The People

  • 22 Feb 2018 - Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has launched a revised appeal for funds to mitigate the devastating effects of drought in various parts of the country. The organisation targets at least Sh1.5 billion to support the more than 1.4 million people severely affected by the...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has said it is ready to conduct speedy, free and fair by-elections in all areas where a repeat poll has been ordered by the court. Chairman Wafula Chebukati said his commission has already received rulings of ...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Roy Lumbe, Sophie Njoka, Robert Ochoro, Mwangi Willy and Evans Nyakundi @PeopleDailyKe The High Court yesterday nullified the election of Embu governor Martin Wambora as his Mombasa counterpart Hassan Joho and four MPs wins were upheld. And in another court blow to...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Former presidential candidate and leader of Thirdway Alliance  Ekuru Aukot yesterday unveiled his 22-member shadow Cabinet,  comprising nine women and 13 men. He also named 22 senior advisers nominees, who are equivalent to principal secretaries, adding that he had ...
  • 22 Feb 2018 -  Sophie Njoka  and Esther Nzuma There were chaos in Mombasa yesterday after angry traders operating outside Kongowea market barricaded roads and lit bonfires protesting demolition of their structures. The more than 3,000 traders were left counting losses after the...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - The nullification of Homa Bay governor Cyprian Awiti’s election victory has evoked memories of the bitter rivalry between ODM party and Independent candidates in the larger Luo-Nyanza region in the run-up to the August 2017 poll. National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Two MPs from Taita Taveta county have opposed the transfer of  21 elephants from Laikipia county to the Tsavo National Park citing rampant cases of human-wildlife conflict in the area. Legislators, Jones Mlolwa (Voi) and Andrew Mwadime (Mwatate) instructed the...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Seven legislators and a governor from Mt Kenya region have reassured Deputy President William Ruto that voters from the populous region will support his 2022 presidential bid. They said Ruto sacrificed his ambitions both in 2013 and 2017 in favour of President Uhuru...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Vetting of individuals nominated for the Principal Secretary and ambassadorial positions has been completed and parliamentary committees now retreats to write their report. The teams are required to table reports with recommendations on the suitability of the...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - After weeks of pull and push, the National Assembly finally voted in a new commission to look for their welfare. Members from the two divides unanimously voted in the new Parliamentary Service Commission members, which will be made up of Senator Beth Mugo, Aaron...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Tribal divisions, political affiliation and intense lobbying played out as lawyers elected new Law Society of Kenya (LSK) officials yesterday. Allen Gachuhi and Aggrey Mwamu, eyeing the LSK president seat, voted at the Supreme Court polling station in Nairobi, both...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - A lobby group has moved to court seeking to stop newly-appointed Cabinet secretaries from conducting governmental business until the two-thirds gender rule is met. Centre for Rights Education and Awareness and two women want the court to issue an order restraining CSs...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Lilian Mutavi and Wangari Njuguna @PeopleDailyKe Water rationing in Nairobi will last up to 2023, when the county will have put in enough measures to end the shortage of the commodity. Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) acting managing director Nahashon...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Kenya’s human rights record was last year marred by violent crackdown on protestors and attacks on political opponents, a human rights organisation has said. Speaking during the launch of a report on the state of the World’s Human Rights 2017/2018 in Nairobi yesterday...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Kenya has recorded an improvement — moved two places from 143 to 145 out of 176 — in the global  corruption index in the Transparency International report released yesterday. TI Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) report shows Kenya last year scored  28 points out of a...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - The Ministry of Lands wants the National Land Commission (NLC) to be dissolved and commissioners hired on part-time basis when the term of the current office-bearers expires. It is also proposing that the number of commissioners be reduced to five and the secretariat...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Judy Akuma and Sandra Wekesa The government is set to roll out a scheme to cover families of police officer who get injured or killed in the line of duty, Interior Cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i has said. He said his ministry is developing the scheme with the...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Kinyuru Munuhe and Seth Mwaniki Heavily armed police backed up by the Nairobi County government inspectorate officers yesterday laid out a security cordon to bar hawkers and boda boda operators from the Nairobi Central Business District. Effectively, the city was...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - The plot to pull apart by the National Super Alliance (Nasa) key principals thickened yesterday as ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi poured cold water on calls for a repeat presidential election made by Opposition leader Raila Odinga. It was the second time in as many days...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - NASA Affiliate party- Amani National Congress- ANC has constituted a nine member disciplinary committee to look into a wide range of issues pertaining to discipline in the party. A national executive council meeting held on Tuesday ratified the committee whose first...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - The Orange Democratic Movement Party has been forced to drop Homa Bay Women Representative Gladys Wanga from its list of representatives to the Parliamentary Service Commission to accommodate its NASA affiliate party -ANC. Vihiga Senator George Khaniri will now...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - The National Environment Management Authority has ordered burma market, in Nairobi closed for blatantly violating the ban on the use plastic bags. The order which takes effect immediately will remain in force until the market has demonstrated full compliance with the...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Embu Governor Martin Nyaga Wambora’s proverbial nine lives of a cat could be over after the High Court nullified his election making him the third governor to loose his seat through the courts. High Court Judge Justice William Musyoka quashed Wambora’s election...
  • 22 Feb 2018 -   Berlin, Thursday Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has ranked the public sectors in sub-Saharan Africa as the most corrupt in the world, with two countries hit by instability — Somalia and South Sudan — topping the list. Releasing its 2017...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - North Carolina, Wednesday Reverend Billy Graham, the influential Southern preacher who became a spiritual advisor to several US presidents and millions of Americans via their television sets, has died, his family said today. He was 99. The one-time backwoods minister...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Murimi Mutiga @murimimutiga The Advocates Complaints Commission (ACC) has raised concern over rising number of lawyers engaging in professional misconduct. The commission said it receives about 750 complaints annually over unscrupulous advocates stealing money from...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) delegates are expected to converge in Nairobi tomorrow to decide whether the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s party should remain in the National Super Alliance (Nasa). In its first meeting since Raila’s controversial mock oath...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - The ministry of Health has stepped up ongoing efforts to raise awareness on the National Cancer Control Strategy 2017-2022. Through a series of regional workshops targeting county health management teams, the ministry is undertaking consultative training initiatives...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - In a classic case of guests overstaying their welcome, a group of velvet monkeys in Gatanga, Murang’a county has become such a nuisance the hosts now want them out. The monkeys, allegedly transported to a nearby forest by unknown people some years back, have not only...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Robin Obino @obinorobin President Uhuru Kenyatta will, from today, start a three-day official visit to Uganda to attend a presidential retreat on financing infrastructure and health and a summit of the East African Community (EAC) member states. Reasonable wellbeing...

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