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by kenyacurrent on Feb ,10 , 2016

Communications Authority of Kenya to recruit Board members. Apply

The Communications Authority of Kenya is the regulatory authority for the communications sector in Kenya. Established in 1999 by the Kenya Information and Communications Act, 1998, the Authority is responsible for facilitating the development of th...
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by kenyacurrent on Feb ,10 , 2016

Consumer is king and content is queen in the digital world- Joe Mucheru

 The adage “consumer is king” and “content is queen” takes center stage in the digital world. Broadcasting is now two-way, meaning that it is critical for broadcasters to take note of consumer feedback. At the same, I wis...
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by kenyacurrent on Feb ,09 , 2016

The Ongea Music Summit 2016 – Taking Music as a Business

By David Gitonga Music has always brought people together and starting from 28th-31st January 2016, East Africa’s finest came together at the Sarit Center to showcase their talent and share their experiences in the music industry. The Ongea M...
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by kenyacurrent on Feb ,05 , 2016

JSC finds Supreme Court Judge Phillip Tunoi culpable of sh200m bribery claim

A JSC committee has found Supreme Court Judge Philip Tunoi culpable of the sh200m bribe involving Nairobi Governor Evan Kidero. Too bad for the Supreme Court. It has been tainted beyond cleanup. A special Judicial Service Commission (JSC) committee...
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by kenyacurrent on Feb ,04 , 2016

Africa’s first pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 4, 2016/ -- Journalists from across Africa have until the 29th February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards. Dr Femi Oyetunji, Gro...
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by kenyacurrent on Feb ,03 , 2016

Tunoi to know fate in Sh200mn bribery saga Friday

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 3 -The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) Special Committee tasked to probe bribery allegations against Supreme Court Judge Philip Tunoi has been given more time to compile its report. Committee Chairperson Professor Mar...
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by kenyacurrent on Feb ,03 , 2016

Report schools that force parents to buy uniform from specific suppliers-CAK

The other day a student under my guardianship was chased from school due to unpaid shool uniform fee. The boy, a form three student at Ol Kejuado Boys High School was supposed to pay around Ksh5400 for a new set of uniform. Apparently in this sch...
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by on Feb ,02 , 2016

Mobile app, iafya, rich in health information

Kenyan health workers are using a mobile app to learn and educate the masses on health principles. Dubbed ‘iAfya’, the tool by Avallain Limited, a social enterprise based in Switzerland and Kenya, is already being used as a professional comp...
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by on Feb ,02 , 2016

Reviewing the ASUS GL552J - A Gamer's Perspective

By David GitongaIts not every so often that you come across a laptop built for gamers. Fortunately, I had just that opportunity recently to test out an ASUS gaming machine. The experience, of course, is a gamer's dream as you might expect.At first gl...
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by on Feb ,02 , 2016

Google is the Most Valuable Public Company in the World after Surpassing Apple

Google parent company Alphabet has taken away Apple’s title as the most valuable company in the world by reaching a market value of about $544 billion. Alphabet closed Monday at around $518 billion, but its after-hours stock spike ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,27 , 2016

US-based Kenyan couple plead guilty to Sh275m fraud

By B M J MURIITHI A Kenyan woman living in the United States and her husband have pleaded guilty to charges of defrauding a mental health facility of $2.7 million (Sh275 million). Mrs Lyneth Nyabiosi Evans, 50, and Mr Willie Evans, aka Ja...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,27 , 2016

Team probing Judge Tunoi bribery claim to table report in a week

A six-member committee appointed by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to investigate bribery allegations against Supreme Court Judge Justice Phillip Tunoi will table its report in a week’s time. On Wednesday, Ms Ominde was sworn in as ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,27 , 2016

Kenyan troops abandon Somali camp, move closer to Kenyan border

Kenyan soldiers have abandoned a camp in the southern Somali town of El Adde following an attack by al Shabaab, a military spokesman said, and the islamist militants said they had taken full control of the base on Tuesday. The Kenyan troops, p...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,27 , 2016

JSC forms committee to probe bribery allegations against Supreme Court Judge Phillip Tunoi

By Irine Majale Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000189545/jsc-forms-committee-to-probe-bribery-allegations-against-judge-phillip-tunoi/By Irene MajaleA special Judicial Service Commission (JSC) committee has been formed to ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,27 , 2016

Senior Kenya police officer shot 17 times by gunmen in Nairobi

A senior police officer and a civilian were Tuesday night shot dead in cold blood and robbed of his gun in a drive by shooting in Kahawa West area, Nairobi. Inspector Michael Ziki of Administration Police was shot at 17 times in his car by gunmen...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,26 , 2016

Blunders of 2015: Parade Commander drops sword during Jamhuri Celebrations

Courtesy of KTNKenyaBlunder after Parade Commander drops sword during trooping the colour, Jamhuri Celebrations ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,26 , 2016

Video: New UK online shopping experience now available in Kenya at UshopWD

Ushop We Deliver (see UshopWD website) is the new catchline for online shoppers.See the 'how to do' belowRead full article here ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,26 , 2016

New UK online shopping experience now available in Kenya

By KenyaCurrent writerSee video here Have you ever wanted to go shopping in London or any European city but hindered by high cost of shipping?Worry no more. A new online shopping company is now operational in Kenya with an infrastructure that allows ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,26 , 2016

Kenyan Bishop Gilbert Deya invents 'miracle cure' for cancer and HIV/Aids

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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,25 , 2016

BAKE condemns arrest of blogger Yassin Juma

Below is the statement from BAKEWe the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) take great exception to the increasing cases of intimidation through arrests and prosecution of Kenyans online. In the recent past, eight Kenyans have been arrested and ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,25 , 2016

KIMC moots plan to open own TV station

The Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC)  is planning to start own TV station to to boost its presence in the media sector.KIMC Director Hiram Mucheke said  launching a TV station will make the institution become a digital broadca...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,25 , 2016

KIMC to open campuses in Kenyan counties

The Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC)  will soon spread wings to the counties. Information, Communications and Technology Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has says the institution will start opening campuses in counties across t...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,22 , 2016

Kenya's Form One students to get admission letters online

Parents will now know the schools their Form One children have been admitted to by logging into a website, Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said. Launching this year’s Form One selection on Thursday, Dr Fred Matiangi said the...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,22 , 2016

Form one selection 2016 confirmation by SMS

How to check form one selection 2016 via SMS and Online: To check the secondary school you have been admitted to online, go to this  Website:  http://www.education.go.ke/ and enter your Index number.To check the secondary schoo...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,21 , 2016

Kenyatta family dishes out 2000 acres to squatters at the Coast

The elections are around the corner and vote hunting antics are on a high gear.In what could be read as a gimmick to endear himself to coastal votes, President Kenyatta has  given out 2,000 acres of family land in Taita Taveta to squatters.Accor...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,21 , 2016

Dennis Galava: Why I was ruthlessly sacked from NMG

Top: Tom Mshindi. Above: Dennis GalavaDennis Galava, a senior Nation Media Group editor, accused of penning an  offensive editorial about President Uhuru Kenyatta, has been shown the door in a ruthless way The celebrated editor and veteran ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,21 , 2016

CA: Four suspects arrested in Eldoret for operating cable TV services illegally

 The Authority on Wednesday raided an illegal cable television operator in Eldoret leading to the arrest of four suspects.  Officers from CA’s Western Regional Office accompanied by security officers raided Matuchhaya Cable Limi...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,20 , 2016

Opportunity for journalists: Data Journalism Awards 2016

The Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognizing outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. Launched in 2012, it is organised by the Global Editors Network, ...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,15 , 2016

ICT CS, Joe Mucheru, promises to steer industry to greater heights

The newly appointed ICT Cabinet Secretary, Joe Mucheru, has promised to work closely with media stakeholders to protect press freedom, promote innovation and use of technology across the industry. Speaking during a tour of Media Coun...
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by kenyacurrent on Jan ,14 , 2016

World Bank: Four Billion Still Lack Internet Access

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2016  A new World Bank report says that while the internet, mobile phones and other digital technologies are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world, the anticipated digital dividends of higher growth, mor...
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