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 2018-07-19 15:07 

News24

Nigerian leader backs major Shell project on Dutch trip...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ended a four-day visit to the Netherlands, after voicing staunch backing for the ICC and giving oil giant Shell a nod for a new $5bn investment deal....

 2018-07-19 15:07 

News24

Boko Haram kills six traders in Nigeria ambush: locals...

Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident have said....

 2018-07-19 15:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Minister Amongi Snubs Apac Municipality Campaign Invites...

Amongi told URN on Thursday that her relevance in the Apac municipality MP campaigns is very minimal since she hails from Oyam district. The minister explained that she can only campaign in her Oyam South constituency and not Apac district....

 2018-07-19 15:04 

Uganda Radio Network

Police Retrieve Body of Excavator...

Kiiza, a resident of Kibimba village, Karambi Sub County died on Wednesday after he was contracted by John Mwesige, the head teacher Kibiito Secondary School....

 2018-07-19 14:59 

Daily Nation

Harambee Starlets fall to Crested Cranes in Cecafa opener...

Kenya on Thursday suffered a surprise solitary goal loss to Uganda....

 2018-07-19 14:55 

Business Report (IOL)

#BRICSMedia Forum adopts Cape Town 2018 declaration...

The BRICS Media Forum summit, in acknowledging the centenary commemoration of Nelson Mandela, unanimously agreed to adopt the Cape Town 2018 declaration....

 2018-07-19 14:51 

News24

'We are being held hostage' - Zwelihle residents as cops block them from entering Hermanus...

Police and other law enforcement officials have blocked many Zwelihle residents from entering the main town of Hermanus....

 2018-07-19 14:46 

Daily Nation

French World Cup ace set to join Bayern...

Bayern reportedly agreed a deal with Stuttgart before the World Cup....

 2018-07-19 14:40 

Daily Nation

Safaricom Twaweza Live heads to the coast...

For two weeks, the caravan will hold a series of engaging and entertaining activities in Mombasa and other coastal towns....

 2018-07-19 14:36 

Business Report (IOL)

#BRICSMEDIA Forum adopts Action Plan for 2018 - 2019...

Dr Iqbal Surv presented the BRICS Media Forum Action Plan at the two-day conference....

 2018-07-19 14:34 

News24

Land: The people speak Return land to the chiefs, review committee told in Jozini...

Several participants have also brought up the matter of forced evictions and confiscation of livestock....

 2018-07-19 14:31 

Uganda Radio Network

Proposed Construction of Luweero Museum Hits Snag...

Ndawula says that although district pledged to offer free land for the museum, the Central government is yet to pick interest in the proposal and they are planning to appeal to Ministry of Tourism again....

 2018-07-19 14:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Vukile acquires four retail assets in Spain for R7.1bn...

Vukile , the JSE-listed property fund, is set to double its retail property investments in Spain....

 2018-07-19 14:26 

News24

Charred assault rifle found after murder of another Serbian man in Joburg...

This is the second reported killing of a Serbian man in Johannesburg in less than three months....

 2018-07-19 14:24 

Uganda Radio Network

Bugiri MP Elections: Police Storms Lyavala's Home...

Lyavala was picked up as he was planning to attend the campaign rally of his rival, Asuman Basalirwa, the Justice Forum candidate at Busoga University playground along Saza road....

 2018-07-19 14:24 

Daily Nation

Murang'a towns to get sewerage plants worth Sh4bn...

The plants will be established in Kangema, Kiriaini, Kenol and Maragua towns....

 2018-07-19 14:23 

Standard Digital

How to help women succeed in science related professions...

One of the biggest challenges facing STEM uptake by women is the gender stereotypes...

 2018-07-19 14:23 

Standard Digital

Fighting global warming, one cow belch at a time...

From New Zealand to the United States and Kenya to Colombia, scientists are on a mission to fight global warming by making livestock less gassy....

 2018-07-19 14:23 

Standard Digital

ODM plot coup in House Committees...

The leader say they will take the positions held by Ford-Kenya leaders in Parliamentary committees....

 2018-07-19 14:19 

Business Live

Fired ANC employee now linked to at least three heists...

The police minister said security officials at the ANC's Luthuli House 'had their suspicions' about Errol Velile Present...

 2018-07-19 14:19 

Business Live

Weaker rand shows little reaction to interest-rate decision, while euro falls...

The euro has slipped through $1.16 for the second time in two weeks as the market prices in further interest-rate rises in the US...

 2018-07-19 14:18 

Daily Nation

Trump slams record EU fine against Google...

Trump said the EU has taken advantage of the US....

 2018-07-19 14:17 

Business Live

Ethiopian Airlines already in talks over a stake in Eritrean Airlines...

After the historic flight between the two previously estranged countries on Wednesday, Eritrean Airlines has already leased a Boeing 737...

 2018-07-19 14:17 

Business Live

De Beers set to take over Peregrine Diamonds in Canada...

De Beers says it is seeking new opportunities to invest in 'its future supply potential', and looks forward to growing its Canadian portfolio...

 2018-07-19 14:16 

Daily Nation

Leopards sign deal with Nairobi fitness centre...

The facility will also assist the club to monitor the players' fitness levels regularly....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Family wants justice for victim of assault...

A family wants action taken against police officers who allegedly assaulted a 73-year-old man and his grandchildren in Busia County....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Family cries foul over death of kin...

A family in Bujwanga in Budalang'i constituency wants the police to investigate and arrest suspects who killed their kin....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

MP: Sh7m bursary cheques withheld...

Bonchari MP John Oroo is raising concerns over the delayed banking of Sh7 million Bursary funds to various learning institutions in the area....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Officer killed in road accident...

A police constable died on Thursday after being hit by a motorbike along the Kakamega-Kisumu highway....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Man charged with defiling sister, 12...

The accused alleged that he was 17 years of age but age assessment proved he was an adult....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Housing cash deal for police...

Junior police officers to receive allowances, seek their houses in new plan...

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Senators eject governor for being 'unprepared'...

A parliamentary watchdog team on Thursday turned away Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua for being unprepared for the hearing....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Two found guilty of CDF 'boss' murder...

A Kitale High Court has found two men guilty of murdering former Saboti Constituency Development Fund (CDF) manager Joshua Nyatuke Orina....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

4 officers face murder trial...

A judge has ordered suspects in Briton's killing undergo medical tests to ascertain their fitness to stand trial....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Assembly launches probe into illegal hiring...

Nyandarua County launched a probe into the legality of the employment of some civil servants in the County Governor Francis Kimemia's office....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Suspect, 29, pleads guilty...

A 29 year old Nakuru man accused of committing an unnatural act with a cow pleaded guilty to the offenceon Thursday in a Nakuru court....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Swoop on foreigners supported...

KSCA supports initiative by the Interior Ministry on a nationwide crackdown against foreigners illegally working in the country....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Residents to get free healthcare...

Kisumu County formed teams to embark on a cross-county NHIF registration drive as it gears up for the launch of universal health coverage....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Puzzle of Sh30 million held in secret accounts...

Controversy has rocked the Kiambu County Biashara Fund after details emerged that the Sh30 million was 60 secret accounts....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Structures pulled down in Eastlands...

In the morning, excavators brought down stalls, eateries and pubs at Mutindwa market and Buruburu shopping centre....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Court temporarily stops new taxes...

Mobile money service providers and banks had notified their customers of changes in taxation...

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Chiloba loses bid to return to work...

Embattled CEO did not make a strong case to warrant reinstating him, judge rules....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

GSU officer taken to task on inaction at Pendo inquest...

GSU Chief Inspector admits that baby Pendo lost her life within his jurisdiction during 2017 election protests....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Planned police changes 'to boost security, save money'...

One of the proposals is to convert chiefs' camps into police posts....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Death sentence for prison beauty queen...

The judge said the woman drew pleasure from stabbing her boyfriend 25 times....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Kingi nominates official rejected by assembly...

MCAs turned away Mr Adan, citing 'credibility issues'....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

New plan to restore destroyed coral reefs...

Stakeholders in Coast region have developed guidelines for the restoration of destroyed coral reefs....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

More families to be evicted from the Mau...

Another eviction looms in the Mau Forest. Several families have asked the Government not to evict them from Mau Forest....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Traders demand transfer of police over security...

Molo residents have demanded the overhaul of the area administration and police officers following increasing insecurity cases....

 2018-07-19 14:00 

Standard Digital

Gun charges against politician dropped...

The former nominated senator shot at Polycarp Igathe who was then working for Vivo Energy Company....

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