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  • World: South Sudan's president replaces his deputy Machar
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir replaced his vice president and rival Riek Machar on Monday, a move that could potentially undermine last year's peace deal and reignite war in Africa's youngest nation. […]

  • Lifestyle: Nyahururu welcomes Panari
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    The first school I attended was in Nyahururu, a town lying east of Nakuru located in Laikipia County, in a suburb that is currently called Muthaiga. […]

  • Business: Kenya's inflation under control, says CBK Governor Patrick...
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    Kenya's inflation is under control despite a food prices-driven uptick in June and pressure from recent increases in the fuel tax, the governor of the central bank said on Tuesday. […]

  • Magazines: 17 things that happen before, during and after childbirth
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    For a life-changing event such as bringing a baby into the world, information and a community are reassuring and crucial. Yet when it comes to childbirth, there's a reticence about sharing information. There are still those things that can occur, which aren't common knowledge, those things which […]

  • : Poor management the undoing of KQ
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    The latest fiscal report ending March 2016 from national carrier Kenya Airways leaves a lot to be desired. […]

  • : Are Kenyan women shying away from politics?
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Several people have declared their candidature for the presidency. But we have not heard or seen any woman publicly declaring her interest in becoming the President of Kenya despite the prevailing wind. […]

  • World: Priest killed in hostage situation in northern France church
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    A priest taken hostage in a church in Normandy, northern France, was killed with a blade, a police source told Reuters on Tuesday. […]

  • : Is Raila Odinga's political career finally on the wane?
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    CORD leader Raila Odinga's political career seems to be at a crossroads as he experiences the worst fallout in his years in politics. […]

  • World: How to protect your hair in cold weather
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Many people assume that the cold weather only affects the skin and as such, pay little attention to their hair at this time. Cold weather dries out hair making it weak and brittle. Here is how to care for your hair as the cold season shows up. […]

  • Sports: Grilled spicy lamb chops
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    Want to get rid of the routinal Ugali-Skuma and beef this evening? Get creative in the kitchen with this simple Grilled spicy lamb chops recipe. […]

  • World: Michelle Obama brings down the house at Democratic convention
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    Democrats divided over the future of their party agreed on at least one thing at their national convention in Philadelphia on Monday night: Michelle Obama was a star. […]

  • Business: Kenyan telecom operator Safaricom to pay special dividend
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    Kenyan telecom operator Safaricom will pay a special dividend of 0.68 shillings ($0.0067) per share, it said on Tuesday. […]

  • The Counties: Mta do? How hawkers rule city streets.
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 11:59 am

    A glitch in the Nairobi City County's online payment system has enabled hawkers to get valid licences to operate in traditional no-go areas. […]

  • World: Suicide bombers kill seven at AU base in Somalia
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 11:56 am

    Suicide bombers killed at least seven people as they tried to blast their way into the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Somalia's capital on Tuesday, police said. […]

  • : Don't be a jerk: 10 ways to be a good customer
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 11:52 am

    Respect the prices. We Kenyans are prone to having witty comebacks for expensive products. Phrases like "ati nyama kilo 800/- kwani hiyo mbuzi ilipigania... […]

  • Crazy World: Mystery girlfriend publicly humiliates suitor
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 11:38 am

    They say love can drive man to do crazy things. Pwani university student on Sunday afternoon traveled all the way from Sotik town and got the shock of his life after he received public humiliation from his mystery girlfriend he has been pursing for weeks. Source privy to this information reveal […]

  • : Shocking facts about the Bukusu traditional circumcision that you...
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 10:52 am

    In case they were heterogeneous twins (a boy and a girl) the girl would be tied with a banana leaf around her waist and a... […]

  • World: Is zinc that important?
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 10:23 am

    My question relates to the increasing use of zinc in healthcare settings. Why are doctors increasingly prescribing zinc to most kids these days […]

  • Crazy World: This is why a cat has 9 lives
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 10:23 am

    The myth has been there for quite some time, although scientifically, it is believed that a cat has one life just like any other being. […]

  • Crazy World: 7 Benefits of using eggs for facial treatment
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 10:20 am

    You don't need to spend a lot of money on your face to look good. Nearly everything you need for your beauty routine is readily available in your kitchen. For example, if you run out of a moisturizer, olive oil is excellent for the skin. Eggs are great for deep cleansing treatments and the protein […]

  • Politics: How my date gave me a taste of my own medicine
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 10:03 am

    While in a club in town, I saw this beautiful, light-skinned lady seated across the table. She was in the company of a man in a striped shirt […]

  • : Kenya's education system is no longer Inspiring hope
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:53 am

    Education has historically been the bridge to success, today it's not. The E students are doctors, nurses... […]

  • Sports: Celebrate Kenyan Muziki at Club Euphoria this Saturday
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:53 am

    Come and celebrate Kenyan music as Club Euphoria Machakos and Muziki Kenya presents Muziki Kenya Nit […]

  • Lifestyle: Four reasons why you sometimes feel unusually tired
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:31 am

    Have you ever known that some of the things you do or don't do can contribute to your body feeling weak […]

  • : Unilever tea workers resume work
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:28 am

    Over 20,000 striking employees are expected to return to work immediately after the employer acknowledged pending issues on implementation of the... […]

  • : Kalonzo-Mudavadi: The Political combination that could topple...
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:27 am

    Raila's greatest successes have come not while fronting himself as the candidate, rather, when standing up for the greater good. He is a mobilizer extraordinaire! And his loyal troop of soldiers from the Luo community would provide any general some level of pride and self-assurance, almost to the […]

  • : Kisumu Regional ASK Show set
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:19 am

    Kisumu Governor, Jack Ranguma, will officially open doors to this year's regional show at the Mamboleo grounds tomorrow. […]

  • : Varsity staff arraigned in court over procurement
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 9:04 am

    Six staff at a local university in Mombasa were yesterday arraigned in court and charged with six counts. The charges read; engaging in project without prior planning contrary to section 48 (1) (a) of the anti-corruption and economic crimes act, other counts include willfully failure to comply […]

  • : Does true love still exist?
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 8:57 am

    "hatuwezi kula mapenzi kila mwezi, love aiwezi lipa rent so tusidanganyane brother"... […]

  • Politics: What is the deal breaker for relationships?
    Posted on July 26, 2016 at 8:28 am

    While arguing is sometimes seen as a red flag, it is not necessarily the worst thing for a relationship. So is there a behavior or attitude which acts as a relationship red flag? Well, actually, there are 'four' - though one is far more damaging than the others. […]