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KRA plan to tax bet winnings halted

PD Correspondent @PeopleDailyKe Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)’s plan to collect more than Sh2.7 billion monthly from betting firms has been dealt a blow by the court. The order issued by Milimani Commercial Courts  senior resident magistrate DM Kivu...

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Sonko to meet team over deputy position

Hillary Mageka @hillarymageka Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is today set to appear before a Senate committee to shed light on concerns raised over his management style and composition of the county government. Sonko (pictured) is expected to appear bef...

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CoG calls for probe on leased scan machines

Hillary Mageka @hillarymageka The Council of Governors (CoG) wants Senate to form a select committee to probe the Sh38 billion medical equipment lease the counties were forced to sign under the Managed Equipment Services (MES) programme. This is afte...

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Corruption cancer eats away societal pillars

Justus Njoroge This past weekend, I travelled upcountry to meet my folks as part of the Easter celebrations. As is the case in my shags, a few of dad’s friends usually give us a visit. As we were chit chatting, we discussed about the weather and how...

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Mass funerals held as Sri Lanka mourns

Colombo, Tuesday Sri Lanka has held its first mass funeral amid a day of mourning for the victims of Sunday’s bomb blasts. The death toll from the attacks on churches and hotels has risen to 321 with about 500 wounded, police said. A state of emergen...

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The swimming cows of Kokwa

Bernard Gitau @bernagitau From the skies, it looks like a massive battle ship gunning towards the shores of Baringo; or a gargantuan whale floating on the fresh waters of the lake. As you get lower, the gruff whiskers on its edges green out into shr...

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Drought gives way to floods as skies open up

Bernard Gitau and Henry Andanje @PeopleDailyKe A week after the Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD) reported that the March-April-May long rains may fail, many parts of the country started to receive rains from Monday. Yesterday, Nairobi, parts of...

News / MediaMax - 3 hours ago

Teens think safe sex a preserve of the married

Other than watching porn and doing drugs during school holidays, adolescents know little about protected sex – study Evelyn Makena @evemake_g Since breaking for school holidays two weeks ago, *Natasha, a Class Eight pupil has had countless figh...

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Magoha, Sossion cross swords over curriculum

Education Cabinet secretary George Magoha yesterday said the rollout of the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) would continue despite opposition by the teachers union led by secretary general Wilson Sossion. Saying the train had left the station, Mago...

News / MediaMax - 6 hours ago

Mohamed Swazuri former NLC chair freed on shs.12m bail

Former national lands commission chairman Mohamed Swazuri has been released on a 12 million shillings cash bail after spending his easter holiday at the industrial area remand prison. Swazuri and 10 other suspects were arrested on wednesday last week...

News / MediaMax - 6 hours ago

African to receive World’s first malaria vaccine

CNN Some 360,000 children a year in three African countries will receive the world’s first malaria vaccine as part of a large-scale pilot project, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday. Malawi has started vaccinating children under t...

News / MediaMax - 6 hours ago

Africa to receive World’s first malaria vaccine

CNN Some 360,000 children a year in three African countries will receive the world’s first malaria vaccine as part of a large-scale pilot project, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday. Malawi has started vaccinating children under t...

News / MediaMax - 8 hours ago

Bobi Wine under ‘preventative’ house arrest

Police in Uganda say they have placed the opposition politician Bobi Wine under “preventative arrest” in his house in the capital, Kampala. A police spokesman said the singer planned to disrupt public order and officers would stay put out...

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