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2016-06-25 African Nations Meet to Discuss Ivory Trade Ban
[Capital FM] Twenty nine African nations under the African Elephant Coalition will meet for the next five days in Montreux, Switzerland to consolidate their position in the ban of ivory trade.

2016-06-24 Somali, Yemen Boats Detained in Lamu
[Nation] Security officers in Lamu are detaining three foreign boats that were found to have illegally crossed into Kenyan territorial waters.

2016-06-25 'Big Brother' Watching Over Crime in Kenya
[Capital FM] Nairobi -It is on June 28, 2015, in Wood Avenue Towers within Nairobi, Kilimani area where the scene of crime is located.

2016-06-25 President Kenyatta, Obama Speak On Dadaab Closure, Amisom
[Capital FM] Nairobi -US President Barack Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta have spoken on phone on the closure of the Dadaab camp and the strides the Jubilee administration has made in combating terrorism.

2016-06-24 Repatriation of Dadaab Refugees to Cost Sh20 Billion
[Shabelle] Repatriation of Somali refugees from the Dadaab refugee camp will cost Sh20 billion. A task force report, exclusively seen by the Star, indicates the cost involves facilitation of the refugees movement, provision of non-food items and cash grants. The government has already allocated Sh1 billion towards the repatriation drive.

2016-06-24 Duo Bow Out of Kenya Tennis Open
[New Times] Rwanda's tennis duo of Ernest Habiyambere and Olivier Havugimana had their journey at the on-going Britam Kenya Open Championship ended on Thursday after suffering defeats in their respective quarter-finals clashes.

2016-06-24 Government Takes Over Full Ownership of Mombasa Refinery
[Nation] The State has taken over full ownership of the Mombasa-based Kenya Petroleum Refineries after purchasing the 50 per cent stake owned by India's Essar Energy.

2016-06-24 Uprooting Mischiefs of Kenya's Past Chief Justices
[Nation] Once again, some sad events took place as I wrote my piece.

2016-06-24 Changawa Dispatches Kibet to Storm Kenya Open Final
[Nation] Defending champion Ismail Changawa on Friday dispatched fifth seed Ibrahim Kibet 6-3, 6-0 to storm the final of the Britam Kenya Open Championship at the Nairobi Club.

2016-06-24 TSC Backtracks On Vetting Plan
[Nation] The Teachers Service Commission has backed down on a plan to vet teachers' salaries, assets and other wealth, saying it was misunderstood.

2016-06-24 Alarm As the Biggest and Oldest Elephant in Kenya Is Attacked
[Nation] The Amboseli National Park community has raised concern over the plight of Kenya's biggest and oldest elephant after it was attacked on the forehead with a spear.

2016-06-24 University of Nairobi Inks Deal for Sh2 Billion Chinese Centre
[Nation] The University of Nairobi is set to construct a Sh2 billion building to host classes for Chinese language and culture.

2016-06-24 Pastor At 'Prophet' Owuor Ministry Charged With Sh4 Million Theft
[Nation] A pastor in one of the churches headed by Prophet David Owuor has been charged with fraudulently obtaining Sh4 million from another church.

2016-06-24 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Underway in Silicon Valley
[Nation] Nearly 1000 delegates, including Kenyan entrepreneurs, are meeting in Silicon Valley, United States for the seventh Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

2016-06-24 Electoral Commission Bosses 'Ready to Resign'
[Nation] Four electoral commissioners have offered to resign just as Parliament is getting ready for talks on the future of the commission after demands by Cord that all the nine top bosses be sent home ahead of the 2017 General Election.

2016-06-24 U.S. President Speaks With Kenyatta Over Refugees
[Nation] US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday and pledged his government's support in ensuring that the needs of refugees and host communities are met.

2016-06-24 Hate Speech Emerges As Nation Drifts Into Election Mode
[The Conversation Africa] The unprecedented arrests and detentions in Kenya of seven members of parliament and a senator capped a wave of rising political tensions and violence on the streets. These tensions were inflamed when a member of President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee political party appeared to call for the assassination of opposition leader Raila Odinga.

2016-06-24 Regional Business Body Wants Kenya to Compensate Rwandese, Ugandan Investors
[Daily News] The East African Business Council (EABC) demands Kenya to compensate Uganda and Rwanda traders whose properties worth over $47 million were destroyed during the 2008 post-election chaos.

2016-06-24 Obama Speaks With Kenyatta About Refugees
[Shabelle] US President Barack Obama spoke by telephone on Thursday with President Uhuru Kenyatta about the need for strong international support for refugees living in the East African country, the White House said.

2016-06-23 President Signs Revised Anti-doping Law
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday signed the 2016 Anti-Doping (Amendment) Bill into law.

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