Near Verin toiwn, by the border with Portugal, Galicia authorities were managing to contain a fire that is suspected to have been arson. Photo: MIGUEL RIOPA / AFPSource: AFPSpanish firefighters on Saturday struggled to contain wildfires that have ravaged large tracts in the northwest, as a third summer heat wave grips the country. Firefighters were battling six blazes in Galicia that have scorched nearly 3,000 hectares (7,400 acres). Some 700 people have been evacuated from the area around Boiro, where a blaze broke out on Thursday, according to regional officials. Spain has faced 366 wildfires since the start of the year, fuelled by scorching temperatures and drought conditions.
August 06, 2022 16:43 UTC
Moya David is grateful for his spa. Photo: David Moya. The TikToker told TUKO.co.ke that he has had other businesses running but he realised many clients called him to surprise people at their spas. Moya surprises side chicksMoya also revealed he did various surprises to side chicks and didn't upload everything on the internet. Moya makes romantic surprise for coupleIn a related story, TUKO.co.ke reported that Moya did a romantic surprise dance for a couple.
August 06, 2022 16:43 UTC
Premium Kenya gains fresh access to China avocado market MarketSunripe Vertical Agro and Kakuzi PLC have managed to penetrate the China market. [David Gichuru, Standard]The entry of Kenya into the China avocado market has been termed as a game changer, given the Asian country’s large population. This was after Beijing opened its doors to fresh fruit from 15 Kenyan firms to hit the vast Chinese market. Initially, China required Kenya to export only frozen avocado, which made it difficult to access the market due to lack of facilities. Zhang Yijun, minister counsellor at the Chinese embassy in Kenya who attended the ceremony, says Kenya’s fresh avocado exports to China have huge potential.
August 06, 2022 16:34 UTC
What did the American artist Andy Warhol invent? Pop art appeared in Britain as a parody art movement, ridiculing the consumer society, whose “icons” were tape recorders, cars, fast food. Andy Warhol's Pop ReligionAnd Andy Warhol painted “Coca-Cola” on canvas. And here is the formula of the work he invented: icon – pop art – pop icon. That's what he calls his canvases: the Coca-Cola pop icon, the Marilyn Monroe pop icon, the one dollar pop icon.
August 06, 2022 16:08 UTC
Hazardous Waste Management ScenarioAs per National Inventory on Generation and Management of Hazardous and Other Wastes (2020-21) report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2020-21, 10.92 million tonne of hazardous waste (including quantity imported and previous stock) has been generated. How are Cement Plants HelpingClinker is the main product of Cement Plants & the process of clinkerization requires high thermal & electrical energy. To meet the thermal energy requirement, cement plants are mainly dependent on conventional fuels like coal and pet coke. There are 96 cement plants in India today that are involved in co-processing of hazardous waste. Various hazardous waste co-processed by cement industry are Textile ETP Sludge, Tannery ETP Sludge, TDI tar, paint sludge, process waste, waste residue, chemical sludge, Process Sludge, Phosphate sludge, Chemical Sludge from ETP, Insulation Waste, Mixed Salt, Organic residue, Liquid Organic Residue, spent solvent, benzofuran, waste lubricant oil.
August 06, 2022 15:17 UTC
Daily Nation editor, Bernard Mwinzi, has been appointed to the board of directors of the newly created Kenya Tissue and Transplant Authority. An image of Nation Editor Bernard Mwinzi at a past event. The announcement by Kagwe comes days after President Uhuru Kenyatta formed the authority to take over the Kenya National Blood Transfusion department. Kenya Tissue and Transplant Authority was also mandated to register facilities that deal with the transplant of human organs. On July 30, Citizen TV anchor Trevor Ombija was appointed as an Honorary Wildlife Warden alongside former NTV news anchor, Jane Ngoiri.
August 06, 2022 14:21 UTC
Azimio Chief Minister nominee Kalonzo Musyoka on Saturday termed the Tuesday high stakes polls a sure win for Raila Odinga. The Wiper leader said Raila has suffered for the nation and God is about to reward his sacrifices for the nation. Speaking at Kasarani National Stadium during Azimio’s final rally, the former Vice President warned against any plot to rig out the ODM leader. “Nobody will try to rig Raila out this time, not even Chebukati. “People from Venezuela were targeting Azimio strongholds for mass failure of KIEMs so that they rig in two million votes.
August 06, 2022 13:32 UTC
Whistleblower Athol Williams has said that for consultancy Bain to truly "make amends", it must come clean on the work it did for all South African state-owned enterprises, not just the SA Revenue Service (SARS). "We want to know what happened at all our state institutions where they worked," he said on Friday. Williams said it was public knowledge that Bain had also done work for Telkom, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, the Industrial Development Corporation and the Public Investment Corporation, among others.
August 06, 2022 12:38 UTC
Nyoro alleged that Ruto’s will be decisive and claimed without providing evidence that the government's internal exit poll, international organisations and Western countries indicate that Ruto will be the winner. According to the lawmaker, the margin of Ruto’s victory will be so big that President Uhuru Kenyatta who is the Azimio Council chairman and Odinga’s running mate Martha Karua, will be the first to concede defeat. Pulse Live Kenya"President Uhuru Kenyatta will be the first to concede. "The second person to concede will be Hon Martha Karua. The kind of acceptance and support the Hustler Nation is enjoying in these three regions will change every single dynamic of this election," Nyoro claimed.
August 06, 2022 12:13 UTC
On PM’s suggestions to people to have DP of national flag as Independence Day celebrations. Why is Telangana not opposing hike in GST at GST council meetings? On metro rail expansion On Musi development Hope to become West Bengal CM or IT minister there? GDP badalne se desh aage badega (What will happen by mer ely changing the DP. We will come out with specific plans on metro rail expansion and also better airport connectivity soon.We are working on it.
August 06, 2022 11:31 UTC
0 SHARES Share TweetNAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 6 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday presided over the countrywide roll-out of the coding curriculum in primary and secondary schools. The master plan also guides investors while planning their investment priorities,” President Kenyatta said. The schools include Starehe Boys Centre (Nairobi), Sparki Primary School (Mombasa), Manyatta Primary School (Kisumu), Nomads Primary School (Isiolo), Mararal DEB (Samburu), Chereta Primary School (Laikipia), Icuga secondary School (Nyeri County) and Kitondo Primary School (Machakos). Earlier at State House, Nairobi, President Kenyatta handed over five buses to secondary schools. The schools that received buses were Mang’u High School, Ss Simon and Jude Academy, Kanjinji Secondary School, Mwiyogo Boys High School and Habaswein Secondary School.
August 06, 2022 11:21 UTC
After months of frenzied campaigns, curtains finally fall today with the last campaigns. Ruto will hold his rally in Nyayo Stadium while Raila will be at Kasarani stadium. The manifesto is divided into 10 sections namely Azimio la Ugatuzi, Azimio la Jitihada, Azimio la Kina Mama, Azimio la Ukulima, Azimio la Viwanda, Azimio la Wananchi, Azimio la Uwajibikaji, Waste not a Single Child, Maji Kwa Kila Boma and Babacare. On the other hand, Ruto unveiled his seven point manifesto at Kasarani stadium to transform Kenya. Both want to succeed Uhuru , who has fallen out with Ruto and instead supported and urged Kenyans to vote for Raila.
August 06, 2022 11:13 UTC
Another supporter said they were excited to see Ruto and they wanted the DP to expound on his manifesto. Its not easy to get this commodity which is leaving many questions in our minds. But we are hopeful that Ruto will address this issue," she said. I paid for my travel here and today I expect Ruto to come here and tell us what he has for us." During his morning brief, Ruto said from day one in office, they will tackle the cost of living so that everyone can afford to go about their lives.
August 06, 2022 09:16 UTC
The Shona will participate in their first ever General Election n Kenya nearly six decades after the community migrated from Zimbabwe. Other community members were also ecstatic to participate in the General Election. While recognising the Shona as a Kenyan community, Interior CS Fred Matiang'i, lauded the government for working in tandem with the United Nations United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to end statelessness. The handbook serves as guiding principles for countries, but the remedies available to stateless persons vary by country. "The 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons establishes the legal definition for stateless persons as individuals who are not considered citizens or nationals under the operation of the laws of any country.
August 06, 2022 09:05 UTC
Photo collage of the Spanish sausage and scientist Etienne Klein. Posting the image on his Twitter account, Kelin stated that it was an image taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. The image showed a black, space-like background behind a red object of swirling colours, strange-looking 'gases' and odd markings. Fellow Twitter users marvelled at the details of the picture purportedly taken by the telescope, which has thrilled the world with images of distant galaxies. However, at a time when battling fake news is of paramount importance for the scientific community, many Twitter users indicated they were unamused by Klein.
August 06, 2022 08:42 UTC