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  • 'People's president' gambit reignites power struggle as old as Kenya
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  • 'People's president' gambit reignites power struggle as old as Kenya
  • Uhuru determined not to be Kenya's worst President
  • Op-Ed: 'People's president' gambit reignites power struggle as old ...
  • 'People's president' gambit reignites power struggle as old as Kenya
  • Uhuru determined not to be Kenya's worst President
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  • Nasa to hold rallies in Kisii, Rift Valley, North Eastern
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  • Kenya government scared of Raila Odinga – deported Miguna
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  • Nasa to hold rallies in Kisii, Rift Valley, North Eastern
  • Kenya could be inching towards economic growth take-off stage
  • Kenya Faces Dim Hopes for Economic Growth in 2018
  • Analyst sees 5.6 per cent GDP growth this year
  • Cytonn Investments projects 5.4pc economic growth
  • Education is key to protecting nature
  • Why timing is right for Kenya to issue another Eurobond
  • World Bank's IFC pledges to partner with Kenya to spur economic ...
  • Kenya growth to hit 5.7pc on investments rebound
  • Kenya poised for economic recovery as property market strengthens
  • European Investment Bank extends financing facility to I&M Bank
  • Subdued Al-Shabaab helps Kenya grow tourism numbers
  • East Africa growth forecast to remain buoyant in 2018
  • Data centre investments that define Africa growth
  • As Kenya's Cities Grow, Women Risk Being Crowded Out of the ...
  • Kenya poised for economic recovery as property market strengthens
  • Sorrow and Stigma: The Double Tragedy of Afghanistan's Young ...
  • Female genital mutilation is a man's issue too: Kenyan Maasai activist
  • Kenya: Why Nairobians Are Crushing On New-Look Ngong Road
  • Kenya: Female Genital Mutilation Is a Man's Issue Too - Kenyan ...
  • Population pressure adds to stink of Kenya's garbage problem
  • Uganda overtakes South Africa in Kenya exports
  • Djibouti connection the gateway to Middle East export potential
  • Deeper Kenya-South Africa ties critical to growth, job creation
  • Tea prices grow slightly at Mombasa auction
  • Kenya negotiates delicate trade pacts with billions at stake
  • Billions at stake as Kenya negotiates delicate trade pacts
  • Kenya exports to Tanzania hit ten-year low
  • UPDATE 2-Kenya pledges to try to live within its means after criticism
  • Kenya Ranked 112 Globally on Key Economic Metrics
  • Henry Rotich unveils Kenya's Sh2.6 trillion Budget
  • Kenya Revenue Authority 'lost $39m to hacker'
  • Ratings agency Moody's comments on Kenya's budget
  • Does Kenya's budget review and outlook paper predict 63% debt ...
  • CORRECTED-Kenya's budget paves way for Islamic finance
  • In Kenya, debt-ridden Christian universities struggle to stay open
  • AfDB warns of Kenya debt distress risk as more loans mature ...
  • National budget to focus on reduction of Kenya's debt
  • IMF cautions over Kenya debt vulnerability
  • UPDATE 2-Kenya secures $750 mln syndicated loan to pay off ...
  • CBK cautions government over narrowing window to borrow
  • Which way for interest rates as MPC meets?

    Kenya Leaders


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  • 'People's president' gambit reignites power struggle as old as Kenya
  • Kenya's opposition swears in Raila Odinga as 'people's president'
  • Uhuru determined not to be Kenya's worst President

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Parliament starts vetting President Kenyatta's CS nominees
  • Meet Uhuru's new "Kitchen Cabinet"
  • Kenya lagging behind in gender balance at Parliament - Kewopa

    Prime Minister


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  • Kenya government scared of Raila Odinga – deported Miguna
  • Who says a Prime Minister will have a cure for what ails Kenya?

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Who says a Prime Minister will have a cure for what ails Kenya?
  • I will be back, vows Miguna
  • Mudavadi tells off Jubilee for withdrawing NASA leaders' security

    Minister of Economy


  • Mexico will never pay for Trump wall - economy minister
  • Kenya's top judge rebukes government over escalating crackdown
  • Under the Radar: Ethiopia's economic growth offers opportunities ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • How Miguna rose, fell and rose again
  • Meet Uhuru's new "Kitchen Cabinet"
  • Ruto lost control of Cabinet

    Minister of Culture


  • A friend in beads: Aid Minister Penny Mordaunt embraces local ...
  • Nasa to hold rallies in Kisii, Rift Valley, North Eastern
  • Kenya defies court order to reopen TV stations, detains opposition ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Kenya has one president. In a political showdown, it's about to ...
  • Kenya: How Miguna Elbowed Way Back Into Raila's Inner Circle ...
  • Israel Pays a Bounty of $5000 and Arms for Each African Asylum ...

    Minister of Education


  • Matiang'i to become 'super CS' in changes to boost service delivery
  • Will Amina Mohamed fit in Matiang'i shoes as Education CS?
  • In Kenya, debt-ridden Christian universities struggle to stay open

    Minister of Energy


  • Why Ruto's ally Charles Keter holds the lucrative Ministry of Energy
  • Matiang'i to become 'super CS' in changes to boost service delivery
  • Excessive power loss is affecting electrification target – senators

    Minister of Finance


  • 2017 Top African Finance Ministers
  • Munya among CS nominees facing challenge
  • Cabinet Secretaries: Role, appointments and tenure

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Canadian lawyer says federal government failed him during ordeal ...
  • I'm lucky, ready to step into Amina's shoes, Monica Juma tells MPs
  • Matiangi hands over Education Ministry to CS Amina

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Kobia: Uhuru acted lawfully in forming Chief Administrative ...
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  • Peter Munya faces tall order at EAC docket

    Minister of Justice


  • Former minister contests order to pay British family Sh700 million
  • Kenya's top judge rebukes government over escalating crackdown
  • Kenya's Citizen TV back on air after suspension

    Minister of Health


  • Competency is better than academics for Cabinet and County ...
  • I will be back, vows Miguna
  • WHO to support Kenya in making Universal Health Coverage a reality

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Matiang'i to become 'super CS' in changes to boost service delivery
  • Leaders give mixed reactions over list of new cabinet nominees
  • Ruto lost control of Cabinet

    Minister of Sports


  • Little to write home about Wario's time as Sports CS
  • Work cut out for new sports minister Achesa
  • Officials must offer sound leadership in the new season

    Director of State Security Service


  • Kenya Power: vandals serve time in crackdown operations
  • 'Kenya kuna matata': We must abandon path of darkness and death ...
  • Public Officers who defy court orders warned: ICJ

    Chairman National Bank


  • National Bank admits losing Sh29m to fraudsters
  • Drilling on Longonot geothermal project in Kenya to start June 2018
  • Education Ministry de-registers two schools for failure to meet set ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Why non diplomatic and diplomatic career officers will undergo ...
  • On Kenya, Inner City Press Asks UN of Miguna Miguna Forcibly ...
  • Monica Juma gets a second shot at top position

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Meet Uhuru's new "Kitchen Cabinet"
  • African press review 7 February 2018
  • Global Pulse: A crackdown on the Kenyan media puts their ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Is Kenya turning its back on democracy?
  • Kenyatta's grand plan to silence Kenya's free press
  • Kenya's Raila Odinga is 'sworn in' as president in big opposition rally

    Opposition


  • Kenya media, opposition crackdown criticised
  • Deported Kenyan opposition figure rails against 'despotic regime'
  • Kenyan newspaper publishes obituary for opposition figure -- who ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Kenya fiscal deficit to fall to 6.0 percent of GDP in 2018/19 financial ...
  • Why timing is right for Kenya to issue another Eurobond
  • Tanzania's GDP growth rises to 6.8pc in third quarter
  • StanChart projects Kenya's GDP to grow by 4.6pc in 2018
  • Neighbours Tanzania says its GDP growth rises to 6.8 per cent
  • Ex-NMG CEO tweeted this and everyone is panicking
  • Kenya fiscal deficit to fall to 6.0 percent of GDP in 2018/19 financial ...
  • Why timing is right for Kenya to issue another Eurobond
  • Tanzania's GDP growth rises to 6.8pc in third quarter
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    Investment

  • Kenya growth to hit 5.7pc on investments rebound
  • Kenya poised for economic recovery as property market strengthens
  • European Investment Bank extends financing facility to I&M Bank
  • Subdued Al-Shabaab helps Kenya grow tourism numbers
  • East Africa growth forecast to remain buoyant in 2018
  • Data centre investments that define Africa growth
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    Demographics

  • As Kenya's Cities Grow, Women Risk Being Crowded Out of the ...
  • Kenya poised for economic recovery as property market strengthens
  • Sorrow and Stigma: The Double Tragedy of Afghanistan's Young ...
  • Female genital mutilation is a man's issue too: Kenyan Maasai activist
  • Kenya: Why Nairobians Are Crushing On New-Look Ngong Road
  • Kenya: Female Genital Mutilation Is a Man's Issue Too - Kenyan ...
  • Population pressure adds to stink of Kenya's garbage problem
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    Export/Import

  • Uganda overtakes South Africa in Kenya exports
  • Djibouti connection the gateway to Middle East export potential
  • Deeper Kenya-South Africa ties critical to growth, job creation
  • Tea prices grow slightly at Mombasa auction
  • Kenya negotiates delicate trade pacts with billions at stake
  • Billions at stake as Kenya negotiates delicate trade pacts
  • Kenya exports to Tanzania hit ten-year low
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    Public Spending

  • UPDATE 2-Kenya pledges to try to live within its means after criticism
  • Kenya Ranked 112 Globally on Key Economic Metrics
  • Henry Rotich unveils Kenya's Sh2.6 trillion Budget
  • Kenya Revenue Authority 'lost $39m to hacker'
  • Ratings agency Moody's comments on Kenya's budget
  • Does Kenya's budget review and outlook paper predict 63% debt ...
  • CORRECTED-Kenya's budget paves way for Islamic finance
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    Public Debt

  • In Kenya, debt-ridden Christian universities struggle to stay open
  • AfDB warns of Kenya debt distress risk as more loans mature ...
  • National budget to focus on reduction of Kenya's debt
  • IMF cautions over Kenya debt vulnerability
  • UPDATE 2-Kenya secures $750 mln syndicated loan to pay off ...
  • CBK cautions government over narrowing window to borrow
  • Which way for interest rates as MPC meets?
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