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Uhuru Makes Big Last Minute Changes To Key Govt Agencies Reducing Appointing Power of Successor

President Uhuru Kenyatta has made last-minute changes to his government just two days before he retires. The Head of State has made big consequential changes in the management of government agencies in a move that could weaken the appointing powers of the incoming president. This is because some of the appointments run up to a six-year term meaning the next Head of State will have to contend with working with Uhuru's appointees or scrap their contracts.

  9 days ago ago
Uhuru Makes Big Last Minute Changes To Key Govt Agencies Reducing Appointing Power of Successor

POLITICS

Francis Atwoli Reacts To Ongoing Tallying Of Presidential Results By Kenyan Media Houses

For the better part of yesterday, claims have been doing rounds on social media to the effect that Raila Odinga and central organization of trade unions (COTU) boss Francis Atwoli had allegedly implored upon the kenyan media houses to stop tallying the presidential results. In a statement issued on social media, Atwoli has clarified that the reports doing rounds that he influenced the kenyan media houses to stop the tallying process is not true.

  4 days ago ago
Francis Atwoli Reacts To Ongoing Tallying Of Presidential Results By Kenyan Media Houses

OTHERS

KENHA Breaks Silence On Viral Photo Of Road Leading To Raila's Rural Home Being Tarmacked

Kenya National Highway Authority (KENHA) has spoken about a photo of Kisian-Bondo road doing rounds on social media and claims about it. The trending picture shows a Pride Constructor equipment laying tarmac on the road leading to Raila Odinga's rural home. Those sharing it widely on social media have been claiming that the road is being modernised because Raila will be the president next week.

  14 days ago ago
KENHA Breaks Silence On Viral Photo Of Road Leading To Raila's Rural Home Being Tarmacked

POLITICS

Francis Atwoli Reacts To Ongoing Tallying Of Presidential Results By Kenyan Media Houses

For the better part of yesterday, claims circulated on social media that Raila Odinga and central organization of trade unions (COTU) boss Francis Atwoli had urged Kenyan media outlets to stop tallying presidential results. In a social media statement, Atwoli clarified that the reports circulating that he influenced Kenyan media houses to halt the tallying process are false.

  4 days ago ago
Francis Atwoli Reacts To Ongoing Tallying Of Presidential Results By Kenyan Media Houses

EDUCATION

Cs Magoha Announces New Dates For School Reopening

The ministry of education, under the direction of Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, issued a brief break for all students nationwide as the elections drew near. This was done to give the electoral authorities time to set up the voting places since many educational institutions serve as polling places.

  6 days ago ago
Cs Magoha Announces New Dates For School Reopening

EDUCATION

Is this the most 'analogue' university in Kenya?

President Kenyatta awarding Garissa University a chatter. [Source/Garissa University/Twitter] With the great advancements in the technological world, institutions of higher education have not been left behind. They should be at per with the developments to keep their student abreast with current trends. One of the key indicators that may reveal an institution has embraced technology is social media interaction.

  15 days ago ago
Is this the most 'analogue' university in Kenya?

EDUCATION

List Of University Received Charter Today

His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived at Kakamega State Lodge in Kakamega County for a series of public engagements including issuance of Charters to eight universities, half of them public and the rest being private institutions. Kaimosi Friends University (Vihiga County), Alupe University (Busia County), Tom Mboya University (Homa Bay County), and Tharaka University (Tharaka Nithi County) are the public universities that will receive Charters today.

  13 days ago ago
List Of University Received Charter Today

POLITICS

Rigathi Gachagua And These 24 Political Leaders Unfit To Hold Any Public Office - NIA Report

National Integrity Alliance (NIA) is a citizen-centred integrity and anti-corruption coalition comprising of Transparency International-Kenya,Inuka Kenya ni Ṣiṣi,Mzalendo Trust,The Institute For Social Authority(TISA) and The Kenya National Human Rights Commission. NIA Red Card Campaign 2022 is an initiative aiming at barring individuals with questionable integrity from ascending to public office.

  2 months ago ago
Rigathi Gachagua And These 24 Political Leaders Unfit To Hold Any Public Office - NIA Report

EDUCATION

Kenya University Issues a Statement After The Reinstatement of Paul Wainaina as VC

Kenya University (KU), one of the leading universities in the country, has issued a statement just hours after the reinstatement of Prof Paul Wainaina as the Vice Chancellor of this institution by the court. Taking to their social media accounts, KU has welcomed him back to the institution saying they love him much.

  19 days ago ago
Kenya University Issues a Statement After The Reinstatement of Paul Wainaina as VC

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Winners List: Opera News Hub July ‘Zero Rejection Challenge’ Winners

In July 2022, Opera News celebrated recognition by Reuters Institute as being among the most popular news platforms in Kenya with the Zero-Rejection Challenge. The challenge is usually seen as the toughest writing challenge in Opera News Hub. Despite that, 12 Opera News Hub content creators have once again proved that nothing is impossible.

  14 days ago ago
Winners List: Opera News Hub July ‘Zero Rejection Challenge’ Winners

POLITICS

Govt Introduces Mandatory Rules for Kenyans Seeking Jobs in the Middle East

The Kenyan government has introduced a new set of rules for Kenyans seeking jobs in the Middle East to tame rogue agents who have exposed Kenyans to dangerous working environments. According to Labour Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui, Kenyans seeking to work in the Middle East will undergo mandatory training after which they shall be awarded certificates.

  12 days ago ago
Govt Introduces Mandatory Rules for Kenyans Seeking Jobs in the Middle East

OTHERS

Matiang'i Finally Speaks About Elections Preparedness in His Ministry

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has urged Kenyans to be confident in the Communications Authority of Kenya and other institutions that is under His watch, urging that He is the sole person who revokes the public order act, and therfore He will allow the social media platforms to keep operating during elections for transparency. Matiang'i now says that Kenyans should take His Statements serous and stop allowing other people in the political space to feed them with unnecessary information. The CS revealed

  11 days ago ago
Matiang'i Finally Speaks About Elections Preparedness in His Ministry

EDUCATION

President Kenyatta set to award the first University in Vihiga county a charter.

Opened in September 2014, Kaimosi Friends University College sits on 100 acres within The Kaimosi Education Complex in Hamisi Constituency, Vihiga County. The institution has been operating as a constituent college of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. According to the announcement made through the institution's official social media accounts, the higher learning institution is set to be awarded University charter on 28th July 2022.

  19 days ago ago
President Kenyatta set to award the first University in Vihiga county a charter.

EDUCATION

Reopening Of All Basic Education Institutions Pushed to Thursday 18th August 2022, Magoha Announces

The education cabinet secretary professor George Magoha has again changed the reopening dates of basic education institutions in the country following the ongoing process of counting the presidential results. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the education cabinet secretary said that they have discussed with various education stakeholders where they agreed to push the reopening of schoolsAccording to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the reopening date of all basic education institutions in the country will be in the 18th August 2022 which will be on Thursday.

  3 days ago ago
Reopening Of All Basic Education Institutions Pushed to Thursday 18th August 2022, Magoha Announces

POLITICS

How Social Media Impact Elections

Social media has a positive and negative impact on the society. On this article, we will discuss some issues about the impact of social media on matters elections. Bellow are some of the impact of social media. 1) Watchdog Press or Politicians’ Mouthpiece The notion of the press as a political watchdog casts the media as a guardian of the public interest.

  16 days ago ago
How Social Media Impact Elections

POLITICS

Government Issues Rules To Be Observed By The Following Kenyans & Institutions

President Uhuru Mwigai Kenyatta' s administration has today, Wednesday introduced a new set of rules for Kenyans seeking jobs in the Middle East to tame rogue agents who have exposed Kenyans to dangerous working environments. In the new set of rules made public by the Jubilee administration just four days to President Uhuru Kenyatta exit, Kenyans seeking to work in the Middle East will now undergo mandatory training after which they shall be awarded certificates.

  12 days ago ago
Government Issues Rules To Be Observed By The Following Kenyans & Institutions

POLITICS

Details Leaks of What Uhuru Can do And Cannot Do as he Prepares to Vacate State House

In eleven days, President Uhuru Kenyatta will enter the lameduck period, during which a portion of his presidential powers will be restricted. During this time, he will be unable to hire or fire State or public officials, nor bestow national honors. On the evening of August 8th, President Kenyatta will be reduced to monitoring government operations as a caretaker president until he passes over authority, which might take until late November if the Supreme Court upholds a challenge to the presidential election.

  18 days ago ago
Details Leaks of What Uhuru Can do And Cannot Do as he Prepares to Vacate State House

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenyans are at high risk of losing money through banking fraud owing to mobile banking — Govt

Kenyans are at high risk of losing money through banking fraud owing to mobile banking that has grown from a mere 14 per cent in 2009 to 84 per cent in 2022. In a report released Thursday, August 4, Kenyans who reported to have lost money through fraud accounted for 6.1 per cent for mobile bank users, 25.9 per cent for mobile money users and 6.8 percent for bank account users.

  11 days ago ago
Kenyans are at high risk of losing money through banking fraud owing to mobile banking — Govt

POLITICS

Uhuru Makes Big Last Minute Changes To Key Govt Agencies Reducing Appointing Power of Successor

President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a few last-minute changes to his administration just two days before he retires. The Head of State has fundamentally altered how government organizations are run, which might restrict the next president's power to appoint new bosses. As some of the appointments are for durations of up to six years, the next Head of State won't have to deal with working with Uhuru's appointees or terminating their contracts.

  8 days ago ago
Uhuru Makes Big Last Minute Changes To Key Govt Agencies Reducing Appointing Power of Successor

EDUCATION

News: Reprieve for Prof Wainaina as court overturns his dismissal.

Kenyatta university's former vice-chancellor Paul Wainaina's dismissal has been halted by the Employment and Labour Court. On July 4, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua issued a letter asking the university council to hand over the institution's title deeds. Wainaina denied the request, resulting in his dismissal.

  19 days ago ago
News: Reprieve for Prof Wainaina as court overturns his dismissal.