JERUSALEM – As scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving force in a counterattack against critics and the state institutions prosecuting the longtime Israeli leader. A favorite of the prime minister’s nationalistic base and far right leaders around the world, Yair Netanyahu has become a fixture in the news, clashing with journalists on social media, threatening lawsuits against his father’s adversaries and posting online content…"Israeli Leader’s Son Takes Center Stage in Corruption Sagas"
Murang’a County Assembly has approved Sh8.7 billion 2020/2021 budget with a big portion of the funds allocated for recurrent expenditure. In the budget tabled in the House last week Tuesday by the Budget and Appropriation Committee Chaired by Ithiru MCA Kibe Wasali, more resources were allocated to cater for salaries compared to the funds set aside for development. In the budget estimates, Sh5.6 billion was factored to cater for recurrent expenditure while Sh3 billion was…"Murang’a Assembly Approves Sh8.7 Billion Budget"
Garissa county government has unveiled a partnership program with Unicef aimed at scaling up its preparedness and response capacity in the fight against Covid-19. The collaboration comes amid soaring confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country with Garissa County recording 31 such cases. The surge could further complicate matters for Kenyans who hoped President Uhuru Kenyatta could suspend cessation of movement in Nairobi and Mombasa counties in his forthcoming State address. Speaking during the launch of…"Unicef Partners With County In Campaign To Curb Covid-19"
Athletics Kenya (AK) today donated foodstuff to 50 athletes in Garissa town. The donation is courtesy of a partnership between Department of Sports and AK targeting athletes who were in 20 training camps in preparation for the postponed World Under 20 Athletics championships following the outbreak of Covid-19 that was to be held this month in Nairobi. The one month donation exercise has seen 19 camps benefit from the donation meant to cushion the upcoming…"AK Donates Food To 50 Athletes In Garissa"
Police officers in Busia have arrested five suspects who on Friday unsuccessfully attempted to defraud the Kenya Commercial Bank, Busia branch of Sh28.5 million. Speaking to the press in his office on Sunday, Busia County Police Commander John Nyoike said the suspects were arrested following a tip off from the KCB Busia branch Manager. “On Friday July 3, 2020, at around 6pm, it was reported by Christopher Murkomen, who is the KCB Branch manager that…"Five Suspects Seized In Abortive Sh28M Bank Heist, Among Them A Police Officer"
This afternoon CS Hon Peter Munya paid a visit the Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre (KAGRC) at AHITI Ndomba in Kirinyaga where he launched two Liquid Nitrogen trucks to boost AI services. One truck will be situated in Sotik to serve both the western and Rift Valley regions while the other will be based in Ndomba to serve Central and Eastern regions. The CS also toured the liquid nitrogen plant and inspected the Goat AI…"CS Hon Peter Munya launches two Liquid Nitrogen trucks to boost AI services at the Kenya Animal Genetic Resources Centre (KAGRC) at AHITI Ndomba in Kirinyaga"