Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014    Time: 16:02  
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Don’t use me as a scapegoat, Labour Minister tells Orengo

Labour  Cabinet  Secretary, Kazungu  Kambi has told Senator  James  Orengo to stop using his name as a scapegoat in the land scam and sort out the  mess he created at ...

I will leave the ministry clean, Ngilu affirms

Lands, Housing and Urban Development Cabinet Secretary, Charity Ngilu has asserted her commitment in implementing far reaching land  reforms in the ministry to ensure the public was served ...

Governance

ODM Busia defends Namwamba

Orange  Democratic  Movement (ODM)  Busia County branch has defended Budalang'i  legislator, Ababu  Namwamba over utterances he made on Sunday against the  party leadership. Addressing a press conference on Thursday in Busia ...

County expects bumper harvest

Trans   Nzoia  County is expecting a bumper harvest of over 5 million 90 kg bags of maize this year compared to the 4.7 million bags produced last year. Speaking  to KNA ...

Education

Director warns against corruption

Residents of  Nyamira  County have been warned against giving bribes in the ongoing teacher recruitment exercise in the area. Nyamira  TSC  County  Director, Alex   Cheruiyot said that his department would exercise ...

Africa a key ICT destination

The  recent US - Africa Leaders Summit hosted  by  US  President,  Barrack Obama generated up to Kshs.  3.3 trillion ($37 billion) in new investment  for Africa in the infrastructure, electricity, ...

Business

County expects bumper harvest

Trans   Nzoia  County is expecting a bumper harvest of over 5 million 90 kg bags of maize this year compared to the 4.7 million bags produced last year. Speaking  to KNA ...

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab

Samsung has unveiled new portable tablet branded ‘Galaxy Tab S’ which targets those who spend a lot of time on line. The  new  tablet has two designs with different features and ...

Health & Environment

Kenya urges Iran to facilitate smooth transfer of Tea export payments

Foreign  Affairs and Internal  Trade, Cabinet  Secretary, Amina Mohamed has urged the Iranian government to help Kenyan tea exporters to the  country to operate smoothly and repatriate their profits easily. In ...

Africa a key ICT destination

The  recent US - Africa Leaders Summit hosted  by  US  President,  Barrack Obama generated up to Kshs.  3.3 trillion ($37 billion) in new investment  for Africa in the infrastructure, electricity, ...

Video

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Sports

Rugby Dala Sevens event ready to scrum off

Arrangements  for  the  hosting  of  Safaricom  Dala  Sevens slated for  Kisumu  this weekend are complete. Vice-chairman of  the Kisumu  Rugby  Association, Gabriel  Amolo said that they were ready to host the ...

UAP  Ndakaini  half  marathon  kicks  off  in  September

Individuals and corporate organizations interested in participating in the eleventh edition of  UAP  Ndakaini  half marathon can now register online following the official launch of the registration exercise. Speaking  on Wednesday  during ...

Gender & Children Issues

ODM Busia defends Namwamba

Orange  Democratic  Movement (ODM)  Busia County branch has defended Budalang'i  legislator, Ababu  Namwamba over utterances he made on Sunday against the  party leadership. Addressing a press conference on Thursday in Busia ...

Director warns against corruption

Residents of  Nyamira  County have been warned against giving bribes in the ongoing teacher recruitment exercise in the area. Nyamira  TSC  County  Director, Alex   Cheruiyot said that his department would exercise ...

Wildlife & Tourism

KWS to construct overpass for wild animals

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has announced plans to construct an overpass for wildlife crossing in Tsavo National Park over the tracks of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). The overpass was a safety ...

Hoteliers' plea for Ailing Tourism Sector

Hoteliers’ plea for Ailing Tourism Sector

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Peace/Security

Kenya urges Iran to facilitate smooth transfer of Tea export payments

Foreign  Affairs and Internal  Trade, Cabinet  Secretary, Amina Mohamed has urged the Iranian government to help Kenyan tea exporters to the  country to operate smoothly and repatriate their profits easily. In ...

Amorous man escapes lynching

A 42- year- old man escaped death by a whisker after angry residents of Endul Village in Elgeyo Marakwet County attacked him for allegedly having an affair with married women ...

Opinion

Media  urged  to  bridge  deepening  national  divide

Media urged to bridge deepening national divide

The  National  Steering  Committee on Media Monitoring has called on the media to play a fundamental role in arbitrating between public opinion and the State by bridging the deepening national ...

Christians advised against being lured to devilish lifestyle

The house of God is a holy place which must be respected by all people who profess the Christian faith. These remarks were made on Saturday by evangelist Elkana Mose ...