Listed telco, Safaricom recorded an 11.5 percent drop in its pre-tax profit to Ksh. 93.635 billion during the financial year ended March 31st, 2020.
In its full-year financial results for the period ended March 31, 2021, Safaricom’s profit after tax dropped by 6.8 percent to KSh.
The High Court will today determine the future of the Building
Bridges Initiative (BBI) Referendum push, when it announces its determination
on petitions that were filed before it, challenging constitutional amendments
proposed through the BBI bill.
A five-judge bench is set to deliver the ruling virtually at 2:30
is on high alert after reporting 15 new cases of the Indian COVID-19 variant.
to the Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr. Rashid Aman, the 15 were
confirmed after 18 people were screened at the Jomo Kenyatta International
further analysis of the tests performed on 17 of
The impeachment trial of Wajir County Governor, Mohamed Abdi
Mohamud has begun at the Senate.
An 11-member Senate Committee chaired by Nyamira Senator,
Okongo Omogeni, who is the Chairman of the Senate’s Justice and Legal Affairs
Committee, is leading the Senate’s impeachment proceedings against him.
Lawyers Paul Nyamodi and
The population of China grew to 1.41 billion between 2010 and 2020,
according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The 5.4 growth was the
country’s slowest since 1960s, partly because of falling birth-rates and a sharp
drop in the number of people within the working-age. Beijing said
Kenya on Tuesday reported 356 new cases of
coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the ministry of health. The new infections were from 4,424 tests with
a positivity rate of 8 percent.
Kenya’s total confirmed cases now stand at
In a statement, health cabinet secretary
The World Health
Organization (WHO) has classified the double mutant COVID-19 in India as a
variant of global concern.
classification followed research which indicates that the variant spreads more
attributing the crisis that is ravaging the South Asian country to the variant
known as B.1.617.
start-ups will pilot their innovations at the Konza Technopolis in a bid to
provide solutions for the residents and investors setting up at the smart city.
during the awards ceremony, Cabinet Secretary for ICT, Innovation and Youth
Affairs Joe Mucheru lauded the efforts by the innovators, adding that
Senators have this afternoon endorsed the Constitution of
Kenya (Amendment) Bill.
In its second reading, 52 senators voted in support of the BBI
Bill, 12 voted against, while 1 abstained.
Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka also rejected a push by a
section of lawmakers to amend the Bill before
Schools across the
country have opened today for the start of the third term after a seven-week holiday.
The reopening comes at a time when Kenya is still grappling with the third wave
of the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the country has reported over 163,000 cases,
with more than