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Priyanka Chopra net worth 2019

Priyanka Chopra is one of the most famous celebrities in India, and recently, she has turned into an international superstar. She is most famous for her acting in the Bollywood industry, with several films to her name. Her entry into the Hollywood industry propelled her fame worldwide. Aside from...

Netizens applaud woman who supports hubby after years of being jobless

A desperate South African woman took to social media to try and help her husband find a job after he was retrenched nearly four years ago. Her commitment moved South Africans to act quickly in trying to help while applauding her for standing by her man's side during his...

Mixed reactions after Raila meets four heads of state in one week

- Raila started his visits on Saturday, May 19, where he met Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi - In his subsequent visits, the former premier met presidents Mahamadou Issoufou, Nana Akufo-Addo and Salva Kiir of Niger, Ghana and South Sudan respectively- Raila reportedly discussed continental...

Aden Duale: Majority leader denies claims DP Ruto’s men plotting to impeach CS Matiang’i

- Duale said as the Majority leader he was not aware of any motion seeking to remove Matiang'i from office- He said in the event there is such a plan, then he would come out to defend the Interior Cabinet secretary- The Garissa Town MP warned removing a...

Kisumu gets traffic lights 18 years after it was declared city

- The construction of the Kisumu-Kakamega highway informed the need for traffic lights to boost pedestrian safety- The traffic lights were installed on Wednesday, May 23, in upgrades aimed at controlling traffic at a number of intersections- This comes 18 years after retired president Moi declared the late...

Kenyan newspapers review for May 23: Ruto allies accuse PS Kibicho of using state funds to finance Team Kieleweke

Newspapers on Wednesday, May 23, report that leaders allied to DP William Ruto now seek to send home Interior PS Karanja Kibicho after it emerged that it will be and uphill task to censure CS Fred Matiang'i.Kenyan newspapers review for May 23: Ruto allies accuse PS Kibicho of using...

Netizens lash out at Huddah Monroe after she called Kenyans animals

Controversial socialite Huddah Monroe has broken her silence but her fans are not here for her supposedly nasty sentiments.The petit beauty who is on a US tour referred to Kenya as a jungle and dubbed its citizens as animals.//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsDuring a rant on Instagram the young entrepreneur went on and...

Nyeri woman sentenced to 30 years for trafficking bhang worth KSh 2000

- Wanjiru is said to have committed the offence in 2014 and was found guilty after being positively identified by key witnesses- She was sentenced to 30 years in jail after she was found guilty of trafficking bhang worth KSh 2,820- Principal Magistrate Harrison Adika convicted her to...

Ferdinand Waititu: EACC detectives storm Kiambu governor’s homes in Runda, Nairobi

- The graft busters raided and searched a number of Waititu's premises located in Nairobi's upmarket- They were reportedly searching for files and documents in connection with an ongoing investigation- Waititu's administration has been on the spot over questionable budget allocations and expendituresDetectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission...

Mogadishu: Ex-minister among five killed in car bomb day after Somali officials were denied entry to Kenya

- According to Somalia deputy police chief, the attackers had targeted a convoy escorting officials and lawmakers to the presidential palace- The former minister for foreign affairs was among five people who died in the attack- Eleven others were injured and several vehicles destroyed- Islamist militia group al-Shabaab is...

Nairobi: Immigration official takes wife, son to court for defrauding him of KSh 20M property

- Joshua Gichana bought a land in Nairobi in 2001, but he did not pursue the title deed immediately- In April 2016, he started the process of acquiring the title deed, and he was in for a rude shock- When he visited Ministry of Lands offices at Ardhi House,...

IAAF bans Kenyan official Michael Rotich for 10 years, fines him KSh 1.9 million

A top official of Team Kenya at the 2016 Rio Olympic has been slapped with a 10-year ban by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).Michael Rotich who was Kenya's Team Manager in Brazil was banned from all athletics activities on Wednesday, May 22.Ezekiel Kemboi (L) celebrates as he...

Police boss says order on pay hike for graduate police officers unsustainable

- The court ordered police commission and police service to review job group for all graduate police constables- The court also ordered the police employer to offer the officers administrative course before promotions - Police boss Mutyambai maintained the government was unable to comply with the orders due to...

KCB Group’s net profit grows by 11% to settle at KSh 5.8 billion in first quarter of 2019

- The net profit jumped from KSh 5.2 billion in first quarter of 2018 to KSh 5.8 billion- Growth was attributed to among other things a healthier loan book and drop in interest expenses- KCB Group boss Oigara said performance was also as a result sustained strategy anchored on...

Kenyan netizens slam Parliament, Judiciary for poor performance

Quite a number of Kenyans have gone online to severely fault the Judiciary for what they have described as a “serious under-performance” in the last few years.TUKO.co.ke had initially sought to find out what Kenyans thought of the three arms of government and which one left the most to...

Kenyans roast netizen for demanding that Tottenham’s Victor Wanyama build hospital using own salary

One netizen was slapped with a bitter dose of reality for a better part of Wednesday, May 22, after his attempt to check Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama backfired spectacularly.The Twitter user identified as Fredrick Nyambare came up with quite the unpopular opinion about how Wanyama, who is flying...

KeNHA expels 4 Chinese nationals for assaulting Kenyan engineer, wants them deported

- The four were arrested after they attacked Rodgers Imasia who had criticised their work- The Chinese nationals have since been expelled from the project site and KenNHA asked the government to deport them- While noting their work permits had been canceled, KenNHA also demanded they be replaced within...

Uhuru launches mortgage refinance company to boost affordable housing agenda

- The Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC) was established under a public-private partnership arrangement- The company will provide long-term cheaper loans to primary mortgage providers, including banks, microfinance banks and Saccos- Uhuru said the new venture is aimed at addressing the deficit in housing created by the huge rise...

Uhuru says success in business depends on planning, not government in power

- Uhuru said businesses should not succeed or fail based on who you know - The president urged people to measure their business success on the basis of the plans and the programmes they have- He also added that businesses should not succeed or fail based on which government...

Eric Omondi’s Italian ex-lover Chantal says long distance led to their breakup

Comedian Eric Omondi's Italian ex-lover Chantal Grazioli has finally revealed what led to their unexpected breakup.Chantal sensationally claimed she loved and still loves the comedian but the long distance between them affected their relationship, forcing them to amicably calling it quits.//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsIn an Instagram post seen by TUKO.co.ke on Wednesday,...

Five suspects in KSh 109 million NLC scandal ready to refund irregular payments

- The suspects were among the 23 suspects arrested alongside NLC chairman Mohamed Swazuri- They wrote to Director of Public Prosecution asking for plea negotiations over the matter- The DPP noted their application was provided for in the constitution and would be looked into Five suspects implicated in the...

Juacali narrates how he almost quit music after being conned by rogue promoter

Genge music trailblazer Paul Nunda AKA Juacali may seem to have made it, but the story behind his success has come with its fare share of challenges.Juacali, like any other musician, has dealt with a number of issues in the past that nearly crippled his music career.//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsThe Kiasi hitmaker...

Government denies banning importation of used vehicle spare parts

- Kenya Bureau of Standards said it did not issue a notice banning importation of second hand vehicle spare parts- The standards body said it only directed all imported used spare parts must go through inspection- Scrutiny is done by a competent authority and in compliance with the...

UK denies issuing travel advisory against Kenya over terrorism threats

The UK has come out strongly to deny claims that it has issued a travel advisory against Kenya.This follows initial reports which were rife on Tuesday, May 21, which claimed the country was once again on London's radar on terrorism grounds.Several media outlets claimed a number of Kenyan towns...

Uhuru Kenyatta says little disagreements make relationships exciting

For a relationship to thrive, peace and communication should always take precedence. But did you know a little fighting can make a relationship last?President Uhuru Kenyatta was spotted on video dropping some nuggets of wisdom on how to keep the romance alive in a relationship.//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsIn the short Facebook clip...

Actress Tonto Dikeh gives KSh 14k to troll who abused her on social media

Controversial Nollywood star Tonto Dikeh has decided to 'kill' her haters with kindness after dishing out cash to a bully.According to the star, a troll who had seen mocking and taunting her for long decided to ask the actress for money.//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsTonto then decided to name and shame her notorious...

Uhuru makes impromptu inspection of affordable housing project in Ngara

- He toured the site where 1370 houses are construction and 228 units are expected to be complete by September 2019- The houses are among the 500, 000 affordable housing units under the Big Four Agenda- He toured the construction site after launching of the Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company-...

Seven Bungoma county employees charged for violently robbing man KSh 400k at AP camp

Seven Bungoma county employees have been charged for robbing a resident KSh 400, 000 and phone worth KSh 7, 000 at Bukembe police camp.The officials were identified as Simiyu Mutaki (deputy directornlogistics) Jonathan Chenjeni (protocol), Vincent Maunda (deputy governor's driver), Amos Sifuna (officer at governor's office), Antony Wamalwa,...

British rapper Lady Leshurr claims Nairobi Diaries actor Trapking tried to con her

Hot and fierce British rapper has come out guns blazing to accuse Nairobi Diaries actor Bradley Juma Obomi alias Trap King Chrome of trying to extort her.According to the rapper, the Kenyan reality TV star and now music promoter has been bugging her, demanding for some money from her...

Kenya ranked best African country in ease of accessing digital services

Kenya has been ranked the best African country that offers good digital life according to the latest Expat Insider survey released by the InterNations.On a global scale, Kenya was ranked 31st ahead of South Africa (49), Morocco (58), Uganda (59) and Egypt (69). Kenya ranked best African country in...
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