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Kenya: Light aircraft goes missing with ten onboard

A light aircraft with ten people onboard, which was flying from Kitale town in western Kenya to Nairobi, went missing on Tuesday, the country’s aviation authorities have confirmed. According to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), the eight-passenger Cessna C208 flight was last seen on...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:12am

Kenya: Mass suspension of gov't procurement officials as graft purge heightens

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday suspended all Heads of Procurement and Accounting Units in government ministries, pending a fresh vetting exercise, a move aimed to root out corruption in the country’s government workforce. This follow Kenyatta’s announcement last week...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:54am

Kenya to investigate 10 banks on suspicion of handling stolen funds

Kenyan authorities will investigate 10 financial institutions suspected of handling funds that were stolen from the government’s National Youth Service (NYS), the director of criminal investigations confirmed on Thursday. The Daily Nation named nine commercial banks and a financial co-...

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 8:46am

Over 40 people are dead after a dam collapsed during floods in Kenya

More than 40 people died after a dam burst in Kenya’s Rift Valley region destroying hundreds of homes and businesses. At least 20 children are among the dead. The Patel dam in Solai town in Nakuru county, located 190 kilometers (118 miles) from the capital Nairobi, burst on Wednesday night (...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 12:57am

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