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Explain standing on BBI, ODM leaders say "fence-sitting" Ruto

Six ODM deputies called on Deputy President Dr. William Ruto to commit to the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI). Siaya Senator James Orengo said the DP has sent mixed signals. This led to speculation that he was against the campaign. Mr. Orengo told Dr. Ruto said it was time to tell Kenyans if he supported the BBI, which was following a …

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Cracks among Ruto allies in the West threaten DP's plans to destroy: The Standard

A growing gap in the West's jubilee politicians threatens to destroy Deputy President William Ruto's attempt to consolidate his support base in the region prior to the 2022 parliamentary elections. Sunday Standard has noted that some DP-affiliated leaders have quarreled over who should be in the region, the recent acquisition of Mumias Sugar Company by Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Kibra's …

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ODM petitions government over Sh4.1 billion: the standard

The political party of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has filed a petition to the government over 4.1 billion shillings, which was awarded by the court. The money, which is based on 0.3 percent of national revenue generated between 2012 and 2016, was awarded to ODM by the Court of Appeal in June after a three-year lawsuit. "We wrote to …

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Police take over the streets of Bomet to prevent an evacuation mission against the Mau: The Standard

Some business owners closed deals for fear of confrontation between police and youth. The strong presence of the anti-riot police on the streets of the city of Bomet caused tensions among traders on Saturday. Some business owners closed shops out of fear of a confrontation between police and youth planning a rally on the Mau evictions. Although the prayer rally …

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President Uhuru abandoned Kenya: Ghai: The Standard

The former chairman of the Kenyan Constitution Review Commission, Prof. Yash Pal Ghai (pictured), has on Saturday in Mombasa accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of violating the Constitution. At the gates of the Technical University of Mombasa (TUM), Prof. Ghai said that Kenya is heading for glory days after the entry into force of the new constitution, but leaders have failed …

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Stop the closure of business units and allow investors time to settle outstanding taxes: The Standard

You would have to have landed from Mars if you did not know that the country has serious financial problems. The Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Finance sent a circular last week introducing stringent austerity measures, including massive budget cuts for various government departments. He also virtually rejected his predecessors, who have regularly published unrealistic indicators of our macroeconomic …

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Job cuts, firm losses

By OTIATO GUGUYU DAVID MWERE “/> By DAVID MWERE The Treasury has opted to borrow more after an August audit The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) wants to get its targets in a business environment plagued by job cuts and reduced corporate profits. The Budget outlook paper tabled in Parliament yesterday shows that the National Treasury has revised its borrowing target …

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Deputies want Kiunjuri to succeed Uhuru as Kingpin of Mount Kenya

Three MPs of the Parliament want the Minister of the Agricultural Cabinet Mwangi Kiunjuri to become the Kingpin of Mount Kenya following the resignation of President Uhuru Kenyatta. 19659002] Mr. Kenyatta is expected to leave the State House in 2022 after completing his second term. Legislators Kabinga Wathayu (Mwea), Munene Wambugu (Kirinyaga Central) and Zachary Thuku (Kinangop) described Mr. Kiunjuri …

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Uncertainty over Mbugua's fate triggers succession: The Standard

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Edward Mbugua. The delay by President Uhuru Kenyatta and the National Police Service Commission led by Eliud Kinuthia (NPSC) has sparked a new succession in police service. For the past three months, the President and the Police Commission have been silent about the fate of Deputy Inspector General Edward Mbugua, who is still in office …

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Jumwa faces isolation as political rift widens: The Standard

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa at a Mombasa Court. [Kelvin Karani] A section of Kilifi leaders is isolating to Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa, sparking speculation about her political future.  Joomla, Ms. Jumwa is facing backlash from leaders in her backyard. Coast leaders have rallied behind Deputy President William Ruto, traversing the region's castigating Orange Democratic Movement. Jumwa and Msambweni MP Suleiman …

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