Former State House Comptroller opens up about fall out with Lucy Kibaki
Former State House Comptroller Matere Keriri, who doubled as private secretary to then President Kibaki, opened up in a candid interview with The Standard on Saturday about his time in the house on the hill.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
Former State House Comptroller opens up about fall out with Lucy Kibaki
Uhuru appoints panel to recruit EACC commissioners
The recruitment of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) chairperson and commissioners has kicked off, Public Service Commission (PSC) has announced.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
Uhuru appoints panel to recruit EACC commissioners
What makes Israel’s dairy farming world-class
It is exactly 4.30pm local time on an extremely sunny Saturday afternoon in Tel Aviv, Israel when we land. The heat is unbearable. The city appears deserted save for a few people driving or riding motorbikes.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
What makes Israel’s dairy farming world-class
Kenyan envoy to Israel pledges support for Kenyan dairy farmers
Kenyan Ambassador to Israel, Augostino Njoroge, has pledged his support for dairy farmers who wish to borrow expertise from Israel to boost milk production.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
Kenyan envoy to Israel pledges support for Kenyan dairy farmers
Serem: We're below average on devolution
The Standard’s writer Faith Ronoh interviewed Salaries and Remuneration Commission Chairperson Sarah Serem on devolution and the teething challenges that remain two years later.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
Serem: We're below average on devolution
PSs positions advertised in likely shakeup in government
The Public Service Commission (PSC) has Tuesday advertised positions for principal secretaries fuelling speculation of imminent shakeup of the top officials in President Uhuru Kenyatta's administration.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
PSs positions advertised in likely shakeup in government
City demo farm aims to sharpen farmers
The last thing one would think of coming across in the heart of Nairobi, is a demonstration farm
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
City demo farm aims to sharpen farmers
President Uhuru warns officers over award of irregular tenders
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a stern warning to government officials awarding tenders without following the due process, saying such trends will not be tolerated.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
President Uhuru warns officers over award of irregular tenders
Activists stage ‘chicken’ protest at CA over TV switch-off
Chicken, old television sets and placards characterised protests by outraged Civil Society activists opposing TV switch off outside Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) offices in Nairobi.
By Faith Ronoh 8 years ago
Activists stage ‘chicken’ protest at CA over TV switch-off
Nominated IG Boinett: Expect more policing if I am approved
Since I had uncles who were at that time in the military and I used to admire them in uniform, I opted to join the Police in 1984 as a cadet Inspector.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Nominated IG Boinett: Expect more policing if I am approved
Joseph Boinett: Not only am I quiet and reserved, I detest mediocrity, believe in continuous improvement
“Majority of people, even those who think they know me do not really know what I do because the business that we do, by its very nature, obligates you to operate in the shadows.”
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Joseph Boinett: Not only am I quiet and reserved, I detest mediocrity, believe in continuous improvement
Committee: We’re not updated on parastatal appointments
Amid concerns about a large number of State corporations operating without functional boards, it has emerged that key institutions in parastatal reform process, are kept in the dark over crucial developments within the sector.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Committee: We’re not updated on parastatal appointments
Battle for plum parastatal jobs looms as bosses’ contracts expire
The battle for prime jobs in government is beginning to take shape as contracts of top parastatal chiefs expire between March and September this year.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Battle for plum parastatal jobs looms as bosses’ contracts expire
State officers will not lose jobs in Reforms--Committee says
Implementation Committee on Parastatal Reforms has dismissed fears that both senior management and low cadre staff will lose their jobs as government moves to implement radical reforms on Government Owned Entities (GOE).
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
State officers will not lose jobs in Reforms--Committee says
Let's talk about strawberries and its sweet returns
The production of strawberries in Kenya is steadily on the increase despite huge expenses incurred in terms of initial capital, water and seeds.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Let's talk about strawberries and its sweet returns
Uhuruto secretly form new political party
The ruling Jubilee coalition has been transformed into a single party in a development that will shake up the political landscape ahead of the 2017 General Election.
By MWANIKI MUNUHE and FAITH RONOH 9 years ago
Uhuruto secretly form new political party
PSC raises concern over delay to appoint parastatal boards, CEOs
The Public Service Commission (PSC) has raised concern over delay in naming chief executives of parastatals.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
PSC raises concern over delay to appoint parastatal boards, CEOs
TNA, URP unveil joint party
The United Republican Party (URP) and The National Alliance (TNA) party has unveiled a new political party - Jubilee Alliance Party - ahead of 2017 General Election.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
TNA, URP unveil joint party
Lorna Rutto: Creating posts from plastics earned her numerous awards for conservation
As curtain falls on 2014, Lorna Rutto, Founder and Director, EcoPost Limited, is beaming with pride for her outstanding achievements in environmental conservation.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Lorna Rutto: Creating posts from plastics earned her numerous awards for conservation
Top Judiciary officers axed controversially
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has sacked at least five senior judiciary officers under controversial circumstances
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Top Judiciary officers axed controversially
Baragoi massacre could have been avoided, says commission
Poor planning and lack of coordination among security agencies led to the death of over 30 police officers in the infamous Baragoi massacre, Commission on Administrative Justice (CAJ) said Friday.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Baragoi massacre could have been avoided, says commission
IEBC announces new dates for Homa Bay by-election
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has extended the Homa Bay senatorial by-election date by ten days.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
IEBC announces new dates for Homa Bay by-election
Perform or face the axe, civil servants warned
Civil servants who fail to perform will not be entertained, Public Service Commission Chair Prof Margaret Kobia has warned.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Perform or face the axe, civil servants warned
Uhuru talks tough on security
President Uhuru Kenyatta lashed out at opposition threats to hold countrywide demonstrations against proposed new laws to rein in runaway insecurity, saying such an action was tantamount to compromising territorial integrity.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Uhuru talks tough on security
Ethuro yet to occupy Sh150m house
Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro is yet to occupy a palatial residence in the upscale Karen estate that cost the taxpayer Sh150 million, The Standard can authoritatively report.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Ethuro yet to occupy Sh150m house
State officials defend Uhuru’s security gaffe
Senior State House communication officials have defended President Uhuru Kenyatta over his recent remarks on rising insecurity.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
State officials defend Uhuru’s security gaffe
DP Ruto warns public officers over fraudulent tenders
The Government will take stern action against public officers found doctoring tendering processes of all public projects, Deputy President William Ruto has warned.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
DP Ruto warns public officers over fraudulent tenders
Nyokabi faces disciplinary action over International Criminal Court
Nyeri Women Representative Priscilla Nyokabi could face disciplinary action from The National Alliance (TNA) party over allegations that she had a hand in the ICC process which eventually led to the indictment of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Nyokabi faces disciplinary action over International Criminal Court
Uhuru, Ruto pay cut was effected in April, says PSC
Official pay cut for President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto was effected in April this year.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Uhuru, Ruto pay cut was effected in April, says PSC
Shollei was not named in corruption ring, UK says
The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has cleared the air over allegations that former Judiciary Chief Registrar Gladys Shollei was involved in the corrupt award of lucrative printing contracts to a British company.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Shollei was not named in corruption ring, UK says
Guns trained on State over missing Sh114m
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Ministry of Agriculture to explain the whereabouts of Sh114 million missing in Government books.
By ALPHONCE SHIUNDU & FAITH RONOH 9 years ago
Guns trained on State over missing Sh114m
PAC wants Wako, MP taken to court over loss of State funds
A committee of the National Assembly chaired by Budalang'i Member of Parliament Ababu Namwamba has recommended the prosecution of Busia Senator and former Attorney General Amos Wako and Kuresoi South Member of Parliament Zakayo Cheruiyot for alleged abuse of office over purchase of cars for the police 17 years ago.
By ALPHONCE SHIUNDU and FAITH RONOH 9 years ago
PAC wants Wako, MP taken to court over loss of State funds
Interior PS told to recover Sh6.9 million which Kalonzo's wife 'got irregularly'
A parliamentary watchdog committee has ordered Interior Principal Secretary Monica Juma to pursue the wife of former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka over Sh6.9 million she allegedly got irregularly from the taxpayer.
By FAITH RONOH AND ALPHONCE SHIUNDU 9 years ago
Interior PS told to recover Sh6.9 million which Kalonzo's wife 'got irregularly'
Sky team’s fresh bid to influence Sh 2.7 billion Kebs tender
A rogue political cartel in the Jubilee administration has led to a baffling change in the tender requirements for a Sh2.7 billion deal to inspect vehicles before they are imported into the country.
By Mwaniki Munuhe, Alphonce Shiundu and Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Sky team’s fresh bid to influence Sh 2.7 billion Kebs tender
Clerics boycott meeting with Attorney General Githu Muigai
A section of religious leaders stormed out of a meeting with the Attorney General (AG) Githu Muigai, accusing him of “deception”.
By Lilian Aluanga-Delvaux and Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Clerics boycott meeting with Attorney General Githu Muigai
Clerics disown ‘wolves in sheep skin’ after Kanyari saga
Evangelical Alliance of Kenya (EAK) has distanced itself from controversial Salvation Healing Ministry preacher Victor Kanyari.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Clerics disown ‘wolves in sheep skin’ after Kanyari saga
TNA leaders accuse Kidero of laxity
A section of The National Alliance (TNA) politicians have critisised Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero for failing to deliver quality services.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
TNA leaders accuse Kidero of laxity
Truth behind Magerer attack
Amid revelations that top ODM leadership plotted the violence against party Executive Director Magerer Langat, party leader Raila Odinga Friday said some of the goons who assaulted his party’s top official had “owned up” for the violence.
By MWANIKI MUNUHE and FAITH RONOH 9 years ago
Truth behind Magerer attack
Muturi defiant as Judiciary, House war rages
As supremacy battles between the three arms of Government get uglier, the National Assembly has now put its foot down. It will not take lectures from any quarter.
By Faith Ronoh 9 years ago
Muturi defiant as Judiciary, House war rages
Ruto’s 48 hours on the throne
A limousine ride in a ten-car motorcade, a quick photo session, a mushy Facebook post and a peep in the official diary of President Uhuru Kenyatta. That is how Deputy President (DP) William Ruto began his day at Harambee House as he warmed the seat for his Netherlands-bound boss on Tuesday morning.
By FAITH RONOH and KIBIWOTT KOROSS 9 years ago
Ruto’s 48 hours on the throne
Scandal of fully-equipped Nairobi hospitals without adequate staff
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