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 2020-04-04 21:08 

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Crisis: Managing workplace hysteria...

Crises at the workplace are associated with anxiety and emotions among employees....

 2020-04-04 21:08 

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Group directors, KenGen face probe in Sh500m land scam...

An ad hoc committee report shows KenGen paid Sh505 million for land but only Sh92 million was shared among members of the company that sold it....

 2020-04-04 21:08 

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MCAs throw new hurdle on Waiguru's political journey...

MCAs want to impeach the governor over claims of violating the Constitution, abuse of office and gross misconduct...

 2020-04-04 21:08 

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To mask or not to mask...

As coronavirus cases go up, some countries have directed their citizens to wear masks as their first line of defense against contracting Covid-19....

 2020-04-04 21:08 

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Coronavirus and education...

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha said learning will be done through different platforms....

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Planting season in limbo as coronavirus spreads...

As the long rains set in, there are fears farmers could miss this planting season due to the current coronavirus crisis....

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Food crisis looms as maize to last for two months only...

A maize deficit could begin from May when maize from the short rain begins to diminish, setting in a period of lack....

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Two riders killed as rival boda boda groups clash...

Deadly fight broke out after officials tried to enforce government directive of carrying one passenger at a time...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Coronavirus brings unprecedented collaborations...

As the world struggles under the weight of coronavirus that has halted major operations in most countries, a sense of unity and collaboration is emerg...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Youth, behave or bury us, says Health CS...

Health Ministry concerned young people are not taking rules seriously, endangering entire population....

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Why Ndingi won't get a well-deserved send-off...

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the archbishop's burial will be a muted affair of only a handful of his colleagues in the Catholic clergy....

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Counties to beef up scrutiny at borders...

The government is establishing quarantine centres near all border points in the country to curb the spread of Covid-19....

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Coffee farmers want KPCU out of Sh3b state fund to revive sector...

There were plans for farmers to get advance payment from the Government in July under the Sh3 billion revolving fund to cover harvesting cost...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Heroes in fight against coronavirus...

From feeding the hungry to landlords foregoing rent and people standing up for the disabled, philanthropy is providing much-needed respite amidst the...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Two boys saved from ‘unfair’ jail term for sexual offences : The Standard...

Male minor set free after six years in jail after court ruled he was 13 when he committed the offence...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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‘War-time policy’ likely to rescue major sectors : The Standard...

This will ensure workers do not lose jobs, companies avoid bankruptcy and business and trade networks are preserved...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Police pounce on man in quarantine swoop, four weeks too late...
 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Brave pilot who died saving Kenyans buried...

The Kenya Airways (KQ) pilot who flew the last flight from coronavirus epicentre in the US was yesterday laid to rest at his rural home in Kitui Count...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Elderly port staff sent home after one dies and others hospitalised...

All KPA employees aged over 58 years and those with pre-existing medical conditions have been sent home following an outbreak of Covid-19....

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Raila's war cry...

Former PM rallies Kenyans with a passionate letter, warning the country is running out of time to contain Covid-19...

 2020-04-04 21:00 

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Why Kenya should have done better...

Key reports done and presented to top officials in government on possible solutions that could have cushioned the nation were not acted on....

 2020-04-04 20:13 

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Health ministry orders 14 extra days for people in quarantine...

The latest casualty was a six-year-old boy who died at Kenyatta National Hospital....

 2020-04-04 20:13 

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Kagwe pleads with the youth to join fight against covid-19...

CS Kagwe also cautions the youth against travelling upcountry, saying it would expose the elderly and spread the virus...

 2020-04-04 20:13 

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Ex-Man Utd striker Berbatov says Liverpool fully deserve title...

Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov said their traditional foes Liverpool deserve to be crowned Premier League champions and it would be...

 2020-04-04 19:57 

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KNH doctor forced into quarantine...

A Kenyatta National Hospital Doctor has been forced to self-quarantine at his Bomet home....

 2020-04-04 19:54 

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Barracks under lockdown as fear, anxiety grip town...

A lockdown has been imposed at the Lanet Barracks in Nakuru after a soldier was reported to have come into contact with a Covid-19 patient....

 2020-04-04 19:15 

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'Do not take African people as human guinea pigs'- Didier Drogba decries 'racist' Coronavirus remarks...

Statements made by two French doctors Camille Locht, head of research at the Inserm Health Research Group and Jean-Paul Mira, head of Intensive Care a...

 2020-04-04 18:56 

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Coronavirus-free Tajikistan turns to soccer as season kicks off...

First matches to be played without spectators...

 2020-04-04 18:23 

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Coronavirus infects medics at cancer centre...

Egypt has officially declared 985 COVID-19 cases and 66 deaths....

 2020-04-04 17:57 

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Neymar donates sh100m to fight coronavirus...

Neymar has donated $1 million to fight the impact of the new coronavirus in his native Brazil, according to TV network SBT....

 2020-04-04 17:30 

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Palm Sunday: What it is, and why it will be low key for Catholics...

Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) on Saturday evening directed Catholics to follow Palm Sunday service on various local TV stations....

 2020-04-04 17:11 

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Many players cannot afford wage cuts...

Many professional footballers around the world earn little more than an average income and cannot afford to have their wages cut during the coronaviru...

 2020-04-04 16:33 

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Kenya confirms four new cases of coronavirus...

Three of the four new cases are Kenyans while one is a Pakistani national...

 2020-04-04 14:43 

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Child, 5, announced as UK's youngest coronavirus victim, death toll at 4,313...

The child is among 637 patients who tested positive for Covid-19 and have died, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths in England to 3,939....

 2020-04-04 13:48 

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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...

 2020-04-04 13:09 

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South Africa rolls out mobile testing in virus lockdown...

The testing plan to break the chain of infection appears to be modelled on the South Korean strategy...

 2020-04-04 12:51 

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Covid-19 disrupts business for events organisers...

Agony and uncertainty faces deejays, commercial Masters of Ceremony, tents' providers, photographers, decorators and videographers...

 2020-04-04 12:51 

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US-based firms launch coronavirus awareness chatbot App for Africa...

Companies say App dubbed Simba will help people to protect themselves against health-related risks to coronavirus...

 2020-04-04 12:30 

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DR Congo ‘prepared’ to take part in vaccine testing: official : The Standard...

Muyembe suggested that clinical trials could begin in July or August....

 2020-04-04 11:56 

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Donald Trump fires intelligence official involved in his impeachment probe...

In a letter to key lawmakers, Trump said he planned to remove the official, Michael Atkinson, in 30 days...

 2020-04-04 11:56 

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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....

 2020-04-04 11:00 

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Video app Zoom rockets to fame, with some hiccups, amid pandemic...

All use the Zoom videoconferencing application to get together while staying apart during the deadly coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-04 10:05 

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Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?...

?Smartphones can help the effort to contain the coronavirus, but do we have to let Big Brother look over our shoulder?...

 2020-04-04 10:05 

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Father heads back to his rural home as the coronavirus spreads...

Peter Omollo initially decided to stay put in Nairobi when the coronavirus emerged in Kenya....

 2020-04-04 10:05 

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Of unsolicited advice from the know-it-all kind...

It shocks when those who see your sudden humbling down or fall from grace celebrates...

 2020-04-04 09:25 

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Police officer arrested for raping woman at station...
 2020-04-04 09:25 

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Officer arrested for raping woman at police station...
 2020-04-04 09:10 

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How life has changed during the coronavirus crisis...

The latest top google trends include How to cut own hair, how to make sour dough bread at home, how to work out at home, how to make beer at home...

 2020-04-04 09:10 

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Manic self-quarantine as phone, laptop hibernate...

When my self-enforced anti-corona quarantine went awry...

 2020-04-04 08:25 

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Covid-19: MP to distribute maize, beans for most vulnerable in Alego Usonga...

MP says he will work with local administrators to ensure the distribution is successful and adheres to the social distance directive...

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