Conflict of interest dodge Kenya Railways pension scheme

Conflict of interest dodge Kenya Railways pension scheme

The multibillion-shilling Kenya Railways staff Retirement Benefits Scheme is under threat literally. Mired in a mix of conflict of interest at the top level and unholy alliances with consenting appointed managers, the Kenya Railways Corporation pension scheme could easily be sitting on the precipice, amid emerging heartrending reports of long...

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Revealed: 10 governors in tax evasion probe

Revealed: 10 governors in tax evasion probe

The identities of the 10 governors targeted for tax evasion and corruption which cost the economy over Sh250 billion can finally be revealed. Already, the 10 county bosses have received demand letters from the Kenya Revenue Authority and other state agencies fighting corruption to explain the whereabouts of billions of...

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Politician humiliates governor in public

Politician humiliates governor in public

Drama ensued at Gichira stadium in Tetu subcounty during a funeral service for fallen veteran political operative Njanjo Wahome when fire spitting Nyeri politician Thuo Mathenge threw electrifying jabs at Governor Mutahi Kahiga after the latest devolved units’ survey placed him among the lowest counties in the country. “Mr Governor,...

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Taita villagers to get millions in KAA land compensation

Taita villagers to get millions in KAA land compensation

Officials from National Land Commission are set to conduct a valuation exercise in Taita-Taveta county for 12 land parcels that were irregularly fenced off by Kenya Airports Authority and given to Ikanga Airstrip in Voi subcounty. It is expected that after the exercise, the NLC will give directions to KAA...

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Changing political gears in Kipsigis landscape

Changing political gears in Kipsigis landscape

The politics of Kipsigis community is likely to shift loyalty from William Ruto who is enjoying strong support from ordinary locals in Kipsigis community. The change of political temperature was witnessed recently when former community leaders who still enjoy respect paid visit to Raila Odinga at his office in Nairobi....

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Ruto, Raila headache as second Mau evictions start

Ruto, Raila headache as second Mau evictions start

In what will spark a showdown between the government and William Ruto’s brigade, the government has announced that there will be no turning back on the second phase of evictions aimed at removing from Maasai Mau Forest of over 10,000 illegal settlers. Already, it has shut down 15 schools set...

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Graft hits NHIF Kakamega branch office

Graft hits NHIF Kakamega branch office

Scores of National Hospital Insurance Fund card holders receiving inpatient medical services at Kakamega county general hospital are digging deeper into their pockets to pay for medical bills that would otherwise be settled by the fund. Investigations by Weekly Citizen revealed that hospital staff manning NHIF desk at the hospital,...

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Ruto, Mudavadi surprise alliance

Ruto, Mudavadi surprise alliance

They say in politics, there are no permanent friends or enemies; only permanent interests. That Musalia Mudavadi could mull joining hands with William Ruto in a new alliance ahead of 2022 transition makes the age-old adage, once bitten twice shy, a child’s play. But first things first! Going back to...

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Ida Odinga aide breaks friend’s marriage

Ida Odinga aide breaks friend’s marriage

A Nairobi woman politician close to the wife of Raila Odinga, Ida caused a stir when she urinated in the house of the mother-in-law where she had accompanied her boyfriend to pay dowry for his wife. Sources told Weekly Citizen that the proprietor of Ruby Cut Gardens along Chania Avenue...

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Somali tycoon bribes City Hall cartel

Somali tycoon bribes City Hall cartel

A businessman Hussein Dahir of Huska Construction Company who is constructing a restaurant on Piazza Area on LR No 209/16954 at Teleposta Towers which houses Posta and other government ministries and departments, corruptly acquired renovation papers from City Hall. The building belongs to Kenya Postal Services. It forced three residents...

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Osotsi wins big in ANC expulsion saga

Osotsi wins big in ANC expulsion saga

The unending saga surrounding the attempted deregistration from the Amani National Congress of nominated MP Godfrey Otsotsi recently took an interesting turn when the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal invalidated ANC’s move to expel the vocal lawmaker. The win is said to have seen those in ANC fighting the nominated MP...

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Is Nyeri MP Ngunjiri turning into warlord?

Is Nyeri MP Ngunjiri turning into warlord?

Escalating cases of political violence against supporters of William Ruto in Nyeri by Kieleweke political group led by warlord MP Ngunjiri Wambugu have sparked off considerable concern amongst local grassroots politicians, spiritual leaders and civil right groups. The groups have called on the international community and International Criminal Court to...

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