Kenya and Spain entangled in a 1.2 billion unpaid debt

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Kenya and the kingdom of Spain are in bitter 1.2 billion debt which Kenya has been owing a Spanish company for the construction Ewaso Nyiro South Dam. The Dam was constructed ten years ago by a Spanish company called TYPSA but has since never been paid. The Spanish embassy have occasionally written to the relevant Kenyan Authorities including the treasury concerning the debt. Kenya has also confirmed that the debt is genuine and needs to be paid up. The debt issue was heavily highlighted in the Kenya Spain joint business…

Gabon Military Coup – what you need to know

Crowds in Gabon Celebrated with soldiers on Wednesday after they claimed to have arrested the recently re-elected president in an attempted coup. “The National and International Community is informed that Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba is being kept under house arrest and he is surrounded by his family and doctors. An investigation will be carried out by the competent authorities and those concerned will answer to their actions,” Announced Army spokesman. “Gabonese people, we are finally on the road to happiness, May God and the hand of our ancestors bless Gabon,”…

Kenya may ban Tiktok as Parliament Receive petition

The National Assembly speaker Moses Wetangula have receive a public petition to ban tiktok, a popular social media platform. The petition which was signed by Bob Ndolo of ‘Bridge It Connect Consultancy’ states that tiktok promotes vulgar language, explicit content, offensive behavior and promotion of violence. The platform has become a sensation for many Kenyans since 2020 and continue to receive overwhelming followers every day. “My office has received a petition buy one Mr. Bob Ndolo seeking to ban tiktok in the country,” Speaker Wetangula announced in the house. “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…

Pastor Odero’s Church and four others deregistered by the government

The government announce deregistration of four churches including that of Pastor Ezekiel Odero’s New life church, Other churches that have been shut down include Good news International Ministry of Suspected Cult leader Paul Makenzi, Helicopter of Christ Church and Kings Outreach Church. Pastor Odero Lawyers Spent better part of last friday 18th seeking court permission to revert the decision by Ofice of the Attorney General. Lawyer Danstan Omari said the state attempting to seize the property of its citizens illegally while commenting of the closure of his client’s Mega Church.…

Ruth Defends US Ambassador’s Remarks

President William Ruto had the opportunity to defend US ambassador a day Azimio Coalition Principle Raila Odinga said She should shut up and not comment on election results. While speaking at the devolution conference Raila warned the United States aAmbassador to shut up or ‘he will call for his recall adding that Kenya is neither US, nor a colony of US,” While meeting US Dignitaries at state House the President said that whatever the US ambassador said about the August 2022 elections were facts. Comments by the US ambassador stirred…

General Muhoozi is asking if Westlands ‘Is Still Up For Sale’

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President Museveni’s son, General Muhoozi has yet to gain stared reactions online in his twitter account. “Is Westlands still up for sale?” The controversial Army General asked. Muhoozi seems to be looking for more publicity. Last year he sent a series of twits suggesting he intended to invade Kenya.  “It wouldn’t take us, my army and me, 2 weeks to capture Nairobi,” he said. “After our army captures Nairobi, where should I live? Westlands? Riverside?” Muhoozi wrote in the past controversial tweet that sparked mixed reactions among Kenyan and Ugandan…

Sonko in trouble as DPP files an appeal against his acquittal

The director of public prosecutions has filed an appeal against the acquittal of ex-Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko from a 20 million shilling graft case. The DPP has faulted the judgment by anti-corruption magistrate Douglas Ogoti that found the charge sheet to be defective saying that the magistrate relied on an old charge sheet. The DPP Noordin Haji said ‘the court misdirected itself by relying on an old charge sheet’ and that the amended charge sheet was filed on the 7th of September 2020. The DPP further said the ourt…

REVEALED: It is Chebukati who stole my votes – Odinga now says

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In an interview with Citizen TV on Tuesday, Raila revealed that Its is the outgoing Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati that should be blamed for bungling August elections making him lose to William Ruto. He said Chebukati is “a criminal who should be prosecuted and sentenced to jail for his role in the August General Election. Thev Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate was sure of being elected president in his 5th Attempt bus lost to William Ruto and  has never accepted the  defeat despite the Supreme Court…