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Transcript reveals why Raila Odinga clashed with Ababu Namwamba over PAC

By admin | OnTuesday, March 10th, 2015 - No Comments »
CORD leader Raila Odinga and Secretary General Ababu Namwamba.

CORD leader Raila Odinga and Secretary General Ababu Namwamba. Opposition leader Raila Odinga clashed with his party’s Secretary General Ababu Namwamba over the accuracy of the billions that were looted from the Office of the President (OP) just before the last General Election. The source of the rare discord between the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) chief and the Budalang’i MP arose after Namwamba, with the backing of the Auditor General Edward Ouko, insisted that it is Sh2.9 billion. 

[VIDEO] Meru School Form 1 Student Who Is 6 Feet, 9 Inches Tall

By admin | OnTuesday, March 10th, 2015 - No Comments »
Jackline Kinyua, a form two student at Gikurune secondary school in Meru

Meru School Makes Special Provisions For Form 1 Student Who Is 6 Feet, 9 Inches Tall She stands tall and proud at 6 feet 9 inches, making her perhaps the tallest student in Meru county and the country at large. Jackline Kinyua, a form two student at Gikurune secondary school in Meru has mesmerized the school fraternity with the management being forced to make some adjustments to accommodate her including making a special desk and bed to suit her height. Jackline Kinyua, a form two student at Gikurune. 

[VIDEO-PHOTOS]:Nakuru MCAs Trade Blows over Majority Leader’s Post

By admin | OnTuesday, March 10th, 2015 - No Comments »
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Drama:Activities at the Nakuru County Assembly were violently disrupted after chaos erupted following a clash between two groups battling for the position of the leader of majority in the assembly. Trouble began after the speaker of the county assembly declared Njane Wathuki as the leader of the majority. Njane obtained a court order after he moved to court challenging the reinstatement of George Mwaura who had been impeached by the county assembly.    

Man shot dead in Nyeri ‘had fought with officer at bar’

By admin | OnTuesday, March 10th, 2015 - No Comments »
Ms Gladys Gathoni, whose husband, King'ori Kanyi, was shot by police on March 7, 2015

King’ori Kanyi had a bar brawl with policeman weeks before he was executed, says father A man who was shot dead by police on Saturday night in Nyeri had been involved in a bar brawl with one of the officers three weeks before the incident. And on Tuesday, Mr Joseph Macharia, the father of the late King’ori Kanyi, said one of the officers had warned him that they would kill his son for being ‘stubborn’. The 30-year-old Kanyi was gunned down on March 7 at 1am by offices from. 

I am single, but I am not interested in your husband

By admin | OnTuesday, March 10th, 2015 - No Comments »
Esther Njambi during the interview

Esther Njambi during the interview Esther Njambi is a 33-year-old woman who runs a wedding and events planning business. She is single and has no children. As is the case with many other Kenyan women above 30, she often finds herself the recipient of the popular question and jeer: “Why are you still single at your age? You must have been too choosy when you were young…” This question is always either accompanied by a pitiful look, or one that suggests that being over thirty and still unmarried. 

US Federal Communications Commission approves new net neutrality rules

By admin | OnThursday, February 26th, 2015 - No Comments »
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The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to implement new net neutrality rules designed to make sure Internet service providers treat all legal content equally. The historic vote on the proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler elicited hearty cheers from a wide array of technology companies and consumer groups while setting the table for further legal challenges from Internet service providers. The controversial proceedings that led up to the vote generated heated lobbying in Washington. 

Google buys Softcard, teams up with carriers on mobile payments

By admin | OnMonday, February 23rd, 2015 - No Comments »
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Google and the mobile carriers have long been at odds over mobile payments, but faced with the runaway success of Apple Pay, the two rivals have become friends. AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are selling their mobile wallet joint venture Softcard to Google for an undisclosed amount, Google and Softcard revealed on Monday in separate blog posts, and they have agreed to pre-install Google Wallet on their Android smartphones starting this fall. That’s quite a full circle to arrive at, considering. 

Young entrepreneur finds success in social networking sites

By admin | OnMonday, February 23rd, 2015 - No Comments »
Ms Barbara Mwamburi displays a tablet showing a job placement portal she developed to bridge the gap between jobseekers and potential employers.

Ms Barbara Mwamburi displays a tablet showing a job placement portal she developed to bridge the gap between jobseekers and potential employers. After graduating from university, Barbara Mwamburi thought that armed with an IT degree, the chances of getting formal employment were high. But after walking from one office to another office, the long search for a job proved unsuccessful. She decided to start a website where she posted her CV to market herself to potential employers. Knowing that she was. 

Orange rolls out Wi-Fi in Bungoma County

By admin | OnWednesday, February 11th, 2015 - No Comments »
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Integrated telecommunications solutions provider Orange has rolled out Wi-Fi in Bungoma County. The Wi-Fi solution, which is in its first phase, covers the county headquarters in Bungoma and the town. The second phase of the project, which will be launched at a later date, will cover the entire sub-counties and the adjacent areas. Company CEO Vincent Lobry says that the provision of wireless Internet in Bungoma County is part of the company’s strategy of spreading its data solutions offering into. 

World Bank launches initiative to crowdfund green startups in Kenya

By admin | OnWednesday, February 11th, 2015 - No Comments »
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The Kenya Climate Innovation Centre‘s (KCIC) ribbons have officially been cut this week, with a vision of mentoring and crowdfunding small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa. Specifically, those focusing on eco-friendly or green technologies. This comes at the back of a study, done by the World Bank’s infoDev arm, which reckons that the crowdfunding potential in the developing world could reach up to US$90-and US$96-billion per year by 2025. Considering the popular US crowdfunding. 

BitBeat: Kenya’s BitPesa Raises $1.1 Million, Expands Operations

By admin | OnWednesday, February 11th, 2015 - No Comments »
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BitPesa, the Nairobi-based startup that’s taken aim at the global remittance business, announced that it’s raised $1.1 million in a second round of funding led by San Francisco-based Pantera Capital. Dan Morehead, Pantera’s CEO and founder, joined the startup’s board of directors. Other investors included Crypto Currency Partners, Stephens Investment Management, Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., and Future/Perfect Ventures. The company, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, has raised. 

WhatsApp Comes To The Desktop

By admin | OnWednesday, January 21st, 2015 - No Comments »
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whatsapp Desktop Are you one of the 600 million people on WhatsApp? Do you grow tired of having to type all of your messages through your phone? Good news! There’s now a desktop version. It’s a web app rather than a native client — and for now, at least, it seems to only play friendly with Google Chrome. But if you’re ready to dive in, you can find the new web-ready version of WhatsApp right over here… One weird catch: to log in on the desktop, you have to take a picture of a QR code through. 

[VIDEO] UK prime minister wants backdoors into Encrypted Messaging Apps messaging apps or he’ll ban them

By admin | OnTuesday, January 13th, 2015 - No Comments »
UK prime minister David Cameron calls for more powers for spy agencies and greater control over digital communications.

The terrible terrorist attacks in France forced the British Prime Minister David Cameron to consider banning the popular encrypted online messaging apps like Snapchat, CryptoCat, WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage unless the companies don’t give the UK government backdoor access to their encrypted communications. Popular messaging services like Snapchat and WhatsApp are in the cross hairs in Britain. That was the message delivered on Monday by Prime Minister David Cameron, who said he would pursue. 

U.S. military social media accounts apparently hacked by Islamic State sympathizers

By admin | OnMonday, January 12th, 2015 - No Comments »
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Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State took control of the social media accounts of the U.S. military’s Central Command on Monday, posting threatening messages and propaganda videos, along with some military documents. The command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were eventually taken offline, but not before a string of tweets and the release of military documents, some of which listed contact information for senior military personnel. A Centcom spokesman confirmed their accounts were. 

China Blocks Access to Google’s Gmail as Ban Escalates

By admin | OnWednesday, December 31st, 2014 - No Comments »
A pedestrian walks past the building housing the Google Inc. China headquarters in Beijing, China. While Gmail’s website had already been blocked, the latest restrictions cut off users of third-party services including the Mail app built into Apple Inc. iPhones and iPads.

A pedestrian walks past the building housing the Google Inc. China headquarters in Beijing, China. While Gmail’s website had already been blocked, the latest restrictions cut off users of third-party services including the Mail app built into Apple Inc. iPhones and iPads. China blocked access to Google Inc. (GOOG)’s e-mail service through third-party applications, adding Gmail to the list of services from the search company banned in the world’s largest Internet market. Traffic volume for Gmail. 

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