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2017-01-18 Court Orders Lecturers Strike to Suspend Strike
[Nation] The Labour relations court has extended orders stopping lecturers' strike that was set to kick off tomorrow.

2017-01-18 Doctors' Strike Talks Resume
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Talks between the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) and the Ministry of Health on the Collective Bargaining Agreement signed in 2013 are set to resume Wednesday as the strike by medics continues.

2017-01-18 Parliament Approves Anti-Graft Boss
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved the nomination of Retired Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) Archbishop Eliud Wabukala to head the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission amid calls he restores its image by tackling runaway corruption.

2017-01-18 National Assembly Approves Appointment of New Polls Chief
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Members of the National Assembly on Tuesday approved the appointment of Wafula Chebukati to head the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission and six other nominees to take up the posts of IEBC Commissioners.

2017-01-18 End of Doctors' Strike Could Be Imminent
[Nation] The end of the doctors' strike could be imminent following talks between the government and the medical practitioners' union in Nairobi on Tuesday.

2017-01-18 Kenya Sees Progress in Counter-Terrorism Amid Reduced Attacks
[Focac] Nairobi -NAIROBI, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday that the country's counter-terrorism strategy was paying off with reduced number of terror incidents being recorded in 2016.

2017-01-18 Kenya's Hospitals Crippled - On Doctors' Orders
[Daily Maverick] A nationwide strike by public sector doctors and nurses in Kenya has shut down most public health facilities, and left many patients with no recourse to medical attention. By NJERI KIMANI.

2017-01-18 Women Step Up Fight for Land Destined for Coal Mine
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] When the Kenyan government announced five years ago that coal deposits had been found in the Mui Basin, a land of rolling hills and pristine forests east of Nairobi, local farmers hoped the discovery would help transform their livelihoods.

2017-01-18 "Our Perfect Wedding" Winners Treated to Glamorous All-Expense Paid Wedding
[Capital FM] Winners of Maisha Magic East's Our Perfect Wedding show competition, Daniel Makau and Beatrice Muthoni said 'I do' at a glamorous fairy tale wedding held on Saturday, 14th January 2017 in Nairobi.

2017-01-18 'Deny Men Sex' If They Don't Register to Vote, Kenyan MP Tells Women
[News24Wire] A female member of parliament in Kenya, Mishi Mboko, has reportedly urged women in opposition strongholds to deny men sex if they don't register to vote in the upcoming elections.

2017-01-18 IEBC to Release Statistics of Ongoing Voter Registration
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is on Wednesday expected to release statistics showing the progress of the ongoing voter registration exercise.

2017-01-18 Schools in Samburu Risk Closure as Drought Persists
[Nation] School going children are among thousands of residents of Samburu County affected by a drought ravaging the region.

2017-01-18 No Sex for Unregistered Voters, Mombasa MP Urges
[Capital FM] 'No voters card, no sex' is the rallying call by Mombasa Woman Representative Mishi Mboko, as part of measures to mobilise residents of the coastal region to register as voters.

2017-01-18 Convince, Not Coerce Kenyans to Register as Voters - Rights Group
[Capital FM] Nairobi -In the next 30 days, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission will be registering voters in what has intensified the scramble for votes ahead of the August General Election.

2017-01-18 Clinical Officers Say They Will Start Strike On Sunday If Govt Doesn't Talk to Them
[Nation] Clinical officers are to go on strike starting from Sunday over what they have termed as discrimination.

2017-01-18 KRU Mourns the Death of Homeboyz Prop Wekesa
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Messages of condolences continue to stream in in memory of Homeboyz RFC prop forward Andrew Wekesa with Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) on Tuesday mourning the death of the former Kenya 15s player who was murdered on Monday night.

2017-01-18 Safaricom Unveils Fibre Internet for SMEs in Machakos
[Capital FM] Machakos -Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Machakos can now enjoy fast, reliable and affordable connectivity after Safaricom officially unveiled its high-speed internet dubbed Fibre for Business in the Eastern town.

2017-01-18 Carry Fare and Proof of Voter Listing, Kisumu Boba Boda Operators Warn
[Capital FM] Kisumu -Residents of Kisumu City have flocked to Huduma Centres to collect their IDs to be able to register as voters in the wake of a warning from boda boda operators that they will not ferry unregistered voters.

2017-01-18 Nakuru Librarian Gets Global Award for Math Innovation
[Nation] A librarian at the Kenya National Library Services (KNLS) in Nakuru has received international recognition as the most innovative public librarian in the world.

2017-01-18 MPs Plead for Relief Food for Drought Stricken Constituents
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Eight lawmakers from pastoralist communities in Kenya on Tuesday appealed to the government to urgently send relief aid to areas hardest hit by the ravaging drought.

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