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  • Raila Defends Junet Over Azimio Agents Cash Saga

    Raila Odinga has come to the rescue of his close confidant Suna East Member of Parliament (MP) and the coalition’s Secretary-General Junet Mohammed  over allegations that he misappropriated funds meant for agents during the just-concluded August 9 election terming the accusations as malicious and baseless. In a statement shared by Raila Odinga Campaign Secretariat spokesperson […]

  • Germany to introduce own ‘green card’ version to bolster workforce – Kenya Satellite News Network

    By Judith Gicobi The Chancenkarte, which translates to “opportunity card,” is the German government’s attempt to address the country’s severe labor crisis. Industry associations have been grumbling for a while, and the Labor Ministry has said the shortage is impeding economic growth. As long as they meet at least three of these four requirements, foreign […]

  • Censorship Is the Refuge of the Weak

    Republicans across the country are trying to use the power of the state to restrict speech.

  • Hellen Obiri and Jacob Kiplimo win Great North Run

    The two-time Olympic 5,000m silver medallist Hellen Obiri and Jacob Kiplimo beat world class fields to win the 2022 Great North Run on Sunday, September 11, in northeast England. The women’s race at the Great North Run came down to a three-way sprint between two Olympic champions and a world champion. Obiri, the 4-time World Champion, […]

  • Swiatek beats Jabeur to clinch US Open crown

    Iga Swiatek, of Poland, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Ons Jabeur, of Tunisia, to win the women’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Good as she’s been this year, Iga Swiatek came to the U.S. Open unsure of what to […]

  • Google unveils Sh479mn fund to support tech startups export their technologies

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 11 –Twelve Kenyan startups are among 60 black-founded startups across Africa that will benefit from a Sh479.2 million fund to enable them to export their technologies beyond their home countries. The firms will also benefit from a 6-month training programme which will also expose them to a pool of mentors who will […]

  • ‘We will not mourn Queen Elizabeth’: Colonial past divides opinion on legacy

    By HILARY KIMUYU While leaders from every corner of the globe have briefly united in mourning and celebrating the long life of service of Queen Elizabeth II, some reactions have been divided about the legacy of the monarch. For many in England’s former colonial territories in Africa, India and the Caribbean, the queen’s death has revived […]

  • Kenya: Matano Hopes to Tighten Up Defense As Tusker Take Pre-Season Training to Kericho

    Nairobi — Among the issues head coach Robert Matano hopes to solve for reigning champions Tusker FC before the season starts, is his side’s defense, basing his assessment on recent friendly matches his side has played. The team was held to a 2-2 draw by fellow Premier League side Bidco United on Saturday and earlier […]


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  • “I’m a migratory bird, ring me up”

      Osprey bird, a migratory bird whose refereeing ring on its leg shows it was ringed in a museum in Finland. [Photo: Courtesy] Birds do not have passports, but when several were stranded in Kenya, we knew the countries they had come from. How did we know that? Some wild birds do carry a form […]

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