How Laikipia water boss was arrested demanding bribes

How Laikipia water boss was arrested demanding bribes

A senior Laikipia county government official was arraigned in court and charged with soliciting for bribes from contractors. The county director of water services Joseph Mwangi Maina was charged in a Nanyuki court with soliciting Sh470,000 as bribes from three different contractors who had secured government tenders to construct dams...

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Wangamati forces finance boss to resign

Wangamati forces finance boss to resign

Bungoma county chief officer for finance and economic planning Chrispunus Barasa has resigned after Governor Wycliffe Wangamati forced him. According to sources the bitter governor called Barasa and openly told him to resign or be sacked. He blamed him for being a mole and spying, briefing ex-governor now senate speaker...

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Haji plots Homa Bay county graft cartels arrests

Haji plots Homa Bay county graft cartels arrests

Recent unexpected visit by the Director of Public Prosecutions to the headquarters of corruption- ridden Homa Bay county caused panic as top officials dramatically disappeared when news of Noordin Haji spread like a bushfire. Haji’s move came after word emerged that senior officers at Ethics anad Anti-Corruption Commission had been...

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Acting Kiambu governor spotted at State House

Acting Kiambu governor spotted at State House

The impeachment of Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu’s close ally as a minister spells doom for the governor who is fighting orders barring him from accessing office until the corruption case against him is concluded. Acting governor James Nyoro is out to consolidate his powers by removing pro-Waititu faces in the...

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Bribery for stalls at new city market raises stink

Bribery for stalls at new city market raises stink

Trouble is looming ahead of the official opening of the newly constructed Wakulima Market in Nairobi following claims of corruption that shrouded the identification process of more than 4,000 traders set to benefit from the project. Multiple inside sources told Weekly Citizen that nepotism, favouritism and politics have taken centrestage...

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Exposed:Faulu Micro-finance plot to defraud widow

Exposed:Faulu Micro-finance plot to defraud widow

The past four years have been a living nightmare for Alice Wanjiru Wamwea, a 70-year-old widow as she fights a bank to stop it from taking over her lifetime investment. The widow recalls how she made sacrifices to buy a property situated in Josaga, Huruma area in Nairobi in 1991...

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Shock as Ruto sells two choppers

Shock as Ruto sells two choppers

Once flamboyant and extra generous, William Ruto seems to be facing a dry patch that has seen him slash donations in public functions and handouts to politicians mostly MPs. In the recent past, Ruto has cut down his huge donations and millions that he once used to splash around. Ruto’s...

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Plot to drop Sicily Kariuki as Health CS

Plot to drop Sicily Kariuki as Health CS

A fresh push to edge out Health cabinet secretary Sicily Kariuki has been hatched by some members of the Kenyatta family who have been doing business with the ministry and parastatals under it. At the heart of the war are multi-billion shillings contracts to supply drugs and other medical equipment...

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Ruto boycotts Uhuru census report function at State House

Ruto boycotts Uhuru census report function at State House

Deputy President William Ruto tellingly skipped the official release of 2019 census data presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Ruto’s conspicuous absence at the national event underlines the growing rift between the head of state and his deputy. The latest data report reveals that 23 million are men while 24...

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Jumwa holds secret talks with Ruto after poll loss

Jumwa holds secret talks with Ruto after poll loss

Embattled Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa last week led a delegation from Kilifi county to William Ruto’s Karen office for secret talks in which her recent tribulations including her arrest and perceived dwindling political fortunes of the DP in Coast politics featured prominently. Sources said over 30 people mostly aspirants from...

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