179 Ugandans Conned in Nairobi Job Scam

At least 179 Ugandans were rescued by the Uganda Police Force (UPF) in a suspected case of human trafficking to Nairobi. According to a statement issued by UPF dated Wednesday, August 30, the victims were lured by a female recruiter who promised them jobs in Nairobi. The suspect is believed to have convinced the youth … Read more

KRA Unveils New Guidelines on Vehicle Age Limit

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has harmonised valuation parameters of used motor vehicle units in line with a directive President William Ruto gave at the tail end of July 2023. In a notice to all staff dated Tuesday, August 29, the Commissioner of Customs and Border Control Department Pamela Ahago noted that the authority had … Read more

Kenyans Find Fortune in Vertical Farming

Vertical farming, commonly referred to as upward farming, is a type of agricultural practice whereby crops are produced in vertically stacked layers. The farming system has gained popularity in Kenya due to limited space, lack of water and climate change.  According to Speke Farms, vertical farming has emerged as a promising solution to address the challenges of food security, … Read more

LIV Golf brings on some more political muscle to deal with congressional probe

“An unprecedented effort by the Subcommittee to compel [Al-Rumayyan’s] appearance and testimony would not only disrupt the delicate balance of foreign relations and international diplomacy, but would also compromise the prerogatives of the Executive Branch,” Prober wrote in the letter. Prober, a partner at Akin Gump, co-heads the firm’s congressional investigations division. His letter, dated … Read more

Govt Widens Crackdown on Passport Fraudsters

Principal Secretary for Immigration and Citizen Services Julius Bitok has vowed to expand an operation that Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki threatened to launch to apprehend passport fraudsters at Nyayo House. Bikot revealed that the crackdown on suspected brokers and their accomplices linked to the passports-issuance racket will be moved beyond Nyayo House in Nairobi, … Read more

Jalang’o Reveals Next Step If Expelled From ODM

Langata MP Phelix Odiwuor alias Jalang’o on Thursday revealed that he intends to appeal if the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Disciplinary Committee expels him from the party. Speaking during a radio interview, the Langata MP opened up on the difficulties he has experienced in the party following his decision to align himself politically with President … Read more

3 Taxes & Penalties to Take Effect From September

Three new tax measures are set to take effect from Friday, September 1, in line with the schedule enshrined in the Finance Act ascended to by President William Ruto on June 29. The new tax measures include Digital Asset tax, Electronic Tax Invoices and Export and Investment Promotion Levy rates on key products such as … Read more

Speculation swirls around McConnell’s future

On Wednesday, McConnell, 81, again stopped short after being asked at an event in Kentucky if he was running for reelection in 2026 — this time, for a half-minute. His office’s explanation? He was “momentarily lightheaded and paused during his press conference today.” The video — which is difficult to watch — doesn’t suggest a … Read more