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Defence Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo at Holly family Basilica on July 5, 2019, in Nairobi, during the mass of Tom Mboya's 50th anniversary and commemoration day of his dead since 5th July 1969. Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) planned recruitment was yesterday cancelled following protests by MPs over the change of recruitment centres from sub-counties to counties. The exercise that...
Kenya Ferry Services Chairman Dan Mwazo (in white), KFS Managing Director Bakari Gowa (left) and the Kenya Navy Ferry Tragedy Recovery Operation Commander Col. Lawrence Gituma (right) address the media at the Mbaraki Wharf in Mombasa County on October 6, 2019. Mwazo's appointment as Chairman of KFS has been revoked. President Uhuru Kenyatta has revoked the appointment of Kenya...
Residents of Matinyani help to retrieve a car that that was swept away by floods, four people drowned in the incident (Photo: Philip Muasya) Four people drowned in a river within Matinyani area of Kitui County on Wednesday night when a private vehicle they were in was toppled by water following a heavy downpour last night. Two others,...
Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and Geoffrey Okuto Otieno at a Mombasa Court yesterday. The court has released them pending investigations. After spending a night in Mombasa police cells, combative Malindi Member of Parliament Aisha Jumwa is free. Senior Mombasa Magistrate Vincent Adet this morning released Aisha and her aide Geoffrey Okuto Otieno who were being held over the...
Former Othaya MP Mary Wambui (left), former vice president Moody Awori (centre) and former Head of Civil Service Francis Muthaura have all been handed state jobs. Appointments made by President Uhuru Kenyatta in his second term reveal his love for retirees, even as millions of young Kenyans languish in unemployment. In keeping with the trend, on Monday, former...
Defence PS. Mohamed Ibrahim when he appeared before the National Assembly Public Accounts Committee on audit queries in Parliament. MPs are outraged with revelations that the Defence ministry blocked the Auditor General from conducting a special audit on alleged skewed awarding of tenders running into millions of shillings. House Public Accounts Committee (PAC) had last year ordered a...
Baringo Snake Park Curator Willy Limo holding Sand Boa a non-venomous Snake at the Park in Lake Baringo on October 10, 2019. Perched on the shores of Lake Baringo, a little-known snake park is steadily gaining popularity. Besides promoting tourism, the Lake Baringo Snake Park has sought to aggressively battle the burden of snakebites in a county that...
Two conflicting programmes have revealed a fierce battle between a man and his son-in-law over the burial of five family members who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash seven months ago. The Nairobi-bound flight ET 302 plunged into a field near Bishoftu on March 10 shortly after taking off from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. All the 157...
The House yesterday ordered Defence Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo (above) to appear before Defence and Foreign Relations Committee today after MPs protested the change of recruitment centres from sub-counties to counties. Lawmakers claimed it was a scheme to lock out hundreds of youths from joining the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF). They argued that holding recruitment at the county level...
Members of the county assembly will become patrons of project management committees (PMC) in their wards if a proposed legislation sails through. The Siaya County Projects Management Bill, 2019 seeks to grant the ward representatives powers to check the minutes of all PMC meetings and any records kept by the ward administrators. West Asembo MCA Ambrose Akuno, who has...