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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Alarm as MCA draws knife at hotel

Alarm as MCA draws knife at hotel

Trans Nzoia Ford-Kenya leadership has petitioned the party’s national executive council to expel two of its nominated members of county assembly for gross misconduct. The leaders said the behaviour of the two MCAs amounted to indiscipline in this era where leaders need show decorum and respect for each other in...

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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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Kalonzo linked to Meru land murders

Kalonzo linked to Meru land murders

Former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka’s name features prominently in a sensitive land case in Meru county. Recently, the High Court in Meru declined to order Kalonzo to record a statement after a murder suspect surprised the court by linking the former VC to land grabbing and murders that have rocked...

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Meru lawyer’s Sh151m fee splits Isiolo county

Meru lawyer’s Sh151m fee splits Isiolo county

Meru town lawyer Dickson Munene’s decision to sue Isiolo county government to pay him Sh151.6 million in legal fees has divided the legal department at the county. Some of those handling the case on behalf of the county have given differing opinions. Some want the matter handled with great care...

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Confusion at Kilifi’s Chakama Ranching Company

Confusion at Kilifi’s Chakama Ranching Company

More than two years since the government issued title deeds to about 170 residents of Chakama location in Kilifi county, some of the beneficiaries are yet to identify the land whose titles they hold. Consequently, they have asked the authorities to show them their pieces of land to bring to...

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Embu MCAs declare total war on Wambora after reshuffle

Embu MCAs declare total war on Wambora after reshuffle

MCAs in Embu are at war with Governor Martin Wambora’s declared move to reshuffle senior officers in his administration to bring home sanity. Weekly Citizen has established that to tame Wambora, the MCAs have proposed a number of radical steps, among them, paralysing the revenue collection base which is the...

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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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Witchhunt at Kenya Meteorological Department

Witchhunt at Kenya Meteorological Department

Kenya Meteorological Department, the institution charged with forecasting the weather is an institute that requires maximum attention not only by the government, but also by the African Union and by extension, the United Nations Security Council. The headquarters of Kenya’s key government institution is situated in Dagoretti Corner along Ngong...

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Governor Mandago retirement strategy

Governor Mandago retirement strategy

The senate health committee has put Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago on notice over the poor state of the health sector in his county. Locals are also bitter that Mandago of late has abandoned them after winning a second term and is just planning his retirement strategy. The senate plans...

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Mudavadi, Atwoli row as Luhya supremacy war rumbles on

Mudavadi, Atwoli row as Luhya supremacy war rumbles on

As the supremacy war for western region takes centrestage, the raging power struggle between Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi and Central Organisation of Trade Unions secretary-general Francis Atwoli has taken an interesting turn, with the ANC boss boldly aiming his guns at the combative trade unionist. Atwoli prediction that...

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Police station or bribe collection centre this?

Police station or bribe collection centre this?

Kitale Police Station has been turned into a tax collection centre by police officers pretending to to track down chang’aa and busaa brewers. Also collecting illegal tax are traffic police officers led by a notorious police sergeant Elizabeth Chepkoech who also doubles as a driver of the traffic police van...

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