Western Leaders meet Uhuru on plans for Mashujaa Day - 4 months ago, 10 Oct 00:09

By: Daniel Psirmoi And ...

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday met with western Kenya leaders ahead of his visit to the region on October 20.

The President will preside over Mashujaa Day celebrations, the first time the fete is being hosted in the area.

Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa led the delegation to State House in Nairobi.

Governors Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega), Sospeter Ojaamong (Busia), Patrick Khaemba (Trans Nzoia), Wilberforce Otichilo (Vihiga) and Wycliffe Wangamati (Bungoma) were present at the meeting, during which the President heard views on the issues he needs to address during his visit.

Senators Moses Wetang’ula, (Bungoma), Amos Wako (Busia), Cleophas Malala (Kakamega), George Khaniri (Vihiga) and Michael Mbito (Trans Nzoia) as well as MPs from the five counties, former Vice President Moody Awori and former Cabinet minister Cyrus Jirongo were also at the meeting.

Uhuru is said to have told the leaders that he would talk about what ...
Read More

Category: politics news


4 hours ago, 00:32
Ex-MCAs owe Kakamega County millions in car loans

The county assembly has announced plans to recover cars and mortgage loans from former ward representatives. In response to a petition before the High Court, in which he is sued alongside other ...

Category: topnews news politics
4 hours ago, 00:32
Residents oppose Governor Lenku's bid to turn off their water

A critical source of water is at the centre of a tug of war between residents of Magadi and the Kajiado County Government. Governor Joseph ole Lenku recently announced that the water that residents ...

Category: news politics topnews
5 hours ago, 00:13
Court locks out Fida, lawyer Kamotho out of DCJ Mwilu's case

The High Court has locked out a lawyers’ lobby group from the case against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu. While dismissing the application by the Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida), justices ...

Category: topnews news politics
5 hours ago, 00:13
Woman in court for injuring step- daughter using red hot knife

A woman has been remanded at Kisii Central police station for assaulting her step-daughter. The accused, who will undergo a mental assessment test, is alleged to have injured the nine-year-old girl at ...

Category: topnews news politics
11 hours ago, 18:12
Suspended county clerk, five others in books tender case acquitted

The suspended Nairobi County Assembly clerk and his five colleagues who were charged with corruption have been acquitted. Jacob Ngwele, his deputy Adah Awour, colleagues Philomena Nzuki (principal ...

Category: news politics topnews
14 hours ago, 15:03
Mind the Gap: Notes on Neoliberalism and Africa in the new world disorder.

It is virtually impossible these days to have a discourse on public affairs, without a ritual flogging of neoliberalism. Neoliberalism, writes Daniel Rogers (Dissent Magazine, Winter 2018) “is the ...

Category: oped economics Op-Eds politics