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By: Kimathi Nduru  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “The curve is looking good and continues to bend downwards whereby at present the positivity rate is hovering at 7 per cent compared to percentage highs in the late teens and twenties during the peak of the current fourth wave driven by the Delta variant,” Dr Ahmed Kalebi, a …

PSCU Interventions announced by the President in the education sector included the allocation of Kshs 8 billion for the Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) infrastructure expansion programme to anchor the Government’s policy on 100 percent transition from primary to secondary education. On health, the President directed the Ministry of Health to establish an additional 50 new …

Rashid Abubakar  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “The entertainments sector seems to be the only one facing unfair restrictions as all other sectors are open – matatus are operating at full capacity, supermarkets and other markets are open and churches are open and functioning normally,” he lamented. The Parek National chair said as an association they are …

National treasury CS Ukur Yatani.

By: Yvonne Atieno  @MountKenyaTimes Kenya’s total debt has grown by at least Sh 314.6 billion in three months to September 30 despite mounting pressure on the National Treasury to cut loan appetite. Translated into a daily cycle, this would imply that the government has borrowed an estimated Ksh.3.4 billion every 24 hours. This is according …

By: Kevin Ogola In addition, GE will partner with KUTRRH to provide specialized, on-the-job training for the Center’s team over an 18-month period. The opening of this Center may also enable more specialized cancer research to be carried out, offering the potential for KUTRRH to become a leader in cancer research in Sub Saharan Africa. …

Worth Noting: Kariba dam has always been there but due to exploration they found out that because of its abundance in water they could develop a hydropower plant which up to now Zimbabwe is benefiting from in terms of electricity. Moving on with our chosen destination, Kariba is now suffering from low levels of water …

By: Alfred Nganga  Local agri-business firm Kakuzi Plc has announced the full constitution of its Independent Human Rights Advisory Committee (IHRAC) with the appointment of Mrs Gina Din-Kariuki. Mrs Gina Din-Kariuki is a respected and leading businesswoman, philanthropist and champion of Women’s rights. While confirming the latest committee member, Kakuzi Plc Managing Director Mr Chris Flowers said …

Finding Africa’s Next Generation of Filmmakers: Netflix & UNESCO Launch Groundbreaking Competition in Sub-Saharan AfricaEntries For The ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ Competition Open Until 14 November; Six Winners Will Create Short Films That Will Premiere on Netflix Worth Noting: UNESCO and Netflix both strongly believe in the importance of promoting diverse local stories, and bringing them …

By: Yvonne Atieno  @MountKenyaTimes The government has fired a warning shot at top Kenya Power managers accused of frustrating ongoing reforms at the power utility firm. Interior and Coordination of National Government secretary Fred Matiang’i yesterday warned unnamed officials who after the steering committee on implementation of the report on the Presidential Task Force on …

By: Kimathi Nduru@MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: Upon adoption of the report, the National Treasury will be required to revert the Sh18.1 billion that was misapplied back to the Petroleum Development Levy Fund for stabilisation of fuel prices. The report’s revealed that Sh18.1 billion meant for price stabilization had been channelled to fund infrastructural projects. “The total …