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WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Unidentified fever 'kills 13' in DR Congo in 10 days

A fever of unidentified origin has killed 13 people in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo since August 11, the health minister said.

CORD divisions laid bare after Raila announces he is in 2017 race

The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) is headed for more storms after two co-principals declared they are firmly in the race for the presidency, a week after former PM Raila Odinga, made remarks widely interpreted to suggest he would be the sole flag bearer for the coalition in 2017.

Jubilee plots to cripple governors' referendum

The Jubilee coalition was Friday lobbying MCAs ahead of their summit in Nairobi today in the latest effort to scuttle a referendum push by governors.

Raila leads rallies for 1 million signatures

The Opposition's push for a referendum enters a crucial phase today when former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and other luminaries launch a drive to collect a million signatures of supportive Kenyans.

Land lease holders to enjoy first priority, Ngilu assures

Current lease title holders will be given first priority when they apply for renewal of their leases, Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has said.

Kenya

Appointments reveal President Uhuru’s soft spot for military officers

President Kenyatta’s appointment of Major General Philip Kameru to head the National Intelligence Service has revealed his soft spot and trust for military men, coming at a time he is overhauling the security docket in the wake of deadly terror attacks.

The Counties

Local politics threaten to derail Machakos’ development projects

For a county that had been the envy of many Kenyans due to an ambitious development plan spearheaded by Governor Alfred Mutua, political intrigues, disagreements and a corruption investigation have, somewhat, dampened high hopes on the transformation of Machakos County.

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Cecafa's Changing fortunes

Our Special Correspondent in Kigali interviewed long serving General Secretary Nicholas Musonye.

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