KTCHPA calls on government to increase budgetary allocation for Tobacco Control Board

Kenya Tobacco Control and Health Promotion Alliance (KTCHPA) Chairman Joel Gitali has called on the government to increase the budget allocation for the control of Tobacco and Nicotine products. Gitali stated that the Tobacco Control Board needs support from the government in terms budgetary allocation that will enable them fight drug abuse and the usage of Tobacco and Nicotine products. According to the Chairman, for Universal Health coverage to be achieved the government needs to ensure the board is well funded and invest in the health sector at large. Joel…

TechnoServe targets edible oils, rice, with new food fortification program

TechnoServe will work with key stakeholders to widen the variety of fortified foods ·         The Technical Assistance Accelerator Program (TAAP) is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ·         COVID-19 pandemic, Russian-Ukraine conflict, prolonged drought is disrupting food consumption habits Nairobi, September 12, 2022…The non-profit international development organization TechnoServe has today officially launched a program that aims to widen the variety of fortified foods, ensuring Kenyan consumers continue to have access to nutritious meals. TechnoServe, with the support from a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has launched the…

Why you need to clean you makeup brushes

We spend much of our lives in our bedrooms and bathrooms, sleeping, bathing,  putting on make-up and getting dressed. But, if these two rooms in our homes – and the items in them – aren’t cleaned well, it can have detrimental effects on our health, from triggering allergies to causing skin infections. For a fresher space, try these handy tips from Aisha Pandor, CEO of SweepSouth, and the SweepStars who keep thousands of homes clean every week. Clean out your make-up Your pretty makeup collection may be the last place…

“Entry is Free” KDF Tells Kenyans to Attend Museum Air Show Festival this Saturday

The Kenya Defence Forces in conjunction with Aero Club will hold an exciting Museum Air Show Festival this Saturday. The 28th May event will take place at Uhuru Gardens along Lang’ata Road in Nairobi. The Air Show, led by Kenya Air Force, will boast displays of both military and civilian aerobatic capabilities aimed at engaging and entertaining the public. “You are all invited to witness this spectacular show of scintillating aerobatics by Kenya Air Force jets and extreme maneuvers by a variety of helicopters in their inventory. The Kenya Wildlife…

Startimes introduce lower bouquet to add-on up to 10 more kids’ content channels

Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has introduced an option for lower bouquet subscribers to add-on up to 10 more kids’ content channels to their bouquet of choice thereby accessing more premium channels that have been a preserve of higher bouquets. The development will see Nyota and Nova bouquet subscribers on the terrestrial and satellite television platforms respectively, renew their normal monthly bouquets and top up Ksh. 150 to access Nicklodeon, Toonami, ST Kids, Jim Jam, Da Vinci, Baby TV, Mindset Learn among other internationally acclaimed children channels. Speaking when he…

Unpopular Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri blames senator Kihika for his woes

The chaotic rivalry between Nakuru senator Susan Kihika and Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri has gone a notch higher after the later blamed the former of frustrating his reelection. Ngunjiri who is facing a fierce battle for the UDA party primaries is also blaming senator Kihika of working with rivals to frustrate sitting MCAs. He is blaming the senator for his woes and argues that despite efforts to reunite him with the senator, things have worked. ” This mama, Susan Kihika ako na Kasumba Mbaya,” the MP is heard lamenting in…

Here is the man who wants to be Raila’s Karen Ward MCA

Johnson Oduk has for long been an ODM supporter who has acted on the peripheries as an advisor and mobiliser for various candidates. Since 2002,Oduk has been an active force in the larger Lang’ata before the constituency was split to give birth to the Kibra constituency. But after working to help others rise the political ladder,he has now decided to throw in his hat; now targeting to be the Karen Ward MCA. His mission,he says,is to bring the seat back home and help solve the problems bedeviling Karen Ward people.…

Enwealth now empowering pension scheme members on the need for affordable housing through mortgage

Players in the Kenyan real estate sector are positioning themselves to capture the untapped pension scheme membership market looking to utilize their retirement savings to acquire homes, as the concept of pension-backed mortgages takes root in the country. Enwealth Financial Services, the first pension administration firm to introduce to market a pension-backed mortgage product, hosted over 200 real estate developers and hundreds of schemes members in a home ownership expo dubbed “Rent No More Ukiwa na Pension”. The expo was held on Saturday at the Enwealth Business Center along Ngong…

Uhuru,Raila mourn death of Msambweni MP Suleiman Dori

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga are among leaders who have sent their condolence messages to the family and friends of Msambweni MP Suleiman Dori who died on Monday morning. The family confirmed the passing on of the youthful MP on Monday morning at the Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa. Reports indicate that   he passed on at around 5 am at the hospital where he has been receiving treatment for cancer. His body has been moved from the hospital to his rural home in Ghazi, Kwale County for…

KRA officially takes over revenue collection in Nairobi

The Kenya Revenue Authority has officially taken over revenue collection in Nairobi County as part of the deed signed on transfer of functions to the national government. The takeover which was led by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani   happened between the County Executive Member for Economic Planning Allan Igambi and KRA’s Commisoner General James Mburu. The deed signed between Governor Mike Sonko and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa allowed the authority to be the principal agent for the overall revenue collection in the county. The handover happened shorlt after the…