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November, 2017

  • 2 November

    Agony for families as NHIF downgrades medical cover – The Standard

    The StandardAgony for families as NHIF downgrades medical coverThe StandardNHIF Chief Executive Geoffrey Mwangi (right), Kenya Association of Private Hospitals Treasurer George Rae (left) and Christian Health Association of Kenya General-Secretary Dr Samuel Rukunya after briefing the press on the new NHIF out-patient cover at ...NHIF members will no longer choose outpatient hospitalsKenya Broadcasting CorporationKenya to allocate 59 mln USD for social health insurance in 2018XinhuaNHIF reviews out-patient policy, service now 'universally' accessibleCapital FM KenyaBusiness Daily (press release) (blog)all 10 news articles »

  • 2 November

    Battle over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election heads back to the Supreme Court – The Standard

    The StandardBattle over President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election heads back to the Supreme CourtThe StandardThe Supreme Court will once again be the theatre where the legal battle over the presidential election standoff between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga plays out. Thursday, Jubilee Party filed a pre-emptive petition seeking ...Elections exhaust Kenya, where democracy is challengedNews24Uhuru Kenyatta's hollow victoryThe EconomistIN-DEPTH: Kenya's problematic pollFinancial MailXinhua -RFI -The Bucknellian

  • 2 November

    Kenya’s nurses call off their strike as lecturers take action – Eyewitness News

    Eyewitness NewsKenya's nurses call off their strike as lecturers take actionEyewitness NewsThe nurses' strike had brought health services to a halt in many parts of the country, with patients being sent away from some government-run hospitals. FILE: Picture: EWN. Kenya. Email; Print. Tweet · Share · Reuters | 45 minutes ago. NAIROBI - Nurses ...Kenyan nurses

  • 1 November

    European Union observers say poll was more transparent – The Standard

    The StandardEuropean Union observers say poll was more transparentThe StandardAny election dispute should be presented in court, election observers from the European Union have said. The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) also said an initial analysis of result forms for the October 26 repeat presidential poll ...Kenya faces further poll challenges as divisions remainAljazeera.comInt'l poll observers call for dialogue to resolve Kenya's political impasseXinhuaPetitioner wants IEBC bosses punished for

  • 1 November

    Uhuru waited under Moi’s wings for years – Daily Nation

    Daily NationUhuru waited under Moi's wings for yearsDaily NationPresident Uhuru Kenyatta with former President Daniel arap Moi when he paid him a courtesy call at his Kabarnet Gardens residence in Nairobi on February 16, 2017. PHOTO | PSCU. In Summary. The journey would also see him lose battle for control of the ...Ethnic tensions threaten to engulf post-election Kenya. This activist sees a way out.PRISpecter of Violence Looms Over Kenya After Two Disputed VotesBloombergAmidst election-

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Kenyan official says opposition leaders incited riots

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  • 31 October

    Kenya:Raila Odinga Demands New Election in 90 Days

    The National Super Alliance was on Sunday rooting for a new presidential election in 90 days even as its leader Raila Odinga told off those demanding his retirement from politics. Mr Odinga, who spoke in the city's violence-hit Kawangware 56 neighbourhood, said President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto had lost the mandate of talking

  • 31 October

    Kenya awaits election results, but legal questions persist

    Chebukati said Sunday that the election had gone well, and h... . Opposition leader Raila Odinga greets his supporters after attending a church service in the slum of Kawangware in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017.

  • 31 October

    Uhuru Kenyatta expected to be winner of election rerun

    Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission is to announce the results of last week's presidential election rerun on Monday, the East African reports. The election results come the same day Amnesty International accuses Kenyan police of excessive brutality and intimidation against opposition protesters.

  • 31 October

    How IEBC Tried to Avoid Another Supreme Court Shock

    [Nation] With indications that non-governmental organisations could challenge the way the October 26 repeat election was conducted at the Supreme Court, the electoral commission appeared not to be taking any chances.

  • 31 October

    Three Girls Escape From Murang’a Juvenile Remand Home

    [Nation] Three remandee girls at Murang'a Juvenile Remand Home have escaped under unclear circumstances.

  • 31 October

    Shoprite prepares Kenya entry to fill gaps left by Nakumatt

    Shoprite Holdings Ltd. is in talks to open its first stores in Kenya by filling retail space left empty by the struggling Nakumatt Holdings Ltd. chain. "We are currently in talks with some of the property owners but nothing has been signed," Shoprite director Gerhard Fritz said in an emailed response to questions.

  • 31 October

    Lobby Wants National Dialogue Held After Uhuru Is Sworn in

    [Nation] The Ameru Professionals lobby says a national dialogue to help the country heal from political divisions can only happen after President Uhuru Kenyatta is sworn in.

  • 31 October

    Mwingi Central MP Denies Hate Speech Charges, Insulting Uhuru Kenyatta

    [Nation] Mwingi Central MP Gideon Mulyungi has been charged in a Kitui court with three counts of hate speech and offensive conduct in public.

  • 31 October

    Kenyan Banks Ordered to Freeze Accounts of Six South Sudan Generals

    [East African] Kenya's central bank has instructed commercial banks to freeze accounts of six top South Sudanese generals in line with UN sanctions against them.

  • 31 October

    Sources: Bengals QB AJ McCarron nearly traded to Browns

    Sources: Bengals QB AJ McCarron nearly traded to Browns ESPNBrowns tried to trade for AJ McCarron but didn't call it in on time SB NationAJ McCarron Reportedly Was Nearly Traded to Browns Before Deadline Bleacher ReportReport: Bengals, Browns “close” on AJ McCarron trade NBCSports.comCleveland Browns miss chance to land Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron Cincinnati.comFull coverage

  • 31 October

    The Other Reformation: How Martin Luther Changed Our Beer, Too

    The Other Reformation: How Martin Luther Changed Our Beer, Too NPRMartin Luther's 95 Theses Are 500 Years Old. Here's Why They're Still Causing Controversy TIMEMerkel Preaches Tolerance, Religious Freedom at Reformation Ceremony U.S. News & World ReportDe Souza: The Reformation served a purpose, but unity is Christianity's future National PostFull coverage

  • 31 October

    Jay Ajayi lands in better offense, but unlikely to see same volume

    Jay Ajayi lands in better offense, but unlikely to see same volume ESPNThe Eagles are the NFC's No. 1 team. The trade for Jay Ajayi makes them better. Washington PostDolphins trade running back Ajayi to Eagles, make three other moves Miami HeraldNFL Trade Deadline 2017: Twitter Reacts to Trades, Fails, Surprises and Non-Deal Bleacher ReportJay Ajayi trade shows Eagles are going for it now, creating challenges for future | Mike Sielski Philly.comFull coverage

  • 31 October

    Stelter: Trump has a fog machine. Journalists have to see through it

    Stelter: Trump has a fog machine. Journalists have to see through it CNNMoney'None Of This Is Real': Conservative Media React To Mueller Indictments NPRSean Hannity mistakenly calls Hillary 'President Clinton' and it's the most truthful thing he's ever said New York Daily NewsFull coverage

  • 31 October

    Kenya:Mash Buses Stop Services in Kisumu, Kakamega Over Post-Election Insecurity

    A bus company has closed its offices in parts of Western and Nyanza due to insecurity after the repeat presidential election. The management said the move was meant to protect passengers' lives and also prevent the possible destruction of the vehicles.