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Row erupts over Sh5.9b payout to teachers

A decision by the Government to deduct agency fees from 20,000 teachers, who are not members of any union but are still set to benefit from the Sh5.9 billion commuter allowances deal, has sparked a fresh row in the education sector.

Matatu crashes pupil to death

A nursery pupil succumbed to injuries at Mercy Mission Hospital in Eldama Ravine town after she was knocked by a matatu.

Why the police make a fuss with coughing and bending during recruitment

At some stage, recruits are asked to bend and cough. Have you ever wondered why? Well, experts say it is a way to diagnose any form of cancer.

Suspected serial rapist, robber arrested

A suspected serial rapist believed to be part of a gang that defiled and brutally killed three school girls in Kapsita village Molo Sub-county has been arrested.

300,000 squat on their land

At least 300,000 residents of Nandi County still lack land registration documents and currently live on their lands as squatters hence do not develop them.

Two young traders shot dead in attack

Two young traders were on Wednesday evening shot dead by unknown assailants at Makuchi village in Hamisi Constituency within Vihiga County.

The 'dirty meat' Nairobians eat every day

It further showed that children were allowed to collect blood and pieces of meat from the execrable floors.

Shock as MCA withdraws integrity motion

Members of the Mombasa County Assembly (MCA) have raised concern after the mover of a motion seeking to establish a register for integrity among public officers postponed it.

Drop calls for planned strike and give dialogue a chance, Atwoli told

A Senate committee has urged the Central Organisation of Trade Union (Cotu) to call off its planned strike over its differences with Labour Cabinet Secretary Kazungu Kambi and first allow Parliament's mediation process.

Athletes shock Glasgow with old Savco jeans

We are informed that the track giants were turned out in 1990s fashion, donning Savco jeans, Tokyo jackets, old ‘Kenya uniform’ and jeans as they matched into the athletes’ village in the Scottish capital.

"Evil spirits led me to impregnate my daughter", says 64-year-old dad

64-year old man pleads for mercy as he is put behind bars for impregnating her 126-year-old daughter as cases of dads raping their children rise.

Ruto office now linked to Ngilu, Swazuri row

The office of the Deputy President William Ruto has been drawn into the controversy surrounding proposed amendments to three land laws.

Porn filter snubbed by new broadband users as just one in seven opt in

Most new British broadband users are opting out of "child friendly" filters. Industry watchdog Ofcom say less than one in seven households installed the feature. Filters block pornographic websites, as well as pages promoting self-harm or drug taking.

Somaia has a broken heart, but it's time for jail-house rock

Ketan Somaia has finally been locked up in London, where a judge described him as “fundamentally dishonest” for pocketing a cool Sh2 billion from two associates to finance his extravagant lifestyle.

Machakos 'chap chap' growth means delivering quickly, temporarily

My friend Alfie Mutua has confounded both friends and foe alike by succeeding where many expected him to fail. His development model, Machakos Maendeleo Chap Chap sounds like clap of thunder, and he has been delivering with amazing ease.

County leaders play down rift, fight off impeachment plots

Kisii Governor James Ongwae and his deputy Joash Maangi are fighting to salvage their political careers amid discontent from a section of residents who have since filed a petition at the County Assembly seeking the impeachment of the former.

Uphold recent police recruitment to avoid compromising national security

My idea of police recruitment is that it's a pretty straight-forward affair. Men drop their shirts, remove their shoes and sprint for a few rounds after which candidates are inspected to ensure they conform to some standard that is strict on height, dental formula and physical deformities.

Minor narrates to court how father hacked their mother to death

A minor Thursday narrated to court how her father allegedly murdered her mother at a village in Narok South in February last year.

The untapped economic potential of Diaspora

Last year, County Governments in Kenya scrambled to prepare their first County Integrated Development Plans (CIDPs). Required as part of devolution, the CIDPs detail current and planned development projects for 2013-2017.

Psst! Gov't is listening into your call

The jigsaw puzzle was solved this week when it turned out that the Government wants to give the intelligence services unfettered access to our phone and e-mail conversations without seeking a court warrant.

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