CRB Listing Set to Resume as Bad Loans Hit Ksh403 Billion

Non-Performing loans rose from Ksh349.9 billion in February to hit Ksh403.9 billion in October, data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has revealed. Thousands of defaulters are set to be blacklisted with Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) from January 2021 following...

President Uhuru mourns deputy chief of staff husband’s death

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of comfort to the family of Professor James Kagia who passed away today. Kagia is the husband of State House Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of Policy and Strategy Ruth Kagia. In his message of comfort, Uhuru eulogized Kagia...

DIPLOMACY TIFF: Kenya speaks tough on Somalia’s decision to expel ambassador

The government through foreign affairs principal secretary Kamau Macharia has broken its silence on Somalia’s decision to expel Ambassador Lucas Tumbo. Speaking on Monday, November 30, Macharia expressed regret at Somalia’s decision terming it unwarranted. He added...

Kenya’s momentous Floating Bridge Will Be Ready By December 15

More than 300,000 daily ferry users in Likoni, Mombasa, are set to start using a floating bridge from next month. It's also a hustle that is thankfully coming to an end, thanks to the Sh1.9 billion floating bridge which is under construction. It will be ready for use...

Maraga Succession battles; DCJ Mwilu power games exposed

In what will be the biggest test for the handshake, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga advisers are rooting for different candidates to succeed Chief Justice David Maraga when he exits the judicial helm early next year. Maraga’s succession is billed as a high-stakes race...

Depressed Maraga brags of solid legacy, says Judiciary now stronger

Chief Justice David Maraga has said that he will leave the Judiciary in January with his head held high. In his final State of the Judiciary report on Friday, Maraga said that although he did not accomplish everything he wanted, he leavies behind a solid, bold and...

Embattled DP Ruto Convenes Crisis Meeting After allies splits into two camps

Deputy President William Ruto convened a crisis meeting at his Karen home after he snubbed President Uhuru Kenyatta's events twice in one week. The DP is reported to have summoned 150 of his closest allies to a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, with the aim...

First time Ever: Joe Biden names all women White House communications team

For the first time in the political history of the United States, the senior White House communications team will be entirely female as President-elect Joe Biden has named a seven-member all-women team to lead the White House communications war room. It will be led by...

Somalia recalls Ambassador to Kenya and orders Kenyan Ambassador to exit the country

In a political turmoil over the electoral process and foreign interference, the Republic of Somalia has recalled its ambassador to Kenya and orders the Kenyan ambassador in Mogadishu to leave the country with immediate effect for further consultations. “The Federal...

RUTO’s Mt Kenya pointman, Kiunjuri endorses the BBI report – It is a good document

Former Agriculture Cabinet Secretary and the Service Party of Kenya leader Mwangi Kiunjuri has thrown his weight behind the Building Bridges Initiative saying the document captures the interests of Kenya. The TSP leader who in recent days was a long-time critic of the...

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CRB Listing Set to Resume as Bad Loans Hit Ksh403 Billion

CRB Listing Set to Resume as Bad Loans Hit Ksh403 Billion

Non-Performing loans rose from Ksh349.9 billion in February to hit Ksh403.9 billion in October, data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has revealed. Thousands of defaulters are set to be blacklisted with Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) from January 2021 following...

CRB Listing Set to Resume as Bad Loans Hit Ksh403 Billion

CRB Listing Set to Resume as Bad Loans Hit Ksh403 Billion

Non-Performing loans rose from Ksh349.9 billion in February to hit Ksh403.9 billion in October, data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has revealed. Thousands of defaulters are set to be blacklisted with Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) from January 2021 following...

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DP Ruto Guessing game; A Rebel Without a cause

Kenya’s Deputy President Dr. William Ruto is a man under siege. Faced with a decision of either supporting the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) spearheaded by President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime minister, Hon. Raila Odinga, or opposing it, finds himself between...

A boost against Covid-19

The parliamentary Health Committee’s request to the government to allocate Sh6 billion to the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) for the treatment of Covid-19 patients is really good news amid the pandemic gloom. It comes at a time when reluctance by many people...

BBI Reggae’s Inspirational Rhythm; Getting Louder and Clearer

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday sought to dismantle “myths” they said are being peddled by opponents of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Mr. Odinga said an Ombudsman appointed by the President would...

Somalia Should Be taught to Stand Alone

In March 1977, Ethiopia and Somalia edged toward war over the region of Ogaden, which both claimed. Cuba’s revolutionary President Fidel Castro made a desperate dash to the Horn of Africa with a bold plan to keep the peace: with the backing of the Soviet Union, he...

Governor Sonko finally throws in the towel, contemplates resigning from office

Resigning from office is one of the options embattled Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonk has on the table. This comes after several months of push and pulls with the national government, which through the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has taken over major functions of the...

NEW ERA: Digitization to unlock Sh7.4 trillion

Kenya’s quest to go paperless and cashless in the dispensation of public and private services come January, could unlock an additional Sh7.4 trillion into the economy in 10 years. A newly released report by strategy consulting firm AlphaBeta, which mostly concentrates...

NMS is the ‘very thing’ to transform Nairobi; Sonko is a mere drama queen

Of late, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko seems preoccupied with insults instead of service delivery. Sonko came into office with a promise to deliver services but many would be at pains to pinpoint what he has delivered since taking office in 2017. Over the years, there...

Kenyans on Twitter (#KOT); an army of online mercenaries feared world over

This week, Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) have it. KOT in the 21st-century meeting place for Kenyans; the mighty, the powerful, and the wretched of the earth. They might lag far behind countries like the USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands, France,...

Why COVID-19 Vaccine Could Become Liquid Gold for Criminals

As the world is eagerly awaiting a vaccine to stop the spread of the coronavirus, some international agencies warn of its possible weaponization and misuse and predict that criminal networks will target storage facilities and distribution networks as soon as vaccines...

War on Graft: We Must All Join President Uhuru Kenyatta in the Fight against the Graft Monster

There is a Kenyan musician who came up with a number of very original hits some years ago. His name is Eric Wainaina. One of those tunes, which I think was some kind of a prophecy given the times we are living in, went something like this: “Nchi ya kitu kidogo ni nchi...

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CRB Listing Set to Resume as Bad Loans Hit Ksh403 Billion

Non-Performing loans rose from Ksh349.9 billion in February to hit Ksh403.9 billion in October, data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has revealed. Thousands of defaulters are set to be blacklisted with Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) from January 2021 following...

President Uhuru mourns deputy chief of staff husband’s death

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of comfort to the family of Professor James Kagia who passed away today. Kagia is the husband of State House Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of Policy and Strategy Ruth Kagia. In his message of comfort, Uhuru eulogized Kagia...

Kenya’s momentous Floating Bridge Will Be Ready By December 15

More than 300,000 daily ferry users in Likoni, Mombasa, are set to start using a floating bridge from next month. It's also a hustle that is thankfully coming to an end, thanks to the Sh1.9 billion floating bridge which is under construction. It will be ready for use...

Maraga Succession battles; DCJ Mwilu power games exposed

In what will be the biggest test for the handshake, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga advisers are rooting for different candidates to succeed Chief Justice David Maraga when he exits the judicial helm early next year. Maraga’s succession is billed as a high-stakes race...

DP Ruto Guessing game; A Rebel Without a cause

Kenya’s Deputy President Dr. William Ruto is a man under siege. Faced with a decision of either supporting the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) spearheaded by President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime minister, Hon. Raila Odinga, or opposing it, finds himself between...

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DP Ruto Guessing game; A Rebel Without a cause

Kenya’s Deputy President Dr. William Ruto is a man under siege. Faced with a decision of either supporting the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) spearheaded by President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime minister, Hon. Raila Odinga, or opposing it, finds himself between...

A boost against Covid-19

The parliamentary Health Committee’s request to the government to allocate Sh6 billion to the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) for the treatment of Covid-19 patients is really good news amid the pandemic gloom. It comes at a time when reluctance by many people...

BBI Reggae’s Inspirational Rhythm; Getting Louder and Clearer

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday sought to dismantle “myths” they said are being peddled by opponents of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Mr. Odinga said an Ombudsman appointed by the President would...

Somalia Should Be taught to Stand Alone

In March 1977, Ethiopia and Somalia edged toward war over the region of Ogaden, which both claimed. Cuba’s revolutionary President Fidel Castro made a desperate dash to the Horn of Africa with a bold plan to keep the peace: with the backing of the Soviet Union, he...

CRB Listing Set to Resume as Bad Loans Hit Ksh403 Billion

Non-Performing loans rose from Ksh349.9 billion in February to hit Ksh403.9 billion in October, data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has revealed. Thousands of defaulters are set to be blacklisted with Credit Reference Bureaus (CRBs) from January 2021 following...

President Uhuru mourns deputy chief of staff husband’s death

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of comfort to the family of Professor James Kagia who passed away today. Kagia is the husband of State House Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of Policy and Strategy Ruth Kagia. In his message of comfort, Uhuru eulogized Kagia...

Kenya’s momentous Floating Bridge Will Be Ready By December 15

More than 300,000 daily ferry users in Likoni, Mombasa, are set to start using a floating bridge from next month. It's also a hustle that is thankfully coming to an end, thanks to the Sh1.9 billion floating bridge which is under construction. It will be ready for use...

Maraga Succession battles; DCJ Mwilu power games exposed

In what will be the biggest test for the handshake, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga advisers are rooting for different candidates to succeed Chief Justice David Maraga when he exits the judicial helm early next year. Maraga’s succession is billed as a high-stakes race...