Day: October 10, 2018

Canada set to legalize Cannabis

October 10, 2018

The Canadian government is set to legalize, regulate and restrict access to cannabis on October 17, a move that will see the substance readily available to the public. While legalization is a federal decision, the provinces and municipalities also have areas of responsibility. Cannabis is currently an illegal substance (with the exception of authorized medical […]

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Hurricane Michael ‘Extremely dangerous ‘ storm set to hit Florida

October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to an “extremely dangerous” category four storm, hours before it is due to make landfall in Florida. The storm has sustained winds of 145mph (230km/h) and is due to make landfall at about midday (16:00 GMT). More than 370,000 people in Florida have been ordered to evacuate and move to […]

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Treasury proposes 0.4 percent budget cut for counties

October 10, 2018

Counties are staring at harder times as the National Treasury plans to reduce the 2019-2020 budget by 0.4 per cent. The proposal that will see governors decry is contained in a detailed draft 2018 Budget Review and Outlook Paper. State has been increasing allocations to the devolved units every year since the advent of devolution […]

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Bangladesh:Court sentence 19 to death over 2004 attack case

October 10, 2018

A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced 19 people to death over a 2004 grenade attack on the current prime minister, although a top opposition leader escaped with a life sentence. The special court awarded life imprisonment to Tarique Rahman, exiled son of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, who is already languishing inside a Dhaka jail […]

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Google unveils new convertible tablet, the Pixel Slate

October 10, 2018

Google unveiled the Pixel Slate on Tuesday morning, a tablet that also acts as a laptop, running Chrome OS. The tablet is intended to compete with Microsoft’s Surface Pro, and Apple’s iPad Pro. To that end, the Pixel Slate can be easily attached to the Pixel Slate Keyboard (sold separately) and used with a digital […]

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Migori politics:Why Raila’s brigade feared Eddy Oketch

October 10, 2018

Although Ayacko beat him by a margin of 25,000 votes, Oketch, rippled the ODM brigade, forcing it to mount one of the biggest campaigns ever seen in Nyanza. ODM’s Ochillo Ayacko was declared the winner of Migori senatorial by-election after bagging 85,234 votes. Eddy Oketch of Federal Party of Kenya, a man who gave Raila […]

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