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 2018-09-18 04:12 

Standard Digital

Ochieng' prepares for life after football...

Former Kenyan international appointed Bet Kisure ambassador....

 2018-09-18 04:08 

Standard Digital

Athletics: Elite marathoners head to Mombasa...

Mama Ngina recreational site along the Likoni channel will host this year's Mombasa international marathon set for Sunday....

 2018-09-18 04:06 

Standard Digital

Rugby: Homeboyz coach lauds charges after triumph...

After leading his side to a second national Sevens Series title in two years, Homeboyz head coach Paul Murunga acknowledged that winning the first thr...

 2018-09-18 04:04 

Standard Digital

Berlin Marathon: The amount of money Kipchoge stands to pocket after world record smash...

After claiming the greatest marathon runner of modern era status on Sunday, the newly minted World Marathon Record holder Eliud Kipchoge stands...

 2018-09-18 04:02 

News24

Boko Haram kills kidnapped midwife...

Boko Haram militants have killed a midwife who was kidnapped in an attack in remote northeast Nigeria more than six months ago, the Red Cross says....

 2018-09-18 04:02 

News24

Mauritania's ruling party wins majority parliament...

Mauritania's election commission says the west African nation's ruling party has won a majority of seats in a second round of legislative, municipal and regional elections....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

Daily Nation

African countries pledge to eliminate cholera outbreaks...

Africa is vulnerable to cholera because 92 million people still drink water from unsafe sources....

 2018-09-18 04:00 

Standard Digital

Athletics: Second Kabarak Half Marathon nets Sh5m...

The second edition of Kabarak University Half Marathon raised Sh5million that will go towards education of needy students in the society according to...

 2018-09-18 04:00 

Standard Digital

City lawyer Donald Kipkorir publishes opinion on why some athletes go from riches to rags on retirement...

City lawyer Donald Kipkorir has published a detailed opinion on his social media account about athletes who raced from rags to riches, and back to rag...

 2018-09-18 04:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Stillwater-Lonmin deal gets nod...

But Competition Commission wants Sibanye to establish 3 short-term mining projects...

 2018-09-18 03:57 

Business Live

MICHEL PIREU: Does buying small caps make one penny-wise and pound foolish?...

While many have burnt their fingers investing in little counters, others have made huge profits...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Business Live

DA federal chiefs to decide on Maimane candidacy as Western Cape premier...

Maimane surprises as his name was added to the race at the eleventh hour for the plum job in the province...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Business Live

A moving tale of how a desperate mother was driven to murder...

The smart script and direction draws out a story of pain in Ellen: Die Ellen Pakkies Storie...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Business Live

Gwede Mantashe has to keep several balls in the air...

The minister and his experienced team must skilfully manage to juggle divergent and competing interests...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Business Live

Fortune ruffles feathers by calling new jockeys 'plain average'...

'There's a niche group at the top and the rest are plain average, ordinary,' says former SA champion jockey Andrew Fortune...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Business Live

SAPS can be effective only if Cele is replaced by an honest technocrat...

Cadre deployment has fuelled corruption in the militarised police force at the expense of serving the people, writes Paul Hoffman...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Business Live

SA forges ahead with guidelines to regulate hemp cultivation and manufacturing...

Hemp can be used to make more than 25,000 consumer products, from apparel and accessories to houseware and cosmetics...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Business Live

President Cyril Ramaphosa's plan to kick-start economy unfolds...

Ramaphosa's office says the stimulus package will reprioritise government spending, within the existing fiscal framework...

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Uganda Radio Network

Lango Paramount Chief to pay UGX 700M In Court Fines...

Oryem also disclosed that they have filed a fresh application in court seeking a permanent injunction blocking Odur from representing and presenting himself as the Lango Paramount Chief....

 2018-09-18 03:45 

Daily Nation

BOSIRE: Why doctors won't give in to pleas to deliver baby earlier...

Early term babies carry a relative risk of complications of prematurity, especially with respiration....

 2018-09-18 03:45 

Business Report (IOL)

VW's truck unit to be ready for IPO by end of 2018...

The truck unit of Volkswagen should be ready for IPO by the end of the year....

 2018-09-18 03:30 

Daily Nation

First open heart surgery at Moi Referral...

According to Dr Aruasa, heart surgery will now cost patients Sh300,000 as opposed to paying Sh1.2 million....

 2018-09-18 03:28 

News24

Trump Jr mocks sexual assault claim against Kavanaugh...

President Donald Trump's eldest son appeared to mock the sexual assault allegations against his father's nominee for the Supreme Court....

 2018-09-18 03:14 

News24

Constitutional Court to give much-awaited ruling on the legality of dagga...

South Africans are expected to finally have clarity on the legality of the private use of dagga when the Constitutional Court delivers its judgment on the issue....

 2018-09-18 02:02 

Standard Digital

How new police uniform was arrived at...

A team of security officials met at least seven times to decide the new color to be adopted for police uniforms....

 2018-09-18 01:56 

Standard Digital

Mau caveat affects issuance of titles in four sub-counties...

National Titling Programme will see processing of 100,000 land documents in seven other zones....

 2018-09-18 00:52 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

40 children killed in Yemen bus strike...

40 children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen, says Red Cross...

 2018-09-18 00:50 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

US to limit refugee flows to 30,000 in 2019...

Unites States to cap the number of refugees allowed in the country to 30,000 for fiscal year 2019...

 2018-09-18 00:37 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Kiswahili to be taught in South Africa schools...

Kiswahili Language will be taught in South African Schools as an optional subject beginning 2020....

 2018-09-18 00:03 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Trailer full of bodies causes uproar in Mexico...

Mexican authorities were on Monday scrambling to find a parking spot for a truck carrying more than 100 unidentified bodies whose fetid smell has been...

 2018-09-17 23:37 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Search for Phillipine typhoon landslide victims continues...

Hundreds of Philippine rescuers used shovels and their bare hands Tuesday to sift through a massive typhoon landslide where dozens are feared dead....

 2018-09-17 23:27 

Standard Digital

New sport! Bald head tug of war competition...

Embracing their hairlessness...

 2018-09-17 23:08 

Daily Nation

Kibwezi West MP Patrick Musimba charged over Sh1bn bank fraud...

Couple charged with conspiracy to steal more than Sh1.1bn from Chase bank....

 2018-09-17 22:22 

Daily Nation

Kiunjuri: Coffee farmers to get Sh1.3bn subsidised fertiliser...

Residents advised to try growing avocado, macadamia and rearing birds....

 2018-09-17 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

Getting high in private: Will the ConCourt be for or against?...

The Constitutional Court will hand down judgment on Tuesday on whether the private use of cannabis will no longer be a criminal act...

 2018-09-17 22:00 

Mail & Guardian

#StateCaptureInquiry: Absa, FNB set to testify on Gupta account closures...

In 2016, Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank unexpectedly cut ties with Gupta-owned businesses and shut down their bank accounts...

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

Let universities train seafarers to make them globally competitive...

Seafarers spend months, and even years, at sea, away from their families....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

Millennials stand up, this is the hour...

Millennials are the demographic cohort following Generation X....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

Resolve Migingo dispute...

The failure to resolve dispute over the island is an indictment of the leadership....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

Renewable energy is best way to power 'Big Four' agenda projects...

Venezuela is facing hyper-inflation of world war proportions but can still sell petrol to its citizens at Sh1 per litre....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

MPs must tackle fuel VAT debate soberly...

Taxation and more taxation is not the panacea for budget gaps....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

How competition drove motor vehicle firm Foton East Africa to debts...

NIC Bank has auctioned company's properties over Sh1bn loan....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

New police uniform a sartorial disaster, discard it with haste...

There is still a lot to digest and analyse on the raft of police reforms unveiled....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

THE CUTTING EDGE...

When prices of goods and services go up, as a result of the VAT on fuel products, this will hurt ordinary citizens badly....

 2018-09-17 21:59 

Daily Nation

Don't fear boundary review, census...

Downsizing representation will also help to reduce the skyrocketing public wage bill....

 2018-09-17 21:58 

Daily Nation

Judge warns MCAs in Beatrice Elachi ouster case...

Ms Elachi has been denied access to her office by MCAs despite obtaining an order suspending her impeachment....

 2018-09-17 21:50 

Standard Digital

Police to hoist Kenyan flag in Migingo...

Last week's claims that the Kenyan flag had been brought down were blamed for stoking the conflict....

 2018-09-17 21:50 

Standard Digital

Sonko, Pumwani Hospital and the bodies of 12 babies in boxes...

The top managers and board of Pumwani Maternity Hospital have been suspended....

 2018-09-17 21:47 

Daily Nation

Israeli road company SBI Holdings cleared in graft case...

SBI was picked to construct Mau-Summit-Kericho-Kisumu Highway....

 2018-09-17 21:43 

Standard Digital

Two football fields on top of a church building in Nairobi...

International Christian Church in Imara Daima, Nairobi has built not one but two football pitches on top of its church sanctuary....

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