Business Daily, Pg: 14 Jobs plan welcome

The Rockefeller Foundation and Homeboyz Foundation have partnered to launch the “Niko Job”, a web based platform that will connect youths to jobs.

The initiative is set to connect over one million youths to jobs in six countries across Africa. This partnership is therefore welcome as it will keep youths from falling into crime related issues.

Daily Nation, Pg: 11 Chinese cyber fraudsters “setting up base in Africa”

According to the Asian country’s embassy in Nairobi, Chinese telecommunications fraudsters may be setting up base across Africa. The embassy said the 77 Chinese suspects arrested last week in Runda may be part of an international cybercrime ring run by some Chinese.

Daily Nation, Pg: 52 1,700 officers leave

Margaret Kobia, the chairperson of the Public Service Commission has announced that future hiring will be aimed at correcting ethnic imbalance. She was speaking when she released PSC’s annual report. She added that some 1,710 officers have left the public service in the past one year as 8,560 officers were promoted in various ministries. She further added that of those who left the service, 638 retired while 196 were dismissed. Out of those who were promoted, 3,947 were male while 4,613 were female.   

The Star, Pg: 33

Lizz now takes Veve to Tunisia

Liz Njagah, a celebrated Kenyan actress is in Tunisia to present her latest film, Veve, in the ongoing Carthage International Film Festival. The film premiered in Nairobi in August and has been taken to a number of prestigious festivals in Durban, Hamburg and the African Eye Film Festival in London.

Angela Chibalonza highest earning singer even in death

Angela Chibalonza was declared the highest earning musician posthumous during the fourth and final distribution for this year by the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK). Esther Wahome was also voted among the top ten earners in the Performances in Public Places (PPP) class for the distribution for the period between July and October 2014. Others in the top ten list were Gloria Muliro, Jaguar, Sauti Sol, Sarah K, Nameless, Ben Mbatha and Domici Muasya.