Siaya County on the spot over Barack Obama University expenditures

November 14, 2017

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The Auditor General has put Siaya County on the spot over monies it claims to have spent in setting up Barack Obama University. In a qualified opinion on the County financial statement 2015-2016, Edward Ouko says the County spent some Ksh24 million but could not justify. In the first instance, Ouko takes issue with Ksh19.3 […]

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Former KQ finance boss reinstated

November 7, 2017

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Former Kenya Airways Finance Director Alex Mbugua has been reinstated. Mbugua is expected t resume his office at the Pride Centre tomorrow 8th November following a order. Mbugua was relieved of his duty at the carrier in January 2016. He recently wrote a protest letter to Kenya Airways chairman Michael Joseph in which he alleged […]

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Sally Kosgey, former DCJ Rawal among those named in ‘Paradise Papers

November 5, 2017

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Former Moi and Kibaki era minister Sally Kosgey is among hundreds of powerful people named in new International Consortium of Investigative Journalists leaks. Dubbed ‘Paradise Papers’ the leaks reveal confidential records of financial hideaways of the worlds iconic brands and powerful brokers. Also mentioned is former Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal. This is the second […]

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Nakumatt thrown out of Eldo Centre, Eldoret

November 4, 2017

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Nakumatt Supermarket has been thrown out of its Eldoret premises. The mid afternoon action caught the over 200 employees of the branch unaware. According to the landlord, Nakumatt is yet to pay the Ksh21 million in rent arrears. The decision to throw out the retailer they added was occasioned by an application it recently filed […]

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Homa Bay County set for hyacinth generated electricity

November 2, 2017

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A firm is set to apply for a hyacinth power generation license in the coming days. In a notice in a section o newspapers, Homa Bay Biogas One Ltd says it will set up the generator at Kobala, Homa Bay. The biogas plant will utilize hyacinth harvested from Lake Victoria to produce 8 mega watts […]

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Education and economic opportunities key to regional growth-Qalaa Chairman

January 26, 2016

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Via-PR Ahmed Heikal, Chairman and Founder of Qalaa Holdings says Middle East and Africa regions must prioritize education and economic opportunities to solve problems. Speaking at the recently held World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Heikal noted that the region stood to gain from global slowdowns to prop itself up. “With low commodity prices, high […]

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UPDATE: EABL part ways with Julie Adell-Owino

December 1, 2015

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  East Africa Breweries Limited has released its group corporate relations director Julie Adell-Owino. The two parties indicate this was done amicably. Adell-Owino was extensively named in the BAT-Kenya bribery claims in a BBC Panorama program (Read it here). She describes this as a ‘shock to her and her family’ “In 2012, BAT lobbyist Julie Adell-Owino arranged […]

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