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Days after taking a 20 percent pay cut, the President has moved ahead and ordered all parastatal chiefs to follow suit or quit.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy, William Ruto announced that they are taking a 20 percent pay cut in a bid to reduce the Wage Bill. Watch.
If we fail to deal with corruption in state offices, all the efforts to down salaries of civil servants and redirect funds to development projects will be in vain.
Many parents are missing out on quality time with their children because of paying too much attention to their mobile devices during mealtimes.
Police in Australia said they arrested a man who pranced into a thrift store and stole a Batman costume wearing only a G-string.
When this soft criminal half-heartedly attempted to rob a convenience store in Bendigo, Australia last Tuesday, a steely cashier just went ‘nope.’
A recent survey found that 77% of women think about money more often that they think about sex. Unsurprisingly, men don’t feel the same.
Advances in genetic sequencing are giving rise to a new era of scientific racism, despite decades of efforts to reverse attitudes used to justify the slave trade and Nazi theology.
One hundred people are about to share their live bodies for science as part of an unprecedented new study that will examine how to improve personal health.
US scientists have showed off tiny robots that can tackle tasks much like real-life termites, working collectively to build structures without following orders from a boss.
A scientist has published a guide to help authorities limit deaths from fallout after a city is hit by a nuclear bomb.
A brief course of brain exercises has helped older adults hold on to improvements in reasoning skills and processing speed for 10 years after the course ended.
A team of nuclear scientists in Japan plans to create a controlled reactor meltdown in a bid to learn how to deal with future disasters like that at Fukushima.
Humans are crazy for Facebook, but research suggests that primates have been relying on the face to tell friends from competitors for the last 50 million years.
A study indicates that doctors seldom tell patients about the possible harms of getting screened for cancer.
Researchers said they have discovered a promising new approach to combating deadly human viruses, which could help create vaccines against deadly infections such as HIV, hepatitis C and dengue.
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will seek marketing approval for the world's first malaria vaccine next year for a shot which significantly cuts cases of the disease.
The Nobel Prize in Physics should also have gone to the Cern laboratory in Switzerland, a member of the awarding committee has said.
Three US-based scientists have won the Nobel medicine prize for plotting how vital materials such as hormones and brain chemicals are transported within cells and secreted to act on the body.
Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) said it hoped to get the green light for a prototype vaccine against malaria after trials showed it offered children a partial shield against the disease.
People who spend a lot of time on health related social networking sites are more likely to abstain from smoking with success, research shows.
At least 15 countries give husbands the power to prevent their wives from working, the World Bank said in a report on gender equality in business.
Research shows some people actually feel emotionally better when they see someone else suffering and will go out of their way to make someone else suffer.
Six tonnes of seeds of a new disease-resistant wheat will be distributed to farmers for the next planting season.
Five US institutions will share parts of a rare meteorite that exploded in a fireball over California in 2012, The Field Museum has said.
A US study has found that pregnant women who take drugs to speed up their labour may have a higher risk of bearing children with autism.
Six researchers have spent the past four months living in a small dome on a barren Hawaii lava field, trying to figure out what foods astronauts might eat on Mars.
A corner of west London will see culinary and scientific history made today when scientists cook and serve up the world's first lab-grown beef burger.
New Swedish research has shown that there is little or no relation between how much sleep people get at night and how fatigued they feel.
Researchers have said that people really do have a hard time getting a good night's sleep when the moon is full, even when they can't see it.
Computer geeks already knew it was possible to hack into a car’s computerized systems and potentially alter some electronic control functions.
A US company that has promoted its stem cell discovery in partnership with the Vatican has come under fresh scrutiny by independent scientists who say the cells do not exist.
Skipping breakfast raises risk of heart attacks 27%, a new study suggests
Although smoking is one of the major causes of lung cancer, non-smokers are often diagnosed with the disease as well.
British scientists have harnessed the power of urine and were able to charge a mobile phone with enough electricity to send texts and surf the internet.
Scientists have unravelled how a gene long associated with obesity makes people fat by triggering increased hunger.
People who have a weakness for sweet foods may also have a fondness for alcohol, as research shows both preferences show up in the brain's reward centre.
The African Union has proposed the establishment of a continental Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention in order to enhance research and curb the spread of diseases.
People who are constantly checking their smartphones have been shown to be less active and have poor fitness, a study shows.
Scientists have developed a new technique using sugar to detect cancer, that is safer and simpler alternative than radioactive techniques.
Researchers found that overweight men ate about 200 fewer calories following a vigorous workout than after rest.
A US professor who developed a laser to study melanoma has discovered a new use for it.
Scientists have finely sliced a human brain into 7 400 wafer-thin sheets and then reconstructed it to create the world's most detailed map of the brain in three dimensions.
The National Director of Pathways Project Gideon Obare has challenged farmers to use new seed varieties to boost yields.
Researchers said they have discovered an intriguing clue that could help solve a long-standing mystery about how dust particles form planets.
NASA engineers are working on a proposed mission to lasso a small asteroid and drag it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
Most of the 45 mice sent into space to find out how well organisms can withstand extended flights, have died, Russian researchers say.
A tiny camera at a US university offers a bug's eye view of the world, with security and surgery in mind.
"It was love at first sight," "It's inner beauty that truly matters," and "Opposites attract”. But what's really at work in selecting a mate?
The taste of beer, even without any effect from alcohol, triggers a key reward chemical in the brain, according to a new study.
Researchers in the United States say they have bio-engineered a kidney and transplanted it into rats, marking a step forward in a quest to help patients suffering from kidney failure.
Google is now doing a record billion translations on any given day, as much text as you'd find in 1 million books.
Our emotional responses to the stresses of daily life may predict our long-term mental health, according to a new study.
Researchers studied ceramic and obsidian artifacts from A.D. 1200-1450 to learn about the growth, collapse and change of social networks.
A group of students from around the world has produced a concept car which will premiere at the 83rd Geneva motor show.
Despite numerous studies using mobile health, there is insufficient evidence to inform the widespread implementation and scale-up of this technology.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has said trade between Kenya and Ethiopia will be boosted by the involvement of the private sectors of the two countries. Read more...
An administration police officer was Tuesday admitted at a Nanyuki hospital after he was injured during a shootout with herders from Isiolo county. Read more...
If we fail to deal with corruption in state offices, all the efforts to down salaries of civil servants and redirect funds to development projects will be in vain. Read more...
Varsity lecturers and non-teaching staff have announced that they will go on strike starting Wednesday if the government fails to release the KES 7.8 billion for pay rise and other allowances owed to them. Read more...
Njoro Member of Parliament, Joseph Kiuna has vowed to rally support against homosexuality in Kenya. Read more...
The Nakuru County Youth Forum (NCYF) and the Naivasha Professional Association (NPA) have threatened to sue Naivasha MP, John Kihagi for hiring Uwezo Fund managers via SMS. Read more...
More than 800 albinos in Malindi want the government to provide the KES 200 million allocated to people with disabilities which they say has not been disbursed to them. Read more...
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced that Othaya Member of National Assembly by-elections will be held on 29 April, 2014. Read more...
A faction of MPs in Nakuru County have raised concerns over escalating cases of crime in the region. Read more...
A 30-year-old man was arrested in possession of a G3 rifle and 41 rounds of ammunition at Sabaki police check point in Malindi. Read more...
A 38-year-old man was lynched in Vihiga County, after he allegedly raped and seriously injured a thirteen-year-old minor. Read more...
Gospel music dominates the list of the most downloaded music tracks in Kenya. Read more...
Kenzo's new video for the hit song 'Nipe Kidogo tu' has a new video where he tries to describe the type of woman he likes. Read more...
Tanzanian rapper Nikki Mbishi has a new track, with a name Jay Z will be very familiar with. Read more...
The current pay-cuts being pledged and ordered by the government will not help reduce the high level of government spending a civil society group has said. Read more...
The government insists that use of Alcoblow is perfectly legal and will survive numerous battles in court. Read more...
There will be no leadership vacuum at the Orange Democratic Movement ODM despite Raila Odinga's absence. Read more...
Parliament is ready to reduce its salaries just like other government agencies, majority leader Aden Duale has said. Read more...