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  • A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

    October 22, 2017 5:30 AM 59

    A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at Instituto de Mexico in San Jose, on Saturday. “Pax de deux de Cascanueces” performed by Costa Rican dancers María Daniela Solano and Eduardo Porras, trained by Cuban teachers, and the “Pax de deux from El Lago de los Cisnes

  • Uhuru warns against disruption of election

    October 20, 2017 7:07 PM 63

    President Uhuru Kenyatta used Friday’s Mashujaa Day celebrations to send a clear signal that the repeat election will take place on October 26 and his administration will not tolerate any interference. During the event at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, the Head of State warned that those who wish not to vote should stay at home and not block others from voting

  • Nakuru county to invest in arts to create jobs

    October 20, 2017 3:21 PM 52

    Nakuru County government will invest in theatre and art to create jobs for the youth. Deputy Governor Erick Korir on Friday said the introduction of prime arts and comedy segments in nearly all television stations was a clear indication that art is a paying venture. “The county government will make good use of the available theatre infrastructure and scout

  • No one will be spared – Uhuru warns anti-poll crusaders

    October 20, 2017 12:10 PM 117

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has today put on notice those planning on disrupting the repeat election slated for Thursday, October 26 saying that perpetrators will be dealt with accordingly. “For those who thrive in chaos and relish anarchy, your days are numbered. The law will take its course and sanction you accordingly,” he warned. “Those who wish to vote must be allowed

  • Raila to hold parallel Mashujaa fete

    October 20, 2017 6:52 AM 63

    National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga will on Friday lead the Opposition brigade in parallel Mashujaa Day celebrations in Kisumu County in memory of the victims of police brutality. President Uhuru Kenyatta will lead the national celebrations at Uhuru Park in Nairobi to honour those who contributed towards the struggle for Kenya's Independence

  • Raila to meet Chebukati

    October 19, 2017 6:45 AM 55

    National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga will, after all, meet the electoral commission today as President Kenyatta sends a representative. Mr Odinga had earlier told Nation that he would not attend today’s meeting between the commission and seven presidential candidates. The meeting was called by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission

  • Court allows Nakumatt’s eviction from Junction Mall

    October 19, 2017 5:16 AM 42

    The owners of the Junction Mall have closed an outlet belonging to Nakumatt Supermarkets after the High Court set aside orders that allowed the troubled retailer escape an initial eviction bid two weeks ago. The management of the shopping complex, which is majority owned by the wealthy Ndegwa family, says Nakumatt’s agents and employees can now only access

  • How Akombe left the Country

    October 18, 2017 9:04 PM 25

    Electoral commissioner Roselyne Akombe is said to have left the country on a mission to inspect the printing of ballot papers at the Dubai-based printing firm, Al Ghurair. This was apparently an excuse to leave the country, given the requirement that top State officials must seek clearance from the State for foreign travel. Before her resignation and departure

  • Zahara on cloud nine after album goes gold

    October 17, 2017 1:45 PM 43

    Award-winning musician Zahara is on cloud nine after her latest album Mgodi was certified gold within hours of its release on Friday. Warner Music South Africa’s marketing director‚ Adrian King, confirmed that the album had sold over 16 700 physical copies and hundreds of digital copies within the first 24 hours of its release. “We are really excited

  • Stanbic Bank ranked Kenya’s safest bank by global financial publication

    October 17, 2017 1:27 PM 25

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Stanbic Bank Kenya has been ranked as the safest bank in Kenya by an international financial publication. Global Finance, which has just released its 26th Annual World Safest Bank awards list, ranked the world’s safest banks based on evaluations of long-term foreign-currency ratings from global ratings agencies Moody’s, Standard