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2014-09-17 Don't Force Somali Refugees to Leave
[The Star]THE Somali government has denied that it is boycotting meetings with the Kenya government to organise the return of 480,000 refugees to Somalia

2014-09-17 Hydro Power Project Hits Pastoralists
[IWPR]Wario Galelo, 64, raises livestock downstream from the site of a hydroelectric dam which the Kenyan government plans to construct on the Ewaso Ngiro river in the north of the country.

2014-09-17 Three Die After Mosque Collapses During Prayers
[The Star]Three people have died and two injured after a mosque collapsed in Pate Island, Lamu county.

2014-09-17 Kenya Heads to Brussels to Plead Its Case on Exports
[The Star]KENYAN trade officials are hopeful the East African Community and the European Union will strike an agreement in the long standing trade negotiations in a meeting scheduled for Monday.

2014-09-17 Witness Testifies About Fundraising Event He Said Did Not Take Place
[Bemba Trial Website]Witness 604 told the International Criminal Court (ICC) it is possible William Samoei Ruto was consulted on a fundraising event that the witness had previously testified did not take place.

2014-09-17 Enviropreneur Seeks to Save the Environment, Empower Community
[VOA]Lorna Rutto, a former banker, is now an 'enviropreneur' - turning plastic waste into furniture and fences. Rutto discusses the challenges faced in Africa with raw materials and the environment.

2014-09-17 Four Police Officers Killed At Illegal Roadblock in Emali
[The Star]A fourth police officer succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at Emali hospital following a grisly accident, in which three policemen were killed on the spot by a speeding motorist on Tuesday night on the Emali-Loitokitok road.

2014-09-17 We're Not Avoiding Refugee Repatriation, Says Somalia
[The Star]THE Somali government has denied it boycotted meetings to discuss the delayed process of repatriating at least half a million refugees. Somalia Ambassador Ali Nur said they participated in all meetings they "were aware of".

2014-09-17 Kenya to Plead Its Case On Export Duties At EU Headquarters
[The Star]KENYAN trade officials are hopeful the East African Community and the European Union will strike an agreement in the long standing trade negotiations in a meeting scheduled for Monday.

2014-09-17 Mandera Clan Conflict Has Displaced More Than 19,000, Kenya Red Cross Says
[Sabahi]The ongoing conflict since May between the Degodia and Garre clans in Mandera County has displaced more than 19,000 people, Kenya's The Star reported Monday (September 15th).

2014-09-17 Kenyan Military Deploys At Checkpoints to Counter Weapons Smuggling, Terrorism
[Sabahi]Garissa -In a move aimed at reducing illegal weapons smuggling and countering al-Shabaab operations, the Kenya military in late August began deploying security personnel at numerous security checkpoints on roads leading from Nairobi to the country's border with Somalia.

2014-09-17 Kenya's New Media Owner Broadcasts From His Bedroom
[The Star]A 23-year-old who scored a C- (minus) in his KCSE recently, has achieved his dream of "joining" the exclusive media owners club.

2014-09-17 Lamu Land Allocations Started in the 1970s - Orengo
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Siaya Senator James Orengo on Tuesday admitted that four firms were allocated land in Lamu County during his tenure at Ardhi House, but says he simply completed a process started long before he became Lands Minister.

2014-09-17 Goodwill Messages Flow in for Rapper Wangechi
[The Star]Since the news broke on Sunday about the horrible accident involving Kenya's fast-rising female rapper, Wangechi Waweru, fans, friends and artistes have been sending their goodwill messages for the rapper.

2014-09-17 Stakes Raised for Weekend's Geothermal Half Marathon in Nakuru
[The Star]Hefty pay-day awaits runners at the 2014 Geothermal Half Marathon after the organisers doubled the prize money to Sh300,000.The race will be held on Sunday on the streets of Nakuru town from 8:30am.The increase was necessitated by the entry of the Nakuru County Government on the sponsors list which will now help improve the race to one of the best-paying in the country. Athletics Kenya (AK) South Rift chairman John Wachira said t"We are delighted to announce that the package for the winners in this year's

2014-09-17 Nasty Bull - I Am No Wannabe!
[The Star]FLASHY and fast-rising genge artiste Duncan Ndegwa aka Nasty Bull has rubbished the criticism that he is a Nonini/Mejja wannabe.

2014-09-17 State to Entertain Tourist Mistaken for 'White Widow'
[The Star]THE family of a 15-year old tourist who was harassed by police in Mlolongo after they mistook her for a terrorist, will enjoy a free vacation in Kenya as compensation for the incident.

2014-09-17 Safaricom's 47 Cents Dividend Payout Angers Small Investors
[The Star]Steering: Safaricom board of directors chairman Nicholas Ng?ang?a, CEO Bob Collymore and Safaricom Foundation chairman Joseph Ogutu during the launch of the 2014-2017 strategic plan at Intercontinental Hotel on August 14.

2014-09-17 Electricity Cost to Drop From End of This Month
[The Star]The cost of electricity will fall by at least 30 per cent at the end of this month after the introduction of 70MW of geothermal power into the national grid, Energy Cabinet secretary Davis Chirchir announced yesterday.

2014-09-17 CAF Happy With Mombasa Facilities Ahead of Africa Nations Championship Bid
[The Star]Confederation of Africa Football have given Kenya thumbs-up in as far as the preparations for the 2017 African Nations Championship are concerned.

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