Kakuma Creative Camp: Youths Using Talents to tell their stories.

CNN International revisits the Kakuma refugee camp to check in with the talented young creatives turning one of Africa’s largest refugee camps into their own artistic space – even during the pandemic. Kenya’s Kakuma camp is home to almost 200,000 refugees. In 2018, CNN met young refugees living in the camp who were using film, song, and their creative talents to tell their own stories. Filmmaker Amina Rwimo spoke about her motivation, “I want to educate. I want to pass message, I want to entertain. All those things because with…

Capwell industries donates food package to families affected by Covid-19 in Machakos County.

Thika based Food and Beverage processing company – Capwell Industries Limited (CIL), has donated 180 food ration packs containing Soko Maize Meal Flour, Soko Home Baking Flour, Ranee Everyday Long Grain Rice and cooking fat to provide food to 180 vulnerable families of pupils from Our Lady of Victory (OLV) Primary School, Kaloleni in Machakos County, amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The support is part of the company’s school feeding program which has seen it partner with Our Lady of Victory Kaloleni Primary School in Yatta – Machakos County, to…

I am not a troubled man-Sonko responds to the Standard 

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has laughed off an article in one of the dailies describing his current political life as empty and weary. He has also clarified that his political career was not built on flamboyance but by the grace of God and his own good deeds. He termed the article titled “Badi, graft case spoiling party for once flashy Sonko,’’ as wishful thinking that will never see the light of the day. “I am not a troubled man but I know I have challenges which I have to handle…

Sonko calls on defaulters to take advantage of waiver period

 Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has called on Land Rates defaulters to take advantage of the ongoing one-month waiver period to clear their debts. The county announced a 100% waiver on interest (penalties) for all land rate defaulters in the city. The waiver period runs from September 15, 2020 to October 15, 2020. The National Assembly,Parliament, defense department, treasury and police remain the top defaulters. The county is owed Sh 25 billion by the department of defense,Sh 23 billion by treasury and parliament Sh 396 million. The amnesty period would only…

realme C15: The first 6000mAh with AI Quad Camera smartphone to be launched in Kenya

realme C15  massive battery supports 46 hours of continuous calls or 28 hours of YouTube watching, with an average standby time of up to 57 days. Key specs 6000mAh with 57 days standby capacity  C series with AI Quad Camera 18W Quick Charge Super Nightscape The smartphone market seems to be headed for greater heights given the magnitude of the new products being launched in Kenya including some by the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand, realme. realme has so far created a full product portfolio of smartphones- from entry-level all-rounders C…

Sonko-I support Uhuru’s plans for Nairobi

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said that the Nairobi Metropolitan Service Director General to cabinet meetings is a good gesture from President Uhuru Kenyatta in his commitment to improve service delivery in the city. The governor clarified that he has no problem with the move as long as all engagement will be done within law. “It is a decision by the President and I cannot oppose what the President thinks is good for Nairobi,” Sonko said The governor once again clarified that he has no problem with NMS and that…

Sonko to roll out massive youth empowerment program

Sonko to roll out massive youth empowerment program Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko will next month roll out a Youth Development Program that will see at least 20,000 youths directly involved in various community based activities.  The governor on Friday announced that the department of Youths and Education is working with various stakeholders to finalize on modalities through which the county government will fund all youth’s related activities.  Among the plans the county has is to introduce the Youth Talent Development Bill that will allow the county to fund artistes, sporting activities…

realme Smartphone takes Kenyan market by storm week after being rolled out

realme 6 seems to have touched Kenyans with its most powerful 64Mp quad-camera in its category, as well as its affordability, retailing at 29,999 shillings including a free realme band priced at 2,999 shillings. What motivates Kenyans into embracing the use of technology, most specifically, the use of smartphones? Is it passion for change? The will to want to see a better future that thrives on the wheels of technology? In a report released in 2019, Kenya is leading the continent in terms of smartphone penetration and internet usage with…

Sonko warns NMS against blackmail over dispute

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has asked Nairobi Metropolitan Service Director General Mohamed Badi to stop blackmailing the county over the ongoing talks to fix wrangles on the transferred functions. The Governor wants the NMS boss to the office of the Artoney General which is leading talks to iron out contested issues in the Deed of Transfer of functions. Though his spokesperson Ben Mulwa, he argues that it is wrong for Badi to continue criticizing the county for allegedly frustrating the NMS yet the AG is yet to give his verdict…