Jailed Sirisia MP John Waluke’s troubles have piled up as his Constituency Development Fund committee is accused by the civil society of diverting Sh18 million earmarked for a local school to bail him out of jail. Bungoma Civil society members now want the Director of Criminal Investigation and the EACC to conduct an audit of alleged financial impropriety at Sirisia constituency fund accounts. The members led by the Director, Center for Good Governance, Phillip Wanyonyi…"Jailed Sirisia MP John Waluke’s On The Spot Again"
Despite strengthening its Covid-19 testing capacity Kitui County yesterday witnessed a surcge in numbers when it recorded 54 cases in a single day. County Commissioner John Ondego said that the county plans to test all Kitui County Officers, who are working in departments that have huge queues that see them interact with many residents. So far officials from the office of the Governor have been tested. Speaking in Kitui, Ondego said that all government offices…"Kitui Records 54 Single Day Covid-19 Cases"
The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Murang’a Rev. James Maria Wainaina has asked the investigative agencies entrusted to fight corruption to clear the air on who stole equipment and items meant to fight covid-19 pandemic. Wainaina on Tuesday said Kenyans are eager to know the truth and thus the relevant government agencies should hasten the investigations and let those behind the scandal be brought to book. The Bishop further said if some equipment were stolen,…"Catholic Bishop Wants Covid-19 Fraud Probed"
Youth enrolled in the National Hygiene Programme dubbed Kazi Mtaani in Kajiado County have been urged to form and register groups to enable them access government loans and tenders. County Director of Youth Bernard Momanyi said many youth were missing out on government funds that have been set aside for them as they do not meet the required qualifications like being in a registered group. Speaking in Kajiado Tuesday during a training session with the…"Kazi Mtaani Youth In Kajiado Trained"
Turkana County lost 352 children and 20 mothers due to pregnancy related complications between July 2019 and June 2020. On average, one child died daily during child birth in the county during the period under review. While presenting the maternal and perinatal death surveillance report for the one year period between July 2019 to June 2020 to the County Assembly committees of Health and Budget and Appropriation, County Chief Officer for Health Services and Sanitation…"Annual Child Birth Mortality In Turkana Almost Hits 400"
The government will not extend the contract period for the ongoing construction of the Thiba mega dam, whose completion is expected on November 21, 2021. Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki told Strasberg Company which has been on site since November 2018 to ensure all the lost time was recovered and deliver the project on schedule. “This being one of Jubilee’s flagship projects which have a time frame must be completed and handed over…"State Rules Out Extension Of Thimba Dam Contract"