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POLITICS

"Raila Owes Mumias Sugar Ksh 300 Million, Alipe Deni" Ruto Alleges While In Mumias

In an interesting turn of events as Deputy President William Ruto seeks to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta, he has accused the Azimio-OKA Presidential candidate Raila Odinga of being among the people that bankrupted the iconic Mumias Sugar Factory in Kakamega. Coming from Vihiga County where he had attended a rally earlier in the day today on June 17th, DP Ruto made a brief stop in Mumias town to drum up support for his Presidency and used the roadside rally to attack the former Prime Minister.

  19 days ago ago

POLITICS

"I Will Clear All Mumias Sugar Company Debts" Ruto's Sentiments In Kakamega County

Deputy president, William Ruto and his Kenya Kwanza squad have once again assaulted the western area, which is thought to be the political bedroom of Azimio One Kenya coalition party leader Raila Odinga. The second in charge brought Mumias town to a halt, accompanied by political heavyweights from the region: Cleophas Malala, Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetangula, and Boni Khalwale.

  19 days ago ago

POLITICS

Millions Of Shillings Ruto Has Alleged Raila Owes Mumias Sugar

In an interesting turn of events as Deputy President William Ruto seeks to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta, he has accused the Azimio-OKA Presidential candidate Raila Odinga of being among the people that bankrupted the iconic Mumias Sugar Factory in Kakamega. Coming from Vihiga County where he had attended a rally earlier in the day today on June 17th, DP Ruto made a brief stop in Mumias town to drum up support for his Presidency and used the roadside rally to attack the former Prime Minister.

  19 days ago ago
Millions Of Shillings Ruto Has Alleged Raila Owes Mumias Sugar

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Mumias Sugar Leased to Uganda-Based Sarai Group Ltd Hours After Kenya Lifted Ban on UG Poultry Items

Troubled Mumias Sugar Company has been leased its assets to Uganda-based Sarrai Group, a deal that will see ethanol and cogen plants excluded from the deal. The leasing was confirmed by receiver manager PVR Rao just a day after Kenyan lifted ban of importation from Uganda to Kenya.

  6 months ago ago
Mumias Sugar Leased to Uganda-Based Sarai Group Ltd Hours After Kenya Lifted Ban on UG Poultry Items

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Return KSH 300M To Mumias Sugar Company, Raila Told.

Western Kenya leaders are now demanding ODM leader Raila Amolo Odinga to return KSH 300M he allegedly took from Mumias Sugar Company before it sunk. Western Leaders accompany Dp Ruto at a rally where Raila was faulted for collapse of Mumias Sugar, source files. Led by Mumias East Member of Parliament Benjamin Washiali, they have dared Raila to refute the allegations citing that they have evidence to show how the ODM Chief took the money in unscrupulous ways.

  5 months ago ago
Return KSH 300M To Mumias Sugar Company, Raila Told.

POLITICS

Francis Atwoli's Fresh Allegations Against DP Ruto, Forced to Clarify Earlier Statements

COTU chairman Francis Atwoli is well-known for his unwavering support for ODM leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga and his Azimio la Umoja alliance. He's also recognized for being a harsh opponent of Deputy President Dr. William Samoei Ruto and his UDA party. The veteran trade unionist exacerbated his enmity with DP Ruto during a speech in Kibwezi during the Azimio la Umoja political rally, stating that the second in command, together with his Western Kenya friends, brought down Mumias Sugar Company.

  21 days ago ago
Francis Atwoli's Fresh Allegations Against DP Ruto, Forced to Clarify Earlier Statements

AUTO

Kenya Governor's Driving Expensive Cars

Kenyan Politicians are known to be extremely rich, and the cars they drive are out of the reach of common citizens. And some few owns real richness. Below is a list; 1. Evans Kidero He drives a Rolls Royce car, which cost the former Mumias Sugar Company CEO close to Ksh 40 million.

  7 months ago ago
Kenya Governor's Driving Expensive Cars

POLITICS

Today's Newspapers Headlines Review

Deputy President William Ruto defended the United Democratic Alliance’s move to work with ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula's Ford Kenya. Speaking when when he met leaders from Laikipia North Constituency, the deputy president said his new coalition pact will unite, transform and tackle political mischief in the country.

  5 months ago ago
Today's Newspapers Headlines Review

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Government Leases Mumias Sugar Company Assets to Ugandan Company

The Mumias Sugar Company has been embroiled in scandals for the last few years that have left the once giant nothing but a shadow of its own mess in the wake of the booming sugar industry in Kenya. Picture courtesy. Image of Mumia Sugar Company. The company has been up for sale for a while with a lot of offers being put on the table but nothing substantial in the works for a long time.

  6 months ago ago
Government Leases Mumias Sugar Company Assets to Ugandan Company

JUSTICE

More Bad News To Mumias Sugar Company After Latest Landmark Court Ruling

The long awaited hope by Mumias Sugar Company farmers and shareholders was short-lived after the Court Suspended the Uganda-based Sarrai group from continuing with the operations. This came after several individuals a d bodies filed cases stopping haulting the operations at the company until the tussle is resolved. Yesterday , the court released another bad news to the company after a landmark ruling.

  5 months ago ago
More Bad News To Mumias Sugar Company After Latest Landmark Court Ruling

POLITICS

Mudavadi Speaks Minutes After 'Azimio' 'Azimio' Chant Filled The Air In Their Rally In Kakamega

Former deputy prime minister Hon Musalia Mudavadi has hinted through his official twitter page minutes after ending their Kakamega County tour which had chaos. When the second in command of the republic of Kenya William Ruto was addressing the residents of Kakamega County Azimio La Umoja movement supporters where singing 'Azimio' 'Azimio' as the deputy president William Ruto tries to Popularize his Bottom Up Economic Model.

  4 months ago ago
Mudavadi Speaks Minutes After 'Azimio' 'Azimio' Chant Filled The Air In Their Rally In Kakamega

POLITICS

Opinion: Khalwale's Claims That Raila Was Paid Shs 200 Billion For The Handshake Is Pure Propaganda

The peak season for political propaganda is here with us. Politicians are competing to outdo each other in peddling half-truths, innuendos, and outright lies. Dr. Bony Khalwale. On Wednesday evening K24 TV online ran a clip in which former Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale asserts that presidential aspirant Raila Odinga made off with KES 30 billion meant for the revival of Mumias Sugar.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion: Khalwale's Claims That Raila Was Paid Shs 200 Billion For The Handshake Is Pure Propaganda

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Bisiness And Industry

The Mumias Sugar Company is yet to start full operations following the many lawsuits filed by interested parties. The decision to grant leasehold to the rightful bidder has not been reached. The county government of Kakamega has said that agriculture being a devolved function, the determination must be made at the county level and not by the national government.

  4 months ago ago
Bisiness And Industry

POLITICS

Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero Dealt A Blow After The High Court Issued A Landmark Ruling

Evans Odhiambo Kidero born May 20, 1957 is a Kenyan politician and former Governor of Nairobi County. He served as CEO of Mumias Sugar Company for 8 years, resigning in 2012 to join elective politics. Today the former Nairobi County Governor Evans Kidero has been dealt a great blow after the high Court issued a landmark ruling.

  4 months ago ago
Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero Dealt A Blow After The High Court Issued A Landmark Ruling

SOCIETY

Night Fire Razes Down Property of Unknown Value in Mumias Town.

Picture Courtesy : Image from the scene. A section of traders in Mumias Town are counting losses after a fire razed down their property. The fire incident started at around 11.00 pm last night (Tuesday). It took the intervention of residents to salvage some of the property from the neighbouring shops that had not yet been engulfed with fire.

  5 months ago ago
Night Fire Razes Down Property of Unknown Value in Mumias Town.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

"Give a Political Solution For Revival Of Mumias Sugar" Oparanya Tells President Uhuru Kenyatta

Governor H.E Dr FCPA Wycliffe Oparanya has pleaded with President Uhuru Kenyatta to offer a political solution for the revival of Mumias Sugar Company. He said the legal process of reviving the company has met several setbacks caused by sugar barons in the sector. He noted that sugar cartels who are deeply rooted in the sector continue to frustrate the revival plan through courts.

  7 months ago ago

JUSTICE

The high Court has suspended the lease of Mumias Sugar Company.

The high Court has suspended the lease of Mumias Sugar Company premises pending hearing and trial of aggrieved sugarcane growers. Giving directions, Justice Winfridah Okwany said there had been significant disruptions to the company's revitalization following the appointment of Uganda Firm Sarrai Group as its reception manager by Kenya Commercial Bank.

  5 months ago ago
The high Court has suspended the lease of Mumias Sugar Company.

POLITICS

Raila's Message To Kenyans While Speaking At The Bukhungu II Meeting

While addressing thousands of Kenyans who had converged at the Bukhungu stadium for the Bukhungu II meeting, the former Prime minister Raila Odinga stated that the Azimio La Umoja was formed to destroy tribalism in the country. The former prime minister continued with his urge to Kenyans in the western region to elect him as president in the coming 2022 general elections.

  6 months ago ago
Raila's Message To Kenyans While Speaking At The Bukhungu II Meeting

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Mumias Sugar Company Set to be Revived After Uganda's Sarrai Group 20 years Lease Deal

Sugarcane farmers in Kakamega County and it's environs are set to benefit after a ray of hope of reviving the East Africa's sugar giant producer Mumias Sugar. This is after Uganda's Sarrai Group emerged the best lease bidder in a 20 years lease deal. "Due to the expertise of Sarrai Group in the field, it's best placed to revive the company, since it has a proven track record of running three sugar factories, a distillery and power generation in Uganda and is committed to rehabilitation of assets immediately to ensure revival of operations within the shortest time possible," said Rao

  6 months ago ago
Mumias Sugar Company Set to be Revived After Uganda's Sarrai Group 20 years Lease Deal

POLITICS

Senior politician to be fined ksh.400m

Odhiambo Kidero (born May 20, 1957) is a Kenyan politician and former Governor of Nairobi County. He served as CEO of Mumias Sugar Company for 8 years, resigning in 2012 to join elective politics. Former Nairobi Governor Dr Evans Kidero has been ordered to pay tax of over Sh400 million to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

  4 months ago ago
Senior politician to be fined ksh.400m