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Senator Cherargei Questions The Slashing If Salaries And Allowances For MCAs

Nandi County Senator Samson Cherargei has sought a Statement from the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Budget, on the slashing of salaries and allowances for the Members of County Assemblies (MCA's) in the financial year 2022/2023. The Committee is required to state reasons for the reduction of MCA's salaries, removal of their sitting allowances, car grants and mileage allowances since 2022 to date; and whether there is any engagement between the County Assemblies Forum and the Salaries and Remuneration Commission with the view to reinstate salary terms and allowances for all MCA's in the financial year 2023/2024.

  1 day ago ago
Senator Cherargei Questions The Slashing If Salaries And Allowances For MCAs

CAREER-JOBS

Leaked Document Exposes Pay Rise for State Officers, SRC Responds

Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) will be among the main beneficiaries of increased salaries for the 2023/2024 financial year if leaked notes from a high-secret meeting are anything to go by. According to the notes obtained by a reliable source, the County Assembly speakers will be the biggest beneficiaries with an increase estimated at Ksh70,000 in two financial years as proposed by the notes bearing the Salaries and Remunerations Commission (SRC) logo.

  2 days ago ago
Leaked Document Exposes Pay Rise for State Officers, SRC Responds

POLITICS

“Yes, it is true" SRC Responds Leaked Document Exposes What Happened To State Officers Salary

If leaked papers from a top-secret meeting are any indication, members of County Assemblies (MCAs) will be among the major beneficiaries of higher compensation for the 2023–2024 fiscal year. The County Assembly speakers will benefit the most, according to the notes obtained by Kenyans.co.ke, with an increase amount estimated at Ksh70,000 over the course of two fiscal years, as shown by the notes bearing the Salaries and Remunerations Commission (SRC) insignia.

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“Yes, it is true

POLITICS

Controller of Budget reveal 3 tricks’ politicians & other govt officials use to steal from taxpayer

The Controller of Budget (CoB) Margaret Nyakang’o on Tuesday, May 30, revealed three tricks’ politicians and other government officials use to steal from the taxpayer. Nyakang’o detailed that there was a deliberate and concerted effort by politicians to embezzle public coffers.

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Controller of Budget reveal 3 tricks’ politicians & other govt officials use to steal from taxpayer

POLITICS

"Due To Unavoidable Circumstances, I Regret To Announce This" ODM MP Makes Major Announcement

The Orange Democratic Movement party of Kenya has many elected leaders both in the National Assembly, Senate and County Assemblies. The only party that has more elected leaders than the ODM is president William Samoei Arap Ruto's United Democratic Alliance party of Kenya. The ODM is headed by the former second Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya Hon Raila Amolo Odinga.

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POLITICS

Mixed Reactions As Governor Kawira Is Accompanied By Her Husband

Meru First Female County Boss Hon Kawira Mwangaza, has launched the distribution of Medicine worth Kshs 53Million. She was accompanied by her Guitarist Husband. A few days ago, Meru Members of County Assemblies walked out of a meeting that was convened by Madama County Boss Kawira Mwangaza.

  7 months ago ago
Mixed Reactions As Governor Kawira Is Accompanied By Her Husband

POLITICS

All MCAs From Accross The 47 Counties Set To Go For Strike Over The Government's Failure To Do This

The members of County Assemblies accross the fourty seven Counties have announced the suspension of their sittings due to the government's move to scrap off their various allowances. In the announcement made today by the chairman of the Members of County Assembly Congress, Francis Wambua who is also MCA from Kinani ward announced that they arrived at the decision following the lapse of the 14 days ultimatum given to the government on 5 May 2023 at the KICC.

  15 days ago ago
All MCAs From Accross The 47 Counties Set To Go For Strike Over The Government's Failure To Do This

POLITICS

'I Don't Know What You Used to Do Here' - Orengo Amazed by Ruto's Mastery of Siaya Places

Accompanied by his deputy Rigathi Gachagua, Members of Parliament, governors and Members of County Assemblies from both sides of the political divide, president William Ruto attended the thanksgiving or rather the home coming ceremony of the ICT and Digital Economy cabinet secretary Eliud Owalo in Asembo, Siaya County.

  4 months ago ago
'I Don't Know What You Used to Do Here' - Orengo Amazed by Ruto's Mastery of Siaya Places

POLITICS

Revealed: What MCAs Have Done To Include Ward Fund In The Proposed Constitutional Amendment Bill

The members of the County Assemblies in Kenya want the government to include the Ward Development Fund in the Constitution. Following the proposals by Matungulu MP Stephen Mule and Gichugu MP Robert Gichumu, to amend the Constitution in a bid to retain the National Constituency Development Fund, the County Assembly Forum want to use this opportunity to push its agenda.

  5 months ago ago
Revealed: What MCAs Have Done To Include Ward Fund In The Proposed Constitutional Amendment Bill

POLITICS

Details Emerge on Why DP Gachagua Will Be Meeting Meru MCAs, MPs And Gov. Kawira Mwangaza Today

Meru County has been in the limelight in recent months. This is because the Members of County Assemblies impeached their governor Kawira Mwangaza but the Senate overturned their decision. It has emerged today that Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua will meet with Meru Members of the County Assembly and Governor Kawira Mwangaza in a bid to find peace between them.

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Details Emerge on Why DP Gachagua Will Be Meeting Meru MCAs, MPs And Gov. Kawira Mwangaza Today

POLITICS

Confusion As Rutos CS Nominee Withdraws Before Swearing In To Office

Now that the campaigning time for the elections is over, the national and county governments are making a renewed effort to establish new regimes and order in an effort to expedite the process of providing services to the general populace. The members of President William Samoei Ruto's Cabinet have been announced, and the National Assembly has given their approval in a vote that was completely unanimous.

  7 months ago ago
Confusion As Rutos CS Nominee Withdraws Before Swearing In To Office

POLITICS

PWDs Demand from Ruto: Appoint Our Members to Government

As President William Ruto assembles his administration, the Association for the Physically Handicapped of Kenya (APDK) and organizations for persons with disabilities (OPDs) in collaboration with the Consortium of Disabled Persons Organizations in Kenya (CDPOK) are pleading with him to appoint one of their own.

  8 months ago ago
PWDs Demand from Ruto: Appoint Our Members to Government

POLITICS

BREAKING NEWS: Senate Makes A Ruling On Governor Mwangaza Kawira's Impeachment Motion

The first female Governor of Meru Honorable Kawira Mwangaza has emerged victorious after the senate declared the impeachment motion by the Meru County Assembly as null and void. The 11-member committee of Senators that was chaired by the Senator Of Kakamega County Honorable Dr. Bonny Khalwale has on Friday 30th of December 2022 given another chance to Governor Mwangaza to serve the residents of Meru.

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BREAKING NEWS: Senate Makes A Ruling On Governor Mwangaza Kawira's Impeachment Motion

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BREAKING; Election of Nairobi County Speaker Suspended After Rival MCAs Clash Over Voting Process

News of chaos on the floor of County Assemblies is not new since Kenyans are used to seeing their Members of County Assembly engaging in fights and chaos everytime. Nairobi Members of County Assembly are set to elect their new Speaker and Deputy Speaker in fiercely contested races. Both Azimio La Umoja and Kenya Kwanza Alliance members are keen on seeing one of their own take over the mantle of the County Assembly.

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BREAKING; Election of Nairobi County Speaker Suspended After Rival MCAs Clash Over Voting Process

POLITICS

Supreme Court Makes Another Ruling About Senators

The Senate's fight to oversee county spending has gotten a significant boost after the Supreme Court ruled that legislators have the authority to summon and question governors about the use of federal funds and local taxation. As part of its oversight role over County revenue, the Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice Martha Koome, ruled that the Senate has the authority to summon County Governors to answer any questions or provide any necessary information.

  7 months ago ago
Supreme Court Makes Another Ruling About Senators

POLITICS

Big Blow To Governors As Supreme Court Pass This Rules In Favour of Senators

According to a Supreme Court decision, senators have the authority to call county governors before a committee to ask them questions or request information from them. Additionally, it was decided by Chief Justice Martha Koome, Justices Mohammed Ibrahim, Smokin Wanjala, Njoki Ndung'u, and William Ouko that the Senate has the authority to oversee local money produced by counties as well as federally granted funds.

  7 months ago ago
Big Blow To Governors As Supreme Court Pass This Rules In Favour of Senators

POLITICS

MCAs Call For Ward Development Fund Is Illegal, Out Of Their Mandate; Ledama Ole Kina Affirms

Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) have requested a ward development fund in order to carry out their duties, but Narok Senator Ledama Olekina has rejected those requests. The senator said on Tuesday's Day Break program on Citizen TV that the fund is illegal and that MCA work does not require such a fund.

  6 months ago ago
MCAs Call For Ward Development Fund Is Illegal, Out Of Their Mandate; Ledama Ole Kina Affirms

POLITICS

Millicent Omanga Allegedly Takes A Break From Politics

Thank you again my dear readers and welcome to my daily news updates. The election period ended on August 9 this year after Kenyans chose their leaders in various seats starting from the President, Governors, Senators, Members of Parliament, Women Representatives, and Members of County Assemblies.

  7 months ago ago
Millicent Omanga Allegedly Takes A Break From Politics

POLITICS

Governor Mwangaza In Trouble As Her Ouster Motion is backed by signatures of 67 out of 69 MCAs.

"The governor has committed numerous dishonorable deeds... The disgraceful actions have brought national shame, embarrassment, ridicule, and disrepute upon the position of the governor, the Assembly and its leadership, and the residents of Meru County." says Mr. Kiogora. Governor Mwangaza is also charged with breaking ten other national and local laws, including the Public Officers Ethics Act, the County Governments Act, the Meru Youth Service Act, the Public Appointments (County Assemblies Approvals Act), and the Fair Administrative Actions Act.

  6 months ago ago
Governor Mwangaza In Trouble As Her Ouster Motion is backed by signatures of 67 out of 69 MCAs.

POLITICS

Speculations as Governor Allied To KK Faces Impeachment Despite Controlling The County Assembly

A county governor allied to Kenya Kwanza alliance coalition risk impeachment from office days after shaking hands with president William Ruto who is the head of the United Democratic Alliance party. Meru governor Kawira Mwangaza now faces impeachment motion as war between Members of County assemblies from Meru county and Meru governor continues in the county.

  6 months ago ago
Speculations as Governor Allied To KK Faces Impeachment Despite Controlling The County Assembly