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Band Members Arrested For ‘insulting’ Museveni

Eight members of a Ugandan music band have been arrested for complaining that the president's speech at the weekend was too long, local media report. The complaint by one of the band members was seen as an insult to President Yoweri Museveni, who was speaking during the 50th wedding anniversary celebrations of former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and his wife Jacqueline Mbabazi on Saturday night. The members of the Crane Performers band were speaking in the local Runyankole language, according […]

todayApril 8, 2024 4

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DJ Joe Mfalme To Act As State Witness In DCI Officer Murder Case

DJ Joe Mfalme has been cleared of all charges in regards to the death of a DCI officer Joseph Mwenda, known professionally as DJ Joe Mfalme, along with his Hypeman Ballo , photographer, and driver, had been apprehended for their alleged involvement in the assault on the 16th of March, 2024. The court ruled that he will be a state witness in the killing of Kabete Police Detective Felix Kelian. Tragically, Inspector Kelian passed away from his injuries on Friday, […]

todayApril 8, 2024 2

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Lang’ata Women’s Prison Catches Fire

Panic gripped Langata Women's Prison after a fire outbreak that occurred on Monday. While confirming the incident, the Kenya Red Cross assured citizens that efforts to extinguish the fire are currently underway. By the time of publishing this story, authorities were yet to disclose the extent of the damage and the cause of the fire. Source: K24

todayMarch 12, 2024 9

Business

Kenyan DJ Wins Ksh 7.6M in Global Nightclub Idea Competition

Jesse Mugambi, a Kenyan DJ and student currently pursuing his studies at the University of Brighton in England has won Ksh7.6 million (€50,000) in a global competition. Mugambi edged out 300 entrants from 50 countries in a competition dubbed Save the Night whose results were announced in March. His submission envisioned a unique nightclub which is transformed into a music studio during the day. The student pursuing a Master's Degree in Sustainable Design at the University explained that his innovation was inspired by […]

todayMarch 11, 2024 8

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Law Student Missing After Landing At JKIA

22 year old Joelle Ngoy Marara is a law school student enrolled for a degree course at Temple University in Philadelphia, USA at the Law School and Social Sciences department. Joelle was enrolled for an internship program at a Kenyan university which she was set to start at the beginning of March. She flew in and landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Monday the 27th of February, where she was last heard from. Family and friends are looking for […]

todayMarch 11, 2024 10

What's Happnin

Zari Hassan confirms split with Ugandan husband Shakib Lutaaya

Socialite Zari Hassan has made headlines once again, this time revealing that she has parted ways with her Ugandan husband, Shakib Lutaya. In an interview with Millard Ayo, Zari disclosed that the decision to separate was mutual, emphasising the need for both parties to have space. Contrary to widespread speculation linking the split to her recent video appearance with Diamond Platnumz, where the two were seen holding hands, Zari clarified that issues between her and Shakib predated the controversial video. […]

todayFebruary 27, 2024 11

Tech and Innovation

E-Mobility Start-Up Roam Motors Secures Ksh.3.4 Billion Funding

Kenya-based Swedish electric vehicle (EV) start-up Roam Motors has announced that it has secured $24 million (Ksh.3.4 billion) in equity and debt. Roam, which entered the local e-mobility sector in 2017, develops, designs and deploys electric vehicles such as motorbikes and buses tailored for Africa. The Series A round was led by Equator Africa and includes investments from At One Ventures, TES Ventures, Renew Capital, The World We Want, and One Small Planet, among other private and institutional investors. Additionally, […]

todayFebruary 26, 2024 3

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Nigerian Man, 2 Others Arrested Over Gruesome Roysambu Killing

NTV reported that the three suspects are being held at the Kasarani Police Station as investigations continue. Among those arrested is a Nigerian national who was arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JIKIA) while attempting to flee the country. The suspects are being held for allegedly murdering the young lady on Sunday, January 14. Kasarani OCPD Joseph Muriuki explained to the media that they had not informed the family of the recent developments because they were still searching for […]

todayJanuary 16, 2024 69

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Lizzie Wanyoike, Founder of Nairobi Institute of Business Studies, Dies

Lizzie Wanyoike, the founder of the Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (NIBS), has passed away. A family member confirmed to the press that Wanyoike, who is also the founder of the Emory Hotel and Lizzie Preparatory Schools, died on Sunday. She was aged 72 years. A source close to the family told journalists that Wanyoike had been battling illness since last year. "In loving memory of a remarkable educator. Her passion ignited minds, her kindness touched hearts. A beacon of […]

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