The News Brief: Uhuru returns to Sagana

Here is your summary of stories making headlines in the Star.

State refutes claims it duped Githunguri innovators

Wrangles on ownership of firm claiming be behind the beds complicated the matter.

Sonko says he is ready to table evidence on chaos claims

Sonko said he was the main mobilizer in Nairobi for the so-called system.

Only 39% of deaths reported last year, government says

Number is too low as tens of deaths from Covid-19 last year could have gone unrecorded.

Kenya commited to global climate change adaptation - Uhuru

Says like the current Covid-19, climate change is a reality that the world must confront ...

Biden overturns ban on transgender people serving in ...

Obama in 2016 allowed trans people to serve openly and receive medical care to transition ...

Olunga strikes hat-trick

Olunga joined Qatar’s Al-Duhail SC two weeks ago.

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Muga's Podcast: Uhuru, Raila have never lost a referendum

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Wycliffe Muga's Podcast: Why Ruto is no push over

He is in an automatic position of strategic advantage.

opinion

Remove restrictions on solar energy

The monopoly by Kenya Power must end. An open power market will make power shortages a thing of the past

opinion

Lessons from America’s winter of peril

Let us debate with honesty, passion and respect, the competing visions for our beloved ...

Kenya should invest more in scientific research

We need to start amplifying the role of scientific research in our nation’s prosperity as ...

Guide youth accordingly on internet usage to save their ...

WE should focus on usage of the internet and innovation platforms to create additional ...

Guide youth accordingly on internet usage to save their ...

WE should focus on usage of the internet and innovation platforms to create additional ...

Lower entry grade for ASAL tutor trainees

Article 55 (a) of the provides affirmative action as the best tool to shield those who ...

BBI to transform police into public-spirited service

BBI goes beyond basic welfare like housing by also prioritizing mental health, wellness

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Yatani unveils Sh2.9 trillion budget plan for 2021/22

This is up from the current financial year's Sh2.8 trillion budget.

Low revenue relegates buyers to cheaper houses - Knight ...

Although most buyers wish to change homes, the majority of them want to remain in the ...

Pula raises Sh650 million to help derisk farmers in Africa

Currently, Pula has impacted over 4.3 million farmers on the continent

Foreign inflows to Africa drops 18% on corona menace

FDI to the continent dropped to $38 billion from $46 billion in 2019.

markets

Stocks climb, bonds fall after Democrats win Senate

U.S. Treasuries extended their steepest selloff in months.

Visa and Mastercard accused of charging 'excessive' fees

British retail groups say the scheme fees charged by payment firms have almost doubled in ...

Importers scramble for dollars as business and movement ...

Importers are scrambling for the dollar after Kenya reopened economy after three months ...

KRA's voluntary tax disclosure a positive move

•The introduction of the Voluntary Tax Disclosure Programme presents a significant ...

How are you approaching 2021?

•Companies will indeed need to be more agile in responding to the coming challenges and ...

Brexit offers opportunities for Africans

There may be increased opportunities for migrants to come to UK from non-EU countries

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The youngster Meja could offer solutions to Tusker's woes

Unbeknown to many, Meja has enjoyed a trophy-laden career in his short stint as a ...

Former Gor Mahia coach, Kerr leaves Black Leopards

The Briton joined Gor in July 2017 replacing Brazilian Jose Marcelo 'Ze Maria' Ferreira ...

Bidco Utd striker Mutamba jets out to chase professional ...

Mutamba who joined the Thika based club at the start of the season after being on the ...

Machine set sights on Kenya Cup return

Machine have lost the services of star  back rower Aron Adhanja who joined Enterprise cup ...

Nyairera targets better fortunes in 200m races after ...

Apart from Nyairera, other elite female athletes affected by WA's rule include Olympics ...

Bitok positive ahead of Malkia Strikers' return to training

Regarding increasing uncertainty about the Olympics, Bitok said it will be a ...

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