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Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge when he appeared before the Senate ICT Committee on the protection of customer data by telecommunication companies at County Hall, Nairobi. Within a month after Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge announced plans to phase out the old Sh1,000 banknotes, a massive Sh25 billion resurfaced into circulation. This saw...
Maryanne Kitany in the witness dock at a Milimani court during the hearing of a case in which she is seeking to divorce Meru Senator Mithika Linturi. The former chief of staff in Deputy President William Ruto’s office, Marianne Kitany, yesterday told a Nairobi court that she married Meru Senator Mithika Linturi in a traditional ceremony. Ms Kitany...
A governor is opposed to a leading MP taking part in the ongoing negotiations on the contentious Division of Revenue Bill, 2019. Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has said the presence of National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale in the talks was fueling the differences between the Senate and the National Assembly mediation teams. When the teams first met on...
Man wants court to declare new county budget unlawful. A resident has moved to court seeking to have the county’s 2019/2020 budgeting process declared unlawful and unconstitutional. Wilfred Kihara Kisang moved to the High Court in Eldoret, under a Certificate of Urgency, arguing the budget-making process was unprocedural and was influenced by selfish interests by both the County...
A near-collision between a ship and ferry loaded with hundreds of passengers has raised concerns over the safety of Likoni crossing channel in Mombasa. The gigantic oil tanker was entering the Kilindini Harbour when it came within seconds and metres of colliding with a ferry with close to 2,000 passengers and vehicles. Maritime experts warn a collision would...
Assembly invites public to give views on Punguza Mizigo Bill. The county assembly has welcomed views from members of the public on the Punguza Mizigo Bill before it finalises debate on it. The assembly on Tuesday met Thirdway Alliance leader Ekuru Aukot, the sponsor of the bill, and sought clarifications from him on some sections. "We will start receiving...
30 suspects at the Mombasa Court on August 21, 2019, where they denied different charges of robbery with violence. Eight students, aged between 17 and 18, are among 30 people who were charged yesterday in connection with gang attacks in Nyali, Mombasa County, two weeks ago. The juveniles told Senior Resident Magistrate Edgar Kagoni they are from different...
Keroche Breweries CEO Tabitha Karanja at a past briefing. The public prosecutor has ordered the arrest of Keroche Breweries Limited proprietors Tabitha Muigai and Joseph Karanja over allegations of Sh14 billion tax fraud. The two are directors at the company and could face ten counts of tax evasion. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji said Kenya Revenue Authority...
Lands Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri (L) accompanied by Assistant Accounts General Mary Wanyonyi when they appeared before the National Assembly Public Accounts Committee on audit queries at Parliament. The Ministry of Lands has recalled crucial records from the National Land Commission (NLC) to “undertake an annual audit”. Lands Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri, in recalling the files, cited implementation...
Governor Waititu and his deputy James Nyoro during a past event. Kiambu Deputy Governor James Nyoro has encountered his first hurdle as acting governor when a county executive rejected his attempts to transfer him to another department. In a letter dated August 19, Finance Executive Kigo Njenga told Nyoro that he could not honour his transfer to the...