February 8, 2017

Talks with striking doctors to begin as Senate meets with Health CS

Talks to end the doctors’ strike mediated by the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) are set […]
February 8, 2017

Court questions whether US travel ban is anti-Muslim

An appeals court has questioned whether President Donald Trump’s travel ban discriminates against Muslims. The executive order temporarily banned entry for all refugees and visitors from […]
February 8, 2017

JKUAT to host IMO’s maritime programme on climate change

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has won an international competitive bid to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Africa. The university will […]
February 8, 2017

MPs reject Sh11 million gratuity

The National Treasury has bowed to pressure from Parliament and agreed to form a team to determine lawmakers’ gratuity amounting to millions of shillings each as […]
February 8, 2017

20 killed in blast at Supreme Court in Afghan capital

At least 20 people were killed and 48 wounded in a bomb blast outside the Supreme Court in the centre of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on Tuesday […]
February 8, 2017

European Central Bank Head Warns on Trump Deregulation Push

The head of the European Central Bank expressed concern about the Trump administration’s moves to relax financial oversight, saying such deregulation helped pave the way for […]
February 8, 2017

Sh22.4bn for free education is disbursed

The Education ministry has disbursed Sh22.4 billion to public primary and secondary schools for the current school term to cater for tuition. “Of the amount, Sh16.1 […]
February 8, 2017

Another week IEBC misses target

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has listed 2,164,185 new voters countrywide in the third week of the month-long campaign, missing the weekly targets by […]
February 7, 2017

Brazil's President Temer nominates close ally to Supreme Court

Brazil’s President Michel Temer has nominated his justice minister to the Supreme Court as it prepares to rule on one the biggest corruption scandals in the […]