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Deputy President Urges Leaders to Discard Divisions

[Capital FM] Kisii -Deputy President William Ruto has asked leaders to discard politics of division and focus on issues that would transform Kenya. (AllAfrica)

Free Wi-Fi Service Targets Bus, Matatu Users in Nairobi, Kigali

[Balancing Act] London -Kenya's growing number of data users tread a fine line between using free data and paying for access: they want the digital services that data brings but not the cost of being always connected with apps that are always updating. Russell Southwood spoke to Erik Hersman, CEO, BRCK about how its Moja service is trying to overcome some of these barriers. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Wooing Oil and Gas Investors At London Bourse

[East African] Kenya has stepped up efforts to tap global investors at the London Stock Exchange to raise capital to fund projects in the oil and gas sector. (AllAfrica)

Return Illegal Firearms Within Seven Days, Sonko Urges Criminal Gangs

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Saturday urged criminal gangs to return illegal firearms within seven days. (AllAfrica)

Dawn Athi River Bus Accident Claims 2 Lives

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A dawn accident has claimed two lives and left 9 other people critically injured in Athi River area, Machakos County. (AllAfrica)

Do's and Don'ts of the Kenya Airways Flight to U.S.

[East African] Kenya Airways launched its non-stop flights to New York, US, on October 28. (AllAfrica)

Men Have Critical Role in Women's Reproductive Health

[Nation] A recent Facebook post talked about a woman who sent her husband to buy sanitary pads. The woman spoke of how she sent her husband a photograph on WhatsApp, showing him the name, colour and price of the pad she wanted. (AllAfrica)

Hobby That Turned Into a Profitable Poultry Business

[Nation] What started as a hobby for Onesmus Gitonga has turned into an agribusiness a year later. (AllAfrica)

Land Fraud Menace Should Be Eliminated to Protect Wealth

[Nation] The headquarters of the Lands Ministry at Community Hill, the imposing Ardhi House, has 12 floors. However, it is common to hear insiders euphemistically refer to documents that have been prepared on "13th floor". (AllAfrica)

Royal Treatment for Wizkid At Kenya Concert

[Guardian] Days after he reportedly walked away with a cool 50 million Rupees for a private performance in India, StarBoy Record chief and headline act, Wizkid was in Kenya at the weekend, where he performed at the Katika Festival on Saturday, November 3. (AllAfrica)

No Welcome for National Amputee Football Team

[Nation] On Thursday at 10am, the Kenya national amputee football team made their way to the Sports ministry offices to present their participation trophy after a stellar performance at the Amputee Football World Cup in México. (AllAfrica)

Court Orders Varsity Student Found Sitting KCSE Detained Until Nov 19

[Capital FM] Kisii -A first year Maseno University student was Friday arraigned in an Ogembo court for sitting the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams at St Joseph Nyansakia Mixed School in Bomachoge Borabu. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Identifies Locations for Setting Up Nuclear Energy Generation Plants

[The Exchange] Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) has sent out an international bid for organisations and companies to develop site characterisation of sites it intends to build nuclear sites. (AllAfrica)

Private Van Spotted Picking Passengers at Night

[Nairobi News] A private van pictured on Mfangano Street picking up passengers headed upcountry on Wednesday night best captured the madness on our roads. (AllAfrica)

Court Lifts Freeze Order on Obado Proxy's Bank Account

[Nation] The High Court has unfrozen one of the accounts believed to be a proxy used by Migori Governor Okoth Obado to siphon over Sh2 billion through manipulation of the county's procurement system. (AllAfrica)

Gor Draw Malawi Opponents in CAF Champs League

[Nation] Gor Mahia captain Harun Shakava is optimistic his team 'has enough' to defeat Malawi's Nyasa Bullets in the preliminaries of the 2018/19 Caf Champions League. (AllAfrica)

Naivas Supermarket Launches a Christmas Season Campaign

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Naivas Supermarket has launched a Christmas season campaign that seeks to reward customers for shopping with the retailer over the next 10 weeks. (AllAfrica)

Kenya's Telecommunications Giant Sets Ambitions Clean Power Goal

[Capital FM] Johannesburg -Safaricom Plc has for long been the vanguard of Kenya's economic growth. Having worn a distinction as the driving force of East Africa's economic hub, Safaricom is seeking another pre-eminence - detaching itself from carbon footprint. (AllAfrica)

Experts Urge Investment in Research to Inform Agricultural Policies

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Agricultural development and science experts in the continent are urging the National and County Governments to invest more in evidence-based research to inform policies in agricultural processes. (AllAfrica)

AAR Insurance Rolls Out New SME Medical Cover

[Capital FM] Nairobi -AAR Insurance has launched a new medical cover targeting small and medium enterprises. (AllAfrica)

Public Can Now Anonymously Report Rogue Cops to Internal Unit

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Police Service has introduced an internal reporting system where the public can anonymously complain against rogue officers. (AllAfrica)

University Student Found Sitting KCSE Exam Due in Court

[Capital FM] Kisii -A university student is due in court in Kisii after he was arrested while sitting the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams at Nyansankia Secondary School. (AllAfrica)

Matiangi to Open New Police Internal Affairs Unit Office in Upper Hill

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi will on Friday officially open the new National Police Service's Internal Affairs Unit offices at Upper Hill. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Outline Road Safety Measures Ahead of Monday Crackdown

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government will on Friday announce measures it has taken to improve road safety ahead of the Monday deadline for Public Service Vehicles (PSV) to comply. (AllAfrica)

Leaders Troop to Mwingi for Burial of Kalonzo Musyoka's Father

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and Opposition leader Raila Odinga are among leaders attending the funeral of Mzee Musyoka Mairu, the father of Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka. (AllAfrica)

19 KCSE Candidates Arrested After Going on Rampage

[Nation] Form Four students at Oloolaiser High school in Kajiado County went on rampage on Thursday night, destroying school property. (AllAfrica)

Former City Hall Accountant Stashed Loot in Wife, Son Bank Accounts - EACC

[Nairobi News] According to Eacc, Mr On'gaga's salary was Sh 90,000 and the source of his current wealth can not be explained. (AllAfrica)

Brave City Cop to Be Feted for Foiling Robbery

[Nairobi News] It is barely a month after Kenya's Administration Police Constable Joash Ombati wowed Kenyans with his skills when a video of him apprehending robbery with violence suspects went viral on social media. (AllAfrica)

Booming Business at the Coast as Hotels Enjoy 70% Occupancy

[Nation] Hotels at the Coast are doing roaring business thanks to the school holiday, as well as the arrivals of domestic and international tourists. (AllAfrica)

Chiefs Given 24 Hours to End Wajir Clan Clashes

[Nation] Three more people have been killed in a retaliatory attack in ongoing inter-clan clashes in over land in Wajir County. (AllAfrica)

Noordin Haji Orders Probe on Insurer, Body Builder of Killer Bus

[Nation] Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has ordered investigations on the insurance company and the body builder of the ill-fated bus which killed 58 people at Fort Ternan, Kericho County last month. (AllAfrica)