The News Brief: State freezes Public Service hiring

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

Senator Haji undergoes surgery after hip dislocation

Haji slipped and dislocated his hip at home in Garissa.

Universities to reopen on October 5 - Magoha

This is part of a progressive reopening of  learning institutions.

Uhuru welcomes debt relief system

Says Covid-19 should be viewed as an opportunity for stronger international cooperation.

Ndii, Waita tear into each other over Uhuru 'loan'

Waita told Ndii off, saying he is a 'failed pseudo intellectual'.

Court suspends KNH strike

The hearing date has been set for October 6.

Senators reject controversial medical gadgets project

Senators want companies mentioned in the report barred from doing business in Kenya.

CORONAVIRUS WATCH

[INFOGRAPHIC]: The trend of Covid-19 in Kenya

Nine more deaths as 53 new virus cases ...

13 deaths as virus cases hit 37,707

Trans Nzoia leads in virus cases as 5 more ...

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Has State been attracting good people in the first Place?

A basic analysis of the health ministry for instance would reveal the scale of corruption.

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Why Magoha isn’t the right man to manage education sector

As one columnist noted last year, Magoha isn’t an educationalist. He’s too mechanical.

Activist CJ blinded by his legacy

A nation cannot be run by shock and awe tactics.

Sick students ignored in schools reopening tumult

Classrooms congested, there's barely walking room in dorms, sanitation facilities ...

Has State been attracting good people in the first Place?

A basic analysis of the health ministry for instance would reveal the scale of corruption.

Why Magoha isn’t the right man to manage education sector

As one columnist noted last year, Magoha isn’t an educationalist. He’s too mechanical.

Marketing Kenya depends on respect for right to information

Kenyans are still struggling to access information held by public bodies.

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29 September 2020

business

African Risk Capacity partners with Pula to insure farmers ...

The partnership, which will run for an initial period of three years

CBK retains base lending rate at 7%

Inflation is stable on fair food prices due to good weather.

Madison ordered to pay KRA Sh41m.

•The Insurer in its claim purported to offset its losses for year 2008 in the year ...

Mombasa port half-year cargo volumes drop on Covid effects

January-June cumulative container traffic declined by 32,338 TEUs

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Importers scramble for dollars as business and movement ...

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

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The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the largest drop in global energy investment in history, ...

4500 farmers in Meru to be trained on profitable farming ...

Director Imenti Community Based Organization (ICOBO) health Foods director Kiambi Paul ...

Harnessing the promise of digital finance

Digitization can propel achievement of SDGs

How to bounce back from mistakes

•When you permit yourself to make mistakes, you open your mind to learning because much ...

Employment set to change for ever

•The world of work, in many sectors of our economy, will experience a profound change in ...

Affordable housing project attracts Sh3 trillion investment

Project expected to deliver one million housing units in next five years.

World Bank housing loan to lock out poor Kenyans

The facility will allow borrowers to repay the loan at between three, seven and 15 years.

Landlords stare at empty rooms as demand drops

Empty residential houses in Lavington, General Mathenge Road and TRM

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Erasmus happy with South Africa flyhalf options

He was integral to the Boks’ World Cup win in Japan last year with his tactical kicking ...

Kallon: I want to change perception about black coaches

• Kallon pointed out that it took time for black players to establish themselves at the ...

Thiago to miss Liverpool's next two games

Liverpool's website reported that his absence was due to a "minor fitness issue".

Serie 'A' faces 500m euro revenue shortfall, league boss ...

The whole system is on the verge of collapse,” he added.

Road Running Championships to be included in the WA calendar

It is also envisioned that mass races will be held alongside the elite championships to ...

Spotlight on Chelsea goalkeeper unfair, says Lampard

The 25-year-old Spaniard has not featured in Chelsea’s past two games after making an ...

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Walkabout with a mobile sensor showed serious levels of air pollution

EXCLUSIVE: Sickening water rocks three counties

Lab tests by the Star have established high levels of bacteria.

Mukuru fumes put 60 asthma patients a month in hospital

As we wait to be let into Maendeleo Learning Centre, smoke drifts over from the chimney ...