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Kenyan-born Mainda appointed to Tennessee cabinet

Governor Bill Lee has appointed Mainda to serve as commissioner in Tennessee.

Meru has suspended issuance of new alcohol licenses

County board directed bar owners to adhere to the rules stipulated in operating licenses.

Amref has not advertised Graduate Trainee Jobs in Kenya

Post said Amref advertised for 1,500 jobs for graduates in an 18-month programme.

Kenya has began exporting avocados to China

Kenya exported goods worth Sh11bn to China in 2018, up from Sh9bn in 2017.

Prezzo will not vie in the Kibra by-election on Wiper ticket

Kalonzo announced that Prezzo will instead contest for the Kibra seat in 2022.

Long-serving capital offenders can be released sooner

The High Court has quashed Section 46 of the Prisons Act which required capital offenders to serve their sentences in ...

45 Somali refugees have been repatriated voluntarily

The refugees were repatriated from Dadaab and were received by Somali government and UNHCR officials

Uasin Gishu assembly has passed Punguza Mizigo bill

Uasin Gishu County Assembly speaker has confirmed that the county passed the bill on September 3

Kenyan not injured in South Africa xenophobic violence

Photo shows Zambian MP Charles Zulu, who was injured during political protests in 2017.

These photos of a network mast on fire in Nigeria are not from 2019

The photo is of an MTN mast in Akwa Ibom in Nigeria that caught fire in December 2015.

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