President Uhuru Kenyatta issues Kihiu Mwiri titles, says no more land-buying companies

President Uhuru Kenyatta issues Kihiu Mwiri titles, says no more land-buying companies

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday ended a bloody chapter in one of Kenya’s oldest land-buying companies when he issued 43 title deeds to shareholders of Kihiu Mwiri Land Buying Company. The Head of State also banned the registration of any new land-buying companies. The announcement is likely to bring relief to land owners in Central, Rift […]

University of Nairobi among top 900 universities in the World

University of Nairobi among top 900 universities in the World

The University of Nairobi is the only Kenyan institution among the top 900 universities in the World. This is according to the latest QS World University Rankings. The university took position 701 out of 891 institutions ranked, though the survey considered about 3,539. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the World’s top university, followed by Harvard. […]

Roads will not be closed in Pope’s visit, says Boinnetds-will-not-be-closed-in-pope-s-visit-says-boinnet

Roads will not be closed in Pope’s visit, says Boinnetds-will-not-be-closed-in-pope-s-visit-says-boinnet

NAIROBI: Police have promised not to disrupt traffic and businesses when Pope Francis visits Kenya in November this year. Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet said they will instead invite Kenyans to line up on the roads to welcome the Pope. “Unlike what happened when President Obama came to Kenya in July and we closed […]

Kenya signs Sh33 billion grant to fund health sector

Kenya signs Sh33 billion grant to fund health sector

The Government of Kenya has signed a Ksh.33 billion grant agreement with the Global Fund to expand interventions for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in the country. While signing the grant Tuesday at his office in Nairobi, Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said the funds will largely enable the health sector to buy the necessary medicine […]