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GE Healthcare and the Association of Medical Engineering of Kenya host more than 100 biomedical engineers for Biomedical Excellence Day

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2,967 total views, no views today NAIROBI, Kenya, August 8, 2019/ — More than 100 biomedical engineers from the public and private sectors across the country participated with best practices on maintenance emphasized during the training; the training aligns with Kenya’s Vision 2030 and the Big Four agenda pillar on capacity building for Universal Health Coverage GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) today hosted the first “Biomedical Excellence Day” in Kenya during which more than 100 biomedical engineers were trained by local and international experts. The engineers were drawn from both government and private…

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Sports 

Rugby: 2019 Safari Sevens Scheduled for 18th-20th October

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1,212 total views, no views today NAIROBI, Kenya, August 8, 2019/ — The 23rd Edition of Safari Sevens will be held on the Mashujaa Day weekend, 18th-20th October at the RFUEA Grounds. The tournament made its return to this venue in 2018 after a seven-year hiatus with Samurai lifting the 2018 title, beating Shujaa 21-14 in an enthralling final. Safari Sevens has been the launch pad for the careers of many a great rugby talent, the likes of Kenya Sevens greats Steve Gichuki, Ken Aswani, Felix Ochieng, Benjamin Ayimba, Oscar Osir, the…

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Court Finds Rugby Players Alex Olaba,Frank Wanyama Guilty Of Rape

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2,868 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,8TH AUG 2019-A court on Thursday  found two rugby players; Frank Wanyama and Alex Olaba Mahaga guilty of rape. Singer Wendy Kemunto  has accused the two players of having  raped her repeatedly  in their Seefar Apartment on February 10, 2018. “Nairobi court finds rugby players Frank Wanyama and Alex Olaba guilty of gang rape and indecent act. To be sentenced tomorrow. The duo are accused of gang raping a woman last year as Seefa Apartments, Highrise, Nairobi,” DPP said in a tweet. Kemunto…

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Kimwarer and Arror dams cash could be traced at the Standard Chartered Bank account -DCI

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2,860 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,8TH AUG 2019-The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has obtained orders to freeze a bank account which was allegedly used to facilitate  siphoning  billions of shillings meant for construction of Kimwarer and Arror dams. Detective Isaac Ongutu was given a go ahead  to access and obtain information and carry away certified documents relating to the Standard Chartered Bank account over KSh 734.5 million. In an application filed in court, Ogutu suspected that the funds in an account with its address at Sarit Centre…

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War on graft:DPP orders arrest of proprietor behind Africa Spirits Ltd Humphrey Kariuki over tax evasion

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639 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIRPBI,8TH AUG 2019-Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji on Thursday  gave  has orders  of  arrest and prosecution of billionaire Humphrey Kariuki for evading Sh41 billion tax .Kariuki  is reported to have evaded paying tax through Africa Spirits and Wines of the World (WoW) Beverages where he majority shareholder. Kariuki is to be prosecuted alongside three directors of WoW Beverages Limited, four others from Africa Spirits Limited and a driver said to be an accomplice. Haji’s order comes as a result of investigations which…

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Business 

Ex-Coca-Cola Marketing Director, joins Tusker Mattresses C-suite to drive business growth

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1,099 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,8TH AUG 2019-Leading local retailer Tusker Mattresses, has moved to enhance its strategic human capital base with the appointment of two Chief Officers, to drive the firm’s Information Technology and Marketing portfolios. The C-suite appointments, following a round of competitive selection, are part of the retailer’s ongoing commitment to deepen its professional management pool geared at guaranteeing world-class corporate governance. Tusker Mattresses Group CEO Mr. Dan Githua, confirmed the sign-on of the immediate former Nairobi Bottlers Ltd (A subsidiary of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa) Sales…

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Fresh Mandate:Dr. Hillary Barchok sworn-in as Bomet Governor

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878 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,8TH AUG 2019-Bomet county  Deputy Governor Dr. Hillary Barchok has been sworn-in as the Governor following the death of Dr Joyce Laboso. It should be remembered that Barchok has been ruing the county affairs even when Dr Laboso was sick and seeking treatment abroad.However today marks the beginning of his official term as the governor. Barchok takes charge as the third governor of Bomet. Barchok, who is 46 years old is said to keen on matters  curriculum development. He has a wealth of…

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Idd-ul-Adha to be marked on Monday August 12,as gov’t declares the day a public holiday

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917 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,8TH AUG 2019-Interior ministry and coordination of the national government  has  announced Monday August 12, 2019 a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Adha. “It is notified for the general information of the public that, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Public Holidays Act, the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government declares that Tuesday, the 12th August, 2019 be a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Azha,” read the gazette notice signed by Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i. The…

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Sports 

Arsenal & Chelsea reach £8m agreement for David Luiz

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714 total views, no views today   BY SAMSON MBII,NAIROBI,8TH AUG 2019–News out of London say that Chelsea have accepted an £8 m offer for David Luiz to join Arsenal. According to BBC Sport, Luiz is set to do his medical at Arsenal today ahead of completing what will be a two-year deal. “Arsenal have agreed an £8m deal with Chelsea to sign defender David Luiz on a two-year contract. The 32-year-old Brazil international, signed a new two-year Chelsea deal in May, will have a medical at Arsenal on Thursday,” reported the…

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You must be good ambassadors of your country, President Kenyatta urges Kenyans living in Jamaica

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1,136 total views, no views today BY PSCU, KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 8TH AUG 2019 —President Uhuru Kenyatta has  instructed Kenya’s ambassador based in Cuba who is also the envoy to Jamaica to divide his time equally between the countries he serves. President Kenyatta said Kenya will continue enhancing its ties with Jamaica for the benefit of the people of both countries especially the growing Kenyan diaspora based in the Caribbean country. The President spoke when he met the Kenyan diaspora in Kingston, the capital city of Jamaica, one of the most dynamic…

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Police in Kisauni shoots dead a Member of dreaded Wakali Kwanza gang

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595 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA,8TH AUG 2019-Police in Mombasa on Wednesday night shot dead a member of the dreaded Wakali Kwanza criminal gang in Mtopanga, Kisauni constituency. Kisauni Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD) Julius Kiragu says  the suspected gang member was shot dead at around 9 pm by police on patrol. There has been heavy deployment of police in Kisauni and Bamburi area since Monday night following a wave of attack by the Wakali Kwanza gang that left 14 people injured. Kiragu said the suspect, who was shot…

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