Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Toilet Waste converted to Animal feed

Mounds Of Human Feaces Give Animal Feed Millers A Run For Their Money

The fattened white larvae are boiled in hot water to kill off pathogens, then sold to animal feed millers who grind them into powder mixed with other ingredients to create a balanced diet for poultry, pigs and fish.
Married Men into priesthood

Roman Catholic Contemplates Letting Married Men Into Priesthood

The married men could enter the priesthood even if they already have a family that is established and stable, in order to ensure the sacraments that accompany and sustain the Christian life.
Professional Mourners in Kisumu

New Law To Fine Professional Mourners Scaring Away Investors In Kisumu

In a new law, professional mourners found wailing in certain areas will be instantly slapped with a Ksh2,000. The designated areas that have been marked by the county officials include hospitals, schools and the town’s CBD. As for the families hiring these mourners, they are equally liable to punishment
No Ebola

No Ebola In Kericho County, Tests Confirm

36-year-old lady who is currently admitted in the isolation unit at Kericho County Referral Hospital have been confirmed negative for EVD and other Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers.
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Beer brewed by Belgian Monks

World’s Best Beer Brewed By Belgian Monks Goes Digital

Trappist beer brewed by the Monks of Saint Sixtus Abbey in Westvleteren, Flanders tops the world’s most sought-after beer. Brewed annually by the 19 Trappist monks, beer enthusiasts have to travel in person and on an appointment to collect their allotted two crates. 

Inside ‘The Church Of Bones’ Adorned With Human Skeletons

Branded the Church of Bones, the story behind its ghastly attraction is thrown back to 1278, when the King of Bohemia sent the abbot (a man who is the head of a community of monks) of the Sedlec Cistercian Monastery to Jerusalem.
Sling 4 plane

These South African Teens Are Touring Africa In Their Self Built Plane

Sling 4's first stop was in Luderitz, southern Namibian coastal town. The plane has a six-and-a-half hour flying range and other destinations on the way to Egypt will be in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea
Kenyan parent wants homeschooling recognised

Kenyan Parents Push to Make Homeschooling Formal

Two adults have challenged these sections of the Education Act by moving to court seeking to have homeschooling recognised as a legitimate alternative system of education.
Uganda Traders

New Kenya Currency Giving Small Traders on Uganda Border Jitters

The Ksh 200 note somehow resembles the 2000 Ugandan shillings note, Ksh 500 resembles the 5000 Ugandan note, and the one thousand Ugandan shilling note bears a striking physical similarity with the new Ksh 1000 note even though they have a different monetary value
Tanzania Taxes wigs

Tanzania Makes It Pricier To Slap On That Wig With New Tax

Parliament on Thursday proposed new taxes for locally manufactured, imported wigs and hair extensions which are a with for women in the country. 
SMEs in The Financial Budget

Kenya SMEs Favoured In 2019 Budget With Deepened Credit Access

Mr Speaker, given the challenges that MSMEs are facing in accessing credit from the banking sector and conscious of the need to spur business activities,
J's Bar and Restaurant discriminating on locals

J’s Restaurant Discriminates Against Locals Because They Don’t Tip Often

According to the restaurant, it's about the tipping culture and nothing to do with racism. Unlike the whites and Indians, locals are not too generous to the waiters and waitresses.
Wajir Women rep assaulted

Wajir Women Rep Recounts Being Assaulted By Male Colleague

Wajir Woman Representative Fatuma Gedi was left hurt after she was assaulted by Wajir East MP Rashid Kassim for failing to allocate money for his Constituency, Wajir East
Bodaboda operators in Finance bill 2019,

Bodaboda Operators Caught Up In Government’s 2019 Budget Snare

Accident victims from the lower society are left to seek financial assistance for treatment from friend and relatives since this bodabodas are not insured,
East Africa Brand

East Africa Losing Out In The List Of Most Admired Brands In Africa

Narrowing it to East Africa, only Kenya and Uganda met the threshold, with Kenya's Tusker Brand coming in at position 69  and Uganda at position 41. 

Equity Bank Launches Operations in Ethiopia

Last month, Equity bank announced that it was planning to enter the Ethiopian market. The lender, which operates in other East African nations including...