre was started way back in 1935 by the white settlers, the institution was meant for boys who were unmanageable at home and in school.In 2005, the institution was changed from an 'approved' to a rehabilitation school for girls in conflict...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Some of the most high-profile female presenters at the BBC called on the head of Britain's public broadcaster on Sunday to "act now" to address a gender pay gap that sees it pay its top male star five times more than its best-paid female presenter.Reaching 95 percent...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - NASA leaders have pledged to sack Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa if elected in the August 8 polls.They warned public servants with similar traits to Marwa that they will face a similar fate."We won't tolerate public servants who become bosses instead of...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Retired athlete Kipkirui Misoi woke to a rude shock after an unknown person chopped off the sex organs and udder of an expectant cow on Saturday night.Kipkirui Misoi told journalists at his home in Siwot, Nakuru county that more than 11 cows have undergone the same in...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - One person has been shot dead and two others wounded in two separate banditry attacks in Kerio Valley at the weekend.Pokot bandits suspected to be from Tiaty, Baringo East raided Murkutwo in Marakwet East on Saturday, injuring two herders before killing a 31-year-old...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Garissa residents to help fight al Shabaab to ensure the dusk to dawn curfew is lifted.The three-month curfew was put in place by acting Interior CS Fred Matiang'i in Garissa, Lamu and Tana to contain the militant group.The...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - One of Australia’s most senior ministers on Sunday reignited debate on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, proposing a national postal vote on the issue.Conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's policy is for a national vote, or plebiscite, but that...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Raila Odinga is unable to lead the country and the Luo community because he cannot unite people, Jubilee's Suleiman Shahbal has said. The Mombasa governor hopeful accused Raila of using and dumping people for his own selfish gains."If Raila was a man who keeps his...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Bearing in mind that it took 110 years for the first Briton to win a Tour de France, you'd expect the man who then wins four of the next five to be one of the most loved and admired sportsmen of this or any other era.There is no fluking a yellow jersey. Three weeks of...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - The government's failure to deal with the nurses strike has led to rising cases of cholera, doctors have said.Fourteen people have died from cholera since January and 1,216 in 12 counties are infected, public health officers have reported. Nairobi and Garissa are most...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Princes William and Harry have bared their souls in the most candid and emotional interview they have ever given about their mother.Among their revelations, the brothers describe how they are haunted by the final phone call Princess Diana made to them from Paris,...

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