DP ally eyes Nyeri governor’s seat

An ally of William Ruto has declared interest in the Nyeri governor’s seat in 2022. William Wahome pledged to start cottage industries which will process agricultural products such as coffee, tea, dairy and horticultural products if elected. He said processing agricultural products will increase farmers’ fortunes. Wahome said he will...

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Sex factor in female MCA’s suspension

Two MCAs from Murang’a county have been suspended from the assembly on different grounds. Catherine Wanjiku and Wambui Njoki were suspended by the powers and privileges committee on the recommendation of leader the majority in the assembly. Wanjiku was suspended for allegedly insulting majority leader Eric Kamande on August 2....

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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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Raila next move leaks

After keeping Kenyans guessing as to whether he will try his luck in 2022 general election, signs are suggesting that Raila Odinga might not have exhausted his arsenal after all and actually has a bullet or two kept somewhere. Insiders at Orange House aver that Raila is determined to make...

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What is Sonko’s game plan in city politics?

Will Nairobi governor Mike Sonko defend his seat in 2022? That is the question on the lips of many Nairobians after the governor eventually named four candidates to fill the position of deputy governor. Sonko named former Starehe MP Margaret Wanjiru, lawyers Karen Nyamu, Jane Weru and gender activist and...

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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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Cover-up moves by Otichillo aides exposed

Files that were to be investigated under the microscopic eye of Vihiga county assembly and the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission over the flouting of procurement process have mysteriously disappeared from the county offices moments after area senator George Khaniri asked for thorough investigations. Our source at Vihiga governor Wilber Ottichilo’s...

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Will Chief Kadhi survive?

The threat by national assembly majority leader Aden Duale to censure Chief Kadhi Sheikh Ahmed Muhdhar for opposing the government’s decision to declare last Tuesday as a national holiday to celebrate the Eid-al-Adha (culmination of pilgrimage to Mecca) has turned the focus on the institution. The Chief Kadhi, whom majority...

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Tobiko and PS gang up to send Portland CEO packing

                  Kajiado East MP Peris Tobiko is entangled in a turf Maasai political war in the name of protecting family members shown the door at East African Portland Cement Company. How the MP managed to convince former CEO Kepha Tande to employ...

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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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