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NAIROBI, Kenya, May 20- Tinsley Nduta, the young girl who went viral for crying after President William Ruto announced that schools would reopen on May 13, finally met the president. Her mother shared a video of Tinsley crying and complaining about the president’s decision, which quickly gained attention online. A few days later, President Ruto contacted […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17- The government has suggested a 16% VAT on bread in the Finance Bill 2024, arguing it is a step to address the growing diabetes problem. However, this proposal has faced criticism from many Kenyans who question its rationale and potential impact on everyday life. Molo MP Kuria Kimani, who chairs the National […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17- The Nairobi Immigration Department has announced it will be open on Saturday, May 18, to allow Kenyans to collect their passports. The office will operate from 9 am to 1 pm. In a Friday statement, the department urged those who have received collection notifications to take advantage of this extended service period. […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16- The National Treasury has eliminated funding for the school feeding program in its proposed 2024-25 budget. Previously, Sh4.9 billion was allocated to this program for the financial year ending June 30, 2024. With this cut, over 4.5 million students who rely on school-provided meals are at risk of dropping out. Basic Education […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 15- Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has clarified the reasons for his office’s request for additional funds in the upcoming financial year. In response to reports suggesting his office had requested billions of shillings for renovations, Gachagua stated that he had only requested Sh300 million. These funds would cover renovations for his office and […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 15- President William Ruto has justified the government’s plan to levy additional taxes on Kenyans, emphasizing that this is the only viable solution to reduce the country’s debt. Speaking during a session with Harvard Business School students, focusing on Africa’s trade and investment potential Ruto stated, “I will not manage a nation facing bankruptcy or […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 14- In the dynamic world of radio broadcasting, MO Radio is ready for a remarkable transformation with an exciting new approach. As the station prepares to unveil its rebrand, listeners can be on the lookout for exciting developments that promise to elevate their experience to new heights. Central to MO Radio’s evolution is […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 14- Police in Thika have taken into custody a 25-year-old student from Tom Mboya University in connection with the killing of his girlfriend, 19-year-old Faith Musembi. David Kioko was apprehended after initial investigations suggested he murdered Faith, allegedly due to suspicions of infidelity. Both David and Faith are from Machakos County. Faith, a […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 13- Kenya Railways has addressed concerns circulating on social media about students allegedly being forced to surrender their seats and sit on the floor during train journeys. In a statement released on Monday, May 13, Kenya Railways acknowledged a surge in demand for passenger services following the government’s announcement of school reopening. The […]

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 13- As schools resume sessions today, there’s a widespread call from parents and the community for the government to prioritize the safety of students. The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has voiced concerns regarding the reopening, emphasizing the need for the government to address the infrastructural damage caused by floods. KNUT’s […]

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