Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Kenyans’ love for shopping lifts country’s ranking on continent

Kenyans shopping at a supermarket By Frankline Sunday  In summary
Euromonitor report indicates that country has the highest growth rate among low-income earners compared with other African economies Kenya’s retail market ranks top in the continent in terms of opportunities for existing and new retailers across various market segments.

Sh2.4 billion budget in limbo after veto

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and his Machakos counterpart Alfred Mutua in Mumias. Dr Mutua has rejected a Sh2.4 billion supplementary budget passed by MCAs. [Chrispen Sechere, Standard].By Erastus Mulwa

In summary Supplementary budget in limbo as MCAs fail to veto Mutua’s memorandum Governor Mutua rejects spending plan, saying some sections offend the law, but MCAs fail to overturn his decision
The fate of Sh2.4 billion supplementary budget passed three weeks ago hangs in the balance after MCAs failed to veto a memorandum by the governor rejecting it. Governor Alfred Mutua rejected the Bill and

Telecoms’ Quarter 1 struggle

 
By Gadiosa Lamtey @gadiosa2 glamtey@tz.nationmedia.com

Plan International spends over Sh15bn in projects

Plan International,programme manager Nicodemas
Plan International,programme manager Nicodemas Gachu briefs as the organisation celebrated it 26th anniversary yesterday. 

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This was revealed yesterday by programme manager Nicodemas Gachu as the organisation celebrated it 26th anniversary. He said Plan International had been an active government development partner in the country and Dar es Salaam region in particular since 1992, working on the improvements in education, health and economic empowerment of the populace in the community.

TNBC-Danida pen deal on investment

Tanzania National Business Council executive
Tanzania National Business Council executive secretary Raymond Mbilinyi bfiefs journalists yesterday in Dar es Salaam. Preparations are underway for the local and international roundtable meetings. PHOTO | THE CITIZEN CORRESPONDENT   
By Alex Malanga @ChiefMalanga amalanga@tz.nationmedia.com

Govt employs 6,495 new teachers to fill gaps left by those with fake certificates

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By Alawi Masare @AMasare malawi@tz.nationmedia.com

British court convicts pensioner for raping Kenyan girls

By Reuters
A 72-year-old pensioner has been found guilty in a British court of raping two Kenyan girls while he was on holiday in the East African nation, the latest example of cross-border collaboration to stamp out child sex offences by Western tourists.