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Thu, 07/30/2015 03:41 PM | By Mwakilishi

The government has banned mock exams in schools in a bid to contain rising cases of student unrest.

Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi on Thursday said schoo...

Thu, 07/30/2015 11:32 AM | By Mwakilishi

A video of workers uprooting flowers planted along Nairobi’s Uhuru Highway days before the visit by US President Barack Obama has caused uproar on social media even as City...

Thu, 07/30/2015 09:31 AM | By Mwakilishi

Retired President Daniel Moi’s son, Philip, got a reprieve on Thursday after the Court of Appeal allowed him not to pay his estranged wife millions of shillings.

App...

Thu, 07/30/2015 08:43 AM | By Mwakilishi

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua yesterday launched a Sh2.5 billion water programme in which all homes are to be connected with piped water.

Mutua also unveiled 100 ne...

Thu, 07/30/2015 12:49 AM | By Mwakilishi

National outrage greeted revelations of doubtful Sh67 billion expenditure by several Government departments outlined in a new report by Auditor General Edward Ouko.

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Thu, 07/30/2015 12:22 AM | By Mwakilishi

Parents of the 30 children in Busia County who were paralysed after receiving an injection in a local dispensary have asked for their urgent transfer to Nairobi.

The...

Thu, 07/30/2015 12:11 AM | By Mwakilishi

CORD leader Raila Odinga’s political strongholds lead in new identity card registrations, with statistics indicating 1.9 million Kenyans have acquired the document since th...

Wed, 07/29/2015 05:17 PM | By Mwakilishi

The US Government has given the Kenya Defence Force Sh9.5 billion in aid this financial year to enhance the fight against Al-Shabaab.

The money will be used to buy e...

Wed, 07/29/2015 02:17 PM | By Mwakilishi

KDF soldiers killed three al Shabaab militants when they repulsed an attack at Basuba, Lamu county, on Wednesday morning.

Five of the soldiers were injured when the...

Wed, 07/29/2015 01:02 PM | By Mwakilishi

Details have emerged why US President Barack Obama did not carry the gifts presented by his host President Uhuru Kenyatta.

President Kenyatta had collected two portr...

Wed, 07/29/2015 10:35 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has sued Governor Evans Kidero for allegedly making defamatory remarks linking him to drug peddling.

He wants Dr Kidero and a newspaper co...

Wed, 07/29/2015 09:16 AM | By Mwakilishi

Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) is crying foul over President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Kenya.

In a paid newspaper advertisement, COTU through its S...

Wed, 07/29/2015 08:56 AM | By Mwakilishi

Two suspected poachers have been arrested in Kenya over the killing of five elephants in Tsavo National Park, wildlife authorities said Wednesday.

The Kenya Wildlife...

Wed, 07/29/2015 12:25 AM | By Mwakilishi

When President Barack Obama met members of the civil society at Kenyatta University on Sunday, a young girl stole the show.

Linet Momposhi Nenkoitol, 16, a Form Two...

Wed, 07/29/2015 12:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

Street families who had been rounded up and locked at a rehabilitation centre have been allowed to leave the facility at their will.

And most of them are back to the...

Wed, 07/29/2015 12:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya’s new strategy to attract investments from both sides of the global ideological divide makes President Uhuru Kenyatta’s economic policy unique both in Kenya’s history...

Tue, 07/28/2015 08:15 PM | By Mwakilishi

A suitable land has been identified for the construction of a Sh5 billion referral hospital, Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has said.

The facility, to be constructed by Fr...

Tue, 07/28/2015 01:29 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has won praise from many Kenyans for successfully hosting US President Barack Obama.

These congratulations have mainly been in the form of w...

Tue, 07/28/2015 12:34 PM | By Mwakilishi

Pastor James Ng'ang'a, of Neno Evangelism Centre, was not driving the Range Rover Sport involved in a fatal accident on Sunday, IG Joseph Boinett has said.

A man nam...

Tue, 07/28/2015 08:36 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya and the US have signed a deal that would lead to the development of strategic infrastructure projects.

The memorandum of understanding covers projects related...

Tue, 07/28/2015 12:16 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya has suspended a multi-million-shilling advertising deal with CNN International over what it calls consistently negative stories.

Last week, as US President Bar...

Tue, 07/28/2015 12:07 AM | By Mwakilishi

One of the most enduring images of US President Barack Obama’s three-day State visit to Kenya last week was the picture of the emotionally-packed embrace with his elder sis...

Tue, 07/28/2015 12:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru is Tuesday morning set to make a return to Parliament to answer questions by MPs over National Youth Service projects and governme...

Mon, 07/27/2015 05:34 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama reportedly spent his nights at the prestigious Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel’s presidential suite which according to the hotel offers visitors a “ pe...

Mon, 07/27/2015 02:29 PM | By Mwakilishi

American conservatives have chided US President Barack Obama for critisizing Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta on gay rights record in the country.

"When you start tr...

Mon, 07/27/2015 11:18 AM | By Mwakilishi

Opposition leaders on Monday revealed details of the memorandum they presented to US President Barack Obama on Sunday.

In the document, Mr Raila Odinga (ODM), Mr Kal...

Mon, 07/27/2015 10:36 AM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama’s step grandmother Mama Sarah on Monday said she presented him a traditional Luo stool that he said he will take to the White House.

Mama S...

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A new agreement has been signed between Kenya and the United States increasing Visa validity period for Kenyans travelling to the US to five years.

This will be welcome news to students, temporary visitors, business people and tourists trav...

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Tax filing season just got more interesting now that a new law, the Federal Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), has kicked in. The law requires banks to report foreign accounts held by Americans. This law was aimed at preventing fat cats from chea...

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Watch aggregated videos here, updated hourly, surrounding US President Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya.

President Obama is expected to jet into the country, for the first time as US president, some time on Friday.

He will be in the coun...

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Beverly Munga is among many young people whose dream is to get the best education, get a good paying job and of course, live happily ever after.

She was privileged to go and study Law in the UK and after eight years, came back with a Master...

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