Last Updated: August 1, 2014 00:11

TSC to give priority to older candidates in new hiring rules

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) will give priority to trained applicants aged 40 and above in the ongoing recruitment announced on Wednesday that ends on September 1. The new guidelines give priority to candidates who graduated in 2002 or earlier, and rely on the quality of certificates presented by candidates.

Court freezes EACC recruitments as sacked official contests move

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has been restrained from appointing deputy directors for regional offices after an employee who had been shortlisted but later sacked moved to court to challenge the appointments.

Uhuru revokes 500,000 acre title in Lamu

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Environment Charity Ngilu to revoke a 500,000-acre title deed, allegedly illegally acquired by 22 entities in Lamu area, with immediate effect.

Media risk being muzzled by State, firms tell court

The Supreme Court has been asked to interpret the media laws and regulation policies in a manner that would not return Kenya to the dark days when the State had ultimate power to muzzle the media.

Military reshuffle a succession game plan as old guard retired

The recent changes to the military top brass were effected to fill vacant positions as a result of sickness, retirements, appointments to other positions of various senior officers and also as part of a succession game plan, The Standard has established.

Residents recover girl’s decomposing body at suspected abortion clinic

Residents of Opapo in Rongo, Migori County have recovered the decomposing body of a girl suspected to have procured abortion from a private clinic in the area.

Sports

Commonwealth Games: Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha in 800m Final

Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos surged past fading world record holder David Rudisha down the final straight to win gold in a time of 1:45.18 in men's 800m at the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow.

Kenya

Military reshuffle a succession game plan as old guard retired

The recent changes to the military top brass were effected to fill vacant positions as a result of sickness, retirements, appointments to other positions of various senior officers and also as part of a succession game plan, The Standard has established.

The Counties

Gun, four bullets recovered from village elder’s house

Administration Police officers in Igembe South, Meru County, have recovered a firearm and four bullets from the house of a respected village elder.

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