Month: April 2022

PEACE PROMOTION WITHIN AFRICA

The United Nations (UN) has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for leading efforts as the East African Community (EAC) Chairman to foster peace in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the neighboring countries. Secretary General Antonio Guteress who spoke with President Kenyatta on Saturday assured him of the global body’s support in the initiatives …

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KIBAKI’S BODY IN PARLIAMENT FOR 3-DAY PUBLIC VIEWING

Former President Mwai Kibaki’s body has arrived in Parliament for a three-day public viewing. The casket draped with the Kenyan flag was carried by a military truck from the Lee Funeral Home through Valley Road escorted in a military convoy. President Uhuru Kenyatta has opened the public viewing of Mwai Kibaki’s body which is lying …

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NO OPPORTUNITY FOR IMPEACHED LEADERS-ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENCY

An anti-corruption agency now says that previously impeached leaders should be denied the opportunity to run for public office in the August elections. According to Transparency International Kenya, such individuals should be barred from campaigning or seeking any post. Executive Director Sheila Masinde stated that “Chapter six is very clear that once you have been …

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GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST PUMP STATIONS OVERPRICING

Energy Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma says the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has opened investigations into non-compliant Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and retail station operators that were reported to have failed to maintain minimum operational stocks or to hoard petroleum in the past two weeks. On Tuesday,  Juma that the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority …

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COUNSELLING SERVICES TO STRUGGLING OFFICERS

National government heads of department in Meru County have been urged to identify officers in need of professional counselling services within their offices.  The remarks were made by County Commissioner Fred Ndunga during a county human resource advisory committee meeting in his boardroom. Ndunga said heads of department had an obligation to ensure officers working …

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SIM RE-REGISTRATION PERIOD EXTENDED BY 6MONTHS

Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) has extended the SIM card registration by another six months until October 15, 2022. The extension follows a meeting which was held between the Authority and Mobile Network Operators (MNO) bosses on Thursday evening. The agency’s Director General Ezra Chiloba met with the Mobile Operators Chief Executive Officers who resolved …

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SUBOTAGED ECONOMY

Energy Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma says the country has adequate petroleum stock and pointed out the current shortage has been brought about by hoarding by some oil and marketing companies. Speaking during a press conference, Juma stated that the current situation being witnessed in the country can be equated to deliberate efforts to sabotage the …

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MUMIAS SUGAR SAGA

The High Court has ordered the immediate removal of Ramana Rao as the Mumias Sugar Company receiver manager. In his ruling, Justice Alfred Mabeya found and held that Rao had not acted according to the order of the court issued on November 19, 2021. The judge further said that the receiver/cum administrator ought to have …

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