Month: September 2016

Tuberculosis drug for Children Introduced in Kenya

30th September 2016

The drug for TB particularly designed for treatment of children has reached Kenya. The drug is reported to be fruit-flavored in order to be appealing for children. This is the first time that drugs designed for adults has been redesigned to fit for children’s use as revealed by TB Alliance. Tuberculosis is one of the […]

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Tigo Tanzania

Let’s Learn about MIC Tanzania Limited (Tigo)

30th September 2016

posted at 10:00 PM by kerosi.com Tigo Tanzania is a telecommunication company that offers a wide portfolio of products such as SMS, internet, voice and mobile financial services. Tigo is credited for pioneering in innovations such as Facebook in Kiswahili, Tigo Music, Tigo Pesa (just like MPESA in Kenya) as well as first mobile money […]

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Ministry of Mining Plans for an air-borne Survey in Kenya to Map Minerals

30th September 2016

Posted by kerosi.com at 17:20 pm During the sidelines of the mining industry conference, Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu told media houses that the Ministry of Mining is planning to award a contract to a company to carry out survey to map minerals in the country. In Financial Year 2016/2017, the National Treasury allocated Ksh. 3 […]

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Twitter on Sale

29th September 2016

It looks like twitter is on sale. This is a very popular social network but less profitable social media platform. This is according to Reuters and Android Community. Twitter is very popular among millions of people around the world. This is especially the case amongst Kenyans. Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) is a popular phase used […]

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Kenya’s School Laptop Project Statistics

29th September 2016

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Delays in Constituting Mineral Rights Board is Hurting the Industry

29th September 2016

Posted at 5:00 am  By kerosi.com The delay in the appointment of a number of Mineral Rights Board members has stalled the processing of mining licence applications for 4 months. This is why hundreds of applications have been piled at the Ministry of Mining.   The board’s role is to review and approve new mining permits among […]

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Isiolo International Airport to be Opened Soon

29th September 2016

Posted at 5:00 am  By kerosi.com Isiolo International Airport is set for opening. Operations for charter flights are expected to start as from October and then scheduled flights starting from November 2016. The exact date for the commencement has not been announced yet. That notwithstanding, Isiolo County Commissioner, George Natembeya announced that a committee has […]

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Improving County Budget Oversight

26th September 2016

26th September, 2016 at 11:00 pm  By kerosi.com The Nairobi Budget and Economic Forum organized a meeting to discuss strategies for improving budget oversight at the county level and a number of issues emerged. These may also be affecting your county. Keep reading.  Recurrent Expenditure/Wage Bill Many counties around Kenya have a high recurrent expenditure. […]

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ENTERTAINMENT: EQUITY WEEK 2016

25th September 2016

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The Citizen Report Cards

25th September 2016

On 19th September, 2016 the People’s Report Cards were published. This is a great initiative designed to assist citizens hold their governments into account. It is helping track the world’s progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report shows that the world has a long way to go in order to achieve the goals […]

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Yahoo, Gmail, security

Making Your Email hack-proof

25th September 2016

Here is what to do if your Yahoo Account is Hacked You should not ignore the recent hack on Yahoo. The company reported on Thursday that over 500 million users’ accounts were hacked via massive data bleach. This happen back in 2014 when the evil hackers stole personal data such as telephone numbers, passwords, names […]

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AMISON Receives $200 Million from European Union

24th September 2016

The European Union (EU) will soon disburse over $200 million to the African Union forces based in Somalia. This came after negotiations between the two parties. An agreement was signed on Thursday for EU to release funds to be used for paying allowances to the Amison soldiers. Their allowance arrears had accumulated for the last […]

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Moi University Wrangles Did not Stop Graduation

24th September 2016

Last week there were threats from politicians that they will stop Graduation Ceremony from taking place.  Outgoing Vice Chancellor: Professor Richard Mibey                          Blocking the graduation ceremony never happened as envisaged by the tribal chiefs who think that Moi University is a village polytechnic. […]

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the rights of the child

New Efforts to Promote Child Rights through Public Budgeting

24th September 2016

 The General Comment No. 19 is a follow up on General Comment No. 5 of 2003 on general measures of implementation of the Convention. It’s said that these measures are too complex and hence the need to simplify the specific elements. The utilization of public budgets is one of the elements that have been simplified […]

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Is Kenya’s Redistribution of Resources Justified?

24th September 2016

One of the objectives of drafting a new Constitution for Kenya was to introduce a fair system for distributing resources. This idea started out as ‘majimbo” an idea which was opposed vehemently by the country’s capitalists who wanted to centralize everything in the capital city. The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) is a constitutional body […]

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Ending Equity Week in Pictures

23rd September 2016

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Infographic: Wanjiku the Active Citizen

17th September 2016

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Understanding how Kenya will Borrow in 2016/2017

16th September 2016

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County Annual Development Plan

16th September 2016

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The Impact of Traffic Jams on the Economy

14th September 2016

The Impact of Traffic Jams on the Economy Traffic jams are common phenomenon all over the world. It is quite frustrating to sit in a traffic jam. It angers many people and above all leads to economic loss. Traffic jams have been reported to cause a lot of devastation in world’s largest capitals such as […]

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