Govt Approves 4 Digital ID Components Ahead of Rollout

Kenyans may start using digital IDs after the government on Tuesday approved four essential digital components to facilitate the development and implementation of Digital Identity in the country. In a statement sent to newsrooms by Immigration PS Julius Bitok, the technical committee of Principal Secretaries approved Maisha Card, Maisha Namba, Digital Signature and Master National … Read more

Police Find Body of Missing Mlolongo Hairdresser After 2 Weeks

Police officers on Tuesday finally found the decomposing body of a missing hairdresser after a frantic search. Led by one of the suspects, the authorities discovered the body of Jane Mwende Mwanzia, 29, at a pit latrine in Mlolongo, Machakos County. The officers were aided on the mission with a fire truck. Reports indicated that … Read more

Migori Teacher Kills Self at School Parade Ground

Students of a mixed and boarding Secondary School in Migori County were shocked after finding one of their teachers dangling on a tree at their parade ground. In a statement shared by police on Tuesday, September 12, the teacher allegedly had an argument with his wife after which, he retreated to a local bar. After … Read more

Government to Introduce Tax on Education Services

The National Treasury has proposed introducing taxes on some services offered by schools, which the government observes are not directly related to education. In its Medium-Term Revenue Strategy (MRTS) for the Financial Year 2024/25 to the Financial Year 2026/27, the Treasury cited the fact that tax exemptions on education services across various schools are not … Read more

Supreme Court Dismisses IEBC Case on Sabina Chege Election Rigging Claim

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) against Nominated Member of Parliament Sabina Chege, which accused her of making allegations insinuating that the 2017 election was rigged in favour of former President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a ruling delivered on Tuesday, the five-judge bench said that the … Read more

Ruto Cabinet Secretaries Ranked in Latest Infotrak Report [LIST]

East Africa Community (EAC) Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Miano has been ranked the worst-performing CS with a 0.1 per cent rating, according to a report by research firm Infotrak.  The report, released on Tuesday, evaluated the performance of CSs during their first ten months in office, classifying those with scores below one per cent as the … Read more

Why Chebukati Successor Should Work Part-Time – Ekuru Aukot

Thirdway Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot wants Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners to work on a part-time basis to curb the irregularities witnessed at the commission.  Aukot added that adopting this work model will guarantee the country free and fair elections as commissioners would work independently without fear of reproach or coercion.  Speaking … Read more

CS Kuria Ropes Multi-Billion Dubai Firm Into Affordable Housing Project

President William Ruto’s affordable housing project has received a shot in the arm after one of Dubai’s eminent real estate company signed on for the project. In a statement on Thursday, Trade Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria noted that Aldar Properties had joined the project aimed at delivering at least 200,000 housing units every year. The … Read more

Ruto Issues Directive to CBK Regarding Kenyans Without Bank Accounts

President William Ruto has asked the Central Bank of Kenya to allow all Kenyans without bank accounts to buy government securities. Speaking during the official launch of the CBK’s Dhow Central Securities Depository (CSD) on Monday, the Head of State indicated that the bank account requirement has locked out millions of Kenyans from trading. “Let … Read more