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May 23, 2017 3:49 PM Brazil police arrest presidential aide in World Cup probe

BRASILIA Brazilian police on Tuesday arrested a presidential aide and two ex-governors as part of an investigation into the 2014 World Cup's most expensive stadium, another black eye for the country's political establishment that adds pressure on beleaguered President Michel Temer. Tadeu Filippelli, a special adviser in Temer's Cabinet, and former Federal 1

May 22, 2017 7:38 PM Governor wants global health donors to deal directly with counties

Taita Taveta Governor John Mruttu has asked donors supporting health programmes in the country to directly deal with county governments. The governor, who is also the Council of Governors (CoG) vice chairman, said health is one of the devolved functions, and therefore donor funds should be channelled through counties instead of the national government 7

May 22, 2017 1:25 PM Kiambu governor, Kabogo gets a JOB after his massive loss in the Jubilee nominations

Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has been appointed as the Council of Governors' chief whip weeks after losing in the Jubilee nominations. The governor was appointed on Monday, May 22 at a meeting where the next leadership of the Council of Governors was elected. Turkana Governor Josephat Nanok was elected as the new Council of Governors Chairman replacing

May 22, 2017 12:56 PM Governors blame maize shortage on poor coordination between Govt and counties

Governors have blamed the biting shortage of maize in the Kenya on poor coordination between the national government and counties. The outgoing Council of Governors chairman Peter Munya also said Kenya’s overreliance on rain-fed agriculture has a hand to play in the shortage of the staple food that has now engulfed the country. “Whereas the national

May 22, 2017 12:34 PM Governor Nanok named Council of Governors Chairman

Turkana County Governor Josephat Nanok has been elected the chairman of the Council of Governors (CoG), replacing Peter Munya whose two-year term has ended. Nanok becomes the third governor to hold the seat that brings together governors from all 47 counties. The first CoG chairman was Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto who held the position from 2013 until 2

May 22, 2017 12:32 PM Josephat Nanok named Council of Governors Chairman

Turkana Governor Josephat Nanok has been elected the chairman of the Council of Governors (CoG), replacing Peter Munya whose two-year term has ended. Nanok becomes the third governor to hold the seat that brings together all the 47 counties. The first CoG chairman was Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto who held the position from 2013 until May 21, 2015. Taita

May 22, 2017 9:58 AM Munya says devolution successful despite challenges

NAIROBI, May 22 – Devolution has made major strides in reviving the country’s economy and improving the welfare of Kenyans, according to Council of Governors Chairman Peter Munya. While releasing a state of Devolution report at the end of his term in office, Munya pointed out that although devolution has faced myriad challenges, there is positive impact 1

May 20, 2017 11:03 PM Unease in Jubilee as William Ruto hand seen in nominations

Deputy President William Ruto’s high profile presence at the unveiling of Polycarp Igathe as Mike Sonko’s running mate for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat last week is the latest pointer to his immense influence on the Jubilee Party line-up for the August election and beyond. Whereas Mr Ruto’s presence at the function may have been viewed against the fact that he is the Jubilee 10

May 9, 2017 7:16 AM Nigeria: Govt in Talks With Boko Haram to End Suicide Bombings

Following the release of 82 Chibok school girls, indications have emerged that the Federal Government will initiate fresh talks on how to end suicide missions with the Abubakar Shekau's faction of Boko Haram and ensure return of normalcy to communities in the North-eastern part of the country. Part of the talks is to also free more girls still trapped 2

May 6, 2017 8:22 AM Mumias is to blame for sugar shortage in the country

Floodgates have been opened for sugar barons to mint millions of shillings after the Government allowed for importation of the sweetener from countries outside the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa). The Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) told Weekend Business that the move is a last resort aimed at neutralising the effects of the failure 4