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October 17, 2017 4:51 PM Out of Tragedy, An Opportunity for Somalia

In the wake of the Mogadishu bombing, can its embattled government restore trust with its citizens? Saturday’s twin-truck suicide bombings in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, have so far killed at least 320 people and injured hundreds. The assault took place at a buzzing intersection on a busy afternoon during peak traffic, causing maximum damage to people

October 14, 2017 8:59 PM ICT Cabinet Secretary's take on cyber crimes

1. Social media bullying is taking the nation by storm. Recently, two young girls were lured by Facebook friends to accept their sexual advances. They were raped, dumped and left to die in the bush. What is your ministry doing to end social media bullying? This incident is a reminder that the internet and technology are only there to supplement our normal 3

October 14, 2017 6:53 AM Nissan Match Zone: Jamie Carragher meets Jurgen Klopp ahead of Liverpool v Man Utd

Jamie Carragher sat down with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp in our new Nissan Match Zone to discuss Philippe Coutinho's best position, Man Utd's style of play and more... We will be taking our touchscreen analysis on the road throughout the Premier League season, providing in-depth interviews with players and managers to bring you closer to action

October 13, 2017 1:39 PM Parliament urged to enact AGPO compliant laws

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Parliament to enact laws that would ensure both national and county governments fully complied with the Access to Government Procurement Opportunities (AGPO) law that allocates 30 per cent of government procurement to the youth, women and people with disability. President Kenyatta said Parliament should come with laws that would 6

October 8, 2017 6:32 AM Cap on interest rates is awkward: KBA CEO Olaka

In this interactive series, we invite our readers to send in questions to select public figures. 1. Why is the banking sector agitating for the removal of the cap on interest rates? Isn’t it selfish of banks to only think of themselves and not the customers? Kenya is a liberalised economy, which means that industries, from manufacturing to transportation 6

October 2, 2017 6:53 PM AfDB to promote remittances into Africa

Africa Development Bank (AfDB) would promote remittances into Africa from its Diaspora community to boost the region’s economic growth, Gabriel Negatu, the bank’s Director General for East Africa Regional Centre, said. Negatu said this in Nairobi on Monday during the AfDB Business Opportunity Seminar. He added that the bank was working with national 3

September 30, 2017 8:40 AM MY STORY: I rose above disability to become a globetrotter

Maria Njeri, 24, has cerebral palsy. It is a condition caused by injury to the parts of the brain that control our ability to use our muscles and bodies. Njeri has difficulty walking due to the condition which affected the movement of her legs, hands, coordination and speech. She suffered brain damage due to lack of oxygen at birth during her mother’s 2

September 27, 2017 8:32 PM Extractive sector transparency, value maximisation, and Nigeria’s economic recovery

Permit me to start by commending the family of late Alhaji Dauda Adegbenro and the governing board of the Dauda Adegbenro Foundation for keeping alive the memories and legacies of the late frontline politician. I also want to commend you for taking an approach that promotes human capacity development and reasserts the place of ideas in national development 3

September 26, 2017 4:16 AM 'Hundreds' dead, thousands displaced in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

Addis Ababa - Clashes that erupted in Ethiopia this month between two of the country's largest ethnic groups have killed hundreds of people and displaced thousands more, the government said on Monday. The killing of two local administrators coupled with long-running land disputes led to an outbreak of fighting between the Oromo and Somali peoples in the south 3

September 23, 2017 10:20 AM Uhuru’s remarks spark fears about the future of civil rights

Kenya does not have to go before the International Criminal Court again. Yet, we might just end up there. Our present trends and tempers are pre-Hague. Listening to the political top dogs and watching the social media, you hear the sound of tragedy. You see a nation cuddling and fondling disaster. Our people say that those who refuse to know when they are still 1