Kenya to build a 304 Million Shilling safe house in Saudi Arabia amid cases of mistreatment of Kenyan worker in the gulf country

National Assembly Budgets and Appropriation Committee disclosed that it plan stop finance a Ksh 304 Million safe house in Saudi Arabia to provide refuge amid high cases of mistreatments that Kenyan workers are going through in the gulf country. COTU Secretary Boss Francis Atwoli while addressing the press also compelled the government to look into Labor Migration Bill to address the employment situation in the country. “Poverty is everywhere. It is not just a concept but it is in the real sense and requires a lot of efforts by those…

Monkeypox, the new deadly disease WHO is worried about

The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern over the fast spread if Monkeypox which has so far been identified in 12 countries registering a total of 92 cases as of sunday. WHO now intends to role out mitigation plans for other countries where the disease has not been recorded. Information points that human-to-human transmission is already occuring. The disease is very infectious although mild and endemic in parts of west and Central Africa as reported by VOA. “There are vaccines available but the most important message is you can…

Zimbabwe plans to sale Ivory stock pile to fund country’s conservation

Zimbabwean governmebt has put out a plan to sell some of its Ivory and Rhino horn stockpile to help manage the country’s conservation. The stockpile is estimated to be $600 according to the Herald Newspaper. Zimbabwe leads in the number of elephants worldwide owning 65% of world’s elephant population. According to the convention on trade in endangered species, only in certain circumstances can trade in elephants be allowed. Zimbabwe’s environmental Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu has made the appeal arguing that expensive budget of the country’s conservative was also adversely affected by…

Rihanna gives birth; finally a mom to s baby boy

Credible sources comfirm that the Fenty Beauty founder is now a mother to a baby boy after giving birth on May 13th in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. Rihanna pregnancy became known to the public in January as the singer went out for a walk with her boyfriend A$AP Rocky in Harlem. The celebrated singer initially hid her pregnancy from the public, often wearing baggy clothes but later began exposing her belly while putting on maternity fashion wear. A$AP Rocky whose real name is Rakim Mayers and Rihanna started dating…

Google to release ksh 456M fund targeting Kenyans, How to become a beneficiary

Google to release ksh 456M fund targeting Kenyans, How to become a beneficiary Founded during the ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest, the fund dubbed “Black Founders Fund (BFF)” for Africa will target Kenyans and other Africans with unique business Ideas, giving them a chance to further their budding businesses. The money will be injected into 60 African startups which upon successful selection will receive between ksh 5 million and the 10million. In addition the startups will have access to mentors from different backgrounds and a ksh 20million google cloud credits. Other…

World’s largest condom maker explains reason for decline of its use

Since the outbreak of covid-19, condoms sales have reduced tremendously according to Katex, world’s largest condom manufacturer. The manufacturer reported that the sales of Condoms have reduced by 40%. Goh Miah Kiat, Katex CEO attributes the reductions to the restrictions imposed by various governments on gathering especially in gatherings such as restaurants as “The COVID-19 led to the closure of many secluded places such as restaurants, hotels, and motels, hence a decline in intimacy which reflected on condom sales,” he explained.

US Ends Burundi sanctions

The United States has lifted sanctions imposed against Burundi six years ago noting various reforms that the country has achieved. This followed President Joe Biden invoking an executive order that legalized the sanctions more than half a decade ago. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the US recognizes the progress made by President Ndayishimiye on addressing trafficking in persons, economic reforms, and combating corruption and encourage continued progress. The US Imposed sanctions on Burundi following chaos in the country that erupted when the late president Nkurunziza decided to…

Aljazeera apologizes to President Kenyatta for Reporting error

Aljjazeera news media blundered in a news article when it referred to president Uhuru Kenya as Jomo Kenyatta. The article tattled “Ethiopia conflict threat to wider regional security: Blinken”, the international news media confused the name of the current president to that of his late father who was Kenya’s first President. The media house corrected that Jomo Kenyatta was Kenya’s first president and the father to the current President – President Uhuru Kenyatta. The article was about US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Sub Sahara Africa.

Guinea Coup Leader, Col Mamady Doumbouya sworn in as country’s president

Col Mamady Doumbouya has been sworn in as an interim presidents weeks after leading a coup that overthrew Alpha Condé. Guinea’s military takeover of power was widely condemned the world over with Ecowas and African Union suspending the country. Ecowas demanded a return of civilian rule as it sunctionsed the cop leaders. The now Guinea’s Interim President Col Mamady Doumbouya is said to be a close friend to Mali’s Assimi Goïta who also led a military coup that deposed Mali’s elected President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. According to AFP, Doumbouya said…

Mahali Pazuri in Maasai Mara named best hotel in the world

Mahali Pazuri, a tented camp in Maasai Mara has been ranked best hotel in the world by The Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, released on Monday. The Luxurious safari camp, British tycoon Sir Richard Branson, is located in Olare Motorogi Conservancy, a 33,000-acre private conservancy together with other five hotels. The Conservancy is known to teem with wild animals. Mahali Pazuri is liked for its “location, food, services rooms and value, “the Award Body reported. “Mahali Mzuri charges Sh104,000 per person, per night for guests visiting during low tourism…