How Kenya-Tanzania border closure will affect Nakuru Traders

Nakuru traders are likely to feel the pinch of the ongoing cold diplomatic and border wars between Kenyan and her neighbor Tanzania With the border closed and Kenyan truck drivers barred from entering Tanzania, traders within Nakuru county who rely on supplies from Tanzania will have to look for an option. James Mwangi, a cereal seller based at Bargain market in Nakuru says that most cereals traders in the town buy their supplies from Tanzania due to the availability and affordability. He observes that now with the border closed to…

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Pineapple prices shoot up in SA as homemade pineapple beer picks up

The cost of pineapples in South Africa has gone high with as much as 900%. The rise has been occasioned by many residents who are buying the pineapples to brew beer at home. The nationwide thirst in South Africa follows orders by the South African Government to close down social places in a bid to deal with coronavirus. Bars have been closed since March 2020 following orders by President Cyril Ramaphosa. And true to the maxim that necessity is the mother of invention, residents have now turned to pineapples to…

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Jimmy Gait urges Kenyans to support his petition to President over health sector

Gospel musician Jimmy Gait has petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta on matters healthcare. Speaking on Radio Maisha Sunday’s Breakfast show hosted by Lofty Matambo,Jimmy Gait elaborated on the five proposals of the petition that are aimed at addressing the issue of rogue doctors accused of misdiagnosing patients. According to Jimmy Gait he came up with the proposal following his own worst experience with Kenyan doctors after he developed throat complications. He told Radio Maisha that Kenyan doctors are money-oriented rather than helping patients an issue that saw him travel to India.In…

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Natembeya warns politicians misleading public on ongoing census exercise

Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya has once again hit out at section politicians misleading members of the public on the ongoing census exercise. Addressing media in his office in Nakuru on Monday, the Regional Commissioner warned politicians who are misinforming residents concerning the exercise. While stating that the census exercise is vital for the planning of the country as far as matters economy are concerned, Natembeya said everyone will be counted wherever they are and that politicians should stop telling people to move to their local home counties or…

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UGM party faults Jubilee administration over negligence on matters environment

The United Green Movement Party has strongly condemned the manner in which the successive governments of Kenya have treated environmental conservation and protection issues. Addressing media over the weekend during the party Executive Committee meeting in Narok county, the party officials called on the government to put more focus on environmental conservation as failure to do so will affect generations to come. While the recent incident where State House floated a tender for a two-year supply of charcoal, the UGM officials led by Sialo Tasur from Narok County, and Co-Leader…

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Handshake being used to frustrate the DP ,says lobby group

A lobby group in support of Deputy President William Ruto’s presidential ambition dubbed ‘Dr. William Ruto Team’ have castigated the second handshake for being used by a section of political leaders to frustrate the deputy president. Speaking at a Nakuru hotel over the weekend, the members drawn from across the country led by Edra Mbatha, one of the national leaders under the lobby said that they will activate the presence of the DP Ruto across the whole country to ensure that his ambitions remain focused and received by the people…

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“Please Call Me” inventor wants 5 billion dollars compensation

As a Kenyan, you must have used or received the “Please Call Me” service made popular by Telecoms giant Safaricom. The “Please Call Me” service has been used in the country since September 2009 saving many a situation. Before being introduced in Kenya, the idea was initially used in South Africa, first on trial basis, then in a full-blown way after it became overly successful. However, the man who invented the idea, Kenneth Nkosana Makate, says that Vodacom owes him billions of shillings. Before going to court demanding payment Makate used to…

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Felix Tshisekedi – President elect for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

With 7 million votes, Felix Tshisekedi has been declared the President elect for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). His closest rival, Martin Fayulu garnered 6.4 million votes while Emmanuel Shaddary from the immediate ruling coalition came a distant that. Felix Tshisekedi the leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Change (UDPS) is already being termed as the surprise winner. by all intents and purposes, victory had been predicted and was expected to go to martin Fuyulu. He even gave a statement disputing the results. “How long are we…

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