Kibarani dumpsite has been a major headache for Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho prompting its closure. CLEAN UPThe PS said Mombasa County government has agreed to stop dumping in the area following intervention by National Environmental Management Authority and county commissioner. 3,000 LITRESOn Monday, the disaster management team, Mombasa county government officials and a team of oil contingency plan players met to deliberate on the garbage menace in the dumpsite that sometimes covers the railway track. Environment experts have linked garbage at Kibarani dumpsite to the derailment of the 16-wagon train carrying fuel which spilled 3,000 litres of petrol on Saturday night. Kibarani dumpsite has been a major headache for Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho prompting its closure.
May 22, 2018 09:22 UTC
By WINNIE ATIENOMore by this AuthorThe Mombasa government has allocated Sh30 million to fight Indian house crow described by scientists as an invasive pest. Seen as a nuisance, they have been wreaking havoc at the Coast, denying tourists and residents a chance to holding outdoor activities. The aggressive birds, which mostly scavenge in Mwakirunge dumpsite, are also a threat to the aviation industry as they cause crashes. In the county’s medium-term draft budget 2018/2019, Sh30 million will be used to fight the birds in five years. In Old Town, it is common to see hoteliers employing youth who use stones to scare the birds away.
May 22, 2018 08:48 UTC
Three people on a motorcycle descended on the man's house and killed him on allegations he was having an affair with a girlfriend of one of them. By FADHILI FREDRICKMore by this AuthorA 78-year-old man was hacked to death Monday night by unknown people over claims he was having an affair with someone else’s girlfriend. It's alleged he was having an affair with one of the men's the girlfriend. RED-HANDEDMeanwhile, a 65-year-old man was also beaten to death by an angry mob after he was accused of stealing from a neighbour's shop. According to witnesses, the old man was caught red-handed stealing from a shop in Dzendereni village, Kinango sub-county.
By JUST BRENDAMore by this AuthorHi Brenda,I was speaking to my friends the other day about what a good wife does and they were insisting that a good wife always washes the husband’s underwear. I said that was disgusting but some married friends say that is one of the secrets of a happy marriage. I think some married people have a twisted understanding of what marriage is, because how can washing underwear be one of the secrets of a happy marriage? Some women don't mind washing underwear. Compromise, in reality, is one of the 'secrets' to a happy marriage.
By AFPMore by this AuthorLONDONWest Ham announced former Real Madrid and Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager on Tuesday, replacing David Moyes at the helm of the Premier League club. The 64-year-old Chilean left his role with Hebei China Fortune over the weekend and flew to London for talks. "I am delighted to welcome Manuel Pellegrini to West Ham United," Sullivan said on the club's website. "It was important that we appointed someone with knowledge and experience of the Premier League, who already has an understanding — not only of the teams and players we face — but of West Ham United and our ambitions. He left the Etihad Stadium in June 2016, to be succeeded by Pep Guardiola, but was soon back in work at Hebei.
By AFPMore by this AuthorLONDONTottenham striker Harry Kane will be England's captain at the World Cup in Russia, the Football Association announced on Tuesday. Southgate, who announced his decision during a team meeting at England's training base on Monday, said: "Harry has some outstanding personal qualities. He is a meticulous professional and one of the most important things for a captain is that they set the standard every day. Kane's Spurs team-mate Eric Dier and Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson were seen as the other likeliest candidates for the role. His goals fired Spurs to third place in the Premier League, meaning they qualified for the Champions League for the third season in a row.
| Published Tue, May 22nd 2018 at 10:44, Updated May 22nd 2018 at 10:45 GMT +3A suspected thug was Monday night shot dead and three others injured in a botched robbery along the Southern Bypass, Nairobi. Police say the men were attacking and robbing motorists when an alarm was raised alerting officers on patrol there. Two other suspected thugs had earlier on in the morning been shot dead by police in a botched robbery incident in Mlango Kubwa area, Nairobi. This alerted police who were on patrol who rushed to the scene and shot dead two. Most of the victims were killed in Dandora area and they are all young aged between 18 and 23.
May 22, 2018 07:41 UTC
Brenda Wairimu gives netizens something to drool overCelebrity couple Catherine Kamau- Karanja and Philip Karanja is absolute couple goals for most of us. Just last week the film director left tongues wagging after he gifted his wife a bracelet worth Ksh 20,000. Despite the two tying the knot about six months ago, the duo has kept the romantic sparks alive. Celina must have woken up to a sweet message from her better half this morning. This is after Philip took to Instagram to post a sexy photo of Catherine and captioned it:These two are evidently into each other.
May 22, 2018 07:30 UTC
SUMMARY According to various news outlets in Europe, former Paris St. Germain coach Unai Emery is set to become the new Arsenal manager. In the 2009-10 season, he ensured Valencia qualified for the Champions League following a third-place finish in the league. He finished 3rd in the league, qualifying for the Champions League again. Emery then moved to Russia to manager Spartak Moscow but never lasted long after a series of poor results. In the 2017-18 season, Emery led PSG to a domestic treble, winning the Ligue 1 title, the Coupe de France and the Coupe de la Ligue.
May 22, 2018 06:33 UTC
Reason why Arsenal has made U-turn over ArtetaArteta was set to be named next Arsenal manager [Photo: Courtesy]It was thought that the Arsenal top job would be handed over to former star Mikel Arteta after it was reported that he has already agreed a deal with the Gunners. However, Arsenal board have made a dramatic U-turn, ditching plans to bring the Manchester City assistant coach and settling for outgoing Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery. Emery is now set to be named the next Arsenal manager in the next 48 hours after a 22-year reign with Wenger. Arsenal snubbed Arteta for fear of backlash from fans [Photo: Courtesy]The former Arsenal captain’s lack of experience, having never been a manager or head coach was a concern from the board as it would draw backlash from Arsenal fans. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting 'SPORTS' to 22840.
May 22, 2018 06:22 UTC
Kenny walked back to the office to get some work done while waiting for his results from the lab. This means that people who have lost family members to heart attacks have an increased risk of getting heart attacks themselves. We may be a developing country but our heart attack rates are rising at an alarming rate. What is troubling is that our emergency response to heart attacks is not up to speed. One could have a heart attack right in the middle of an emergency room in hospital and still die as most emergency rooms are not well-equipped.
May 22, 2018 06:22 UTC
That’s definitely a big part of our efforts here,” said Ricardo Tadeu, AB InBev’s Africa zone president. When AB InBev bought SABMiller, it cited forecasts that beer sales in Africa would grow by nearly three times the global rate between 2014 and 2025. About a fifth of the industry’s revenue in Africa, and a quarter of the profits, come from South Africa. As part of its new strategy, AB InBev is reinforcing its volume play with more frequent discounting for Carling and another local favourite, Castle, retailers say. After introducing one-litre bottles in South Africa, Tadeu said other African markets should expect to see new variations.
May 22, 2018 06:11 UTC
SUMMARY Reverend Kathy Kiuna remarks on tithing have evoked a lot of reactions on social mediaShe told worshippers that they cannot give tithe and remain poorReverend Kathy Kiuna of Jubilee Christian Church (JCC) is on the spot on Twitter after telling worshippers that they cannot give tithes sincerely and remain poor. Most people were especially angry after the preacher promised people that they will drive cars at the end of last year. Its not about conditions.— Moses Ndegerege (@ndegeregemoses) May 21, 2018Kindly define "Poor" in spirit or material wealth? problem is the real Salvation Gospel doesn't touch most hearts these days. This statement makes tithing look more of a bribe to God than anything else!
May 22, 2018 06:11 UTC
(Antony Gitonga, Standard)An alert has been issued over the possible outbreak of Rift Valley fever in parts of the country due to the ongoing rains. ALSO READ: State issues alert on Rift Valley Fever outbreakThe notice was signed by Director of Veterinary Services Obadiah Njagi and his Health counterpart, Jackson Kioko. According to Dr Njagi, there was increased risk of Rift Valley fever due to increased cases of flooding. He noted that flooding not only caused displacement of people and animals but also increased the risk of diseases transmitted by mosquitoes such as Rift Valley fever. “Rift Valley fever is a viral disease of livestock but also affects human beings if they get into contact with blood or tissues from infected animals,” he said.
May 22, 2018 06:00 UTC
The centrist government plans public sector reforms next year which would lead to the greater use of contract workers for some state services and a cut of 120,000 jobs by 2022 out of 5.6 million. Their walk-out, which will affect schools, public kindergartens, flights and some energy infrastructure, is the third stoppage since Macron's election in May 2017. By AFPMore by this AuthorPARIS,French public sector staff will join rail workers in striking Tuesday to protest reforms proposed by President Emmanuel Macron, with the country braced for possible major disruption. The stoppages are part of a series of demonstrations by public sector employees against Macron, who has pledged to reduce public spending, trim jobs and overhaul large parts of the vast French state. The centrist government plans public sector reforms next year which would lead to the greater use of contract workers for some state services and a cut of 120,000 jobs by 2022 out of 5.6 million.
May 22, 2018 05:37 UTC