Report reveals wanton destruction of water catchment areas

Shortage of water in Tigania East because rivers were closed

A task force report presented to the Ministry of Environment Friday has blamed the destruction of water catchment areas in the country, for the increasing water crisis facing the country. The report compiled by the Kenya Water Towers Agency warns that Kenya faces the risk of being turned into a desert if increased human activity …

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DP Ruto tells off critics of the offshore cash call

Vice president William Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto has defended the government decision to float a 202 billion shilling sovereign bond saying the monies will be used to fund development projects and will not be lost in scandals. Ruto spoke as NASA leader Raila Odinga questioned the government’s increasing appetite for loans saying the Jubilee administration was taking the …

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Kalonzo, Mudavadi attend ODM National Governing Council meeting

NASA leaders were Friday making attempts to put on a show of unity even as simmering suspicions within the opposition coalition played out openly during the ODM national governing council meeting. Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho indirectly taunted each other over the Wiper leaders absence from Odinga’s oathing ceremony last month …

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Wiper demands assurance on Kalonzo Musyoka’s 2022 NASA candidature

The Wiper party top leadership is now demanding that the opposition National Super Alliance gives them an assurance that their party leader Kalonzo Musyoka will fly the coalitions flag in 2022. Speaking after a meeting at Stone Athi Resort in Machakos county Thursday evening, the leaders including former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama at the same …

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Wiper demands assurance on Kalonzo Musyoka’s 2022 NASA candidature

The Wiper party top leadership is now demanding that the opposition National Super Alliance gives them an assurance that their party leader Kalonzo Musyoka will fly the coalitions flag in 2022. Speaking after a meeting at Stone Athi Resort in Machakos county Thursday evening, the leaders including former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama at the same …

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Wiper demands assurance on Kalonzo Musyoka’s 2022 NASA candidature

The Wiper party top leadership is now demanding that the opposition National Super Alliance gives them an assurance that their party leader Kalonzo Musyoka will fly the coalitions flag in 2022. Speaking after a meeting at Stone Athi Resort in Machakos county Thursday evening, the leaders including former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama at the same …

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16yr-old Sageno Sec School boy fighting for his life after been beaten by teachers

A form three student at Sagero secondary school in Suna West constituency of Migori county is fighting for his life at the Ojele hospital after he was allegedly assaulted by teachers for not shaving his head. The teachers have since been arrested, with the student having undergone surgery and is due to be discharged from …

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Embu Governor Wambora’s election nullified

Photo of Embu County Governor Martin Wambora

Embu Governor Martin Nyaga Wambora’s proverbial nine lives of a cat could be over after the High Court nullified his election making him the third governor to loose his seat through the courts. High Court Judge Justice William Musyoka quashed Wambora’s election following a successful petition filed by former Embu Senator Lenny Kivuti who contested …

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NEMA orders closure of market for violating the ban on plastics use

The National Environment Management Authority has ordered burma market, in Nairobi closed for blatantly violating the ban on the use plastic bags. The order which takes effect immediately will remain in force until the market has demonstrated full compliance with the ban. Meanwhile, activity at the Kongowea Market in Mombasa was interrupted after small scale …

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NEMA orders closure of market for violating the ban on plastics use

The National Environment Management Authority has ordered burma market, in Nairobi closed for blatantly violating the ban on the use plastic bags. The order which takes effect immediately will remain in force until the market has demonstrated full compliance with the ban. Meanwhile, activity at the Kongowea Market in Mombasa was interrupted after small scale …

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ODM drops Gladys Wanga from PSC concedes seat to ANC’s George Khaniri

The Orange Democratic Movement Party has been forced to drop Homa Bay Women Representative Gladys Wanga from its list of representatives to the Parliamentary Service Commission to accommodate its NASA affiliate party -ANC. Vihiga Senator George Khaniri will now replace Wanga as opposition representatives on the commission alongside Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and her Borabu …

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ANC forms nine member disciplinary committee to deal with errant members

NASA Affiliate party- Amani National Congress- ANC has constituted a nine member disciplinary committee to look into a wide range of issues pertaining to discipline in the party. A national executive council meeting held on Tuesday ratified the committee whose first task will be to deal with a section of members accused of defying the …

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Kenya issues travel advisory on parts of S. Sudan

Kenyans living or travelling to South Sudan have been advised to move away from and avoid travelling to areas where armed conflicts and inter-ethnic violence have occurred within the last six months. According to the foreign affairs ministry, the advisory applies specifically to parts of the greater upper nile region and in particular Bieh, Latjoor, …

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Isiolo county govt. dismisses several rangers citing laxity at work

Now following an earlier move by the Isiolo county government to send parking several Kenya Wildlife rangers over allegations of negligence, a lobby group has come out, drumming up support for the dismissal from work saying it was in the best interest of tourism in Isiolo.  The group of youth now want the Isiolo county government to move with …

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Ngilu pays anticipatory bail to prevent arrest over charcoal burning saga

Kitui governor Charity Ngilu yesterday visited  Kitui CID offices to present an anticipatory bail she obtained on Monday from the courts  to prevent her arrest after the national commission on integration and cohesion summoned her over incitement allegations. Ngilu is supposed to appear before the Ole Kaparo-led National Cohesion and Integration Commission to answer to allegations …

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Jubilee tables its list of representatives to the PSC

Majority leader in the national assembly Aden Duale has submitted the names of four representatives of jubilee party to the parliamentary service commission, this as the opposition which was supposed to have presented its list of three was given a noon deadline to present the names. By the expiry of the deadline, it was not clear …

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