Early jostling for Wetangula senator’s seat

Share Pin Email   Intense political strategies and realignments are taking place in Bungoma county politics as key figures plot for seats ahead of 2022 polls. Pundits have been keen to note that the recent declaration by Ford-Kenya leader, Moses Wetang’ula, to go for presidency could attract new dynamism in...

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ANC party boss in rent arrears

Share Pin Email A landlord in Luanda sub county in Vihiga county has threatened to sue Amani National Congress party for failing to pay him rental fees amounting to Sh40,000 over office rent. The landlord of Mwamba Flats Boaz Okwemba has decried that ANC chairman Sikalo Ochiel rented his house...

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Is Jirongo out to succeed Oparanya?

Share Pin Email The battle to succeed Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya is on and even turning uglier. Recently, Senator Cleophas Malala, one of those in the the race was attacked at Mayoni by suppporters of cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa. Malala was accompanied by MCA Lubinus Oduor, now eyeing Matungu parliamentary...

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Kalro staff get payhikes at last

The staff of Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization is a happy lot after the board and management approved longstanding implementation of harmonized terms of service. This is contained in director general’s memo dated July 17 2018. Kalro was formed five years ago through a merger of four research institutions...

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Parents at war with school board

Parents and the management of Gathungururu Girls’ Secondary School in Mukurweini subcounty are at loggerheads over a project fundsraiser planned for July 28. The 800 students are each expected to collect money from wellwishers and take it to school’s office by last June 25 with each student paying Sh200 in...

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Kitui ndengu causes Ngilu political constipation

Share Pin Email The Ndengu Revolution in Kitui county is now facing a strange challenge; that of overabundant production. During the launch of the project that cost Kitui taxpayers Sh250 million, Governor Charity Ngilu promised farmers that she would purchase a kilo of ndengu at Sh100 saying that she had...

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Road projects land Ongwae in court

Share Pin Email   Kisii governor James Ongwae has been given a seven- day notice by the High Court to respond to a tendering case filed against him by two petitioners said to be sponsored by one of his political opponents Chris Obure. The petitioners, Vincent Gekonge and Boniface Mangaa,...

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Man found dead next governor’s residence

A boda boda rider was found dead next to the official residence of Governor Amason Kingi along Old Ferry road on Tuesday, July 10. The rider, only identified as Gift, was killed by a passenger he had picked at night from a busstop at Kibaoni. The deceased had marks all...

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Rivalry linked to businessman’s death

Police are reading business rivalry into the murder of Patrick Nguti who operates butchery at Kumukuywa market in Bungoma county. Initially, investigations were also extended to a love triangle theory and a deal gone sour. He was shot dead at his Mucharage residence in Trans Nzoia. He was in the...

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Sh40m debt haunts Chavakali High School

Teachers at Chavakali High School want the board of governors to explain circumstances under which the current principal inherited a debt running into Sh40 million from former principal. It is said, the new principal cannot understand how a school that receives Sh100 million from the ministry can incur such a...

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City MCA goes into hiding in love saga

A Nairobi City County MCA is alleged to have gone into hiding after he allegedly impregnated a young woman based in Kisumu county. The MCA of Kayole South Fredrick Okeyo of Kayole South, is said to have had a love affair with the Kisumu-based woman whom he reportedly impregnated five...

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Time bomb ticking at PCEA church

Share Pin Email Tensions continues to rise in the Presbyterian Church of East Africa as the church faithful wait for faceoff between their top leadership. The church’s secretary general Peter Kaniah, his deputy Mugendi Kanga, treasurer Amon Nderi and church auditor Maina Kinyua on one hand, against former moderator David...

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