Last Updated: April 15, 2015 10:30

US report warned of links between Somali hawala banks and terrorism to Kenya

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A report by the United States' Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs published in March 2015, had indicated that Somalia's remittance banks, or hawala which were blacklisted by Kenya after the April 2 terrorist carnage in Garissa were financing terrorism activities.

CORD: We have put Jubilee leaders on their toes

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Landslide wins in two crucial by-elections, judicial suspension of repressive laws, a besieged President responding to corruption by suspending nearly a third of his Cabinet and increased money to the counties, are some of the gains the Opposition cites as it marks two years of keeping the Jubilee administration on its toes.

Rosemary Odinga on the good, the bad and the slimy of snail farming

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2 hours ago
Snail meat is tantalising and super nutritious. Before you say “yuck”, read on. Not only is the meat amazingly sweet (it tastes like fried gizzard dipped in butter) it has a high demand from the high-end market that is so huge; farmers who have ventured into it cannot satisfy that market

Uhuru rescues Wamalwa, sacks Kimemia in Cabinet reshuffle

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11 hours ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta has made major changes to the military command and his Cabinet by retiring the influential military chief Julius Karangi and firing the experienced Secretary to the Cabinet Francis Kimemia who is being probed over graft allegations.

Uhuru’s slip of tongue or costly gaffes?

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11 hours ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s style of issuing directives is taking a heavy toll on public confidence. Several of his recent orders have also dented his popularity.

Kenya

Salaries commission opposes teachers’ pay increase

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A salary increase for teachers is not sustainable, the salaries body has said. The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) Director of Research, Policy and Planning John Monyoncho told Justice Nduma Nderi that since the current salaries of teachers were harmonised with those of civil servants, any level of adjustment will affect the rest.

Politics

Peter Munya: I'm ready to lead governors

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Meru County Governor Peter Munya has said he is ready to serve as the Chairman of the Council of Governors (CoG), if elected by his colleagues.

Business

Safaricom leads stocks higher

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Kenyan shares rose on Friday led by telecoms firm Safaricom. The Nairobi Securities Exchange’s main NSE-20 Share Index added 14.26 points to close at 5,093.00 points, driven higher by Safaricom, which added 2.7 percent to Sh17.20.

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