Teachers Service Commission to hire over 3,000 new teachers
In a letter to the National Treasury seen by The Standard, TSC has requested the Government to provide Sh15.85 billion per year for the recruitment of 24,027 teachers annually for five years starting next year.
By Lonah Kibet and Augustine Oduor 6 years ago
Teachers Service Commission to hire over 3,000 new teachers
Ekuru Aukot: Economy hurt by political stalemate
A presidential candidate has expressed concern that the economy has taken a hit because of the ongoing political impasse.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Ekuru Aukot: Economy hurt by political stalemate
Kenyan man living in Belgium arrested for killing girlfriend
A Kenyan living in Belgium has been arrested for allegedly killing his former girlfriend.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Kenyan man living in Belgium arrested for killing girlfriend
Uhuru defends election laws amendments
President says foundation of Kenya is in its citizens and that their decision should be respected.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Uhuru defends election laws amendments
Mother of four murdered, buried in shallow grave at Limuru
Esther Nyokabi, a cook at a local primary school, had reportedly been hit with a blunt object that disfigured the right side of her face.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Mother of four murdered, buried in shallow grave at Limuru
Democratic Party of Kenya supports re-election of UhuRuto
The Democratic Party of Kenya, which is backing President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election bid, has told politicians to stop intimidating the electoral commission.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Democratic Party of Kenya supports re-election of UhuRuto
5,000 participants expected in Relay For Life cancer event
More than 5,000 participants are expected to attend a Kenya Cancer Association event scheduled for the end of the month.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
5,000 participants expected in Relay For Life cancer event
CS Matiang’i makes request to Chebukati
The repeat presidential election will be held on October 17.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
CS Matiang’i makes request to Chebukati
School safety standards recommended by Education Ministry
The fire that killed eight students at Moi Girls School in Nairobi once again turns the spotlight on schools' safety precautions.
By Augustine Oduor and Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
School safety standards recommended by Education Ministry
Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu disputes IEBC figures
A coalition of civil societies Thursday pointed out huge variations in the results of last week's elections.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu disputes IEBC figures
How the women nominated senators performed
Five of the 16 women nominated as senators in the 2013 election managed to clinch various elective seats in the August 8 polls.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
How the women nominated senators performed
MPs told to return vehicles
Youth and Gender Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said most of the vehicles allocated to the MPs by the National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF) were still being used by the woman representatives although many of them had lost their seats in last week’s General Election.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
MPs told to return vehicles
Woman representatives asked to return Affirmative Action vehicles
All the 47 woman representatives who sat in the 11th Parliament have been ordered to return the cars the Government had allocated them.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Woman representatives asked to return Affirmative Action vehicles
Matatus post huge losses after polls
The matatu industry has in the past one week lost an estimated Sh700 million due to the tension in the country following the August 8 election.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Matatus post huge losses after polls
Matatu industry records Sh800 million loss after General Election
The matatu industry has in the past one week lost an estimated Sh700 million due to the tension in the country following the August 8 election.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Matatu industry records Sh800 million loss after General Election
Raila calls for peace and large voter turnout
Raila calls for peace and large voter turn out in tomorrow's poll
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Raila calls for peace and large voter turnout
Politicians accused of intimidating human rights watchdogs
Politicians have been accused of harassing human rights groups in the ongoing election campaigns.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Politicians accused of intimidating human rights watchdogs
Alfred Mutua criticizes Wavinya Ndeti for avoiding TV debates
Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has accused his opponent, Wavinya Ndeti, of avoiding public scrutiny by declining to participate in televised debates.
By Lonah Kibet 6 years ago
Alfred Mutua criticizes Wavinya Ndeti for avoiding TV debates
Trade Unions Congress of Kenya support university workers strike
Trade Unions Congress of Kenya has thrown its weight behind the on-going public universities lecturers' strike over unpaid salary and house allowance awards.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Trade Unions Congress of Kenya support university workers strike
MOH partners to launch micro-nutrient supplements to pregnant women and adolescent girls
Nutrition International in partnership with the Ministry of Health has launched a nutrition supplement programme for adolescent girls and pregnant women.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
MOH partners to launch micro-nutrient supplements to pregnant women and adolescent girls
Sonko now wants Peter Kenneth to join his campaign team
Sonko: There is no permanent enmity in politics, we need to forgive each other and work together. There are so many slots in Nairobi and we can even negotiate for him a Cabinet position
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Sonko now wants Peter Kenneth to join his campaign team
NASA wants IEBC bosses out and ballot tender cancelled
Controversy over ballots for the August elections continued Wednesday as NASA demanded the cancellation of a printing tender to a Dubai firm.
By Rawlings Otieno and Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
NASA wants IEBC bosses out and ballot tender cancelled
Tearful tribute to fallen AP officers
Emotions ran high as family members joined senior Internal Security officials in a memorial service for 17 police officer killed in terrorist ambushes.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Tearful tribute to fallen AP officers
Kenyans feel there are inadequate teachers in public schools, survey shows
The shortage of 90,000 teachers has been cited as the main challenge facing public schools since the roll out of free basic education.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Kenyans feel there are inadequate teachers in public schools, survey shows
State moves to woo more women into politics
The bill set to come up for voting for the third time at the National Assembly seeks to ensure that either gender has at least one third representation to both appointive and elective positions.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
State moves to woo more women into politics
Rongai choking in filth
Residents depend on the National Youth Service to clear the drainage system and carry away waste.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Rongai choking in filth
State of Moi Lane indicts Kidero team
It is impassable due to poor drainage whenever it rains, forcing several shops to close.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
State of Moi Lane indicts Kidero team
107 Jubilee Party appeal cases determined
Appeals Tribunal Chairperson Faith Waigwa said the verdicts so far include dismissals, re-tallying, and fresh nominations.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
107 Jubilee Party appeal cases determined
Jubilee Appeals tribunals continues
The party tribunal is hearing grievances lodged by nomination losers.
By Lonah Kibet and Japheth Ogila 7 years ago
Jubilee Appeals tribunals continues
Human rights body seeks clarity on standards of integrity
Kenya National Commission of Human Rights has moved to court seeking clarification on a clear standard to measure integrity and leadership of aspirants seeking public office ahead of the polls.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Human rights body seeks clarity on standards of integrity
Survey: Wa Iria in clear lead ahead of Jubilee primaries
It will be a do-or-die day for the two main rivals, with the loser’s chances of being on the ballot limited to running as an independent candidate in the August polls.
By Lonah Kibet and Murimi Mwangi 7 years ago
Survey: Wa Iria in clear lead ahead of Jubilee primaries
Poor roads dog Madaraka estate
The road is usually patched up hurriedly for graduation ceremonies at Strathmore University
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Poor roads dog Madaraka estate
Palm Sunday: Christians pray for peace during polls
Hundreds of Catholic faithful gathered at Holy Family Minor Basilica to mark the end of the lent season and the beginning of the Holy Week.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Palm Sunday: Christians pray for peace during polls
IEBC to carry out mock election in June
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced plans to hold mock elections two months' before August 8.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
IEBC to carry out mock election in June
NEMA to list range of banned plastic papers
According to the authority, the ban that will come into effect on August 28 will not be suspended despite opposition from some manufacturers.
By Antony Gitonga & Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
NEMA to list range of banned plastic papers
Music Publishers Association of Kenya approved to collect artistes' royalties
Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) approved Music Publishers Association of Kenya (MPAKE) application after it declined to renew Music Copyright Society of Kenya Limited (MCSK) licence.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Music Publishers Association of Kenya approved to collect artistes' royalties
7,000 pupils to test their spelling skills
More than 7,000 pupils are set to compete in this year's spelling bee to be launched next month.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
7,000 pupils to test their spelling skills
Learning to resume as lecturers sign new Sh6 billion deal to call off strike
Learning is expected to resume in all public universities this morning after lectures accepted Sh6 billion the Government offered them and called off their strike.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Learning to resume as lecturers sign new Sh6 billion deal to call off strike
Four million Kenyans suffer kidney disease
About four million Kenyans are suffering from chronic kidney disease, an organisation said Thursday.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Four million Kenyans suffer kidney disease
Kenyatta Hospital traders feel pinch of three-month doctors’ boycott
Business has been very low for the last three months at the Kenyatta National Hospital following the doctors’ strike.
By Lonah Kibet 7 years ago
Kenyatta Hospital traders feel pinch of three-month doctors’ boycott
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