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Water pollution an ‘invisible threat’ to global goals, economists warn : The Standard

Reuters 21st Aug 2019 11:37:38 GMT +0300 Water pollution threatens nearly all the globally agreed development goals to end environmental destruction, poverty and suffering by 2030, economists warned in a report on Tuesday, citing the largest-ever database on the world’s water...

Sapit calls on leaders to tone down wild referendum talk : The Standard

Cleric says lack of integrity among church leaders driving current church wrangles.

US military drone shot down over Yemen: officials : The Standard

US military drone shot down over Yemen: officials

US rapper Machine Gun Kelly reveals he grew up in Kenya

Machine Gun Kelly. American rapper, Colson Baker popularly known as Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) has revealed he was raised in Kenya. In an interview with GQ where the rapper goes undercover to find out what the internet says of him, he visited a Wikipedia page that stated he grew up travelling...

Mum of baby girl obsessed with playing with keys turns it into Sh25M idea : The Standard

Mirror 21st Aug 2019 11:19:32 GMT +0300 There is something about keys that small children seem to love, and Elspeth Fawcett’s kids were no exception. She says her second child was “obsessed” with keys, but wasn’t interested with...

Date set for burial of benga musician John De’Mathew : The Standard

De'Mathew died on Sunday night after his vehicle rammed a trailer.

The Standard – Kenya: Mozzart Bet unveils Daily Jackpot winner, gifts AFCON challenge participants | The Standard

Joel Anjichi Buchichi (middle) displays his Sh10 million dummy cheque alongside Mozzart Bet communications official Frank Okoth Joel Anjichi Buchichi is the winner of the latest Sh10 million Mozzart Daily Jackpot. On Friday, August 16, the 36-year-old was unveiled to the public at the Mozzart Offices, Ronald Ngala Street...

Do business with county at your own risk, warns Oparanya : The Standard

Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has banned the county staff from doing business with the devolved unit. According to Oparanya, any county employee engaging in any form of business with the county government will be summarily dismissed. Oparanya...

Former boss tells court company produced lead : The Standard

The metal reportedly affected more than 3,000 families in Owino Uhuru slum over a decade ago.

Johnson, Merkel to face off in first Brexit talks : The Standard

Johnson has said the UK will leave the EU with or without a deal on October 31

Harmonize responds to pleas to vie for MP in 2020 elections

Harmonize. Popular Tanzanian singer Rajab Abdul Kahali AKA Harmonize has been making headlines in the past few weeks with speculation that he has exited Diamond Platnumz music record label, Wasafi Classic Baby (WCB). Rumours of Harmonize quitting WCB were fueled by his absence from the annual Wasafi Festival; the biggest series...

The Standard – Kenya: Kamusinga, Dagoretti win hockey and basketball matches | The Standard

Friends School Kamusinga’s Emmanuel Komei in past action. Former East Africa boys’ hockey champions Friends School Kamusinga yesterday made their intentions to reclaim their title known with an emphatic 5-0 over hosts Juhudi at St Constantine grounds. The Kenyan lads were no match for their Tanzanian opponents and four minutes...

From a maid to car wash boss : The Standard

Life has not been smooth sailing for AnnRita Karimi. Due to difficulties in raising school fees, she dropped out of school in Form Three and became a house maid to fend for her family. After working as a maid for three years,...

Cherargei grilled, released after arrest : The Standard

However Cherargei denies threatening anyone in his remarks.

Obama’s high school basketball jersey nets Sh12 million at auction

Barack Obama during his visit to Kenya on July 16, 2018. Photo: Courtesy. How much are former US president Barack Obama’s old clothes worth? Six figures, apparently. Over the weekend, his game-worn high school basketball jersey went up for auction in Dallas. According to reports, the same very Jersey that he...

High IQ and low emotional intelligence could cost you your dream job : The Standard

Having a high intelligence quotient (IQ) but low emotional intelligence (EI) could cost you your dream job. An article by Forbes quotes the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report, which says EI will be one of the top 10 job skills in 2020. Psychology...

Herders clash with farmers over water : The Standard

In a separate incident, a wealthy investor clashed with the herders after he fenced off boreholes

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe : The Standard

The economy is mired in its worst crisis in a decade

An emotional De’Matthew cried just before the road accident

The wrecked Nissan Navara. Kikuyu musician Mike Rua has shared the last moments he had with his friend John De’Matthew who died in a road accident on Sunday night. Speaking to The Standard on phone, the shaken Rua said he had spent the whole of Sunday with De’Matthew at a fundraiser...

From a maid to a car wash boss : The Standard

Life has not been smooth sailing for AnnRita Karimi. Due to difficulties in raising school fees, she dropped out of school in Form Three and became a house maid to fend for her family. After working as a maid for three years,...

Family’s painful search for son who drowned : The Standard

The distraught mother said residents were demanding Sh60,000 and a bull before they could agree to search for the body.

Papua prison break: Over 250 inmates escape after violent riots : The Standard

About half of a 500-inmate prison in Sorong city fled their cells when the prison was set ablaze by angry protesters Monday, according to authorities.

Man under probe for human trafficking : The Standard

The two women were to travel to Lebanon to be employed as domestic workers, a job they declined.

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against sex abuse convictions, returns to prison : The Standard

George Pell lost an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys.

John De’Matthew’s burial set for Saturday as cause of death is revealed

The late John De'Matthew. Musician John De'Matthew will be buried on Saturday, the organising committee has announced. The funeral committee is headed by former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo and former Thika County Council Chairman Francis Muheria. Meetings are being held at his Mukurwe home in Gatanga, Blue Springs Hotel and Metro Fill...

‘Our love with Linturi was brewed at DP Ruto’s office’ : The Standard

Former DP's chief of staff says they were having a good time in Naivasha when he was to be in House for Waiguru censure Motion.

Spooked Trump insists US economy not in trouble : The Standard

If US President Donald Trump is going to get another four years in the White House, he'll probably need the economy to avoid recession

My son died minutes after I prayed for his healing- J Blessing

J Blessing and Chantelle. Photo: Courtesy. Renowned video director J Blessing has opened up on losing his six-month-old son. Kyle, born to J Blessing and ex Chantelle died four years ago. Speaking to a local publication, J Blessing said that the painful experience is still etched on his mind. According to the...

More than 30,000 fishermen suspend fishing due to census : The Standard

The census is being carried out by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

Snapped up: Pre-wedding photo industry booms in China : The Standard

Every day between 50 and 60 couples come to a wedding shoot centre in Beijing on a quest for the perfect snaps
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