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Kifaru and Dola Maize flour brands are safe for consumption, says KEBS

21st November 2019

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has reinstated two maize flour brands that were earlier said to contain high levels of Aflatoxin. Kifaru Maize flour brand is manufactured by Alpha Grain Millers Limited while Dola maize flour brand is manufactured by Kitui Flour Mills Limited. The two have been allowed back to the market after meeting […]

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Government on the watch as chemical used in Chemistry Practical exam harms teachers and students

12th November 2019

A number of KCSE candidates and teachers have been reported ill following an exposure to a chemical used in Chemistry Practicals on Friday. The government has since dismissed the reports but The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) insists that it has reports of examiners and students who got ill after being exposed […]

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NTSA appoint George Njao as the new Director General

12th November 2019

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has appointed George Njao as the new Director General. He has been appointed on a three year term. Acting NTSA Board chairperson Alice Chesire released a statement on Tuesday that announced George Njao as the new DG who is taking over from Francis Meja who completed his term. […]

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Mombasa Hospital is on fire

12th November 2019

Mombasa Hospital; the largest private hospital in the country is on fire. Mombasa Hospital Fire@MombasaCGW pic.twitter.com/e3WiNjUyM0 — Mombasa Crime Alerts (@MsaCrimeAlerts) November 12, 2019 The fire broke out about 8.30PM on Tuesday. The cause of the fire remains unknown and patients are being evacuated. Sharing is Caring:0

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Bomet Governor Barchok nominates Bomet County Speaker as his deputy

12th November 2019

Bomet Governor Hillary Barchok has nominated Bomet County Assembly Speaker Shadrack Rotich as his deputy. Governor Barchok sent a letter attatched with Mr. Rotich’s CV and testimonials to the County Assembly for reference. Mr. Shadrack Rotich will be vetted by the county assembly and if he’s approved hell take up the Bomet County Deputy Governors […]

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Police officers who beat a JKUAT student have been interdicted

12th November 2019

The four police officers who brutalized a JKUAT student during Monday’s demonstrations have been interdicted following public uproar. Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai issued a statement on Tuesday stating that the four officers had been identified and were set to face disciplinary action. The brutalized student has been identified as Allan Omondi. He is […]

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Nairobi-Mombasa highway closed to allow for constructions

12th November 2019

A section of the Nairobi-Mombasa highway around Mlolongo will remain closed for at least 9 days to allow for construction. The Kenya National Highways Authority (KENHA) issued a statement on Tuesday saying the road will remain closed between 12th and 20th November to allow a footbridge deck to be installed in Mlolongo town. Traffic marshals […]

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CS Fred Matiang’i orders action taken against police who used excessive force on JKUAT students

12th November 2019

Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government has ordered action against police who will be found blameworthy for being brutal on JKUAT students on Monday. “I have spoken to the IG (Inspector General) and we both agree that firm and decisive action shall be taken against any officer who used excessive force, within […]

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Citizens call for investigations on police brutality on a JKUAT student

12th November 2019

Police have come under heavy criticism for allegedly using excessive force against JKUAT students who were protesting on Monday. This comes after the video clips went viral online in which the police were brutalizing students even after the protests had ended and the university closed. In one of the videos, three police officers were seen […]

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Man commits suicide within the Church compound in Kirinyaga County

10th November 2019

A Sunday service was disrupted today at St John Catholic Church in Kutus, Kirinyaga County. This is after a 26 year old man went suicidal within the church premises. One of the worshippers raised the alarm alerting other members of the church. Dennis Bundi was found hanging from a tree with a rope tied around […]

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Meet the World’s Oldest Couple

10th November 2019

Guiness book of Records have named the world’s oldest couple. John Henderson, 106, and Charlotte, 105, are set to celebrate 80 years of marriage mid next month. The two have a combined age of 211 years and hail from Austin in Texas, United States. John and Charlotte met at the University of Texas in 1934 […]

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Five maize floor brands have been suspended by KEBS over high Aflatoxin levels

9th November 2019

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has suspended 5 different maize floor brands over high aflatoxin levels. The five brands include: Kifaru by Alpha Grain Limited Jembe by Kensal Rise Limited Starehe by Pan African Grain Millers Dola by Kitui Four Mills 210 Two Ten by Kenblest Limited KEBS issued a statement on Saturday that the […]

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Latest WhatsApp feature

8th November 2019

Facebook has introduced a new update on WhatsApp that will be welcomed by people who don’t like being added to WhatsApp group chats without their permission. WhatsApp is a messanging Application with over 1.5 Billion users worldwide. It is owned by Facebook. The latest update for Android and iOS allow users decide who, if anyone, […]

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Stomach Cancer; All you need to know about the disease

7th November 2019

Stomach cancer is a buildup of abnormal cells that form a mass in the stomach. It can form or grow in any part of the stomach. Stomach Cancer is also called Gastric Cancer. Stomach cancer is the third leading cause of cancer related deaths. In 2018, Stomach cancer caused 783,000 deaths in the world according […]

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KCB sacks all Mumias Sugar Employees

6th November 2019

All Mumias Sugar Company workers have been sacked just a month after the Company went into receivership under KCB. ‘’Consequent to the company being placed under receivership, all employees contracts stand terminated from the date of receivership’’ Said a letter dated 5th of November. The company will compensate all the affected employees as per the […]

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KEBS suspends 7 peanut butter brands

6th November 2019

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has suspended 7 Peanut Butter brands after tests showed they contained high aflatoxin levels. The seven brands include: True nuts by Truenutz Kenya Fressy by Fressy Food Company Supa Meal by Supacosm Products Limited Nuteez by Jetlak Foods Limited Nutty by Nature Target Distributors Sue’s Natural’s by Nature’s Way […]

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KDF announce new dates for their recruitment exercise

27th October 2019

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) released statement on Saturday stating that the KDF recruitment exercise will take place from November 27th to December 16th. The candidates who had applied earlier are required to reapply again in line with the dates announced today. The recruitment of General Service Officers, Specialist officers, Tradesmen and Tradeswomen and Cadets […]

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President Uhuru Kenyatta nominates 72 year old Samuel Kobia to NCIC

25th October 2019

On Tuesday October 22nd, President Uhuru Kenyatta nominated Reverend Samuel Kobia to the National Cohesion and Integration Commission. Dr. Samuel Kobia is set to take over from 69 year old Francis Ole Kaparo who has been the chairman since 2014. He is a Methodist clergyman and became the first African to be elected as the […]

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Champions League fixtures this week

22nd October 2019

The Champions League Group stages match day three is slated for this week. The fixtures are as follows:Tuesday 22nd October 2019 Group A Club Brugge vs Paris St Germain- 2200HRS (East African Time) Jan Breydel Stadion Galatasaray vs Real Madrid- 2200HRS (East African Time) Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleski Turk Telekom Stadyumu Group B Olympiacos […]

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Eliud Kipchoge Awarded

21st October 2019

Record Marathon Runner Eliud Kipchoge was feted with the Order of the Elder of the Golden Heart of Kenya by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Eliud Kipchoge’s name will now change to Eliud Kipchoge EGH. This was during the Mashujaa Day celebrations that were held at Mama Ngina Waterfront grounds in Mombasa yesterday. This follows after Eliud […]

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