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2014-07-30 Kamba Women Not for Free, Says Busia Women Rep Mutua
[The Star]Busia Women Representative Florence Mutua has rubbished claims that Kamba women are too cheap and can be given out for free.

2014-07-30 Kenya's Tourism Crisis - Al Shabaab Hits Where It Hurts the Most
[Daily Maverick]If the Kenyan government is to be believed, tourist arrivals are down a little bit on last year. Hotel operators tell a different story, speaking of a crisis rather than a decline. It's a potentially devastating blow for Kenya's economy. For this, Kenyan has got Al Shabaab and an increasingly misguided invasion of Somalia to thank.

2014-07-30 Wall Collapses on Six Pupils
[The Star]SIX nursery school pupils in Ugunja subcounty were rushed to Siaya County Referral Hospital after a wall of one of their unfinished classrooms fell on them.

2014-07-30 HIV Funding Worries in Kenya
[IRIN]Kisumu/Nairobi -The US President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), the biggest funder of HIV programmes in Kenya, is set to significantly scale down its funding, a move activists and government officials believe could negatively affect the country's fight against the disease.

2014-07-30 Ex-Cop Jailed 30 Years for Raping Child
[The Star]A former police officer, who defiled a 14-year-old epileptic and mentally handicapped girl, has been jailed for 30 years.

2014-07-30 Gay Rights Activist Living at Dumpsite After Eviction
[The Star]When Mary Muthui came out to say she is gay in a film in 2012, she did not expect the kind of backlash she has received since then.

2014-07-30 Wiper MPs, MCAs 'Not Committed' to the Cord Referendum Agenda
[The Star]ODM officials from Ukambani have expressed dissatisfaction with Wiper leaders in the region.

2014-07-30 Devolved Broadcasting Can Wait a Few Years
[The Star]There have been several calls from the counties, including capital city Nairobi, for the setting up of government-owned TV and FM radio stations.

2014-07-30 Governor Rutto Denies Beating Bomet MCA
[The Star]BOMET Governor Isaac Rutto Tuesday denied that he assaulted a county rep on Sunday night at a local hotel. Embomos Ward Representative Robert Serbai has recorded a statement with the police and Bomet OCPD Henrietta Wanyama has confirmed they are investigating the incident.

2014-07-30 Uhuru Nod Not Needed, Rules ICC
[The Star]THE ICC yesterday ruled that the Kenyan government does not need President Uhuru Kenyatta's consent to release most of the information needed by Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda.

2014-07-30 Kenya Calls for Border Checks Amid Risk of Ebola Spread
[The Star]THE number of ebola cases in three West African countries as at July 23 stands at 1201, including 672 deaths. The revelation comes amid heightened fear that Kenya risks falling victim to the deadly disease that has rocked Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.

2014-07-30 Narok Medics Warned Over Theft of Supplies
[The Star]NAROK Governor Samuel Tunai has warned medical personnel in public hospitals against engaging in private practice.

2014-07-30 Home Afrika in Free-Fall At NSE As Buyer Side Keeps Off
[The Star]Home Afrika's stock dipped to an all-time low at the NSE on Monday, with the downward pressure attributed to its lack of clear revenue growth projections and investors' valuation worries.

2014-07-30 Kabras, Monks Get Promotion
[The Star]Kabras and Catholic University side, Monks have been promoted to the Kenya Cup for the 2014-2015 season which starts in November. The two teams replace Eldoret and Kisumu RFC who have been relegated to the Eric Shirley Shield division.

2014-07-30 Obama to Open Nairobi Youth Centre
[The Star]US President Barack Obama has announced plans to open a Young Africa Leaders Initiative centre in Kenya by the end of the year. He said Kenya is among four African countries to benefit from $38 million provided by USAid for creation of the centres.

2014-07-30 Six Admitted in Laikipia Hospital After Hyena Attack
[The Star]Six people among them five of the same family are admitted at Nyahururu district hospital after they were mauled by a hyena at Mifugo area of Laikipia County.

2014-07-30 Taita/Taveta Receives First Mobile Clinic
[Capital FM]Wundanyi -It was joy and excitement as Taita/Taveta County today received the first fully kitted "Beyond Zero" mobile clinic from the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.

2014-07-30 Police Looking for Men Who Buried Grenades in Wajir
[The Star]Anti terror police are looking for three men who buried four hand grenades at a cemetery in Wajir County as they planned to transport them. The grenades had been connected to homemade improvised explosive devises. Police still don't know the intended destination of the explosives.

2014-07-30 Technobrain and Cortec Systems Named to 2014 Microsoft Dynamics President's Club
[CIO]Two Kenyan based IT firms - CoreTEC Systems & Solutions and Techno Brain - have been named to the 2014 Microsoft Dynamics President's Club. The achievement is as a result of outstanding dedication to customer satisfaction through the delivery of innovative business solutions.

2014-07-30 Kari Releases Certified Cassava Seeds for the First Time
[The Star]The Kenya Agriculture Research Institute has for the first time produced certified cassava seeds.

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