• Retirement fund for county workers discussed at Devolution conference
    by Hunja Macharia on April 25, 2018 at 5:22 pm

    The issue of staff pension took centre stage at the ongoing devolution conference that entered its third day Wednesday. During the afternoon session on effective human resource management, delegates sought to know how the Council of Governors is prepared to deal with a huge pension challenge upon […]

  • Integrate science, technology in education curriculum, African...
    by christinemuchira on April 25, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    The high level Pan African Conference on Education officially kicked off Wednesday amid calls for African nations to integrate science, innovation and technology in their education curriculum. Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed told the conference that nations should align their policies […]

  • London Marathon champion Vivian Cheruiyot back home
    by margaretkalekye on April 25, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    London Marathon champion Vivian Cheruiyot arrived in the country Tuesday night from England where she won her second marathon title. Cheruiyot won the ladies 42-kilometer race as another Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won the men’s title. Since moving from track racing after the Rio de Janeiro […]

  • Ulinzi Stars to participate in FKF Cup competition
    by christinemuchira on April 25, 2018 at 4:46 pm

    Ulinzi Stars Football Club has confirmed their participation in this year’s FKF Cup competition, which was initially referred to as GOtv Shield, according to club chairman LT. Col Erick Oloo. The tournament presents the chance for a team to represent Kenya in the CAF Confederations Cup […]

  • Omtatah sues IEBC commissioners who resigned
    by christinemuchira on April 25, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    Three IEBC Commissioners who recently announced their resignation from the electoral body could be forced to surrender all public assets in their possession as well as formally tender their resignations to either the president or the commission. In a case filed in court, activist Okiyah Omtatah […]

  • Malaria gains under threat, warns WHO
    by margaretkalekye on April 25, 2018 at 3:35 pm

    The World Health Organization is now raising the alarm over stalled progress of campaigns to eradicate malaria. In a report released to mark World Malaria Day, WHO cited insufficient funding at both domestic and international levels as the cause of low provision of insecticide-treated nets, […]

  • Kalonzo commends Sonko’s efforts in fighting corruption
    by christinemuchira on April 25, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko Mbuvi has blamed his predecessor for failing to fix some of the challenges currently witnessed in the city. Sonko says the former governor Evans Kidero failed to fix problems such as sufficient garbage collection and clogged drainage systems that have resulted in […]

  • Opposition chief Raila proposes three-tier government
    by rosewelimo on April 25, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    Former prime minister and opposition Chief Raila Odinga is proposing a three tier government that will see current devolution units maintained but clustered in 12 regional blocs. While delivering his address at the ongoing devolution conference, Raila said the current arrangement is not attractive […]

  • Suppressed economic growth to pick up this year, Treasury CS
    by rosewelimo on April 25, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    Economic growth slowed last year suppressed by violent elections, drought and slow credit growth to the private sector. According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, the gross domestic product increased 4.9 percent, down from 5.85 percent in 2016. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich […]

  • Uhuru leads Kenyans in emotional requiem service for Kenneth Matiba
    by rosewelimo on April 25, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday led Kenyans in paying emotional tributes to Kenneth Matiba, icon of the fight for multi-party democracy in what became known as the second liberation. President Kenyatta said Kenyans will miss but will never forget Matiba who was famous for his courage and was at […]