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ECONOMY-FINANCE

BBI Ruling: Fresh Details Reveal Huge Amount of Money That Was Allegedly Spent in the BBI Process

The defeat of the Building Bridges Initiative report (BBI) yesterday is a major blow to the taxpayer, as the government spent billions of shillings when promoting it. It is estimated that to date, about Sh10 billion has been spent on all activities related to the program and it's whole promotion process.

  1 year ago ago
BBI Ruling: Fresh Details Reveal Huge Amount of Money That Was Allegedly Spent in the BBI Process

POLITICS

Online Uproar After Kenyans Realize Something Strange in the BBI Report

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader, Hon Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta received a report of the Building Bridges Initiative from the BBI taskforce led by Senator Yusuf Haji. (Photo, Courtesy) However, the report has met a series of criticism from those opposing it. Raila and Uhuru encouraged Kenyans to read the report and understand its content. However, some who went through it with a tooth comb have realized something strange in the document. Kenyans have realized that the signatures

  1 year ago ago
Online Uproar After Kenyans Realize Something Strange in the BBI Report

POLITICS

Odinga Names Persons Ruto Picked in the 14 - Member BBI Committee

The Handshake between the president of Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta and former prime minister Raila Odinga came at a time that it was most needed for a peaceful nation. Raila has finally named persons Ruto picked to be part of 14 member BBI committee after Ruto publicly disowned the document. Immediately after Handshake announcement was made, faults between the president and his deputy president began to spring up. The deputy president has continously argued that he was not involved in the drafting of

  1 year ago ago
Odinga Names Persons Ruto Picked in the 14 - Member BBI Committee

POLITICS

Abagusii Council Of Elders Ask CS Matiang'i, Kisii Governor To Put Aside Differences And Reconcile

Abagusii Council of elders addressing the press in Kisii have asked CS Matiangi and Kisii Governor Ongwae to put their own differences and reconcile photo /Kwamboka Angira Abagusii council of Elders have asked CS Fred Matiangi and Kisii Governor James Ongwae to put down their differences which were witnessed in the concluded by election in Bonchari constituency and work together for the unity of the Gusii community.

  1 year ago ago
Abagusii Council Of Elders Ask CS Matiang'i, Kisii Governor To Put Aside Differences And Reconcile

POLITICS

Super CS Fred Matiang'i To Receive This Prestigious Recognition In February or March

Dr. Fred Matiang'i has been one of the most influential people across the country. Since the Jubilee administration took over in 2013, Dr. Fred Matiang'i has been a common figure in the day to day operations undertaken by the national government. He is known to be a no-nonsense leader and this character has earned him a good reputation politically. According to the Daily Nation, the Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Fred Matiang'i will be coronated as the spokesperson for the Gusii people ahead

  1 year ago ago
Super CS Fred Matiang'i To Receive This Prestigious Recognition In February or March

POLITICS

Politicians Barred From speaking At Funerals in Kisii

Elders and church leaders from Kisii issued a strong warning to politicians barring them from speaking in Kisii funerals.

  1 year ago ago
Politicians Barred From speaking At Funerals in Kisii

POLITICS

CS Matiang'i To Have An Added Responsibility.

Interior and Coordination of National Security Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i could be installed as the Abagusii spokesman in the next two months after a long period of consultation. The Abagusii Council of Elders chairman James Matundura has confirmed that preparations are on to crown CS Dr Matiang’i as the community's spokesman at his (Matiang'i) preferred time. Backing up the decision of crowning him, he said that he is the topmost civil servant from the region with several people from the region

  1 year ago ago
CS Matiang'i To Have An Added Responsibility.

POLITICS

Have You Noticed One Strange Thing In The BBI Report Signatories? Check It Out

The long waited BBI report was unveiled yesterday. The report was handed over to the President Uhuru and hon Raila by the Haji-led team at Kisii State Lodge. Going through the report the first thing you encounter is the member of the Haji-led team. You will notice that each member is listed and there positions and the role they played. But there is this strange thing about two members. Dr. Florence Omosa (member) and Mr. James Matundura (member) have the same signature. The question remains, is it possible for

  1 year ago ago
Have You Noticed One Strange Thing In The BBI Report Signatories? Check It Out

POLITICS

Mystery Of The Bungled Signatures In The Final BBI Report

Mr James Matundura (right). A member of Yusuf Haji-led BBI committee has come out to shed light on the bungled signatures seen by some hawk-eyed netizens in the final document. On the documents the signatures of James matundura and Florence omosa are the same Raising eyebrows on the credibility of the document with some netizens alleging that signatures may have been forged. Mr Matundura however says that the error may have occurred during signing which was never corrected as agreed previously. “I was supposed

  1 year ago ago
Mystery Of The Bungled Signatures In The Final BBI Report

POLITICS

Council of elders condemn chaotic burial meetings and urged politicians to respect the dead

Abagusii cultural and development council addressing the press at Kisii have condemned burial meetings and dead must be respected photo /Kwamboka Angira Abagusii cultural and development council have strongly condemned over burial meetings and dead person must be respected. This is over the recent incident which took place at the burial ceremony of the late Abel Gongera at Bomachoge Chache where Dagorethi North Simba Arati and South Mugirango Mp Sylvenus Osoro exchanged blows leading to stand still of the burial

  1 year ago ago
Council of elders condemn chaotic burial meetings and urged politicians to respect the dead

POLITICS

BBI Ruling Raising Alarm

From yesterday's court ruling on BBI, it's now clear that most Kenyans were against the Building Bridges Initiative program. Kenya's have expressed all their expectations. The ruling of the court is now being applauded by most Kenyans. It was a big blow to the big two principles of the BBI on which the government spent billions of money in the name of promoting it.

  1 year ago ago
BBI Ruling Raising Alarm

POLITICS

Gusii leaders vows to groom CS Matiangi as community kingpin

Gusii leaders addressing the press today at Kisii County have vowed to groom CS Matiangi as the Abagusii kingpin photo /Kwamboka Angira Abagusii council of elders have resolved to groom cabinet secretary Fred Mating’i as the community spokesperson and also the community’s kingpin. Elders both Kisii and Nyamira counties converged at Kisii agricultural training college with CS Matiang’i, governors, senators and women reps from the two counties to share the idea. Speaking to the press after a long meeting

  1 year ago ago
Gusii leaders vows to groom CS Matiangi as community kingpin

POLITICS

Why Coronation of CS Fred Matiangi Makes him a Powerful Politician in the Country

The cabinet secretary in charge of the Ministry of Internal Security, Dr Fred Matiang’i, is on the verge of being approved as the official spokesperson for the Gusii community in matters of national politics. Political leaders from the community yesterday told the elders of the Abagusii Community Council that they had appointed Dr Matiang'i as their community spokesperson 10 years ago. Dr Matiang’i, who attended a private meeting with the leaders yesterday, said the plans were good but would announce his

  1 year ago ago
Why Coronation of CS Fred Matiangi Makes him a Powerful Politician in the Country

JUSTICE

Just In BBI Secretariat To Appeal The BBI Case At The Supreme Court

The handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga is what resulted into the Building Bridges Initiatives (BBI). According to the two leaders,BBI was meant to unite the country and prevent constant violence after elections. The president chose 14 members to form the BBI secretariat.

  11 months ago ago
Just In BBI Secretariat To Appeal The BBI Case At The Supreme Court

POLITICS

Raila Exposes Ruto's Underhand Tactics to Render BBI Unachievable

Building bridges initiative co-principal Raila Odinga has continued to expose deputy President William Ruto's cunning maneuvers in a bid to promote the legitimacy and credibility of the controversial bill. The ODM supremo has inculpated the second-in-command for repudiating a process he was involved in and consulted on from the start. Before BBI came to life, Raila reveals that legal minds Paul Mwangi represented him while Kenyatta was represented by Martin Kimani in signing a document co-authored by the two.

  1 year ago ago
Raila Exposes Ruto's Underhand Tactics to Render BBI Unachievable

POLITICS

Abagusii Council Of Elders And Churches Urge Politicians To Strictly Adhere To Rules Ahead of 2022

Abagusii Council of elders Chair James Matundura (Right) Secretary General Samwel Bosire addressing the media in Kisii , they have launched a joint of code of conduct at funeral to avoid hates speech/photo Kwamboka Angira  A joint code of conduct to be strictly adhered to at funerals has been drawn by

  1 year ago ago
Abagusii Council Of Elders And Churches Urge Politicians To Strictly Adhere To Rules Ahead  of 2022

POLITICS

Gusii Elders, Leaders Moot Plan To Install CS Fred Matiangi As Gusii Spokesperson

Gusii Council of Elders chairman James Matundura addresses the media in Kisii town on the plans to install Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi as an elder and community spokesperson. Gusii Council of Elders and elected leaders from the region have initiated a process to have Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i crowned Gusii elder and spokesperson.  Speaking on Sunday afternoon at Kisii Agricultural Training College (ATC) after attending a meeting which was also graced by Matiang'i and Health Principal

  1 year ago ago
Gusii Elders, Leaders Moot Plan To Install CS Fred Matiangi As Gusii Spokesperson