The whole controversy surrounding deputy President William Ruto and deported Turkish national Harun Aydin is yet to be over after members of parliament affiliated to the finance and planning committee summoned Equity Bank CEO to explain in detail about the multi-billion loan Ruto claimed was channeled to Uganda. The committee wants CEO James Mwangi to appear before it next Wednesday to clear the air whether Harun was a legit investor or terrorist as profiled by government security departments that saw him picked by anti-terrorism police from Wilson Airport and grilled for days.
Covid-19 pandemic has continued to ravage the country causing havoc in all sectors of economy. The virus has continued to devastate families and communities. Currently the country is still battling third wave of pandemic that has seen sharp increase in the rate of Covid-19 infections. Education sector is among sectors that have been adversely effected by the virus.
Opinion: Heartbreaking BBI Ruling Teaches Raila a Life Lesson, Puts his Political Journey at Jeopardy
After the famous handshake between former PM Raila Odinga and president Uhuru Kenyatta, nothing seemed to obstruct constitutional changes through the BBI initiative. This was a precious moment for Mr Odinga after his earlier plans to do so through an Okoa Kenya Initiative failed. The idea seemed to be ripe and no one was to stop it.Raila never wasted a chance to popularize the BBI draft during public functions as he went ahead to declare that nobody can stop the initiative's reggae.
Education Cabinet Secretary, professor Magoha has been firm to check that schools run well across the country. Magoha has been issuing warning to schools heads to the success of many learners. Some of the issues that he has been checking are the payment of fees by parents.
Coronavirus is ravaging the country causing havoc in all sectors of economy.The virus has devastated families and communities.Families are suffering due to loss of their loved ones and also loss of livelihood.People have lost their jobs due to closure of economy and businesses.Education sector is once again hit by the virus following president Uhuru Kenyatta directive to suspend in-person learning in all learning institutions including universities, tertiary learning Institutions and colleges.
The school reopening in may is an acid test both to the education stakeholders and the ministry of health.This is as a result of the third Covid-19 wave which is currently being witnessed.
In the recent past, the deputy president of the country have undergone some hostility from some of his party members within Jubilee.It hasn't been a walk in the park for the second in command, as wrangles have been haunting him together with his foot soldiers aligned to him.
Photo Courtesy The rising insecurity cases around the country have no doubt been a cause for concern for many Kenyans. Several criminal cases have been reported in recent months with many citizens losing their valuables at the Hands of these annoying criminals. The COVID-19 pandemic has done little to help the situation with many young people losing their jobs as a result of the pandemic with many turning to criminal activities as a source of livelihood to feed for their hungry families. A video of a certain
Since Handshake between the former Prime Minister and ODM Party Leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta took place in 2018, the two leaders embraced unity in all government dealings without anyone of the two leaders opposing.This put the Deputy President William Ruto at crossroads since he was left at the periphery of the Government's projects without a say.
Coronavirus has continued to negatively affect education sector in the country.The fate of learners in Grade 1-3, class 5-7 and form 1-3 to reopen as scheduled is in limbo.There dreams and aspirations to go back to school and complete their studies have been turned upside down.
The recent surge of positive corona virus cases recorded in the country could have a negative implication on the new school calendar that was developed after learners missed the better part of last year following the suspension of learning activities.Their is fear that the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic could affect the reopening of schools that had been scheduled for May 10 for the third term and this was to apply for all grades except for learners in the fourth grade.
Teachers' unions have threatened to strike over a pay raise, and the new academic year, which begins on July 26, could be disrupted. This follows the failure of six-hour talks between the unions and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) the day before. TSC is said to have failed to propose a plan to raise teachers' pay.
In the run-up to the 2022 General Election, Deputy President William Ruto is at a loss for a running mate. This comes after Murang'a Senator Irungu Kang'ata told him to choose his running mate from the Mt. Kenya region or else the region would support another candidate for president, ostensibly Raila Odinga.
Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta were expecting to have a referendum before August 2021. However according to the court of appeal the ruling on BBI will be done in August 2021 completely shattering the dreams of any referendum before 2022. The deputy president William Ruto has said severally that he would want the referendum to be conducted together with the general election.
Cracks within the ruling party steming from the long differences between the president and his deputy has lead to the president and his state house close affiliates looking elsewhere.Atleast 5 bigwigs have been identified as potential figures and this seems to trigger dangerous war.Among those fronted is Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga President's handshake partner, former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka, ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi,Gideon Moi, Interior CS Fred Matiangi In the Mount Kenya region, scramble for the regions spokeperson is taking shape, as the speaker of National Assembly was recently installed by Njuri-Njeke as Mt Kenya spokesperson, whom he has been dismissed by the presidents inner circle.
When President Uhuru Kenyatta finally came together with ODM party leader Raila Odinga through the handshake, they used to walk one path.That was illustrated last year when Jubilee party opted to stay away from the Kibra parliamentary by-election citing the handshake.
Those are the words that were heard from "Lowry" hotel where a section of man United fans gathered to pressurize man United owners into giving into their demands.Some were seen carrying such banners below.Many of them felt that their lovely club ain't ran in the right way as both the "Glazer's "and chief executive officer "Woodward" both landed on the wrong side with fans who wanted them out.
Deputy President Dr William Ruto's latest move of taking a private Corona Virus disease vaccine has landed him into serious problems and trouble with some leaders in the country.Photo of William Ruto.
Through TV 47 news released a few hours ago, the twist is seen at ODM supporters through a group of young Youth who have declared that they won't be supporting ODM candidate at the upcoming by-election Bonchari constituency. "
Ever since Kenya got into multiparty democracy, parties have had their own constitutions that every member abides by.And of course, we have seen parties rendering disciplinary actions to member who go astray.