Photo Courtesy. The Escape from prison by three terrorists has left the country in shock with many raising questions on what really happened at the high-level security prison. Initial reports had suggested that the three escaped after drilling a hole in one of the Prisons walls. The prisoners then jumped off the perimeter wall using a rope that they had made from blankets.
Every day, President Uhuru Kenyatta receives intelligence briefs from all the security agencies and apparatus in the country which is filed by the Presidential Daily Brief, a team that is tasked with providing the Head of State with a daily summary of high level, all source and analysis on national security issues.
Questions still linger at how the National Intelligence Service has the ability to infiltrate private communication through formal and informal systems which aids in keeping the country safe and prevent attacks from the enemy. Insiders who spoke with privacy international have now disclosed that the National Intelligence Service can intercept both communication content and acquire call data records without warrant when they are seeking crucial information.
The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has been accused by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) of running an illegal operation that intimidates judges and other judicial officers. While carrying out their mandate, NIS operatives are said to threaten and harass judges in order to ensure that their decisions are favorable to particular State officials.
National Intelligence Service Director General Major General Philip Wachira Kameru ( Photo Courtesy) His appointment as Kenya's spymaster is perhaps the best decision ever made by President Uhuru Kenyatta since he came to power in 2013. Today, he is one of the most effective members of the Jubilee Government.
Mary Nkatha, a woman who has now become the talk of town after the expose by former Governor Sonko now claims that she was forced to implicate Justice Chitembwe and Governor Kananu at gunpoint. She alleges that heavily armed men kidnapped her and gave her a written script, which she would refer from during the call with Sonko.
Kenyans.co.ke has Revealed how President Uhuru Kenyatta was briefed on Building Bridges Initiative, (BBI), the integrity cases labelled against six judges the President rejected to appoint that caused uproar in Kenya, postponing Mt Kenya tours in 2019, the crisis in the Agriculture docket that saw the Head of State sack former Cabinet Secretary of Agriculture Mwangi Kiunjuri.
Popular blogger Dennis Itumbi has come out with a list of issues he claims were deliberated during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Mombasa Meeting where the ODM leader Raila Odinga and OKA leaders were present. OKA leaders include Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka, ANC’s Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya’s Moses Wetangula and KANU’s Gideon Moi.
A report by the People Daily reveals that the Court of Appeal is likely to dismiss an appeal filed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, ODM leader Raila Odinga and the IEBC following the training of the BBI by the High Court of Kenya. According to the paper, the President has been informed by the National Intelligence Service that the signs are clear that the Seven Judge bench is likely to uphold the decision of the High Court.
Deputy President William Ruto has once again been warned about the powers of the Deep State, even as he says that he doesn't fear the shadowy organisation and it's rumoured operations. Ruto has repeatedly, during President Uhuru Kenyatta's second term, been warned that this camp could block his 2022 presidency, being told that it wants ODM leader Raila Odinga as president instead.
The President of the Republic of Kenya, who is also the Head of State and Government and the Commander-in-Chief, is said to be receiving intelligence briefs from all the security apparatus and agencies. The reports are filed by what is known as the Presidential Daily Brief (PDB), a team that comprise of National Intelligence Service (NIS), the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), and the Military Intelligence from the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF), that provide him with local and International daily summary of high-level, all-source information and analysis on national security issues.
Head of the Government of Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta shaking hands with a police constable: image credit| COURTESY. Just line any government, the Government of Kenya has all manner of employees. Many of these employees are civil servants whose jobs and responsibilities are clearly defined and are well known to the citizens and to the world.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto. Photo | The Star Political analyst Collins Ajuok has revealed that the National Intelligence Service (NIS) failed President Uhuru Kenyatta with regards to picking his running mate before the 2013 general polls. Uhuru picked Deputy President William Ruto, with whom he proceeded to secure his first and second term in office.
With eleven months to the grand elections, politicians are overworking themselves day and night. One of the most conspicuous is deputy president William Ruto. He has been holding rallies across the country more than any other politician. However, with all these there are factors that may cause him to ascend to power next year.
Military personnel inspecting a repair and maintenance facility at Kahawa: image credit| COURTESY. Various forms of assets are very integral to the operations and functionality of the Kenyan security forces. Security assets can be in terms of machines, finances or trained personnel. According to article 239of the constitution, Kenyan security forces includes the Kenya Police, Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) and the National Intelligence Service (NIS).
Photo Credit: TV 47, Kenya Jubilee Party Secretary-General (SG) Raphael Tuju has sensationally named three positions perceived by netizens person of Luo origin will never lead in Kenya. According to TV 47, Tuju said while spying on social media, he noticed netizens alleged top positions like National intelligence Service (NIS), Governor of Central Bank and chief of general staff are among un-reserve to luo people.
The controller of the budget had revealed that the National Intelligence Service, the Teachers Service Commission and the police were some of the biggest spenders on salaries and remuneration of staff in the past financial year. He revealed that the three entities ate the main spenders of the money according to the government distribution of wedges.
In the early morning hours of August 23, officers from the Anti-Terror Police Unit and the National Intelligence Service (NIS) detained two suspected terrorists at the Likoni ferry crossing point. They shot in the air while approaching the suspects' car, a white Toyota Probox, in a devious operation that caught commuters off guard.
William Ruto Addressing hustler Nation members where Denis Itumbi is the Spokesman. A day can not pass without Denis Itumbi hitting the headlines about political matters in Kenya. Currently, Denis has made some allegations over Aydin Arun's deportation saying that he was not deported as it had earlier been speculated.
Senator Kakamega, Cleophas Malala, now says the National Intelligence Service (NIS) has failed in Kenya over the Laikipia skirmishes. According to the legislator, the government must address the root cause of the problem instead of arresting politicians. “The NIS has failed us… We have to find the root cause of the skirmishes in Laikipia… Sometimes arresting politicians is a lure to distract from the real issues,” Senator Malala said.