Text the word 'NEWS' to 22840Oatmeal, milk and honeyCan’t wait to apply oatmeal to your skin? Treat acneIf you have oily skin prone to acne breakouts, oatmeal face mask might be the answer you’ve been seeking. With its exfoliating properties, oatmeal will remove the damaged skin cells while also moisturising your skin and encouraging growth of new skin cells. When applied to the skin, oatmeal forms a protective layer which traps in moisture and keeps your skin from being irritated. To reap the moisturising benefits of oatmeal, try this mask:Mix ½ a cup of hot water with ½ a cup of oatmeal.

August 18, 2018 21:45 UTC

If you have Type 1 diabetes, carb-counting can help manage your blood glucose levels. This in turn increases your risk of heart disease and stroke, which people with diabetes are already at higher risk of. As many pre-packaged foods already contain salt, try to rely less on processed foods – check food labels if you are not sure how much salt they contain. Swap saturated fats such as palm oil, coconut oil, ghee, butter and lard for vegetable oils such as olive oil, rapeseed oil, groundnut oil, corn oil and sunflower oil. Don’t bother with so-called diabetic foodsThese products offer no special benefits to people with diabetes and may still affect your blood glucose levels.

August 18, 2018 21:33 UTC

The Japanese have this tradition where when a pot breaks; they bring the pieces back with a powder of something beautiful. The idea is to emphasise on the beauty that something once broken could have, if it is pieced back together. If a couple cannot comfortably talk about sex, what can they be completely honest about? A vow that is broken when the whole mechanism breaks down and sex is used as the weapon with which somebody is put to shame. “Finally my husband and I get to talk openly about sex, but through a third party.

August 18, 2018 21:33 UTC

Many plastic household items such as food containers as well as toys, cleaning agents and personal care products contain elements of phthalates. “You don’t even know it exists until someone steps on it and it explodes.”A trigger could be a viral infection or anything affecting the child’s health. “Since there is no cancer screening for children, a parent should be very alert,” he says. Cancer of the eye can be picked early by shining a torch in your child’s eye. “If you see a reflection from the black part of the eye (like a cat’s eyes), consult a doctor immediately,” he advises.

August 18, 2018 21:33 UTC

We soon started living together. By then, I had started getting withdrawal symptoms and they were so terrible that I needed to get some drugs. I was taken to rehab and stayed there for three months and I stayed clean for the following nine months. By the time I was in high school, I was drinking every weekend. In high school, I struggled to fit in.

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Know your money personalitiesThe most important thing about finances in a marriage is to ensure that you are on the same page financially. The bulk of the money should be for the family as a whole and you should agree on what to do with it. This could be once a month to look at your finances and see where your money is going. Have an emergency fundYou should have an amount of money that you can access quickly. This ensures that you have money to live on even if one or both of you lose your jobs.

August 18, 2018 21:33 UTC

ALSO READ: Man kills wife over romantic text“So what? Her husband Peter was acting far from normal, but she would deal with her temperamental husband later, when he came back home. ALSO READ: Police search for man who murdered wifeBut hours later, she woke up with a bloodied face. “But I saw my husband Peter, standing there, murder in his eyes, holding a bloody knife. ALSO READ: Man killed, wife raped in macabre attack“He had a password on his phone but he knew mine.

August 18, 2018 21:22 UTC

She struggles with sickle cell anaemia. Teresa Ouma, 34, has had to manage the harsh symptoms of sickle cell anaemia since she was a girl. I am the only one in a family of six who has sickle cell anaemia. One erratic symptom of sickle cell disease is debilitating pain when the body is in a crisis. People who have sickle cell anaemia don’t need to be sheltered or handled with kid gloves.

August 18, 2018 21:22 UTC

Work was progressing well, everything and everyone was in place. However, If she had known what would transpire a few hours later, maybe she would have started her morning differently. ALSO READ: Man confesses to killing pregnant wife and two kids(Photos)Things go awry“Besides my authorisation of the transaction, my branch manager had to authorise it too. While waiting for the other shoe to drop, she got an opportunity to work with another bank. ALSO READ: Police search for man who murdered wifeIn January 2009, investigators showed up and arrested her at her new work place.

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| Published Sun, August 19th 2018 at 00:00, Updated August 18th 2018 at 23:22 GMT +3President Uhuru Kenyatta and EACC chairman Eliud Wabukala at State House, Nairobi yesterday. [PSCU]President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission that they have his full support and urged them to step up the fight against corruption. “Nothing will be further from the truth to say that you do not have my support,” said the president, as he urged the commission to work harder to support the achievement of Kenya’s development goals. Questionable assetsThe EACC leadership updated the president on recent milestones achieved by the commission in the the fight against corruption. Of the Sh488 million, Sh76 million were cash recoveries.

August 18, 2018 21:00 UTC

A report that was to be released by the IMF at the end of a review of Kenya’s financial situation in July is yet to be made public. At stake is a Sh150 billion standby credit facility which is given to IMF member countries facing potential balance of payments need. At the end of the last financial year, it stood at 9.1 per cent, two percentage points more than the IMF targets. Matatu fareThe ripple effect of this will be a jump in the prices of almost all goods, starting with matatu fares. In Nairobi, a 50kg bag of sugar is currently retailing at Sh6,000 up from Sh4,500 last month.

August 18, 2018 21:00 UTC

ARM’s latest annual report shows that the firm owed at least nine different banks in excess of Sh14.4 billion as at December 2017. PwC says the administrators will take control over the business assets and the management of the affairs of the company without personal liability. The stricken firm’s subsidiary, ARM Cement, owes the biggest debt at Sh10.8 billion, followed by Maweni Limestone (Sh3.5 billion) while its Rwandan subsidiary owes lenders about Sh110 million. Other lenders include Barclays Bank of Kenya (Sh229 million), Guaranty Trust Bank Limited (Sh550 million) and UBA Bank (Sh340 million). Unless a miracle happens, it is just a matter of time before it switches off its plant in Athi River.

August 18, 2018 21:00 UTC

But a group of singers fearfully congregated along Jogoo Road at St Stephen’s ACK church. But even before the choir members flocked at the sanctuary, the indefatigable choir master made sure his assistants, Chris Sikuku and George Masumbuko, were by his side. One of the founders of St Stephen’s Church choir, Jeremiah Joseph Kimani, popularly known as JJ, relives the moments he received the call the following day on August 23 at 9am. The choirs had come to appreciate the songs Mzee Kenyatta loved by studying his face and body language during their performace. Back in Nairobi, St Stephen’s Choir kicked off another marathon.

August 18, 2018 21:00 UTC

At the time, ARM was struggling under piling debt which was slowly choking life out of its manufacturing plants. Once all the visitors had settled, each holding a glass of wine glamorously and softly exchanging high society pleasantries, Paunrana rose to speak. He also felt he was a bigger letdown to his father who had kept the company afloat for so man?y years. It may also be a lesson for big family businesses who do not know what time to let go. In a moment, without warning, Paunrana burst into sorrowful tears only to be helped by his handlers before the embarrassment he was apparently causing spread among his guests.

August 18, 2018 21:00 UTC

“Hallo mdoss…eeehhh bwana, wachilia watu yote bwana,” Waititi says. ALSO READ: Sonko suspends county official over approval of buildings“Nimesha wachilia mama,” Sonko says. Wachilia watu wote bwana. ALSO READ: Sonko suspends top County directors over laxity“Today will be a good day,” he said to himself, slowly adjusting the 20 rings weighing down his two hands. In spite of this brief moment of embarrassment, Sonko and Waititu remain the conjoined twins of the Kenyan political landscape.

August 18, 2018 21:00 UTC