President must constitute new Cabinet immediately, experts say
Constitutional expert says Executive is not complete without Cabinet Secretaries.
By 10 days ago
President must constitute new Cabinet immediately, experts say
Isiolo parents protest principal's transfer, threaten Parliament petition
An impasse pitting parents, leaders and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has erupted over the impending transfer of the Isiolo Boys High School principal.
By 11 days ago
Isiolo parents protest principal's transfer, threaten Parliament petition
Road to 2027: President kicks off rigorous task to pick IEBC bosses
President William Rut has 14 days to appoint a new panel, which will in turn facilitate the appointment of a chairperson and commissioners at the now run-down IEBC.
By 13 days ago
Road to 2027: President kicks off rigorous task to pick IEBC bosses
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NTSA flagged over possible loss of Sh1.19 billion in smart DLs project
The Kenyan taxpayer may lose Sh1.19 billion because NTSA has failed to enforce the use of Smart Card driving licenses, Auditor General Nancy Gathungu has said.
By 17 days ago
NTSA flagged over possible loss of Sh1.19 billion in smart DLs project
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What next for tax plan after Ruto's rejection?
Finance Bill 2024 sought to raise Sh300 billion in additional taxes to plug budget deficit.
By 24 days ago
What next for tax plan after Ruto's rejection?
IEBC reconstitution in sight after NA, Senate concur on Bill
IEBC currently does not have commissioners, which has in turn held it back from performing key mandates such as by-elections and the long-awaited boundaries review process.
By 25 days ago
IEBC reconstitution in sight after NA, Senate concur on Bill
MPs to consider Ruto's memo on Finance Bill after recess
Wetang'ula, who acknowledged receiving the President’s memorandum on the Finance Bill, said the matter will be considered by the House once it resumes from recess.
By 26 days ago
MPs to consider Ruto's memo on Finance Bill after recess
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The 45 minutes of terror when Parliament fell
The Senate was the first to go down. Protestors shattered windows, broke into Senators’ safe boxes and eventually made their way into the chambers which they vandalized.
By 26 days ago
The 45 minutes of terror when Parliament fell
Questions as MPs speedily approve deployment of KDF
Ichung’wah tried to justify the need for the House to approve the request of the Defence Council by highlighting the “exceptional” circumstances the country had found itself in.
By 26 days ago
Questions as MPs speedily approve deployment of KDF
Protesters invade House as Finance Bill is approved
Some MPs were holed up in their offices shielded by security as others used the Sh150m tunnel to escape.
By 28 days ago
Protesters invade House as Finance Bill is approved
Parliament's golden mace was not stolen, Wetang'ula says
National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula has clarified that the House Mace was neither stolen nor destroyed during the breach of Parliament on Tuesday by protestors.
By 27 days ago
Parliament's golden mace was not stolen, Wetang'ula says
Tuesday is last chance for MPs to save face on unpopular tax plans
Parliament is expected to consider amendments introduced by the members that could either impose further taxes or slash those proposed by the Bill.
By 1 month ago
Tuesday is last chance for MPs to save face on unpopular tax plans
Kenyans express anger as Ruto MPs force disputed finance bill down throats
Speaker Wetangula says 204 MPs voted to push the Bill through the Second Reading against 115. Bill now proceeds to the Third Reading stage also known as the Committee of the Whole Stage
By 1 month ago
Kenyans express anger as Ruto MPs force disputed finance bill down throats
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An out-of-favour Ruto side struggles to justify new taxes
Majority Leader Kimani Ichungw’ah says the high taxes are necessary to ensure the growth of the manufacturing sector.
By 1 month ago
An out-of-favour Ruto side struggles to justify new taxes
MPs summon ex-GDC bosses over Sh211m loss
The loss was incurred after GDC lost an arbitration case between it and a UK firm.
By 1 month ago
MPs summon ex-GDC bosses over Sh211m loss
Public pressure mounts on MPs over punitive Finance Bill
Kenyans have adopted unorthodox means to bully lawmakers to reject punitive taxes contained in the Finance Bill 2024 that is set to be tabled before Parliament on Tuesday.
By 1 month ago
Public pressure mounts on MPs over punitive Finance Bill
Big divide as Azimio MPs vow to shoot down Bill
Opposition leaders term the budget overambitious and a basis to introduce more taxes.
By 1 month ago
Big divide as Azimio MPs vow to shoot down Bill
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Nyoro: Ambitious leader who has Ruto's ear
He has the President’s ear and ambitious enough to face anyone in Mt Kenya.
By 1 month ago
Nyoro: Ambitious leader who has Ruto's ear
You brought ridicule to your office, MPs scold Gachagua over KQ flight
MPs debated the decision by the DP to carry his luggage on a commercial flight.
By 1 month ago
You brought ridicule to your office, MPs scold Gachagua over KQ flight
Agency fails to explain varsity placement rule
The Commission on University Education (CUE) was at pains to explain the criteria it uses to determine the number of students a university can take.
By 1 month ago
Agency fails to explain varsity placement rule
Education, energy sectors win in Sh4tr Ruto budget
Sh654 billion allocated to education sector to go to TSC, junior secondary and free secondary education.
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Education, energy sectors win in Sh4tr Ruto budget
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4,242 acres of Prisons land stolen, 102 title deeds missing, reveals PS
Correctional Services PS Beacco says state insiders helped people grab land.
By 1 month ago
4,242 acres of Prisons land stolen, 102 title deeds missing, reveals PS
Ichungw'ah faults Treasury over supplementary budgets
Ichung'wa appealed to the National Treasury to restrict the supplementary budget to one per financial year to avoid disrupting the government agenda.
By 1 month ago
Ichungw'ah faults Treasury over supplementary budgets
Scrap Metal Council raises alarm over smuggling
The Scrap Metal Council, under the Ministry of Industry, has expressed concern following the release of intercepted scrap metal at the Namanga border point.
By 1 month ago
Scrap Metal Council raises alarm over smuggling
Teachers, doctors, MPs big winners in proposed budget
The Health sector was among the winners with an allocation of Sh126.8 billion.
By 1 month ago
Teachers, doctors, MPs big winners in proposed budget
Lukoye Atwoli calls for increased investment in brain, mental health research
African College of Neuropsychopharmacology (AfCNP) President Professor Lukoye Atwoli has called for the increased investment on brain health research.
By 1 month ago
Lukoye Atwoli calls for increased investment in brain, mental health research
Scrap metal dealers take to the border as council suspends issuance, renewal of licenses
The Scrap Metal Council under the State Department of Industry has suspended the issuance and renewal of export licenses with immediate effect.
By 1 month ago
Scrap metal dealers take to the border as council suspends issuance, renewal of licenses
KRA on the spot for owing Sh9.5b pending bills to suppliers
KRA is grappling with a projected deficit of Sh12.4 billion, which comprises Sh10.5 billion in recurrent expenditure and Sh1.9 billion for development.
By 1 month ago
KRA on the spot for owing Sh9.5b pending bills to suppliers
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MPs question how Sh20b housing levy funds were invested in T-Bills
A parliamentary team wants to establish whether due process was followed by the State Department of Housing in hiving off the billions of shillings and diverting them to government securities.
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MPs question how Sh20b housing levy funds were invested in T-Bills
Disaster looms in construction sector as Treasury scraps NCA budget
NCA is charged with supervising construction of buildings across the country. It will be unable to pay salaries and other personal emoluments if decision holds.
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Disaster looms in construction sector as Treasury scraps NCA budget
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Kuria: No turning back on State staff contracts
Kuria ignited heated debate by calling for transition from permanent to contract terms.
By 2 months ago
Kuria: No turning back on State staff contracts
MPs clear Linturi in fake fertiliser scandal
Committee dismissed allegations leveled against Linturi by Bumula MP Jack Wamboka saying they were unsubstantiated.
By 2 months ago
MPs clear Linturi in fake fertiliser scandal
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Jack Wamboka storms out in dramatic closure of Linturi's impeachment hearings
Wamboka vows to seek other ways of getting him out of office if committee saves him on political grounds.
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Jack Wamboka storms out in dramatic closure of Linturi's impeachment hearings
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It wasn't me: Linturi says he had no role in fertiliser scam
Linturi claimed he had no role in testing the fertiliser nor was he involved in procument.
By 2 months ago
It wasn't me: Linturi says he had no role in fertiliser scam
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Linturi's fate lies in the hands of 11-member House committee
A section of members led by Minority Leader Opiyo Wandayi supported the motion and pressed for Linturi’s ouster.
By 2 months ago
Linturi's fate lies in the hands of 11-member House committee
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Wage bill: Is Ruto walking the talk or just engaging in doublespeak?
If the president appoints 50 CASs in line with his proposal, taxpayers will cough up Sh468 million to accommodate them.
By 2 months ago
Wage bill: Is Ruto walking the talk or just engaging in doublespeak?
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Budget cuts loom for Parliament thanks to Sh9.6b Bunge Towers
In the 2024 Budget Policy statement report that has since been approved by the National Assembly, legislators increased their allocation by expanding spending limits.
By 2 months ago
Budget cuts loom for Parliament thanks to Sh9.6b Bunge Towers
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Showdown looms after MPs alter key IEBC Bill
The National Assembly Justice and Legal Affairs Committee (JLAC) has proposed key changes to the Bill, which seeks key electoral reforms. 
By 2 months ago
Showdown looms after MPs alter key IEBC Bill
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Kikuyus, Luos and Luhyas form majority of employees at Kemsa
Kikuyu, with 124 of their own at the agency, constitute 22.42 per cent. They are followed by the Luo at 15.66 per cent and Lukhyas at 14.23 per cent.
By 3 months ago
Kikuyus, Luos and Luhyas form majority of employees at Kemsa
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More intrigues in probe into fake fertiliser saga
It emerged that Mems Distributors Limited was awarded NCPB tender without prequalification documents.
By 3 months ago
More intrigues in probe into fake fertiliser saga
Kapona Lapale: Lethal former poacher turns into dependable wildlife protector
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Surprise as Duale-Tuya swapped and Miano left out
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