Last Updated: September 19, 2014 10:40

Kenya has no interest in Somalia, says IGAD

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Intergovernmental Authority on Development Special envoy to Somalia Ambassador Mohammed Abdi Affey has dismissed claims that Kenya is keen on creating Jubbaland in Somalia as a buffer state against the AL-Shabaab militants.

Scottish voters reject independence

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Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that had worried allies and investors, results showed on Friday with more than two thirds of the vote declared.

Police arrest 3 suspects and recover 7 stolen cars in Kahawa Sukari

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Three suspects arrested as police seize 7 assorted vehicles believed to have been stolen from a residence in Kahawa Sukari, Nairobi.

FGM: How the rich do it

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You can take a man to Lavington, but you can’t rid him of the village urge to circumcise his daughter.

Kajwang' proposes that parties pick IEBC officials

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Homa Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang' has proposed that political parties be mandated with the selection of electoral commissioners.

Uhuru goes easy on Migori apology and calls for political tolerance

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President Uhuru Kenyatta stressed need for political tolerance during a meeting with a delegation from Migori County that delivered an apology to State House, Nairobi, following ugly scenes that marred his recent tour of the region.


Kenya to host Africa's biggest convention centre

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The Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to build Africa's biggest convention centre as it seeks to diversify tourism products.

The Counties

County officers resign as row over audit queries intensify

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Internal wrangles in the Nyandarua county government may have caused County Secretary Charles Kireru to resign, The Standard has established.


NSSF projects annual collections to hit Sh118b as new members come in

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The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) expects to collect Sh118 billion per year from contributors, once it becomes a pension scheme.


It's not a small world after all: world population will soar

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Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century thanks largely to sub-Saharan Africa's higher-than-expected birth rates, United Nations and other population experts said on Thursday.