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Fire guts another dorm in two months at Musingu Boys: The Standard

Students at Musingu High School count losses after the fire caused by an electric fault . [Duncan Ocholla] Kakamega on Saturday morning. Property of an unknown value.  The fire has been caused by an electric fault. Principal Benson Lukuyi said he was exploding at the dormitory. "Madaraka Taifa dormitory was housing, loose, mattresses and other students' personal effects," he said. …

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Declare wealth before the deadline, said the governors and their spouses: The Standard

Eliud Wabukala, Chairman of the EACC, with Jeizan Faruk (left), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mombasa County, and Internal Auditor Abdallah Swaleh (center) during a capacity building workshop at the Kenya School of Government in Mombasa of the month to discuss their income, To report assets and liabilities for a lifestyle review, the Ethics and Corruption Control Commission …

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Sankok is attacked by Kenyans for mocking Raila

Kibra MP-elect Imram Okoth and ODM leader Raila Odinga. [Source/David ole Sankok] The nominated deputy David ole Sankok was after his mocked message to the ODM party leader Raila Odinga on the Kibra by-election at the receiving end. ADVERTISEMENT Tell us about Hivisasa's latest tips here In a long Facebook post, Sankok congratulated Imran Okoth of ODM on his victory …

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The NHIF owes church hospitals 1.9 billion Sh, say clergymen

By ABIUD OCHIENG More from this author The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) owes health insurance to the Catholic Church in Kenya amounting to almost 1.9 billion schillings. This is the unpaid amount that has been amassed in 100 health facilities since last September, high-ranking church officials said on Friday. The chairman of the Kenyan Episcopal Conference, Philip Anyolo, said …

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SportPesa, Betin win control series on betting awards

By EDWIN OKOTH More from this author By JOHN MUTUA More from this author The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) suffered a blow to Am Wednesday, after a tribunal ruled that a player's wager can not be taxed at 20 percent on profits. The Nairobi-based Tax Appeals Tribunal ruled that the 20 percent tax should be levied on the positive difference …

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Senate smells trouble about job loss: the standard

Senate spokesman Ken Lusaka (pictured) has called on the executive to convene a crisis meeting to tackle the country's economic collapse. Mr. Lusaka said the current job loss in many companies across the country is a recipe for chaos if left unaddressed. He said that the rate at which companies close is alarming and the resulting job loss raises fears …

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End of the road for most wanted one

In November of 2008, Lorreta Wavinya and Lilian Nzongi were arrested for masterminding a scheme that cost more than $ 15 million (Sh1.5 billion). The two sisters were charged together with 15 others. In total, they claimed more than 540 fraudulent tax returns using identities of more than 500 victims and at least 27 states. Most of this money ends …

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Why voter apathy keeps rising in Nairobi by-elections – Nairobi News

Voter apathy in Nairobi is on the rise of the Fourth Parliamentary Elections, which are outside of Nairobi, including a constituency in Wajir County that borders Somalia , recorded a surprisingly better voter turnout. At 63.91 per cent, Wajir West recorded the highest voter turnout in all four exercises conducted by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). HIGH NUMBERS …

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Why turnout in Nairobi falls after elections

By JAMES KAHONGEH More from this author The electoral appetite in Nairobi increases when voter turnout at the last four by-elections continues. In the mini-elections in the city, in areas outside of Nairobi, including a constituency in the district of Wajir bordering Somalia, a surprisingly better turnout was recorded Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC). After the Supreme Court overturned …

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Uhuru signs data protection law

Short Reports and Press Releases Uhuru signs data protection law in law FILE PHOTO | NMG President Uhuru Kenyatta today signed the Data Protection Act 2019 and met with executives from Amazon Web Services (AWS) in a separate meeting. AWS is a company of the American e-commerce giant Amazon, which offers cloud computing services. The new Data Law establishes the …

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