Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014    Time: 12:42  
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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

Ndenderu health dispensary set to be open

Ndenderu dispensary in Kiambu County that has been under construction for the last three years is now set to be officially open in a week’s time. The area member of the ...

Ministry Approved Sale of 22 Council Houses

The sale of 22 rental houses belonging to the defunct Kwale town council was approved by the government contrary to an audit report disputing the claim. A letter seen by the ...

Education

Shortages of teachers to be blamed for poor performance of Murang’a schools

Acute shortage of teachers and inadequate learning facilities has been cited as the main challenges hindering better performance by schools in Murang’a County. During a forum held by the ...

Police recruitment protests in Isiolo

Police recruitment protests in Isiolo

  Somali council of elders has protested at the recent police recruitment saying it was discriminative towards some communities in Isiolo and the country in general. The elders led by Isiolo chairman ...

Business

Irrigation scheme benefits farmers in Marakwet

Irrigation scheme benefits farmers in Marakwet

For a long time, Arror location of Tunyo division Marakwet West subcounty has been associated with incessant conflicts fuelled by cattle rustling between the Marakwet and their neighbors the Pokot. ...

Kajiado North farmers urged to embrace green house farming

Farmers in Kajiado North Sub-County have been urged to embrace green house farming due to the current unpredictable weather trends. Speaking to KNA Thursday in Ngong, Kajiado North Sub County Agricultural ...

Health & Environment

Ndenderu health dispensary set to be open

Ndenderu dispensary in Kiambu County that has been under construction for the last three years is now set to be officially open in a week’s time. The area member of the ...

Kajiado North farmers urged to embrace green house farming

Farmers in Kajiado North Sub-County have been urged to embrace green house farming due to the current unpredictable weather trends. Speaking to KNA Thursday in Ngong, Kajiado North Sub County Agricultural ...

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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

Delegation from Sumitomo Chemical Company of Japan

Delegation from Sumitomo Chemical Company of Japan

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Development of a comprehensive post rape care policy.

Kiambu County assembly members have passed a motion that requires the county government to urgently develop a comprehensive post rape care policy framework that will compliment the national ...

Wildlife & Tourism

 Dead Whale Attracts Crowds

Dead Whale Attracts Crowds

[caption id="attachment_31408" align="aligncenter" width="448"] The decaying whale that was washed by strong tides in ...

Forests  to  be  given  titles

The  government will acquire title deeds for all its national forests to secure them from potential land grabbers, the Principal Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Dr. Richard Lesiyampe has ...

Peace/Security

MP negotiates for pasture with Uganda

Kacheliba MP Mark Lumunokol Tuesday lead a team of leaders from North Pokot sub county to Uganda to request them to allow pastoralists from the region to access water and ...

Police officers need more counseling to manage stress

Police officers need more counseling to manage stress

Police officers are subjected to stress and traumatizing conditions while they are in line of their daily duties. The officers experience psychological challenges particularly when rescuing victims of accidents and also ...

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 ...