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I’m embarrassed, says Kenyatta as he refuses to read his speech

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday declined to read his speech when he officially closed a two-day small and medium enterprises (SMEs) forum saying his government had failed the sector.

Mr Kenyatta said most government officials tasked with ensuring better conditions for SMEs have never visited the traders in their working areas to see the difficulties they face.

He said both the national and county governments have failed to deliver on past pledges made to the traders, citing promises made in 2014 to build roads the populous Gikomba market but are yet to be implemented.

“I will not read my speech because it is shameful for the government. “I’m embarrassed to stand here in front of you people to be reminded of what we should have done many years ago,” Mr Kenyatta said.

The President also hit at Nairobi governor, Mike Sonko for City Hall’s failure to construct proper drainage systems for the traders at the popular Gikomba market.

The market is home at least 14,000 traders but it is a nightmare whenever it rains due to the poor drainage and flooded thin roads making it hard for buyers to access.

Mr Kenyatta was responding to numerous concerns raised by SMEs at the two-day event, with most hitting out at the government for lack of proper infrastructure, high power tariffs and lack of protection from international players.

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He instead directed a similar meeting be held in a month’s time where the relevant state agencies will update the small scale manufacturers on the measures put in place to provide an enabling environment.
SMEs are the country’s biggest employer with the government banking on them to create more jobs and reduce the unemployment rate amongst the youth which stood at 22 per cent according to a United Nations Human Development report released last year.

Data by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics indicates that there are more than 17 million SMEs registered in Kenya with 98 per cent of them contributing about 25 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

-nation.co.ke

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Betty Bayo comes cleans about skin bleaching and why she regrets changing herself

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Betty Bayo is no longer shy to admit that she once bleached her skin to please a man she thought would marry her.

Just like most women, Betty Bayo says she was willing to risk it all for the man she loved back in 2016. The singer opened up about this through her IG page where she narrated the untold story; of how her skin was left with patches thanks to the creams.

Well, according to Betty Bayo her boyfriend from back then promised to marry her if only she got her skin a bit lighter. And knowing how affordable the creams are at River Road, Nairobi….she did what most women do; and decided to please her man.

Betty Bayo talks about skin bleaching

Bases on a true story .I onced felt in love with a young man I was sure he will marry me I loved and adored him ,he claimed he loved me too and he would marry me if only I was light skinned (rangi ya thau) I decided to remove my legs from the sack ,Mimi huyoo riverroad I bleached my skin nmfurahishe the next thing he told me he will marry me if only I was abit taller weee my friend nlikua natembea na high heals throughout karibu niende nazo kwa choo to ndimukenie ,

Replaced by lover

Despite doing everything for the young man, Betty Bayo says he decided to dump her leaving her all alone with her now complicated Skin tone.

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Betty Bayo back to factory settings

along the way he dumped me leaving me looking like a confused chamelion ..yellow face black legs blue hands 🤣🤣🤣 had no choice that to go back to factory setting,”

Lesson learnt

Having gone through such hardships and still ending up all alone left the singer with a well learnt lesson she now hopes to pass down to her fans. On the post, Betty discouraged young men and women from changing themself to please their partners. She went on to conclude her post saying;

“To all my sister and brother out there trusting God for a lifetime partner learn from my mistake ..kama mtu anakupenda akupende vile ulivyo ,whether black skinny plumpy anyhow you look, any person who compares you with other people force you to be who your not, always lowers your self esteem and still claims he or she loves you is a SCAM . To my future husband am God fearing,short, focused ,chocolate in colour and very jovial and I snore😞#share your story

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PHOTO; Corazon Kwamboka thanks Maureen Waititu’s ex husband for impregnating her

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Corazon Kwamboka has confirmed that she is indeed pregnant; shortly after Ghafla’s announced about her well kept secret!

Through her Instagram page the former socialite shared a new photo parading her grown baby bump; a move that has left many men quite disappointed and envious of how quick Frank Just Gym it moved on!

Pregnant Corazon Kwamboka

  If someone told me January last year that I’d be feeling you kick deep in my belly at the sound of your father’s voice; I’d most definitely think they we’re deranged!

From her post, Corazon couldn’t help but celebrate the new milestone; a dream she never thought would come true due to endometriosis that left her with the fear of becoming a childless woman.

 Endometriosis had crippled my dreams of birthing a child. But here we are. A pleasant and welcomed surprise I can’t wait to meet you. Hold you and teach you everything I know.

To the baby’s father

However all this changed after she got into a relationship with the sharp shooter, father of 2 handsome boys Frank Just Gym It; an ex boyfriend to Maureen Waititu, a vblogger from  YouTube.

But since both Maureen and Frank publicly broke up; there is no foul play now that Corazon management to get him settled down.

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From her post, it’s evident that she is quite in love with her man; and to thank her for the gift blooming in her womb, the lady wrote;

with ex, Frankie and their two boys

To the baby’s father; I couldn’t have chosen a better person to do this with. I see the good in you and how you raise your own and i know my child will we be loved eternally

Fans and friends of the two have been sending congratulatory messages as she awaits to welcome her bundle of joy in just a few weeks from now!

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Chipukeezy narrates how Victor Ber walked all over him before the fame and money

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Comedian Zeddy has been on a roll blaming Victor Ber for his heartless behavior that left most new talents jobless despite showing potential of growth in the industry.

According to the lady, the creative director allegedly shuts down all new talents instead of rooting for their success.

This is how the late Njenga Mswahili stopped performing on the show; and even Kasee despite having won a huge crowd with his jokes.

To prove her point, Zeddy has now resulted to sharing videos of fellow comedians opening up  about their experiences with Victor Ber.

So far the lass has shared receipts of the Chipukeezy and Njoroge the comedian narrating their experiences with Ber.

https://www.sde.co.ke/local-news/2001377298/teacher-wanjiku-s-husband-dismisses-claims-he-s-behind-comedians-woes

Chipukeezy speaks

Although the video is not current, the interview proves what Zeddy has been saying true. This is judging from what Chipukeezy said about his experience with Ber.

In the interview, Chipukeezy narrates how Ber discouraged him during an audition; just after Churchill had given him the green light  thanks to his witty jokes.

Vicor Ber, the reason why I mention why Victor is because I will never forget him. So I tell them, Churchill ameniambia I am the future and I need to audition. So they tell me tell a joke….then after that Virctor Ber laughed and was like “kijana ukona talent ingine kama mbio kumbia, boxing….comedy wacha!

Njoro the comedian

Judging from the interview below, it’s evident to see that even some of these top comedians had it rough before landing on their own two feet.

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According to Njoro, Ber laughed throughout his jokes only for the guy to shut him down right after his performance

Nilipata jamaa anaitwa Victor Ber, he was the creative director. Nikapiga jokes zangu hapo thinking i am very funny. The funniest man in this planet, the guy was laughing, nikasema ahhh sasa mimi ndio the next…hamnijui.

He went on to add;

Akaniangalia akaniambia Kijana unafanya nini na maisha yako…nikamwambia nafanya journalism..akaniambia niende nyumbani niendelee na journalism, comedy ikona wenyewe.

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