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Kenya borrowing hits an average of Sh2.5bn each day

October 9, 2019

National Treasury The Jubilee administration borrowed an average of Sh2.5 billion daily from foreign lenders in the four months to August, highlighting the government’s growing appetite for foreign debt. The public debt report tabled in Parliament yesterday revealed that Kenya borrowed six loans between May and August worth Sh305.6 billion, translating to an average of […]

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CNN expose ‘Fake Kenyan Refugees’ in Europe and USA

October 9, 2019

By Mkarimu Media CNN has exposed a section of Kenyan citizens who fraudulently registered as refugees and made their way into Europe and the United States of America. The citizens mostly of Somali descent had been relocated in these continents as a resettlement plan for refugees who were registered at the Daadab refugee camp in […]

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Prof Mbiti: The man who translated Bible from English to Kamba dies aged 88

October 9, 2019

Professor John Mbiti, Kenyan scholar of religion and African Christianity. He died in Switzerland on Sunday 6. [Photo Courtesy] The Kenyan academic fraternity is in a mourning mood following the demise of scholar, theologian and a teacher Professor John Mbiti, who breathed his last yesterday in Switzerland where he was hospitalised. Former Prime Minister Raila […]

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World marathon champion Kipchoge in Austria for INEOS challenge

October 9, 2019

World marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge began his first day in Vienna by running on the challenge course with several of his pacemakers. Kipchoge who arrived in Vienna Tuesday is poised to complete a marathon in less than two hours this weekend when the INEOS 1;59 will be held in Austria. Kipchoge seeks to shatter his […]

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Beggar dies leaving behind cash that took police 8hrs to count

October 9, 2019

By Mkarimu Media Police discovered a sack full of money certificates of fixed deposits and bank savings accounts from a beggar in Mumbai. The 82-year-old man who died three days ago following a train accident at Vashi had spent years begging around train stations. According to Times of India, the man lived alone in a […]

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Rwanda Opens the First Smartphone Factory in Africa

October 8, 2019

The first made-in-Africa smartphone factory has been launched in Rwanda by the Mara Group, a move that is aimed at establishing a brand of African-made smartphones The factory, located in Kigali’s special economic zone, has the capacity to manufacture more than 1,200 smartphones per day while employing over 200 people. Speaking at the launch ceremony, […]

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5 suspected fraudsters arrested with over 40,000 SIM cards

October 8, 2019

Some of the SIM cards recovered from the suspects. /COURTESY. Detectives have busted a gang of five, believed to be engaging in fraudulent activities which include SIM card scamming to swindle millions of shillings from unsuspecting people. The five were arrested on Monday night at an apartment in Juja town, during an intelligence-led operation conducted […]

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FBI confirms Samuel Little is US’s most prolific serial killer

October 8, 2019

Samuel Little, a suspected serial killer, appears at Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles [File: Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo] The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the United States is now considered to be the most prolific serial killer in the country’s history, the FBI said. Samuel Little, who has […]

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All eyes on Eliud Kipchoge in Vienna for INEOS 1:59

October 8, 2019

By Citizen Kenyan world marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge, left for Vienna, Austria on Monday where he is expected to take part in the INEOS 1:59 challenge. Kipchoge is seeking to make history as being the first man in the world to run the inaugural sub-two-hour marathon. “The final hours in our training camp before […]

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HOW SHOULD AFRICANS RESPOND TO THE INVESTMENT, TECHNOLOGY, SECURITY, AND TRADE WARS?

October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019 The tectonic plates of the global political economy are shifting, and with an accelerating pace: “Trade wars”; “Brexit”; “fake news” and election manipulation; “populism”; the appointment of a “geopolitical commission” in Brussels; unprecedented protests in Hong Kong; South China sea military confrontations; an increasingly assertive Chinese Communist Party—the list goes on. Facing […]

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