How Did Kenya End up Paying sh7bn in Power Scandal?

Power Scandal

The Kenyan government has appeared to be conned after paying heavy penalties amounting to Kshs.7 billion to investors at the Lake Turkana wind power project. This was referred to as a huge scam since this form of electricity never reached Kenyans. The contract was awarded in 2014 to a Spanish company called Grupo Isolux Corsan. The penalties came forth due to a delayed completion of a 430-kilometer high voltage power line that began at the wind turbines in Lake Turkana all the way to Suswa in Narok. The overall project…

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Court Counters CS orders to Evict Landowners in Ngong Forest Row.

Ngong Forest

It is a new relief for Ngong Forest Lang’ata residents as they received orders which disabled the efforts of Environment Cs Keriako Tobiko of evicting them from the alleged grabbed Ngong forest land. The residents claI med that they legally and lawfully obtained the land thus terming the acts of the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) and the CS as illegal. This was through a petition that was certified by Justice Benard Eboso of the land court. One of the residents, Mr. Kagwanja Thuo stated in court documents that the CS…

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Is Google’s Covid-19 App Safe and Secure?

Google's Covid-19 App

Google has come up with a platform for helping the public maintain safety against COVID-19. The company has introduced a mobile app known as the “Covid-19 mobile app” which is available on all mobile handsets. The application is able to detect if the subscriber has been in close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The app allows the mobile users to subscribe and hence use a Bluetooth technology which basically works on a short-range wireless network. Two mobile subscribers are able to exchange messages while they are…

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe Might Be Jailed For 6 Months, Sentencing In Two Weeks.

Mutahi Kagwe

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe was on Thursday found guilty of contempt of court after disregarding an order that prohibited him from transferring two officials at the National Quality Control Laboratory (NQCL). Kagwe will be sentenced on July 23, for transferring NQCL Chief Executive Officer Dr. Hezekiah Chepkwony and Deputy Director Dr. Pius Wanjala on June 12, against a court order. Chepkwony was transfered to the Kenya Medical Training College while Wanjala was sent to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. That the Honorable Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Mutahi Kagwe, is hereby…

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ODM Deputy Party Hassan JOHO and Junet MOHAMED Aboard a Private Jet To Dubai to See Raila(Photos).

Hassan Joho

ODM party leader Raila Odinga has now been in Dubai for a dew days after he was secretly flown out for a minor back surgery last month. Raila left with a small team and is yet to return to the country contrary to some reports. Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho had updated people on Raila’s health sometime back and said he had talked with Raila. “I had the opportunity to speak to my party leader and my father the Baba of the nation. I feel happy and encouraged that he is…

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Magoha To Schools; Refund Fees Or Settle For An Agreement.

Magoha

In a press address at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, KIC, Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has directed primary and secondary schools to refund second and third term fees to parents who had paid. He said that an alternative agreement can also be reached to let the fee cover for when schools reopen next which he said can be agreed upon by the parents and the institutions. This decision, Magoha said was arrived at in consideration of COVID-19 mitigation measures with consultations with all industry stakeholders. Magoha noted that…

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How Kuria’s Have Chocked Development In Gatundu South Ng-Cdf, From Brothers To Sister, To Sisters-In-Law And To Nieces.

Kuria

The Moses Kuria Family Frenzy Of Looting Gatundu South Ng-Cdf; The Kuria’s Have Chocked Development In The Area From Brothers To Sister, To Sisters-In-Law And To Nieces. The Kuria family tree made a resolution to savagely ransack the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) of Gatundu South constituency. In this scheme, the only qualification was that one should be a member of the Moses Kuria family circle in order to be a partaker of the loot that they had set up like a buffet in a large pompous dining room…

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“Now Greedy Uhuru Has Made Himself President And Deputy President”- Murkomen Declares.

Senator Kipchumba Murkomen

Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has once again ignited another war with President Uhuru Kenyatta over the ongoing alleged mistreatment of Deputy President William Ruto. Speaking to Nation, Murkomen told the daily that it was no secret that the President was determined in fighting his Deputy. While responding to allegations of the DP being sidelined from crucial government meetings this week, Murkomen said it was clear that the DP was unwanted by the government. He cited recent mass firings of any associates of the DP as the solid reason why…

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Kenya risks a high Gamble of Losing up to sh8.9 billion in Water leakages

Water leakages

The water services regulatory board has revealed that factors like poor management, illegal connection, and lots of leakages have contributed to the country losing a lot of money. Owing to the fact that the recommended parameters for Non-revenue water (NRW) stand at 20 percent, the current reports show that it stands at 43 percent. NRW shows the difference between the amount of water allowed into the system of distribution and what is allowed for consumption. NRW recorded the least key performance indicator (KPI) after an assessment of about 88 service…

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Petition Filed Seeking To Declare Hon. Moses Kuria Unfit To Hold Public Office.

Moses Kuria

Petition filed seeking to declare MP Moses Kuria unfit to hold public office. A Kiambu County resident on Wednesday filed a court petition seeking to have Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria declared unfit to hold public office. Elijah Gicharu Kimani said he conducted a self-driven audit of the Gatundu South Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and allegedly discovered cases of nepotism, abuse of office and conflict of interest in the award of contracts amounting to Ksh.170, 878,413. According to the petition, Kuria allegedly awarded contracts worth Ksh.32,531,540 in six schools to…

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