Last Updated: October 2, 2014 09:22

Speaker, AG differ on bid to have CSs in House

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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.

China tells foreign countries not to meddle in their domestic affairs

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi responded on Wednesday to comments by the United States and others on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying foreign countries should not meddle in China's domestic affairs.

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’.

Gatundu voter wants court to nullify Kuria's election

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A Gatundu South voter has gone to court seeking to have the election of area MP Moses Kuria nullified.

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.

Royal Media licences are authentic, says Macharia

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Royal Media Services (RMS) have come out strongly to defend their acquisition of radio and television frequency licences in the 1990s from claims that they were acquired fraudulently.


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.

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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.


Suicide bomber in Afghan capital targets army bus, kills three

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A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Thursday, killing three people and wounding 10, the interior ministry said, the fourth high-profile attack in the capital since Monday, when the new president was sworn in.