Battle for KNCCI presidency hots up

Battle for KNCCI presidency hots up

Campaigns to succeed the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry outgoing president Kiprono Kittony have been upped in earnest. In a tight race is Kittony’s deputy James Mureu, Nairobi branch chairman Richard Ngatia and a new entrant Gor Semelango. Semelango’s entry has been received with mixed reactions going by...

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Iranian ambassador involved in gold smuggling scandal

Iranian ambassador to Kenya Hadi Farajvand is in the eye of the authorities over reports that he is involved in gold smuggling from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ghana. The envoy is in the spotlight over the movement of unusually huge amounts of money which pointed to the illicit...

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Uhuru allows arrest of 4 Cabinet Secretaries

  Uhuru Kenyatta has given the investigative agencies the greenlight to arrest four cabinet secretaries suspected of being involved in graft. At a meeting held at State House, Nairobi, the president told the investigative agencies to go for all those implicated in corruption regardless of their status if they have...

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Collapsed Dubai Bank boss hires goons

The chairman of the collapsed Dubai Bank Zubedi Hassan is reportedly embroiled in a do-or-die ownership dispute over a land occupied by Giantmark Trade Exhibition leased to city trade proprietor Peter Muoki. The new four-year business deal that saw over 100 traders parade clothes, shoes, jackets, and other assorted fabrics...

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One time Mombasa tycoon Punjani in suicide bid

  Ali Badrudin Punjani popularly known as Ali Punjani has gone into hiding as auctioneers target his properties. Last week, he is said to have tried to commit suicide by jumping from a high storey building in Mombasa town but the move was thwarted. He is known to fly in...

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Tumult at Moi University as scam unearthed

  Panic has gripped Moi University administration after students of School of Law wrote a complaint letter to the Commission on Administrative Justice which is also the office of the Ombudsman. In swift reply to the commission, in a letter dated January 8 2019 addressed to Salome Karimi and signed...

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Kalonzo uses dad’s death to resurrect himself politically

Did Kalonzo Musyoka belittle himself in front of the Kamba community and Kenyans at his father’s funeral when he declared that he is now going to become Uhuru Kenyatta’s errand boy? This is the question in the mouths of Kambas and Kenyans as they wonder whether it is appropriate anymore...

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Fear Uhuru grooming Raila to succeed him as 2022

The walkout by Bomet lawmakers from a presidential function in protest against not being called to speak is seen by some in Uhuru Kenyatta’s half of Jubilee hut as part of William Ruto’s 2022 campaign team strategy to force his boss to openly declare his support for him in 2022....

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Vimal Shah camp suffers mortal blow in Tatu City wars

International investors in Tatu City have claimed a big win for the project, after years of battling with a faction led by Nahashon Nyagah, Steve Mwagiru and Vimal Shah. The trio have in the past been accused of leading a pack of wolves trying to wrest control of the project...

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Kikuyu equation in Uhuru succession

Uhuru Kenyatta gave Raila Odinga a standing ovation when Raila arrived for the burial of legendary musician Joseph Kamaru in Murang’a. A president is not expected to stand to greet people as he is the head of state but in Murang’a, Uhuru defied protocol, stood up and greeted Raila with...

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