Archive For 04/12/2018

How KCPE students decided their fate to secondary schools

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How KCPE students decided their fate to secondary schools

A total of 31,337 candidates out of the 1,032,334 million who sat this year’s KCPE exam will be placed in national schools next year, Education CS Amina Mohammed said on Monday. The number includes all the 12,222 candidates who scored 400 marks and above, 19 special needs candidates and the top five candidates of either…

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Here is the God letter costing $1.5 million

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Here is the God letter costing $1.5 million

Some legends do not only make history but make value in everything they touched! A handwritten letter by Albert Einstein in which he grapples with the concept of religion is being auctioned in New York on Tuesday. The so-called “God letter” was written in 1954 and is expected to fetch up to $1.5 million (£1.2m)….

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The extraordinary intervention made by the arrest of a dangerous mafia head

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The extraordinary intervention made by the arrest of a dangerous mafia head

Italian police have arrested the man said to be the new head of the Sicilian Mafia, along with 45 associates. The dawn raid in Palermo netted 80-year-old jeweller Settimo Mineo. He was reportedly elected Cosa Nostra godfather at a Mafia meeting in May. Italian media describe him as the successor to Toto Riina, who died…

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Trumps pay final respects to George H.W. Bush

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Trumps pay final respects to George H.W. Bush

  President of the United States Donald Trump and First Lady Melania yesterday paid their respects to late president George H.W. Bush whose remains lay in state in the US Capitol. Trump and Melania visited the Capitol rotunda, where Bush’s flag-draped coffin was resting as part of tributes to honour the 41st US president.    …

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Why Mumias Sugar financials will come four months late

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Why Mumias Sugar financials will come four months late

Cash-strapped Mumias Sugar has approached the markets regulator for another extension to delay release of its results for the financial year ended June 2018, effectively pushing it forward by four months. The miller’s board, which missed the November 30 deadline despite getting a one month extension from the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), said on Tuesday…

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Aisha Jumwa expulsion from ODM divides Kenyans

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Aisha Jumwa expulsion from ODM divides Kenyans

was it right for ODM Party to expel Malindi Women Rep Aisha Jumwa? That is the big question on everyone’s lips. ODM announced on Tuesday that the disciplinary committee had wanted Jumwa and Msambweni MP Suleiman Dori expelled from the Party for indiscipline. Party Disciplinary Committee recommends expulsion from the party of MPs Aisha Jumwa…

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Barcelona confirm injured Luis Suarez’s return date

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Barcelona confirm injured Luis Suarez’s return date

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde expects to have Luis Suarez available for selection when his side take on Espanyol on Saturday. Star striker Suarez played the full match in a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid last month but subsequently underwent stem cell treatment to address an issue in his right knee. Barca host Cultural Leonesa in the second leg…

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Why there are concerns over growing number of heavy weight babies

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Why there are concerns over growing number of heavy weight babies

A new life is always a miracle by mothers who have been given the precious privilege of ushering these young ones into earth. How ever this new mothers miracle came as a shock to many as may have recorded carrying the heaviest pregnancy in  Kenya. A 31-year-old mother of four from Harambee village in Bungoma…

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VIDEO: Otile Brown declares his ‘Love’ for women

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VIDEO: Otile Brown declares his ‘Love’ for women

  Kenyan Singer Otile Brown impressed fans in  his recent concert when he showed his love to a female fan by buckling her shoe. The fan had jumped on to the stage for a dance and accidentally tripped and fans thought that her heel had broken. Otile  Brown was generous enough to buckle her shoe…

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Liverpool on course to break Chelsea’s 14 year old Premier League record

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Liverpool on course to break Chelsea’s 14 year old Premier League record

Jurgen Klopp’s reign at Liverpool has been marked by some exhilarating attacking play and some haphazard stuff at the other end but a recent closing of seams at the back has seen his side turn a corner in the defensive stakes. So much so, in fact, that they’re on course to beat a long-held Premier…

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Michelle Obama plays big sister to Meghan Markle

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Michelle Obama plays big sister to Meghan Markle

  It was probably overdue but finally, Meghan Markle and Michelle Obama have finally met. The two met yesterday evening for the first time when Meghan attended the London stop of the former First Lady’s book tour. According to sources, the two powerful American women spoke about women empowerment, their shared cause in girl child education and shared experiences of…

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Kenya to transition to renewable energy by 2020; says Kenyatta

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Kenya to transition to renewable energy by 2020; says Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his government has added 1063 megawatts of electricity to the national grid since taking over leadership in 2013. The President announced that in the last three months, the government added 364 MW to the national grid, which included 310 MW from Lake Turkana wind farm, and 54 MW from Garissa…

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Nikama Handshake ni ya wateule! Raila is in Jubilee but thinks Aisha Jumwa is a traitor?

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Nikama Handshake ni ya wateule! Raila is in Jubilee but thinks Aisha Jumwa is a traitor?

On 9th March this year, Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta started calling themselves brothers after engaging in the now very controversial handshake. This automatically meant that the former Prime Minister had officially joined Jubilee. Raila did not consult anyone when making this decision. None of his supporters knew about the big decision. He just went…

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Suspects emotional cry after being linked to Joho in drugs scandal

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Suspects emotional cry after being linked to Joho in drugs scandal

Words are very powerful as they can define a man’s future. This is because label a persons mind and stand that guides direction taken in life. No one can explain this better currently than Haroon. Mombasa County Assembly speaker, Khatri Haroon has accused former Coast regional Coordinator Nelson Marwa of messing up his chances of…

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State officers charged with corruption; to lose jobs soon

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State officers charged with corruption; to lose jobs soon

  Think of a Kenya that will be sending state officials packing if charged with criminal activities.. that is the Kenya we all want. State officers who have been charged with corruption in the past have been allowed to still run their offices pending case hearing. Last month in  November the  Director of Public Prosecutions…

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Why Mourinho has refused to talk to MUTV and wants Arsenal TV

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Why Mourinho has refused to talk to MUTV and wants Arsenal TV

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has refused to give a detailed update on his team news to the club’s in-house television channel MUTV ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Arsenal. Mourinho is facing a selection dilemma in defence, with Ashley Young suspended, and Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling and Eric Bailly all currently carrying injuries….

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They fear Hustler? ODM MP digs political grave for disrespecting ODM

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They fear Hustler? ODM MP digs political grave for disrespecting ODM

Does ODM  party tolerates disorder and unruly behaviour by her members? In January last year, Opposition leader Raila Odinga was at the Coast for a homecoming party of the then Kilifi Woman Representative Aisha Jumwa. Ms Jumwa was among the “Pangani Six” who had been arrested on hate speech allegations and was then “returning home”…

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Arsenal striker Pierre Aubameyang could break 11yr old record at Old Trafford

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Arsenal striker Pierre Aubameyang could break 11yr old record at Old Trafford

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has quietly taken to Premier League football with ease since his move from Borussia Dortmund. His brace against Tottenham in the Gunners’ 4-2 north London derby win was testament to his ability to handle the English top flight. The Gabonese ace, 29, has scored a truly impressive 20 Premier League goals in his first…

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Here’s why you might want to put up a tent for your Christmas party

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Here’s why you might want to put up a tent for your Christmas party

  Nairobi has barely seen sunshine this year, and if there has been, it’s been amidst moody weather patterns that have seen residents experience all four seasons in one day. It now looks like it will be a rainy Christmas for some towns around the country as the The Kenya Meteorological Department today announced that some parts…

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Loop holes for tax payers funds to be misused revealed!

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Loop holes for tax payers funds to be misused revealed!

Expenditure is a vital area in all our lives as it affects many plans and implementation of activities or goals. Our public officials keep messing the public up with every new misuse of resources stories emerging daily. In new revelations,County officials used Sh2.8 billion on local travel during the 2016-17 financial year, the National Taxpayers…

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Why Mombasa county speaker is unable to get a wife

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Why Mombasa county speaker is unable to get a wife

No woman would want to marry drug lord. Mombasa County Assembly speaker, Khatri Haroon has accused former Coast regional Coordinator Nelson Marwa of messing up his chances of ever marrying after he labeled him a drug baron. According to the speaker, after Marwa publicly called him a drug baron, he has been unable to woe…

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Arsenal receive massive injury boost ahead of crucial Manchester United clash

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Arsenal receive massive injury boost ahead of crucial Manchester United clash

Nacho Monreal has not played for Arsenal since the thumping 5-1 win against Fulham at the start of October. His absence has been a major problem for Arsenal, with Unai Emery having switched to a back three for the past two Premier League games to line up with Sead Kolasinac at left wing-back.But Emery could…

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Why Mourinho is in for a rough time

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Why Mourinho is in for a rough time

It is not going to be any easier for Jose Mourinho in the coming weeks after he acknowledged that he has little perception of Manchester United fans’ attitudes towards him because he is not in contact with them. The Red Devils find themselves in a difficult position, having won just three of their past nine…

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Petty Homa Bay MCAs call it quits

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Petty Homa Bay MCAs call it quits

  The drama Members of County Assembly have shown Kenyans is enough to script an entire season of a TV series. Barely a week after Homa Bay County Assembly Speaker Elizabeth Ayoo’s office was broken into and sprayed with what police say is livestock pesticide,  22 MCAs from the county have now threatened to resign. But…

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Why Robben move to Manchester United failed

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Why Robben move to Manchester United failed

After being linked with Manchester United for the better part of the 2004 summer transfer window, Arjen Robben has finally revealed why his move to the club never materialized. It is reported that Sir Alex Ferguson spoke to the then-PSV winger and even invited him for dinner in Manchester, but the Holland international signed for…

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‘Not going anywhere’ Loftus-Cheek is staying at Chelsea, says Sarri

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‘Not going anywhere’ Loftus-Cheek is staying at Chelsea, says Sarri

Highly-regarded midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is important to Chelsea and will not be leaving in the January transfer window despite the limited starting opportunites he has had this season said Blues manager Maurizio Sarri. The 22-year-old — who shone for England when he was selected at the World Cup finals — came on and scored for…

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NTSA to revoke licences of PSV operators who hike fare

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NTSA to revoke licences of PSV operators who hike fare

  National Transport and Safety Authority has today sent a stern warning to public service vehicle operators who randomly hike fare by choice. Ever since the reinstating of the Michuki laws as well as during the Matatu CBD ban which was called off yesterday, some matatus have made this as an excuse to hike fare…

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Pogba responds to Jose Mourinho, for calling him “virus”

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Pogba responds to Jose Mourinho, for calling him “virus”

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has responded to his manager, Jose Mourinho, calling him “virus” over the weekend. According to The Times, Pogba hit back at the lack of options in the midfield during Southampton clash, and said he had no-one to pass to because Mourinho’s tactics do not allow players to move freely around…

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“watangoja sana”Rose Muhando slaps haters on the face with a new jam

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“watangoja sana”Rose Muhando slaps haters on the face with a new jam

Veteran Tanzanian Gospel songstress Rose Muhando has been hitting headlines ever since her video of demon casting went viral. The queen of gospel song has  released a new song  ,dubbed  ‘Watangoja Sana‘, days after her dramatic video went viral that forced Tanzania government to summon her. Is the song inspired with the challenges she has…

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Mourinho gives his take on tackling on form Arsenal

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Mourinho gives his take on tackling on form Arsenal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho in a pre-match press conference ahead of the Arsenal encounter admitted that the match will be difficult with the form that The Gunners are on. Manchester United head into the match on the back of a defeat to Manchester City and draws against Crystal Palace and Southampton. Arsenal in struck contrast are…

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