Friday, August 23, 2019

Ordinary Kenyans hit hard by the budget

Treasury CS Henry Rotich has hit ordinary Kenyans with higher excise taxes on mobile money transactions and kerosene as he looks to finance the...

2018/2019 Budget: Highlights of the new tax measures

Mobile money service providers are set to pay higher taxes in the coming financial year if a proposal by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich...

Sonko case over ‘missing’ Ksh.1.7B dismissed

A Nairobi court has dismissed a case filed by an MCA against Governor Mike Sonko over the alleged loss of Ksh.1.7 billion through irregular...

Matiang’i busts fake sugar syndicate, warns traders

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has issued a stern warning to businessmen and State officials involved in the sale of counterfeit sugar. Speaking during a...

Death toll from RVF rises to 5 in Wajir

Death toll from Rift Valley Fever ravaging parts of north-eastern Kenya has risen to five. This is after one more person succumbed to the...

Kim Jong Un on cusp of making history in Singapore

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a...

Five die, seven hurt after matatu hits truck in Londiani

By JOHN NJOROGE Five people have died while seven others have been seriously injured after the matatu they were travelling in hit a truck in...

Moi Girls School gets new board

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has appointed a nine-member interim board to manage Moi Girls School-Nairobi ahead of reopening on Sunday. Mr John Ololtuaa, the...

Afghan Taliban agree three-day ceasefire – their firs

The Taliban have announced a three-day ceasefire with Afghan government forces coinciding with Eid later this month, days after a unilateral ceasefire was ordered...

Somalia’s al Shabaab claims attack in which US soldier died

Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack in which a U.S. commando was killed and four others were wounded when...

President, fans elated as Kenya beats Fiji in World Rugby 7s

Kenya ended Fiji’s 26 match unbeaten streak after a 19-22 finish at the Paris Sevens on Saturday. The last time Fiji lost a World Rugby...

Catherine Mturi-Wairi quits as KPA boss

Kenya Ports Authority Managing Director Catherine Mturi-Wairi has resigned, barely a week after being reinstated, bringing to an end a 25-year career at the...

Cristiano Ronaldo Offered Real Deal

Real Madrid have offered Cristiano Ronaldo a new contract which includes a salary worth up to €32.5m a year, according to Spanish radio show...

Raila Odinga meets Riek Machar for peace talks

National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has met with exiled South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar in South Africa. The talks are part of...