KENYA NEWS

Wed, 04/1/2015 12:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

The state has slammed Cord leader Raila Odinga for chastising President Uhuru Kenyatta's response to corruption.

It is those with "skeletons in their closets" who we...

Wed, 04/1/2015 12:29 AM | By Mwakilishi

A member of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission resigned on Tuesday, claiming the agency was incapable of fighting graft.

Prof Jane Kerubo Onsongo’s claims rai...

Wed, 04/1/2015 12:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya is a major regional hub for human trafficking, serving as a source, destination and transit country for victims, including young girls and boys who are sold into sex...

Tue, 03/31/2015 06:51 PM | By Mwakilishi

Details of economic crimes allegedly committed by the 175 State officers under pressure since Thursday to vacate their offices were Tuesday revealed as Parliament made publ...

Tue, 03/31/2015 05:04 PM | By Mwakilishi

Suspended Chief of Staff to Deputy President William Ruto, Ms Marianne Kitany, is on the spot for allegedly diverting Sh200 million to fund a campaign against one of Presid...

Tue, 03/31/2015 04:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Kenyatta’s corruption dossier, tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, confirmed what Kenyans have always feared: the country is being robbed blind by those in charge of...

Tue, 03/31/2015 01:11 PM | By Mwakilishi

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Ababu Namwamba has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi seeking to be excused from "all parliamentary...

Tue, 03/31/2015 12:23 PM | By Mwakilishi

International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has termed the collapse of the case against Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta the worst moment for victims...

Tue, 03/31/2015 10:56 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi’s flamboyant Senator Mike Sonko has added a helicopter to his rescue team that offers free emergency services to city residents.

The senator on Tuesday poste...

Tue, 03/31/2015 10:49 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Barack Obama's decision to visit Kenya in July reflects both domestic and international political calculations on the part of the White House, US analysts suggest...

Tue, 03/31/2015 08:53 AM | By Mwakilishi

Several parastatal heads have been implicated in the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission’s list of shame tabled in Parliament on Tuesday.

Former Central Bank of K...

Tue, 03/31/2015 08:35 AM | By Mwakilishi

The Ethic and Anti-Corruption Commission ( EACC) report was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. Members of Parliament (MPs) mentioned in the graft report are:

G...

Tue, 03/31/2015 08:29 AM | By Mwakilishi

At least 14 governors have been named in EACC's report linking them to various graft allegations in their respective counties.

Governors who have appeared in the lis...

Tue, 03/31/2015 08:23 AM | By Mwakilishi

Energy Cabinet Secretary Davis Chirchir is alleged to be perpetrating corruption in the Ministry’s tenders and procurement process.

The Ethic and Anti-Corruption Com...

Mon, 03/30/2015 06:33 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Rockefeller Foundation has said it will support the creation of 100,000 jobs within five years for Kenyan youth, via its Digital Jobs Africa initiative.

Kenya is...

Mon, 03/30/2015 04:10 PM | By Mwakilishi

Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has criticised President Uhuru Kenyatta’s purge over corruption, saying it targeted the wrong people.

Mrs Ngilu said she was sh...

Mon, 03/30/2015 01:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya is threatening to tear up its military co-operation deal with the United Kingdom unless British soldiers who commit crimes while in the country face justice in local...

Mon, 03/30/2015 11:44 AM | By Mwakilishi

IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan has said he is ready to step aside if found on the EACC graft list.

The list said to have more than 175 names of public officials was han...

Mon, 03/30/2015 11:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama, whose father is Kenyan, has announced that he will visit Nairobi in July.

President Obama announced on his Twitter account that he would a...

Mon, 03/30/2015 08:31 AM | By Mwakilishi

There was drama outside ICEA Building, Kenyatta Avenue in Nairobi’s CBD when five donkeys were found chained on a metal grill, with graffiti condemning corruption painted o...

Mon, 03/30/2015 08:22 AM | By Mwakilishi

In what is probably Churchill’s most brazen attempt at ratings, disgraced pastor Kanyari was given a platform on the popular comedy show to brag about his prowess at making...

Mon, 03/30/2015 01:54 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has told off leaders for citing the ongoing International Criminal Court trial as a reason for his deputy William Ruto to leave office.

He s...

Mon, 03/30/2015 01:48 AM | By Mwakilishi

Othaya MP Mary Wambui has differed with fellow women MPs on allegations of sexual harassment by their male colleagues.

Women parliamentarians were partly to blame be...

Sun, 03/29/2015 07:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

Cord is preparing to launch its referendum Bill next week, before initiating the next round of campaigns around the country.

Okoa Kenya secretariat Chairman Paul Mwa...

Sun, 03/29/2015 05:10 PM | By Mwakilishi

As the public sector reels from mega-scandals, private companies are wrestling with their own devil — fraud.

Experts conservatively estimate Kenya’s banks are losing...

Sun, 03/29/2015 04:38 PM | By Mwakilishi

Two Cabinet secretaries and a high-ranking government official on Sunday heeded President Kenyatta’s directive to step down to pave the way for their investigation by the a...

Sun, 03/29/2015 02:32 PM | By Mwakilishi

The move to force the four Cabinet Secretaries named in a report by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to step aside came after President Uhuru Kenyatta direc...

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