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The Great British Bake Off is coming to Kenya

Hollywood Reporter has announced that the Great British Bake Off is coming to Kenya. The Great British Bake Off also called Bake Off or GBBO is a British television baking competition in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a series of rounds, attempting to impress a group of...

Over 30,000 people registered for Huduma Namba in Migori

Over 30,000 people registered for Huduma Namba in Migori

Ruto offered my sister and I top State jobs

Deputy President William Ruto offered top government jobs to Raila Odinga Junior and his sister Winnie in a divide and rule attempt last year. Raila Junior on Wednesday said Ruto tried to use the tactics on them by asking a very senior ambassador to put pressure. "But obviously, we told...

India’s Bollywood plays starring role in Modi’s re-election bid

Early this year, a dozen of Bollywood's biggest names took a private jet from India's film capital of Mumbai to New Delhi for a private audience with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Subsequently, actor Ranveer Singh, who has nearly 22 million followers on Instagram, posted a smiling picture of himself...

Uganda seizes 8 suspects over American tourist’s kidnap

Uganda has arrested eight local people suspected of involvement in the kidnap of an American tourist and her guide last week, the government said on Wednesday. Kimberley Sue Endecott, 35, and local guide Jean Paul Mirenge-Remezo were ambushed and seized by gunmen as they drove in Queen Elizabeth National...

Carrefour Kenya targets number 2 retail ranking this year, franchisee says

Carrefour aims to become Kenya’s number two retailer this year, adding floorspace and using ultra-competitive pricing to boost sales and increase market share, its franchisee holder in the country said. Majid al Futtaim’s (MAF) Kenya head Franck Moreau said that, since launching there three years ago, the franchise of...

the battle over when and where you can see movies

While superheroes, monsters and aliens battle on the big screen, a real-life fight is raging behind the scenes that will determine what moviegoers will see at their local cinemas. The off-screen skirmish centers around the theatrical "window," the time a movie plays exclusively in U.S. theaters before it can...

Ivy killed by stalker, spurned lover — classmate

A friend of the murdered Moi University School of Medicine student, Ivy Wangeci, has released a statement saying she was murdered on Tuesday by a stalker who wanted to be her lover. Rodgers Abidha, on a Twitter thread, said that Wangeci had known the person who killed her, 28-year-old...

Boy 18, engaged to his mothers best friend, 39

A teenager who is engaged to his best friend's mother has said he 'can't wait to marry her' despite being more than two decades her junior. Chase Gabbard, 18, met mother-of-three Jaimee Brown, 39, when he was 11 and became best friends's with her son Jaice, now 16.  The pair,...

Next election meant for new blood, not the Railas, Rutos and Uhurus of Kenya — Mutua

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has called for a generational change in leadership. On Tuesday, he urged young Kenyans to take over power in the 2022 election. Mutua said it is time politicians who participated in the first and second liberation struggles quit active politics to make room for young leaders...

Sonko to explain why he’s yet to appoint a deputy

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is today expected before the Senate to explain why he has yet to appoint a deputy governor 15 months after Polycarp Igathe resigned. Igathe quit in January last year, citing failure to win the trust of his boss. There have been sporadic calls to have...

Joho opens up on bad old days with Uhuru

In the days of bad blood, Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho used to sneak out of his home as early as 4am to attend President Uhuru Kenyatta's functions in Mombasa so he could tell him off. And savour a public stand-off. He would go into hiding with only his bodyguard and...

Netanyahu on course to claim Israeli election victory

Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz claimed victory in Israel's election but exit polls and early results indicated on Wednesday the veteran right-wing leader was on course for a record fifth term. Partial results with 80 per cent of votes counted showed Netanyahu's Likud...

Focus should be on proper post-harvest handling

The delay in rains is a very unfortunate situation for farmers in this country. As you may know, the rainy season starts from March 15. As experts, we always advise farmers to plant around this time so that as the rain starts, the seeds should be in the soil for...

Where are Sonko’s Sh1.4 billion projects?

The Auditor General cannot locate development projects initiated in Nairobi by Governor Mike Sonko since July last year. Edward Ouko says in an audit report of the first half of the financial year that Nairobi failed to provide reports on the development projects after spending Sh1.4 billion. Ouko adds that...

Oil, gas wealth fund good for the economy- Britam

Britam Asset managers have welcomed the creation of a sovereign wealth fund, which the government intends to establish using profits from natural resources including gas, oil and minerals. The investment group said such a fund will be beneficiary especially with crude oil production expected to commence in 2022. Britam Asset...

Uhuru’s family throws party for boxing star Fatuma Zarika

Uhuru's only daughter Ngina Kenyatta stole the show with her dress code. Zarika's daughter Sophia was also present.  Ngina, who rarely appears in public, wore a black pair of trousers, floral top, animal print doll shoes, and long, yellow, trendy earrings. Fatuma Zarika retained her WBC Super Bantamweight championship after...

State moves to recover riparian land

The government has embarked on recovering all riparian reserves in the country beginning with land around Lake Naivasha. Under the programme by the ministries of Lands and Environment, persons who have encroached on the land will be kicked out and the land rehabilitated. Lands CS Faridah Karoney says plans were...

Baringo partners with world food agency to fight hunger

  The World Food Programme has partnered with the Baringo government to tackle starvation caused by prolonged drought. WFP Kenya director Annalisa Conte yesterday signed a deal with Governor Stanley Kiptis at the county offices in Kabarnet town. “The five-year partnership is good. It shall go a long way in bettering...

Pine Creek Records unveils Shiphie

Music label Pine Creek Records on Thursday announced the signing of a new artiste, Shiphie, at The Alchemist Lounge, Westlands. Shiphie, real name Shiphrah Kitulah, is an Afrojazz, Afropop/Afrosoul vocalist and songwriter born and raised in Mombasa. She also dropped a new video to her song, 'Everything'. Present were Pine...

I rejected Raila’s advances four times before handshake

Deputy President William Ruto now claims that former Prime Minister Raila Odinga approached him four times before the famous March 9, 2018 handshake. Ruto told Citizen TV on Tuesday night that he rejected Raila's advances and informed President Uhuru Kenyatta about all the times that the ODM leader had...

Mueller report to be released within a week

U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week a redacted version of the long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Barr, an appointee of President Donald Trump who last month announced what...

My withdrawal has nothing to do with ODM, Wajir West candidate

He was speaking at a luncheon of Wajir leaders hosted by Deputy President William Ruto at his Karen residence. Yusuf said that he would not be seeking the seat and will instead rally behind Jubilee candidate Mohamed Kolosh. Ruto said that the withdrawal should not be seen as a move...

Ruto gets his Huduma Namba, says it’s useful for planning

Deputy President William Ruto has gotten himself ongoing a Huduma Namba, a week after he defended himself for skipping the national launch. The DP, who was accompanied by his family to the registration centre in Langat'a, urged Kenyans to register within the specified period. Ruto said that it was important...

Fake traffic officers shot dead after motorist kidnap

Police shot dead three suspected gangsters in Mwala, Machakos county on Monday evening. Kathiani subcounty police commander Lazarus Tarus said the trio was among five suspects, who had kidnapped a motorist in Mikuyuni on the Machakos-Masii road. Two others escaped. The motorist was rescued unhurt. Tarus said the lot was...

Rwandans in Kenya mark 25 years after genocide

Rwandans in Kenya meet at the United Nations offices in Nairobi to commemorate 25 years since the genocide. More than 800,000 people were killed in three months. Director General of the UN office Maimunah Sharif read a speech by UN Secretary General António Guterres. Guterres said the genocide against in Rwanda...

Pay suppliers their money, WB tells government

The government needs to pay monies owed to the private sector to spur the country's economic growth. The World Bank Economic Update released this morning in Nairobi shows profitability among firms dealing with government is on the decline and as a result, this has weakened economic growth. "There is evidence...

Algeria’s parliament appoints interim president, students protest

Algeria's parliament appointed on Tuesday its upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president following the resignation of ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika after weeks of mass demonstrations against his rule. His appointment is in keeping with Algeria's constitution but protesters, who want sweeping democratic reforms, oppose figures like Bensalah, a close...

Mombasa church curses ‘satanic’ Huduma Namba

Mombasa church curses 'satanic' Huduma Namba

‘Resurrected’ Zimbabwean man officially dies

Brighton ‘Elliot’ Moyo, the Zimbabwean whom South African Prophet Alf Lukau ‘resurrected’  in February, has officially died. According to ZwNews.com, Moyo died last week in South Africa, and was buried on Saturday. Zimbawean publication H-Metro said it called a relative of Moyo whgo...
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