CS Tobiko extends ban on logging in public and community forests

The government has extended a moratorium on logging in public and community forests which was imposed in 2018. Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko in a statement released on Monday said the decision was reached after...

Three charged over “baby stealing” racket at Mama Lucy Kibaki hospital

A Nairobi court has ruled that deputy director of medical services at Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) Musa Mohammed alongside Fred Makallah and Selina Awour who are social workers at Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital be...

State to nurture growing scientific talent, says President Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said science and research are key to unlocking Kenya's development potential especially in finding solutions to challenges slowing down the country's progress. The President, therefore, said the Government will continue implementing...

Four arrested as operation targeting illegal quarries in Nairobi begins in earnest  

Authorities in Nairobi county have launched an operation targeting illegal quarries as efforts to reclaim degraded land within the city and its environs intensify. In one of the crackdowns conducted by a multi-agency team on...

Oxford vaccine trials in Kenya enter stage three

The Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trials in Kenya have entered stage three with results of its safety and efficacy expected at the end of this month. Kenya joined global efforts in the search of an effective...

Kenya and Oman pledge to enhance bilateral ties

Oman ambassador to Kenya Saleh Suleiman Al Harthi has reiterated his country’s commitment to further cement bilateral relations between the two nations with a special focus on trade, culture and labor relations. In a speech...
Agnes Wahome appointed as KUCCPS acting CEO

Agnes Wahome appointed as KUCCPS acting CEO

The Board of the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has officially presented Agnes Mercy Wahome as the acting Chief Executive Officer. This follows her appointment as the acting CEO by the Cabinet...
Private hospitals accuse NHIF of refusing to remit Ksh 5.6B

DP Ruto wants NHIF to extend Covid-19 cover to students

Deputy President William Ruto has welcomed a move by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to negotiate a Covid-19 insurance cover for its members. The announcement by the employer is a relief for the teachers...
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WHO sees limited COVID-19 vaccine doses in early 2021

The World Health Organization expects ‘very limited’ COVID-19 vaccine doses available in the first half of 2021. WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that she remained optimistic that the body would be able to work...

Five years in jail for former police officer accused of criminal acts

A former police officer attached to Nairobi’s Directorate of Criminal Investigation office has been sentenced to five years or pay a fine of Ksh 1.1 million. Inspector Painito Bera, was charged with three offences of...
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