Last Updated: July 26, 2014 19:59

Uhuru to use US-Africa Leaders’ summit to strengthen economic, security ties

The Kenya Government will use the upcoming US-Africa Leaders’ Summit to strengthen its economic and security partnership with the US government.

Calling a spade a spade: Kenyan literary authors are inherently ethnic

I have recently read that the population of the Kenyan middle-class has hit the 6.8 million mark, and that because of it, ethnic thinking is likely to reduce. I grant our political scientists their freedom to project, but they too should give me my freedom to doubt.

CORD vows to push for referendum

CORD leaders have exuded confidence of winning the battle for a referendum, saying they are not worried by the “tyranny of numbers” that supposedly helped usher the Jubilee coalition into power.

Nigeria confirms Liberian man died of Ebola in Lagos

Nigeria said Friday that Ebola caused the death of a Liberian national who died in quarantine in Lagos, confirmation that the worst-ever outbreak of the virus has reached Africa's most populous country.

Auditor wants payment to fertiliser firm stopped

A total of Sh644.4 million was incurred last year on a project which did not take off and against which no value for money was achieved

F16 fighter jets scrambled after 'passenger threatens to blow up plane in duty free row'

Two F16 fighter jets were scrambled to escort a passenger plane after a man on board threatened to blow it up.

Sports

Commonwealth Games: Kenya launch rugby medal hunt with 28-0 win over minnows Cook Islands

Kenya Rugby Sevens re-affirmed their might as they walloped a hapless Cook Islands 28-0 as the Commonwealth Games battle kicked off here at the Ibrox Stadium.

Kenya

Pusetu moves to court in bid to fill Cotu post on NSSF board

The Federation of Kenya Public Service Unions of Kenya (Pusetu) is now demanding to take the slot reserved for the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) in the national pension fund’s board.

The Counties

33 kilometres of trouble put Governor Mutua on road to history

Sometime in 1996, Peninnah Wanjiku Mwangi was forced to abandon her newly constructed business premises at Kithimani junction on the Thika-Garissa highway after it failed to attract potential tenants.

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