Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday asked the youth to join hands in nation building and ensure that when the country celebrates the centenary year of its independence in 2047, India Number one in every field. “When we are celebrating the centenary year of independence in 2047, this great country of ours should be number one in every field. To build such a nation, you youths should join hands and contribute in building a great India on the appeal of PM Modi. We cannot sacrifice our lives for the country, but we can live our lives for this country. “(Prime Minister) Modi, keeping this in mind, has a dream for the youth of India that India (US) becomes a five trillion dollar economy.
January 28, 2023 13:04 UTC
President William Ruto, on Friday, January 27, maintained that he would not be hoodwinked into giving in to the demands and threats of opposition leader Raila Odinga. President William Ruto during the Engagement with Constitutional Commissions and Independent Offices, State House, Nairobi on January 17, 2023. The Azimio brigade vowed they would not recognize President Ruto, arguing that his win was illegitimate and did not reflect the will of Kenyans. Odinga's faction revived protests against the election results after the release of alleged new evidence by a whistleblower. "We as Azimio reject the 2022 election results totally.
January 28, 2023 08:32 UTC
Nominated MP Sabina Chege has called on Kenyans to back Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua as Mount Kenya's Kingpin. Speaking on Friday, Sabina Chege said that Gachagua is the only leader in Mt Kenya for now. "When we support Gachagua from the ground then he will be much respected even up there. "For now we only have one leader as Mount Kenya people and that's Rigathi Gachagua and we have to support him fully." This is after Azimio leader Raila Odinga called on Kenyans to convene at Jacaranda on Sunday for a rally.
January 28, 2023 08:17 UTC
President William Ruto had promised to slam the brakes on borrowing. Photo: William Ruto. William Ruto borrows more than UhuruAccording to Daily Nation, the amount was almost double the average quarterly borrowing by retired president Uhuru Kenyatta's government. The report noted that KSh 392.5 billion (77.4%) was borrowed from the domestic market while KSh 114.4 billion accounted for external debt. The monthly economic review by CBK revealed the new government borrowed KSh 132.69 billion in September 2022, KSh 110.2 billion in October and KSh 219.75 billion in November.
January 28, 2023 07:57 UTC
WINNIPEG - Manitoba’s finance minister is stepping down to run for a seat in the House of Commons, with work still underway on the province’s spring budget that will precede an election. Friesen said he will resign his legislature seat in the near future and seek the federal Conservative nomination in the riding of Portage-Lisgar. Friesen’s decision is the latest in a series of recent similar announcements by Progressive Conservative caucus members. Roughly one-third of the 36 caucus members elected in 2019 have either quit in the last two years or have said they are not running again in the election scheduled for Oct. 3. The optics of so many caucus members not running again amid low poll numbers is also not encouraging for the Tories, Thomas added.
January 28, 2023 06:14 UTC
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January 28, 2023 04:20 UTC
We have more newslettersSomething went wrong, please try again later. Invalid email Something went wrong, please try again later. Sign up to the Daily Star's newsletterMargot Robbie had to snort a “ridiculous” amount of white powder for her latest Hollywood movie. Orgies and drug taking appeared to be the norm for Robbie’s party animal character Nellie LaRoy as she battled to become a star. Her character Nellie LaRoy was even more wild in real life.
January 28, 2023 02:44 UTC
Mboya had posted a tweet about how he was planning to surprise his girlfriend on her birthday by visiting her in Kwale county on Thursday, January 26. He said he had not contacted his girlfriend but had travelled from Nairobi to deliver flowers and celebrate her special day. “I have travelled all the way from Nairobi to Kwale to come and surprise my girlfriend on her birthday. His romantic gesture won the hearts of many Kenyans who became curious to know how the surprise went down. However, more than 24 hours later, Mboya had not posted any updates or additional content on his Twitter, leaving many Kenyans wondering what transpired after.
January 28, 2023 02:01 UTC
By MOHAMMED MOMOH More by this AuthorThe US on Wednesday said it will impose a visa ban on spoilers of Nigeria’s upcoming elections, showing intent to prevent chaos in Africa’s most populous nation. “Today, I am announcing visa restrictions for those involved in undermining democracy in Nigeria,” said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. “To support Nigeria’s upcoming elections, today I am announcing visa restrictions for those involved in undermining democracy in Nigeria. Specific to ‘certain individuals’The US Embassy in Nigeria, in a statement shared on its website, on Wednesday also said the visa restrictions are specific to “certain individuals” and are not directed at the government of Nigeria. Advertisement“We are committed to supporting and advancing democracy in Nigeria and around the world.
January 28, 2023 00:36 UTC
The newest type of diet drink proclaims itself to be Zero Sugar. So, it's ... also zero sugar? Supposedly the difference is taste — Coke Zero Sugar tastes more like the original than Diet Coke. A lot of the difference is marketing, with Diet Coke aimed at women and Zero aimed at men. Anyway, I noticed something on the Zero Sugar soda can the other day: NEW IMPROVED TASTE.
January 28, 2023 00:30 UTC
President William Ruto has poured cold water on Azimio's planned protest rallies aimed at undermining the legitimacy of his presidency. "Kazi ile imebaki ni ya maendeleo, ile kazi ingine tulimaliza, hakuna kazi ya kuombana kura. But Ruto downplayed the effects of the rallies on his work saying Raila and his team will eventually get tired. "Watakuja kutilia, so wawache nipange hii kazi. Kazi hii walishindwa," Ruto said.
January 27, 2023 23:53 UTC
India and Kenya are committed to growing trade and investment linkages in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, textiles, energy, agriculture, SMEs, technology, education and capacity-building, India’s High Commissioner has said. With Kenya, she said, India bilateral partnership inspires hope and optimism underpinned by the long-standing affinity and friendship between the two states. “There is a lot to share in the area of trade, manufacturing and health, just to mention just a few. Orina said Kenya will continue to operate flights to India as a strategic step to strengthen trade and people-to-people relations. Orina said Kenya looks forward to more investments and technological transfer to support the development of the health sector.
January 27, 2023 23:53 UTC
‘If there’s a monotonous drone on the other end of the microphone, as much as you might be enjoying the game, there’s every chance you’d turn the volume down. The Qatar World Cup final in mid-December was the gift that just kept on giving. Doing a World Cup final is obviously a big thing and one I was blessed to do. But to do that World Cup final? They had a brilliant barney at the World Cup which was magic and you could see it coming because they’re both very strong-willed characters.
January 27, 2023 23:53 UTC
Surrey County Council said it was a "truly tragic case" and that it would provide information for an upcoming inquest into the death. Ms Winham, who had schizophrenia, lived in social housing in Woking, Surrey, and had become estranged from her family. In 2014, a referral was made to Woking Community Mental Health Recovery and her GP, flagging that she appeared to have "untreated mental health issues", her family said. Her sister Nicky said despite the "warning signs" about her deteriorating mental health, "everyone seems to have turned a blind eye". A spokesperson for Surrey County Council said it was a "truly tragic case".
January 27, 2023 23:29 UTC
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has said that he must approve for Azimio leaders to have a handshake with President William Ruto. He backed Nairobi governor Jonson Sakaja's sentiments on supporting a Handshake between Azimio leader Raila Odinga and Ruto but said they must seek his consent. Gachagua added that Raila must first accept Ruto as the president before any handshake. "Last week Raila said he does not recognise Ruto as the president but he must first pass through me and accept Ruto as the president," he said. On Monday, during a rally at Kamukunji gardens, Raila said they do not recognise Ruto as a validly elected president.
January 27, 2023 23:23 UTC