Monthly Archives: July 2021

Build a prosperity alliance among black women

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit E-mail To press Photo by Ashley Lauren Kenya McKnight-Ahad The building at 1200 West Broadway Avenue in North Minneapolis that was known for the Breaking Bread restaurant is now owned by Black. Kenya McKnight-Ahad, President and CEO of the Black Women’s Wealth Alliance (BWWA), recently purchased …

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Stima, Modern Coast Set for Mombasa Derby Clash c

Coast Stima head coach Hussein Madaga said they will use their win against the Kenyan police as motivation ahead of the Mombasa derby in the National Super League (NSL) game against their rival Modern Coast Rangers at the Mbaraki grounds on Saturday. Stima, who lost five games in a row, …

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Kenya: Italians admits car theft in Nairobi

An Italian national who was reported to have tricked a Nairobi taxi driver into leaving his car unattended before speeding into Mombasa was given a reprieve after the owner of the car pardoned him. Maurizio Monticelli pleaded guilty to theft of a motor vehicle in the Kibera courts, but the …

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EDITORIAL: EX-LIBERIAN LEADER NOTE THE ADVANTAGES OF AFCFTA

From The Citizen Reporter Almost immediately after the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was operationalized on January 1, 2021, it is reported that the retired Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is “aiming for a larger African market”. Conceived at the 18th ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Heads of …

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Strategies Kenya needs to strengthen entrepreneurship

Personal finance Strategies Kenya needs to strengthen entrepreneurship Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Participants will follow the proceedings during the Central Region Intellectual Property Awareness Workshop for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises at Dedan Kimathi University in Nyeri on October 29, 2018. FILE PHOTO | FI NMG FROM ENOS TOOMore from …

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Kenya sees 323 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Kenya has registered 323 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours from a sample size of 3,676 cases tested, giving a positivity rate of 8.8%. In a statement released on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said the total number of confirmed positive cases is now 192,758 and the cumulative …

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New power line a game changer for the lake region

KETRACO’s chairman, Captain Joe Mutambu, is leading a team of engineers inspecting construction in the Kibos area of ​​the Olkaria-Lessos-Kisumu transmission line project [Kepher Otieno, Standard] The Lake Victoria Regional Economic Block (LREB) has enormous potential for accelerated industrialization and economic growth. To make this dream a reality, a new …

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Nigeria separatist snatched from Kenya: lawyers

A Nigerian separatist leader arrested last month and brought back to his country to stand trial has been illegally detained in Kenya and is in need of medical attention, his wife and lawyers said. The banned movement of Nnamdi Kanu, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) campaigning for a separate …

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Climate change threatens Kenya’s tea industry

Ten-nine-eight-seven-six …… .We were almost there. It wasn’t a countdown to a specific point in time, but to a goal. Or more precisely a degree of latitude. Soon we were at 0.0’0 ”according to GPS on my cell phone. We were at the equator. We came because I wanted to …

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EPRA invites you to take a look at its energy regulations for 2021 |

Image credit: 123rf The Energy and Regulatory Petroleum Authority (EPRA) developed the Energy Regulation 2021 and is now inviting industry stakeholders to the proposed regulations. The process will help stimulate investment in mini-grids in the country to increase electrification in underserved areas away from the main grid. The authority announced …

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Young people in Kenya get a kick from kung fu

NAIROBI - With feet apart and knees bent, Benson Kuria raises his clawed hands as he prepares to pull a kite. He practices Chinese martial arts in the Kiambu community hall about 16 kilometers east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The part-time teacher trains on the weekends with other kung …

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CS Fred Matiang’i Ministry named best achievement by KRA

The Kenyan tax authorities awarded the Ministry of the Interior with the highest taxpayer award in the public sector on Wednesday, July 14th. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i described the move as a “nationwide” approach, with the minister also recognizing the work of his juniors. The Ministry of Interior and …

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Kenya: Kisii’s chairman Evans Mamboleo dies

Kisii County Public Service Chairman Evans Mamboleo died Tuesday while being treated at a private hospital in Mombasa. Mamboleo and other county government officials traveled to Mombasa for training last week. His colleagues said he died Tuesday morning after complaining of chest pain. Kisii Governor James Ongwae called for prayer …

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Taxes harm Kenya’s poultry industry

Columnists Taxes harm Kenya’s poultry industry Wednesday July 14, 2021 A trader at the Oile Market in Kisumu. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY JENNY LUESBYMore from this author Summary With the Kenyan poultry industry on its knees, the government has now responded by banning Ugandan imports. Of course, we will …

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Ukur Yatani Treasury Department is Kenya’s premier ministry amid deteriorating debt and exorbitant taxation Kenya News

The Treasury outperformed the other 20 ministries in a performance report released by the Public Service Performance Management and Monitoring Unit (PSPMMU). The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries was rated the worst of the 21 ministries However, no ministry or foreign ministry performed above average; the National Treasury only …

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G20 announces tax cut and warns of virus variants virus

By David Lawder, Leigh Thomas (Corrects the spelling of the World Health Organization in the 19th paragraph) FILE PHOTO: Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko’s 120-meter-long mega-yacht “A” is moored on April 18, 2012 at a pier against the “Reflections at Keppel Bay” condominium in Singapore. REUTERS / Tim Chong / VENICE, …

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Troys Felmas Koranga plays for the Kenyan national team

TROY, Ala. (WSFA) – A Troy trojan hits the national stage. Troy women’s basketball striker Felmas Koranga will play for the Kenyan national team in the 27th next week, according to Troy Athletics. “I love my country and playing for the national team was something I was looking forward to,” …

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Fuel increased 58 percent last year as demand increased

From The Citizen Reporter By Stephano Simbeye Dar es Salaam. Fuel prices have risen 58 percent in the past 12 months due to increasing global demand and rising local taxes and duties. Dar es Salaam motorists are currently paying Sh2,405 per liter of gasoline, up from Sh1,520 last June, data …

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Tourism boosts economic growth on Wasini Island

Wasini Island, 75 km from Mombasa, is home to the Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park and the reserve, which was established to protect the picturesque islands and special habitats of a wide variety of endemic marine animals and breeding migratory birds. The marine park, which is managed and protected by the …

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Kenya: “Vaccine Apartheid Could Affect Covishield Admission”

Denying people vaccinated with Covishield the opportunity to travel to certain countries undermines trust in life-saving vaccines, the Kenyan government says, while responding to complaints from travelers that many EU members tested both negative and have refused proof of full vaccination. Kenya‘s Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe warned that suspicion …

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Bank branches show wealthy, poor counties

economy Bank branches show rich, poor districts Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 Central Bank of Kenya. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY TIMOTHY ODINGAMore from this author Summary Data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows that the three counties have 794 branches, or 53 percent of Kenya’s 1,502 bank branches. …

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SGR cargo falls on fewer ships in the port of Mombasa

SGR freight train drives along the track of the Port Reitz Beach management unit, Mombasa, 14 January 2018. [Gideon Maundu, Standard] The cargo throughput of the Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) declined in the second quarter of this year due to lower numbers of ships in the port of Mombasa. A …

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Apps help Kenyan farmers in difficult times

Africa’s digital farm services are growing nearly 45 percent a year, with farmers using apps to provide advice, buy goods, and take out loans By Wesley Langat / Thomson Reuters Foundation, KOIYET, Kenya Wilson Lang’at has made a steady profit on his farm in Koiyet Village over the past year …

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We are ready to turn the wheels

Dr. Vivian Whatley shoots at target after viewing the Kirigiti shooting range. [The Standard] The 15th edition of the IDPA African Championships will take place in Kenya from September 2nd to 5th, 2021. The Chairman of the National Gun Owners Association of Kenya (NGAO-K), Martin Chengo, said he was confident …

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Waterfront Park finally open to traders

Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir speaks to small traders in Mama Ngina Waterfront Park in Mombasa. The government has partially opened the park to traders. [Robert Menza, Standard] Over 1,000 small traders received a reprieve after the state partially reopened Mombasa’s Sh450 million Mama Ngina Waterfront yesterday. Tourism Chief Secretary Safina …

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GDC is aiming for further geothermal drilling activities with new financing

GDC’s Kifaru II rig on site near Paka, Baringo-Silali geothermal project, Kenya (source: GDC) GDC continues geothermal drilling and efforts to establish local industrial parks in Baringo-Silali, Kenya. Kenya’s Geothermal Development Company (GDC) is stepping up geothermal exploration work after the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility for East Africa received a …

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Kenya: Investigation into the deportation of Turkish nationals

(Nairobi) – Kenyan authorities should investigate the alleged abduction and eventual deportation of Selahaddin Gülen to Turkey, despite a Kenyan court order prohibiting his deportation, Human Rights Watch said today. The deportation of Gülen, a Turkish citizen and registered asylum seeker in Kenya who is also permanently in the USA, …

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Kenya Food Security Outlook Update, June 2021 to January 2022 – Kenya

Below-average prices for basic food mitigate the falling availability of household food Key messages The cumulative below-average short rains from March to May in eastern and northern Kenya led to below-average crop production and the associated income from odd agricultural work. In the pasture areas, the below-average rejuvenation of the …

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