Miraa farmers are demanding a harmonized tax that is levied by the counties

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary with a bundle of miraa. [Phares Mutembei, Standard] The farmers of Miraa are now calling for uniform taxation in all district governments. Agriculture Cabinet Minister Peter Munya said this could be achieved if the Miraa regulation goes into effect in 2021. Munya spoke on Saturday at a …

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Kenya Moore reveals who she thinks is the “ultimate real housewife”

Getty Kenya Moore visits Rolling Stone Live: Atlanta. Kenya Moore, star of Real Housewives of Atlanta, was asked who she thinks is the ultimate real housewife. Kenya and other well-known Real Housewives stars were asked by Vulture who they would choose as the ultimate housewife. Moore picked her friend Lisa …

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Stop paying lip service to MSMEs, better fund them to stimulate the economy

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) stand along Kigali Road in Nairobi. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] Kenya may not industrialize unless we make drastic changes. Not only with regard to politics – which is wrong because it promotes the import of machines and tools. We also need to reconcile political pronouncements with …

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Archbishop Anyolo calls for coordinated efforts to defuse student unrest, »Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 20 – The newly installed Catholic Archbishop of Nairobi Philip Anyolo has raised concerns about the spate of school fires across the country. In his inaugural address on Saturday, the prelate urged coordinated efforts by key players to defuse student unrest. “Like everyone else, I am deeply …

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Jiji Kenya prepares to redefine e-commerce ahead of Black Friday event Kenya News

Jiji Kenya said it was ready to redefine the order of Black Friday with its unrivaled selling algorithm The company says the upcoming event will challenge the reliability of the online store experience A 2020 survey by RedPoint Global found that shoppers will explore a number of channels to find …

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Ruto urges Mt. Kenya to unite under UDA to reject tribal politics

Vice President William Ruto in the Kiritiri Market in Mberry South constituency, Embu County. [Muriithi Mugo, Standard] Vice President William Ruto has warned Kenyans not to be divided on tribal and political lines that benefit few people. On the second day of his Embu tour, the vice president urged residents …

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DPP welcomes the review and says it will not budge on independence

Prosecutor’s Director Noordin Hajji during an earlier interview with Spice Radio in the Standard Group’s offices, Mombasa Road, Nairobi. Prosecutor Noordin Haji welcomed measures to hold his office accountable for its decisions, but promised not to give in to his independence. When working with media through the Kenya Editors Guild …

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Blinken visits Kenya and warns of the regional consequences of the war in Ethiopia

Foreign Minister Antony Blinken visited Kenya on Wednesday, the first stop on a small trip to Africa. In meetings with President Uhuru Kenyatta and Kenyan Foreign Minister Raychelle Omamo, the secretary praised the efforts of the Kenyan government to broker a ceasefire between the Ethiopian government, led by Prime Minister …

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Kenya: Sexual Violence Against Minors Increases – Report

A new report has revealed the rise in sexual violence against minors in the country. The report on violence against children published by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection shows that two out of five girls experience different types of violence. According to the report, women (16 percent) are …

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Camping facilities for spectators on the eve of the KCB Thika rally

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 17 – Following the Ministry of Health’s lifting of the ban on social gatherings, the organizers of the KCB Thika Rally are offering spectators camping on the Buffalo Hill stage in Kamuthi this weekend. The 31.13 km stage will be the center of attraction as it is …

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Kenya: Hassan Joho Kin Mohammed Amir gives ODM to Rutos Uda. away

Vice President William Ruto won a major political victory after a member of the powerful Joho family joined the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). Governor Hassan Ali Joho’s cousin, Mr Mohammed Amir, joined the UDA yesterday as he plans to fight for the Senate seat in Mombasa on the party’s ticket …

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Husband of killed Kenyan Olympian Tirop, who is charged with murder, pleads not guilty

ELDORET, Kenya, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – Ibrahim Rotich, husband of slain Kenyan Olympic runner Agnes Tirop, was charged with her murder and pleaded not guilty in a Kenyan court on Tuesday. Rotich, 41, was ordered to undergo a mental health test last week before making a plea. Tirop was found …

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USA and Kenya: Strategic Partners November 17th

I look forward to deepening our cooperation to promote economic prosperity, security, human rights and democracy in the region. – Secretary Antony J Blinken, March 2, 2021 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will visit Kenya November 17-18, where he will meet President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Ambassador for Foreign …

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13 countries asked to ratify the trade agreement

BY JONATHAN KAMOGA Countries that have yet to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) have been asked to do so. In a virtual conversation with Ugandan government officials, AfCFTA Secretary General Wamkele Mene said that so far 41 of 54 signatories to the pact have ratified the agreement, …

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Four Kenyan policemen jailed for manslaughter of British aristocrats

Kenya‘s Supreme Court on Monday found four police officers guilty of the manslaughter of Alexander Monson, the son of a British aristocrat who was found dead in a police cell in the beach town of Diani in 2012. Judge Eric Ogola announced the verdicts in the coastal city of Mombasa …

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Assessing the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Forcibly Displaced People – Thematic Letter # 1: The Case of Kenya – Kenya

Important findings  New microdata from a high-frequency telephone survey in Kenya shows that pandemic-related fear among refugee households is particularly high compared to the surrounding host community and increases over time.  The employment gap between refugees and nationals was large before the pandemic and remains large throughout the …

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How Jomo Kenyatta shaped Angola’s struggle for independence

Angolan Ambassador to Kenya Sianga Abilio during an interview at the embassy in Runda, Nairobi on November 9, 2021[Boniface Okendo, Standard] Kenya’s founding president Jomo Kenyatta has played an important role in giving Angola its independence from the Portuguese, Angola’s ambassador to Kenya Sianga Abilio announced. Mr. Abilio was referring …

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Wanted: DCI offers Sh10 million bounty to five suspected terrorists

Mug photos of the five suspected terrorists. [DCI] The police are offering a Sh10 million bounty for five suspected terrorists. They are; Salim Mohammed, Trevor Ndwiga, Muhammad Abubakar, Elgiva Bwire and Barigi Haila are wanted on terrorism charges and others for joining the Al-Shabaab militia group. The Criminal Police Directorate …

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In Bharti’s credit strategy, Airtel leaves Kenya dry

Mugo Kibati, CEO of Telkom Kenya, and Prasanta Das Sarma, CEO of Airtel Kenya, when they appeared before the Senate ICT Committee at County Hall in Nairobi on October 22, 2021 to discuss the progress of their merger. [Boniface Okendo, Standard] At the height of the heated debate over the …

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Akons Akoin partners with Baanx for debit card

Akoin (AKN), the digital asset platform and cryptocurrency developed by global artist Akon, launches this month and has partnered with Baanx to offer a debit card that allows users to preload and spend their crypto assets anywhere in the world. The Akoin Card will expand the reach of AKN and …

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Missionaries moved from Ethiopia to Kenya | Rexburg

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Conservation photographers celebrated – The Standard

Kaddu Sebunya, CEO of the African Wildlife Foundation, poses for a photo with the award winners from Kenya next to former First Lady of the United Republic of Tanzania, Madam Anna Mkapa, and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala Sixteen wildlife photographers were honored by the African Wildlife Foundation during the …

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Kenya: Transporter on trial over Cess in Mombasa County

The Kenya Transporters Association (KTA) will file lawsuits to prevent Mombasa County from levying taxes on roads built and maintained by the national government. KTA is concerned that, despite a Supreme Court ruling banning tax on non-provision of services, the government of Governor Hassan Joho is still levying taxes on …

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How the bank lost millions after the cashier passed out

Stanbic Bank branch on Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi. [Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] A customer goes to a bank in Nairobi to deposit 650,000 Shillings. A cashier mistakenly wagers it as Sh6.5 million before passing out. The money will later be withdrawn in Mombasa. The events sum up the bizarre lawsuits that …

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Half-time break introduced amid high school riots

business Half-time break introduced amid high school riots Wednesday, November 03, 2021 Education Director Julius Jwan at Jogoo House, Nairobi, on March 2nd, 2020. BY GERALD ANDAEMore from this author summary The Ministry of Education revised the school calendar for the second semester and allowed a four-day break in the …

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Kenya ends the rotating chairmanship of the UN Security Council

A face-to-face meeting at the United Nations Security Council is underway. Kenya has ended its presidency of the United Nations Security Council for October 2021. In a month that has proven to be an historic and momentous month for the country’s foreign policy and diplomacy, Nairobi said its presidency has …

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#BTColumn – connecting Kenya and Barbados

#BTColumn – connecting Kenya and Barbados

What is a debt consolidation loan ? And how do they work? Debt consolidation loans usually offer a lower rate of interest than credit cards. Therefore, the new loan could come with lower monthly payments than the current credit card.It means that you could reduce your debt quicker through loans …

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Kenya prepares for $ 171 million to manage climate risk

BY PAULINE KAIRU The World Bank’s board of directors in Washington announced Wednesday that it had received a $ 16.6 billion loan from the International Development Association (IDA). Funding will come from a grant of Ksh 2.37 billion (US $ 21.4 million) from the multi-donor social sustainability trust fund for …

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4 counties still have to vaccinate more than 1% of the population

In the counties of Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Marsabit, the COVID-19 vaccination is still low, with less than 1% of the population being fully vaccinated. Nairobi County leads with the highest number of people vaccinated, with 17.7% of the population fully vaccinated, followed by Nyeri County with 15.8%, Kiambu with …

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Kenya: Miguna says she has not regretted Odinga or broken any law

Nairobi Kenya – Controversial activist and lawyer Miguna Miguna insists he did not break the law by swearing in Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga when he ran in the 2017 elections. Odinga denied the election results, accusing incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta of stealing the voice, leading to a …

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Warning – city streets that will be closed on weekends

A notice from the National Police Service (NPS) indicated that the southern bypass from Carnivore to the Dagoretti Corner interchange will be closed from 1:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Road users are also advised to avoid the Mombasa Road junction to the Southern Bypass at the Ole Sereni Hotel and …

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Vision 2030: Renew the infrastructure pipeline

Columnists Vision 2030: Renew the infrastructure pipeline Thursday, October 28, 2021 Pneumatic rollers are paving the road from the Changamwe roundabout on June 30, 2021. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NMG From Johnson KilangiMore from this author summary In 2008, Kenya launched a blueprint for long-term economic development that included …

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Olympic Games in Tokyo: The murdered Olympic star Agnes Tirop had just decided to divorce her husband for fear that he would “kill” her

“She kept complaining that her husband was violent towards her,” Stella, one of Tirop’s neighbors, told The Daily Beast. “Agnes feared that one day her husband would kill her and that is exactly what happened.” “I heard screams from your apartment.” Murdered Olympian Agnes Tirop had just decided to divorce …

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Kenya Moore cries after being banned from the show

RHOA’s Kenya Moore cries on Instagram Stories after being eliminated from Dancing With The Stars. This was her third time in the bottom two. Kenya bogs off The real housewives of Atlanta cried after being eliminated Dance with the stars Monday night The audience may know Kenya as a performer …

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Mwinyi hires new ambassadors, renews ties to Kenya

He made the remarks when he met three envoys who are now moving to their workstations, namely Anisa Mbega (India), Togolani Idriss Mavura (South Korea) and Innocent Shio (Ethiopia), who paid him a courtesy visit to the Zanzibar State House He noted that South Korea has made great economic strides …

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Kenya: Musalia Mudavadi condemns attack on DP William Ruto

The chairman of the Amani National Congress (ANC), Musalia Mudavadi, launched his 2022 presidential campaign in Kajiado County yesterday, warning against a policy of intolerance. Mr Mudavadi said Kenyans should allow the president’s hopes to sell their agenda without interference. While condemning the attacks on Vice President William Ruto’s motorcade …

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Kenya Airways named Africa’s most expensive airline

Kenya Airways (KQ) is Africa’s most expensive airline, according to a new study by competition authorities in 24 African countries. The airline risks losing its market to competitors such as Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways and Air France. “Kenya Airways has the highest average passenger price per kilometer (APPK) on …

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BioRescue consortium discontinues egg harvest on one of two northern white rhinos after ethical risk assessment – Eurasia Review

In an attempt to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction through advanced assisted reproductive technologies, the scientists and conservationists of the BioRescue consortium place great emphasis on respecting the lives and well-being of the individual animals involved. In a special, in-depth ethical risk assessment, the team came to the …

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Karamoja Tour goes off the beaten path

BY JULIUS BARIGABA This year’s Tour of Karamoja cycling event takes riders to the West Pokot region in Kenya, the beautiful, untouched part of the East African Rift. The tour begins today in its fourth edition and lasts until October 30th. It will be six days of intense activity covering …

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Construction of the Mwache dam begins in November

Construction of the Mwache multi-purpose dam, the contract of which was signed in August 2018 and delayed by several years as the developer waited for the government to complete the land balancing exercise, is slated to begin next month (November 2021). Also read: Renovation of the Mwache multi-purpose dam in …

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British Airways codeshare with Kenya Airways

British Airways has a codeshare with. announced Keyna Airways on routes between London and Keyna and connections at both ends. British Airways Boeing 777-200ER – Image, Economy Class and more. Customers flying to Nairobi with British Airways can seamlessly reach 20 destinations in East and Central Africa including Douala, Zanzibar, …

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A family portrait too real for Kenya?

Nobody could have imagined the life of Anna Pauline (Pauli) Murray, the black, queer, gender-neutral civil rights activist who lived from 1910 to 1985. Few people have done so much to make the world fairer than Murray. Last year, Murray’s scholarship was used to help the ACLU successfully argue in …

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Hemmingways Hotels celebrated at the 2021 World Travel Awards

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21 – Hemingway’s Watamu was named Kenya‘s Leading Beach Resort at the 2021 World Travel Awards. Hemingways Expeditions, also part of the Hemingways Group, emerged as Kenya’s leading destination management company at the awards. In his 28thNS Year of the year, the World Travel Awards are presented …

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Is Kenya Moore still in Dancing with the Stars season 30?

Real Atlanta housewives Star and former Miss Michigan Kenya Moore danced for elimination for season 30 Dance with the starsbut she’s still holding on and she’s not giving up. Moore, 50, and professional partner Brandon Armstrong defeated Brian Austin Green and Matt James in a shocking double elimination during Disney …

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Before COP26, world leaders meet in Nairobi to share new research on the benefits of adaptation measures in Africa – World

WHAT: Global Center on Adaptation Africa Adaptation Acceleration Day – Annual talk, answers from world leaders and press conference with questions and answers WHERE: University of Nairobi WHEN: 1400–1500 EAT (Nairobi time) October 26, 20210700 – 0800 EDT (New York) 1300 – 1400 CEST (Amsterdam) REGISTRATION: To register and receive …

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Kenya: Lobbies Benefit from Sh110m Anti-Slavery Grant

Kenya is to receive a grant of 1 million US dollars (110 million Sh.) For the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking. Funds are paid out through local survivor-led organizations established in the country by the Global Freedom Fund, a leading global movement promoting the abolition of slavery. Any …

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[INTERVIEW] Korea’s rice helps a lot: WFP Kenya boss

Kenya Country Director Lauren Landis. [WFP] ” src=”https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/data/photo/2021/10/18/f33e3ed8-32a1-4a48-9712-55bcb0fb949b.jpg”/> WFP Kenya Country Director Lauren Landis. [WFP] The Covid-19 pandemic was a double blow for countries with food shortages. According to the report on the state of food security and nutrition in the world in 2021, published in July by five international …

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Kenya Space Agency launches five model satellites

KSA’s acting director general, Col. Hillary Kosgey, reiterated the agency’s commitment to support the development and development of space systems. Source: KSA At the 14thNS In October, the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) hosted an event that launched a 1U nanosatellite. Five universities competed against each other at the event in …

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Kenya hits Saudi Arabia for mistreating workers

Cabinet Secretary for Labor and Social Protection, Simon Chelugui. [Edward Kiplimo, Standard] Labor Department officials will travel to Saudi Arabia to handle cases of ill-treatment of Kenyans working in the Middle East. Cabinet Secretary for Labor and Social Protection Simon Chelugui said during the visit next month that Kenya is …

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Kenya: Joho rejects petition to end his political career

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho wants a petition banning him from holding public office to be removed on the grounds that the court does not have jurisdiction to hear it. The petition says that Mr. Joho and Changamwe MCA Bernard Ogutu, who were found guilty of failing to comply with a …

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Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa responsible for 30,000 malware attacks – Technology – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

•Kaspersky lists them as Trojans, Trojan Downloaders; and trojan droppers Of the more than 206,000 mobile malware attacks blocked by Kaspersky solutions for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region in just six months between January and June 2021, over 30,000 of these attacks combined originated in Nigeria ( …

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How to Overcome Kenya’s Blue Economy Barriers

Ideas & Debate How to Overcome Kenya’s Blue Economy Barriers Tuesday, October 12, 2021 President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks to delegates during the 2018 Blue Economy Governors & Mayors Convention in Nairobi. PHOTO | SWIMMING POOL By John KakongeMore from this author summary As a coastal and lake-rich nation, Kenya is …

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Strong Declaration on Covid Vaccines, Trade, Debt and Climate Adopted at Historic UNCTAD15 Conference

UNCTAD’s 15th Four-Year Conference (UNCTAD15), October 3-7, passed an agreement to promote inclusive and resilient economic recovery in developing countries unprecedented with unequal access to COVID-19 vaccines, debt crisis, climate emergency and others To face challenges. The conference was opened on October 4th in Barbados by UN Secretary General António …

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Truckers want the state to cancel the SGR freight order

Containers in a yard in Changamwe, Mombasa County. November 2020. [Kelvin Karani, Standard] The Kenyan Association of Road Transport Companies (KTA) has urged the government to find fair and impartial solutions in the industry to stimulate economic growth. Speaking in Mombasa at its Annual General Meeting at the City Blue …

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There is nothing new in Pandora Papers

President Uhuru Kenyatta in an earlier address. [Courtesy] The recently leaked name of the documents, Pandora Papers, alluded to Greek mythology and piqued our curiosity and emotions. The presence of our President on the list made things more interesting and Kenyan. In a curious twist, President Uhuru Kenyatta replied and …

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