Hon. Salome Awino destiny of blessings

After an operation at the Aga Khan Hospital, Hon. Salome A. Awino, popularly known as Abela Wangchieng’, a member of County Assembly (MCA) of Ruma Kaksingri East Ward, went to UK to visit and attend a graduation ceremony of her cousin at the Brighton University. Though she was still recuperating from the operation, she bravely made the long journey to fulfil her quest and determination. “I have enjoyed every moment of it,” Awino joyfully said. During her stay in UK, after graduation, she went to see the High Commissioner, the…

Blow to Elachi as Jubilee orders her to effect leadership changes

Blow to Elachi as Jubilee orders her to effect leadership changes Nairobi County Assembly speaker Beatrice Elachi has been ordered to immediately effect the Jubilee Party leadership changes in the assembly. Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju has warned that the speaker is disrespecting the party and flouting the law by refusing to effect the proposed changes. The party has proposed that Abdi Guyo who is the Matopeni Ward MCA retains his seat as the Majority leader from Charles Thuo of Dandora. Other changes include that of Paul Kados of Mihango…

2020 Africa Shared Value Leadership e-Summit to discuss COVID-19 business challenges

The purpose of the eSummit is to continue the Shared Value conversation, learn from each other and explore insights that can lead to solutions A network of African purpose-led Shared Value companies and leaders will participate in the continent’s first ever virtual Shared Value Leadership event from 2-5 June 2020. Digital conversations will focus on challenges faced by business in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in particular how business has had to adapt and the economic recovery outlook for the region. Titled Beyond Borders: 2020 Africa Shared Value Leadership eSummit,…

OPPO opens pre-orders for the new generation of Image Master, Reno3 in Kenya

 OPPO Reno3 with 48MP Zoom Camera and 44MP Front Camera features OPPO’s latest ColorOS 7  Pre-order in the Kenya from April 7th to 12th at KSH 39,999 OPPO, has opened the pre-order for its new generation of “Fashionable Image Master” Reno3 in Kenya. The new device under OPPO’s flagship model category, Reno series, continues in the firm’s legacy of developing marketing-leading innovations on cameras with a 48MP, 20x Digital Zoom Camera; a first-of its kind 44MP Front Camera with Ultra Night Selfie Mode and Ultra Steady Video 2.0. Along with…

No cash for hiring as MCAs approve Sh3.6 billion to offset debts

The planned hiring of more than 1400 staff at City Hall hangs in the balance after MCAs warned that the ballooning wage bill at the county may not favour absorption of new staff. This emerged as MCAs approved Sh 3.6 billion to help clear debts owed to suppliers and contactors at City Hall. The Supplementary budget also saw Sh 1.3 billion allocated for Ward Development projects that have stalled for the last two years. Nairobi County Assembly Finance and Budget Committee Chairman Robert Mbatia while reading the supplementary budget estimates,…

EXCLUSIVE: How sickness turned into Passion to support people with bleeding disorder

By Lynda Kiyeng 1) Tell us a little about you?  I was born here in Nairobi in February 17 1993, at Nairobi hospital. I went to primary school at st Georges school and later st Nicholas school there after transitioned to high school in Kitusuru boys in form one later transferred to Pumwani boys then finished at Nairobi Pentecostal church senior school, after which I passed and joined university of Nairobi law school. I graduated with honors in 2016 and later did my post graduate diploma at the Kenya school…

Samsung Note 10 LITE to retail at Ksh 57,999

If you’ve always wanted a NOTE device from Samsung, this may be the chance for you. Samsung has launched LITE versions of their flagship devices. So there’s now a NOTE 10 Lite These are not just like cheaper versions of the flagships, they’re like completely new devices with the flagship branding to make them appealing. The NOTE 10 Lite features an Exynos 9810 processor, 6/8GB of RAM, with 128GB storage. There’s a triple camera setup at the back, and a single 32MP selfie on the front. There’s a huge 4500mAH…

EABL half year Profits hit 10.6Billion

East African Breweries Limited (EABL) announced a pre-tax profit of Kshs10.6 billion during the half-year ending 31 December 2019, representing a 9% increase compared to the same period last year. Profit after tax also grew at the same rate, reaching Kshs7.2 billion during the period under review. With the three brands alone raking in about 71% of EABL sales in Kenya, the half year financial report also reveal that net sales in EABL’s largest market, Kenya, grew by 8%, with beer and spirits growing by 6% and 11%, respectively. READ…

Sonko reshuffles Cabinet in bid to bring sanctity in the city

By Samson Wire Governor Mike Sonko has made changes to his cabinet in a bid to revamp services as he battles to clear his name. Sonko reinstated Charles Kerich as CEC after his suspension in September last year. Kerich now heads the Lands, Urban Planning and Housing docket that was previously held by Pauline Kahiga. He is expected to spearhead the urban renewal program that targets to set up affordable houses for Nairobi residents. The program started last week in Pangani, with the contractor having officially moved to the ground.…

Nairobi leaders want Sonko to take charge of BBI in the city

By Erick Ludeya A section of leaders in Nairobi  have asked the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) taskforce to give Nairobi governor Mike Sonko the mantle to spearhead  the initiative in Nairobi. The leaders who spoke to CEO Africa argue that Sonko is still the legitimately elected governor of Nairobi and should take charge of the BBI activities. They further noted that since the taskforce is working with governors to collect views and popularise the initiative in counties, Sonko should be accorded the responsibility to guide Nairobi residents on the same.…