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2015-05-29 Aid Group Pulls Staff From Dadaab Refugee Camp
[Al Jazeera] The aid agency MSF says it has evacuated 42 of its staff from the Dadaab refugee camp for Somalis in northeastern Kenya, citing "deteriorating security conditions".

2015-05-29 Lupita Is in Town for Sister's Wedding
[The Star] After numerous appeals by fans of the Oscar Award winning star, Lupita Nyong'o to come back home, the red carpet darling is finally here.

2015-05-29 Obama's Dad's Grave to Get Facelift
[The Star] The Siaya County Government will spend Sh1 million on the restoration, maintenance and care of Barack Obama's father's grave in Kogelo ahead of the US President's visit in July. Governor Cornel Rasanga has given the department of Tourism the go-ahead to implement the project before Air Force One arrives in Nairobi.

2015-05-29 Opposition Wants Constitutional Gender Bill Withdrawn
[The Star] Top Cord leaders have urged the government to withdraw the Gender Bill, saying it undermines the spirit of the constitution.

2015-05-29 Answers Needed in Eldoret
[The Hague Trials Kenya] Kenya should uncover the mysterious circumstances that led to the deaths of Meshack Yebei and John Kituyi.

2015-05-29 Uhuru Cancels Nigeria Trip After Uproar Over 84-Member Delegation
[The Star] President Uhuru Kenyatta has cancelled a planned trip to Nigeria after a list emerged of 84 people who were supposedly part of his delegation. Uhuru was to attend Nigeria's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration on Friday. Deputy President William Ruto left for Nigeria on Thursday evening in the President's place. The People Daily had reported that the list was confirmed in a letter from Thomas Amollo, Kenya's High Commissioner in Abuja, Nigeria.

2015-05-29 Consulates in U.S. 'Not a Rigging Plot'
[The Star] The government has rejected claims by Cord that the opening of extra consulates in the US is a scheme to rig the 2017 elections. The office of the Attorney General defended the decision, saying it is part of a plan to tap opportunities in the US. Senate Committee on Legal Affairs vice chair Stephen Sang said the executive arm of the government has no intention of opening extra-polling stations.

2015-05-29 Four Terror Case Women Denied Bond
[Shabelle] Mombasa -Four women accused of being Al-Shabaab members have been denied bond by a Mombasa court. Ms Ummulkheir Sadri Abdalla, Ms Khadija Abubakar Abdulkadir, Ms Maryam Said Aboud and Ms Halima Adan Ali will remain in custody pending the hearing of their case, the court ruled yesterday.

2015-05-29 Joho Portrait to Be Displayed in Offices
[The Star] Mombasa county assembly on Wednesday passed a motion to have all business premises and county offices display Governor Hassan Joho's portrait.

2015-05-29 Cross-Border Incursions a Matter of Concern
[The Star] At least two cross-border incursions by Ethiopian Army troops have been reported in the Marsabit area in recent days. The Ethiopians reached Ileret, North Horr, on May 20. In the latest incursion, on Wednesday, they reached Uran Lataka in Sololo, also a Marsabit border town.

2015-05-29 20 Ethiopia Gunmen Raid Moyale Village
[The Star] Kenya has deployed more security officers to patrol its border with Ethiopian after soldiers from the former beat up Kenyan villagers and snatched a gun.

2015-05-29 Experts Raise Fears Over Food Safety in Kenya
[The Star] Experts yesterday raised fears that Kenyans could be eating food with high levels of pesticides and other harmful organisms. They spoke during a two-day Food Safety Summit in Africa held at the Strathmore Business School, Nairobi.

2015-05-29 Nicki Minaj's Designer Interested in Diana Opoti's Online Campaign
[The Star] Fashion trailblazer Diana Opoti is getting a lot of attention from influential designers from across the continent and beyond for her innovative online campaign dubbed 100 days of African fashion.

2015-05-29 Brazil Gives Sh7.9 Billion Loan for Small Scale Farmers
[The Star] Brazil has approved a $80million (Sh7.9 billion) loan to support the Kenyan agricultural sector, the Brazilian embassy has said.

2015-05-29 'Football Kenya Federation Boss 'Stole' Sh48.9 Million Aid'
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation (FKF) boss Sam Nyamweya has been charged in a German TV expose on corruption in football of 'pocketing' more than USD 500,000 (Sh48.9m) in development aid funds from world governing body, FIFA.

2015-05-29 MCA Suggests Lawmakers Be Called By Their Wives' Names
[The Star] An Embu MCA now wants men representatives addressed by their wives names in assembly debates.

2015-05-29 MP Wants Girls Out of Kiambu School
[The Star] A lawmaker wants girls moved from the oldest mixed secondary school in Kiambu county "to improve the quality of education in the area".

2015-05-29 Africa Focus - Chinese-Funded Railway to Create Jobs, Boost Economy: Kenyan President
[Focac] Nairobi -The Chinese-funded Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will boost Kenya's economy and create job opportunities for the youth, said Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.

2015-05-29 Viv Back in Action
[The Star] Multiple world champion Vivian Cheruiyot will be making her international comeback this weekend when she takes onto the track at the IAAF Samsung Diamond League Prefontaine meeting in Eugene, United States of America.

2015-05-29 Visiting Rapper Mos Def to Pray at Jamia Mosque Today
[The Star] Visiting American rapper, Mos Def now known as Yassin Bey who is in Nairobi on music related will take time off his schedule to pray at Jamia Mosque.

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