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 2020-04-03 22:10 

Standard Digital

It started with an itchy throat, a dry cough then fever...

March 13 will remain forever be etched in Wanga Bress's mind....

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Prolong the shelf life of fruits, vegetables using these methods...

As government unveils measures to make you stay at home to curb spread of Covid-19, learn how to keep your fresh produce longer...

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Vet on call: A good farm owner will always listen to the vet...

Some livestock keepers never take no for an answer, resulting in costly outcomes...

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Moringa oleifera, a super food and medicinal tree...

In ancient Thailand, moringa medicine has been used for generations to treat and prevent diseases...

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Agriculture sector prospects brighter with new directives...

To scale up agricultural value addition and boost food resilience, the President has targeted food-processing and leather manufacturing sectors....

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Agronomist notebook: What those brown spots say about your passion fruits...

They mean the fruits have been infected by a deadly fungal disease...

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

The fruit farm I built with Sh7,000 capital...

Today, the farm hosts some 500,000 seedlings that include those of indigenous trees, shade trees, fruit trees, those for fencing and snake-repellent species....

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Risks various chemicals pose to fish, your health...

In the case of cyanide, it discolours and destroys coral reefs while DDT accumulates in fish threatening consumers' health in long run...

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Marketing your produce during Covid-19 crisis...

Our expert explores six ways to market your farm produce as you stay safe from the new coronavirus disease...

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

My secret to making good cash from tomato...

Elias Kiptoo has mastered the art of growing them so that he makes money all year round...

 2020-04-03 21:35 

Daily Nation

Understanding mechanised potato farming...

To succeed with mechanised potato farming, it is important that quality and proven equipment is used with the necessary training for farmers....

 2020-04-03 21:32 

Standard Digital

Covid-19 disrupts business for events organisers...
 2020-04-03 21:26 

Standard Digital

Salons close as clients keep away over corona...

Calls to keep physical distance have made many shy away from hairdressers and opt for simple styles...

 2020-04-03 21:20 

Standard Digital

When romance and love flee the streets, we are all that is left...

Paris, the city of light and love, has become a shell of its former self while in Rome, the city of romance, the sounds of love and laughter have been...

 2020-04-03 21:15 

Standard Digital

Fourth acting VC named amid 49 pending court cases...

In the period, the institution has had three acting vice-chancellors and now the government has appointed another acting VC, Prof Solomon Shibairo....

 2020-04-03 21:15 

Standard Digital

Kenya gets Sh5b to fight virus spread...

The facility will assist efforts to prevent social and economic risks posed by the pandemic...

 2020-04-03 21:15 

Standard Digital

Shock as varsity students set to miss top courses...

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service has opened its portal to allow 2019 KCSE candidates revise options....

 2020-04-03 21:15 

Standard Digital

Businesses face darkest month, says new survey...

The negative effects of the virus were broad-based with certain sectors taking a hit more than others....

 2020-04-03 21:15 

Standard Digital

Regulator approves dividend payout...

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has allowed boards of listed companies to declare dividends without convening Annual General Meetings (AGMs)....

 2020-04-03 21:15 

Standard Digital

Household spendings to fall by 50pc, says report...

Spending by Kenyan households and businesses is set to fall by 50 per cent this year due to disruption caused by coronavirus, a new report says....

 2020-04-03 21:15 

Standard Digital

Travellers demand refund from airlines...

Travel agents are calling on airlines to refund millions of shillings in cancelled bookings in a move likely to worsen the airlines' cash flows....

 2020-04-03 21:10 

Standard Digital

No tax relief for traders...

Traders in Kisumu will not get any tax exemptions from the county government in the wake of devastating impacts of the coronavirus disease....

 2020-04-03 21:07 

News24

EMPD officer shot and killed in Reiger Park...

The police are investigating a case of murder after an Ekurhuleni Metro Police (EMPD) officer was killed in Reiger Park....

 2020-04-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Postponement of Tokyo Olympics until 2021 could lead to a freeze of payments...

Nothing to smile about as sports fret over lost incomeMany sports depend heavily on payouts every four years from the International Olympic Committ...

 2020-04-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Patient discharged from Mbagathi hospital re-admitted...

Medics from Nyandarua County have quarantined a woman discharged from Mbagathi hospital a week ago after she developed signs of coronavirus disease....

 2020-04-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Chiefs sent home over land clashes...

Two chiefs have been interdicted, while 40 police officers are facing disciplinary action after they were accused of abetting land clashes in Marakwet...

 2020-04-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Deputy governor arrested after leaving hospital...

Saburi failed to adhere to the state directive to self-quarantine after arriving into the country from Germany...

 2020-04-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

KQ pilot who died saving Kenyans...

He flew Kenyans from devastation caused by coronavirus in USA, only to succumb to the disease a week later in Nairobi...

 2020-04-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

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Hard choices Africa must make in brave bid to crush contagion...

Closure of businesses will affect the economy while social distancing policy will force people in slums to move to the village to avoid crowding....

 2020-04-03 21:00 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus: KQ pilot who died saving Kenyans...

He flew Kenyans from devastation caused by coronavirus in USA, only to succumb to the disease a week later in Nairobi...

 2020-04-03 20:37 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19; Acholi Paramount Chief Stuck in London...

Acana who heads the Ker Kwaro Acholi Chiefdom, flew to London for personal business in March. He was also scheduled to attend an Acholi convention that was due to take a few weeks ago, but got caught up when countries including the UK started to lockdowns...

 2020-04-03 20:33 

News24

Lockdown: Thieves vandalise 5 schools in the Vaal, steal equipment and groceries...

Criminals have taken advantage of the current lockdown, vandalising and stealing items at four primary schools and a secondary school in the Vaal....

 2020-04-03 20:30 

Business Report (IOL)

BNP Paribas slashes SA's 2020 economic growth forecast to -4%...

BNP Paribas yesterday slashed South Africa's economic growth forecast for 2020 to -4percent....

 2020-04-03 20:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Health Ministry Tracing 2000 People Suspected to be Exposed to COVID-19...

The travelers are suspected of having come from Dubai and other high risk countries before the health ministry put travel restrictions on travelers from countries like US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain...

 2020-04-03 20:00 

Standard Digital

Just cool down, Wimbledon is off...

Roger Federer and Serena Williams were among the tennis stars left devastated as Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since World War II due to...

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

To understand English, you must master its idioms...

English grammar situation is governed by a clear rule....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

It's time politicians realised they are not that important...

The country has never known such unity of purpose for a long time....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

Alas! Renaming the Police was akin to putting lipstick on a pig...

The police should help the president run the country, not make his life difficult....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

How counties can join Covid-19 fight...

Prudent use of scarce resources must be exercised to ensure maximum benefits are reaped....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

Police must work with citizens to battle virus...

Misuse of authority has to stop. Everyone has to learn to respect the rule of law....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

Athletes should join battle against Covid-19...

They should set a good example by helping in spreading health messages and staying healthy....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

Can Treasury afford the tax breaks?...

The actions by governments are designed to enhance economic activity....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

Covid-19 is cruel, so should be our vocabulary on it...

We are paying the price for the politeness and hospitality we are world-famous for....

 2020-04-03 19:59 

Daily Nation

Coronavirus: It will get worse but let us not give up hope yet...

A positive coronavirus test is not a death sentence....

 2020-04-03 19:56 

Daily Nation

Google's internet balloons now in Kenyan airspace...

The government okayed the balloons to help Kenyans in remote areas access internet services....

 2020-04-03 19:50 

Daily Nation

Rent tribunals hear 244 cases in two weeks...

Ordinarily, new filings before the tribunals number in the tens per week....

 2020-04-03 19:44 

Daily Nation

Gideon Saburi arrested for refusing to isolate himself...

Kilifi Deputy Governor, a Covid-19 survivor, was arrested in Mombasa....

 2020-04-03 19:39 

News24

One Daily Lotto player just got R324K richer...

One Daily Lotto player walked away with the jackpot of R324 185.00 on Friday....

 2020-04-03 19:39 

News24

Ramaphosa, Nelson Mandela Foundation pays tribute to General Constand Viljoen...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences at the death of FF Plus founder General Constand Viljoen....

 2020-04-03 19:36 

Uganda Radio Network

Uganda's Coronavirus Cases Rise to 48...

Of the three, two were from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates while one was from the United States. Before the results were released, Dr Aceng indicated that 13 of the initial 45 cases, had got in contact with 660 people prior to their quarantine. The con...

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