Kindiki Firms Up Plans to Increase Security Guards Salaries to Ksh30,000 After Court Ruling

Barely a day after securing a win in court, the Ministry of Interior is making strides to ensure that the monthly salary of security guards is promptly increased to a minimum wage of Ksh30,000. Interior Principal Secretary Raymond Omollo, on Thursday morning, met with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Deputy Chief Executive Officer Victor … Read more

MPs Approve Law Amendments Seeking to Strip NLC Powers

The National Land Commission(NLC) is at risk of losing its mandated powers over the management of land in the country after lawmakers pushed to pass amendments to the existing land laws.  In a meeting led by the National Assembly Committee on Land Chairperson John Nyamoko, NLC was pressured to explain its functions, citing underperformance and … Read more

Labour Court Dismisses Appeal By Security Companies Over Ksh30,000 Minimum Wage

The Employment and Labour Relations Court on Wednesday, February 14, dismissed a case filed by private security companies contesting the Private Security Regulatory Authority’s (PSRA) move to raise the minimum monthly wage for security guards.  Nine security companies had moved to court seeking orders to have the government agency’s decision to deregister them for protesting … Read more

Court Detains Kevin Kang’ethe at Industrial Area Remand Prison

The High Court has ordered murder suspect Kevin Kang’ethe to be detained at Industrial Area Remand Prison, pending the hearing of the case where the State is seeking to extradite the suspect to the US. Kang’ethe is wanted in the United States over the murder of Kenyan nurse Margaret Mbitu. Vincent Monda, for the prosecution, … Read more

David Ndii Offers to Share G-to-G Tips With Suluhu Amid Dollar Shortage Reports

President William Ruto’s economic adviser David Ndii on Wednesday, February 14, offered to provide structuring tips on the Government-to-Government deal to neighbouring country Tanzania to curb the US dollar shortage. Taking to his social media platforms, Ndii responded to a letter addressed to the Ministry of Energy by the Tanzania Association of Oil Marketing Companies … Read more

Govt to Compensate Kenyans Injured or Killed by Fish

The government through an amendment to the Wildlife Conservation and Management Act, of 2013, is seeking to start rolling out compensation for injuries or deaths caused by fish.  Although the plans have been mooted for long, the conversation was rekindled in Parliament on Wednesday, February 14, after Lamu East MP Ruweida Mohammed tabled The Wildlife … Read more

Ruto Intervenes as MP Ng’ang’a Clashes With Governor Wamatangi

President William Ruto on Wednesday reprimanded Thika Town Member of Parliament Alice Ng’ang’a and Kiambu Governor Kimani Wamatangi after their political differences played out in public moments after the lawmaker expressed her intentions to dethrone the county chief in the next general election. While addressing residents during the upgrading of Uplands-Kijabe-Maai Mahiu roads, in Lari, … Read more