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Impala Floodlit Final Set for Saturday

Sports
It should be an entertaining final, KCB coming into this fixture off two close results, a 25-19 quarter final over hosts Resolution Impala Saracens on Saturday 11 October, following this up with a 25-21 semi final win over Top Fry Nakuru on Saturday 18 October 2014.
  • Oct. 23, 2014
  • KRU

HOT: Anne Kansiime

Star Profiles
Kansiime has been selected as one of the "BBC's 100 women" for a project exploring what life is like for women in the world today.
  • Oct. 22, 2014

Survey Reveals a Thriving E- Commerce in East Africa

FYI
From energy and raw material prices to technological, political and social factors, to retail and consumption patterns, globalization has led to the emergence of new markets in developing countries with Kenya being the driver of economic growth in East Africa.
  • Oct. 22, 2014
  • Amadeus

Airtel Money Offers KRA Mobile Tax Payment Services

FYI
The revolutionary service provides Airtel Money customers in Kenya a convenient, flexible and time saving option for tax payment as they will no longer have to walk into KRA banking halls to queue to pay their taxes.
  • Oct. 22, 2014
  • Airtel

Every Child Counts: Jovago Partners with UNICEF to Support Birth Registration

FYI
Jovago.com will donate $5, at no extra cost for the customer, for every booking made using the “UNICEF” voucher code on its check-out page. The goal is to collect $100,000 during the 1st year of partnership. This partnership will support UNICEF’s vision to register every child.
  • Oct. 22, 2014
  • Press Release

Fundi-Mentals Female Cast Go Topless for Breast Cancer Awareness

Movie Buzz
Kalekye Mumo, Lizz Njagah, Neomi Ng'ang'a, Milkah Ndegwa, Florence Nduta and Ruth Maingi came together with a bold photoshoot to encourage women to #ProtectThem and #CheckThem.
  • Oct. 22, 2014
  • Press

Ebola Cuddly Toy Sells Out as Killer Bug Rages On

Trending Topics
Giant Microbes, the US toy company that sells the stuffed animals says it has shipped thousands of Ebola toys since the outbreak
  • Oct. 22, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Ebola Screening in Rwanda At Least Now a Two-Way Street

Travel
The Rwandan decision makes it clear that the way visitors from Africa, especially those who are from Eastern and Southern Africa where there is no Ebola outbreak, are treated in European and American airports can only be tolerated for so long before some level of equitable response is formulated.
  • Oct. 22, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Hot Pet: Fudge

Pets
Fudge, about three years old, spayed bitch. Lovely temperament.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • KSPCA

K.R.U Chairman: Our Players Are Clean

Sports
The Kenya Government has been challenged to state whether they had confidence in the qualification and integrity of members of a committee which has alleged that Kenyan sportsmen, among them national rugby team players, used illegal food supplements.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Press Release

Pistorius Receives Five Year Sentence and Trends #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence

Trending Topics
The Twitterverse is expressing its disactisfaction with the sentence with mocking tweets making #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence a worldwide trend.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

BREAKING NEWS: Ol Pejeta Conservancy Loses One of its Northern White Rhinos

Environment
Suni was born 34 years ago at the Dvůr Králové Zoo as the first-ever northern white rhino to be born in captivity. He was one of the four northern whites residing on Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Press Release

Traveling the Region Made Easier as Nationals Will Be Able to Use Their Mobile Money to Pay for Services

Travel
Bharti Airtel, Africa’s largest network in terms of countries and subscribers, revealed that they had received clearance from the Central Bank of Kenya, the Bank of Rwanda and the Bank of Uganda to begin cross border mobile money transfers.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Are Private Conservancies the Saviour of Wildlife Tourism in Kenya?

Environment
Conservancies are of late seen as one of the saviours of wildlife based tourism and a recipe of future success in percolating tourism benefits directly to the community grassroots through added job opportunities and financial returns.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Impala Floodlit Semi Final Round Up

Sports
The final pairings at the 2014 Impala Floodlit tournament are now known following completion of the semi final fixtures on Saturday 18 October at the Impala Club.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • KRU

Which African Airline Operates the Youngest Fleet? Read on – It is Kenya Airways

Travel
The Kenyan flag carrier now holds the distinction of operating Africa’s youngest fleet, which will be cemented further when Dreamliner number six, registered as 5Y-KZF (L/N 224 | C/N 36043) joins the fleet. Notably it is the 43rd B787 assembled at the new Charleston facility of Boeing.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Be Among the First to Fly the Latest Airbus A350XWB Model Come January 2015

Travel
The 283 seater aircraft, which offers 36 seats in the world’s best business class, as per Skytrax, and 247 seats in the airline’s equally award winning economy class, has last week for the first time taken to the skies as the flight tests are now underway before the aircraft receives the final cabin outfitting before delivery in December.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

AKWAABA – Five Days and Counting

Travel
All the best for the upcoming AKWAABA 2014 and happy landings and safe travels to all the participants from Eastern Africa attending the event.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

A Chocolate Affair at the First Heat of Mix-It-Up-with-Absolut Competition

FYI
Fifteen contestants competed, representing some of the top outlets in Nairobi among them Sankara, DusitD2, Fairmont The Norfolk, Mercury Lounge, Brew Bistro and Aqueous.
  • Oct. 21, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina