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2017-01-23 Govt Looks to Borrow U.S.$1.5 Billion for Budgetary Support, Shilling Cushion
[East African] Kenya is looking to borrow more money from the commercial market in the face of a widening deficit that is pushing the shilling towards record lows, and to meet urgent expenditures occasioned by a biting drought.

2017-01-23 Obama's Grandmother Sarah 'To Retain State Protection'
[News24Wire] Former US president Barack Obama's grandmother Sarah Obama is set to retain state protection even after her grandson ceased to be president last week, Kenya's Standard newspaper reported on Monday.

2017-01-23 Kenyatta to Hand Over Peacefully If He Loses
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to peacefully hand over power to the Opposition should his Jubilee Party lose the next elections.

2017-01-23 Families Face Starvation as Famine Hits Counties
[Nation] More than 50,000 Tana River County residents are staring at death because of the ongoing drought, Governor Hussein Dado has warned.

2017-01-23 Doctors on Strike to Get Sacking Letters
[Nation] Nearly 4,000 dismissal letters will be issued to doctors who are on strike from this week, the has learnt.

2017-01-23 Lobbying Team Explains How Amina's Win At AU Will Benefit Kenya
[Nation] A team formed to lobby for the candidature of Foreign Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed to be next Chairperson of the African Union Commission says Kenya will draw more benefits from the continental bloc if she wins.

2017-01-23 Pupils Leave School Amid Biting Drought
[Nation] Dozens of rivers across the country have dried up as millions of Kenyans continue to face starvation due to the prevailing drought.

2017-01-23 Kenyans in U.S. Express Optimism, Anxiety
[Nation] For a majority of Kenyans living in the US who have lived through the Obama presidency for the last eight years, the swearing-in ceremony that ushered in Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States at the stroke of mid-day Friday was a moment filled with pride and anxiety.

2017-01-23 Strike Pushes Clinicians to Extra Duties
[Nation] As the ongoing doctors' strike keeps medics away from the hospital, clinical officers have been forced to take on extra work, a stability that was threatened when they also issued strike notice. The clinicians called off their strike that could have begun on Monday.

2017-01-23 Andela Calls for Applications for Its All Female Kenya Fellow Cohort XVI
[CIO] Andela makes a call for applications for its Kenya Fellow Cohort XVI the only catch is that you have to be a lady who dreams of using technology to change the world.

2017-01-23 Nairobi Ranks Tenth On Jll's City Momentum Index
[CIO] Nairobi makes it on JLL's fourth annual City Momentum Index (CMI) of the world's most dynamic cities as the 10th city out of 134 others.

2017-01-23 Tusker Cancel Europe Pre-Season Plans
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan Premier League champions Tusker FC have cancelled their planned pre-season camp in Turkey owing to the current political instability in the European country.

2017-01-23 Kenya Woos More Automobile Manufacturers in Davos
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Cabinet Secretary for Trade and Industry Adan Mohamed is in Davos, Switzerland to drum up support for Kenya's push to be an automobile manufacturing regional hub.

2017-01-23 Chancellors Draft Proposals to Purge Varsities
[Nation] Staff of all public universities will in future belong to one employer if radical proposals by chancellors meant to address the rot in the institutions are accepted.

2017-01-23 SGR to Carry 1 Million Passengers Annually
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Five passenger trains are scheduled to arrive in Kenya in February ahead of the launch of the Standard Gauge Railway in June 2017.

2017-01-23 Police Officer Shot, Injured at MP's Rally
[Nation] A police officer was shot an injured by an unknown gunman Sunday at a rally by Embakasi Central MP John Ndirangu in Kayole, Nairobi.

2017-01-23 Mike Sonko Denies Stepping Down for Peter Kenneth
[Nation] Senator Mike Sonko has denied agreeing to become Peter Kenneth's running mate in the race for the Nairobi governorship.

2017-01-23 IEBC Warns Against Forcing People to Register to Vote
[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned politicians against forcing Kenyans to register to voters during the ongoing process.

2017-01-23 Police Handball Club Sign Kenya's Cereal Goalkeeper
[New Times] Police handball club has signed experienced Kenya's Cereal Handball Club goalkeeper Junior Agunda on a one-year contract subject to renewal at end of the season. Police coach Antoine Ntabanganyimana confirmed the new signing saying that, "He is a great player with extra-ordinary character and vast experience."

2017-01-23 Police Reservist Killed in Mandera Al-Shabaab Attack
[Nation] A Kenya police reservist was killed Monday morning when suspected Al-Shabaab militants hurled explosives at a bank and two eateries in Mandera town.

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