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Detectives Probe Cash Theft Scandal at Health Insurance Fund

[Nation] Authorities are investigating four separate allegations of theft of funds at the national health insurer. (AllAfrica)

Queries As Teachers Return to Dirty Schools

[Nation] Are teachers expected to clean and sanitise schools or will they stick to their core teaching duties? (AllAfrica)

Disaster in Waiting At Nandi's Karebe Mines

[Nation] If everything had gone as planned, Karebe Gold Mine, which is the largest of its kind in Kenya, could be part of the country's efforts to jump-start its limping mining sector. (AllAfrica)

Kambua - My Ups and Downs in the Joy of Motherhood

[Nation] Tonight, Kambua Mutsembi Mathu, will be hosting a live performance on Studio Tisa, an online platform. Thus, she was a little anxious, but looked forward to the event as she spoke to Sunday Nation recently. (AllAfrica)

Athletics Legends Pace Amina's Big WTO Race

[Nation] With the race in Geneva down to the wire, Kenya's athletics legends have drummed up support for Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed's bid for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general's position. (AllAfrica)

Nyashinski - Life in the U.S. Was Too Harsh, I Had to Return Home

[Nairobi News] When the family of Nyamari Ongegu, who is popularly known by the stage name Nyashinski, got a chance to relocate to Delaware, USA, the then 21-year-old was excited, but he did not know what lay ahead. (AllAfrica)

Nairobi National Park's Land Size Doubles

[Nairobi News] Nairobi National Park wildlife ecosystem has more than doubled its land size to 78,000 acres after two institutions agreed to integrate their land with the wildlife conservancy. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Among Countries Most Prone to Cyber Attacks, Kaspersky Report Shows

[Nairobi News] Kenya among countries that faced more malware attacks in the continent so far this, and remains among the most affected by cyber attacks, according to research from Kaspersky. (AllAfrica)

Rita Kavashe - Shattering Stereotypes in the World of Vehicles

[East African] For a long time, vehicles have largely been the domain of men. (AllAfrica)

Cash Transfers Can Help Refugees, but They Also Carry Risks. Insights From Kenya

[The Conversation Africa] Humanitarian organisations - such as the World Food Programme (WFP) - are increasingly using cash transfers as a way of assisting vulnerable people. Conventionally, humanitarian organisations procure food or other goods and distribute it directly to recipients. But cash transfers allow people to choose and purchase what they need for themselves. (AllAfrica)

Tough Visa Rules for Students Seeking to Study in U.S.

[Nation] President Donald Trump's government is planning to bar Kenyan students from pursuing degrees in the US through limiting their stay in the country. (AllAfrica)

Gangs Still Drive Mombasa's Narco-City Image

[ISS] Criminal gangs in Mombasa, Kenya's second largest city, continue to operate with impunity despite having a law passed against them and being banned twice within a decade - in 2010 and 2016. Their violent activities are likely to intensify as Kenya faces hard economic times due to the effects of COVID-19, and as the country heads towards its 2022 general elections. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Kenya Records 13 More Deaths As Cases Reach 37,707

[Nation] Kenya's Covid-19 death toll rose by 13 to 682 on Friday, the highest number recorded in a 24-hour period over the last few days. (AllAfrica)

Kisumu's Unique History and the Origin of Its Nickname 'Mboka'

[Nation] As fans of the legendary Congolese Rhumba maestro Franco Luambo Luanzo Makiadi look forward to celebrating the 31st anniversary of his death next month, Kisumu city will be remembering him for different reason all together. (AllAfrica)

Learners to Test Enforcement of Covid-19 Health Protocols

[Nation] The huge number of learners in primary and secondary schools will test the enforcement of Covid-19 health protocols when the academic year resumes next month. (AllAfrica)

Malindi Residents Protest Suspension of Sh67m Road

[Nation] Malindi residents on Friday held a peaceful demonstration to protest the suspension of the ongoing construction of Sh67 million World Bank Absa- Mtangani Prison Road in Kilifi County . (AllAfrica)

Sonko Presents Same Nominees Rejected By MCAs for County Board Membership

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has, once again, presented the names of nominees who had been rejected by MCAs to the Nairobi County Assembly for vetting for positions in the Nairobi County Public Service Board. (AllAfrica)

Top Court Allows Waititu to File More Documents

[Nation] The Supreme Court has allowed former Kiambu county boss Ferdinand Waititu to file more documents in a case where he is seeking clarification on whether a governor's denial of access to office amounts to removal from power. (AllAfrica)

National Potato Council Signs New Deal to Benefit Farmers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Smallholder potato farmers in Kenya stand to increase their yields significantly following the announcement of a collaboration between Corteva Agriscience and the National Potato Council of Kenya. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Affairs Ministry Pledges to Work Closely With Konza to Attract Investors

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb Raychelle Omamo has said her ministry will work closely with the Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) to attract investors and investment into the project. (AllAfrica)

Parliament, AG Unite to Fight Maraga Advisory Amid MPs' Fury

[Nation] The National Assembly and Senate Speakers held crisis talks