@TheEastAfrican

Ivanka Trump can do as she pleases, her father is an African...sorry, US president - 1 weeks ago, 12:08

Nerima Wako-ojiwa

Donald Trump behaves more and more like an African president with each passing day. Ivanka Trump has been in the headlines for being America’s new diplomat because she was seen seated at the front row during a photo op in Osaka, after bilateral meetings that she had attended with President Trump.

Mostly, such meetings are attended by heads of state and diplomats – you know, people who have a background in foreign policy. For this case, it would be Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

President Trump has been all over the headlines, including the front page of the North Korean government-run newspaper for meeting with Kim Jong Un.

There was wonder as to why the individual who heads the National Security Council, John Bolton, missed the trip to North Korea, yet Ivanka was present, gleefully behind the scenes as this historic event unfolded.

For presidents to have close family members in high-level positions ...
Read More


Category: topnews news oped opinion

Item ID: a9169c80-70f4-4ca4-8abe-5f8469535785

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.07
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 3.12
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 3.061
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/oped/434748-434748-14per3t/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 3.061
  3. description: View the latest OpEds
  4. parsedURL: http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/oped/434748-434748-14per3t/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title: OpEds

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 3.061
  3. description: View the latest Opinions from policy makers
  4. parsedURL: http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/oped/434748-434748-14per3t/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title: Opinions

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 10, 2019 12:08:09 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Jul 10, 2019 8:56:09 AM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 10, 2019 12:08:09 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 10, 2019 12:24:05 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 10, 2019 8:56:09 AM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 12, 2019 12:58:09 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Jul 10, 2019 12:07:58 PM

Suggested

3 hours ago, 00:07
Would you want to live to be 150 years?

How long would you like to live? Is it for 80, 100 or perhaps 150 years? Well, experts now believe it is possible for humans to live 150 years, thanks to advances in medicine and technology. Life ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: 91648dfa-e17e-4627-bf0a-ec9f014e87ad

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.012
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.012
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.012
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.012
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:39 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:39 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
3 hours ago, 00:07
Mystery of Sh1.8 billion 'paid to maize traders'

Controversy surrounds the expenditure of Sh1.8 billion withdrawn from the accounts of the Strategic Food Reserve Trust fund at Central Bank. One one side, the Strategic Food Reserve Trust claims the ...

Category: topnews news politics

Item ID: de3ef05b-a67e-4355-8fd8-85171998267e

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.032
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.032
  3. description: View the latest news in Politics
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: politics
  6. title: Politics

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
3 hours ago, 00:16
Distress as traders unable to export 2.3m tonnes of hides, skins over tax

Raw hides and skins traders yesterday claimed they have been unable to sell over 2.3 million tonnes of hides and skins, citing an 80 per cent export tax they described as punitive. The traders camped ...

Category: topnews news politics

Item ID: d0c9f8db-609b-4c9f-b040-bcb370177df7

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.021
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.011
  3. description: View the latest news in Politics
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/kenya
  5. name: politics
  6. title: Politics

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:16:59 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:16:59 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:18:25 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:10:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:18:25 AM
3 hours ago, 00:07
Local capital markets key to project financing

The local capital markets could play a critical role in bridging infrastructure financing gaps. Kenya has an estimated Sh400 billion financing gap annually that is needed to put up various ...

Category: topnews news business

Item ID: 1e98c870-e11c-4516-8525-110623f034ff

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.023
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.023
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.013
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.013
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Business News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business
  5. name: business
  6. title: Business News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:40 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:09:07 AM
3 hours ago, 00:03
Pogba central to Man United rebuilding plans, says Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to build his team around midfielder Paul Pogba despite media speculation linking the French World Cup winner with a move away from Old Trafford ...

Category: topnews sports

Item ID: de9a0e88-b344-429a-9b96-af09f0148886

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.024
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.024
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.the-star.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.021
  3. description: View the latest Sports News: Football, Rugby, Basketball, Motorsports and many more
  4. parsedURL: https://www.the-star.co.ke/sports/
  5. name: sports
  6. title: Sports News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 12:03:19 AM
  2. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:03:19 AM
  3. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:35 AM
  4. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 12:00:00 AM
  5. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 12:07:35 AM
2 hours ago, 01:28
Forge consensus on reforms

The handshake of March 9, last year, between President Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga has largely been credited with lowering the national political temperature. Indeed, there has been a ...

Category: topnews news

Item ID: 98aa1c02-376e-474a-8f4f-54047001646a

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.025
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.025
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 18, 2019 1:28:48 AM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Jul 17, 2019 10:05:47 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 1:28:48 AM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Jul 18, 2019 1:30:05 AM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 17, 2019 9:58:19 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 1:30:05 AM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Jul 18, 2019 1:28:01 AM