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Tue, 06/30/2015 03:56 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Commission on Revenue Allocation has approved the expenditure of Sh1.1 billion by county assemblies to hire 4,350 aides for ward representatives.

A document prep...

Tue, 06/30/2015 12:32 PM | By Mwakilishi

A British national charged with killing his Kenyan girlfriend has been freed on bond.

Carl Gary Singleton, 41, is alleged to have murdered 22-year-old Peris Ashley A...

Tue, 06/30/2015 09:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

The cost of keeping a Member of Parliament will rise to an average of Sh2 million per month beginning Wednesday (July 1), highlighting the growing burden to the taxpayer of...

Tue, 06/30/2015 08:57 AM | By Mwakilishi

The Industrial Court has ordered the government to pay teachers a basic salary increment of 50-60 per cent.

The raise is due from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2017 and s...

Tue, 06/30/2015 01:58 AM | By Mwakilishi

Students in institutions of higher learning are being recruited into violent extremism at an alarming rate, the director of the National Counter Terrorism Centre, Mr Isaac...

Tue, 06/30/2015 01:45 AM | By Mwakilishi

The expected visit of US President Barack Obama could turn out to be a blessing for long-suffering Nairobi residents.

The Nairobi county government is spending in ex...

Mon, 06/29/2015 04:22 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga disagreed over claims of corruption in the National Youth Service when they came face to face at a church functi...

Mon, 06/29/2015 01:33 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Barack Obama’s half-brother Malik Abongo ‘Roy’ Obama has sold a decades-old letter the US President sent him.

The letter was sent in 1995 when President Ob...

Mon, 06/29/2015 10:57 AM | By Mwakilishi

Musician Jaguar has threatened to quit the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) board in two weeks if Interior Cabinet Secretary Jose...

Mon, 06/29/2015 09:21 AM | By Mwakilishi

Cord leader Raila Odinga has said he has nothing against Devolution CS Anne Waiguru as he initiated the slum upgrading programs in Kibera, Mathare and Kawangware. ...

Mon, 06/29/2015 01:29 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi's Rachel Shebesh will take the lion's share of the Sh2.03 billion Affirmative Action Fund allocated to the 47 elected women's representatives.

The new fund i...

Sun, 06/28/2015 07:17 PM | By Mwakilishi

Jubilee lawmakers led by National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale Sunday accused CORD leader Raila Odinga and the Opposition of orchestrating a campaign calculated to d...

Sun, 06/28/2015 03:46 PM | By Mwakilishi

Deputy President William Ruto told a gathering at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University that he almost went to jail for backing Raila’s presidential bid in 2007.

Rut...

Sun, 06/28/2015 03:41 PM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has come out to defend himself over the allegations that he led to the financial woes facing Mumias Sugar Company saying he is not a thief....

Sun, 06/28/2015 11:09 AM | By Mwakilishi

The son of former Cabinet Minister Mukhisa Kituyi has died.

Ivar Makari Kituyi, 30, passed on in his house in Nairobi after suffering suspected diabetic attack, his...

Sun, 06/28/2015 02:34 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya — the first by a sitting US President since independence — could help boost efforts to position the country as an investment, diplom...

Sat, 06/27/2015 05:52 PM | By Mwakilishi

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has sparked a fresh debate over US President Barrack Obama’s visit to the country, vowing that the Jubilee Government will resi...

Sat, 06/27/2015 04:46 PM | By Mwakilishi

K’Ogelo village in Siaya County is hopeful of a visit by its most famous and powerful son, US President Barack Obama, even for a few hours when he comes to Kenya next month...

Sat, 06/27/2015 04:42 PM | By Mwakilishi

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has heightened political activity and attacks on Jubilee government over corruption in what is seen as a precursor for the 2017 presidential...

Sat, 06/27/2015 02:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

Seven men were beaten up by women yesterday in Kiambu county when they were found drinking behind shops and bars A woman allegedly selling bhang was also beaten as the men...

Sat, 06/27/2015 11:19 AM | By Mwakilishi

Huduma Kenya under the Devolution Ministry has been gifted a global excellence award for its efforts in improving service delivery.

Devolution and Planning Cabinet S...

Sat, 06/27/2015 11:13 AM | By Mwakilishi

The country is in the final stages of establishing a space centre, the equivalent of National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) agency, a project that will propel...

Sat, 06/27/2015 05:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta is under pressure to reinstate three ministers suspended over corruption allegations but reappointment could conflict with his plans to reshuffle a...

Sat, 06/27/2015 05:36 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya and the US are yet to agree on which, if any, East African presidents should be invited for President Barack Obama's visit to Nairobi in late July.

Kenya insis...

Fri, 06/26/2015 05:03 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta is facing a dilemma in addressing the corruption allegations facing two of his pillars of support.

While five ministers are on suspension fo...

Fri, 06/26/2015 11:24 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi residents have been cautioned against consuming an alcoholic drink bearing the logo of a coffin and branded “Rest in Peace”, on suspicion it is lethal.

The C...

Fri, 06/26/2015 08:43 AM | By Mwakilishi

Patrick Njoroge has been formally appointed as the new governor of the Central Bank of Kenya by the president after parliament approved the choice, the central bank said on...

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In its Spring 2015 issue, the University of Baltimore Magazine featured Catherine Karita, a native of Kenya who graduated from the university’s MBA program in 2007.

Catherine, 34, relocated back to Kenya in 2009 and is currently General Man...

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Fresh political realignments have kicked off in earnest in Nakuru County ahead of 2017, with the entry of Speaker Susan Kihika’s into the senatorial race.

Ms Kihika’s entry into the fray could ruffle feathers, coming in the wake of a stando...

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When Faith Karimi set out to the US as a student, nothing could have prepared her for the agonising ride she would endure. But the former Menengai High School student would soon realise that she needed a lot of faith to thrive; and that may be her...

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As viewers all over the world watched in horror a video showing a cop using excessive force and foul language on a group of black teenagers, Kenyans in the DFW area rallied around a familiar face who children lived the horror on Friday night.

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