Row over ‘scheme’ to delay 2022 polls – Proponents of the Building Bridges Initiatives insist that a referendum must be held before the country goes to the elections, but politicians allied to Deputy president William Ruto see this as a ploy to extend the life of parliament, and vow to resist it.
Nyanza feels Covid-19 heat as counties send workers home – Three county governments in Nyanza have advised non-essential staff to work from home amid a steady surge in Covid-19 infections.
Amisom to probe claims that KDF soldiers killed civilians in Shabaab raid – The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) says it will investigate claims that the Kenya Defence Forces killed civilians in Gedo during an aerial raid on al-Shabaab last week.
American billionaire to fund Ruto 2022 bid – American billionaire famous for backing regime change across the globe, George Soros, has reportedly thrown his weight behind William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid according to sources within the civil societies and human right activities.
Doctors order Raila to quit Alcohol – Doctors who have been attending to ODM leader Raila Odinga when he contracted the dreaded Covid-19 have reportedly advised him to quit drinking alcohol for his own good.
CJ Koome works on major Judiciary shake-up – New Chief Justice Martha Koome is working on reshuffle that will see scores of judges and magistrates moved to new stations.
Handshake goodies split Raila’s allies-Mega projects unleashed in Nyanza have put Raila partners in NASA –Mudavadi, Kalonzo and Wetangula- under pressure to deliver the presidency so that their regions can benefit.
Kenya’s civil service is aging but adjustments aren’t being made-The demographic profiles of countries like Kenya where a high percentage of people are young would suggest that it’s swiftly renewing its workforce with fresh talent. But this doesn’t seem to be the case.
New stars born at Eldoret City Marathon-It was the biggest race staged after the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak. And it did not disappoint as the winners posted impressive times.
Muturi dares opponents to kick him out-A fresh plot is being hatched to remove National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi whose recent installation as Mt Kenya spokesman unsettles a number of politicians from Central.
AstraZeneca doses for second jab only—MoH-The government will deploy all incoming AstraZeneca vaccine doses towards administering of the second dose.The Health ministry expects to receive additional doses of the vaccine this and next week, with the latest donation of 358,700 doses coming from the Danish government.
Relief for motorists as Kenha directs expressway contractor to ease jams-Kenha has instructed the Nairobi Expressway contractor to expand diversions and make them easily navigable to reduce traffic snarl-ups along the busy Mombasa Road and Waiyaki Way.
The move will come as a relief to motorists and commuters who have had to make do with traffic jams, some that lasted hours.
Why Uhuru did not elevate six JSC nominees-Handling of the drugs case involving the Akasha sons and rulings on terrorism-related matters may have played a key role in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s refusal to appoint some of the judges nominated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), People Daily can report.
Why leaders are jostling for post of regional chief-Keen to play a national role in next year’s elections, many politicians are strategically positioning themselves as regional kingpins or spokespersons.
Journalists union boss roots for improved remuneration-Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ) has called upon employers in the media industry to ensure their practitioners in their media houses are properly remunerated.