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By Patrick Chiriba and Jael Jepkemoi
President William Ruto on Wednesday launched the eagerly awaited Hustler Fund at Green Park Terminus in Nairobi.
Speaking during the launch, the president said the fund would be vital in unlocking economic equality in the country.
“I am happy that from today we shall all be equal as Kenyans. This is the fund that is going to equalize all the people of Kenya so that every citizen can know that they matter and they count,” he said.
By Patrick Chiriba
The High Court has temporarily put on hold the government’s intention to import GMO pending the outcome of a petition by Kenya Peasants League challenging the lifting of the ban.
The injunction issued by Justice Mugure Thande also forbade the government from gazetting and distributing GMO foods, products, and materials.
Cabinet Secretary for tourism, wildlife, and heritage Peninah Malonza received the ‘World Odyssey’ cruise ship at the Mombasa port on Monday.
The 800 tourists on board docked for a five-day stay on the island.
Speaking to the press, CS Malonza noted that the arrival of a cruise ship after a four-year absence of such vessels is promising for the region’s struggling tourism industry.
Mombasa county commissioner, John Otieno has assured citizens that the government will increase security across Mombasa city during the holiday season.
Speaking in his office at the Uhuru na Kazi building, Otieno stated that patrols by both uniformed and plainclothes officers will take place in public areas including beaches.