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NCIC: Facebook has seven days deadline to eliminate hate speech
NCIC has given Meta, the company that owns social media platform Facebook seven days to comply with its requirements on hate speech.
By James Wanzala 19 days ago
NCIC: Facebook has seven days deadline to eliminate hate speech
Firm revs up competition for construction materials with new plants
Turkish Industry Holding is behind $760 million (Sh90 billion) SEZ in Nakuru County.
By James Wanzala 21 days ago
Firm revs up competition for construction materials with new plants
Mukuru slum residents' nine-point manifesto
The Mukuru People’s Manifesto consists of nine issues that residents want to be addressed.
By James Wanzala 29 days ago
Mukuru slum residents' nine-point manifesto
Igathe's manifesto: My pledge to Nairobi residents in first 100 days
Polycarp Igathe has pledged to deliver essential services to the five million city dwellers.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Igathe's manifesto: My pledge to Nairobi residents in first 100 days
Ambassadors happy with election preparations, pledge support
The envoys spoke after meeting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i, his ICT colleague Joe Mucheru and National Treasury Principal Secretary Julius Muia at a city hotel.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Ambassadors happy with election preparations, pledge support
Architects seek automation of State systems to boost sector
AAK President Wilson Mugambi urged the incoming national and county governments to improve the existing systems.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Architects seek automation of State systems to boost sector
What Igathe wants for Nairobi residents
Polycarp Igathe assured city traders that they will not be chased away from streets, but shall continue as they look for stalls for them.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
What Igathe wants for Nairobi residents
Governors say they did their best with devolution
Governors under the CoG outline the last two years’ progress amid huge challenges. They say health, roads, agriculture and manufacturing have grown under their tenure.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Governors say they did their best with devolution
IEBC receives first batch of ballot papers, presidential will be last
IEBC Chief Executive Officer Marjan Hussein Marjan said the ballot papers total contract cost is 24 million euros (Sh3.2 billion).
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
IEBC receives first batch of ballot papers, presidential will be last
Uhuru Kenyatta tells Saccos to invest in State projects
President says cooperatives trading with the government is a win-win for both parties. Current Sacco membership has grown from three million in 2014 to 5.5 million in 2021.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Uhuru Kenyatta tells Saccos to invest in State projects
Uhuru tells Saccos to invest in State projects
Uhuru said reforms have since 2013 seen Saccos grow and increase their membership, deposits and end pyramid schemes.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Uhuru tells Saccos to invest in State projects
Special Olympics Kenya, police and NCIC to run for poll peace
A national peace torch run has been launched ahead of the General Elections slated for August 9.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Special Olympics Kenya, police and NCIC to run for poll peace
Investors take up 80pc of Konza city's phase one land for development
KoTDA said it has onboarded 26 more investors, with ten of them having received land lease agreements.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Investors take up 80pc of Konza city's phase one land for development
Young vulnerable women benefit from new vocational training
This project provides young adults technical training and access to labour markets, financing, and linkages to other strategic partners.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Young vulnerable women benefit from new vocational training
Confusion galore as test run held at new city terminus
The test run started at 5am but was stopped at 10am with pedestrians and passengers expressing their anger over inconveniences.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Confusion galore as test run held at new city terminus
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Frank Obegi and three friends found dead in forest dealt in online business
It emerged that they could have been murdered over an online cryptocurrency business deal gone sour.
By James Wanzala 1 month ago
Frank Obegi and three friends found dead in forest dealt in online business
Conservationists want plans to improve Tsavo ecosystem fast-tracked
From 21 million hectares in the 1990s, only 14 million hectares of the Tsavo ecosystem were intact by 2018, and to date, water sources are drying fast.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Conservationists want plans to improve Tsavo ecosystem fast-tracked
Over 1,000 learners secure training as tech developers
The programme aims to train a million people and empower them with technology and employability skills.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Over 1,000 learners secure training as tech developers
Clerics call for peaceful election campaigns
The religious leaders cautioned politicians against making disparaging remarks against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and judicial officers. 
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Clerics call for peaceful election campaigns
Cotu lauds outgoing head of international labour organisation
Atwoli said this following a meeting with Ryder in Geneva, Switzerland after the DG met workers attending this year’s 110th session of the ILO.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Cotu lauds outgoing head of international labour organisation
How Nairobi is warming up to greener public transport
The transport sector in Nairobi has been blamed for the poor air quality due to emissions at traffic jams by diesel-run vehicles.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
How Nairobi is warming up to greener public transport
Kenya makes strides in tree and forest cover
The country achieved 12.13 per cent tree cover above the minimum target of 10 per cent. Thirty-seven counties have tree cover above the set target of 10 per cent.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Kenya makes strides in tree and forest cover
Seven killed in accident as roads death toll rises
Statistics by NTSA show that 1,912 people have died in road accidents since January 1. Figure represents a nine per cent increase from 1,754 deaths in the same period last year.
By Godfrey Oundoh 2 months ago
Seven killed in accident as roads death toll rises
State moots local startups advisory board
ICT Cabinet Secretary Mr Joe Mucheru said the State is committed to working closely with partners to build the country’s skills database.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
State moots local startups advisory board
NTSA: 1,912 people have died in road accidents since January
Six hundred and eighty-two pedestrians were killed in accidents as compared to 573 who lost their lives in the same period last year.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
NTSA: 1,912 people have died in road accidents since January
City residents treated to spectacular airshow
Security both inside Uhuru Gardens and outside was tight as police, National Youth Service (NYS), General Service Unit (GSU) and KDF checked everyone entering the venue.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
City residents treated to spectacular airshow
Teething problems: State outlines plan to improve access to dentists
Oral diseases are some of the most expensive to treat and often require high out-of-pocket payments.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Teething problems: State outlines plan to improve access to dentists
State to roll out countrywide pilot telemedicine programme
The ministry has developed a digital health platform to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services offered in health facilities while at the same time improving accountability.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
State to roll out countrywide pilot telemedicine programme
Applications open for Google startups funding
Google has opened applications for the second cohort of the Google for Startup Black Founders Fund for Africa.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Applications open for Google startups funding
Proposed education framework to benefit students under the IGAD block
Students under the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) block will soon be able to study in any of the member states.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Proposed education framework to benefit students under the IGAD block
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Mother's pain: I flew back to Kenya with my son's ashes in a suitcase
Some of the women are battling depression after losing children in gruesome ways.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Mother's pain: I flew back to Kenya with my son's ashes in a suitcase
Meet Brian Solonka one of Kenya's youngest advocates
The 24-year-old Brian Solonka who was on Monday admitted to the bar dreams of solving Kenya's commercial tax disputes.
By James Wanzala 2 months ago
Meet Brian Solonka one of Kenya's youngest advocates
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Peter Munya says DP Ruto gave Mt Kenya a raw deal
Munya said the region got a raw deal in the power-sharing agreement between Deputy President William Ruto’s UDA, Musalia Mudavadi’s ANC and Moses Wetangula’s Ford-Kenya.
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
Peter Munya says DP Ruto gave Mt Kenya a raw deal
37,000 pupils to benefit from Ajuma donations
More than 37,000 students in 60 primary schools across 18 counties from hard-to-reach communities will benefit from the Ajuma Foundation’s Exercise Book Initiative.
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
37,000 pupils to benefit from Ajuma donations
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Jubilee slams Ruto over Prime Cabinet Secretary position
According to the agreement, Mudavadi and Wetang'ula will have positions of Prime Cabinet Secretary and National Assembly speaker respectively should Ruto win the August 9 elections.
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
Jubilee slams Ruto over Prime Cabinet Secretary position
Women leaders ask Raila Odinga to pick Martha Karua as his running mate
Women leaders in the country have appealed to Azimio la Umoja presidential flagbearer, Raila Odinga, to appoint Martha Karua as his running mate.
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
Women leaders ask Raila Odinga to pick Martha Karua as his running mate
Presidential aspirant Muthiora Kariara unveils woman deputy
One of the 46 independent presidential candidates Muthiora Kariara has unveiled a woman running mate ahead of the August 9 General Elections.
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
Presidential aspirant Muthiora Kariara unveils woman deputy
'Standard' journalists scoop top awards at this year's MCK gala event
At least 10 journalists from Standard Group PLC scooped various awards in this year’s Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA).
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
'Standard' journalists scoop top awards at this year's MCK gala event
Atwoli wants Labour CS Chelugui punished for disobeying Uhuru
Central Organisation of Trade Union (COTU) has asked President Uhuru to punish Labour Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui.
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
Atwoli wants Labour CS Chelugui punished for disobeying Uhuru
Stanbic in mortgage deal for Sh400m housing complex
Property developer Purshottam Developers and Stanbic Bank Kenya have entered a structured mortgage finance partnership deal.
By James Wanzala 3 months ago
Stanbic in mortgage deal for Sh400m housing complex
Probe electoral agency bosses' opaque claims
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State tightens noose on school transfers in new guidelines
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