Tanzanian President fires Ports Authority boss over Fraud.

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has fired Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Director-General Deusdedit Kakoko over the loss of public funds. This came after she received the report of the Controller and Auditor-General (CAG) for the financial year 2019/20 at State House Dodoma on Sunday which adversely mentioned TPA. "Leo nimepokea taarifa za

Homeboyz fined Kshs 1 Million for demeaning Women

The Communications Authority of Kenya acting Director General Mercy Wanjau has imposed a fine of Kshs.1 million on Homeboyz radio following their disturbing and derogatory remarks against women on March 25th, 2021. During a press conference held at CAK headquarters, the Director-General also imposed a six-month suspension of the offending

President Kenyatta and First Lady receive Covid-19 Vaccine

President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta received their 1st doze of Covid-19 Vaccine on 27th March at State house Nairobi. This followed the President's executive order to have all members of his cabinet receive the vaccination in a bid to inspire confidence among Kenyans on the

Allianz to digitize Agriculture insurance through Parametric solutions

After the digital session held in December on the topic of “Vaccine Economics, Trade, China and Growth in Africa” with Ludovic Subran, Chief Economist at Allianz SE, Allianz Africa has today held a second webinar on “The Digitization of Agriculture Insurance Through Parametric Solutions” in partnership with Allianz Re. As Allianz

Uhuru locks down Nairobi and 4 counties as Covid hits hard

President Uhuru Kenyatta has pronounced fresh tough measures to control the spread of Covid-19 infections, after the 3rd wave cases spiked in five counties. In announcement from Statehouse Nairobi, the president banned travel in and out of five counties that are worst hit namely Nairobi, Machakos, Kiambu, Kajiado and Nakuru. This

Kisumu Governor on the spotlight as city police drag woman on the tarmac

Kisumu Governor Professor Peter Anyang Nyongo is on the spotlight for human rights violations after his county askaris was caught on tape dragging a woman on the tarmac. According to Nancy Okutah " This is inhuman Kisumu County officials (kanjo) assaulting hawkers by dragging them on the road in Kisumu. The

Kericho Deputy Governor Susan Kiwai is dead

The Deputy Governor of Kericho Susan Kikwai died on 20th March 2021 morning at the Shiloam Hospital where she has been undergoing treatment for covid-19 complications. This was announced by the Kericho county communications office. Kikwai who served as the managing director of the Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) under the Ministry

Vice President Suluhu Hassan sworn in as Tanzania’s 6th President

Tanzania's Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was sworn in on Friday March 19, 2021 as the country's 6th President becoming the country's first female president after the sudden death of President John Pombe Magufuli. 61 year old Samia Hassan from Zanzibar has been vice president since 2015 and will serve

Former NTV News anchor Winnie Mukami dies of Covid-19

Former NTV News anchor Winnie Mukami, who who is also a board member at Kenya Pipeline, has succumbed to COVID. Winnie began her career journey at KBC as a TV, radio current affairs presenter and producer before joining NTV at its inception in the year 2003. Mukami left the station in 2010 and started

Toshiba & Midtown Clinic root for microRNA Technology for early detection of Cancer

\TOKYO─ Toshiba Corporation has executed a joint research agreement with Midtown Clinic Medical Corporation (hereinafter “Midtown Clinic”) and HIMEIDIC Inc. that will verify the effectiveness of microRNA technology in the early detection of cancer. Midtown Clinic is a Tokyo-based medical center that provides medical services with management support from HIMEDIC Inc.,