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State to relocate and issue title deeds to Mau-Wald-Evictees

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i speaks to the press yesterday after meeting CSs Charles Keter (Energy), Faridah Karoney (Land) and Tobiko Keriako (Environment) and other stakeholders about the multi-year land struggles in East Mau at Lake Naivasha Resort. [Antony Gitonga, Standard] The government has announced plans to relocate around 40,000 families who have been displaced to reclaim 57,000 acres of …

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COVID-19 attack rates in Nairobi, Mombasa, keep the increase above the national average. “Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 21 – Coronavirus attack rates in Nairobi and Mombasa remain above the national average of 77.7. In both cities, 460.6 and 229.7 cases are currently registered per 100,000 inhabitants. During the daily briefing on the status of the pandemic, Chief Administrative Secretary of Health Rashid Aman said Nairobi is causing the highest cumulative cases with 20,253 cases, …

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Women must speak out against gender-based violence, »Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 21st – She has seen it all, lived and is now fighting it. In 2006, when she had just entered Kenyatta University, death struck and took away one of her strongest pillars – her father. But what followed was more emotionally exhausting. But she has found a way to march forward with determination. Virginia Nduta firmly believes …

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Despite the loosening of the lockdown, KRA tax revenues will fall by 15 percentage points

economy Despite the loosening of the lockdown, KRA’s tax revenue has fallen by 15 percentage points Monday, September 21, 2020 2:16 am BY JOHN MUTUA Finance Minister Ukur Yatani. FILE PHOTO | NMG The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) tax revenue for the two months to August fell 15 percent to Sh188.08 billion, due to poor economic performance following the relaxation …

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Water tariffs in Nyeri are to rise by 140 pieces

Counties Water tariffs in Nyeri are to rise by 140 pieces Sunday, September 20, 2020, 2:30 p.m. BY JAMES KARIUKI Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company sewage treatment plant. FILE PHOTO | NMG The water tariffs in Nyeri will be increased by up to 139.6 percent in order to offer the utility company more money to expand its supply network. Nyeri …

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A focused man who loved confrontation and whose life was full of drama

Former Minister Mutula Kilonzo. Mutula Kilonzo’s life under the sun was as dramatic as it was eventful and confusing. His classmates at the University of Nairobi remember a man who focused on the essentials, who knew what he wanted, and who bared all of his fangs to get there. “Even when we were in school he told me that he …

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FKF elections: counties elect officials – KBC

On Saturday, elections to the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) took place in a total of 21 counties, with over 170 candidates fighting for various positions. However, the elections were controversial in some counties, including Narok and Kisii. In Nairobi, the former FKF West Secretary of Nairobi, Caleb Malweyi, was elected chairman of the Nairobi branch after winning the elections on …

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COVID-19: Kenya records 105 new cases, 68 recoveries – KBC

Kenya on Saturday registered 105 new COVID-19 cases from a sample size of 2,868 tested in the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of positive cases to 36,829. The Ministry of Health issued a statement out of the 105 cases that 103 were Kenyans and 2 were foreigners. 83 are male while 22 are female. The youngest case was …

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Tusky’s top bosses step down as the company faces its worst financial crisis

Fired workers demonstrate in Nairobi that they are pushing for three months in arrears. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] Top managers are leaving the problematic Tuskys supermarkets as uncertainty about the turnaround deepens. The exciting list includes supply chain managers, store managers, and a top security officer for reasons divergent from late salaries and a bleak future for Kenya’s second largest supermarket …

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DPP is assembling a team to review the EACC results on the KEMSA scandal »Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 18 – The Anti-Corruption and Ethics Commission has completed investigations into the Sh 7.8 billion scandal involving COVID-19 issues at the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA). Prosecutor Noordin Haji announced on Friday that he had received the investigation file from the EACC. “I hired a team of senior, experienced prosecutors to conduct an independent and comprehensive review …

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