• 4 Jul 2020 - Kenya has today recorded the highest ever number of new of COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours according to the Ministry of Health at 389 cases. The 389 new COVID-19 cases are out of 4,829 samples tested in the last 24 hours bringing the total number o  samples tested in the country to 185,035…
  • 4 Jul 2020 - The tentative connection between mental health and creativity has, for a long time, been a fascinating topic for psychologists. It does not come as a surprise that some of the world’s famous artists were, or are plagued with hallucinations and delusions, and Vincent Van Gogh is probably the most…
  • 4 Jul 2020 - Hussein Walugembe is the bodaboda rider who set himself on fire In Uganda when his bike was confiscated after failing to raise Ushs 100,000 demanded by a police traffic officer. Hussein Walugembe’s bike was seized in the south-western district of Masaka, about 135km (85 miles) from the capital,…
  • 4 Jul 2020 - Mary Akoth is a mother of two. Her life was all good and amazing and devoted it to taking care of her two kids until cancer came knocking at her door. Since then, her life took a different turn and she has never known peace. Mary has breast cancer that has plunged her into an […] The post Help Mary…
  • 4 Jul 2020 - In her 16 years in the showbiz industry, Sanaipei Tande has been known as anything but ruthless. She wore many hats during this period: karaoke host, radio personality, singer, songwriter, and, most recently, an actress, which has opened her up to a world of possibilities where she can kill a man…
  • 4 Jul 2020 - The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has, with effect 2nd July 2020, revoked a Licence held by Swift Energy Distributors Limited for Storage and Filling of LPG in Cylinders (Swift Gas Branded Cylinders Only). The revocation follows an enforcement operation carried out by EPRA on…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - Kenya has registered 247 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 7,188 after carrying out tests on 4,147 samples. The total number of samples since the first case now stands at 180,206. 242 of the positive cases were Kenyans while 5 were foreigners.…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - The Nation Media Group has fired NTV senior news anchor Ken Mijungu, barely a week after announcing retrenchment but Kenyans think it has to do with the Dj Evolve story aired. In a tweet, Ken Mijungu announced his exit, attributing it to the ongoing layoffs at the media house. The axe fell @…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - The Uganda Airline Safely arrived from Johannesburg and Lusaka yesterday evening, a full flight of Ugandan nationals formerly stranded in Southern Africa and Zambia being resettled back home in Uganda. President Yoweri Museveni had closed Entebbe Airport, canceled and suspended all flights to and…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries, and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years. However, given that this is a challenging exercise at best, it’s probably a better investment of…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has suspended Kenya Airways shares from trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) following a successful application. Kenya Airways had applied for the suspension of the trading in its shares until the resolution of its future is determined by the…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - The Uganda Electoral Commission proposed the idea of a scientific election and the country has been battling with hot debates after the idea was not welcomed by many. The idea was presented to the parliament on 1st July 2020 but Members of Parliament (MPs) rejected the Electoral Commission’s (EC)…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - The Textbook Centre has closed down its headquarters on Kijabe street after a member of the staff tested positive for the new coronavirus. The Textbook Centre employee who tested positive for COVID-19 has since been isolated with the rest of the employees set to be tested before the shop can resume…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - 2.7 million Kenyans are likely to have been already exposed to COVID-19 according to a study by the Kenya Medical Research Institute and Wellcome Trust. According to the data, as many as 12.4 percents of Nairobi residents are likely to be carrying the virus by now and with the city’s population…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - On Wednesday 1st July 2020, the World Bank Declared Tanzania a middle-income country, this was quite an achievement that called for a celebration in Tanzania. “Today, the World Bank has declared Tanzania Middle Income Country. In this regard, I congratulate all my compatriots on this historic…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - The government, through the Ministry of Agriculture, has suspended, with immediate effect, the importation of brown sugar into Kenya in an attempt to help the local industries grow. Making the announcement, the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture Mr. Peter Munya said the flooding of cheap imported…
  • 3 Jul 2020 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) to put together mechanisms that will see motorists in Nairobi enjoy automated service of having to pay parking fees per hour as compared to per day. With the implementation, which NMS says is 70 percent complete, motorists…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Kenyans will be unable to access M-PESA services for at least 5 hours starting Thursday night according to a statement from the giant telecommunications company, Safaricom. Safaricom says it will be undertaking a routine maintenance of its systems from 11:59 pm on Thursday (tonight) to 5:00 am on…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Kenya has registered 268 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 6,941 since the first case was recorded on March 13th, 2020 according to Health CAS Rashid Aman. The 268 positive cases confirmed in the last 24 hours are from 2,704 samples tested in the…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Alvina Mutheu and Henry Jacktone were reported missing from their KMC Estate on 11th June 2020 and their parents began a long search to hospitals and morgues, 10 days later, their bodies were found in a car boot in a police station. The car where the two bodies were found had been parked in…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - “China (Guangxi)-Africa & Middle East Digital Trade Week” has officially kicked off on 29th June 2020, under the theme “Made in Guangxi – Make life better”, organized by the CCPIT Guangxi committee, CCOIC Guangxi, 14 CCPIT Guangxi City Branches and co-organized by the MIE Group. Armed with the…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Huawei recently held its 5G+, Better World Summit, where various operators and industry partners shared their experiences of how 5G applications can drive significant business and industry efficiency. “5G development has entered a new phase,” said Huawei Carrier CMO Bob Cai. “With over 80 5G…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) officers have today, 2nd July 2020, arrested the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) Managing Director Bernard Njiraini. The Kebs boss, Njiraini, has been arrested by the EACC officers for frustrating graft investigations by hiding original documents…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Consumers shrinking wallets have sparked drastic shifts in spending, purchasing habits, and routines as they try to cope with the harsh economic effects of COVID 19, a new report by marketing agency SCANAD shows. Dubbed ‘Understanding the New Normal Consumer’, the report aims to help brands…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has reduced park entry fees by 50 percent to encourage local tourism at a time when plans are grounded with an exception of cargo affecting the tourism industry. CS Balala has reduced park fees by 50 percent for Kenyans and all international tourists who are…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - On June 29th, 2020, the World Bank Board of Directors approved a $300 million9 (1.1 trillion shillings) budget support operation for Uganda. This money is meant to help Uganda boost the Government’s capacity to prevent, detect and treat the coronavirus, protect the poor and vulnerable population,…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - With the return of live sport and the new football season set to begin in August, DStv customers can purchase the HD Zappa decoder only 1999 shillings. DStv customers can also enjoy a range of content available Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family, or Access package, with an option to upgrade to…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - Embakasi East Member of Parliament Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino is demanding an apology from the Nation Media Group in a sad turn of events after the Media House aired a story on Dj Evolve shooting. Dj Evolve who has been under homecare is now paralyzed from the mid-torsal downwards a revelation…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - So many have turned out to be victims of unemployment due to the outbreak of Covid-19 that hasn’t spared several businesses following the imposition of Lockdown, throwing several businesses into shock and indefinite closure. A few Businesses have managed to sustain some employees after resorting to…
  • 2 Jul 2020 - The Co-operative Bank of Kenya is set to acquire 90 percent of Jamii Bora Bank after the approval of shareholders of Jamii Bora Bank during the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Co-op Bank will take over the 90 percent of Jamii Bora through the subscription of 224,153,154 new class of Ordinary Shares…