President-elect William Ruto at the Bomas of Kenya on Auguest 15, 2022. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]President-elect William Ruto has assured Kenyans that his government won’t curtail freedom of speech or expression. Independent candidates tappedRuto has tapped at least eight independent candidates who won parliamentary seats in the August 9, 2022 General Election. “We also have eight independent candidates here with us today and another two, who were not in a position to join us. Out of the 12 independent candidates in the National Assembly, ten are allied to Kenya Kwanza,” said Ruto.
August 18, 2022 05:32 UTC
Source: UGCThe papers also reported on the privileges that president-elect William Ruto is already enjoying a day after he was declared the official winner of the presidency. Daily NationAccording to this publication, president-elect William Ruto and his deputy, Rigathi Gachagua, are already enjoying the trappings of power a day after they were declared winners of the presidency. The committee is also expected to give Ruto security briefings upon his request and other information as it plans for his inauguration. In the results, Chebukati declared Kenya Kwanza Alliance's William Ruto as the president-elect after garnering 7,176,141 votes representing 50.49% of the tallied votes. In the results, Chebukati declared Kenya Kwanza Alliance's William Ruto as the president-elect after garnering 7,176,141 votes representing 50.49% of the tallied votes.
August 17, 2022 07:23 UTC
“We reject the presidential results announced by Chebukati. I repeat, he figures by Wafula Chebukati are null and void and must be quashed by a court of law. There is no more important role for the IEBC than the conduct, transmission and tallying of the presidential results. It is not up to us to decide whether Mr. Chebukati has committed an offense, we leave that determination to the appropriate authorities. For the avoidance of doubt, I want to repeat that we totally, and without reservation, reject the presidential results announced by Chebukati.
August 17, 2022 06:46 UTC
Radharaman Dutta's "Lilabali" is a song that is imprinted into the psyche of Bengali-speaking people – a timeless classic the emotions of the bride and bridesmaids. Coke Studio Bangla have featured 9 singers -- Rubaiyat Rehman, Tasfia Fatima (Tashfee), Masha Islam, Karishma Sanu Sovvota, Jannatul Firdaus Akbar, Sanzida Mahmood Nandita, Armeen Musa, Warda Ashraf and finally, the artiste known as Md Makhon Mia, in a fantastic rendition of the beloved song, paired with Bari Siddiqui's classic "Bhober Deshe Thako Konna". The song delivers on the strong precedent that Coke Studio Bangla has set so far -- crisp sound mixing and immaculate output. This is the 7th instalment in the first season of Coke Studio Bangla, curated by Shayan Chowdhury Arnob.
August 17, 2022 05:30 UTC
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will return to the UK this September before travelling to Germany. Harry and Meghan will attend the One Young World Summit on 5 September before flying to Germany for the Invictus Games' One Year to Go on 6 September. They'll return to the UK for the WellChild Awards on 8 September. The couple was last in the UK in June to celebrate the queen's Platinum Jubilee. Meanwhile, the Duke of Sussex continues his legal battle for police protection while in Britain.
August 17, 2022 04:52 UTC
Ezra Miller, who stars in the upcoming DC film The Flash, is seeking treatment for matters related to mental health, according to a statement Miller provided to the media through a representative. “Having recently gone through a time of intense crisis, I now understand that I am suffering complex mental health issues and have begun ongoing treatment,” Miller said. Miller is ordered to appear in Vermont Superior Court on September 26 for an arraignment on the burglary charge, the release said. The future of The Flash movieIn light of the incidents, Warner Bros., the studio behind The Flash, has faced questions about Miller’s future in the role of the iconic character. Miller has previously appeared as Barry Allen/The Flash in multiple DC superhero films.
August 17, 2022 04:06 UTC
Viola Davis, here in, 2021, has been cast in a prequel to "The Hunger Games" [Photo: CNN Entertainment]Viola Davis has been cast as a villain in “The Hunger Games” prequel, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.”The film’s official Instagram released the news on Monday. The Oscar winner will play Dr. Volumnia Gaul, the head game maker of the 10th annual Hunger Games. The cast for the prequel also includes Rachel Zegler, Tom Blyth as young Coriolanus Snow, Jason Schwartzman, Peter Dinklage, Hunter Schafer and Josh Andrés Rivera. Director Francis Lawrence talked about Davis’ character to The Hollywood Reporter, saying, “Dr. Snow’s savvy as a political operator develops in no small part due to his experiences with her as the games’ most commanding figure.”
August 17, 2022 02:36 UTC
(Reuters) - Redwire Corporation said on Tuesday it would launch the first commercial space greenhouse in Spring next year to boost crop production research outside Earth and support exploration missions. The space infrastructure company's project will help deliver critical insights for NASA's Artemis missions and beyond, said Dave Reed, Redwire's manager for the greenhouse project. Commercial agricultural technology firm Dewey Scientific will be the company's first customer, Redwire said, adding that the project will enhance humanity's ability to grow crops in space. The company's products include a fully-automated plant growth system for conducting research in the International Space Station. (Reporting by Akash Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi)
August 17, 2022 00:18 UTC
EXCLUSIVE: Three-time Oscar nominee Nick Nolte is set to star in Eugene the Marine, a psychological thriller due to begin production this fall. Nolte will play Gene, a widower and former Marine who finds his highly regimented life deteriorating after his son begins pressuring him to sell his longtime home. When a mysteriously familiar woman appears in his life, Gene starts to loosen up, until his nightmares and reality begin to blur. Eugene the Marine is being produced by Stephen Vincent. Golden Globe winner Nolte, well known for movies including Cape Fear, 48 Hrs.
August 16, 2022 23:27 UTC
After leaving the wig store, Anne was seen speeding through the neighbourhood of Mar Vista in Los Angeles in her blue Mini Cooper. Thirty minutes later, Anne crashed into a two-story home along the same street causing the house and the actress' car to become engulfed in flames. Ellen and Anne started dating in 1997 and quickly became tabloid fodder much to the detriment of the budding actress. After three years together they went their separate ways with Anne later slamming Ellen for being money-hungry. Anne later blamed the same-sex romance for derailing her once-promising career.
August 16, 2022 22:42 UTC
if Diet Coke cult If it were a true cult, I’d be that squeaky floam (fully devoted and oddly hot). Opinions about cans and bottles tend to vary from drinker to drinker, but nearly every Diet Cokehead agrees that McDonald’s Fountain His Diet Coke is the pinnacle of Diet His soda enjoyment. Diet Pepsi I never have “all right”)McDonald’s Diet Coke is perfect for three reasons. And while you may not have your own Diet Coke fountain, you can use McDonald’s principles to create the best Diet Coke drinking experience at home. McDonald’s Fountain Diet Coke was the best, but McDonald’s drinking from a 1-liter bottle with a straw was a close second.
August 16, 2022 21:49 UTC
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August 16, 2022 21:14 UTC
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce celebrated her husband and son as they went out on a romantic date. Source: UGCShelly-Ann Fraser Pryce familyThe family looked stunning as she stepped out in a lovely dinner dress, matching it with luxe high heel shoes. Pryce's hubby looked dapper in a tight-fitting suit, while their son dazzled in a casual look, sporting a black leather jacket, white t-shirt, designer pants and Nike kicks. Shelly-Ann shared her message of condolence on her Facebook page with the caption:"My Kenyan fans we mourn with you. PAY ATTENTION: check out news exactly for YOU ➡️ find "Recommended for you" block and enjoy!
August 16, 2022 20:40 UTC
ALSO READ: Thermal drones seek survivors after deadly Italy glacier collapseThe drone can even be pre-deployed when a major storm hits, skirting around to its wake and following its path across the utility’s power grid. While satellites need sunny days to document damage, drones can fly under the cloud cover. And unlike handhelds, FPLAir One can fly in much rougher weather, remaining airborne for 22 hours without refueling. Emerging drone technology showed its potential after Hurricane Irma hit Florida in 2017, when FPL was able to restore power to more than two million customers within 24 hours with the help of a small drone, Silagy said. “We saw firsthand what a difference it made for us being able to put the right people and the right equipment at the right place at the right time,” he said.
August 16, 2022 19:57 UTC