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Uhuru urges Kenyans to pray for unity in new year

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to continue praying for peace and national unity as the country gears up to usher in a new year. Mr Kenyatta who joined hundreds of faithful for...

Gideon Moi tells Kenyans to embrace 'handshake'

Baringo Senator and Kanu chairman Gideon Moi has urged Kenyans to embrace the historic handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga in 2019 and put the country on a...

Sugarcane farmers in anguish as State fails to give Sh2.6bn

When President Kenyatta directed Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri and his Treasury counterpart Henry Rotich to release Sh2.6 billion to pay farmers within a month, it was all smiles...

MKU founder urges State to consider mentoring graduates in business

The government should consider mentoring graduates in entrepreneurship if Kenya’s economy is to expand, Mount Kenya University founder Simon Gicharu has said. Mr Gicharu said to succeed,...

Logging ban derails forest cover goal as traders go for homes

When the government banned logging in all public forests, the move was seen by conservationists as a step towards increasing forest cover nationwide. However, as the timber shortage continues,...

Afghanistan presidential election delayed until July 20

KABUL, Afghanistan's presidential election will be postponed until July 20, an official said Sunday, as US-led efforts to end the 17-year war with the Taliban gather steam. The three-month...

White House chief voices 'nothing but compassion' for migrants

WASHINGTON, Outgoing White House chief John Kelly said he had "nothing but compassion" for undocumented migrants crossing into the US and undercut the idea of a border wall in an interview...

Sudan’s Bashir tells police to rein in force against protesters

KHARTOUM, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday told police to abstain from using excessive force against anti-government demonstrators as the UN called for a probe into deaths during the...

Tom Ojienda arrest: LSK plans petition on police processes

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is planning to file a petition challenging the arrest of suspects on Fridays, a move it says may be aimed at keeping them in police custody over the weekends. <p...

Botswana leader, predecessor feud persists after Trump remarks

GABORONE, A feud between Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama has erupted afresh after the ex-leader condemned US President Donald Trump as "arrogant and racist". <p...

Teachers' strike still on, Knut boss Wilson Sossion says

The teachers' strike scheduled to take place in January is still on, Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary-General Wilson Sossion has said. During a press conference on Sunday, Mr Sossion...

World Bank, EU cut Tanzania aid after rights crackdown

NAIROBI, Tanzania's tough-talking president John Magufuli has earned respect by fighting corruption, but international donors are now concerned by crackdowns on human rights. The European Union,...

Juncker tells Britain to get its Brexit affairs in order

BERLIN European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Sunday urged Britain to "get your act together" on Brexit, as he rejected accusations that the EU had a hidden agenda of keeping Britain...

Inclusive State will help address ethnic divisions: Kalonzo

Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka now says it is time President Uhuru Kenyatta considered forming a government of national unity as a way of healing the country once and for all after a...

15 suspected jihadists killed in joint French-Niger operation

PARIS, Some 15 suspected jihadists have been killed near the Niger-Mali border by a joint franco-nigerien task force, the French military high command said. "On the night of December 27 (...) an...

Diploma course for primary teachers under new school system

The current primary teacher education programme (P1) is set to be dropped and replaced with a diploma course starting in the new year in radical measures to fast track the implementation of the...

Cape Town race row erupts after ‘black visitors cleared from beach’

Authorities in Cape Town have criticised a private security company that allegedly ordered black beachgoers to leave a fashionable South African beach over the Christmas holiday. In a statement...

10 killed in Bangladesh election day violence

DHAKA At least 10 people were killed in election-day clashes in Bangladesh Sunday, after a bloody campaign overshadowed by a crackdown on the opposition by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who is...

Uncertainty surrounds curriculum roll-out for nursery schools

More than four million children are to be put on a new education system when schools reopen next week. Those to be enrolled in the programme are learners in Pre-Primary 1 and Pre-Primary 2,...

Ruto's allies set sight on Jubilee boss Murathe, truce deal

Three days after President Uhuru Kenyatta’s confidant David Murathe declared that Jubilee Party has no candidate for State House race in 2022, Deputy President William Ruto’s allies are...

18 arrested as KRA tightens the noose on the necks of tax cheats

A presidential directive that Kenya Revenue Authority renews the drive to catch tax evaders appears to have gathered momentum after several individuals were arrested on Saturday for not paying...
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