Last Updated: July 25, 2014 09:38

Row erupts over Sh5.9b payout to teachers

A decision by the Government to deduct agency fees from 20,000 teachers, who are not members of any union but are still set to benefit from the Sh5.9 billion commuter allowances deal, has sparked a fresh row in the education sector.

Wreckage of Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people found in Mali

Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in northern Mali carrying 116 passengers and crew, nearly half of them French, en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

Job crisis looms as US slashes funding to HIV

Thousands of jobs are at stake after the US Government implemented massive funding cuts to civil organisations in the health sector, especially those involved in the fight against HIV and Aids.

House team gives Safaricom Sh15b security contract nod

A Parliamentary committee has dismissed objections raised on the awarding of a Sh14.9 billion security surveillance system contract to Safaricom and recommended that the House approves the tender.

Ruto office now linked to Ngilu, Swazuri row

The office of the Deputy President William Ruto has been drawn into the controversy surrounding proposed amendments to three land laws.

Court summons Keter to testify in Mercy Keino inquest

Kericho Senator Charles Keter has been summoned to testify at the inquest probing the death of the late University of Nairobi student Mercy Keino.

Sports

JUDO: Njagi out as Commonwealth Games start

General Service Unit's judoka Antony Njagi found the going tough and was eliminated in the preliminaries of judo just as the Commonwealth Games started in earnest here.

Kenya

House team gives Safaricom Sh15b security contract nod

A Parliamentary committee has dismissed objections raised on the awarding of a Sh14.9 billion security surveillance system contract to Safaricom and recommended that the House approves the tender.

The Counties

Minor narrates to court how father hacked their mother to death

A minor Thursday narrated to court how her father allegedly murdered her mother at a village in Narok South in February last year.

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