Conflict of interest dodge Kenya Railways pension scheme

Conflict of interest dodge Kenya Railways pension scheme

The multibillion-shilling Kenya Railways staff Retirement Benefits Scheme is under threat literally. Mired in a mix of conflict of interest at the top level and unholy alliances with consenting appointed managers, the Kenya Railways Corporation pension scheme could easily be sitting on the precipice, amid emerging heartrending reports of long...

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Revealed: 10 governors in tax evasion probe

Revealed: 10 governors in tax evasion probe

The identities of the 10 governors targeted for tax evasion and corruption which cost the economy over Sh250 billion can finally be revealed. Already, the 10 county bosses have received demand letters from the Kenya Revenue Authority and other state agencies fighting corruption to explain the whereabouts of billions of...

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Politician humiliates governor in public

Politician humiliates governor in public

Drama ensued at Gichira stadium in Tetu subcounty during a funeral service for fallen veteran political operative Njanjo Wahome when fire spitting Nyeri politician Thuo Mathenge threw electrifying jabs at Governor Mutahi Kahiga after the latest devolved units’ survey placed him among the lowest counties in the country. “Mr Governor,...

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Taita villagers to get millions in KAA land compensation

Taita villagers to get millions in KAA land compensation

Officials from National Land Commission are set to conduct a valuation exercise in Taita-Taveta county for 12 land parcels that were irregularly fenced off by Kenya Airports Authority and given to Ikanga Airstrip in Voi subcounty. It is expected that after the exercise, the NLC will give directions to KAA...

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Changing political gears in Kipsigis landscape

Changing political gears in Kipsigis landscape

The politics of Kipsigis community is likely to shift loyalty from William Ruto who is enjoying strong support from ordinary locals in Kipsigis community. The change of political temperature was witnessed recently when former community leaders who still enjoy respect paid visit to Raila Odinga at his office in Nairobi....

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Ruto, Raila headache as second Mau evictions start

Ruto, Raila headache as second Mau evictions start

In what will spark a showdown between the government and William Ruto’s brigade, the government has announced that there will be no turning back on the second phase of evictions aimed at removing from Maasai Mau Forest of over 10,000 illegal settlers. Already, it has shut down 15 schools set...

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Graft hits NHIF Kakamega branch office

Graft hits NHIF Kakamega branch office

Scores of National Hospital Insurance Fund card holders receiving inpatient medical services at Kakamega county general hospital are digging deeper into their pockets to pay for medical bills that would otherwise be settled by the fund. Investigations by Weekly Citizen revealed that hospital staff manning NHIF desk at the hospital,...

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