Kisumu police, strippers pub in student murder cover up

Kisumu police, strippers pub in student murder cover up

Police in Kisumu and a notorious strippers’ club in the town are on the spotlight following the murder of a teenage boy who had visited the club ahead of reporting back to school. In the meantime, a somber mood has engulfed St Mark’s Obambo Secondary School where teachers and students...

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Wrangles persist at Kisumu management board

Wrangles persist at Kisumu management board

Fresh details have emerged as to why Kisumu governor Anyang Nyong’o fired two city management board members Ken Akoko and Sam Okello over lack of degrees. At the centre of the whole spectacle was a planned coup de tat by some board members aimed at throwing out the chairman Elijah...

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Power, love triangle wars in Kisumu county assembly feuds

Power, love triangle wars in Kisumu county assembly feuds

A secret hand of a mafia-like ring of politicians has allegedly been fueling the bad blood that has persistently existed between the county MCAs and the county executives. The way events have been unfolding of late now brings the clear picture of what has been taking place behind the scenes...

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Rogue Siaya auditor on extortion spree

Rogue Siaya auditor on extortion spree

Siaya county secondary schools principals have demanded investigations against a senior ministry official over alleged malpractices. They said Education ministry auditor George Nduruchi has been frustrating them and seeking kickbacks to prepare favourable audit reports. The school heads spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of victimisation. “No one wants...

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Is EACC in Kisii toothless dog?

Is EACC in Kisii toothless dog?

Leaders from the Abagusii community have expressed concern over the slow pace at which the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is handling corruption cases in the country with branches spread across the country doing absolutely nothing in terms of fighting corruption. Led by Rachael Otundo, they said corruption cases appear to...

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Police officer survives mob injustice

Police officer survives mob injustice

A police officer attached to Litein Police Station in Bureti subcounty, Kericho is lucky to have survived death after an angry mob bayed for his blood suspecting he was a burglar. Area police commander Felician Nafula said the police officer attached to the traffic unit at the police station was...

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Lobbying for clerk Murang’a county assembly

Lobbying for clerk Murang’a county assembly

There is intense lobbying in Murang’a county assembly to fill the vacancy of clerk after it was recently advertised. Chris Kinyanjui who has been the darling of local MCAs has been appointed secretary general at National Council of Churches. The assembly wants suitable candidates to tender their applications before September...

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Jilted Siaya MCA revenge mission

Jilted Siaya MCA revenge mission

Drama unfolded recently in Kisumu city when a woman was disgraced by her lover who is an MCA in Siaya county. Erick Odawa, the Sigomere ward MCA stormed the hair saloon situated opposite Kisumu Police Station at K-City malls in the company of goons who seemed intoxicated with all manner...

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Extortionist Kisumu police on the radar

Extortionist Kisumu police on the radar

Kisumu county is the only region which still has traffic police officers stationed along over 20 roads despite the earlier order by the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai that unnecessary roadblocks and road checks be removed countrywide. As a result the area transport stakeholders are petitioning the Inspector General...

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Petition to dissolve Taita assembly hits 52,000 signatures

Petition to dissolve Taita assembly hits 52,000 signatures

Taita-Taveta governor Granton Samboja has launched a scathing attack against a section of bishops in the county dismissing them as “mercenaries” after the prelates called for his resignation over his stand to dissolve the county government. This is happening as 52,000 voters in the county have signed the petition to...

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Massive corruption at Jaramogi Odinga Hospital

Massive corruption at Jaramogi Odinga Hospital

The management of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital is once again in the spotlight over claims of massive corruption in tender procurement. It has emerged that one Olivia Adhiambo perceived to be a powerful accountant is operating dubious companies known for hijacking lucrative tenders at the institution. But...

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Nyali MP to contest against Joho’s preferred successor in 2022

Nyali MP to contest against Joho’s preferred successor in 2022

Nyali MP Mohamed Ali is being groomed by some Mombasa tycoons to contest for the governorship seat in 2022 general elections. Ali of the Jicho Pevu fame has increasingly become vocal against alleged corrupt deals by the Joho county administration and gained admiration from residents who are unhappy with the...

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