Rogue Infrastructure ministry engineer on radar

Rogue Infrastructure ministry engineer on radar

A section of contractors across the country are up in arms against a rogue engineer at the ministry of Infrastructure accused of arm twisting contractors into heavy kickbacks after winning government tenders. Several contractors, while narrating their ordeal, said that engineer, Silas Nyambok, who works with the ministry of Infrastructure,...

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Former Mmust VC Otieno suffers another blow

Former Mmust VC Otieno suffers another blow

The pull and push that of late has characterised the relationship between former vice chancellor Fredrick Otieno and chairman of council of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Jeremy Bundi for nearly one year appear headed to a nasty ending. The ugly scenario appears to have been ignited by...

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Looting at Machakos Katelembo Society

Looting at Machakos Katelembo Society

Members of the troubled Katelembo Farmers Co-operative Society in Machakos county are in a catch-22 situation following mass looting of the society’s property by the management. The desperate and helpless members have gone to different government offices in Machakos and Nairobi in search of help but their efforts have borne...

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EACC pitches tent in West Pokot to probe water scam

EACC pitches tent in West Pokot to probe water scam

Panic has once again gripped West Pokot county following a move by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate its water department after top officials at the county office are said to have paid over Sh300 million for boreholes that had been constructed by a non-governmental organisation operating in the...

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Details of Malindi MP Jumwa’s Sh58m CDF scam

Details of Malindi MP Jumwa’s Sh58m CDF scam

Embattled Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa has been questioned by officers at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations over alleged embezzlement of Sh57,711,690 that was meant for National Government Constituency Development Fund projects to empower citizens. Linked to the scam are the MP’s two children trading under the amorphous Kaseru Construction Limited....

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State to investigate corruption at FKF

State to investigate corruption at FKF

The highly-anticipated Football Kenya Federation elections stand halted going by a strong letter to Federation of Kenya Football by the Sports Registrar. Rose Wasike, in a letter addressed to acting CEO Barry Otieno dated October 25 2019, has given a list of conditions that FKF must meet if the exercise...

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MCA wants EACC to probe Mandago staff

MCA wants EACC to probe Mandago staff

Huruma MCA Peter Chomba has petitioned the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to probe Uasin Gishu county officials over alleged bribery at the Eldoret wholesale market. According to Chomba, officials from the department of trade and environment have been harassing traders at the market. Those targeted include people selling bananas at...

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Cartel colludes with civil servants to grab Nakuru utility lands

Cartel colludes with civil servants to grab Nakuru utility lands

Fifteen plots at Kongasis in Nakuru county meant for public utilities have allegedly been grabbed. The grabbed land includes a primary school, a slaughter house, a market and an early childhood education centre. Speaking to these newspaper, Eburru-Mbaruk MCA Samuel Kariuki termed the allotments as illegal and advised residents who...

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City land crook in court

City land crook in court

A former chief of Kayole in Nairobi Alexander Hoops Shihemi has been charged with forgery of ownership documents intended to fraudulently acquire land situated in Donholm Nairobi valued at Sh944 million. Hoops has been the ringleader and mastermind of landgrabbing cartels that have been fronting as self-help groups, whose sole...

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Nyoro, MP fight land grabbers of Thika

Nyoro, MP fight land grabbers of Thika

Kiambu deputy governor James Nyoro and Thika MP Patrick Wainaina have teamed in a spirited war against land grabbing and fraud in Thika and Kiambu county in general. While addressing Thika business community, Nyoro and Wainaina vowed to ensure that grabbed public utility lands and those illegally acquired are repossessed...

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Why Kisumu public board is on its knees

Why Kisumu public board is on its knees

Kisumu county public service board is dead as a dodo and a place where claims of deep rooted rot, corruption and undertable dealings immediately after its late inauguration by the government of the current governor Anyang Nyong’o are rife. The board has come under intense fire as it has done...

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Mutua righthand man throws last kicks as noose tightens on neck

Mutua righthand man throws last kicks as noose tightens on neck

Machakos county chief-of-staff Mwengi Mutuse has gone underground as Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission hunts him. The embattled Mwengi who is embroiled in scandals has resorted to threatening staff whom he accuses of leaking vital information to the media. The graft purge has split Governor Alred Mutua’s cabinet with those opposed...

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