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Ex-Zambia tourism minister in court for abuse of office

Details Former Zambia Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo has been arraigned for abuse of office....

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Chadian army says 100 Boko Haram Islamists killed

Details Lake Chad is strategic as it is where borders of Chad and Nigeria converge with those of Cameroon and Niger....

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Hissene Habre celebrates ‘victory’ as trial is delayed

Details Mr Habre threw his hands in the air in victory as he was driven to his cell....

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Summit showed why we must slash red tape, invest in schools

Details For the first time, the GES was held in sub-Saharan Africa and US President Barack Obama turned up....

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Uhuru directs govt agencies to promote diligent workers

Details The six public servants listed by the ombudsman for their outstanding performance in the civil service....

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Mixed reaction to ban on mock exams

Details Kenya National Parents and Teachers Association Chairman Nathan Barasa opposed the ban....

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Bill seeking to sack EACC bosses puts Uhuru, MPs on fresh collision course

Details It has emerged that President Uhuru Kenyatta will not sign a Bill seeking to sack anti-graft agency bosses....

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Tobiko orders Gladys Shollei charged with abuse of office

Details Mrs Shollei is to be prosecuted for her role in the purchase of a residential house for the Chief Justice....

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KWS sets terms for new railway passage through Nairobi National Park

Details The railway is expected to run along the park’s boundary for a 12km stretch....

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Cholera claims another victim in Migori County as disease spreads

Details The latest victim is a woman, who died on arrival at the Migori County Referral Hospital....

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New Bill seeks to hide how KDF spends budget billions

Details The Bill proposes to shield the military from any form of civilian oversight...

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Khalwale accuses judge of favouring Kidero in defamation case

Details He accused Justice Joseph Sergon of favouring Dr Kidero and demanded that he stops handling the matter....

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Kenya Airways fall is plot to seize firm, says Orange party

Details On Thursday, Kenya Airways announced a loss of Sh25.7 billion after tax for 12 months....

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High Court declines to halt trial against suspended Land CS Charity Ngilu

Details Instead, the judge directed that the application by Ms Ngilu and Mr Josphert Konzollo be heard on August 12....

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Politicians ‘frustrating’ anti-graft efforts

Details They are deliberately sabotaging efforts to tackle the vice, according to a recent report....

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Education CS Kaimenyi directs schools to form boards

Details Prof Kaimenyi noted that schools need the boards to effectively run their activities....

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Nairobi men suffer most domestic abuse as Western tops in violence against women

Details Men living in Nairobi and other big towns are more likely to be battered than their rural counterparts....

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Boni Khalwale wants judge to bow out of defamation case

Details Kakamega senator accuses Justice Joseph Sergon of being subjective....

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Knut to Govt: Take pay case to Supreme Court and we strike

Details Union warns government against taking fight over teachers pay raise to the Supreme Court....

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Hunter of Cecil the lion says he did 'nothing wrong'

Details Theo Bronkhorst says he did nothing wrong on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion....

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Vaccine offers 100pc Ebola protection, show trial results

Details VSV-EBOV may become the first licensed vaccine against the haemorrhagic fever that claimed 11,000 lives....

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16 injured as matatu crashes on Nithi bridge in Meru

Details Six of the hurt are students of Egoji Teachers Training College....

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Part number 'confirms' debris is from Boeing 777: Official

Details Mystery of flight MH370 is close to being solved, says Malaysian deputy minister....

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Court reinstates ousted Baringo Speaker William Kamket

Details The court ruled that the MCAs denied Mr Kamket a chance to defend himself....

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Education CS Kaimenyi orders crackdown on schools violating fees rule

Details He ordered the county education heads to notify the DPP of any school that is conducting holiday tuition....

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Kenyan musicians sue copyright bodies over royalties

Details Musicians who are not members of any copyright body risk losing revenue....

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County first ladies to launch strategic plan

Details The first ladies have initiated several projects in their regions....

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Australia 'increasingly confident' wreckage is from missing MH370

Details Investigators hope they will be able to move closer to solving the mystery of the missing the Malaysia Airlines plane....

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Mexican drug lord El Chapo to be extradited to US if captured

Details According to Mexican law, a convict can be extradited once the accused has completed a sentence in Mexico....

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UN adopts resolution to fight wildlife poaching

Details The UN is concerned over high levels of killings of elephants in Africa....

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UN tells members to work harder against wildlife poaching

Details The UN is concerned about high levels of killings of elephants in Africa....

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US launches probe into killing of 'Cecil the lion'

Details Safari Club International, an international hunting organisation that Palmer belonged to has revoked his membership....

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Busia County seeks Sh556m refund wrongly allocated to Bungoma

Details The county says that money that was erroneously allocated to Bungoma County in 2013....

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Kalonzo Musyoka says border wall will not deter Al-Shabaab

Details Mr Kalonzo also criticised the judiciary....

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Treasury dismisses Auditor-General over missing funds

Details Mr Ouko noted that the money was part of inflated purchases by county governments on non- priority areas such as travel for elected officials....

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Turbulent times for Kenya Airways as it records Sh26bn loss

Details It has also become one of the highest loss-making companies in East Africa ....

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Police ignored threats against land firm bosses, say families

Details The families of slain directors of a land buying company in Murang’a County have accused police of ignoring threats they received....

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Release Sh30bn for counties, governors plead with Treasury

Details The National Treasury usually releases money to counties each month based on quarterly approvals by the Controller of Budget....

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Nakuru: A town of memorable safaris where the party never ends

Details Nakuru is the fourth largest town in Kenya and one of the most beautiful places to be....

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National airline needs a massive dose of capital

Details Negative capital exposes a company to too many risks, especially as far as creditors are concerned....

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MPs: We will desert party if Duale motion goes on

Details Mandera MPs defended Mr Duale, saying locals were constantly providing names of terrorism suspects to security agencies....

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Cholera cases raise fears of an epidemic

Details Fears of a cholera epidemic spread on Thursday, with new cases of the disease in Migori, Isiolo and Kisumu counties....

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Respect rights in war on terror, say Muslims

Details The US should not fund counter-terrorism operations that violate human rights, Muslim leaders said on Thursday....

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Summit ‘has boosted police image’

Details Police chiefs have spoken about the security lessons learnt during the visit by US President Barack Obama last week....

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I didn’t mean judge is biased: Witness

Details Mr Peter Khainga, a clerk at a law firm, said what he meant was that the matter would be decided by the court....

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Sisters fight Sh500m lawyer fees

Details Two sisters are fighting off a Sh500 million legal fees demand from a lawyer who represented them in a succession case for their late parents’ multi-billion shillings estate....

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Kibaki, Raila linked to failed vote kits

Details When asked by Suba MP John Mbadi where the blame lay, he pointed a finger at Mr Hassan....

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Paralysed Busia children transferred to Nairobi

Details The 28 paralysed children from Teso in Busia County were on Thursday transferred to Nairobi for treatment....

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Boinnet questions integrity of officers handling accident case

Details Ms Mercy Njeri died in the Sunday accident after the vehicle she was travelling in collided with another at Manguo in Limuru....

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Nairobi County demands Sh61.5 bn from KDF over Embakasi land ownership row

Details The county government says the land on which the Embakasi Barracks sits was wrongly acquired....

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