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Magoha warns: Stop speculating on when KCSE results should be out

By Victoria Magar Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Prof. George Magoha has warned the media and social media users against triggering Kenyans’ anxiety over the release of KCSE results.The CS, who spoke at the Starehe Boys’ Centre in Nairobi today, said his ministry will communicate when the exam outcome is ready. “People should not spread rumours on when exam results would be...

Court of Appeal President, William Ouko,picked for Supreme Court Judge position

By Victoria Magar Court of Appeal president William Ouko has been picked by the JSC to replace retired judge, Jackton Boma Ojwang, at the Supreme Court. Ouko, 58, has been the appellate court boss since March 2018. The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) said in a press conference yesterday, May 5 that Ouko was the best candidate of the seven applicants who...

MPs Divided On BBI Over Party Affiliations

By Victoria Magar Homabay Senator Moses Kajwang’ and his nominated counterpart Sylvia Kasanga yesterday called on their colleagues to put their political inclinations aside as they debate and vote for the Building Bridges Initiative(BBI) Bill. The two said some of the members seem to be in support of or against the Bill based on which side of the political divide they...

Tanzanian’s President Samia Suluhu in Kenya, sets to address Kenyan Parliament tomorrow.

By Victoria Magar Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu arrived in Kenya today for talks with her host President Uhuru Kenyatta, in her first state visit to Kenya since taking over power, Suluhu took over following the death of Pombe Magufuli. President Suluhu’s visit, the second outside her country since taking office on March 19, follows a similar visit to Uganda where she...

Justice Chitembwe Says Evidence Presentation is Key in ruling a Cases

By Victoria Magar High Court Judge Said Chitembwe has allayed fears that he will be influenced by external forces when making rulings if appointed Judge of the Supreme Court. Justice Chitembwe told the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) today that he will solely rely on evidence presented to the apex court before making any determination citing the handling of presidential election petitions. “What...

Kenya, UNHCR Agree On A Refugee Deportation Roadmap

By Victoria Magar Kenya and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have agreed on a repatriation roadmap for refugees in Kakuma and Dadaab camps. The roadmap includes provisions for the voluntary safe return of refugees to their home nations, departures to third countries under various arrangements, and alternative stay options in Kenya for refugees from the East African Community...

Uhuru Revokes Appointment of KEMSA Chairman, Appoints Mary Chao to Chair Board

By Victoria Magar Mary Chao Mwadime will be at the helm of the troubled Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) until 2024, following her appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta. KEMSA chairman Kembi Gitura when he appeared before the National Assembly over COVID-19 scandal. In a gazette notice yesterday, April 28, Uhuru named Mwadime the KEMSA chairperson to replace Kembi Gitura, whose appointment...

Residents cry foul over unworthy Musikoma-Buyofu road.

BY EMMANUEL MUKAVI The residents of Bungoma and Busia counties are calling the government intervention following the condition of unworthy Musikoma- Buyofu road. The road contractor has abandoned the work and it is not safe for transportation activities especially during this heavy rain season that is being experienced within the region. Traders who ferry their goods daily from Bungoma to Busia...

Somali ;President Calls For Elections ,Ease Tensions

By Victoria Magar Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed called early Wednesday for elections and a return to dialogue after the extension of his mandate by two years sparked the country’s worst political violence in years. The president, best known by his nickname Farmajo, addressed the nation at around 1:00 am local time (2200 GMT) after hours of anticipation, with Mogadishu on...

President Uhuru Appoints Seven Panel Members to Interview Candidates for Vacant IEBC Positions

By Victoria Magar President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed a seven-member selection panel to interview candidates for the four vacant positions in the Independent, Electoral, and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), this comes days after the rumors of plots of sending the IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati home has been announced. President Uhuru Kenyatta has kickstarted the process to replace four IEBC commissioners who resigned. image...

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Magoha warns: Stop speculating on when KCSE results should be out

By Victoria Magar Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Prof. George Magoha has warned the media and social media users against triggering Kenyans’ anxiety over the release...

Court of Appeal President, William Ouko,picked for Supreme Court Judge position

By Victoria Magar Court of Appeal president William Ouko has been picked by the JSC to replace retired judge, Jackton Boma Ojwang, at the Supreme...

MPs Divided On BBI Over Party Affiliations

By Victoria Magar Homabay Senator Moses Kajwang’ and his nominated counterpart Sylvia Kasanga yesterday called on their colleagues to put their political inclinations aside as...