Raila will beat Ruto in round one – CS Joe Mucheru says

ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has said that he does not believe the August election will go for a run-off but rather Azimio presidential candidate will defeat William Ruto in the first round of the elections. The CS was speaking on Inooro TV on Sunday. He said that polls and words going round points to Raila’s first Round victory. “Baba will emerge top, that is what I see, as Mucheru and not as the government. This is based on personal experience and what I can see,” Mucheru said. The CS also…

With Sim-Swap fraud becoming common, this is how to remain secure

With the recent rise of Sim-Swap in the country, it’s high time everyone knows how to be smart and not to fall victim. Sim-swap fall under the categories of identity theft and  through it, the fraudsters are able to register an existing number on a new SIM card then be in a position to intercept notifications, one-time passwords, online banking profile and transactions as well as changing the account security settings. One of such scenario is a common case when people we’ve known wake up one early morning to realize…

List of politicians that IEBC has suspended from vying for any office

Late last week the IEBC released the list of politicians on its red list that may not be allowed to vie for any political office in the coming August general election. On top of the list is former Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko who was impeached on grounds of abuse of office as well as Kiambu governor Ferdinand Waititu also impeached on ground of abuse of affoce and corruption allegations. The current Kapsaret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi is also on the list with court cases pointing at the authenticity…

Ruto: Those responsible should rectify the current fuel crisis in the country

Deputy President William Ruto has hit out on the government saying that those responsible should take care of the economic situation in the country. Ruto has asked those who were given responsibility by the President such as the parliamentary sub-committees to sit, meet and give way forward on how to remedy the current financial situation in the country. “It is time for those who were given responsibilities by the President to assume those responsibilities, provide advice to government so that the right decision can be made to manage the current…

KENYA CANNOT SURVIVE A SUPREMACY WAR BETWEEN ITS INSTITUTIONS, RAILA SAYS

“One of the doctrines on which our constitutional order is built around is that of the “Separation of Powers.” The doctrine requires that the executive, legislative and judicial functions of government are held by different institutions and that none of the institutions interferes with the function of the other.Before we gave ourselves the 2010 Constitution, we had gone through an era where this doctrine had been abused and the Executive branch of government had interfered with the functions of the other branchess, making democratic governance impossible. Through the 2010 Constitution,…

WHY IS KENYAN TOURISM STRUGGLING?

PART ONE Opinion by Justin Tuti Why is Kenyan tourism struggling even before corona era? Many of you members said terrorism, insecurity, corruption, incompetence among others but on my side there’s a lot that I can criticise the government for not getting things right for better tourism performance in the country. This is my part one. Let’s check WILDLIFE TOURISM. What’s the government’s effort in promoting wildlife tourism. We can say at least poaching is not that rampant like before. But there’s increased of human wildlife conflicts. Due to poor…

REASON WHY TOURISM IN KENYA STRUGGLES.

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PART 2 Opinion by Justin Tuti Is the government doing enough to promote tourism in the country?Many developing countries especially here in Africa have banked in tourism to develop their countries and it has paid. Good example is Seychelles, Mauritius and I can say Botswana too especially to wildlife.Today I’ll talk about SPORTS TOURISM in Kenya. To my opinion the government is not doing enough. In 1993 Kenya won the 1996 hosting rights to host AFCON but due to lack of commitment from the government and also misadvise to the…

Opinion- Is Covid-19 a biological weapon?

Opinion by; Lawrence Otieno Mirunga The Covid-19 global infection cases has reached 150 million, with 3.1 million deaths as of April 30, 2021. The world has lived with the coronavirus for 13 months since it first struck and became a full-blown global pandemic in March 2020. A new and more lethal variant of the Covid-19 virus is currently taking its toll on the people of India which is presently recording one death every 4 minutes. This is a worrying trend in the world and while we agree that more and…

Maraga’s succession: Time to revisit

Opinion by Lawrence Otieno Murunga The Judicial Service Commission(JSC) under Prof Olive Mugenda has nominated Court of Appeal Judge and former children and women rights activist, Justice Martha Karambu Koome, as the next Chief Justice of Kenya. Following her nomination, many Kenyans have congratulated Lady Justice Koome, praising her qualifications, experience and competence. At the same time, they have observed that she stands to make history as the country’s first woman Chief Justice. As a staunch believer in gender equality and women empowerment in our Society, I would naturally have…