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Prince Philip Death: Guns To Mark Passing of The Duke of...

From midday on Saturday, a 41-gun salute will take place for Prince Philip in cities including London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast, as well as in Gibraltar and at sea from Royal Navy warships, the Ministry of Defence said. They will be broadcast online and on television for the public to watch from home.

Volvo-SSAB Collaboration Promises World’s First Vehicles Made of Fossil-free Steel

Volvo will start manufacturing the first concept vehicles and machines with steel from SSAB using hydrogen already in 2021. Plans are for smaller-scale serial production to start during 2022 and for a gradual escalation towards mass production to follow.

Ex-Nakumatt Boss Atul Shah Loses Lavington Mansion to Auctioneers

By the time the supermarket chain collapsed in January, it had racked up debts amounting to over Ksh30 billion - including Sh18 billion to suppliers, Sh4 billion to commercial paper holders and the rest to banks.

Trading Freeze on KQ Shares Extended Ahead of State Take-Over

Weighed down by debt obligations, operational inefficiencies and the Covid-19 pandemic, the airline recorded its worst ever loss of Ksh36.2 billion for the year ended December 2020 -  2.8 times more than the Ksh12.98 billion net loss it posted the previous year.

New Mombasa Autism Centre Aims to Provide Hope and Change Attitudes

By Emmanuel Okiri ________________________________________________________________________ Every year on April 2nd, the world remembers ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). This helps to raise global awareness of Autism and fosters...

US Slaps Kenya With Travel Advisory Over Covid-19

"Internal flights are restricted, and road and rail transportation are limited geographically and by curfew," noted the US department of State - referencing the partial lockdown in Nairobi and surrounding counties.

SMEs and Brighter Monday Sign Pact to Boost Recruitment of Top...

The collaboration will provide a framework for SFA and Brighter Monday Kenya to help strengthen SMEs recruitment efforts, empowering the enterprises to establish strong recruitment processes and attract qualified candidates to help their businesses flourish, especially during and after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MultiChoice Talent Factory Marks a Successful Second Year

Despite a challenging year, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy Class of 2020 has graduated. The year 2020 was tough due to COVID-19, but...

Abdulkadir Mohamed Haji Takes Garissa Senatorial Seat Unopposed

Garissa Governor Ali Korane expressed his earnest willingness to support him as he starts to execute his mandate to represent Garissa at the Senate and to protect the interests of the counties as envisaged in Art. 96 CoK. 

Airtel 5G to Rival Safaricom After Latest Upgrades

The firm expects the cost of 5G-enabled handsets to fall significantly within the next two years, with Sarma stating: “The 5G handsets right now are obviously very costly and see few buys. We feel that a reasonable price will start coming in one and a half to two years.”