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Motorists Banned from CBD as Kisumu Ramps Up Non-Motorized Transport

County enforcement Officials in Kisumu on Tuesday, February 23 implemented a ban on all motorised transport in the Central Business District (CBD) under the Sh241 million non-motorised transport (NMT) project in the county. Hundreds of drivers, boda boda operators and tuk-tuks were ejected from the CBD as the county executed the city’s beautification project. 

Haji’s Family to Fulfill His Dying Wish – Donating Last Salaries...

The DPP visibly held back emotions and had to stop his speech more than once as he told Garissa residents of his father's battle with illness. He thanked the residents for their prayers and unwavering support for Haji over the years.

Debra Mallowah: The Corporate Leader On a Roll

A highly accomplished leader with a wealth of experience gained in leading multi-national companies across sub-Sahara Africa and the United Kingdom, Ms Mallowah has a proven track record of delivering growth at international, regional and local levels. In her various leadership roles, she says she has successfully collaborated with Board of Directors and senior leadership teams to create new products and markets, and profitable business models.

Juja MP Waititu Dies After 2-Year Battle With Brain Cancer

Juja constituency MP Francis Munyua Waititu passed away on the night of Monday, February 22 after a long battle against brain cancer at the...

Spotify is Finally Coming to Kenya, Here’s What You Can Expect

Many Kenyans already use Spotify, but are forced to sneakily do so using VPNs as the service is not available in the region. The firm has in recent years faced harsh criticism from African artists, fans and lobby groups for distributing African music while the service remains inaccessible on the continent, and news of the expansion will no doubt be music to their ears.

Coca-Cola Snaps Up a Star Executive From Safaricom

The Coca-Cola Africa Operating Unit has appointed Debra Mallowah as the new Vice President for the East and Central Africa Franchise, effective 15th February, 2021. In her new role, which will be based in Nairobi, Ms Mallowah will oversee the development and implementation of business strategies across the East and Central Africa Franchise that covers 16 markets.

Odibets Unveils Sh105 Million Mega Jackpot

Whoever correctly predicts all the 17 match results automatically becomes the lucky winner of the Ksh105,000,000 mega jackpot. Consolation prizes will also be awarded for correctly predicting 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, or 11 match results. Matches will be settled on the official result after 90 minutes of play, including any ‘injury time'. Extra time and penalty shoot-outs shall not be included.

Dimension Data to Offer Technical Support to SAP Clients

Dimension Data will be providing these services across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia and South Sudan. SAP provides accreditation only to partners that meet its requirements established for the delivery of standardized, high-quality support services, including Value-Added Reseller. 

Why MCAs Face Long Wait for Ksh4.5M Car Grants

The controller of budget noted that some counties were faced with the challenge of implementing the directive with insufficient funds, since most had only budgeted for a car loan facility and not a car grant while others merged the car loan and mortgage into one fund. She further stated that while reviewing the requests by governors she noticed that in some counties the Speakers and MCAs had not accessed the car loan facility while in others, the loans were fully or partially paid.

Kenya’s Tourism Sector Doomed Until 2024 – Balala

Upon the announcement of a Covid-19 Vaccine in November 2020, Balala had expressed hope that the tourism sector would immensely recover by July 2021 and restore international confidence in the country as a tourist destination.