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The National Construction Authority (NCA) has launched an intensive inspection and audit of buildings in Central region, an exercise that will continue for the next three months. View photos.
Pupils at Gidimo Primary School in Hamisi constituency, Vihiga County, have been forced to learn under a tree after their classroom caved in. View photos.
Earlier this week a video showing well renowned pastor and popular motivational speaker in South Africa, Sthembiso Zondo in the nude, went viral on social media.
Researchers looked at a large population to see if people are more likely to change when they try it with their domestic partner.
Researchers have recently reviewed medications used to treat migraines and these are options that proved most effective.
Take action now to keep your breasts in fine form!
New research suggests that playing a lot of soccer as a child under the age of 12 could increase the risk of future hip deformities and osteoarthritis.
Male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes.
Science proves Marilyn Monroe correct: High heels have significant power over men.
More than 150 international scientists, researchers, policy makers and corporate scientific leaders are due to meet in Nairobi for the first mosquito conference.
Iranian-born mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has became the first woman to be awarded the Fields Medal, mathematics' equivalent to the Nobel Prize.
The International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) hailed Professor Ruth Khasaya Oniang'o, for her influence on the development of nutrition training and agricultural research and development throughout Africa.
He leaves the toilet seat up, prefers old Japanese monster movies to romantic comedies and fancies mixed martial arts over ballet.
A handshake can tell a lot about a person. Researchers say the strength of someone's grip may reveal how fast they're aging, their education level and even their future health.
Researchers have uncovered a way for computers to recognise complex facial expressions, in what is being hailed as a breakthrough in the field of cognitive analysis.
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 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 scientist has published a guide to help authorities limit deaths from fallout after a city is hit by a nuclear bomb.
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.
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.
Although smoking is one of the major causes of lung cancer, non-smokers are often diagnosed with the disease as well.
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.
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.
Researchers said they have discovered an intriguing clue that could help solve a long-standing mystery about how dust particles form planets.
Most of the 45 mice sent into space to find out how well organisms can withstand extended flights, have died, Russian researchers say.
"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.
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.
A group of students from around the world has produced a concept car which will premiere at the 83rd Geneva motor show.
Very early exposure to certain components of air pollution can increase the risk of developing a cockroach allergy by age 7.
A new scientific endeavor hopes to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the human brain by creating a highly detailed simulation of it.
Researchers hope that people will do some research about where to get a tattoo, after a study found a link between body art and hepatitis C.
Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and trigger feelings of misery and loneliness.
Having pots of money doesn't necessarily make you happy, but giving away money - even if you're not rich - makes you feel wealthier and happier.
An Australian scientist said he had discovered a way to turn HIV against itself in human cells in the laboratory.
Users who are focused on close friends tend to experience increased self-esteem while browsing their social networks.
Seniors who have spoken two languages since childhood are faster than single-language speakers at switching from one task to another.
Study shows that hot chocolate tastes better in an orange or cream coloured cup than in a white or red one.
Four gangsters have been shot dead by police in Kirinyaga. Read more...
The United Republican Party URP has fought hard to protect its reputation but not that of MP Alfred Keter, caught on camera insulting police officers to have impounded lorries released from a weighbridge. Read more...
Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter is in hot water after a video was released of him threatening police to release impounded trailers at a weigh bridge. Read more...
Amani coalition leader Musalia Mudavadi is ready to once again join forces with CORD leader Raila Odinga in the 2017 elections, according to reports. Read more...
Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale has been summoned over alleged hate speech. Read more...
As far as his political assertions since taking power go, president Uhuru Kenyatta has passed with flying colours, but the latest test, to convince Jubilee partners to join up and become one big party will be the real deal. Read more...
The Langata Road Primary School playground was acquired legally by the Airport View Housing LTD, the 4 Singh brothers accused of grabbing it have said. Read more...
The Jubilee coalition will sponsor a bill to make a sitting Deputy President immune from prosecution, to try help current DP William Ruto escape the ICC menace. Read more...
ODM leader Raila Odinga faces the possibility of losing the Homa Bay Senatorial by election, a loss that would seriously dent his psyche and stronghold over the orange party. Read more...
The Orange Democratic Movement ODM has told Lands CS Charity Ngilu to name the real persons behind land grabbing in the country and not lie to Kenyans. Read more...
The Judges and Magistrates vetting board has re-instated 13 judges who were declared unfit to serve and kicked out 4 others. Read more...
Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi says he is not keen on the new Jubilee Alliance party, says it will not represent the interests of his people. Read more...
A primary school teacher from Githiga village in Kangema, Murang’a County, has committed suicide over life predicaments. Read more...
CORD leader Raila Odinga says that the government has an underhand agenda in trying to silence media houses after revoking digital licences for 3 media houses. Read more...
The MPS who were recently fired from ruling party, NRM, two tears ago over allegations of sabotaging their party have reportedly run broke and are now demanding a refund of their monthly contributions. Read more...
8 clauses of the controversial Security Law, which was suspended by the High Court will remain so, the Appeals Court has said. Read more...
Five PSV Saccos plying Nairobi's Jogoo Road route to Eastlands have partnered to ensure their vehicles adopt the cashless fare payment system by February 1, 2015. Read more...
ICJ Kenya have said the anticipated police reforms have flopped following the lobbying of teargas at protesting schoolchildren and activists by anti-riot police during the Occupy Playground protests. Read more...