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How Working in Kenya Inspired UK Woman to Start Business Empire

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A British businesswoman identified as, Khalia Ismain, gave a candid interview explaining how visiting and working in Kenya inspired her to start a business supporting black-owned ventures in the United Kingdom. Ismain stated that she came to Kenya as a volunteer under the UK government's International Citizenship Service programme. While working in Kenya with micro-entrepreneurs, she would doubt what she wanted to...

I Would Make Ruto’s Dirty Linen Public if he Faced me in Elections – Joho

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho addressing the public at Frere town grounds on February 16, 2021
Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho left crowds in stitches after stating that he would not engage in a fair fight with Deputy President William Ruto if he was facing him on the ballot in the 2022 presidential elections. Joho who was speaking on Saturday, October 23, in Mombasa County, explained that he lacks the tolerance that ODM party leader, Raila Odinga,...

Nairobi Intern Surrenders to Police, Confesses Murdering Lover

A section of the KMTC Loitoktok campus.
On Friday, October 22, a 27 year old surrendered himself to a police station in Kajiado County and confessed to murdering his lover, a Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) student.  The man introduced himself as an IT intern based in Nairobi's Ruaraka area, and stated that the lady, who was 22 years old, was his lover. While narrating the ordeal, the...

Reprieve for UON Students as Court Issues Directive on Fees

The High Court halted the move by the University of Nairobi to increase tuition fees through a judgmennt delivered on Thursday, October 21. This was after the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentist's Union filed a petition on Monday, June 28, 2021 challenging the university's decision to hike fees. Justice Anthony Mrima in his verdict stated the institution's attempt to increase fees...

HELB Report Reveals How Billions are Shared

Kenyans waiting for service at Helb offices.
The Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB) has released a report detailing how billions were shared among university students in the Financial Year 2020/2021. According to the report made public on Friday, October 22, it indicates that the government channeled Ksh14.4 billion to various students drawn from different parts of the country. 354,069 students in public universities were the beneficiaries of...

Dill Herb: Rare Crop Earning Kenyan Farmers Millions

Undated Photo of Dill Herb , Cucumber and Tomatoes
Dill is a feathery green herb that most people have probably seen in salads or soups, but they are not aware of how farmers are minting millions of shillings from the crop.  Though the herb looks fragile, it gives the world a powerful taste of bitter-sweet aroma, adding a zesty flavor to meals. It is used in most kitchens to...

Autopsy of Boy Lynched After Sneaking into Girls School Reveals New Details

The autopsy of a boy who was allegedly lynched after sneaking into Komothai Girls Secondary School in Kiambu County has been released revealing new details. The forensic examination conducted on the body of the deceased at the Kiambu Level IV Hospital on Friday, October 22, established that the 17-year old had a fractured skull. Other than that, he also had...

Government Issues Update on the Western Bypass

Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia speaking at KICC on March 17, 2016.
Transport Cabinet Secretary, James Macharia, on Friday, October 22, issued an update on the progress of the Western Bypass, the last of the four roads constructed to make a complete ring around Nairobi. According to the CS, the 17-kilometre road and its service lanes are over 85 per cent complete. The roads are expected to be commissioned by December 2021, with...

Huduma Namba Exposes Scheme Defrauding Kenyans

Undated Photo of President Uhuru Kenyatta and First lady Holding Huduma Namba
Huduma Kenya has exposed a scheme targeting unsuspecting Kenyans and defrauding them through dubious ways. In an alert issued on Friday, October 21, Huduma Kenya unmasked a well-choreographed scheme run by individuals purporting to be Huduma Namba officials to infiltrate into people's financial accounts and make away with their savings while others have been stealing identities. The schemers, according to Huduma Kenya,...

How and Where to Have Fun Every Weekend on a Budget

An undated image of tourists at the Safari park in Nairobi.
At times, I wonder who came up with the notion that only rich people go out with friends and family to have fun. The most lame explanation is that having fun is a waste of time and money. But this is the most opaque of facts. There are a million and one ways one would have fun every weekend and...

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