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Mutyambai Takes Over as the New Police Boss

Hillary Nzioka Mutyambai is the new Inspector General. He was sworn in on Monday morning and becomes the third IG of the republic of Kenya taking over from Joseph Boinett, whose term ended in...


Crackdown on Non-Woven Bags

2017 saw the introduction of alternative eco-friendly bags which now Nema has stated they are not up to standard as required by the law.


It’s a Win for The Iron Fist Lady- Zarika

The much publicized fight night between Kenyan’s Zarika Fatuma also known as the ‘iron fist’ and Zambia’s Catherine Phiri took place on Saturday 23rd at the Kenyatta International Conventional Center- KICC

Millions Lost Through Counterfeit Goods

Kenya loses about 200 billion shillings annually on counterfeit goods in annual revenue. According to a research done by the Anti-Counterfeit Agency (ACA) it indicated that about 70% of Kenyans have used counterfeit goods....

Transforming Flip flops into Artifacts

In the recent past there has been increased environmental pollution which led to the Kenyan government banning the use of plastic bags in August 2017. The ban meant that anyone manufacturing, selling or using...

Green energy: Tackling indoor and outdoor pollution

There are different forms pollutants which are either stagnant or mobile constituting of particulate matter such as dust, aerosols, smoke or smog. Such pollutants may result to cancer or respiratory diseases. People living in...

CBK Unveil New-Face of the Kenyan Currency

The Central Bank of Kenya has today unveiled new generation coins that are set to start circulating in a weeks’ time. The printing tender was won by De La Rue a British company after...

Scramble for Secondary Placement

Teachers, parents and children broke into song and dance in different parts of the country following the release of 2018 KCPE results. Cabinet Secretary for Education Ambassador Amina Mohamed released the KCPE results Monday...

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