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June, 2017

  • 21 June

    Kenya to Provide Sanitary Pads for Girls in Public Schools – U.S. News & World Report

    Business DailyKenya to Provide Sanitary Pads for Girls in Public SchoolsU.S. News & World ReportNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's government says it will supply sanitary pads to teenage girls enrolled in public schools. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed the act into law. Child rights groups say many girls in the East African

  • 21 June

    Seeds of Success – U.S. News & World Report

    U.S. News & World ReportSeeds of SuccessU.S. News & World ReportExperts say the water situation in East Africa is the worst the continent has seen since 2011, when a famine-inducing drought killed as many as 260,000 people in Somalia, Kenya and other parts of East Africa. According to UNICEF, 2.6 million Kenyans ...

  • 21 June

    Manchester woman in hospital in Kenya after falling from fifth-floor … – Manchester Evening News

    Manchester Evening NewsManchester woman in hospital in Kenya after falling from fifth-floor ...Manchester Evening NewsTinu Collins, 25, from Moss Side, says she slipped and fell from a balcony following an argument with her partner, who lives in the affluent Westlands district of ...and more »

  • 21 June

    Kenya faces change of guard in London trials | Sport24 – Sport24

    Sport24Kenya faces change of guard in London trials | Sport24Sport24Kenya's reigning world champions face a tough challenge from a crop of young runners as the country prepares to choose the team to defend their title in ...and more »

  • 21 June

    Kenya says will raise tax rate on gambling to 35% – Eyewitness News

    Eyewitness NewsKenya says will raise tax rate on gambling to 35%Eyewitness NewsNAIROBI - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta signed a law on Wednesday that raises the tax rate on gambling but sets it at a lower rate than had originally been proposed. The law will impose a tax of 35% of gross profits on all gambling. Until now ...and more »

  • 21 June

    Government assures Kenyans of adequate food

    The government has assured Kenyans that there is enough food in the country that will last until the next harvest. Minister for Devolution Mwangi Kiunjuri said this in Mombasa when he flagged off a consignment of 155,000 bags of rice for distribution across the country.

  • 21 June

    .com | At least eight drown in boat capsize off Kenya coast

    Eight people died and at least two were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off Kenya's Lamu Island on Tuesday, police said. The small boat, carrying 30 passengers and cargo, was travelling from the island to the mainland when it capsized in rough seas.

  • 21 June

    Aristocrat who died in Kenya ‘was killed by the police’

    Aristocrat who died in custody in Kenya 'was killed by the police', his family claim as inquest re-opens after 13-month delay A young British aristocrat who died in police custody in Kenya was 'unlawfully killed', his family claimed at the re-opening of a inquest into his death. Alexander Monson, the 28-year-old son of British peer Lord Nicholas Monson, died from blunt force trauma to the head after he was stopped in a car outside a nightclub in the Kenyan beach resort of Diani in May 2012.

  • 21 June

    Health expert underscores early detection in fight against TB in Kenya

    Amref Health Africa Country Director for Kenya Dr Meshack Ndirangu told the ongoing 4th Kenya International Lung Health Conference and Exhibition in Nairobi that up to 40 percent of the TB cases in Kenya go undetected and untreated, contributing to the cycle of transmission of the diseases. Ndirangu told participants at the

  • 21 June

    Kenya’s drought could affect vegetable exports, says industry

    The drought that was experienced in Kenya early this year could affect overall vegetable exports in 2017, the industry said on Wednesday. "Unless the country experiences sufficient rains in October, vegetables exports could decline by five percent," Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya Chairman Apollo Owuor told a business forum in Nairobi The most common vegetables exported are beans which accounts for 60 percent, followed by avocados which contribute 15 percent of international sales.

  • 21 June

    Raila Odinga Vows to Take Ballot Tender Row to Court

    [Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) flag bearer Raila Odinga has said the opposition will move to court to block the Sh2.5billion ballot tender award awarded to a Dubai company.

  • 21 June

    The Bottom Line – in Voting, Fear the Politics of the Tummy Like Leprosy

    [Citizen] For high-pitched Kenyans, the time to mint and print dosh's arrived. Do you want quick dosh? Become an opinion pollster. Thereafter, just analyse and say things with full sangfroid, even if you truly know are abracadabras and quackery. It's super easy.

  • 21 June

    Printing of Ballots Starts This Week

    [Nation] The production of the ballot papers by the Dubai-based Al-Ghurair will start by the end of this week, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has said.

  • 21 June

    26 June Declared a Public Holiday for Eid Celebrations

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has declared Monday a public holiday for the Idd-Ul-Fitr celebrations observed by Muslims.

  • 21 June

    There is A Plot to Rig August Election – Opposition Leader

    [Nation] A fresh battle front between the National Super Alliance and Jubilee Party was opened on Tuesday after the main opposition flag bearer, Raila Odinga, dragged the military into an alleged government plot to rig the August elections.

  • 21 June

    Police write to IEBC over Raila poll stations plan – The Star, Kenya

    The Star, KenyaPolice write to IEBC over Raila poll stations planThe Star, KenyaNASA Presidential candidate Raila Odinga addresses residents of Naivasha during a rally in Kamere estate, June 21, 2017. /GEORGE MURAGE. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Alarmed by NASA's radical vote-protection strategy, the ...Draining diary for Raila Odinga's State House bidDaily NationTAMANDA: What next for Martha Karua after '

  • 21 June

    Teachers back CBA, say it was well negotiated – Daily Nation

    The StandardTeachers back CBA, say it was well negotiatedDaily NationKenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Secretary General Wilson Sossion addressing the 42nd Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association Conference at Wild Waters in Mombasa on June 21, 2017. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...Teachers want CBA payment plan renegotiatedThe Standardall 5 news articles »

  • 21 June

    Leaders spend sleepless nights in an attempt to lock Jubilee out of Western region – The Standard

    The StandardLeaders spend sleepless nights in an attempt to lock Jubilee out of Western regionThe StandardThe Mumias Sugar Company factory. NASA claims the Jubilee government has done nothing to revive the sugar sub-sector in Western Kenya. [File, Standard]. Unfulfilled promises, collapsed industries and claims of being abandoned by the Jubilee ...and

  • 21 June

    MP tells IEBC rival’s supporters wanted to rape her – Daily Nation

    Daily NationMP tells IEBC rival's supporters wanted to rape herDaily NationKibwezi East MP hopeful Philip Kaloki gestures when he appeared before Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Code of Conduct enforcement committee on electoral complains on June 21, 2017 at Kenyatta International Convention ...7 candidates on the spot for violating electoral codeCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Lusaka to meet IEBC team over breach of code of conductKDRTVall 7 news articles »

  • 20 June

    Athletics: Kenya Tourism Board injects Sh20m to U-18 games – The Standard

    The StandardAthletics: Kenya Tourism Board injects Sh20m to U-18 gamesThe StandardCEO Kenya Tourism Board Betty Radier (right) present a dummy cheque worth Shs20Million to Mwangi Muthee of IAAF World U18 Nairobi 2017 championship. He is accompanied by Company Secretary Kenya Tourism Board Allan Njoroge (left) insupport of ...WU-18 get liftThe Star, Kenyaall 5 news articles »