Software Development Training Company Andela Secures Ksh10 Billion Funding

Andela, a company which trains developers in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda for contract work with U.S. companies, has secured $100 million (Ksh10 billion) in Series D funding to build distributed Engineering teams around the world. The funding was led by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore’s Generation...
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African Jazz Legend Oliver Mtukudzi Passes On

Legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi has passed on at Avenues Clinic in Harare. The African legend who had 58 albums to his name passed on on Wednesday afternoon after a short illness. The 66-year-old musician, nicknamed Tuku, had been struggling with his health for over a month. The family of...
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Uhuru Hosts Ruto To A Swahili Lunch Date After Cabinet Changes (Photos)

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday hosted his deputy, William Ruto to a swahili lunch after making key changes to the cabinet. Kenyatta named Interior CS Fred Matiang'i as the chair of the National Development Implementation and Communication Cabinet Committee. Many viewed this as the head of state's way of trimming...

Nakuru Man Claims To Have Been On Bhang When Falsifying Statement

A Nakuru man on Wednesday blamed his giving false information to the police on bhang. Kelvin Kitili alias Omar Ali Ibrahim is said to have lied to the police on January 1, 2019 that he and other unidentified persons were planning an attack in Nairobi. Kitili told the officers that he...
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Ruto To Hold Private Meeting With President Uhuru Over CS Matiang’i’s New Roles

Deputy President William Ruto is headed to Mombasa County for a closed door meeting with his boss, President Uhuru Kenyatta. It is said that the two leaders will discuss the changes announced on Tuesday by the head of state. President Kenyatta in an executive order appointed Interior CS Fred...
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Kenyan Musicians Rubbish Kecobo’s Move Allowing MCSK, PRISK And KAMP Collect Royalties

Kenyan musicians have rejected Kenya Copyright Board's (KECOBO) move to issue licenses to three content management organizations. The three are Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP), Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) and Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK). In a statement the musicians sought to find out why KECOBO's...

KOT Question Governors’ Poor Development Score Despite Huge Budgets

Kenyans took to social media platform Twitter to complain about the lack of development by governors despite the huge budgets that counties have been allocated for development. A report recently revealed that some of the counties received funds but there was no development track record. The twitter users  said...

CS Matiang’i To Oversee All Government Projects, In Charge Of NTSA – Uhuru Directs

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i to chair a new committee, the National Development Implementation Technical Committee. This committee will comprise of all Cabinet Secretaries, the Attorney General and the Head of Public Service secretariat. Matiang'i will be charged to supervise all government projects, including Big...
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Filming Without Permits From KFCB Will Lead To Arrest – Ezekiel Mutua Warns

Filming without licences from the Kenya Films and Classification Board (KFCB) will lead to arrest, warned the board's chief executive Ezekiel Mutua. Mutua also noted that their actions are a security threat as these films can be used by criminals to gather information and navigate targeted spots. Those caught...
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Apollo Mboya In Trouble After Out Of Court Settlement With Kenya Power In Billing Case

Some Kenyans have come forward accusing lawyer Apollo Mboya of selling them short by entering into a consent order with Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd (KPLC). They said that they felt betrayed by the decision by the lawyer to settle stating that the consent did not address...
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President Uhuru Directs Regional and County Commanders To Treat Corruption As Threat To National Security

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed all police and public administration to treat corruption as a threat to National security. He said corruption was threatening the unity and well being of the National and directed the regional and county commanders to take action immediately in such cases. He gave the...

Robbing Kenyans For The Outside World? The Disconnect Between Sportpesa’s Kenyan Sponsorships And Outside

Sports betting firm Sportpesa and other online betting firms are spending a big chunk of their income outside the country as compared to local sporting action, Kahawa Tungu can authoritatively report. Sportpesa which generates not less than Ksh3.9billion from Kenyan gamblers in just a month and Ksh46.8 billion...