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  • Government Introduces Unique Number for Birth and Death CertificatesGovernment Introduces Unique Number for Birth and Death Certificates
    On Thursday, May 16, Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki introduced a Unique Personal Identification (UPI) number to be used in the issuance of birth and death certificates. In a legal notice, Kindiki announced amendments to the Births and Deaths Registration Act. The Births and Deaths Registration (Amendment) Rules, 2024, stipulate… Read more »
  • Kenya and Germany Conclude Negotiations on Job MigrationKenya and Germany Conclude Negotiations on Job Migration
    The State Department for Diaspora has announced the conclusion of negotiations for a job migration framework between Kenya and Germany, with Kenyan job seekers poised to benefit. According to a statement by the State Department, the framework aims to develop guidelines for labor migration between the two countries. The framework… Read more »
  • Hilarious Trending Memes and Tweets in Nairobi TodayHilarious Trending Memes and Tweets in Nairobi Today
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  • City Hall Revenue Increases by 32% Due to Higher TaxesCity Hall Revenue Increases by 32% Due to Higher Taxes
    In the nine months leading to March, Nairobi County achieved a record high in internal revenue, with an increase of Kes.2.3 billion for the financial year ending June. According to the latest data from the county, City Hall’s revenue surged by 32 percent, reaching Kes.9.34 billion compared to Kes.7.12 billion… Read more »
  • Kes.30B Needed to Repair Flood-Damaged Infrastructure – CS MurkomenKes.30B Needed to Repair Flood-Damaged Infrastructure – CS Murkomen
    The Ministry of Roads and Transport has estimated that up to Kes.30 billion is required to rehabilitate critical infrastructure, including roads and bridges, devastated by widespread floods across the country. Speaking in Lamu during the assessment of the Gamba section of the Lamu-Witu-Garsen road, which was destroyed by floods on… Read more »
  • NTSA Reports Decrease in Road Accidents and Fatalities Over the Past MonthNTSA Reports Decrease in Road Accidents and Fatalities Over the Past Month
    The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has reported a decline in the number of road accidents and fatalities across the country in the past month. The authority attributes the decrease in accidents and deaths to a rigorous road safety campaign. Patrick Tilitei, NTSA Bomet regional coordinator, credits the reduction… Read more »
  • Nairobi Estate Residents Advised to Watch Out for Stray LionsNairobi Estate Residents Advised to Watch Out for Stray Lions
    In response to the sighting of three lions in Lang’ata, Nairobi residents have been urged to exercise caution. According to a statement issued on Thursday by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), the lions were last seen near Lang’ata Women’s Prison on Wednesday evening. “Last evening, Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) received… Read more »
  • How Safaricom Restored Full Internet Services Following Undersea Fibre CutHow Safaricom Restored Full Internet Services Following Undersea Fibre Cut
    Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa announced the full resumption of internet services following disruptions across the region caused by the cutting of undersea communications cables. In a statement on Thursday, Ndegwa revealed that services were restored by acquiring additional capacity from other submarine cable providers. “We sincerely thank our engineers for… Read more »
  • Kenya Receives 450,000 Doses of Self-Injectable Birth Control Shots Worth Kes.56MKenya Receives 450,000 Doses of Self-Injectable Birth Control Shots Worth Kes.56M
    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated 450,000 doses of subcutaneous Depot Medroxy-Progesterone-Acetate (DMPA), valued at Kes.56.4 million, to Kenya. Ministry of Health Director General Patrick Amoth said these contraceptives will help prevent over 122 maternal deaths, 12,310 unsafe abortions, and 42,750 unintended pregnancies. The Ministry of Health views… Read more »
  • Death Toll from Floods Rises, 75 Still Unaccounted ForDeath Toll from Floods Rises, 75 Still Unaccounted For
    Government Spokesperson Isaac Mwaura reported on Thursday that the number of people killed by flooding and other impacts of the recent heavy rains has climbed to 291, with 75 individuals still unaccounted for. He noted that two additional fatalities were recorded in the previous 24 hours, with 188 individuals sustaining… Read more »

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