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Airplanes taxing at JKIA. Photo/FILE

Swiss firm signs JKIA duty free shops deal

KENYA Airports Authority has signed a ten-year concession agreement with Dufry International allowing the Swiss firm to run the multi-million duty free retail services at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport....Full story

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 06:53
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GET TOUGH: Governor Ali Roba and county commissioner Alex Nkoyo at Geneva Grounds, Mandera town, during Mashujaa Day celebrations on Monday.Photo/Manase Otsialo
Mandera Governor Ali Roba has accused the Criminal Investigations Department of complacency in probing terrorism... Full story
10/22/2014 - 00:00
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READY: Director of Medical Service Nicholas Muraguri, Health Principal Secretary Hadi- jah Kassachoon and CS James Macharia walk at JKIA where a patient died on October 12. Photo/Charles Kimani
THE government has bought three scanners that will enhance Ebola screening at key border points... Full story
10/22/2014 - 00:00
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AGGRIEVED: Lawyer Stephen Mogaka, representing PNU and its two officials, leaves the Milimani law courts yesterday. Photo/Philip Kamakya
THE Party of National Unity and two senior officials have gone to court to challenge... Full story
10/22/2014 - 00:00
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WHICH WAY? National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro leave Parliament Buildings on October 6. Photo/Charles Kimani
CORD MPs have protested against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s move to ensure Cabinet Secretaries do not... Full story
10/22/2014 - 00:00
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National

National News

Deputy president William Ruto with wife Rachel Ruto arrive for mashujaa day celebrations. Photo/Monicah Mwangi

State officers told to be accountable

Deputy President William Ruto has warned state and public officers that they risk being sacked if...Read more

Corridors of Power

Controversial political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi. Photo/FILE

Corridors of Power

Two officers from State House were yesterday overheard during the Mashujaa Day celebrations at...Read more

Latest News

GET TOUGH: Governor Ali Roba and county commissioner Alex Nkoyo at Geneva Grounds, Mandera town, during Mashujaa Day celebrations on Monday.Photo/Manase Otsialo

Mandera CID soft on terror, says governor

Mandera Governor Ali Roba has accused the Criminal Investigations Department of complacency in...Read more

Local

Central

SPEED CONTROL:David Mwangi, an engineer with Omata Governors, inspects a matatu during a random check by NTSA in Kerugoya on Saturday.Photo/Jane Mugambi

Road safety agency inspects vehicles

The National Transport and Safety Authority has launched a national 14-day clinic to check speed...Read more

Coast

LOW ON FUEL? The KQ plane which made an emergency landing at Moi International Airport, Mombasa, yesterday.Photo/Elkana Jacob

KQ plane makes forced landing in Mombasa

A Kenya Airways plane carrying 38 passengers from New Delhi yesterday was forced to make an...Read more

Rift Valley

PARENTING: Governor Paul Chepkwony at Kericho?s Uhuru Gardens on September 26.Photo/Paul Mutai

Kericho's Chepkwony sued for child upkeep

A woman has sued Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony for maintenance and upkeep of a child she...Read more

North Eastern

THEY ARE AFTER ME: Senator Johnstone Muthama at Kithendu Secondary School on Saturday.

Muthama says his family saga political

Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama reads political machinations in the family disputes between him...Read more

Western

BATTLEGROUND: Kakamega MCAs in session on May 30. They have queried the Sh200m tender award.

Sh200m tender splits Kakamega ward reps

RESIDENTS of Mumias subcounty have accused the county government of violating the tendering and...Read more

Nyanza

Bungoma assembly speaker John Makali during a cohesion meeting held at
Redcross offices in Kanduyi in September.PHOTOS JOHN NALIANYA

Bungoma appeals High Court ruling

THE Bungoma county assembly has moved to the Court of Appeal to challenge a High Court ruling that...Read more

Business

Local Business

PROFESSIONAL: Nakumatt holdings MD Atul Shah runs the giant retail firm started by his father in 1987. Photo/Chrispinus Wekesa

Family firms seek ways to ease succession headache

LACK of proper succession plans is one the biggest threats to family businesses worldwide even...Read more

Local Property

BLUE ZONE: Entrance to the UN Complex in Gigiri. Photo/FILE

Luxury rental market chills drastically in second quarter

Rents in Nairobi’s affluent estates, patronised by high income individuals and expatriates,...Read more

Local Commentary

STUDY TOUR: Members of Parliamentary commitee on Finance, Planning and Trade when they visited Pan Paper factory in Webuye on August 30. Photo/File

Tax On Imported Paper Will Kill The Packaging Industry

Barely three months after a collective decision was made by East Africa Community ministers to...Read more

Local Features

ANYONE? Food displayed in a counter at Woolmatt Supermarket in Nakuru. Photo/RITA DAMARY

Ready Meals In Your Shopping Cart All The Rage

Supermarkets in Nakuru have taken up the new craze to offer cooked foods in retail stores to tap...Read more

Stock Market

BAT trades heavily, investors anticipate stock split

The Nairobi all share firmed 0.15 points to close at 161.88. The Nairobi NSE20 turned 5.74 points...Read more

Local Profiles

Former attorney general Sir Charles Njonjo with Jeremiah Kiereini on October 5 in Nairobi.Photo Enos Teche

I am not mean, just taking care of my money - Jeremiah Kiereini

JEREMIAH KIEREINI is not a new name. A former top civil servant turned businessman, he shaped the...Read more

Sports

Local Sports

BRILIANT: Rakep Patel of Kanbis.

Kanbis champs

Rakep decimates Sikhs to hand side 14th straight NPCA Super League title Rakep Patel decimated Sikh...Read more

Gun Point

Kenya Harambee Stars defender Aboud Omar battle Comoros Youssouf Rahamed in AFCON Qualifiers in Moroni-David ndolo.JPG

What a strange animal football can be at times

African football is strange; or should I say football in general is strange. I’ll focus on Nigeria...Read more

Radull Predicts

Jose Mourinho.Photo/File

How great it would be for Mourinho to be reminded other teams exist in EPL

Manchester City Vs Tottenham Today 2:45pm My Prediction: The Citizens 2-2 Spurs The English Premier...Read more

Weekend

Siasa

MIGORI'S MINUTES OF SHAME:President Uhuru Kenyatta, Migori Governor Okoth Obado and Senator Wilfred Machage during a rally at Migori Primary school, Migori County

MIGORI COUNTY POLITICS

The protracted local supremacy politics of Migori county caught up with President Uhuru when shoes...Read more

Sasa

How to quit smoking

How To Quit Smoking

A man I love dearly is struggling to quit smoking after smoking for decades. Watching him has...Read more

Love Matters

Tantric sex: Top five facts

Tantric sex: Top five facts

If you’re up for some experimentation and want to take your sex life to a whole new level, then...Read more

World News

World News

A high-speed train travelling to Guangzhou is seen running on Yongdinghe Bridge in Beijing, December 26, 2012.Photo/Reuters/China Daily

China to pitch high-speed trains to California

State-backed China CNR Corporation is making a pitch to sell its high-speed trains to California,...Read more

Africa News

An aerial view of an oil exploration site in Bulisa district, approximately 244 km (152 miles) northwest of Kampala in this undated handout photo from Tullow Oil Uganda, received by Reuters July 4, 2012. . REUTERS

Uganda says oil revenue possible alternative to Chinese cash for railway

Uganda could rely on income from future oil exports to finance an $8 billion railway if funding...Read more

Latest News

GET TOUGH: Governor Ali Roba and county commissioner Alex Nkoyo at Geneva Grounds, Mandera town, during Mashujaa Day celebrations on Monday.Photo/Manase Otsialo

Mandera CID soft on terror, says governor

Mandera Governor Ali Roba has accused the Criminal Investigations Department of complacency in...Read more