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By NATION REPORTERMore by this Author Kenya has recalled its ambassador in Mogadishu and ordered Somali envoy out of the country over alleged auctioning of oil blocs belonging to Kenya. The auction took place in London, United Kingdom, last week, Foreign Affairs PS Macharia Kamau said Saturday. Lieutenant-General (Rtd) Lucas Tumbo was summoned back to Nairobi for urgent consultations."This...
Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich.The cost of holding investments in land is set to shoot up as Government pushes counties to raise more cash from land rates.Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said the State is pushing devolved units to collect more taxes from land and property rates to reduce pressure on revenues. Treasury is reviewing how countries...
The ongoing super structure on berth number one at the Lamu port. East Africa’s race for the biggest port is still on.Kenya’s East African peers will race past it as the new home for mega infrastructure projects in 2019, thanks to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s austerity measures.  Debtwire, an intelligence service that researches and reports on corporate...
Paul Wafula Posted on: 16th Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT +0300The controversy over planned takeover of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by Kenya Airways is headed to court after aviation workers filed a constitutional petition to stop the deal.  In the petition, aviation sector union now alleges that the airline owes Kenya Airports Authority (KAA), whose airport...
HOTEL Equatorial Penang gave their in-house guests a colourful taste of Chinese New Year with a lion dance, firecracker ceremony and tossing of a giant yee sang.Hotel general manager Andreas Knüssi in his welcoming speech said the lion dance was about unity and prosperity.Source link
A model walks the runway for the Chromat fashion show during New York Fashion Week.Style February 16, 2019 Style, Women...
When she was 14 years old, Diana Chao began having migraines. She often felt dizzy as she walked. Sunlight seemed to pierce her skull. “It felt like shards digging into my eyes,” said Chao, now 20 and a sophomore at Princeton University, United States. After a week of constant pain, her parents took her to an optometrist. That’s when they...
The war on counterfeit products appears to be failing, despite the increased push by both the State and private sector entities to rid the market of the contraband. According to BAT Kenya, over 14 per cent of the cigarettes sold locally last year were counterfeits. This was higher compared to 12 per cent in 2017. The firm said illicit...
The National Academy of Sciences has awarded the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa president, Agnes Kalibata (pictured), a medal. She was feted for her work in driving Africa’s agricultural transformation through modern science and effective policy. According to the agency, agricultural scientist, policymaker, and visionary leader Kalibata received the 2019 NAS Public Welfare Medal for helping to lift more...
It’s New Year’s resolution time and, although making them might be fun, they are notoriously difficult to keep if they are unrealistic. Catherine Viljoen, a biokineticist at Virgin Active, suggests that the focus this New Year should be on what we will gain from our resolutions, not what we will lose if we don’t stick to them. “We need to...

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