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FULL LIST: Personalities awarded Honours and State commendation

By Whispers Correspondent  Hussein Mohamed, Michael Okinyi and Bi Mswafara from Citizen TV Journalists Hussein Mohamed and Mike Okinyi are among over 400 individuals honoured by President Uhuru Kenyatta with the coveted State commendation during this year’s Jamhuri Day celebrations. Hussein Mohamed, who left Citizen TV after a 10-year stint, …

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JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY RIFT VALLEY LEADERS HELD AT MAASAI LODGE, KAJIADO COUNTY. DECEMBER 6, 2019.

Kuttuny leads anti-Ruto Team ~ Kuttuny leads anti-Ruto team to parallel BBI retreat in Kajiado~ ~Anti-Ruto Rift Valley leaders to hold parallel retreat on BBI~ Following the release of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report by H. E President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, we have met today as leaders from …

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Kenya finally legalises polygamy, criminalises homosexuality as Kenyatta signs law

Kenyan President Kenyatta signing Bill into law Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has signed into law, a marriage bill which legalises polygamy and criminalises homosexuality in that country. The new law that went into effect in Kenya this week makes it legal for a man to marry as many women as …

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Press Statement: President Kenyatta receives Report on Kimwarer and Arror Dam Projects

Spokesperson’s OfficeState House, NairobiWednesday, 18th September 2019 His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi received a Report on Kimwarer and Arror Dam Projects from the Technical Committee he formed following the discovery of irregularities and improprieties surrounding the two infrastructure projects. At its formation, the President tasked the Technical Committee chaired …

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Uhuru rejects MPs’ pay demands

By David MwereMPs are mulling steps to take next after President Kenyatta declined to sign the Parliamentary Service Bill, 2019, which sought to enhance their domestic and foreign travel allowances. In a memorandum of August 16, 2019, sent to the National Assembly yesterday, the President noted that signing the bill …

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Press Statement: Reorganisation of Government 

Spokesperson’s OfficeState House, Mombasa6th September, 2019 In order to enhance efficiency and service delivery, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Kenya and the Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, CGH, has made the following changes in Government affecting Principal Secretaries: 1. Transferred Maj. Gen (Rtd) Gordon Kihalangwa from State Department …

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What Should be done to make Oil a blessing, not a curse for Kenyans.

By Suleiman Shahbal  President Kenyatta flagged off Kenya’s first oil export last week. This came with very high expectations that Kenya would become the next Kuwait. The first shipment brought in Sh1.2 billion. Kenya has an estimated 750 million barrels of oil reserves. At current price of $60 per barrel, a daily …

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With Ruto falling into political hole, Matiang’i is the man to watch

Professor Makau Mutua By Makau Mutua One of the most impotent – and ironically important – positions in the structure of Kenya’s 2010 constitution is the Office of Deputy President. The number two office in terms of state hierarchy sounds powerful but is in actual fact just highfalutin. The President …

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CONGRATULATIONS TO HON. TIYAH GALGALO FOR BEING NOMINATED NATIONAL LAND COMMISSION MEMBER

NEW NOMINEES FOR NATIONAL LAND COMMISSION  President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Mr Gershom Otachi a former member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) defence team as the new National Land Commission Chairperson. National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi communicated Mr Otachi’s nomination yesterday alongside four women and four other men that the …

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PRESIDENT UHURU DECLARES 26th AUGUST PUBLIC HOLIDAY

The government, on Friday, announced that August 26, 2019, will be a public holiday, to provide room for maximum participation of Kenyans in the upcoming census that begins on August 24. The announcement was made by President Uhuru Kenyatta at KICC, Nairobi, when he launched the countdown to the 2019 Kenya Population …

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