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 2020-01-24 21:54 

Standard Digital

System for paying musicians to go digital...

Local artistes will enjoy better earnings once the government implements new measures of paying royalties....

 2020-01-24 21:54 

Standard Digital

School admits girl rescued from sexual abuse...

Soon, she was taken to the principal Hellen Juma's office where she narrated her nine-month ordeal in the hands of a close relative....

 2020-01-24 21:48 

Standard Digital

Nairobi becomes first African city to host Athletics Continental Tour...

Nairobi is set to host the opening leg of 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour becoming the first African city to host the lucrative event....

 2020-01-24 20:59 

Daily Nation

Without reforming elections, BBI will not yield much fruit...

Without clear prescriptions, there is no guarantee that the conduct of the next elections in 2022 will be any different....

 2020-01-24 20:59 

Daily Nation

THE CUTTING EDGE...

NTSA's online system is not perfect, as Carey Yiembe has found out....

 2020-01-24 20:59 

Daily Nation

Charity will not erase the trail of broken promises...

The question is still worth asking, for the sake of children like Nereah....

 2020-01-24 20:59 

Daily Nation

Why we should care about digital economy...

The term evolved from the 1990s, when the focus was on the impact of the internet on the economy....

 2020-01-24 20:59 

Daily Nation

It's game of thrones in UoN's vice-chancellor succession plot...

We live in a country where public office holders aren't accountable for their words....

 2020-01-24 20:59 

Daily Nation

Kenyans should not expect justice from broke Judiciary...

We should not have high expectations of the Judiciary while at the same time underfunding it....

 2020-01-24 20:52 

Daily Nation

I won't go for a third term, Uhuru tells Kikuyu elders...

President Kenyatta says he is keen on implementing Big Four Agenda....

 2020-01-24 20:32 

News24

34 US troops injured in recent Iranian strike: Pentagon...

Nearly three dozen US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries or concussion in this month's Iranian air strike on a military base in Iraq, the Pentagon says....

 2020-01-24 20:32 

News24

Boko Haram kills five in northeast Nigeria: sources...

Gunmen from the Boko Haram jihadist group killed five people and abducted several others as they collected firewood in restive northeast Nigeria, security sources say....

 2020-01-24 20:30 

News24

Media kicked out of meeting between Lesufi and Parktown Boys' High parents...

The media has been kicked out of a heated meeting between Parktown Boys' High parents and Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi....

 2020-01-24 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Tech CEOs in Davos dodge issues by warning audiences about AI...

Technology's most influential leaders have a new message: It's not us you need to worry about -- it's artificial intelligence....

 2020-01-24 20:15 

Standard Digital

Kiptanui finishes second in Dubai Marathon, misses out on Sh10 million prize...

Eric Kiptanui finishes second in Dubai Marathon, misses out on Sh10 million prize on Friday....

 2020-01-24 20:06 

News24

Private law firm to lead probe to unearth the truth of Enoch Mpianzi's drowning...

The Gauteng Department of Education has appointed an independent law firm to investigate Enoch Mpianzi's death, due to inconsistencies in "alleged facts" surrounding the turn of events at the camp....

 2020-01-24 19:58 

Daily Nation

State releases Sh600m to revive Thiba Dam project...

The project was put on hold in October due to a financial crisis....

 2020-01-24 19:38 

News24

High Court dismisses Tumi Mokwena's bid to suspend liquidation of firm...

The urgent application by Polokwane lawyer Tumi Mokwena for the suspension of a liquidation order on his law firm has been thrown out by the Limpopo High Court....

 2020-01-24 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Davos digital-payments rift pits Facebook against central banks...

A rift among the global elite over the future of digital payments was on display during a panel discussion at WEF's annual meeting....

 2020-01-24 19:21 

News24

No jackpot winners in Friday's Daily Lotto...

There were no winners in Friday's Daily Lotto jackpot draw....

 2020-01-24 19:14 

News24

UK's Johnson hails 'new chapter' as he signs EU divorce deal...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed "a new chapter" in Britain's history as he signed its divorce deal with the EU, clearing another hurdle ahead of the country's departure from the bloc next Friday....

 2020-01-24 19:14 

News24

6.8 magnitude quake hits eastern Turkey: disaster agency...

An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has hit eastern Turkey, a Turkish government agency says, with no immediate reports of casualties....

 2020-01-24 19:10 

Daily Nation

KRA speeds up issuance of tax compliance certificates...

KRA aims at aims at enhancing efficiency in the issuance of the document....

 2020-01-24 19:02 

News24

Friday's Powerball and Powerball Plus results...

Here are the winning Powerball and Powerball Plus numbers from the Friday, January 24 draw....

 2020-01-24 19:00 

News24

Continued 'culture of silence' at Parktown Boys' High concerns education department...

The Gauteng Education Department says it has concerns about a continued "culture of silence" at Parktown Boys' High School, even though it had abolished and changed the school's code of conduct....

 2020-01-24 18:59 

News24

Zabediela residents in Limpopo want to know 'when and how' their promised tar road will be built...

Residents of Ward 5 in Zabediela, Limpopo, want to know "when and how" the tar road they have been demanding will be built....

 2020-01-24 18:35 

Daily Nation

Road, dam projects fuelling HIV in Machakos, Makueni and Kitui...

Towns with major infrastructure projects report high HIV prevalence....

 2020-01-24 18:30 

Daily Nation

Ethiopians look for love at Orthodox epiphany celebration...

Festival offers young singles a choice meeting ground for sparking romance....

 2020-01-24 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Daimler to build 50000 Mercedes EQC models this year...

Daimler on Thursday said it plans to build 50000 Mercedes EQC electric cars this year....

 2020-01-24 18:29 

News24

Angolan policeman gets 16 years for killing street vendor...

An Angolan court has sentenced a policeman to 16 years in jail for gunning down a street vendor who refused to be evicted....

 2020-01-24 18:28 

News24

Trump at anti-abortion rally as Democrats wrap impeachment case...

US President Donald Trump was to address the country's biggest annual anti-abortion rally on Friday - just blocks from Congress where senators are sitting in judgment at his impeachment trial....

 2020-01-24 18:27 

Daily Nation

Kisumu woman accused of stabbing her 4 children charged...

The suspect has also been charged with attempted suicide....

 2020-01-24 18:26 

Daily Nation

Eliud Kipchoge crowned Kenya's finest sportsperson, again...

"Sports is where freedom is."...

 2020-01-24 18:24 

Daily Nation

'Anti-corruption czar' is something of a contradiction...

The czar thus soon epitomised moral putrefaction and radical evil....

 2020-01-24 18:19 

Daily Nation

How to effectively tackle locust invasion...

African countries must also strengthen their own pest surveillance....

 2020-01-24 18:19 

Daily Nation

Harambee Starlets draw Tanzania in Awcon qualifiers...

Starlets assistant coach Jackline Juma said it's another chance to return to biennial event....

 2020-01-24 18:18 

News24

'Disingenuous' EFF had no evidence Gqubule and Harber were Stratcom agents, court finds...

The EFF and its spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi didn't place any evidence before the court that veteran journalists Thandeka Gqubule and Anton Harber were apartheid Stratcom agents, the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has found....

 2020-01-24 18:18 

Daily Nation

This is right time for women in media to lean in, step forward...

An absolutely great thing happened this week. Annette Thomas' appointment as The Guardian's new boss is a massive vote of confidence in female leadership in the global media industry, not to mention an inspiration to rising women leaders in the in...

 2020-01-24 18:11 

Daily Nation

Three missing in Embu Masinga boat accident...

Nine people were saved from the accident....

 2020-01-24 18:08 

Standard Digital

MCA charged with obstruction, granted Sh7m bond...

He was charged with incitement and obstructing police officers from performing their duties...

 2020-01-24 18:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Kasese Farmers Receive Three NAADS Tractors...

The three groups are Basaija Kweyimukya Cooperative from Mubuku, Bigando Agricultural Cooperative Society from Kitswamba sub-county and Hima Barracks Women's group from Hima. The farmers will contribute 20 per cent of the unit cost of each tractor val...

 2020-01-24 17:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Lt. Col. Nakalema Orders Arrest of Nansana Town Clerk...

On Friday afternoon, the State Anti-Corruption Unit together with other agencies including the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya stormed the municipality and held a meeting which later turned into an investigation panel...

 2020-01-24 17:52 

News24

ANC in Tshwane calls for council sitting to hear no confidence motions amid speaker's suspension...

Following the suspension of the Tshwane speaker, the ANC are striking while the iron is hot and are calling for the continuation of a special council meeting to table motions of no confidence against the mayor and three others....

 2020-01-24 17:50 

Daily Nation

World Under-20: Training track behind schedule...

The artificial track was meant to be installed in 2017....

 2020-01-24 17:50 

Daily Nation

Desert locusts likely headed to Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia...

DCLO projects locust migration to Uganda, South Sudan and southwest Ethiopia...

 2020-01-24 17:42 

Standard Digital

Man, 23, dies while in hospital queue...

Family says Odhiambo had been tested twice but had not received any medication...

 2020-01-24 17:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Suspected Robber Arrested for Hacking Motorcyclist in Hoima...

It is alleged that Mutyaba, together with colleagues still at large, disguised as passengers and hired Ronald Atugonza, a bodaboda rider to take them to Miika Hotel along the Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko road, on Thursday night....

 2020-01-24 17:37 

Standard Digital

PSG star linked with move to Old Trafford but Utd are wary of repeating mistakes made with Sanchez...

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer missed out on top target Erling Haaland after the Norwegian hotshot signed for Borussia Dortmund earlier this month....

 2020-01-24 17:37 

Standard Digital

Police officers seize 77kg ivory...

A Ugandan suspected to be the owner of the ivory was arrested...

 2020-01-24 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Xerox nominates new HP board after buyout rebuffs...

Xerox Holdings said on Thursday it plans to nominate 11 independent candidates to HP Inc's board....

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