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September 21, 2017 12:23 PM CBK disowns new currency notes circulating on social media

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has disowned new currency notes circulating in social media and says the process of rolling out currencies and coins with new features is ongoing. The bank had set September this year as the roll-out year of the new notes, but a tender for printing the new currency is yet to be awarded. Article 231(4) of the constitution bars the use of portraits

September 21, 2017 10:02 AM Real Madrid beaten by Betis on Ronaldo return

Madrid - Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 1-0 win away to Real Madrid on Wednesday as the European champions failed to score for the first time in 74 matches. Defeat leaves Real already seven points adrift of leaders Barcelona just five games into their defence of La Liga having failed to win in all three home games

September 20, 2017 10:49 AM Why cry for Diamond Platnumz, my bank balance is intact-Zari

Am such an early morning person as some can see on my snap, usually up by 5am. Let's start this day on a different note, shall we. "Ladies and gentlemen I've heard you loud and clear, the advises, the consolation, the pity, the hurt you feeling on my behalf most of all the betrayal. But let's look at this on the positive side. When a person chooses to cheat

September 20, 2017 7:46 AM Drugged and robbed: I shook off a rocky start to thrive at tattooing

It may not seem like it now, but just a few years ago, having a tattoo was considered a risqué statement. It was often associated with a subtle rebellion, which meant tattoo artists were few and far between. But as more and more people got interested in tattoos as an art form, the industry began to see steady growth. Despite this growth, though, tattooing

September 20, 2017 2:55 AM We're united, Coast Jubilee leaders say

Jubilee Party leaders in Mombasa County have dismissed claims of divisions within the party in their quest for votes ahead of the October 17 elections. Led by Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala and Suleiman Shahbal, the leaders said they were working together to ensure that Mombasa County and the coast as a whole gets more votes for President Kenyatta 2

September 19, 2017 6:31 PM Knut objects to use of schools as polling centres

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) wants the electoral commission to de-gazette all schools, especially boarding institutions, used as polling centres so as to avoid disruption of learning ahead of the October 17 repeat presidential election. The union’s secretary-general, Mr Wilson Sossion, said the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission 1

September 19, 2017 4:21 AM Sonko suspends matatu ban in Nairobi CBD for a month

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended for one month the directive to ban public service vehicles from the city central business district which was to start on Wednesday. This comes at a time when there is an ongoing infighting between two matatu groups which forced operators and matatu owners to seek intervention from the county government. The Matatu

September 19, 2017 2:59 AM Weatherman warns of floods in Coast

The weatherman has warned of heavy rains that might cause flooding in various parts of the Coast region starting Tuesday. The weather advisory issued by the Kenya Meteorological Department stated that from Tuesday, Kwale, Mombasa and parts of Kilifi counties would experience heavy rains of around 30mm and above within 24 hours. “The rains may start from southern

September 18, 2017 6:50 PM Dear Kenyans, This Country Is Fucked Up, Yes It’s Going Down, Sample This:

I went to the Kenyatta National Hospital today. I will spare you the niceties and go straight to the point. This country is fucked up, that’s right, this country is fucked up. We cannot have critically ill patients who have been brought in on life support queuing to be admitted for intensive care stabilization. I mean, who even does that? Whatâ

September 18, 2017 2:19 PM Avoid wars with governors, Lusaka tells senators

Senators have been urged to play their oversight role of counties in accordance with the law and to avoid witch hunt and victimisation of governors. Speaking during the opening of an induction workshop at Simba Lodge in Naivasha, Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka said members of the previous House abused their positions and engaged in all manner of allegations