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UK Foreign secretary welcomes Sh8.5bn funding for Kenya

UK Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt on Friday welcomed over Sh8.5 billion of funding for Kenyan businesses on the final day of his week-long visit to Africa. This included a new agreement which will see British business De La Rue invest Sh1.4 billion to boost its production in Kenya of...

KOT react after Aisha Jumwa snatches mic from Sifuna during burial

KOT has reacted after Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa snatched a microphone from ODM secretary general Edwin Sifuna as he addressed mourners in Kilifi on Friday. The two were among attendees of Mombasa Deputy Governor William Kingi’s father's burial. In a two-minute clip shared on social media, Sifuna is seen introducing...

21 hurt as Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river

A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the U.S. outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off a runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base there during a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people. There were no reports of fatalities...

SGR is viable without going to Naivasha or Kisumu

The SGR need not reach Kisumu or Malaba for it to be viable. It can still pay for itself even if it stops in Naivasha or Nairobi. The reason is that as much as 70 per cent of cargo from Mombasa terminates in Nairobi. And for the rail to...

Fraudsters eye digital platforms due to easy user manipulation

Mobile and digital banking services are becoming targets for financial crime facilitated by easier manipulation of users. While theft has been focused on banks’ ATMs, Kenya Bankers Association chief executive Habil Olaka said fraud trends are also shifting to the digital platforms due to their increased popularity and social...

EACC loses application in Sh109m case

The judge argued that transferring the case would mean delaying it further. “Corruption and economic crimes have become rampant in this country, to the extent that there have been calls to declare corruption a national disaster. As long as sub registries are not established outside Nairobi, it will lead...

Outering Road residents want roofed footbridges

City residents along Outering road want footbridges roofed to protect them from harsh weather. Residents said the new bridges do not have roof covers, leaving them to be rained on. "The roofs should be covered like the ones on Thika Superhighway to shelter the pedestrians when they are using the...

How an Idea Becomes Innovation

How do you know you have a great idea? How do you know that your idea is as good as you claim? Right now, you don’t; it’s still in your mind. At best, it’s a guess. There is an excitement that comes with the conception of an idea that...

The works of lifetimes: African Twilight, The Movie

The spectacular launch of the double-volume opus, ‘African Twilight, the Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies of the African Continent’, by photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher is a culmination of a long journey. It represents the life’s work of three people who have dedicated their lives to African Heritage. The book...

Industry officials deny discharging effluent into Athi River

They were charged with discharging the wastes into the river, violating the national environmental laws and discharging the wastes into the river thus risking the lives of the people who stayed along the river.Nema has been inspecting premises to weed out companies polluting rivers.On Friday, they requested the...

Huduma Namba to improve services — Waiguru

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru says IT and Huduma Namba will improve governance and services. She spoke on Thursday at the Kirinyaga county headquarters where she led county staff and residents in registering. Waiguru urged residents to turn out in large numbers and register. She was accompanied by Deputy Governor Peter Ndambiri...

Vibe over men

So Nick was a bust. My golden shower days are clearly over. I need a new hobby. Men are not working out for me anymore. I need to reset. I spend the next few months throwing myself into work. It pays off. The magazine is doing great, with some...

Kenya seeks military cooperation with Trump

Kenya has embarked on a plan to seek military cooperation with US President Donald Trump. This comes as Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma next week leads a Kenyan delegation to America for an inaugural Bilateral Strategic Dialogue. The meeting set to be held between May 7 and 8 is said...

Wario sacked as Mubea exits EACC for Dublin

The appointments have further seen EACC deputy CEO Micheal Mubea appointed as Kenya’s Ambassador in Dublin.The appointments have seen Lazurus Amayo, who has been serving as the UN Permanent representative, named as the Kenyan Ambassador to Washington DC.Kariuki Mugwe will be posted to Abu Dhabi while Peter Katana...

Cop acquitted of musician Chelele’s murder

Administration Police officer Eric Musila on Friday was freed by a Naivasha court over the murder of his estranged wife, popular Kalenjin musician Diana Chemutai 'Chelele'. But he's not out of jail: Last month Musila was found guilty of murdering Eldoret-based surveyor Eliud Kipchirchir in 2012 by shooting him...

Afya sacco to pay members Sh58 million dividend

Afya Cooperative Sacco Society has recommended a Sh857.4 million payout as interest and dividends on member deposits and shares at 7.5 and six per cent respectively. During the sacco’s 39th Annual Delegates Conference, chairman Vitalis Lukiri the dividends payable will amount to Sh58 million. “Members shares in the society have...

IPOA condemns killing of police officer in Embu

Ikaaba wa shot dead after refusing to surrender, an incident that irritated his workers who descended on officers. "Kinyua was cut several times on the head, forcing the officer accompanying to shoot the suspect in the chest. The OCS succumbed to injuries on arrival at Tenri Hospital in Embu,”...

Schools where unique subjects are a big deal

What does your child they learn during their school hours? Most parents want their children to turn out well, both academically and in life skills. However, not as many school curricula include unique subjects such as leadership, or financial literacy, or incorporating new ideas in the market such as...

Notorious woman burglar wanted across E Africa arrested at JKIA

The DCI further describes Kamande as a very dangerous criminal who was linked to several high-end break-ins within Nairobi, with the detectives revealing that she had been captured on several CCTV cameras during her heists. DCI  linked her to a robbery incident that took place in March 2015, at...

Treasury writes off Sh24bn Kenya Airways debt

The government has written off Sh24.2 billion it lent to Kenya Airways, bringing to focus the viability of taxpayers’ money sunk in the troubled airline. The amount accounts for 89 per cent of Sh27.2 billion loans written off in favour of various state corporations, government agencies, and other organizations...

High Court awards Jimmy Wanjigi Sh8m for fake obituary

Businessman Jimmy Wanjigi has been awarded Sh8 million by the High Court over fake obituary published by Daily Nation last year. High Court Judge Wilfrida Okwany pronounced that the publication violated Wanjigi’s privacy. The judge ruled that the newspaper enjoyed profit from the obituary and awarded Wanjigi Sh4 million and...

Suspects in activist Caroline Mwatha’s murder released

Four people accused of killing human rights activist Caroline Mwatha have been granted bail.  A postmortem report showed Mwatha died after a botched abortion at a clinic in Dandora Phase 1. Her body was found at the City Mortuary on February 12 after she went missing a week before.  Betty...

ANC row: Osotsi must write to request for dialogue

ANC is still waiting for nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi to officially request for dialogue, party secretary general Barrack Muluka said on Friday.   He said they will respond after receiving communication from the MP. “We haven’t heard from him as a party. We have read about his new stunts in the...

Safaricom’s service revenue grows to Sh240bn

Safaricom's service revenue grew by 7 per cent to Sh240.3 billion during the Financial Year  ending March 31, 2019. While announcing the results on Friday, CEO Bob Collymore said the telco's earnings before income tax grew to Sh89.6 billion even as the firm faced a number of challenges ranging...

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Anita Nderu quits Capital FM

Early this year, the media personality revealed on Instagram that she battled depression. She said she was in such a dark place that she even considered killing herself. “I cried myself to sleep and cried every morning, my eyes were always puffy. I would RSVP yes to events, hire...

KQ losses accumulate to Sh89.3bn in six years

Kenya Airways cumulative loses over the past six years now stands at Sh 89.3 billion following the release of its latest results. On Tuesday, the airline announced yet another net loss Sh5.9 billion from Sh5.1 billion for the year ended December 2018 .  The loss before tax was Sh7.6...

Smart Joker hails ‘supportive’ wife

Churchill Show comedian Micheal 'Smart Joker’ Omuka is enjoying love and making fun with his lover. He said his bae has been a supportive woman and of goodwill throughout, and also she is always humble and energetic in times of troubles. “My bae is good, I tell you. She is...

If we destroy the environment, it will destroy us too

I spent the last two weeks of April in one of Africa’s smallest countries called Burundi. I was amazed at the green environment and what I thought was a very impressive forest cover. However, latest UN reports put Burundi’s forest cover at 6.7 per cent. And while this may...

Kenya winning war against Aids, malaria and TB — Global Fund

Kenya has been urged to increase her contribution to the Global Fund for the war against HIV, TB and malaria to be won.  The fund’s executive director Peter Sands yesterday said even though a lot of success has been registered, a lot still needs to be done. “Kenya’s contribution to...
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