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May, 2017

  • 21 May

    Entrenched poll violence a danger to Kenya’s young democracy – The Star, Kenya

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    The Star, KenyaEntrenched poll violence a danger to Kenya's young democracyThe Star, KenyaConclusions are arrived at by implication. In Kenya, certain conversations usually take centre-stage without fail whenever the country is about to go into a general election. A critical analysis of these conversations often reveals the public psyche ...

  • 21 May

    Kenya races toward goal of electrifying every household | PBS … – PBS NewsHour

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    PBS NewsHourKenya races toward goal of electrifying every household | PBS ...PBS NewsHourKenya has made rapid gains in connecting households across the country to the electrical grid, as part of a goal to achieve universal access to power by 2020.and more »

  • 21 May

    Kenya makes u-turn on sugar imports – The Standard

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    The StandardKenya makes u-turn on sugar importsThe StandardDockworkers off-loading some of the six thousand metric tons of sugar from the MV Tiau Shou soon after she arrived and docked at the port of Mombasa. (Photo: Gideon Maundu/Standard). Kenya has made an about-turn on sugar importation, days after the ...and more »

  • 21 May

    Kenya’s Gachaga wins Cape Town 12 ONERUN – Sport24

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    Sport24Kenya's Gachaga wins Cape Town 12 ONERUNSport24Cape Town - Kenya's 22-year-old Morris Gachaga may be softly spoken, but there is nothing wrong with his legs - and did they do some serious talking at the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, when the diminutive runner smashed the previous ...and more

  • 21 May

    Rising food prices add to political pressures in Kenya – Financial Times

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    Financial TimesRising food prices add to political pressures in KenyaFinancial TimesTypically, Kenyans vote along tribal lines but rising food prices could mean that for a minority, the state of the economy will trump ethnic allegiances. Anzetse Were, a Nairobi-based development economist, said: “The majority of tribes, particularly ...

  • 21 May

    BRIEF-Biotec appeals UK drug tariff rejection

    The diarrheal disease which is carried in food and water tainted by human faeces can kill within hours unless treated with intravenous fluids and antibiotics.

  • 21 May

    Feature: New journeys begin! Chinese group wedding heralds Kenya’s new railway

    Work at the Standard Gauge Railway Nairobi Terminus on Saturday momentarily came to a halt when Kenyan workers joined their Chinese peers to witness a group wedding of four Chinese couples. The ceremony, conducted according to Chinese traditions, marveled many Kenyans who work for the China Roads and Bridges Corporation , the contractor of the SGR.

  • 21 May

    Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta’s Campaign Dilemma Over Allies

    President Uhuru Kenyatta will be walking a tight rope as he embarks on his re-election campaign in Baringo and Kirinyaga counties. This is because Mr Kenyatta will be torn between campaigning for his Jubilee Party candidates or choosing to remain neutral in order not to antagonise the leaders of two parties which have

  • 21 May

    Photographers Capture African Culture in All Its Richness

    30 photographers present a collection of photographs that celebrates a diversity of culture and confronts the misconceptions of Africa seen as a place of poverty, disease and war. Three boys from the junior school of Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa, Kenya, race on the school's track before the morning assembly.

  • 21 May

    Bodies Found After Boys Disappear on Way to Church

    [Nation] Two of the three missing children belonging to Mr James Ratemo, a Kanu MCA candidate for Kapsoya Ward in Uasin Gishu, have been found dead.

  • 21 May

    Kirinyaga Coffee Farmers Earn Sh11.6b in 2017

    [Nation] Coffee has earned farmers in Kirinyaga County a record Sh11.6 billion so far this year.

  • 21 May

    Marathon Champions Withdraw From London Race

    [Nation] Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge and his Tokyo counterpart Wilson Kipsang have withdrawn from the men's team for the World Championships due August 4-13 in London.

  • 21 May

    Uhuru Kenyatta’s Campaign Dilemma Over Allies

    [Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta will be walking a tight rope as he embarks on his re-election campaign in Baringo and Kirinyaga counties.

  • 21 May

    Wife Stabs Husband to Death Over Drinking Habit

    [Nation] A mechanic based in Maralal town has been stabbed to death by his wife following a domestic quarrel.

  • 21 May

    Action to contain rising food prices commendable – Esipisu – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationAction to contain rising food prices commendable - EsipisuDaily NationA shopper checks the price of a packet of maize at Nakumatt supermarket in Nairobi on May 18, 2017. Mr Manoah Esipisu said the Government has taken action to contain rising food prices. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...High unga cost due to drought, says EsipisuThe Star, Kenyaall 6 news articles »

  • 21 May

    President Uhuru’s campaign machine revealed – The Standard

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    The StandardPresident Uhuru's campaign machine revealedThe StandardPresident Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto waves to a crowd at Tononoka grounds. (Photo: Courtesy). Jubilee Party has cast its net far and wide to craft a formidable campaign team for its presidential candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta. Party ...Will Jubilee try digital warfare

  • 21 May

    Nasa in fresh demands for poll tallying – K24 TV

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    K24 TVNasa in fresh demands for poll tallyingK24 TVPhoto: National Super Alliance five co-principals Musalia Mudavadi, Raila Odinga, Isaac Ruto, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang'ula. Photo/File. Opposition coalition has issued fresh demands to the electoral body regarding electronic transmission of ...Secure results relay, IEBC toldThe Star, KenyaNASA leaders 'guide' supporters on how to voteThe Standardall 4

  • 21 May

    NASA to expose maize cartel – The Star, Kenya

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    The Star, KenyaNASA to expose maize cartelThe Star, KenyaThe vessel at the port of Mombasa with 29,900 tonnes of Maize from Mexico on May 12. Phot/Elkana Jacob. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. NASA will expose the cartels behind the importation of the controversial maize from Mexico tomorrow ...Raila aims for majority of seats in both HousesDaily NationRaila's six-piece voting call in Nyanza opposedThe Standardall 24 news articles »

  • 20 May

    Why Kenya might miss June deadline for first oil export – The Standard

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    The StandardWhy Kenya might miss June deadline for first oil exportThe StandardBesides hype and excitement, Kenya's plan to export its first barrel of crude oil could be off to a slow start. While the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has set mid to end of June date for the flagging off of the ship that will export the first oil ...and more »

  • 20 May

    Reporter visiting St. Louis from Kenya confronts her superstitions about owls – STLtoday.com

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    STLtoday.comReporter visiting St. Louis from Kenya confronts her superstitions about owlsSTLtoday.comAnd for a moment, I thought of how the owl was feared back in my village in a rural town in Kenya called Kakamega. I come from the Luhya tribe which is highly superstitious. At home, when an owl perches on a tree or fence in a homestead and hoots, the ...and more »