Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «governors»

April 18, 2017 9:33 PM Retire from politics, MPs tell Kiraitu

Two Meru aspirants have asked area Senator Kiraitu Murungi to accept defeat and retire from active politics to pave way for youthful leaders. Former Central Imenti MP Gitobu Imanyara and his Buuri counterpart Boniface Gatobu said Kiraitu has already lost the governor’s bid because of his leadership style. Speaking yesterday at Kithaku market, Gitobu

April 16, 2017 11:20 AM Oparanya hosts inaugural governors’ roundtable on gender

By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16 – Governors will this week converge in Kakamega County for a gender roundtable aimed at ensuring gender equity and equality in County development and policy formulation is realized. The forum which will be hosted by Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and his spouse is geared towards tracking the gains of women 1

April 13, 2017 7:20 AM AP FACT CHECK: Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

In a pair of interviews, President Donald Trump gave a skewed account of auto jobs and health care under his watch and flatly contradicted himself on how long he's known his right-hand strategist, Steve Bannon. "Many years," Trump said of their relationship back in August, when he made Bannon his campaign chief. "I didn't know him" at the time, Trump 1

April 12, 2017 3:34 PM Politicians to pay for clearing posters after campaigns

All political aspirants will be required to pay a fee to facilitate clearance of posters placed in all public places once the campaign period is over. The fee will be paid to the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) which is in accordance to the Environment Management Coordination (EMCA) Act 2013. The fee known as the Environment Deposit

April 10, 2017 9:03 PM ODM to give verdict after violence probe

The political life of 16 Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leaders hangs in the balance after the party’s disciplinary committee signalled that it will bar aspirants implicated in violence. The party’s Disciplinary Committee chaired Fred Athuok which sat for more than 12 hours yesterday will today announce its verdict. Its report will be hand over to the Central 1

April 10, 2017 8:53 PM ODM disciplinary team grills top leaders over violence cases

Sixteen top ODM leaders were grilled by the disciplinary committee over the violence that have rocked the party recently. The leaders were summoned by ODM’s disciplinary committee last week on Friday after chaos and violence witnessed during campaigns in Ruaraka and Mathare in Nairobi as well as Migori and Busia counties. Those interrogated included 2

April 9, 2017 5:45 PM Uhuru, Ruto slash local travel costs as foreign trips increase

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, have cut their spending on local travels 26 per cent in the first quarter of the year and raised foreign trips by a similar rate. The Controller of Budget report shows that the two top executives sunk Sh78 million into domestic trips in the first three months to last September, down from Sh106.5 million

April 9, 2017 8:27 AM Somalis have benefited from Jubilee leadership: Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta asked Wajir residents to vote for Jubilee in August, saying his government had improved their welfare. Mr Kenyatta told off the opposition for saying the current administration had neglected residents of Wajir, Mandera and Garissa by failing to implement recommendations of the Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission

April 6, 2017 8:17 PM Baringo healthcare workers protest against unpaid allowances

More than 1,600 workers are on a go-slow claiming they have not been paid their allowances. The workers, including clinical officers, nutritionists, public health, social workers, radiologists and physiotherapists- are demanding to be paid health service and emergency call allowances. They are accusing county's health department of failing to implement

April 5, 2017 7:05 PM Ongoro group roughs up top Orange official

Shots were fired as a top Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) official was kicked, punched and had his shirt and pants torn at the party headquarters on Wednesday. Mr Oduor Ong’wen, the dignified Executive Director, was roughed up by supporters of the party’s Nairobi-based Nominated Senator Elizabeth Ongoro at Orange House in a second day of violence in the opposition 1