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  • 9 hours Kenyatta assents to Division of Revenue Bill 2019, calls on Counties to prioritize settlement of pending bills CapitalFM
    President Uhuru Kenyatta at a past event. Photo/PSCU-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the Division of Revenue Bill 2019 paving the way for the release of funds to counties. The new law allocates Sh378.1 billion to county governments for the 2019/20 financial ... more
  • 11 hours Ronaldo ’embarrassed’ by rape allegations CapitalFM -Sports
    Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he was embarrassed by rape allegations © AFP / Vincenzo PINTO LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 17 – Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt “embarrassed” as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States. Ronaldo ... more
  • 11 hours With Neymar staying and Icardi in, can PSG finally deliver in Europe? CapitalFM -Sports
    Thomas Tuchel is under even greater pressure than ever to deliver in Europe for PSG after their poor recent showings in the Champions League © AFP/File / Martin BUREAU PARIS, France, Sep 17 – The visit of Real Madrid to the French capital on Wednesday means a glamour tie ... more
  • 12 hours Autopsy results on Tob Cohen due later Tuesday as examination gets underway CapitalFM
    Those present when the examination got underway included lawyer Cliff Ombeta who will be presenting Cohen’s family, lawyer Phillip Murgor for the widow Susan Wairimu, the investigating officer and a team from the Government Chemist/CFM – Joseph Muraya NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – Lawyers, detectives and pathologists arrived at ... more
  • 12 hours High balls, high tackles: five Rugby World Cup talking points CapitalFM -Sports
    New guidelines on policing high tackles could make red cards more likely at the Rugby World Cup © AFP / Marty MELVILLE TOKYO, Japan, Sep 17 – From slippery balls to a possible rash of red cards from high tackles, there is no shortage of potential talking points at ... more
  • 12 hours Mutua, Oparanya ranked top performers in devolution index CapitalFM
    Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua (left) and Kakamega’s Wycliffe Oparanyaa’s (right) were ranked the best performing county executives followed by Nairobi’s  Mike Sonko/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – A United Kingdom advisory firm – All Africa Advisors – has ranked Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua as the best performing county executive ... more
  • 12 hours Boks expect the unexpected from ‘evolving’ All Blacks CapitalFM -Sports
    South Africa’s Herschel Jantjies training for the All Black clash © AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU URAYASU, Japan, Sep 17 – South Africa are bracing themselves for “new tricks” from defending champions New Zealand when the fierce rivals lock horns in their heavyweight Rugby World Cup opener this weekend. Assistant ... more
  • 13 hours Nairobi paid Sh652mn in excess of medical schemes contract in FY16/17 – Report CapitalFM -Biz
    Although the total payment made so far to AAR insurance Kenya Limited is Sh1.7 billion, no explanation has been given for paying Sh652,786,602 in excess of the contract sum of Sh1.07 billion/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 17 – The Sh1.7 billion AAR insurance cover for Nairobi County employees has once ... more
  • 13 hours Safaricom retrains 60 staff to bridge talent shortage in digital technologies CapitalFM -Biz
    . An industry first, the initiative is also helping the company bridge a shortage of talent as it seeks to bridge a customer shift to increasingly digital lifestyles/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 17 – Safaricom has unveiled a program that will empower and train employees who are looking to shift ... more
  • 14 hours Top 7 Trendy Restaurants in Nairobi CapitalFM -LS
    When it comes to finding the perfect restaurant where to wine and dine, it’s equally become important in 2019 that it not only has exceptional food and drinks but also a vibrant and lively atmosphere/ design/ decor that captures your attention from the very minute you walk into the outlet. ... more
  • 14 hours Global Teacher Prize winner Peter Tabichi meets Trump at the White House CapitalFM
    A member of the Franciscans order of the Catholic, Tabichi (left) gives 80 per cent of his salary towards charity particularly supporting needy students pay their school fees./White House Office of the Press Secretary NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – The 2019 Global $1 million Teacher Prize Winner, Peter Tabichi, ... more
  • 1 day Messi comeback possible as Barca launch UCL charge CapitalFM -Sports
    Ernesto Valverde said that Barcelona were looking to put last season’s Champions League disappointment behind them this year © AFP / SASCHA SCHUERMANN BERLIN, Germany, Sep 16Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said Monday that Lionel Messi could make his comeback against Borussia Dortmund as the Catalan giants launch ... more
  • 1 day Xavi’s Al Sadd storm into Asian Champions League semi CapitalFM -Sports
    Sadd SC’s Spanish coach Xavi Hernandez celebrates with his staff after his team’s 3-1 AFC Champions League quarter-final football match victory against Saudi’s Al-Nassr at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium in Doha on September 16, 2019. © AFP / KARIM JAAFAR DOHA, Qatar, Sep 16Top Qatar club ... more
  • 1 day David de Gea signs new deal at Man Utd CapitalFM -Sports
    Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has pledged his future to the club © AFP/File / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 16David de Gea has signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United, the Premier League club announced on Monday, ending months of speculation over his ... more
  • 1 day Dr Chris Kirubi: “Think of Me As A Reminder That Cancer Can Be Treated” CapitalFM -LS
    Capital Group Ltd Chairman, Dr. Chris Kirubi has shared his cancer journey and a message of hope with the world at this year’s Centum Annual General Meeting. Dr Kirubi who writes form a reflective point said, “I know that cancer diagnosis can be very devastating to the person who ... more
  • 1 day G4S employee arrested over ATM heist, Sh1mn found in his father-in-law’s home CapitalFM
    Police dug out Sh1 million from a a shallow hole at a homestead in Western Kenya. /COURTESY. NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – An employee at G4S security company was arrested Monday over the Sh72 million Standard Chartered Bank ATM heist, and some of the money recovered from him. Benard ... more
  • 1 day Kimathi assures Safari Rally still on WRC path CapitalFM -Sports
    Tundo to use Zambia Rally as a springboard to Safari NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16 – Safari Rally Project CEO Phineas Kimathi is optimistic that Kenya will be readmitted to the World Rally Championship calendar despite the anticipated delay in announcing the 2020 calendar by the world governing body, FIA. ... more
  • 1 day Nairobi County on the spot, again, over Sh1.7bn insurance cover CapitalFM
    Nairobi County Government headquarters. /CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16- The Sh1.7 billion AAR insurance cover for Nairobi County employees has once again been put on the spot, with the Auditor General’s report revealing that the County paid more than Sh652 million in excess of the medical scheme’s contract. “Although ... more
  • 1 day New African Union Development Agency AUDA-NEPAD opens office in Nairobi CapitalFM
    Daniel Osiemo, Ag. CEO NEPAD / APRM Kenya Secretariat (left) and Prof. Aggrey Ambali, Head of dustrialisation, Science and echnology at AUDA – NEPAD having a chit-chat in the newly opened AUDA-NEPAD Eastern Africa Office in Nairobi on September 16, 2019. NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – The African Union ... more
  • 1 day My Cancer Journey and Message of Hope: AskKirubi CapitalFM -Biz
    The subject of cancer is one that is very close and dear to my heart. I write from a reflective point for I know that cancer diagnosis can be very devastating to the person who is receiving the news and the people close to them.  I have been on the ... more
  • 1 day Nairobi has not issued construction permits in 2 months – AAK, KPDA CapitalFM -Biz
    The delays are also hurting the Kenyan economy/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 16 – Nairobi City County has not processed any construction permit for the last two months due to downtime issue on the electronic permitting systems, adversely affecting projects in the building and construction sector. According to the Architectural ... more
  • 1 day Kenya media professionals back from China after three-week tour CapitalFM
    Kenyan participants during a session with executives of Shandong Foreign Trade Vocational College (SFTC) in China. Photo/COURTESY. SHANGDONG, China, Sept 14 – A three-week seminar for journalists and media professionals of Kenyan journalists and other media professionals organised by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China ... more
  • 1 day If you were to spend the last day of your life eating, do it in Belfast CapitalFM -LS
    If the reports on climate change are to be believed, then the world is ending and we are all going to die. As this is the imminent case, my noble suggestion is that you must simply cash in all your savings and head over to Belfast to drink delicious cocktails, ... more
  • 1 day VW settles Australia emissions cheating scandal CapitalFM -Biz
    he automaker said in a statement that it views the settlements as “a further step towards overcoming the diesel issue/AFP SYDNEY, Australia, Sept 16 – Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to Aus$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle multiple class action suits brought by Australian motorists over a diesel ... more
  • 1 day I will not hold a grudge against anyone—Mariga CapitalFM
    Mariga flanked by Senator Murkomen (left) and Khalwale (right). /MOSES MUOKI. NAIROBI, Kenya Sept 16 – Jubilee Party aspirant in the Kibra Constituency By-election MacDonald Mariga now says he holds no grudge against those who have been challenging his candidature. Speaking after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ... more
  • 1 day Barsosio, Kiprotich break records in Sydney CapitalFM -Sports
    Barsosio cut the tape in two hours, 24 minutes and 33 seconds, slashing some four-and-a-half minutes from the previous race record set by Makda Harun Haji two years ago. SYDNEY, Australia, Sep 16 – Stellah Barsosio and Felix Kiprotich were in emphatic form, slashing significant chunks off the course ... more
  • 1 day Johnson the Brexit ‘Hulk’ finally meets EU’s Juncker CapitalFM -Biz
    Johnson insists a Brexit deal is still possible while Juncker is “cautiously optimistic”/AFP LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg, Sept 16 – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker for talks Monday insisting a Brexit deal is possible, despite deep scepticism from European capitals with just six weeks to go ... more
  • 1 day African players in Europe: Mane bags brace, Fati scores CapitalFM -Sports
    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp congratulates Sadio Mane after his two goals against Newcastle at Anfield © AFP / Paul ELLIS PARIS, France, Sep 16Established star Sadio Mane and the emerging 16-year-old Ansu Fati both scored as they shared the limelight among Africans in the top European leagues ... more
  • 1 day Elijah Manangoi pulls out of Doha Worlds CapitalFM -Sports
    Elijah Manangoi reacts after winning the World title at the 2017 World Championships in London NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep13 – Elijah Manangoi has pulled out of Kenya’s 1500m team for the IAAF World Championships in Doha due to an ankle injury he picked. The defending champion picked the injury during ... more
  • 1 day Esperance begin CAF Champions League bid with draw CapitalFM -Sports
    Tunisian club Esperance pose before a match in their triumphant 2019 CAF Champions League campaign © AFP / FETHI BELAID JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sep 16Esperance of Tunisia launched a bid to become the first club to win the CAF Champions League three consecutive times by drawing 1-1 ... more
  • 1 day Klopp expects daunting ride as Liverpool eye Istanbul return CapitalFM -Sports
    Liverpool are aiming to defend their Champions League crown © AFP / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 16 Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool that retaining the Champions League will be even harder than their incredible march to victory in Madrid last season. Klopp’s side start their bid ... more
  • 1 day Spain win, US woes blow Olympic basketball wide open CapitalFM -Sports
    Spain’s players celebrate winning the Basketball World Cup final against Argentina in Beijing on Sunday © AFP / Greg BAKER BEIJING, China, Sep 16The Tokyo 2020 Olympics basketball suddenly looks wide open after reigning champions the United States suffered their worst World Cup, Spain triumphed and Argentina ... more
  • 1 day How Amitruck hailing app is connecting traders to transporters CapitalFM -Biz
    Amitruck, connects traders to over 500 registered transport service providers who move their goods to different locations/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, SEPT 16 – In January 2019, two brothers came together to start a vehicle hailing company that connects traders to trucks, pick-ups and motorcycles to deliver their goods. The ... more
  • 1 day Another suspect arrested with Sh2.8mn stolen during Stanchart ATM heist CapitalFM
    Part of the cash recovered from the suspect in Machakos. /COURTESY. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16 – Another suspect was arrested Monday in connection with the Sh72 million ATM robbery, detectives said, and announced the recovery of Sh2.8 million part of the loot. He was identified as John Kamau Mulei, ... more
  • 1 day Boks call on ref Garces for equal treatment against All Blacks CapitalFM -Sports
    South Africa’s head coach Rassie Erasmus (C) supervises training session at the Arcs Urayasu Park in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture on September 16 © AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU TOKYO, Japan, Sep 16The Springboks Monday called on French referee Jerome Garces to treat them as equals during this weekend’s ... more
  • 1 day Cohen’s widow Sarah Wairimu sent back to remand prison until Sep 26 CapitalFM
    Sarah Wairimu (right) and her lawyer Philip Murgor in court on September 16, 2019. / SAMUEL WANJOHI NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – The case in which Sarah Wairimu, the widow of murdered Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen, is accused of murdering him has been pushed to September 26 to enable ... more
  • 1 day Equity Joins 160 Other Financial Institutions to Promote SME Finance CapitalFM -Biz
    Entrance into the forum is part of the group’s vision of becoming the champion of the socio-economic prosperity of the people of Africa/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 16 – Equity Bank is the newest member of the SME Finance Forum, a global membership network that brings together financial institutions, technology companies, ... more
  • 1 day Some 46,000 General Motors auto workers strike in US CapitalFM -Biz
    The move to strike, which the Wall Street Journal described as the first major stoppage at GM in more than a decade, came after the manufacturer’s four-year contract with workers expired without an agreement on a replacement/COURTESY Detroit, UNITED STATES, Sep 16The United Auto Workers union began a ... more
  • 1 day IEBC clears Mariga to contest in Kibra by-election CapitalFM
    MacDonald Mariga when he was cleared by IEBC./MOSES MUOKI. NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – Footballer MacDonald Mariga has been cleared to take part in the Kibra by-election. The ruling was issued on Monday morning by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s Disputes Resolution Committee, chaired by Wafula Chebukati. “The ... more
  • 2 days Kenyans are addicted to smartphones – Survey CapitalFM -Biz
    77 percent of respondents believe they use their mobile phones too much while 55 percent believe their partners use their phones excessively/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 16 – Move over substances, Kenyans have a new source of addiction, and its name is ‘Smartphone’.  A survey by Deloitte describes smartphone use ... more
  • 2 days Mariga to know his fate in Kibra by-election Monday CapitalFM
    McDonald Mariga (centre) at IEBC tribunal in Nairobi. /CFM. NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 16 – Footballer MacDonald Mariga was set to know his fate Monday when the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Disputes Resolution Committee delivers its ruling on his suitability to contest in the Kibra by-election set for ... more
  • 2 days Gor Mahia smacked by USM Alger in Blida CapitalFM -Sports
    Gor Mahia players line up before a past Kenyan Premier League match. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16 – Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia have been left with a mountain to climb after suffering a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Algerian side USM Alger on Sunday night ... more
  • 2 days Arsenal blow two-goal lead at lowly Watford CapitalFM -Sports
    Roberto Pereyra celebrates Watford’s equaliser in a 2-2 draw against Arsenal © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 15Quique Sanchez Flores enjoyed a happy return to Watford as Arsenal blew a 2-0 lead at Vicarage Road to draw 2-2 on Sunday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looked to ... more
  • 2 days Ailing NASA CEO Magaya flown to India for specialized treatment CapitalFM
    In a statement to newsrooms Sunday afternoon, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party’s Director of Communications, Philip Etale, said Magaya (second left) will be away for two weeks/FILE – CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 15 – Ailing former National Super Alliance (NASA) Chief Executive Officer Norman Magaya has been flown outside ... more
  • 2 days Kamworor breaks World Half Marathon record in Copenhagen CapitalFM
    Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor (pictured) of Kenya attends a press conference ahead of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on March 29, 2019 in Aarhus, Denmark. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)Bryn Lennon / GETTY IMAGES EUROPE / Getty Images/AFP By IAAF: Copenhagen, Denmark, Sep 15 – Geoffrey Kamworor took 17 ... more
  • 2 days Cohen’s widow Sarah Wairimu due in court Monday over tycoon’s murder CapitalFM
    Wairimu (pictured), through her blog, had denied playing a role in her husband’s disappearance describing him as “excitable, and perhaps slightly erratic individual.”/COURTESY  NAIROBI, Kenya, September 15 – Sarah Wairimu, the wife of the murdered Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen, is on Monday expected to face murder charges alongside another ... more
  • 2 days 3 unaccompanied children killed as fire razes down home in Nyeri CapitalFM
    Preliminary reports indicate that the three children were sleeping in a three-bedroom house unaccompanied while their mother was sleeping in a different house/CFM – John Gathua NYERI, Kenya, Sep 15 – Three children were on Saturday night burnt beyond recognition after an inferno razed to the ground a temporary ... more
  • 3 days UK-Netherlands sign £25mn development pact with Somaliland CapitalFM
    Somaliland President Muse Bihi and Head of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Somalia/Somaliland office Damon Bristow signed the cooperation at the Somaliland Presidency in Hargeisa/Somaliland Presidency HARGEISA, Somaliland, Sep 15 –The UK and the Netherlands have signed an agreement with the government of Somaliland to support the ... more
  • 3 days IPOA launches probe on murder of 3-year-old in Kahawa West CapitalFM
    IPOA Chairperson Anne Makori (pictured) said upon conclusion of these investigations, the authority will make appropriate recommendations and forward the investigation file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for further action/FILE – IPOA NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 15 – The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has launched ... more
  • 3 days President Kenyatta, other African leaders call for unity in honour of Mugabe CapitalFM
    Kenya’s President Uhuru paid tribute to Mugabe: “The onus is now on us, to keep the hope alive and deliver on the dream of a truly free and prosperous Africa/AFP NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 14 – Former Zimbabwean President, the late Robert Gabriel Mugabe has been hailed as a true ... more
  • 3 days Starehe alumni host medical camp as part of 60th anniversary celebrations CapitalFM
    Starehe Girls students donate blood as part of free medical drive activities/Courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 14 – Starehe Centre alumni doctors held a free medical camp at Kariokor Clinic to celebrate and give back to the the community around the school which has stood by the school over the ... more
  • 3 days Mama Ngina Drive waterfront all set to host Mashujaa Day celebrations CapitalFM
    President Uhuru Kenyatta on a visit of the Mama Ngina Waterfront project in July/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 14 – The Mama Ngina drive waterfront in Mombasa County will host 40,000 people during this year’s Mashujaa Day celebrations, according to the Government. The Mama Ngina drive has for months been ... more
  • 3 days DR Congo ex-health minister arrested for ’embezzling Ebola funds’: police CapitalFM
    The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo has claimed more than 2,000 lives/AFP  KINSHASA, DR Congo, Sept 14 – Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday. Ilunga, who resigned as health minister ... more
  • 3 days Protests against German car industry rev up in Frankfurt CapitalFM -Biz
    At the Volkswagen and BMW stands, protesters climbed on SUVs with signs bearing the slogan “Climate Killers”/AFP FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany, Sept 14 – Environmental campaigners plan to disrupt the Frankfurt motor show this weekend as Germany’s car industry comes under increasing pressure to go green and abandon internal ... more
  • 3 days President Kenyatta among African leaders attending Mugabe’s state funeral in Harare CapitalFM
    President Kenyatta signs the visitors book in Harare, Zimbabwe/PSCU HARARE, Zimbabwe, Sept 14 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is among African leaders attending state funeral of former Zimbabwean leader Robert Gabriel Mugabe in Harare. The President arrived in the capital Harare on Saturday for the funeral set to be being ... more
  • 3 days Price of petrol up by Sh0.28; diesel by Sh2.44 as Kerosene drops by Sh3.31 CapitalFM -Biz
    Petrol and diesel price per litre up by Sh0.28 and Sh2.44 respectively as Kerosene decreases by Sh3.31 in EPRA review/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 14 – The price of diesel has gone up by Sh2.44 in Nairobi and to retail at Sh103.04 per litre, in the latest Energy & Petroleum ... more
  • 3 days Tanzanians, Ethiopians lead in the list of illegal immigrants nabbed in Kenya: police report CapitalFM
    Foreigners register afresh following a government directive in 2018 /FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 14 – Kenya continue receiving thousands of illegal immigrants from the region, with a majority of the 2,173 aliens arrested in 2018 coming from Tanzania and Ethiopia at 21 per cent while Somalia accounted for 13 ... more
  • 4 days Kenya joins Ghana and Malawi to roll out landmark Malaria vaccine CapitalFM
    The vaccine is a complementary control tool – to be added to routine use of insecticide-treated bed nets, indoor spraying and timely access to malaria testing and treatment/AFP HOMA BAY, Kenya, Sept 14 – The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world’s first ... more
  • 4 days Traffic offenders paid Sh683mn worth of fines in 2018 CapitalFM
    Traffic Police officer on duty. Photo/CFM-FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 14 – The Government collected a whooping Sh683 million worth of traffic fines paid by offenders across the country in 2018. This marked an increase in the amount collected in 2017 by Sh21 million, which equates to a 3 per ... more
  • 4 days Tourism CS Balala elected to chair global UNWTO Executive Council CapitalFM -Biz
    Balala said he will push for the development of a Tourism Commission in the African Union/FILE ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept 14 – Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala was elected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council, Friday. The elections took place during the UNWTO General ... more
  • 4 days MoH-WHO launch protein-based malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS01 CapitalFM
    The launch which took place in Ndhiwa, Homa Bay County, was presided over by Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki/MoH NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 13 – The Ministry of Health (MoH) in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday launched RTS, S/AS01, a protein-based malaria vaccine first piloted in ... more
  • 4 days AB InBev revives plans for $5 bn Hong Kong IPO: report CapitalFM -Biz
    Anheuser-Busch InBev, whose brands include Stella Artois, is the world’s largest brewer/AFP HONG KONG, China, Sept 13 – The brewing giant behind brands like Stella Artois and Budweiser has revived plans to raise $5 billion through an IPO in Hong Kong, resurrecting a proposal that was scuppered two months ... more
  • 4 days Tycoon Tob Cohen’s body found in an underground tank at his Kitisuru home, DCI Kinoti says CapitalFM
    DCI’s Scenes of Crimes personnel carry Cohen’s to a waiting car when it was found at his home on September 13, 2019. /MOSES MUOKI. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 – The body of tycoon Tob Cohen,71, has been found in a septic tank at his Kitisuru home in Nairobi, DCI ... more
  • 4 days Jumia signs 50 partners to launch Jumia mall CapitalFM -Biz
    The company has partnered with over 50 brands to launch their Official Online Stores with Jumia Mall, allowing customers to shop from the official suppliers if they choose to/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 13 – E-commerce platform, Jumia, has introduced a new service to customers dubbed ‘Jumia Mall’. According to ... more
  • 4 days Kenya’s bid for UNSC slot set for launch in Addis Ababa on Monday CapitalFM
    CS Juma (pictured) on Friday told journalists the launch follows the endorsement of Kenya’s candidature by the Africa Group on August 22, the bid having garnered 37 votes against main competitor Djibouti who managed 13 votes in an election conducted in Addis Ababa/CFM -SAMUEL WANJOHI NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 ... more
  • 4 days Kavi Pratt’s afternoon G & T(ea) party, was a delightful treat CapitalFM -LS
    Picture this. Catching up with your family/ friends at a one of a kind premier gourmet restaurant, a talented singer belting out lovely tunes that serenades you all afternoon/ evening as you sip on Pink gin cocktails from a teapot – with lots of delightful treats. Now, isn’t that basically living ... more
  • 4 days Luminate invests $1m in Kenya media lab to support press independence CapitalFM -Biz
    Ory Okolloh, Luminate’s Managing Director in Africa. /COURTESY. NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 13 – In recognition of the need for Kenyan media independence and sustainability, Luminate, a global philanthropic organisation, will invest $1m in a new space that aims to boost the capacity of journalists and publishers to report in the ... more
  • 4 days 65 police officers died in line of duty in 2018 – National Crime Index CapitalFM
    In May 2017 five security officers attached to Mandera Governor Ali Roba were  killed after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonated on his convoy between Arabia and Fino area/FILE – Mandera Governors’ Press  NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 – The National Police Service (NPS) lost 65 police officers in 2018 ... more
  • 4 days Remind your mother, grandmother, to exchange old 1,000 notes – CBK CapitalFM -Biz
    CBK has described Kenyan mothers and grandmothers as epic savers who may have some old notes in their homes and need to be reminded of the September 30 deadline for exchanging the older notes/CFMnew  NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 13 – Central Bank of Kenya has urged Kenyans to check on ... more
  • 4 days Chebukati to rule on Mariga’s candidature for Kibra mini poll on Monday CapitalFM
    The committee chaired by Chairperson Wafula Chebukati (pictured) heard presentations from the petitioner – Mariga – as well as Kibra constituency Returning Officer Beatrice Muli and two other interested parties on Friday morning/FILE -CFM  NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 – Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission 9IEBC) Dispute Resolution Committee will render ... more
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