Sir George Owino founder of Kenya's most chewed gum Big G, was born as the only child to Patrick Owidh and Maria Obiero in 1941. Sir George later attended Sega Primary School in Siaya county before joining Shimo La Tewa intermediate school. His business accuremen came to life when he set a company in Nairobi known as Wrigley Factory.
It is reported that there are an estimated 100 million firearms in Africa. Some of these weapons are also manufactured by African countries. Here are the top 10 African countries that manufacture weapons. 10. Uganda According to research, the King of Bunyoro Caballega built a powerful army using modern weapons between 1870 and 1899.
Photo/Courtesy The country's fuel cost are often higher than the prices charged by her neighbours because Kenya has seven taxes charged on fuel compared to other nations in the region. With indicators that there would be upward review of fuel, what does that mean to the common citizen?
Vocal Kieleweke MP for Ndaragwa Jeremiah Kioni has allegedly revealed where the guns and bullets being used in Laikipia are coming from. The Ndaragwa legislator revealed that bullets being in Laikipia are coming from a government factory in Eldoret While guns have been used have been brought from Uganda by people who are known by the government.
Another news has been broken on how an evangelist has been using her church as a baby factory. This is not the first time we will hear about people establishing a baby factory in the country. Some will even build a baby factory in the guise to make a clinic for birth or sometimes an orphanage.
The people of West Pokot are a happy lot after owning a new cement plant. This will significantly grow the region. As we speak, Private investors have lowered their prices after the establishment of this game-changing project. The President’s rationale to set up this factory was based on;
The Kenya Power and Lighting Company has given out a notice of power outage to the following areas. The interruption is for the daily purpose of network maintenance. The Company has been responsible for sufficient electricity generation and transmission to its customers and the issuance of prior notice of blackouts for early preparations.
Not very long ago a video that was a K24 interview video trended on social media. Mukuru kwa Njenga resident Musyoka Wambua was speaking to K24 TV regarding an illegal electricity connection when Matendechere interrupted him and threatened to squeeze him (nitakufinya). The interview happened back in 2011, but the video clip went viral in July 2021.
Luhyas have been urged to rally behind ANC Party Leader Musalia Mudavadi in his presidential ambitions in the next elections if they expect to have a taste of power. Malava MP Malulu Injendi told the community members to learn from the ongoing agitation of revival of Mumias Sugar Company and fight harder for State House.
Muhoroni Sugar Company has received Sh 30 million allocation from the government to enable it carry out a mini-maintenance. This is 20% of the total amount shs. 150million requested by the company placed under receivership in March 2001, is expected to boost its operations as it awaits the planned leasing to a private investor.
Aron Asiba Matendechere, the man renowned for 'nitakufinya' popular expression through city lawyer Tom Ojienda, has independently sued Co-operative Bank, National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPD) and Ruiru Mabati Factory in court for using his image and likeness to market their products and services without his consent.
It is now crystal clear that the "Ntakufinya" word which means (I will pinch you) in English has stuck in Kenyans heads and can be used at anytime during the conversation. But the man behind the phrase has now come out and sued various cooperate bodies for using his name and image and failing to pay him for that.
Kenya Power and Lighting Company has announced power outage to the following areas scheduled tomorrow, Tuesday 14th of September 2021. The interruption is for the purpose of network maintenance. PARTS OF NAIROBI COUNTY AREA: WESTLANDS DATE: Tuesday 14.09.2021 TIME: 9.00 A.M– 5.00 P.M. Part of Muthithi Rd, Part of Chiromo Lane, Part of Westlands Rd, Woodvale Grove, Part of Mpaka Rd, Kempimski Hotel, & adjacent customers.
Aron Asiba Matendechere, famed for his Ntakufinya phrase in a viral video, has sued three corporates for using his image and buzzword without his consent. The three corporates, Co-operative Bank of Kenya, National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) and Ruiru Mabati Factory, have been accused of using Matendechere’s image or likeness to endear their products to Kenyans without his express consent.
The County Government of Kakamega will partner with Tetra Pack Limited, NACONEK and INGREDION to actualize and implement school feeding programme for ECDE learners in the County. Governor H.E Dr FCPA Wycliffe Oparanya said his Government is ready to implement the eagerly awaited programme immediately the Malava milk factory is operationalised.
Lawyer Patrick Lumumba better known as PLO Lumumba has dropped a bombshell to the likes of Raila's Presidency saying it will change nothing in the country or to themselves. Talking to citizen television in an exclusive interview with Jeff Koinange in the JKL news hour,the rigid and informed lawyer said that this country is totally headed nowhere if the same people will vie for Presidency.
Kenya revenue authority senior officer attached to the investigations and enforcement department,has been accused over allegations of being used by some companies to falsely accuse their competitors with an aim of killing competition. It is alleged that Isaai Gachoka has since shut down fourteen alcohol manufacturing breweries in exchange for hefty commissions from both companies.
Football is one of if not the most beloved sport on the planet. Football players and clubs are followed by millions of fans across the globe. The sport is a high paying venture for professional players and clubs often part with huge sums of money to make sure they have the best players available in the market.
ODM leader Raila Odinga yesterday met politicians from Western and pledged to prioritise revival of collapsed factories and improve infrastructure to spur economic growth in the region. Mr Odinga said lack of unity among leaders from the region had negatively impacted development initiatives, contributing to unemployment and rampant poverty.
A country with one sugar factory is set to export its processed sugar here in Kenya. Remember Kenya is a country with many sugar companies but fails to produce sugar for consumption and for exports. The Republic of Rwanda seems to be growing economically while Kenya is lacking behind as they set to export 4,072 tonnes of sugar to Kenya out of 210,163 tonnes needed in Kenya.