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Now Nasa Pushes for New Governance Structure

[East African] Kenya's opposition coalition National Super Alliance announced it would push for a national referendum to propose a new governance structure even as the government continued to crack down on politicians and individuals linked to the swearing-in of its leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president." (AllAfrica)

'Chikungunya and Dengue Fever Contained'

[Nation] Chikungunya and dengue fever, two painful and debilitating mosquito-borne diseases that broke out in Mombasa in December have been contained. (AllAfrica)

Abraham Kiprotich Wins 2018 Lagos City Marathon

[Guardian] Lagos -Kenya-born French long-distance runner, Abraham Kiprotich, has won the 3rd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon returning 2hrs 15mins o4secs, while Ilya Pam was the first Nigerian to cross the finish line with the time of 2hrs 27mins. (AllAfrica)

Kenyans Now 'Covering Up' Semi Nude Women On Twitter, and Its Hilarious

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on Twitter have taken matters into their own hands to 'cover up' semi nude photos of women shared online under the hashtag #WakianikaTunafunika. (AllAfrica)

Seven Schools Closed, 11 Killed in Wajir Clashes

[Nation] Seven schools in Wajir County have been closed due to the ongoing inter-clan clashes that has left at least 11 people dead. (AllAfrica)

Canada Unhappy About Treatment of Miguna

[Nation] Details of frantic but fruitless efforts by the Canadian government to intervene in the Miguna Miguna saga using diplomatic channels have been revealed. (AllAfrica)

Doctors Re-Attach Boy's Severed Hand

[Nation] Two weeks ago, a young man was wheeled into Kenyatta National Hospital's Accident and Emergency room writhing in pain. (AllAfrica)

Govt Finally Switches Citizen and Inooro TV Back On

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Royal Media Services' Citizen and Inooro television stations are back on air, more than a week after they were switched off by the government. (AllAfrica)

Bachelor Parliamentarian Introduces Fiancée in Public

[Nairobi News] Emurua Dikirr Member of Parliament Johana Ng'eno seems to be planning to quit the bachelors' club, after he introduced his fiancée in public on Wednesday evening. (AllAfrica)

Quest for Quality Education Gives Rise to Low-Income Private Schools

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Social gratification could be linked to the swelling number of low-cost private schools in low and middle-income neighborhoods in the country. (AllAfrica)

Tobiko, Yattani Face MPs in Last Day of Cabinet Vetting

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Keriako Tobiko who is the Cabinet Secretary nominee for Environment and Forestry will be the first to be grilled on Friday by the National Assembly Committee on Appointmentys in the last day of vetting. (AllAfrica)

Govt Settles On Contractor for U.S.$57Million Cable Cars

[East African] The Kenyan government has settled on a contractor for the Ksh5.8 billion ($57.2 million) Likoni cable cars project. Doppelmayr Group will start construction in May. The Austrian-based company handles technology projects. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Models Reveal Tribulations in Line of Work

[Nairobi News] Kenyan models have revealed their suffering in the hands of corporates and organisers during pageants and photo shoots. (AllAfrica)

First Lady Re-Affirms Her Commitment to the Protection and Conservation of Kenya's Natural Heritage.

[Kenya Presidency] NAIROBI, 9 FEBRUARY, 2018, ( PSCU) First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Thursday evening met with members of the Nature Conservancy (TNC) Global board where she reaffirmed her commitment towards the conservation and protection of Kenya's natural heritage. (AllAfrica)

Why We Are Shutting Down Nigeria, Kenya Operations - OLX

[Leadership] Lagos Online Exchange (OLX), leading classified advertising company owned by South Africa's media giant, Naspers said it will from next month shut down its Nigerian and Kenyan offices due to the difficult operating environments. (AllAfrica)

Alfred Mutua Wins Election Case

[Nation] Supporters on Friday cheered, sang and danced inside and outside court after an election petition against Governor Alfred Mutua was dismissed. (AllAfrica)

Ex-NMG CEO Tweeted This and Everyone is Panicking

[Nairobi News] Former Nation Media Group (NMG) chief executive officer Linus Gitahi has caused a stir on social media after tweeting an important fact about Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. (AllAfrica)

Korogocho Lads Who Beat Real Madrid and Barcelona

[Nairobi News] Liberian President George Weah's story is inspiring to many Africans, but it carries a special meaning for Leonne Mwangi. (AllAfrica)

Convicted Girl Kidnappers Seek to Be Set Free By Court

[Nairobi News] A convicted capital offender and three women jailed for seven years for kidnapping a six-year-old girl from a city church are battling to have a court set them free. (AllAfrica)

Free Us to Join Our Families, Jailed Child Kidnappers Urge Court

[Nation] A serving capital offender and three women all jailed for seven years for kidnapping a six-year-old girl from a city church have urged a judge to commute their sentence and free them. (AllAfrica)

Nursing Council Allows MKU to Offer Nursing Degree Course

[Nation] Mount Kenya University (MKU) will now offer degree courses following accreditation by the regulator. (AllAfrica)

Bandits Ambush Vehicle, Shoot and Kill Two in Isiolo

[Nation] Two people have been shot dead and one injured along the Iresaboru-Modogashe road in Isiolo County after armed bandits ambushed the vehicle they were travelling in. (AllAfrica)

Teachers Avoid School as Banditry Persists

[Nation] Teachers working in schools in West Pokot County are now seeking transfer following attacks by bandits. (AllAfrica)

Surgeons Remove 4 Nails From Man's Head After Bizarre Attack

[Nairobi News] A man is fighting for his life at Kenyatta National Hospital's Critical Care Unit after a horrific hammer and nail attack in Nthambi Ward in Tharaka Nithi. (AllAfrica)

Jimi Wanjigi - I Was Traumatised By 'Nation' Obituary

[Nairobi News] Tender billionaire and Nasa strategist Jimi Wanjigi has told of the anguish his family went through after his photograph appeared in a death notice published in the Daily Nation on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Kenyans Shine in Ras Al-Khaimah Half Marathon

[Nation] It was a clean sweep for the Kenyan athletes at the Ras Al-Khaimah Half Marathon in the United Arab Emirates this morning with Bedan Karoki setting a new course record after clocking 58:42. (AllAfrica)

KDF Has Prevented Major Shabaab Attacks, Says Uhuru Kenyatta

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday praised Kenya Defence Force's strategies in fighting Al-Shabaab, saying they had borne fruit because the terror gang had failed to carry out any major attack in the country in the last two years. (AllAfrica)

World Bank to Help Clean Up Lakes Nakuru and Naivasha

[Nation] The World Bank has embarked on an ambitious plan to clean up two lakes in Nakuru County that have been heavily polluted. (AllAfrica)

Canada Urges State to Respect Law, Freedom of Press

[Nation] The Canadian government has expressed concern over human rights violations in Kenya, including the television shutdown and crackdown on opposition leaders. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Star Paul Were Delights in Kazakhstan Move

[Nation] Kenyan international winger Paul Were has expressed delight in joining Kazakhstan Premier League side FK Kaisar on a one-year contract. (AllAfrica)

Lodwar High Court Dismisses Application By Munyes On Vote Re-Count

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court in Lowdar has dismissed an application by John Munyes seeking a re-count and audit of votes cast in favour of Turkana Governor Josphat Nanak. (AllAfrica)