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Daniel Wanjiru

Kenyans dominate the 41st Amsterdam Marathon

Kenyans dominated the 41st edition of the TSC Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday the 16th October 2016. Daniel Wanjiru finished first by clocking 2:05:21 at the IAAF Label Road Race.  This is Wanjiru’s third marathon,...






The Makonde people with President Uhuru Kenyatta

Makonde People Set to Become the 43rd Tribe in Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday 13th October 2016 issued a directive that will see the Makonde people get national Identity Cards by December. The Makonde community is originally from Mozambique, they settled in Kenya’s...






Francis Ole Kaparo

NCIC County Audit Report

In an audit report released on  3 rd October by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), on public institutions, most county governments have failed to adhere to the NCIC Act and County Governments...






Mandera county

Six people Killed in a Mandera Attack

Six people were killed on Thursday 6th October 2016 in Mandera, while 27 others were rescued after being attacked by suspected Al shabaab militants. The early morning attack targeted a residential building occupied by...






Nyerere Square in Dodoma

Tanzania Set to Move its Capital to Dodoma

Tanzania’s government has started relocating its capital from the port city of Dar es Salaam  to Dodoma, which is the fourth largest city in the country. The move aims to centralize government ministries as...






IEBC Commissioners Issue their Resignations

Nine electoral commissioners have handed their resignation to President Uhuru Kenyatta.The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials have asked the president to allow them to remain in office until new commissioners are recruited.In...






Kenya Launches Child friendly TB Drugs

Kenya becomes the first country in the world to launch child friendly tuberculosis (TB) drugs for children. The ministry of health on September 27, 2016, introduced a new line of treatment that will encourage...






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