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5,600 Nyeri Residents to Get Electricity in New REREC Projects

In Kieni Constituency alone, the Corporation has implemented a total of 179 projects. This includes 104 public primary schools that have already been connected to electricity, 28 projects which are under the Matching Fund Programme, and a total of 47 projects under the Transformer Maximization and Public Facility projects.

Trader Fined Ksh80, 000 for Possession of Fake Excise Stamps

Principal Magistrate David Ndunge found Francis Kariuki Macharia guilty of being in possession of 6000 bottles of 300 ml Azam energy drinks that were uncustomed and of a customs value of KShs.155,000. He also faced a charge of being in possession of excisable goods without excise stamps which is contrary to regulation 30(1)(b) as read with regulation 30(2) of the Excise Duty(Excisable Goods Management System Regulations, 2017).

New Standard Chartered-Telkom Customized Bundles Promise Value

A Telkom customer will get 30GB of mobile data for KShs1200.The offer will give the Telkom customer access to 100 per cent cashback on all transactions for a period of 3 months, when they open a Current Account from Standard Chartered Bank, as well as a one-month Showmax Pro Mobile subscription with access to premium streaming content, including live sports events, as well as live local news and music channels. This bundle also presents another sweetener – the customer will have access to 4 free rides a month with a value of up to KES 260 each, from leading ride-hailing app, Bolt.

Liquor Store Crackdowns: KRA Seizes Counterfeit Alcohol Worth Ksh1.4 Million

KRA carried out simultaneous operations in various parts of Nairobi including Kariobangi, Ruai, Kiserian, Dandora, Pipeline, Kasarani and Kenyatta market, and western, & Central regions part of Kenya. The operation happened on Saturday and KRA officers seized various brands of illicit liquor estimated to have a market value of KShs. 1,430,900 and tax value of KShs.657,343.

MKU Scores Win in Court Over Ksh511M Dispute

The university appealed a 2011 ruling that found it liable to pay Ksh511 million to Step Up Holdings. The dispute stemmed from Step Up's claim that it incurred major losses after MKU's Kericho Campus was shut down soon after they had entered a verbal agreement with the university to run it.

Nameless, Wahu Get Their Own Reality Show ‘This is Love’

Mbugua, who is the show’s executive producer, reveals that he approached Nameless and Wahu with the idea of the show back in 2018. “We had just come from making our first Kenyan celebrity reality TV show, and to us, they seemed like the next obvious choice. They have a rich history, not just in music, but as a couple as well.” With music careers spanning twenty years, Nameless and Wahu’s star power is undeniable.

Brookhouse Loses Ksh140M Tax Battle With KRA

Justice David Majanja ruled that subsidized tuition fees granted to its staff counted as a taxable benefit for which the employee was liable, further noting that the employer had an obligation to collect pay-as-you-earn (PAYE).

It’s Joy For Kenyans As Travel Lockdown Is Lifted

The President had on 26th March 2021 announced cessation of movement into and out of the counties of Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, Machakos and Nakuru as a block. In his speech on Labour Day celebrations at State House, Nairobi, on Saturday, he said the curfew would remain from 10pm to 4am. Bars, meanwhile, will be allowed to operate until 7pm while restaurants will resume normal operations.

Shaffie Weru: I’ve Already Spent Over Ksh1 Million F******g Radio Africa...

The fall-out quickly moved to the legal front, as Shaffie through his lawyers sent a demand letter seeking Ksh22 million for unlawful termination, citing various labour laws he believes were contravened. Radio Africa responded with a counter-suit for Ksh150 million, insisting Shaffie disregarded the station's code of conduct in addition to media ethics regulations.

Machachari’s Mama Baha Stars in New Showmax Original ‘Borderline’ [VIDEO]

A Zamaradi production, Borderline is directed by Makutano Junction writer Morrison Mwadulo and produced by Louise Kamwangi (Dream Child), with Appie Matere (Kina, Jela 5-Star, Kona) acting as executive producer.