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Kenyans hope for a better year after a difficult 2018

"Year 2019, please be kind to us!" This is the earnest prayer by most Kenyans who feel that 2018 was a difficult and challenging year. Job insecurity, unemployment and unaccomplished financial...

Sossion stays put on teachers' strike after TSC skips talks

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has asked tutors transferred by their employer not to report to their new stations as schools reopen on Wednesday. Knut Secretary-General Wilson...

S.Africa launches first minimum wage ahead of poll

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa introduced its first minimum wage on Tuesday, with President Cyril Ramaphosa saying millions of workers would be better paid as he readies for a tricky election in May...

President Bashir forms panel to probe Sudan protest violence

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir ordered authorities on Tuesday to set up a fact-finding committee to investigate violence during anti-government protests that have rocked the country, state...

Kenyans spoilt for choice as they usher in New Year

Kenyans ushered in the new year in style as a celebratory wave swept across the country, from the capital city to the counties. Members of the public are entertained at the Wasafi Festival at...

Knut digs in as talks on teachers’ strike hits deadlock

Talks to avert a strike called by the Kenya National Union of Teachers ended in deadlock Monday evening as the union insisted that the transfer of more than 3,000 teachers be revoked. Earlier,...

EACC probes dubious deals worth Sh42bn

At least Sh42 billion in dubious contracts and purchases influenced by senior officers in the national government are under the radar of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) as the...

Bobi Wine criticises Museveni’s govt at Kabaka’s New Year fete

KAMPALA, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly name by his stage name Bobi Wine, used Buganda’s Enkuuka fete on Monday at Buganda’s Lubiri Palace to call on the youth to rise up...

Netanyahu rules out resigning if charged over corruption

JERUSALEM, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he would not resign if prosecutors moved to indict him on corruption charges, as authorities probe several cases involving him...

Conniving lands officials work with fraudsters to dupe property buyers

Officials at the Ministry of Lands are conniving with fraudsters to rob Kenyans of land and huge sums of money, an investigation by Nation has revealed. The racketeers comprise lawyers, officers...

Court sets date for Nyanzi case against Makerere

KAMPALA, The Ugandan High Court will on January 9 start hearing a case in which sacked Makerere University research fellow Stella Nyanzi sued the varsity seeking payment of her wages as per...

2018 REVIEW: Granny gangster linked to abduction ring shot

Mysterious killings and bizarre crimes became a talking point as the crime rate soared in the Mt Kenya region last year. In Nyeri County, the killing of Kamakwa Chief Peter Kimiti Nyuguto...

Xi, Trump vow cooperation on diplomatic anniversary

BEIJING, The presidents of China and the US have exchanged messages vowing to boost cooperation despite a bruising trade war on the 40th anniversary of the countries' diplomatic relations,...

2018 REVIEW: Uhuru's trip to Cuba and life-changing goodies for Kenya

If you were to ask Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary (CS) Monica Juma to name the most memorable State visit President Kenyatta made last year, she will not hesitate to name the historic trip in...

Ruto’s State House march is unstoppable, his allies declare

Deputy President William Ruto’s allies hit back Monday at those seeking to block him from succeeding President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022, saying his march to State House is unstoppable. The...

Democrat Warren enters 2020 White House race

WASHINGTON, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren — an outspoken critic of Wall Street and nemesis of Donald Trump — entered the 2020 race for the White House on Monday. The 69-year-old...

Discontent simmers over plan to recall retired college principals

There is a simmering discontent among education stakeholders following the Education ministry’s plan to recall retired principals to manage tertiary colleges. Some members of the institutions...

December hit by highest inflation rate marked by soaring food prices

Have you ever wondered how your holiday trips, recreation and shopping spree around the festive season influence prices of essential commodities and, by extension, the economy? For many Kenyans,...

Fireworks blast in 2019 worldwide after turbulent year

RIO DE JANEIRO, Revellers welcomed 2019 on Tuesday with fireworks displays and festivities as a celebratory wave swept westward across the globe from Asia to Europe and the Americas, putting to...

Can you delete your Facebook account for Sh200,000?

How much would you want to be paid to relinquish your beloved Facebook account for a year? If your figure is anything below Sh200,000, you might need to re-consider the value you attach to your...

Kalonzo, Kivutha wrangles intensify

Differences between Wiper Chairman Kivutha Kibwana and party leader Kalonzo Musyoka have escalated, with the former now claiming that the latter cannot be trusted to develop Ukambani. The...

DPP Haji asks for CJ Maraga's help after Tom Ojienda reprieve

Following the suspension of criminal proceedings against lawyer Tom Ojienda, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has asked the prosecution to prepare a response and Chief Justice...
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Varsity student in ivory case says he was framed by girlfriend’s rich dad – VIDEO

A second year student at Moi University accused of ivory trafficking on Tuesday broke down several times in court claiming that he has been...

Nyong’o calls on nurses to end strike : The Standard

Governor Anyang' Nyong'o has pleaded with the Kenya National Union of Nurses (Knun) to call off an ongoing strike over unpaid salaries.

Uganda to use its uranium deposits for nuclear power

Kampala Russia and Uganda have agreed to work together in the field of nuclear energy, the Russian nuclear agency Rosatom said Wednesday....

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Senior Sales Executive at Direct Office Technology Ltd

We are a full- service document solution and office automation company in Kenya. We are the leading supplier of multifunctional copiers, printers and office...

Kenyans harvest more gold at Kasarani

Wamira gave Kenya her first gold medal of the competition on Tuesday.

Man who abandoned wife, six kids returns home after 51 years – PHOTOS

An 81-year old man has returned home after disappearing for 51 years, thanks to the ongoing Mau Forest evictions. Mr Francis Muthua Chege left his...

EACC slaps Kidero with Sh68m claim, orders pay within 14 days

Dr Kidero and his accomplices given 14 days to pay up the money or face possible auction.

Hotpoint shifts to Sh1bn Thika Road complex

Previously, Hotpoint was operating between Westland’s and Industrial Area in Nairobi.

Police Car Rams into Trailer, Kills Three [PHOTOS]

According to reports, the trailer was heading to Uganda at the time of the accident...
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