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 2017-09-23 14:00 

Standard Digital

Fire burns down five classrooms at Tenwek High Schoool... +

Books and desks for 160 students were destroyed in the 1am fire. No casualty was reported as students were in their dormitories when the fire broke out....

 2017-09-23 14:00 

Standard Digital

No end in sight for Sh25 billion church-clan land tussle... +

Land is home to Christ the King Major Seminary, Sister of Tabitha convent, St Paul's Minor seminary and Franciscan Sisters...

 2017-09-23 14:00 

Standard Digital

Lodwar's gate to heaven... +

The gigantic statue of Jesus Christ stands towering conspicuously on a high cliff at the Lodwar Catholic Diocese....

 2017-09-23 14:00 

Standard Digital

Four Nanyuki High School students found with kerosene... +

Police in Nanyuki are investigating an incident where four students of Nanyuki High School were found in possession of kerosene....

 2017-09-23 13:45 

SABC

Frida the rescue dog emerges as a Mexico quake hero... +

Meet the four-legged hero oMeet the four-legged hero of Mexico's deadly earthquake....

 2017-09-23 13:37 

Daily Nation

Man wants registrar Esther Nyaiyaki probed... +

Mr Mohammed claimed that the two contrasting viewpoints could not be factual....

 2017-09-23 13:37 

Daily Nation

Jubilee backs complaint against registrar Nyaiyaki... +

Mr Tuju said it is a criminal offence if the documents were changed....

 2017-09-23 13:37 

Daily Nation

Nurses' strike still on as union fault governors... +

Mr Panyako said no amount of intimidation would make them falter on their demands....

 2017-09-23 13:34 

News24

Mugabe 'spends nearly $20m on Zanu-PF rallies' report... +

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly blown an estimated $20m of state funds in eight of his Zanu-PF youth interface rallies held so far....

 2017-09-23 13:11 

Business Live

A reasonable pension gets harder to achieve... +

Lower expected returns in future and salaries that increase above inflation have compounded the effect for younger people...

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

Revealed: Inside story of NASA 'no poll' threat... +

Alliance insists IEBC must meet irreducible minimum demands before they can participate in elections...

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

A nation divided: where did the rain started beating us?... +

Fifty three years after independence, tribal clashes still synonymous with competitive politics...

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

Raila's Supreme Court victory opens Pandora's Box, lawyers say... +

There is a likelihood of having a mini-election after the Supreme Court opened the floodgates of suits contesting various electoral wins....

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

13 areas where IEBC dropped the ball... +

The release of the full Supreme Court judgment that annulled the August 8 presidential poll has unfurled the critical moments when the electoral commission dropped the ball....

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

Jubilee fell into our trap, says Raila... +

NASA flagbearer says they fooled Jubilee into believing that the Opposition was ill-prepared for the polls and yet it had a solid back-up plan...

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

Billion shilling u-turn that will cruise you to Coast in three hours... +

With the new six-lane expressway, travellers will have four options to get themselves to Mombasa, depending on how fast they want to get there...

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

Pressure on IEBC as DPP orders police to investigate top officials... +

Tobiko asks EACC and police to investigate Mudavadi, Orengo and polls agency following petitions by Jubilee and the Opposition....

 2017-09-23 13:00 

Standard Digital

New twist as Uhuru team heads back to court... +

Lawyers seek to file judicial review next week to contest the nullification of presidential poll...

 2017-09-23 12:37 

Daily Nation

Country celebrates years of 'no' rhino poaching... +

The success of Sera Conservancy in protecting black rhinos has been a milestone....

 2017-09-23 12:28 

SABC

19 year old gets 10 years for rape... +

A Willowvale man in the Eastern Cape will spend the next ten years in prison for raping a 30 year old woman two years ago....

 2017-09-23 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers... +

Wall Street's top regulator came under fire about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database...

 2017-09-23 12:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Young farmer wins livestock auctioneering competition... +

Gavin Matthews, a young farmer from Estcourt won the livestock auctioneering show in the Free State....

 2017-09-23 11:54 

News24

Horse-riding therapy makes a difference in lives of people with challenges... +

DUE to her love of horses, and a concern for people with special physical, mental, and emotional needs, Upper Highway resident Tracy Cummings has dedicated her life to volunteering at South African Riding for the Disabled Association (Sarda).For thi...

 2017-09-23 11:54 

News24

Hate-crime charges filed in attack on mentally disabled man... +

Four people have been charged with hate crimes in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed an assault on a mentally disabled man....

 2017-09-23 11:54 

News24

Uganda bans play critical of govt... +

Uganda has banned a theatre production that criticises the country's regime for poor governance and corruption, a month after arresting a theatre producer for staging a play about a gay man....

 2017-09-23 11:54 

News24

Ugandan govt bans miniskirts, coloured hair... +

Ugandan authorities have reportedly banned non uniformed public servants from wearing sleeveless, transparent and tight clothing at work....

 2017-09-23 11:54 

News24

Uganda govt trains militias to harass them - opposition... +

Uganda's opposition and rights groups have accused President Yoweri Museveni's government of training militias to intimidate opposition supporters during next year's elections, a claim denied by the government....

 2017-09-23 11:41 

SABC

ANC is failing to manage itself: Nehawu... +

Nehawu President, Mzwandile Makwayiba says the fact that ANC structures are taking each other to court over conferences is an indication that it is failing to manage the governing party. ...

 2017-09-23 11:37 

Daily Nation

Mike Sonko makes promise to city hawkers... +

Mr Sonko said a committee had been formed to come up with a durable solution....

 2017-09-23 11:36 

Standard Digital

Jubilee: We will take Raila to Hague if he causes chaos... +

Jubilee leadership has said it will take NASA leader Raila Odinga to the International Criminal Court if violence occurs in Kenya after the October 26 presidential elections....

 2017-09-23 11:25 

SABC

Majoro seals it for Citizens... +

Striker Lehlohonolo Majoro scored a last-minute penalty to give Cape Town City a 1-nil win over Polokwane City....

 2017-09-23 11:03 

News24

China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea... +

China is limiting its oil exports to North Korea after the UN imposed new sanctions last week, which included fuel import restrictions....

 2017-09-23 11:03 

News24

Iran warns Iraq Kurds independence means end to border deals... +

Iran has warned that independence for Iraqi Kurdistan would mean an end to all border and security arrangements with the regional government. ...

 2017-09-23 11:03 

News24

Israel vows to act against Iranian threats to annihilate it... +

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says as long as Iran seeks to destroy Israel it will face no fiercer enemy than the Jewish state....

 2017-09-23 10:55 

SABC

Zuma should not appoint his successor: Mchunu... +

Former ANC chairperson in Kwa-Zulu Natal Senzo Mchunu says the ANC must not allow president Jacob Zuma to appoint his successor....

 2017-09-23 10:38 

News24

Hope fading for survivors as Mexico search enters third day... +

Mexico is anxiously waiting for signs of life in the rubble of collapsed buildings as a desperate search for survivors of a devastating earthquake entered a third day....

 2017-09-23 10:38 

News24

Mexico: Girl 'trapped in earthquake rubble' didn't exist... +

Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. But she didn't exist... ...

 2017-09-23 10:38 

News24

Microlight aircraft 'crashes' before taking off on maiden flight... +

A microlight aircraft has ...

 2017-09-23 10:38 

News24

Man killed in East Rand microlight crash... +

A man has been killed and a teenage boy critically injured when their microlight crashed in Alrode, Alberton, paramedics say....

 2017-09-23 10:38 

News24

Pilot burns to death in microlight crash... +

The pilot of a microlight aircraft has died in a crash in the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve near Meyerton. ...

 2017-09-23 10:13 

News24

Grade 5 pupil dies after being hit by truck... +

A Grade 5 pupil from Leratong Primary School in Orlando East, Soweto, has died after being hit by a truck on her way to school....

 2017-09-23 10:13 

News24

Seven dead, five injured in Verena bakkie accident... +

Seven people have died and another five were injured when the driver of a bakkie lost control of the vehicle near Verena in Mpumalanga....

 2017-09-23 10:08 

Business Live

LUNCH WITH THE FT: Margrethe Vestager on holding Silicon Valley to account and taking on cartels... +

Over Danish herring smorrebrod, the cartel-busting EU anti-trust commissioner tells Alex Barker why big tech has a special responsibility...

 2017-09-23 10:01 

SABC

SABC News Live Blog: 23 September 2017... +

Get the latest news as it happens on the SABC News Live Blog....

 2017-09-23 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Meet the first female to head the London School of Economics... +

Dame Nemat Shafik takes on the University director position, foregoing the Deputy Governor position at the World Bank....

 2017-09-23 09:37 

Daily Nation

Kenya's democracy lauded at US meet... +

Independent Judiciary, willingness to go to court, devolution and decrease in electoral violence cited as key milestones....

 2017-09-23 09:37 

Daily Nation

Sonko to hire street children to clean Nairobi... +

Nairobi governor says plans under way to introduce digital bins....

 2017-09-23 09:23 

News24

Police must defend themselves - KZN MEC... +

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Mxolisi Kaunda has called for police to ...

 2017-09-23 09:23 

News24

Child abduction cases reported in KwaMashu - MEC... +

Attempts to abduct children have been reported in KwaMashu and investigations are underway to determine if police ignored these, KwaZulu-Natal community safety MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has said....

 2017-09-23 09:23 

News24

WATCH: 'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico... +

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Wednesday and left the entire island without power as 240 kph winds whipped the capital and sent thousands scurrying to shelters....

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