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The Counties: Mama Sarah: US President Barack Obama promised to return

President Barack Obama's grandmother Mama Sarah Obama, has no regrets about her grandson's failure to tour Kogelo during his recent visit to Kenya.

Business: CBK boss: We have no control over mega projects

The Central Bank says it is helpless getting information on large infrastructural projects that impact on the value of the shilling.

Kenya: The Sh1.5 million hotel suite where Barack Obama spent his nights

US President Barack Obama reportedly spent his nights at the prestigious Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel's presidential suite which according to the hotel offers visitors a “ personal holiday”, The Standard can reveal.

The Counties: Wario: MPs didn't give funds to support 'Mzee Ojwang'

The cash-strapped Kenya National Heroes Council (KNHC) has failed to meet its mandate after Parliament refused to allocate it money for this financial year, Sports, Culture and Arts Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario has said.

Kenya: Auditor General puts State on spotlight over wastage of Sh450b

The Auditor General Edward Ouko has questioned expenditure for the 2013-2014 financial year in a new report, which has revealed massive loopholes and potential loss of public funds running into billions of shillings.

Politics: Barack Obama's ‘hypocrisy' remark sets off political storm

US President Barack Obama's remarks that suggested some Kenyan Opposition figures are steeped in hypocrisy have sparked fresh rivalry between the ruling Jubilee alliance and CORD.

Life: Just lay with me

It is stated that 44.5 percent of pregnancies in Kenya are unwanted and for every 100 live child births, 29 abortions occur

Crazy World: Obama's visit has exposed the hypocrisy with which Africans treat ‘Outcasts' and the ‘big men'

In 1976 Richard Ntiru penned one of his famous poems: Introduction, in which he chided Africans over the manner we often view people. We judge people by what they put on and not for what they are, the title to us is more important than the person.

Kenya: Religious leaders ask Kenyan government to help them fight religious extremism

Religious leaders from Garissa County have on Sunday urged the government to help them in fight against radicalisation of youth into acts of violent extremism.

Kenya: Alarm over prostate cancer hitting Kenyan men

Dr Ahmed Kalebi, a consultant pathologist and honorary lecturer at the University said that the relatively poor level of awareness about the disease among Kenyans is partly responsible for many incidences of late diagnosis of the disease.

Business: Police shut down Shs1.9 billion iPhone counterfeiting operation in China

Police in Beijing have busted a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones worth as much as 120 million yuan ($19 million), including some that reached the United States, and have arrested nine suspects in the counterfeiting operation.

The Counties: A gay husband can never change - Psychologist

“Living with a man you know sleeps with other men is the most difficult thing for a woman to do. Many women are strong, and they do it for their children

Kenya: CS Wario: Parliament denied KNHC money to take care of Mzee Ojwang and other heroes

Cash strapped Kenya National Heroes Council (KNHC) has failed to meet its mandate after Parliament refused to allocate it money in this financial year, Cabinet Secretary Sports, Culture and Arts has said.

Magazines: We have a girl, what can my wife and I do to get a baby boy now?

I met this lady two years ago and we have one girl. I would like to have three to four kids, possibly three boys and one girl

Indian High Commission official ‘sought Sh30m bribe in BVR tender’

Mr Mboya is cited in an online article as a commercial officer at the Indian High Commission.

President Barack Obama criticises tone of US poll campaign

He zeroed in on Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee.

President Barack Obama's family to join him in next visit

Mr Obama said his family was keen to visit the country.

22 killed in gunfight at wedding party in Afghanistan

The clash was allegedly triggered by quarrels between guests over a young “dancing boy”.

Burundi’s opposition to join parliament

Rwasa garnered almost 19 percent of the presidential vote last Tuesday

Check-ups begin for Busia children paralysed after jabs

WHO officials and the County Advisory Committee are looking at three possible causes of the paralysis

Ignore women and the youth at your own risk, State told

The US leader emphasised the importance of investing in girls, women and the youth.

Parties seek to end Lake Turkana wind power project row

The Marsabit residents claimed the power firm had taken their land without consulting them.

British aristocrat's son was hit by a blunt object, inquest told

Failure by the police to arrange quick medical treatment resulted in the death of Mr Alexander John Ruman Monson.

Two Mombasa open heart surgery patients now homebound

The third patient, a Form Two student, is still under observation.

President Obama tackled our demands, say Cord bosses

The Cord leaders said President Obama had addressed their concerns adequately.

NCIC rules out changes to county boundaries

Rows over ownership of towns and areas with economic potential are behind the inter-county wars.

Chief Justice Willy Mutunga appoints team to reclaim grabbed land

Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has appointed a special committee to reclaim grabbed Judiciary land.

Kwale County chief dismisses claims MRC is regrouping

Rumours had been spreading that the group was planning to rebrand itself to Government of Mombasa.
  • Uhuru attends Ethiopia summit on South Sudan
    Posted by admin on July 27, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday to attend a multilateral summit on the South Sudan peace process, and […]

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    Posted by admin on July 27, 2015 at 9:47 am

    By George Kithuka President Uhuru Kenyatta left the country Monday afternoon for Addis Ababa Ethiopia to attend the Africa Union summit. Uhuru will […]

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    Posted by admin on July 27, 2015 at 7:36 am

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  • 13 killed in deadly Somali bomb attack
    Posted by admin on July 27, 2015 at 7:31 am

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    Posted by admin on July 26, 2015 at 3:02 pm

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    Posted by admin on July 26, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    By Anthony Kaikai US President Barack Obama has called on the government to support civil society groups saying that they remain a critical […]

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