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Fresh bid to reduce retirement age from 60 years to 50 years : The Standard

Debate on a motion that seeks to reduce the retirement age from 60 years to 50 years was yesterday postponed...

Bashir to be handed over to ICC after local charges : The Standard

Bashir to be handed over to ICC after local...

Senate quizzes budget boss over medical equipment lease payout : The Standard

Controller of Budget approved withdrawals of MES funds...

The Standard – Kenya: Cristiano Ronaldo ranked highest on Instagram earnings at Sh5 billion, beating Messi | The Standard

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo ( AP ) Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is the biggest earner on Instagram with £38m (Sh5 billion) in the last one year. According to Buzz Bingo, Ronaldo earned £780K Sh104 million per post on Instagram. The Portugal captain has earned more through sponsored Instagram posts than any other user with...

Kenyan firms feted in continental property summit : The Standard

Karibu Homes Marketing Executive Kevin Ndungi (right) welcomes home buyers to the company's stand, during Home Expo at KICC in Nairobi on September 29, 2019 Karibu Homes has been voted the Best Affordable Housing development in Africa at the just concluded Africa Property Investment Summit and Expo in Johannesburg,...

Sailors thank Mwalimu Rachel, quash rumours of a beef

Sailors. Photo: Courtesy. ‘Wamlambez’ hitmakers Sailors have expressed their gratitude to Mwalimu Rachel. This is amid rumours that they had a fallout after they stopped uploading content through her YouTube channel. Speaking during an interview, Sailors said that “We are the ones who looked for Mwalimu Rachel. She helps us a...

Mobile firm sponsored the first Africa-China internet economy summit : The Standard

Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi at the mobile internet economy summit in Nairobi. Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi graced the first mobile internet economy summit between Africa and China that took place from on October 15 to 16 in Nairobi. The Chinese mobile firm, Tecno,...

Four drown in Kitui as their car is washed away : The Standard

Four people drowned in a river within Matinyani area of Kitui County on Wednesday night when a private vehicle they were in was toppled by water.

Britain and EU strike Brexit deal : The Standard

Britain voted narrowly in a 2016 referendum to leave the EU

‘World’s most fertile woman’ stopped from having any more children

Tragically, in her last pregnancy, one of the twins died while she was in labour Mariam Nabatanzi suffers from a rare genetic condition and had given birth to 44 children by the age of 36. Tragically, Mariam has been left to raise her massive family alone after her husband...

The Standard – Kenya: Italian football giant AS Roma has launched a Swahili Twitter account | The Standard

Italian football giant, the 'As Roma' football club has launched a new Swahili Twitter account purposely to reach millions of people using the Swahili language. In launching the @ASRomaSwahili  account, Roma became the first major European football club to create an official social media profile specifically to communicate directly with Swahili fans...

Four ways to avoid being conned when buying a home : The Standard

A house is one of the largest investments anyone can make, it is important, therefore, to keep all your wits around you when doing so. Speaking at a recent property event, four real estate players gave tips on avoiding losing your money on a real estate deal.   Verify, verify,...

Aisha Jumwa freed on bail : The Standard

Duo held over by-poll chaos will earn their freedom when they deposit the bond or cash bail

Patrick Day: Boxer dies after suffering head injury

Boxer Patrick Day has died at the age of 27. Photo: USA TODAY Sports. Boxer Patrick Day has tragically died at the age of 27 after suffering a head injury in his fight with Charles Conwell. The American was hospitalised on Sunday after being knocked out by his 21-year-old opponent...

The Standard – Kenya: Former Harambee Stars goalkeeper Onyiso and boxer Abaka honoured | The Standard

Former Harambee Star goalkeeper Francis Onyiso. Francis Onyiso and Nick Abaka have been honoured for their achievement in sports. Onyiso is currently part of the Ulinzi Stars technical bench after hanging his gloves for both the club and Harambee Stars goalkeeper while Abaka is a renowned boxer with Kenya Defence...

Oppo unveils new smartphone : The Standard

Chinese smartphone brand Oppo is set to unveil their latest device in the A series line, the Oppo A9 2020. Oppo is targeting millennials with its latest device after a positive global reception of the A series. The company launched its first A series smartphone in February 2016 and since...

A country of old people : The Standard

Youth lose out of opportunity to drive their agenda as Kenyatta follows in the footsteps of his predecessors

Jennifer Aniston joins Instagram, breaks internet with ‘Friends’ selfie

She smashed the phone on her desk Hollywood legend Jennifer Aniston has laughed about a recent selfie she posted that had the Internet going mad. Jen, 50, recently joined Instagram and marked the occasion with a snap of her alongside her Friends co-stars. Of course, fans went wild and lead some...

The Standard – Kenya: Brigid, Chepkoech shortlisted for IAAF awards | The Standard

Brigid Kosgei of Kenya races to the finish line during the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 13, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Quinn Harris/Getty Images/AFP Just two days after setting a new world record in Chicago, Brigid Kosgei was shortlisted for IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award. Kosgei, world 3000m...

Why are Kenyans avoiding mortgages? : The Standard

Balancing mortgage rate. Seven years ago, Home & Away carried an interview with Carol Kariuki, founder of The Mortgage Company, then described as the “first mortgage brokerage firm in East Africa with a passion to expand home ownership.” In the interview she said: “To many Kenyans, a mortgage is like...

Park campaign bears fruit in region rattled by snakebites : The Standard

Educational centre in Baringo teaches residents how to spot venomous serpents in area that reports up to 500 bites a month.

Has Lake Chad shrunk as President Buhari claims? : The Standard

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria told the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York last month that the Lake Chad basin has shrunk signifi

Several students injured after soiled bed triggers violence

One of the students who was assaulted Several students were injured in three days of ethnic tension at Larmudiac Secondary School in Njoro.  Five students have been suspended after a dormitory incident on Saturday night took an ethnic turn.  Sources privy to the incident said trouble began at around 9...

Huawei generated Sh8.924 trillion in the first three quarters of 2019 : The Standard

The company said that the increased revenue is attributed by their increased investment on infrastructure and smartphone devices. Smartphone Company Huawei on Wednesday announced its business results for the third quarter of the year 2019. Huawei in a statement said that they generated CNY610.8 billion (Sh8.924 trillion) in revenue during...

Nyong’o sacks three County Ministers : The Standard

Nyong'o sacks three County Ministers

First affordable housing project units ready : The Standard

Daniel Ojijo(Left) Managing Director and Founder of Homes Universal Limited with CAS Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure Housing and Urban Development Dr. Christopher Obure (in blue suit) at the official opening ceremony for the 29th Kenya Homes Expo at the KICC. Two hundred and twenty-eight units at the Park Road...

New bill seeks to give MCAs more powers on projects : The Standard

The Siaya County Projects Management Bill, 2019 seeks to grant the ward representatives powers to check the minutes of all PMC meetings

35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus crash : The Standard

35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus crash

I owe no one a flat tummy – singer Avril declares

Avril ‘Hello Baby’ hitmaker Avril Nyambura has no apologies to make over her appearance a year after giving birth to a bouncing baby boy. Flaunting her postpartum body on Instagram, Avril stated that she is in love with who she is and was not about to bow to pressure to...

Civil service dominated by ageing workforce : The Standard

There is concern over worrying levels of unemployment among university and college graduates
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