Dead and retired staff on Vihiga county payroll

Dead and retired staff on Vihiga county payroll

Members of Vihiga county assembly were shocked that dead people still earn from Vihiga county payroll as grilling for the executive who were involved in irregular employment of health staff that eventually led to sacking of over 308 medics by governor Wilber Ottichilo commence. County human resource director Millicent Akinyi,...

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Lonyangapou, Kachapin political tussle turns nasty

Lonyangapou, Kachapin political tussle turns nasty

Chief administrative secretary in the ministry of Energy Simon Kachapin got himself in an awkward situation after a group of youths at Makutano heckled him in public for engaging in early campaigns. Kachapin who is the former West Pokot governor was defeated by John Lonyangapuo in the last 2017 polls....

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US-based scribe forms new political party

US-based scribe forms new political party

US-based Kenyan journalist Cornelius Ole Sikawa has formed a new political party. Sikawa who returned in the country last year formed the National Rebirth Party which has since been issued with a provisional certificate by the Registrar of Political Parties Anne Nderitu. The new development follows the publication of a...

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Rot at Trans Nzoia health ministry exposed

Rot at Trans Nzoia health ministry exposed

Barely a day after National Treasury indicted 15 counties over failure to pay suppliers and contractors, irate suppliers have signed a petition to the Trans Nzoia governor Patrick Khaemba to fire his health chief officer Charles Barasa. The suppliers and contractors accused the chief officer of failure to pay them...

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Kamba unity unveiled in Changamwe politics

Kamba unity unveiled in Changamwe politics

Members of the Kamba community in Mombasa county have resolved to unite for development and political leadership ahead of the 2022 general elections. Last week in an event held in Changamwe constituency graced by popular Kamba musicians and thousands of residents, a declaration was made that in the coming general...

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DCI grills Samburu MP on banditry

DCI grills Samburu MP on banditry

Samburu North MP Alois Lentoimaga was grilled at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations in Maralal town. The investigations were based on increased insecurity, including cattle rustling in his constituency. The Samburu county criminal investigations officer Seroney Soo led the investigations. Weekly Citizen has information that more people mostly MCAs will...

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Otitichilo nominee rejected by MCAs

Otitichilo nominee rejected by MCAs

Former member of the East African Legislative Assembly Nancy Abisai has suffered a major political blow after Vihiga county assembly public service and administration committee rejected her nomination to serve in county public service board as member. The committee approved the names of Frankline Esipira as chairperson county public service...

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Cover up in journalist Eric Oloo murder, OCS Kerubo turns into witness

Cover up in journalist Eric Oloo murder, OCS Kerubo turns into witness

Siaya county commissioner Michael Ole Tialal has clashed with local police officers over cover up attempt in the murder of journalist Eric Oloo by failing to produce in court their counterpart Sabina Kerubo who is the main suspect in the gruesome incident. Weekly Citizen has learned of plans to shift...

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Fida joins Kiambu MCA assault case

Fida joins Kiambu MCA assault case

Ndenderu MCA in Kiambu county Solomon Wambui spent five days at Kiambu Prisons after being charged before a Kiambu court for assault and malicious damage to property, a charge he pleaded not guilty. His lawyer Gathenji Mbuthi had pleaded with the court to defer the plea taking on claims that...

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Late Sharon ghosts haunt Obado

Late Sharon ghosts haunt Obado

Abrupt agitation by Migori governor Okoth Obado to have lawyer George Wajackoyah disqualified from representing the family of murdered student Sharon Otieno could be linked to claims that the troubled governor shared secrets touching on the case prior to acting for the family. Share Pin Email Terrified Obado was ostensibly...

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KTDA directors confront Kericho governor

KTDA directors confront Kericho governor

Small scale tea farmers affiliated to Kapkatet Tea Factory are demanding for their cess funds from Kericho county government headed by Governor Paul Chepkwony. The farmers challenged the governor to come out and explain why he has not released the money that is meant for improving impassable roads. Kapkatet Tea...

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Con pastor arrested over stealing Sacco cash

Con pastor arrested over stealing Sacco cash

Detectives from Buruburu police station  arrested a former chairman of the Kenya-Qatar Diaspora Sacco Limited accused of stealing millions of shillings from the Sacco members. The new management of the Sacco gave a tip that led to the arrest of  pastor  Habbakuk Wamududa who was charged with stealing, forgery, fraud...

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