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With financing from National Treasury and Arab Development partners, the 39-year-old scheme is developing a new water intake point that will rely on gravity as opposed to fuel.
Twelve branches are targeted for closure of the 42 that are in operation, in the most drastic measure informed by digital transformation of services that would result in staff redundancies. Before BoA
Speaking to Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, Njoroge said he was not worried about the exchange rate of the Kenyan shilling.
The Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday increased the Fuel Cost Charge and the Inflation Adjustment. The rise has been due to biting drought that has seen reduced power production from hydro plants
The firm's head of business development John Mogire said organisations that have embraced leasing have recorded huge savings besides attaining operational efficiency.
Ryce East Africa Managing Director V N Srinivas said the cover is a response to the growing economic importance of boda boda riders to the Kenyan economy who need protection from losses arising from a
The fee is meant to entice market players into investing while ensuring the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) and the regulator get a cut. Some amount will be set aside in an investor protection fund.
As the United States swore in the 45th president on Jan. 20, 2017, many across the world watched in uncertainty of what the future would hold. In a post on Facebook, journalist Dan Rather expressed th
Pope Francis congratulated US President Donald Trump on his inauguration today, urging the new president to keep fighting for the poor at a time of "grave humanitarian crises." Francis offered his "c
South Korea's culture minister was arrested for allegedly creating a "blacklist" of nearly 10,000 artists who voiced criticism of impeached President Park Geun-Hye, the Yonhap news agency said. The S
The National Labor Relations Board is expected to call for a vote in mid- to late-February to decide if the International Association of Machinists will represent the approximately 2,850 production e
The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States was marred by booing at the mention of immigrants during a speech, media reports said.
Observing that amazing things have happened over the last 10 years, the former US President Barack Obama today said that all this could be accomplished because of the hope and believe that his country
Donald Trump signed the first executive orders of his new administration on Friday after being sworn-in as the 45th President of the United States.
Climate change is a fact and accounts for Eurasia, stretching from what is now Central Europe to China, becoming the centre of the world from the earliest times to the 13th century and guiding the cou
From water parks to cruise ships, other entertainment companies are taking ideas that Walt Disney World pioneered and going even further. Two former Disney executives have made waves in the cruise ind
The inauguration of Donald Trump has drawn mixed reactions from around the globe. Reporting from Moscow, NBC News foreign correspondent Richard Engel said that there was something of “Trump mani
Twitter's official POTUS and FLOTUS handles on Friday changed their profile images to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. But Trump's @POTUS handle briefly had a banner photo from Bar
President Donald Trump in his inaugural address did not mention a favorite campaign target - the auto industry.        
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower in choppy trading on Friday as investors found few reasons to make big bets on the U.S. currency following newly sworn-in President Donald Trump's inaugurat
Donald Trump, the 45th President of the US, today announced to end cut in military budget implemented by the previous Obama administration and said it would develop a state-of-the-art missile system,
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar was down but U.S. stock indexes pared their gains in the last day of a choppy trading week, after Donald Trump's inaugural speech as U.S. President prompted investor co
Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, 77, underwent an operation to implant a pacemaker after doctors detected heart arrhythmia during a routine check-up, an official source told EFE news on Friday.
States don’t always follow the lead of the federal government, and that is likely to be true regarding issues like climate change and health care.
CNN panelist Van Jones had a very strong reaction to President Trump’s inaugural address — and he was not very impressed with it. During a panel discussion with Trump supporter Jeffrey Lor
Nine policemen have been suspended for their suspicious role in police action against gambling in Barmer district. "Two head constables and seven constables have been suspended after their role in ac
Ryan MaassJan. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy will commission the future USS Sioux City littoral combat ship in Annapolix, Md., branch officials announced.
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc said it added more than 200,000 paying subscribers to DirecTV Now in what industry observers called a strong launch of the streaming television service introduced in November.
Pope Francis has sent his greetings to Donald Trump after he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday.In a letter to Trump, the Pope said, "Upon your inauguration as the forty
England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of India tour after scans revealed that he had suffered from a hand fracture during his side's defeat in Cuttack on Thursday.Hales injured his right h
MaryKay L. Carlson on Friday took charge of the Indian Mission after Richard Verma demitted his office as the US Ambassdor to India.
A woman and four children were pulled today from the ruins of an Italian hotel and five other survivors were found, two days after the building was buried under an avalanche. The rescues mean all fou
TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhaya, who was arrested in connection with Rose Valley chitfund scam, was today admitted to SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack as he complained of chest pain during his stay a
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