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  • -   The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn corruption case against former Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa for lack of witnesses. Mwendwa, who was first arrested on November 14 last year before he was released and re-arrested again on charges of fraud, has been…
  • - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi is set to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting as agreed by the two sides, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday night. According to spokesperson Zhao Lijian, the two…
  • - British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Kenya Theo Clarke has joined a long list of government officials who have resigned in a show of no confidence in the leadership of PM Boris Johnson. In her letter to Johnson Wednesday, Clarke noted that as one of the UK ruling party’s new... The post UK Trade…
  • - The government has temporarily banned all Public Service Vehicles(PSVs) on the Nairobi Expressway following the recent accidents. In a statement by Transport and Infrastructure CS James Macharia, all vehicles with a capacity of more than seven passengers will not be allowed to use the expressway. “…
  • - Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has announced that 292 people have tested positive for Covid-19 from a sample size of 3,297 tested in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate is now at 8.9pc. In a statement Wednesday, Kagwe said from the cases 259 are Kenyans while 33 are foreigners.... The…
  • - As the race for Kenya’s next president intensifies, the four candidates have launched their manifestos with intention of winning hearts and minds of Kenyans ahead of the August 9 general election. The four candidates include William Ruto of Kenya Kwanza, Raila Odinga of Azimio la Umoja One Kenya…
  • - Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula has distanced himself from the Greek company awarded a tender by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to supply and deliver ballot papers for the August 9, 2022, general elections. In a response to widespread reports to the effect that…
  • - United Democratic Alliance(UDA) Presidential candidate William Ruto continued his campaigns in Marsabit County in an effort to popularize his bid ahead of the August 9 general election. Addressing his supporters in Marsabit town on Wednesday, Ruto vowed to restore security accusing Cabinet…
  • - The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn corruption case against former Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa for lack of witnesses. The post Charges against former FKF president Nick Mwendwa dropped appeared first on KBC.
  • - Kenya Broadcasting CorporationActing Managing Director Samuel Maina has promised that KBC will be at the fore front in supporting different sporting activities, with the aim of giving a chance to every sportsman and woman. Maina stated that many juniors give up on their talents due to lack of…
  • -   Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, KBC, Acting Managing Director Samuel Maina has promised that KBC will be at the forefront in supporting different sporting activities, with the aim of giving a chance to every sportsman and woman. Speaking during the unveiling of sponsorship to four rally drivers…
  • - Kenya Simbas will face Algeria Lion Cubs today in the semi-final of the 2023 Rugby World Cup Africa qualifiers at Delort stadium in Marseille, France. The post Kenya to play Algeria in semi tonight appeared first on KBC.
  • - National women volleyball team Malkia Strikers are in the second week of training in Brazil ahead of the World Championships which will be held in Netherlands and Poland in September. The post Malkia Strikers up game in training appeared first on KBC.
  • - Kenyans are being urged to increase investments in the financial markets such as stocks amid a massive exit by foreign investors who are fleeing frontier and emerging markets in search of safer havens. Wealth managers say the situation presents an opportunity for better-priced and attractive…
  • - Zimbabwe says it will introduce gold coins later this month as it tries to curb soaring inflation amid a slump in its currency. The country’s Central Bank also outlined plans to make the US dollar legal tender for the next five years. Details on these and more in our continental... The post…
  • - At least 30,000 bright but needy learners in Kisumu County have benefited from over 51 million shilling scholarship and bursaries the county government. The money is the last tranche of funds to be allocated by the county from the education kitty in the previous financial year. The post Kisumu…
  • - A 96 bed capacity dormitory has been commissioned at the Inkoisuk primary school in Loitokitok Kajiado County to house some 100 girls enrolled in the school. The facility is expected to help retain the learners in school and protect them from retrogressive practices and wild animals which have…
  • - The Kenya Power inaugural Manufacturers’, Technology and Innovation Expo kicked off Wednesday at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) under the theme of ‘Affordable, Clean and Sustainable Energy for all’. The EXPO, which runs from Wednesday, July 6 to Friday July 8, has attracted 37…
  • - Agriculture entrepreneurs battling the Covid-19 aftershocks are appealing to the government to provide help improve the business environment to help them get back on their feet. And herders in Kajiado County will benefit from a 23 Million shillings livestock yard meant to boost livestock business…
  • - Ten small-scale agricultural and entrepreneurial groups within the Ruiru constituency in Kiambu County have benefited from a cash donation of 3 million shillings courtesy of the CDF. The funds are expected to help the business community recover from the effects of the covid-19 pandemic. The post…
  • - The government has extended the dusk to dawn curfew in parts of Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot counties with another 30 days so as to boost security in the area. Speaking at Narok Teachers Training College Wednesday, the Rift Valley Regional Commissioner Maalim Mohamed said the 30 days…
  • - The government has been urged to allow students transiting in Junior secondary schools to be posted in the Sub county schools. Educational stakeholders who converged in Nairobi for a three day Regional education learning initiative stressed on the need of addressing gaps in the education sector.…
  • - Laikipia governor Ndiritu Muriithi challenged the leaders to be watchful of what they say in public and urged them to respect divergent opinions. The governor wants voters to reject divisive politicians. The post Governor Ndiritu calls on Kenyans to shun divisive politics appeared first on KBC.
  • - The Azimio La Umoja Presidential Running mate Martha Karua has challenged those who will be manning the 2022 general election to safeguard the integrity of the electoral process. Karua who was addressing a section of teachers in Kiambu county underscored the need to end the cycle of disputes…
  • - The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn corruption case against former Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa for lack of witnesses. The post Corruption charges against former FKF President Nick Mwendwa dropped appeared first on KBC.
  • - Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata says security apparatuses in the coastal region are well prepared for the august 9th general election. The commissioner who was accompanied by the regional police commander Titus Karuri called on the political class to avoid divisive politics and preach…
  • - Malindi conservationists and tourism stakeholders have raised concern over syringes suspected to be used by drug addicts littering the beaches. The used syringes were found during the monthly clean-up exercise organized by Progress Welfare Association at Bunthuani area along the Malindi beach front…
  • - The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn corruption case against former Football Kenya Federation (FKF) President Nick Mwendwa for lack of witnesses. The post Corruption charges against former FKF President Nick Mwendwa dropped appeared first on KBC.
  • - Maina was known to perfectly execute his film roles. Kenyan film aficionados are in mourning after learning of the death of actor Maina Olwenya. The cause of Olwenya’s death remains unknown but it is reported that he died yesterday on Monday July 4th after collapsing at a Nairobi hospital. Maina…
  • - Coast Regional Commissioner John Elungata has called on security agents across the region to stay vigilant following increased political campaigns and activity ahead of the August 9th polls. Speaking in Minjilla town in Tana River county Wednesday during a security meeting comprising regional…
  • -   Para athlete Nelly Sile has set the bar high when she takes on her opponents at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham later this month. Sile will be taking part in the F55 category of shot put in athletics field events. She did not expect to be included in the... The post Sile primed to shine at…
  • - INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation established under the KBC Act (Cap. 221) and operating under the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs. The Corporation is committed to excellence in broadcast services to our audience, customers and the public.…
  • - The latest Infotrak Research and Consulting poll shows that Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition will garner a majority of votes in Nairobi County if polls were held today. In the survey released Wednesday, the Raila Odinga-led coalition is leading with 48% popularity in the City county followed by…
  • - The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has commenced a joint promotional campaign with leading Indian travel agents targeting potential Indian travelers. The partnership with FCM Travel Solutions India, Pvt Ltd and Yatra will aim to support tourism recovery in Kenya through building visitor confidence for…
  • - Principal Secretary for Early Learning and Basic Education Dr Julius Jwan has asked teachers to let parents have quality time with their children during this short school holiday. He said the teachers should not hold the learners in school for holiday tuition saying the learners needed a break the…
  • - Fears are rife about a complete depletion of Omena fish in Lake Victoria in the next three months as uncontrolled fishing activities by fishermen continue unabated. Consequently, on Tuesday, the Migori County Government in collaboration with the fishermen’s leadership issued a ban on Omena fishing…
  • - Kenya Simbas head Coach Paul Odera has rested Vincent Onyala and Collins Injera due to injuries ahead of Wednesday’s evening tie against Algeria’s Lion Cubs in the semi-final of the 2023 Rugby World Cup Africa qualifier at Stade Delort, Marseille, France. Martin Owilah is set to replace Brian Juma…
  • - Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) party led by former Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto has decried the violence that greeted its rally on Monday in Chebunyo market, Chepalungu Sub-county. In a press statement, the party accused their competitors of masterminding the chaos and called on them to avoid engaging in…
  • - Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Deputy Presidential candidate Martha Karua has asked Kenyans to trust her and his principal Raila Odinga to instil discipline in day to day running of government business. Under Azimio, Karua said Kenyans will enjoy good governance and better leadership even as…
  • - Dala 7s winners Homeboyz have been seeded first for the penultimate round of the 2022 National Sevens Circuit, the Prinsloo 7s set for 9/10 July 2022 at the Nakuru Athletic Club in Nakuru City. The deejays, who became the fourth different winner on this year’s circuit, have been grouped in... The…
  • - Thirdway Alliance Party leader Ekuru Aukot is calling for the resignation of chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati failing to clear him and other candidates based on unconstitutional regulations. In a statement Tuesday, Aukot says Chebukati…
  • - Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has announced the absorption of all the county’s Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) teachers into permanent and pensionable terms. Waiguru said that new scheme will benefit all the 420 teachers who have been serving under three years’ contract terms. In…
  • - Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney has instructed chiefs to start sensitising residents on the land succession procedure as the government embarks on the issuance of 17,000 title deeds in Elgeyo Marakwet. The CS who launched the exercise at Iten sportsground said most residents are unaware of…
  • - Police officers have a nabbed a consignment of cultivated bhang inside a rental house in Elgon View Estate, Eldoret Town. The intelligence led operation by a combined team of police officers accompanied by the area local chief Sammy Meli raided the Bungalow House plot No. 810 and upon gaining entry…
  • - Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission officers on Tuesday arrested a senior official at the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) after receiving Ksh 2.4 million. Joseph Patterson Okhako, a director of Ethics Institute of East Africa is accused of offering consultancy and training services to KPA through his…
  • - Boris Johnson is fighting for political survival after two of his top ministers attacked his leadership and resigned. Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid quit within 10 minutes of each other, followed by a flurry of junior ministers and aides. Critics said it was “over” for the…
  • - A man accused of opening fire on a Fourth of July parade near Chicago has been charged with seven counts of murder, officials say. Robert Crimo, 21, would be punished “for the killing spree he has unleashed against our community”, Lake County State Attorney Eric Rinehart said. The attack in... The…
  • - Ivory Coast will be experiencing a new taste in bread as bakers in the West African are starting to use locally produced cassava flour to bake bread. Surging wheat prices have been driven upwards by the war in Ukraine making it unbearable for the country to import. Bakers, with the... The post…
  • - Kenya has one of the highest numbers of mobile phone accounts in the world ranking among the top 20 countries globally. According to the World Bank annual mobile phone survey, Kenya has the second-highest number of mobile money in Africa behind the Leader South Africa, with close to 80 percent...…
  • - Most political parties are yet to align their manifestos with the Vision 2030 blueprint. The Vision 2030 secretariat says the economic manifestos so far launched by political parties fail to capture the aspirations of Kenya’s long-term economic document. The secretariat has launched a model…