Month: September 2018

“They believe I was cursed with blindness because God was angry”

September 30, 2018

  Over the past decade, Ethiopia cut poverty by half. Yet not everyone is benefiting. A group of marginalised teenagers still falls between the cracks of service provision – girls living with the triple burden of poverty, gender discrimination and disability. Amhara, Ethiopia – Newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been praised for his […]

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New policy to reduce waste in medical sector

September 30, 2018

The Ministry of Health is working on a policy targeted to bring down wastage, losses and other barriers which hinder access to medical supplies. The Health Cabinet Secretary (CS), Sicily Kariuki said that the government is working to address the existing weaknesses in all components of supply chain cycle namely selection, forecasting and quantification, procurement, […]

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DP Ruto:Raila exploiting handshake, plotting Jubilee division

September 30, 2018

DP William Ruto addressing residents in Kisauni Mombasa on September 30. Photo/Nation Deputy President William Ruto has  claimed that Mr Odinga is using his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta to bring “conmanship, confusion and hypocrisy”. Mr Odinga, the leader of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has been termed a traitor by his supporters and some […]

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Indonesia:Mass burials as death toll tops 832 on quake-tsunami disaster

September 30, 2018

Indonesia disaster agency says a mass burial will be held in the city of Palu. At least 832 people have died following the quake-tsunami disaster on Friday last week. The death toll in Indonesia’s quake-tsunami disaster nearly doubled to at least 832 on Sunday as ill-equipped rescuers struggled to reach scores of trapped victims, health […]

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Battle for Sh.5b lucrative miraa business heads to skies

September 30, 2018

Miraa The battle for the billions in the miraa business has taken off into airspace, with some airlines resorting to brazen anti-competitive behaviour to gain an edge over their rivals. So fierce is the fight that some operators have blatantly broken aviation rules by flying the stimulant to as far as Somalia in passenger planes […]

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Mudavadi:Uhuru should dissolve cabinet

September 30, 2018

Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve government over budgetary lapses. Mudavadi said the current budget crisis was self-inflicted by Jubilee government due to lack of fiscal discipline. He said that given the escalating stalemate over the budget and taxation, President Kenyatta ought to think out of the box. […]

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Treasury disburses Sh.1.4billion to pay maize farmers

September 30, 2018

Treasury CS Henry Rotich on Saturday confirmed that the government had disbursed Sh1.4 billion to NCPB to pay farmers from Monday. He said 95 per cent of those who supplied maize to the board were confirmed to be genuine farmers after vetting and deserved to be paid. On Friday, Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa said 514 […]

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TV star Jacque Maribe arrested

September 29, 2018

Journalist Jacque Maribe with her father at DCI offices in Kilimani on Thursday. Television journalist Jacque Maribe has been arrested in connection with Monica Nyawira Kimani’s murder. Ms. Maribe had earlier told the police she did not know Ms Kimani, adding that she had even read the news of her death the night it happened. […]

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Chrome 68:Help your customers get secured

September 29, 2018

  On July 24th, Google officially launched Chrome 68. With new features and security enhancements, Chrome continues to leverage its market dominance to push for a safer and more secure internet. From the beginning, security has been one of Chrome’s core principles and one of the biggest changes in Chrome 68 is displaying ‘Not Secure’ […]

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KWS ranger killed by a rhino

September 29, 2018

Rhino A Kenya Wildlife Service Ranger has been killed by a rhino he was guarding at Lake Nakuru National Park. The ranger, is said to have been attacked and trampled on by the rhino. He succumbed to injuries when he was being rushed to a private hospital in Nakuru. Confirming the incident the park’s Senior […]

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