Last Updated: October 2, 2014 11:16

Unease in Government over MP's move on Cabinet team

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Details have emerged of an explosive exchange between the Speaker of the National Assembly and the Government’s chief legal adviser over a push by Members of Parliament to have Cabinet Secretaries (CSs) appear, in person, to field questions related to their dockets in the House.

We are reforming agricultural sector to boost production, says President Uhuru

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his Government is undertaking major reforms in the agricultural sector to boost production and increase profits for farmers.

Judiciary accused of 'erroneous' rulings

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The Senate has launched a scathing attack on the Judiciary over a string of orders and rulings, which senators termed as practice of ‘judicial activism’.

School seeks divine intervention over fire incidents

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The recent fire incidents in Homa Bay High school have called for special prayers in the school.

Thugs attack, rob, rape Mwitoti and Shikomari residents in night of terror

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The gangsters, armed with machetes, carried out their attack between 9pm and midnight and struck four homesteads where they stole household goods, money and raped occupants.

Why teachers shouldn't celebrate Sh50 billion pay increase proposal yet

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A flurry of correspondence between the teachers' employer and the salaries commission seen by The Standard highlights the difficult path ahead for talks on higher pay for tutors.


Kenya to spend 10 per cent of budget on agriculture

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has said Kenya is on course to allocating 10 per cent of its national budget to agriculture, as stipulated in the Maputo Declaration.

The Counties

Nairobi-Nakuru highway set for expansion

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The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has announced plans to expand the busy Nairobi-Nakuru highway.


Kenya government unveils plan to assess energy consumption and demand

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The Government Wednesday appeared to own up to the criticism that its ambitious plan to add another 5000MW of power to the national grid by 2016 could leave the country with more electricity than it needs.


Secret Service director resigns over security breaches: official

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The director of the US Secret Service resigned Wednesday following a string of lapses by the elite presidential protection branch, including one in which an intruder ran through the front door of the White House.