Yesterday, the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, gave new directions on the lifting of the curfew that had been ongoing for close to two years. Picture courtesy. CS Mutahi Kagwe. The president directed that the curfew should be lifted with immediate effect and that marked the end of the 10PM to 4AM curfew that had been there since 2020.
A bill to allow Cabinet Secretaries appointees to be drawn from Parliament has been approved without any changes. The Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee (CIOC) chaired by Ndaragwa Member of Parliament Jeremiah Kioni approved it following Speaker Justin Muturi's ruling that no amendments can be proposed to a Bill seeking to amend the Constitution.
Yesterday, President Uhuru Kenyatta conducted a partial Cabinet reshuffle where Hon Charles Keter was moved from Energy to Devolution Ministry. The changes that were announced by State House spokesperson saw Monica Juma moved from Defence Ministry to Energy. A statement from the presidency said the changes are necessary to promote enhanced operational efficiency and it also institutionalizes the implementation of various ongoing groundbreaking reforms.
The Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government programs CS Fred Matiang'i has given Kenyans a reason to smile. This is after disclosing that the government will be immediately embarking on restructuring the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) billing system.
A public meeting on the sensitive subject of power costs will be held next Monday, only days after President Uhuru Kenyatta reshuffled the top leadership at the Energy docket. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i, who is also the chair of the Cabinet committee on government project and program implementation, would conduct a sector stakeholders engagement to explore the issue.
The cabinet secretary in charge of the Ministry of Interior has declared that it will not be business as usual after meeting with a sub-cabinet committee. The cabinet secretary sent out this warning to the presidential taskforce that has been mandated to review the Power Purchase Agreement and come up with a report on the same.
Kenyans were eagerly awaiting the lifting of the curfew that has plagued many businesses across the country where the curfew has been in effect. Picture Courtesy The curfew ran from 10PM to 4AM in the morning and over the recent few days that it had expired a lot of Kenyans were complaining online.
Reports from political analyst have revealed how the President Uhuru Cabinet reshuffle have Angered the One Kenya Alliance Principals and Raila Odinga. Few months ago, as people anticipated that the Cabinet reshuffle, reports indicated that during Uhuru's meeting with OKA Principals and Raila in Mombasa, among the key points taken was that each of the principals was to choose two people to fill in the Cabinet positions.
60-day, Since the Coronavirus pandemic became a national disaster, the government came up with new directives to curb the spread of the disease. One of the guidelines the government implemented was the introduction of curfew which restricted movements during the night. The government also shut up some certain ertain businesses to help reduce the spread of the di60-day
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The Central Organisation Trade Union (COTU) Secretary General, Francis Atwoli, has reiterated his call to President Uhuru Kenyatta, urging him to sack some Cabinet Secretaries. Speaking at a hotel in Nairobi on Wednesday, October 13, Atwoli disclosed that he had a personal conversation with Uhuru on how detached his Cabinet was when it comes to working for the Kenyans who elected him.
The Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government programs CS Fred Matiang'i has ordered non residents of Laikipia to vacate the area. The Cabinet Secretary has noted that this is in line with the ongoing beefing up of security in the region after increased insecurity issues that has left several Kenyans dead in the recent past.
The government through the office of the Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government programs CS Fred Matiang'i has declared Monday a public holiday. This has been communicated through a gazette notice by the Cabinet Secretary noting that the day will be to commemorate Utamanduni day.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has reshuffled the Cabinet and no Cabinet Secretaries was relieved of his duties which has evoked a reaction on why corrupt CS are being moved to other ministries. Senator Ledama Ole Kina of Narok County on Twitter applauded President Uhuru for implementing the reshuffling process but stated that he would have been more contented if particular Cabinet Secretaries would have been fired instead.
Residents around Kiambu county have denied by the government access to 7,447 acres of state land held by multinational fruit juice processor by the name Delmonte. The Director of Survey has to conduct a resurvey on the entire land Del Monte Kenya Limited holds as it had been ordered by the government earlier.
Nyali Member of Parliament Mohamed Ali has proposed a motion seeking the removal of Interior Cabinet Sectary Dr. Fred Matiang'i from office. The MP is accusing the CS of Abuse of office and Power, the Ruaraka Land saga facing him, failure to curb Innocent Killings by Police and lack of respect.
The president cut his deputy powers on the new Cabinet reshuffle by reducing the deputy president William Ruto hold on Key ministries. Some of the Cabinet Secretaries who were reduced into nothing in the new Cabinet reshuffle include Charles Keter as well Labour CS Simon Chelungui. The fact of the matter is that Uhuru Kenyatta is doing everything within his power to completely finish William Ruto.
Information from the reliable sources indicate that Free Primary and Secondary School funds has been disbursed. The Cabinet Secretary for Education Professor George Magoha has confirmed that and says that the money landed in individual school accounts yesterday the 8th day of October 2021. Professor George Magoha says that the money will cater for buying school stationery, buying the neccessities in schools and paying of school workers.
The rift between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto seems to have reached the brim. There has been speculations of the head of state making key changes in the cabinet to further frustrate the Deputy president and clip off his power completely from the cabinet. Uhuru has therefore fulfilled his promise.
Covid-19 is a pandemic that has been spreading since 2020 in Kenya. Many people were affected and still continue to be affected. On Sunday 3rd of October 2021, 3,435 people were tested for Covid-10 and the Cabinet Secretary for health, Mutahi Kwagwe confirmed that they recorded a positivity rate of 2.7 percent.