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Ndia residents protest over poor state of roads

Residents of Ndia Constituency, Kirinyaga West Sub County, Kirinyaga County, held protests on Saturday over bad roads in the area, specifically specifically the Gacharu-Kiandai-Kianjang’a road. The protest was as a result of decades of continued neglect of the road which has curtailed the area’s economic and social growth. Area residents …

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I'll not resign over maize scam- Kiunjuri

Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has said he will not resign over the multi-billion maize scandal. Kiunjuri said he has been investigating the National Cereals and Produce Board after realising that something was wrong. The CS said will present an audit report to the EACC, DPP and the national assembly on …

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Prosecute Patel over Solai deaths, activists say

The Kenya Human Rights Commission has demanded that Patel, the owner of the dam whose waters killed 47 people, be prosecuted.KHRC accused Patel of impunity and government officials of gross negligence.“There was a blatant lack of compliance by Patel Coffee Limited and negligence by NEMA and WARMA,” said George Kegoro, …

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Cops criticise Sonko over bodyguards row

Police have dismissed Nairobi governor Mike Sonko’s claims that his life is in danger after the withdrawal of some of his bodyguards. Sonko has been operating from his Mau Hill home in Machakos since last Wednesday, after his bodyguards were whittled down from 26 to five set for all governors. …

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CBK probes 6 banks over NYS payments

At least six banks used in the transaction of the estimated Sh9 billion NYS proceeds risk Sh20 million fine by Central Bank if found guilty of flouting industry regulations. The Star has established that the banking regulator is tightening the noose on banks that transacted money looted from the National …

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Kobia, Sicily summoned over Sh9bn NYS scandal

Public Service, Youth and Gender CS Margaret Kobia and her predecessor and Health CS Sicily Kariuki have been summoned by the National Assembly Public Accounts Committee on Friday. The committee chaired by Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi yesterday also summoned Richard Ndubai and Lillian Omollo. The two last week resigned as …

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Ruto allies from Central go quiet over DP ’22 bid

Deputy President William Ruto’s Mt Kenya allies have withdrawn from his inner circle as signs emerged that power brokers from the region were plotting against his 2022 presidential bid. Details of the latest Mt Kenya machinations emerged as the succession battle took a new turn—President Uhuru Kenyatta publicly denounced the …

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