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Half of Kenya Power directors resign

Five non-executive directors of Kenya Power representing half of the board on Monday resigned without the electricity distributor announcing their replacement. The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed...

Covid-19: Kenya sees highest single-day spike

The Health ministry announced 497 new Covid-19 cases, the biggest daily rise so far, taking the nationwide tally to 10,791. Speaking in Nairobi Tuesday during...
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Seven counties to benefit from Sh2.4 billion water project

Residents of at least seven Nyanza and South Rift counties will be beneficiaries of a new water connectivity project. The Sh2.4 billion project is being...

Corona travel ban costs civil servants Sh30bn in perks

A World Bank report says Kenya will save up to Sh2.5 billion monthly from reduced local and foreign trips by employees of national government,...

Kisii County launches 250 bed isolation centre

Kisii County government has opened a new 250-bed capacity coronavirus isolation centre This brings the number of isolation beds in the county to 310, surpassing...

Relief for Kenya in fight against desert locusts as swarms migrate

The government’s war on desert locusts that continue to wreak havoc in Northern Kenya could soon be over. This follows reports by the United Nations'...

State not keen to demolish Lang’ata houses (Nairobi County)

The government has admitted that former Cabinet minister Francis Lotodo irregularly degazetted part of Ngong Forest that paved the way for grabbing by private...

Experts call for policies to regulate camel milk sector

Camel milk traders and experts are lobbying the government to create a policy framework and quality control measures that will enhance the sale of...