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Teacher Training Set for Major Changes As Reforms Take Root

[Nation] The Ministry of Education has embarked on a process that will see harmonisation of the curriculum used to train teachers in universities and colleges across the country. (AllAfrica)

Dusitd2 Hotel Plans for June Relaunch After Terror Attack

[Nairobi News] Bangkok-based high-end hotel dusitD2 is set to relaunch in June after the January terror attack that left four of its employees and two security officers attached to the facility dead. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Re-Elected to AU Peace and Security Council

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has been re-elected to the 15-member African Union Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC), the country's bid garnering 37 votes. (AllAfrica)

Plain Truth - Girls, Success Is Not Sexually Transmitted

[Nation] In light of the numerous allegations of local celebrities taking advantage of and even assaulting young female fans in the recent past, there has been uproar among online communities. The actions of these men have been admonished -- rightly so. (AllAfrica)

Here Is Ruto's Long-Awaited Response to Murathe's Endless Onslaught

[Nairobi News] Deputy President William Ruto has for the first time publicly responded to his key detractor, former Jubilee Party vice chairperson David Murathe. (AllAfrica)

DPP Refuses to Charge Woman Arrested for Filming Police Officers

[Nairobi News] A woman who was arrested on Tuesday morning for filming police officers who were involved in a tussle with a female passenger will not be charged. (AllAfrica)

Three Die After Being Buried Alive in Kisii

[Nation] Three people were killed Friday after they were buried alive while working at the Kegati Water Project in Kisii town, police said. (AllAfrica)

Media Council Urges Researchers to Provide Accurate Data

[Nation] The Media Council of Kenya is working on measures to promote availability of credible media data to inform advertising decisions by corporates and media agencies. (AllAfrica)

Nairobi Waste Scandal - Company Worked '29 Hours' in a Day

[Nation] A company operated for '29 hours' in a day collecting garbage for Nairobi County government, an audit committee was told. (AllAfrica)

Two Die After Drinking Illicit Brew in Nyandarua

[Nation] Two people have died after consuming second generation alcoholic drinks at a bar in Makara village, Nyandarua County. (AllAfrica)

Diamond, Rayvanny Rekindle #PlayKeMusic Debate With New Hot Single

[Nairobi News] Tanzanians singers Diamond Platnumz and Rayvanny have reawakened the raging #PlayKeMusic debate with their new hit song titled Tetema. (AllAfrica)

Pain for Police Officers in Housing Crisis As Power, Water Cut Off

[Nation] A national police housing crisis is looming as officers, who have been ordered to vacate government-funded houses but have refused to move, may now have to live without electricity and water unless they obey the presidential directive. (AllAfrica)

How Banks Cleaned Dirty National Youth Service Billions

[Nation] Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti and his counterpart at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji are considering prosecuting 20 senior officials in five banks, which they believe aided the laundering of at least Sh1 billion looted from the National Youth Service (NYS) between January 2016 and April last year. (AllAfrica)

Stringent Laws Limit Access to Safe Abortions

[VOA] Kenyan health officials say unsafe abortions are common in the east African nation with nearly half a million in one recent year. (AllAfrica)

Muriithi Retains Laikipia Top Seat

[Nation] Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi has emerged three times lucky and survived a protracted election petition scare. (AllAfrica)

Nakuru Rounds Up and Dumps Street Children in Baringo

[Nation] Nakuru County law enforcers are on the spot for rounding up more than 42 street children and dumping them at Torongo area in Baringo County. (AllAfrica)

Kenyatta Demands Use of Single Tax Collection System

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the creation of a single revenue collection system in the country. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Joins Global Coalition Against Islamic State

[Nation] Kenya has joined a grouping of countries collaborating against terror merchants Isis, even as government officials criticised what they called a "pattern" of travel advisories during attacks. (AllAfrica)

FIFA - Investigations Into Kenya's Match-Fixing Underway

[Nation] Fifa has confirmed that investigations into Kenyan football match-fixing allegations are underway. (AllAfrica)

We Have Normalised Negativity Towards African Languages - Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

[Nation] I was visiting a certain school sometime back and found the pupils out on tea break. Suddenly, a commotion broke out right at the centre of the play area. (AllAfrica)

Boda Boda Rider Kills Wife's Lover, Surrenders to Police

[Nation] A boda boda rider on Thursday night killed a 40-year-old man he claimed was having an affair with his wife before surrendering to the police. (AllAfrica)

The Little Things That Make a Woman Sexy

[Capital FM] 1. "Confidence" (AllAfrica)

Shinyalu MP Justus Kizito Wins Election Petition

[Nation] The Supreme Court has upheld Justus Kizito Mugali's election as Shinyalu member of parliament, saying there was no reason to overturn it. (AllAfrica)

Lawyers Sue City Hall Over Car-Free Days in City Centre

[Nairobi News] Lawyers want a directive on car-free days in Nairobi suspended even after the biometric registration of traders is completed. (AllAfrica)

Miguna Goes After KAA, Emirates in Suit Over Deportation Drama

[Nairobi News] Firebrand lawyer Miguna Miguna claims to have filled a suit against the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) and Emirates Airlines. (AllAfrica)

Fresher Stabbed to Death as Jkuat Battles With Insecurity

[Nairobi News] A first-year student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkusa) was stabbed to death on Thursday night as she resisted robbers. (AllAfrica)

Maraga and Haji Strike Deal to Bolster Anti-Graft War

[Nation] The blame game between the Judiciary and the Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji over evidence presented in court is likely to cease after the two institutions agreed to close ranks in the fight against graft. (AllAfrica)

TSC Age Limit for Job Applicants Sparks Row

[Nation] An advertisement by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) indicating 45 years as the upper age limit for applicants seeking teaching jobs in secondary schools has sparked a legal battle. (AllAfrica)

Rule on Second-Hand Cars Stays, Says Peter Munya

[Nation] Second-hand car importers who will be affected by the proposed maximum age of imported cars will have to look for alternative trade as the government stays firm on its intention to revise the used vehicle age limits. (AllAfrica)

Nurses Dare Governors and Ministry Over Strike

[Nation] Nurses have dared the Health ministry and Council of Governors to file for contempt after they refused to return to work as ordered by court. (AllAfrica)

Why Tanasha Won't Convert to Islam to Marry Diamond

[Nairobi News] Diamond Platnumz's Kenyan girlfriend Tanasha Donna will not convert to Islam in order to marry the Tanzanian singer, as required by Islamic laws. (AllAfrica)