The running battles between the police and protestors in Nairobi's Kibra left one of the Nation Media Group's press vehicles damaged. Police were seen patrolling the Olympic area as residents kept on gathering in twos in the area. As early as 5:30 am, security within Nairobi had been beefed up ahead of Azimio la Umoja Coalition's anticipated march on Monday. Along Jogoo Road, security officers were seen patrolling the streets as residents started their day as usual. Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga made a clarion call to all Kenyans ahead of Monday's protests.
March 20, 2023 07:56 UTC
A press vehicle belonging to Nation Media Group (NMG) was on Monday, March 20, pelted with stones in Kibra, Nairobi as protestors engaged police officers during the Azimio la Umoja's mass demonstrations. This prompted the officers to lob teargas at the youth who sought to march to Nairobi's Central Business District (CBD). Protestors gathered at Kibra, Nairobi, on Monday, March 20, in preparation for Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga's mass demonstrations. TwitterThe irate youth pelted stones at the police officers and journalists and cracked the windscreen of NMG's press vehicle. Nairobi Senator Edwin Sifuna joins Azimio mass action protests in Nairobi on Monday, March 20, 2023.
March 20, 2023 07:34 UTC
The opposition has warned its supporters against wearing party-branded attires. The same was expressed by Raila Odinga-led ODM Party which also said that none of its supporters will wear party colours"Kenyans will hold peaceful demonstrations tomorrow. Raila over the weekend maintained that they will peacefully march to the State House to present their petitions to President William Ruto. He, however, clarified that only a few individuals will walk into the State House if allowed. He said if the President would not want to receive it, they will paste the petition at the gate of the State House, or hand it over to the guards.
March 20, 2023 05:59 UTC
Front pages of Daily Nation and Taifa Leo newspapers. Photo: Screengrabs from Daily Nation, Taifa Leo newspapers. Source: UGCOne of the dailies spotlighted the circumstances in which a lady pastor died in the house of a Kikuyu gospel musician. Daily NationThe daily highlighted the death of Pastor Elizabeth Wanjiru in the house of Dishon Mirugi, a Kikuyu gospel musician. As Daily Nation reports, the sleuths on the case questioned why Mirugi would allow his ex-lover into his house and even leave her to do the chores.
March 20, 2023 04:54 UTC
Hong Kong actor-singer-chef Nicholas Tse is adding another title to his resume: director. The original Hong Kong cop movie starred Tse as a young police officer opposite action star Jackie Chan in one of his most iconic roles as Inspector Chan Kwok Wing. It was directed by Hong Kong director Benny Chan, who died in 2020. Both Tse and Jackie Chan will star in the reboot, with Hong Kong actress Charlene Choi from the original cast also returning. Chan, 68, spoke about his decision to return to the franchise after almost 20 years, saying: “I put a lot of blood and sweat into the original movie.
March 20, 2023 04:07 UTC
Harambee Stars head coach Engin Firat has challenged Football Kenya Federation to start organising friendly matches against European nations to bring the country to the desired competitive standards. Firat made the remarks while fielding questions from journalists who sought to know why Kenya had chosen to pick Iran for an international friendly match that has been set for Tehran on March 28. Friendly matches were scheduled against weak opposition that the nation could easily defeat because Harambee Stars has always been under pressure to produce results,” Firat said. “When I looked up Kenya’s football history, I discovered that it has never faced off against a European team. We need to organise a friendly game with a team from Europe this year,” he said.
March 20, 2023 03:45 UTC
By BEATRICE MATERU More by this AuthorTanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan spent her years in national politics playing second fiddle to her predecessor John Pombe Magufuli. President Samia, on the other hand, has rallied for national unity. President Samia did allow the banned media outlets to resume publication, even though critics have said she hasn’t helped amend the laws Magufuli introduced to squeeze the freedoms. While Tanzania has free basic education, President Samia has since waived all forms of fees and contributions in government schools, including registration and exam fees, which posed a significant burden on parents in the past. Reopened diplomatic relationsUnlike Magufuli, President Samia reopened Tanzania’s diplomatic relations with the world, and resumed Tanzania’s frequent travels by a head of state.
March 20, 2023 03:12 UTC
Podcast co-hosts Swisher and Galloway on the "two Americas in Silicon Valley" Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway, the "Pivot" podcast co-hosts, tell "Face the Nation" that there was a "huge insecurity injected" into the banking system by Silicon Valley's "constant catastrophizing" ahead of the bank's collapse. "Do we have two Americas in Silicon Valley, and I think lawmakers and Americans are trying to ask, should we backstopping Americans or agents of chaos?" Galloway said.
March 20, 2023 03:10 UTC
Azimio leaders have responded to claims by leaders in government that retired President Uhuru Kenyatta is funding Monday's mass action. Narok Senator Ledama Olekina says the former President is not involved in the planning or funding of the mass protests in any way. His remarks come hot on heels of claims by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua that Uhuru is the chief financier of the Azimio demos. "Stop blaming former President Uhuru Kenyatta he has nothing to do with the protest! "Please Uhuru Kenyatta nakuomba within the few remaining hours look for your brother tell him to stop that nonsense of getting people to Nairobi to come and destroy property," he said.
March 20, 2023 00:47 UTC
No relationship is immune, but the ability to understand and deal with the money issues in an honest way, builds a strong relationship. Opposites may attract when it comes to love, but being different can be a real deal breaker when it comes to money. Dirty little money secretsHiding information or lying about money can be destructive. Hiding money, selfishly wasting money or not disclosing money can have a direct impact on the family’s cash flow and financial goals. Separate but equalAs a couple, you will have joint financial goals and plans.
March 19, 2023 22:50 UTC
Credit Suisse was taken over by UBS in a deal orchestrated by the Swiss government. In March 2021, after Greensill declared insolvency, Credit Suisse closed four connected funds in which around $10 billion had been invested. ArchegosJust four weeks after the Greensill collapse, Credit Suisse was rocked by the implosion of US hedge fund Archegos, which cost the bank more than $5 billion. The court found that the Credit Suisse affiliate "was prioritising the revenues Mr Lescaudron generated for Credit Suisse over the interests of its clients". Bulgarian cocaine networkIn June 2022, Credit Suisse was slapped with a $2 million fine in a money laundering case linked to a Bulgarian cocaine network.
March 19, 2023 22:31 UTC
Centrist group Liot proposed a multiparty no-confidence motion, which was co-signed by the far-left Nupes alliance. Hours later, France's far-right National Rally party, which has 88 National Assembly members, also filed a no-confidence motion. None of them had sponsored the first no-confidence motion filed on Friday. Laurent Berger, leader of the moderate CFDT labour union, told French daily Liberation that the pension reform was "not a failure, it is a shipwreck" for the government. "Is the pension reform worth bringing down the government and (creating) political disorder?
March 19, 2023 22:22 UTC
PEOPLE are just realising why McDonald’s coke tastes so much better than cans or bottles and their minds are blown. First off, unlike the canned drink, the syrup and sparkling water in the McDonald’s coke is not pre-mixed, Ranker.com explains. The revelation has taken many fans of McDonald’s coke by storm with a lively discussion taking place on social media. “Today I learned that McDonald’s coke tastes better to people because both their syrup and water that mixes with it are both refrigerated. Someone else went to the site to write: “I don’t know what they put in McDonald’s coke cola but so good.”
March 19, 2023 22:05 UTC
Kirinyaga county government has already rehabilitated 225km of roads of the 500km earmarked for this financial year under the Nyorosha Barabara Mashinani programme. Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru said that the rehabilitation programme is aimed at achieving well-drained and all-weather roads within the county. Waiguru said this will enhance accessibility across the county and aid the smooth movement of produce from the farms to the markets. To improve on the efficiency of the in-house roads programme, Waiguru also procured road construction equipment that includes five graders, 10 trucks-20 tons, two excavators, one low bed/loader, one backhoe, two roller compactors and one water bowser. Erastus Gathumbi, a resident of Kariti said that they are happy because Governor Waiguru has remembered to fulfill her election campaign pledges.
March 19, 2023 20:29 UTC
In the spirit of growth, the Paul Roos eSport teams have been honing their skills over the last couple of weeks by participating in the Telkom VS Gaming High School eSport League and the African Cyber Gaming Schools League. The PRG A-team beat Voortrekker High School and Helpmekaar High School at Rocket League during the High School eSport League while the PRG B-team challenged themselves by competing against Hudson Park’s A-team and lost 2-3. Paul Roos eSport teams are also participating in the African Cyber Gaming Schools League where they are competing with games such as Fortnite and Fifa 23. Paul Roos eSport learners Sebastian Decon and Francois Groenewald both participated in the Maties Showdown where Sebastian ended in 6th position, while Francois ended in 10th position. Paul Roos looks forward to the continuance of exciting gaming against its fellow high school gaming teams.
March 19, 2023 19:15 UTC