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CRIME

Bizarre Case Where a 'Dead Man' Woke Up Screaming in a Mortuary Lands in Senate

The Senate has launched investigations into an incident where a man who had been declared dead woke up screaming in the morgue at Kapkatet Hospital in Kericho County. The Senate Committee on Health started the probe to determine whether there was negligence from the hospital and if the family of the deceased should be compensated.

  1 month ago ago
Bizarre Case Where a 'Dead Man' Woke Up Screaming in a Mortuary Lands in Senate

POLITICS

This Is What Poghisio Will be Earning as the new Leader Majorty of the Senate

West Pokot Senator Samuel Poghisio is now the new Senate majority leader, replacing Elgeyo-Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen. This follows a Jubilee coalition Senate Parliamentary Group Meeting chaired by President Uhuru. The new lineup is as follows : 1. Leader of majority -Samuel Phogisio,West pokot 2. Deputy leader of Majority- Fatuma Dullo,Isiolo 3.Chief Whip Senator Irungu Kang'ata, Mùrang'a 4. Deputy Chief Whip Senator Abdullahi Ali, Wajir The leaders of the majority in the Senate is entitled to h

  1 year ago ago
This Is What Poghisio Will be Earning as the new Leader Majorty of the Senate

POLITICS

Why Governor Wangamati Has Been Summoned by Health Committee

Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati has been called by the Senate Committee on Health, to react to review inquiries on Covid-19 assets. The Committee led by Senator Abdullahi Ali on Wednesday set out to bring Governor Wangamati who neglected to show up before it for the second time in succession.

  4 months ago ago
Why Governor Wangamati Has Been Summoned by Health Committee

POLITICS

County CEC Who Dramatically Attended Senate Meeting From his Bathroom

A file photo of president Uhuru Kenyatta greeting CEC Hitan Majevdia Members of the Senate Health Committee were stunned when a Nairobi County Government Cabinet Member attended a committee meeting via Zoom network "inside the bathroom". The CEC, Mr Hitan Majevdia, who was present at the meeting, appeared in a bathing suit.

  4 months ago ago
County CEC Who Dramatically Attended Senate Meeting From his Bathroom

MILITARY

KDF Muslim Chaplaincy Holds Spiritual Nourishment Session At Moi Forces Academy

If you are ever assumed that KDF's work is only to operate tanks and fighter jets, and handle heavy ammunition and explosives, then you might be surprised today. Kenya Defence Forces are not only involved in military affairs but also in educating the civilians on various aspects of life.

  19 days ago ago
KDF Muslim Chaplaincy Holds Spiritual Nourishment Session At Moi Forces Academy

CRIME

Mystery Over Missing Kemsa 'Suppliers' Files As Detectives Continue Probing COVID-19 Funds' Scandal

At least 25 files for the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (Kemsa) suppliers cannot be traced even as detectives continue probation over how billions meant for the COVID-19 pandemic fight were misappropriated. The ongoing investigating is targeting at least 80 firms who reportedly benefited from the said billions after supplying various items. According to the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA), files containing details for 25 supplier firms cannot be found. Kemsa only surrendered files for 116 firms,

  1 year ago ago
Mystery Over Missing Kemsa 'Suppliers' Files As Detectives Continue Probing COVID-19 Funds' Scandal

BUSINESS

Senate Committee Offers Final Reprieve For Supplier in KEMSA Probe to Provide Information

MONDAY, 30th NOVEMBER – The Senate Standing Committee on Health has this morning ordered the Managing Director of Briema Grains Store Limited to present by close of business Tuesday 1st December all documentation relating to communication made between itself and KEMSA regarding the procurement of supplies in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Committee through Ag Chair, Sen (Dr) Abdullahi Ali has further directed the MD, Mr Abdighafar Ali Hassan – who was evidently ill-prepared for today’s meeting

  10 months ago ago
Senate Committee Offers Final Reprieve For Supplier in KEMSA Probe to Provide Information

HEALTH

Parliamentary Health Committees Engage MoH in Critical Consensus Building Meet

FRIDAY, 27 Nov – Wajir Senator, Sen (Dr) Abdullahi Ali has today said that consensus building is a much over-looked phase in the formulation of policy and legislation, yet its importance could not be gainsaid. Addressing senior Ministry of Health Officials and the Health Committees of both Houses of Parliament at a milestone consensus building meeting on national issues and various pieces of legislation, Sen Ali lauded the Health Cabinet Secretary, Sen Mutahi Kagwe, for bringing together critical players in

  10 months ago ago
Parliamentary Health Committees Engage MoH in Critical Consensus Building Meet

POLITICS

Leaders Who Were in Peace Meeting With Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i Today

The relationship between the Cabinet Secretaries and Senators has not been a good one. There have been a lot of issues between them which has broken their relationship. There have been struggles to mend it. According to the report seen by the Nation, Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i held ice breaking Meeting today on Monday at Nairobi hotel and agreed to mend their relationship. The meeting was led by speaker Ken Lusaka. During the meeting,the senate asked Cabinet Secretaries to be more accountable

  1 year ago ago
Leaders Who Were in Peace Meeting With Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i Today

POLITICS

List of 11 Senators Proposed to Determine Sonko's Fate

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko ( Photo Courtesy) The Senate has unveiled a list of 11 Senators set to determine the fate of the embattled Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko. Sonko was impeached last Thursday by the Nairobi County Assembly after many days of run-ins, paving the Senate to determine his future. If approved by the House Business Committee, the following Senators will determine if Sonko is ousted as Nairobi Governor following the allegations leveled against him. The following is the full list of 11 Senators

  10 months ago ago
List of 11 Senators Proposed to Determine Sonko's Fate

ENVIRONMENT

How County Plans to Protect Rare Giraffe

Communities living near wildlife conservercies in Garissa county should support the protection of the local reticulated Somali giraffes. While marking the World Giraffe day in Bura East conservancy, Fafi sub county, Garissa CEC for Enviroment, Energy and Natural Resources Hon Habon Aden said the local rectigulated giraffes were among the rare endangered species that called for a concerted efforts towards their protection from poachers.

  3 months ago ago
How County Plans to Protect Rare Giraffe

POLITICS

Why Senator Ledama Was Allowed To Wear A Masaai Shuka To The Senate

On Tueaday, ODM senator Ledama Ole Kins sparked debate after appearing in parliament while wearing a maasai outfit. This was in particular questioned by Wajir Senator Abdullahi Ali who was wondering whether the senator was properly dressed. The senator argued that if the senator was allowed to continue dressing that way, it would open doors to all manner of funny dressings in the senate. This prompted speaker Ken Lusaka to take action and address the issue. It was however good news for Senator Ledama as the

  11 months ago ago
Why Senator Ledama Was Allowed To Wear A Masaai Shuka To The Senate

HEALTH

'Shock' As Desperate Health Workers Reportedly Recycle PPEs

Photo courtesy: the star It is the second week now, covid 19 front line soldiers wailing and giving terrifying accounts of their working environment and strongly blaming the government for subjecting them to risks. Speaking on Monday 23rd November 2020, the health workers battling the pandemic reported that they were being forced by situations to recycle used personal protective equipments PPEs, saying that there were less full body suits, from shoes to head coverings. According to the World Health Organization,

  10 months ago ago
'Shock' As Desperate Health Workers Reportedly Recycle PPEs

POLITICS

Embattled Nairobi governor to face Senate plenary next week

Nairobi's County Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko fate now lies in the hands of Sixty Seven Senators who will hear and determine the motion to remove him from office. This is after the leader of majority Samuel Losuron Poghisio to abandon the plan to constitute an 11 member committee that would have investigated the impeachment. Sources say that the change of tact is intended to making it harder for Governor Sonko to infiltrate and influence the Senate as he faces an increasingly desirous force for his Impeachment.

  10 months ago ago
Embattled Nairobi governor to face Senate plenary next week

POLITICS

Why Governor Sonko's survival now hangs on a string

Embattled Mike Mbuvi Sonko’s life now hanging on a slim thread as the Senate constitutes an 11-member Committee to seal his fate. Just like it happened to the Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu who was replaced by his deputy James Nyoro, the 11 -man committee will have to first hear him before making a final judgment on the matter. The governor faced an impeachment from his angry MCAs who cited gross violation of County Government rules and lack of understanding and knowhow on the part of the governor when

  10 months ago ago
Why Governor Sonko's survival now hangs on a string