Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Netflix seeking female writers

First African Animated Series By Netflix Signing Up Female Writers

Netflix is collaborating with Triggerfish Animation studio and CAKE to launch a continent-wide search for local female writing talent as the animated series joins Netflix’s original animated programming designed for kids and families everywhere
Beer Lovers

Largest East Africa Brewery to Hike Beer Costs after New Tax

Kenya Breweries Limited Managing Director Jane Karuku said EABL could increase the prices of products by Sh 20 in order to counter the new tax measures, that could hurt its revenues.
Commercial Banks

Top Commercial Banks In Kenya Caught Up In Negative Publicity

With the Central Bank of Kenya, closely monitoring the operations of banks in Kenya ensuring that they meet the minimum threshold for their existence, some banks have suffered heavily in the hands of negative publicity, that for some it affected their credibility while for others they perished in the fiasco
African Parent

Will Smith is our African Parent in This MEME Trending in Kenya

This new meme on Will Smith is our typical African parent tearing us to pieces with distasteful remarks in those full house random summons.
Group of Schools

Group of Schools Oppose Ban On Holiday Tuition

Kenya Private Schools Association has condemned what they say is a government move to interfere with integrated schools during holidays alleging that they are undertaking tuition against the ministry of education directive.
Huduma Namba

Kenya Government Relentless, Newest Huduma Namba Threat is Switching off SIM Cards

Communications Authority of Kenya Director General Francis Wangusi has warned that the government will switch off phone sim-cards whose owners will not have registered for Huduma Namba by the May 18 deadline.
Safaricom Foundation

I Repeated Class Because Safaricom Scholarship Was the only Real Opportunity

Faith Mwende, a beneficiary of the program from Makueni County shares about her life before joining the programme and how she maximising on the opportunity to achieve her career dreams and support her unrelenting family.
Notre Dame

Donations for Burnt Paris Cathedral Soar to the Billions in 48 Hours

France President Macron expressed his grief over the horrific event, vowing to raise funds worldwide and bring the best talents from around the world to reconstruct the building in its entirety by announcing an international fundraising campaign to raise money for the repairs.

10 Kenyan Brands that Blocked their Customers After Complaints

One Twitter user was blocked for insisting that Colgate is Teethpaste and not Toothpaste a popular term the brand has been using in its advertorial and marketing strategies.

Uganda Minister Orders Suspension of Cannabis License, Claiming She Didn’t Approve

“Cabinet has asked the Ministry of Health to do more research on the growing and exporting of medical cannabis. There are four more investors who want to grow cannabis for medical benefits but the Ministry was tasked to see how it will be grown controlled and set up the necessary laws to govern such a sector.
Alan Garcia

Former Peru President Shoots Himself to Avoid Arrest for Corruption

Former Peru President Alan Garcia suspected to be involved in a continent-wide corruption scandal, shot and fatally wounded himself on Wednesday when police tried to arrest him
Pride of Africa

Kenya Airways Suspends Flights after Plane Bomb Scare

The unfortunate bomb scare incident was reported on flight KQ 762, which was departing from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for OR-Tambo International Airport Johannesburg.

Uganda Allows Israeli Firm to Grow Marijuana While it Stays Banned to Locals

A study by the European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology discovered that 86% of patients using marijuana successfully finished their therapies, while only 29%...
cockroach medicinal value

Farmer Breeds Thousands of Cockroaches for Medicinal Value

The insects are made into a liquid concoction that millions of Chinese patients use to treat respiratory, gastric, and other illnesses with doctor prescriptions, according to a local government report. A bottle of 100 ml of the medicine costs about ($4) Ksh 400.
Affordable Restaurannt

These Affordable Nairobi Restaurants Are a Must Try for Any Visitor

If you have been putting away some money to treat your hardworking self, or family, it is prudent to have an idea of the place you'd wish to spend your money, the type of cuisines they offer and how much you are willing to invest in the food.
Information Bill

Information Bill Seeks to Split Business for Telcos that Venture Outside Core

a person may engage in any other business provided that such person shall obtain the relevant licences from the respective regulators of any industry legally split or separate the business from such other business and provide separate accounts and  reports in respect of all  businesses carried out.