Orereko Community raid school over dismal performance

Residents in Orereko Community stormed the Orereko Secondary School demanding change of management over perennial dismal performance.  The school, they said has never performed well under its management for ten years now. In the 2023 KCSE results the highest student scored D Plain with majority of students scoring grade E, with a mean score of 1.5. The community camped in the school demanding audience with county education officials while also demanding the a change in the school management. The chief came and calmed down the resident promising them that the…

Many Students stranded as treasury fail to disburse CDF

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As schools reopen, many students from disadvantages families are going to be stranded as the treasury failed to release the CDF that many constituencies use to help them fund part of their fees. Last year just before the Members of parliament went for recess there was a drama as MPs paralyzed sitting due to delay in the fund disbursement. They are now demanding the immediate release of Sh63 billion meant for the National Government-Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) by the government within seven days, failure to which they will move an…

Cult leader Paul Mackenzie to be released in the next 14 days

Shanzu Court through Justice Y.A Shikanda has threatened to release cult leader Paul Mackenzie in the next fourteen days if the state will not have charged him by then. Meanwhile the prosecutor has been asking for more time to conclude its investigations. If released, Mackenzie’s famous saying of ‘Kitawaramba’ may come to haunt the prosecution that seemed to have not gathered enough evidence after months of carrying out its investigations with no conclusion. Mr. Machenzie is being accused of leading a cult that led to the deaths of over 400…

KEBS Raid Eastleigh to confiscate contraband goods

There was a commotion and drama in Eastleigh Nairobi as Kenya Bureau of Standard Raided different businesses in search of contraband goods. The raid however did not go as planned as most traders got word of the raid before it happened and closed their shops. Many traders were seen trying to block the officers from carrying out the raid. In the end, two suspects were arrested and 400 different cosmetic goods confiscated. “We involved the Directorate of Criminal Investigation to help us carry out the raid,” Said KEBS CEO, Esther…

Terrorist suspects attack Lamu Village, 2 killed and several injured

Previous Shabaab Attack in Lamu - Photo file

25 families we left homeless, two killed and several injured when armed individual attacked a village in Lamu. The attackers targeted several homes and which were torched including a local church. This particular village is now being attacked for the 3rd times. The attackers believed to be terrorists also looted several livestock likes goats, sheep and poultry. “We ask the government to help us stop these attacks on us, we are being killed every day,” one resident said while speaking to the media. Once the criminals had finished terrorizing the…

EACC report points to deep rooted devolved corruption

A report by ethics and anti-corruption commission points to the manner in which corruption has been evolved in the counties. Some of the most common types of corruption in the counties include: embezzlement, payment fraud and payroll fraud. Several former governors are now in court battling cases related to corruption, they include: Former Kiambu Governor, Ferdinand Waititu, Moses Lenolkula Kasaine the former Samburu Governor, Okoth Obado the former Governor of Migori, Evans Kidero the former Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko former Nairobi Governor, Sospeter Odeke Ojaamong the former Busia Governor and…

DP Warns Corruption County Officials against devolving Corruption

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has come out to warn governors and other county officials against involving in corruption. He was speaking in the concluded 10th Anniversary of the devolution held at KICC in the course of last week. “The governors have in the past been arm twisted to give money money to fund political activates in the past,” The DP Noted. The DP also applauded the national government for disbursing county fund on time for the first time in the history of devolution.

Top government officials set for 14pc salary raise

President Ruto and DP Gachagua in a past function - Photo file

Top government officials including President Ruto, Deputy President, MPs, governors and PS’s are set to receive a pay rise for the next two years starting next month. The pay rise is meant to caution them from biting inflation that has befell the country from the onset of Covid 19 leading to high cost of living, basic commodities and eroding sources of income to many Kenyans. This will be in contrast to other salaried workers and those in the informal sector who will continue to face biting cost of survival. If…

Health Alert! Rabies Outbreak

Rabies outbreak has been reported in Tachasis village, Kiptagich ward, Kuresoi South Sub-County in Nakuru County. According to Nakuru County agriculture C.EC, Health officers have been dispatched to the area to assess the situation and mitigate spread of the disease. Residents have been warned against eating uninspected meat. The outbreak was reported two days ago by the CEC in charge of agriculture and livestock, Mr. Leonard Bor. So far ten cows have been reported to have died of Rabies. It was also reported that a dog attacked a boy and…