Eldoret Municipality to become a city after Senate approval
Senate Committee on Devolution and Intergovernmental Relations has recommended that Eldoret Municipality be granted city status, citing compliance with the Urban Areas and Cities Act of 2011.
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Eldoret Municipality to become a city after Senate approval
Court finds Trans-Nzoia taskforce unconstitutional, orders audit of pending bills
A High Court in Kitale has ruled that the Trans-Nzoia County violated the Constitution by establishing a taskforce on pending bills without legal authority.
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Court finds Trans-Nzoia taskforce unconstitutional, orders audit of pending bills
Ezra Chiloba suspended as Communications Authority of Kenya Director General
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has suspended its Director General Ezra Chiloba with immediate effect, citing unspecified reasons.
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Ezra Chiloba suspended as Communications Authority of Kenya Director General
Media Council condemns attacks on journalists in Machakos
The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) has condemned the attacks on journalists who were covering a security operation at an illegal alcohol brewing den in Matungulu, Machakos County on Monday.
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Media Council condemns attacks on journalists in Machakos
MP Shinali defends bill to tax workers for unemployment fund
Ikolomani MP Benard Shinali has defended his bill that aims to create an unemployment insurance fund for workers in the country.
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MP Shinali defends bill to tax workers for unemployment fund
President Ruto mourns KDF heroes killed in Lamu helicopter crash
President William Ruto condoles with Lamu helicopter crash victims' families, says he honours their bravery in defending the country.
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President Ruto mourns KDF heroes killed in Lamu helicopter crash
Kenyan serial killer who murdered elderly victims dies in US prison
A Kenyan man who was convicted of murdering two elderly victims and suspected of killing 22 more in Texas was found dead in his prison cell on Tuesday, officials said.
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Kenyan serial killer who murdered elderly victims dies in US prison
New system to speed up clemency petitions
The Power of Mercy Advisory Committee (POMAC) is set to launch a new system that seeks to automate and manage the process of applying for and granting clemency to convicted offenders.
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New system to speed up clemency petitions
Fuel prices: CS Kuria tells Kenyans to stop crying more than the French
The government has continued to distance itself from the rise in fuel prices in the country despite a push from Kenyans and opposition leaders urging it to control the cost of living.
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Fuel prices: CS Kuria tells Kenyans to stop crying more than the French
Religious leaders, MPs clash with Supreme Court over LGBTQ rights
Supreme Court’s move allowing registration of LGBTQ+ groups in Kenya has sparked a heated debate among religious leaders and MPs, who have vowed to resist any attempts to legalize same-sex unions.
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Religious leaders, MPs clash with Supreme Court over LGBTQ rights
Uasin Gishu County sends 24 students to Finland amid airlift scandal
Uasin Gishu County Deputy Governor John Barorot has announced that 24 students will travel to Finland on Tuesday as part of the county’s controversial education program.
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Uasin Gishu County sends 24 students to Finland amid airlift scandal
Fire destroys dorm, store at Kisumu Boys High School
A dormitory and a store at Kisumu Boys High School were on Sunday evening gutted by fire, leaving many students homeless.
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Fire destroys dorm, store at Kisumu Boys High School
Court freezes assets of City Hall employee earning Sh55,000 over Sh643m graft case
High Court freezes assets of City Hall employee suspected of amassing Sh643.2m in unexplained wealth; EACC seeking forfeiture of assets including land, apartments, and cars.
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Court freezes assets of City Hall employee earning Sh55,000 over Sh643m graft case
ODM vows to expel rebel MPs, says no turning back
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has said it will not relent in its plans to expel errant members from the party.
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ODM vows to expel rebel MPs, says no turning back
Kenya Forest Service clarifies incident of alleged assault by forest rangers
The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) has clarified an incident where a man identified as Fred Limba, was allegedly assaulted by forest rangers in South Marmanet Forest, Nyahururu, Laikipia County.
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Kenya Forest Service clarifies incident of alleged assault by forest rangers
Parliament yet to approve Housing levy regulations, says Senator Cheruiyot
Senate Majority Leader Aaron Cheruiyot says that Parliament is yet to approve the regulations for the management of the Housing levy, which is already being deducted from workers’ salaries.
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Parliament yet to approve Housing levy regulations, says Senator Cheruiyot
Former Migori Deputy Governor Nelson Mahanga dies in Nairobi hospital
 Former Migori Deputy Governor Nelson Mahanga has died, his family has said.
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Former Migori Deputy Governor Nelson Mahanga dies in Nairobi hospital
Morocco earthquake: Death toll surpasses 1,000
More than 1,000 people have died and over 1,200 have been injured in a powerful earthquake that hit Morocco on Friday night, the country’s interior ministry said.
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Morocco earthquake: Death toll surpasses 1,000
G20 welcomes African Union as permanent member, pledges support for Africa
The G20 leaders have welcomed the African Union as a permanent member of the group and pledged to support its development agenda and address global challenges together.
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G20 welcomes African Union as permanent member, pledges support for Africa
Security officers seize contraband goods, arrest three Somalis in Machakos
Security officers in Machakos County arrested three Somali nationals and seized contraband goods worth millions of shillings on Thursday.
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Security officers seize contraband goods, arrest three Somalis in Machakos
Vimal Shah appointed Chancellor of Maasai Mara University
President William Ruto has appointed businessman Vimal Shah as the chancellor of the Maasai Mara University for a five-year term, starting from September 7, 2023.
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Vimal Shah appointed Chancellor of Maasai Mara University
No tuition fees for new public university students until categorisation, says Vice-Chancellors' Committee
Vice-Chancellors' Committee clarifies no tuition fees required for new first-year public university students until Higher Education Fund categorises them.
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No tuition fees for new public university students until categorisation, says Vice-Chancellors' Committee
Ministry of Defence closes 2023 KDF recruitment drive
 The Ministry of Defence has announced the closure of the 2023 Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) nationwide recruitment drive, which began on August 28 and ended on September 8.
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Ministry of Defence closes 2023 KDF recruitment drive
Worldcoin probe: Commissioner Kassait wants data protection law reviewed
Data Commissioner Immaculate Kassait recommends review of the Data Protection Act of 2019, regulations, and enhancement of office capacity amid Worldcoin controversy.
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Worldcoin probe: Commissioner Kassait wants data protection law reviewed
Inside the Africa Climate Summit on its third and final day: Expectations and outcomes
As the Africa Climate Summit comes to a close, all eyes are on the Nairobi declarations that will outline Africa’s position and demands on climate change.
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Inside the Africa Climate Summit on its third and final day: Expectations and outcomes
Africa Climate Summit adopts Nairobi Declaration
The Africa Climate Summit concluded on Wednesday, August 6, with the adoption of the Nairobi Declaration.
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Africa Climate Summit adopts Nairobi Declaration
UK pledges Sh8 billion for climate projects in Africa
The UK has announced Sh8.98 billion (£49 million) for new climate finance and resilience projects in Africa at the first Africa Climate Summit in Nairobi.
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UK pledges Sh8 billion for climate projects in Africa
Mudavadi to represent President Ruto at Mnangagwa's swearing-in
Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi will travel to Harare, Zimbabwe on Sunday,  to attend the inauguration of President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa on behalf of President Ruto.
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Mudavadi to represent President Ruto at Mnangagwa's swearing-in
Nairobi ready for Africa Climate Summit, says PS Raymond Omollo
 Interior PS Raymond Omollo says Nairobi is ready to host the Africa Climate Summit 2023, which will take place from September 4 to 8 at KICC.
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Nairobi ready for Africa Climate Summit, says PS Raymond Omollo
KRA offers tax amnesty for interest and penalties
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has announced a tax amnesty for taxpayers who have accrued interest and penalties on their tax debt up to December 31, 2022.
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KRA offers tax amnesty for interest and penalties
Kenya waives visa for DRC nationals
Kenya has lifted visa restrictions for all citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) effective September 1, 2023.
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Kenya waives visa for DRC nationals
Kenyans urged to embrace sustainable, impact-driven business practices
Kenyans have been challenged to adopt sustainable, impact-driven business practices that will enhance the well-being of the people and the planet.
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Kenyans urged to embrace sustainable, impact-driven business practices
Kenya to benefit from stronger trade and investment ties with Singapore
Kenya is poised to reap benefits of enhanced trade and investment relations with Singapore, as both countries ratified a bilateral investment treaty that came into force on August 20.
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Kenya to benefit from stronger trade and investment ties with Singapore
List: Ngong Rd, Kenyatta and Mbagathi hospitals among 17 areas to experience water interruption
The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) has announced that 17 areas in Nairobi will experience water interruption on due to a major leak at the Kabete Water Treatment Works Reservoir.
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List: Ngong Rd, Kenyatta and Mbagathi hospitals among 17 areas to experience water interruption
Chebukati: Military coups in Africa a result of excluding election observers from polls
Former IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati avers that excluding election observers from the electoral process may be contributing to the recent spate of election-related military coups in Africa.
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Chebukati: Military coups in Africa a result of excluding election observers from polls
Churches launch code of conduct to promote accountability, resolve disputes
Churches have unveiled a new code of conduct and governance guidelines that will require them to have their own internal mechanisms for resolving disputes and promoting accountability.
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Churches launch code of conduct to promote accountability, resolve disputes
Teachers to get salary raise effective July after new CBA deal
Teachers in Kenya will enjoy a basic salary increment of up to 9.5 per cent starting from July 1, 2023, following a new agreement between TSC and three teachers’ unions.
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Teachers to get salary raise effective July after new CBA deal
Kirinyaga Woman Rep Njeri Maina threatens to sue Governor Waiguru over defamation
Kirinyaga Woman Representative Njeri Maina has threatened legal action against Governor Anne Waiguru over alleged false and libelous remarks.
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Kirinyaga Woman Rep Njeri Maina threatens to sue Governor Waiguru over defamation
Mudavadi, Wetangula dismiss claims of supremacy battle in Western region
Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi and National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula have dismissed claims that they are locked in a supremacy battle in the Western region.
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Mudavadi, Wetangula dismiss claims of supremacy battle in Western region
Mudavadi warns leaders against using tribalism to evade accountability
He said that the law would catch up with those who have misused public funds, regardless of their ethnic background.
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Mudavadi warns leaders against using tribalism to evade accountability
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