CJ Martha Koome Issues Guidelines on Payment of Fines & Cash Bails

Chief Justice Martha Koome on Thursday issued new guidelines that will guide the processing of cash bails and payment of court fines. In a statement, the CJ directed that cash bail be processed in open court, accompanied by specific timelines for plea registration and bail payment.  According to CJ Koome’s statement, the Judiciary is now … Read more

First Kenyan Woman With Gyrocopter Pilot’s license

Betty Jerono has made history by being the first female pilot to earn the licence to pilot a gyrocopter. A gyrocopter is a small aircraft that looks like a mix of a helicopter and an airplane. It flies using a rotor on top, but moves forward with an engine-powered propeller. Due to its agility and … Read more

Eugene Wamalwa Storms Out Of Bipartisan Talks As Cherera Four Make Submissions

Azimio bigwig Eugene Wamalwa stormed out of the Bipartisan Talks on Thursday after an altercation with Kenya Kwanza politicians while the ousted former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners, famously known as the Cherera Four, were making their submissions. Before staging the walkout, Wamalwa maintained the stance that IEBC did not deliver credible elections. … Read more

Three Women Jailed For Stealing Ksh16.2 Million From Chemicals Company

The Kisumu Magistrate Court on Thursday sentenced 3 women accused of defrauding a chemicals company in Kisumu Ksh16.2 million to 9 years imprisonment.   The 3 women who are former employees at the company, were charged with three counts of theft including; stealing by servant, conspiracy to defraud and falsifying documents. While delivering her ruling, Kisumu … Read more

Nairobi Court Rejects Nairobi Developer Case to Gag Boniface Mwangi in Defamation Case

A Magistrates Court in Nairobi has dismissed a real estate developer’s application that sought to gag activist Boniface Mwangi and three others from publishing any material related to the case.  Magistrate S.A. Opande ruled that he could restrain the defendants because the developer did not attach the said defamatory content as evidence.  The judge also … Read more

Cherera & Masit Explain Why They Left Kenya After Elections

Former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Vice Chair Juliana Cherera and Commissioner Irene Masit have told the National Dialogue Committee that they left the country for security reasons. Cherera indicated that she was threatened and was worried for the safety of her children. “My last born is 7 years old. It was bad even … Read more

Mulot Scam: Swindler Caught Forging Nairobi Central Police Documents

A suspect who broke away from Mulot syndicate has been caught with forged documents bearing the credentials of an officer attached to the Nairobi Central Police Station. Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), in a statement on Thursday, arrested the notorious sim swap fraudster in Thika. The suspect had presented himself to replace … Read more

Hefty Fines Kenyans and Employers Face in NHIF Changes

Employers will face fines running into millions for various infractions should the Social Health Insurance Bill proposed by President William Ruto’s administration sail through. The Bill, tabled in Parliament by National Assembly Majority Leader Kimani Ichung’wah, proposes a Ksh1 million fine for employers who do not remit their employees’ contributions to the Fund on time.  … Read more

KEMSA Acting CEO on the Spot For Holding Payment Owed to Contractors and Suppliers

Members of Parliament on Wednesday grilled Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) Acting CEO Dr. Andrew Mulwa tasking him to explain why the Authority is still holding Ksh16 million owed to contractors and suppliers for works dating back to 2013. Speaking while appearing before the National Assembly Public Investments Committee on Social Services Administration and Agriculture, … Read more

Treasury CS Explains Why KRA Service Assistants Underwent Paramilitary Training

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Prof Njuguna Ndung’u on Wednesday clarified the government’s rationale for enlisting newly recruited Revenue Service Assistants with paramilitary training acquired from the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF).  Speaking while appearing before lawmakers, Prof Ndung’u observed the responsibilities of the new revenue service assistants require them to have disciplined training. Ndung’u pointed out that … Read more