Last Updated: January 25, 2015 00:12

Top State jobs shackle Jubilee’s ground troops

  Comments 6 hours ago
When President Uhuru Kenyatta made a series of appointments of Jubilee-allied political bigwigs from the Coas to public and diplomatic positions soon after getting into office, he was fulfilling a campaign promise and rewarding loyalists.

Knut boss inciting teachers, North Eastern politicians claim

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6 hours ago
As nearly 2,000 teachers continue with their protests against resuming duty in parts of northern Kenya, their union boss, Wilson Sossion, has come under heavy criticism from political leaders from the region for allegedly fueling the situation.

Man blames hospital staff for teenage son's death at bus stop

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6 hours ago
Elias Kibet could barely walk; his legs and face were swollen and he was in pain. This sudden illness worried his father, Joel Kiprotich Ng’eno. The pair headed for Olenguruone Sub-district Hospital in Kuresoi Sub-County on January 7, where they hoped the 14-year-old would get a diagnosis and treatment.

Kenya gives Tanzania two weeks to resolve tour vans dispute

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6 hours ago
Kenya has given Tanzania a two-week ultimatum to review the bilateral agreement that will allow the latter’s tourism vans to access the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the latest spat between the two East African countries.

Private schools get fewer slots, fault Form One selection model

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6 hours ago
An analysis of the 2015 Form One selection exercise conducted on Tuesday shows that private schools could have been allocated fewer slots than in previous years.

Kenya

Knut boss inciting teachers, North Eastern politicians claim

  Comments - 6 hours ago
As nearly 2,000 teachers continue with their protests against resuming duty in parts of northern Kenya, their union boss, Wilson Sossion, has come under heavy criticism from political leaders from the region for allegedly fueling the situation.

Politics

Battle of titans in Homa Bay by-election threatens to dwarf the real candidates

  Comments - 6 hours ago
It is big money and big stakes for big political players as the Homa Bay County senatorial by-election campaigns enter the homestretch.

The Counties

Man blames hospital staff for teenage son's death at bus stop

  Comments - 6 hours ago
Elias Kibet could barely walk; his legs and face were swollen and he was in pain. This sudden illness worried his father, Joel Kiprotich Ng’eno. The pair headed for Olenguruone Sub-district Hospital in Kuresoi Sub-County on January 7, where they hoped the 14-year-old would get a diagnosis and treatment.

Business

Kenya gives Tanzania two weeks to resolve tour vans dispute

  Comments - 6 hours ago
Kenya has given Tanzania a two-week ultimatum to review the bilateral agreement that will allow the latter’s tourism vans to access the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the latest spat between the two East African countries.

World

Government: Japan checking video alleging IS execution of one hostage

  Comments - 11 hours ago
Japan's government said Saturday it was attempting to verify a video posted online announcing the execution of one of two Japanese hostages held captive by Islamic State militants.

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