Gatanga residents in Murang'a county are yet to come into terms with the happenings that took place on Sunday after a KDF's Lover (Mary Mulombe) killed her two kids and committed suicide.In a suicide note she left behind, Mulombe accused her husband Christopher Masila Kituku, a Kenya Defence Forces officer based at the Coast, of infidelity which was the main reason that she took her life and those of their children.
According to the most recent information available, the ministry of defense has made important announcements to all Kenyans about the sale of ministry-owned vehicles. Photo Courtesy (for illustration purpose only) The Ministry of Defence has invited bids for the below-listed vehicles, equipment, and general stocks, and eligible and interested bidders are invited to submit their proposals, according to information provided by the Kenya Defence Forces.
Photo Courtesy; Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi. According to the latest information shared, ministry of defence has made key announcement to all Kenyans regarding the sell of vehicles belonging to the ministry. According to the information shared by the Kenya Defence Forces, Ministry of Defence has invited bids for the under-listed vehicles, equipment and general stores with eligible and interested bidders invited to submit their bids.
Mrs Kibochi is the spouse of the Kenya Defence Forces Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Robert Kibochi. She is the Chairlady of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK). Today, they conducted a sensitization seminar to senior officers, Officers and Warrant Officers at the Defence Headquarters, Nairobi, ahead of the intended roll down of membership.
Retired Kenya Defence Forces Major Peter Mwithi has urged Raila Odinga to stop the planned demonstrations because that's not the way to oppose government. According to Peter, it's a fact that the persons who demonstrate are largely engaged in violence and looting and such must not happen.
Brigadier ( Rtd.) John Waweru who has been fired as Kenya Wildlife Service Director General ( Photo Courtesy). Brigadier ( Rtd) John Migui Waweru has been fired as Kenya Wildlife Service Director General, sources can reveal. Dr Erastus Kanga, who is the Wildlife Secretary from the Ministry of Tourism has been appointed as the acting KWS boss pending the appointment of the substantive holder of the position.
Major General John Omenda is the Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) in the country. It is one of the branches of the Kenya Defence Forces which is tasked at defending the National territory. Today, he presided over an Historic Event at Laikipia Air Base. According to a post shared by Kenya Defence Forces on their twitter account, the event was the first graduation of Aviation Centre of Excellence (Ace) Course 01.
A mother of 22-year-old Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Soldier who died in Somalia during an attack has narrated the ordeal about his son leaving Kenyans consoling with her. According to the tearful mum who delivered her narration on Daily Nation, she has said she doesn't regret her son joining the military.
According to the information shared by the Kenya Defence Forces, Kenya Army personnel from the 8th Mechanised Infantry Brigade and the 5th Battalion, the Kenya Rifles took part in a key exercise. According to the information shared, the soldiers planted over 1000 trees within the cantonment of the 5th Battalion, the Kenya Rifles in Gilgil in Nakuru County.
JUST IN: M23 Speaks Hours After Uhuru Ended DRC Peace Talk in Nairobi, Want to Meet KDF Face-to-Face
Just a few hours after former President Uhuru Kenyatta closed the peace talk meeting in Nairobi, M23 rebels have issued a statement, highlighting three key points. In a statement released by the Spokesperson Lawrance Kanyuka, the M23 movement is ready to down their weapons and retreat from the territories they are currently occupying, just like they had been ordered to do so in the previous mini-summit that was held in Angola last month, which Uhuru attended.
“It Is So Painful To Lose A Child In Such A Manner" Mother Says After Her KDF Son Died While On Duty
The family of Gilbert Korir, a 22-year old slain Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier, is still finding it hard to come to terms the death of their son who passed away while on duty in Somalia. According to Nancy Mutai, the mother to Korir, she remembers vividly how their son bid them farewell six months ago not knowing that it would be the last time they will be seeing him.
President William Ruto has made another major appointment a few days after the formation of tribunal to investigate Cherera Four, Formation of Nairobi River Commission, and the appointment of Mary Wambui as Chairperson of the Communications Authority Board. According to gazette notice dated 6, December, 2022, and shared by state House Spokesperson, Ruto has appointed 20 individuals to be High Court judges.
President William Samoei Ruto has made major appointments in the Judiciary a day after the launch of National Council on the Administration of Justice (NCAJ) report where he was hosted by Chief Justice Martha Koome. In a special Kenya Gazette dated December 5, 2022, the President approved all names forwarded to him by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
Kenya Defence Forces were recently deployed to Democratic Republic of Congo for a peacekeeping mission under the KENCON. Today, the KDF announced that the movement of the troops, warfare equipment and logistics components of the Kenyan Contigent operating under the East African Community Regional Forces in DRC has been successful laveraging on EAC diplomatic and military relations.
Photo Courtesy; Kenya Defence Forces has today shared photos of trucks carrying warfare equipments, logistical components being transported to the Democratic Republic of Congo. KDF has revealed that the transportation of KDF troops has been successful leveraging on East African Community diplomatic and military relations. The KDF has revealed that the cross border liaisons enabled ease of movement, as the convoys moved to Goma in Democratic Republic of Congo by road through Uganda and Rwanda.
The President, Dr William Ruto appointed 20 more judges of the High Court on Tuesday. The names of the 20 Judges were forwarded to him by the Judicial Service Commission. Then he approved them on Tuesday. "In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 166 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya, I. William Samoei Ruto, President, and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint (these judges)," the statement by the President read in part.
On Tuesday, December 6 President William Ruto named twenty new High Court justices. The President gave his approval to each name that the Judicial Service Commission forwarded to him in a special Kenya Gazette dated December 5, 2022. (JSC). The statement from the President read in part, In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 166 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya, I. William Samoei Ruto, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint (these judges).
The selection of the high court judges has ended today. Our able President William Ruto has appointed twenty (20) new judges. The judiciary service commission has stated that the judges were selected based on the merits of their gender, religion, and affirmative action. In the exercise of his powers bestowed by Article 166(1)(a) “I William Samoei Ruto, President, and commander in chief of the Kenya Defence Forces appoint these judges..." the statement by the President read in part.
President William Ruto, on Tuesday, December 6, appointed twenty new judges of the High Court. In a special Kenya Gazette dated December 5, 2022, the President approved all names forwarded to him by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). "In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 166 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya, I. William Samoei Ruto, President, and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint (these judges)," the statement by the President read in part.
The head of state had adopted a report to have the four commissioners suspended and investigated for dissenting presidential results in the August 9 polls, a move that has brought divergence opinions from politicians most so from the Azimio side. While speaking after receiving the report the head of state, stated that, "Having received and considered the petition of the NA and in the exercise of the prerogative vested in the Head of State and Government by Article 251 of the Constitution, I William Samoei Ruto, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, do hereby direct that; The four are hereby suspended from office with immediate effect, and a tribunal to inquire into the matter be and is hereby appointed,"