EU sends message to Kenya as presidential polls date nears

European Union (EU), Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine ray. [Photo|@CatherineEUspox] The European Union (EU), Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ray, has issued a statement, over the political development in the country, as IEBC plans to conduct fresh presidential elections on October 26. Below is the statement, issued, Monday, October…

LSK faults EACC over who should probe Supreme Court Registrar after presidential petition

Registrar of Supreme Court, Esther Nyaiyaki, aalongside August 8 presidential election petitioners NASA leaders. [Photo|The East African] The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has defended Registrar of Supreme Court, Esther Nyaiyaki after the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) launched investigations into her conduct. LSK President Isaac Okerro, has written to the EACC chairman Archbishop (Rtd)…

PrideInn Hotel closed until November

[Photo|PrideInn Hotels & Conferencing] Mombasa’s PrideInn Hotel, has been closed for renovations Below is a communication from the hotel management. Dear Valued Guests, This is to inform you that PrideInn Mombasa is currently closed for renovations as our highly anticipated refurbishment has begun and is expected to be completed by end of November 2017. Whilst…

PrideInn Hotels responds after liquidation reports

The Hotel confirmed the ruling made by the High Court of Kenya. [Photo|PrideInn Hotels & Conferencing] PrideInn Hotels, has defended itself, following an article published in the Daily Nation and Business Daily on October 3, 2017 titled “Pride Inn Hotels Put Under Liquidation Over 69m Debt”. The Hotel confirmed the ruling made by the High…

I did not defect to Jubilee, says Isaac Ruto

NASA leader Raila Odinga, alongside former Bomet governor Isaac Ruto. [Photo|Kenyans.co.ke] Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) party leader, former Bomet governor Isaac Ruto, now says he did not defect to the ruling President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party. He dumped the National Super Alliance (NASA), where he was the fifth co-principal, few days after the August 8…

Calls for Family Planning as teenage pregnancies rise queries in Busia County

Busia County First Lady Judy Ojaamong and County Director of Medical Services Dr Janerose Ambuchi during the World Contraception Day at Nangina Dispensary, Samia Sub-county, September 26, 2017. [Photo|Busia County Government] Cases of teenage pregnancies in Busia County have raised eyebrows of County medical officers, First Lady Judy Ojaamong, politicians and administrators. County Director of…

I’m ready to be Kenya’s acting president – Polygamy Kenya boss

President of Polygamy Kenya, Raphael Magero, September 28, 2017. [Photo|Busia County Government] The President of Polygamy Kenya, Raphael Magero has said he is the best suited to act as the Kenyan president to forestall any constitutional crisis. He said, as the Social President handling over two million families on purposes of responsibility, he can also…

How Jubilee wants to give powers of swearing-in president, any judge

Six of the seven Supreme Court judges. [Photo|Twitter] President Uhuru Kenyatta, alongside his Deputy William Ruto held a meeting with elected Jubilee Members of Parliament of the Senate, and National Assembly, Tuesday. During the meeting at State House Nairobi, the lawmakers agreed to ensure amendments of the electoral laws in Parliament, with aims to scrap…

Striking nurses risk sacking, CoG insists

Striking nurses. [Photo|coastweek] The Council of Governors (CoG) has maintained that the ongoing nurses strike in counties, is illegal. The council said the ruling issued by the Labour Court on September 1, 2017 in cause No 1069 of 2017, John Biiy and Seth Panyako and others, declared the nurses strike illegal. It said the ruling…

Governor Joho’s speech as he opened 2nd County Assembly

Mombasa County Governor Ali Hassan Joho and various leaders pose for a photo after addressing 2nd County Assembly, September 26, 2017. [Photo|Ali Hassan Joho] The County Assembly Speaker Honorable Members of the County Assembly Honorable Members of Parliament Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen Once again, allow me to congratulate you Mr Speaker on your election…

Joho storms police station over detained county officers

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho at the Nyali Police Station, September 25, 2017. [Photo/@BarakaFmKe] Moments after arriving at the Nyali police station, Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho addressed the press, explaining why he was at the station. Reports indicated he was briefly detained, Monday. He said he had arrived at the police station, to demand…

Raila: Why I may not participate in October repeat poll

Opposition leader Raila Odinga (C) alongside Musalia Mudavadi and James Orengo (L) address the media, September 7, 2017. [Photo|ODM Reloaded] Opposition leader Raila Odinga, has maintained that his National Super Alliance (Nasa), will not participate in the October 17 presidential election, if the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), does not hold accountable officials who…