Author: Albanus Kiswili

A two-month-old infant and a 97-year-old are among the new 904 COVID-19 case recorded in the country in the last 24 hours. Health CS Mutahi Kagwe says the 904 new cases were detected from the 5,673 samples that were tested over the same period of time. The new infection rate means that Kenya’s positivity rate has increased from 13.2 percent to 15.9 percent in the last 24 hours. The country has now recorded a total of 154,392 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the virus was first reported in the country in March 2020. Distribution of COVID-19 cases in counties In terms…

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A man in Kibera has pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife after she allegedly served him too much sukuma Wiki and tried to curse him and his generation. Collins Mudaida admitted to slapping his wife twice before Kibera Senior Principal Magistrate Derrick Kuto. Mudaida said that his wife Mercy Kegehi contravened the Luhya culture and cursed him and his generation. “She removed her clothes, then held my child on her laps and told me that I will never get a woman pregnant. She also sat on my bed and table naked saying that my generation was completely over, you know…

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Kakamega County Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has said that he is planning to work with Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka ahead of 2022 politics. According to the ODM deputy party leader, for you to be the president you must have good relations with every leader from all over the country. On April 1, 2021 Oparanya was among the two ODM leaders to submit their presidential applications ahead of the 2022 General Election. “I will be meeting the Wiper leader very soon. I also want to meet the President and leaders of other parties, among them Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula, to discuss…

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The trial of Joseph Irungu alias Jowie and former TV presenter Jackie Maribe for the murder of Monica Kimani has been scheduled for an open court proceedings on May 5, 2021. The case was heard virtually on On Wednesday. April 21 with both parties seeking to have the case be conducted in an open court proceedings. Justice Grace Nzioka accepted the request, ordering the case be heard on May 5. In September 20, 2018, the businesswoman was found dead in a bathtub with her neck slit ear to ear at her Lamuria Gardens Apartment in Kilimani, Off Dennis Pritt Road.…

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Education CS George Magoha on Wednesday, April 21 confirmed that 27 high school teachers have been fired for leaking the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam. Addressing the press after the completion of the national exam, CS Magoha said that three university students and two businesspersons were among the 37 civilians arrested for examination leaking too. Fifty-seven mobile phones were also confiscated during the whole examination period. According to CS Magoha, the ministry put in place water-tight system that ensured that any attempt to cheat in the exam is promptly thwarted. In one occasion, Magoha reminisces, St. Francis Bukeke…

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The High Court on Wednesday, April 21 extended orders barring Nairobi County Government from increasing parking fees for private cars and public service vehicles. In December 2019, the court had barred City Hall under the leadership of then Governor Mike Sonko from hiking parking fees from KSh200 to KSh400, in a bid to increase revenue collection and decongest the CBD. Justice Anthony Mrima has ordered Nairobi Metropolitan Service be enjoined as an interest party in the matter which will now be herd on May 3, 2021. Matatu Owners Association and the Consumer Federation of Kenya, who were represented by lawyer…

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All the six English Premier League (EPL) clubs (Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal) involved in the European Super League (ESL) have now officially withdrawn from the competition. On Monday, April 19 morning, Fans, pundits, managers, former players, current players, celebrities, journalists and even British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raged against the ESL. Manchester City were the first to announce their withdraw via club website. “Manchester City football club can confirm that it has formally enacted the procedures to withdraw from the group developing plans for a European Super League.” Chelsea followed City’s footsteps by announcing it’s termination…

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A Kenya Defense forces officer was on Monday, April 2 shot dead during a night robbery in Utawala area, Nairobi. According to eye witness, Senior private Joseph Mwangi,30, was on his way home when a gang of three men on a motorcycle approached him and demanded for his bag. The gang demanded for his backpack but the KDF officer tried to resist their demands. One of the thugs then shot him in the back as a result of the scuffle that ensured, before quickly grabbing the backpack and fleeing. Guards who heard the gunshot rushed to the scene only to…

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Union of European Football Association (UEFA) in association with FIFA, English FA, Spanish La liga and the Italian Serie A board have released a statement warning players and teams participating in the European Super League (ESL) of a possible ban. “The clubs concerned will be banned from playing in any other competition at domestic, European or world level, and their players could be denied the opportunity to represent their national teams,” the statement says. Six Premier League clubs have have agreed to join forces with six others from Italy and Spain to create the ESL tournament, which has long been…

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Tanzanian artiste, Rayvanny has advised women to stop the nagging behaviour of mentioning their men’s ex-girlfriends while they are together. In an exclusive interview with TV47’s Bomba La Sanaa show, Tony Mwirigi and Bancey Kimuyu, Rayvanny said, “When you are a popular artist and bump into another woman, she will start questioning you about your wife. For me when a woman starts talking about another lady she ends up confusing me. If I’m with you it’s you as for now leave alone the other one.” On April 6, 2021, Rayvanny released a new hit featuring Juma Jux in which they…

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