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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.

County bosses 'shared' police recruits' slots

County officials shared out slots reserved for police recruits even before recruitment began, an investigation by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has revealed.

Poachers kill a black rhino as its baby calf falls into a lions' deadly trap

Poachers shot a black mother rhino and later on its calf was killed by lions while escaping danger at a conservancy in Laikipia.

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.

Courts of shame: Shocking decay in the corridors of justice

They are supposed to be Kenya’s symbols of justice and equality but most courts across the country are in shambles. Some magistrates have no courtrooms, while some courtrooms also serve as holding cells for suspects.

Far-reaching changes for Industrial Court underway

The Industrial Court is set to undergo far-reaching reforms, including a change of name, in new proposals currently before Parliament.

Sports

Chelsea confirm Didier Drogba return on one-year deal

Chelsea have re-signed Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba on a one-year contract, the Premier League club said on Friday.

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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    The process to fill vacant positions at the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has started in earnest with a paid up advertisement calling for applications.
  • Man kills pregnant thief as she tried to steal from his house
    Tom Greer, 80, killed Andrea Miller, 28, as she ran away when he pulled a gun on her and her accomplice.
  • World's largest flying insect discovered
    The world's largest flying insect has been discovered in China - and it's bigger than a human hand. The huge aquatic bug has a wingspan of 8.27 inches and has pincers as well as long teeth. After being discovered in Sichuan Province , it was examined by experts at the Insect Museum of West China where it was found to be an unusually big specimen of the giant dobsonfly.

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