Last Updated: July 31, 2014 10:12

Michelle Obama says the 'blood of Africa' runs through her veins

First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family’s African roots in a speech on Wednesday, telling a group of young Africans that the “blood of Africa” runs through her veins as she urged changing traditional beliefs on the worth of educating women.

KCB first-half pretax profit rises 16 pct to Sh11.67 billion

Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) , the country's largest bank by assets, reported on Thursday a 16 percent rise in first-half pretax profit to 11.67 billion shillings ($133 million), driven by fees, commissions and foreign exchange trading income.

How TSC will recruit 10,000 new teachers

The Teachers Service Commission is recruiting 10,300 teachers in both primary and secondary schools to bridge a biting shortage.

Samuel Thuita replaces Joff Otieno as Kenya Airforce Commander

Kenya Airforce Commander Maj Gen Joff Otieno has been retired and replaced by Maj Gen Samuel Nganga Thuita in major changes in the military.

Double blow for CORD as push to remove IEBC team fails

CORD Wednesday suffered a double blow after the House rejected attempts by its members to present a minority report alongside one that had dismissed a petition calling for the removal of nine IEBC commissioners.

Muthama snubs Mutua at Wiper meeting, brands him a rebel

The rivalry between Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and Senator Johnstone muthama played out in public after the latter snubbed the county boss at a Wiper party meeting held in Nairobi.

Sports

Sum stars again: Jepkosgei makes semis as Rudisha pulls out of 4x400m relay

World 800m champions Janeth Jepkosgei and Eunice Sum launched their title campaign on a winning note when they qualified for the semi finals of the two-lap race here at the Hampden Park Stadium from 9:10pm.

Kenya

State: Postponing digital move breach of deal

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has said it is not possible for the digital migration to be moved to a date beyond June 17 next year as Kenya had ratified the International Telecommunication Union's agreement.

The Counties

Family in Malava being terrorised by evil spirits

Fear has gripped a family living in Mahira village, Malava constituency over alleged invasion of dark forces.

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