Justice Stella Rutto ruled that the manner in which the hospital treated the three employees was unfair. [Courtesy]A judge has ordered a hospital to compensate two employees it sacked for reporting late to work after being caught up in traffic. The traffic, the court heard, was caused by former First Lady Lucy Kibaki’s funeral convoy. Employment and Labour Relations Court Judge Stella Rutto ordered Bliss Healthcare Limited to compensate Lucy Wanja and Augustine Sitati for unfairly sacking them on May 7, 2016. The claimants are entitled to compensation equivalent to four months’ salary and one-month salary in lieu of notice,” Rutto said.
January 29, 2022 13:23 UTC
Wiper Leader Hon Kalonzo Musyoka and Presidential hopeful for ODM Jimmy Wanjigi arrives for a political rally in Unoa grounds, Wote Makueni County today. [Dennis Kavisu, Standard]Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has declared he won't forge a coalition with Deputy President William Ruto. But he has decided to quit, and I don’t know what he will become in UDA,” the wiper leader disclosed. “If Raila Odinga will not support Kalonzo, then let him know we are tired of supporting him as a community,” he said. He accused other OKA principals, Mudavadi and Moses Wetang'ula of betraying Kalonzo by joining hands with Ruto.
January 29, 2022 13:00 UTC
Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula, Deputy President William Ruto and ANC's Musalia Mudavadi. [File, Standard]Deputy President William Ruto, ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford-Kenya’s Moses Wetang’ula agreed to work together under the Kenya Kwanza Alliance after crafting a water-tight power-sharing deal. Former Sports CS Rashid Echesa addresses a political rally in Bungoma as Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja and ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi look on. Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati defected to Democratic Action Party three days ago. The sources also said Ruto, Mudavadi and Wetang’ula had firmed up the deal by December last year, and were only waiting for the right moment ‘to cause enough excitement’.
January 29, 2022 10:24 UTC
ODM leader Raila Odinga in Nyeri after attending the burial of the mother to deputy governor Caroline Karugu at Chaka. ODM leader Raila Odinga, has dismissed any claims that he is a State project noting he had made his own way in the political arena. Raila was speaking during the funeral of Dr Caroline Karugu's mother Jacinta Karugu, at Chaka Grounds in Nyeri County when he stated that he was not President Uhuru Kenyatta’s project. “I am not anyone's project I am Raila Odinga. The Opposition chief also waded into Nyeri county affairs where he told off Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga for his strained relationship with his deputy.
January 29, 2022 10:15 UTC
The U.S. Embassy has urged people living in Kenya to exercise caution and need to be vigilant while in public locations. The Embassy says there is a potential for increased acts of violent extremism in the country. National Police Service on Friday urged the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities, assuring Kenyans that security has been beefed up. The National Police Service has assured Kenyans that security in the country has been scaled up through different policing operations. The Netherlands had also issued a similar warning of a possible terror attack in Nairobi and urged vigilance in areas frequented by Western nationals.
January 29, 2022 09:52 UTC
Diet Coke When Pregnant? It is important to note that pregnant women can drink average amounts of soft drinks, including diet soda, during their pregnancy. There has been some research on the topic, but it does not show any reason for pregnant women to stop drinking soft drinks or diet soda. How much diet coke can I drink when pregnant:You can have 1 12oz or 355ml of diet pop now and again during your pregnancy. Diet soda contains no sugar and won’t be a problem in moderation, but you should still up the water.
January 29, 2022 09:00 UTC
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Inuit in Nunavut who get a COVID-19 vaccine could end up with a brand new ride. A new program means Inuit living in each of the territory’s 25 communities have a chance to win a snowmobile for getting their shots. Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the territory’s land claim body, is holding draws across Nunavut for vaccinated Inuit residents to win one of 25 machines. Esther Powell, clinical manager for COVID-19 with NTI, said she had been thinking about ways to encourage more Nunavut residents to get vaccinated. The snowmobiles are the main mode of transportation for Inuit in Nunavut,” Powell said.
January 29, 2022 07:00 UTC
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January 29, 2022 06:24 UTC
What Is The PH Of Diet Coke? What is the pH Level of Diet Coke? Diet soda, and sodas in general, have a low pH level because there is carbonic acid. The Diet Coke pH Level:Diet coke has a pH level of 2.80, which means that it is highly acidic. These two factors make it difficult for your kidneys to undo the damage once you’ve consumed too much diet soda.
January 29, 2022 05:40 UTC
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Colombian anti-drug police have seized a huge consignment of 20,000 coconuts filled with liquid cocaine moments before it was destined to ship out to Europe. 'Upon inspection, it was established that the water in the tropical fruit had been exchanged for liquid cocaine,' the Colombian national prosecutor's office said in a statement. The bust was made when the almost 20,000 coconuts were inspected, and found to have had the liquid inside extracted and liquid cocaine injected inside. The national prosecutor's office have said they are investigating. No arrests have so far been made in connection with the finding, but the national prosecutor's office have said they are investigating to determine the origins of the coconut shipment and identify who is responsible.
January 28, 2022 23:00 UTC
Police said the 24-kg ivory was valued at Sh9.1 million. [File, Standard]Police in Busia have arrested two suspects on suspicion of trafficking 26 kilograms of ivory valued at Sh9.1 million. The two, a Kenyan and a Ugandan, who were arrested at Korinda in Matayos Sub-County on Friday, January 28, are suspected to have sneaked in the ivory from Uganda. Police said they acted on intelligence to nab the male suspects, who were allegedly transporting the tusks on a motorbike. The suspects are being held in custody at the Busia Police Station as investigations continue.
January 28, 2022 19:31 UTC
Otile Brown disclosed efforts to reunite proved futile. Photo: Otile Brown. Otile Brown also revealed that they may have broken up but will always respect, care and be cool with Nabii. The two had publicly parted ways with Nabii confirming through social media it was all over between them. Well, even after the breakup, Otile tried to woo Nabii back by recording a whole song begging her to get back.
January 28, 2022 19:13 UTC
Locals told The Standard that the suspected bandits about 15 in number were hiding in a nearby thicket before they opened fire on the victims just outside Liter Primary School. Mr Osumba said suspected bandits had raided Lukuget Secondary school at 5am on Friday and attempted to steal livestock, but the attack was thwarted. “We were still quelling tension in Lukuget Secondary School when we got information that another attack happened in Kaben. He said residents have fled Kaben and Sambalat areas near the West Pokot border after the killings. “The attack happened right at the gate of Liter Primary school.
January 28, 2022 19:02 UTC
Police have identified streets and buildings in the city where prostitutes hide after robbing unsuspecting men who turn down their overtures. Areas around Nyamakima, Haile Sellasie, and Monrovia street have been identified as some of the hotspots where the incidents are common. He said police have already identified the buildings where the women hide after committing the crime and will soon conduct a raid to arrest the suspects. Bungei said police have started an operation to rid the city of parking boys and street families. He said that during the Christmas period last year, 80 percent of the street families were chased out of the city centre.
January 28, 2022 18:50 UTC