Last Updated: October 24, 2014 12:26

Kenyans spending millions to acquire bulletproof luxury vehicles

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The upward trend of crime, particularly in posh neigbourhoods, is pushing the who-is-who in the country to take charge of their own security.

Mali becomes sixth West African nation hit by Ebola

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Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the haemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 4,900 people.

Raila threatens to force government lift Lamu curfew

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Cord leader Raila Odinga wants the Lamu curfew lifted, and has threatened to join hands with Lamu leaders and other organisations to force the government lift the restriction.

Muthama’s wife in court over ‘eviction’ from matrimonial home

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The wife of Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama has moved to court seeking to block the Senator from evicting her from their matrimonial home.

Wetang’ula: We are equal partners in CORD and I will vie for presidency on coalition ticket come 2017

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The National Assembly and the Executive have differed over Cabinet secretaries being summoned to answer questions in the House. Is President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive to bar them from appearing before the House constitutional?

Uproar as State slaps 25pc duty on imported paper

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In what is seen as a rare policy shift, Treasury has slapped a 25 per cent duty on imported paper to protect the ailing Pan Paper Mills that collapsed more than five years ago.

Kenya

Now Government publishes new rules on control of digital signals

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The Government has amended communication regulations in a move that may pave the way for switch-off from analogue to digital TV broadcasting.

The Counties

Sh400m set aside to revamp polytechnics, boost education

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The county government has set aside more than Sh400 million for its education department to boost polytechnics.

Business

Zambia plans to export 850,000 tonnes of maize

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Zambia plans to export 850,000 tonnes of maize to neigbouring countries after producing its biggest harvest on record, its minister of agriculture said yesterday.

World

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls from northeast Nigeria

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Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses to the attack said, despite talks aimed at freeing more than 200 other female hostages the militants seized in April.

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