Doctors Announce Strike Date in Nairobi

The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists’ Union (KMPDU) has announced that its members will embark on a strike on Tuesday, September 12. In a letter to the Kilimani OCPD, the union’s secretary general, Davji Bhimji, noted that the demonstration will kick off at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) at 10:00pm. The procession will make a … Read more

Dems must ‘turn up the heat’ on Tuberville, Warren says

The Massachusetts senator’s sharp critique follows a public push by the Pentagon to pressure Tuberville this week. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Sen. Elizabeth Warren is urging her Democratic colleagues to ramp up the pressure on Sen. Tommy Tuberville as he continues to block hundreds of military promotions because of the Pentagon’s abortion policies. While Democrats have … Read more

Chinese Diplomat Explains Why Foreign Investors Prefer Kenya

Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Zhou Pingjian on September 1, 2023, refuted claims that China has tied Kenya up in a debt trap stating that the two countries have a symbiotic relationship. In an interview, the diplomat asserted that Kenya selected China out of a long list of potential investors due to the favorable terms they … Read more

State lawmakers find America’s medical debt problem ‘can no longer be ignored’

“You can’t put a price on the anxiety people are facing when they get these bills,” said North Carolina state Treasurer Dale Folwell, a Republican, who is pushing legislation that would cap interest on medical debt collections, prohibit collectors from foreclosing on property or garnishing wages and regulate how medical debt is shared with consumer … Read more

Shaffie Fulfills Promise as Graffiti Artist’s Mural Graces City Hall

Graffiti artist Kevin Esendi, widely known as Bankslave, achieved a significant victory when a mural he was commissioned to create by Nairobi County was unveiled on Thursday. As Nairobi County joined the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to mark the 4th International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies, Governor Johnson Sakaja’s government presented the … Read more

Jobless Father & KCPE Candidate Make 3 Appeals to Rachel Ruto

Rodah Shireku, a 2023 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate, has penned a heartfelt letter to First Lady Rachel Ruto requesting a bicycle. The candidate noted that she is forced to trek for long distances (more than 3 kilometers) to school, Emusunguri Primary School in Butere, carrying a heavy bag full of books. In … Read more

Ruto Defies Sudanese Generals, Repeats Controversial Statement

Despite being rejected as a mediator in the ongoing Sudan war, President William Ruto on Wednesday remained defiant, maintaining that the ongoing war in the troubled country is a military affair and does not in any way reflect the nation’s democratic ideals.  Following a meeting of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) quartet in Nairobi … Read more

Kenya Breaks Record With Ksh3.36 Trillion of Climate Financing Deals

President William Ruto and other African Heads of State have struck deals worth Ksh3.36 trillion during the just concluded Africa Climate Summit held at KICC, Nairobi, aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change.  The summit, which attracted over 15 heads of state and State officials, saw developed nations pledge billions to boost resilience and … Read more

Court Orders Billionaire Rai to Pay Rival Ksh2 Billion

The High Court has ordered billionaire industrialist Jaswant Rai to pay Butali Sugar Limited Ksh2 billion including Ksh508 million in damages plus a 12 per cent annual interest rate. In the judgment, Justice Alfred Mabeya ordered Rai to pay Ksh91.4 million as an annual interest on the damages, which will be calculated over a period … Read more