Azimio la Umoja has poked holes in the Supreme Court over its decision to limit the powers of IEBC chairwoman Wafula Chebukati in the verification and proclamation of presidential results. The coalition party, led by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, questioned why the seven-judge bench led by Chief Justice Martha Koome concluded that the chairperson has the authority to verify and declare results, yet did not declare William Ruto as President-Elect null and void.
The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) is established by Article 230 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, and is mandated to set and regularly review the remuneration and benefits of State officers, and to advise the national and county governments on the remuneration and benefits of all other public officers.
UDA party leader William Ruto is finally the president of Kenya.Ruto had put up spirited campaigns across the country.In deed he made several rallies much more than Azimio's Raila Odinga and his team.Ruto ensured that he fully gripped the mountain region and other places. The just concluded general election also saw tension after claims of riggings.IEBC Commissioners clashed for the first time and had different views with dessenting opinions.At the end, the Commission has so far split into two with Chebukati, Guliye and Boya on their own while Cherera and her colleagues on the other end.
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission - EACC has exposed five county officials who worked with other staff to loot Ksh 196 million in cash from the public coffers. According to the EACC statement on Wednesday, September 28, the five suspects orchestrated the system by gaining access to county funds and then wiring them to their own accounts.
It has been stated that President William Samoei Arap Ruto violated the law when he nominated Japhet Koome for the job of Inspector-General of Police, hence a lawsuit has been filed against him (IG). Dr. Magare Gikenyi, a consultant trauma and general surgeon, has filed a lawsuit against William Ruto and the departing Attorney General Paul Kihara Kariuki.
Raila claims that the political crisis in Cote d'Ivoire, where millions of people were killed when an electoral official unlawfully declared the losing candidate the winner, inspired him to take a non-confrontational stance. In 2010, 3,000 people lost their lives because former President Laurent Gbagbo was deemed the winner by some electoral officials and refused to accept the loss of his successor Alassane Ouattara.
Regarding the alleged illegal nomination of Japhet Koome to the position of Inspector-General of Police, President William Samoei Arap Ruto has been sued (IG). Dr. Magare Gikenyi, a consultant trauma and general surgeon, has filed a lawsuit against William Ruto and departing Attorney General Paul Kihara Kariuki, claiming that Ruto's decision was illegal and unconstitutional because the National Police Service Commission should have been in charge of nominating the IG (NPSC).
The gathering was attended by almost one thousand staff employees, including all seven commissioners. The four commissioners who repudiated the results of the presidential election ended up being secluded from the rest of the personnel during that conference. Other Commission employees also jeered and heckled the four commissioners.
Suleiman Bashir who is a political analyst and also an Advocate in Kenya has expressed his satisfaction about the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Speaking during an interview with TV47 in the morning show, Morning Cafe, Bashir claimed he had a problem with IEBC. According to him, IEBC took sides during the petitions at the Supreme court.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the only commission in Kenya that is mandated to recruit, promote and transfer teachers from one working station to another. The Commission which is currently under the leadership of Dr. Nancy Macharia as the serving Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has been working round the clock to ensure that teachers' welfare is well guaranteed.
The UDA party is led by Kenya's president, William Ruto. Ruto enthusiastically ran campaigns across the country. He really won more rallies than Raila Odinga's camp and the Azimio collectively. Ruto took care to fully explain the mountain range and other regions. The recent general election was the subject of claims of rigging, which added to the tension.
In an effort to decrease their payroll costs, the police Commission and the national government decided to lower graduate police officers' salaries in November of last year. In order to cut their costs, the commission therefore determined that it was necessary to reduce the number of graduate police officers.A graduate officer's starting compensation was reduced to approximately three times what it had been, which was roughly 65,000 basic salary plus 9,000 housing allowance and 8,000 risk allowance in Kenyan shillings.As a result, the officer would get a basic salary of around 30,000 Kenyan shillings in addition to a reduced risk and housing allowance of 6,000 and 5,000 Kenyan shillings, respectively.It was however so severe that some graduate officers were shocked when they only found about 455.66 Kenyan shillings in their bank accounts after working for a whole month.It is for these reason that the government has ordered police bosses to reinstate the initial salaries of the graduate police officers as it was previously.
Trauma and general surgeon Dr. Magare Gikenyi claims the President's action is illegal and unconstitutional because the National Police Service Commission should be the one to nominate the Inspector General (NPSC). He claims that Dr. Ruto violated the law by using NPSC authority to nominate Mr. Koome and by preventing the legal process from being followed.
Members of the National Assembly have this afternoon been taken through the structure and the operations of the Parliamentary Service Commission, as part of the ongoing Induction which entered day three today. In a session chaired by the Speaker of the National Assembly Rt. Hon. Moses Wetang’ula, the top Parliamentary Management team led by the Acting Clerk, Mrs. Serah Kioko elaborated to the legislators the roles played by different directorates within the Parliamentary Service Commission.
Atwoli Reacts Over MPs Plot To Clip The Powers Of SRC, Reveals What The Commission Should Do And Why
Members of the Parliament are planning to amend the Salaries and Remuneration Commission Act that gives the agency the mandate to set and review salaries of state and public officers. In the plan is also a proposal that SRC should not review salaries towards the end of term of any Parliament but in case there is such a plan, then it must be done early and not close to elections.
Following George Kinoti's departure, the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) has announced the opening for the job of Director of Criminal Investigation. The commission outlined seven conditions for applicants seeking the position in an advertisement dated Thursday, September 29. The candidates must, among other things, be Kenyan nationals and have a degree from an accredited Kenyan university.
Speculations As EACC Plan To Arrest Sitting Governor Over The Alleged Forgery Of Academics Documents
According to DPP Noordin Haji, the current governor is going to be detained for forging academic documents in order to run for office in the most latest election. The Commission anticipates putting EACC CEO Twalib Mbarak under arrest and filing criminal charges against him. According to Our Reliable Source, the claimed governor was one of 241 aspirants who were barred for allegedly forging academic records.
PTE teachers would no longer be employed under a proposal developed by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC). The Commission has announced its plan to eliminate the PTE certificate as the prerequisite for entry into the teaching profession in a paper titled "Framework on Entry Requirement in the Teaching Service."
A prominent governor in Kenya is facing charges over forging his degree and diploma certificates. In a report by citizen TV Turkana governor Jeremiah Lormukai allegedly forged his academic certificates to vie for Turkana gubernatorial seat. According to the report the ethics and anti corruption Commission revealed that the Turkana governor is facing imminent arrest for alleged forgery of academic certificates.
IEBC Chairman Mr. Wafula Chebukati and Chief Justice Martha Koome are pictured in the picture. After the Supreme Court deprived him of two important positions in a thorough ruling, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chair has suffered a serious setback. Yesterday, the Supreme Court removed from the IEBC Chairperson two crucial responsibilities: the ability to add up the presidential vote totals and the ability to confirm the presidential vote totals.