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@DailyNation - By: Edwin Okoth -- 28 minutes

Feuds and disagreements have torn apart many family businesses in Kenya. Many such collapses has been witnessed and reported in the recent past. However, when it comes to the business empire that ...

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1 hours ago, 06:32
Disaster looms as humans, industries choke life out of park

"It cuts across from the Inland Container Depot (ICD), up to Maasai gate for about seven kilometres,” Mr Josphat Wambua, the Senior Warden at the Nairobi National Park, notes as he trails a line on ...

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1 hour ago
Egyptian MPs back changes that could keep Sisi in power till 2034

The Egyptian parliament on Thursday approved in principle proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034 and boost his control of the ...

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2 hours ago, 05:09
Nearly 1,000 Madagascar children dead of measles since October – WHO

At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination programme, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. The ...

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1 hours ago, 06:32
Polarized by Catalonia, Spain heads to the polls

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has called a general election for April 28 after his minority government’s budget proposal was rejected by lawmakers. The election is Spain’s third in less than ...

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Business

7 hours ago, 00:04
Treasury CS Henry Rotich wants counties to increase land rates

The cost of holding investments in land is set to shoot up as Government pushes counties to raise more cash from land rates. Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said the State is pushing devolved ...

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8 hours ago, 23:35
Short term loans are debt traps, says IMF

Kenya’s average loan grace period has dropped from 10 years to an average of four years, exposing the country to a vicious debt cycle.This was revealed at the seventh annual Africa Fiscal Forum ...

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8 hours ago, 23:35
Keys to self leadership

It is common to find entrepreneurs sharing their success secrets. They relish the chance to share their experiences and journey. And often, the narrative includes their decision making processes and ...

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8 hours ago, 23:35
Small businesses can boost private sector credit growth

Entrepreneurs are set to drive private sector credit growth this year due to their increased investment appetite.Central Bank’s Market Perception survey shows small business owners are looking forward ...

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8 hours ago, 23:55
Lifeline for SMEs in training boost

Tier one lender Co-operative Bank has teamed up with International Finance Corporation to empower small businesses through networking and training programmes countrywide in a Sh15 billion ...

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Politics

20 hours ago, 11:24
Senator Wamatangi's car bazaar demolished (Video)

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi’s car bazaar, car wash and other structures near Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi, were flattened today. The demolition is the first one this year after the wave of ...

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20 hours ago, 11:04
Senator Wamatangi's car bazaar demolished (Video)

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi’s car bazaar near the Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi was on Friday flattened. The demolition, a first for 2019 after the wave of demolition of buildings on riparian or ...

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21 hours ago, 10:54
Special treatment for pregnant women in Nairobi matatus

City makangas will have to treat you with respect if you are pregnant, an old geezer or physically challenged if the Nairobi County Assembly enacts a Bill under deliberations into law. The Bill will ...

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19 hours ago, 12:35
Raila Odinga hints at referendum this year

Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Thursday hinted that a referendum to amend the Constitution could be held this year. He told politicians still undecided on the need for constitutional change to ...

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23 hours ago, 09:00
MPs summon Amina over book supply racket

Parliament has summoned Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed to shed light on revelations that merchants are oversupplying textbooks to secondary schools. The National Assembly’s Education ...

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Editorial

13 hours ago, 19:00
This may be the moment that Nigeria wakes from its torpor

This morning, 84 million registered Nigerian voters are expected to choose their new president, but the choice they will make will not be entirely earth-shaking. This is because the leading contenders ...

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13 hours ago, 19:00
Why teaching using vernacular, as Ngugi wa Thiong'o suggests, is a long shot here

Though no longer called James, my high school classmate remains a powerful voice for our country’s mental development. Indeed, Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s voice now resonates throughout humanity’s world. For ...

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13 hours ago, 19:00
It's a pity we expect a lot from children but do little as adults

I feel I must warn you: Your child has legal duties and responsibilities even if they are only a day old! If we are to comply with this law, then the government should consider bundling relevant ...

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13 hours ago, 19:00
Survey of Kenya needs to be saved from destructive mode

In earlier years, Survey of Kenya, Kenya’s national mapping agency, was glamorous and prestigious. Located in the serene Ruaraka greens, many mistook it for a state parastatal. It was clean and well ...

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13 hours ago, 19:00
Celebrate youth who stick to the straight, narrow

Being young is electrifying and aptly so! Since youth comes once in a lifetime, to live and experience it fully is an obligation. Globally, there are four words that characterise this season — young, ...

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Life & Style

13 hours ago, 18:40
From Richie Spice to Churchill show: 16 must attend weekend events

The weekend is finally here and SDE has the ultimate guide to events as your unwind. We have got you covered in where all the showbiz action will be taking place and offers available for you across ...

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16 hours ago, 15:58
From Richie Spice to Churchill show: 16 must attend weekend events

Events happening in Nairobi this weekend are; Richie Spice Live at Mempis, KICC Hype Group Limited presents the Nobody Can Stop Reggae (NCSR); a concept curated by The Hype Group Limited for all ...

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16 hours ago, 15:28
Was celebrated showbiz promoter caught stealing birthday cash?

A celebrated showbiz promoter who has been in the industry for a while now has been behaving badly. Be careful if inviting him to your colourful ceremony as he has developed a sticky hand. During the ...

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16 hours ago, 15:46
Zoo amputates lion's paws so visitors can play with it

A zoo has been slammed after it de-clawed a young lioness so that children can play with it without being scratched. Handlers at Rafah Zoo in Gaza, Palestine, clipped off the 14-month-old big cat’s ...

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16 hours ago, 15:46
Rapper YNW Melly charged with murder of his friends

Rapper YNW Melly has spoken out after being charged with the murder of two of his friends. The rising star, real name Jamell Maurice Demons, was arrested and charged with two counts of first degree ...

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Blogs & Magazines

7 hours ago, 00:13
The Three Top Thrills of Extreme Winter Sports

For real adventure seekers, it is time to double up the ante and look for activities that truly bring out the adrenaline rush. Among the options available, nothing keeps it chugging than extreme ...

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14 hours ago, 17:41
5 Unique Ways to Drive More Traffic To Your Blog

Blogging is essential to your company’s online visibility and overall growth. It is a great way to generate links, more traffic and sales. Statistics show that companies that blog have 97% more ...

Category: lifestyle magazine Business women
15 hours ago, 16:54
Congrats! Dennis Okari Weds Fiance Naomi Joy In Private Wedding Ceremony (Photos)

Dennis Okari has done his second wedding in three years. That’s right. The NTV investigative journalist and news anchor is officially off the market again. Denno married his fiancé Naomi Joy at ...

Category: magazine women
17 hours ago, 14:34
10 Things Every Woman Needs To Throw Away

As fun as it is to buy a new dress or a fabulous pair of platform sandals, sometimes it’s even better to take a break from accumulating new stuff and purge some of the ridiculous things we tend to ...

Category: lifestyle magazine Highlights women
16 hours ago, 15:19
6 Sex Mistakes You've Probably Made In Your Life - ZUMI

In fact, there are a few (if not many) cringe-worthy moments you’ve had during sex. In hindsight we can look back and laugh but it was NOT funny when it actually happened. Here are some sex mistakes ...

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Sports

5 hours ago, 03:00
Comeback of striker Oliech as enthralling as his pro debut years back

With ceaseless repetition, sporting careers come to a premature ending and we sharpen our pens and write the great athlete’s epitaph. The closing act may have been occasioned by a terrible accident or ...

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4 hours ago, 03:30
Why clubs and federations need to evaluate their value

Following my recent article on why sponsorship proposals get rejected, I received numerous requests to review proposals in the hope that I would be able to advise on their chances of success. Sadly, I ...

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7 hours ago, 00:24
Kabras keen to maintain unbeaten run in league

Mwamba face struggling Mean Machine in Ruaraka. Kabras Sugar long to add Homeboyz to their list of casualties when they host the Deejays in a Kenya Cup round 10 match in Kakamega today. The sugar ...

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7 hours ago, 00:25
Athletics: Thange cross country set for Makueni today

The third edition of Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Thange 2019 cross country race gets underway this morning at Thange market grounds in Kibwezi East, Makueni County. Event organiser Agnes Mueni said ...

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7 hours ago, 00:25
Gor face Sofapaka as Sharks host Bandari

Dockers coach Mwalala calls for focus ahead of today’s duel at Kasarani. Bandari coach Bernard Mwalala has played down talks that the dockers will be seeking revenge against Kariobangi Sharks when the ...

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