Category: Africa

Kipruto to represent Kenya 3000 metres steeplechase in Birmingham

World and Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto will lead a host of Kenyan athletes in the 3000 metres steeplechase event Saturday at the Birmingham Diamond League, which is the 12th meeting…

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KCCB wants tough action taken on MPs involved in sugar scandal

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling for a thorough investigation into the allegations that some legislators were bribed so as to shoot down the report on the sugar…

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Diplomatic staffing in advancement of Kenya’s national interest

Writing for Politico, ‘Russian diplomats are eating American lunch’ in April 2014, James Bruno examined the diplomatic power relationship between the United States and Russia. Like many journalists and diplomatic…

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Court of appeal reinstates Wambora

The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision that nullified Embu Governor, Martin Wambora’s re-election in last year’s General Election. In a judgement read by Justice Fatuma Sichale…

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Kenya faces acute shortage of soybeans, sunflower

Farmers in the country have been urged to increase production of Soybeans and Sunflower to bridge the growing deficit. Key players who manufacture edible oils say they have been forced…

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State to import 3 million metric tons of wheat

The government plans to import 3 million metric tons of wheat in the next two years. Agriculture Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Andrew Tuimur says the imports will be used to…

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Making Kenyan history

We have a rich history, full of creativity, full of accomplishments. Long prior to the Bantu expansion across our part of Africa, homo sapiens had been settled in these lands…

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When fighting graft, Unity is Strength

“Umoja ni nguvu, utengano ni udhaifu” (Unity is strength, division is weakness) Even now, six months on, it is still hard to believe it happened. With one handshake, Uhuru and…

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The Dangers of Hakuna Matata

Hakuna Matata, “there are no problems”, was popularised by the ‘90s Disney film, The Lion King. This phrase, beyond helping our tourism numbers and putting Simba on the map, is…

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Voting underway in Baringo South mini poll

The by-election was occasioned by the death of Grace Kipchoim in April. Voting in the Baringo South by-election started early Friday in many polling stations with some centers reporting faulty…

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