What is Sonko’s game plan in city politics?

Will Nairobi governor Mike Sonko defend his seat in 2022? That is the question on the lips of many Nairobians after the governor eventually named four candidates to fill the position of deputy governor. Sonko named former Starehe MP Margaret Wanjiru, lawyers Karen Nyamu, Jane Weru and gender activist and...

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Which way UoN as staff retrenchment looms?

Vice Chancellor University of Nairobi Peter Mbithi and his top management are in panic ever since the vetting process of the head of accounting units and procurement started. They are worried not only from the vetting process and its aftermath but also that the institution is dead broke. Still unresolved...

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Cover-up moves by Otichillo aides exposed

Files that were to be investigated under the microscopic eye of Vihiga county assembly and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission over the flouting of procurement process have mysteriously disappeared from the county offices moments after area senator George Khaniri asked for thorough investigations. Our source at Vihiga governor Wilber Ottichilo’s...

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Will Chief Kadhi survive?

The threat by national assembly majority leader Aden Duale to censure Chief Kadhi Sheikh Ahmed Muhdhar for opposing the government’s decision to declare last Tuesday as a national holiday to celebrate the Eid-al-Adha (culmination of pilgrimage to Mecca) has turned the focus on the institution. The Chief Kadhi, whom majority...

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Tobiko and PS gang up to send Portland CEO packing

                  Kajiado East MP Peris Tobiko is entangled in a turf Maasai political war in the name of protecting family members shown the door at East African Portland Cement Company. How the MP managed to convince former CEO Kepha Tande to employ...

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Tribal promotions ruin dressing at Vigilance House

The recent promotion of senior police officers at Kenya Police Service Commission has raised uproar among top echelons at Vigilance House on Harambee Avenue with claims that Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett is perpetuating tribalism. Concern has been raised over how five senior assistant inspector generals of police were...

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Trouble brews at Presidential Delivery Unit

All is not well at the Presidential Delivery Unit based at Kenyatta International Convention Centre with accusations of integrity at the work place being levelled at some officers. According to sources, tribalism, sex exploitation and nepotism are the Big Three agenda at the unit mandated to help Uhuru Kenyatta deliver...

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Joho’s sister lands multi-million Mombasa contract

Share Pin Email A firm associated with Mombasa governor’s sister has been awarded a contract to do streets rehabilitation in Mombasa town using Cabro slabs. The firm was single sourced with no advertisement made. Investigation reveals that the firm was even paid in advance to do the project without cost...

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KCB and Equity banks loan Weston Hotel billions

Recent declaration by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority that it owns the plot occupied by William Ruto’s Weston Hotel along Langata Road is raising eyebrows as two leading banks may lose money granted to the hotel for its construction. According to documents in our possession and signed by two registrars...

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Tension as DP Ruto bumps into Raila at State House

The rivalry between William Ruto and Raila Odinga played out at State House last week when Uhuru Kenyatta feted 30 women for what he said was their outstanding achievements and contributions to society. In the list which included leaders involved in initiatives that have empowered women since independence, among them...

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