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Kenya: Patients to Get Free Breast Cancer Drugs
[Nation] The first batch of patients in a public hospital to be treated with a breast cancer drug that can cure early stages of the disease will receive their first dose on Thursday.
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2017

 
Kenya: How Welder Got U.S.$5,8m Aircraft Fuel Equipment Tender
[Nation] Gill House, an office block on Moi Avenue in Nairobi, is not commonly the address for blue-chip companies doing multi-million international deals. Well, it is now.
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2017

 
Kenya: Land Commission Head and Lawyer Kicked Out of Committee Hearing
[Nation] National Land Commission Chairman Muhammad Swazuri and his lawyer Tom Ojienda were on Wednesday evening twice kicked out of a hearing of the National Assembly's Lands Committee after defying the group because of a court order they had obtained against (...)
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2017

 
Kenya: I Did Not Forge School Certificate, Mombasa Governor Tells Police
[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho on Wednesday denied forging a Form Four certificate to gain admission to university and termed the claims political propaganda.
[AllAfrica] 30/03/2017

Kenyan herdsmen torch luxury lodge
Kenyan herdsmen torch luxury lodge
In the latest attack in the troubled Laikipia region, Kenyan herdsmen burned down a luxury lodge owned by a white conservationist.
[IOL] 30/03/2017

 
AU to help African states to reduce food losses
The African Union (AU), would assist its member states to reduce their post harvest losses, an official said on Wednesday. AU Technical Adviser on Food Losses Cephas Taruvinga told an agricultural forum in Nairobi that the continent loses between 20 and 40 per cent of all food harvested (...)
[The Nation] 29/03/2017

Common market at stake over restrictive trade terms
Kampala joins Nairobi, Dar in introducing measures that protect procurement
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Indigenous Seeds Best for Kenya's Food Security - Experts
[Nation] Kenya should come up with policies that will secure the sovereignty of her seeds in a bid to enhance food security and conserve the indigenous seeds variety.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Detectives Quiz Hassan Joho On School Result Slip
[Nation] Besieged Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has recorded a statement with criminal investigators in Mombasa after being accused of faking his Form Four papers.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Express Wifi hotspots now available in Kenya
Surf and Facebook officially launched Express Wi-Fi by Facebook in Kenya today. This initiative was born from the mutual belief of both organizations that access to internet should be available and affordable for everyone. Express Wi-Fi is a fast, affordable public wi-fi hotspot service. Surf (...)
[IT News Africa] 29/03/2017

Kenya budget to keep off EAC trade-related taxes
The proposal is being read three months ahead of schedule to fit into the country's electoral cycle
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Somalia Re-Launches Direct Flights From Mogadishu to Nairobi
[Shabelle] Somalia has re-launched direct flights from Mogadishu to Nairobi on Wednesday morning following an agreement between the leaders of the two countries last week.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Court Directs Parliament to Enact Gender Rule or Face Dissolution
[Nation] The High Court has ordered Parliament and the Attorney-General to ensure legislation of the two-thirds gender rule within 60 days.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Mogadishu-Nairobi direct flights resume
Government officials witnessed the African Express Airways plane take off to Nairobi Wednesday
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Joho Set To Record Statement, Police Bar Press
[Nation] Security has been beefed up at the Coast Provincial Police Headquarters where Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho is expected to record a statement over his alleged forgery of his his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Kenyan universities given deadline to clear rot as quality declines
An audit shows most institutions have been engaging in unprocedural, unprofessional, unethical and illegal practices.
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

Libya: Kenyan Trainee Doctors Killed in Raid On Islamic State Base
[Nation] Two Kenyan trainee doctors on the police list of wanted terrorists have been killed in a sting operation in Libya.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Opposition's Odinga Says President Behind Governor Joho's Woes
[Nation] ODM leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of having a hand in the legal battles facing Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Teacher Union Official 'Wants School Scandal Covered Up'
[Capital FM] Nairobi -When Capital FM News responded to a cry for justice by two teachers who accuse Uhuru Secondary School Principal Juma Duncan of physical and mental torture for turning down his sexual advances, the motive was just that, to amplify their (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Kenya: U.S.$388m May Have Been Lost in Pipeline Tender
[Nation] Taxpayers have likely lost Sh40 billion in a project to build a new 450-kilometre fuel pipeline between Mombasa and Nairobi, the Nation can reveal.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Ex-Journalists Wants Land Commission Boss Fired Over 'Bribe'
[Nation] A former journalist wants Members of Parliament to initiate the removal from office of National Land Commission (NLC) chairman Muhammad Swazuri for allegedly receiving a Sh1 million bribe from him.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Wine, dine and pay for your biennale
As attempts are being made to get the Kenya Pavilion up and running, at least one EA artist is guaranteed a place in Venice
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

Kenyans making money abroad get one-year tax amnesty
The prime targets include athletes, footballers, artists, consultants and auditing firms
[East Africa News Post] 28/03/2017

TV queen attacks Kenyan man who hurled insults at Julie Gichuru and Kenyans are now up in arms supporting her
A Kenyan man by the name Isaac Makone is under siege after the hateful remarks he posted on twitter. And it all started when Julie Gichuru commended the president, Uhuru Kenyatta for remarks he made during the just concluded Barclays Kenya Open at Muthaiga golf club. This is what she posted: (...)
[Ghafla] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Kenya wants review of IAAF nationality switch rules
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Athletics Kenya, unhappy with the rate at which Kenyan athletes are changing their nationality for personal gain, wants IAAF rules and regulations on the same reviewed for everybody's good. Sports
[Panapress] 28/03/2017

East Africa: Number of Kenyans Going Hungry Doubles to 3m - Red Cross
[Monitor] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Meet Kidero’s bad ass bodyguard who pursued and actually killed robbers who tried to rob him
He might not be everyone’s cup of tea but I can definitely guarantee that Kidero is in totally safe hands; just in case any of you had any silly ideas. He’s under the protection of one Sylvester Ambasa who as per now is the most bad ass bodyguard in Nairobi. As he narrated to the police, the guy (...)
[Ghafla] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Involve victims to prevent conflicts, Great Lakes Region told
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - As Burundi and South Sudan teeter on the verge of renewed conflict, with warnings of possible genocides, governments in the region should involve victims in preventing conflicts, according to a report released Tuesday. (...)
[Panapress] 28/03/2017

This is what Amina’s bae, DJ John does for her every morning before she goes to work….many Kenyan women will wish to be her
Not only do Amina and DJ John take awesome selfies, they also style each other every morning at 5:30AM. Now if that’s not what couple goals are all about, then I don’t know what is. For the longest time, the couple has always kept their relationship under wraps but slowly they are starting to (...)
[Ghafla] 28/03/2017

Photo of “Trump’s Kenyan half brother” emerges online….let’s see him try to deny him
Who would have thought? That the most powerful man in the world Donald Trump would have a half-brother right here in Kenya? The same country he despises and loathes so much. Also read:Everything you need to know about the first phone call President Trump made to Uhuru A country he vowed to cut (...)
[Ghafla] 28/03/2017

Kenya: I Got a D, and I'm Proud - Mombasa Governor Joho
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Who thought that when he took to the proverbial pulpit on Tuesday to defend his Kenya Certificate of Secondary School Education results, Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho would end up agreeing with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with whom he has been at (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Kenyans Protest Harassment By Tanzanian Authorities
[East African] Kenyans at the Namanga border town on Monday engaged police in running battles as they protested alleged harassment by Tanzanian authorities.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of mobile money
To mark the 10th anniversary of mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts. Transfers to mobile money accounts make up 93% of WorldRemit transactions to Kenya now - showing that (...)
[IT News Africa] 28/03/2017

Kenya: State Bans Night Political Meetings in Isiolo Over Security
[Nation] The government has banned night political meetings in Isiolo County over security concerns.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Governor Joho Blames Woes On Politics of Mombasa Port
[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho now says he is proud of his D- grade that some of his rivals have been using to get political mileage.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenyans heartbroken after DJ Moz announced Kubamba was no longer going to air on Citizen TV…Bahati was the first person to mourn
Sunday, March 26th saw Kubamba TV show air for the last time on Citizen TV. This announcement was made by DJ Moz himself bringing to a close many years of hard work, entertainment and inspiration. Many careers have been started on that show and many lives have been touched as well as they (...)
[Ghafla] 28/03/2017

Photo: Huddah spends a fortune on Breast Implants
Kenyan socialite Huddah Monroe has been in the States for the past few days touring Beverly Hills. Her main reason of travel however was revealed on Monday after she uploaded a series of photos and videos showing what she has... The post Photo: Huddah spends a fortune on Breast Implants (...)
[Big Eye] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Scale up civilian protection in DR Congo, rights body urges UN mission
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The mandate renewal of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) is an opportunity for the UN to reaffirm its commitments to protecting civilians in the DR Congo conflict, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. (...)
[Panapress] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Rights body decries arbitrary detention in South Sudan
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - South Sudanese authorities must release all people detained without charge by the security agencies, including 28 men currently held at the headquarters of the national intelligence agency in the capital, Juba, Amnesty International demanded on Tuesday. (...)
[Panapress] 28/03/2017

Telkom Kenya upgrades Naivasha network to 3G
Telkom Kenya has upgraded its Mobile Network in Naivasha to 3G. This is part of Telkom Kenya’s long term and wider network modernisation and expansion project across the country that began late last year. The telco is undertaking service upgrades across its network, enabling Kenyans to enjoy an improved experience on...
[The African Business Fortune] 28/03/2017

Barclays launches gold trading platform on the Nairobi Securities Exchange
The Capital Markets Authority has approved the listing of 400,000 gold bullion debentures
[East Africa News Post] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Opposition's Raila Odinga Promises to Address Two-Thirds Gender Rule
[Nation] Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga on Monday reached out to women, promising that the National Super Alliance (Nasa) will rally Kenyans to address gaps in the Constitution that have frustrated those among them seeking elective (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Ex-Wife, Son Held After Couple Killed in Their Home
[Nation] A man and his wife were attacked and killed by unknown people on Saturday night in Mugumo-ini Village, Mathioya Constituency in Murang'a County.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Will host Uganda give Kenya, Ethiopia a run for their money at cross-country race?
Hosts Uganda plan to unleash a different card that could surprise the world beaters
[East Africa News Post] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Mombasa Governor Summoned Over 'Fake' School Papers
[Nation] Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has been summoned by police to record a statement on his academic certificates after the national examinations body disowned his result slip as a forgery.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Electoral Commission Defied Expert Advice in Polls Tender
[Nation] Electoral Commission chiefs went against the advice of their own tender evaluation committee and went ahead to award a Sh3.8 billion contract for the supply of voter technology to a French firm which had failed to meet the criteria set out in the bid (...)
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenya: Teachers Warned Against Caning, Sex and Drug Abuse
[Nation] Caning, sex and drug and substance abuse will not be condoned in learning institutions, teachers have been warned.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Kenyans protest harassment by Tanzanian authorities
Tension at Namanga border as mobs engage police in running battles
[East Africa News Post] 27/03/2017

Three more Kenyan firms issue profit warnings
Shelter Afrique, Williamson Tea Kenya and Kapchorua Tea expect their 2016 earnings to drop by more than 25 per cent
[East Africa News Post] 27/03/2017

Embracing a smart city through connectivity
The growth of connected devices is resulting in an increased awareness of the benefits of a smart city. And while many see Africa as lagging in this regard, Kenya is leading the charge to embrace this new technology-rich eco-system. Riaan Graham, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan (...)
[IT News Africa] 27/03/2017



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