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August 21, 2017 9:42 AM 12th Parliament convenes not later than Sept 7: Sialai

The 12th Parliament shall convene not later than September 7 this year National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai says. In an advertisement appearing in Monday’s newspapers, Sialai said traditionally, the date of the first sitting of any Parliament after a General Election is usually determined by the President and should not be more than thirty days after 5

August 21, 2017 7:19 AM Sonko, Igathe take oath with pledge to transform Nairobi

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 – Mike Sonko has formally taken over as Nairobi Governor after taking his oath of office at an event attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta, his Deputy William Ruto and several Cabinet Secretaries. Sonko was sworn in alongside his Deputy Polycarp Igathe, effectively taking over from Evans Kidero and Jonathan Mueke 5

August 21, 2017 5:49 AM Nyamira residents scramble for bread and soda as governors draw clear distinctive line

More elected governors are taking the oath of office in memorable events with a number seeking to slash millions allocated for their inauguration ceremonies saying the money could serve other electorate needs. In Nyamira County, John Nyangarama retained his seat on an ODM party ticket surviving pressure from Jubilee's Walter Nyambati who came inches 4

August 20, 2017 1:05 PM President Kenyatta to grace inaugurations of Sonko, Laboso as governors

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – President Uhuru Kenyatta will this week attend the inaugurations of the Nairobi Governor-elect Mike Sonko and Bomet Governor-elect Joyce Laboso. State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu says the move is a reassurance of support to the leaders as they begin their journey of service to Kenyans. The two seats 4

August 20, 2017 12:40 PM Hundreds to lose jobs in county governments after elected governors take oath of office

Hundreds of county government officers are set to lose their jobs immediately the elected governors are sworn into office. County Executive Committee members, chiefs of staff and advisors will be the main casualties in the changes to be effected in the 47 counties. Workers on contract that were not hired by the County Public Service Boards will also be affected 1

August 20, 2017 6:45 AM Relaxed Jubilee politicians ignoring tough complaints in NASA's petition

A good number of Jubilee MPs and Senators have come out to dismiss the presidential elections petition filed on Friday by the NASA coalition legal team at the Supreme Court to an extent that they have declared that they will overthrow the matter in court. The Jubilee politicians have treated the case by NASA with disregard saying the volumes of work to be served 2

August 19, 2017 3:21 PM Breaking down NASA petition

The opposition eventually filed a petition at the Supreme Court challenging IEBC’s declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as winner of the 2017 presidential election. After keeping their supporters waiting, some of who camped all day (Friday, August 2017) outside the Supreme Court buildings in the heart of Nairobi City, NASA lawyers eventually arrived 6

August 19, 2017 9:43 AM Waititu sworn in, to barely contained cheer, as Kiambu governor

By KEN MACHARIA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 19 – Ferdinand Waititu was on Saturday sworn in as the governor of Kiambu with Turkana governor Josphat Nanok also scheduled for swearing in, in his case for a second term. Waititu and his deputy James Nyoro took their Oath of Office at the Ndumberi Grounds while Nanok and his deputy Lotethiro Peter Emuria will be sworn 3

August 16, 2017 5:40 AM Here are the details of Mike Sonko’s swearing-in ceremony

Nairobi Governor-elect Mike Sonko will be sworn in on Monday at Uhuru Park. The swearing-in will be conducted before a High Court judge or a Chief Magistrate. Mr Sonko has already instructed the Assumption of the Office of Governor Committee to use the Sh25 million set aside for the event to pay staff salaries. It is still unclear if the committee will allocate 3

August 13, 2017 9:06 PM Raila calls strike as uneasy calm returns

An uneasy calm on Sunday settled on parts of Nairobi and Kisumu which had been hit by post-election protests even as normality returned to many parts of the country. As businesses contemplated opening on Monday, National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga called on supporters to boycott work to protest what he said was the stealing of the election and a heavy-handed 2