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Parents Rush to Buy Uniforms, Books Before Schools Reopen

[Nairobi News] Parents in Nairobi on Friday started the usual last minute rush to purchase school items for their children with less than a week to schools' reopening date. (AllAfrica)

Kenyatta Speaks On Peace, Graft, 'Big Four' Agenda

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has expressed optimism on the success of the war against corruption and the 'Big Four' agenda. (AllAfrica)

How Sh100 and a Borrowed Suit Birthed Media Empire

[Nairobi News] When she was 19, Beatrice Ndung'u secured an appointment to meet Fidel Odinga, the late son of ODM leader Raila Odinga. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Billionaire Invests in Nigeria's Kobo

[The Exchange] The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has capitalised a USD6 million equity investment in Kobo360 Inc, a tech-enabled e-logistics platform in Nigeria. (AllAfrica)

Police Arrest Medic for Allegedly Sedating, Raping Patient

[Nairobi News] Police in Nyatike, Migori County, have arrested a medical practitioner attached to Frontal medical clinic, a private facility in Muhurubay, for allegedly sedating and sexually assaulting a patient. (AllAfrica)

'Prophet' Owuor's 40-Vehicle Motorcade Makes Entry Into Nakuru

[Nairobi News] Self-proclaimed Prophet David Owuor on Friday made a dramatic entry in Nakuru town for his three-day conference. (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Draw Cameroonian Side in CAF Confed Cup Play Off

[Nation] Gor Mahia have drawn Cameroon's New Star de Doula in the Caf Confederation Cup play off to be played in January. (AllAfrica)

Gor Mahia Breathing Revenge Against Sharks

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The scars from their 1-0 loss at the hands of Kariobangi Sharks in the season opening Kenyan Premier League Super Cup are still fresh on Gor Mahia's minds as the two sides prepare to clash in a league tie on Saturday at Kasarani. (AllAfrica)

Tom Ojienda Denies Filing Fake Mumias Sugar Cases

[Nairobi News] Following his arrest on Friday evening reportedly over Mumias Sugar Company investigations, lawyer Tom Ojienda now says he reads malice and bad faith in the prosecution's planned charges against him. (AllAfrica)

Here Are the City Roads to Be Upgraded in U.S.$11,7 Million Project

[Nairobi News] At least 600 kilometres of roads in Nairobi City County will be rehabilitated and upgraded in 2019 in a programme expected to cost over Sh1.2 billion. (AllAfrica)

What to Call Africans Living in Kenya

[Nation] What do Nigerians call themselves after having lived in Kenya for five years? (AllAfrica)

Nairobi Set for Train Service in Fresh Plan

[Nation] Public transport in Nairobi is set for a major makeover with the planned roll-out of commuter trains in the next few months. (AllAfrica)

Sanitation Woes Hit School Ahead of Opening Day

[Nation] Learning at a primary school in Nyaribari Chache, Kisii County, is likely to be interrupted after latrines collapsed following heavy downpour. (AllAfrica)

Primary School Dropout Builds Car Using Motorbike Engine

[Nairobi News] Calvins Odhiambo, a Standard Eight leaver in Kericho, never dreamt of owning a car anytime soon. (AllAfrica)

DPP Orders Inquest On 3 Killed Over Murang'a Lawyer's Abduction

[Nation] The director of public prosecutions (DPP) has ordered a public inquest on the killing of three people suspected to have kidnapped a lawyer in Murang'a County in March. (AllAfrica)

We Stand With Ruto, Jubilee MPs Tell David Murathe

[Nation] A political storm has erupted in Jubilee following Wednesday's pronouncement by party vice-chairman David Murathe on President Uhuru Kenyatta's succession in 2022. (AllAfrica)

Series of KNUT, TSC Meetings Planned to Avert Teachers Strike

[Nation] The Ministry of Labour has lined up a series of conciliation meetings between teachers and their employer as it seeks to avert looming strike that could paralyse learning in schools next week. (AllAfrica)

Port Is Safe From SGR Loan, China Now Says

[Nation] China has denied having attached Mombasa port as collateral to its funding of the standard gauge railway line. (AllAfrica)

How Wasafi Festival Went Down in Mombasa - Photos

[Nairobi News] Bongo Star Diamond Platnumz led his team of Wasafi Records artistes in an electrifying performance at the Wasafi Festival in Mombasa. (AllAfrica)

Ugliest and Most Bizzare Showbiz Moments in 2018

[Nairobi News] Nairobi News has compiled the dramatic scenes involving artistes which shocked the entertainment industry. (AllAfrica)

Five Memorable Sporting Highlights of 2018

[Nairobi News] Here are five sporting highlights many Kenyans will remember about the year 2018. (AllAfrica)

Massive Student Failure in 2018 KCSE Exam Signal System Crisis

[Nation] Assume a farmer plants maize in a 10-acre piece of land for five successive years. The farmer expects 100 sacks of the grain at harvest time but the piece of land yields 25 sacks. Now, if the farmer laments and continues to plant in the same piece of land expecting the same results, what sense of judgement propels such a person? (AllAfrica)

Detectives Arrest Lawyer Tom Ojienda

[Nation] Lawyer Tom Ojienda has been arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations over professional services he offered to Mumias Sugar Company and the fees he received. (AllAfrica)

Media Council Condemns Attack On Journalists

[Nation] The Media Council of Kenya has raised concern over increasing attacks on journalists. (AllAfrica)

I&M to Repay Sh3.6bn Bond On March 19

[Nation] Banking group I&M Holdings is set to repay its Sh3.6 billion corporate bond within three months - a move that will further reduce corporate debt securities listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). (AllAfrica)

Governor Sonko Trolled for 'Tasteless' Interior Decor At His Home

[Nairobi News] Nairobi governor Mike Sonko has been trolled on social media after he shared a video of the interiors of his Mua home. (AllAfrica)

Local Chiefs Interdicted Over Sale of Illicit Brew to Minors

[Nairobi News] An Officer Commanding Police Station (OCS) has been interdicted alongside two local chiefs following an incident where three children were hospitalized after consuming chang'aa in Konoin constituency, Bomet County on Christmas day. (AllAfrica)

The Jokes Kenyans Are Sharing About Festive Season

[Nairobi News] The festive season is nearing the end and Kenyans are trying to make the most out of what is left. (AllAfrica)

Lawyers Support Mediation Approach to Settle Conflicts

[Nation] The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has backed the use mediation as a mandatory primary step in handling civil disputes before they are filed in court. (AllAfrica)

Watch - Moment Motorist Loses Cash While Shopping

[Nairobi News] A man who had just withdrawn money and stopped by a hardware shop in Industrial Area for supplies lost it all within seconds. (AllAfrica)

Ban On Marie Stopes Abortion Services Lifted, With Conditions

[Nation] Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has lifted the ban on post-abortion care services by Marie Stopes Kenya and ordered its full compliance with relevant laws. (AllAfrica)