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Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), which yesterday retained the indicative lending rate at 10 per cent from September, said its data shows that loans to almost a third of the economy had grown at 4.6 per ce
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Corporate Staffing Services, in a report titled Trends, Challenges and Future Outlook, says employers expect disruptions during the electioneering period, which will make them reluctant to hire.
Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge said yesterday that Treasury will propose amendments to Parliament this Thursday to help fast-track the growth of sharia-compliant products in all financial sectors.
This has been made possible by the launch of the world's seventh largest Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) ? a marketable security that tracks an index, a commodity, bonds, or a basket of assets such as an i
With the current administration capitalizing heavily on public spending mostly in infrastructure, rural development, and social services to drive growth of t
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We’ve all done it. You make a dinner reservation, then decide you can’t get to the restaurant because of traffic, maybe it starts raining, or plans simply change. But how many of us actually let t
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Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on March 27 to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple Inc and Alphabe
The Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on settlement of the situation in Donbas will primarily discuss the issues of ceasefire and swap of hostages at its meeting in Minsk on March 29, Ukrainian special e
The 15-day jail sentence imposed March 27 on Alexei Navalny is nothing new for the Kremlin’s most visible domestic foe, and is unlikely to be more than a brief interruption of his campaign again
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A new study reveals the role of three proteins in killing fast-duplicating cancer cells while they're dividing. The research finds that these proteins can be specifically modified to unleash an inhere
Observations using ESO's Very Large Telescope have revealed stars forming within powerful outflows of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies. These are the first c
Experiments suggest the particles that cover the surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, are 'electrically charged.' When the wind blows hard enough, Titan's non-silicate granules get kicked up and start to
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Children and youth born in Canada are at higher risk of unintentional injury from guns compared with immigrant children and youth, although certain subgroups of immigrants and refugees are at higher r
About 50 percent of those who thought they were allergic to all tree nuts were able to pass an oral food challenge without a reaction, new research shows.
People exposed to entertainment television are more likely to vote for populist politicians according to a new study. The researchers investigated the political impact of entertainment television in I
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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's nuclear regulator has granted consent for construction to start at EDF's Hinkley C nuclear power plant, it said on Monday.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A majority of EU countries voted on Monday against allowing two new genetically modified crops to be grown in Europe, batting the contentious decision on GM cultivation in Europe
CARAPONGO, Peru (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Lima, hundreds of householders salvage scant belongings in what is left of their homes after the Rimac River burst its banks in recent weeks amid Peru's
While many medics are sceptical about the supposed healing properties of crystals and gemstones, beauty practitioners are reporting a soaring demand from clients.
Research found that parents are giving their children double the recommended amount of pasta sauce, sending the amount of sugar consumed to 96 per cent of a child's RDA.
(Reuters Health) - Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents report higher rates of tobacco use than heterosexual teens, according to a U.S. study that also highlights gender differences in smoking habits
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's center-left government proposed legislation on Monday that would grant compensation to transgender men and women who had to undergo mandatory sterilization in order to h
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GST, billed as independent Indiaâ??s biggest reform initiative, promises to stitch together a common national market by consolidating a web of local and central taxes into a single levy.
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The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has identified a man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers in Boyle Heights this weekend. James Barragan, 35, of Los Angeles, was killed ea
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A man who was on parole was arrested Sunday after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in what police say was a case of domestic violence. Julio Cesar Serrano, 42, was arrested after polic
Today in Entertainment: Adele not sure she will ever tour again March 27, 2017, 9:34 a.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotten an early start with "Beauty and the Beast"
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Johnstone is on loan at Villa from United and has impressed in recent weeks conceding just one goal in his last six games. Steve Bruce wants to sign the 24-year-old for next season.
City last week pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion during the 1-1 draw on March 19. The charge relates to the Liverpool penalty i
After 10 years at Arsenal, the 36-year-old signed a two-year contract with Sparta in August, but played for his new club for only 19 minutes as a substitute on September 10.
Interim-coach Fred Grim will lead Holland for the friendly against Italy in Amsterdam on Tuesday night, but there is no rush to appoint a permanent successor following the sacking of Danny Blind.
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House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes met source on White House grounds

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Parolee suspected of stabbing his girlfriend to death in San Bernardino

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'True Blood' author Charlaine Harris will launch a new fantasy series set in a fractured America

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Bowen Island's Nectar Yoga B&B offers nature and namaste, minutes from Vancouver

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Unusual weather damages Wyoming national park building

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Indigenous chefs aim to raise awareness of their traditional foods

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Here’s why airlines don’t always reveal the full truth about flight delays

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Russia’s Foreign Ministry issues an etiquette guide

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Two teens were barred from a United flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday for wearing leggings. The airline said they were barred because they were flying on a free pass.
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