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Court halts hiring of 8,000 police recruits

Details A judge orders the National Police Service Commission to repeat the exercise....

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Judge gets back her job in deal

Details Lady Justice Abida Ali Aroni will be assigned duties following a deal between her and the JSC....

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For fun-seekers, spend your time at Ngong

Details The town lies on a flight path for aircraft flying to and from the JKIA and Wilson airports in Nairobi....

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Atwoli files new case in spat with deputy

Details Mr Atwoli said the order by the Industrial Court on October 29 would ground Cotu’s operations....

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Lamu leaders push for night curfew to be lifted on island

Details The four-month curfew in Lamu county has cost the region’s economy billions of shillings....

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He left Kenya as a boy with Sh70, now he is rich in UK

Details When we talk about global business personalities, names like Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and Richard Branson come to mind....

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Magerer under pressure to quit ODM

Details The two condemned the attack on Mr Lang’at, calling it embarrassing and unacceptable....

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Kenya tops in search for gay pictures on Google

Details Kenya is ranked top in Google searches on ‘gay sex pics’ with a search volume index of 100....

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Githurai residents dice with death on dangerous city bridge

Details The bridge is on a railway line with wide gaps between the rails, enough for a grown-up man to fall through....

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First lawsuit filed in Malaysia over MH370

Details The family is also suing Malaysia’s government, civil aviation authorities, immigration department and air force for negligence....

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Triple blasts at Nigeria bus station kill eight

Details It is not clear if the Islamist militants were behind the attack in Gombe city, the capital of Gombe state, but the extremists have a track record of targeting commuters....

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Israel opens Al-Aqsa mosque with police out in force

Details The streets of east Jerusalem were calm before the prayers at midday but teeming with additional police, including many in riot gear, after an Israeli clampdown on the compound, which is holy for Muslims and Jews alike....

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Flu or Ebola? US hospitals get ready for a confusing season

Details Most areas of the country are reporting a decline in EV-D68, but seven states including California say they are still seeing increases....

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Burkina Faso army chief takes power after President Blaise Compaoré steps down

Details Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaoré stepped down Friday moments after the army announced his ouster....

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I am a peacemaker, says Tiaty MP Asman Kamama

Details Tiaty MP Asman Kamama has declared that he is a peacemaker but not a warlord....

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China executes man who killed toddler in parking row

Details A Chinese man who killed a two-year-old girl after a row with her mother over a parking space has been executed....

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Dr Julius Ouma Jwan appointed new Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development chief

Details Dr Julius Ouma Jwan is the new KICD chief executive officer, replacing Ms Mercy Karogo....

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High Court orders NPSC to conduct fresh countrywide police recruitment

Details Court orders the National Police Service Commission to repeat the exercise....

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Raila Odinga asks police to bring Magerer Lang’at attackers to justice

Details Some of those who assaulted the ODM executive director have owned up and others were caught on camera....

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Apple chief Tim Cook puts focus on gay rights

Details "I'm proud to be gay and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," Cook said....

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Burkina Faso president Blaise Compaore refuses to quit after day of violence

Details Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore on Thursday refused to give up power....

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House defers debate on anti-graft law

Details MPs claimed that they were ambushed by the President’s memorandum....

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Fate of 100 police bosses uncertain

Details Three new ranks to replace five....

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World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim links local technology to peace

Details World Bank Chief Jim Yong Kim admitted he could not resist buying an item from a recent graduate using M-Pesa because of the ease with which it made the transaction go....

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Use clean energy in development, urges UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Details Ban Ki-moon says development on the continent must be supported with clean energy sources....

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Please return home, Interior CS Joseph ole Lenku tells refugees

Details Govt finalising plans to start repatriating the refugees in a matter of weeks....

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Magerer Lang’at roughed up as chaos rocks ODM

Details Three people attacked the official, whom they ejected from the Cord Parliamentary Group meeting in full view of the coalition leadership....

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Motorists’ reprieve as High Court stops enforcement of 50kph speed limit rule

Details Speed limit of 50kph contested....

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Former Britam managers’ accounts frozen

Details Properties belonging to four cannot be transacted....

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Budget boss ordered to pay retired teachers

Details MPs give controller three-week deadline....

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10 officers seized in bribery probe

Details During the night, anti-corruption detectives had planted cameras which would capture the police officers’ every move....

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Deepak Kamani fails to stop Swiss probe

Details The petitioners wanted to block AG from releasing information....

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Burkina Faso President declares state of emergency

Details President Compaore declares state of emergency to end violent protests against his 27-year rule...

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Garbage firms protest against plan to sweep them out of the city

Details The September 3 notice is from the county government and requires them to move elsewhere to pave the way for a monopoly franchise....

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Garbage firms protest plan to sweep them out of the city

Details The September 3 notice is from the county government and requires them to move elsewhere to pave the way for a monopoly franchise....

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Power games blamed for shortage of drugs

Details Many health institutions are short of drugs because of delays in funds release from the National Treasury and long procurement processes....

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Insecurity: Harsh reality for villagers in bandit stricken and cattle rustling zones

Details On Wednesday, Nation reporters made a daring visit to the flashpoint of Kapedo and found a trail of destruction....

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Alarm raised as criminals wear buibuis

Details The Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya Organising Secretary, Sheikh Mohammed Khalifa, said this was taking root in the county....

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Normality returns after curfew demo

Details The protest had paralysed transport on the island....

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Diaspora registration portal elicits mixed reactions

Details Kenyans abroad took to social media to make their views known about new portal...

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US condemns ‘senseless’ fighting in South Sudan

Details She was referring to the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army-In Opposition, which on Wednesday launched the first major attack on the town of Bentiu in months....

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Burkina’s parliament burnt as power extension plan opposed

Details The national radio and television of Burkina Faso were forced off the air by demonstrators who stormed the facilities and surround the national assembly....

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African Presidents who died in office in the last quarter century

Details Here is a list of African Presidents who died in power since 1989...

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Zambia sets Sata’s burial for November

Details Sata’s deputy Guy Scott is acting president pending elections....

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Relief as two-day protest over dusk-to-dawn Lamu curfew ends

Details The protest by traders in Lamu over the ongoing dusk-to-dawn curfew has ended....

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Rampaging Burkina protesters set parliament ablaze

Details Demonstrators in Burkina Faso on rampage to protest plans to extend President Compaore 27-year rule...

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MCAs eject ODM official Magerer Lang'at from party meeting

Details Magerer Langat kicked and slapped several times by the rowdy Nairobi county representatives....

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Safety campaign launched to end pedestrian deaths on Thika Road

Details A safety campaigned targeting pedestrians using the busy Thika Road has been launched....

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Supreme Court orders NLC, Charity Ngilu to hold talks

Details Supreme court directs NLC and Minister Ngilu to hold talks within 90 days....

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Dirty deals sent former Mumias Sugar bosses home, says Felix Koskei

Details CS says the trio engaged in activities that plunged firm into losses....

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