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2014-07-31 West African Tourists to Be Screened Before Entering the Country.
[The Star]Visitors coming into the country from Guinea, Nigeria, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be screened for the Ebola virus. Shikanga O Tipo from the Health ministry says they will be required to sign health forms at the airport, a move aimed at preventing further spread of the disease.

2014-07-31 Health Ministry to Handle Ebola Infections in 24 Hours
[The Star]The Ministry of Health has said that it will not impose any travel or trade sanctions for Kenyans travelling to or carrying out trade with West African nations due to the Ebola outbreak.

2014-07-31 Rights to Safe Water, Sanitation Must Not Remain Mirage for Millions - UN Expert
[UN News]While Kenyans have rights to safe water and sanitation on paper, it is now time to turn the law into reality for the millions who do not enjoy these fundamental rights, an independent United Nations human rights expert said at the end of her mission to the country.

2014-07-31 Stop the Gay-Bashing, Africa Should Focus On Other Things
[RNW Africa]RNW Blogger Shaun Matsheza explains why he believes that 'what every raging homophobe needs is to sit down and talk to someone who is on the receiving end of their vitriol.'

2014-07-31 ICC Judges Want Details of All Uhuru's Property
[The Star]The International Criminal Court now wants banks, mobile phone companies, the registrar of companies and the Kenya Revenue Authority compelled to release President Uhuru Kenyatta's financial records.

2014-07-31 Gang Rape Victim Wished for Her Child's Death
[RNW Africa]During the 2007/8 post-election violence in Kenya, Elizabeth fell victim to gang rape. As a result, she became mother of Neema, now six years old. Elizabeth is trying to come to terms with motherhood, and has even wished for her child's death.

2014-07-31 They Robbed Together, Killed Together and Buried in the Same Grave
[The Star]Two robbers who were last week shot dead by police in Nyeri town were buried in one grave at Warazo Jet area in Nyeri County, in a rare burial ceremony where thugs are buried in one grave.

2014-07-31 General Karangi to Answer to Uhuru Directly
[The Star]CHIEF of the Defence Forces Julius Waweru Karangi will only be answerable to President Uhuru Kenyatta if a new law proposed by the State is enacted. It could also mark the end of accountability of KDF finances, work and accomplishments to the National Assembly.

2014-07-31 Leaders Call for Probe Into Killing of Trader
[The Star]Nyandarua county leaders want police to arrest the killers of a prominent local businessman.

2014-07-31 Unicef Wants More Pit Latrines Dug in Siaya County
[The Star]ONLY 29 per cent of villages in Siaya county no longer use the bush as a toilet as residents have dug pit latrines.

2014-07-31 More Cases of Wildlife Conflict
[The Star]Residents of Jareroth, Garissa and the neighbouring Konaranamadha location in Tana River county have decried rising cases of human-wildlife conflict.

2014-07-31 Six in Hospital After Laikipia Hyena Attack
[The Star]Six people among them five family members are admitted to Nyahururu District Hospital after they were mauled by a hyena in the Mifugo area, Laikipia county.

2014-07-31 Naivasha Dumpsite to Be Relocated
[The Star]THE Naivasha public dumpsite will be relocated after public health officers condemned it.

2014-07-31 TNA Knocks On Doors in Gatundu for Votes
[The Star]TNA has begun a door-to-door campaign for the Gatundu South parliamentary by election that will be held on August 7.

2014-07-31 Children Go to School 'Hungry'
[The Star]Many children in Kisii county go to school hungry because their parents concentrate on chang'aa brewing, a Catholic priest has said.

2014-07-31 Signatures to Save Deputy Governor
[The Star]A group in Machakos county is collecting 100,000 signatures to block the removal of Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala.

2014-07-31 AK Petition IAAF to Tighten Rule On Defection of Athletes to Other Nations
[The Star]Isaiah Kiplagat Athletics Kenya President with Rtd Gen Jackson Tuwei at Media brief yesterday

2014-07-31 Kenya Could Soon Start Making Machine Parts for Export
[The Star]KENYA could soon start manufacturing parts of machines for export.

2014-07-31 Primary School Teacher Remanded At Mandera After Defilement Case
[The Star]Teacher Gideon Kariuki Ngare in the magistrates chambers at Mandera Law Courts. He pleaded not guilty to child defilement offences and he has to pay a bond of Ksh500,000 with a surety of similar amount or an alternative of a cash bail of Ksh300,000.

2014-07-31 Locals Warned On Fresh IDP Registration
[The Star]Bungoma county commissioner Maalim Mohammed has warned residents seeking fresh registration as IDPs.

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