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 2020-11-26 18:18 

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Construction of Lanet Airstrip set to begin...

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to officiate the ground breaking ceremony before the end of the year....

 2020-11-26 15:48 

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Schools remain shut in clashes-hit Garbatulla...

Tension still high in the area following a series of clashes between two communities living on the Isiolo-Garissa border....

 2020-11-26 14:38 

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Sudan in three-day mourning after death of former PM Mahdi...

Al-Mahdi, 84, died from Covid-19 complications....

 2020-11-26 14:15 

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Top athlete turns to jiko-making to beat pandemic...

Ndigiti says many people see him as a successful person, but the tough times have forced him to work differently....

 2020-11-26 13:53 

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Eldoret police seize contraband alcohol worth Sh1 million...

Police suspect the alcohol is from one of the neighboring countries....

 2020-11-26 12:51 

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Ramaphosa faces first no-confidence motion...

A no-confidence vote requires a simple majority of 201 votes to pass, but Ramaphosa's ANC holds 230 seats, and the motion stands little chance of success....

 2020-11-26 12:19 

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Father clashes with daughter's lover in rehab row...

The father accused the man of detaining his 25-year-old daughter for two years in Nairobi....

 2020-11-26 10:37 

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3 Ethiopian peacekeepers in S. Sudan 'withdrawn'...

Officials at the UN Mission in South Sudan say the deportation could have violated their human rights if based on their ethnic background....

 2020-11-26 10:21 

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Parking boys, NMS officers in cat-and-mouse games...

NMS deployed officers to man streets that are currently under the firm grip of the parking boys....

 2020-11-26 09:22 

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Man buried inside his house in Kirinyaga...

Son says his father had expressed his wish to be buried in the house....

 2020-11-26 09:22 

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Bid to renovate Soy Club which has links to Queen Elizabeth II...

Queen Elizabeth II, then a princess, visited the club on a honeymoon trip with Prince Philip....

 2020-11-26 09:08 

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Isiolo's Garba Tulla hospital to get power upgrade...

Electricity at the hospital which is near Garba Tulla town is used only for lighting....

 2020-11-26 07:59 

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Abiy orders final offensive against Tigray leaders...

PM says the window for their surrender has expired....

 2020-11-26 07:41 

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Smart pit latrine that is making lives in slums bearable...

'Merry Loo' is an improved latrine that is designed for use in areas with a high water table and rocky grounds....

 2020-11-26 07:24 

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NMS begins purging city ghost workers...

Ad-hoc committee formed to oversee the validation which will run up to next month....

 2020-11-25 05:34 

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Former Kilifi South MP Mustafa Idd dies...

He had been admitted to Premier Hospital in Mombasa for 10 days with breathing problems....

 2020-11-25 04:56 

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Court stops flower farm's plans to sack staff...

This is not the first time the multinational company is seeking to lay off its workers....

 2020-11-25 04:18 

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Calls to protect civilians in Ethiopia intensify...

Fighting has sparked a refugee exodus, civilian atrocities and fears of broader instability in the Horn of Africa....

 2020-11-25 04:06 

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Man sues Mututho's rehab centre for holding his lover...

Nyanjom has accused John Mututho Empowerment Centre of forcibly holding his fianc....

 2020-11-24 18:00 

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40 arrested while partying in Kisumu's Milimani estate...

County Commander Ranson Lolmodooni said 10 of the suspects are girls and 30 are boys....

 2020-11-24 17:24 

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Man dies after falling from bridge in Molo...

The body of the elderly man was taken to Molo sub-county mortuary....

 2020-11-24 16:01 

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At least 600 dead in Nov 9 Tigray massacre...

The killings in the town of Mai-Kadra is the worst-known attack on civilians during Ethiopia's ongoing internal conflict....

 2020-11-24 15:31 

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Kenya Power loses employee to Covid-19...

Peter Njenga Kiarie was the company's operations and maintenance field supervisor in Kiambu....

 2020-11-24 15:14 

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UN Security Council meeting on Ethiopia cancelled...

South Africa, Niger and Tunisia withdrew their request for the behind-closed-doors discussion....

 2020-11-24 14:31 

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Ethiopian forces cross into Kenya, seize nine...

Kenyan officials say diplomatic talks are ongoing to have the Moyale residents freed....

 2020-11-24 14:14 

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Lawyer to sue hotel after near-death encounter...

Mr Diro is at pains to explain what might have motivated the attack as he was neither violent nor armed to warrant such an attempt on his life....

 2020-11-24 13:30 

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Nigeria celebrates scientist in Covid vaccine breakthrough...

Dr Onyema Ogbuagu of Yale University is one of the hands involved in developing the Pfizer vaccine....

 2020-11-24 13:26 

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Murang'a police intensify crackdown on boda-bodas...

At least five boda-boda riders are killed in road accidents in the county every month....

 2020-11-24 12:22 

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Ethiopia faces new pressure to slow down on Tigray...

As the US piles pressure for dialogue, some rights groups are warning of possible war crimes in the area....

 2020-11-24 12:07 

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Sudan expects more Covid-19 cases in second wave...

The country has recorded 1,193 deaths but limited testing means the actual toll could be higher....

 2020-11-24 11:46 

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Joy as Turkana village gets first fresh water borehole...

The hand pump water project handed over to Lobolo Primary School will also serve locals....

 2020-11-24 11:33 

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Decisive battle looms in Ethiopia...

The army says it has encircled Mekele, the regional capital, ahead of a threatened all-out assault....

 2020-11-24 11:05 

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Bahati Girls students recover from Covid-19...

Five teachers, 68 students and two support staff have now tested negative...

 2020-11-24 10:48 

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Elders discuss MoU to end Kenya-Ethiopia border conflicts...

Councils of elders from both sides are drumming up support for an MoU to resolve conflicts amicably....

 2020-11-24 10:27 

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Nyeri hospital unveils new children's theatre...

The cleft lip surgeries will be offered for free at the referral hospital....

 2020-11-24 10:11 

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Tigray leader tells Ethiopian PM his people 'ready to die'...

Debretsion said Abiy was trying to cover for setbacks his army had suffered against Tigrayan forces....

 2020-11-24 09:20 

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We'll ensure safety of learners, CAS says...

Bonaya asks chiefs to trace Grade Four, Class Eight and Form Four learners who are yet to report back to school....

 2020-11-24 09:15 

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Covid-19 has killed 120 Algerian health workers...

The country's Health ministry says at least 9,146 health workers have been infected by the virus....

 2020-11-24 09:04 

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UN-led Libya political talks resume virtually...

Libyan delegates have resumed UN-led talks on selecting an executive to help lead their country out of a decade of conflict....

 2020-11-24 04:43 

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Defiled and murdered: The painful death of Sylvia...

In just one month, six children have been killed in Nyeri alone in separate incidents....

 2020-11-24 03:27 

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Sudanese welcome Ethiopian refugees...

Hamdayit's transit centre says it has taken in 24,000 refugees....

 2020-11-23 17:42 

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Boda-boda riders arrested over schoolgirls defilement...

The authorities suspect the two schoolgirls were sexually abused by the suspects for days before they were rescued....

 2020-11-23 16:06 

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Lamu MPs seeking Sh1.76bn compensation for fishermen...

Lamu legislators calls for speedy compensation of the fishermen to enable them cope with the tough economic times....

 2020-11-23 15:15 

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Zuma to be charged for commission walkout...

Former South Africa President faces a fine of up to US$650 and jail time of up to six months....

 2020-11-23 14:33 

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Gaddafi's cousin sees Arab Spring as Western plot...

Ahmed Kadhaf al-Dam maintains the Arab Spring was a hoax engineered to cause instability in the region....

 2020-11-23 13:41 

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Government to counter locusts invasion...

Farmers calling on the government to control the locusts before they destroy crops....

 2020-11-23 13:12 

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Why Nile Perch is under threat in Lake Victoria...

Increased demand for fish maw in the international market is encouraging overfishing in the lake....

 2020-11-23 13:08 

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How investors sabotage themselves in Nanyuki...

Failure to carry out proper feasibility studies has been blamed for the collapse of hypermarkets in Nanyuki town....

 2020-11-23 12:37 

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Nairobi garbage menace soiling NMS image...

Litter bins that once dotted the three streets are nowhere to be seen....

 2020-11-23 12:12 

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21 teens arrested while on drinking spree...

The arrests were made after area residents tipped off the police of noise coming from the entertainment joint....

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