Nakuru County Assembly speaker Joel Kairu has broken ranks with Governor Lee Kinyanjui in a new twist on the controversy surrounding eviction of public service vehicles from the Central Business District (CBD). In an unprecedented move, Mr Kairu lashed out at the County boss for what he termed as being insensitive to the plight of hundreds of drivers, touts and business people that rely on the public transport sector for a livelihood. While speaking at…"County Assembly Speaker Breaks Ranks With Governor"
The Government has commenced the tarmacking of six kilometres Juja Farm road in Kiambu County at a cost of Sh3.9 billion, ending decades of false starts and perennial headache to residents over its poor state. The seven kilometers road that connects Juja town to Juja Farm and funded by Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) was launched by State Department of Infrastructure Principal Secretary, Paul Maringa and Kiambu Governor James Nyoro. The road that will be…"Tarmacking Of Sh3.9 Billion Juja Farm Road Begins"
DAR ES SALAAM – Tanzanian President John Magufuli has officially won a second term, with a landslide victory of more than 84% of the vote in this week’s election. His main opponent, Tundu Lissu, earned 13% of the vote, according to the official count. Tanzania’s citizens have accepted the results. Announcing the votes Friday in Dar es Salaam, the chairperson of the National Electoral Commission, Semistocles Kaijage, said 15 million of 29 million registered voters…"Tanzania’s Magufuli Wins Landslide Re-election"
JOHANNESBURG – How big is the U.S. commitment to Africa? Let us count the ways, says Victoria Whitney, chief operating officer of the Prosper Africa initiative, launched in 2018. She says that in the past year, the initiative, which spans 17 U.S. government agencies, has facilitated more than $22 billion worth of deals in more than 30 African countries, with agreements focusing on small and medium-sized African businesses. This week, she announced new measures that…"US Private Investment Initiatives Pump Billions Into Africa"
The US government has hailed the Kenyan Government for its efforts in the fight against the Covid-19 disease. Speaking when he paid courtesy call to Kwanza Deputy County Commissioner Luis Rono who was standing in for area County Commissioner Samson Ojwang and area governor Patrick Khaemba, the US ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter said that the expectation was that Kenya was going to lose over 360,000 people to Covid-19 outbreak. “The numbers are proving that…"US Embassy Hails Kenya Government"
Turkana governor Josphat Nanok Tuesday indicated that he would be seeking for another political seat as his second term at the county helm comes to an end. Speaking during the Mashujaa day celebrations at Ekaales centre in Lodwar, Nanok said he will not retire from elective politics although he did not declare which seat he would be vying for. “I want to leave the office of governor on a high note having done good for…"Nanok Hints At Seeking Another Elective Seat"