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CAREER-JOBS

National Industrial Training Authority Announces Mass Job Opportunities; Requirements & How To Apply

The Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011 created the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), a State Corporation. The Authority’s primary responsibility is to uphold the highest standards for the effectiveness and quality of industrial training in Kenya and to guarantee a sufficient supply of suitably qualified workers at all levels of the industry.

  6 months ago ago
National Industrial Training Authority Announces Mass Job Opportunities; Requirements & How To Apply

POLITICS

Wafula Chebukati Dealt a Major Blow as MPs Reject His Voter-Transfer Proposals

Members of the National Assembly have spoken out against a proposal by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) that would put limits on voters who want to switch polling places ahead of the August 9 polls. The recommendations in the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2022, have been declared unlawful and unviable by the National Assembly's Justice and Legal Affairs Committee (JLAC).

  10 months ago ago
Wafula Chebukati Dealt a Major Blow as MPs Reject His Voter-Transfer Proposals

POLITICS

Sources Reveal Who Will Risk Going to Jail for Failing to Implement Directives from Kenyan MPs

It has emerged that state officials who fail to obey directives from Members of Parliament will riski going to jail. According to a new law that is being drafted ,Public officials who fail to implement Parliament resolutions will be liable to six months in jail or a Sh500,000 fine, or both; should an amendment bill before Parliament become law.

  2 months ago ago
Sources Reveal Who Will Risk Going to Jail for Failing to Implement Directives from Kenyan MPs

POLITICS

JUST IN NEWS: Court Nullifies Law Requiring Governors To Have Degrees

The requirement that candidates have a degree in order to run for governor has been lifted by the High Court. In his ruling on Friday, September 30, Justice Anthony Mrima noted that the gubernatorial election was comparable to that of the member of the county assembly (MCA), eliminating the requirement.

  4 months ago ago
JUST IN NEWS: Court Nullifies Law Requiring Governors To Have Degrees

POLITICS

Nelson Havi Cries Out, Alleges Plan By The State To Rig Presidential Elections To Favour Their Own

Former LSK president Nelson Havi has hinted through his official twitter page alleging that there is a plan by the state to rig this year's presidential elections to favor their presidential candidate.. Here is what Nelson Havi shared on his official twitter page alleging that the state is planning to rig the presidential elections!

  7 months ago ago
Nelson Havi Cries Out, Alleges Plan By The State To Rig Presidential Elections To Favour Their Own

POLITICS

"DP Ruto And UDA Members Will Weep More Soon" David Matsanga Predicts Woes In DP Ruto's Camp

Lawyer David Matsanga has hinted through his official facebook page alleging that deputy president William Ruto and UDA member should expect more woes in their camp. Here is what lawyer David Matsanga shared on his official facebook page alleging that the second in command of the republic of Kenya William Ruto and allies will weep more soon!

  1 year ago ago

POLITICS

Orengo Hits Out At Elections Amendment Bill, Says It Doesn't Meet Transparency Threshold

Senate Minority Leader James Aggrey Orengo has reiterated his stand against the Elections Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2022. James Aggrey Orengo. Orengo who is one of the most highly regarded constitutional lawyers in Kenya said: "The method used in elections must meet the constitutional threshold of an electoral system that is simple, accurate, verifiable, secure, accountable and transparent," adding "The manual method cannot attain these standards including the prompt announcement of results".

  1 year ago ago
Orengo Hits Out At Elections Amendment Bill, Says It Doesn't Meet Transparency Threshold

POLITICS

Cherargei Sponsors a Bill That Seeks to Ban Employers From Calling Their Staff Outside Working Hours

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei's has sponsored a bill at the Senate that seeks to ban employers from calling their employees past or outside working hours. The bill Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021 is currently undergoing public participation after it was introduced to the house. According to a publication by the Star, Cherargei proposes that a should staff should disregard emails, calls, messages or reject a duty assigned outside the working hours without being punished or facing any consequences.

  1 year ago ago
Cherargei Sponsors a Bill That Seeks to Ban Employers From Calling Their Staff Outside Working Hours

POLITICS

Nelson Havi Cries Out, Alleges Plan By The State To Rig Presidential Elections To Favor Their Own

Former LSK president Nelson Havi has hinted through his official twitter page alleging that there is a plan by the state to rig this year's presidential elections to favor their presidential candidate.. Here is what Nelson Havi shared on his official twitter page alleging that the state is planning to rig the presidential elections!

  1 year ago ago
Nelson Havi Cries Out, Alleges Plan By The State To Rig Presidential Elections To Favor Their Own

POLITICS

Senate passes amendment qualification removing education qualifications for Mps

The senate has passed the election (Amendment) Bill 2021 that scraps the university degree requirement for aspirants seeking elective posts. This comes after 27 senators voted in favour of the bill during the third reading with no single legislation opposing it. The overwhelming nod by the Senate providing a sense of relief to thousands of Kenyans with political ambitions but lack the requisite documents.

  11 months ago ago
Senate passes amendment qualification removing education qualifications for Mps

POLITICS

Kenyans Gang Up Against Millicent Omanga After Her Remarks On The HELB Bill

A few days ago, President Uhuru Kenyatta rejected a Bill that sought to cap Higher Education Loans Board’s interest. The HELB (Amendment) Bill, 2020 which was introduced by nominated MP Gideon Keter was to increase the grace period for repayment of the loan to five years.This brought a mixed reactions from Kenyans as majority of them ganged up against the head of state for not taking this into consideration.

  7 months ago ago
Kenyans Gang Up Against Millicent Omanga After Her Remarks On The HELB Bill

POLITICS

Martha Karua Attacks IEBC Over The Election Law Amendment Bill

NARC leader Martha Karua has attacked IEBC for failing to it consult stakeholders during the suggestion on the Law which focuses to amend Election Law bill. "You failed in your duty to consult stakeholders before these proposals" Said Martha Karua. According to IEBC, the public has misinterpreted this law.

  1 year ago ago
Martha Karua Attacks IEBC Over The Election Law Amendment Bill

POLITICS

Relief To Politicians As High Court Nullifies The Degree Requirement For Those Vying For Governor

Politicians can now breathe a sigh of relief as the top court struck down the rule requiring candidates for governor and their appointees to hold a university degree. The requirement that governors possess college degrees was ruled unlawful in a decision made on Friday by Judge Anthony Mrima. A candidate for president, vice president, county governor, or deputy governor must possess a legitimate degree from an institution accredited by Kenya, according to Section 22(ii) of the Elections Act.

  4 months ago ago
Relief To Politicians As High Court Nullifies The Degree Requirement For Those Vying For Governor

CAREER-JOBS

Job seekers granted relief from expensive clearance certificates after Uhuru signed bill into law

Job seekers have been granted relief from expensive clearance certificates after President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday, April 4 signed the Employment (Amendment) Bill into law. The law stipulates that employers will only be required to ask prospective employees to present academic certificates and any other documents that are availed at zero cost.

  10 months ago ago
Job seekers granted relief from expensive clearance certificates after Uhuru signed bill into law

POLITICS

950 Million Set For Security Personnel Ahead Of Election, 8.8 Million Set For IEBC Signed Uhuru Today

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will get an additional Sh8.8 billion to prepare for the August 9 General Election. This follows the signing into law of the Supplementary Appropriation Bill (Supplementary Budget) by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House on Monday, April 4.

  10 months ago ago
950 Million Set For Security Personnel Ahead Of Election, 8.8 Million Set For IEBC Signed Uhuru Today

POLITICS

Mixed Reactions as Government Seeks to Bar TV Stations from Live Streaming Presidential Results

The government has tabled a bill in the National Assembly today seeking to amend the election law act to bar television stations and social media platforms from live streaming the presidential results. The Elections (Amendment) Bill of 2022 is currently tabled before the national assembly and it also states that Presidential results announced at a polling station will be final no change will be done.

  1 year ago ago
Mixed Reactions as Government Seeks to Bar TV Stations from Live Streaming Presidential Results

JUSTICE

Reviving BBI: Battle Lines Drawn As Final BBI Duel Set To Kick Off At Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices will sit this week for a marathon three-day hearing in the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) appeal case starting Tuesday. The High Court and the Court of Appeal have both dismissed push to amend the Constitution through the BBI, describing the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2021 as null and void.

  1 year ago ago
Reviving BBI: Battle Lines Drawn As Final BBI Duel Set To Kick Off At Supreme Court

POLITICS

MP Opens up on Whether DP Ruto Has Paid His MPs to Oppose The Political Parties Amendment Bill

Section of Tanga Tanga allies photo courtesy Ksnt.com Embakasi North Member of County Parliament Hon James Gakuya has revealed the amount of money deputy president Dr William Samoei Ruto allied lawmakers have received to oppose the Political Parties Amendment Bill. Reports had it that pro-handshake legislators had received a whooping Hundred Thousand each to support the bill which is sponsored by president Uhuru Kenyatta's side, Raila Odinga's camp and other small parties.

  1 year ago ago
MP Opens up on Whether DP Ruto Has Paid His MPs to Oppose The Political Parties Amendment Bill

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Loan Borrowers Dealt a Blow as Government Issues Fresh Demands to Sacco Operators

Most Kenyans who have aspired to develop have taken loans with either Banks, Saccos or microfinance. The outbreak of covid-19 in the country made the government to cushion Kenyans by delisting them for Credit reference bureaus for those with less than 5 millions for a period of upto September this year.

  1 year ago ago
Loan Borrowers Dealt a Blow as Government Issues Fresh Demands to Sacco Operators

POLITICS

Ezekiel Mutua expresses gratitude to Uhuru signing into law the Copyright (Amendment) Bill

The newly appointed Music Copyright Society of Kenya MCSK) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ezekiel Mutua, has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for signing into law the Copyright (Amendment) Bill that will see artists enjoy better royalties. The law outlines the new revenue sharing formular between the artists and other stakeholders in the creative industry.

  10 months ago ago
Ezekiel Mutua expresses gratitude to Uhuru signing into law the Copyright (Amendment) Bill