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KENYA:Uhuru to nurses: There’s no money

February 2019 Business Daily;President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday appeared to have closed all avenues for dialogue with the striking nurses after he ruled out raising “the bloated and unsustainable” public wage bill further. Instead, the President restated the position of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) saying more attempts should …

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KENYA:Ministry takes over Sh8bn KU hospital

February 2019 Business Daily;Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital is set to become a State corporation under Health ministry according to an order signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The hospital which has been put up at Sh8 billion will, however, continue to provide specialised treatment alongside training and research …

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KENYA:Nuteez peanut butter unfit for human consumption

January 2019 theStar; Nuteez peanut butter has been declared not fit for human consumption. In a certificate of analysis on Thursday, the government chemist Johansen Oduor said it exceeds the maximum required limit of aflatoxin. The peanut butter was found to be containing 28.08ppb aflotoxin, 18.08ppb more than the required limit. Peanuts are susceptible …

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