Church calls for concerted effort to address insecurity in Marsabit – KBC

The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK), has expressed concern over the continued state of insecurity in Marsabit County. The Council has called on the Government to introduce stringent measures to curb the situation. The Council’s coordinating committee for the Upper Eastern Region has also pointed out the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic… Continue reading Church calls for concerted effort to address insecurity in Marsabit – KBC

Mandera’s top KCSE students appeals for financial assistance – KBC

Abdi Kheir scored a B+ is appealing for help from the government and well-wishers to pursue his dreams. Photo by Adan Mohamed The best candidate in Mandera County in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) 2020 has asked for support to pursue his studies. Abdi Kheir, despite coming from a humble background scored an… Continue reading Mandera’s top KCSE students appeals for financial assistance – KBC

Laikipia County seeks infrastructure bond to fund development projects – KBC

Laikipia County is in an ongoing process to float a Ksh 1.4 billion infrastructure bond to fund capital-intensive development projects in the County. The bond will be a first for the devolved units seeking funds through the capital markets to fund smart towns and irrigation. Governor Ndiritu Muriithi says they will also equip hospitals in… Continue reading Laikipia County seeks infrastructure bond to fund development projects – KBC

Angola approves use of Russian single-dose coronavirus vaccine Sputnik Light – KBC

Angola registered Russian single-dose coronavirus vaccine Sputnik Light, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Wednesday. “The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund) announces the approval of the Russian single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine against coronavirus by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Angola,” the fund said. The Sputnik Light… Continue reading Angola approves use of Russian single-dose coronavirus vaccine Sputnik Light – KBC

Garissa MCAs commence process to oust Assembly Speaker – KBC

36 Garissa County MCAs have signed a petition seeking to remove the County Assembly Speaker Ibrahim Ahmed Abass from office. Led by Maalimin MCA Mohamud Aden, the MCAs have accused the Speaker of gross violation of the constitution incompetence, Gross misconduct among other accusations. Aden said they have served the Assembly’s Clerk who is expected to… Continue reading Garissa MCAs commence process to oust Assembly Speaker – KBC

CoG urges Treasury to release Ksh 66B owed to County Governments – KBC

The Council of Governors has urged Treasury to expedite release of funds to Counties to enable them enhance measures against COVID-19. CoG Chairperson Governor Martin Nyaga Wambora says, the current outstanding amount owed to Counties by the National Government stands at Ksh 66b. In terms of distribution, Nairobi County is owed Ksh 2.6b for the… Continue reading CoG urges Treasury to release Ksh 66B owed to County Governments – KBC

Jubilee hands Mwaura’s nomination slot to Ex-Senator Sammy Leshore – KBC

The ruling Jubilee party proceeded to replace Isaac Mwaura as Nominated Senator following a successful removal from the party list. This comes barely a day after Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka declared the seat held by the under-fire Mwaura had been rendered vacant after delisting from his parent party. In a special gazette notice Tuesday, the… Continue reading Jubilee hands Mwaura’s nomination slot to Ex-Senator Sammy Leshore – KBC

Interswitch Group unveils electronic mass payment solution in Kenya – KBC

Interswitch Group has rolled out a mass payment solution that will allow organizations to make mass payments to multiple recipients and beneficiaries at a go. According to Interswitch Group, the payment solution dubbed Autopay targets financial institutions including banks, saccos, digital lenders, corporate and government. Autopay is backed to deliver one-off or recurring direct credit… Continue reading Interswitch Group unveils electronic mass payment solution in Kenya – KBC