Month: February 2022

IEBC SHORLISTS CANDIDATES FOR CEO POSITION

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has shortlisted candidates for the CEO position. Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Marjan Marjan is among five candidates shortlisted to be interviewed for the post which has been vacant since the following the exit of Ezra Chiloba. Others who have been shortlisted include Electoral and Governance Expert Zephania …

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TSC URGES KUPPET TO RECONSIDER STRIKE ACTION OVER 2021-2025 CBA

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has urged members of the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) to reconsider its plans to down tools over the failure by the commission to review the 2021-2025 Collective Bargaining Agreement. TSC cited “national interests” as justification for its decision. In a letter addressed to KUPPET’s Secretary General …

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SH.100 MILLION PAAI BRIDGE CONSTRUCTED RECENTLY IN KAJIADO HAS BEEN SWEPT AWAY BY WATER

A newly built bridge in Paai, Kajiado East, has collapsed after heavy rains pounded the area over the past few days, leaving residents stranded on either side. The pillars gave in to the pressure from flash floods Wednesday night, breaking in the middle. The remaining support structures are shaky and may collapse too. “The bridge tumbled …

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MPS TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON CONTROVERSIAL HUDUMA BILL

The Parliamentary Committee on Administration and National Security is on Wednesday slated to hold a sitting to receive public views on the controversial Huduma Bill. The Bill which was tabled in the National Assembly in December last year seeks to among others to reform Kenya’s identity ecosystem by establishing the National Integrated Identity Management System …

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CONTRACTORS WARNED AGAINST GOVERNMENT PROJECT DELAYS

Public Works Principal Secretary Solomon Kitungu, has warned contractors undertaking National and County government projects that their contracts will be terminated if they delay or do a shoddy job. Speaking during a tour of National and County Government Public Works projects in Mokowe and Mtangawanda areas in Lamu West Constituency, the Public Works PS voiced …

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16YR OLD STUDENT HOSPITALIZED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO ABORT 5-MONTH-OLD FETUS

A class 8 pipil allegedly impregnated by her school head teacher is currently admitted at a Kitui hospital, following a failed abortion attempt over the weekend. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said Tuesday, the class eight pupil is said to have “delivered a 5-month lifeless male fetus,” after being rushed to Mumoni Health Centre …

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SABINA CHEGE SKIPS IEBC HEARING ON VOTER RIGGING CLAIMS

Murang’a Women Representative Sabina Chege has failed to appear before the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission over vote rigging claims she had made. According to her Lawyer Otiende Amollo, Sabina fell ill and is currently receiving treatment at the Nairobi Hospital. Amollo stated that as a result of this, the politician was indisposed, and the …

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JUBILEE ROLLS OUT BILL-BOARD CAMPAIGN ON ACHIEVEMENTS AHEAD OF NDC

The Jubilee Party has rolled out a public campaign exercise aimed at highlighting President Uhuru Kenyatta’s successes ahead of its two-day National Delegates Convention (NDC) slated for Friday and Saturday. Over 4,000 party members are expected to attend the event which is set to endorse Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga as their preferred …

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