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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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FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

The fight against terrorism has received a major boost following the launch of the inter-agency guidelines on cooperation and collaboration in investigation and prosecution of terrorism and terrorism financing. The guidelines, released on Tuesday, are intended to improve organizational partnerships between investigative agencies and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, in collaboration with …

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EPRA TO CUT QUOTAS OF OIL MARKETERS FOUND TO HAVE INCREASED FUEL EXPORTS

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) says it will reduce import allocation for oil marketing companies who will be found to have increased their exports to regional markets in the past four weeks, subjecting Kenyans to a shortage of the commodity. In a letter copied to the Petroleum and Mining Acting Cabinet Secretary Monica …

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DROUGHT RESPONSE

The Government has promised to continue disbursing the monies to four arid counties as part of the measures to tackle severe drought among poor and vulnerable families. Close to 108,000 poor and vulnerable households in the drought prone areas in the country will continue receiving Sh5,400 every two months as regular cash transfers. Under the …

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FORM ONE PLACEMENT

Speaking during the form One selection process at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha says 38,797 candidates who sat for their 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations have been admitted to National Schools. 214,960 have been placed in Extra-County schools. He indicated that 2,045 students will go to …

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IEBC HAS NO POWER TO SUMMON ANYONE OVER ELECTORAL CODE OF CONDUCT VIOLATION

The High Court has denied the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC)  powers to summon any witness or candidate in violation of the Electoral code of conduct. Justice Antony Mrima termed the Electoral code enforcement committee chaired by Wafula Chebukati unconstitutional and illegal. “Flowing from the foregoing, this Court finds and hold that the Respondent …

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