Month: July 2020

THE BEHEADING OF PROPHET JOHN THE BAPTIST

THE BEHEADING OF PROPHET JOHN THE BAPTIST By Fr. Felix (African Times Guest Writer) Matthew takes over from Mark the story of the murder of John the Baptist. As with other lively and picturesque narratives of Mark, Matthew abbreviates the…

MICHAEL JOSEPH APPOINTED SAFARICOM CHAIRMAN

MICHAEL JOSEPH APPOINTED SAFARICOM CHAIRMAN By Wangechi Wahome Safaricom board appointed Michael Joseph as the next Chairman of Safaricom’s Board of Directors following the retirement of current chairman Mr. Nicholas Nganga after serving for 16 years on the Board of…

A HERO IS NEVER RECOGNISED AT HOME

HERO’S ARE NEVER AWARDED AT HOME By Fr. Felix (African Times Guest Writer) The parables were explained by the phenomenon that the prophecies had foretold, that Israel would ‘look and look but never perceive’, and they are followed by two…

WHEN THE CLAY GOES WRONG, POTTER STARTS AFRESH

WHEN THE CLAY GOES WRONG, POTTER STARTS AFRESH By Fr. Felix (African Times Guest Writer) I remember watching a blind potter in the Christian, Coptic quarter of Duquesne in Pittsburgh PA. He sat at his wheel, busily turning it with…

EABL ANNUAL PERFORMANCE DECLINES

EABL ANNUAL PERFORMANCE DECLINES By Ednah Kiarie East African Breweries Limited (EABL) recorded a 9% decline in net sales for the financial year ended 30 June 2020, as first half growth of 10% was offset by a 29% decline in…

GOD ABOVE ALL AND BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

GOD ABOVE ALL AND BELIEVE IN YOURSELF By Fr. Felix (African Times Guest Writer) The reading from a piece of autobiography of the prophet, bitter and yet loyal. It is the second record of Jeremiah’s confrontations with the LORD whom…

PROPERTY OWNER WHO ASSAULTED PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PERSON CHARGED

PROPERTY OWNER WHO ASSAULTED PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PERSON CHARGED www.africantimes.co.ke Nairobi based Businessman Noel Nyongesa is nursing wounds inflicted by a Contractor who won a tender to build Bungoma County Kenya Stadium. It all stated when the Complainant Noel a resident…

LET EVIL PEOPLE BECOME GOOD FOR NOTHING

LET EVIL PEOPLE BECOME GOOD FOR NOTHING By Fr. Felix (African Times Guest Writer) Symbolic actions have always been a forceful way for prophets to illustrate and drive home their message. One remembers the symbol of the prophet Ahijah tearing…

HOW UGANDA IS EMBRACING MOBILE TRANSACTIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC

HOW UGANDA IS EMBRACING MOBILE TRANSACTIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC By Eleni Giokos, CNN Reports from Uganda shows that mobile money transactions totalled nearly five billion dollars in the last quarter of 2019. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Uganda…

GOD WE CONFESS OUR WICKEDNESS TO YOU

GOD WE CONFESS OUR WICKEDNESS TO YOU By Fr. Felix (African Times Guest Writer) The reading is one of several pieces from Jeremiah threatening the disaster which was to come upon Judah and Jerusalem; they are gathered together in a…

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