Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014    Time: 9:21  
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Cases of malnutrition alarming South Sudan

Over  13, 270  Children in parts of South Sudan are suffering from shocking rates of malnutrition, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have revealed. Majority of ...

Governments Urged To Facilitate Women To Embrace Farming Technology

Governments  in  Africa have been challenged to facilitate women to embrace modern technology in farming. AU  Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has said that governments in Africa have no choice but ...

Governance

A Security Guard Charged With Stealing Foodstuffs

A security guard was on Wednesday arraigned before a Makadara court charged with stealing foodstuffs valued at Sh 90,000 from Kenya School of Monetary Studies. Kennedy Oduor Onyango was charged that ...

Equity Bank set for mobile banking

Regional banking solutions provider Equity bank will soon officially roll out mobile communications simcard network for use by its customers and staff upon approval by Communications Authority of ...

Education

A teacher appears in Court for defiling a pupil

A primary school teacher has appeared before a Mandera court charged with defiling a standard eight pupil at Damasa Primary School, Lafey Sub County in Mandera County. Gideon Kariuki ...

Fishermen urged to form Saccos

Siaya  County Director of Cooperatives (CDC), Mr. Vitalis Oketch, has urged fishermen in the area to form Savings and Credit  Cooperative Societies (Saccos), to help uplift their economic status. The  CDC ...

Business

A Security Guard Charged With Stealing Foodstuffs

A security guard was on Wednesday arraigned before a Makadara court charged with stealing foodstuffs valued at Sh 90,000 from Kenya School of Monetary Studies. Kennedy Oduor Onyango was charged that ...

Land reforms to open mortgage market

The on-going reforms at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development will create the framework for an enabling mortgage sector, the Managing Director of The Mortgage Company ...

Health & Environment

Eating Sukuma wiki and tomatoes may treat peritonitis

Patients suffering from an inflammation of stomach membrane known as peritonitis, may recover faster from the disease by eating tomatoes and dark leafy green vegetables such as spinach ...

Seme residents protest hospital management

Residents of Seme in Kisumu County have Wednesday protested over the poor state of affairs at Miranga Sub-district hospital. Seme Sub-County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo told KNA that the area ...

Video

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Sports

Teams cautioned against fielding players without work permits

Football teams in the lower leagues have been cautioned against fielding foreigners without valid work permits. The caution, by Football Kenya federation, (FKF) Nairobi Branch chairperson Michael Ouma comes days before ...

Tacticians decry poor officiating

Nairobi Provincial League coaches have expressed anger over poor officiating standards in the league. The remarks by the tacticians on Wednesday come ahead of the league’s second leg scheduled ...

Gender & Children Issues

Chiefs called on to fight FGM

The Taita Taveta County Woman representative Mrs. Joyce Wanjalla Lay has called on Chiefs in the area to be on the forefront in the fight against Female Gentile ...

A teacher appears in Court for defiling a pupil

A primary school teacher has appeared before a Mandera court charged with defiling a standard eight pupil at Damasa Primary School, Lafey Sub County in Mandera County. Gideon Kariuki ...

Wildlife & Tourism

Mystery as snakes convert a well into residence

Mystery as snakes convert a well into residence

Residents of Majengo village in Ngolia Location in Taita-Taveta County remain mystified after half a dozen snakes invaded a village well and allegedly led to the disappearance of the water ...

Tourist Board Strategies To Boost Tourism

The Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) has launched strategies aimed improving the image of the country as a tourist destination following the soaring wave of insecurity that has led to drop ...

Peace/Security

A Security Guard Charged With Stealing Foodstuffs

A security guard was on Wednesday arraigned before a Makadara court charged with stealing foodstuffs valued at Sh 90,000 from Kenya School of Monetary Studies. Kennedy Oduor Onyango was charged that ...

Police seize ivory in Tharaka Nithi

Three men have been arraigned in Chuka Law Court for being in possession of 10kgs of ivory worth sh. 2 million. The three were caught Friday at Muthenge in Maara, ...

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 ...