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UN report claims additional 100 million people could slip beyond poverty line in 2020

The United Nations has reported that a further 100 million people could slip below the poverty line in the year 2020. The global target to eradicate poverty by 2030...

Parents burden as school reopening draws near.

Parents, guardians and caretakers of school-going children have a challenging and unusual burden to bear as they prepare to take learners back to school. Schools were ordered closed after the...

Governments urged to embrace new technology to transform the agriculture sector.

The 10th edition of the annual African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) was held in Kigali Rwanda between the 8th and 13th of September, 2020. Due to the COVID 19...

Troubles at Mumias Sugar Company

Troubles have been bombarding Mumias Sugar Company in the recent past, and there seems to be no reprieve for the sugar millers. Suspected arsonists recently set fire to 92.47...

Covid baby boom expected in Kenya

Kenyans should prepare for a baby boom in the country by the end of the year 2020 and the first quarter of 2021. The pandemic has had adverse effects on...

Woman loses life in rescue attempt from rapists

A woman lost her life when a rescue attempt by the police ended in tragedy. The police were on a mission to save the woman from two rapists yesterday...

Why Kenyans should embrace fish farming

Lake Victoria has been the primary source of fish supply for decades in Nairobi; this is why it comes as no surprise that the supply is steadily dwindling. This year,...

Why Nairobi residents have retreated to the villages

Nairobians are on a steady exodus to their villages in droves since the beginning of the second quarter of 2020. The migration to upcountry homes and villages is primarily...

31 million Africans to sink into extreme poverty due to Covid

An estimated 31 million Africans will face extreme poverty at the end of 2020 due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. This figure is the best-case scenario with...

High court stops tax raise for used cars

The Mombasa High Court has halted the tax raise proposed by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) on used car imports. Kenya Revenue Authority published a new Current Retail Selling Price...

Milimani Law Courts closed after confirmed Covid case

The Milimani Law Courts shall remain closed for fourteen days. This is after a confirmed Coronavirus case was reported by one of the staff members. The statement was given by...

You can now own a smartphone for Ksh. 20 a day from Safaricom

In a partnership with Google, Safaricom announced that you can now own a 4G enabled smartphone for as little as Ksh. 20 per day. Their previous “Maisha ni digital” program...

Reported rape cases reach 5000+ during Covid period.

The Ministry of Health has reported a drastic increase in violence cases against women and girls since the pandemic hit Kenya in March 2020. At least 5,000 rape cases have...

Justice Odunga upholds judgment of jilted lover who killed his child and burned ex.

Justice Odunga has given Kenyans creative advice on how to act when a romantic partner calls off a relationship. During an appeal ruling, the judge borrowed from the coronavirus...

Misfortune Befalls Tuskys chain of supermarkets.

A visit to your local Tuskys supermarket will show several empty shelves, weary employees, and complaining customers. Tuskys woes are evident in the faces of both their employees and shoppers....

Why Kenyans are keeping billions at home

The Central Bank of Kenya stated that according to data collected during this coronavirus period, billions of Kenya shillings was circulating outside banks. This shows that Kenyans are keeping...

Kalonzo claims secret pact with Raila.

Kalonzo Musyoka, the leader of the Wiper Democratic Party (WDP), has claimed that he made a secret pact with Raila Odinga. The agreement details are that the Orange Democratic...

Woman’s body found in flowerbed in Kilmani

A woman’s body, who was later identified as Sheila Njeri Murage, was discovered in the leafy suburbs of Kilimani Nairobi last Saturday. The body was found lying in a...

Jumia records huge losses barely one year after billion-dollar IPO

Jumia, the biggest e-commerce platform in Africa, last year became the first tech company to be listed on the (NYSE) New York Stock Exchange. This was seen as a...

Chinese company clinches 5.6 billion shillings deal.

Stecol Corporation has landed a 5.6 billion shilling construction deal from the Kenyan government Treasury allocated 5.53 billion Kenyan Shillings towards the construction of separate lanes for high capacity buses....

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