Wrangles persist at Kisumu management board

Wrangles persist at Kisumu management board

Fresh details have emerged as to why Kisumu governor Anyang Nyong’o fired two city management board members Ken Akoko and Sam Okello over lack of degrees. At the centre of the whole spectacle was a planned coup de tat by some board members aimed at throwing out the chairman Elijah...

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How one family controls Kisumu assembly tenders

How one family controls Kisumu assembly tenders

Kisumu residents now want the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to extend its probe into the Kisumu county assembly and unearth the filth that has continued to rock the county government. Some of the areas they want probed include the tender for the supply of the iPads to the county assembly...

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FULL RULLING ON MARIGA’S  PETITION

FULL RULLING ON MARIGA’S PETITION

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Concern over Defence sacco

Concern over Defence sacco

There are concerns in the co-operative sector following the recent launch of Defence Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Limited. Desacco held its annual general meeting on May 8 2019 at Kahawa Garrisons. It was started with the approval of the Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe. The chairperson of...

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Power, love triangle wars in Kisumu county assembly feuds

Power, love triangle wars in Kisumu county assembly feuds

A secret hand of a mafia-like ring of politicians has allegedly been fueling the bad blood that has persistently existed between the county MCAs and the county executives. The way events have been unfolding of late now brings the clear picture of what has been taking place behind the scenes...

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CS Monica Juma, PS wrestle at ministry

CS Monica Juma, PS wrestle at ministry

Rebellion is brewing at the ministry of Foreign Affairs where an ugly tug-of-war between CS Monica Juma and PS Macharia Kamau has given birth to unprecedented changes including chopping off some privileges for diplomatic staff. The ministry has abolished overseas per diem rates and training subsistence allowances for its diplomatic...

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Governor Oparanya caught pants down

Governor Oparanya caught pants down

Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya used county money to construct governor’s official residence on his private land Number Kakamega/Soy/1493. The land in question was bought from Julius Kanja Mwangi. Wicar Investments Limited, a firm owned by Oparanya and his wife Salome Solomon Mchome, purchased the land from Mwangi. The land in...

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Rogue Siaya auditor on extortion spree

Rogue Siaya auditor on extortion spree

Siaya county secondary schools principals have demanded investigations against a senior ministry official over alleged malpractices. They said Education ministry auditor George Nduruchi has been frustrating them and seeking kickbacks to prepare favourable audit reports. The school heads spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of victimisation. “No one wants...

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The Ruto-Musalia irony in Kibra mini poll and Luhya factor

The Ruto-Musalia irony in Kibra mini poll and Luhya factor

With the November 7 Kibra by-election fast approaching, all eyes are now focused on William Ruto and Musalia Mudavadi in the wake of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ban of Jubilee nominee MacDonald Mariga. Should the ban stay, it is generally expected that Ruto will throw his weight behind...

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Witchhunt, tender wars at KPA

Witchhunt, tender wars at KPA

The fight for multibillion shillings tenders at Kenya Ports Authority is at the heart of the ongoing campaigns against the management of the parastatal led by Daniel Manduku. Losers in lucrative tenders cancelled over irregularities have since ganged up in a vicious campaign through media outlets with the aim of...

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Is EACC in Kisii toothless dog?

Is EACC in Kisii toothless dog?

Leaders from the Abagusii community have expressed concern over the slow pace at which the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is handling corruption cases in the country with branches spread across the country doing absolutely nothing in terms of fighting corruption. Led by Rachael Otundo, they said corruption cases appear to...

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Raila plots 2022 Luo, Kikuyu pact

Raila plots 2022 Luo, Kikuyu pact

In what might cause a political upheaval, the elite from the populous Kikuyu and Luo communities are in the final stages of hammering home a power pact that they calculate will see Raila Odinga, team up with Uhuru Kenyatta’s younger brother, Muhoho Kenyatta, in a new political realignment ahead of...

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