Kenyan Government Warns Over Toxic Peanut Butter

The government has confirmed the presence of aflatoxin, a poisonous substance, in peanut butter brand Nuteez, making it unfit for human consumption. Government Chemist Francis Maina said that the peanut butter was found to be containing 24.08ppb aflatoxin, 14.08ppb more than the required limit. SEE ALSO: 5 Habits That Keep Your Brain Young “It is true that they had high levels of aflatoxin and therefore unfit for human consumption,” he said. Jetlak Foods, who produce Nuteez, however issued a statement saying that they had not received any letter or correspondence…

These 4 Nairobi Roads will be Closed on Friday

The government, through the Ministry of Transport, has announced that four roads in Nairobi CBD will remain closed on Friday starting 8am until 4pm. The roads include; Harambee Avenue, City Hall Way, Taifa Road and Mama Ngina Street. Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia revealed that the state had resolved to use the move as a pilot phase for the upcoming car-free days for Wednesdays and Saturdays. SEE ALSO: Matiang’i Meets Uhuru For the First Time As Super CS He further explained that the pilot is expected to last for a few…

DCI Recruits 600 Specialists

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations has recruited 600 police officers to join its team in a bid to improve operations, Kenyans report. The 600 officers were selected after intensive interviews in the Kenya Police and Administration Police Unit. The officers, who are supposed to join the DCI Academy on January 28, 2019, will be required to undergo an intensive training program for 6 months. They will then be dispersed to join different units including, Crime Investigation, Forensics, and Intelligence Collection and Analysis. SEE ALSO: How Government Position Cost Matiang’i His…

How Government Position Cost Matiang’i His Job

Little is known about Interior CS Fred Matiangi’s tenure as a literature lecturer at the University of Nairobi. According to Sunday Nation, Matiang’i was a lecturer in the department of Literature until he secured a top position as a government position. SEE ALSO: 347 Goats, 50 Camels Stolen in Raid From 2006-2012 he served as chief of party for the CID’s Kenya Parliamentary Strengthening Programme. It was an engagement with this programme that spelt troubles for him with the university’s administration. A letter from UoN on November 23, 2009 accused…

100 Shilling Note to Help Trace Latema Road Attacker

Detectives investigating the explosion that occurred outside Odeon Cinema shortly after 7 pm on Saturday have confiscated a KShs100 note as evidence. The money, which had been handed to a cart-pusher identified as Joseph Okinyi by a woman in a hijab, will be analyzed for fingerprints. Okinyi was at the Baba Dogo bus stop when the woman asked him to ferry a small box to Kenya Cinema. When they got to the Latema Road-Tom Mboya street junction, she told the Okinyi that she had forgotten her identification card at an…

Explosion Near Odeon – Nairobi CBD

An explosion has been reported at Latema road near the Odeon Cinema located in Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD). Reports indicate that an Improvised Explosive Device was detonated by a suspected terrorist near Odeon. An unidentified individual is said to have been handed a package full of explosives, while the owner pretended to have forgotten his ID behind. Minutes later, the explosive went off. The explosives were in a trolley, reports indicate. The man pushing the said trolley has been rushed to the hospital. He was transporting the luggage to…

Matiang’i Meets Uhuru For the First Time As Super CS

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i is undisputedly the most recognizable figure in President Uhuru Kenyatta‘s cabinet. Going by the dockets and responsibilities that Uhuru entrusts him with, Matiang’i comes out as a confidant and his right-hand man. The two reportedly first met and developed some rapport during President Mwai Kibaki’s first term when Uhuru was then the leader of Opposition. Matiang’i was by then in charge of the Kenya Parliamentary Support Programme (KPSP) which was financing the parliamentary broadcasting service and digitizing the proceedings. They later continued to work together when Uhuru became the Deputy…

SGR to Double Fares to Pay China Debt

Kenya Railways is set to double the price of fare for kids between the age of three and eleven for SGR’s Madaraka Express. This is after they revealed that they were working towards lifting existing subsidy that allowed kids to pay 50 per cent off the original fare price. According to the Acting Managing Director Philip Mainga, the move was in a bid to raise enough revenue to ease taxpayers of the debt burden owed to China. The new tariffs require that contrary to the Kshs 1500 fares for VIP and…

Al Shabaab Bride Violet Kemunto Arrested? Police Now Speak Up

Some media reports on Friday had suggested that Violet Kemunto the wife of Ali Gichunge, who the police believe masterminded the attack on Dusit Complex, was finally arrested. Dozens of police raided a couple’s house at Mavindi market in Makueni County at dawn on suspicion of terrorism. They were later taken to the county headquarters. However, after hours of questioning, County Police Commander Joseph Napeiyan told journalists that the two were traders. According to reports, the misidentified couple had rented the self-contained house on January 16, a day after the…

10 Ways To Make Money Online Today In Kenya

With the gigantic penetration of the internet, which is growing with every new day, online jobs have taken a new shape: it has become so much easier to make money online. The beauty of online jobs is that you can work at the comfort of your home. Here we list 15 ways you can earn a living working online. 1. Transcription and Content Translation These require listening and typing audio into text that can be read. Such jobs are listed on sites such as Upwork.com and Rev.com. Compensation varies from…