Author Archives: Observer News Centre

Electing the Jubilee Government was a foolish move by Kenyans: The Observer’s Perspective

If you remember well, I said electing Jubilee, is like a girl who chooses a bad boy, seeking cheap thrills, good sex and such, and a guaranteed heartbreak. Wait some of us did not vote, and are still adamant that the government this is not our government of choice. The prices of commodities will go […]

In Kenya, the harder you work, the poorer you become: The Observer’s Perspective

By Albert Nyakundi Amenya I have said here time without number, that Kenya is one of the funniest countries in the world. In here, the harder you work, the poorer you become. The average Kenyan doesn’t believe in hard work anymore because criminal elements “succeed” faster. Kenya is a country full of paradoxes. Here, we export […]

State House mute despite Rotich’s admission that the government is broke

A day after the treasury head, CS. Henry Rotich’s revelation that Kenya has run out of money, the government is yet to issue a statement on the matter. Kenya’s weak financial muscle came into sharp focus yesterday, when Treasury CS Henry Rotich petitioned Parliament to reduce the money allocated to the counties by Sh18 billion […]

State House Hijacks Linus Kaikai’s move to Royal Media Services

State House has blocked former NTV general manager Linus Kaikai’s move to Royal Media Services where he was set to replace Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney, who was the media house’s Chief Operations Officer before her appointment to join President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration. The Nairobi Observer can reveal that Kaikai, who was sacked from Nation Media […]

Airtel launches new smart bundles offering

TELCO: Telecommunications service provider, Airtel, has launched a new set of monthly postpaid bundles offering heavy data, SMS and voice users minutes and SMS that can be used within Airtel and to other networks. The smart bundles offer a great value of up to 30 Gigabytes of data, 125 hours of calls and 3,000 SMS […]

Patient in KNH surgery mishap finally discharged

The mystery of a surgery mishap at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) took another twist after the patient who was due for operation was finally discharged yesterday. John Mbugua, 38,walked out of the hospital ward in the company of his sister after the discharge with doctors giving him a clean bill of health despite not having […]

Britam Holdings rolls out early retirement

RESTRUCTURING: Britam Holdings PLC has announced a Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) programme in line with the company’s 2016-2020 strategic plan. VER is part of the strategic journey that Britam embarked on in 2011 that has seen the firm rollout new technologies aimed at enhancing customer relations and engagement in line with the strategic plan. In […]

Jackson Kibor Files Divorce against Another Wife over Conjugal Rights

Uasin Gishu tycoon Jackson Kibor has once again showed that age is no barrier to ending a marriage. The 83 year old farmer has graced yet again the corridors of court seeking to divorce his third wife just five month after the court granted him divorce against his second wife whom he married 52 years […]

Uchumi workers protest pay delay

Employees of troubled Uchumi Supermarket yesterday protested a delay in payment of salary. The employees who claim they have not been paid their two months salary despite the government’s Sh700 million bailout to the retailer. The move by employees meant some shops operated with bare minimum staff as some workers marched from Uchumi Jogoo road […]