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I’ll be on ballot in 2022 polls, Kalonzo vows

Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has declared that he will be in the presidential race in the 2022 General Election and ruled out the possibility of backing  another candidate. The party leadership also endorsed his candidature and pledged to reach...

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‘Teach sickle cell anaemia management in schools’

Eric Juma @PeopleDailyKe The Education ministry has been urged to incorporate vital information on sickle cell anaemia in the new school curriculum. Sickle Cell Foundation co-ordinator Martin Oracha said the disease affects many school-going childre...

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MTRH goes digital in waste management

Winstone Chiseremi @Wchiseremi Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) in Eldoret has unveiled a Sh100 million incinerator which will be the biggest modern medical waste facility in Kenya. The facility was built by the Health ministry through fundi...

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KPC officials facing arrest over Sh660m

Top Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) officials are among those listed as individuals of interest lined up by the anti-corruption czar to face prosecution over suspected Sh660 million theft at the corporation.  Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)...

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Transport PS in tight spot over payments

Mercy Mwai @wanguamarci Transport  Principal Secretary Paul Maringa was yesterday on the receiving end after he failed to explaining how the ministry incurred expenditure worth billions of shillings in the financial year 2014/15 and 2015/16. Maringa...

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Machakos sand transporters challenge new taxes in court

Sand transporters have sued Machakos county government over new taxes. Through the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry  (KNCCI) Machakos chapter  and Truckers Association of Kenya (TAK), they  claim they were not consulted when the laws c...

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Ministry issues directive on sugar standards tests

PD Team @PeopleDailyKe The Health ministry has warned sugar suppliers and stockists against selling the product without subjecting it to requisite tests to establish its safety. In a statement to  wholesalers, supermarkets and retailers, Director of...

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Dealers term annual alcohol tax increase punitive

Barry Silah @obel_barry Kenya’s leading alcoholic beverages manufacturers and distributors under the Alcohol Beverages Association of Kenya (ABAK) umbrella have expressed disapproval over the proposal to amend the Excise Duty Act to provide for annua...

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Smoke out sex pests, CS tells school heads

Reuben Mwambingu @reubenmwambingu Education Cabinet secretary Amina Mohamed has told principals to rid schools  of sex pests behind rising cases of sexual harassment in learning institutions “because they know the culprits”. She said no effort shoul...

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Murang’a county to revive fish farming

Murang’a county government has set aside Sh70 million to revive fish farming. According to County Agriculture Chief Officer Peter Njangi, the once vibrant sector has been dwindling despite its huge potential. Speaking during a meeting with agricultu...

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TVETS get Sh151 million shot in arm

James Momanyi @jamomanyi Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions have received $1.5 million (Sh151 million)  from Unesco under the Better Education for Africa’s Rise (Bear) II project, which is aimed at supporting the refo...

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Loan defaulters feel heat as banks tighten noose

James Momanyi @jamomanyi Local commercial banks will intensify their credit recovery efforts in the wake of constrained profits due to the enforcement of interest rate caps and International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9. According to the Cen...

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Automation cuts cargo clearance by 2 hours

Time taken to evacuate cargo at the Inland Container Depot in Nairobi (ICDN) has gone down to 30 minutes from an initial three hours in five months since an automated system was installed in January. This is besides the reduction of cargo loss throug...

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NYS suspects freed on bond but…

The High Court yesterday freed on bond all suspects in the Sh468 million National Youth Service (NYS) scandal case, but with stringent terms. But it could be a long walk to freedom because the suspects will be subjected to thorough scrutiny spelt out...

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