By DAILY BUSINESS Kenya defaulted on the Ksh 19.6 billion ($ 178 million) loan for the controversial Arror and Kimwarer dams, failing to make the first payments to Italian bank Intesa San Paolo in May. Treasury documents tabled in Parliament show that Kenya was to pay the first tranche of the Ksh 11 billion ($ …

When we think of Henry David Thoreau, we think of him in Walden. Indeed, readers could be forgiven for imagining that he spent his entire adult life there, planting beans and bouncing pebbles on the frozen surface of the pond. But, in fact, Thoreau spent a little over two years in the cabin. The rest …

As president of Walt Disney Studios, Alan Horn has overseen a remarkable period of box office success, releasing blockbusters including Marvel superhero films, Pixar Gems and the latest entries in the “Star Wars” saga. Yet Horn was often loath to take credit for the company’s success and sometimes downplayed his role. With a note of …

Tom Felton was sorted into Gryffindor by taking the Harry Potter House quiz, making it the third time he failed to be sorted into Slytherin. Tom Felton was sent to Gryffindor as he took the Harry potter House quiz again. Felton is an English actor and musician best known for playing the role of Draco …

Esker has deployed a new set of integrated payments capabilities and strategic FinTech partnerships to help businesses unlock cash flow, according to a press release. The platform, called Esker Pay, will help improve cash flow management by getting rid of older processes for accounts receivable (AR) and accounts payable (AP), which are manual and often …

Last Tuesday, October 5, comedian Dave Chappelle, best known for his first series Comedy Central Chapel Show– released what he claimed to be his last “One Minute” comedy special. Like every special Chappelle of the past five years, the comedy world has braced for what it would contain – and what its contents would set …

Box Office Mojo, the movie search site, maintains a category it calls “franchises.” These are groups of related films that often involve the same characters and can span several dozen films. The Harry Potter films are on the list, as is the Batman series. Of these franchises, the one that has earned the most money …

Many successful television shows have been adapted from books as with Game Of Thrones and Shadow and bone. With film adaptations, the plot often has to be reduced and key scenes and moments can be left out. RELATED: 10 Best Teen TV Shows Based On Books However, with a TV series, characters can be fleshed …

A federal COVID loan to the art gallery representing Hunter Biden more than doubled after his father took office, records show. The Georges Berges Gallery initially received a $ 150,000 COVID “disaster assistance loan” from the Small Business Administration last year, according to public records. But the loan was recently “overhauled,” with the SBA approving …

J K Rowling joked that she would celebrate the 25th anniversary of her hit Harry Potter fantasy series next year with cheese on toast and a glass of champagne. The author added that she is unlikely to don a costume from the popular books to mark the milestone, saying she looks “embarrassed” when given an …