How Sharon’s murder was plotted

The plot continues to thicken for Migori governor Okoth Obado with police having compiled overwhelming evidence linking him to the savage killing of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno. It is claimed Obado used close associates including members of his family to plot the murder. Meetings were held on how to...

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Office of the President Procurement director fights for his job

The director of procurement at the Office of the President Ken Mwangi is fighting for survival after the vetting committee recommended his sacking. This was arrived at after details emerged showing he has allegedly amassed wealth to the tune of millions of shillings stashed in various banks and investments across...

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Did suspended Egerton VC Prof Mwonya steal Sh29m?

By Jane Kemunto The corruption and mismanagement bug that has dogged Egerton University Sacco has hit Egerton University, one of the largest public institutions of higher learning in the country. The university council has sent on compulsory leave the institution’s first woman vice-chancellor Rose Mwonya and her cronies to facilitate...

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Housemaid fights top minister

When you corner a cat, they say, ensure it has an escape gap or else that is the day you will discover that cat is member of a dangerous family that prides itself of having among it the lion. Failure to keep this in mind left a cabinet secretary in...

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Treasury procurement man links PS to tender feuds

An Asian firm caught in the controversial IT tender worth millions of shillings at the National Treasury does not remit statutory deductions to National Social Security Fund, Pay-A-You-Earn and National Hospital Insurance Fund. The Asian-owned firm, Gestalt Gild, is also involved in tax evasion by bribing Kenya Revenue Authority officials....

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Residents cross swords with Athi River Mining

Trouble is looming between residents of Mwarakaya location in Bahari constituency and Athi River Mining Company over a plan by the firm to purchase 500 acres of land for limestone mining project. According to sources, villagers refused to meet senior officials of Athi River mining firm led by managing director...

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Millions traced on MMUST under probe

A senior lecturer at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology is being investigated for using the institution’s name to solicit cash from individuals and foreign organisations. The lecturer transacted millions of shillings banked from local and international fronts. Charles Chunge allegedly channels funds acquired into a community-based organisation where...

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Governor Korane in-laws loot county Sh147m

          Garissa county is facing a crisis following the loss of a huge Sh150m to cartels operating within the county executive. According to records, the county executive awarded contracts to private companies owned by Ali Korane relatives. Among the reported companies include Maalim Building and Construction...

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Maraga succession shapes up at Supreme Court

The tribulations facing Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu are tied to her boss David Maraga’s succession in 2021, one year before the general election. Maraga is set to retire in 2021 and like the man he replaced, Willy Mutunga, is expected to quit in 2020 to allow his successor to...

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Swazuri implicates Halake Waqo in dubious land payments

              Embattled National Lands Commission chairman prof Mohammed Swazuri has implicated Ethics Anti-Corruption Commission CEO Halake Waqo in dubious land payment deals. The damning revelations are in an official letter to Joseph Kinyua the Head of Public Service, Executive Office of the President State...

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