During his campaign President William ruto promised that calls and internet connectivity in the country will be at zero rate when he takes over office and become the next president of Kenya. It seems this a dream is about to be fulfilled after the latest news revealed that the state which is under the leadership of William ruto as acquired a telecommunication company that has been in existence for the last close to 10 years.
Taifa Leo Several families are counting loses in Elburgon Nakuru county following the outbreak of an inferno that gutted down their houses built of timber. The huge fire whose cause is yet to be determined started on Monday night destroying property whose value is yet to be determined. In another story making headlines, the president of the republic of Kenya has a hard time uniting the Sharply Divided country.
Ambrose Rachier's revelation that he is part of the free Mason has continued to stir reactions from Kenyans of all walks of life. "Most people in freemasonry are simple Kenyans, some of them businessmen, some are Judges of our courts; there are very few politicians," Ambrose Rachier said.
A few days ago, Kenyans were shocked to learn of the death of Lawyer Paul Gicheru who had been at the International Criminal Court for a case involving the 2007/08 post election violence. Picture courtesy. Lawyer Paul Gicheru. His sentencing was due in the next few days after the case had just concluded but it had not been revealed that the popular lawyer had jetted back to the country.
Daily nation: the state of the shiling. Limping against the dollar and other benchmark international currencies, facing an uncertain future, as inflation hits a 63- month high, and battered by high crude oil Prices, the Kenyan shiling is on a free fall, its value so uncertain that banks were yesterday hoarding the dollars and causing a bitting forex shortage that affected trade and risked lifting inflation figures further.
President William Ruto recently appointed a 22 member cabinet that is subject to a Parliament Approval which will be done in the next few days as per the reports that we have. Picture courtesy. President William Ruto. President Ruto, retained only one member of Former President Uhuru Kenyatta Cabinet in his list that majorly comprised of politicians unlike Uhuru who went for technocrats.
Latest reports according to the Daily Nation indicate that President William ruto has made another appointment today just a few days after appointing kisii gubernatorial candidate Machogu as the minister in charge of education after Magoha term came to an end. In the latest appointment by the president global teachers winner Tabichi has been included in a task force committee that will look at the education system which has for long been counted to be among the most expensive in the country's history with the introduction of the competency based curriculum.
Has now emerged that the only CS who was retained by President William ruto in his new cabinet had a pre-election deal that will see him not vie for any political seat in the just concluded presidential election for him to be retained in cabinet. According to a report that has been made public by the Daily Nation the cabinets minister who hails from the Rift Valley Chelugui had a re-election pact between him and the Kenya kwanza coalition that will see him not vie for any political seat because of his outstanding record in the ministry.
ODM Deputy Party Leader Wycliffe Oparanya has revealed his plans for the 2027 general elections, stating that he will be seeking a political comeback. The former Kakamega governor is among the leaders currently in the political cold, after the Azimio La Umoja coalition failed to secure the government.
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Daily Nation.Ruto Issues KSH 300 billion spending cut order. President Ruto paints picture of a dire financial situation in his inaugural address to open the 13th Parliament and issues directives to Treasury that is expected to scrap hefty allowances paid to government workers , slash expenditure on hospitality, cut down on unnecessary foreign trips by state and abandoning of Capital intensive projects that don't have immediate effect on the country's growth.
Only one former president Uhuru Kenyatta's cabinet member was retained by President Ruto. Former Labour Government Secretary Simon Chelugui was retained in President William Ruto's cabinet. However, CS Simon Chelugui planned to run for the Baringo County Governor's Seat but was persuaded not to by the President, according to the trustworthy sources we received this evening from Daily Nation.
Kenyans will now have to dig deeper into their pockets in order to afford a meal of Ugali after details emerged that the prices of maize flour are set to increase further as from this month. According to a today's piece of publication by the Daily Nation, the prices flour in the country were likely to go up further after the waiver on imported maize flour imposed by the Kenyan government through the Ministry of Agriculture expired on Friday.
Change of Guard as Ruto Drops Uhuru’s Aide-de-camp For New Military Man Just Days after Inauguration
According To the Daily Nation today, there is a new sheriff in town who is expected to take over Ruto's security details just a few days after Ruto took over the instruments of powers from president Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta kenyatta Who exited the stage as president of the Republic of Kenya.
The rewarding loyalty, ensuring regional balance, an eye on the 2027 election and the need to avoid the fate of his predecessor president Uhuru Kenyatta who paid the political price for over reliance on technocrats informed selections for President William Ruto’s Cabinet, the Daily Nation has reported.
There are rumors that Hon. Raila Odinga, the head of the opposition, and Dr. William Samoe Ruto, the president of the Republic of Kenya, are about to fight. This dispute is being caused by what is expected to happen in the parliament this afternoon.
President Uhuru Kenyatta's former cabinet secretary, Joe Mucheru, who heads the Department of Information Communications and Technology, has been caught in the eye of a storm after an appointment he agreed to. Image courtesy. Retiring ICT-CS Joe Mucheru. Cabinet Secretary for ICT Joe Mucheru has also been accused by the Kenya Kwanza Alliance in the past of taking sides in August's general election, according to Daily Nation Newspaper, outgoing ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru is said to be a senior government official a day before the general election have appointed.
Despite not being included in President William Ruto's cabinet, Ndindi Nyoro, a member of the Kiharu Parliament, has not lost hope, according to individuals close to Ruto. Ruto did not include Nyoro in the list of Cabinet Secretaries he announced yesterday, which raised concerns given their tight relationship.
Wycliffe Oparanya, the ODM's deputy party leader, announced his ambitions for the general elections of 2027, saying that he would like to make a comeback in politics. The Azimio La Umoja coalition was unable to secure the government, leaving a number of politicians out in the political cold, including the former governor of Kakamega.
According to the Daily Nation, President William Ruto made another appointment today, just a few days after naming Kisii gubernatorial candidate Machogu as the minister in charge of education after Magoha's term ended. Tabichi, the president's most recent appointment, has been named to a task force committee that will examine the education system, which has long been regarded as one of the most expensive in the country's history since the implementation of the competency-based curriculum.
President William Samoei Ruto urged the treasury to work with various ministries in order to slash the current budget by three hundred million, however this was not received well by the opposition members of Parliament. They argued that the budget is like the body of a human being and slashing it is like taking some parts of the body away.