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KCB sponsors the ongoing 44th KCB/KESSHA Annual National Conference in Mombasa

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3,679 total views, 1 views today BY CORRESPONDENT,12TH JUNE,2019-KCB is a title sponsor in the ongoing 44th KCB/KESSHA Annual National Conference that began on Monday in Mombasa. During the official opening ceremony, TSC Chairperson, Dr. Lydia Nzomo and Cabinet Secretary MOE, Proffessor George Magoha visited the KCB exhibition tent where KCB Group Chief Operating Officer, Samuel Makome handed over an engraved Lion.   KCB Bank’s sponsorship is a reaffirmation of its support towards the growth of the education sector. 

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Ministry of health issues Ebola alert as three cases of the deadly virus are reported in Uganda.

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1,979 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,12TH JUNE 2019-Ministry of health has put the the country on high alert  following the Ebola outbreak that has been reported in the neighboring Uganda. Three cases have already been confirmed. In a statement released on Wednesday evening the ministry has  instructed all health officials  to be  on high alert in Kenya “The purpose of the alert is to inform health staff of the outbreak (in Uganda) and request them to enhance surveillance measures,” the statement issued late Wednesday said. Apart from that other …

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Road carnage:8 KDF soldiers injured following an accident on Nairobi-Kangundo road

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2,222 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA, NAIROBI,12TH JUNE 2019- Eight Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers are nursing   after a truck they were travelling in overturned on the Nairobi-Kangundo Highway. According to Matungulu OCPD Isaac Thuranira  who confirmed the incident ,the truck heading from Nairobi towards Kangundo was carrying 18 soldiers, 10 of whom escaped unhurt. The driver is said to have lost control of the lorry before it veered off the road and overturned. The OCPD said investigations are underway to establish what caused the accident. The injured…

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Govt orders immediate deportation of all foreigners trading in Kenyan markets

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635 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,12TH JUNE 2019-Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i on Wednesday  ordered the deportation of all foreigners doing business as traders in Kenyan markets. This follows public outrage over the increased presence of Chinese nationals trading in Nairobi’s Gikomba market. Speaking in Nakuru on Wednesday, Matiang’i said all foreigners trading in Kenyan markets are operating illegally, since the government does not issue ‘trading’ permits. “We are not issuing work permits to traders. We don’t do that as government. We don’t have a classification of…

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Ruling:Court extended order barring Ksh.250K MPs house allowance

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473 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,12TH JUNE 2019-The High Court has extended orders stopping the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) from further paying MPs Ksh.250,000 monthly house allowances. Presiding Judge John Mativo had earlier this month directed that the suspension remain in force until the SRC case is heard and determined today (Wednesday). However, the order still stands until June 24 pending hearing of the matter. The MPs awarded themselves Ksh.25o,ooo in monthly house allowances backdated to October 2018. Each of the 416 members of parliament that is, 349…

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Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from Congo

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270 total views, 1 views today BY REUTERS,12H JUNE 2019– A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The boy died overnight, the official told Reuters, after entering Uganda from Congo with his family. His mother had returned to Congo to nurse her father, who died of the disease, the health minister said on Tuesday. The official asked not to be named. The affected…

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Sporadic shooting as four member gang opens fire in a Nairobi Boutique

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675 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE ,NAIROBI,12TH JUNE 2019-A  dangerously armed gang of  four members stormed into a boutique shop known as Milan Men’s Wear where they started shooting randomly on Tuesday night.A security guard was shot and wounded in the midst of the shooting which took place at Lonrho House, located within Nairobi’s Central Business District on Tuesday night according to Nairobi News. “They stormed into the shop and started shooting randomly. That is how the guard ended up being shot,” a witness told Nairobi News. The security…

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Google honors the riiver and the source Author the late Dr Margret Ogola with special Doodle

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1,035 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,12TH JUNE 2019-Google  has today designed a special doodle in celebration of the life of the award-winning author, medical doctor, and human rights advocate the late Dr Margaret Ogola. The doodle appeared on Google’s homepage in Kenya  on Wednesday and coincided with what would have been the late author’s 60th birthday. Dr Ogola is best known for her novel, The River and the Source, which was a set book in KCSE from 1999 to 2004. The novel won the 1995 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize…

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Kindly be patient with us as we sought out hitches on the new revenue collections system,Nairobi county govt urges residents

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1,229 total views, 5 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,12TH JUNE,2019-Nairobi county government has asked residents especially those working  within the central Business District  (CBD) to be patient as the hitches experienced on the newly launched  revenue collection system are addressed.The system  which was launched following the exit of Jambo pay  is geared towards ensuring that parking fee for motorists a is collected effectively. According to the county’s Finance Executive Charles Kerich ,the county’s ICT officers are working on 24 hour basis to addresses issues raised  by the public on the new system…

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Fear as Ebola hits neigborring Uganda,a child tests postive

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822 total views, no views today BY  VOA,12TH JUNE 2019-A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year. Uganda’s health ministry confirmed the incident on Tuesday in a blow to efforts by health workers who for months sought to prevent contamination across the heavily traveled frontier. The 5-year-old Congolese boy has been isolated with family members at a hospital in a western district near the Congo border, Ugandan Health Minister Jane Aceng told…

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