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Vedic House Owners Face Sexual Harassment Suit

A former employee of a Hindu religious group, Arya Samaj Nairobi, is seeking to have the chairman and vice-chairman of the organisation barred from...

Larry Madowo Returns To Nairobi as CNN Correspondent

Madowo most recently served as the BBC’s North America Correspondent in Washington, D.C., covering major U.S. news stories including the Covid-19 outbreak, the 2020 presidential election and the protests following the death of George Floyd and the trial of Derek Chauvin. He also was a fill-in anchor for the network’s flagship BBC World News America show that airs globally and on PBS stations across the United States. This assignment marks a return to Nairobi for the Kenyan-born Madowo, who started his broadcasting career at Kenya Television Network at the age of 20.

RMS Sends Home Professor Hamo Under Cloud of Scandal

The situation led to a back-and forth that has only gotten messier with every turn, tarnishing the once squeaky-clean image of the "professor" whose wacky scholar act endeared him to millions across the country - landing him spots on some of the biggest shows and endorsement deals with the likes of Startimes.

IMPACC to Invest Up to Ksh16 Million in African Social Businesses

“We use the tools of business to meet social challenges.  We identify local green businesses that have already had first proof of concept and help them grow by scaling their business through a franchise system into other regions and countries”, said IMPACC CEO Till Wahnbaeck while making the announcement.

Taxpayers Fork Out Ksh1 Billion for Kenya’s New London Embassy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new approach to diplomatic real estate focuses on purchasing properties as opposed to leasing in foreign nations. Other embassies identified as dilapidated include those in New York (UN), Canada, Washington, Russia, Australia, Geneva, Japan, China, South Korea and the Los Angeles consulate.

Pest Control: Used Car Importers Slapped With New Inspection Fees

The new draft regulations would also see each container packing tyres, wires or disassembled equipment attract an inspection fee of Ksh3,000. Inspection fee for an aircraft, motorised boat or yacht stands at Ksh20,000 each.

Explained: ‘Please Call Me’ Inventor’s Ksh75 Billion Battle

Makate is instead seeking compensation to the tune of R10 Billion (Ksh75 billion), and has maintained that his fight will set a precedent for IP battles and employee relations all over the world. He has received the support of several groups in South Africa, who have on multiple occasions demonstrated in support of his demand.

Top KCSE Candidate Was Paid Sh50,000 To Score Top Marks

His performance has elevated Murang’a High School into the KCSE Hall of Fame this year, beating giants like Alliance Boys, Kenya High and Kapsabet Boys, the home last year’s best student school. While in previous years top students have been motivated by their teachers and their quest to emerge best by earning top marks, Murang’a High School student was given an extra inducement: Ksh50,000.

List of Top KCSE Performers: Murang’a High Student Best Of Them...

A total of 747,161 candidates sat for the examinations at 10,565 centres across the country, according to Dr Mercy Karogo, the acting chief executive officer of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC). Some 752,891 candidates registered for the KCSE exam but 5,730 of them missed the tests.

Business & Covid-19: KEBS Approves Standards to Strengthen Resilience and Continuity

“These standards will help organisations recognise the opportunities and threats that arise from both sudden or  gradual internal as well as external changes and react to them as has been the case with COVID-19 pandemic,”  says Lt Col (Rtd.) Bernard Njiraini, Managing Director, KEBS.