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Young Entrepreneurs Offered Ksh1.3B as Uhuru Launches Youth Strategic Plan

The President challenged winners of the World Bank sponsored initiative to utilize the grants awarded to them to grow their businesses, create employment for fellow youth, uplift themselves and innovate solutions to challenges facing the country.

17,000 Jobs on Offer as Counties, EU Roll Out AgriBiz Program

The county governments and Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at accelerating the engagement of women and youth in agribusiness activities. Women and youth self help groups were called to apply after-which their portfolios are to be vetted.

Nokia 1.4 Set to Hit the Kenyan Market

The battery life is a non-issue for its users as the device is structured to entertain and connect at the same time for hours on end thanks to the improved two-day capacity of the phone’s impressive powerpack.

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...

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.

Coming Soon: Yusuf Haji Road in Nairobi as Leaders Mull Tribute

The renaming of a road after a prominent changemaker is a three-step process. After a motion calling for the renaming of a road is passed by the assembly, the assembly’s implementation committee writes to the county executive communicating the approved motion.

Govt Appoints Radio Africa Boss Patrick Quarcoo to New Council

The inauguration of the council set in motion their three-year run to reinforce advocacy, action, accountability and resource mobilization efforts in Kenya's fight against Malaria at national, regional and county levels.

China Overtakes US, Becomes EU’s Largest Trading Partner

Eurostat, EU's statistical office, credited the dethroning to an increase in China's imports by 5.6 per cent and exports by 2.2 per cent. This is comparable to China's report which documented a 5.3% increase in their trade with the EU in 2020.

Remote 4G the Difference as Safaricom Ranked Kenya’s Best Service Provider

After multiple drive tests and assessment of the different mobile networks for call and data performance, Umalut discovered Safaricom to be the only mobile operator to deploy Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services across the country including in rural areas scoring the best call set-up time.

Police Spokesman Charles Owino Declares 2022 Gubernatorial Bid

The Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) reported 15 deaths and 31 injuries as of late March 2020, where victims sustained injuries that were directly linked to actions of police officers during the curfew enforcement. Owino didn’t deny the pandemic-era police killings but dismissively stated that officers weren’t out to do harm, sparking fury from Kenyans which the police spokesman is by now accustomed to.