Taking loans to finance a wedding means you’re introducing financial pressure in your marriage straight out of the gate. For many young couples, wedding debts are added on top of student loans and credit card debts. It is advisable to go for couples financial counselling whether you’re still dating or already married. A 2019 study found that 82 per cent of couples argue about significant purchases, especially when one makes the purchase without discussing and clearing it with their significant other. For most people, major purchases include cars, houses and even furniture.
October 24, 2020 21:00 UTC
[Kipsang Joseph, Standard]Over 400 landowners in Molo received their title deeds yesterday, marking an end to a 56-year wait that was characterised by wrangles and conmanship. During the event presided over by Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya, optimism was palpable on the faces of members of Ndimo Farmers Cooperative Society. There has been a lot of swindling, leadership wrangles and endless court cases in the journey to get these title deeds,” he said. Read MoreJane Wangari, an octogenarian, was the first to receive her title deed and could not hide her joy. I am shocked that my title deed shows I should be on parcel number four,” said Nyambura yesterday.
October 24, 2020 21:00 UTC
October 24, 2020 18:45 UTC
The Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed 947 new cases of coronavirus from a sample of 6,862 collected in the last 24 hours. This takes the total number of positive cases in the country to 48,790. Kagwe said that 12 people have succumbed to the virus, bringing the number of deaths to 896. In Nairobi, the 154 cases are from Lang’ata (17)Westlands (13), Embakasi East, Kibra, Makadara and Roysambu (11)cases each, Dagoretti North (10), Embakasi West, Kamukunji, Kasaraniand Starehe (9) cases each, Embakasi Central (8), Dagoretti South andEmbakasi North (6) cases each, Embakasi South and Ruaraka (5) caseseach, Mathare (4). In Nakuru, the 146 cases are from Nakuru West (54), Nakuru East(51), Gilgil (24), Naivasha (13) and Kuresoi South (4).
October 24, 2020 14:41 UTC
Eight months after handing over key county functions to the state, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is a bitter man. He has blamed his woes on State House officials allied to the President and the Nairobi Metropolitan Service. As Kenya celebrated Mashujaa Day on Tuesday, Sonko posted a video of the first President Jomo Kenyatta in social media. In April, Sonko warned cartels against hijacking the deed of transfer he signed with the national government in February. We should work together to develop Nairobi,” Uhuru said without directly mentioning Sonko.
October 24, 2020 12:33 UTC
The local tourism industry has never really needed to focus on the domestic market that much, since it relied heavily on international tourism. However, due to the impact of the coronavirus travel bans and most of South Africa's main source markets for international tourists still being on a travel ban list of the SA government, there is a new appreciation for domestic tourism, says Lee-Anne Bac, a director at the specialist tourism unit of international consulting firm BDO.
October 24, 2020 12:22 UTC
The government has unveiled an ambitious plan to plant 18 million trees in the next three years at different Safari Rally routes in Kenya. The CS further asked Safari Rally stakeholders to surpass this target beginning this year as part of the government's plan to establish a rallying legacy. Our aim is to plant 1.9 million trees this year," she said. The WRC Safari Rally is to be held next year on June 24-27 after it was postponed in 2020 following the Covid-19 pandemic. She was speaking on Saturday at Pride Inn Hotel,Mombasa, at the end of a 3-day WRC Safari Rally team building session.
October 24, 2020 12:10 UTC
PAY ATTENTION: Click 'See First' under 'Follow' Tab to see Tuko.co.ke news on your FB FeedImmediate ConnectionMelania and Donald Trump attend Woody Johnson's 'Wig Out' 60th Birthday Party on April 12, 2007. The then model reportedly struggled with trust issues in the beginning, one of her former roommates in New York told GQ in 2016. Friend to Donald's other childrenDonald Trump and Melania Trump welcomed their son Barron in 2006. Donald Trump and Melania during his inauguration night in 2016. My father and mother were married for 63 years," Donald told Larry King.
October 24, 2020 11:38 UTC
Ethiopia's prime minister has said his country "will not cave in to aggressions of any kind" after President Donald Trump suggested Egypt could destroy a controversial Nile dam. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is at the centre of a long-running dispute involving Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan. Trump said Egypt would not be able to live with the dam and might "blow up" the construction. Once complete, the $4bn (£3bn) structure on the Blue Nile in western Ethiopia will be Africa's largest hydro-electric project. Ethiopia, which announced the start of construction in 2011, says it needs the dam for its economic development.
October 24, 2020 11:37 UTC
Local and regional pros resume their rivalry this morning in the Road to the Magical Kenya Open at Sigona Golf Club. The foreigners, who are seeking Kenya Open slots for the region, will take on their Kenyan adversaries, among them, Dismas Indiza, Greg Snow, David Wakhu and Rizwan Charania. Indiza recovered from a bad start in the opener to win the Vet Lab leg, beating Chinhoi by two strokes. Organisers of the event, Kenya Open Golf Limited- KOGL, started a new season with qualifying scores after the initial event was cancelled. They are, however, taking 10% of 2018-2019 scores and 20% of the 2019-2020 and 70% of 2020-2021 scores to determine Kenya Open qualifiers.
October 24, 2020 11:03 UTC
The Chaani Elimu Yetu ECD, a project of the Mombasa county government, is an incomplete and abandoned building, five years down the line. The report is titled, ‘Unfinished Business and Wasted Resources: The Case of Mombasa county’. The Chaani Elimu Yetu ECD is one of five Mombasa county government projects highlighted in the report. The Haki Yetu report tells of millions of shillings of taxpayers' money sunk into projects that have either stalled, are abandoned or have become useless because of neglect. He said other county projects that are mentioned in the report may be misleading because of the time they were implemented.
October 24, 2020 11:00 UTC