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Melania Trump in Kenya

United States first lady Melania Trump is on her first visit to Africa and her first extended international trip as first lady. Her visit mainly focuses on child welfare, education, tourism and conservation. Mrs Trump opened the Kenya portion of her visit earlier today, seeking to highlight conservation efforts by feeding baby elephants at David...

ODM wants Wetangula out as Minority Senate leader

Photo Courtesy: Moses Wetangula, Ford Kenya Party Leader
National Super Alliance affiliate party ODM has written a letter to the senate speaker, Ken Lusaka, seeking the removal of the minority leader Moses Wetangula on grounds that it is the largest minority party in the house therefore the position is theirs. The orange party wants Siaya senator, James Orengo as replacement to Wetangula. The speaker...

Ex-AG Githu Muigai lands a new state job

PHOTO//Courtesy: Ex-AG Githu Muigai addressing the press
Former state legal advisor professor Githu Muigai is among high profile individuals the jubilee leadership has appointed to chair state corporations. His appointment comes hardly a week since the swearing in to office of his predecessor justice kihara kariuki. Prof Muigai, who served as state attorney general, is now appointed to chair the council for...

Electronic dance DJ Avicii is dead

PHOTO// Avicii also Tim Bergling. Courtesy
Swedish Dj and Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artist Avicii whose real name is Tim Bergling is dead. In a statement read by the Wake Me Up hit-maker’s publicist, Diana Baron, the 28 year old was found dead in Muscat, Oman on Friday afternoon though the cause of death remains unknown. “It is with profound sorrow...

Kenya’s manufacturing on negative trajectory: Manufacturers

PHOTO COURTESY// Kenya Manufacturing sector
The Kenya Association of Manufacturers says the sector is on a negative trajectory and there is need to address pertinent issues affecting its growth. According to World Bank report released in December 2017, the sector has been stagnating in growth per G.D.P compared to other players of the economy. In an interview on Thursday, March 15th...

Jambo Jet increases flights to coast ahead of the festive season

By Anne Kerubo Kenya’s low cost carrier, Jambo jet has increased its flight frequency to the country's coastal tourist destinations owing to the rising demand on transportation ahead of the December festive season. It is set to boost the daily flights to Malindi from 9 to 14 which would result in 780 extra seats. Daily flights...

ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER ROSELYN AKOMBE RESIGNS

By Cleophas Oluoch Otieno, Moi University Roselyn Akombe, a senior member of the Independence and Electoral Boundary Commission(IEBC) has resigned citing the commissions is “under siege” and not ready to hold a free, fair and credible election. Her resignation comes barely few days before a repeat of elections in Kenya scheduled for 26th Octobers 2017. In...
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