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October 10, 2017 10:28 AM NASA MPs to boycott Tuesday afternoon Parliament sittings

Suba MP John Mbadi says MPs affiliated to NASA have been advised not to participate in debate on electoral laws in either House on Tuesday afternoon. There is something illegal going on in both houses of Parliament the National Assembly and the Senate. The respective Speakers must ensure that the standing orders and the constitution are not violated 3

October 4, 2017 9:10 PM Government to use Sh6 billion to buy all maize harvested this season, President Uhuru says

The Government will spend Sh6 billion on a maize subsidy to make maize flour affordable to Kenyans, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. The President said the money would be used to buy all the maize offered for sale by farmers this season under the Government’s Strategic Food Reserve programme to boost food security and sustain affordable prices for maize 1

October 4, 2017 4:44 PM Government to use Ksh6B to buy maize

The Government will spend Kshs 6 billion to subsidize maize in a bid to make the staple food affordable to Kenyans, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. The President said the money will be used to buy all the maize offered for sale by farmers this season under the Government’s Strategic Food Reserve programme to boost food security and sustain affordable

October 4, 2017 12:31 PM Parliament to continue transacting business, says Speaker Muturi

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi says parliament business committees will continue with their business as scheduled despite the absence of opposition Members of Parliament. Muturi dismissed assertions by some members of parliament that house business committees could not transact business with the absence of the opposition as misinformed saying 1

September 29, 2017 3:55 PM IPOA launches probe into UON students assault

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (Ipoa) has launched investigations into allegations of assault of University of Nairobi students by the police. In a statement Ipoa said that it had dispatched its Rapid Response Unit to conduct the investigations after noting social media report of an incident in which police allegedly stormed the university 3

September 18, 2017 9:10 AM Induction of MPs and senators under way

Induction of members of the National Assembly and Senate is under way in Nairobi and Naivasha. Members of the National Assembly are at Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi while their Senate colleagues are at Simba Lodge in Naivasha. National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai said all MPs had been invited and he expected 100 percent turnout. The MPs are being 3

September 13, 2017 7:15 AM Wetang’ula, Mbadi to take House leadership posts

The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has finally settled on individuals that will occupy House leadership position as Parliament starts its official business Wednesday. The Nation has learnt that Bungoma Senator and Nasa co-principal Moses Wetang’ula on Tuesday held a meeting with some opposition MPs at his office around 1pm where they were informed of the final 7

September 1, 2017 8:12 PM Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for September (1 September 2017)

The Security Council on 20 September would hold a high-level open debate on United Nations peacekeeping reform to consider recommendations contained in the report of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations, Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia), Council President for the month, said at a Headquarters press conference today. Presenting the Council’s programme 3

August 31, 2017 1:45 PM Global Experts in SA for Competition Policy Conference

SPONSORED: Local and international policy experts, economic consultants, scholars, lawyers and academics are gathered in Johannesburg this week for the 11th annual Competition Law, Economics & Policy Conference hosted by the Competition Commission in partnership with the Competition Tribunal which starts in earnest tomorrow Thursday 31 August. Speakers 2

August 30, 2017 9:04 PM NASA tells MPs to attend swearing-in session

Legislators allied to the National Super Alliance (NASA) will attend Thursday's swearing-in after rescinding a threat to skip the key ceremony. The Opposition legislators Wednesday held a Parliamentary Group meeting where they unanimously resolved to present themselves to take the oath of office and also participate in the election of House speakers 4