According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), global COVID-19 figures have reached 219 million with 4.55 million deaths from the pandemic. A couple of African countries are taking extreme measures towards restraining a further spread of COVID-19 in their region. However , a number of African countries have made COVID-19 vaccination compulsory for their workers.
Politics in Kenya is all about allegiance and trust. Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto will be battling it out with among others the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga. Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga partnered with incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and decided to work together through the famous handshake.
The turn of events in the country concerning the 2022 polls is causing more confusion. Issues continue to emerge as supremacy battle is also witnessed. Recently popular blogger, Robert Alai has again made claims on the 2022 race. In his allegation he said that Chirchir through CS Joe Mucheru is secretly lining his Ruto rigging team.
Several high profile leaders were present on Thursday morning at State House Nairobi to witness present Uhuru Kenyatta receive a special visitor to the country. When the visiting Estonian Head of State Her Excellency president Kersti Kaljulaid arrived at State House, Nairobi, she was received by the Kenyan hosting president.
The State House has issued a directive aimed at improving supervision and publicity for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s legacy projects by reorganising its public communication, advertising teams and ordering ministries to make mandatory quarterly reports on the progress of projects under the Vision 2030 and Big Four agenda.
The head of civil service Mr Joseph kinyua gave a notice to all civil servants, to take the Covid 19 jab by Monday 23 august 2021 and failure to that necessary disciplinary actions will be taken. He went ahead and said that those who will not have received the vaccine will not be allowed to access their offices and their will not receive their salaries.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Wednesday, September 28, afternoon made some changes in the cabinet. Statehouse Spokesperson Kanze Dena announced a cabinet reshuffle that takes effect immediately. Through power vested to her by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua, Kanze announced the reshuffling of 4 cabinet secretaries and 4 principal secretaries.
According to the earlier directive by Joseph Kinyua, all civil servants were to receive the first jab of covid 19 by Monday, August 23, failure to which they would have their salaries and allowances stopped According to Kenyans.co.ke, President Kenyatta dismissed the directive while speaking to the media at state house, the head of state said that no Kenyan should be forced to take the vaccine.
A businessman now wants the state to withdraw a directive requiring all civil servants to get a mandatory Covid 19 vaccine within the next seven days. Through lawyer Harrison Kinyanjui , Joseph Aura Enock has written a demand notice to the Head of Public Service, Joseph Kinyua demanding that a circular issued to all Principal Secretaries on August 5 ,this year be suspended failure to which he will be sued.
"It Is Illegal" Kenyans React On Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination As Case Is Set To Be Ruled On Friday
Through a gazette notice and news sent to the media, Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua announced that the government would implement a compulsory Covid-19 vaccination programme for all civil servants. The move which was according to Kinyua triggered by the low uptake of covid-19 jabs has since caused uproar among many Kenyans.
Between October 6 to October 9, 2014, Deputy President William Ruto acted as Kenya's acting president while President Uhuru Kenyatta attended his trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. His responsibilities included chairing the National Security Council, Cabinet, and committees, as well as supervising and coordinating government ministries and departments.
Today marks the World Teachers Day with the theme being that Teachers at the heart of education recovery. However, TSC today 5th, October, 2021 has announced that 90 teachers had succumbed to Covid-19 related complications since its outbreak in mid-March 2020. The Teachers Service Commission made the announcement and is urging tutors to adhere to the safety guidelines issued by the government through the Ministry of Health.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has today reshuffled his cabinet in a bid to boost service provision by his government. In a statement released by Head of Public Services Joseph Kinyua, the new changes will affect the ministries of Devolution, Defense and Energy. Defense CS Monica Juma will now be in charge of the Energy Ministry and will be replaced by Eugene Wamalwa in the Defense docket.
A number of Teachers and civil servants who had not been Vaccinated against covid-19 by August 23 were staring at salary withdrawals. The head of Civil service Joseph kinyua had warned all public workers to consider taking a jab failure to which their Salaries would be stopped. This saw teachers and other public workers making long ques in a bid to get the elusive jab as shortages continued to bite.
For a very long time,two of Raila Odinga's allies namely Mohamed Wehliye and blogger Robert Alai,have been claiming that Raila Odinga is being fooled by President Uhuru Kenyatta.They also added that the President is secretly campaigning for DP Ruto while holding Raila from preparing for his 2022 presidential bid.
With the goal of solidifying President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big Four Agenda, the administration has made various modifications to its public communication strategy inside State entities. The Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) and the Vision 2030 Secretariat will now be in charge of government communication on the Big Four Agenda and Vision 2030 initiatives, according to the new adjustments.
Yesterday, president Uhuru Kenyatta met with United Nation (UN) secretary general Amina J Mohammed in Statehouse Nairobi according to the details. The two discussed various issues affecting the country and how to solve them for the benefit of Kenyans. According to report from The Star, among the issues that were discussed includes the spread of deadly corona virus disease.
Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei have today said he is ready to send a letter to the senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka asking him to convene a special discussion on the issue of National security. This happens after the General Service Unit (GSU) officers guarding Deputy President William Ruto's official residence in Karen, Nairobi were removed and replaced by Administration Police officers.
Over the last one week, all health centers across the country have been filled with teachers and other civil servants who were looking for a vaccine in order avoid government's disciplinary action when the deadline was over. Teachers Service Commission sent messages to individual teachers ordering them to make sure that they receive the vaccine by 23rd August.
Inline with the earlier rule by Joseph Kinyua, all civil servants were to be given the first jab of covid 19 by Monday, August 23, failure to which they would have their salaries and allowances stopped. According to Kenyans.co.ke, President Kenyatta denied the directive while speaking to the media at state house, the head of state said that no Kenyan citizen should be forced to get vaccinated.