Shilling down against dollar

Shilling down against dollar

The Kenyan shilling has today edged down further against the U.S. Dollar as end month Dollar demand piled pressure on the shilling. The shilling is now exchanging at an indicative…

EABL Records a 36% Growth in Profit

EABL Records a 36% Growth in Profit

East African Breweries Limited has reported a 36 percent growth in its full year pretax profit to 14.1 billion shillings. The results were buoyed by double digit growth in spirits,…

KNEC Rules Out Special Exams for Northern Region

KNEC Rules Out Special Exams for Northern Region

The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has said that there will be no special examinations for candidates in Mandera, Wajir, Isiolo and Marsabit counties. KNEC Chief Executive Officer Dr. Joseph…

Wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper dies at 61 from cardiac arrest

Wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper dies at 61 from cardiac arrest

Wrestling legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61 according to media sources. Piper — born Roderick George Toombs — died from cardiac arrest in his sleep…

This lamp runs on a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt

This lamp runs on a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt

An engineering start-up called SALt has invented a lamp that burns for eight hours at a time, running on nothing but a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt….

Technology that uses water-repellent paint to deter public urinators

Technology that uses water-repellent paint to deter public urinators

Earlier this year, we wrote about the nightclub district in the German city of Hamburg that painted its alleyways with a hydrophobic substance to bounce pee back at public urinators….

There are now just four northern white rhinos left in the world

There are now just four northern white rhinos left in the world

On the back of the devastating news that Zimbabwe’s largest lion Cecil had been killed and skinned by a hunter, zoo keepers reported overnight that one of the world’s five…

‘Shark Tank’ investor Kevin O’Leary shares the best advice he received in his 20s

‘Shark Tank’ investor Kevin O’Leary shares the best advice he received in his 20s

Kevin O’Leary is the millionaire “Shark Tank” investor known for his blunt delivery and realist attitude, but had he not listened to a piece of advice he received from his…

Top 30 African universities: Times Higher Education reveals snapshot university ranking

Top 30 African universities: Times Higher Education reveals snapshot university ranking

Institutions from 10 countries feature in a top 30 that previews what a new ranking, being discussed at the Africa Universities Summit, might look like. South Africa dominates a snapshot…

Bus Stages Might be Moved to Ease Traffic in City Centre

Bus Stages Might be Moved to Ease Traffic in City Centre

Some old bus termini in the city centre will be removed if the Nairobi County Assembly approves a decongestion plan. The plan involves moving Kencom Bus Stage, the GPO Bus…

KIDERO TO BE PROBED ON SH40M USED DURING OBAMA VISIT

KIDERO TO BE PROBED ON SH40M USED DURING OBAMA VISIT

Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero will be among a host of top officials to be held accountable for millions spent during President Barack Obama’s visit. Auditor-General Edward Ouko has said he…

Gangsters Ganged down by Police

Gangsters Ganged down by Police

Police on Thursday evening gunned down two suspected thugs in Parklands, Nairobi and recovered an AK47 rifle loaded with eight rounds of ammunition. The incident happened outside Mayfair Hotel in…

NairobiI Water Bills Rise by 93 Per Cent

NairobiI Water Bills Rise by 93 Per Cent

The plan to raise water tariffs by 93 per cent is back on cards as officials of Water Services Regulatory Board (Wasreb) prepare for meeting this quarter. Wasreb chief executive…

Kidero Unveils Mukuru Maternity Unit

Kidero Unveils Mukuru Maternity Unit

Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero has unveiled a revamped maternity unit at the Mukuru Health Centre as part of the county’s efforts to improve health sector. Speaking during the ceremony,…

KQ Posts SH25.7 Billion Loss

KQ Posts SH25.7 Billion Loss

Kenya Airways has reported one of the biggest loss in the region in the 2014/15 financial year ending March. The national flag carrier reported a Sh25.7 billion net loss attributed…

Mps and KBC  Misused Mzee Ojwang

Mps and KBC Misused Mzee Ojwang

Nairobi Senator Gidion Mbuvi alias Mike Sonko has accused the National Broadcaster, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) and a section of Members of Parliament of abandoning Mzee Ojwang when he needed…

Kenyan comedian ‘Mzee Ojwang’ finally laid to rest

Kenyan comedian ‘Mzee Ojwang’ finally laid to rest

Kenyan long time comedian Mr. Benson Wanjau a.k.a Mzee Ojwang’ was finally buried today at Nairobi’s Lang’ata cemetry with the procession beginning at Umash funeral home along Mbagathi Way in…

World’s first malaria vaccine approved by European regulators

World’s first malaria vaccine approved by European regulators

The world’s first malaria vaccine has been approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), setting the stage for a final assessment by the World Health Organisation (WHO) before the drug…

Obama excludes Mugabe from AU meeting

Obama excludes Mugabe from AU meeting

Zimbabwean President who is also the African Union (AU) chairman Robert Mugabe was not invited to grace USA president, Barrack Obama’s during recently concluded AU address. According to local newspaper…

Obama: If i ran for a third term, i could win

Obama: If i ran for a third term, i could win

U.S President Barack Obama said that if he could run for a third term he thinks he would win, while calling for African leaders to adhere to term limits during…


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