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Ambassador Masafu Condemns growing culture of political violence in Bungoma, Calls for Media protection

Kenya's Ambassador to DR Congo Dr. George Masafu has condemned the growing drums of political war in Bungoma county. The violence pitting the county Governor Wycliffe Wangamati, MPs and MCAs...
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Bungoma County: NO salaries until Supplementary Budget is passed, Wangamati says

The war between the Bungoma County executive and the Assembly seems to be simmering as County employees miss salaries. The standoff orchestrated by the wars has seen both Houses exchange...
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Zachariah Barasa Beaten by his Wife’s Mpango wa Kando

City auctioneer and Bungoma politician Zacharia Barasa is nursing serious injuries after he was beaten by the Mpango wa Kando of his wife. The wife Esther Siuma who has since...
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Yatani Budget: Winners and losers in Kenya’s Build Back Better Economic Blueprint

Expect greater bread and motorcycle costs after the fronting of new taxes by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani in his budget statement on Thursday. While new tax proposals were already...
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Akisa Wandera: The curse of leadership in the land of Mulembe

OPINION It is high time Luhya leaders asked themselves whether their political engagements are of any value to their people. Mbekho in Luhya means to beg. Often used in politics...
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Boost for devolution as Counties Get Kshs. 410B from the Budget

Devolution family led by Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa, COG chair Governor Wambora and Governors in a past event County Governments will get Ksh. 370 Billion in this year’s budget, an...
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Budget Reading: Details about the Ambitious Budget for 2021

When the clock strikes quarter past three this afternoon, National Assembly speaker Justin Muturi will usher in Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani to make his 2021/2022 budget statement. In the...
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Only this 3 counties Met Own source revenue Targets

Several programmes and activities in counties could have stalled as the devolved units failed to hit their revenue collection targets, a new report shows. According to the latest report by...
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Budget Breakdown: Agriculture Sector wins Big with 62.7B Allocation

FOOD: The Agriculture sector has been allocated Sh62.7 billion in the 2021/2022 financial year to enhance food production and increase farmers’ income. In the budget to be read today by National...
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Murathe finally happy after winning against DP Ruto in this mission.

Jubilee Party Vice Chair David Murathe says it is time for him to pack and leave the ruling political outfit. In an interview with NTV on Wednesday, the controversial Jubilee...
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Farmers First: Why Nzoia Sugar MD Wanjala was Fired by CS Munya

It's now confirmed and official that Nzoia Sugar Managing Director Michael Wanjala Makokha has been suspended and replaced by a Sugar Sector guru from Busia who is a civil servant...
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Kenya Secures Emergency food and Non Food Aid for Volcano victims in DR Congo.

The Kenyan Government has donated tonnes of food products and non food items to DRC to assist the people of Goma who were affected by the recent volcanic eruption. The...
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Why KRA has frozen 66,269 pins from the iTax platform

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is expected to make 66,269 pins dormant effective from Thursday this week. The owners of the pins who include individuals and business entities are set...
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Budget Breakdown: Taxation, Food, Debt and stimulus package.

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani will tomorrow table the 2021-2022 budget with Kenyans expressing mixed expectations over the ambitious Sh3.66 trillion spending plan. While different sectors of the economy...
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Khalwale: Former Governors seeking 2022 comeback are politically unhygienic

Former governors who lost the previous elections in counties are planning a comeback in the 2022 General Election. They include Evans Kidero eyeing the Homa Bay seat, Kenneth Lusaka in...
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Letter from Willy Mutunga: Mr President you bear the Burden of history, Just do the right thing

Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to appoint the six judges he left out in his list. According to Mutunga, Uhuru’s refusal to promote the six...
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Safaricom the Better Option In Ethiopia as President Uhuru set to witness award of licence to Consortium

President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for an official visit on Tuesday that will include, among other bilateral issues, the formal award of a telecom...
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Raila meets Council of Governors leadership

Former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga on Tuesday met with the Council of Governor's leadership, at his Capitol Hill office. Raila who had gone to his office for the first time...
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Uasin Gishu: Governor Mandago to Vie for Presidency, “Mungu Atajibu”

Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago has announced he will vie for presidency in the 2032 General Election. The second-term county boss who doubles up as the North Rift Economic Block...
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KAKAMEGA: Governor Oparanya will go for this seat if Raila Odinga vies for Presidency in 2022

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya says he won’t compete against his party leader Raila Odinga for the presidential seat come 2022. The ODM deputy party leader, in an interview on Monday...
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