Kenya: Criminals Want One of Their Own to Be Chief,

Central Regional Commissioner Wilfred Nyagwanga has assured residents of Ichagaki Location in Murang’a County that the ongoing process of picking a new chief will be done fairly. His assurance follows fears expressed by the residents that the process has been compromised after allegations that have criminals infiltrated it in order ensure one of their own […]Read More

KRA tax collections fall 15pc despite easing lockdown

Economy KRA tax collections fall 15pc despite easing lockdown Monday, September 21, 2020 2:16 By JOHN MUTUA Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Kenya Revenue Authority’s (KRA) tax collections for the two months to August dropped 15 percent to Sh188.08 billion, reflecting sluggish economic performance after easing Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. Latest data by […]Read More

Gideon Moi Apologises to Waiguru & 16 Women in Home

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, on Sunday, September 20, apologised to 17 women leaders, among them Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, during an exclusive meeting he hosted at his Kabarak home. Addressing the press, Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) Chairperson Gathoni Wamuchomba commended Gideon for apologising to the women over comments made by a member of his party […]Read More

The road less travelled

According to a June 2020 study by Flone Initiative, women make up 10 per cent of the work force in the public transport industry in the country, 85 per cent of them being matatu conductors in Nairobi; it is no longer a male-dominated job. However, “I used to ride the so-called nganyas to school every […]Read More

Keter suffers blow in bid to pick energy regulator boss

Economy Keter suffers blow in bid to pick energy regulator boss Monday, September 21, 2020 2:45 By EDWIN MUTAI Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter has suffered a blow after Parliament thwarted his attempt to unilaterally appoint the chief executive of the energy sector regulator. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter has suffered […]Read More

Live Supreme Court and Ruth Bader Ginsburg News Updates

Ms. Murkowski’s remarks did not address how she felt about a vote on a justice in the weeks after the November election, when Congress will be in a so-called lame duck session and still able to vote on both legislation and nominations. Senator Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, on Saturday said not only that the […]Read More

Kenya: Nakuru Farmers Want More Funds Injected Into Dairy Sector

Dairy farmers in Nakuru will reap maximum benefits if Governor Lee Kinyanjui’s administration sets aside more funding for agriculture to ensure full implementation of the ambitious Nakuru County Dairy Strategic Plan 2019-2024. According to the 2020/2021 budget, the critical Agriculture docket has been allocated Sh1 billion. However, more than half of the money, which translates […]Read More

Mane hits twice as Liverpool see off 10-man Chelsea

LONDON, United Kingdom, Sept 20 – Liverpool showed Chelsea still have far to go to challenge the champions for the Premier League title as Sadio Mane took advantage of a first-half red card shown to Andreas Christensen to score both goals in a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Mane provoked the Dane’s dismissal and then […]Read More

China-Africa ties destined for greatness » Capital News

The Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity Against COVID-19, co-chaired by President Xi Jinping and held via video link in June, injected new dynamism into Sino-African friendship and cooperation in the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic. China and Africa have been working together to expeditiously implement the outcomes of the meeting, with China having delivered […]Read More