Fuel Price Adjustments in Kenya

EPRA has announced a reduction in fuel prices, effective from May 15, 2024.  This change sees a decrease in the cost of petrol, diesel, and kerosene across the country. The new prices in Nairobi are as follows: This decision is part of EPRA’s mandate to regulate fuel prices and cushion consumers against the volatile global […]

KMPDU Postpones Demonstrations Amid Ongoing Negotiations

The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has postponed planned demonstrations to allow for ongoing negotiations with the government regarding doctors’ grievances. The protests, originally scheduled for May 7, have been rescheduled to an undisclosed date. The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has announced the postponement of planned demonstrations that were set […]

Why Eggs in Easter?

Let’s explore the rich history, cultural significance, and delightful traditions surrounding these cherished egg symbols of Easter. Easter eggs hold a special place in the hearts of people around the world, serving as iconic symbols of the joyous Easter season. From beautifully decorated eggs to hidden treasures within, these ornate creations carry deep-rooted traditions and […]

US House Passes Bill Potentially Leading to TikTok Ban

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill with significant implications for the popular social media platform TikTok. The legislation, designed to address concerns regarding national security, would compel ByteDance, the Chinese-owned company behind TikTok, to divest the platform within a specified timeframe. Failure to comply could result in a ban on TikTok in […]

Remotasks Ceases Operations in Kenya: Impact and Implications

Remotasks, a global micro-tasking platform, has abruptly discontinued its services in Kenya, leaving many users without a source of income. The platform played a significant role in providing remote work opportunities, contributing to the economy, and fostering skills development in the country. Remotasks, a renowned micro-tasking platform, has ceased its operations in Kenya, sending shockwaves […]

U.S. Treasury Imposes Sanctions on Money Laundering Network Linked to Al-Shabaab

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has sanctioned a network of individuals and entities involved in money laundering for Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group affiliated with Al-Qa’ida, spanning across the Horn of Africa, the UAE, and Cyprus. These actions aim to support the Somali government’s campaign against Al-Shabaab and disrupt the group’s financial system. The U.S. […]

Transport Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen’s Chopper Crashes in Baringo County

In a concerning incident, a helicopter carrying Transport Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen and Kenya Airports Authority Chairman Caleb Kositany crashed in Eldama Ravine, Baringo County. The crash occurred during takeoff from Mwachon, but fortunately, no injuries were reported, and both individuals were advised to seek medical attention later. The privately-owned chopper, registered as 5Y-PKI and […]