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Two Dead After Building Collapses in Nairobi

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two people have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a five-storey building in Huruma, Nairobi. (AllAfrica)

Collapsed Huruma Building Was Marked for Demolition

[Nation] The latest building to collapse in Huruma, Nairobi killing two people had been marked for demolition by the National Construction Authority. (AllAfrica)

Kenyatta Vows More Officials Will Be Arrested

[Nation] More senior government officials will be arrested in the war against corruption that has rocked the government, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. (AllAfrica)

What Kenyan Youth Love and Dread Most - Study

[Nairobi News] A comfortable life, family and good health rank among the important things for young people between the ages of 26-30 years. (AllAfrica)

Ruto Apologises to Odinga, Kalonzo For Poll Insults

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta's Deputy William Ruto and opposition leader Raila Odinga's 2017 running mate Kalonzo Musyoka were on Thursday formally enjoined in the "Building Bridges" pact between their two bosses in a rare show of unity sealed by apologies and warm embraces. (AllAfrica)

Madaraka Day - Uhuru Kenyatta's Full Speech

[Nation] Ladies and gentlemen, (AllAfrica)

Kenyan, Somali Leaders Hold Talks On Security

[Shabelle] Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta held talks on Wednesday with visiting Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo focusing on security issues, the presidency said. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Commemorates 55 Years of Independence

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya is today celebrating 55 years of internal self rule attained 55 years ago from British colonials. (AllAfrica)

Deported Lawyer Miguna Insists He is Kenyan

[Nation] Lawyer Miguna Miguna has insisted that he never lost nor renounced his Kenyan citizenship despite incessant such claims from varied quarters. (AllAfrica)

Governor Joho Makes Peace With President Kenyatta

[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has said he no longer has a score to settle with President Uhuru Kenyatta. (AllAfrica)

Hope for Evicted Forest People As Kenya Vows to Honour Landmark Ruling

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Evictions have ceased and the Ogiek are rehabilitating parts of the Rift Valley's Mau Forest (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Sends Greetings Through Odinga On Kenya's Madaraka Day

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kenyan National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has delivered greetings from President John Magufuli to Kenyans as they mark 55th years of Kenya independence on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Deputy President David Mabuza Arrives in Kenya to Attend Madakara Day Celebrations

[Govt of SA] Deputy President David Mabuza has this evening, 31 May 2018, arrived in Nairobi in the Republic of Kenya on a Working Visit that also coincides with the Madaraka Day (Freedom Day) celebrations, marking the day when Kenya attained internal self-rule in 1963 from Britain. (AllAfrica)

Kipruto Now Wants World Record After Rome Win

[Nation] World and Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto cracked a world lead with victory at Rome Golden Gala on Thursday in Italy before vowing to attempt the World Record in Monaco on July 20. (AllAfrica)

President Kenyatta Warns of Tougher Action to Combat Graft

[Capital FM] President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned that he will not tolerate corrupt officials in his government, while urging Kenyans join hands in fighting rampant corruption in the country. (AllAfrica)

Stars Boss Migne Finally Off to India

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne and his backroom staff jetted out of the country on Friday morning for Mumbai, India ahead of the four-nations Hero Inter-Continental Cup which starts on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Writer Kiprop Kimutai's Short Story Speaks About the Privilege of Wealth in a Queer Environment

[RFI] In his short story "The Man at the Bridge", Kenyan writer Kiprop Kimutai explores the conflicted feelings of a closeted gay man-- a story that has garnered the 2018 Gerald Kraak Fiction prize. RFI's Africa: Stories in the 55 speaks to Kimutai about his inspiration for this piece, as well as the state of homosexuality on the continent today. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Banks Linked to the $90m Graft Scandal

[East African] Ten commercial banks in Kenya under investigation for processing clients' transactions from the National Youth Service have maintained a studious silence -- even as Central Bank and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) warned of consequences that could include loss of operating licences. (AllAfrica)

Terrorists Common Enemy

[Nation] Visiting Somali President Mohammed Farmaajo was admirably blunt in his criticism of the terrorist group in his country that has caused untold suffering both at home and in the region. He didn't mince his words, mentioning Al-Shabaab by name and casting doubt on its claim to be based on religion. (AllAfrica)

Sofapaka Splash the Cash on Mutamba, Close in on Kasaya

[Nation] Sofapaka have splashed a reported Sh500,000 to lure Kenyan international Pistone Mutamba from Wazito on a two-and-a-half-year deal. (AllAfrica)

Benjamin Washiali Caught Up in Burial Row Involving His Sister

[Nation] A funeral procession in Kakamega County has turned into a violent squabble that has roped in Mumias East MP Benjamin Washiali. (AllAfrica)

'It's a Big World, Everyone Shits, and Everyone Needs a Toilet'

[allAfrica] What is a compost toilet and how does it relate to Africa? That was the focus of my month-long trek through Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya in March 2018. Since I'm considered a compost toilet "expert," my job was to spread the word about composting as a sanitation solution, introduce people to compost toilets, design and build compost toilets and compost bins, conduct impromptu trainings and seminars, and monitor and document compost toilets installed in schools, villages, prisons, game parks, and households (AllAfrica)

After NYS, War on Graft Shifts to the 47 Counties

[Nation] With counties being flagged as the other citadels of corruption and fraud, investigators are now scrutinising reports of the Auditor-General and poring over documents as the war on corruption moves to a new frontier - the doors of the governors. (AllAfrica)

Uhuru Kenyatta Leads Kenya's 55th Madaraka Day in Meru

[Nation] National celebrations to mark Kenya's 55 years of self-rule are under way at Kinoru stadium in Meru County. (AllAfrica)

Madaraka Day - Kinoru Stadium in Meru Fills Up at 6am

[Nation] Enthusiastic Kenyans on Friday rose up early to attend the 55th Madaraka Day at Kinoru Stadium in Meru. (AllAfrica)

Fast-Rising Kinyamal Picks Another Dl Victory

[Capital FM] Rome -Fast rising Commonwealth Games champion Wycliffe Kinyamal continued to show that he is no one hit wonder when he notched his second IAAF Diamond League victory after cruising to top spot in Rome in 1:44.65 on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Police Hunting 18 NYS Fraud Suspects as 12 Surrender

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police have launched a manhunt for 18 suspects facing fraud charges in the Sh468 million scandal at the National Youth Service (NYS), after 12 surrendered on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Eight Arrested Selling Expired Soft Drink in Kisii

[Nation] Public health officers in Kisii on Thursday arrested eight men selling expired soft drink. (AllAfrica)

SA Seeks to Improve Relations With Kenya in Mabuza Visit

[Nation] South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza is expected to arrive today in the latest sign of improving relations between Nairobi and Pretoria. (AllAfrica)

Woman Shot Dead By Police at City Park Buried

[Nation] The woman who was shot and killed by police officers in Nairobi has been buried. (AllAfrica)

Odinga Urges Films Board to Let People Watch Gay Film 'Rafiki'

[Nairobi News] Nasa leader Raila Odinga has urged the Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) to allow Kenyans to watch whatever they, like including banned gay film Rafiki. (AllAfrica)