List of MPs who ate poison sugar money

If you thought that you were sending your MP to parliament to take care of your interests, you might as well have dressed a hyena in a suit and sent it there to represent you. For the scent of crisp bank notes, your MP will send you and your children...

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Forensic report expose troubles at Daystar University

A forensic report on ill-happenings at Daystar University has been leaked to your favourite Weekly Citizen, that has glaring irregularities. The university was in the news recently when students’ unrest took the centrestage, forcing the council to close the institution. Then vice – chancellor Timothy Wachira had to flee out...

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Blow to Gideon as brothers say he is wrong man for presidency

                          Former president Daniel arap Moi’s family is sharply divided over the planned candidature of Baringo senator Gideon in the 2022 presidential election. Some of the family members are openly voicing their concerns over Gideon’s candidature, arguing that...

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Uhuru, Raila plan to share power in 2022

A proposal that will change the mode of governance to ensure inclusion of all the regions is one of the items the Building Bridges Initiative Taskforce is considering as a topic for the referendum ahead of the 2022 general election. The new power structure, which Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga...

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Procurement chiefs to be shuffled after vetting

The procurement officers sent home pending their vetting to determine their wealth status will be deployed to different ministries while those suspected of corruption will be prosecuted, we have reliably established. According to sources familiar with the vetting, the more than 1,000 procurement and accounts chiefs across government institutions who...

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Leaked: Full Government Chemist report on dirty sugar

Trouble is looming in parliament with MPs accusing Kieni MP James Mathenge aka Kanini Kega, of having a link between Mombasa sugar baron Naushad Merali and members of the parliamentary agriculture and trade joint committee in the house. Kega, according to an MP, allegedly received Sh20 million as facilitation fee...

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The Political Economy of sugar in Kenya

According to annual reports by the US Department of Agriculture, Kenyan sugar consumption is growing, yet local production is declining. In 2011 domestic production covered 70% of local consumption, but in 2015 the local share was down to 62% (USDA 2016). In 2014, Kenya had a sugar deficit of 200,000...

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Uhuru, Raila Groom Gideon Moi

Recent political developments in the country have sent tongues wagging on the possibility that Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga are grooming Baringo senator Gideon Moi for president 2022. The three powerful families – Mois, Kenyattas and Odingas – enjoy longstanding political ties and family friendship, and the possibility of them...

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Under-the-table deals of Kitale Asian tycoon

Under-the-table deals of Kitale Asian tycoon

Under-the-table deals of Kitale Asian tycoon Our Reporter   Residents of Trans-Nzoia county have lambasted the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission for allegedly protecting corrupt officers at the county assembly despite evidence proving the officers are guilty of stealing from public coffers. Speaking to the media at the lower jua...

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Nyachae in and out of London hospital

Nyachae in and out of London hospital

Nyachae in and out of London hospital Correspondent   Fear and anxiety have gripped Gusiiland and Kenya in general following reports that Simeon Nyachae has lost his ability to speak coherently. According to highly placed sources, Nyachae is currently undergoing treatment in a London hospital but living in his palatial...

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