Last Updated: October 25, 2014 22:33

Kenya

Brutality of ‘askaris’ battling hawkers using knives

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Nairobi County Government is in the spotlight following a revelation of dozens of cases involving stabbing of street vendors by county askaris.

New system aims to restore tourism sector’s fading glory
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Kenyan tourism has been adversely affected by shortage of foreign tourists following travel advisories issued by United Kingdom and United States of America due to terror threats that have hit the country in the recent past.

Parliament to discuss KQ over Wetangula’s saga
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Parliament will on Tuesday 28 discuss the conduct of Kenya Airways staff and future engagement with the airline.

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.

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.

Court stops use of new marriage law
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Church leaders can now breathe easy after a Nairobi Court temporarily stopped the implementation of a gazette notice by the Attorney General on marriages.

AG's office clueless on double consultancy allocation for railway tender
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The Office of the Attorney General was on Thursday unable to shed light on the circumstances under which the Government made a double allocation of funds for consultancy services towards the construction of the Sh327 billion standard gauge railway.

High Court halts SGR project in Makueni
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The court’s order now bars NLC, Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC), the National Environment Management Authority and Attorney General Githu Muigai from dealing with the project at that section, or risk contempt of court, an offence punishable by imprisonment in civil jail for a period not exceeding six months.

County bosses, CRA differ on proposed revenue formula
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Tempers flared on Thursday during a consultative meeting between governors and the Commission for Revenue Allocation (CRA) on the proposed formula for sharing resources.

Court gives NSSF green light on expansion of Hazina Towers
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The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) will continue expanding Hazina Towers after the High Court gave it a nod on the project housing Nakumatt Lifestyle.

Muturi rules Nyachae out of order on Judiciary's mandate
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National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi on Thursday denied accusations that he vowed to disobey court orders.

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.

Kambi: Cash for elderly to be secured
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The Government is considering disbursing stipends to the elderly and persons with severe disabilities through electronic means to arrest rampant abuse of the social welfare programme.

Draft Bill on issues informing Pesa Mashinani campaign finally out
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It is yet to be fine-tuned, but the draft Pesa Mashinani law to be discussed soon by governors has radical proposals likely to pit the county chiefs against Parliament.

Compensation of 158km land for SGR construction being finalised, Uhuru told
  Comments - 2 days ago

Compensation for 158 KM of land acquired by the National Land Commission for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is being finalised.

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