Concern as Kenya buys questionable ferries from Turkey

Controversy surrounds the planned acquisition of two new ferries to serve Likoni and Mtongwe channels. The Sh1.8 billion tender is being overseen by the Kenya Ferry Services. In the contract, the firm was expected to build the ferry according to specifications which are as follows. Design, build, supply and commission...

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Which way UoN as staff retrenchment looms?

Vice Chancellor University of Nairobi Peter Mbithi and his top management are in panic ever since the vetting process of the head of accounting units and procurement started. They are worried not only from the vetting process and its aftermath but also that the institution is dead broke. Still unresolved...

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Tribal promotions ruin dressing at Vigilance House

The recent promotion of senior police officers at Kenya Police Service Commission has raised uproar among top echelons at Vigilance House on Harambee Avenue with claims that Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett is perpetuating tribalism. Concern has been raised over how five senior assistant inspector generals of police were...

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Joho’s sister lands multi-million Mombasa contract

Share Pin Email A firm associated with Mombasa governor’s sister has been awarded a contract to do streets rehabilitation in Mombasa town using Cabro slabs. The firm was single sourced with no advertisement made. Investigation reveals that the firm was even paid in advance to do the project without cost...

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Twists and turns at Embakasi Ranching Company

Embakasi Ranching Company is still unable to meet a deadline given by Uhuru Kenyatta last May to resolve their differences so members can receive title deeds to their parcels of land as members and directors engage in uending squabbles over ownership. Uhuru while giving out titles last May at Jacaranda...

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KRA Officials Collude with PCEA to evade tax

Kenya has a self-assessment tax structure, and part of this involves submitting annual returns on employment income in a certain year by June 30 of the subsequent year. This seemingly harmless and procedural act has nonetheless exposed massive tax evasion by the Presbyterian Church of East Africa with help of...

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Sh30m fraud at Paramount Bank

Share Pin Email All is not well at Paramount Bank with headquarters Sound Plaza, Westlands, Nairobi. The bank is sucked in a Sh30million loan fraud which was obtained using forged title of two acres public land. The bank general manager is Fred Maina. It has emerged, John Peter Kamau Ruhangi...

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Boardroom wars at Sportpesa

Trouble is brewing at Sportpesa, the biggest betting company in Kenya making billions of shillings in profit every year, over mismanagement with fingers being pointed at the chief executive Ronald Karauri. The betting company has so much money that it has been sponsoring two English Premier League Clubs, Hull City...

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Sex Scandals explodes at Egerton Sacco

Egerton University Sacco has been hit by a scandal involving a board member and his junior’s wife. The Sacco has lately been hitting headlines for all the wrong reasons on matters touching on integrity and violation of procurement laws, not forgetting the recent Integrated Banking System procurement scrambles and engagement...

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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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