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 2017-01-18 22:00 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Uhuru receives brief on drought situation... +

President Uhuru Kenyatta was Wednesday briefed on the drought situation and mitigation measures that have been put in place....

 2017-01-18 22:00 

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Kenya: Anglo-Leasing deal was above board, says State official... +

A senior State official has said the Government got value for money in the Anglo Leasing contracts....

 2017-01-18 22:00 

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Kenya: Turkana and West Pokot residents starving, lose hundreds of livestock... +

Hundreds of livestock in Turkana County have died with thousands of people facing starvation as the drought intensifies....

 2017-01-18 22:00 

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Kenya: Samburu Public service board chairman dies... +

County Public Service Board Chairman Bernard Lenaronkoito Wednesday collapsed and died while chairing a meeting....

 2017-01-18 22:00 

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Kenya: Kaimenyi reassures land owners on validity of titles issued since 2013... +

The Government has reassured land owners of the validity of title deeds given under the Jubilee administration following a High Court judgement that they were issued irregularly....

 2017-01-18 22:00 

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Kenya: Why Embu youths fear listing as voters... +

Many youths in Embu are not registering as voters for fear of arrests, a Cabinet secretary has revealed....

 2017-01-18 22:00 

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Kenya: NTSA says road carnage reduced by 13pc in 2016... +

Fatalities caused by road accidents reduced by 13 per cent in 2016, the national government has revealed....

 2017-01-18 22:00 

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Kenya: Advertise uncollected IDs, says Musalia... +

Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi has asked the Government to publish the names of people who have not collected their national identity cards....

 2017-01-18 21:53 

Daily Nation

Thousands could be locked out of General Election... +

One reason for many of them is lack of required documents....

 2017-01-18 21:53 

Daily Nation

ODM wants commission to ensure youth in institutions are not... +

Agnes Zani says IEBC must reach out to eligible ones....

 2017-01-18 21:53 

Daily Nation

Price of eggs increases following importation ban... +

Traders express fear they will run out of stock....

 2017-01-18 21:52 

Daily Nation

Mwiraria approved direct procurement in Anglo Leasing project,... +

Former Treasury director says minister had mandate to allow this....

 2017-01-18 21:52 

Daily Nation

Officials seconded to National Police Service Commission may... +

This will happen if they fail interviews....

 2017-01-18 21:51 

Daily Nation

Big political players traversing country to rally supporters to... +

IEBC says it is entering details of average of 94,000 voters daily against target of 200,000....

 2017-01-18 21:00 

Standard Digital

Politics: MPs to control billions in proposed law... +

Lawmakers may soon allocate themselves billions of taxpayers money to help them monitor State expenditure in their areas....

 2017-01-18 21:00 

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Health: Doctors inch closer to striking salary deal with State to end strike... +

A deal may be reached between doctors and the Government as another meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 19....

 2017-01-18 21:00 

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Kenya: Mystery as missing lawyer Simon Lilan's office 'burgled'... +

The mystery over the disappearance of Eldoret lawyer Simon Lilan has deepened after his office was allegedly broken into on Tuesday night....

 2017-01-18 21:00 

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Politics: I've come with intelligence on Jubilee, Onyango Oloo tells ODM... +

Onyango Oloo, who has been President Uhuru Kenyatta's point-man in Nyanza, joined ODM yesterday with a promise to help party leader Raila Odinga win the coming elections....

 2017-01-18 21:00 

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Business: Kenya Pipeline invites bids for Kisumu oil jetty... +

Kenya Pipeline has invited bids to build an oil jetty on Lake Victoria as it seeks to improve flow of petroleum products in the areas around the lake including to the neighbouring countries....

 2017-01-18 21:00 

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Education: Defiant lecturers vow to go on strike as court extends barring orders... +

Operations in all public universities could Thursday be disrupted if lecturers make good their threat to down their tools despite a court order barring them....

 2017-01-18 18:48 

Daily Nation

Company seeks to kick out 1000 squatters from land... +

KML also wants the court to uphold the orders of July 17, 2012 prohibiting illegal invaders on its land....

 2017-01-18 17:48 

Daily Nation

Kalonzo's ID number used to register voter in Wajir... +

Mr Musyoka discovered the anomaly when he visited a voter registration centre at Wagberi....

 2017-01-18 17:48 

Daily Nation

Senegal seeks UN's support to press Jammeh to step down:... +

Draft resolution does not explicitly seek authorisation to deploy troops to The Gambia....

 2017-01-18 17:48 

Daily Nation

Suspect in Istanbul nightclub killings claims he received order... +

Officials say Abdulgadir Masharipov confessed to carrying out attack....

 2017-01-18 16:48 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Uhuru appoints Chebukati as new IEBC Chairman... +

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Wafula Chebukati as the new Chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)....

 2017-01-18 16:48 

Daily Nation

Nairobi Speaker’s dad Letoya Magelo, 91, dies in Narok... +

Mzee Magelo served as a hides and skins inspector before retiring in 1986....

 2017-01-18 15:49 

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World: Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems... +

Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush has been in a Houston hospital since Saturday after he experienced shortness of breath, a family spokesman said on Wednesday....

 2017-01-18 15:49 

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[ World ]

America: Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems... +

Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush has been in a Houston hospital since Saturday after he experienced shortness of breath, a family spokesman said on Wednesday....

 2017-01-18 15:45 

Daily Nation

Oloo was Raila mole, says Waititu... +

Kabete MP accuses ex-TNA official of spying on Jubilee for ODM leaders....

 2017-01-18 15:44 

Daily Nation

Uhuru appoints new electoral team... +

Advocate Wafula Chebukati replaces Issack Hassan as IEBC chairman....

 2017-01-18 15:44 

Daily Nation

Court allows USIU to file fresh evidence in land case linking... +

Mr Moi has disowned an alleged transaction with Muthaiga Luxury Homes....

 2017-01-18 15:44 

Daily Nation

Kalonzo, Wetang'ula campaign in Wajir... +

Opposition leaders urge residents to register and vote out Jubilee August elections....

 2017-01-18 15:18 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: At least 70 civilians killed in Nigeria refugee camp air strike... +

At least 70 civilians were killed in Tuesday's Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than a hundred were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said on Wednesday....

 2017-01-18 15:18 

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[ World ]

Africa: At least 70 civilians killed in Nigeria refugee camp air strike... +

At least 70 civilians were killed in Tuesday's Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than a hundred were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said on Wednesday....

 2017-01-18 15:06 

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World: Mali attack toll hits 47, including five suicide bombers... +

At least 47 people including five suicide bombers were killed when a vehicle packed with explosives detonated inside a military camp in the northern Mali city of Gao on Wednesday, the government said....

 2017-01-18 15:06 

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[ World ]

Africa: Mali attack toll hits 47, including five suicide bombers... +

At least 47 people including five suicide bombers were killed when a vehicle packed with explosives detonated inside a military camp in the northern Mali city of Gao on Wednesday, the government said....

 2017-01-18 14:45 

Daily Nation

Fire breaks out afresh in Aberdare Forest... +

Flames consume an extra 500 hectares of moorland....

 2017-01-18 14:45 

Daily Nation

Starehe Girls win global Prize over proposed power project... +

The prize seeks to recognise pioneers in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability....

 2017-01-18 14:44 

Daily Nation

Uhuru challenges governors on starving Kenyans... +

National and county government budgets will have to be realigned, President says....

 2017-01-18 14:34 

IRIN

Breaking down the barriers to treating malnutrition... +

The global community needs to fundamentally change the way it thinks about delivering treatment for malnutrition to those who need it most...

 2017-01-18 14:30 

Standard Digital

Business: Nakumatt sells 25 percent stake to a fund for Sh7.725 billion... +

Privately owned Nakumatt, Kenya's biggest supermarket chain by sales, has agreed to sell a 25 percent stake to a foreign fund for Sh7.725 billion, its managing director said on Wednesday....

 2017-01-18 14:30 

Standard Digital

Business: Fund offers Nakumatt Sh8b for 25pc stake in retail chain... +

Leading retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, has received a Sh7.7 billion ($75 million) offer for 25 per cent stake from a foreign fund....

 2017-01-18 14:19 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kalonzo Musyoka reveals an early rigging scheme in Wajir... +

This happened as hundreds of voters turned up in various parts of the country on day two of the voter registration....

 2017-01-18 14:19 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Kalonzo shares ID number with woman, 23, IEBC records show... +

?It has emerged that Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka shares a national identification card number with another person....

 2017-01-18 13:41 

Daily Nation

AG Muigai to publish names of 32 rogue lawyers... +

Names include those facing suspension or struck off roll of advocates for professional misconduct....

 2017-01-18 12:54 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Why women still feel pressured to conceive a boy-child as opposed to a girl-child... +

A girlfriend acted jealous of her for bearing a son, It became clear to her that there was an unspoken preference for a boy child....

 2017-01-18 12:41 

Daily Nation

Kenya bans Uganda poultry import over bird flu outbreak... +

There are 32 million chicken in the country that are at risk of contracting the avian flu....

 2017-01-18 12:32 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Protest over proposed amendment on IPOA Act... +

A section of civil societies have protested a proposed amendment on the Independent Policing Oversight Authority ACT to enable police ignore summonses....

 2017-01-18 12:11 

Standard Digital

Kenya: Panic as term for Council for Legal Education expires... +

This means that crisis is looming as the Council must be fully constituted to regulate legal education and training offered in Kenya....

 2017-01-18 11:40 

Daily Nation

Judge extends order stopping dons' strike... +

Job boycott should not take off to allow room for talks this week, judge rules....

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