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Uhuru To Leave Kenyans With Sh7trn Debt At End Of His Term

Uhuru To Leave Kenyans With Sh7trn Debt At End Of His Term

President Uhuru Kenyatta will accumulate nearly Sh2.13 trillion more in public debt by the time his final term ends in August 2022, Treasury projections show, signaling increased pressure on taxpayers’ funds. Treasury chiefs project in draft Budget Review and Outlook Paper that total debt will jump to nearly Sh7.17 trillion in the year ending June […]

KDF Kills 10 Al-Shabaab Fighters In Pandanguo, Lamu

KDF Kills 10 Al-Shabaab Fighters In Pandanguo, Lamu

The Kenya Defence Forces say they have killed more than 10 Al-Shabaab fighters in an operation in Lamu County. The terrorists were killed when the soldiers ambushed them at Taksile area in Pandanguo, Lamu West, at 6.45am. Pandanguo in among areas that have borne the brunt of terror attacks by the Somalia-based rag-tag militia. Last […]

Governor Okoth Obado To Be Charged With Murder

Governor Okoth Obado  To Be Charged With Murder

Migori Governor Okoth Obado will be charged in court with the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno on Monday. His lawyer Cliff Ombeta confirmed the charges yesterday saying the governor would spend the weekend in police custody. DNA REPORT Governor Obado’s arrest yesterday was the culmination of investigations by detectives, who earlier indicated he […]

Women Are Fined Sh2,200 For Giving Birth At Home

Women Are Fined Sh2,200 For Giving Birth At Home

Women in a Tanzanian village have made startling revelation of how a government health facility has been fining women who deliver their babies at home. According to the women from Mapanda village in Iringa Province in Tanzania, the health facility imposes a fine of Tsh50,000 (Sh2,200) on mothers who delivered at home when they eventually […]

HPV Vaccines To Be Delayed In Kenya Due To Demands

HPV Vaccines To Be Delayed In Kenya Due To Demands

The national rollout of free Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Kenya has been pushed to next year due to what an official termed high demand from countries across the globe. The rollout had been scheduled for this year. But the head of the National Vaccines and Immunisation Programme Dr Collins Tabu said the Global Alliance […]

Kenya Faces Fuel Crisis Over New Tax

Kenya Faces Fuel Crisis Over New Tax

 Traffic snarl-ups were witnessed at filling stations across Nairobi on Wednesday as outlets stopped restocking petroleum products over speculation on the signing into law of the Finance Bill (2018) which seeks to further suspend a 16 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) for two years. President Uhuru Kenyatta has 21 days since adoption of the […]

Doctors Issue 21 Days Strike Notice In Kenya

Doctors Issue 21 Days Strike Notice In Kenya

Doctors from six South Rift counties have issued a 21-day strike notice protesting pending study leaves and promotions. The doctors have blamed their employers for failing to implement the 2017-2021 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that sought to improve the working conditions for more than 600 medics. The medics – through Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and […]

The Media Must Improve How It Covers Gender-Based Violence

The Media Must Improve How It Covers Gender-Based Violence

Recently, various Kenyan outlets have run stories that are dis-empowering to women and girls. After a man raped a female student, one newspaper reported the rape as ‘stranger than fiction’ because two other girls that had been assaulted did not scream or raise an alarm. Another story focused on how male teachers are afraid of […]

Kenyatta Honours Women In Public Service

Kenyatta Honours Women In Public Service

More than 20 women were recognised yesterday by the government for their various contributions to socioeconomic and political spheres in Kenya. Christened Trailblazers, the list includes veterans who have been involved with various causes and initiatives aimed at empowering women and the Kenyan society since independence. The awards coincided with the launch of a book, […]

Women Blame Idle Men for Increase In Malnutrition

Women Blame Idle Men for Increase In Malnutrition

The cultural practice where men while away the time sitting under trees, leaving the burden of providing for the family to women, has led to increased malnutrition in West Pokot. The practice leaves women burdened with domestic and other chores, so they have little time to look for food. The county has the highest malnutrition […]

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