Calls to disband EACC premature, DPP tells Senate

Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has opposed calls for the disbandment of the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC) saying it has ‘expertise’ to fight corruption. Appearing before the Senate justice, legal affairs and human rights committee on Wednesday, Mr Haji said the calls to abolish the anti-graft agency were premature as the institution requires support to deliver on its

Five MPs want CS Sicily Kariuki to resign over Ksh9 billion NYS scandal

Five MPs want Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki to resign over Sh9 billion National Youth Service (NYS) scandal. They said Ms Kariuki must be treated like all other NYS suspects for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s war against graft to be taken seriously. Ms Kariuki was the Public Service CS when the suspicious payments were made. The  MPs include Sylvanus Osoro (South Mugirango),

MP drafts Bill to disband EACC

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) will soon be disbanded and its powers transferred to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, if a proposed bill by Aldai MP Cornelly Serem is passed by Parliament. “I wish to propose a bill seeking to amend article 79 of the constitution to disband the Ethics and Anti-Corruption (EACC) in its entirety,” Mr Serem said

MPs want NCPB to weed out unscrupulous maize traders

The Parliamentary Agriculture Committee has urged the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation to audit and vet all farmers across the country to weed out unscrupulous maize traders. In its recommendation, the Committee wants the Agriculture and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri to stop further payments by National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) to farmers until a proper vetting process is

Parliament summons CS Kiunjuri over Ksh1.9 billion NCPB payments

The National Assembly’s Agriculture Committee has now summoned Agriculture and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri to shed light on controversial National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) payments. This follows a public outcry on the Ksh1.9 billion scandal at the National Cereals and Produce Board. “We have invited the Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture and Irrigation Mwangi Kiunjuri to appear before us

GOtv World Cup opening ceremony celebrations

GOtv subscribers last night were relishing the official 2018 FIFA World Cup opening match in style as they were treated

NRG Radio launches in Eldoret and Mombasa

NRG Radio has embarked on its expansion plan launching two frequencies in two key cities in the country, Eldoret 98.4FM

Fena, Serro, Suzziah, Gravitti, Juliani & More to Headline the #Formnidiva Music Concert at the Alliance Francaise

Top Kenyan artistes: Fena, Serro, Suzziah, Gravitti band and Juliani are set to headline the Form Ni Diva music concert