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SOCIETY

Nyamira Woman Offers Herself for Burial after Children Failed To Secure Employment in the County

An unnamed woman from Nyamira County has today shocked many after demanding to be buried out of frustration because her four children failed to secure employment with the devolved unit according to a Facebook post by Ibrahim. “Woman in Nyamira wants to be buried alive after her 4 children both with degrees failed to secure employment in the county government of Nyamira due to lack of resources and connections.

  16 days ago ago
Nyamira Woman Offers Herself for Burial after Children Failed To Secure Employment in the County

SOCIETY

Governor Kiraitu Murungi Sends Good News To Meru Residents

As next year's general elections approaches, several political leaders are working hard to make sure they win their desired seats. Others are finalising on the projects they had for their people. A good example is Meru county governor honourable Kiraitu Murungi. He has sent good news to Meru residents.

  18 days ago ago
Governor Kiraitu Murungi Sends Good News To Meru Residents

EDUCATION

Merger of Universities: Students & Lecturers Caught Unaware by Latest Report

The costs of education in the country are very expressive for many Kenyans.Thousands of Kenyans have been trouping to the neighbouring country,Uganda just to get their degrees.This is so much cheaper in terms of costs and duration as opposed to the Kenyan degrees.Just recently,University of Nairobi hit the headlines by doubling its fees for the first year students and tripled fees in some Masters degree courses.

  13 days ago ago
Merger of Universities: Students & Lecturers Caught Unaware by Latest Report

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The 4 Biggest Robberies In The World's History, See The Amount Of Money Involved

Read below;  It's difficult to imagine the lengths to which man might go to gain something. When a person sets his mind to completing a task, the capacity to overcome fears and complete the task rests inside the person's mind. Below are the 4 biggest roberries in the world's history;

  25 days ago ago
The 4 Biggest Robberies In The World's History, See The Amount Of Money Involved

EDUCATION

Fear as Top Kenyan Universities Could Soon Disappear After Govt's Unpopular Move

A number of top Kenyan universities could soon be extinct after World Bank took a drastic measure on the cash-strapped public learning institutions and loss-making parastatals. In what would see thousands of public servants lose their jobs, the World Bank is now putting Kenya under pressure to merge these institutions of higher learning because of duplication of courses and the need to cut spending.

  18 days ago ago
Fear as Top Kenyan Universities Could Soon Disappear After Govt's Unpopular Move

EDUCATION

Bad News To Moi University After World Bank Gave a Ruling

The debt-ridden public University is at a risk of being closed down completely. This follows the post by the World Bank today on the African Business Daily. The World Bank is putting Kenya under pressure to close and merge the cash-strapped public universities and loss-making parastatals which will see many of employees losing their jobs.

  18 days ago ago
Bad News To Moi University After World Bank Gave a Ruling

ENVIRONMENT

One Of The Richest Countries in The World That Has no Single Forest

There might be 3.04 Trillion trees in the world, but their distribution is the real problem. 50% of all the trees in the world are present in the five biggest countries, while two-thirds of all trees are in just ten countries. However there are some countries without forests.

  10 days ago ago
One Of The Richest Countries in The World That Has no Single Forest

SOCIETY

Meru Residents In Celebration as Kiraitu Lands SH275 Million Deal for Construction of Feeder Roads

Governor Kiraitu Murungi has this morning, together with Infrastructure PS Prof. Paul Maringa, witnessed the signing of a grant partnership program between World Bank (financier) and Community Road Empowerment Kenya (project implementer) through Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) on improvement of road connectivity in Meru Town in a ceremony held at the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works Headquarters.

  18 days ago ago
Meru Residents In Celebration as Kiraitu Lands SH275 Million Deal for Construction of Feeder Roads

HEALTH

Meet Deputy Governor Volunteering As Part-time Doctor

The Deputy Governor of Nyamira, James Ondochi Gesami, has warmed the hearts of many residents after he took it upon himself to work as a part-time doctor. Gesami announced that he will offer professional medical services at the Nyamira County Referral Hospital once a week. He made the announcement when he accompanied his boss, Governor Amos Nyaribo, to receive medical equipment worth Ksh26 million from the World Bank.

  1 month ago ago
Meet Deputy Governor Volunteering As Part-time Doctor

EDUCATION

Good News To University Students As Govt Moves To Force Universities To Secure Jobs For Graduates

The University students in Kenya now have a reason to smile as the government has compel a proposal to public institutions of higher learning to secure jobs for their graduates failure to which it will take action against them. This move follows the latest directive from the World Bank seeking to force the government to merge some public universities citing duplication of courses and the need to cut spending.

  9 days ago ago
Good News To University Students As Govt Moves To Force Universities To Secure Jobs For Graduates

SOCIETY

Governor Oparanya Tours New Mumias Bus Park

Governor H.E Dr FCPA Wycliffe Oparanya toured the new Mumias Bus Park that is under construction. The project is funded by the World Bank under the Kenya Urban Support Programme and will cost more than Ksh 150 million. The Governor who was accompanied by senior County officers led by Lands and Urban Planning CECM Hon Robert Makhanu expressed his satisfaction with the work being done on the project.

  1 month ago ago
Governor Oparanya Tours New Mumias Bus Park

CAREER-JOBS

Major Boost for Jobless Graduates as Government make Smart Move

In the past few days, World Bank made a directive requiring the government to merge some public universities citing duplication of courses and the need to cut spending. Kenya has continued to churn out more and more graduates who are quickly thrust into the ultra-completive job market only for them to join thousands of other graduates in competing for very few available job opportunities.

  9 days ago ago
Major Boost for Jobless Graduates as Government make Smart Move

POLITICS

Senators raise questions over the exaggerated cost of mega project in the country

The Senate has raised questions over the costs of the country's ambitious capital projects, alleging some have been exaggerated The Senate Speaker round table meeting which is being held in Naivasha to deliberate on the country's economic recovery strategy, heard that the country was losing billons of shillings every year due to inflated projects.

  19 days ago ago
Senators raise questions over the exaggerated cost of mega project in the country

CAREER-JOBS

Youth Empowerment in Kenya

Youth empowerment process where youths are encouraged to change their lives by addressing their situations and then take action in order to improve their access to resources and transform their consciousness through their believes, values and attitude. In 2006 the government developed its first Kenya National Youth Policy.

  1 month ago ago
Youth Empowerment in Kenya

SOCIETY

Governor Kiraitu Lands Shillings 275 Million Deal For Construction Of Feeder Roads In Meru Town.

Governor Kiraitu has this morning together with Infrastructure Prof. Paul, witnessed the signing of a grant partnership program. It was between the World Bank and Community Road Empowerment Kenya through Japan Social Development Fund. On improvement of road connectivity in Meru Town in a ceremony held at the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development, and Public Works Headquarters.

  18 days ago ago
Governor Kiraitu Lands Shillings 275 Million Deal For Construction Of Feeder Roads In Meru Town.

EDUCATION

Universities Face Closure In World Bank Loan Deal

The Covid-19 Pandemic has exposed a number of ministries such as the ministry of health and that of education. Education ministry has faced several challenges especially the tertiary institutions that have closed down due to lack of funds to pay employees. Kenyan universities are facing closure in the world Bank loan deal.

  18 days ago ago
Universities Face Closure In World Bank Loan Deal

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Why World Bank is Withholding Ksh14B Loan to Kenya

The World Bank is withholding a Ksh14 billion loan to Kenya that was meant to fund vaccines. According to a report, the World Bank refused to release the Ksh14 billion that the Treasury intended to use to procure vaccines. Notably, the World Bank approved the loan in June 2021, but they held back the money causing a delay in procurement of the vaccines by the government.

  1 month ago ago
Why World Bank is Withholding Ksh14B Loan to Kenya

ENVIRONMENT

Packaging firm starts campaign to recycle cartoon

Packaging company Tetra Pak has started a campaign to recycle cartons to protect the environment. The firm said the recycled material can be used to make benches, tiles, paper towels and dustbins, among other items. Tetra Pak has been running a campaign, Go Nature Go Carton, which was this year themed around recycling of cartons and tree planting.

  1 month ago ago
Packaging firm starts campaign to recycle cartoon

HEALTH

Deputy Governor Impresses Residents As He Volunteer To Work As Part-Time Doctor

The Deputy Governor of Nyamira, James Ondochi Gesami, has warmed the hearts of numerous residents after he volunteered to work as part-time doctor. Gesami announced that he will offer professional medical services at the Nyamira County Referral Hospital once each week. He made the declaration when he went with his boss, Governor Amos Nyaribo, to receive medical equipment worth Ksh26 million from the World Bank.

  1 month ago ago
Deputy Governor Impresses Residents As He Volunteer To Work As Part-Time Doctor

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The World Bank Backlists Kenyan Consulting Firm Over Fraud

The World Bank has now blacklisted a Kenyan consultancy firm that has undertaken several multi-million shilling projects for top government agencies over fraud. The multilateral lender said an investigation conducted by the the corruption-fighting unit had established that Nairobi based Africa Development Professional Group, that says it provides consultancy and advisory services on management, investments, business solutions, corporate finance and business development had now engaged in fraudulent practices during a bank funded project in Somalia.

  25 days ago ago
The World Bank Backlists Kenyan Consulting Firm Over Fraud