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PesaPoint Paynet’s agent network announced that it has merged with Pep Intermedius to further grow the PesaPoint brand and expand its network with banks and mobile money companies in East Africa.
Former Transport Minister, Chirau Ali Mwakwere was grilled for close to three hours by the parliamentary Public Investments Committee (PIC) over the Standard Gauge railway.
The AfDB signed two loan agreements with the government of Kenya amounting to KES 17.62 billion and two protocol grant agreements of KES 225 million to go towards various projects.
A Berlin-based NGO has started a fund to provide financial support to dependents of KWS rangers killed or injured in the line of duty.
CORD MPs and senators have demanded the withdrawal of the Kenya Information and Communications (Amendment Act) and said no further debate or consideration of the Bill should take place.
A section of MPs affiliated to the Cord coalition have blamed the Jubilee government for the recent wave of insecurity in Marsabit terming it as an ulterior political agenda which has Jubilee’s administration in it.
The Kenya Airports Authority KAA has received KES 500 million settlement from APA insurance for the fire that gutted down the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
The Police Reforms Working Group has urged Kenyans to participate fully in the process of vetting all police officers that was launched by the National Police Service Commission.
Cabinet Secretary for Interior Coordination Joseph Ole Lenku has warned corrupt police officers that they risk being sacked if found not fit for office.
Kakamega Governor, Wycliffe Oparanya, has faulted the Jubilee government for failing to take public health as both the County and national government's function.
AFC Leopards sports club has launched two customized insurance products to benefit its massive fan base spread across the country.
The EACC has revealed that there is runaway corruption in the County governments due to the massive resource flow to the grassroots for development purpose.
Kenya Power has began a countrywide campaign to encourage its customers to register their account details to receive paperless bills via email and SMS alerts on news products and other services offered by the Company.
Cabinet Secretary for Health, James Macharia, has said the government is working towards improving the cancer treatment infrastructure, and also provide preventive and curative health services of high standards.
Attorney general Prof. Githu Muigai has said that the government will train and involve local communities in the fight against Environmental crime.
The Network of People Living with HIV/AIDs have urged the government to address the looming shortage of male and female condoms in government hospitals.
Laikipia University has been closed indefinitely following a demonstration sparked by the death of a student who was overrun by a traffic police officer.
Former Cabinet minister and nominated Senator Beth Mugo has cautioned women to avoid unhealthy life styles, and urged them to go on routine check ups.
A delegation of women representatives from various counties have kicked off a national campaign to create awareness on breast cancer.
The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Professor Judi Wakhungu, has been appointed as a member of the UNESCO Scientific Advisory Board.
KCB is organising a trip to Turkey and UAE for the Savings & Loan members.
President Uhuru Kenyatta put on notice corrupt officials in government ministries and any person soliciting for bribes in order to allocate funds to the youth and women.
The Kenya Alcohol Policy and Control Alliance have criticised John Mututho for publicly declaring that miraa is not a drug. They also condemned KRA for awarding EABL and BAT which contribute towards the alcoholic generation.
Nairobi Women representative, Rachel Shebesh, has urged the government to hasten the establishment of a National Disaster Management Authority.
The Tourism Federation launched a new multi-sub cultural stakeholder network that will bring together regional associations and businesses.
The Cabinet Secretary for ICT, Dr. Fred Matiang'i has said that the government will create an online platform where Kenyans can access any information from the government.
The government and the Belgian government signed a KES 3.1 billion loan agreement to go towards water profects.
The government has been praised for successfully de-worming more than 5.9 million school going children between 2 and 14 years in a span of one year.
Huawei has launched the world’s slimmest phone - The Huawei Ascend P6 in Nairobi.
The Judges and Magistrates Vetting board will seek parliament’s approval to extend their term in office to enable them complete the vetting of the remaining magistrates and judges.
Interior and Coordination of National government Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku has warned corrupt traffic police officers and rogue drivers they will be dealt with firmly.
LG Electronics has pushed the battle for Android gadget a notch higher by introducing yet another smartphone in the East African market.
The Cabinet Secretary for health James Macharia has instructed health centers to carry three rounds of vaccination on women of child bearing age to curb neonatal tetanus.
Kenya Bankers Association has said that its working on a plan that will reduce fraud in banks due to the recent changes in the banking system.
Health Cabinet Secretary, James Macharia, has lauded the government's response towards the HIV/AIDS pandemic since it was discovered 30 years ago.
A pedestrian died after he was hit by a motorcycle and run over by a matatu that dragged him for over 20 meters. A motorcycle rider was also killed in the incident.
Uchumi Supermarket has recorded a 12 percent increase in profit for the year ended June 30, 2013.
Family bank held a prize ceremony for the grand draw winners in their just concluded Promotion, where three lucky customers won cash and land.
Housing Finance is set to finance costs associated with property ownership to increase the uptake of mortgages by the middle to lower end of the market.
The Kenya Tourism Board in conjunction with the Samburu County government will host the annual camel race, known as the Mararal International Derby starting on August 30 and ending on September 1.
Laikipia County women representative has demanded the deployment of more police officers in order to beef up security in the crime prone area.
Airtel Kenya has entered into a partnership with Equatorial Commercial bank to enable the bank customers access financial services on their phones.
HELB has rolled out a programme that will help curb the shortage of health workers and paramedics in the country.
Attorney General Professor Githu Muigai has commended Kenyan media houses for their extensive effort of conducting civic education last year.
Nairobi Governor Dr. Evans Kidero has outlined easy ways of easing up traffic congestion in the city.
Nairobi governor Evans Kidero has said that said that he will transform Nairobi to be a convention destination.
The govt has hired experts and planners to ensure all ministries and govt agencies take care of interests of youth, women and disabled.
UNHRC has called for voluntary, dignified and safe repatriation of Somali refugees living in Kenya.
AFC Leopards has been challenged to nurture youths from grass roots as they seek to reclaim their glory in the Kenya soccer Premier League.
The government is working with various banks to encourage sports personalities to embrace investment to secure their retirement future.
The government has rolled out a programme that will discourage the youth from migrating from rural to urban areas in search of jobs.
Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has unveiled a mobile App that is designed to provide tourists with an opportunity to share their holiday experiences.
Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has said that the govt has lobbied for funds to improve the living standards of people living in the city's slums.
Agriculture cabinet secretary Felix Koskei has directed an overhaul of the management board of the cash-strapped Pyrethrum Board of Kenya (PBK).
Plans are under way to ensure that locally manufacturers products from the Kenyan market are equally accepted in East and Central region.
A National Cyber-Security Steering Committee (NCSC) has been established to spearhead the war against cyber crime in the county.
The government has warned people engaging in production, distribution and exhibition of pornographic and other explicit materials to cease.
American Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has said the US govt is committed to working with County govts to make devolution work effectively.
Kenyans have been urged to take the NHIF more seriously as the govt embarks on a mission to ensure quality health care for all.
The IEBC has been commended for maintaining integrity and electorates’ trust during the March 4 general elections.
Lake Ol Bollosat, the only Lake in Central province, is one of the untapped resources in the region.
Governors from the upper Eastern region met the USAID Mission Director in Kenya to discuss the on-going USAID projects in the Counties.
The move by Kiambu Governor William Kabogo to temporarily shift the Headquarters from Kiambu to Thika town has caused a major political divide.
A Nyahururu-based doctor lost KES 125 000 to con men who had allegedly promised to deliver him medical supplies.
Nyandarua county residents will not relent until Nyahururu town is handed back to them from Laikipia.
Governors in North Rift have teamed up to form an alliance that will foster social integration, co-existence & economic growth.
Two suspected gangsters were lynched by irate members of the public in Nyandarua County.
Former Chief Inspector of Police David Mwangi Ndiritu was buried at his rural home in Kinamba Ngano-ini village in Laikipia County.
KPCL personnel in Nyahururu region have been criticized for failing to reinstall a transformer that was recovered from robbers.
Armed cattle rustlers shot dead a man who was pursuing 40 cows that the raiders had stolen from Muthengera in Nyahururu District.
Governors have been warned against promising more than they can deliver within the five years they are expected to be in office.
Five-time World cross country gold medallist John Ngugi has urged parents to encourage their children to engage in sporting activities.
With a well-established Masai Mara tourism circuit, Narok governor Samuel Tunai plans to make the county a major tourist destination.
Insecurity has been one of the major challenges facing Laikipia County and its neighbouring pastoral communities.
A 25 year old man has been arraigned before a Nyahururu court facing charges of defiling a 16 year old girl.
Among ills that the Murang’a County governor will be confronting are falling levels of education, unemployment and alcoholism.
Police in Nyandarua North district rescued a 3 year old girl from the hands of her three abductors after a week long ordeal.
At least five families were left homeless after their houses were washed away by a landslide at Ngano village in Nyandarua County.
A 23 year old man found guilty of sodomising a 9-year old boy has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Nyahururu court.
Laikipia governor Joshua Irungu has directed concerned authorities to ensure that security is beefed up in the county.
Two people were shot dead by armed cattle raiders who also made away with several cattle in Laikipia County.
Former President Kibaki watched the end of his reign as his white presidential standard was lowered to pave way for uhuru's navy blue standard.
Laikipia County residents have threatened to kill marauding elephants that have been destroying crops in their farms.
A 25 year old man on Friday appeared before a Nyahururu court charged with defiling a 13 year old girl.
A 24 year old woman is being held by Nyahururu police for allegedly stabbing a bar attendant who she said was dating her husband.
A man appeared in a Nyahururu court charged with threatening to kill his three children for allegedly snobbing him.
A Nyandarua County timber merchant lost a cool KES 671 000 to con men who purported to sell him diamonds to make him rich faster.
Kenyans have been urged to take up First Aid training to acquire skills that will enable them handle disasters such as fire.
Lives of residents of Manguo location, Laikipia County, are set to be transformed after the commissioning of a KES 12 million water project.
A human skeleton was found by forest rangers in Ndaragwa forest, Nyandarua North district.
A 15 year old boy was on Monday arraigned before a Nyahururu court for allegedly defiling a 9 year old girl at Ziwani estate in Nyandarua.
Six gangsters armed with an AK-47 riffle broke into an M-pesa shop along in Nyahururu town and made away with several phones and cash.
A 33-year old woman and her 7-year old daughter perished in a fierce inferno that consumed an entire wooden plot in Nyandarua North.
A man was morning found dead near Nyahururu DO’s residence located a few kilometers from Nyahururu town.
Preparations to create offices for governors - elect are underway in Nyandarua and Laikipia counties.
A 60-year old man was killed by unknown people in Milangine, Nyandarua North district for selling family land.
A UoN student was among two people shot dead by police after they defied orders to stop in a botched transformer vandalisation in Nyahururu.
Winners in the Nyandarua County have called on the losers to join hands with them to help steer meaningful development in the region.
Francis Waweru Nderitu emerged the winner in race for Ndaragwa MP seat, trouncing five other competitors and replacing Jeremiah Kioni.