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Counties glow as devolution takes projects closer to people
Counties are revelling in new stadiums, smooth roads, brand new health facilities as well as provision of clean water, thanks to devolution.
By The Standard Team 3 years ago
Counties glow as devolution takes projects closer to people
Delayed county funding slows Devolution
The monumental changes in the countryside as a result of devolution are the merrier part of the story that also has several challenges on the flipside
By The Standard Team 3 years ago
Delayed county funding slows Devolution
Private hospitals struggling to stay afloat
As pandemic bites, number of patients seeking treatment has drastically dropped making hospitals struggle to pay salaries
By The Standard Team 4 years ago
Private hospitals struggling to stay afloat
The dying towns of Mt Kenya region
They were once throbbing with life, but today they are a pale shadow of their former self
By The Standard Team 4 years ago
The dying towns of Mt Kenya region
Matiang’i job causes jitters in Ruto camp
Agitated MPs interpret President’s executive order as designed to undermine his principal assistant in the Jubilee administration.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Matiang’i job causes jitters in Ruto camp
Low turnout as learning resume across the country
Confusion in Tana River as teachers say they did not know strike was suspended.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Low turnout as learning resume across the country
MPs defy Uhuru, Raila on Gender Bill
Proposal required at least 233 members in the House for it to be subjected to vote.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
MPs defy Uhuru, Raila on Gender Bill
Local politician linked to clashes on Mau evictions
Three suspects believed to be the masterminds of the ethnic flare-up in Njoro arrested.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Local politician linked to clashes on Mau evictions
Joblessness and love gone sour fueling suicide in young people
One governor says suicidal tendencies are worsened by stigma when mental patients are described as being mad.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Joblessness and love gone sour fueling suicide in young people
Fresh details on sugar importation saga emerge
Somalia Borderlands report released last year sheds light on why it was easy to have sugar in the country minutes after Rotich granted orders.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
 Fresh details on sugar importation saga emerge
Sigh of relief as court halts levy
The High Court in Bungoma has saved Kenyans from paying hiked oil prices owing to the 16 per cent Value Added Tax imposed on the commodity.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Sigh of relief as court halts levy
Racist Chinese trader arrested and deported
Motorcycle trader was captured on video making racist remarks against President and Kenyans in general.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Racist Chinese trader arrested and deported
Nairobi thirsts for fuel as pumps run dry
otorists in Nairobi yesterday jammed fuel stations as the petroleum distributors strike enters day four.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Nairobi thirsts for fuel as pumps run dry
Kenyans resist high cost of fuel
Orange Democratic Movement threatens to impeach Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Kenyans resist high cost of fuel
Uhuru and Trump set for key date today
The President is expected to push for more access for Kenyan exports to the US.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Uhuru and Trump set for key date today
Row as Muslims celebrate festival
Chief Kadhi says celebrations to be held today as leaders say he is misleading faithful.
By The Standard Team 5 years ago
Row as Muslims celebrate festival
Governors fight back corruption claims
Governors serving their second terms yesterday rejected a report by the anti-graft agency that highlighted demand for bribes in the counties.
By The Standard Team 6 years ago
Governors fight back corruption claims
Rwanda to issue visas to visitors on arrival
Rwanda will now issue visas to visitors on arrival in the landlocked East African country.
By The Standard Team 6 years ago
Rwanda to issue visas to visitors on arrival
Thousands stranded as NTSA night travel ban effected
The ban on night travel caught many travellers by surprise, leaving thousands stranded across the country.
By The Standard Team 6 years ago
Thousands stranded as NTSA night travel ban effected
Heroes that President Uhuru forgot to acknowledge
On the backdrop of huge controversy over some of those given presidential awards on Jamhuri Day, with critics pointing out the country boasts of other deserving award winning sportsmen and women, talented doctors, passionate trade unionists, firm religious leaders, The Standard suggests some of those who could merit to get the awards.
By The Standard Team 6 years ago
 Heroes that President Uhuru forgot to acknowledge
Oburu carries Kenya's title hopes
The forced smile on the face of Harambee Stars' head coach Paul Put at the final whistle of their last group A match against Tanzania yesterday told it all. Kenya were staring at the exit door of the 2017 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup yesterday at Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. Stars knew that anything less than maximum points against Taifa Stars would see them walk away in shame.
By The Standard Team 6 years ago
Oburu carries Kenya's title hopes
Jubilee and NASA must ensure the country holds together
The law spells out when elections must be held; it also gives the right to demonstrate. None of them should be to the detriment of the country.
By The Standard Team 6 years ago
Jubilee and NASA must ensure the country holds together
Court ruling on ballot papers to determine if country will hold August 8 polls
IEBC and the Opposition have indicated that they will appeal if decision does not go their way.
By The Standard Team 6 years ago
Court ruling on ballot papers to determine if country will hold August 8 polls
Should the State bail out Phoenix Players Theatre?
The theatre is and has been a hub for artists, many of whom have gone on to launch different successful careers in the entertainment industry.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Should the State bail out Phoenix Players Theatre?
Governor Hassan Joho and two MPs arrested in Mombasa
Governor Hassan Joho, MPs Rashid Bedzimba and Abdulswamad Shariff detained at Urban Police Station in Mombasa under unclear circumstances.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Governor Hassan Joho and two MPs arrested in Mombasa
Hopelessness as nurses keep off public hospitals in Kenya
No services were offered in most public hospitals yesterday even after nurses announced suspension of their week-long strike.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Hopelessness as nurses keep off public hospitals in Kenya
Swazuri assures land owners after expiry of 99-year leases
NLC has also done public reviews on land that was irregularly acquired and revoked titles of land that was illegally acquired.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Swazuri assures land owners after expiry of 99-year leases
Shame of Kenyan police officers forced to convert cells into living quarters
Thousands of police officers who risk their lives to protect Kenyans and their property are living and working in deplorable conditions.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Shame of Kenyan police officers forced to convert cells into living quarters
Stripping Kenya naked of her green cover
The schemes to deplete the natural resources are plotted by some Kenya Forest Service (KFS) officials who drop the guard to allow commercial saw millers to harvest more mature trees than they are allowed.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Stripping Kenya naked of her green cover
Law Society of Kenya defends Judiciary in war on graft
The Law Society of Kenya on Thursday defended Judiciary on claims of being part of system slowing fight against corruption in the country.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Law Society of Kenya defends Judiciary in war on graft
Livestock die as drought wreaks havoc across parts of Kenya
Thousands of people, mainly pastoralists, have also been forced to leave their homes in search of water and pasture for their animals.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Livestock die as drought wreaks havoc across parts of Kenya
Uhuru, Ruto go for Kalonzo to hit Raila
The invitation Deputy President William Ruto extended to Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka to abandon Opposition coalition for Jubilee Party has stepped up pre-election rivalry.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Uhuru, Ruto go for Kalonzo to hit Raila
Demo as police quiz leaders on Moi University row
Chaos erupted in Eldoret town yesterday after word went round that a number of leaders were being grilled by police detectives.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Demo as police quiz leaders on Moi University row
KDF warns of conmen as recruitment drive kicks off
“The recruitment exercise will be conducted in all constituencies and is free of charge. We do not tolerate corruption so let Kenyans be warned of the cons out there,” he said.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
KDF warns of conmen as recruitment drive kicks off
Raila: Table TJRC report to honour Ntimama's memory
“He passionately defended the Maasai community; that is why we want the TJRC report tabled in honour of his memory,” said Raila.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Raila: Table TJRC report to honour Ntimama's memory
Isaiah Kiplagat loses long battle with cancer
For all that he fought for, protecting with passion the empire he built from nothing to what it is today - a multi-million Athletics Kenya, he has taken his final bow.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Isaiah Kiplagat loses long battle with cancer
Parents hit with huge bills to rebuild schools burnt by protesting students
At Itierio Boys High School, the first school to be torched, parents have now been hit with a Sh8 million bill to rebuild seven dormitories that were burnt down by students two months ago.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Parents hit with huge bills to rebuild schools burnt by protesting students
70 more students charged with arson as cases of school fires spread
About 70 more students have been charged with arson even as cases of school fires continue to spread countrywide.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
70 more students charged with arson as cases of school fires spread
Likely killing field in Syokimau found as America's FBI join probe
Detectives investigating Willie Kimani's killing have mapped out an open field in Syokimau as the murder scene.
By The Standard Team 7 years ago
Likely killing field in Syokimau found as America's FBI join probe
There was no deal on IEBC at State House, says DP William Ruto
Ruto said when opposition leaders Raila Odinga and Moses Wetang’ula visited State House last week, there was little time to conclusively discuss substantive issues on the electoral commission.
By The Standard Team 8 years ago
There was no deal on IEBC at State House, says DP William Ruto
Court freezes assets of KNH CEO to allow probe
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