The People

  • 12 Dec 2018 - Machakos county government has embarked on a unique health surveillance concept dubbed, Nyumba Ishirini Afya Initiative, that is focused on promoting proper health practices. Governor Alfred Mutua’s advisor on health Dr Ancient Kituku, the model, which has been tried...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Dickens Wasonga @PeopleDailyKE Construction of a 200-bed capacity referral hospital in Seme sub-county, Kisumu county is complete. The facility is expected to start operations in six months time. Once fully operational, the hospital named Sheikh Zayed is expected to...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Irene Githinji @gitshee The Big Four Agenda housing pillar is taking shape, with President Uhuru Kenyatta set to launch the first housing project in a week’s time. Uhuru said yesterday in the last one year, the government has laid an appropriate legal and policy...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Dickens Wasonga @PeopleDailyKE Medical practitioners in Kisumu county have expressed disquiet over the state of healthcare in the county ahead of today’s launch of Universal Health Coverage pilot project by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Doctors, clinical officers and...
  • 12 Dec 2018 -   by People Daily Team @PeopleDailyKe Political leaders in Mombasa used Jamhuri Day celebrations to castigate security officers over insecurity and rising cases of extra-judicial killings. Legislators, led by Nyali MP Mohamed Ali, claimed the increased insecurity,...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Kigali, Wednesday Rwanda’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday said he would appeal after dissident politician Diane Rwigara was acquitted in a high-profile trial. On December 6, the High Court found Rwigara not guilty of forgery and inciting insurrection—charges that had...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Peter Ngila @peterngilanjeri As efforts towards actualisation of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) intensify, the government has provided 37 counties with Computed Tomography (CT) and MRI machines. This will further make it possible for Kenyans to be tested and scanned...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - Alvin Mwangi and Matthew Ndung’u @PeopleDailyKe The government could soon be at loggerheads with education stakeholders following the announcement by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed that the government has suspended implementation of the new curriculum. Both...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - George Kebaso @Morarak The Universal Health Coverage (UHC) pilot project, which will be launched today by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kisumu, could herald a new chapter for Kenya’s healthcare system. To underscore the importance of  the project, one of his Big Four...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - George Odiwuor @PeopleDailyKe President Uhuru Kenyatta will visit two counties in Nyanza region today as part of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said. He said the initiative is aimed at fostering unity and cohesion among...
  • 12 Dec 2018 - MOI- ADMITTED Former President Daniel Arap Moi was this afternoon admitted at Nairobi Hospital where he will undergo a routine medical check-up. His physician Dr David Silverstein said the former president will spend a couple of nights in the hospital to accord the...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Seth Onyango @SethManex Kenya and Jersey have established a framework to repatriate billions of assets acquired illegally and stashed in the island nation —  a crown dependency of the United Kingdom. Attorney General Kihara Kariuki and Jersey’s External Relations...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Manuel Ntoyai @manuel_ntoyai On Thursday, October 19, 1905, Koitalel arap Somoei was slain by British colonel Richard Meinertzhagen in a treacherous scheme that would pass for a war crime. After a successful 10-year armed resistance, the British tricked the Nandi...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Berlin, Tuesday Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a tour of European capitals today in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a day after delaying a parliamentary vote to avoid a crushing defeat. May had breakfast with Dutch Prime Minister...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - The membership of a parliamentary committee is up in arms after it emerged that their chairman was allocated Sh4.2 billion for the construction of roads in his constituency to buy his allegiance. The bone of contention is that Members of Parliament had made a request...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Kitengela residents are set to benefit from Sh1.5 billion projects sponsored by the National government in conjunction with the World Bank. The projects are being undertaken by the  Transport and Infrastructure ministry through Nairobi Metropolitan Services...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - The Anti-Corruption Court yesterday issued a warrant of arrest against for former Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) managing director Charles Tanui and eight others for failing to appear in court to answer to charges of conspiracy to defraud the company more than Sh659.9...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Some members of the National Assembly yesterday said they have no problem with Deputy President William Ruto accompanying President Uhuru Kenyatta in his Nyanza tour, which starts tomorrow. Addressing the press yesterday, six MPs from Nyanza region said the President...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - New York City, Tuesday Killed and imprisoned journalists —  “The Guardians’” — have been named 2018’s “Person of the Year” by  Time. Four different Time covers feature journalists from around the world. Jamal Khashoggi (pictured), who was killed in the Saudi embassy...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Harrison Kivisu @kmbungu There is always that first. And Mekatilili wa Menza, the “woman of war”, was one such.  She led the Giriama community against the British colonialists at a time women had little say in anything beyond the kitchen. And what more, Mekatilili...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Alvin Mwangi @PeopleDailyKe Central Organisation of  Trade Unions  has rejected plans to deduct 1.5 per cent of workers’ salaries  to finance low-cost housing in Kenya. Speaking yesterday, secretary general Francis Atwoli said despite President Uhuru Kenyatta issuing...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Irene Githinji @gitshee The Government has assured elaborate measures have been put in place to ensure the 55th Jamhuri Day celebrations run smoothly today. Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho made a final inspection of the newly refurbished Nyayo stadium...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Kinyuru Munuhe @kinyurumunuhek The government yesterday unveiled a new work permits regime that requires foreigners to apply for permits and visas from their country of origin, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said yesterday. The move is aimed at regulating...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Mercy Mwai @wangumarci The government yesterday exonerated itself from any wrong- doing with regards to Form One selection and instead blamed candidates for the schools they had chosen. Education Cabinet secretary Amina Mohammed said the ministry used laid out...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - National Assembly’s committee on Agriculture now wants Finance Cabinet secretary Henry Rotich to hasten the process of waiving duty on imported equipment for the construction of Thiba Dam in Kirinyaga county. The committee questioned why the CS was taking too long yet...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Festus Kipchumba @PeopleDailyKe Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis has dismissed claims that senior government officials from the Kalenjin community are being targeted in the ongoing war against corruption, saying everybody should carry their cross. He warned government...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - Mercy Mwai @wangumarci It is now official. The much hyped rollout of the new Competence-Based Curriculum (CBC) will not happen next month. The decision announced yesterday by Education Cabinet secretary Amina Mohamed means the learners will have to endure the current...
  • 11 Dec 2018 - The Supreme Court yesterday came under attack from Senior Counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi (pictured) for allegedly bowing to political pressure and acting under State control to bend the law. Ahmednassir said he faced “a moral and ethical dilemma” to represent clients...
  • 10 Dec 2018 - More than 20 Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) and National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) officials were yesterday arraigned in court for varied corruption-related scandals. Among them were 18 NHIF officials and two Webtribe Ltd directors who appeared before Milimani Anti...
  • 10 Dec 2018 - Mercy Mwai @wangumarci The country’s  largest hospitality college  is on the verge of collapse, Auditor General Edward Ouko has revealed. In a report tabled in the National Assembly by Leader of Majority Aden Duale on Thursday last week, Ouko said the Kenya Utalii...

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