Diamond Trust Bank in the spotlight

Diamond Bank Kenya which is associated with His Highness the Aga Khan, is in the spotlight over claims of money laundering only a few months after it was fined Sh162 million by the Central Bank of Kenya for being used as a conduit by suspects in the multibillion shillings National...

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State probes Ruto secret bank accounts

Investigations into the multibillion dams scandal took another twist after officials of an Italian firm, Co-operativa Muratoi Cementisti Di Ravenna linked an ally of William Ruto, David Muge, to a Sh2 billion bribe allegedly received when Ruto visited Italy in December last year. Muge is one of the powerful people...

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Sextortion link in Joho, Jumwa wars

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa has accused Mombasa governor Hassan Joho of trying to lure her to bed and when she told him a big no, he started embarking on a campaign to have her kicked out of ODM. Jumwa is now linked to the Kiuno faction within deputy president William...

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Compensation hiccups hit Sh24b Gatundu dam

  A fresh storm has hit the construction of the Karimenu II Dam in Gatundu North, Kiambu, which is expected to supplement water supply to Ruiru and Juja towns and their environs. The dam construction is expected to be completed by December 2020, according analysts. Early February, the government started...

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Staggering sh 14b looted at Mombasa sultanate

Mombasa county government cannot account for more than Sh14 billion allocated for development money believed to have either been looted or misappropriated during the financial year 2016/2017. According to Auditor General’s report for year ending June 30 2017, the figures in the financial statement for Mombasa county government presented for...

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Behind-the-scenes intrigues in Nyong’o family battle for millions

Details have emerged of how a secret family meeting in Nairobi convened by Kisumu governor Anyang’ Nyong’o in last ditch attempts to draft an out-of-court agreement on the contested inheritance of their father’s Sh200 million estate ended in acrimony as renegade siblings refused Sh20 million offer each. Nyong’o who is...

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Exposed: Cartels looting Kerra billions

Two managers at Kenya Rural Roads Authority are fleecing Chinese contractors millions of shillings in form of kickback demands before road tenders are awarded. The duo, head of procurement Margaret Muthui and Peter Gichohi are also engaged in development of multibillion housing projects in Kiambu county in collaboration with Chinese...

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No end to Rea scams as sex affairs unearthed

All is not well at Rural Electrification Authority, a parastatal charged with the mandate of delivering the country’s energy sufficiency dreams to the grassroots. That Rea will be the next state owned authority to walk down the shameful path of corruption and theft is a matter of when not if....

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Panic as 5 bank CEOs face arrest

Panic has gripped five banks as top managers are to face criminal charges of violating anti-money laundering act No. 9 of 2009. By late last week, the managers of the said banks were busy engaging legal minds to find a middle ground in handling the case. One of the options...

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Reign of terror at Butere Girls school

A Form Three student in Kakamega county recently committed suicide after getting wind that she would be suspended from school. And now parents blame teachers for having threatened the girl with suspension. They say, if the teachers had not threatened her, she would not have committed suicide. Students at the...

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Team Nguvu starts ahead in KNCCI polls

                The race for Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry election is shaping up with the emergence of Team Nguvu starting as frontrunners. Already, the team Nguvu which compromises of aspirants that have come together to go for various seats at the...

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Iranian ambassador involved in gold smuggling scandal

Iranian ambassador to Kenya Hadi Farajvand is in the eye of the authorities over reports that he is involved in gold smuggling from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ghana. The envoy is in the spotlight over the movement of unusually huge amounts of money which pointed to the illicit...

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