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2016-12-06 Strike to Continue Until Doctors' Needs Are Met
[Nation] Doctors on strike have accused the Ministry of Health of arm-twisting health workers to return to work, yet their concerns -- including promotions, better remuneration and review of job groups -- have not been resolved.

2016-12-06 400 Schools Likely to Be Shut Over Standards
[Nation] More than 400 private-owned schools face closure over poor learning standards and failure to follow the standard curricula.

2016-12-06 Teachers Pay Deal Filed in Labour Court
[Nation] The collective bargaining agreement for teachers has finally been registered by the court, setting the stage for its implementation, which is expected to cost taxpayers Sh54 billion.

2016-12-06 Nondies Centre Passes on After Freak Injury
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The rugby fraternity in Kenya was thrown into mourning on Tuesday morning with the news of the demise of Nondescripts RFC centre Ogeto Gecheo at a Nairobi hospital where he was recuperating after suffering a freak injury during the club's Kenya Cup fixture against Strathmore Leos on Saturday.

2016-12-06 WFP Halves Food Rations to 400,000 Refugees in Kenya
[Nation] The World Food Programme has halved monthly food rations to over 400,000 refugees in Kenya over what it says is a "severe funding shortage".

2016-12-06 Over 200 Tourists on Cruise Ship Arrive as New Tourism Season Sets in
[Nation] More than 200 tourists have arrived at the Mombasa port aboard a cruise ship, marking the beginning of a new tourism season.

2016-12-06 Kilifi Hiring 78 Health Workers As Doctors Strike Bites
[Nation] The Kilifi County government is recruiting 78 health workers as it seeks to restore services at its hospitals that have been paralysed by the ongoing national strike by medical practitioners.

2016-12-06 Nondescripts Centre Ogeto Gecheo Passes On
[Nation] The Kenyan rugby fraternity is in mourning following the death of Nondescripts RFC centre Ogeto Gecheo early Tuesday morning.

2016-12-06 Safaricom Shops to Stock M-KOPA Solar TV Sets
[Capital FM] Kenya -M-KOPA Solar has signed a deal with Safaricom to stock its solar powered television kits at the communication company's retail outlets. The deal will see the televisions

2016-12-06 AFC Leopards Decline Mapinduzi Cup Invite
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan Premier League side AFC Leopards has declined an invite from the Zanzibar Football Federation to play at the annual Mapinduzi Cup in January next year, with head coach Stewart Hall instead choosing to focus on building up the side for the new season.

2016-12-06 '90s R&B Group Soul for Real Set to Headline Nairobi Concert
[Capital FM] The 1990s R&B quartet comprised of the four Dalyrimple brothers -- Brian, Chris, Dre, and Jason -- Soul For Real are heading to Nairobi, Kenya!

2016-12-06 Cricket Women's Team for UAE Tour
[Nation] The national cricket team will leave for Dubai on Monday to take part in the UAE International Women's Twenty20 Cup 2016.Eight teams, divided into two pools, will taking part in the tournament. Kenya are placed in Pool A together with hosts UAE, Malaysia and Qatar. Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kuwait and Oman are in the other pool.

2016-12-06 Patients Endure Pain at Karatina Hospital, Rely on Guards
[Nation] Eston Maina was hit by a speeding vehicle at around 5am on Monday in Kirinyaga. Several hours later, he was still lying at Karatina Referral Hospital despite having a broken jaw, fractured leg and arm and a dented face.

2016-12-06 Zetech Teams Star in Div. 1 Play-Offs Series
[Nation] Zetech University teams registered victories in their Kenya Basketball Federation men and women's Division One semi-final play-offs matches played in Nairobi and Kisumu at the weekend.

2016-12-06 Women Deliver at Hospital's Gate With Interns' Help
[Nation] Two women gave birth at the gate of Murang'a General Hospital on Monday morning as a strike by health workers at the facility kicked off.

2016-12-06 Families Transfer Patients to Private Hospitals as Strike Bites
[Nation] Public hospitals in Nakuru, Nyandarua, Narok, Samburu and Laikipia counties remained deserted on Monday as health workers kept off work.

2016-12-06 Mombasa Tycoon's Sh249 Million Tea Factory Takes on Multinationals
[Nation] Mombasa-based businessman David Lagat is setting up a Sh249 million tea factory in Nandi, stepping up competition for the green leaf in the region which is dominated by the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) and multinational companies.

2016-12-06 Arsenal Legend Lauren to Visit Kenya
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Arsenal legend and Olympic Gold medalist Lauren Bisan Etamé-Mayer is expected in the country on Thursday to join The North London club's community trainers who are conducting a coaching clinic in Kenya.

2016-12-06 Polio Vaccination Postponed Due to Doctors' Strike
[Nation] The Ministry of Health has cancelled plans to roll out a countywide polio vaccination campaign that was to begin this Saturday.

2016-12-06 Co-Op on Track for Semis
[Nation] Former champions Co-operative Bank enhanced their chances of qualifying for the men's Kenya Basketball Federation play-offs semi-finals after defeating Thunder in two consecutive quarter-final matches in Nairobi at the weekend.

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