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JamboPay bosses sue Haji, AG in bid to stop NHIF fraud trial

Two directors of Web Tribe Limited have filed a suit against their prosecution over claims of Sh1.1 billion fraud at the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF). Danson Muchemi Njuji and Robert...

DR Congo poll: EU condemns expulsion of envoy Bart Ouvry

The European Union (EU) has condemned the Democratic Republic of Congo's decision to expel its ambassador ahead of crucial elections on Sunday. The order for Bart Ouvry to leave within 48 hours...

Series of Knut, TSC meetings planned to avert teachers strike

The Ministry of Labour has lined up a series of conciliation meetings between teachers and their employer as it seeks to avert looming strike that could paralyse learning in schools next week. <p...

Confusion marks rollout of 2-6-3-3 system of education

Confusion has hit the Education ministry over the implementation of the new curriculum with the publication of a policy paper yesterday to guide the shift from the 8-4-4 to 2-6-3-3 system....

How briefcase farmers connive with factory insiders to become millionaires

The emergence of briefcase farmers in the sugar belt has complicated the efforts to revive the sector, a Nation survey has found out. In perhaps one of the best-kept secrets in the sugar...

MP Maina Kamanda defends Jubilee chief over DP Ruto retirement call

Nominated MP Maina Kamanda has boldly come out to defend the remarks made by Jubilee Party vice-chairman David Murathe on President Uhuru Kenyatta’s succession in 2022. Mr Kamanda told the...

Why farmers and private millers are opposed to zoning

In 2010, Justice Martha Koome said Kenya was a free-market economy and farmers were free to sell their produce to a miller of their choice. The ruling, in a raging court case between two sugar...

Boko Haram sacks two military bases in northeast Nigeria

KANO, Boko Haram sacked two military bases in northeast Nigeria overnight as the jihadist fighters battle for control of a strategic town on Lake Chad, military sources said Thursday. Jihadists...

China daycare teacher jailed 18 months over ‘needle’ scandal

BEIJING, A Chinese kindergarten teacher was on Friday jailed for 18 months for abusing children with needles, a Beijing court said, sparking criticism online that the sentence was too short. Liu...

Old machinery: Money drain, staff cash cow

The future of public sugar mills is as weather-beaten as the rusty machines they use to feign life — an endless pit that consumes billions of shillings of taxpayers’ money. When the task...

We stand with Ruto, Jubilee MPs tell David Murathe

A political storm has erupted in Jubilee following Wednesday's pronouncement by party vice-chairman David Murathe on President Uhuru Kenyatta’s succession in 2022. Mr Murathe, also a close...

Nobel laureate Mukwege gets hero’s welcome in DR Congo

BUKAVU, Thousands of people in DR Congo turned out to welcome Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege, the surgeon who helps women recover from the trauma of rape. "We won! We won!" sang Mamy...

Michelle Obama takes ‘most admired woman’ title from Hillary Clinton

Former United States first lady Hillary Clinton's 17-year run as the woman Americans admire most is over. Another former first lady, Michelle Obama, has deposed Clinton as America's most admired...

Telkom Kenya to lease masts after selling them to US firm for Sh17bn

Telkom Kenya has sold its 723 masts for Sh17.16 billion to an American firm as the asset stripping of properties once owned by Kenya Post and Telecommunications Corporation continues. Asset...

Ten Burkina Faso police officers killed, 3 injured in ambush

OUAGADOUGOU, Ten police officers were killed and three wounded in an ambush in northwestern Burkina Faso on Thursday, the west African country's security ministry said. "The toll is 10 officers...

William Ruto is anti-handshake, say ODM legislators

ODM leaders have accused Deputy President William Ruto of trying to undermine President Uhuru Kenyatta and their party boss Raila Odinga’s March 9 peace deal. ODM party director of elections...

Uganda police under fire for blocking Bobi Wine music show

Police have come under fire from Uganda's opposition leader in Parliament Ms Betty Aol Ochan for blocking the Boxing Day Kyarenga music concert that was organised by Kyadondo East Member of...

US government shutdown extends into next week

WASHINGTON, The US government partial shutdown was set to stretch deep into next week after legislators failed Thursday to make a breakthrough in the row over President Donald Trump's demand for...

Kenyans worried by jobs and business prospects, survey reveals

Kenyans are most concerned about the state of their finances ahead of the New Year with unemployment and business prospects foremost on their list of worries, a new survey indicates. The study...

Raila Odinga opens up on rollercoaster year

Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga has opened up about his rollercoaster year that started with his ‘swearing-in’ ceremony and culminated in the historic handshake with his then...

Patients flee after Ebola holding centre attacked in DRC

BENI, Patients being monitored as possible Ebola patients fled a camp in eastern DR Congo on Thursday after it was attacked by demonstrators protesting further delays to the country's election,...
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Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has launched his first project since his appointment as the African Union envoy in October 2018. Odinga, on Friday,...
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