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BBI is the panacea for most of Kenya’s historical challenges, President Kenyatta tells residents of Kisumu, »Capital News

KISUMU, Kenya, October 23 – President Uhuru Kenyatta today brought Kisumu residents together to support the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI). The process will lead to a more coherent, equal and progressive Kenya. The head of state spoke at various stops on Thursday during a one-day inspection tour of national government development projects in Kisumu County. The president started his day …

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Narok gets Kemsa supplies after paying off Sh104 million in debt

Counties Narok receives Kemsa supplies after paying off Sh104 million in debt Friday 23 October 2020 Kenya Medical Supplies Authority offices, industrial area, Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG BY OTIATO GUGUYUMore from this author Summary Narok County has begun to pay a three-year Shed 126 million debt to the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) for the resumption of medical care. …

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Uhuru takes Kisumu by storm, accompanied by Raila »Capital News

KISUMU, Kenya October 22 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has admitted that shaking hands with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga as he rallied support for the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) in the seaside town of Kisumu put him at ease. President Kenyatta took Kisumu by storm after declaring that he had ruled without fear for the past two years. He said …

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BBI wants to re-examine Chebukati and other IEBC commissioners »Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya October 22 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will radically change its governance structure if the recommendations of the Building Bridges Initiative Steering Committee are approved by Parliament. Key recommendations include restoring the Commission through the recruitment of a new Chair, new Commissioners and a freshly revised Secretariat ahead of the 2022 general election. “The Task …

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Counties, war on big winners in BBI

economy Counties, war on big winners in BBI Thursday October 22, 2020 President Uhuru Kenyatta and the former Prime Minister show a copy of the BBI report during the presentation at Kisii State Lodge. PHOTO | PSCU From BD TEAMMore from this author Summary Counties, students and the war on corruption will be big winners when Kenyans ratify proposals included …

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Star of the Sea’s Tononoka Schools have been closed due to COVID-19 cases

Star of the Sea Secondary School and Tononoka High School in Mombasa have closed following positive cases of COVID-19. According to reports, some test results from teachers and students were positive, forcing management to close the two facilities. Gilbert Kitiyo, Mombasa County Commissioner, declined to provide the number of people who tested positive and were waiting for all test results …

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Kenyan efforts to end FGM are taking a blow with victims paraded in “open defiance” on global development

Kenya has seen a setback in its progress in eradicating female genital mutilation (FGM) after an open parade against government crackdown on the practice took place this week. Nearly 2,800 girls from the Kuria community in southwest Kenya have undergone FGM in the past three weeks, which involves removing the outer layers of the female genitals and sometimes the clitoris, …

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Makueni Police Chief Francis Gichui moved days after officer Nancy Njeri was arrested

Makueni police chief Francis Gichui was transferred days after an officer was linked from his ward to the death of attorney Onesmus Masaku. On Tuesday, Makueni residents threatened to suspend Mashujaa Day celebrations to request Gichui’s transfer. They accused the police chief of trying to protect policewoman Nancy Njeri, who is to be charged with murder. However, Makueni County Commissioner …

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Handshake at eye level for win-win cooperation »Capital News

In all honesty, when I first arrived at JKIA on August 29, 2008, I was kind of disappointed. A very friendly and hospitable airport. But wasn’t its size too modest for a regional center, a popular destination for tourists around the world? At first sight I wondered. My disappointment was short-lived. I have enjoyed my frequent visits to JKIA every …

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Main suspect in rape, homemaker murder in Ruiru – KBC arrested

Detectives last month arrested a prime suspect who was involved in the rape and murder of a housemaid on Ruiro’s Membley estate. Levy Abubakara, 36, was arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) along with two other suspects, 43-year-old Zablon Kariuki Maungu and 40-year-old David Abungana. “Detectives based in Ruiru arrested Levy Abubakara, 36. a suspect of …

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