Daggers drawn over Sh50m Malindi dispensary project

Daggers drawn over Sh50m Malindi dispensary project

The completion of a Sh50 million National Housing Finance Corporation-funded dispensary project in Malindi town hangs in balance as a result of wrangles between the Kilifi county government and national government officials. The situation has seen, county government vow to continue with the project located within St Andrews Primary School...

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Senator Susan Kihika’s lover in Sh.4b Kemsa scam

Senator Susan Kihika’s lover in Sh.4b Kemsa scam

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika’s husband John Mburu and politician Tony Gachoka’s brother, Willbroad Gatei Gachoka alias William Gatei Muiruri, are behind the controversy surrounding Kemsa Covid-19 tender worth Sh4 billion. Weekly Citizen has information that a firm known as Kilig Limited, was being pushed to land the lucrative tender and...

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Ruto factor in Ukambani haunts Kalonzo

Ruto factor in Ukambani haunts Kalonzo

Whether it was by design or by default, the move by the three Ukambani senators to oppose the counties’ revenue share formula fronted by Uhuru Kenyatta has, from the look of things, likely upended Kalonzo Musyoka’s grandest political scheme in the last eight years. According to those in the know,...

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DP Ruto ally deserted as auctioneers hit

DP Ruto ally deserted as auctioneers hit

A close ally of embattled William Ruto who is a Kwale MCA faces a litmus test after a local auctioneer went for his prime properties. Vanga MCA Yusuf Mubwana’s three plots of land in Kwale county were advertised to be auctioned. The market value of each parcel of land along...

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Governor Mutua to buy ex-minister Ndambuki hotel

Governor Mutua to buy ex-minister Ndambuki hotel

Former cabinet minister Gideon Ndambuki has lost weight and talks to himself with his family fearing for any eventuality. According to a family member, Ndambuki has been deserted and is now a lonely man. The current troubles facing Ndambuki have to do with the recent court ruling that declined his...

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Eyes on Ruto as Wamalwa, Wetang’ula in hot soup Trans-Nzoia politics

Eyes on Ruto as Wamalwa, Wetang’ula in hot soup Trans-Nzoia politics

Trans-Nzoia has drawn national attention in all general elections since independence in 1963 beginning with Masinde Muliro, Wafula Wabuge running through to Kijana Wamalwa to former Westlands MP Fred Gumo and now Eugene Wamalwa. Though administered within the Kalenjin-dominated Rift Valley region, the number 26 county has a history of...

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New Vihiga county secretary feels heat

New Vihiga county secretary feels heat

Vihiga county secretary Ezekiel Ayego is now living in fear after cartels determined to bring down Vihiga county governor Wilber Ottichilo’s administration engaged in dirty tricks to scare him from working smoothly. It is said the cartels who work in Ottichilo’s government have sensed the danger of being caught up...

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Kisumu City Residents appeal for renaming of social hall to heroine Grace Onyango

Kisumu City Residents appeal for renaming of social hall to heroine Grace Onyango

A SECTION of Kisumu City Residents has petitioned Governor Prof Peter Anyang Nyong’o to consider renaming the now refurbished infamous Social Hall in honor of Mama Grace Onyango who is the first woman Mayor and MP in Kenya. Through their Association, the residents say Mama Grace Onyango’s immense contribution to...

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Siaya officer haunted by Sh2b Homa Bay ghost

Siaya officer haunted by Sh2b Homa Bay ghost

The recent appointment of Joseph Rading to Siaya public service board has generated mixed reactions amidst calls for his sacking on integrity grounds. Rading is part of the team that was last year summoned at the District Criminal Investigations headquarters on Murang’a Road to record a statement over alleged embezzlement...

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Land titles: Coast governors score big

Land titles: Coast governors score big

Coast county governors are a happy lot after their push to have residents have title deeds bore fruits. The governors are said to have petitioned Uhuru Kenyatta over the issue. Those behind the push are governor Granton Samboja (Taita Taveta),Salim Muruvya (Kwale), Ali Hassan Joho (Mombasa) and Amason Kingi (Kilifi)....

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Intrigues behind chaotic Bomet speaker election

Intrigues behind chaotic Bomet speaker election

Bomet county assembly speaker’s election was done with a section of MCAs protesting that external forces had played a role in the outcome. Embomos ward MCA Robert Serbai protested the results and attempted to remove the mace from the chamber but the assembly sergeant wrestled him down and returned it...

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Will Raila win presidency 2022 if he runs?

Will Raila win presidency 2022 if he runs?

For ODM leader Raila Odinga, the 2022 general election will cap his political career either as a man who finally achieved his dream of ruling Kenya after many trials, or one whose bullets missed the target, some just that so much closely. With all factors constant, Raila’s main challenger for...

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