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Kenya inflation falls to 5.49percent in May

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2,458 total views, no views today BY REUTERS ,31ST MAY,2019-Kenya’s year-on-year inflation fell to 5.49% in May from 6.58percent a month earlier. This is thanks to lower food prices, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. On a month-on-month basis, inflation was -0.07percent from 3.51percent in April, the statistics office said.

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Business 

Spire Bank registers impressive performance in 1Q19 due to loan collection

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1,760 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,31ST MAY 2019-Spire Bank Limited on Friday  announced a  profit  after tax  of Sh106.2 million during the first quarter ended 31st March 2019. The Bank’s after tax profit rose by more than 100% from a loss of Sh265.1 million over the same period last year. Bank’s Managing Director Dr. Norman Ambunya  while announcing the results said the results were encouraging, as the Bank has opted to focus on loan collections before expanding its balance sheet. He added “the year looks promising and with…

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Reprieve for DCJ Philomena Mwilu as court faults DCI for obtaining evidence illegally

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2,597 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI 31ST MAY 2019-Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu has gotten a huge boost in her quest  to have graft case facing her nullified  after  five High Court judges faulted the Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti for obtaining evidence against her illegally. The judges ruled that the DCI contravened the Constitution by invading her privacy when he obtained evidence of impropriety against Mwilu. They questioned how he obtained evidence regarding her bank accounts at the collapsed Imperial Bank Limited. The Judges further ruled…

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MPs house allowance issue lands in court,SRC wants implementation stopped

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2,587 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,31ST MAY 2019-The  Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)  has moved to court  seeking to have the implementation of Members of Parliament’s  house allowance stopped.If this petition sails through the legislatures may  after all be forced to return the monies already paid to them. Through lawyer Peter Wanyama, the commission on Friday filed a petition seeking to stop further implementation of the allowances and the recovery of the monies so far paid to the legislators. SRC is seeking an order directing the Clerks of…

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Milestone:KNH Successfully performs its first ever weight reduction surgery

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645 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI, 31ST MAY 2019-Kenyatta National Hospital has once again entered in the books of history after successfully performing its first ever weight reduction surgery known as Bariatric Surgery.This kind of operation enables patients to have sustained weight loss and also normalize blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol, resolve joint problems among other benefits. According to Acting  Chief Executive Officer KNH Evanson Kamuri  who confirmed the good news on Friday said the surgery was a great milestone as it’s the first one to be conducted…

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You must act now to end gender based violence,Govt told

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426 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,31ST MAY 2019-The Government has been urged to raise and act on the rampant cases of gender based violence in the country which have left many women dead or nursing life long injuries.This follows a disturbing trend which  Over the past, few months, more than 40 lives have been lost, with most victims being youthful women across various parts of the country, according to authorities. Equality Now, a lobby group has joined the calls for action insisting that the Government must ensure all…

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Gossip & Entertainment 

Neno Evangelism’s Apostle James Ng’ang’a rebukes his bishops over disrespecting his wife

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4,722 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,31ST MAY 2019-Bishops serving  in the NENO EVANJELISM CENTER ministry under the founder  pastor James Maina Ng’ang’a  are in trouble with their superior who accuses them of disrespecting his wife. The controversial poster  who has been in the media  in recent months over controversial events , unleashed  rattled his fellow pastors who he said have been disrespecting his wife Mercedes. NGANGA was not minting his words  and he  wanted them to know NeNo is his church and he should be the leader therefore…

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Business 

New dawn beckons for Uchumi as the retailer Begins Testing Real Time Supplier Payment System

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1,231 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,31ST MAY 2019-Uchumi Supermarkets Plc has begun piloting a new payment platform that will make it possible for suppliers to be paid in real time once their goods are sold. The new system is one of the strategies to be adopted for the anticipated turnaround strategies by the listed retailer. “The new system will offer a complete traceability through smart logistics and warehouse management, better liquidity by guaranteeing real-time settlement or payment each time goods are sold. Those suppliers who join in will be…

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Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu to know her fate as court makes ruling in graft case

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787 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,31ST MAY 2019- Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu will this morning know her fate in  corruption case facing her. A five-judge bench is set to deliver a ruling  on a petition on charges brought against her. The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji had asked the court to determine whether criminal proceedings can be initiated against a sitting judge and whether before the commencement of such criminal prosecution, it is constitutionally necessary to remove the judge from office. Other issues to be considered…

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President Kenyatta prays with Muslims at Jamia Mosque in a first

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851 total views, no views today BY PSCU,NAIROBI,31ST MAY 2019- President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday evening made history by becoming the first sitting President of Kenya to visit a Mosque and pray with Muslims. He joined worshippers at Jamia Mosque in prayer and in breaking their fast. The Head of State’s visit was made more significant by the fact that Muslims are marking the last five days of the holy month of Ramadan. The last days of the fasting period are regarded as more rewarding to Muslims. Before the Iftar and the…

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