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Members of the public to pay instant Sh20,000 fine for flouting COVID-19 guidelines 

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BY KEVIN KOECH

Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai has ordered that anyone found flaunting the Covid-19 regulations will pay a fine of Sh20,000 instantly.

The IG noted that the police will not be arresting the offenders but rather impose cash fines in order to avoid congesting already congested cells.

In a statement by Mutyambai, the Inspector General noted that the National Police Service (NPS) would work closely with the central Government, County Government Enforcements teams as well as administration offices to ensure Kenyans will comply with the rule of law.

IG Mutyambai also ordered National Police Service officers to enforce new curfew orders from 10.00 pm to 4.00 am as directed by President Uhuru Kenyatta without fear or favour and with strict observance to the standard operating procedures.

He also noted that officers would be working with the National Transport Service Authority(NTSA) to cancel licences of drivers who will be found flaunting the rules.

The police service is calling on Kenyans to adhere to the basic Ministry of Health guidelines of wearing face masks, keeping social distance while in public and avoid unnecessary travel.

Also, operators of restaurants, bars and other public places have been advised to close by 9 pm as directed by the President, failure to which they will be closed indefinitely.

This comes a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta laid out new protocols that would help contain the spread of Covid-19 which is believed to be on its second wave.

The new changes by the President were influenced by a surge in the Covid-19 infection cases the country has experienced in the last 38 days.

President Uhuru noted that hospital beds occupancy had shot up by 140 per cent, stating that October has gone down as the most tragic month since the pandemic hit the country, 38 days after reopening the economy.

He said that 15,000 cases of the deadly virus were recorded in October alone with a positivity rate of 16 per cent.


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Kenyans Woman Spikes Lover’s Drink, Transfers Sh1.7mn From His Bank Account – police

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A woman has been arrested in the Kenyan coast after spiking his drink, and stealing Sh1.7 million from his bank account.

24-year-old Beatrice Mueni Mbiu had been on the run since September 8 when the incident occurred at a night club in Nyali, Kwale County.

“She took off alongside her two accomplices but we got her,” a DCI detective told Capital FM News, “she will be charged on Monday even as we seek the other two.”

The detective said the suspect had been positively identified by the victim.

According to police, the woman first spiked the man’s drink then stole his phone which she used to transfer Sh1.7 million from his bank account.

Detectives said they relied on the club’s CCTV images and footage to identify and trace the suspect.

Drink-spiking is common in night clubs frequented by commercial sex workers in major towns including Nairobi and Mombasa where they target both locals and foreigners.

-Capitalfm.co.ke


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Young African boy creates his own ‘ATM’ that dispenses new notes

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Africa is filled with amazing talents, that goes without much debates.

There have been instances where young people have demonstrated unmatchable skills like a Nigerian man who used pencils to create an amazing 3D drawing.

Young Nigerian boy creates his own ATM

The little boy knelt shyly in front of the camera as he demonstrated how his machine works. Photo: Gidi_Traffic
Source: UGC

A video of a young boy has added to the repositories of Africans whose works have found visibility online.

In the clip, the young boy showcased the contraption he made with carton boxes.

When asked what it is, the boy said it an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM).

He demonstrated how it works as new naira notes dashed out of a hole to the floor.

On one hand, he held what looked like the battery that powered the machine.

His creation became known months after yet another Nigerian kid did something similar but with a different body design that mimics the real ATM.

Meanwhile, TUKO.co.ke earlier reported how a 14-year-old Nigerian boy, named Praise Kelechi, showed off his improvisational skill of using cartons to create robots and other superhero costumes.

In an interview with BBC, the boy, while, displaying the Iron Man suit replica he made, said he was worked on it before the lockdown but had more time to perfect it as school was on a forced holiday.

He gave this piece of advice:

“I want to tell the world that no matter how rich or poor you may be, you can still be whatever you want to be and do whatever you want. It does not matter the resources available or not, you can just be who you are.”

by Tuko.co.ke


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Shock as Kenyan man “marries himself” after fiancée dumps him 2 days to their planned wedding

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A man in Nairobi has married himself in an extravagant and unique ceremony after his fiancée broke up with him. Johnson Mathews and his fiancée, Nelly Burare got engaged in November last year and they were scheduled to get married this month.

However, Nelly decided to call off the relationship after a series of arguments over unverified cheating allegations. While such a situation would typically mean the cancellation of the planned wedding party, Johnson decided he would go ahead with the wedding as planned.

The 33-year-old decided to marry himself instead. He hosted a fancy wedding party on November, 17 at a luxury resort in the outskirts of Nairobi. Only 50, people attended the unusual ceremony but Johnson described it as one of the happiest days of his life.

“Today is one of the happiest days of my life since I am with the people I love the most in this life, celebrating what could have been a tragedy, but I turned it into some sort of comedy comedy,” he said. He thanked all the people whose support helped him overcome a low phase of his life.

One of his close friends adviced him to contact herbalist Wema Kamaliza, a relationship expert to help him reconcile with his fiancee if he was not ready to let it go. “I love Nelly so much and since she said it was over, to be honest, my life changed, it became a nightmare,” he said.

Five days after he contacted the herbalist Nelly contacted him for a possible reconciliation, they sorted out their problems and the two have since fixed another date for their wedding.

-Tuko.co.ke


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