CORD’s new strategy against IEBC over 2017
CORD wants senior officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) investigated over their management of last year’s presidential election.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 9 years ago
CORD’s new strategy against IEBC over 2017
State on spotlight over insecurity
The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) has accused the Government of failing Kenyans on security and the war on terror.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 9 years ago
State on spotlight over insecurity
Former PS Ludeki Chweya appointed Kenya School of Government boss
Former Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Ludeki Chweya has landed himself a new job as Director General of Kenya School of Government (KSG).
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Former PS Ludeki Chweya appointed Kenya School of Government boss
Decision on Vanoil Energy final: State
The Government has said it will not renew an exploration licence for Canadian firm Vanoil Energy Ltd and denied reports of negotiations between the State and the oil and gas company.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Decision on Vanoil Energy final: State
Geothermal board disowns CEO’s claims
The Geothermal Development Company (GDC) Chairman Simon Gicharu appeared before the Parliamentary Investment Committee (PIC) and disowned documents that had earlier been tabled before the same committee by his Chief Executive Officer Silas Simiyu.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Geothermal board disowns CEO’s claims
Motion aimed at reducing number of MPs approved
The number of members of Parliament may be reduced drastically if Mwingi Central MP Joe Mutambo marshals requite numbers to pass a constitutional amendment Bill.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Motion aimed at reducing number of MPs approved
MPs go further in bid to control county cash
Members of Parliament have moved to further sideline governors by creating two more boards at the county level to control spending on projects.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
MPs go further in bid to control county cash
Uhuru’s TNA moves to heal rift over row in leadership
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s TNA party Thursday moved to heal the rift that was threatening to break the party.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Uhuru’s TNA moves to heal rift over row in leadership
MPs insist they must decide own pay, putting work of salary team in jeopardy
The fight for higher perks by MPs and senators has made them an impediment to reforming the salary and remuneration structures in the public service.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
MPs insist they must decide own pay, putting work of salary team in jeopardy
MPs allocate Sh500m for Coast's Ronald Ngala Utalii University College
Parliament has moved to kick start the construction of the Sh8 billion Ronald Ngala Utalii University College which had stalled for one year.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
MPs allocate Sh500m for Coast's Ronald Ngala Utalii University College
MPs not ‘errand boys’ for Executive
National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has said the House will not be used as rubber stamp by the Executive to pass unpopular proposals.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
MPs not ‘errand boys’ for Executive
Public Investments Committee threatens to sue Kimunya
MPs will push for the prosecution of former cabinet minister Amos Kimunya if he fails to appear before the Public Investments Committee (PIC) for a third time.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Public Investments Committee threatens to sue Kimunya
Transport Principal Secretary Nduva Muli to face House team over rail saga
Transport Principal Secretary Nduva Muli returns to Parliament this morning to face the Public Investment Committee (PIC) over the controversial multi-billion shilling Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Transport Principal Secretary Nduva Muli to face House team over rail saga
Secret ODM talks that forced MPs out of race
A meeting in Nairobi on Tuesday between ODM party leader Raila Odinga and youthful MPs from Luo Nyanza capped a flurry of consultations that sealed a deal on the forthcoming party polls.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU and JAMES MBAKA 10 years ago
Secret ODM talks that forced MPs out of race
Three MPs drop bids for ODM seats
Three MPs from Luo Nyanza who had intended to vie for top positions in the forthcoming ODM elections withdrew their bids amid reports they had bowed to pressure from party leader Raila Odinga.
By By Geoffrey Mosoku and James Mbaka 10 years ago
Three MPs drop bids for ODM seats
Former Safaricom CEO is the new chancellor of Maseno University
President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed former Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph as the new chancellor of Maseno University.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Former Safaricom CEO is the new chancellor of Maseno University
Shock over Sh8,500-a-tot beverage
A customer was shocked to learn that she had been served a Sh8,500-a-tot whisky at a five-star hotel in Nairobi.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Shock over Sh8,500-a-tot beverage
Kambi appoints three to sit on Fund’s board
Labour Cabinet Secretary Kazungu Kambi has filled three more slots at the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) board as he seeks to constitute a full team.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Kambi appoints three to sit on Fund’s board
Ruto pledges more officers for war-torn counties
Deputy President William Ruto has pledged an increase of security personnel to the clash-torn areas of Marsabit and Mandera counties to help combat spiralling insecurity and tribal clashes.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU and ROSELYNE OBALA 10 years ago
Ruto pledges more officers for war-torn counties
Waititu named water board chairman
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s regime has appointed former Embakasi MP Ferdinand Waititu as the chairman of Athi Water Services Board.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU and WILFRED AYAGA 10 years ago
Waititu named water board chairman
Mystery of Abduba Dida’s double appointment
It is now emerging that President Uhuru Kenyatta and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru made parallel appointments of Abduba Dida as the chairman of the Constituencies Development Fund.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU and JAMES MBAKA 10 years ago
Mystery of Abduba Dida’s double appointment
Olkaria Geothermal plant behind schedule
The ongoing works in the 280mw geothermal plant in Olkaria Naivasha is behind schedule.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU and ANTHONY GITONGA 10 years ago
Olkaria Geothermal plant behind schedule
Narok to start cane production amid sector woes
Narok County is positioning itself to join the country’s major sugar belts in the face of threats posed to the local industry.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Narok to start cane production amid sector woes
Ken Nyaundi withdraws his bid for LSK nominee to JSC
Former electoral body commissioner Ken Nyaundi has withdrawn his candidature for the vacant Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
By By Geoffrey Mosoku 10 years ago
Ken Nyaundi withdraws his bid for LSK nominee to JSC
IEBC sets by-election dates for Bungoma, Lamu counties
Voters in Lamu county and LungaLunga constituency will go to mini polls on December 2 to elect their governor and MPs respectively while the Bungoma senatorial contest will be held on December 19.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
IEBC sets by-election dates for Bungoma, Lamu counties
Jubilee politicians step up campaign to have Uhuru skip The Hague hearing
President Uhuru Kenyatta is under pressure from his allies and supporters not to attend his forthcoming criminal trial at the ICC.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Jubilee politicians step up campaign to have Uhuru skip The Hague hearing
UK, Canada confirm nationals killed in terror attack
The British and Canadian governments have confirmed their nationals were among those who were brutally massacred by terrorists who attacked Westgate Mall on Saturday.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
UK, Canada confirm nationals killed in terror attack
Kandie admitted to EAC council
Commerce Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie has been formally inducted into the council of East African Community (EAC) ministers.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Kandie admitted to EAC council
Row simmers over order on new ICTA leadership
A row is simmering in the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology over a law that gives the Cabinet secretary power to make unilateral appointment.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Row simmers over order on new ICTA leadership
MPs plot blackmail on Raila over perks
A plan to secure former Prime Minister Raila Odinga a retirement package looks set to become a new source of friction between the Jubilee and CORD coalitions.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU and MOSES NJAGIH 10 years ago
MPs plot blackmail on Raila over perks
Kenya begins process of repatriating one million Somali refugees
Kenya will host a major international conference in August to discuss on modalities of repatriating more than one million Somali refugees to their country.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Kenya begins process of repatriating one million Somali refugees
Budget reading now a low key event
The presentation of Budget was the first of its kind since Independence as Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich became the first non-parliamentarian to address a House session.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Budget reading now a low key event
Parliament’s special guests
It was a case of a destitute and an orphan meeting, perhaps brought together by a common denominator – poverty – and marrying to raise a family.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Parliament’s special guests
Jubaland: KDF not supporting us
The simmering tension between the Government of Mogadishu and that in Nairobi over the establishment of Somali’s breakaway State of Jubaland has gotten intervention from a likely source.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Jubaland: KDF not supporting us
Kenya to open more embassies in Africa
Kenya is planning to open several missions in Africa as President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration seeks to strengthen ties in the continent.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
Kenya to open more embassies in Africa
Little known hotelier aimed for the stars, got more than he fancied
Interior Cabinet Secretary nominee Joseph ole Lenku got more than he bargained for literally.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU and FELIX OLICK 10 years ago
Little known hotelier aimed for the stars, got more than he fancied
ODM official, MPs clash over county rep list
An Orange Democratic Movement official has clashed with four MPs from Wajir County over plans to alter the list of nominated county representatives.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
ODM official, MPs clash over county rep list
SRC threatens to sue over MPs salaries
SRC maintains that Parliament broke the law when they voted to revoke gazette notice that set their salaries at Sh532,000.
By By Geoffrey Mosoku 10 years ago
SRC threatens to sue over MPs salaries
MPs pass Motion to cancel notice slashing their pay
Members of the National Assembly last evening unanimously approved a Motion they believe rescinds a decision by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) to reduce their salaries.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
MPs pass Motion to cancel notice slashing their pay
MPs rescind SRC gazette notice
Members of the National Assembly were Tuesday evening united in unanimously approving a motion that overturned a decision by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) to reduce their salaries.
By By GEOFFREY MOSOKU 10 years ago
MPs rescind SRC gazette notice
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