The Deputy President has suffered a blow as the Members of Parliament reject multiple questions in the BBI bill referendum. According to Mbadi, a multiple choice referendum have legislative challenges.
Newly minted unity alliance shapes up. This is after the Ford Kenya boss Moses Wetangula hosts party leaders Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka and Gideon Moi in campaigns for his candidate in Kabuchai poll, as a new unity pact began to take shape ahead of 2022.
BBI gains speed as six counties give it nod. West Pokot leads in the Rift Valley region. Building Bridges Initiative received new impetus yesterday after West Pokot became the first County in the Rift Valley to give it a nod. A few hours later Trans Nzoia County followed also passed the proposed bill.
Debt choices that sunk Kenyans into deep hole. As IMF approves Sh 261 billion facility under a three - year program, it is a moment of reckoning for country that has sought and received Sh78 billion repayment holiday.
Higher taxes, job cuts as IMF returns. Tough times ahead as the International Monetary Fund on Monday announced a Sh264 billion loan to Kenya and with it a raft of new conditions whose effects will permeate the whole economy.
Taxman eyes piece of MCAs' Sh2m car grant. Ward reps protest move to tax the incentive that was given to them by President Kenyatta to pass the BBI bill, saying, it won't be enough to buy their choice cars.
Leaders spit on house bid to criminalize "hustler vs dynasty" talk. Raila's party bombshell to new aspirants. To get an ODM ticket, civil servants must resign by August.
Schools need 60,000 teachers by 2023. Government staring at acute staff crisis in secondary schools with a double intake expected in two years time as the current Standard Six and Grade Four joint Form One and Grade Seven respectively.
Safaricom shortlisted for Ethiopia telecommunication license bid. Safaricom has made it to the short list of six companies which have been cleared to bid for one of two Ethiopian telecommunication licenses which will be offered this year.
Mombasa, Kisumu, Malaba passenger train set to return in September this year. The passengers from Malaba, Kisumu to Mombasa will receive train services from September. The service will link the newly built standard gauge railway to the old meter gauge railway to interconnect Mombasa - Nairobi - Kisumu - Malaba.
How IEBC gave out referendum tender in 2019 - according to Chebukati, it is the work of the secretariat to issue out the tender. However, Chebukati says that IEBC got the lowest supplier who is a local firm. The commission abandoned a tender which was restricted to allow De La Rue to print materials on a single source deal.
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