Since being elected President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto has been dishing high profile jobs and post to his most trusted allies and lieutenants who helped popularise his presidential bid in the concluded General Elections that were conducted on August 9th 2022. Some are still waiting to be appointed to other positions.
Close sources attached to statehouse have alleged that there is a quiet power play between president William Ruto and his Deputy, Rigathi Gachagua. The sources alleged that the deputy president Rigathi Gachagua pushed president William Ruto harder to wall by demanding that his Mount Kenya region gets the same number of Principal Secretary positions as the president's Rift Valley backyard.
The Higher Education Loan Board has launched a bid to make Interns under the Teachers Service Commission and the Public Service commission to start paying their loans. The board Chairman Charles Ringera stated that just like other interns under the Board of Management and Presidential Digital Talent who repay their loans monthly, those under the Teachers Service Commission and the Public Service commission should do the same.
Today in the afternoon, reports have emerged that the president of this country Dr William Samoe Ruto is currently holding a meeting at his office in State house Nairobi. As seen from the reports established by the NTV News, the head of state is currently meeting the constitutional commisions in Kenya.
During the last general elections the Kenya Kwanza government pointed all its guns at George Kinoti, the then Director General of the DCI. The coalition accused Kinoti of being used by the former regime to go after the people that were supporting President William Ruto instead of standing with Raila Odinga.
Members of constitutional commissions are meeting with President William Ruto today, January 17, 2023, in Stated House Nairobi. The meeting will start at 11 a.m., according to State House Press Secretary Emmanuel Talaam. "The President has supported independent entities in a transparent manner.
Lawyer Nelson Havi has received good news as details emerge as to why he could be appointed the Solicitor General. It has emerged that, Nelson Havi has been shortlisted by the Public Service Commission for the position of the Solicitor General. Here is a link: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/realtime/2022-12-02-havi-among-10-psc-picks-for-solicitor-general-post/
CS Aisha Jumwa has ordered the Public Service Commission to follow the Gender rule in the constitution before hiring. She is clear that all appointments in government agencies and Ministries must follow the two, 3rd gender rule. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/Kenyans/status/1600159153829322755?s=20&t=_turZJqHf42PuD21QpxaIw
The Public Service Commission PSC on 4th December, 2022 embarked on the second phase of training for Mentors and Coaches in the Ministries, State Departments and Agencies (MDAs) under the Public Service Internship Program (PSIP). PSC Chairman, Amb. Anthony Muchiri in a speech delivered by Commissioner Dr. Mary Mwiandi, said that coaching and mentorship are beneficial to the internship programme since they enable interns to develop professional skills and competencies.
In a recent instruction published by Public Service Commission(PSC) chairman Anthony Muchiri, the administration of President William Ruto has issued a warning to all governors. The 40 governors who were recently elected for the first time have been forewarned after information surfaced that they want the right to remove chief officers and other employees chosen by their predecessors.
A number of politicians and their supporter's are still waiting, with bated breath on a shortlist from the Public Service Commission as they hope for survival in William Ruto's government. These are politicians who majorly lost in the last elections and see themselves as not ready yet to retire in politics.
Public Service Commission positions were declared vacant by the Speaker of the National Assembly. A total of 8 out of 171 candidates have been selected to fill the positions. They are scheduled for an interview on December 30th, 2022. The eight shortlisted candidates include UDA party chair Johnson Muthama, former Kisii Governor James Ongwae, former Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa, former Aldai MP Cornelly Serem, former Limuru MP Peter Mungai, former Matungu MP David Were, former Kwale County assembly speaker Sammy Nyamawi Ruwa and John Aruma Eakle.
All governors from 47 Counties have received a warning from President William Ruto's administration, according to a recent instruction shared by Anthony Muchiri, chair of the Public Service Commission (PSC). Following information that 40 newly elected governors seek the right to remove chief officers and other workers chosen by their predecessors, governors who nominated their CoG leadership yesterday in a retreat in Mombasa have been cautioned.
Nelson Havi, former President of the Law Society of Kenya, has been nominated for the position of Solicitor General (SG). Havi was one of eight candidates named to the Public Service Commission's shortlist (PSC). The job interviews will take place on December 13 and 14.
Professionals at the local level in Kenya also contribute to maintaining order in their communities, complementing the efforts of the national government. Local government is run by chiefs and assistant chiefs, who report to the cabinet secretary for interior and coordination of national government. Professor Kithure Kindiki, secretary of the interior cabinet, has announced that chiefs and their assistants in areas with bandits will be given firearms to help recover stolen livestock.
An plea by a Nakuru su-geon contesting the appointment of 51 principal secretaries has been postponed by Justice Nduma Nderi (PS). A motion filed by Dr. Magare Gikenyi was designated as urgent by the employment and labor relations court judge, who ordered that it be served and answered within 14 days.
The Public Service Commission and the Attorney General raised preliminary objections to the court's jurisdiction on Friday, November 25, but Lady Justice Monica Mbaru overruled them and determined that the Employment and Labour Relations Court did, in fact, have the ability to decide the issue.
Former President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee party has announced plans to leave the Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya coalition party, with a 14-day deadline to do so. The party's Nairobi delegates disclosed today that they have collected signatures and have asked the top party leadership to start the withdrawal process.
Former Kenyan Law Society President Nelson Havi has been proposed for the office of Solicitor General (SG). The Public Service Commission nominated Havi as one of eight finalists (PSC). There will be job interviews on December 13 and 14. The PSC is seeking to replace Ken Ogeto, who has served as the nation's Secretary-General since Uhuru Kenyatta appointed him in 2018.
Dr. Naim Bilal, the former managing director of Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) has ordered Eliud Owalo, the cabinet secretary for information, communication, and the digital economy to surrender to a civil jail for breaching court orders. In his notice of motion, Dr. Bilal complains that KBC's CS has not implemented a court order mandating his reappointment as the state broadcaster's MD.