EACC to recover paid salaries and benefits from a government official

Ethics and Anti-corruption commission has moved to recover salaries and benefits that a government official has been earning while employed. Kenneth Mugo, the accised,  has been working as a Superintendent Engineer at the Ministry of Roads. EACC had discovered that Mugo used fake academic degree to  secure a job at the Ministry. He had also worked at the County Government of Kiambu, a job which he also secured using a fake certificate. At the time of being charged in December 2023, he had attained a masters and a PHD which…

Many Students stranded as treasury fail to disburse CDF

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As schools reopen, many students from disadvantages families are going to be stranded as the treasury failed to release the CDF that many constituencies use to help them fund part of their fees. Last year just before the Members of parliament went for recess there was a drama as MPs paralyzed sitting due to delay in the fund disbursement. They are now demanding the immediate release of Sh63 billion meant for the National Government-Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) by the government within seven days, failure to which they will move an…

Cult leader Paul Mackenzie to be released in the next 14 days

Shanzu Court through Justice Y.A Shikanda has threatened to release cult leader Paul Mackenzie in the next fourteen days if the state will not have charged him by then. Meanwhile the prosecutor has been asking for more time to conclude its investigations. If released, Mackenzie’s famous saying of ‘Kitawaramba’ may come to haunt the prosecution that seemed to have not gathered enough evidence after months of carrying out its investigations with no conclusion. Mr. Machenzie is being accused of leading a cult that led to the deaths of over 400…

Kenya and Spain entangled in a 1.2 billion unpaid debt

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Kenya and the kingdom of Spain are in bitter 1.2 billion debt which Kenya has been owing a Spanish company for the construction Ewaso Nyiro South Dam. The Dam was constructed ten years ago by a Spanish company called TYPSA but has since never been paid. The Spanish embassy have occasionally written to the relevant Kenyan Authorities including the treasury concerning the debt. Kenya has also confirmed that the debt is genuine and needs to be paid up. The debt issue was heavily highlighted in the Kenya Spain joint business…

KCSE Results 2024 Released –  How to check results

Education CS Machogu has today Monday 8th January 2024 released the2023 KCSE Result. Unlike the previous years when parents could access their results through SMS, the ministry announced that parents will be able to access the results through Knec portal. Under the new system, compulsory subjects have reduced from five to just two in determining the candidate’s final score. The CS released the results at Moi Girls Eldoret flanked by top education and government officials after briefing President William Ruto. To vie the results go to: https://results.knec.ac.ke/ A total of…

How to identify fake LPG gas: EPRA reveals

Energy and Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has released ways in which Kenyans can know and differentiate authentic and counterfeited LPG gas cylinder? They include applying a soapy solution to the pipes connecting the cylinder to the stove and If there is a gas leak, bubbles will appear after applying the soap solution, indicating a potential hazard. Kenyans are also advised to buy LPG Gas only from licensed suppliers. cylinders with broken safety caps or lacking seals should not be accepted, as they may indicate potential counterfeit gas. Buyers should also confirm…

What led to Starlet Wahu’s gruesome murder?

Starlet Wahu, also known as Icey Wife, was a prominent figure in the beauty world, known for selling designer clothes and shoes. The body of Starlet, the sister of controversial preacher Pastor Victor Kanyari was found lying in a pool of blood at an Airbnb in South B, Nairobi after spending some time with Matara, a suspect now being held by the police. After new revelations about the suspect in her murder, it could now be seen that Wahu could have fell into the trap of a fraudster. A woman…

Here are the top 5 phone companies that made more money in Africa in Q3 of 2023

A recent report by Canalys, a global research firm, released on the 18th of December 2023 has revealed the top five phone companies that have had the biggest sales in the last four months of 2023. These companies have successfully managed to deploy effective marketing, navigating the complex cultural nuances to gain acceptance and brand trust. They have also achieved this partnership with local celebrities, influencers local businesses. Below are the top 5 companies; Rank Phone Company Shipments (millions) Market Share (%) 1. Transsion 8.6 48% 2. Samsung 4.6 26%…

Gabon Military Coup – what you need to know

Crowds in Gabon Celebrated with soldiers on Wednesday after they claimed to have arrested the recently re-elected president in an attempted coup. “The National and International Community is informed that Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba is being kept under house arrest and he is surrounded by his family and doctors. An investigation will be carried out by the competent authorities and those concerned will answer to their actions,” Announced Army spokesman. “Gabonese people, we are finally on the road to happiness, May God and the hand of our ancestors bless Gabon,”…

Kenya may ban Tiktok as Parliament Receive petition

The National Assembly speaker Moses Wetangula have receive a public petition to ban tiktok, a popular social media platform. The petition which was signed by Bob Ndolo of ‘Bridge It Connect Consultancy’ states that tiktok promotes vulgar language, explicit content, offensive behavior and promotion of violence. The platform has become a sensation for many Kenyans since 2020 and continue to receive overwhelming followers every day. “My office has received a petition buy one Mr. Bob Ndolo seeking to ban tiktok in the country,” Speaker Wetangula announced in the house. “The…