Fear in Kisumu as night thugs regroup

Fear in Kisumu as night thugs regroup

Police in Kisumu are trailing suspected thugs behind  a trail of bizarre robbery incidents that have left  residents of Nyamasaria Estate living in fear. The gangsters on Friday night made away with assorted household items mainly electronics in a  simultaneous raid that also targeted the home of a senior county...

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Ngilu says speaker enemy of Kitui

Ngilu says speaker enemy of Kitui

Kitui governor Charity Ngilu has criticized the county assembly of Kitui for what she says is persistent schemes to derail development in the county. Governor Ngilu has accused members of the majority wing in the assembly of playing politics with matters affecting the wellbeing of the county residents. This comes...

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Ford-K to discipline rebel MCAs harshly

Ford-K to discipline rebel MCAs harshly

Ford-Kenya party has vowed to take action against its MCAs who were at the forefront of the impeachment motion of its leaders. The impeachment saw majority leader Florence Wekesa and majority chief whip Evelyn Mutyembu toppled. They were replaced by Joseph Nyongesa as the majority leader, Tongaren MCA Elizabeth Tindi...

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Uproar as Kimemia names new chief officers

Uproar as Kimemia names new chief officers

Almost half of the 15 new chief officers recently named by the Nyandarua governor Francis Kimemia landed the slots purely on favouritism, political patronage and bribery but not on merit as it is required under the law. This is contrary to governor Kimemia claims during the swearing-in ceremony that only...

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Queries as budget is tabled at Kirinyaga assembly

Queries as budget is tabled at Kirinyaga assembly

The Kirinyaga county assembly has received the revised supplementary budget for the year 2020/2021 for consideration. The revised budget was tabled at the assembly by nominated MCA Lillian Wanjiku on behalf of the leader of majority Kamau Murango. Immediately, Tebere MCA Gudson Muchina said he will raise issues why the...

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Senior Busia county officer unmasked

Senior Busia county officer unmasked

A scandal of a senior officer in Busia county government who has employed his two wives in the same department and other relatives has been exposed. Investigations done by Weekly Citizen established that officer David Mayende who is an administrator in the department of lands is accused of using his...

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Panic as Vihiga service board cracks whip

Panic as Vihiga service board cracks whip

Vihiga county public service board has initiated a process to surcharge three senior officers Sh300,480 paid to a person who was not an employee of the county, for a period of three months. In a letter written by the board’s CEO Vincent M’maitsi that leaked to the press and addressed...

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Panic as DCI invades Kakamega county

Panic as DCI invades Kakamega county

Three ministers and six chief officers of Kakamega county are among 17 people summoned by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations for questioning over graft and abuse of office. They are county executive committee members for finance and economic planning Geoffrey Omulayi , Beatrice Sabane (public service and administration) and county...

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Graft at Bungoma county education office

Graft at Bungoma county education office

Even as Bungoma governor Wycliffe Wangamati moves to shed off the graft tag pinned on his administration after the expose of rampant corruption in the county, details are emerging of how Sh26 million cash meant for vocational training instructions in the county cannot be accounted for. Uhuru Kenyatta ordered the...

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MP Sankok bribed to divorce Ruto

MP Sankok bribed to divorce Ruto

A nominated MP has been compromised in the surging Jubilee party wars to desert beleaguered William Ruto camp at the hour of need. David Ole Sankok who is nominated on the Jubilee ticket to represent persons living with disabilities has been associated with Ruto’s presidential ambitions in his 2022 bid...

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Shinyalu residents at mercy of rogue KWS officers

Shinyalu residents at mercy of rogue KWS officers

Residents of Shinyalu constituency bordering Kakamega forest have petitioned Kenya Human Rights Commission to investigate the operation of Kenya Wildlife Services officers more so, a one Maasai. The petition has come as area residents are planning a major demonstration to KWS local offices to demand for their rights. Area MP...

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Management wars rock Kitale ADC

Management wars rock Kitale ADC

Power struggle at Agricultural Development Corporation has led farm operations this season to grind to a halt in most parts of Rift Valley. ADC is the major producer of maize seed in East and Central Africa on behalf of Kenya Seed Company. Following these incidents, the minister of Agriculture Peter...

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