uncooked chicken takes mom’s life

Her husband claims that she chose a piece of chicken from the hotel’s buffet, and that it was bleeding when she cut into it. The family of Natalie Rawnsley has filed a lawsuit after the 37-year-old mother-of-two from England died from eating uncooked chicken served by a hotel in Greece in August 2017. Rawnsley allegedly chose a piece of chicken from the Corfu hotel restaurant’s buffet, People reported. “Natalie started to eat hers and as she cut the chicken, the chicken oozed red blood to which I commented it looked bloody,”…

KRA seizes marijuana worth Ksh680, 000

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has intercepted 17 kilograms of marijuana with a street value of ksh680, 000 at the Suam Border. Preliminary investigations revealed that the substance which is believed to have been sourced from the neighboring country, Uganda, was destined for Nakuru through a brief stopover at Kitale. Security agents arrested the suspect who was ferrying the substance on a motorcycle and he will be arraigned in court once investigations are complete. The suspect sped off when the officer on patrol inquired about the package he was ferrying…

Death of 10 Rhinos, a big blow to Kenyan conservation of wildlife and nature

The Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife has dismissed claims that the death of ten rhinos was as a result of lack of a functional board at the Kenya Wildlife Service. The Ministry however admits that the former board’s conditions were not fulfilled prior to the translocation of the rhinos. Former KWS board chairman Richard Leakey had blamed the deaths of the rhinos on lack of institutional frameworks at KWS. Leakey pointed an accusing finger at Najib Balala over the death of the ten rhinos over alleged salt poisoning at the…

Kenyan banks lose $0.86 million to hackers

Kenyan banks are believed to have lost at least $860,000 to hackers in the past one month, which has seen two lenders temporarily terminate their mobile and online banking services. The East African has learnt that one of the banks was last hit month hit as hackers, who attempted to move $1 million from its systems. The bank managed to recover $630,000. It was targeted again last week with a $120,000 hit, of which it has recovered only half. “These monies were moved out via the mobile money and the…

KRA suspends officers in irregular sale of ethanol

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has suspended three officers alleged to be involved in irregular sale of ethanol marked for destruction, pending further investigations. The officers stationed in Mombasa, allegedly aided the sale of eight containers of ethanol outside the normal KRA auction process. The goods had been gazetted for auction under notice number 4557. The auction was set for 9th August, 2016. However, verification by stakeholders showed that the containers had been imported and concealed as diethylene glycol monobutyl ether. Upon verification, they were not auctioned on the basis…