Last Updated: September 19, 2014 12:38

University students protest over HELB loans delay

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Learning has been paralysed in most public universities after students go on strike to protest delayed release of Helb loan.

Museveni removes prime minister and former ally Mbabazi

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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has replaced Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, the government said in a statement on Friday, removing a former ally who some analysts had seen Ugandan president removes prime minister and former ally Mbabazias a potential future contender for the top job.

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.

Nyatike MP grilled over President Uhuru heckling

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Even as President Uhuru Kenyatta pardoned those who were behind his heckling in Migori, another MP from the region was summoned to record a statement with the police on Thursday.

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.

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.


Leaders meet in Nairobi over justice system transformation

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Senior Government officials, Judges, lawyers and business leaders from the East African region will be meeting in Nairobi next week to discuss how to transform the justice system with a key emphasis on raising the practice of alternative dispute resolution.

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.