Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash

Chituyi, the two try hero in the 45-36 win over Zimbabwe on 30 June missed last weekend’s 67-0 win over Tunisia Dalmus Chituyi, Felix Ayange and Curtis Lilako return for the Simbas final Rugby Africa Gold Cup clash away to Namibia on Saturday 18 August. Chituyi, the two try hero in the 45-36 win over Zimbabwe on 30 June missed last weekend’s 67-0 win over Tunisia through injury alongside former Kenya Sevens international Ayange who was recovering from the effects of a route canal while Lilako returns for the first…

Tourism in Nakuru projected to rise with completion of ksh800m luxury homes

Nakuru County is set to receive a boost in tourism facilities following the completion of KSh800 million iconic holiday homes dubbed Lake Elementaita Mountain Lodge. Constructed by Superior Homes Kenya the luxury homes sit on a 12-acre plot along Nairobi-Nakuru Highway, the facility boasts of breathtaking uninterrupted panoramic views of Lake Elementaita, consisting of 33 standard Villas, 13 Villa Suites and 4 Executive Villas, conference facility with access to recreation facilities such as a bar and restaurant, gym, spa and an infinity swimming pool. “With the tourism sector projected to…

Fally Ipupa’s performance at Tokoos drives Nairobi into frenzy

The highly anticipated Tokooos Tour brought Nairobi to a standstill with Congolese artist Fally Ipupa bringing a four-hour performance as part of his worldwide tour. He kicked off his tour with an appearance at the 40 Forty club; where they were celebrating a one-year anniversary. The Congolese star played alongside his endeared band as thousands of fans filled the regular and VIP sections; giving the faithful revelers one of the best live performances. Fally revealed plans to do more collaborations with Kenyans artists, “I have already done a collaboration with…

Kitui County gangs funds Towards Climate Change Adaptation

Claire Nasike, Greenpeace Africa’s Food for Life Campaigner, has applauded the Kitui County government for endorsing a law that will see its 1% annual budget driven towards climate change adaptation. “Greenpeace Africa commends the move by the Kitui county government to help vulnerable communities adapt to adverse weather patterns caused by climate change,” said madam Nasike. With the county’s budget this financial year (2018/19) standing at Sh11.7 billion, it means the county will spend at least Sh117 million in climate change initiatives. This will ensure that farmers build resilience against future…

Funding for Commercial Real Estate on the Rise

“The market is still growing at a faster clip than the rest of the World.” – JD Diabira, CEO of BHCI. The bilingual Francoreal Property Investment Summit taking place on 16 & 17 October 2018 in Dakar, Senegal will provide a platform for the region and continent’s premier real estate investors and developers to gauge opportunities in one of the world’s fastest growing zones – known colloquially as Francophone West and Central Africa. Providing macroeconomic and currency stability; through the West African Monetary Union (UEMOA) regional block, this integrated and increasingly developed…

Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018 finalists

Ecobank, the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology start-ups. An Innovation Fair & Awards ceremony will honour the start-ups on August 30, 2018 at the global headquarters of Ecobank in Lomé, Togo. The list includes eleven (11) fintech start-ups from across the continent and beyond. At the ceremony, the start-ups will exhibit and pitch their products to a jury for the Ecobank Africa Fintech Prize, which will be awarded the top innovator…

Kenya to showcase tourist attractions during Skal global conference

By Abednego Mwikya Kenya will for the first time host the global Skal conference in Mombasa in October this year. The five-day conference is expected to give local tourism hotspots a boost from the conference will provide an opportunity for both local and international delegates to tour various attractions during their stay in Kenya. During a media briefing in Nairobi, Tourism and Wildlife CS Najib Balala said Kenya was honored to host the conference this time, saying insecurity posed by Al Shabaab and Ebola outbreaks in DRC had denied Kenya…

Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko waives bills for patients

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Monday issued an executive order waiving all pending bills for patients who have stayed over one month at Mbagathi District Hospital. Sonko said all patients, whose bills have been waived, should be discharged with immediate effect. This comes a day after Sonko paid an impromptu visit to Mbagathi District Hospital. “I have ordered with immediate effect a waiver and discharge of all patients who have stayed in the hospital more than one month,” said Sonko. The Governor issued a list of some eight names who…

Zimbabwe election: Emmerson Mnangagwa declared winner in disputed poll

Mr Mnangagwa got more than 50% of the vote, avoiding a runoff poll. Image copyrightAFP/GETTY President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe’s presidential election, according to the electoral commission. With all 10 provinces declared, Mr Mnangagwa won 50.8% of votes, compared to 44.3% for opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. Police removed opposition officials from the electoral commission stage when they rejected the results. The chairman of Mr Chamisa’s MDC Alliance said the count could not be verified. By narrowly winning more than 50% of the vote, Mr Mnangagwa avoids a run-off election against…

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,”…