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 2020-04-06 21:53 

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Danish fund acquires Kenyan firm...

The Copenhagen-based firm had earlier set aside Sh20 billion for the acquisition deal and other investments in Kenya through its Africa Infrastructure...

 2020-04-06 21:53 

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Tough times ahead as mobile lending apps freeze loans...

Loan applications are now taking up to 10 days without a guarantee that any cash will be offered...

 2020-04-06 21:53 

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Meat costs rise as virus bites key suppliers...

Eateries and butcheries in neighbourhoods have also been ravaged by the disruption, recording fewer customers....

 2020-04-06 21:16 

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Premier League wage row risks undermining good work - UK minister...

The British government's Culture Secretary, whose department has responsibility for sport, warned that the game should be...

 2020-04-06 21:15 

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Nairobi and Coast counties isolated...

Ban for Nairobi Metropolitan Area came into force yesterday, while restrictions for Kilifi, Kwale and Mombasa start tomorrow...

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Red lights out as curfew spoils the party for hookers...

Twilight girls have to spend agonising days competing for attention from clients afraid of approaching them in broad daylight...

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Water agency plans new supply...

In Likoni, Mowasco said it will connect water at Shelly Beach, Mtongwe, Shonda, Mshale and Customs...

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Rarieda MP comes to aid of residents...

County officials have closed markets in the area to contain the spread the pandemic....

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Assembly plans meeting over banning of miraa...

He appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to allow miraa traders to operate within curfew hours....

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Accountants risk jail for delayed payments...

County governments especially have been in the spotlight for ballooning debts as a result of bureaucracy....

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Institute in Naivasha turned to isolation centre...

Naivasha, being home to many high-end hotels, normally receives a lot of visitors...

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Sonko accuses Kinyua of ‘creating confusion’ in City Hall : The Standard...

Sonko says the arrest of one of the county officers was unacceptable and a violation of rights...

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Official wants 11 Jubilee MCAs out...

This came after Mr Tuju announced Murango's removal from his position.This came after Mr Tuju announced Murango's removal from his position....

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Victims of toxic malaria jab get Sh42.8m payout...

Some of them suffered permanent disabilities....

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Expectant women experience painful pangs of night curfew...

Deaths reported in Kilungu, Kibwezi and Kakamega as means of reaching health facilities dry up...

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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MPs to debate tax laws in lounges...

MPs who will not access the chamber will be allowed to vote for or against the bill...

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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County demolishes structures on road reserves...

The proprietor of the building, George Nyariki, said the demolition was done without any notice....

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Counties adopt technology as most employees start working from home...

In Laikipia, meetings have gone online with Governor Ndiritu Muriithi holding daily sessions with heads of department....

 2020-04-06 21:00 

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Badi tells Governor Sonko off, soldiers on...

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services boss says he is working in line with the deed of the transfer agreement...

 2020-04-06 20:59 

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South Africa sees drop in crimes during 21-day lockdown...

Cele attributed the drop in crimes to, among other factors, the prohibition of the sale and movement of liquor during the lockdown....

 2020-04-06 20:58 

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Coronavirus: KAM lists companies to manufacture PPE...

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has released names of companies to manufacture personal protective equipment...

 2020-04-06 20:43 

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Virus seems to abate in hard-hit European states...

The country registered its one-day high of 969 fatalities on March 27....

 2020-04-06 20:37 

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US, Britain brace for soaring death tolls...

"This is going to be our Pearl Harbour moment, our 9/11 moment," he told "Fox News Sunday."...

 2020-04-06 20:20 

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Former Mombasa Golf Club captain Mbua dies of coronavirus...

Former Mombasa Golf Club captain Mark Mbua is dead....

 2020-04-06 19:49 

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UK PM taken to ICU as Covid-19 symptoms worsen...

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab asked to deputise for the PM whose condition has worsened this afternoon while at St Thomas' Hospital in London...

 2020-04-06 19:49 

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British PM taken to ICU as Covid-19 symptoms worsen...

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab asked to deputise for the PM whose condition has worsened this afternoon while at St Thomas' Hospital in London...

 2020-04-06 19:45 

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Serie A season could run to October - Italian FA boss...

The Serie A season could be extended to September or October, the head of the Italian FA (FIGC) said on Sunday, warning that there could be an "avalan...

 2020-04-06 19:00 

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Man City's Walker faces disciplinary action for breaking lockdown rules...

"Manchester City FC are aware of a story in a tabloid newspaper regarding the private life of Kyle Walker in relation to a breach of the UK lockdown a...

 2020-04-06 18:42 

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Governor Cuomo sees signs of pandemic 'flattening' in New York...

Cases in New York increased by seven per cent in 24 hours to 130,680...

 2020-04-06 18:10 

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Fiji Rugby players, staff take 40 per cent paycut in response to coronavirus...

Fiji Rugby said contracted players and staff had agreed to pay cuts of 40 percent Monday as part of a cost-cutting drive to remain viable during the C...

 2020-04-06 17:25 

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Rooney 'told off by police for breaking lockdown rules' with Walker...

The former Man Utd and England captain launched a passionate defence of footballers just days ago but has now been caught falling foul of government g...

 2020-04-06 17:05 

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Three sports habits that could change after coronavirus...

As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, AFP Sport looks at three long-standing habits which could change forev...

 2020-04-06 16:41 

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FKF branch officials dismiss normalisation committee talk...

All 20 Football Kenya Federation branch officials have dismissed suggestions to form a normalisation committee, insisting there is no crisis to warran...

 2020-04-06 16:15 

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Did virus scrap your marathon? In Japan, there's an app for that...

When the coronavirus outbreak forced organisers to cancel marathons in the Japanese city of Nagoya, they turned to tech to ease the disappointment, of...

 2020-04-06 16:10 

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Top football club doctor dies after contracting coronavirus...
 2020-04-06 15:12 

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Top football club doctor 'commits suicide' after testing positive for coronavirus...

Stade de Reims' doctor Bernard Gonzalez allegedly took his own life on Sunday, April 5, after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, according to...

 2020-04-06 13:56 

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Standard journalists summoned by DCI over barracks lockdown story...

DCI wants the journalists to disclose their source of information saying the story was false...

 2020-04-06 13:36 

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When menopause sets in too early...

In Kenya, the average age of menopause or rather the final menstruation period is 51.5 years...

 2020-04-06 13:35 

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Shutting markets and churches was a bad idea even as we fight Covid-19...

Prayers made in church are more potent than those made at home where there are many distractions...

 2020-04-06 12:41 

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Uhuru declares partial lockdown of four counties...

President Uhuru declares Nairobi, Mombasa, Kwale and Kilifi counties Covid-19 hotspots announces movement restrictions for 21 days...

 2020-04-06 12:39 

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There's never been a better time to start trading in the markets, online...

Stay at home and join our free online webinars to learn everything you need to know to become successful in forex trading...

 2020-04-06 11:44 

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M-pesa platform management relocated to Kenya...

M-PESA has 40 million users and processes over a billion transactions every month....

 2020-04-06 10:49 

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Scangroup parent company unveils cost-cutting measures...

Scangroup parent company WPP has announced a number of measures to keep up with the effects of coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-06 10:49 

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Doctor warns against wearing gloves at supermarkets for protection of coronavirus...

An Indian surgeon, who posts as Dr Karan Raj on social media, posted a video to 'explain why you don't need to wear gloves when you go out'...

 2020-04-06 10:49 

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True leadership does not endanger others...

Can one still consider himself a leader when he demonstrates utter disinterest in the welfare of those he purports to lead?...

 2020-04-06 10:49 

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Virtual meeting platforms record double growth...

About 73 million meetings took place in March and well over 22 million meetings per week in the last two weeks, Sri Srinivasan added....

 2020-04-06 09:54 

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Medical experts worried about single-mother families...

Size of the single mother family is bulging and with it, medical experts say, is the number of children at risk of poor health...

 2020-04-06 09:54 

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Woolworths warns of likely 20 per cent profit fall...

It also saw sales slump in its Australian and New Zealand businesses, namely clothing outlets Country Road and David Jones....

 2020-04-06 09:54 

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Co-Operative Bank donates Sh100m to combat spread of Covid-19...

Co-Operative Bank has donated Sh100 million towards Emergency Fund to beef up State's preparedness in fighting the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-06 09:54 

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India closes its railways for the first time in 167 years over Covid-19...

The railway network is the world's fourth-largest rail operator...

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