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SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Meet Gorgeous Kenyan Celebrities Who Are in a Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationship is an intimate relationship between partners who are geographically separated from one another. It is one of the hardest situation one can be in but what happens is when you create that bond with someone, whether the situation is hard or not, you just have to fight for it.

  15 days ago ago
Meet Gorgeous Kenyan Celebrities Who Are in a Long Distance Relationship

POLITICS

Former Chief Justice Maraga Hits Out At Presidential Candidates Over Fight Against Corruption

As 2022 Presidential Elections rapidly approach, former Chief Justice David Maraga has criticised Presidential candidates, for their lack of interest in expressing how they intend to tackle corruption once they ascend to power. He pointed out corruption as the major challenge facing Kenya, and wondered out loud how none of the leading Presidential aspirants ,has come out to outline how they will deal with the menace of embezzlement of public funds.

  9 days ago ago
Former Chief Justice Maraga Hits Out At Presidential Candidates Over Fight Against Corruption

SPAM

Newspaper Headlines Review For September 29th

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has appointed former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba its new director-general, bringing him back to government after three years in the cold. Tavellers from Kisumu and Malaba to Nairobi will, from November, get seamless train services, linking the newly built Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line and the refurbished metre-gauge track between Nakuru and Western Kenya.

  17 days ago ago
Newspaper Headlines Review For September 29th

POLITICS

Wanjigi Now Goes After UhuRuto, Explains Their Big 'Lie' About SGR

Tycoon Jimmy Wanjigi has now turned his cannons towards President Uhuru Kenyatta, terming him the reason behind the country's current problems. He has been very vocal lately, after declaring his presidency for the 2022 general elections on the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party ticket.

  27 days ago ago
Wanjigi Now Goes After UhuRuto, Explains Their Big 'Lie' About SGR

SOCIETY

Truck Accident Leaves Residents Scrambling For Wheat Strewn on The Road

Motorists are always urged to be extra careful on the Kenyan roads to avoid any unnecessary accidents that lead to damage to millions worth of property. In instances, loss of lives is witnessed and worse, more are sent to hospitals with serious injuries. Picture courtesy This afternoon, there has been a deadly truck accident in Suswa, just below the Standard Gauge Railway.

  2 months ago ago
Truck Accident Leaves Residents Scrambling For Wheat Strewn on The Road

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenyan Billionaire Jimmy Wanjigi, the 'Inventor' of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR)

The Standard Gauge Railway is a game-changing project. It makes it easier for commuters and commodities to go to and from Mombasa at a lower cost and in less time.It has now been revealed that Jimmy Wanjigi, a rich businessman, first proposed the idea in 2008. He connected Kenyan government officials to the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) in 2009.Jimmy was previously a member of the opposition, but in 2012 he switched to President Uhuru Kenyatta because he wanted to complete the project as outlined in his manifesto.The initial concept for Wanjigi was to have the Chinese company execute a Build, Operate, and Transfer project for the government.The contractor funds and constructs a project, then operates it until he receives his money before giving it over to the owner.The CRBC constructed the railway line as well as purchase of carriages and trains.

  1 month ago ago
Kenyan Billionaire Jimmy Wanjigi, the 'Inventor' of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenya Vs Tanzania;Which Country Has a Better SGR?

While Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway is already operational,Tanzania's is in the final stages of construction.Here are a few comparisons between the two projects; Kenya SGR. Tanzania SGR. The total length of Tanzania's SGR is 1457 Km and it stretches all the way from the port city of Dare salam to the border with Rwanda and with plans to extend it to Burundi,eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda.

  3 months ago ago
Kenya Vs Tanzania;Which Country Has a Better SGR?

SOCIETY

Train Bound For Nairobi Catches Fire

A train has caught fire mid-journey at Kabuta village in Kiharu while travelling from Nanyuki to Nairobi. According to an image seen by this writer, smoke is seen emerging from the locomotives engine's. The train was transporting petroleum products to Nairobi when the incident occurred. It was not immediately established if there were any casualties from the fire incident that happened in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

  4 months ago ago
Train Bound For Nairobi Catches Fire

EDUCATION

Launched SGR Phase II Gets Giant Share As CBC Is Allocated 'Peanuts' In 2020/21 Budget

The Competency Based Curriculum, popularly known as CBC is among the sectors that have received low allocations in the 2020/21 Budget read in the floor of the house by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattan. In his long speech CS Yattan said the government has allocated Sh. 1 billion to the new curriculum which started 3 years ago.

  4 months ago ago
Launched SGR Phase II Gets Giant Share As CBC Is Allocated 'Peanuts' In 2020/21 Budget

PERSONAL-INVESTING

The Total Amount Of Money Kenya Owns China As Debt.

Hello guys and welcome again. Today we will look at how much Kenya Government Owns the Chinese Government in terms of loans. I know most of you may be wondering about the total amount of money we owe China as a country. Let us hop in. Kenya is a country located in Africa, While China is Located in the east Asia.

  4 months ago ago
The Total Amount Of Money Kenya Owns China As Debt.

POLITICS

Will Mount Kenya Support One Of Their Own Or Stick With Deputy President William Ruto (OPINION)

Richard Wanjigi has thrown his hat in the ring to contest the presidency in 2022. He came out to make this announcement a few weeks ago. I like him. At least he is a fox in a fox skin. He does not wear any sheep skin and does not pretend to be one.

  3 months ago ago
Will Mount Kenya Support One Of Their Own Or Stick With Deputy President William Ruto (OPINION)

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Government Should Work Well on SGR to Ease Jam

Construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) began in December 2014 with China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) being the contractor.It is running  largely in parallel with the Nairobi-Mombasa sections of the meter-gauge railway built between 1986 and 1901 during the colonial era. The first phase of the SGR project was completed in 2017, following two years of construction.

  4 months ago ago
Government Should Work Well on SGR to Ease Jam

ECONOMY-FINANCE

SGR to Remain Under Chinese Hands as Kenya's Debt Worsens

The Standard Gauge Railway is set to remain under the control of a Chinese firm called Afristar which is majorly owned by China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC). This was triggered by Kenya's failure to settle a debt owed to Afristar which amounts to Ksh38 billion for services provided.

  2 months ago ago
SGR to Remain Under Chinese Hands as Kenya's Debt Worsens

POLITICS

2022 Presidential Aspirant Reveals How Government Overtook his SGR Deal With China

Kenyan presidential aspirant and billionaire Jimmy Wanjigi has come out to reveal how the government overtook his project with the Chinese investors. While speaking,he says that the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) was initially his project back in 2018 and it was meant to cost about Sh 55 billion from Mombasa to Malaba.

  1 month ago ago
2022 Presidential Aspirant Reveals How Government Overtook his SGR Deal With China

POLITICS

Presidential Candidate Jimmy Wanjigi Slams The Government Over SGR Cost, Reveals Grave Details

Presidential Candidate Jimmy Wanjigi Slams The Government Over SGR Cost, Reveals Grave Details. While appearing on a live interview on Citizen TV on Saturday evening, the billionaire businessman cum politician with presidential race ambitions revealed shocking details about the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) which he openly stated that it's construction cost was flauted.

  1 month ago ago
Presidential Candidate Jimmy Wanjigi Slams The Government Over SGR Cost, Reveals Grave Details

EDUCATION

China’s Education Diplomacy Has the World Jittery

What many people do not know much about is China’s quiet expansion into the higher education sector. Austrian-born American Management Consultant, Peter Drucker, once said, ‘the best way to predict the future is to create it.’ China, with its aggressive forays into Africa, is doing just that.

  3 months ago ago
China’s Education Diplomacy Has the World Jittery

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenyans to Fork Out Ksh97.6 Billion as SGR Loan Repayment in the 2021/22 Financial Year

Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) loan debt servicing is set to double from the current Ksh42.67 billion to Ksh96.70 billion for the fiscal year beginning July 2021.This is in relation to close sources by the Daily Nation.According to the National Treasury, the repayments to Exim Bank of China will rise by 126.61% compared to the current budgeted payment amount according to the discreet sources.

  5 months ago ago
Kenyans to Fork Out Ksh97.6 Billion as SGR Loan Repayment in the 2021/22 Financial Year

SOCIETY

Elderly Man Ejected from SGR Passenger Train Found Alive

Family and friends an elderly passenger who was kicked out of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) passenger train on Tuesday were filled with joy after he was found alive and kicking.Relatives and family friends Mr Peterson Mwangi Ngunyi confirmed on Saturday that Mr Mwangi was found hungry, barefoot and tired but alive.

  5 months ago ago
Elderly Man Ejected from SGR Passenger Train Found Alive

SOCIETY

An Elderly Man Who Was Thrown out SGR 4 Days Ago Has Today Been Found

A alderly man who was forcefully ejected from standard gauge railway (SGR) has been found luckily when he is still alive.73 year Old Peterson Mwangi has been found this morning in Nairobi's Buruburu estate barefoot and sickly cold.The family said Mwangi was found without his shoes and a coat.

  5 months ago ago
An Elderly Man Who Was Thrown out SGR 4 Days Ago Has Today Been Found

SOCIETY

Mzee Who Was Kicked Out Of SGR Train Found After Four Days In Cold

Following four days exposed, an old traveler, who was kicked out of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) traveler train on Tuesday, has been found alive.The group of Mr Peterson Mwangi Ngunyi, said on Saturday that Mr Mwangi was found eager, shoeless, tired however alive.

  5 months ago ago
Mzee Who Was Kicked Out Of SGR Train Found After Four Days In Cold