StarTimes Secures Top Rank Boxing, Motor racing Broadcast Rights

Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has acquired exclusive broadcast rights for the 2020 Bob Arum’s Top Rank boxing events. This will see the broadcaster air live boxing events including various world title bouts on the roster. Top Rank Inc. stands as one of the world’s premiere boxing promoters where for nearly half a century; it has produced some of the most exciting bouts. Top Rank’s current stable of champions include Vasiliy Lomachenko, Terence Crawford, Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez, Jose Ramirez and Tyson Fury. Additionally, the company has secured Extreme E…

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…

KANU threaten to withdraw MP’S membership

  By Shadrack Nyakoe Leaders from various political groups have censured Mp for Kapseret Oscar Sudi and Jonathan Ng’eno of Emurrua Dikkir for uttering unprintable epithets on former First Lady Mama Ngina persona. Kenya Africa National National(KANU) leaders have threatened to throw out Ng’eno’s membership lest he comes out to apologize. Imenti Central Mp Gideon Mwiti has categorically warned MPs against disrespecting president Uhuru Kenyatta. He said that politicians must not let raw emotions destroy the national fabric. Politician Stanley Livondo popularly known as ‘Money Bag’ has called Jubilee party…

Nation League of Women call on leaders to stop divisive politics

  By Archeadious Ashiono A section of women under the name friends of Ruto have today condemned the leaders who are engaging in insults. Annie Thuku the chair of the Nation League of Women while addressing a press conference in Nairobi called on all leaders to focus on the four agendas which were promised by the Jubilee government. She pointed out that the the leaders who are insulting each other want to deviate minds of Kenyans from the scandal at KEMSA which is making Kenyan lives hard. “we want KEMSA…

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…

Kenyan entrepreneurs receive mentorship from global investment giants

The Endeavor Investment Network held its first workshop in Africa, an event, designed to provide investors with access to high-impact entrepreneurs and key members of the business and venture ecosystems in emerging markets in Africa. The participants included local entrepreneurs from Kenya, Endeavor entrepreneurs, regional investors, and international investors including global investor network members such as TPG Rise Fund, Wamda Capital, and IFC Ventures. The  Endeavor  Investor  Network’s signature “Speed-networking” session allows for  matching  amongst entrepreneurs and investors together by geography, sector and stage for 25 minute connections. The outcome of these connections is often  the…

Paxful Expands Beyond Bitcoin, Adds Tether to its Platform

Global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, announced today the addition of Tether (USDT) to its platform. The inclusion of USDT, the world’s largest stablecoin by market value, will assist users in combating a volatile market, protecting their assets, and expanding their portfolio. The industry has seen a surging demand for a stable digital currency amidst fears of an economic recession in both traditional and digital markets. In the last 12 months, Tether has established itself as a champion amongst stablecoins, with a market capitalization of over $13 billion. “We consider this a big…

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…