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State to release 1m bags of maize to cut price of flour

The government has promised to release 1,005,367 million bags of maize to the Cereal Millers Association (CMA) in a bid to bring down the cost of flour, which had jumped

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NSE activity declines despite stable economic growth Activity in the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) declined significantly in the first quarter of 2016 compared the first quarter of 2015 despite an

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Magical Kenya branded Dreamliner to market Kenyan destinations

National carrier KQ has partnered with the Ministry of Tourism by unveiling a Magical Kenya branded Dreamliner aircraft. This is in a bid to market Kenya as a top destination

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Tourism sector pushes country’s economic growth up by 5.9 per cent

  Kenya’s economy grew by 5.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to 5 per cent growth over the same period in 2015 with tourism being the

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4 million taxpayers fail to meet KRA deadline As many as 4 million taxpayers have failed to meet the June 30 deadline to file their returns, data from the Kenya

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Lifting air travel restrictions in Africa could create over 15,000 jobs, inject Sh7.8 billion into economy

Opening up air travel in Africa could create as many as 15,900 additional jobs in Kenya and add $76.9 million (Sh7.79 billion) to the economy in terms of GDP. This

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Closet Raid: Queen Elizabeth

She was crowned Queen before most of us were born, right here on our  Kenyan soil, and from the looks of things, the reign of 90 year old Queen Elizabeth

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Suzanna Owiyo: The Queen of Kenyan soul fusion

She has been compared to Nina Simone and Tracy Chapman, her distinct style has taken her to stages all across the world in a career that many would call legendary.

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Portugal edge out Poland

Portugal scraped through to the semi-finals of the European Championship for the fourth time in five tournaments with a penalty shootout victory over Poland last night. Ricardo Quaresma scored the

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It is battle royal as Wales tackle Belgium

  Wales’ Euro 2016 quarter-final against Belgium tonight is their biggest match since the 1958 World Cup, according to manager Chris Coleman. Wales have not reached a major finals since