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  • 23 Jun 2018 - Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has drummed up support for DP William Ruto ahead of 2022 saying he has always stood with president Uhuru Kenyatta. Speaking on Friday evening in Kiambu, Kuria said Ruto has always been on the side of Uhuru Kenyatta unlike the Opposition...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - The agenda to build 500,000 low-cost housing by 2022 is now clear.On Friday Transport and Infrastructure, CS James Macharia unveiled how the government intends to implement the project starting with flagship projects that will be largely located within Nairobi city...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - Universities had not remitted at least Sh7.5 billion of employees' deductions to relevant agencies by June 2017, according to an audit report by Ministry of Education.The amount includes Sh4.5 billion of employees' pension and Sh2.6 billion of PAYE.Sacco deductions...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - New footage of the devastating impact of plastic pollution on wildlife has been captured by a BBC team.Seabirds are starving to death on the remote Lord Howe Island, a crew filming for the BBC One documentary Drowning in Plastic has revealed.Their stomachs were so...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - The 2018 World Cup in Russia has entered the critical last days of the Group Stage, with the upcoming Group B match between Portugal and Iran being especially important.Portugal is currently locked in a close battle with Spain atop their group standings, while Iran,...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - Eating one tablespoon of olive oil a day could help you live longer, according to experts.Olive oil, a key component of the health-giving Mediterranean diet, has long been said to be beneficial to health.Now, medical consultant Dr Sarah Brewer and dietitian Juliette...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama spent the night in custody after he was arrested on Friday night by EACC officers over suspected land fraud.He is being held at Nakuru Railways Police Station.His brother Charles Arama said the MP was arrested at 9.30pm alongside his...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - Mpeketoni residents are accusing KDF soldiers undertaking the Linda Boni security operation of harassment them.They say the soldiers have been humiliating them during their patrols especially at night.Area MCA James Komu has asked Interior CS Fred Matiang’i to...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - An explosion has shaken a rally for Ethiopia's new PM Abiy Ahmed which was being attended by thousands of people in Addis Ababa.Ahmed was taken away by security personnel immediately after his speech, which he gave in the Ethiopian capital's Meskel Square.Local media...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - You are not about to die, experts assure Don’t panic. Taking eight to 10 milligrams of copper a day is good for you. In fact, it's the minimum daily requirement for adults.READObama to open Alego Sauti Kuu sports centreFormer US President Barack Obama will attend the...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - US President Donald Trump has renewed sanctions on North Korea, citing an "extraordinary threat" from its nuclear weapons - just 10 days after saying there was no risk from Pyongyang."There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," he tweeted on 13 June, a day...
  • 23 Jun 2018 - Kenyan farmer Sam Mung'ala once struggled to feed his family by growing cowpeas and sorghum. These days he is betting on a new type of merchandise: shopping bags.The farmer from Kibwezi town in the country's south is planting and selling sisal, a source of fibre that...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - An NGO has urged the Mombasa government to expose the companies contracted to clear garbage.In a letter to the Environment executive Godfrey Nato, Muslims for Huma Rights protested the county’s “despicable” condition of solid waste disposal and management.Nato is yet...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Google has partnered with Mombasa county to train youths in a bid to reduce the high unemployment rate.Those targeted in the ‘Digital Skills for Africa Initiative’ are fresh graduates, job seekers and small business owners.Five thousand youths will take part. The...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - A report by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights has linked two sitting MPs and a former lawmaker to violence and cattle rustling in the North Rift Valley.Turkana South MP James Lomenen, Baringo North MP William Cheptumo and former Tiaty MP Asman Kamama were...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Police in Keiyo North police pursuing a suspected illicit dealer selling alcohol to tourists and children in Iten.The brewer has devised cunning ways of selling liquor at Tirinya near a picturesque view point.Domestic and foreign tourists throng the view point to...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Don’t panic. Taking eight to 10 milligrams of copper a day is good for you. In fact, it's the minimum daily requirement for adults.Gladys Mugambi, head nutritionist in the Health ministry, said on Friday that a tiny amount of copper is essential.Much more than...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Prominent Mombasa-based tycoons Ashok Doshi, the late Tahir Sheikh Said, Naushad A Merali (not the same as Sameer Group chairman Naushad N Merali) and Abdul Gaffur are among individuals who may have been irregularly allocated 15.862 acres of Kenya Ports Authority...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Former US President Barack Obama will attend the official inauguration of the Sauti Kuu Foundation Sports, Resource and Vocational Training Centre in Alego, Nyang’oma in Siaya county on July 16.Obama’s sister, Auma, yesterday said the event will be marked by festive...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Two businessmen have written to Governor Charity Ngilu after their trucks were burnt in Kitui county.David Waweru and Julius Ngugi say on February 8, their vehicles, registration KCC 050P and KCK 233Q, were flagged down by Governor Ngilu and a bunch of Kitui youths as...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is now pushing for a law that will make it mandatory for wealth declared annually by civil servants to be made public.The EACC chief executive officer Halake Waqo said at present public officers declare their wealth and the...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Are some cartels in the import business in a panic mode? The ongoing crackdown on counterfeit goods in the country has not gone well with them. Our mole has told Corridors the cartels who have been cashing in millions of shillings from selling counterfeit products...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - When we ask ourselves whether the National Lands Commission has done or is doing enough in recovering grabbed public land, the answer is a big no.In my view, NLC has not done enough.In the process of doing the little they have done, they have been accused of bribery...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - A joint Parliamentary committee wants the multi-agency team probing the impounded contraband sugar to safeguard it before they inspect it in the warehouses next week.National Assembly committees on Agriculture and Trade, Industry and Cooperatives on Friday agreed to...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - The National Assembly Public Investments Committee will propose that those who caused the delay in completion of the new Mombasa-Nairobi pipeline project be surcharged.The project that had a 2016 deadline is expected to be complete in one-and-a-half weeks with its...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Twenty counties are big winners in the latest formula of sharing the multi-million shilling Equalisation Fund for marginalised areas.Four minority communities are included among the beneficiaries in the policy unveiled on Friday in Nairobi by the Commission on Revenue...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - The Senate will summon Health CS Sicily Kariuki and the Council of Governors to clarify Kenya’s deal with 100 Cuban specialists.Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen and his Minority counterpart James Orengo yesterday said the government was not disclosing all the...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - Police in Baringo yesterday burned 18 gambling machines in Kabarnet town.County commissioner Henry Wafula said the move will end the increased cases of troubles in families caused by gambling. “The operation will continue to ensure all gambling machines are destroyed...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - The Directorate of Criminal Investigations suffered a blow yesterday after the court declined to suspend the verification of securities for the release 47 NYS suspects.On Thursday, the DPP asked the court to suspend the verification process of the suspects’ sureties...
  • 22 Jun 2018 - A manager with Olympic Petroleum Ltd was on Thursdy charged with stealing assorted litres of fuel worth over Sh32.5 million.Ahmed Ibrahim, who appeared before Milimani senior principal magistrate Martha Mutuku, faces other counts of fraudulent accounting and...

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