Reinstate sacked JSS teachers or face censure by Parliament, Cherargei tells TSC
The Teacher Service Commission is on the spot for sacking 7,357 Junior Secondary School (JSS) teachers across the country.
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Reinstate sacked JSS teachers or face censure by Parliament, Cherargei tells TSC
CS Miano says government has disbursed Sh1.13bn for counties' Industrial parks
Trade CS Miano said government has disbursed Sh1.13 billion to 18 counties with each receiving Sh62.5 million to expedite the implementation of Counties Aggregation and Industrial Parks.
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CS Miano says government has disbursed Sh1.13bn for counties' Industrial parks
COG puts Controller of Budget to task over approval delays
The Council of Governors has blamed the Controller of Budget for unnecessary bureaucracy and red tape involved in approving some of their budgets affecting service delivery.
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COG puts Controller of Budget to task over approval delays
Insurance firm targets five-million trees in environment protection drive
Pioneer Insurance Company has initiated an ambitious programme to plant 5 million trees across the country in the next five in support of the government plan to plant 15 billion trees.
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Insurance firm targets five-million trees in environment protection drive
Ruto's Reloaded Movement to showcase achievements
The Ruto Reloaded Movement will be moving across the country to highlight positive achievements made by the president in the last 20 months he has been in office.
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Ruto's Reloaded Movement to showcase achievements
Why Raila Odinga, Rigathi Gachagua are pulling together
Raila Odinga says he is happy Gachagua has seen the light and is pushing for formula that will ensure fair allocation of resources.
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Why Raila Odinga, Rigathi Gachagua are pulling together
Ruto fine-tunes machinery to lead Raila's campaign for AU top job
Reports indicate that the secretariat’s composition would be completed in the next two weeks after which a budget will be drawn.
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Ruto fine-tunes machinery to lead Raila's campaign for AU top job
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AG office fails to explain sale of 59 vehicles at Sh7m
Auditor General’s report showed the AG did not dispose any assets in the financial year ending June 2022 although 59 motor vehicles had been grounded at various locations.
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AG office fails to explain sale of 59 vehicles at Sh7m
Senators mull locking out IEBC vice chair from running poll body
The IEBC Act states that whenever a vacancy occurs in the office of the chairperson, the vice chair shall act as the chair until such a time the chairperson is appointed.
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Senators mull locking out IEBC vice chair from running poll body
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Firm seeks Sh3b from Bamburi Cement over breach of contract
Roy Hauliers was to transport deliveries from the Bamburi Cement in Mombasa plant or Mariakani plant to the Nairobi Grinding Station or to any of the loading points.
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Firm seeks Sh3b from Bamburi Cement over breach of contract
Report shows how counties failed to make use of billions
Nairobi, Bungoma, Mombasa and Taita Taveta had the lowest absorption rates. Controller of Budget says absorption rate for development budget stood at 22.1 per cent.
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Report shows how counties failed to make use of billions
Kalonzo urges House to pass Nadco Bills without amendments
Kalonzo said that as the co-chairperson of Nadco team, they spent long hours listening to the religious leaders, business community and other stakeholders.
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Kalonzo urges House to pass Nadco Bills without amendments
Trade CS Miano says Buy Kenya-Build Kenya aims to promote local products
Miano said promotion of locally produced goods and services will not only increase its consumption but will also create employment and reduce reliance on imports.
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Trade CS Miano says Buy Kenya-Build Kenya aims to promote local products
Former governor to be summoned over Sh46m disparity
The county had declared disbursement of Sh221 million in its financial statements while supporting schedules showed disbursement of Sh267 million.
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Former governor to be summoned over Sh46m disparity
Agency in a spot over alleged misuse of Sh10 billion unclaimed assets
UFAA Chief Executive Officer John Mwangi and the Board Chairman Francis Kigo were hard-pressed to explain alleged embezzlement of the unclaimed assets.
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Agency in a spot over alleged misuse of Sh10 billion unclaimed assets
Pain in the kitchen: Proposed tax hike set to increase oil prices
The manufacturers said that citizens were constrained by increased taxes such as housing levy and SHIF with minimum wage being approximately Sh18,000.
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Pain in the kitchen: Proposed tax hike set to increase oil prices
Babu Owino to rally MPs to stop acquisition of Bamburi Cement by foreign investors
Owino said he had received complaints that thousands of Kenyans working for the company are likely going to lose their jobs should it be sold to foreign investors.
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Babu Owino to rally MPs to stop acquisition of Bamburi Cement by foreign investors
Governors welcome Sh400 billion allocation to counties
The Council of Governors (CoG) has lauded the decision by the Parliamentary Mediation Committee to allocate counties Sh400.1 billion for the financial year 2024/2025.
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Governors welcome Sh400 billion allocation to counties
Senator Abdullahi seeks to amend Crops Act to ban miraa, muguka
Abdullahi argued that the two crops are stimulants that had affected the lives of youth and they are easily accessible to school-going children.
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Senator Abdullahi seeks to amend Crops Act to ban miraa, muguka
Win for county governments as revenue grows to Sh400bn
Counties will in the Financial year 2024/2025 be smiling all the way to the bank after parliament reached a deal to allocate them the highest amount of shareable revenue.
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Win for county governments as revenue grows to Sh400bn
Orengo: My working relationship with Oduol is beyond repair
Governor Orengo says his relationship with Oduol is beyond repair. Oduol’s dalliance with Kenya Kwanza makes it difficult to work with ODM members.
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Orengo: My working relationship with Oduol is beyond repair
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Ruto defends Sh200m jet hire for US visit, says KQ could have cost more
Jubilee Party Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni termed Ruto’s trip to the USA as wasteful.
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Ruto defends Sh200m jet hire for US visit, says KQ could have cost more
Linturi threatens to name loan-defaulting senior gov't officials
Linturi said that AFC is an agricultural bank that is faced with financial challenges and the borrowings had exceeded the capacity to disburse more funds.
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Linturi threatens to name loan-defaulting senior gov't officials
Senate to summon former governors to answer audit queries
Senator Godfrey Osotsi said while the 47 county governments operated in perpetuity, it was time for former accountable to be held accountable for issues pertaining to their tenure.
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Senate to summon former governors to answer audit queries
Senator Esther Okenyuri sponsors civic education bill
The County Civic Education Bill, 2024 seeks to establish a legal framework for the promotion of civic education in Kenya as an essential tool for building responsible citizenship, civic engagement
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Senator Esther Okenyuri sponsors civic education bill
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State House defends Haiti mission as Ruto leaves for US
State House Spokesman Hussein Mohammed said President Ruto has lined up several meetings aimed at improving bilateral ties between the two countries.
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State House defends Haiti mission as Ruto leaves for US
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Limuru III: Kenya Kwanza and Opposition leaders trade barbs
Aaron Cheruiyot reckoned the debate about the Finance Bill was not genuine as some leaders are out to defend the wealthy .
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Limuru III: Kenya Kwanza and Opposition leaders trade barbs
Governors accuse oversight agencies of overstepping their mandate
The CoG singled out the OAG, EACC, CoB and CRA saying they portray devolved units as avenues of embezzlement of public funds.
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Governors accuse oversight agencies of overstepping their mandate
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Knut: We have no contract with TSC for Sh17.6b medical scheme
KNUT has told the Senate that it does not have binding contractual dealings with TSC, Minet Medical Scheme or MARL for the provision of insurance scheme for its members.
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Knut: We have no contract with TSC for Sh17.6b medical scheme
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Hinga: Finance Bill proposals on affordable housing will make selling of units hard
A buyer of an affordable housing unit who intends to sell it to any other person shall seek consent of the Board in a move to deter individuals from using proxies to buy several units.
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Hinga: Finance Bill proposals on affordable housing will make selling of units hard
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Senate, National Assembly rivalry rekindled over counties funding
The rivalry between the Senate and National Assembly has been rekindled following the rejection of amendments to the Division of Revenue Allocation Bill.
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Senate, National Assembly rivalry rekindled over counties funding
Mungatana faults Gachagua over one man, one-shilling revenue formula
Mungatana has told off Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua over calls for one vote, one man, one-shilling revenue sharing formula saying that it will marginalise other parts of the country.
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Mungatana faults Gachagua over one man, one-shilling revenue formula
MPs reject Senate's proposal to increase counties allocation to Sh415 billion
Majority of legislators argued that the increase in funds to counties meant a reduction to allocation to NG-CDF and NGAAF.
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MPs reject Senate's proposal to increase counties allocation to Sh415 billion
Mutua asks Senate to drop Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill
Dr Mutua requested senators to forward the proposed amendments to the Ministry for inclusion in a new Bill being developed.
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Mutua asks Senate to drop Wildlife Conservation and Management Bill
Kalonzo faults Ruto for retaining Linturi in Cabinet despite fake fertiliser saga
Kalonzo said Linturi should have been fired immediately Parliament pronounced itself over his conduct on the fake fertiliser scandal.
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Kalonzo faults Ruto for retaining Linturi in Cabinet despite fake fertiliser saga
Senator Chute seeks answers on harmful relaxers, bleaching substances
Marsabit Senator Mohammed Chute has sought a statement from the Senate Health Committee concerning the unregulated sale of harmful hair relaxers and bleaching substances.
By 1 month ago
Senator Chute seeks answers on harmful relaxers, bleaching substances
Kemsa won't supply drugs to counties over Sh3b debt
The committee asked Kemsa not to supply drugs to any county that will not have come up with a clear a plan of clearing the debts.
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Kemsa won't supply drugs to counties over Sh3b debt
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Will Linturi 'broker' his way out of mess?
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mithika Linturi has had an illustrious political career, serving as a Member of Parliament for three terms before assuming his current position in the Cabinet.
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Will Linturi 'broker' his way out of mess?
Kindiki warns politicians against funding criminal gangs
Kindiki has raised concern over a worrying trend of organised gangs causing havoc across the country and warned of stern action against leaders funding criminal activities.
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Kindiki warns politicians against funding criminal gangs
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Senate calls for audit on NMS expenditure
Governor Sakaja said he will not pay Sh10b in pending bills as they are suspect.
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Senate calls for audit on NMS expenditure
Gachagua to get repurposed police chopper for official duties
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Ngugi Wa Thiong'o: Ruto's taxes mirror colonial times
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Burial of woman in spousal attack stirs memories of mother's fate
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