Things have taken an interesting turn once again under President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee administration as a result of the exposure of some intriguing statistics. Dr. Fred Matiang'i, Cabinet Secretary for Interior Security, has offered candid details on how the DP was relieved of his duties as DP amid the turbulent and tough relationship between the Head of State, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, and Dr. William Ruto over state operations.
Days to the August 9 general election, a popular cabinet secretary has taken a back seat on political matters. Previously, he used to be at the forefront of campaigning for a leading presidential candidate. Sources privy to this development have intimated that he had even begun mobilizing the grassroots for his preferred candidate.
Hon. Najib Balala, the cabinet secretary for tourism, has officially stated his intention to serve in the incoming administration in a comment released by Citizen TV. In an item posted on Citizen TV's Twitter account, the Tourism Cabinet Secretary, who has held this job for the past 20 years, reportedly claimed that he will be in the next administration and that he is eager to serve in any role his employer sees appropriate.
Former Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mwangi Kiunjuri on Tuesday, July 5 sends a powerful message to Deputy President William Samoei Ruto ahead of August 9, poll that left Kenyans talking. Also, The service party leader, Mwangi Kiunjuri joined Kenya Kwanza coalition led by Deputy President William Samoei Ruto as a key principal, however, he has not been seen supporting Deputy President Ruto's campaigns around and outside Mount Kenya Region.
With only few days left to the next general elections that are usually held after every five years according to the current Kenyan constitution, political contenders from all corners of the country Kenya are seen touring across the streets of the country campaigning hunting votes for their various elective political positions as MCAs, MPs, Senators, Women Reps and Governors.
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Munya has received a lot of criticism from Kenyans and politicians after he reduced the price of cooking flour by only two shillings. This angered Kenyans who said he could not have announced the changes at all. Munya had been pressured by Kenyans who asked him to reduce the cost of cooking flour after many people were unable to afford it.
Things have taken an unusual turn once again under President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee administration as a result of the exposure of some intriguing figures. Dr. Fred Matiang'i, Cabinet Secretary for Interior Security, has revealed open facts on how the DP was relieved of his duties as DP during the turbulent and tough relationship between the Head of State, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, and Dr. William Ruto over state operations.
The cost living in Kenya continues to rise. Currently, maize flour, fuel and cooking oil are among the products in Kenya where there prices are high like never before. This is forcing Kenyans to dig deeper into their pockets to access them. Over the past few months, the prices of cooking oil,maize flour in Kenya had skyrocket.
The former premier Raila Odinga has promised to give CS Interior Fred Matiangi a Job after the August 9th polls if he wins. According to Odinga, anybody who attacks Matiangi is attacking him and it's a matter he was not going to tolerate anymore. Here is a link: https://nation.africa/kenya/news/politics/raila-i-will-work-with-fred-matiang-i-3866568
For several days on end, the economy has been unfavourable to most of the Kenyans as the price of various commodities have been rising with each passing day. What pains Kenyans the most is that the commodities whose prices are rising are essential commodities that one can hardly survive without.
After months of back-and-forth, the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) yesterday renewed its reimbursement contracts with private and faith-based institutions, providing the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) a fresh start. The government is banking on a harmonious working relationship between the nation's health insurers and hospitals, both public and private, to hasten the national deployment of the UHC.
A well-liked cabinet secretary has been taking a more low-key approach to political issues in the days leading up to the general election on August 9. In the past, he was in the vanguard of campaigning efforts for a prominent presidential contender. According to information obtained from sources with knowledge of this development, he may have already started organizing grassroots support for the candidate he favors.
Maize Was Brought by Our Colonisers We Cannot Rely On It: CS Munya Hints As The Price Of Flour Rise.
The price of maize flour keep on rising with other basic items hence the cost of living continue to rise again. Most of the people have been criticising the government for the failure to implement better prices for the various products. The new manifestos that have been launched by the the new political teams which wants to take over after president Uhuru Kenyatta have promised to drop the prices of the floor from about two hundred shillings to about one hundred shillings.
The administration has reaffirmed its dedication to addressing the nation's current maize shortage, which has increased flour prices. The cabinet secretary for agriculture, Peter Munya, said on Friday that Kenya was negotiating with other countries to make it simpler to import maize into the country at a lower price in order to help lower food prices.
General elections day is now in less than 40 days. aspirants have been on their rise supporting each other to get more followers who will vote for them to lead the next political term. they have made many promises in their campaigns. Among these some close supporters have been promised jobs if the leaders they supporting get the certificates after results annunciation.
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya. PHOTO/Courtesy Agriculture CS Peter Munya has poured cold water on the prospect of maize flour price lowering further. The CS had exempted Maize importation from excise duty. This led to maize flour price going down by Sh 2. Most Kenyans complained that the reduction was little and expected more.
Netizens are currently experiencing high cost of living in the country, food prices have gone up, including that of maize flour. A 2 kg of maize flour was retailing at Ksh 90, but now it is over Ksh 200. The increase in food prices has made it hard for Kenyans earning low income to put food on their tables, and they have been calling out the government to come and rescue them from the crisis.
The Nation Media Group followed up Hon. Peter Munya's supposedly aggressive effort to lower the cost of maize flour and animal feed in the country before the next harvest. The cabinet secretary for the ministry of agriculture, livestock, fisheries and cooperatives Kenya, via his official Twitter page informed Kenyans that he has suspended all levies on imports for maize and animal feed products effective 1st July, 2022.
There has been fierce competition among the candidates in the election, and everyone is presenting the strongest version of his or her platform in an effort to win over voters. The systems security to resist hacking by IT expertise has been tightened as certain rumors have been spreading about intentions to rig elections, as alleged by either of the presidential candidates.
Kenyans have been facing hard times recently after the rise of price commodities. It's been a back to back thing since the COVID-19 strike until recently the prices of a 2kg maize packet rose by 200% from their initial value. Kenyans had no option than to call for the national government intervention.